Monday Morning Blues — Delta Moon — Clear Blue Flame

Let’s start the week off right. With some blues.

What to Bring to Thanksgiving: Turkey Day with the Wagon

By: PJ Hoberman, Jess Hunter, Kevin Burke, and Jennifer Fowler Thanksgiving.  Just reading the word sparks thoughts, memories, smells, tastes, panic attacks… Picking what to drink is a difficult task.  Between the turkey, cranberry, stuffing, volcano of mashed potatoes and gravy, green been casserole, pumpkin pie, bread rolls, and your toothpick, it’s hard to pick […]

My date with Odell Brewing: These Cats Know How to Kick It

It’s a rare honor to be invited to a private beer dinner with the folks at Odell Brewing. But sure enough, my Friday plans included just that. A good friend from home has temporarily stopped her American travels as an adventure guide and was heading over the front range for some quality catch-up time after […]

Steuben’s launches Back to the Toy Drive to benefit underprivileged kids

“Roads … where we’re going, we don’t need roads.” Widely known as the best party in Denver, Steuben’s is hosting its Annual Holiday Toy Drive.  This time, it’s Back to the Future themed.  Mark your calendars for Monday, December 5th from 9pm – 1am and make sure you grab toys.  Each toy you bring garners […]

Monday Morning Blues — Rory Block — Ain’t No Grave Can Hold My Body Down

Let’s start the week off right. With some blues. Leave your Monday Morning Blues suggestions in the comments. Have a good week!

Bring on Movember: Moustache, Mustache, and ‘Stache Galore!

Everyone loves The ‘Stache.  Particularly in Movember. We love it so much that today is Have Sex With A Guy With A Mustache Day (plan accordingly for lunch/dinner/dessert/late night munchies, folks). The moustache/mustache (both spellings are correct) signals the coming of Man, the growth of testosterone, the “manly” rugged man factor or for some, the I-didn’t-want-to-shave-then-it-grew-to-this. Per the World […]

Downslope Distilling to release its Single Malt Whiskey

The folks at Downslope Distilling are up to something fun.  They’re releasing their Special Limited Release Single Malt Whiskey on November 25.  See the below press release for details: Limited release of Downslope  Distilling Special Limited Release Single Malt Whiskey on 11/25 Only 200 bottle of a single cask malt whiskey will be released for […]

Monday Morning Blues — Jonny Lang & The Big Bang — Nice and Warm

Let’s start the week off right. With some blues. Leave your Monday Morning Blues suggestions in the comments. Have a good week!

Calling all Eligible Beer Bachelors

Most likely, you’ve heard my dating rants on place to find and places to hide from men in Denver.  You may have also heard of this very Eligible Beer Bachelor list last year in the Westword and 5280, when Ashley Routson (The Beer Wench) and myself were working diligently to scout the many eligible beer bachelors in […]

Boulder Distillery Fall Harvest Celebration Announced

Rob’s Mtn Gin is up to some deviously great things; it must have something to do with their gin.  They just launched the Boulder County Gin Project to benefit the Growing Gardens in August. Now, the public is invited to be a part of this great experience at their Fall Harvest Celebration.  Join Rob Masters […]

Monday Morning Blues — Buddy Guy feat Tracy Chapman — Ain’t No Sunshine

Let’s start the week off right. With some blues. Leave your Monday Morning Blues suggestions in the comments. Have a good week!

Peach Street Bourbon to be Released Statewide

This certainly gives us reason to rejoice. The delicious nectar of the gods (whiskey), in the Peach Street Distillers‘ Colorado Straight Bourbon fashion is now released statewide via Southern Wine and Spirits.  Here’s the press release for more details: Colorado’s First Bourbon Sees Statewide Release When Peach Street Distillers released Colorado’s first bourbon in 2008, […]

Monday Morning Blues — Tab Benoit — I Put A Spell On You

Let’s start the week off right. With some Halloween blues. Leave your Monday Morning Blues suggestions in the comments. Have a good week!

Announcing International Stout Day

Chances are you were guzzling down the hop juice on August 4th with IPA Day (#IPAday). Now you have a second chance to take some more gulps and celebrate all that is beer. On November 3rd, the social networks are pushing out the first International Stout Day.  Bars and breweries alike are counting down the days […]

Weekend off the Wagon: October 28 – October 30

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Winter is coming. And hey, it’s nice out again. Bring a warm coat and some sun screen, it’s Denver. For an extensive Halloween list, check here. Here’s a few ideas for your weekend: Track 1: Friday: Head over to the new Arvada Brewing Company, and finish […]

The 7th Annual Denver International Wine Festival welcomes foodies, wineries, and winos alike

In its 7th year, the Denver International Wine Festival has expanded to the point of moving into The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum.  If 44,000 square feet of room didn’t show what this impressive program has to offer, perhaps the list of events, wineries/distributors, and participating restaurants (Terroir, Panzano, Root Down, Oceanaire, […]

Distillers Sitdown Series: Kristian Naslund of Dancing Pines Distillery

This week, Denver off the Wagon sits down with Kristian Naslund to talk about Dancing Pines Distillery.  From Polka music, to talk about starting in Loveland, CO, his “house” liquor, and his rocking liqueurs, we go into it all.   Biographical information: Full Name Kristian Naslund Current Location: Loveland, CO Name of Distillery: Dancing Pines […]

Crooked Stave’s Surette release today at 6pm

Are you lining up yet for Crooked Stave’s Surette?  Here’s the press release from Beernews.org: This Wednesday, October 26th at 6 PM we’ll be having a taping and bottle release party for Surette our fourth bottled release. The taping and bottle release party will once again be held at Funkwerks taproom in Fort Collins, CO. […]

It’s a Celebration, Bitches! Rackhouse turns 2 and Parties Like a Pro

Chris Rippe and the folks at Rackhouse Pub sure know how to throw a birthday party.  It’s an Avery Tap Takeover, and if you’ve ever seen Rackhouse’s gorgeous array of taps, you know they’ve got the stones.  Here’s more information for this screamingly awesome event: In the words of Dave Chappelle, ” It’s a Celebration […]

Join the Club… Club Wino, that is!

What better to get your wino on than to join a group of fellow grape lovers with Club Wino? We absolutely agree with 5280’s Amanda Faison: this is a screaming deal for foodies and wine folks. Whether you’ve tasted yourself through Chateauneuf-du-Pape or are just stepping up from box wine, this is a great opportunity to expand […]