About Jossie Auerbach

Jossie is mostly behind-the-scenes at the Wagon--editing articles, advertising, and the like. And by day she does Marketing & Communications for Denver start-up, Forkly. Follow Jossie for mostly food-related posts on @JSWAuer & @Forkly. If you're interested in advertising on our site, email jossie@denveroffthewagon.com.

Free Beer Friday – Courtesy of Illegal Pete’s

Guess what beer is pictured below, send your answer and your mailing address to contest@denveroffthewagon.com, and the first 10 people to respond correctly will receive in the mail a voucher for a free pint at any of the 5 Illegal Pete’s locations.   To start it off, we’ll give you a hint. Here are all the beers available across […]

Rackhouse Pub & Colorado Distillers Guild Celebrate the 2nd Annual “Colorado Distillers Festival”

Rackhouse Pub at 208 South Kalamath Street will be hosting the second annual Colorado Distillers Festival on Sunday, August 19th 1-5pm. Come join members of the Colorado Distillers Guild for an afternoon of hand-crafted spirits, custom cocktails & presentations by industry experts. Colorado Distillers Guild participants include: peach street distillers peak spirits mystic mountain distillery roundhouse […]

Free Beer Friday – Courtesy of Illegal Pete’s

Guess what beer is pictured below, send your answer and your mailing address to contest@denveroffthewagon.com, and the first 10 people to respond correctly will receive in the mail a voucher for a free pint at any of the 5 Illegal Pete’s locations. To start it off, we’ll give you a hint. Here are all the beers available across all […]

Weekend off the Wagon — Abridged Version

Hey Wagon Readers! PJ is out of town this week, so here are some top picks for the weekend. Feel free to share news about other weekend events in the comments section below or on our Facebook wall. Cheers! 2012 Colorado Brewers’ Festival, Sat June 23 & Sun June 24 ($20-$25): 70+ Colorado beers and […]

May News from Wynkoop; Donate Blood for Free Beer this Week

May News from Wynkoop Brewing Company Children’s Hospital Blood Drive: Wynkoop is looking for 70 big-hearted folks to donate blood at Wynkoop Brewing Co. on Wednesday & Thursday, May 30th & 31st, 9am-1pm. In exchange for blood, we’re giving participants a coupon for a complimentary draft at our place. Advance sign up is required, contact Christine@wynkoop.com […]

Dry Dock Brewing Announces Expansion Plans

[Press Release: Dry Dock Brewing Announces Expansion Plans] Aurora, CO–May 14, 201 Dry Dock Brewing Company, winner of the 2009 Small Brewing Company of the Year award at the Great American Beer Festival, has found a location for its production facility. Owners Michelle and Kevin DeLange are under contract to purchase a 30,000 sq ft building in […]

Wynkoop Brewing Releases Collaborative Fundraiser Beer for Create Denver Week

[PRESS RELEASE: Catalyst is made with Colorado malts & hops, yeasts strains from seven Denver breweries] Denver, Colorado– On May 8 at 5 PM, Wynkoop Brewing Company will release a brand new beer brewed especially for Create Denver Week, a series of events held May 10-13 that showcases Denver’s creative community. The beer – Catalyst […]

Fresh Ingredients & Summer Sips at Earls

Last week I had the opportunity for a behind-the-scenes look at Earls, a Canadian-based restaurant with three locations in Colorado. Full disclosure: I only moved to Denver from the East Coast this past fall and knew little of Earls before arriving here–each time I passed it, I, like many transplants, assumed it was a midwest […]

Event Recap: Colorado Wine vs. The World at Row 14

As many of you know, last week was Colorado Wine Week and Denver hosted Drink Local Wine 2012 a national conference celebrating and educating US wines. To whet appetites for the week of festivities, Row 14 & Chef Jensen Cummings and sommelier Kendra Anderson (aka Swirl Girl Denver), hosted a Colorado Wine vs. The World blind tasting event […]

Colorado Craft Beer Economic Impact Study Shows Explosive Growth

[PRESS RELEASE from Colorado Brewers Guild (CBG), a non-profit trade association promoting the Colorado craft brewing industry. New study by CU Leeds School of Business details importance of Colorado craft beer to Colorado economy.] Boulder, CO. (April 24, 2012) — The craft brewing industry in Colorado provides an annual $446 million boost to the state’s economy, according to data compiled in a study released […]

Free Beer Friday – Courtesy of Illegal Pete’s

Guess what beer is pictured below, send your answer and your mailing address to contest@denveroffthewagon.com, and the first 10 people to respond correctly will receive in the mail a voucher for a free pint at any of the 5 Illegal Pete’s locations.   To start it off, we’ll give you a hint. Here are all the beers available across […]

April is Autism Awareness Month: Illegal Pete’s Hosts Smother Autism Benefit

Illegal Pete’s hosts Smother Autism Benefit shows with music of Robert Harrison, Days of Rae, and The Epilogues: Saturday April 14, 8PM to close and Thursday April 28 at DU location. More information here. During the entire month of April (Autism Awareness Month), Illegal Pete’s is working to extinguish the challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder […]

Left Hand & DRAFT Magazine Launch Show Us Your Pour Contest

  [PRESS RELEASE: Left Hand Brewing Company and DRAFT Magazine hold Nitro Pour contest: Fans upload videos of Nitro Pour before May 25 for chance to win GABF tickets, year subscription to DRAFT Magazine, and luggage provided by Mountainsmith.] LONGMONT, CO (April 2012) – Left Hand Brewing Company is inviting all craft beer fans to show off […]

Odell Brewing welcomes summer with St. Lupulin

[Press Release: Saintly Days Return – Odell Brewing welcomes summer with the brewery’s summer seasonal, St. Lupulin (loop-you-lin) Extra Pale Ale. Celebrate the release at the brewery’s Tap Room on Saturday, April 21st, 2012. Guests can enjoy live music, local food, and backyard games.] Fort Collins, CO. (April 9, 2012) – On April 21, 2012 Odell Brewing […]

Ska Brewing Announces 4th Annual GABF Pro-Am Homebrew Competition

Ska Brewing Announces 4th Annual GABF Pro-Am Homebrew Competition: Enter between April 23 and May 9, 2012 to be considered for Ska Brewing’s “Local Series” this Fall and the Pro-Am category of the 2012 GABF in Denver. DURANGO, CO (March 2012) —If you are one of the dozen or so remaining homebrewers who have not yet started […]

IPApril at the Rackhouse Pub

  April is IPApril at the Rackhouse Pub. In honor of the hop flower (and the easter bunny), the Rackhouse is offering regional double IPAs throughout the month of April — and holding a twitter contest too! See below for details. If you thought the Easter Bunny was the only thing that hopped in April, […]

All Hopped Up for Water: International Food & Beer Pairing Dinner

This Thursday, March 22, is World Water Day! And lucky for Coloradans, the fantastic organization, Water for People, is based right out of Denver. Why are they so significant? Their goals and the facts say it all: Water For People helps people in developing countries improve quality of life by supporting the development of locally […]

Free Beer Friday, Courtesy of Illegal Pete’s

Week #2. Guess what beer is pictured below, send your answer and your mailing address to contest@denveroffthewagon.com, and the first 10 people to respond correctly will receive a voucher in the mail for a free pint at any of the 5 Illegal Pete’s locations.   Need a hint? Check out Week #1’s hint. Good Luck!

Weekend off the Wagon — March 16-18

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday In case you haven’t heard, St Patrick’s Day is this Saturday. Irish or not, there are celebrations all over the city and into the mountains too, so get out and enjoy it – and of course the gorgeous weather too! Track 1 Friday: Get a head […]

Great Divide’s Firkin Friday – Limited Supplies of Zwickel

To top off this week of incredible weather, head on over to Great Divide for Firkin Friday. At 2PM they will be pouring Zwickel, an unfiltered pilsner. Zwickel, meaning “first pour” or “straight from the tank,” is low in alcohol, hazy and delicious. The name comes from the German word, zwickel; it refers to the sampling […]