Fresh Taps: Aug. 7th-13th, 2013

Tap takeovers, an anniversary, firkins, barrel aging – oh my! This week has it all, including Denver Beer Co’s 2nd Anniversary Party, the return of Avery’s The Kaiser, and the start of Copper Kettle’s Barrel Aged Cask Month! Here’s a sampler of what’s fresh in beer across the great of CO.

Just Tapped:

  • Black Bottle Brewery (Fort Collins) – Elevation Beer Co’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Quad
  • Black Bottle Brewery (Fort Collins) – Jolly Pumpkin’s Luciernaga, The Firefly
  • Mayor of Old Town (Fort Collins) – Odell Brewing’s Loose Leaf
  • Mayor of Old Town (Fort Collins) – Bear Republic’s Red Rocket
  • Odell Brewing (Fort Collins) – The House that Beer Built Nut Brown Ale

Wednesday, Aug. 7th, 2013:

  • Backcountry Pizza (Boulder) – Twisted Pine’s Le Petite Saison and Chocolate Peanut Butter Stout – 6PM
  • Copper Kettle Brewing (Denver) – Tequila Barrel Lime Agave Pale Ale – 3PM to 9PM – Firkin Wednesday
  • High Hops Brewery (Windsor) – Coconut Milk Stout – 5PM – Firkin Wednesday
  • Lone Tree Brewing (Lone Tree) – Peachtree Pale – 12PM
  • Rackhouse Pub (Denver) – I’d Tap That: Odyssey Beerwerks Tap Takeover – 5PM to 11PM – Siren Song IPA, Palm Tree Caribbean Lager, and Nebula Belgian Black Double IPA
  • Renegade Publik House (Denver) – He-Brew Tap Takeover – 6PM – Hop Manna IPA, David’s Slingshot, Funky Jewbelation, Jewbelation Sweet 16
  • River North Brewing (Denver) – J. Marie Saison infused with pineapple – 3PM – Wayward Wednesday – <5 gallons!
  • Yak & Yeti (Arvada & Westminster) – Raspberry Wheat – Wheat Wednesday

Thursday, Aug. 8th, 2013:

  • Front Range Brewing Co (Lafayette) – Westy Blond
  • Funkwerks (Fort Collins) – Farmhouse – Dry saison brewed with Australian Summer hops
  • Odyssey Beerwerks (Arvada) – Apricot-infused Hefeweizen – 5PM – Limited Release Discovery Beer – Last week’s lasted 1 hr 15 min, so be prompt!

Friday, Aug. 9th, 2013:

  • Avery Brewing (Boulder) – The Kaiser Imperial Octoberfest – 5PM
  • Dry Dock Brewing (Aurora) – TBD – 3PM to 6PM – Firkin Friday
  • High Hops Brewery (Windsor) – Melon Wit – 5PM
  • TRiNiTY Brewing (Colorado Springs) – Chardonnay Barrel-aged Saison Man – 5PM

Saturday, Aug. 10th, 2013:

  • Copper Kettle Brewing (Denver) – Summer Ale Cask Dry Hopped with Centennial Hops – 4PM – When it’s gone, it’s gone
  • Denver Beer Co (Denver) – 2nd Anniversary Party – 20 beers, including the Oak-Aged Rye IPA
  • Very Nice Brewing Company (Nederland) – “Make It So” Earl Grey IPA – $1/pint sold will be donated to the Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Non-Violence

Sorry, no weekend cap on Sunday or cure for the Mondays this week.

Tuesday, Aug. 13th, 2013:

  • Dillon Dam Brewery (Dillon) – Captain Zen Marzen aged in a spice rum barrel – 5PM – Tap It Tuesday


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.