Weekend off the Wagon – January 27-29

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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 Month preview at Vine Street. Why’d they choose the shortest month to be Stout Month anyway?

Sunday: Why stop with the Stouts? Head over to Copper Kettle for the Breakfast Stout Brunch.

 
 
Track 2:

Friday: Happy Hour wine tasting at A Bottled Affair. Learn about and drink wines from Patagonia.

Saturday: Head up to Beaver Creek for some turns, and enjoy the Beaver Creek Food & Wine Weekend.

Sunday: Ski more, or head over to Aspen for some X-games action.

 

See below for a detailed list for weekend events. Check out our full calendar to plan your events well into the future.

 

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Friday, January 27

 
 
Mile High Snow Fest

All Day

In Denver, we celebrate winter sports all year long, but especially during Mile High SnowFest. With something different every night, including great times at Downtown Denver’s top restaurants, bars and clubs, there’s always somewhere to go next.

More information

 
 
Beaver Creek Food & Wine Weekend

All Day

We are proud to announce our partnership with FOOD & WINE to host the 2012 Beaver Creek FOOD & WINE weekend. This winter culinary festival will take place Thursday, January 26th through Saturday, January 28th. Tickets are on sale!

More information

 
 
Winter X Games at Buttermilk Mountain (Aspen)

 
 
Firkin Friday at Dry Dock (Mysterybraü)

3pm – 11pm

Join us each Friday for Firkin Friday where we tap a special one-off beer that has been cask-conditioned… usually with a twist! The firkins are tapped at 3PM and one later in the evening, sometime around 7pm or8pm.

 
 
Firkin Friday at Great Divide

3pm – 6pm

Oaked Yeti Imperial Stout – (aka Morning Wood)

 
 
Happy Hour Walk-Around Tasting: Wines of Patagonia at A Bottled Affair

5:30pm – 8:30pm

$20 per person Looking for something different? Join us for the most inspired happy hour in town, a walk-around tasting of wines from Patagonia! These are definitely not your typical Argentinian wines. We’ll taste a few blends of both reds and whites, as well as some Malbec, Cab and Pinot Noir, and we’ll enjoy some delicious nibbles along the way. Patagonian importer Jamie Dykes of Zorro Negro Imports will also be on hand to answer our questions!

More information

 
 
Denver Winter Brew Fest at Mile High Station

6pm – 10pm

More information

 
 
Icelantic’s Winter On The Rocks w/ Atmosphere, Common, Grieves & more

6:30pm – 11pm

More information

 
 
Nuggets vs. Raptors

7pm – 11pm

Pepsi Center

 
 
RJD2

8pm – 11pm

The Bluebird

 
 
Agent Orange

9pm – 12am

Larimer Lounge

 
 
Hell’s Belles

9pm – 12am

The Oriental
 
 

Saturday, January 28

 
 
Mile High Snow Fest

All Day

In Denver, we celebrate winter sports all year long, but especially during Mile High SnowFest. With something different every night, including great times at Downtown Denver’s top restaurants, bars and clubs, there’s always somewhere to go next.

More information

 
 
Beaver Creek Food & Wine Weekend

All Day

We are proud to announce our partnership with FOOD & WINE to host the 2012 Beaver Creek FOOD & WINE weekend. This winter culinary festival will take place Thursday, January 26th through Saturday, January 28th. Tickets are on sale!

More information

 
 
Winter X Games at Buttermilk Mountain (Aspen)

Buttermilk Mountain (Aspen)

 
 
Odell tasting at Eldora Mountain

11am – 4pm

Eldora Mountain Resort, 2861 Eldora Ski Rd, Nederland, CO, 80466

Take some turns and join Odell for a special tasting from 11a-4p.

 
 
Pretzel Pairing @ Renegade Brewing Company

2pm – 8pm

Renegade Brewing Company, 925 West 9th Ave, Denver, CO, 80204

Denver Pretzel Co. will be bringing peanut butter chocolate pretzel toppers to pair with Renegade’s Black Gold Peanut Butter Cup Imperial Milk Stout this Saturday at 2pm.

More information

 
 
Stout Month Preview

3pm – 6pm

Vine Street Pub

Stout Month is nearly here!!! For those of you who can’t wait, we’re throwing the Stout Month Preview on Saturday, January 28th at 3pm in the BRAND NEW Vine Street Brewery. Tickets are on sale NOW at all three pubs and are only $50. Get your tickets soon because this event will sell out.

Stouts to Sample: Oatimus Prime Imperial Oatmeal Stout (BRANDNEW RECIPE), Old School Dry Irish, Trickster, Chocolate Dip, Addiction, Dropkick, Stoked Oak, Nihilist, Girl Scout, and Korova Cream.

Paired Munchies: Toast Crisp with sharp cheddar cheese, apricot compote, and drizzled with a stout reduction. Smoked Knockwurst & Pretzel skewers Poached pears, gorgonzola, crushed pistachios, and a honey drizzle served on toast. Candied Grapefruit rinds dipped in dark chocolate.

 
 
The Descendents and Hot Water Music

8pm – 11:59pm

The Fillmore
 
 

Sunday, January 29

 
 
Winter X Games at Buttermilk Mountain (Aspen)

 
 
Breakfast Stout Brunch

10am – 2pm

Copper Kettle Brewing Co.

Tickets are $30/per person with a 10am and 12pm session, including: Three course sit down breakfast provided by Chef Driven. Three pours ofCopper Kettle beer, including our newest, “High Country Breakfast Stout”, an Imperial Oatmeal Stout made with coffee, dark chocolate, and Kentucky Aged Bourbon.


Let us know in the comments if we missed anything. Have a great weekend!

About PJ Hoberman


PJ likes beer. A lot. And whiskey. Gin. Wine. Cocktails. Um.. what were we talking about?