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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat

Denver Beer Beat
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The weekly PorchDrinking Denver Beer Beat sheds light on news of openings, special tappings, firkins and one-off batches, bottle releases, dinners, pairings, anniversaries, tap takeovers etc. each and every week.

Are you native to the city and looking for events to tide you over for the week? Or are you new to the city and just looking for the best place to find tasty suds and get uncled? Visiting and looking for events to hit while you are in town? Check out this week’s Denver Beer Beat and return each week to find out where all things #craftbeer are happening in the Denver Metro Area.

Wednesday, April 8th

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Weekly Specials @ Black Bottle Brewery (Fort Collins)

Time: All week long, every week
1611 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525

Did you know, Black Bottle Brewery has some great specials at BBB all week …..
– 9 Dollar Lunch special, includes BBB Beer
– Happy Hour M-F $1 Off BBB Beers and 4 Dollar Well drinks 11-3pm
– Half-Off Growler fills on Sundays and Wednesdays.
If you don’t know- now ya know!

lone tree brewing co - spring cleaning merch sale updated - dbb  - now through 04-12-2015

Spring Cleaning Merch Sale @ Lone Tree Brewing Co (Lone Tree)

Time: Now through April 12th
8200 Park Meadows Dr #8222, Lone Tree, CO 80124

It’s Spring Cleaning time! Lone Tree Brewing Co needs your help to clear out some apparel so they can make way for new stuff!
Starting just a few days ago and going through April 12, select styles are on sale!
Snap them up quick, quantities and sizes are limited…

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Beer Dinner with Funkwerks @ Moot House (Fort Collins)

Time: 6:00pm
The Moot House – 2626 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525

Funkwerks Beer Dinner at The Moot House this Wednesday!! Click here to buy your tickets online! Enjoy select beers artfully paired with five courses of food. Executive Chef Jeff Blackwell and Brew Masters are on hand to answer your questions during the dinner. Guests are seated together in fun, interactive, community style seating. 5 Courses & 6 Brews for $44.95.

The Week-At-A-Glance @ Fiction Beer Company (South Park Hill)

Time: This week
7101 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80220

WOW! Another big week at Fiction.
Wednesday – Live Music from Mac Comer at 6 pm and the tapping of their triple lemon Ultimate Simpatico Cask Ale – Burger Radio Food Truck
Thursday – ALL NEW live trivia at 7 pm – Barbed Wire Beef Food Truck
Friday – Rockies Opening Day game on their TV’s at 2 pm – Smokestack 70

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Commuter / Road bike Maintenance Clinic w/Turin @ Lowdown Brewery + Kitchen (Capitol Hill)

Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
800 Lincoln St, Denver, Colorado 80203

First Clinic of the year! Come see Turin Bicycles at Lowdown Brewery + Kitchen for their first Clinic of the year with Gociety (feat. Ltd Turin Brew), Swag, and good times. This will be the first of 3 events leading up to their Season kick off party May 6th when they draw 1 lucky winner for the grand prize. (wondering what it is?)….. Stay tuned more info to come

Road clinic will cover:
-How to change a flat
-What to carry
-Proper maintenance

Commuter clinic will cover:
-How to change a flat
-How to carry things on the bike
-Maintenance intervals
-Safety

See ya out there!

Thursday, April 9th

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Grand Opening @ Spangalang Brewery (Five Points)

Time: Noonskies
2736 Walton St, Denver, CO

It is official! Come have a beer with Spangalang Brewery starting at noon this Thursday!

beryl's april showers - week two - dbb - 04-09-2015

April Showers at Beryl’s: 2nd Week Tapping! @ Beryl’s Beer Co (Five Points/RiNo)

Time: 1:00pm
3120-C Blake St, Denver, Colorado 80205

Refreshing pours will be happening throughout April as Beryl’s releases delicious brews each week. On Thursday, we will be tapping our second brew of the month! Stay tuned to find out which beer that is! #AprilShowersAtBeryls #ThirstyThursday

“Headless Bunny” Chocolate Irish Stout Firkin Tapping!! @ Copper Kettle Brewing Company (Indian Creek/Windsor)

Time:  2:00pm
1338 S Valentia St #100, Denver, CO 80247

Copper Kettle Brewing Company taps a different firkin every Wednesday.  This week: “Headless Bunny”, a super, intense chocolate Irish Stout!  Only one cask so get here early!!  5280 Sliders will be out front serving up awesome mini burgers with all your favorite toppings!!

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Bourberry Dub Firkin Release @ High Hops Brewery (Windsor)

Time: 5:00pm
6461 Hwy 392 Windsor, Colorado 80550

A malt forward Belgian style Dubbel with rich stone fruit flavors that are complemented with the tartness of cranberries and slight notes of vanilla and caramel from the bourbon.

Odell Brewing Pint Night @ Parry’s Pizzeria (Highlands Ranch)

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
9567 S University Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

Join Odell Brewing for a pint night and give-a-ways at Parry’s Pizzeria on Thursday, April 9 from 6-8pm.

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April Beer and Cheese Pairing @ Copper Kettle Brewing Company (Indian Creek/Windsor)

Time:  7:00pm
1338 S Valentia St #100, Denver, CO 80247

Every month, Copper Kettle Brewing Company holds a beer and cheese pairing, hosted by The Truffle Cheese Shop.

Price includes: 4 artisan cheeses from all over the world, 4 craft beer samples (oftentimes, we release a beer that is not even on the draft line yet!), freshly baked bread and fresh crisp fruit.

CKBC holds the event in their private event center with an intimate feel, personalized with their head brewer and a professional cheesemonger from the Truffle Cheese Shop.

Tickets are $20/per person (excludes tax and tip). They sell out of this event every month, so TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE!

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Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin Tapping @ Freshcraft (LoDo/Union Station)

Time: 7:00pm
1530 Blake St, Denver, Colorado 80202

Freshcraft received a very limited keg of Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin that they would love to share with you. They will be giving out some Ballast Point glassware to a few lucky guests and brewery reps will be on hand. See you soon!

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Ratio Beerworks presents: Mostly Harmless Live w/ BLACK DOTS, Timmi Lasley & Jake Fairly! @ Mutiny Information Café (Baker)

Time: 8:00pm
2 S Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80209

Ratio Beerworks and Mutiny Information Cafe PRESENT: FREE BEER and a MOSTLY HARMLESS TALK SHOW!

Special guests include: Artist Jake Fairly, Comedian Timmi Lasley and musical guest: Black Dots! This event is FREE for ALL AGES and is brought to you by Ratio Beerworks, who will be on hand with free adult beverages! This month’s topic is SHITTY JOBS!

Part talk show, part variety hour, all Harmless fun. Well, Mostly Harmless. From the creator of Mostly Harmless Podcast with Dammit Damian comes a new monthly Talk Show/Variety Show event. Visit http://www.mostlyharmlesspodcast.com/ for more information!

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Gin Barrel Aged Treeline IPA @ Wild Woods Brewery (Boulder)

5460 Conestoga Ct, Boulder, CO 80301

This Thursday, it’s finally time once again to tap GIN BARREL AGED TREELINE IPA!! Treeline IPA is a year round beer conditioned with juniper berries, so aging it in freshly emptied Roundhouse Spirits gin barrels is quite a lovely marriage.

Friday, April 10th

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Opening Day Drink Specials and Breakfast PIZZA @ Denver Deepdish LoHi (Highlands)

Time: 9:00am
1200 W 38th Ave, Denver, CO 80211

Denver Deep Dish LoHi Fans,

This Friday is Opening Day weekend and the DDD LoHi location is opening early with awesome drink specials as well as BREAKFAST PIZZA. WHAT?!

That’s right, they are gonna be your pregame location with awesome specials on bloody marys, manmosas and mimosas. Stop by 1200 W. 38th Ave for some great food and drinks before the game. Stay Hungry my Friends.

odell at falling rock for opening day - dbb - 04-10-2015

Odell Brewing Celebrates MLB Opening Weekend @ Falling Rock (Ballpark/LoDo)

Time: Saturday, April 10th at 10:00am through Sunday, April 12th
1919 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202

Odell Brewing will be celebrating opening weekend at Falling Rock on Friday, April 10 starting at 10am! For more information, click here.

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2nd Annual MLB Opening Day Pig Roast & Epic Cans All Weekend @ Lucky Pie (LoDo/Union Station)

Time: 11:00am – 11:59pm
1610 16th St, Denver, CO 80202

Join Lucky Pie LoDo on April 10th for their second annual MLB Opening Day Pig Roast!  Lucky Pie will be joined by the folks from Epic Brewing who will be selling cans of brew for $5 a pop all weekend long. Party starts at 11 but could go all night.  See you there!

Communist Pig East IPA Tapping @ Comrade Brewing Co. (Cherry Creek CC)

Time: Noonskies
7667 E Iliff Ave, Denver, CO 80231

Comrade Brewing are tapping a Hogshead Collab brew this Friday at Noon, Communist Pig East IPA. 8.1% ABV, 70 IBU. Brewed with Simpsons Marris Otter and hopped with Target and East Kent Goldings. Welkome to the Party!

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La Chapeau Tap & Bottle Release @ Copper Kettle Brewing Company (Indian Creek/Windsor)

Time:  12:00pm
1338 S Valentia St #100, Denver, CO 80247

Copper Kettle Brewing Company is pleased to announce the second annual release of their limited, barrel aged bottle, “Le Chapeau” on Friday, April 10th, 2015. “Le Chapeau”, is a French style Saison aged in lightly toasted red wine barrels, and is one of four releases that make up CKBC’s barrel aged series. This second release of “Le Chapeau” is higher in ABV at 8.4% and aged in Merlot and Petit Syrah barrels. “Le Chapeau” will be released in 22oz. bombers in the tasting room and also on draught that day as well. Napoleon is back! The Pasty Republic will be there serving up awesome handmade pasties! If you haven’t tried them yet, you should!!

Copper Kettle Brewing Company will also be celebrating their four year anniversary with a four day party coming up in just a few weeks on Thursday, April 23rd – Sunday, April 26th!!

giant  rabbit release at grist - dbb - 04-10-2015

Giant Rabbit Belgian Dark Strong Release @ Grist Brewing Company (Highlands Ranch)

Time: 2:00pm
9150 Commerce Center Cir, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Grist Brewing Company will be releasing its Giant Rabbit Belgian Dark Strong this Friday after it finishes carbonating! Be prepared for a big dark fruit, fig forward quaff of Belgian sorcery with this release. I mean, just look at that bunny!

Summer Seasonal Releases @ Fort Collins Brewery – FCB (Fort Collins)

1020 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Fort Collins Brewery – FCB – is excited to release its summer seasonal; Major Tom’s Pomegranate Wheat and Hoptitude Imperial India Pale Ale on Friday.

In FCB’s year of rebranding, both brews saw recipe adjustments. Major Tom’s Pomegranate Wheat (previously named Major Tom’s American Wheat) saw an increase in pomegranate and an addition of pink peppercorn, redefining itself as a fruit beer. Hoptitude gained 30 IBU’s and changed from an Imperial Extra Pale Ale to an elegantly bursting, hop forward Imperial IPA. Look for both of these releases to be hitting the Denver taplines and store shelves this week.

GCB release opending day beer - stand up double ipa - dbb - 04-10-2015

Stand Up Double IPA Tapping and Can Release @ Golden City Brewery (Golden)

920 12th St, Golden, CO 80401

Stand-Up Double IPA is coming this Friday for the Rockies home opener! It will be on tap at the brewery, and several liquor stores will be carrying 4-packs of 16oz cans. Batter up!

Saturday, April 11th

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bRUNch: Boulder Running Company – Cherry Creek’s First Anniversary @ Boulder Running Co (Cherry Creek)

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
2500 E 1st Ave Unit C, Denver, Colorado 80206

April 11th Boulder Running Company – Cheery Creek – will be celebrating their first year and a handful of their friends are helping them celebrate by hosting a bRUNch preview at their store!

bRUNch runners will meet at the store at 9 a.m. for a fun run. As per, bRUNch usual, 5K and 10K routes will be available. As a group, the group will leave around 9:15 a.m.

After your run, it’s time to eat and shop. Enjoy small bites, Bloody Marys from Tito’s Handmade Vodka and The Real Dill and beer from Renegade Brewing Company and much, much more. Plus you will have the chance to win things!

This event is free to attend. All that is asked is that you make a $1 – $10 donation to Metro CareRing, the Denver non-profit partner. Metro CareRing, the largest hunger-relief organization in Denver directly serving families, offers nutritious food and other services to individuals and families in need. In addition to annually distributing more than 1.8 million pounds of primarily fresh food, Metro CareRing provides healthy living/nutrition education and self-sufficiency programs to help combat people’s root causes of hunger. The folks from bRUNch will be collecting donations on site. Hope to see you all on the 11th!

This event is sponsored by bRUNch Running, Boulder Running Company – Cherry Creekn, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, The Real Dill and Renegade Brewing Company.

Cruise 4 Brews Spring 2015 @ Loveland Aleworks (Loveland)

Time: Saturday, April 11 from 11:00am – 7:00pm
118 W 4th St, Loveland, Colorado 80537

Please join Cruise 4 Brews for this fun filled event supporting WINGS/Easter Seals Colorado. WINGS supports people with disabilities through meaningful experiences and lifelong friendships.

C4B will make stops at Big Beaver Brewing Co., Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, Verboten Brewing, Crow Hop Brewing Co & Loveland Aleworks.

COST: $30 Online Presale or $35 Day of Registration. This event will include drink specials, great drawing prizes and the first 75 registered will receive a commemorative t-shirt.

QUESTIONS: Contact Michelle at 303-233-1666 x 233 or Dennis @ 970-430-0047.

ratio beerworks - antidote IPA release party - dbb - 04-11-2015

Antidote IPA Release Party w/Chad Price & Chris Fogal @ Ratio Beerworks (RiNo Arts District/Five Points

Time: 12:00pm, Live Acoustic Tunes start at 6:00pm
2920 Larimer St. Denver, CO 80205

Ratio Beerworks is excited to announce the release of Antidote on April 11, 2015! The IPA will be available at noon when the doors open.

Live music will start at 6pm with Chad Price who will be followed by a special acoustic performance byThe Gamits.

Matt’s Snack Shack will be out front serving up the wings, grilled cheese and more!

Also, sign up for Poses & Pints at Ratio Beerworks today in order to get a discount on the upcoming session!

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Trinity Brewing 2015 Saison Fest @ Trinity Brewing (Colorado Springs)

Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
1466 Garden of the Gods Rd Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Enjoy fresh Saisons from over 26 different breweries. Breweries include: Trinity Brewing, Green Bench, Back Country, Dry Dock, Rockyard, Barrels n’ Bottles, Twisted Pine, Manitou, Black Bottle, TRVE, Upslope, Great Divide, River North, Wynkoop, Epic, 7venth Sun, Phantom Canyon, Yazoo, Strange, Pfriem, Wit’s End, Ratio Beerworks, Odell, Upright, Prairie, Stillwater, Mckenzie’s, Elevation, Free Will. More to be added! Each ticket comes with 1 entry and a commemorative tasting glass. If you would rather come in to Trinity or order by phone, there are no surcharges (719) 634-0029. All phone orders must be picked up at will call the day of the event. Early bird discount of $10 off the gate begins at 9am on Wed 3/18 and ends at 11:30pm on Wed 4/8. Cheers! Tickets at Eventbrite.

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“Did You Miss Out On . . . Collaboration Fest?” Fest @ Stapleton Tap House (Stapleton)

Time: 12pm – 11pm
8286 Northfield Blvd #1525, Denver, CO 80238

“Did you miss out on Collaboration . . . Fest?” Fest is here! Hell, every day can be a beer festival; especially over at Stapleton Tap House. STH is going to tap a grip of the beers showcased at Collaboration Fest and you’re invited to come and imbibe with them! The mini fest will feature these collaborations from Imbibe’s amazing festival:
–          Yak & Yeti and FATE Brewing – Cherry Dubbel
–          Wyknoop Brewing/Ska Brewing/Reel Big Fish – Reel Big Stout
–          Zwei Bruder and Tivoli Brewing – Pass the Buck
–          Epic Brewing and Devil’s Backbone – Midnight Mischief
–          Crooked Stave and Comrade Brewing – Dialectic Materialism

Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival @ Downtown – Ridge (Breckenridge)

Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Downtown – Ridge Street, Breckenridge, CO

The 9th Annual Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival is one of the premiere spring events in Breckenridge each year bringing over 30 breweries for tastings, FREE live music, a VIP area and wonderful food and retail vendors. All taking place on Ridge Street in downtown Breckenridge with amazing views of the mountains! Enjoy a weekend of skiing and a Saturday afternoon of beer tastings from some of Colorado’s finest breweries & other breweries from around the world! The Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival draws a wide range of people from beer aficionados to families. The Spring Beer Fest will be a funk-tastic theme party with disco balls, funky music and costumes! They’ll even be hosting a costume contest for prizes! The Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival celebrates Brews, Views & Great live Music!

Day Trip: Colorado Springs on Tap @ Colorado Springs Event Center (Colorado Springs)

Time: 2:30pm to 6:00pm
3960 Palmer Park Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909

The Colorado Springs On Tap Craft Beer Festival takes place on Saturday, April 11th at the Colorado Springs Event Center from 2:30PM to 6:00PM. This three-hour premiere event will showcase over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries. Attendees will sample beers in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase, and great vendors. What better way to spend a Saturday than with great friends, amazing beer, delicious food and live music!

Sunday, April 12th

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April Bluegrass Brunch @ Station 26 Brewing Co. (North Park Hill)

Time: 11:00am
7045 E 38th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80207

Beer, live music from Cosmic Mesa, donuts from Glazed & Confuzed, and barbecue from Rolling Smoke! Free admission.

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Updates and Progress @ Great Divide Brewing Company –Canning Facility (RINo/Five Points)

3403 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216

Look at the progress! Mitch from ImageWerx.us provided this great aerial shot of new Great Divide site in RiNo at 35th and Brighton Boulevard. The Barrel Bar will be open this summer, where you can enjoy GDBC’s full line of beers + specialty releases and tours of their new canning line.

Remember, the GDBC original Ball Park brewery is not going anywhere. They are not moving, just growing!

Monday, April 13th

DSTILL: A Serious Celebration of the American Craft Spirit

Time: April 13-19, 2015
Denver, CO

THIS WEEK-LONG EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS AMERICAN SMALL-BATCH DISTILLING WITH FEATURED SPIRIT TASTINGS, CRAFT COCKTAIL EVENTS & WORKSHOPS HIGHLIGHTING TOP ARTISAN DISTILLERS & BARTENDERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

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$12 #growler refills every Monday @ Hogshead Brewery (Sloans Lake/Highlands/SloHi)

Time: Mondays 2pm – 10pm
4460 W 29th Ave, Denver, CO 80212

$12 #growler refills today and every Monday (Like you ever need an excuse to go grab some delicious ales over at Hogshead). Reminder, though, that this promo is only for keg beer and not cask ales.

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Beer Dinner @ BRU handbuilt ales & eats (Boulder)

Time: 7:00pm, Make reservations by calling (720) 638-5193 or ask your server on your next visit.
5290 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80303

BRU’s next special beer dinner will take place on Monday, April 13th at 7pm. They’re planning a four course meal with each course paired with one of their special beers. Menu items include: lime cured shrimp & red chile sopes, oven charred asparagus & curry cured port, coffee & brown sugar crusted leg of lamb, and and orange upside down cake. Beers include: Nymeria American Pale Ale, Belux Belgian style Pale Ale, Citrum IPA, and Beezel Belgian style Golden Strong Ale. Cost is $40 per person. Make reservations by calling (720) 638-5193 or ask your server on your next visit.

Tuesday, April 14th

Pints for Purpose ~ Out of Sight @ Copper Kettle Brewing Company (Indian Creek/Windsor)

Time:  2:00pm – 10:00pm
1338 S Valentia St #100, Denver, CO 80247

Feel good about yourself with Copper Kettle on Pints for Purpose Tuesdays. Every Tuesday, $1 of the beer sold at CKBC will automatically be donated to a different rotating charity of that week. You drink, they donate. It’s that simple.

April 14th – Out of Sight raises awareness for the blind and visually impaired and raises money to help support other nonprofits in the community that support the blind and visually impaired.

If you are interested in joining their charity list, please email: [email protected] for more info.

FREE BEER with a Growler Fill @ Odyssey Beerwerks (East Arvada)

Time: 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.
5535 W 56th Ave #107, Arvada, CO 80002

Get a FREE BEER from Odyssey Beerwerks when you buy a growler fill. Offer good all day on Tuesdays. Also enjoy Happy Hour 3pm to 5pm.

Keep the Glass Night! @ Our Mutual Friend (Five Points)

Time: 4:00pm
2810 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205

Keep the Glass night! Every Tuesday for $10 you get an artist series glass (10oz) and three fills (under 8% abv). Every month (or while supplies last), Our Mutual Friend will feature a new artist. Support local art and local suds!

Tuesday Night 23 @ Hops & Pie (Berkeley)

Time: 5 p.m. – Close
3920 Tennyson St. Denver, CO 80212

Swing in every Tuesday night for the ‘Tuesday Night 23.’ You get two drafts and a two topping 18″pie for $23 bucks. Fuck yeah.

Double Stamp Tuesday @ Funkwerks (Ft. Collins)

Time: All day long every Tuesday
1900 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Today is Double Stamp Tuesday! And their cooler is full of yummy beer. Plus Saison 4-packs! You can receive a stamp (or two on Tuesdays) for a 4-pack, but you can only redeem a full stamp card for a 750ml bottle.

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Tap-It! Tuesdays @ Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

Time: 6:00pm
3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80216

Each Tuesday, Crooked Stave will tap a specialty keg in their taproom. Look for whacky fruit combos, dry-hopping or special barrels with these gems.

Tuesday Night Run Club w/ the 1st Runnings (Fermentologists) @ Dry Dock Brewing Co (Aurora)

Time: 6:00pm
15120 E Hampden Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80014

Join Dry Dock Brewing Company and The Fermentologists for their first run this year. This new group will be called 1st Runnings! The 1st Runnings crew will be walking/jogging/running a fun 5K (3.1 miles) around Cherry Creek park, followed by some amazing discounted beers from Dry Dock Brewing Company. Lace up your shoes and get ready for your 1st Running!

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Keep the Glass Night – Tripel Karmeliet @ Cheeky Monk – Colfax Location (Capitol Hill)

Time: 7:00PM
534 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203

Tripel Karmeliet is still brewed according to an authentic beer recipe from 1679 derived from the old Carmelite convent in Dendermonde by Bosteels Brewery. It has complex gold to bronze color, with a creamy head, fruity aroma (banana and vanilla), light and fresh but also creamy with a spicy, lemony dryness. It is served in one of the most beautiful Belgian glasses around. Come grab one of these gorgeous glasses for yourself with your purchase of a Tripel Karmeliet, as supplies last.

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BEER DINNER: Forest Gump with Oskar Blues Brewery @ Alamo Drafthouse (Littleton)

Time: 7:30pm
7301 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120

We’re so excited to once again join up with our friends at the Oskar Blues Brewery to bring you this FORREST GUMP beer dinner! $5 of every ticket will be donated to Oskar Blues’ CAN’d Aid Foundation. Everyone’s favorite earnest but dimwitted faux-historical everyman Forrest Gump is back on the bench on the big screen.

Menu
I – “Peas and Carrots”
Bread Bowl filled with cream cheese pea dip, served with carrots
Paired with Mama’s Yella Pils
II – “I must’ve drank me fifteen Dr. Peppers”
Smoked pork ribs with Dr. Pepper BBQ Sauce
Paired with Dale’s Pale Ale
III – “Bubba Gump Shrimp Company”
Skewer with fried shrimp, shrimp scampi, blackened shrimp and shrimp brochette
Paired with Gubna Imperial IPA
IV – “Box of Chocolates”
Box filled with two chocolate truffles and raspberry sauce
Paired with Velvet Elvis Oatmeal Stout

Fermenting Future Events That Are Tapping Soon As All Get Out . . .
April 16thThe Taste @ Hilton Fort Collins (Fort Collins)
April 17thDenver Flea @ Bindery on Blake (Five Points)
April 21st – April Craft Ladies Event @ Highland Tap and Burger (Highlands)
April 23rdRatio BeerWorks Tap TakeOver! @ Local 46 (Berkeley)
April 23rdBeer Class – Northern English Brown Ale @ Golden City Brewery (Golden)
April 25th – BrüFrou: craft beer + culinary excellence @ Wings Over the Rockies Museum (Lowry)
May 9th10th Annual Brew-Ha-Ha @ (Canon City)

Did we miss any events in this week’s Denver Beer Beat? Let us know by emailing us at
Cory {at} PorchDrinking {dot} com.

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Cheers to ye and may eternity find us in as good company as this! Stay Thirsty and Keep Denver Beer’d!

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