Weekend off the Wagon – Black Friday Weekend Edition Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Are you alive today? Have you been up since 3 a.m. (or earlier) to get those Black Friday deals? Or did you sleep in because you shared one too many cocktail recipes and favorite brews with friends and family last night? Whether you are one of […]

The Bottles You Bring

With the holidays upon us, there is no sense to do anything other than give into the opulent temptations of the season. The food, the drink, the company of others. Dinners that stretch into long nights, arguments over valid words in Scrabble, and conversations that end with one wondering if they finally just go to […]

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Weekend off the Wagon – November 15-17

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 […]

On the Wagon for Off the Wagon: Part 4 OR The Shameful Thing I Did Over the Weekend

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Seeing how last week was Thanksgiving, I’m guessing some of you are still trying to figure out what to do with all the weird leftovers that you haven’t gobbled up yet (I’d also wager half of you ate pie for breakfast Friday morning and had turkey sandwiches for lunch and dinner). That Tupperware filled with […]

Bars in Denver that are Open on Thanksgiving Day

Drinking on Thanksgiving

Whether you’ll be spending the day with family, or you’re an orphan celebrating with friends, by the time 7 or 8 pm rolls around and you’ve properly digested the gut bomb that was Thanksgiving dinner, you’re probably going to be a little antsy to find a place to celebrate one of the things you’re most […]

Italian wine for an American feast

Pairing wine with a Thanksgiving meal can be a difficult task due to the mish mash of dishes and culinary components. Ideally, each dish asks for a specific wine. As this is fairly unrealistic for most Thanksgiving diners, I suggest simplifying the entire process and popping bottles in stages. Start with an aperitif to liven […]

The Liquid Diet

This Week in The Liquid Diet: We celebrate an honored American holiday rich in heritage and history.  The final Thursday of every November we pay homage to our past and get together with family and friends.  This day has a different meaning to all of us and unique traditions that play out from one household to the […]

CAUTION: Brewing Co. Invites You to Their Place for ThanksBeering

This Saturday, November 26th, CAUTION: Brewing Co. is hosting a Thanksgiving event at the brewery.  From 2pm – 9pm you’ll be able to sample their beer, which has just started popping up all over town (but I’ll get into that in a minute).  Here’s some info from their website: We’re releasing our Thanksgiving brew – […]

Giving Thanks: You’re a bunch of booze hounds, Denver, and we love you.

Denver off the Wagon is a new thing. Our first article was published in February of this year. None of us expected it to take off like it has, and we couldn’t be more thankful for it. You’re a bunch of booze hounds, Denver, and we love you. We’re thankful for a lot of things. […]

Weekend off the Wagon – Thanksgiving Edition – November 24 – 27

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s a special edition of Weekend off the Wagon. Hopefully you’re not working all week. A few ideas on what to bring to Thanksgiving Dinner.   Track 1: Thursday: Thanksgiving with friends, family, enemies, whatever. Friday: Sausage Fest at Denver Beer Co. Saturday: All the breweries! […]

What to Bring to Thanksgiving: Turkey Day with the Wagon

By: PJ Hoberman, Jess Hunter, Kevin Burke, and Jennifer Fowler Thanksgiving.  Just reading the word sparks thoughts, memories, smells, tastes, panic attacks… Picking what to drink is a difficult task.  Between the turkey, cranberry, stuffing, volcano of mashed potatoes and gravy, green been casserole, pumpkin pie, bread rolls, and your toothpick, it’s hard to pick […]

What to Serve? A Colorado Wino Thanksgiving

Whatever your reason for adding some vino to your Thanksgiving – from savoring the enhanced flavors of a good pairing or to make your curmudgeon of an uncle more palatable – you’ve come to the right place. As you stand surveying the sea of options, unsure of what to pick, we have some varietal and […]