Weekend off the Wagon – September 6-8

Tour de Fat this Saturday

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday It’s finally here–one of Denver’s final big booze-y summer bashes–the Tour de Fat. This Saturday, bring your best ridiculous costume and bike to enjoy beer by New Belgium and food by Illegal Pete’s, Water Course Foods, Brother’s BBQ, Hanson’s, Stoney’s, Pot Kettle Black, and Dumpling Love. Don’t forget […]

Colorado Distillers Festival is this weekend

And you should go. This summer, Josh Mishell visited 25 distilleries. Twenty-two in Colorado, two in Brooklyn, and one in Maine. His journey covered many miles and many hangovers. Thankfully for you, your wallet, though not so much your liver, you can visit 26 of them this Sunday at Rackhouse Pub. The 3rd Annual Colorado Distillers […]

Colorado’s Distilleries in 80 Days

By guest writer Josh Mishell When I think about Colorado’s craft distilling industry, I see many parallels to our flourishing craft beer scene. The main difference is that craft distilling is currently where craft beer was 25 years ago. What this means is that there are many opportunities to build a distillery in a unique place, and be the […]

2nd Annual Colorado Distillers Festival

Drinking Colorado

Always Drink Colorado. This has become the statement of the Colorado Distiller’s Guild, and we certainly agree with that sentiment. With more than a handful of award-winning distilleries in the mix, this year’s event is set up to be nothing short of amazing. Each distiller will bring the flagships that compose their portfolio, and perhaps […]

Weekend off the Wagon – August 17-19

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Hey guys, guess what? There are festivals this weekend! In Colorado! I know, right?! And not only beer festivals, though there are a bunch of those. There’s wine festivals. And most importantly, there’s the 2nd Annual Colorado Distillers Festival. Go fest. Also, there’s an 80s Roller […]

Colorado Distillers Festival Contest – Win some tickets!

We’ve partnered with the Colorado Distillers Festival to give away 2 pairs of tickets to this year’s Colorado Distillers Festival on Sunday, August 19th, 2012. Enter below between 10pm on August 2, 2012 and 10pm on August 8, 2012 to try to win some tickets. If you’re afraid of missing out, tickets are $45 until August 18, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Well, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere: Colorado Distillers Festival Recap

By Jess Hunter, Josh Rapp, Jim Halligan, and PJ Hoberman I look at the clock.  Noon.   It’s well-past 5 o’clock in London; the Queen would be sipping her gin, so I can too, right?  I sigh and step up to the check-in at Rackhouse Pub on Sunday.  Chris Rippe, owner and the impetus behind the […]

Distillers Sitdown Series: Michael Myers of Distillery 291

The 1st Annual Colorado Distiller’s Festival will be held on September 18.  As part of the roll-out, we will be interviewing the participating CO distillers to feature leading up to the event. Today, we’re featuring Distillery 291 in our sit-down with Michael Myers. Biographical information Full Name Michael Myers Current Location Colorado Springs Name of Distillery Distillery […]

Weekend off the Wagon – September 16-18

[Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday] Do you enjoy drinking beer outside in large groups? Good. Because it’s Oktoberfest season, which in our language means “warm up for GABF”. This weekend is full of some awesome unique events all around town and the state. The weather should be steadily in the 70s […]

Discount Tickets to Colorado Distillers Festival

This Sunday is the first annual Colorado Distillers Festival. With 14 distilleries in attendance, delicious food, informative talks, and an all around good time, you don’t want to miss this fest. To sweeten the deal, we’re giving out $10 discounts on tickets. All you need to do is leave your favorite Colorado-based spirit cocktail recipe in […]

The Rackhouse Pub partners with the Colorado Distillers Guild for 2011 Colorado Distillers Festival

Distiller’s Festival to Feature Top Spirits and Craftsman from Around the State I hope you caught the previous read on the 1st Annual CO Distillers Festival.  Stay tuned to Denver off the Wagon for all your updates on the 2011 Colorado Distillers Festival.  Here’ s the official press release: DENVER, August 19, 2011 – Today, […]

Announcing the 1st Annual Colorado Distillers Festival

Distillers, sippers, and boozers unite!  It was announced just yesterday that spirit-fiends will conjoin at the 1st annual Colorado Distillers Festival to be held at the Rackhouse Pub on Sunday, September 18th.   The festival is being supported by the Colorado Distillers Guild and the Wagon will be there to cover it all. There will be quite […]