The 5 Strangest Brews from the 2013 Great American Beer Festival

From a chocolate-bar stout to real-deal green beer, these were the most head-scratching sips of this year's GABF.


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Every year, hundreds of American breweries flock to Denver for the Great American Beer Festival, pouring thousands of different beers for the 50,000 people who attend. You might know the IPA, the saison, the pilsner, and the mainstream beer styles at the festival, but brewers often get a little creative and break out some strange ingredients in their recipes. Here are some of the strangest concoctions we saw at this year's festival.

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