Weekend off the Wagon: May 21st – 24th

craft beer in a tulip glass in front of  an open tap room

(Photo credit: 4 Noses Brewing)

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Thursday, May 21

Beryls’s and Blues: Presented by Rex Peoples & X Factr

Beryl’s Beer Co., 3120-C Blake St.

Join the team at Beryl’s as they launch the first of many #BerylsandBlues Open Mic Nights presented by Rex People’s & X Factr! Every other Thursday, Rex will be featuring some premiere blues artists out of Colorado from 7-9:30 p.m. What’s more perfect than sipping on your favorite Beryl’s brew while enjoying some blues? (Answer: Not much.)

All-Night Happy Hour with Elliot Lang @ Lower48

Lower48 Kitchen, 2020 Lawrence Ct., Suite A

The folks at Lower48 Kitchen are offering an all-night happy hour tonight in their bar to welcome artist Elliot Lang and his art show to the venue. Be there starting at 5 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. to enjoy the scenery and amazing drink list!

Brewers Breakroom Grand Opening 

Fort Collins Brewery, 1020 E. Lincoln Ave.

The awesome people over at Fort Collins Brewery are celebrating the grand opening of their Brewers Breakroom tonight starting around 4 p.m.! The Brewers Breakroom is meant to be a welcoming and educational space where your inner beer nerd can gather and enjoy specialty brews from FCB and other breweries within the craft beer community. There will be a free raffle for FCB gear and beer, beer pong on the heated patio starting at 6 p.m. and plenty of deconstructive brews!

Denver Comic Con: Meet the Brewer of Hulk’s Mash

World of Beer LoDo, 1555 Blake St. Unit 102

At 6 p.m., get the chance to meet the Breckenridge brewer who made this year’s official Denver Comic Con beer “Hulk’s Mash” at the downtown World of Beer location. You can also win a three-day pass to Denver Comic Con if you play your cards right (or just enter the raffle).

Friday, May 22

One Year Anniversary Party Weekend @ 4 Noses

4 Noses Brewing Company, 8855 W. 116 Cir., Broomfield

Your favorite Broomfield brewery 4 Noses is turning the big O-N-E this weekend and the crew there sure seems to know how to party right! Friday through Monday, expect new beer releases each day along with plenty of yard games. On Friday between 2-11 p.m., there will be some hardy comfort food available along with live music by Randy Maez at 6 p.m. Catch a lobster boil by East Coast Joe’s and music by Roger & Pat on Saturday, a pig roast by Taste of Texas BBQ and music by Dan & Yoshi on Sunday, and the Colorado Pig Rig on Monday for Memorial Day! Which day will you be attending, eh?

Third Annual EPIC Crawfish Boil @ The Lobby

The Lobby, 2191 Arapahoe St.

Adult Daycare returns for it’s third summer, and an EPIC Crawfish Boil will be the kick off event of the season! Join The Lobby and Epic Brewing Company at 6 p.m. on Friday for a night of beer, food and fun! When you arrive you’ll be given your own bandana “bib” to decorate, be invited to participate in a Drunken Coloring Contest (with the entrants being proudly displayed in the restaurant after the event), and share some awesome boil of crawfish, clams, shrimp and all of the fixin’s with all of your new friends. Tickets are $40 and are still available here, but get yours quick!

Bristol Tap Takeover @ The Corner Office

The Corner Office Restaurant & Martini Bar, 1401 Curtis St.

As many of you know, Comic Con is coming to Denver Friday and Saturday (ZOMG). To celebrate this awesome weekend, Bristol Brewing Co. is hosting a tap takeover at The Corner Office daily from 3-6 p.m. Featured beers include Beehive Honey Wheat, Laughing Lab Scottish Ale and Yellow Kite Summer Pils. Sip on some subs while playing a game of cornhole on the patio. You can also enjoy a “Hops Out of Bed Breakfast” special from 6 a.m. until noon each of those days. For just $10, you can get banana walnut pancakes paired with Beehive Honey Wheat or biscuits and gravy paired with Laughing Lab Scottish Ale.

Firkin Friday – Watermelon Helles @ South Dock

Dry Dock Brewing – South Dock, 15120 E. Hampden Ave., Aurora

Every Friday, South Dock taps a specialty firkin at 3 p.m. This one will get you ready for summer. For this week’s Firkin Friday, Watermelon Helles will be tapped at Dry Dock Brewing’s South Dock. Firkin hammer swings at 3 p.m/!

Saturday, May 23

Colorado Craft Brew Fest
Lowry Beer Garden, 7577 E. Academy Blvd.

From 11-2 p.m. at Lowry Beer Garden, sample rare craft beers from six Colorado Breweries, some of which are only available in the tasting rooms at the breweries or at this event. Tickets are $20 and include a tasting mug and unlimited samples of the various brews being showcased by Epic, Odell, Avery, Mockery, City Star, and Denver Beer Co. Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the event. The Beer Garden will be open for regular business for those not wishing to participate in the tasting.

Patio Peach Fest

Two22 Brew, 4550 S. Reservoir Rd., Centennial

The folks at Two22 Brew are debuting their summer release of Patio Peach from 4-8 p.m.! There will also be a new apparel debut, an announcement of Two22’s Charity of the Month for June and Biker Jim’s Gourmet Dogs slanging dogs. We can at least pretend Colorado is normally a sunny state.

Firkin Saturday @ Canoe Room

Dry Dock Brewing – North Dock, 2801 Tower Rd., Aurora

Don’t miss this fruit-infused Firkin Saturday featuring Cherry Lime Lager. Head to Dry Dock’s North Dock to try this Cherry Limeade-esque firkin starting at noon!

Two Years of Toad Cheers @ Mountain Toad

Mountain Toad Brewing, 900 Washington Avenue, Golden

Party with Mountain Toad Brewing as they celebrate their second anniversary with live music, tasty beers, and more! They’ll be pouring 12 different beers that day starting at noon!

Sunday, May 24

Brewhouse Yoga with Denelle Numis

Alpine Dog Brewing Company, 1505 Ogden St.

The folks over at Alpine Dog Brewing will be starting their first brewery yoga class from 11 a.m. to noon. The hour long class is $15 and includes one craft brew at the end. Participants also receive a $1 off any other pours they order!

RiNo Neighborhood Party

RiNo Beach Club, 1399 35th St.

The RiNo Beach Club is back and they’re you to help celebrate with the RiNo neighborhood! Join them for the RiNo Neighborhood party on Sunday starting at noon. There’s no cover, just good drinks and good music! There will be sounds provided by DJ Yo Huckleberry. There will be $10 bottomless mimosas from noon to 2 p.m. and a $10 bloody Mary bar, too!

bRUNch @ Charcoal Restaurant 

Charcoal Restaurant, 43 W. 9th Ave.

Wine and Swedish pancakes are O.K. with the folks at bRUNch Running this Sunday. Charcoal is located right along the Cherry Creek Trail which makes it perfect for a nice run! As usual, check-in starts at 9:15 a.m. and runners leave at 9:30 a.m.

Memorial Day BBQ @ The Centennial Tavern

The Centennial Tavern, 400 E. 20th Ave.

Join the folks over at The Centennial Tavern for their annual Memorial Day BBQ on Sunday from 4-9 p.m.! There will be Oskar Blues beer specials, beer can chicken and tunes from one of Denver’s favorite dance bands, Waitin’ on Ray. Get down here, you party people!

Future Events

  • May 28 – Yelp’s A Party Animal (RSVP Here!)
  • May 28 – Commuter Community Hour with Bike Denver (Info)
  • May 28 – Freshcraft Presents: Bruery Terreux! Tap Takeover (Info)
  • May 30 – Arvada Distillery Grand Opening (Info)
  • June 6 – Applejack BrewDown (Tickets)
  • June 6 – Colorado Craft Roundup (Tickets)
  • June 6 – Sanitas Fest ’15 (Tickets)
  • June 6 – The Brew Hut’s 20th Anniversary Party (Info)
  • June 7 – Wings & Whiskey 2015 (Info)
  • June 11 – Denver Botanic Gardens’ 2015 Unwind (Info)
  • June 13 – Great Divide 21st Anniversary Party (Tickets)
  • June 20 – TRVE Brewing Third Anniversary Bacchanal (Tickets)
  • June 26-28 – Colorado Brewers’ Festival (Tickets)
  • June 27 – Brews & Bites (Tickets)
  • June 16 – Beats on the Creek @ Coohills Returns (Info)
  • July 23 & 30 – Cycle-In Cinema on Platte (Info)
  • August 1 –  2015 Denver Beer Olympics (Info)

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.