Love cured pork and a good brew? Then Sunday’s Bacon & Beer Festival is your ticket to a good time (but hopefully you already have your ticket, the event is sold out).
Never fear, friends. There’s still plenty to do around town to wet your whistle.
Denver International Wine Festival
Omni Hotel, Broomfield | Nov. 6-10
The Ninth Annual Denver International Wine Festival is the premier International wine and food festival in the Rocky Mountains!
Friday, November 8
Beethoven & Brews with Odell Brewing Company
Magnolia Hotel Ballroom, Denver | 7:30 p.m.
Experience your symphony in a brand new way… with great beer! Enjoy an exclusive beer tasting paired with light hors d’oeuvres and the sounds of a Colorado Symphony chamber ensemble performing Beethoven in a casual setting. Each evening will feature two 20-minute ensemble performances and staff from local breweries will be on hand to pour each guest four 6 oz. samples of beer. After enjoying numerous distinct brews and savoring the cuisine, grab a glass of your favorite brew from the cash bar.
Saturday, November 9
Boulder IPA Fest
Avery Brewing Company, Boulder | Noon to 5 p.m.
Be they dank or piney or floral or tart, spiced or fruited or dry-hopped or wet, Double or Imperial, a little of some or all those together, Avery celebrates the India Pale Ale in all of its iterations and strengths!
Proceeds from Boulder IPA Fest will go to Foothills Flood Relief Fund, providing relief and recovery for the families and individuals affected by the severe flooding across Boulder and Broomfield counties.
Hops for Hope
Budweiser Events Center, Loveland | 5-9 p.m.
The second Hops for Hope event featuring unlimited sampling of beer and liquor, including a mix of local and national breweries large and small.
Sunday, November 10
Bacon and Beer Festival
EXDO Event Center, Denver | 2:30-5 p.m.
Denver restaurants will be offering their fabulous bacon-based dishes for you to sample, along with beers from amazing breweries in case you get thirsty. If you need more of a reason to attend, proceeds from #DBBF13 will benefit Metro CareRing and Project Angel Heart. Your ticket gets you in to Bacon and Beer Fest where you’ll be able to sample the dishes and the beer. There will be other people there with the same intention, so remember to share.
- November 14 – Chef ‘N Brew (More Info)
- November 17 – Thanksgiving Rendezvous (More Info)
- December 14 – Denver [only] Beer Festivus (More info)
- January 9 – Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywine Festival (Tickets)
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