More Bacon: Bacon and Beer Brewers and Chefs Dinner

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens might be a few things some people list as their favorites, but when it comes to Denver Off The Wagon, bacon and beer take the top spots. We have already shared with you the details of the third annual Denver Bacon and Beer Festival (tickets are still available), but […]

Preview – New Kids on the Block

The ’80s. A time remembered so fondly by many of us Denverites of drinking age.  A simpler time, one filled with bodacious fashion, radical sitcoms, and tubular rock ballads that will never go out of style. Colorado Craft Beer Week is almost upon us, and in celebration of the best decade ever, and the best […]

Adult Daycare tomorrow night at The Lobby

Ever been told to “put on your big boy pants and act like an adult”? My job involves writing about booze, planning events, and.. drinking. So, personally, I’ve been told that a few times. Today. So far. Well, it’s time to take off the big boy pants. The Lobby, 2191 Arapahoe Street, is creating a […]

Weekend off the Wagon – April 5-7

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Happy Opening Day! Whether you’re already downtown celebrating, or holed up in your basement for fear of purple, today is the day. Just about every bar and brewery has something going on, extended hours, and crazy specials. Our pick? The Lobby is tapping Crooked Stave’s Leopold Apple […]

The Aftermath of NKOTB

Saturday night, children of the 80s (and a few from either side of that decade) donned their best neon garb and crimped hair for a beer party extravaganza at The Lobby. Twenty-two breweries all under the age of 2 were represented by over 36 different beers rotating swiftly through 5 taps. A DJ rocked 80s […]

NKOTB – The Beer List

New Kids on the Block is this Saturday. If you don’t have your tickets yet, get on it. They’re almost gone. Besides the DJ, costume contest, brewers wandering the dance floor, and a teacher walking the halls with a ruler to ward off any untoward behavior, there is also going to be some good beer. […]

Weekend off the Wagon: 5/19-5/22

  Your weekend forecast * Thursday, May 19th High of 52, low of 42 — Scattered T-Storms 60% chance of precipitation Friday, May 20th High of 60, low of 44 — Isolated T-Storms 30% chance of precipitation Saturday, May 21st High of 67, low of 48 — Partly Cloudy 20% chance of precipitation Sunday, May […]

American Craft Beer Week 2011 (May 16 – 22) Denver Roundup

[Skip to the event list] American Craft Beer Week is in two weeks. While many of us live the American Craft Beer Life™, this is a week when all of America joins us in celebrating craft beer. Spearheaded by the Brewers Association and organized by pubs and breweries around the country, thousands of beer newbies, […]

Talk Derby to Me

Dress/Polo Jacket?  Check.  Hat?  Check.  Horse? Meh. Even though it’s Kentucky Derby time (the 137th time around), you can still enjoy the horse festivities without the horse.  The season kicks off next Friday, May 6th and the party continues well into Saturday, May 7th.  Dress up, drink better, mingle, gamble, and be that classy, traditional […]

You scored a first date… now where?

So you got her number. You go, Glen CoCo.  You guys have the spark and the mutual interest, and now you are planning a first date.  Just you two.  High five, my friend.  Thursday, 7pm, and  you’re in charge of the spot. Where do you go? If you’re the type that prescribes to “no food […]

Rockies Opening Day – Drink Specials

Rockies Opening Day 2011

It is time for the season opener folks, and this time I am talking about baseball. Yes, Rockies opening day is upon us this week. If you haven’t already asked for Friday off, you better let your coworkers witness mass quantities of Emergen-C falling out of your pants’ pockets and whip up a good fake […]

Biker Jim’s food cart explodes.. into a restaurant

Biker Jim’s has been open in Denver for only a few years, but that little food cart has become an icon, legend, anchor, and friend of Denver. Biker Jim’s Dogs is the highest rated restaurant on Yelp in Denver, a member of the Justice League of Street Food, and a must-stop spot for locals and […]

5280 Week: Picking a Restaurant by the Beer List

It’s almost half over already. 5280 Restaurant Week (or half-month) is here again. A few hundred of Denver’s best restaurants open their doors, menus, and kitchens, so that we might sample their goods and expand our palates. At $52.80 for two, or $26.40 for one, you have to go! Pick out a restaurant or two […]