Weekend off the Wagon – Feeling fancy or outrageous this weekend?

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 76˚ Low: 57˚ T-Storms Precip: 80% High: 82˚ Low: 55˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 20% High: 83˚ Low: 56˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0%   Friday, August 22 High Plains Comedy Festival Various Locations in Denver Ready for a good laugh? The second annual High Plains Comedy Festival started Thursday and continues until Saturday night. […]

Fresh Taps: Aug. 20th – Aug. 26th (2014)

Photo Credit: Snowbank Brewing

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting rooms all over the state. No ticket required, just a taste for great beer and a little adventure. This week Snowbank Brewing opens its doors in […]

Get the best bang for your buck during Denver Restaurant Week

Photo credit: Ernie's Bar & Pizza Facebook page

You may be thinking, “Wait, isn’t Denver Restaurant Week during the winter?” Normally, you’d be correct in thinking that, but this year, VISIT DENVER is celebrating the 10th anniversary of DRW by having both a summer and a winter week of fixed price deliciousness starting August 23-29 and again February 22-28. There is one other […]

Wine 101 at Wine & Whey

Photo Credit: Cortney Logan

When I imagine wine making, I always picture Lucile Ball dancing/stomping around a vat of grapes. Once upon a time, this was how wine was made. Winemakers used this method because the balls of the feet would not squish the grapes completely. Nowadays, it’s rare to find winemakers who crush grapes with their feet, but […]

Unwind H2O: Gorgeous art on a summer night

Close up oh Chihuly's piece "Blue and Purple Boat" at dusk

What can possibly be more perfect than a warm summer night, gorgeous art, and some booze? Not much, and that is exactly what transpired at the Denver Botanic Gardens during Unwind: H2O on August 7. (Note: This article is a little picture heavy. SorryNotSorry.) The Unwind events are a more relaxed visit to the Botanic […]

Weekend off the Wagon – It’s a responsibly raised zoo out there

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 89˚ Low: 64˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 20% High: 91˚ Low: 63˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% High: 92˚ Low: 61˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 10% Friday, August 15 Live Music Friday @ MCA Denver MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany St. All summer long, MCA Denver is staying open late on the weekends, and Fridays are ripe for […]

Fresh Taps: Aug. 13th – Aug. 19th (2014)

Cedar Creek Beer Camp

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting rooms all over the state. No ticket required, just a taste for great beer and a little adventure. Two new breweries open Saturday (Iron Bird Brewing […]

Weekend off the Wagon – Fermentable goodies & CANiversaries

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Friday Saturday Sunday High: 88˚ Low: 62˚ Isolated T-Storms Precip: 30% High: 86˚ Low: 62˚ PM T-Storms Precip: 50% High: 79˚ Low: 60˚ PM T-Storms Precip: 40% Friday, August 8 Summer Nights @ the Museum  Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd.The theme for this night’s of adult fun is ‘Bacon, Beer, and OhHeckYeah!’ Powered through […]

Fresh Taps: Aug. 6th – Aug. 12th (2014)

(Photo Credit: Denver Beer Co)

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting rooms all over the state. No ticket required, just a taste for great beer and a little adventure. Bieres de Garde, Denver Beer Co’s 3rd Anniversary, […]

PHOTOS: Denver’s first Sesh Fest

Photo Credit: John Mogos

The inaugural SeshFest was this past Saturday at Sculpture Park. A picture is worth 1,000 words, so here’s a 9,000 word essay. Click on the photos for super full big size.

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Weekend off the Wagon: “Thank you, I’ll have another”

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This weekend is going to be a cool one–and hopefully a dry one to boot! Come spend it outdoors while checking out some of the events going on the next three days. With a very sessionable SeshFest and a few other outdoor shindigs, there isn’t a shortage of things to do or drinks to indulge with! Friday […]

Fresh Taps: July 30th – Aug. 5th (2014)

The Sour Incident

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting rooms all over the state. No ticket required, just a taste for great beer and a little adventure. This week we’ve got two anniversaries (Odd13 and […]

Sesh Fest – A beer fest you can survive

Image credit: Imbibe Denver

Want to attend a beer event that won’t make your tastebuds, wallet or day-after self unhappy? Then look no further. Sesh Fest, the second event in the Lovibond Series presented by The Colorado Brewers Guild and Imbibe Denver, is an event where attendees can sample a multitude of beers without feeling the overwhelming effects of […]

Weekend off the Wagon – Beer Camp, Final Friday, Union Station & more!

Image credit Beer Camp Across America Facebook event page

  Friday Saturday Sunday High: 92˚ Low: 65˚ Isolated T-Storms Precip: 30% High: 92˚ Low: 64˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 20% High: 85˚ Low: 63˚ Scattered T-Storms Precip: 50% Friday, July 25 Beer Camp Across America Civic Center Park, DenverFrom 5-10 p.m., 80 Colorado breweries will be joined with fellow brewers and beer lovers at Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp […]

Fresh Taps: July 23rd – July 29th (2014)

Jagged Mountain

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting rooms all over the state. No ticket required, just a taste for great beer and a little adventure. Hello from Pittsburgh! I’m in the City of […]

Weekend off the Wagon – A Feisty party and Belgian beer ahead

From Feisty Spirits Facebook page

  Are you thirsty yet? With everything going on, this weekend is sure to not suck. Check out what we rounded up for you this time! Friday Saturday Sunday High: 90˚ Low: 63˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 10% High: 94˚ Low: 64˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% High: 97˚ Low: 65˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 10% Friday, July […]

Fresh Taps: July 16th – July 22nd (2014)

Wiley Roots Brewing

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting rooms all over the state. No ticket required, just a taste for great beer and a little adventure. Time flies when you’re having fun! This week […]

How I lost and regained my culture at Biergarten Festival

Prost!

I am German-American.  That is, I thought I was German-American.  My last name, family tree, and pasty complexion point to Germanic roots.  I like beer, I like sauerkraut, I own a pair of lederhosen, and I was mildly pleased to see Die Mannschaft hoist the World Cup trophy.  I assumed I was as German as […]

Weekend off the Wagon – It’s an English & German beer kind of weekend

(Image credit: Hogshead Brewery)

Hogshead Brewery turns two this weekend and other fun goings-on! Check them out!   Friday Saturday Sunday High: 92˚ Low: 64˚ PM T-Storms Precip: 50% High: 86˚ Low: 63˚ Scattered T-Storms Precip: 60% High: 84˚ Low: 61˚ Scattered T-Storms Precip: 30% Friday, July 11 Hogshead 2nd Anniversary Week Hogshead Brewery, 4460 W. 29th Ave. This snazzy Slo-Hi brewery is […]

Fresh Taps: July 9th – July 15th (2014)

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Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting rooms all over the state. No ticket required, just a taste for great beer and a little adventure. Are you someone who loves variety? Or maybe […]