An Epic Firkin Night

Epic Brewing Company, one of Denver’s newest breweries, decided the best way to make a first impression is by making 50 of them – 50 firkins that is. Last night, Epic threw what could be called an epic party – Epic tapped 50 unique firkins as part of its Great American Beer Festival events. “Firkins […]

All Firkin Beer Dinner with Breckenridge at Root Down

Last night we attended Root Down’s first ever beer dinner, served up with firkins from Breckenridge Brewery. The event came to be through a series of one-upmanship between Breck’s Todd Thibault and Root Down’s Daniel Asher. Who could come up with the craziest offering for the pairing? Thibault suggested a firkin-only affair; Asher cooked up […]

Breckenridge Brewery’s New Home

New Breckenridge Brewery

2013 appears to be the year of the new brewery. So far this year Denver has seen Epic Brewing confirm it’s new facility, DeSteeg opening up in the Highlands and Crazy Mountain looking for a second location in Denver. However, the biggest move, both literally and figuratively, has been the new Breckenridge Brewery. After a squabble […]

Weekend off the Wagon – February 1-3

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Stout Month is here! Avery Gauntlet at Star Bar is here! The Wagon’s birthday is.. almost here! February is a good month. See below for the nitty gritty.   Know about something that we missed? Have an event coming up? Send it our way: See below […]

Weekend off the Wagon – January 11-13

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?   […]

Weekend off the Wagon – January 4-6

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 […]

Weekend off the Wagon – December 28-30

It’s a quiet weekend as far as planned events go. A calm before the storm that is New Year’s Eve. It might be the right weekend to go visit every single brewery in Denver. All of them. With a stop at every single distillery and winery as well. Actually, I’m going to go do that […]

Weekend off the Wagon – November 16-18

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Denver Bicycle Cafe turns one this weekend while Oskar Blues celebrates ten years of canning. There’s a new brew fest in Monument, and a delicious brunch at Copper Kettle. It’s a beery weekend, though we always suggest sprinkling some whiskey on your plans. The first ever […]

Weekend off the Wagon – October 5 – 7

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Denver Beer Fest is upon us. The week long event, headlined by some little thing called the Great American Beer Fest, is here. I don’t have the words. Let’s do this. Beyond the beer fest, this weekend holds some interesting events in store. Check out the […]

Weekend off the Wagon – September 14-16

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday If  you do one thing this weekend, and only one thing, it should be the  Vine Street Uptown Block Party and Brewers’ Olympics. Besides that, it’s a normal weekend in Denver. Wine fests, beer releases, movies in the park. Top Gun is playing in Civic Center […]

Weekend off the Wagon – September 7 – 9

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday I love wearing a hoodie while drinking out on an empty patio because everyone is too cold to handle the temperature dropping below 70. This is my weekend. Today is a First Friday, so if you’re looking to wander the streets this evening, check out the […]

Weekend off the Wagon – Labor Day Weekend Edition (August 31 – September 3)

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Three day weekend! Obviously, you’re going to be productive, wake up early, go for a run, do other healthy… right. You’re going to drink. With people. At places. Below you’ll find a few options. In Denver, there’s a few places you should definitely check out. You’ll […]

Weekend off the Wagon – August 24-26

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Do you feel like getting out of town this weekend, or playing in the park? Both routes are full of some amazing options this weekend. Get out of town The Colorado State Fair in Pueblo starts this weekend, with a beer competition to boot! There’s also […]

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 […]

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 […]

Weekend off the Wagon – July 13-15

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Festivus. Rest of us. Something kitschy. What I’m trying to say is the festivals are here, so start picking your battles wisely. Earn your brew by running, buy a brew for charity, or just straight up exchange money for alcohol, whatever your method,  your options are many. […]

Weekend off the Wagon – June 15 – 17

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Father’s Day weekend has a lot to offer in Denver. Beyond the requisite tie-offering and tool set, get ouf of the house and check out Denver’s first Comic Con. Great Divide turns legal tomorrow, and they’re closing down the block to celebrate. And of course, Denver […]

Colorado Beer Week Photo Gallery

We hope you had as great of a time as we did throughout Colorado Beer Week/American Craft Beer Week!  Here’s a slideshow of some of the fun we had, including the Grand Opening Ceremonies at Highland Tap & Burger, a firkin tapping at Dry Dock, beer the beer and food pairing dinner at FreshCraft, the […]

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 […]