Weekend off the Wagon – It’s an English & German beer kind of weekend

(Image credit: Hogshead Brewery)

(Image credit: Hogshead Brewery)

Hogshead Brewery turns two this weekend and other fun goings-on! Check them out!


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Friday, July 11

Hogshead 2nd Anniversary Week
Hogshead Brewery, 4460 W. 29th Ave.

This snazzy Slo-Hi brewery is celebrating their second anniversary all weekend long! Here’s what you can expect to see this weekend from them:

  • Oak-aged Double Chin Wag ESB
  • Beer from the Wood release
  • Multiple dry-hop varieties of their pale ale
  • Super Sesh session release
  • John Shaft Porter with cocoa nibs
  • Divine Right Russian Imperial Stout
  • Old Burton Extra Old Ale
  • 2-year vertical of Window Licker Barleywine
  • Multiple dry-hop varieties of Lake Lightening
  • East India Porter
  • Return of Downtown Julie Brown on cask…
… and other specialty brews from the Hogshead crew! Big Country BBQ will be there serving up grub all weekend, too!


18th Annual Biergarten Festival
17832 Highway 8, Morrison

Who says Oktoberfest is only for October/September? Check out our earlier preview of this festival of German beer and lederhosen and let your German-American heritage shine through!

New Belgium Clips Beer and Film Tour
1710 29th St., Boulder

In its fifth fabulous year, Clips Beer and Film Tour is a beer-toting, film-traveling, non-profit-benefiting show that’s coming to 21 cities coast-to-coast, including Boulder. They took their love for beer and film fans and put them together in this one-of-a-New-Belgium-kind event. You’ll get to try their most esoteric beer offerings–up to 18 varieties on tap–and pair them with inspiring short films created by fans. And good news–100 percent of the proceeds from beer sales benefit Community Cycles!

Saturday, July 12

Breckenridge 24th Anniversary Hootenanny 
471 Kalamath St., Denver

Come help celebrate Breckenridge’s 24th Anniversary Hootenanny! Breckenridge Brewery will be closing down Kalamath Street in front of the brewery and throwing a big street party to celebrate their Big Two-Four. There will be two stages of music (6 bands), a pig roast, and lots of beer! And what’s great is that the event is all-inclusive! The party starts at 11 a.m. Tickets are $30 for drinkers or $15 for DD’s.

18th Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous
Riverside Park, 146-198 E Sackett St., Salida

Join the Colorado Brewers Guild for the 18th Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous in Salida, CO. They will have 75 Colorado brewers pouring over 200 different beers to quench your thirst and plenty of good food available to satisfy your hunger. This is an outdoor event, but the CBG encourages you to leave your four-legged friends at home for this one. And as always, the Colorado Brewers Rendezvous will raise funds for the Salida Chamber and the CBG.

Living the Dream Brewing Opens 
12305 Dumont Way Unit A, Littleton

At 2 p.m., Living the Dream Brewing will be open with five of their brews on tap. After Saturday, the new Littleton brewery will be open Thursday-Sundays at 1 p.m. until 8 or 10 p.m.

Comedy Night at Denver Beer Co
Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte St.

Come join DBC for Comedy Night at the Barrel Room. Partake in a fun night of comedy, beer, drinking games, laughs and more beer! One $18 ticket includes comedy plus a beer. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the fun will begin soon after.

Sunday, July 13

bRUNch at Punch Bowl Social
Punch Bowl Social, 65 BroadwayLet’s get social! Join bRUNch Running at Punch Bowl Social! Check-in starts at 9:15 a.m. Run will leave at 9:30. Check out the routes:
Rockies First Annual Movie Night Coors Field, 2001 Blake St.Love baseball in the summer? Love movies? Then you’re in luck, because Movie Night is now something you can look forward to post-game this Sunday. The Sandlot will be played following the final out of the Colorado Rockies versus Minnesota Twins game, so hold on to that big bucket of popcorn and enjoy the show!

Future Events

  • July 17 – The Big Eat Denver (Tickets)
  • July 19 – Feisty Spirits Anniversary Party (Info)
  • August 2 – SeshFest (Tickets)
  • August 3 – Avery’s 21st Anniversary Party (Tickets on Sale NOW)
  • August 23 – Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival (Tickets)
  • September 28 – The bRUNch Run 5k (Tickets)

Did we miss something? Want your event on next week’s Weekend off the Wagon? Email us.


About Jasmin Hudacsek

Editor for Denver off the Wagon and avid black coffee drinker.