Weekend off the Wagon – Labor Day Weekend Edition (August 31 – September 3)

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Three day weekend! Obviously, you’re going to be productive, wake up early, go for a run, do other healthy… right. You’re going to drink. With people. At places. Below you’ll find a few options. In Denver, there’s a few places you should definitely check out. You’ll […]

Free Beer Friday – Courtesy of Illegal Pete’s

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Guess what beer is pictured below, send your answer and your mailing address to contest@denveroffthewagon.com, and the first 10 people to respond correctly will receive in the mail a voucher for a free pint at any of the 5 Illegal Pete’s locations. Hint: This beer was poured from a can of craft beer, brewed in Boulder. Don’t respond in […]

Celebrate Tequila Tuesday with DOTW and Tanteo

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Starting September 4th, we are dubbing our very own holiday–Denver Off the Wagon Tequila Tuesday. Original? Maybe not. A new twist on a borrowed idea? Damn right. We’d love for you and your friends and your friends’ friends to join us for Tequila Tuesday on September 4th at Limón. Our pals over at Tanteo Tequila […]

The Beer Diaries: Day 1 & 2

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Guest mini-series by  Jessica Doerffel What were two Colorado girls with available vacation time, little money, and a passion to drink beer to do with 5 days?  Work on hops farms for a free night stay, you say?  Yes, that is what my friend Joy and I decided to do, and it was utterly a glorious […]

Ticket Sales and Mad Beer Folks. What Is Going On?

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Well, isn’t this all something. The Great American Beer Festival public tickets sold out faster than ever before. Sourfest at Avery Brewing sold out in seconds. Literally seconds. Pretty nuts. In the last few years, I have experienced the dread and sheer terror of pounding F5 in the moments after the tickets go on sale […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Voss Farms Front Range Hops

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Weekend off the Wagon – August 24-26

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Do you feel like getting out of town this weekend, or playing in the park? Both routes are full of some amazing options this weekend. Get out of town The Colorado State Fair in Pueblo starts this weekend, with a beer competition to boot! There’s also […]

Cigars, Wine, and Haircuts? Where Can I Sign My Man Up?

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Inside Bar Las Palmas there is something in the air, something other than cigar smoke. There is an air of an era long gone. An era where sophisticated gentleman enjoyed the finer things in life–a perfectly rolled cigar; a glass of wine; and talked about things that sophisticated gentlemen talk about. I knew immediately this […]

Free Beer Friday – Courtesy of Illegal Pete’s

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Guess what beer is pictured below, send your answer and your mailing address to contest@denveroffthewagon.com, and the first 10 people to respond correctly will receive in the mail a voucher for a free pint at any of the 5 Illegal Pete’s locations. This beer is on tap at Wynkoop right now, and may or may not be one of […]

2012 Colorado Distillers Fest Recap

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I’d like to start off by first talking about how much liquid cheese I consumed. This substance, especially if there is beer added to it, is probably the most delicious thing on the planet. I suppose that could be debated, but its hot, molten, salty goodness drew me in, and there was probably a healthy […]

2012 GABF medalists going home with Porter’s Pride

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What’s the highpoint of a brewer’s career?  Winning a medal at Great American Beer Festival?  Maybe.  But what about winning a medal at Great American Beer festival and receiving a free congratulatory beer?  Thanks to Breckenridge Brewery, the Colorado Brewers Guild (CBG), and CBG member breweries, the best of the best at this year’s GABF […]

Firestone Walker Teams Up With Chef Hosea Rosenberg For “The Lion, The Bear, & The Brewmaster”

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[Press Release] An Evening of Food, Beer and Banter at Denver’s Mile High Station on October 10 on Eve of The Great American Beer Festival® Paso Robles, CA—You might call it “Firestone Walker unplugged”—a rare night of food, barrel-aged beers and brewery banter coming to Denver’s Mile High Station on October 10 as Firestone Walker […]

Break Out Another White Wine. Summer Isn’t Over Yet.

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Summer isn’t over yet, so I figured I’d share a little wine that’s inexpensive ($9.99 – Argonaut Wine & Liquor) and great to accompany your late summer bbq(s). Joni Klippert and I shot this quick tasting video over the 4th of July, and it seemed lonely sitting by itself, with no eyes on it, over […]

Tanteo Tequila Giveaway: Cocoa

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As promised, we’re giving away a bottle of Tanteo Cocoa today. How can you say no to sweet, spicy and chocolate-y goodness? Tanteo Cocoa is fantastic on the rocks with an orange peel garnish, but I’m offering up a White Mayan cocktail recipe today. Think white russian, just…Tanteo Cocoa style. White Mayan 2 oz. Tanteo […]

Prost Brewing: Brewing Traditional German Beers in a Traditional German Way

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A few weeks ago, Prost Brewing released their hefeweizen to several craft beer bars throughout Denver. This release not only confirmed everyone’s expectations for Prost, but also made the excitement grow. I stopped by Prost the other day, entering the almost finished, but extremely inviting taproom, and practically before I could introduce myself, I was […]

Brewer Porn of the Week – Bill Eye of Prost Brewing

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  This week we’re taking a break from just regular old beer porn and giving you a meaty portion of brewer porn.  I present to you Bill Eye, Head Brewer at Prost Brewing (which opens on Wednesday, August 23rd).  Decked out in red overalls, Bill is doing his best to prevent a massive boil-over on […]

Tanteo Tequila Brings Its Flavor Game

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Booze lovers watch out. There’s a new tequila in town. Tanteo Tequila is taking you beyond traditional tequila with interesting and fun infusions. With tequilas made from 100 percent agave, Tanteo includes tropical fruits, jalapeño, and cocoa. Tropical Tanteo Tropical will surely take you on a stroll down the beach with the ocean lapping at […]

2nd Annual Colorado Distillers Festival

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Always Drink Colorado. This has become the statement of the Colorado Distiller’s Guild, and we certainly agree with that sentiment. With more than a handful of award-winning distilleries in the mix, this year’s event is set up to be nothing short of amazing. Each distiller will bring the flagships that compose their portfolio, and perhaps […]

Free Beer Friday – Courtesy of Illegal Pete’s

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Guess what beer is pictured below, send your answer and your mailing address to contest@denveroffthewagon.com, and the first 10 people to respond correctly will receive in the mail a voucher for a free pint at any of the 5 Illegal Pete’s locations. Changing it up a bit this week, this picture was taken at Great Divide. The beer may […]

Weekend off the Wagon – August 17-19

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Hey guys, guess what? There are festivals this weekend! In Colorado! I know, right?! And not only beer festivals, though there are a bunch of those. There’s wine festivals. And most importantly, there’s the 2nd Annual Colorado Distillers Festival. Go fest. Also, there’s an 80s Roller […]