Weekend off the Wagon: Dec. 12th – 14th

Denver [only] Festivus - Imbibe and Denver off the Wagon

Denver [only] Festivus – Imbibe and Denver off the Wagon

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Friday, December 12

Ugly Sweaters & Barrel Aged Beer Party

Parry’s Pizzeria & Bar, 9567 S. University Blvd.

Parry’s Pizza in Highlands Ranch will be throwing it’s second annual holiday beer party for those that seek out the big and/or barrel aged variety of brews. In order to gain access to these fine beers, you don’t need a ticket, but you do need to be wearing your ugliest sweater. No ugly sweater, no barrel aged beer. No excuses. Expect bad boys like Goose Island Bourbon County Stout, Goose Island Bourbon County Coffee Stout, Port Barrel Aged Santa’s Little Helper, Barrel Thief Oak Aged DIPA from Odell, Tweak 2013 from Avery, Holidale Ale from Breckenridge, Supplication from Russian River, Double Bastard from Stone and much, much more!

12 Beers of Christmas

Lucky Pie Pizza LoDo, 1610 16th St.

Lucky Pie Denver is getting into the spirit of Christmas by tapping a new holiday beer every day since yesterday to bring you some much needed cheer. Here’s their amazing lineup: Dec. 11th – Winter Warlock by Bristol Brewing, Dec. 12th – Radiator by Renegade Brewing, Dec. 13th – Old jubilation by Avery Brewing, Dec. 14th – Nutcracker by Boulevard Brewing, Dec. 15th – Isolation by Odell Brewing, Dec. 16h – Pursuit of Hoppyness by Grand Teton Brewing, Dec. 17th – Anchor Brewing Company’s Christmas Ale, Dec. 18th – 7 Swans-A-Swimming by The Bruery, Dec. 19th – Upslope Brewing Company’s Christmas Ale, Dec. 20th – Mocha Merlin by Firestone Walker, Dec. 21st – Adoration by Brewery Ommegang and Dec. 22nd – Double Vanilla Porter by Dry Dock Brewing.

Station 26 First Birthday Bash

Station 26 Brewing, 7045 East 38th Ave.

The fine folks over at Station 26 are celebrating it’s one year anniversary and you’re all invited! They brewed their First Birthday Beer, a Colorado cottonwood smoked imperial porter, just for the occasion! The special brew will be tapped at 1 p.m. and there will be eats provided by Kiwi Eats all day! The Good Kind will be providing the tunes!

OMF Turns Two! (Let’s Party)

Our Mutual Friend Brewery, 2810 Larimer St.

Another birthday in the mix of Friday is Our Mutual Friend’s! If you RSVP to attend, you’ll be entered to win free beer for a year! OMF will have some of their normal staples and then some on tap, and there will be food from Texorado BBQ. Get get ya self some starting at 2 p.m.!

Foxfeather Live @ Infinite Monkey Theorem

Infinite Monkey Theorem, 3200 Larimer St.

Starting at 8 p.m. tonight, Infinite Monkey Theorem will be hosting Boulder’s Foxfeather Music, a New Folk group. There will also be Roaming Bull Brasserie, marion Street Tattoo & Gallery for some killer live tattoos and art by Kyle Duce! Enjoy some culture and possibly a new tattoo!

Saturday, December 13

Denver [only] Beer Festivus

McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave. (Civic Center Park)

Ever wish you were able to just check out all of the Denver breweries in one glorious day? Well, good news for you, you can at the Denver [only] Beer Festivus! We live in a great place for craft beer, so now let’s celebrate. Starting at 3p.m. at the McNichols Building, enjoy tastes from these following Denver breweries:

  • Alpine Dog Brewing
  • Baere Brewing
  • Beryl’s
  • Black Sky
  • Breckenridge
  • Broken Spine
  • Caution
  • Cerebral
  • Chain Reaction
  • Colorado Cider
  • Comrade Brewing
  • Copper Kettle
  • Crooked Stave
  • De Steeg
  • Declaration
  • Denver Beer Co.
  • Denver Chophouse & Brewery
  • Diebolt
  • Epic
  • Factotum
  • FermÆntra
  • Fiction
  • Former Future
  • Goldspot
  • Grandma’s House
  • Great Divide
  • Hogshead
  • Jagged Mountain
  • Lowdown
  • Lost Highway
  • Mockery
  • Oasis
  • Our Mutual Friend
  • Platt Park
  • Prost
  • Renegade
  • River North
  • Rock Bottom
  • Station 26
  • Stem Ciders
  • Strange
  • TRVE
  • Vine Street Pub
  • Wit’s End
  • Wynkoop
  • Zephyr

Sunday, December 14

Tapping of Angel’s Brew @ Former Future

Former Future Brewing, 1290 S. Broadway

Barley’s Angels, a craft beer club for Colorado women, collaborated with four different professional brewers over the past few weeks to create some beers that will be served in brewery taprooms over the holidays. The third release party is today at 2 p.m. at Former Future Brewing in Denver, which will pour a Belgian Christmas ale with pink peppercorns, grains of paradise, nutmeg and spruce tips. There will also be tasty empanadas from Maria Empanda.

11 Pipers Piping Firkin Tapping

Copper Kettle Brewing Co., 1338 S. Valentia St.

CKB will be tapping an Imperial brown ale with a sweet finish, but if you happen to own a kilt and can bravely pull off wearing it to the brewery on Sunday, you’ll be rewarded with a free pint! Pictures or it didn’t happen.

Future Events

  • CANCELED – Fort Collins [only] Festivus (info)
  • December 20 – Holiday Beers and Cheers at Hops & Pie (Info)
  • January 8-10  15th Annual Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival (Tickets)
  • February 14 – First Annual BEERD Event @ Lucky Pie LoDo (Info Coming Soon)

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.