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 […]

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


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 […]

Weekend off the Wagon – First weekend of Summer

Image credit TRVE Brewing Co.

It’s official, the Summer Solstice is this Saturday, June 21. We can all stop pretending summer started three weeks ago and stop feeling bad for wearing jorts (depending on who you are). Let’s all instead look forward to longer nights and more patio weather. This weekend isn’t going to disappoint you. Don’t forget to look […]

Weekend off the Wagon – What’s better than candy & flowers on Valentine’s Day?


[Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox every Friday - Sign up now!] Taking your favorite person (which counts yourself) out for some tasty meals & drinks this weekend, that’s what! Yes, Valentine’s Day is considered a big day for marketing and ad revenue… but why can’t it be an excuse to spoil someone special? (Again, who’s […]

Upslope Brewing Company to celebrate “Five Years of Beer” this weekend


What’s amazing about the Colorado craft beer scene is that every few weeks a new brewery opens its doors.  What’s more amazing is that this trend has been going on for years.  What’s most amazing is that, through this tremendous craft brewing explosion, each brewery has found their neighborhood, their niche and, far from failing, […]

Hey Fatty Fatty, It Was Ska Brewing’s Birthday!


“It is a lot like a live high school party, except we are thirty years older and our heads hurt worse in the morning,” says Dave Thibodeau of Ska Brewing when I ran into him at breakfast after their 18th Anniversary party. For those not in the know, this is probably the best birthday party […]

Denver Beer Co.’s Beer, Bacon, & Coffee Fest celebrates the breakfast beer

Denver Bacon Co. tantalizes guests as they wait for 9am to come.

As many a St. Patrick’s Day and other generally unimaginative drinking t-shirts claim: “You can’t drink all day unless you start in the morning.” However true this may be, since you’ve graduated from your wild college days and have henceforth been marching steadily into adulthood and real responsibilities, killing a keg before noon in the […]

It’s our birthday and we’ll drink if we want to.

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Over the past two years, we’ve done a lot of drinking. A lot of thinking and a lot of drinking. Through beer, wine, and spirits, we have sipped, sloshed, slurped, sopped, swallowed, swigged and swilled our way around this fine town. In honor of turning two, we are throwing a three-day party. Because, math. And […]

Weekend off the Wagon – January 11-13

vail big beers snowy tree

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Vail Big Beers is this weekend. We’ll be up there in force. Sean got his ass kicked last year. Actually, we all did. See you there? Also, there’s a winter storm named Gandolf coming to the party. Seriously. What are you up to this weekend?   […]

Rackhouse Pub Anniversary Party this weekend


Rackhouse Pub celebrating their third birthday this weekend. In their normal way, they’re throwing a ridiculous party. Did you see their New Year’s Party last year? Ya, they don’t mess around when it comes to celebration. From the source: As is the Rackhouse Pub tradition, we don’t half-ass our anniversary party. We’ve been scheming this […]

Weekend off the Wagon – August 10-12


Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Music outside is awesome. Denver is awesome. Therefore… um..  Denver is music outside. Or something. It’s math. This weekend is full of outdoor concerts, festivals, and brewery parties, and the Denver County Fair! What are you going to choose? See below for a detailed list for […]

Weekend off the Wagon – August 3-5


Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Didn’t get GABF tickets? Never fear! There’s about a dozen beer festivals this weekend. Also, we’ll give some tickets away in October. Duh. This weekend is jam packed with festivals up and down the Front Range and in the mountains. Music, food, beer, wine, hooch… it’s […]

Denver Beer Co’s 1st Anniversary Party


Saturday, August 11, 2-9pm We are closing down the street and having a party! Join us for live music, food trucks, and over 12 different beers on tap including a limited release of Imperial Graham Cracker Porter! Music from: Casey James Prestwood and the Burning Angles Chain Station Mountain Music Tasty food from: Basic Kneads […]

Avery Brewing Company’s 19th Anniversary Party

Photos from Avery Brewing Co. 2nd Annual Sour Fest

Sunday, August 5, 12-5pm General admission includes five 12oz Avery brews, live music, a big ol’ BBQ spread, and more fun than you’ll ever have in an alley! VIP tickets also include a visit to the Barrel-Aging Cellar for five pourings from some of our rarest batches. Thank you thank you thank you for 19 […]

Weekend off the Wagon – June 29 – July 1


Not too much to report this weekend, as, well, I’m really busy moving, waking up at 4am for work, and pulling a shift at TRVE Saturday (so come say hi). Please stay safe and be smart this weekend. Don’t mess with fireworks or open fires or anything else of that sort. We’ll be back to […]

Weekend off the Wagon – May 18-20

On Welton Street in Five Points

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday You’re going to have to put on your big boy (or girl) pants this weekend and make some difficult choices. There’s something awesome happening just about every minute, and it’s not going to be an easy decision. For example, look at the tap lists at Star […]

Weekend off the Wagon – April 20-22

bacon take down

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday What’s the booze equivalent of 4/20? Hmm.. There are specific holidays that rise above the “let’s drink because of that Saint in Ireland” or “this day has a Spanish name for the fifth of May, let’s drink!”. For example, the day prohibition was repealed (December 5th, FYI). Or, […]

Row 14 Turns One, Celebrates with Free Food and Fernet


Row 14 is turning one year old, and they want to celebrate the only way they know how: with delicious late night munchies and Fernet Branch on tap. If you’re in the industry, stop by to say hi. SPIRE : : 891  14th Street @ Champa We Made It A Year! Come Celebrate With Us! […]

Avery 2012 Festival Dates Released

Avery has released their festival dates for 2012. Mark your calendars now, book your tickets, find a ride, and get ready to buy early. Last year, SourFest sold out in 17 minutes.   10th Annual Boulder Strong Ale Festival Friday & Saturday, March 9th & 10th, 2012, Avery Brewing Company Tickets ($40) go on sale […]

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 […]