Circling up the Wagons – Week of 11/25 – 12/1 – The Celebration Edition

COBG repeal day poster denver And just like that, it is December. Chances are you’re out brunching with Bloody’s or curling up around a Hot Toddy – as rightly you should. It is December, it is the weekend – save the productivity for tomorrow! In the meantime:

The holiday season also means we have a load of celebrations coming up in the next week. How many are you going to?

Do you have tickets squared away for the Beer & Bacon Festival?

Illegal Pete’s is hosting bad-Santa celebrations at some of their Denver and Boulder locations. Why not get a picture of you sitting on Santa’s lap for ol’ times sake?

This Wednesday, December 5th,  is the national recognition of Repeal Day – the day Prohibition was repealed and the nation was allowed to be legally drunk again. Both Williams and Graham and The Irish Snug are throwing  a bit of a hootenanny to celebrate.

A new Denver Off The Wagon columnist shares with us the lesser-known holidays, and more importantly, how to properly celebrate them with a drink or two.
Elsewhere on the net this week:

Is it any surprise that craft brewers are some of the many people who are urging Congress to extend the already at-risk tax credit? New Belgium and Odell’s are both on the right side of that battle.  More over at The Coloradan.

Boulder’s Twisted Pine Brewery releases Trippel Noel as their holiday seasonal. Clocks in at a hearty %9 ABV, just enough to keep you warm when you pass out in a weird location.

New Belgium on celebrating Snow Day

A nifty video from the Brewer’s Association – “What is a Craft Brewer?”

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