Gore Range Brewery hits its stride with new brewer Jeff Atencio, of 3 Freaks

By Krista Driscoll

Last June, Gore Range Brewery chef-owner Pascal Coudouy confided in friend and longtime patron Richard Carnes that he was in need of a new brewer. Carnes came through, introducing Coudouy to Jeff Atencio, a former valley resident and owner of 3 Freaks Brewery in Highlands Ranch.Coudouy and Atencio worked out a deal, and Atencio began brewing in Edwards the following month. Now once a week, Atencio makes the two-hour drive from his home on the Front Range to Edwards to brew beer. “I was a part of the valley for years,” Atencio said. “I worked for Vail Fire from ’87 …

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