Thursday, September 3
7-10 p.m., $25
The Imbibe and Passport Program teams are taking over the McNichols Building tonight from 7-10 p.m. for the 2015 Passport Closing Party. It’s your chance to try the drinks you missed, reacquaint yourself with your favorites of the summer and share one last cheers with friends and fellow Passporters. P.S. Even those of you who might have missed your chance to snag a Passport this year can attend!
5 p.m., Free to Attend
The Brew on Broadway will be tapping their Brookridge Dairy Fudgessicle Stout served on nitro tonight at 5 p.m. Consider this your end-of-summer chocolate delight for the evening.
6 p.m., Free to Attend
The wall of summer has been broken and pumpkin beers are pouring in, people! Kick off September with an Ichabod Pumpkin Ale from New Holland thanks to your friends at Jakes Brew Bar starting at 6 p.m. If you’re not quite ready (or pumpkin beers aren’t your thing), they’re also tapping Incorrigible Reserve from New Holland, a white sour with a very limited offering here in Colorado. Expect some other rarities from New Holland this evening, too.
6-10 p.m., Free to Attend
The team at the newest barber shop and specialty clothing store in Denver is celebrating their grand opening with food, booze and an opportunity to win fancy prizes. The Spruce team specializes in teaching you how to look your best without judgement (and with a nice Colorado flair).
7 p.m., $57.92
Join the folks at Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen for a series of intimate craft beer dinners leading up to the Great American Beer Festival. This dinner will be featuring suds from some of their favorite craft breweries paired with creative food from Euclid’s Chef Jake Grant. Diebolt Brewing is the second dinner in a series of four occuring every Thursday starting the last week of August. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. and the ticket price of $55.00 includes tax and gratuity.
Friday, September 4
4-7 p.m., Under $10
This week’s Brewed Food might capture your interest at the “Fraimboise Sriracha”, because it sure did for us! Join the Brewed Food team once again, this time at Epic Brewing Company for Tender Belly Gogi Wanja meatballs and Epic beer. A lot of thought goes into these pairings, so if you’re really into experimenting with beer and food, we wouldn’t miss these events!
6:30-8:30 p.m., Free to Attend
Join the Ska Brewing and Murdock’s folks Friday night starting at 6:30 p.m. and enjoy some tasty Ska brews. If you buy a pint, you get to keep the Ska glass, too. You’ll also be entered to win some serious Ska merch’ if you hang out for a bit!
11 a.m. – 10 p.m, Free to Attend
Help Wibby Brewing celebrate their grand opening over Labor Day weekend! There will be plenty of fun to be had at Wibby Brewing with some special events throughout the weekend starting on Friday, September 4th.
12 p.m., Free to Attend
The folks over at CKBC are definitely ready for a nice, warm fall! And more pumpkin beer seems the way to go about it! They are kicking off September with their 2014 rum barrel-aged Imperial Pumpkin Porter returning to the tasting room. This English-style porter was dressed up with pumpkin pie spices and then aged in Jamaican rum barrels for months. Get it Friday starting at noon.
3 p.m., Free to Attend
Dry Dock Brewing took their traditional German-style wheat beer and added a handful of basil leaves and a ton of strawberries to pair the bold banana aroma with sweet fruit and herbs.
5:30 p.m., Free to Attend
Fiction Beer Co is excited to release their collaboration brew with the Denver Public Library and Kevin Hearne (author of the Iron Druid Chronicles series). Show your library card and get $1 off. Enjoy this caraway pear cream ale while also getting signed up for a Denver Public Library card.
Saturday, September 5
3-8 p.m., $20-35
Ready for a boot-stomping, beer tasting, food-munching good time? Mosey on over to the CO Craft Beer Roundup in Crist Park (105 5th St.) on Saturday from 3-8 p.m. Over 20 Colorado breweries will be slingin suds to quench your thirst, as food vendors quell your hunger and live music and games entertain you! Featuring life-sized beer pong, corn hole, and even a mechanical bull for the brave at heart, this fundraiser for the Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce is sure to have something for every cowboy and cowgirl!
11 a.m., $55 optional
This Saturday will be World of Beer LoDo’s first annual sour tap takeover. They’ll have over 20 taps from Russian River Brewing, Odell Brewing Co., New Belgium Brewing, Jolly Pumpkin Cafe & Brewery and more! You can either buy pours individually or drink small pours of whatever you want for $55.
1-4 p.m., $25
Take in the gorgeous views and sip delicious brews in Littleton, Colo. at Hudson Gardens! Celebrate the end of summer with blooming flowers and the bright blue sky while enjoying a huge variety of Colorado beers at the Brews and Views Beer Festival on Saturday. Your ticket gets you samples of 30+ local beers, live music from The Robby Wicks Band and access to Hudson Gardens. You’ll also be able to buy snacks from local food trucks, play yard games and have a chance to win prizes from the Aspen Grove Shopping Center.
5 p.m., $25-80
The folks at Copper Kettle Brewing Co. are very excited for their first annual Crawfish Boil with Taste of Texas BBQ! Taste of Texas BBQ drove down to Louisiana and picked up some delicious mud-bugs, straight from the Mississippi River. They will be preparing crawfish, shrimp, corn, sausage, and potatoes–the Creole way! You will also have the opportunity to purchase and enjoy mouth watering Texas style BBQ. Pre-purchase tickets here: https://www.universe.com/events/taste-of-texas-crawfish-and-bbq-copper-kettle-tickets-denver-M4DRGY.
8 a.m.-8 p.m..; $6-8 8 oz. pours, $16-28 bottles
If you would like in on some amazing bottles from Casey Brewing and Blending this month, we recommend getting to the brewery around 8 a.m. to make sure you get one of the 160 tickets to ensure you get the bottles you’d like. Find out more about the parking ‘deets and more here.
12 p.m., Free to Attend
Dry Dock took their German-style wheat beer, added some Himalayan salt, and then soured it to give everyone’s favorite Hefeweizen a bit of a bite. You won’t want to miss this Gose-Hefe-Hybrid ale!
Sunday, September 6
7 p.m., $35
Illegale Pete’s has been helping cure your hangover for 20 years now. Do them a solid and have a good time with them listening to Lucero, Built to Spill and the amazing Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats at Red Rocks this Sunday. We say $35 is a pretty awesome price for this kind of shindig. Go buy your tickets now!
- September 10 – McNichols Project 2: Night of ROCK (Tickets)
- September 11 – James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner (Tickets)
- September 11 – Brewed Food: TRVE Brewing Co. (Info)
- September 12 – Two Penguins Tap & Grill Two Year Anniversary (Info)
- September 12 – Gravity Brewing Three Year Anniversary Celebration (Info)
- September 12 – 2015 Tour de Fat Denver (Tickets)
- September 12 & 13 – Denver Flea No. 6 (RSVP Now)
- September 16 – Imbibe’s Night Off (Tickets)
- September 18 – Loveland Oktoberfest (Info)
- September 18 – Brewed Food: New Belgium Brewing (Info)
- September 19 – Oktoberfest @ Locavore Beer Works (Info)
- September 22 – Split Ep Beer Dinner w/ TRVE and Ratio (Tickets)
- September 23 – What the Funk!? Invitational (Tickets)
- September 23 – Offensively Delicious: A Craft Beer Comedy Show (Tickets)
- September 25 – Denver Rare Beer Tasting VII (Tickets)
- September 24-26 – Great American Beer Festival (Info)
- October 4 – RMCA Cider Tasting @ Cider Days (Lakewood) (Info)
- October 10 – Metal for Mutts @ Black Sky (Info)
- October 11 – The bRUNch Run (Info)
- December 8 – Bull & Bush Christmas Beer Tasting (Info)
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