Making Angels Envious – Angelshare Bringing Together Spirits and Cocktail Enthusiasts

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“Angels’ share” is a reference to the amount of alcohol lost during the aging process. As spirits and wine age in oak barrels, water and alcohol tend to evaporate, especially in adverse conditions. When distillers opened up the barrels and saw the missing alcohol, they just figured that the angels wanted their share. Now, Angels’ […]

Weekend off the Wagon – November 15-17

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday The holidays are upon us, people, and you don’t need the Christmas music already being played at your convenience store to tell you that. It’s the time for big beers and roasted meats! Night of the Bastards–a tap takeover by Stone Brewing Company–is happening for your […]

Weekend off the Wagon – August 23-25

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday According to Merriam-Webster online, fermentation is “an enzymatically controlled transformation of an organic compound.” Or in layman’s terms, it makes things freaking delicious. This weekend at the Highlands Masonic Center the Fermentation Festival will be serving out all of your favorite effervescent goods as well as offer a number […]

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: events@denveroffthewagon.com. See below […]

Weekend off the Wagon – December 21-23

Due to server issues this morning and a hangover that makes me wish the Mayans were right, Weekend off the Wagon is a short one today. Our Mutual Friend is throwing a party and a food drive tonight while Freshcraft empties their cellars to pour some ridiculous beer. Meanwhile, Star Bar will play Christmas Vacation on […]

Colorado Collaboration of Awesome: The Full Story

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A couple of months ago I told you cats about a secret I had been keeping regarding a Colorado collaboration of epic proportions.  With the arrival of GABF it is time to share with you all of the (not so) gory details. It all started with an invite from Mr. Moose of Peach Street Distillers […]

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

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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 […]

Colorado Collaboration of Awesome

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Alright kids, I’ve been keeping a secret. An epic Colorado collaboration has been stewing for months now.  Back in April, I was lucky enough to bear witness to the 3-day beginnings of this project.  Involved parties include Freshcraft, Peach St. Distillers and Ska Brewing.  The final product will be released the week of the Great American […]

FreshCraft Summer Food & Beer Pairing Dinner

Three months has passed since FreshCraft’s last food and beer pairing dinner… so it’s time for the next one.  These dinner’s are can’t-miss for lovers of good food and ridiculously good craft beer.  You can check out recaps of last year’s Autumn and Winter dinners to get your palate ready.  Here are the details: Join […]

Weekend off the Wagon – May 18-20

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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 […]

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 […]

All Hopped Up for Water: International Food & Beer Pairing Dinner

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This Thursday, March 22, is World Water Day! And lucky for Coloradans, the fantastic organization, Water for People, is based right out of Denver. Why are they so significant? Their goals and the facts say it all: Water For People helps people in developing countries improve quality of life by supporting the development of locally […]

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

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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 […]

Weekend off the Wagon – February 17-19

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Track 1: Friday: One night in Bordeaux - learn to cook while drinking wine. Saturday: Wake up with the Coffee Beer Fest at Denver Beer Co, head over to FreshCraft for some Noble Rot, and finish the day at 3 Kings for My Bloody Violent-Tine Horror Film Festival. Sunday: […]

FreshCraft Does it Again – Winter Beer Pairing Dinner

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This was our second seasonal beer pairing dinner at FreshCraft and going in, our expectations were high after an awesome Autumn Beer Pairing Dinner a few months ago. They truly do a spectacular job pairing their beer with these dishes, including a good mix of classic pairings and ones that test your palate. You’re sure to drool […]

The Liquid Diet

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This Week in THE LIQUID DIET: like most of you, I was enchanted by the spell of the Holiday Season!  Which, like most of you, means that I was in the mood for booze.  There is something about this time of year that evokes a passionate drive to drink (responsibly of course).  Is it the […]

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 […]

Weekend off the Wagon – December 16-18

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Hopefully you’ve got some time off from work coming up here pretty soon. Either way, we fully expect you’ll be dancing in the streets this weekend. Now, will you be dancing in a Tebow jersey or a Santa outfit? Or both…     Track 1: Friday: Beers […]

Weekend off the Wagon – December 9-11

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Heat wave this weekend! It will be almost 50˚! You know what that means, right? Slush fights in the alleys. Drinking on the rooftops. Exclamatory remarks!   Track 1: Friday: Liquid Arts Festival at Dancing Pines. Yes, yes, and a lot more yes. Saturday: Christmas Beer Tasting at […]

Repeal Day – Denver Edition

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Happy Repeal Day! Seventy-eight years ago today, Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st amendment, repealing Prohibition. Its is your duty as an American and as a drinker to celebrate with some hooch. Get on it. The Brewers Association has some great ideas, videos, facts, and other words to get you through your […]