Weekend off the Wagon: Jan. 23rd – 25th

(Image credit: Falling Rock Taphouse)

(Image credit: Falling Rock Taphouse)

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Friday, January 23

Winter Brew Fest

Mile High Station, 2027 W. Lower Colfax Ave.

The Winter Brew Fest, going both today and Saturday, will celebrate craft beverages from around Colorado and beyond and features; live local music, food and other vendors. This event benefits Swallow Hill Music Association and lasts from 7-10 p.m. each day. You can get your tickets up until 4 p.m. today!

‘Arse Over Elbows’ Release at Alpine Dog

Alpine Dog Brewing Company, 1505 Ogden St.

One of the newest additions to the Capitol Hill brewery scene, Alpine Dog Brewing, will be releasing its ‘Arse Over Elbows’ ESB today. 5280 Sliders will also be on sight to provide the grub while you imbibe. The brewery is open from 3 p.m. to midnight, so don’t miss out!

Double IPA, Ilium, Tapping @ Our Mutual Friend

Our Mutual Friend Tenth Acre & Brewery, 2810 Larimer St.

OMF‘s first ever double IPA, Ilium, taps this Friday at 2 p.m.! It’s ridiculously hopped with CTZ, Nugget, & Willamette, then dry hopped (1lb per barrel) with Cascade & Centennial. This is sure to please even the hoppiest of hoping hop heads.

Saturday, January 24

Brewed Coffee & Beer Workshop

Epic Brewing Company, 3001 Walnut St.

Join the folks from Epic Brewing starting at 10 a.m. as they explore the confluence of where beer and coffee meet. Local coffee roasters and local brewers will be on hand to discuss what they’re doing individually and lead in what promises to be an eye opening and smile inducing tasting experience. This will be a workshop style event with time to blend your own coffee/beer combinations. Ticket cost includes coffee, beer and light snacks. Breakfast will NOT be served, so they recommend eating before the event starts.

Denver Art Museum’s CultureHaus for Art of Brilliance

Denver Art Museum – Hamilton Building, 100 W. 114th Ave.

Join DAM’s young philanthropist group, CultureHaus, for Art of Brilliance, a fabulous UnGala presented by Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company with an exclusive showing of the museum’s Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century exhibition. At Art of Brilliance, you’ll view stunning Cartier jewelry, timepieces, and precious objects, like Elizabeth Taylor’s necklace, pictured above. Sip on Veuve Clicquot champagne and cocktails as you delight in dessert, live jazz, burlesque beauties, and a silent auction.

Latin Saturday Nights (Recurring) 

Tamayo, 1400 Larimer St.

Ladies drink free at Tamayo on Larimer Square on Latin Saturday Nights from 10-11 p.m. Night owls can enjoy the sweeping views of the Rocky Mountains while listening to Latin beats.

2015 Vintage Beer Sale

Falling Rock Tap House, 1919 Blake St.

From noon to 5 p.m., the glorious LoDo/Ballpark taphouse will be cleaning house and you get to benefit from it! Join Falling Rock on Saturday to see what vintage bottles they’re selling (there will most likely be 2-3 bottles of each, so things will go fast). As a reminder, these bottles are for drinking on site, not to take home for your cellar collection. So grab a some tasty food and settle in; it’s going to be an awesome ride.

Break Your Resolutions Party

Chain Reaction Brewing Company, 902 S. Lipan St.

Swing in for a New Year’s ‘Break Your’ Resolution Party on Saturday from 2 p.m. to close at Chain Reaction. They are dedicating this day to nothing but good times, good people, good food and great beer! They will be tapping their latest barrel aged beer “Chardonnay Barrel Aged Pink Peppercorn Saison” along with a few other new, tasty beers. They will also have Rocky Mountain Slices down slinging pizza for the event! This is one that you don’t want to miss out on so mark your calendar with a map to Chain Reaction Brewing!

Tropical Citrus Lager & CANiversary at North Dock

Dry Dock Brewing [North], 2801 Tower Rd., Aurora

Beer Can Appreciation Day just so happens to fall on the first day that Dry Dock started canning its beer. Join Dry Dock at Canoe Room at North Dock for the two-year anniversary of Dry Dock’s canned offerings—raffle prizes, food, and live music included. Every Saturday, Canoe Room at North Dock taps a specialty firkin at noon. Head on over for a fresh twist on the lager during Dry Dock’s CANniversary party to celebrate two years of the brewery’s canned offerings!

Sunday, January 25

Burn’s Night

Argyll Whiskey Beer, 1035 E. 17th Ave.

From 5-9 p.m., join Argyll for an annual Scottish celebration! Burn’s Night commemorates the life of the bard Robert Burns on his birthday with traditional foods, drinks, dancing, drinks, toasts, drinks, addresses, and general merriment. And drinks. Argyll Chef John Broening is planning a special dinner menu, complete with an elevated, ahem, edible variation of the traditional Scottish haggis, Cullen Skink, an oat salad, and a cocktail dubbed the Bobby Burns, all prepared for diners interested in a culinary and cultural celebration of Scotland. The evening will include readings, poetry, dancing and a Celtic band providing entertainment for the evening. And there will be beer.

Sunday Night Picture Show

Black Shirt Brewing, 3719 Walnut St.

The seventh installment of BSB’s SNPS presents: Blazing Saddles at 5 p.m. in the taproom! Watch a classic and kick back with a tasty red ale!

Future Events

  • January 26 – Holiday Hangover 2015 (Tickets)
  • January 28  – Whiskey vs. Beer (Tickets)
  • January 30   One-Year Birthday Party Extravaganza @ Former Future (Info)
  • February 8 – New Belgium’s Lost in the Woods (Tickets)
  • February 14 – First Annual BEERD Event @ Lucky Pie LoDo (Info Coming Soon)
  • February 15  – Indicard Ski Bus Series: Keystone Bound (Tickets)
  • February 19  – The McNichols Project (Tickets)
  • February 20  March 1 – Visit Denver’s Denver Restaurant Week (Menus & Info)
  • March 21 – Collaboration Fest 2015 (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.

  • Dave

    I think you’re missing the Bacon and Bourbon Fest (though its sold out it should still be listed)