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Denver Beer Beat | Colorado Beer Events for Week of August 7, 2019

Denver Beer Beat (Tristan)

The Denver Beer Beat is a weekly roundup of brewery openings, special tappings, firkins and one-off batches, bottle releases, dinners, pairings, and more happening in the Front Range and beyond. Be sure to check in each Wednesday to discover anything and everything happening around Colorado’s beer scene. Now let’s get to this week’s can’t miss beer events.

Wednesday, August 7

August Collaboration with WestFax Brewing @ First Draft Taproom & Kitchen (Denver) – 1309 26th St., Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Wednesday, August 7, 6:00pm – 2:00am

Details: First Draft joined Westfax Brewing for a brew day in July and made an American Pale Ale with Cashmere, Centennial, Enigma, Mosaic, & Zytho Hops that will be releasing at First Draft Kitchen & Taproom on August 7th @ 6PM!

Other Westfax taps include:
Raspberry Sour
Cupcakes & Rainbows, Saison
Cowboys Vs Hipsters, Clear IPA
Tears of our Enemies, Scottish Ale

(Beer Release, Collaboration Beer, Tap Takeover)

Great Divide Beer Dinner @ Brightmarten (Denver) – 730 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Wednesday, August 7, 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Details: Brightmarten is partnering with Great Divide Brewing Co for a 5 course beer dinner. $60 per person. Email [email protected] to reserve your spot

(Beer Dinner)

Thursday, August 8

Peachoptamus + Peachoptamus Velvet Release @ 4 Noses Brewing Company (Broomfield) – 8855 W 116th Cir, Broomfield, Colorado

Date/ Time: Thursday, August 8, 12:00pm – 11:00pm

Details: Jam packed with 1800 pounds of Palisade Peaches from Peachfork Orchards & Vineyard, this wheat beer packs a really peachy punch to the tastebuds! It’s like you’re drinking a peach plucked straight from the tree.

They didn’t want to stop there, however. Join 4 Noses during this weekend long peach-a-thon to also try Peachopotamus Velvet, a milkshake style IPA with palisade peaches, vanilla beans, and lactose!

Peachopotamus and Peachopotamus Velvet will be available on tap and in 4 packs to-go in the taproom only!

(Beer & Can releases)

Patchy Waters Pumpkin Ale Taproom Kick-off @ Holidaily Brewing (Golden) – 801 Brickyard Cir, Unit B, Golden, Colorado

Date/ Time: Thursday, August 8, 2:00pm – 9:00pm

Details: Patchy Waters Pumpkin Ale launches for the season on August 8th in the taproom! Both on tap and 4-packs to go! Come by for a pint, Patchy Waters swag, and new pumpkin beer bread recipe cards. #Glutenfree food from Legs and Breasts starting at 3!

PLUS, our 1st ever trivia night is happening from 6:30-8pm. Group max is 5, no minimum. No sign up needed.

(Beer & Can Release)

FERAL x FlyteCo Brewing  FERAL Highlander Beer Release Party @ FlyteCo Brewing (Denver) – 4499 W 38th Ave Ste 101, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Thursday, August 8, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Details: We love beer. We love this neighborhood. So how about a Berkeley neighborhood beer collaboration? FERAL is thrilled to work with a neighbor on something truly unique.

FERAL x FlyteCo Brewing is proud to launch the FERAL Highlander, a piney pale ale. The perfect easy drinking beer for your outdoor adventure. Available only at FlyteCo Brewing.

Join us for a release party Thursday, August 8th from 6pm to 9pm at FlyteCo Brewing to celebrate the new brew, listen to live music, and swap adventure stories. Custom crowlers of the FERAL Highlander will be available for purchase.

Purchase a FERAL Highlander during the event and be entered to win a $200 FERAL gift card. Must be present to win.

(Beer Release, Collaboration Beer)

Save the Ales 2019 @ Mile High Station (Denver) – 2027 W Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Thursday, August 8, 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Details: Save the Ales, one of Denver’s most affordable and eco-friendly beer festivals, is back.

Guests can enjoy unlimited sips of brews from some of Colorado’s best craft breweries, grab a bite from a local food truck, pose in the photo booth, and learn more about how Conservation Colorado is working to keep our water flowing and healthy. This year, Joyride Brewing Company is brewing their Save the Ales brew.

The event is also excited to host Elvtd at 5280, Colorado’s first seltzery, this year!

Raise a glass while helping Conservation Colorado raise funds to protect, conserve, and ensure a future with clean water for all Coloradans and the breweries we love.

Remember: no water means no beer!

(Beer Festival)

Friday, August 9

Why Can’t We Be Friends IPA Release @ Little Machine Beer (Denver) – 2924 W 20th Ave, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Friday, August 9, 12:00pm – 12:00am

Details:  Join Little Machine Beer for the release of Why Can’t We Be Friends, an unfiltered IPA brewed with Mosaic, Ekuanot and Ella. Available at open on draft and to-go in 16 oz cans and 64 oz growlers.. Dj Ill Evans will be on spinning vinyl in the Tasting Room 7-9

(Beer and Can Release)

Two Year Celebration Weekend @ Woods Boss Brewing (Denver) – 2210 California St, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Friday, August 9 – Sunday, August 11, 12:00pm – 12:00am

Details: Woods Boss Brewing Company opened their doors on August 11, 2017 and it is time to celebrate that Two Year milestone!

Friday August 9 through Sunday August 11 they will be bringing in all sorts of live music and tapping multiple new craft beers. They have a few surprises up their sleeves to keep you on your toes so join throughout the weekend and celebrate.

New Friends Made
Strengthening the community
1,800 Barrels Brewed
67 Unique Craft Beers
13 Collaborations
17 Barrel Aged Creations Released
$35,000 donated to local Colorado Non-Profits

(Anniversary Party, Beer Releases)

Rails End 3 Year Anniversary Bash @ Rails End Beer Company (Broomfield) – 11625 Reed Court, Unit B, Broomfield, Colorado

Date/ Time: Friday, August 9 – Sunday, August 11, 12:00pm – 11:00pm

Details: Rails End is hosting a 3-day celebration for their 3-year anniversary.

They’ll have food, games, live music, and NEW BEER RELEASE planned for the weekend! Their parking lot will be roped off for people to spread out and enjoy corn hole and live music.
RSVP to this event to get the latest scoop for the weekend’s festivities. Come on out and celebrate three years with Rails End!!

The dates for the weekend are:
Friday, August 9 from 12-11PM
Saturday, August 10 from 12-11PM
Sunday, August 11 from 10AM-9PM!!

(Anniversary Party, Beer Release)

Collaboration Release @ Wiley Roots Brewing (Greeley) – 625 3rd St., Greeley, Colorado

Date/ Time: Friday, August 9 – Sunday, August 11, 12:00pm – 11:00pm

Details: Starting in August and going through October, this time of year is when farmers harvest the majority of their fruits and vegetables, which means fresh produce for our beers.

To kick off this amazing time of year, Wiley Roots decided to create some new beers, bring back some favorites, and collaborate with their friends. Starting at 12pm on Friday, August 9; 12pm on Saturday, August 10; and 1pm on Sunday, August 11; they will be releasing a limited amount of the following:

  • Another One
    Mikerphone Brewing Collab
    -Imperial Milk Stout with TCHO Chocolate Nibs, Banana purée, and Strawberry
  • Koji Bros
    Paradox Beer Company Collab
    -Extra Dry Sake Style Modern Farmhouse Ale fermented with Koji and Sake Yeast
  • Peaches & Cream County Fair Cobbler
    -Milkshake Sour IPA with puréed Peaches, Graham Cracker, Cinnamon, Vanilla, and Lactose dry hopped with Mosaic and Galaxy
  • Watermelon Slush
    -Sour Ale with Watermelon purée
  • Guava Limeade Slush
    -Sour Ale with puréed Guava and Limes
  • Frozen Three Year Anniversary Slush
    Romero’s K9 Club & Tap House Collab
    -Sour Ale with puréed Raspberries and Peaches
  • Frozen Exact Opposite of Hawaii Slush
    -Sour Ale with shredded Coconut, Coconut water, Coconut milk, Watermelon purée, and puréed Strawberry

All beers are first come, first served. Limits will be announced closer to the release. We will also have food trucks, more details to come.

Mexican Lager Release and Taco Night @ Goldspot Brewing (Denver) – 4970 Lowell Blvd, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Friday, August 9, 12:00pm – 11:00pm

Details: Join Goldpot for the release of their first beer in their Mexican lager series! This beer pairs perfectly with tacos from Carrera’s Taco Food truck, who will be on-site from 2pm-10pm. This Mexican lager is crisp, slightly sweet and utterly refreshing with notes of honey and light corn.

(Beer Release)

2 Can Release @ WestFax Brewing (Lakewood) – 6733 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, Colorado

Date/ Time: Friday, August 9 – Sunday, August 11, 12:00pm – 12:00am

Details: If you guys keep drinking them, WestFax will keep canning it! They’re releasing some freshly canned Urban Lumberjack, Hazy IPA and Blootylicious, Blueberry Wheat this Friday, August 9th at 2PM!

Urban Lumberjack – 6.5%
One of our most beloved beers is this Hazy IPA brewed with 6 variety of hops (Citra, Azacca, El Dorado, Amarillo, Simcoe, Mandarina) producing a soft and juicy IPA with tropical notes of orange, nectarine, and mango.

Blootylicious – 5%
I don’t think you’re ready for this jelly. Blootylicious is our Blueberry Wheat that’s fruity, refreshing, effervescent and did we mention it’s loaded with blueberries?!

(Can Release)

Undone Vol. 6 Juicy IPA with Strata Release @ Ratio Beerworks (Denver) – 2920 Larimer Street, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Friday, August 9, 12:00pm – 12:00 am

Details: Peel back the layers that comprise Ratio’s Undone Experimental IPA series to reveal a fusion of modern-day innovation and deep historical influences.

In celebrating the spirit of experimentation, the Undone IPA series has allowed Ratio to showcase different hop varietals, hopping techniques and sub-styles that have eventually lead to wider releases of Sparks Fly Juicy IPA and Dimed Out Double Juicy IPA.

This Friday, Ratio Beerworks is thrilled to introduce Undone IPA Vol. 6, a Juicy IPA featuring Strata hops. This new hop varietal lends notes of passionfruit, mango and citrus while finishing with a touch of dankness. Come enjoy the debut of Undone IPA Vol. 6 on Friday beginning at Noon.

(Beer Release)

Sorachi Ace SMaSM IPA Release @ Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project (Denver) – 925 W 8th Ave, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Friday, August 9, 3:00pm – 11:00pm

Details: The fourth installment of Intrepid Sojourner’s SMASH IPA Series highlights Sorachi Ace hops. Native to Japan, these hops bring notes of lemon, citrus, dill and cilantro. Pair with an array of tasty Peruvian dishes from Rumichaka Eats!

Their last iteration, Lemondrop SMASH, was gone in three days… grab a pint (or two) before they kick this small batch!

(Beer Release)

TRVE + Surly Collaboration Release Party @ Ale House (Denver) – 2501 16th St, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Friday, August 9, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Details: Join Ale House alongside craft beer friends, TRVE Brewing + Surly Brewing Company for their release of Nøkken, a dry-hopped Scandinavian farmhouse ale collaboration.

“Nøkken possesses a light malt body, mellowed on a touch of Colorado honey and mild birch wood aging. A hit of dry-hopping heightens the natural lemony character of the yeast, and delivers pineapple, melon, and honey aromatics.”

Free to attend (no RSVP necessary).

Come enjoy this special release party with Trve and Surly brew reps, swag, mayhem, and more.

(Tap Takeover, Special Tapping)

Saturday, August 10

Denver Beer Co.’s 8th Anniversary Party @ Denver Beer Co. (Denver) – 1695 Platte St, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 11:00am – 9:00pm

Details: Denver Beer Co is so thankful for the support of the Denver and greater Colorado community as they celebrate their 8th Anniversary. Come help them celebrate their 8th Anniversary! On Saturday, August 10th they’ll be shutting down the street for a party with beer, some of their favorite food truck friends, live music, games, photo booth fun, and so much more!

DBC will be releasing their special Anniversary VIII; Queen Yum Yum!
(Red Wine Barrel Aged Raspberry Kolsch)
Their beloved Princess Yum Yum has been aged in red wine barrels for this special brew to commemorate the 8th anniversary of Denver Beer Co! Brewed at a slightly higher strength and fermented with red raspberries, Queen Yum Yum was aged for 5 months in mixed red wine barrels for a delightful combination of fresh raspberry, oak, and fruit flavors.

As always, their anniversary party is FREE and family friendly! We can’t wait to celebrate with all of you!

(Anniversary Party, Beer Release)

Bacchanal x Denver @ Safta Restaurant (Denver) – 3330 Brighton Blvd Suite 201, Denver Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 11:00am – 11:00pm

Details: Safta Restaurant excited to host Bacchanal—the celebrated New Orleans wine, food and music experience—for an outdoor festival at The Source Hotel on August 10-11, 2019. The event will channel the lush patio vibes of this New Orleans hideaway (named a 2019 James Beard Award Finalist for Outstanding Wine Program)

Bacchanal x Denver will feature two days of live jazz, unique wines, cocktails and food from the kitchen of James Beard Award-winning chef Alon Shaya.

Join as they transform the parking lot in front of the original Source and the recently opened Source Hotel ! Enjoy a professional stage for a series of live musical performances; wine friendly fare cooked over live fire; and in the Bacchanal tradition, meat + cheese boards, ice buckets and wines by the bottle.

The event will also feature an exclusive Oak-Fermented Saison brewed by New Belgium specifically for this event.

(Beer Release)

Tiki Party at Colfax Cove @ Cerebral Brewing (Denver) – 1477 Monroe St, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 12:00pm – 8:00pm

Details: Cerebral Brewing is transforming their humble parking lot into a tropical refuge of vibrant color and gloriously tacky tiki decorations.

That’s right – They’re hosting a Tiki Party.  For one day in August, Cerebral is bringing you Colfax Cove: a hidden retreat of inflatable pools, lounge chairs, umbrella beer drinks, misters, and the sweet sounds of surf rock to transport you to leisurely island-esque living. Bring your bikini and best aloha shirt and meet us at the tiki bar.

In honor of the theme, Cerebral will be releasing two versions of Forbidden Idol, their Sour IPA:

  • Forbidden Idol – Mai Tai – 7% Tiki Sour IPA

Hopped with Citra, Sabro and Galaxy in the whirlpool and then added lactose, tangerine, almond, vanilla & lime.
$18/4-Pack, Limit (3) 4-Packs PP

  • Forbidden Idol – Painkiller – 7% Tiki Sour IPA

Hopped with Citra, Sabro and Galaxy in the whirlpool and then added lactose, coconut, pineapple, vanilla & tangerine!
$18/4-Pack, Limit (3) 4-Packs PP

The Royal Aces Surf Band will be jammin’ out from 3-7pm and Ohana Grille – Hawaiian Fusion Eatery will be out front from 12-10pm. They will also have custom ceramic Tiki Mugs, sunglasses, a prize wheel, lawn games & more!

No tickets required, just show up and chill out. The first 100 people to enter our retreat, will receive a mood changing Cerebral hurricane cup upon arrival.

(Beer & Can Releases, Theme Party)

Mock the Vote! 4th Annual Employee Brew-Off @ Mockery Brewing (Denver) – 3501 Delgany St, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Details: Make your vote count! Who’s the best brewer at Mockery? Help them decide at their Employee Brew-Off. Each Mockery crew member has brewed a small batch beer, winner is brewed on the big system. Flights including each beer will be available and YOU decide.

(Special Tappings)

Hog Days of Summer Pool Party @ Resolute Brewing (Centennial) – 7286 S Yosemite St, Ste 110, Centennial, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Details: Hog Haven Farm is turning FIVE and Resolute Brewing throwing a pool party to celebrate their amazing work! The overly friendly pigs on leashes will return to make a splash in several different kiddie pools set up on their patio, along with a Polaroid photo booth so you can take a picture with your favorite hog (FREE, but donations accepted)!

10% of beer sales will be donated directly to Hog Haven, as well as any donations taken in during the event. Please leave your pups at home, as this day is all for celebrating our other furry friends!

(Themed Party, Fundraiser)

3 Years of Rears and Beers @ Romero’s K9  Club & Tap House (Lafayette) – 985 S Public Rd, Lafayette, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 12:00pm – 11:00pm

Details: It seems like just yesterday that we opened up the taps for the first time. We said hello to strangers who would soon become friends and embarked on a journey into the sands of time; with the dogs by our side and a beer in (each) hand.

3 years later, we’ve awoken to what is now a community of its own. Full of cheer and optimism, it’s a beautiful sight to see! One fit for a BIG ol’ party that’ll give us all an excuse to come together and celebrate.

We’ll be keeping the groove alive with live music from some of your favorite artists all night long. Of course, the one and only El Mariachi Mexican Food Truck will be here dishing up the comida.

The anniversary party is always a fun opportunity to put together a special draught list to share with everyone. We’ll have many more details about everything being featured in the weeks leading up to the shindig.

(Anniversary Party)

5x Can Release Party @ Outer Range Brewing (Frisco) – 182 Lusher Ct., Unit #2, Frisco, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 12:00pm – 11:00pm


Outer Range is releasing 5X beers in cans – including their Southern Grist Brewing Co collab Imperial Stout and their Cellarmaker Brewing Company collab IPA – on Sat, Aug 10 when they open at noon. Mountain Dweller Coffee will be popping up with their locally roasted artisanal coffee. They’ll also amp up the party vibes with live music and a food pop-up (details coming soon).

Here are the beers:

Slicing Time Imperial Stout
*collab with Southern Grist Brewing Co (Nashville, TN)
Brewed with chocolate and raspberries (11.7%)
Availability: 400 bottles
Limit: 6 bottles/pp
$15/bottle (500 mL)

Full Send IPA
*collab with Cellarmaker Brewing Company (San Francisco, CA)
Hops: Nelson Sauvin, Citra, Riwaka (6.4%)
Availability: 100 cases
Limit: 1 case/pp

Smithereens DDH Double IPA
Hops: Taiheke, Mosaic (7.6%)
Availability: 80 cases
Limit: 1 case/pp

In the Steep IPA
Hops: Citra (6.9%)
Availability: 40 cases
Limit: 1 case/pp

Wisp Belgian Wit
Availability: 40 cases
No Limits

(Can and Beer Releases)

Talk with a Brew Chemist @ Brewmented Homebrew Supplies (Longmont) – 900 South Hover, Unit C, Longmont, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Details: Join Brewmented in their taproom for a free talk about yeast monitoring and contamination detection with Kelley Freeman from Beyers Analytical Brewing Sciences.

This informative presentation will cover:

– How to do yeast cell counts and the calculations used for yeast propagation
– What medias to use for yeast detection, yeast storage (yeast slants), and yeast contamination
– Bacterial contamination, media to use for detection, and ways to ID which bacteria are present
– Different detection techniques, selective media platting, PCR, and sequencing (how they work, what data you get from each, and how to use that data).
– Basic lab equipment that can be used to start monitoring your microbes.

There will be plates with different microbes growing for examples of colony morphology on different selective media. And after the presentation they will have a microscope set up for anyone who wants to take a look at yeast, bacteria, or do yeast cell counts.

Sign Up Here.

(Beer Education)

BarrelFest 2019 @ The Forge Publick House (Fort Collins) – 255 Old Firehouse Alley, Fort Collins, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 1:00pm – 12:00am

Details: It’s that time of year again! Join The Forge for BarrelFest 2019. Every tap up front will have a Barrel Aged beer, and they’ll have a bottle station at the Back Bar featuring some of their best cellar aged beers. Each beer will have a taster size, and a full size pour – even out of the bottles! Relax during Bohemian Nights New West Fest away from the heat and crowds, and drink delicious beers, Cheers! Stay tuned for announcements and updates.

(Tap Takeover)

Bierstadt Turns 3 @ Bierstadt Lagerhaus (Denver) – 2875 Blake Street, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 2:00pm – 10:00pm

Details: Join Bierstadt as they celebrate the centuries long tradition of drinking large quantities of pale lager. They strongly suggest liters, but you can make your own decisions. They’ll be tapping some stuff but mostly just drink beer, play giant yard games, and listen to live music courtesy Bierstadt’s house masters of ceremony, Badda Boom Brass Band.

– Show Bierstadt how you #lagerhard and win FREE beer for 2 years.
DETAILS TO ENTER: on Facebook or @bierstadtlager on Instagram
-2 Fässer of Kellerbier.
– $10 Liters of Helles
– Get a free crowler koozie when you buy a 3-pack of crowlers-to-go.
– German Clothing Pop-up Shop

(Anniversary Party, Special Tapping)

Big Can Jam @ Zuma’s Rescue Ranch (Littleton) – 7745 N Moore Rd, Littleton, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Details: A unique, Family Friendly, beer fest with local breweries pouring fresh draft cans! And this fest benefits local charities! Music, delicious BBQ, custom shirts to order, Ranch tours, games and more! No standard selection here! 20+ Breweries from around the State and some special appearance out of state craft brews!

(Beer Festival)

Loveland Brewers Olympics @ Loveland Aleworks (Loveland) – 118 W 4th St, Loveland, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 3:00pm – 7:00pm

Details: Come to cheer on your favorite Loveland brewers at the inaugural Loveland Brewers Olympics Beer Festival. Loveland brewers will compete against each other in games of skill and chance while fans get the opportunity to be involved with spectator games and activities. And it all benefits local Loveland non-profit organizations.

A $25 ticket gains entrance into the event, 10 beer tokens, and an afternoon of laughs that will make your belly shake. $40 bottomless cup tickets get you unlimited pours and even more fun at the festivities. Come dance to the DJ, nosh from the food trucks, and play spectator sports!

Brewers events to include:

-Brew Team Tug ‘O War
– Yeast Balloon Toss
– Keg Curling
– Hula Hoop Keg Toss
– Relay Race
– Strong Man Keg Holding Challenge

Including Verboten Brewing, Drätz Brewing Company, Loveland Aleworks, Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, Rock Coast Brewery , Crow Hop Brewing Co, Big Thompson Brewery, Rock Bottom Brewery – Centerra Promenade & sponsored by Thompson Valley Liquor Store

Proceeds to benefit: Respite Care, Inc., Hearts And Horses, Food Bank for Larimer County, Alternatives to Violence

Food Trucks: El Sabor Rico & Piggin’ Out Loveland

Black Sky Brewery 6 Year Anniversary Summer Fest @ Black Sky Brewery (Denver) – 490 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 3:00pm – 11:00pm

Details: Black Sky Brewery and Legion Productions present Black Sky Brewery 6 year Anniversary Summer Fest – 21+ after 8pm. Bands include: Phobia (grind legends), Human Obliteration (CA), Laughing Dog (nm), Tree Of Woe, Clusterfux, Heathen Burial, Chemically Crippled , Seed Of The Sorcerer, Womb Of The Witch, Berated, Whammer, Sonic Vomit, and Phobia generation coward album release show.
Bands will be playing both inside and on the outside stage Phobia beer S.O.TS.W.O.T.W beer and Chemically Crippled beer to be released for the event . more info announced in coming weeks…… $5 a head. 21 and up after 8pm

(Anniversary Party)

New Image Patio Society @ New Image Brewing (Arvada) – 5622 Yukon Street, Arvada, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 4:00pm – 10:00pm

Details: Come enjoy drinks and music on the patio to celebrate summer. This month New Image welcomes Cellar West Artisan Ales, Bear Creek Distillery, and Loveland Aleworks plus music from Curtis T & The Duffel Bag Boys, Silver And Smoke, and The Patient Zeros. Party kicks off at 4pm!

(Guest Taps)

Rugs and Robes: White Russian Nitro Release Party @ Left Hand Brewing (Longmont) – 1265 Boston Ave, Longmont Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Details: Join Left Hand for a celebration of The Dude’s true beer of choice. Sip back and chill with this new seasonal 8.9% cocktail-inspired white stout on nitro while enjoying Wii bowling, vinyl spinning, a Big Lebowski costume contest & the chance to win Beer for a Year.

Abide with The Nitro, or White Russian Nitro, if you’re not into the whole brevity thing. White Russian Nitro is takin’ er super smooth for all us craft beer drinkers out there. There’s a beverage here that’s for strikes and gutters; ups and downs. And, I don’t know about you, but I take comfort in that. With coffee, vanilla and notes of chocolate, this is a beer that really ties it all together. But, well, that’s just, like, our opinion, man.

(Beer and Can Release)

Hops in the Hangar @ Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (Denver) – 7711 E. Academy Blvd., Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Saturday, August 10, 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Details: Each year Hops in the Hangar welcome dozens of the Denver Metro area’s best breweries to their WWII-era hangar for an evening of friends, food and of course, fantastic local beer. This year’s event will also have RFID taste-tracking technology powered by Spigot Labs so you can remember all the tasty brews you tried and vote for your favorite breweries.

Tickets include unlimited beer tastings, Leon’s Popcorn, access to games, aircraft cockpits, live music from Mama Magnolia, and lots more. Designated drivers are FREE and will receive a water bottle and unlimited Kombucha from TruBucha and non-alcoholic beer and wine tastings from Gruvi.

(Beer Festival)

Sunday, August 11

GABF Pro-Am Beer Release Party @ Timnath Beerwerks (Timnath) – 4138 Main St, Timnath, Colorado

Date/ Time: Sunday, August 11, 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Details: The Great American Beer Festival is just around the corner, and Timnath is excited to share their Pro-Am (professional–amateur) beer they’ll be entering into competition! They will be tapping the English Barleywine, originally brewed and created by home brewers Clint Emmons and Jon Tollefson.

Come to the brewhouse at 1:00pm and 2:00pm for two chances to meet Cy, Clint, and Jon – Get to know Clint and Jon, learn about the TImnath Beerwerks brewhouse, and ask questions of these talented brewers.

(Beer Release)

Cochon 555 – Heritage Fire Acreage Farms @ Acreage (Lafayette) – 1380 Horizon Avenue, Unit A, Lafayette, Colorado

Date/ Time: Sundayday, August 11, 3:30pm – 7:00pm

Details: A must-do whole-animal, live-fire culinary experience. Heritage Fire is a decadent food and wine event featuring 3,500+ pounds of fire-kissed meat roasted en plein air by 50+ top chefs. Inspired by global grilling traditions, chefs build their own fires and roast everything from whole lamb, goats, pigs and ducks, dry-aged beef to foie gras, sturgeon, clams, and heirloom vegetables in a beautiful vineyard setting. A decadent event featuring endless helpings of artisan cheeses, charcuterie, free-flow boutique wines from around the globe, micro brews, and more. Join Acreage in support of heritage breed farming and the eating of many delicious species of animals. A portion of all sales will benefit our sister charity Piggy Bank.

Food Features:

3500 Pounds of Live Fire Cooking
40+ Chefs Cooking Whole Fish, Birds and Game
Wood-Fired Trompo Experience
Signature Cheese Bar
Starter Bar with Cures, Pates and Foie
Tartare Bar w. Antica Wines
Royal Oak Charcoal “Dirty Steaks” Tasting
The Perfect Puree of Napa Valley

VIP Eats:

Start celebrating early and treat yourself to the VIP experience with an extra hour of extravagance to get up close with the chefs, winemakers and farmers who make it all happen. Chefs will serve one special dish to entice your palate while professional bartenders and sommeliers bring their best game forward with specialty cocktails and reserve wines.

Drink Features:

Five Winemaker’s Table
The Manhattan Project
Punch Kings featuring El Tesoro Tequila
Somm Smackdown
Stem Ciders
Antica Wines and Tartare Bar
Heritage Rum Cart
Tiki Bar
Hand-Crafted Brews

(Food & Cider Event)

Tuesday, August 13

4 Noses Peachopotamus Beer Tapping @ Denver Milk Market (Denver) – 1800 Wazee St. Suite 100, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Tuesday, August 13, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Details: As part of 2019 Peach Week, stop into Stranded Pilgrim to sip on Peachopotamus, a limited release wheat ale from 4 Noses Brewing Company. It’s made once a year, so get it while it’s here!

No ticket necessary. First come, first serve. Limited supply.

Area Two Experimental Brewing Launch Party @ Finn’s Manor (Denver) – 2927 Larimer St, Denver, Colorado

Date/ Time: Tuesday, August 13, 6:00pm – 12:00am

Details: Join Finn’s Manor on Tuesday, August 13th at 6pm as they welcome Two Roads Brewing Company & CSA Distributing for the launch of their newest brands – Area Two Experimental Brewing & H2Roads Craft Hard Seltzers. Brewing legend Phil Markowski, the Two Roads Brewing Company crew & the folks from CSA Distributing will be hangin’ well into the evening. Tito Malaga will also be back, playing his rad sets of Spanish & Mediterranean guitar tunes as well.We’re looking forward to hosting our friends from Connecticut!

Area Two Experimental Brewing
Hexotic – Lambic-style ale brewed with 6 tropical fruits
Prickly Pear Synopsis – Sour ale fermented in four stages w/ Prickly Pear cactus fruit
Black Currant Synopsis – Sour ale fermented in four stages w/ Black Currants
Calva – Ale aged for 9 months in a French Calvados Foudre
Rum BBL – Rum barrel-aged Passion Fruit Gose
Brett Noir – Ale aged w/ Pinot Noir Grapes & Brett
Table Terroir – Brett Table Beer

Two Roads Brewing Company
Two Juicy – Hazy DIPA
Honeyspot Road – Unfiltered Wheat IPA
Road Jam – American Wheat w/ Raspberries

H2Roads Craft Hard Seltzer
Grapefruit Hard Seltzer

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