Weekend off the Wagon – October 18-20

Fresh Hop Fest at Falling Rock

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Feeling refreshed yet after GABF weekend? I know we’re still feeling it, but that doesn’t mean we’re not ready to keep the fun rolling here at the Wagon. Between festivals and anniversary parties, this weekend should help keep you nice and toasty. The Fresh Hop Fest at […]

Fans of local booze brave the cold at Cultivate Festival

Anybody who doubts Denver beer geeks are among the most devoted of all brew lovers wasn’t at last Saturday’s Chipotle Mexican Grill-sponsored Cultivate Festival.  Who, besides we burly, mile-high suds-guzzlers would endure hours of sub-freezing temperatures in City Park simply to get our frozen fingers on a sample of local beer?  Who else would wrap […]

Denver [only] Beer Festivus

Cultivate Festival to showcase local beer this Saturday

This Saturday, October 6th, the Chipotle Cultivate Festival, an event specially-made for socially-conscious foodies, will be held in City Park from 10am to 6pm.  The festival is a celebration of food, farmers, artists, freethinkers, and musicians in an effort to bring “awareness about food’s impact on society,” and best of all, entrance is absolutely free! […]

A Beer Fest, In Winter? OK, I Will Check It Out!

  On January 28th, we had the opportunity to attend the Denver Winter Brew Fest. I have been a few times over the years and it’s always a good time, for a good cause. I started going to the Fest when it was held at the Oriental Theater over on 44th. It has since moved […]

Cider Porn of the Week

Changing it up this week, here’s some cider porn to start your week, and fall, off right.

Ignite Denver Off The Wagon – A Boozin’ Good Time

Great American Beer Festival is no stranger to beer events a’plenty, just as Denver Off The Wagon writers (and readers) are no strangers to drinking beer a’plenty. Combine the two, along with a kick-ass Denver event called Ignite Denver, and you’ve got yourself a bomber (or 5) of a good time. As part of GABF […]

Ignite Denver off the Wagon – Now with Even More Free Booze!

Well everyone, you’ve made quite the statement by voting with your dollars. So far we haven’t sold a single ticket to Ignite Denver off the Wagon that didn’t include the two beer tickets. Based on this we’ve come to a decision. In the spirit of the Great American Beer Fest, we’re changing what your tickets […]

Colorado Cider Company: “It’s a no Grainer”

  The American craft beer revolution is in full swing.  It’s been a long time coming to demand a better product versus a poorly-crafted, mass produced American lager.  Hard cider currently has a similar stereotype to overcome.  The common misconception of cider is a sickly-sweet sugar bomb without much alcohol.  “Manly” men shy away from […]

My weekend in beer

My calendar fills up fast. A combination of a love for socializing and an understanding that there is never “just one beer”, my nights and weekends fill up quickly. I’m also a bit obsessed with beer. It’s my life. My schedule for the weekend was full of beer related activities, but I didn’t realize how […]