Weekend off the Wagon – Former Future is Open & OMF works with The Populist – Feb. 7-9

Former Future's Belgian Wit

[Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox every Friday – Sign up now!] The day is finally upon us where Former Future Brewing Company is officially open for business. Starting today at 2 p.m., you may actually get your hands on their new Oatmeal Saison. That and their amazing Belgian Wit or their Farmhouse IPA (My personal favorite). […]

Stouts: A History and Examination of Dark Beer

This February, Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery and it’s various Boulder and Denver outposts will usher in the 20th  anniversary Stout Month, a 28 day celebration wherein the majority of Mountain Sun’s taps turn to the dark side, spew forth from their faucets the black, frothy elixir known as stout beer.  It is a time […]

Weekend off the Wagon – February 22-24

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday It’s our birthday! So, you know, we’ll probably take it easy this weekend. Being two and all, lots of naps and crying. Ok the last part is probably true. Join us tonight at Denver Beer Co for the release of Dubbel Entendre. Tomorrow, we’re crawling through […]

Weekend off the Wagon – February 15-17

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday [Insert some joke here about Valentine’s Day before publishing — editor] I had a Tweak at Vine Street Tuesday night. What I mean by that is: get your ass to Stout Month. There are some cool events this weekend, like the Pabst Pond Hockey Tournament, a […]

Weekend off the Wagon – February 8-10

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Chocolate. That is the theme for the weekend. You can’t throw a beer without hitting some chocolate. Also, don’t throw beer. This weekend is full of chocolate, winter carnivals, and Mardi Gras. Design After Dark is tonight at the McNichols building. Victor Wooten is at Cervantes […]

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 […]

Last Chance for Stout Month Recap – Featuring the Colorado Beer Girl

Hey it’s stout month and it’s time for a recap on beer blog writing thus far! Leah Arthur, The Colorado Beer Girl, and I sat down for a couple of stouts over at the Vine Street Pub last weekend with plenty to report and taste. I was feeling quite sleepy and decided to start off with […]

Stout Month Contest Winners

Let me just start by thanking all of you for your submissions, they were all great and I had fun reading through them.  That being said, we had to pick our favorites (I narrowed the pool to 10 and Hutch selected his Top 3).  So without further ado, here are the winners of the Stout […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Mountain Sun Addiction Imperial Coffee Stout

Mountain Sun Addiction Imperial Coffee Stout In celebration of Stout Month, here is one of my favorite stouts from the Mountain Sun trio.  What’s your favorite stout so far? [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!]

Weekend off the Wagon – February 17-19

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: […]

Stout Month is Here at Last!

Ever since being introduced by a couple of friends, Vine Street Pub has always had a special place in my heart.  Sure, most of their servers wear wool hats indoors, skinny jeans, huge frames, and other fashion statements I’ll never understand, but their beer is damn good.  Aren’t convinced?  Let me tell you about a […]

Weekend off the Wagon – January 27-29

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday It’s Friday! Yay! Some fun stuff this weekend. Lots of good shows, the X Games are going down, and a few other festivities to boot.     Track 1: Friday: First ever winter Red Rocks show? Sponsored by Icelantic? With Atmosphere? Yes? Wait.. Yes! Saturday: Stout […]

Stout Month is almost here! Time for a preview.

[From Mountain Sun’s Facebook] Just a few days until the Stout Month Preview, this Saturday, January 28th at 3pm in the BRAND NEW VINE STREET BREWERY! There are still a few tickets left so get to one of our pubs to secure your spot at this very special event. Stouts to Sample: Oatimus Prime Imperial […]

Stout Month Comes to a Close

Vertical tastings of Czar.  Mephistopheles and Santa’s Lil Helper consistently on tap.  Our community’s chance to try contest-winning homebrew.  Great conversation.  Amazing beer. February (Stout Month) 2011 marked the 17th Annual Stout Month.  Every year, we’re sad to see it depart into the spring season. Come March, we will miss the bustling winter winds that […]