Event Preview: BrüFrou Craft Beer + Culinary Pairing

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As craft beer lovers, many of us also love food. Pairing beer and food so that both enhance each other requires attention to the dominant taste and flavor elements in each. How do you approach pairing successfully? The Brewers Associated has created a Craft Beer Characteristics Chart. This chart is great if you are planning […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Apr. 23rd – 26th

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Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday High: 72˚ Low: 44˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 20% High: 70˚ Low: 44˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 20% High: 72˚ Low: 46˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 10% High: 59˚ Low: 45˚ Rain/Thunder Precip: 100% (Edited April 24, 2015 – Added new Future Event) Thursday, April 23 Local 46 Third Anniversary and Ratio Beerworks Tap […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Apr. 16th – 19th

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Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday High: 49˚ Low: 41˚ Rain/Snow Precip: 100% High: 54˚ Low: 37˚ Thunderstorms Precip: 80% High: 58˚ Low: 40˚ AM Clouds Precip: 20% High: 55˚ Low: 35˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 20% Thursday, April 16 DSTILL Showcase McNichols Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave. As the main event of the entire week of DSTILL, […]

Fleak Out!

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The Denver Flea is a unique market committed to elevating creative business in Denver and changing the way people think of a flea market. In conjunction with New Belgium and some fantastic luck and timing, we were invited to brew a pilot batch for the four Denver Flea events this year.   A few weeks ago, my beeriest, […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Apr. 9th – 12th

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Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday High: 56˚ Low: 39˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% High: 68˚ Low: 42˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% High: 75˚ Low: 46˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% High: 76˚ Low: 47˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% Thursday, April 9 Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin Tapping Freshcraft, 1530 Blake St. The folks at Freshcraft were fortunate enough […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Apr. 2nd – 5th

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Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday High: 45˚ Low: 31˚ Snow/Wind Precip: 100% High: 54˚ Low: 29˚ Cloudy Precip: 0% High: 69˚ Low: 37˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 75˚ Low: 44˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% Thursday, April 2 April Showers At Beryl’s: First Week Tapping! Beryl’s Beer Co., 3120-C Blake St. Starting off today, refreshing pours will […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Mar. 27th – 29th

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  Friday Saturday Sunday High: 73˚ Low: 26˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 80˚ Low: 45˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 68˚ Low: 42˚ Sunny Precip: 0% Friday, March 27 Colorado Beer Book Showcase Dry Dock Brewing Company, North Dock, 2801 Tower Rd., Aurora In honor of Colorado Craft Beer Week, North Dock is hosting a Colorado […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Mar. 20th – 22nd

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Friday Saturday Sunday High: 71˚ Low: 39˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 75˚ Low: 43˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 72˚ Low: 42˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% Friday, March 20 Rock Star Part Deux Falling Rock Tap House and Star Bar, Denver Falling Rock’s Chris Black has once again teamed up with Justin Lloyd at Star Bar […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Mar. 6th – 8th

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Friday Saturday Sunday High: 50˚ Low: 25˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 48˚ Low: 28˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 47˚ Low: 27˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% Friday, March 6 Doomtree Listening Party @ Declaration Brewing Declaration Brewing, 2030 S. Cherokee St. The folks over at Declaration Brewing in Overland (Denver) love Doomtree, a rap and hip […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Feb. 27th – Mar. 1st

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Friday Saturday Sunday High: 24˚ Low: 9˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 20% High: 24˚ Low: 12˚ Snow Showers Precip: 60% High: 28˚ Low: 16˚ Snow Showers Precip: 40% Friday, February 27 Big Art Party & Belgian Beer Month Celebration! Denver Bicycle Cafe, 1308 E. 17th Ave. Join the great folks at Denver Bicycle Cafe at 7 […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Feb. 20th – 22nd

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  Friday Saturday Sunday High: 51˚ Low: 25˚ Showers Precip: 50% High: 32˚ Low: 12˚ Snow Showers Precip: 80% High: 22˚ Low: 10˚ Snow Showers Precip: 70% Friday, February 20 SUDS for SIDS Mile High Station, 2027 W. Lower Colfax Ave. The third annual SUDS for SIDS event will host a collection of Colorado craft breweries coming […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Feb. 13th – 15th

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  Friday Saturday Sunday High: 67˚ Low: 35˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 70˚ Low: 34˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% High: 45˚ Low: 25˚ AM Rain/Snow Precip: 40% Friday, February 13 River North Third Anniversary Party (Friday-Monday) River North Brewery, 2401 Blake St. #1 It’s that time of year again where the folks of River North […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Feb. 6th – 8th

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  Friday Saturday Sunday High: 68˚ Low: 41˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% High: 70˚ Low: 39˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 66˚ Low: 36˚ Sunny Precip: 0% Friday, February 6 Belgian Beer Month Denver Bicycle Cafe, 1308 E. 17th Ave. Mountain Sun may have Stout Month, but Denver Bicycle Cafe is introducing Belgian Beer Month at […]

Our 4th birthday beer, the 4×4, brewed with Former Future

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Denver off the Wagon turns 4 this month, 1,870 posts published, just shy of 1 million visits, and a whole lot of drinks drank. As is our way, we’re brewing a beer for our birthday. For our first birthday, we brewed Wagon Ryed with Wynkoop. Year two was Dubbel Fisting with Denver Beer Co, followed by […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Jan. 30th – Feb. 1st

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Friday Saturday Sunday High: 53˚ Low: 36˚ Cloudy Precip: 0% High: 45˚ Low: 29˚ Cloudy Precip: 10% High: 36˚ Low: 27˚ AM Clouds Precip: 10% Friday, January 30 Former Future’s First Anniversary Celebration All Weekend Former Future Brewing Company, 1290 S. Broadway It’s a One-Year Birthday Party Extravaganza at Former Future this weekend! Come celebrate […]

Beer Theory, Chapter IV: A Pale! A Pale! My Cellar for a Pale!

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Beer Theory is a monthly series that exists where geekdom relents. It’s the cross between prose, poetry, philosophy, and spilling a beer on your keyboard. Look for it the last Friday of every month. I was recently talking with a friend of mine who happens to be the beer curator for one of the most […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Jan. 23rd – 25th

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Friday Saturday Sunday High: 45˚ Low: 24˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% High: 56˚ Low: 33˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 61˚ Low: 25˚ Sunny Precip: 0% Friday, January 23 Winter Brew Fest Mile High Station, 2027 W. Lower Colfax Ave. The Winter Brew Fest, going both today and Saturday, will celebrate craft beverages from around Colorado […]

Cocktail of the Week – Cartier

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There’s something to be said for simple and to the point. Ryan Negley, Tooey’s Barkeep and Peach Street Distillers Cocktail Liaison, embraced that philosophy when approached to create cocktails for this weekend’s Art of Brilliance unGala at the Denver Art Museum (DAM). This week I sat down with Ryan to “taste test” his creations for […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Jan. 16th – 18th

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  Friday Saturday Sunday High: 60˚ Low: 29˚ AM Clouds Precip: 0% High: 51˚ Low: 28˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 55˚ Low: 29˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0%   Friday, January 16 DESTHIL Launches in Colorado Various Locations, CO January 12-15 were a few great days for the realm of beer in Colorado. Some fine folks […]

Avanti F&B coming to LoHi, will showcase Dogfish Head beer

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Avanti F&B (Food and Beverage), a collective eatery concept coming to the LoHi neighborhood, is slated to open this May and will feature seven distinct, miniaturized, and self-contained “restaurants,” remarkable views of the city, and Colorado’s largest year-round selection of Dogfish Head beer on tap.   Inspired by European markets, Avanti might be best described […]