Fresh Taps: July 31st-Aug. 6th, 2013

Odell Friek No, don’t double check your calendars, it’s not Thursday. Fresh Taps will now be coming to you every Wednesday! With so many breweries doing special releases on Wednesdays, it just made sense.

Enough talk, what’s on tap this week you ask? Well get your liver warmed up and those bitter taste buds ready because there’s a lot to taste, including numerous IPA Day tappings this Thursday and the opening of Odd13 Brewing this Saturday.


Just Tapped:

  • Brewery Rickoli (Wheat Ridge) – Enormous Richard Double Cream Ale
  • Echo Brewing (Frederick) – Hefeweizen – Back on tap
  • Freshcraft (Denver) – Dogfish Head Festina Peche
  • Hops & Pie (Denver) – FATE Brewing Watermelon Kolsch
  • Pug Ryan’s Brewing Co (Dillon) – Superman Imperial Saison
  • Upslope Brewing (Boulder – Lee Hill Tap Room) – Nitro Milk Stout
  • Verboten Brewing (Loveland) – Roll in Ze Hay Gose

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013:

  • Avery Brewing (Boulder) – The Beast Grand Cru 3-yr vertical tasting – 6 PM – Ticket required ($40), call the tap room at 303-440-4324
  • Copper Kettle Brewing (Denver) – Dragon Fruit Kolsch – 3 PM – Their weekly July fresh fruit cask release
  • High Hops Brewery (Windsor) – Kiwitty – Weekly firkin release – Wit with kiwi, blackberry, and cherry
  • Lone Tree Brewing (Lone Tree) – Biere de Garde – 12 PM
  • Rackhouse Pub (Denver) – Grand Teton Oud Bruin – 5 PM to 9 PM – Part of their South Month release event
  • River North Brewing (Denver) – Quandary Quadrupel w/ fresh blueberries – Wayward Wednesday release – 3 PM
  • Yak & Yeti (Arvada & Westminster) – Cantaloupe Wheat – 4 PM – Part of their weekly Wheat Wednesday release

Thursday, Aug. 1st, 2013 (IPA Day):

  • Backcountry Pizza (Boulder) – 50+ IPAs on tap – 11 AM
  • Copper Kettle (Denver) – Straight Jacket IPA – 3 PM to 9 PM
  • Freshcraft (Denver) – Wild & Sour Summer Food & Beer Pairing Dinner – Russian River Supplication, Boulevard/Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita, Avery Ross’s Melange, Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere – 6 PM – Ticket required ($60)
  • High Hops Brewery (Windsor) – Dr. Pat’s Double IPA #3-#8, and two other hop-focused beers TBD
  • Odyssey Beerwerks (Arvada) – Double-Dry Hopped Siren Song IPA – 5 PM – Limited release
  • Twisted Pine Brewing (Boulder) – Roots Revival Carrot IPA – 11 AM – Also available in 750mL bottles
  • Upslope Brewing (Boulder – Flatiron Park Tap Room) – Various tap room-only IPAs

Friday, Aug. 2nd, 2013:

  • Bull & Bush (Denver) – Weekly gravity keg tapping (TBD)
  • Steamworks Brewing (Durango) – West Elk Imperial IPA – 3 PM – Firkin Friday that is a dry hopped Conductor Imperial IPA with whole cone nugget hops from West Elk Hop Farms in Paonia, CO

Saturday, Aug. 3rd, 2013:

  • Odd13 Brewing (Lafayette) – Grand Opening Tappings – 11 AM – Coal Miner’s Cuzzin Oatmeal Stout, Buzzin’ Cuzzin’ Coffee Oatmeal Stout, Eric the Red (Red IPA), Succubus Belgian Golden Strong Ale, Doctor Cougar Petite Saison, Zed the Zorcerer Session IPA – Go say hi to one of the area’s newest breweries!
  • TRiNiTY Brewing (Colorado Springs) – First Saturday Firkin (TBD)

And nothing brewing as of yet for Sunday through Tuesday. Happy Hump Day and have a great IPA Day!

Did we miss something? Has your brewery released something new we should know about? Let me know what’s new and on deck to be tapped at



About Shea Suski

Transportation planner by trade, craft beer and BBQ enthusiast by life. And scotch. Oh, and live music. Maybe some biking and hiking between beers. He'll beat you at bowling too.