powder keg twilight rendezvous

Weekend Beer Buzz: 05/18/2017 American Craft Beer Week Edition


Happy American Craft Beer Week! There’s plenty to talk about this time around, with some great Anniversary Parties, Grand Openings, Special Release on tap and in bottles, plus much, much more.

Here’s the scoop.

Hope you enjoy!


Thursday, May 18th, 2017

  • The Specter Tapping, Comrade Brewing, Denver, CO, Noon

Belgian-style wheat beer with coriander, lemongrass, curacao orange peel, and flaked rye.

Comrade Brewing is located at: 7667 E Iliff Ave, Ste F, Denver, CO.

It’s American Craft Beer Week and we’re celebrating with a special surprise! 

We have a very limited amount of special edition 10oz Rare Trait wrap glasses left, so we’re doing round two of snag the swag night on Thursday 5/18.

$12 gets you a 10oz pour of Rare Trait + this limited edition glass.

$10 gets you a glass without the pour.

Limit 1 per person until they run out. See you on Thursday!

Cerebral Brewing is located at: 1477 Monroe St, Denver, CO.

Cigar City Brewing is hitting the market soon and we’ve prepared just the event to showcase their crafted brilliance. It has taken some time for them to get their beer here but it’s finally upon us and we couldn’t be happier.

We will be tapping the following beers on this day:

Jai Alai, Maduro Brown, Tampa Lager, Florida Cracker, Invasion Pale Ale plus two additional specialties TBA

Friday, May 19th, 2017

This Tangerine IPA has been years in the making, but it’s ready for its national debut! Introducing The Real Peel IPA, a bright, refreshing, and crisp IPA that uses real tangerine peel to add a citrusy and zesty kick. It’s the real deal.

While this beer will be packaged in 6-pack cans and distributed nationwide, join us on Friday, May 19th to get your hands on some of the first cans available.

Bring a 6-pack home to enjoy in the backyard with the grill going or lounge on our patio while drinking a pint. You cannot go wrong either way!

Avery Brewing is located at: 4910 Nautilus Ct N, Boulder, CO.

Celebrate a limited draft and bottle release of the 5th installment in our Funk & Sour Series: Astraea.
A blend of Sour Blondes from four different oak wine barrels with Passionfruit added. Light essence of peach, lemon, pineapple and mango dance under big notes of passionfruit, pleasant Brettanomyces funk, lactic acid and soft oak. A sour beer that will have you longing for the beaches of Brazil.
6.5% ABV, 5 IBUs

Dry Dock Brewing is located at: 15120 E Hampden Ave, Aurora, CO.

  • New Tappings, Odd13 Brewing, Lafayette, CO

NEW BEER ALERT. 2 new beers, tapping Friday. Both are draft only/taproom only releases.
1) Hop Hop Troll Troll (DIPA): Spin-off series of Hop Troll, but instead of a SMASH IPA, it’s a DIPA with 2 hop varieties (Citra & Montueka) and 2 malts (Pilsen + Spelt).
2) DDH Hallertau Blanc Codename: Superfan (IPA): DDH variant of our year round, Codename: Superfan.

Odd13 is located at: 301 E Simpson St, Lafayette, CO.

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

strange 7th anniversary

We’re super excited to share the upcoming 7th Anniversary Backyard BBQ bash at Denver’s Strange Craft Beer Company. Plan to visit the brewery on Saturday, May 20th from Noon – 4 PM for food, a birthday beer festival featuring unlimited pours from local breweries and live music later in the afternoon.

Tickets are just $30 in advance, $35 at the door and can be purchased HERE. Participating breweries include Wit’s End, Renegade, Hogshead, Copper Kettle, CAUTION, Black Sky, Very Nice, The Brew on Broadway and Chain Reaction.

Show your Uber or Lyft receipt for a free pint!

Strange Craft’s Anniversary Week coincides with American Craft Beer Week. Check out Strange’s full calendar of events, which includes an IPA Throwdown and the return of Dr. StrangeLove Barleywine!

Strange Craft is located at: 1330 Zuni St, Suite M, Denver, CO.

powder keg twilight rendezvous

We’re releasing Twilight Rendezvous, our Imperial Stout aged in Woodford Reserve Bourbon Barrels! $18 per 22oz bomber. Limit 2 per customer. 160 allocations. In addition we’ll also have bottles of Coconut Telegraph and Insomnium available to go for $18 per 22oz bomber. Limit 1 per customer. Only around 60 allocations for these beers. 

We’re putting together a special food menu for the occasion as well:
Twilight Rendezvous Steak Panini- twilight rendezvous marinaded flank steak, quartet pickled onions, horseradish aioli, arugula on focaccia.
Coconut telegraph ice cream- ice cream made with coconut telegraph and flaked coconut.
Insomnium ice cream- ice cream made with insomnium and cold brew coffee reduction.

For onside draft pours we’ll also be offering two beers in collaboration with one of our favorite local businesses; My Mom’s Pie. We took our saison and blended it with 20% mature golden sour beer and aged it on 2lbs/gallon of unsweetened pie filling. We’ll have Bumbleberry (a mixture of blackberries, raspberries, blueberries and strawberries) and raspberry rhubarb. We’ll also have each of the pies available in 3″ single serving palm pies.

We will have a limited amount of Coconut Telegraph and Insomnium on draft and Twilight Rendezvous available in bottle pours.

Look forward to seeing you all Saturday!  Read more »

strange 7th anniversary

Strange Craft Beer Company Celebrates 7th Anniversary!

We’re super excited to share the upcoming 7th Anniversary Backyard BBQ bash at Denver’s Strange Craft Beer Company. Plan to visit the brewery on Saturday, May 20th from Noon – 4 PM for food, a birthday beer festival featuring unlimited pours from local breweries and live music later in the afternoon.

Tickets are just $30 in advance, $35 at the door and can be purchased HERE. Participating breweries include Wit’s End, Renegade, Hogshead, Copper Kettle, CAUTION, Black Sky, Very Nice, The Brew on Broadway and Chain Reaction.

Show your Uber or Lyft receipt for a free pint!

Strange Craft’s Anniversary Week coincides with American Craft Beer Week. Check out Strange’s full calendar of events, which includes an IPA Throwdown and the return of Dr. StrangeLove Barleywine!

Strange Craft is located at: 1330 Zuni St, Suite M, Denver, CO.

By: Mark Robinson

epic sour brainless peaches label

Epic Brewing Announces Sour Brainless on Peaches Release Party

The third iteration of Sour Brainless on Peaches has already hit some fine liquor store establishments around the metro area, and there is a planned release party at Epic Brewing Company’s Denver taproom this Saturday, May 13th, when doors open at Noon.

We were lucky enough to catch up with Ant Baez, Epic’s Barrel Blender and man in charge of all their barrel-aged beers and sours, to taste batches 1, 2, and 3 side-by-side and learn more about all of the hard work that goes into this special beer.

Epic and Ant have been producing this beer since 2013, when they acquired their original 3 foeders from New Belgium. They have now expanded the program to 14 foeders, which Ant can rattle off the names of in less than 4 seconds, but the original 3 (Emily which is funky and earthy, Molly brings citric and lemon tartness, and Stacy with an acidic bite), make up the base beer for Sour Brainless on Peaches.

epic foeders

The beer is made by using the Solera method, which allows for continued bacterial growth and maturation over time. Solera is a process that uses the same vessel repeatedly by only draining a portion of that vessel, leaving some of the original beer behind. No bacteria has been added since 2013!

The fun for Ant comes in figuring out how the beer is changing over time and working to grow up together. In his own words, “Sour beer is a rollercoaster of emotions.” It takes a lot of patience. Once the foeders work their magic on the base, which takes a minimum of one year, the beer is transferred into barrels with peach puree. From there, Ant, a self-proclaimed “flavor engineer,” tastes the beers frequently and rates them on a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the very best. You might think you could simply blend all the 4’s and 5’s and call it a day, but it is a much more complicated art. There is a place for some 2’s and 3’s in the blended batch to round out the flavor profile just how he wants it.


Tasting Notes:

Batch 1- Acidic and funky, lots of peach flesh, juicy like the inner part of a peach.

Batch 2- Much more citric tart, like a lemon. Peach skins.

Batch 3- Very citric, more tropical up front, super tart.

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cerebral here be monsters

Weekend Beer Buzz 05/11/2017

Some pretty cool happenings around town this weekend.

Don’t forget to take Mom out for a beer.



Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Former Future Brewing Company will always hold a special place in our hearts, the boxes of old merchandise – not so much.

So, we are getting rid of all of it, for FREE. Come down to Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales and buy a pint and we will let you pick from a random assortment of shirts, growlers, hats and other merchandise* that is taking up space at the brewery. 

Cheers to FFBC! 

*Merch is not available online or by phone, you must come into the brewery and purchase a 10oz beer to receive any merchandise.

Black Project is located at: 1290 S Broadway, Denver, CO.

Cigar City Brewing out of Tampa are having their launch party right here at Fire on the Mountain. We are excited to host and serve these delicious beers. Come try any one of these uniquely tasty brews: Jai Alai, Invasion Pale Ale, Tampa Style Lager, Maduro Brown Ale, Florida Cracker Wit.

Fire on the Mountain is located at: 3801 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO.

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Oh yea! Firkin time! We have a very special super awesome firkin of Station 26 Brewing Co. Juicy Loops IPA (Juicy Banger IPA with orange, lemon, and lime and conditioned with wildflower honey). Come in and help us kick the firkin this Friday at 5pm!  

Also on draft will be Juicy Banger (base beer to firkin), Single Hop Mandarina Bavaria and Hop Sequence No. 5.

See you Friday!

Freshcraft is located at: 1530 Blake St, Unit A, Denver, CO.

crooked stave salvador cybies

Join us for the release of Salvador Cybies – Harvest 2016!

Salvador Cybies is a Belgian Style Dark Sour Ale Aged in Oak Barrels with Colorado Cherries.

Primary fermented in oak foeders with our mixed culture of wild yeast and bacteria, Salvador Cybies has an unmistakable Belgian character backed by a strong malt base. For our Harvest 2016 release, we’ve embraced age-old tradition by conditioning the beer for extended periods of time in oak barrels before a heavy-handed addition of local cherries from our partner farmers on the Colorado western slope.

Salvador Cybies will be available on draught and in 750ml cork & cage bottles starting at 5 PM! Grab your Salvador Cybies- Harvest 2016 before we sell out!

Crooked Stave is located at: 3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO.

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

cerebral here be monsters

Join us for the release of Here Be Monsters, our 13.1% Imperial Stout aged 12 months in Woodford Reserve bourbon barrels. We will also be releasing a vanilla variant that has been conditioning on Madagascar Bourbon vanilla beans for over 3 weeks. Both versions will be available in bottles and a very limited amount will be available on draft in the taproom.

$16/bottle. Limit 4 bottles of regular and 2 vanilla per person. No Crowlers, no tasters, no splashes. Doors open at noon.

Whiskey, charred oak and cherry on the nose followed by notes of luscious chocolate, toffee, and caramel. Full bodied and everything you would want out of a BA stout. To say that we’re excited to share this with the world would be an understatement.

Cerebral Brewing is located at: 1477 Monroe St, Denver, CO.

3 YEARS!!!

We are so excited and honored to celebrate the last 3 years with you. 

Doors open at noon. 

Giveaways, Colorado themed trivia, new beer!

Live music starts at 5 PM with Strings and The Box

Then the awesome KenK is on at 8:30 PM. 

Food by Saucy Buns BBQ.

38 State Brewing is located at: 8071 S Broadway, Suite A, Littleton, CO.

The second Saturday of each month we will be filling our Fässer with one of our Keller lagers directly from the lager tank. The unfiltered lager will change each time depending on what Bill and Ashleigh think is tasting particularly good. It’s on until it’s gone – fastest one was gone in 3.5 hours.

Bierstadt Lagerhaus is located at: 2875 Blake St, Denver, CO.

  • Sour Brainless on Peaches Bottle Release, Epic Brewing, Denver, CO, Noon

They say the third time is the charm! We will release our Sour Peaches batch #3 in the taproom Saturday May 13th. We will have a very limited release of batch #1 and #2 available as well. Batch #1 & #2 are a limited of one bottle per customer. 
We start selling when we open at noon.

Epic Brewing is located at: 3001 Walnut St, Denver, CO.

The weather is getting warmer and you know what that means! It’s Wiggy Wiggy time! This Honey Hibiscus Saison is a brilliant red color with a tart and fruity aroma and hints of honey; smooth, silky mouthfeel with a slightly dry, acidic finish.

– Draft and cans will be available in the taproom starting at Noon
– Live music by The Dollhouse Thieves from 2:00-5:00
– Mama Said Eat food truck
– Hasher Costume Run @ 1:00
– Hula Hoop Contest
– New Men’s t-shirts and Women’s tank tops will be available
– More details to come

Diebolt Brewing is located at: 3855 Mariposa St, Denver, CO.

Join us on Saturday, May 13th for our Grand Opening of the new Beer Garden at our Denver brewery location! The space is bigger and better than ever, so come on over for the party. Live music, food trucks, games, and drink specials – Let’s Get Crazy!

Live Music Schedule:
That Damn Sasquatch 2-4PM
Silver Kimono 4:30-6:30PM
Trevor Jones Band 7-9PM

WeChef Kitchen
More to come… stay tuned!

Crazy Mountain’s Denver location is at: 471 Kalamath St, Denver, CO.

Join Aurora Firefighters Local 1290 & Dry Dock Brewing Company for a day of food, games, and beer! We’ll be tapping our special Big John Ale collaboration, organizing a disc golf tournament and holding our annual chili cook-off.

Come have fun and drink for a great cause!
Portions of each Big John Ale sold will go towards the Antique Apparatus Fund. Other proceeds will go towards Firefighters of Aurora Benevolent Fund, which is a 501(c)3 charity benefitting families of injured, ill or fallen Aurora Fire Rescue Firefighters. 

To enter the Chili Cook-off, email sean.christon@yahoo.com

Disc golf tournament will begin at 11am with registration taking place the day of.
For more information on the disc golf tournament email webster@drydockbrewing.com

Dry Dock – North Dock is located at: 2801 Tower Rd, Aurora, CO.

Join us ON THE FIELD at Sports Authority Field, home of the Denver Broncos, for the Bacon and Beer Classic on May 13th, 2017. Come hungry, come thirsty, leave happy!

Experience 80+ craft beers, 30+ bacon-infused dishes, music, games, contests and more. 

Afternoon Session: 1-4pm
Evening Session: 7-10pm

VIP and Power Hour ticket holders enter one hour early. Early Access ticket holders enter half an hour early.

For tickets and more info, visit www.baconandbeerclassic.com.

All attendees must be age 21 or over. Tickets sold via Ticketmaster. Event is rain or shine. All tickets are non-refundable, unless a request is filed within 24 hours of purchase. If we must cancel the festival, all tickets will be refunded.

Sports Authority Field is located at: 1701 Bryant St, Denver, CO.

On Saturday May 13th we will be bringing you an amazing burger and beer pairing event! This is our fundraising event for The House That Beer Built project benefitting Habitat Denver 

Julia Herz, Craft Beer Program Director for the Brewers Association and Co-Author of ‘Beer Pairing’ will be on-site to sign books and help guide the pairing. We will have copies of ‘Beer Pairing’ available for purhase.

Our beers will be paired with delicious burgers from the Park Burger burger buggie. (Pairing menu forthcoming and will be posted on the Facebook event.)

A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the Habitat for Humanity House that Beer Built project (project info found here https://www.habitatmetrodenver.org/get-involved/donate/the-house-that-beer-built ) We have a $1k donation goal for our event and we can only get there if a whole bunch of you come to Fiction Beer CO and buy lots of burgers, books and beers! 

Fiction Beer is located at: 7101 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO.

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

This is our Mothers Day beer – something for Moms to enjoy and that transports them to a place of relaxation and salvation – the garden. This beer is made with fresh beets and garnished with edible Nasturtium flowers grown and harvested at The GrowHaus – a very special place in our community.

Traditionally, Mothers Day in Denver signals the last frost, and therefore the time of the year that we start to really plant veggies and flowers in the garden. In this vein, we wanted to create something that tasted like the garden – in a very pleasant way!

The beer is chocolatey, creamy, rounded, delicately earthy, and tastes pleasantly of the garden. The beet character is nuanced but noticeable and the Nasturtium flowers are spicy and crisp! This is a beer unlike any other.

Black Shirt Brewing is located at: 3719 Walnut St, Denver, CO.

Beer, live music from Meadow Mountain, donuts from Glazed and Confuzed Doughnuts, and barbecue from Turn-In BBQ! Free admission.

Note: we have plenty of bike parking so ride your bikes (and don’t forget your helmets)!

Station 26 is located at: 7045 E 38th Ave, Denver, CO.

Treat yourself to the harmonious pairings of cupcakes stacked next to the refreshing smoothie-esque qualities of Ratio’s Heart Tattoo Blackberry Wit, the balanced tropical fruit notes from Rented World Session IPA, and champagne-y refreshing flavors of Dear You Citra Hopped French Saison.

Join Ratio Beerworks and Church of Cupcakes this Mother’s Day in sampling the ultimate pairing of beer and cupcakes. $16 (pre-tax and fees) gets you a flight of three cupcakes and three tasters of Ratio Beers.

Ratio Beerworks is located at: 2920 Larimer St, Denver, CO.

By: Mark Robinson

goed zuur

Weekend Beer Buzz 05/04/2017

There’s a fun lineup of beer happenings on the horizon.

Here’s the scoop.


All Weekend

oskar blues anniversary

Here’s a rundown of everything there is for the enjoyment of your eyes and ears: 

Friday, May 5th
• 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Classic southern crawfish boil + kegger complete with Oskar Blues solo cups. $20 for food or $30 for food and music Friday night only! Online ticket sales do not apply for food****
• 8:30 p.m. Lil Smokies featuring opening band Spring Fever with Sally Van Meter; tickets are $15 in advance, $18 day of show
• $30 gets you access to the crawfish boil and the tunes 

Saturday, May 6th
• Food from CHUBurger, Cyclhops, Oskar Blues Grill (yup – burgers, fajitas, a pig roast and oysters) 
• Hotbox Roasters is making an attempt to set a world record with a 20 year anniversary cake featuring more than 2,000 donuts
• Outside Stage, no cover: Interstate Stash Express at 5:30 pm & Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams at 7pm
• Inside Stage: 8:30 p.m. Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, featuring opening band Gasoline Lollipops; tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day of show

Sunday, May 7th
• Pancake breakfast with Hotbox Roasters coffee to benefit CAN’d Aid Foundation with suggested $5 donation
• 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Danny Shafer
• 3:00 p.m. Free Blues and Legacy Music Day including stars of the Colorado blues scene 

Along with classic Oskar Blues beers, a specialty beer, 2xTwenty, will be available to imbibe for the anniversary weekend. 2xTwenty, a small batch Nitro Red Ale brewed in Lyons, features Pilsner malt and an experimental malt called Steamed C40 developed by maltsters Malteurop and Craft Masters. It finishes with a silky smooth mouthfeel and has a pinch of Eldorado Hops that provide a deep maltiness with fruity flavors and packs in 7.1% ABV.
The weekend will conclude on Sunday with some “Best of OB” highlights from artists who’ve played over the years and helped put Grill & Brew on the musical map. Expect some classics like Erica Brown, Lionel Young, Johnny O and a handful of surprise appearances that dubbed Oskar Blues “the hottest place to be on a Saturday night in Colorado” by Rolling Stone
The 20th anniversary party in Lyons the first weekend in May will celebrate the Oskar Blues community. Bands new to Oskar Blues Grill & Brew and bands who have graced its stage for years will make appearances over the weekend and attendees won’t have to choose between an oyster bar, crawfish boil, pig roast or taco…they can have it all. 

Oskar Blues is located at: 303 Main St, Lyons, CO.

We’re turning 5 years YOUNG!

We will be celebrating all weekend… here’s the current lineup of events:

– Deputy Membership Registration Opens: https://citystarbrewing.com/deputy-membership/
– Food Truck: Mile High Lobster Shack 5-8pm
– Live Music: Bonnie & Taylor Sims of Bonnie and the Clydes 7-9:30pm
– Zoller Reserve Barrel Tasting–SOLD OUT!
– Happy Hour ALL DAY!

FRIDAY, 5/5:
– Chili the Kid Beer Release 2pm
– Food Truck: Yolk’n Around 5-8pm
– Live Music: Steepland String Band 7-9:30pm

– Troubadour Bottle Release 12pm
– Poppin’ Bottles ALL DAY
– Food Truck: Trattoria Oreganata 3-9pm
– Cupcakes & Toast 6pm
– Live Music: Wood Belly Bluegrass Band 7-9:30pm

SUNDAY, 5/7:
– Orange & Summer Hops IPA Firkin Tapping 1pm
– Food Truck: Curbed Hunger 2-7pm
– Challenge of Nonsense to Benefit JOSH 2-4pm
– Live Music: Daniella Katzir Music Trio 3-6pm

PLUS giveaways, prizes and more fun throughout the weekend!

City Star Brewing is located at: 321 Mountain Ave, Berthoud, CO.

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Please join us to celebrate the release of our official Spring seasonal beer, Mai the Fourth, a Mai Bock lager. We fired up the big system this year, and we are also proud to say we used a lager yeast for the very first time!  

In addition to the beer, we will have our new Mai the Fourth tees, and of course we will be screening our favorite space opera all evening. All Star Wars geekery is highly encouraged, in fact, wear your favorite Star Wars tee/outfit and get 10% off! May the beers be with you…always.

Wit’s End is located at: 2505 W 2nd Ave #13, Denver, CO.

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Treat yourself to a beer unlike any other. On Friday, May 5 join Ratio Beerworks for the grand return of Heart Tattoo Blackberry Wit.

There’s something to be said about a universal connection, either through the conduit of a familiar song, an emotion, or even a beer. Heart Tattoo is our blackberry infused version of our classic Handwritten Belgian Wit. Think fruit smoothie with a kick, this easy drinking summer seasonal showcases brilliant blackberry flavors on top of the blank canvas that is our Belgian Wit base.

Heart Tattoo will be tapped when the brewery opens at Noon.

Ratio Beerworks is located at: 2920 Larimer St, Denver, CO.

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parry's avery big ass tap takeover

Weekend Beer Buzz 04/27/2017

Here’s where you’ll find us this weekend. Have fun and enjoy this wild stretch of weather.


Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Help us welcome the next delicious installment to our Lee Hill Series – Volume 12, our Barrel Aged Imperial Stout with Coffee. Enjoy a pour AND take these exclusive cans home with you at our Lee Hill Release Party!

RELEASE PARTY // Thursday, April 27th (5-9 pm) at our Lee Hill tap room. Be the first to try this one on tap or snag a can for your cellar! Miller’s BBQ will be on site serving up delicious food truck eats, too.

↠ 19.2 ounce cans will be available for $10 (limit 6 per person). Price goes up the next day, so be sure to snag ’em early!

ABOUT THE BEER // 10.8% abv — Our Imperial Stout is back again for another installment of our Lee Hill Series, this time featuring our favorite roasted bean. After aging for four months in Leopold Bros. Maryland Style Rye Whiskey Barrels, we aged our Imperial Stout on Dragonfly Dark Horse Coffee. Chocolate, toffee and floral rye whiskey spice complement the robust pepper and smoky notes imparted from the Dark Horse Coffee to deliver a buzzworthy, barrel aged experience.

LEE HILL SERIES // Named after our original North Boulder brewery, the Lee Hill Series is our tribute and continued commitment to experimenting and crafting small batches of beer for YOU, our awesome, craft beer-loving fans.

This quarterly, limited release series celebrates experimentation and creativity. Served up in 19.2 ounce cans, the Series offers new and innovative styles that are sure to be cellar keepsakes!

Upslope Brewing is located at: 1501 Lee Hill Rd, Boulder, CO.

Join us for a Wicked Weed Tapping! We’ve got the hops and the fun stuff in equal measure:
Freak of Nature
Lt. Dank
Tropicmost Gose
Lost Toys #1
BA Oblivion

Falling Rock Tap House is located at: 1919 Blake St, Denver, CO.

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Every so often fate allows two epic forces to collide, like OMF with Odd13, or a hurricane with a sharknado. In the case of Colonel Gil Shepard, a strong German-inspired Kölsch meets cutting-edge Bavarian hops and a modern American IPA mindset. Calista hops and experimental fermentation with a traditional yeast from Köln combine crisp drinkability with a fruity punch of pineapple, apricot, and lemon… and please remember: don’t hassle the Hoff!

Available on draft at both brewery locations!

Our Mutual Friend is located at: 2810 Larimer St, Denver, CO.

‘Island of Conclusions” is our new imperial IPA double dry hopped with Citra and El Dorado hops. Tropical and juicy. Notes of citrus, pear and bubblegum.

Inspired by the “The Island of Conclusions” in the much loved novel, “The Phantom Tollbooth” by Norton Jester.

Fiction Beer Company is located at: 7101 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO.

Continuing our series of concert-level performances in a casual setting, we proudly present Brass & Beer with Apollo Chamber Brass! A quintet of the highest caliber, we are honored to host these gentlemen for their first brewery performance. In keeping with some of our new beers, the theme will be “variety.” We guarantee this show will keep you on your toes!

Similar to Bach & Beer, we will have a “name-your-own” ticket price system at the door; no advance tickets are needed, but please bring cash. Suggested donation is $20, but feel free to chip in as you see fit. All ticket sales go to the artists.

The taproom will open as normal at 4pm. Please arrive by 630pm to grab a beer before the 7pm show!

River North Brewery is located at: 6021 Washington St, Unit A, Denver, CO.

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

parry's avery big ass tap takeover

It’s the sixth annual Big Ass Tap Takeover. If you’ve read that before, you can stop reading. If you have not, keep reading…

…All of our beer-centric locations (Castle Rock, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Longmont and Northglenn) host a plentitude of crafty offerings from one brewery on one fine, fine day. Also known as The Big Ass Tap Takeover.

Some locations will have upwards of 40 different Avery beers on tap allowing you to stay in your backyard, yet get the feel of what it’s like to drink from their very own taproom in Boulder.

It’s all damn day, people. You can be here at some point. There will be raffles for beer swag, Avery reps on site to talk shop (craft beer), shenanigans, New York style pizza.

This is THE event of the year for us and we love to make it special for everyone. Come feel special and drink up the goodness that is Avery Brewing at Parry’s Pizza.

Click HERE for additional details.

As Denver’s ever erratic seasons begin to settle, join Ratio Beerworks in celebrating spring in full bloom. On Saturday, April 29, Ratio kicks off warmer days with a Handwritten Belgian Wit Variant release party.

In showcasing the ubiquity of our Belgian Wit, we’re infusing this beautifully refreshing citrus and coriander forward beer with a variety of flavors including the likes of blueberry, guava, peach, orange creamsicle and the return of Tea Party Harder, our tea-infused version of Handwritten.

Admission is FREE, and full pours of each variant are available for purchase individually, or in tasters of each flavor.

Additionally we’ll welcome Frozen Matter ice cream back to the taproom for scoops of ice cream and beer floats. Finally cap off your night back at Ratio with the return of SoundDown Party – Denver’s Silent Disco Company in the back brewhouse from 8-11pm

Ratio Beerworks is located at: 2920 Larimer St, Denver, CO.

It’s BACK!!!!

Denver Beer Co’s Oyster and Stout Festival!

We have teamed up with our friends at Seattle Fish Company and Blue Island Oyster Bar and Seafood to brew a delicious Oyster Stout. Blue Island Oyster Stout was brewed with live Blue Island No. 9 Oysters from Peconic Bay New York. On Saturday, April 29th from 12-5pm we will be pairing this briny brew with Oysters from both coasts at our Platte St Taproom.

$30 for 2 beers and a dozen oysters.
$20 for an additional dozen oysters.

Tickets go on sale Thursday, April 6th at 10am MDT.

Grab tickets here:

Denver Beer Co is located at: 1695 Platte St, Denver, CO.

Belle: a sour oatmeal pale ale aged 2 years in whiskey oak barrels and aged 3 months with golden passion fruit. Careful, you might just lose your horses while drinking this brew (historic reference, anyone?)

6.6% ABV

We will have this beer on tap for sampling and 10oz pours (while it lasts), and 22oz bottles available for purchase. There are approximately 500 bottles available for purchase, $16.00 per 22oz bottle, limit 1 case per person.

This beer is named for Myra Maybelle Shirley (Belle Starr), a true American outlaw. She was known to ride sidesaddle, dressed in black velvet, toting a pistol in each hand. She led a ring of horse thieves and ran with other famous outlaws such as Frank and Jesse James. The Bandit Queen of the Old West!

Live Music: Follow the Fox, 7-9:30pm

We will also be Poppin’ Bottles ALL DAY! You can sample or enjoy a glass of all of our bottled barrel-aged brews.

City Star Brewing is located at: 321 Mountain Ave, Berthoud, CO.

Come join us at Bruz Beers for the first annual Belgian Brew Fest! We’ll have 10 Colorado breweries pouring their best Belgian-style beer. These are Colorado made Belgian style beers being poured in a limited ticket event – only 350 tickets will be sold to keep the experience personable and high quality. This will be quite the experience!

Music Provided by
Velvet Compass
The Goonies

Food Trucks Provided by
Rocky Mountain Cheesery
Street Frites Denver
Basic Kneads Pizza
Little India Food Truck

Kids are welcome and get in for free!

More info at belgianbrewfest.com.

Bruz Beers is located at: 1675 W 67th Ave, Ste 100, Denver, CO.

odd13 4.29

Come join us for our monthly taproom only release party! This month, we are releasing 2 beers on the same day. We are releasing a collab IPA, and a barrel aged Saison. See details below.

1) Kaptain Ka-Powder (6pks of our version only & draft)
Collaborative juicy IPA brewed with Upslope Brewing. We each brewed the beer with hop products containing no leaf matter. OUR VERSION was brewed with lupulin powder (Mosaic and Simcoe), THEIR VERSION was brewed with hop extracts. We will have a limited quantity of the Upslope version on tap during the release party.

2) Barrel Aged Liftmaster 13,000 (500ml only, no draft)
Mixed-culture Bier De Garage fermented and aged in a fresh chardonnay barrel. The result is a moderately tart vinous beer with bright flavor, and contributions of white wine, fresh oak, and young brett.

Odd13 Brewing is located at: 301 E Simpson St, Lafayette, CO.

By: Mark Robinson

comrade 3rd

Weekend Beer Buzz 04/20/2017

Happy Birthday to our friends at Comrade and Copper Kettle. We’re looking forward to stopping by to raise a beer with you guys this weekend.

We hope you all get out for 420 Day, Record Store Day, Rockies games and other fun happenings. Don’t let a little rain scare you off. Here’s the rundown.


All Weekend

3 Insane days of beer to celebrate our 6th anniversary!!!!

 Friday April 21 is our Annual Staff Brew Showdown. Each of our barstaff will be pairing up to brew with one of our talented brew crew to create special beers for this competition. We let you decide who’s brewing reigns supreme, and the winners beer will be featured on a full sized batch!

Here’s what you can look forward to:
 Matt & Corey – Rye Schwarzbier Black Lager
 Rocky & Jeremy – Prickly Pear Gose
 Molly & Phil – Passionfruit Berlinerweisse
 John & Shannon – Cilantro Lime Kolsch

 We’ll also have live music from The Dollhouse Thieves, and delicious food from Pavy’s Food Truck and Tony Gaucamole.

Pucker up for day 2 of our anniversary
Live music, swag, prizes, fun, delicious food, and craft beer all day!
Sour Barrel Saturday will feature 5 one of a kind sour ales for you to enjoy.

 Dark Spiced Sour aged on Malbec and Oak
Chocolate Pomegranate Sour Ale
 Golden Oaked Sour Ale
Apricot Golden Sour Ale
Raspberry Golden Sour AleLive music from the Acoustic Mining Company
 Food from Skadi’s and The Wing Wagon Grill with dessert from Pink Zebra CupcakesDay 3 falls on a Sunday so we’ll need you to bring out your brunch shirts!

We’ll be releasing a very special version of our famous Snowed In Imperial Oatmeal Stout aged on Maple Syrup. Cholaca will be working with our food truck to bring you a delicious brunch menu of chocolate eats to pair with this amazing ale.

We will be opening early to release our Maple Snowed in and Maple Chocolate Snowed in. Kush’s Mile High Munchies will be here first thing in the morning serving a delicious Brunch menu a la carte!


FRUIT & YOGURT w/ granola & beer infused honey drizzle
 SAUSAGE BISCUIT w/ beer mustard & a fried egg
 BREAKFAST BURRITO w/ ham, hashpie potatoes, scrambled eggs, beer cheese sauce, & sauteed onions
FRENCH TOAST w/ cinnamon sugar, chocolate beer syrup
 STUFFED FRENCH TOAST w/ mascarpone, jam & bacon filling + “syrup flight”
 HASHPIES (hashbrowns)

Grassroots Grill will be serving up lunch until close.

Snowed In will be draft only, make sure to get it while you can!

Copper Kettle is located at: 1338 S Valentia St, Ste 100, Denver, CO.

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Our new program features street style tacos infused with local ingredients and New Image beers. We will be drawing falavor inspiration from classic local cuisine as well as cuisine from around the world.

 To celebrate the official launch, we are also hosting a Taprrom Takeover with one of our favorite breweries from the east coast, Wicked Weed Brewing! We will have 5 beers on draft including several from the rare canvas series!

Come celebrate with us and happy 420!

New Image Brewing is located at: 5622 Yukon St, Arvada, CO.

Join us on 4/20 for three small batch creations:

Lapsang Souchong Copper (American Copper with a smoked black tea)

Smoked Salted Chocolate Porter (smoked cacao nibs and sea salt)

Edit: King Danquet didn’t work out, so we’re pouring Danquet Beer instead (Colorado Cream Ale with a massive dose of Amarillo, Mosaic, and Simcoe dry hops)

Station 26 is located at: 7045 E 38th Ave, Denver, CO.

  • Nazareth Release, TRVE Brewing, Denver, CO, 4:20 PM

trve nazareth

TRVE Brewing is located at: 227 Broadway #101, Denver, CO.

Happiness does grow on trees & we’re teaming up with Melvin Brewing to celebrate 4/20 in a blazing fashion.

 We’ll be featuring a movie screening of some of our favorite hempy classics: “Reefer Madness” & “Up in Smoke” & tapping some deliciously dank suds to pair alongside.

7West Mobile Pizza Unit will be on site serving up their munchtastic Pizza & Italian fare.

Featured Beers:

 Melvin Asterisk *** IIPA
 Melvin Citradamus IIPA
Melvin Hey Zeus Mexican Lager
 Melvin Lambda Lambda Lambda IIPA

Plus Can Specials on: IPA & Hubert
3 for $12
5 for $15

Romero’s is located at: 985 S Public Rd, Lafayette, CO.

Friday, April 21st, 2017

casey 4.20.17

Tickets and details HERE. Read more »

spangalang anniversary

Weekend Beer Buzz 04/13/2017

Kind of a lite week as most of your favorite local brewers are attending the Craft Brewers Conference in Philadelphia. Still, there’s plenty to keep you from going thirsty this weekend.

Get out and enjoy the weather.

Happy Easter!

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Come celebrate with us as we add Runaway IPA to our year-round line up! This well balanced IPA is perfect for anyday, anytime.
From 5 – 10pm with the purchase of a pint you’ll receive:
– limited Runaway pint glass
-6 pack to go *while supplies last

And Humble Monster Screen Printed Goods will be around doing some live screen printing of Runaway tanks and tees!

*While supplies last
** Limit ONE free 6-pack and glass per customer

Renegade Brewing is located at: 925 W 9th Ave, Denver, CO.

Friday, April 14th, 2017

casey 4.12.17

Tickets and details HERE.

We’re tapping two beers on Friday that have never been released.

Black Project is located at: 1290 S Broadway, Denver, CO.

This Friday we are releasing Surette Reserva Blueberry! This is a provision sour ale aged in oak barrels with Washington blueberries. Available on draught and in 750ml corked and caged bottles ($30).

Crooked Stave at The Source is located at: 3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO.

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

spangalang anniversary

Spangalang is celebrating 2 years of brewing beer in Five Points with beer releases (and re-releases), a pig roast and fantastic live jazz. Here are the details:

Beer (All day, All night): We’ll post a detailed beer list on Tuesday (4/11), but in the meantime, we can tell you that it’s going to be a blend of never released barrel aged beers, some old goodies we’ve managed to tuck away, and many of the usual taproom favorites.

*2nd Anniversary Beer (See note below)
Sugarfoot Belgian Table Beer 
Beatrice Saison  
Blackberry Junction (Blackberry Sour)
Birth of Cool (Cucumber Gose)
Vie en Rose (Berliner w/ Rose Hips)
American Sour
Le Voyage (Strong Sour Ale)
Liger (Ale/Lager Hybrid)
Dry Hopped Liger
D-Train IPA
Crockett Launcher (Belgian Quad aged in Red Wine Barrels)
Nightwalker Imperial Stout
Con Alma (Imperial Stout re-fermented w/ Red Wine Grape Must)
Barrel Aged Nightwalker Blend

*Our 2nd Anniversary Beer is an homage to one of our favorite beers of all time, Orval. Call us old school, but we think Orval is about as close to perfect as a beer can get. We created a Belgian Pale, dry hopped it, and then aged it on Brettanomyces. While it’s no Orval, we love the results.

Pig (2pm-ish): Brewer’s are good at brewing beer, not roasting pigs. We realized this early on, and so when we decided to roast a pig for this party, we also decided to ask some friends for help. We are incredibly lucky that Chef Kyle Foster (opening Julep on Larimer St) and Tyler Dubois (Co-Owner of The Real Dill and Co-Founder of the Pickle and Beer Society) have agreed to perform this culinary feat for us. Our hope is to start serving pig around 2pm. Sides will be included.

 Tigon (Greg Harris, Patrick McDevitt and Alejandro Castano): 3pm-6pm.

The Mike Schwartz Band: 7pm-10pm

See you on Saturday!

Spangalang Brewery is located at: 2736 Welton St, Denver, CO. Read more »

weldwerks peach climacteric

Weekend Beer Buzz 04/06/2017

Happy National Burrito Day! Happy Opening Day! Happy National Beer Day! There’s plenty of good reasons to have a craft beer this weekend. Get out and enjoy.

Also, our Casey Bottle Log was updated earlier this week. Check it.


Thursday, April 6th, 2017

FOLLOW DAVE ADAMS COAST TO COAST – Meet Dave Adams, Green Flash’s official Director of Beer Education and Certified Cicerone®. Follow Dave from San Diego to Virginia Beach on a two week beer tour. If you can’t meet up with him along the way, be sure to follow along on Instagram and Facebook. We’re sure he’ll be getting into some good trouble, and where better to find trouble then Denver! The tour arrives at Falling Rock Taphouse from 4 – 9pm. Join Dave, drink some Cellar 3 specialties – Lustrous Frumento with Coffee & Fesco Sauvage. Also on Tap, West Coast IPA and GFB. Plus win an Alpine snowboard! Raffle Tickets will be handed out starting at 4pm with the drawing at 6:30pm Find out where else Dave is headed and how to follow him at http://www.greenflashbrew.com/sea-to-sea-tour/

Falling Rock Tap House is located at: 1919 Blake St, Denver, CO.

Friday, April 7th, 2017

casey 4.7.17

Tickets and details HERE.

Join us before and after the game at Lucky Pie Lodo. Just a short walk from Coors Field. There will be a silent raffle every 30 minutes from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. As well as tons of speciality tappings from Epic Brewing and Telluride Brewing. Featuring Telluride NE Style IPA Blizzard Conditions, Epic – Los Locos Mexican Style Lager, Epic – Tart N’ Juicy Sour IPA, Telluride – Russel Kelly Pale Ale, and Telluride – Freaky Fish Belgian style IPA. There will also be a couple of cases of the following: Epic – Lil’ Brainless Raspberries, Epic – Hop Syndrome Lager, Telluride – Tempter IPA and Telluride – “Whacked Out” Wheat. Hope to see you all there!

Lucky Pie LoDo is located at: 1610 16th St, Denver, CO.

Copious amounts of coconut coupled with time spent aging in Bourbon barrels make this Coconut Porter a rich and silky treat that will transport you to the tropics. After many years spent perfecting this beer, we are thrilled to announce that our Coconut Porter is now available!

This beer is part of our Botanicals & Barrels series, meaning that it will be available year-round and in 22-ounce bottles!

Join us on April 7th to celebrate the patience and persistence of making the perfect Coconut Porter. We’ll have a special Coconut Porter inspired menu and the delicious liquid will be flowing all day!

-Coconut Shrimp (fried shrimp, orange marmalade)
-Green Curry Mussels (Medium spiced coconut green curry with grilled bread)
-Poulet Creole (Haitian-style spiced chicken, Scotch bonnets, roasted peppers, Check legs & thighs, coconut rice)
-Coconut Banana Cream Pie (banana, coconut cream, candy almond)

Hope to see you there!

Avery Brewing is located at: 4910 Nautilus Ct N, Boulder, CO.

This Opening Day, join Ratio Beerworks in celebrating the return of spring and the time honored tradition of a cold refreshing beer-in-hand for America’s national pasttime. On April 7th, Ratio Beerworks is re-releasing Handwritten Belgian Wit.

There’s something to be said about a universal connection, either through the conduit of a familiar song, an emotion, or even a beer. Handwritten is our twist on a classic Belgian Wit with tea-cut orange peel and ground coriander. Familiar in flavor profile and ubiquitous enough for any occasion, Handwritten is a connector, a unifier, a true beer soul-mate and companion. The abbey yeast strain gives off more floral, fruit-forward notes than a classic wit yeast, but still rounds out with a recognizable, balanced, clean, crushable finish.

Handwritten will be tapped when the brewery opens at Noon so drop in for a taste before first pitch.

Ratio Beerworks is located at: 2920 Larimer St, Denver, CO.

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

*Tickets to this event are SOLD OUT. If you’re lucky enough to have a ticket, read on and have fun.

weldwerks peach climacteric

After more than 2 years of patiently waiting, we are finally ready for the first official bottle release from our barrel-aged sour pogram on Saturday, April 8th, Peach Climacteric! Here’s the official description for Peach Climacteric:

Peach Climacteric is the first official release from our barrel-aged sour program and represents the culmination of nearly 2 years of work, which began when we opened our doors back in 2015. We started with a blend of various batches of pale golden sours, fermented with multiple strains of Brettanomyces and bacteria and aged in oak barrels for anywhere from 4-16 months. The climacteric event marks the peak of edible ripeness for fruit and Peach Climacteric certainly lives up to that description after aging the blend with over 1,600 pounds of fresh peaches from Palisade, CO (nearly 4 pounds of peaches per gallon).

We know many of you have been just as anxious for its release as we are and we can’t wait to share it with you. Peach Climacteric will be our first 750 mL bottle release, and is also the first beer we have bottle conditioned, thanks to a TON of help from our friends at Wiley Roots Brewing Company, who not only let us borrow their bottle filler, but also helped us figure out the entire process.

In an effort to make this release as smooth as possible and alleviate some of the logistical challenges with a release this size, we will be selling tickets online through Eventbrite before the event, which will be exchanged for bottles, picked up in person at the brewery on April 8th between 11 am and 5 pm. If you are unable to pickup bottles during the pickup window on April 8th, PLEASE, DO NOT BUY TICKETS! Tickets must be purchased online and will not available to purchase in person. Tickets will go on sale promptly at 4:00 pm MDT on Sunday, March 26. Be sure to read all of the details below before purchasing tickets!

Here is the official Eventbrite link to purchase tickets:

Ticket Details (please read carefully!)

~Individuals must be 21 or older to purchase tickets, as verified by a valid photo ID at the time of ticket exchange (bottle pickup).
~Each ticket entitles the purchaser to (2) two 750 mL bottles of Peach Climacteric, with a strict limit of (1) one ticket per person (2 bottles per person). Additional orders placed that exceed the limit of 2 bottles per person will be cancelled without notice.
~The name entered as the Ticket Buyer at the time of purchase MUST MATCH the name on the credit card used for purchase. Orders that do not match will be cancelled without notice.
 ~Tickets must be exchanged for bottles in person at WeldWerks Brewing Co. (508 8th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631) on Saturday April 8th between 11 am and 5 pm. Tickets (either digital or printed) must be presented in order to receive bottles.
~A valid 21+ photo ID must be presented at the time of pickup, and the name on the ID MUST MATCH the name on the ticket.
~All bottles must be picked up between 11 am and 5 pm on Saturday, April 8th. All unclaimed bottles remaining after the pickup window will be forfeited. Orders for unclaimed bottles will be refunded within 72 hours, less a 15% restocking fee.
~All sales are final and no returns or exchanges will be accepted.
~Individuals who attempt to violate these policies may be ineligible for future bottle purchases, so please do not waste our time and yours by trying to circumvent the rules.

WeldWerks Brewing is located at: 508 8th Ave, Greeley, CO.

sourfest hops & pie

Casey Brewing & Blending
Ale Apothecary
Russian River
Drie Fonteinen
Jester King
Wicked Weed
The Bruery
Green Flash Cellar 3
Crooked Stave
Off Color
The Lost Abbey
Beachwood Blendery
American Solera

Hops & Pie is located at: 3920 Tennyson St, Denver, CO.

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two penguins hop wars

Weekend Beer Buzz 03/30/2017

Plenty to share this weekend, ranging from Collab Fest leftovers, Seedstock’s Anniversary Party, Hop Wars at Two Penguins, multiple bottle releases and more!

Also, just a little reminder that a handful of tickets still remain for WeldWerks Peach Climacteric bottle release, set for Saturday, April 8th. Read the rules and snag your tickets HERE.

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

collab fest 2017

Didn’t get to taste all of the fabulous beers at Collab Fest on Saturday? Missed the fest entirely? We’ve got you covered. Starting Wednesday at 5pm, we’ll be pouring tons of one-off collaboration beers from Colorado breweries. Most will get tapped on Wednesday, but we have some reserves to carry us through the weekend. Check our Tap Hunter to see if a speific beer is on tap. 

Taplist includes:

– Lonetree/Platt Park Unicorn Nectar ISB
– Locavore/Goldspot Bandwagon IPA
– Alpine Dog/Mountain Toad Lemon Zest Grisette
– Station 26/Exile Space Goose Super Saison
– Little Machine/Bierstadt Lagerhaus A Team Steam
– Joyride/Little Machine West Side is the Blessed Side
– Horse & Dragon/Funkwerks 3 Blossom
– Ratio/Weldwerks Chocolate Orange Belgian Tripel
– OMF/Wiley Roots Precious Medals
– Odyssey/River North Nightcap
– Tivoli/Butcherknife Highway 40
– Jagged Mountain/Uberbrew Uberslayer
– Cerebral/Great Notion Blurpleberry
– Elevation/Spangalang Free Your Dream
– Bonfire/Breakside Imperial Black Oatmeal IPA
– Comrade/Liquid Mechanics Red Menace
– Resolute/Upslope Oaked Weissenbock
– Renegade/Ozark Scotch Ale
– Renegade/Ozark Wee Heavy
– Living The Dream/Altar German Chocolate Cake Stout
– Co-Brew/Southern Brewing and Winemaking Carribean Rum Cake
– Living The Dream/Pikes Peak Smoked Peach Ale
– Co-Brew/Grandma’s House Belgian IPA
– Left Hand/Cannonball Creek Pompette
– Caution/Two Brothers Scottsdale Wanna Be Stoutin’ Somethin’
– Diebolt/Proper Brewing Border Hopping

First Draft is located at: 1309 26th St, Denver, CO.

Friday, March 31st, 2017

  • Mazzaroth Beer Release, TRVE Brewing, Denver, CO, Noon

trve mazzaroth

This Friday at noon a limited amount of both of these will be available. Mazzaroth, our barrel-aged blended mixed culture ale, along with its glass, will both go quick. 

TRVE Brewing is located at: 227 Broadway #101, Denver, CO.

Join us for the release of Time Crystal, our newest IPA. Brewed with malted and flaked oats and hopped with immense amounts of Galaxy and a sprinkling of Amarillo.

Crowlers will be available for $12 each, limit 3 per person.

Burgerchief will be parked outside starting at 4pm serving up delicious flat top burgers and fries!

Cerebral Brewing is located at: 1477 Monroe St, Denver, CO.

Join us for the release of L’Brett d’Cherry – Harvest 2016!

L’Brett d’Cherry is a golden sour ale aged in oak barrels with Colorado cherries – 750ml bottles.

We will also be releasing a limited amount of Petite Sour Reserva Cassis. This is a reserve sour ale aged in oak with blackcurrants – 375ml bottles. 

Both will be on tap and in bottles, but they wont be around for long!

Crooked Stave is located at: 3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO.

Get ready for a helluva good weekend, because you’re in for a treat! Come celebrate for three straight days on Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st, and Sunday April 2nd. We’re tapping FOUR brand-spankin’ new beers and will host fabulous bands, food trucks, and free competitions with unbelievable prizes, surprise giveaways, and a huge sense of community and camaraderie. THANK YOU to every single one of you who’s made our first year one for the books. These pints (and pints and pints…) are for you!

Friday, March 31st
4pm Food Truck: What Would Cheesus Do
5pm Meet the Brewers – drink beer with all three of our owners!
6pm NEW BEER TAPPED: the final release in our Scotch Ale series. This beer has been aging in whiskey barrels for 9 months (since July 1st, 2016) and is smoother than you ever could dream
7pm Live music: Sqwerve

Saturday, April 1st
12pm NEW BEER TAPPED: Gruitbier, a no-hop delight made using 5 roots and herbs: Yarrow, Juniper, Lavender, Myrtle, and Woodruff
12pm Food Truck: Skadi’s Nomadic Comfort Food
1pm Live Music: Man of 1000 Songs. Request any song and he can play it. We dare you!
2pm Stein Hoisting Competition: test your strength for a chance to win free beer, grand prize is 10% off for a year!
6pm NEW BEER TAPPED: Trippin’ with Grandma, a Belgian tripel aged in Grand Marnier oak staves.
7pm Live Music: local bluegrass legends The High Desert

Sunday, April 2nd
12pm NEW BEER TAPPED: Lichtenhainer, for all you sour seekers! This is our 2017 Collab Fest beer with Halfpenny Brewing, an old-school German sour smoked ale.
12pm Food Truck: Cincinnati style chili specialists Nati Dogs
2pm Double Elimination Cornhole Tournament, teams of two! Win free beer, grand prize is 10% off for a year!

Seedstock Brewery is located at: 3610 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO.

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