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Cheshire Cat Brewery
(Closed)
7803 Ralston Road
Arvada CO 80002
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Notes

Visited: September 30, 2004

Opened: 2000

Closed: 2008

Contributor: Eli Shayotovich

Very very English sort of place, with Welsh Rarebit and Bangers & Mash on the menu.

They're closed now, but they may reopen under new management.

Updated: June 26, 2008

Beer List

  • 5.30% abv.
    • Date: September 30, 2004 (#5431)
      Package: real ale
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red-amber. Nice thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild dark caramel.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Very light body. Huge caramel malt character. Mild English hop flavor and bitterness. Big dark caramel finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • 6.15% abv.
    • Date: September 30, 2004 (#5434)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Low head.
      Aroma (4)
      Very roasty, fairly malty.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light body. Very roasty and mildly sweet, with a good malt finish. Long roasty finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Barley Wine-Style Ale
    7.25% abv.
    • Date: September 30, 2004 (#5433)
      Package: real ale
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep red. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Some dark caramel.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium creamy body. Huge dark caramel flavor. Somewhat drying alcohol character. Warming. Lots of caramel.
      Overall Impression (3)

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.90% abv.
    • Date: September 30, 2004 (#5432)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Nice dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Big spicy fruity hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium smooth body. Huge caramel malt flavor, but only mildly sweet. Lots of spicy hop flavor all the way through. Spicy, warming finish.
      Overall Impression (3)
    • Date: September 30, 2004 (#5435)
      Package: real ale
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber. Big dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Big citrusy hops.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium creamy body. Intense citrusy earthy hop flavor, with lots of alcohol and some caramel.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Bohemian-Style Pilsener
    4.85% abv.