Weekend Beer Buzz 05/11/2017

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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

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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

Grub:
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.
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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

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