[Cdt-l] Creede vs. Lake City

dixon2mk at gmail.com dixon2mk at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 12:14:49 CDT 2009


The Grand Lake Brewery is the only one right on the trail, actually across  
the street from the trail in Grand Lake. I strongly recommend the Plaid  
Bastard Scotch Ale. It's really tasty, but be careful it's high octane  
stuff.

Mark

On Mar 19, 2009 8:22am, Chris Willett <CWillett at pierce.ctc.edu> wrote:
> Ah, that answered a future question about brewpubs in CO. I'm planning on

> making a side trip down to Boulder to swill beer at Avery, but now it  
> looks

> like I'm set in Grand Lake, Frisco, Pagosa Springs, and Salida. If only

> someone would open a joint in Steamboat!



> Suge





> On 3/18/09 6:44 PM, "Jonathan Ley" jonathan at phlumf.com> wrote:



> > Suge,

> >

> > You might find this useful:

> > http://www.beer100.com/brewpubs_a_to_k/colorado.htm

> >

> > Seems you're out of luck in either option ;-)

> >

> > -Jonathan

> >

> >

> > Paul Magnanti wrote:

> >> If you want "interesting", Lake City has the Tic Toc Diner! IIRC, this

> >> diner was

> >> from Chicago originally.

> >>

> >> In the "gee...that's a little morbid category", one the way down to  
> Lake City

> >> is site of the Alfred Packer er...incident.

> >>

> >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alferd_Packer

> >>

> >> The CU-Boulder dining hall proudly has an eating area named after him!

> >>

> >> LC was also going to the be the site of "Northern Exposure"  
> originally, but

> >> was too remote from Denver.

> >>

> >> Now in Creede, I remember having an AWESOME burger when I did the  
> Colorado

> >> Trail back in 2004. When it is snowing out,

> >> you are wet and hungry... half-pound of beef, with bacon washed down  
> with a

> >> beer is just pure nirvana. Tommy Knockers was the place IIRC. Not a  
> brewpub,

> >> but a good quasi-locals place. Had pool tables! Music! A real bar!  
> They DO

> >> NOT sell freakin' Texas souvenirs in this place. :) (When you get to  
> Creede

> >> or Lake City, you'll see what I mean!)

> >>

> >>

> >> (Sorry, no good burger stories from the CDT in Creede)

> >>

> >>

> >>

> >> In the boring, prosaic manner..Creede is probably a (marginally)  
> easier hitch

> >> than Lake City. Of course, if you look like me on the long trails,  
> hitches

> >> are going to be hard

> >> in general. ;)

> >>

> >>

> >>

> >>

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> >> caught, a portion of the rainbow I have clutched

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