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All of the Colorado Stouts, BA Stouts, & Variant Releases Through 2019

Yeti Imperial Stout

Judging by the fact that Colorado has already experienced record snowfall in the month of October, it’s safe to say that Stout season has officially arrived. To help Colorado craft beer fans prepare for the dark variety of seasonal releases we’ve rounded up all of the major Stout-centric festivals, and releases including their variant spin-offs from now through the end of 2019. Stay tuned, as we’ll be updating this post as more releases get announced.

On Tap Credit Union 2019 Ultimate Colorado Beer Events Calendar
On Tap Credit Union 2019 Ultimate Colorado Beer Events Calendar

This post is brought to you by our friends at OnTap Credit Union, who have been crafting banking solutions for breweries, brewery employees and beer lovers for the past 64 years in Golden and Arvada.


Friday, November 15

Truffle Shuffle @ Verboten Brewing – 127 E. 5th Street, Loveland, CO

What: Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout with cinnamon, chocolate, and Tahitian vanilla beans.

Available: On tap from 11am – 9pm


Snowed In Mocha @ Copper Kettle Brewing – 1338 S Valentia St, Ste 100, Denver, CO

What: Snowed In Mocha Bourbon Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Stout with Coffee & Chocolate

Available: On-tap and in cans to-go from 12pm – 10pm


Barrel-Aged Imperial Oatmeal Milk Stout & Chai Latte Imperial Stout @ Finkle & Garf Brewing – 5455 Spine Road Unit A, Boulder, CO

What:

  • Barrel-Aged Imperial Milk Stout (extremely limited)
  • Chai Latte Imperial Stout

Available: On-tap and in cans to-go from 3pm – 9pm


Saturday, November 16

Medianoche (19 Month), Flambé, and Starry Night @ WeldWerks Brewing – 508 8th Ave. Greeley, CO

What:

Medianoche (19 Month) – Imperial Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels for 19 Months.

Flambé – Imperial Stout Brewed with Bananas, Cane Sugar, Vanilla Beans and Cinnamon Sticks

Starry Night – Milk Stout Brewed with Milk Sugar, Hazelnut, Toasted Coconut, and Milk Chocolate

Available: Medianoche (19 month) and Flambé technically release on Wednesday November 27, but their online sale opens Saturday, Nov 16 at 10am. Starry Night is available on-tap and in cans to go beginning Friday, Nov 15.


Alpine Dog Brewing Dyatlov Pass Incident
Photo by Tristan Chan

Bourbon Barrel Aged Dyatlov Pass Incident @ Alpine Dog Brewing – 1505 Ogden St, Denver, CO

What:

  • Dyatlov Pass Incident Bourbon Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout
  • French Toast variant Dyatlov Pass Incident Bourbon Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout

Available: On tap and in bombers to-go from 10am – 11:30pm


Sled God Bottle + Safe Word @ Cerebral Brewing – 1477 Monroe St, Denver, CO

What:

  • Vanilla Sled God collaboration with Horus Aged Ales – Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout with Vanilla
  • Coconut Sled God collaboration with Horus Aged Ales – Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout with Coconut
  • Safe Word – Imperial Oatmeal Stout conditioned on Belize cacao nibs with cassia bark and coconut

Available: On-tap only from 12pm – 9:30pm . Bottle sales already sold out online.


Barrel-Aged Shadowman @ River North Brewery (both locations – 3400 Blake Street & 6021 Washington St, Unit A, Denver, CO)

What: Barrel-Aged Shadowman Imperial Stout

Available: On tap & in bottles to-go from 12pm – 10pm


Friday, November 22

Lugene @ Odell Brewing – 800 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO

What: Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout

Available: On tap and in custom crowlers to-go from 11am – 8pm


4th Annual National Yeti Day @ Great Divide Barrel Bar – 1812 35th St, Denver, CO

What:

  • Yeti Imperial Stout
  • Barrel-Aged Yeti
  • Velvet Yeti
  • Chai Yeti
  • Chocolate Cherry Yeti
  • Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti
  • Oak Aged Yeti
  • Vanilla Yeti
  • Mexican Chocolate Yeti
  • S’mores Yeti
  • Borgia Yeti
  • Cosmic Yeti
  • Pumpkin Pie Yeti
  • Neapolitan Yeti (firkin)
  • Fernet-inspired Yeti (firkin)

Available: On tap with Yeti in Cans and Barrel-Aged Yeti in bottles to-go from 12pm – 10pm


Saturday, November 23

Wynkoop’s Day of Darks @ Wynkoop Brewing – 1634 18th St, Denver, CO

What: Beer festival featuring unlimited tastes from 30+ breweries showcasing dark roasty beers. Tickets available for $50 includes a commemorative glass.


Yeti & Pals Behemoth Beer Bash @ Great Divide Barrel Bar – 1812 35th St, Denver, CO

What:

  • 4 Noses – El Jefe Caliente NITRO
  • Cerebral Brewing – Safe Word Imperial Oatmeal Stout w/ coconut, cacao nibs and cassia bark
  • Dry Dock – Barrel-Aged Chocolate Peanut Butter Imperial Stout
  • Fiction Beer Co. – STEEP Imperial Coffee Stout
  • Mockery Brewing – Rye Whiskey Barrel-Aged Chocolate Macadamia Oatmeal Stout
  • Our Mutual Friend – This, That, and the Other Thing Breakfast Stout
  • Ratio Beerworks – Barrel-Aged Genius Wizard
  • River North Brewery – Mr. Sandman Imperial Stout
  • Ursula Brewery – Big Bully Stole My Lunch PBJ Imperial Porter
  • Weldwerks Brewing Co. – Mexican Achromatic
  • Great Divide Brewing Co. – S’mores Yeti, Mexican Chocolate Yeti, Barrel Aged Yeti, Borgia Yeti, Cosmic Yeti, Pumpkin Pie Yeti, and more!

Availability: Guest tappings from several of Colorado’s preeminent Stout producers available 3 on draft at a time, pay as you go.


Friday, November 29 (Black Friday)

Hell Bear Imperial Stout Release @ Station 26 Brewing – 7045 E 38th Ave, Denver, Co

What:

  • Whiskey Barrel-Aged Hell Bear Imperial Stout ft Mythology Hellbear Whiskey Barrels
  • Mint Chocolate Imperial Stout (non-barrel-aged)
  • Honey Chamomile Imperial Stout (non-barrel-aged)
  • Manhattan Imperial Stout (non-barrel-aged)
  • Pistachio Almond Imperial Stout (non-barrel-aged)
  • Mexican Chocolate Imperial Stout (non-barrel-aged)
  • Coconut Coffee Imperial Stout (non-barrel-aged)
  • Bruschetta Imperial Stout (non-barrel-aged)
  • Thanksgiving Imperial Stout (non-barrel-aged)

Availability: Whiskey Barrel-Aged Hell Bear Imperial Stout available on-tap and in 22oz bottles to-go, non-barrel-aged variants available on-tap only from 11am – 11pm.


Barrel-Aged I Must Break You @ Verboten Brewing – 127 E. 5th Street, Loveland, CO

What: Barrel-Aged I Must Break You, Russian Imperial Stout aged in bourbon barrels with locally roasted coffee and milk sugar

Also available:

  • Double Oaked Blackberry Brandy Grow Old with You, Barley Wine with limited availability of Rum & Cognac variants
  • Oddly Forbidden – Milkshake IPA with Toasted Coconut and Chocolate, brewed at Verboten
  • Vreemd Verboten – Spiced Stout with Fenugreek and Cardamom, brewed at Odd13.

Available: On draft and in 12oz bottles to-go from 11am – 9pm


Midnight on the Run & Du Hast Cake @ Wiley Roots Brewing – 625 3rd St., Greeley, CO

What:

Midnight on the Run – Imperial Stout brewed with chocolate malt, organic cocoa powder, TCHO Ghanaian Cocoa Nibs, and all-natural pure chocolate extract.

Du Hast Cake – Bourbon barrel-aged German Chocolate Cake Imperial Stout, brewed with Bottle Logic Brewing Company, with cacao husk and coconut powder, then aged in Tennessee Bourbon whiskey barrels for 15 months with 12 lbs per barrel of toasted coconut and ½ lb per barrel of Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla beans.

Wooden Spoon & Whisk: Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie
Imperial Stout with TCHO Ghanaian Cocoa Nibs, Pecan, Vanilla, and Graham Cracker

Also Available:

  • Double Citra Double Galaxy Funk Yo Couch
    Farmhouse mixed culture Saison with Brettanomyces double dry-hopped with Citra hops and double dry-hopped with Galaxy hops
  • Pastels: Northern Lights
    Milkshake IPA with puréed Blood Orange, Vanilla, and Milk Sugar dry-hopped with Mosaic, Cascade, and Ekuanot hops

Available: On tap and in cans to-go from 12pm – 11pm


Feeley Effect & Steep @ Fiction Beer Co – 7101 E Colfax Ave, Denver

What:

STEEP Imperial Coffee Stout Variants:

  • Steeped Lavender Petals (inspired by the Lavender Latte from Pablo’s Coffee)
  • Chaga & and lion’s mane mushroom
  • Chile – guajillo and pasilla negro chile powders
  • Coconut Vanilla – toasted coconut and Indonesian vanilla beans
  • Gingerbread – molasses, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, clove

Feely Effects Green Tea Milk Chocolate Stout Variants:

  • Figgy Pudding – Fig, raisin, currant, and plum
  • Macadamia Nut – toasted macadamia nuts

Available: On Draft from 12pm – 11pm.


Beta Wave @ WestFax Brewing – 6733 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO

What: Beta Wave Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout

Also Available: 2 Barrel-Aged beers, 3 Small Batch Dark Beers, DDH Sabro Urban Lumberjack

Available: On draft and in bottles to-go from Noon to 11pm


Black Rye Day @ Baere Brewing – 320 Broadway, Denver, CO

What:

  • Black RyeDay – Pumpernickle inspired Imperial Stout with Fennel & Carraway Seeds
  • Chocolate Black RyeDay with Cultura Chocolate Nibs

Also Available:

  • Stout
  • War & Peace Report – Black IPA
  • Mixed Berry Duplicitious – Barrel-aged Dark Sour with Boysenberries and Raspberries
  • Palisade Peach Duplicitous – Barrel-aged Dark Sour aged on second use Palisade Peaches.

Available: On tap and in crowlers to-go from 12pm – 11pm


Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY @ Oskar Blues Boulder & Oskar Blues Longmont – 921 Pearl St. Boulder CO & 1800 Pike Rd. Unit B, Longmont, CO

What:

  • Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY Imperial Stout
  • JAHvanilla Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY Imperial Stout
  • Salted Caramel Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY Imperial Stout
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Praline Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY Imperial Stout
  • Java Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY Imperial Stout and more

Available: Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY Imperial Stout on tap & in 4-pack cans to-go, variants only available on-tap.


Tuesday, December 3

Russian Investigation Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout @ Guanella Pass Brewery – 501 Rose Street, Georgetown, CO

What:

  • 2019 Russian Investigation Imperial Stout bourbon barrel-aged (8.8% ABV)
  • 2018 Russian Investigation Imperial Stout bourbon barrel-aged (8.8% ABV)
  • 2018 Russian Investigation Imperial Stout infused w/ cherry, bourbon barrel-aged (8.8% ABV)

Also Available:

  • 2019 Christmas Gift Belgian Dark Strong Ale bourbon barrel-aged (10% ABV)
  • 2018 Christmas Gift Belgian Dark Strong Ale bourbon barrel-aged (9.5% ABV)
  • 2018 Grey Wolf Mountain Rye Saison cabernet barrel-aged (7.2% ABV)

Available: On tap and in 22oz bombers to-go from 5-7pm.

Friday. December 6

Café Con Leche @ Copper Kettle Brewing – 1338 S Valentia St, Ste 100, Denver, CO

What: Café Con Leche Milk Stout Coffee and Vanilla

Available: On tap and in 6-packs to-go from 12pm – 11pm


Saturday, December 7

Horchata Stout @ Lone Tree Brewing – 8222 Park Meadows Dr, Lone Tree, CO

What: Horchata Stout

Also Available: Barrel-Aged Wee Heavy, 3 Firkin Tappings.

Available: On tap only from 11-10pm


Not Just Another Imperial Stout Mr. Sandman @ River North Brewery – (both locations – 3400 Blake Street & 6021 Washington St, Unit A, Denver, CO)

What: Not Just Another Imperial Stout Mr. Sandman Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout

Available: On tap and in bottles to go from 12pm – 9pm


Burns Family Artisan Ales Barrel-Aged Ship of Theseus | Photo by Michael Malvitz, Malvitz Photography

Buche de Noel BA Imperial Stout @ Burns Family Artisan Ales – 2505 West 2nd Avenue, Unit 13, Denver, CO

What: 2019 Buche de Noel Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout aged in Breckenridge Bourbon Barrels for 10 months

Available: On tap and in limited bottles to go from 6pm-10pm


Friday, December 13

Imperial Stoutwork Orange @ Avery Brewing – 4910 Nautilus Ct. N, Boulder, CO

What: Imperial Stoutwork Orange Stout aged in Bourbon and Whiskey Barrels with Orange Peel Cacao Nibs, and Cardamom.

Available: On tap and in bottles to-go.


Genius Wizard Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout @ Ratio Beerworks – 2920 Larimer St.

What:

  • 2019 Genius Wizard Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
  • Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coconut Vanilla Genius Wizard
  • Bourbon Barrel-Aged Maple Pecan Genius Wizard
  • Bourbon Barrel-Aged Espresso Coffee Genius Wizard
  • Bourbon Barrel-Aged Mayan Chocolate Genius Wizard

Available: At the 2019 Genius Wizard Release Experience along with food pairings and immersive art experience. Tickets available for $45. Event from 7-10pm. Bottles of 2019 Genius Wizard BA Stout available on tap and in bottles to-go. Variant bottles available as add-on ticket option.


Thursday, December 19

Quit Stalin Russian Imperial Stout @ Comrade Brewing – 7667 E Iliff Ave, Ste F, Denver, CO

What: Quit Stalin Russian Imperial Stout and five Quit Stalin variants

Available: On tap from 4-10pm

On Tap Credit Union 2019 Ultimate Colorado Beer Events Calendar
On Tap Credit Union 2019 Ultimate Colorado Beer Events Calendar

This post is brought to you by our friends at OnTap Credit Union, who have been crafting banking solutions for breweries, brewery employees and beer lovers for the past 64 years in Golden and Arvada.


 

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