Lady bartenders rack up a cocktail challenge with LUPEC Speed Rack

The first national LUPEC (Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails) event is coming to Denver on February 12th from 1-5pm.  Come and support your lady-lovers of fine cocktails as they face off in the shake-and-stirrtastic event.  All proceeds go to breast cancer research, education and prevention. Sunday, February 12th, 1pm to 5pm Casselman’s (2620 Walnut […]

Brewery Makes Footprints with New Single Serve

[Press Release] Fort Collins, CO. – On February 11, 2012, Odell Brewing will release its first single serve brew of the New Year. A uniquely collaborative project, Footprint RegionAle pays tribute to the brewery’s regional distribution. This artful ale is a nod to the ten states that make up what Odell Brewing calls its “distribution […]

Funkwerks and Mile High Wine and Spirits collaborate on a dark strong Saison

Funkwerks, the Saison-only brewery from Fort Collins, are collaborating with Mile High Wine and Spirits in Lakewood. The beer is called Solstice, and it’s a dark strong Saison. This limited batch is a dark strong saison that was brewed in October as a collaboration with Mile High Wine & Spirits. A portion of the batch […]

Raise a glass to Danny Williams, the Brewers Association cellar master for the Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup. Please join us on Saturday Feb. 11th 6-10pm at Backcountry Pizza in Boulder, CO 2319 Arapahoe Ave Boulder, CO 80302 (303) 449-4285 Enjoy very special beers and bid on unique items from your favorite breweries while supporting craft beer’s best friend Beer Garden (click here for latest updates) Silent Auction Pizza Buffet (includes one beer) $25 Raffle, Games and Massages FREE ADMISSION Special […]

Hop Happiness: Hop Infusion Fun with Bull & Bush

“Hello, my name is Michelle and I am a reformed hop-hater.” It’s true. I have hated IPA and other loosely defined “hoppy-beer” my entire beer loving, beer swilling life.  Until last year.  I was in Tulsa for work and the only beer they had on tap at this particular restaurant was Atlas IPA from Marshall.  […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Espresso Oak Aged Yeti

Great Divide Brewing Co. – Espresso Oak Aged Yeti   [We’ll share some beer porn every Monday to get your week started off right. Have some of your own? Leave a link in the comments!]

Monday Morning Blues — Champion Jack Dupree & King Curtis — Poor Boy Blues

Let’s start the week off right. With some blues. Leave your Monday Morning Blues suggestions in the comments. Have a good week!

Weekend off the Wagon – January 27-29

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday It’s Friday! Yay! Some fun stuff this weekend. Lots of good shows, the X Games are going down, and a few other festivities to boot.     Track 1: Friday: First ever winter Red Rocks show? Sponsored by Icelantic? With Atmosphere? Yes? Wait.. Yes! Saturday: Stout […]

And the Best Colorado Beer of 2011 is…

You, the readers, have spoken.  You told us your favorite beers and if we learned anything, it is that our readers have a very broad (and good) taste in craft beer.  A total of 72 different beers from 24 breweries were nominated throughout the voting process.  Luckily, there were enough of you that thought alike that […]

Leopold Brothers Distillers Night at Star Bar

Friday Jan. 27th at 6:00, meet Todd Leopold, head distiller. Denver’s very own Leopold Brothers Distillers is racking up quite an impressive protfolio of craft made spirits.  All based on one simple platform: quality has to come first. Nine different versions of liqueurs make up the foundation of that portfolio.  They can stand on their […]

The Liquid Diet – A trip to Lost Abbey

This week is the first of a two part series regaling my epic adventures last week in a far off mystical land known as California. I made a long overdue trip home to San Diego and, of course, I ate and drank myself into my happy place. I am splitting this piece into two because […]

Stout Month is almost here! Time for a preview.

[From Mountain Sun’s Facebook] Just a few days until the Stout Month Preview, this Saturday, January 28th at 3pm in the BRAND NEW VINE STREET BREWERY! There are still a few tickets left so get to one of our pubs to secure your spot at this very special event. Stouts to Sample: Oatimus Prime Imperial […]

New Belgium Brewing Kicks Off 2012 Lips Of Faith Series With Biere De Mars And Cocoa Mole

[Press release]   Ft. Collins, CO, January 24, 2012 – New Belgium Brewing today announced the first two beers in its 2012 Lips of Faith series: Biere de Mars and Cocoa Molé.  Lips of Faith beers offer limited edition selections that showcase New Belgium’s more esoteric and palate-elevating creations. New Belgium’s Biere de Mars evokes earthy tones of […]

Wife Out of Town Special: Day 10 Wit’s End Brewing

Brewery Name: Wit’s End Brewing Company Website: Year Founded: 2011 The Bawss: Scott Witsoe Year Round Brews: 4 Seasonal Brews: 2 Tap room/Tour hours: Thurs 4-8pm, Fri – Sat 2-8pm Josh’s Favorite Beer: Kitchen Sink Porter. I can confirm that it’s super tasty Chris’s Favorite Beer: The Mad King – Weizenbock Guest’s (Rat Man’s) […]

Ska Brewing: 2011 in Review

[Press release] 2011 Was An Incredible Year, According To Our Notes Ska Brewing has had an incredible year, full of important milestones and proud accomplishments—at least according to notes taken by the brewery’s management team throughout the year. “I’m glad we wrote this stuff down. It all seems so hazy now,” admitted Ska President and […]

Drinking for a Cause: Free Beer and a Tax Deduction!

For the second year in a row, Team Teledu and the #DenverTweetup are joining forces to raise money for Can Do Multiple Sclerosis. And they are doing it with free beer!  Well, almost free beer.  Thanks to the generous and highly awesome sponsors at Ska Brewing, anyone donating $5 or more (more please!) will get […]

National Canned Craft Beer Day at Star Bar

Today is National Canned Craft Beer Day. And we’re throwing a celebration at Star Bar. We’ll be featuring most of our craft beer cans for $3 all night, and Chris Katechis, aka The Gubna, from Oskar Blues will be on hand at 6:00 PM to help us celebrate the revolution and a Fuh Can good time. […]

Wife Out of Town Special: Day 9 Del Norte Brewing Co.

[Day 8, Caution, is a bit delayed. Enjoy Day 9!] Brewery Name: Del Norte Website: Year Founded: 2006 The Bawss: Joe Fox Year Round Brews: 3 Seasonal Brews: 2 Tap room/Tour hours: Fri – Sun 4:30 – 7:30pm Josh’s Favorite Beer: Manana (pronounced like banana… probably) Chris’s Favorite Beer: Luminari Guest’s (Lisa and Bill […]

We’re turning one, and we’re going to party. With our own beer.

Hey there, who's thirsty?

We started Denver off the Wagon almost a year ago. In fact, 11 months ago, today, was our first tweet: Turns out, a lot of you were. So this site grew. Evolved. Aged. And we drank. A lot. And now it’s time to celebrate. In a month, we’re going to throw a little party. And […]

Denver Beer Co. announces brewing system expansion

[Press Release] Purchase of two new fermenters will allow local craft brewery to distribute beer to local bars and restaurants. DENVER, Colo., (January 23, 2012) — Denver Beer Co. today welcomed the arrival of two additional 7 barrel fermenters to add to the brewery’s existing four fermenters.  This delivery marks the first expansion for the local […]