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Left Hand Brewery

Left Hand Brewing Company is a craft brewery located in Longmont. It was founded in 1993 by Dick Doore and Eric Wallace, with a mission to provide balanced and flavorful craft beers to their community. The name "Left Hand" comes from the Arapaho Native American tribe that originally inhabited the area.

Here are some key points about Left Hand Brewing Company:

  1. Beers and Styles: Left Hand Brewing is known for its wide range of beer styles, including traditional and innovative offerings. Some of their popular beers include Milk Stout Nitro (an award-winning sweet stout), Sawtooth Ale (an American-style ESB), Polestar Pilsner (a German-style pilsner), and Fade to Black (a series of seasonal imperial stouts).
  2. Nitro Beers: Left Hand Brewing is renowned for pioneering the use of nitrogen in bottled beer. They introduced Milk Stout Nitro, which uses a nitrogen widget to create a velvety-smooth and creamy texture. The success of their Nitro series led to the creation of several other nitrogen-infused beers in their portfolio.
  3. Sustainability: Left Hand Brewing is committed to sustainability and environmental stewardship. They actively pursue green initiatives, such as utilizing solar power, implementing water conservation practices, and recycling materials.
  4. Community Engagement: The brewery places a strong emphasis on community engagement and giving back. They are involved in various charitable initiatives, including their "Left Hand Brewing Foundation," which supports local organizations and causes.
  5. Awards and Recognition: Left Hand Brewing has received numerous accolades over the years. Their beers have won multiple awards at prestigious competitions like the Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup. They have also been recognized for their commitment to quality and innovation within the craft beer industry.
  6. Taproom and Tours: Left Hand Brewing operates a taproom at their Longmont facility, where visitors can sample their beers and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. They also offer brewery tours, providing an opportunity to learn about their brewing process and history.

Left Hand Brewing Company has grown significantly since its inception and has become a well-respected name in the craft beer industry. Their commitment to quality, sustainability, and community involvement has helped them establish a strong presence both locally and nationally.

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