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Every Black Friday Beer Release in Colorado Not Named BCBS

Every Black Friday Beer Release in Colorado Not Named BCBS

While BCBS may have fueled the tradition of offering craft beer fans rarities to hunt down on Black Friday, over the past 3-4 years local breweries from around the country have stepped up their release game to offer a local alternative. This year we’re breaking down every major Black Friday beer release happening throughout the Colorado Front Range, as well as a few bonus releases on Wednesday to kick off the Thanksgiving season.

Wednesday, November 27

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Barrel Aged 25+ One @ Left Hand Brewing Company – 1265 Boston Ave, Longmont, Colorado 

What: Barrel-Aged 25+ One Barrel-Aged Stout aged two years and blended from four unique barrels.

Available: On tap from 11am – 9pm


Palisade Peach Table Sour @ Baere Brewing Company  – 320 Broadway, Denver, Colorado

Details: Palisade Peach Table Sour

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


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DDH Forest Bathing IPA, Cushy Oatmeal Cream Stout, & Couloir Double IPA @ Outer Range Brewing Company – 182 Lusher Ct., Unit #2, Frisco, Colorado 

What:

  • DDH Forest Bathing IPA
  • Cushy Oatmeal Cream Stout
  • Couloir Double IPA

Available: On tap and in cans to-go from Noon to 8pm


Strawberry Cream Ale @ Strange Craft Beer Company (Denver) – 1330 Zuni St, Unit M, Denver, Colorado

What:  Strawberry Cream Ale

Available: On tap from 3pm – 9pm


Skinny Hop IPA @ Ursula Brewery – 2101 N Ursula St Unit 10, Aurora, Colorado 

What: Skinny Hop session IPA and  Bitter Berry Wheat (Cranberry and Cherry Wheat).

Available: On tap from 3pm – 9pm


Figgy Pudding Collaboration with Bruz Beers @ Goldspot Brewing Company – 4970 Lowell Blvd, Denver, Colorado 

What: Figgy Pudding Belgian Brown Ale with figs.

Available: On tap from 3pm – 10pm


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Bourbon Barrel-Aged English Porter @ Old 121 Brewhouse  – 1057 South Wadsworth Boulevard, Lakewood, Colorado

What: Bourbon Barrel Aged English Porter is a collaboration with Dustin from The Brewtography Project aged in a Bear Creek Distillery Wheated Bourbon Barrels

Available: On tap from 3pm – 10pm


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)

Available: 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


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

What: Cellar Release of Well Bred Barleywine & Snowed In Oatmeal Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels

Available: In cans and bottles to go from 12pm – 10pm


Hello, Darkness @ River North Brewery – 3400 Blake Street, Denver, CO

What: Hello, Darkness Black IPA with Simcoe, Cascade and Mosaic hops

Available: On tap from 12pm – 10pm

 


Epic Brewing Big Bad Baptist 2019
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Big Bad Baptist Variants @ Epic Brewing – 3001 Walnut St, Denver, CO

What: Big Bad Baptist Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout & Variants

Available: On tap and in bottles to-go from 11am – 11pm


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Justin Burnsed, Head Brewer of Resolute Brewing | Photo by Tristan Chan

Imperial Vanilla Chai Brown @ Resolute Brewing – 7286 S Yosemite St, Ste 110, Centennial, CO

What: Imperial Vanilla Chai Brown

Available: On tap from 11am – 11pm


Mint Chocolate Stout @ Avery Brewing – 4910 Nautilus Ct N, Boulder, CO

What: Mint Chocolate Stout with cacao nibs and peppermint

Available: On tap and in 16oz cans to-go from 11:30am to 11pm


The Gift of Time @ Crooked Stave Artisan Ales – 3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO

What: The Gift of Time Imperial Stout aged in Heaven Hill & Angel’s Envy Bourbon Barrels for 3 years

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


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.


Barrel-Aged Beta Wave & Barrel-Aged Tears of Our Enemies @ WestFax Brewing – 6733 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO

What: Beta Wave Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout & Barrel-Aged Tears of Our Enemies Scotch Ale

Also Available:

  • Maple Coffee Stout at 2pm
  • Peanut Butter Imperial Stout at 4pm
  • Mole Stout at 6pm
  • 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.


Black Planet @ New Terrain Brewing – 16401 Table Mountain Pkwy, Golden, CO

What: Black Planet Imperial Belgian Porter with tangerine peel, vanilla and aged on oak

Available: On tap and in crowlers/growlers to-go at Noon


Magic Narwal Candy Cane Unicorn @ Woods Boss Brewing – 2210 California St, Denver, CO

What: Magical Narwhal Candy Cane Unicorn Stout

Available: On tap from 12pm – 11pm


I Hate Shopping @ Burns Family Artisan Ales – 2505 West 2nd Avenue, Unit 13, Denver, CO

What: I Hate Shopping Black IPA

Available: On tap and in growlers to-go at Noon


Original Oreo Cookie Monsta @ Something Brewery – 117 N Main St. Brighton, CO

What: Oreo Cookie Monsta Vanilla Oreo Lactose Milk Stout with 50lbs of Oreos and vanilla

Available: On tap and in 250 crowlers to-go at Noon.


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Holiday Fan @ Odd13 Brewing – 301 E Simpson St, Lafayette, CO

What: Holiday Fan Triple IPA

Available: On tap and in 12oz cans to-go from 1pm -11pm

Also Available:

  • Fluffernutter Saint Newcole Imperial Stout with peanut butter and marshmallow fluff – On tap only
  • Chocolate Chill Abyss Chocolate Stout -Chocolate Milk Stout with cacao nibs, lactose and additional additions of cacao husks and chili – On tap only
  • Chocolate Cherry Abyss Chocolate Stout – Chocolate Milk Stout with cacao nibs from Ecuador and lactose with additional adjuncts of cherries and cacao husks – On tap only
  • 2018 Saint Newcole Imperial Stout Variants – On tap only
  • Verboten Collab Stout – On tap only
  • 2019 Saint Newcole Imperial Stout aged with Coconut – On tap and in cans to-go

Coconut Anarchy Project & Mexican Chocolate Anarchy Project @ Liquid Mechanics Brewing – 297 N. Hwy 287 Suite 100, Lafayette, CO

What:

Coconut Anarchy Project – Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout with toasted coconut, Madagascar vanilla bean, and chocolate.

Mexican Chocolate Anarchy Project – Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout with cinnamon, chocolate, ancho peppers, and Madagascar vanilla bean.

Coconut Porter – Imperial Porter with toasted coconut.

Available – On tap and in bottles to-go from 1pm – 11pm


 

Graham-a Got Run Over By a Reindeer @ City Star Brewing – 321 Mountain Ave, Berthoud, CO

What: Graham-a Got Run Over By a Reindeer Holiday Ale  with graham cracker, Colorado clover honey and a hint of cinnamon.

Available: On tap from 2pm – 10pm


Whiskey Barrel-Aged Istanbul @ Next Stop Brew Co / Intrepid Sojourner – 925 W 8th Ave, Denver, CO

What: Istanbul Turkish Coffee Stout aged in Stranahan’s whiskey barrels for six months.

Available: On tap from 3pm – 10pm


New England Blend @ Stem Ciders – 2811 Walnut St, Unit 150, Denver, CO

What: New England Blend Cider with a blend of fresh-pressed apples from the Pacific Northwest.

Available: On tap and in bottles from 5pm – 8pm


 


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