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About- Mike Awful

Mike Awful

Mike Awful

In the summer, you can usually find me sipping a local ale from a can at the nearest trailhead. I’m a firm believer that a beer always tastes better after a bike ride, or sometimes in the middle of one.

Posts By Mike Awful

Jester King- Noble King Steals the Jam

November 30, 2012 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

Some buddies and I have started a weekly jam session dubbed “Jam and Bomb”. We get together, drink bombers, and noodle around on our instruments. Usually the beer takes a back seat to the rock but this week the beer offered some pleasant surprises.

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Ultimate 6er for The Election Night Party

November 6, 2012 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

Election season is over on Tuesday so celebrate the end of political ads with an Ultimate 6er. According to some recent research, certain beers are correlated with political persuasion and also the likelihood of voting. Interestingly, people who drink “any microbrew,” lean to the left and are very likely to vote. So I suppose if you’re reading this blog, you’re statistically more likely to be a democrat who votes a lot.

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River North Brewery- Denver, CO

October 4, 2012 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

River North Brewery opened a little over six months ago, specializing in Belgian style ales. I happen to specialize in drinking Belgian style ales, so RiNo quickly became a favorite local brewery. Scratch that, a favorite anywhere brewery. Read More

Race Report and the Bouquet of Beer

August 10, 2012 |

Mountain bikers can be grouped fairly easily into two categories: those who finish a ride and talk about how many calories they burned, and those who finish a ride and kill a couple of beers at the trailhead.

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Oskar Blues | Deviant Dale’s IPA

July 31, 2012 |

ABV: 8% | IBU: 85

I’m a firm believer that a beer is best enjoyed after a bike ride, and while I don’t want to speak for anyone else, I’m pretty sure the folks at Oskar Blues feel the same … Read More

Happy Hour Bike Ride with Joe’s Pilsner from Avery Brewing Company

July 24, 2012 |

Joe’s Pilsner – Avery Brewing Company Boulder, CO

ABV: 4.7%

IBU: 50

One of my favorite times to drink is at the end of a good mountain bike ride. Happy hour rides, as … Read More

Ultimate 6er for the ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE

July 4, 2012 | 1 Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

Let’s face it, we all know it’s coming. Even though we may have a few of the details wrong (zombies prefer faces over brains—who knew?) recent events continue to validate our fears. If you don’t believe any of this, I’m having a Bath Salts party this weekend and you’re invited.

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