Pliny the Younger is here, folks!

Get some! (Photo credit: Mercury News).

[Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox every Friday - Sign up now!] Blind Pig and Pliny the Elder are some amazing hoppy beers from Russian River Brewing, but what makes Pliny the Younger so special? It’s only released once a year, and in short quantity. Falling Rock Taphouse is our haven for tasting this sought-after brew. […]

An Elite Beerfest To Bring you Elite Beers

Beer Drinkers, Buyers, and Sellers

On Sunday, I had a chance to attend the Great International Beer Festival, an annual industry event put on by Elite Brands of Colorado. Elite Brands is a booze distributor that has been around for a long time and has a great reputation for their access to interesting beers, which they deliver to your outlet […]

Weekend off the Wagon – May 17-19

Aww Denver, you're so pretty.

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday What the hell, Denver? The sun comes out and you decide “Oh, let’s have 138 parties”? Do you know how long it takes to put all of these events in one place? C’mon, buy a guy a beer or something! What I mean to say is […]

Weekend off the Wagon – January 25-27

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday What up, Denver? Welcome to summer summer summer time. With that said, check out the Art of Winter down on Larimer Square. But wear a t-shirt. Because weather. Anyway. There are some cool events this weekend, like cheap booze! City Wine has an 18th Anniversary super sale, […]

Weekend off the Wagon – January 4-6

Ullr Ullr Ullr. Say it with me now.

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Odell’s Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout is on every marquee this weekend. I tried some recently, and it tastes like chocolate milk. In a dangerously delicious way. Ullr Fest starts Sunday up in Breckenridge. Plus, there’s snow up there. So that’s cool. Next weekend we’ll all be […]

GABF Event: Avery and Denver off the Wagon Pucker Up Poker Run

Pucker Up Poker Run

On the 2nd day of GABF, join the crews from Avery Brewing Company and Denver Off the Wagon for a crazy crawl among five of Denver’s premier pubs!  At each stop, you will get a 4oz. pour of a rare, barrel-aged sour beer, a 6oz. pour of a palate cleansing beer, and a playing card. […]

American Craft Beer Week / Colorado Beer Week Event List

American Craft Beer Week and Colorado Beer Week are here! Declare your craft beer independence, patronize the hell out of your local, and drink some good stuff. Let’s do this.   We’ll keep this list updated as the week progresses. Know something we missed? Super stoked about a particular event? Were we slydexic in our […]

Weekend off the Wagon – May 11-13

Chocolate!

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Mother’s day is Sunday. You’re welcome. Now go buy your mom some flowers and take her out to brunch. It’s also the start of Colorado Beer Week and American Craft Beer Week. We’ll have a guide out shortly with all the events going on around town. […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Falling Rock Tap House Cellar

Falling Rock Tap House Cellar

Falling Rock Tap House   [We'll share some beer porn every Monday to get your week started off right. Have some of your own? Leave a link in the comments!]

Pucker Up, Buttercup. Drink Your Sour Beer!

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The inception of my sciencey articles happened over beers one night at Falling Rock Taphouse. At the time we were drinking Russian River’s Consecration, one of the really excellent American sours out of Santa Rosa, California. It is rich, fruity, and awesome. Foremost on the palate though is its tartness. Brightly sour, it dries out […]

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

Yes, that is fire.

Today is the day. We are officially 1 year old. Jonathan Shikes wrote a great writeup on our first year for Westword today. Check it out for some history and awesomeness. We’ll focus on the year ahead starting next week. And mind you, it’s going to be awesome. We’ll talk about the past year tonight […]

Schedules for the holidays

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Sticking around for the holidays? Here’s a list of who’s open when and what they’re doing. We’ll update this as more information comes in. Comment if you know something that should be on the list. Happy its-cold-out-so-drink-something-delicious-in-a-hot-tub season! Avery | City O’ City | Colt & Gray | Denver Beer Co | Freshcraft | Falling Rock […]

5th Annual Fresh Hop Celebration at Falling Rock this Saturday

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Every October, Falling Rock and Deschutes throw an awesome fresh hop party in the parking lot. About a dozen breweries show up, as well as a homebrew shop and some bands. $25 gets you in and unlimited tastings, and you get to vote on your favorite beer of the day. There’s a raffle, awards, and […]

Deschutes’ Woody Rolls into Town October 15-22 for Deschutes’ Base Camp

Deschutes Brewery

If you didn’t get your fill of great out-of-state beer during GABF, you’re in luck. Deschutes Brewery, out of Bend, Ore., is taking over Denver and Boulder for “Base Camp,” a week of special beer tastings, beer and food pairings, and appearances by Woody, the brewery’s giant beer barrel on wheels. Deschutes describes its Base Camp […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Falling Rock Taphouse

Falling Rock Taphouse

Taking a break from the usual, here’s a shot of the cooler at Falling Rock Taphouse.  A few of us were lucky enough to make a pilgrimage to this craft beer cellar and it was a view that won’t soon be forgotten. [We'll share some beer porn every Monday to get your week started off right. Have […]

Big Beer Crawl – GABF style – Tuesday night

Great Divide Stars

GABF is upon us, and in our “We were never on the wagon in the first place” fashion, we’re going to kick it off right. If you like beer and good company then join us tomorrow to make the most of your Tuesday night! We’ve got a beer crawl tomorrow, Tuesday, the 27th of September, […]

Shorts Brewing available in Denver for a limited time

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A tip for the land of beer tips (that was not a typo – beer tip, not beef tip) BeerNews.org, it looks like Shorts Brewing of Michigan will be pouring beers in Denver this week and next. Look for them at Falling Rock and some other locations TBD. Although we ship exclusively within Michigan, we […]

Weekend off the Wagon: August 12 – August 14

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If I had my weekend my way (with my multiple clones) these are some of the tracks I’d pick: Track 1:  Beer, beer, and beer Friday:  Denver Beer Co Ribbon Cutting! Saturday:  Blues & Brews Festival!  Awesome. Awesome. Awesome.  Don’t mind me while I strum my air guitar Sunday:  Wake up, check out the Farmers’ Market, and […]

Euclid Hall steps into its birthday suit and parties

Euclid Hall Birthday - Copyright Sean Buchan

One thing we know for certain: Euclid Hall knows how to throw a birthday party. Sean and I stepped up to the door to get our names checked, our TSA scan done, and for our pink bracelets to get slapped on.  We didn’t know that later in the night, we’d be chasing goldfish through a […]

Firestone Walker coming to Colorado, for real

Firestone Walker is coming to town. For real this time. They’ve teamed up with CR Goodman to bring their delicious beers to Denver and beyond. The launch parties start this Thursday, and continue through next week. Look for Firestone Walker at the following events: Thursday, July 21st – 5-7pm Falling Rock Tap House, 1919 Blake […]