Weekend off the Wagon – Enjoy a cold one with Dad, or two

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Happy Father’s Day Weekend, folks! Inspiration for knowing where to take Dad out on this holiday can sometimes be difficult, so we’re here to help out a bit. Below you’ll find a variety of different places to impress Dad with (or to just check out yourself). Don’t forget about the Fresh Taps for more beer releases and some […]

Weekend off the Wagon – CBC Events and More!

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[Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox every Friday - Sign up now!] Happy CBC week, folks! Festivities almost seem never ending, but it’s good news to those of you not able to attend the actual conference! We’ve rounded up a few for you to check out this weekend. There definitely isn’t a shortage of things […]

Weekend off the Wagon – Opening Day Weekend!

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[Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox every Friday - Sign up now!] Friday Saturday Sunday High: 55˚ Low: 30˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% High: 56˚ Low: 34˚ Cloudy Precip: 10% High: 55˚ Low: 32˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0%   It’s Rockies home opener weekend. Go grab a seat at Coors Field, or avoid downtown at […]

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

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[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). […]

Weekend off the Wagon – August 9-11

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday It’s that time of year again! The Denver County Fair is this weekend with at least one Wagon writer on the judging panel for the beer competition (Saturday is the Denver County Fair Microbrew Fest). Put on your overalls and pig out on lots of food and drink! Did […]

Weekend off the Wagon – July 26-28

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday It’s the last Friday of July. Which is crazy. And also means it’s Final Friday in RiNo! The Denver Summer Brew Fest is also tonight, or you could go mingle with singles at the zoo. Saturday, head up to Boulder and check out the Jul-IPA festival, […]

Weekend off the Wagon – June 28-30

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Jasmin didn’t burn the house down last week, so we might have to let her do more of these Weekend off the Wagon posts. But, me again this week. This weekend hosts the Epic Beer Festival. We’ll be there, booth 921. Come say hi! The winner […]

Weekend off the Wagon – Memorial Day Edition (May 24-27)

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Memorial Day Weekend is upon us. The official signal that chance of snow is down to a mere 50%, and that chance of an outdoor festival around every corner is up to 100%. If you’re looking to get out of town this weekend, Vail and Beaver […]

Weekend off the Wagon – May 10-12

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Mother’s Day is Sunday. You’re welcome. Get outside this weekend. There’s a half dozen parties and festivals in the streets, and it looks like winter is taking a nap. We’re sorry we won’t see you at TRVE Slaughter. Unless you bought tickets like a smart person […]

Circle Up The Wagons – The edition of Delicate Dining

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Happy Sunday, my band of weekend-warring wagoneers! This week you may be feeling a little more off kilter than usual since we seemed to not only double up on rich beers, but also found ourselves in quite the food coma this week. On Monday Kelly regaled us with tales of her experience at the Breckenridge […]

Weekend off the Wagon – March 15-17 (St. Paddy’s Day Weekend)

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday St. Paddy’s (not Patty’s) Day Weekend is upon us. Love the mayhem or hate the chaos, Denver is going full Irish this weekend. If you’re looking for the massive party, a carnival or sorts, head over to Fado’s. Beyond that, just about every bar, brewery, and […]

Weekend off the Wagon – March 8-10

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Much like Christmas decorations going up on Labor Day, it appears Festival Season is kicking off a few months early. That’s a terrible analogy. I’m sorry. There are four sizeable fests this weekend: The Wine Festival of Colorado Springs, Copper Uncorked, Frozen Dead Guy Days, and […]

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 […]

X Games Primer – Where to Eat and Drink in Aspen

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The X Games are gearing up for its 12th consecutive year in Aspen, Colo., from Jan. 24 through Jan. 27, and the big question isn’t who will win the SuperPipe or Big Air – its where to eat and drink if you’re heading up for the festivities. Eating and drinking around Aspen will never be cheap, but […]

Weekend off the Wagon – December 14-16

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday The Denver Only Beer Festivus is tomorrow. Ya, it sold out. But you should probably just bribe your friend who thought ahead and steal their tickets. Or, just come to the Festivus after party with Greensky Bluegrass! It’s open to everyone (until it sells out), we’ll […]

Weekend off the Wagon – November 2-4

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday This weekend, get your culture on. First Friday Art Walk, Black Sheep at MCA, Denver Arts Week, Starz Denver Film Fest, AND Saturday is Night at the Museums. There’s also a few beer fests, include the All Colorado Beer Fest, the Rocky Mountain Brew Fest at […]

Wynkoop Beers of the Year 2012

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It has been an interesting year for Wynkoop. From B3k Black Lager to the Metacool Malt-U-Wanna all the way to the we-weren’t-sure-how-serious-they-were of the Rocky Mountain Oyster Beer. To celebrate an accomplished year, Wynkoop will be bringing out all the saints in dusting off all the cobwebs of every beer tapped in 2012 this Saturday, […]

Weekend off the Wagon – September 28-30

Telluride, by Brett Schreckengost via Telluride Ski Resort

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Pick a brewery, any brewery. They’re most likely throwing their version of Oktoberfest, a birthday party, or some other level of awesome. MCA Denver has a cool series called Black Sheep that started up again recently. The Green Spaces Festival sounds promising for a good time […]

Weekend off the Wagon – September 14-16

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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

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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 […]