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Event Preview| Denver Bacon and Beer Festival 2014

October 16, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

What: Denver Bacon and Beer Festival
Where: the Curtis – 1405 Curtis Street Denver, Colorado 80202
When: Sunday, November 16, 2014 – 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Ticket link: http://www.wheretoeat.in/2014-denver-bacon-and-beer-festival/

BACON AND BEER! Do not sleep on buying tickets! This event sells out in just a few weeks time!

In past years (we were there both years y’all!), this event has boasted some amazin’ bacon bites and the tastiest quaffs of local craft and this year is no different! For the ticket price, this is my favorite event of the year!  Here are some reasons you should get in on this bacon escape and let the waves of ale take you out to sea!

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DC Homebrewers Hosts Fall Barbecue

October 14, 2014 |

If you are a homebrewer in the DC region and you’re aching to exchange recipes and improve your techniques, you need to get in touch with the awesome individuals at DC Homebrewers.

If you like beer, barbecue and supporting local … Read More

Event Preview| The Grand Coffee Bazaar

October 14, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

What: The Grand Coffee Bazaar – A coffee-centric event celebrating Denver coffee roasters.
Where: Our Mutual Friend – 2810 Larimer St, Denver, Colorado
When: Sunday, October 19, 2014 – 10am-2pm

We here at PorchDrinking.com believe in all of our libations being well-crafted, and this doesn’t fall short in the AM when we need a quick pick-me-up. Denver is seeing a resurgence of craft coffee and artisan roasters, and we aren’t the only ones taking note. So, it only makes sense that we are getting hella stoked on Denver’s upcoming caffeinated invitational, the Grand Coffee Bazaar. Our down-ass-homies over at Imbibe are throwing this first-of-its-kind event, promising deliciously roasted beans, brews carefully prepared from a variety of mechanisms and methods, brunch foods via food trucks, specialty coffee libations and craft beer.

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2014 GABF Events Guide | UPDATED 10/4

October 4, 2014 | 3 Avg. Reading Time: 45 min

For a little over a week each year, beer fanatics from across the globe descend on Denver, CO, in honor of the Great American Beer Festival.  Denver’s events outside of the beerhall are sometimes better than the festival itself. We’ve compiled the complete GABF Events Guide surrounding this year’s Great American Beer Festival.

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Event Preview | Beers Made By Walking Festival

October 1, 2014 | 1 Avg. Reading Time: 5 min

This week, folks from across the country will flock to Denver, Colorado for the Great American Beer Festival. While here, they’ll partake in one of the greatest events our city hosts, undoubtedly stumbling upon beautiful architecture, delicious food, and incredible people during their stay.

Fall in Colorado is host to indescribable mountain beauty, and what a shame it is that GABF visitors might only catch a glimpse of the changing Aspen trees from an airplane flying in. If you can’t make it to the great outdoors this week, bring the great outdoors to you at the Beers Made By Walking Festival October 3rd at Wynkoop Brewing Company.

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GABF Event Preview | Vine Street Pub Brewer’s Dinner

September 30, 2014 |

Can you believe it’s finally here? GABF week has arrived, and the diehards have already started this week off with a bang at Upslope’s Falling Rock Collaboration event, as well as at specialty beer releases at Hops & Pie … Read More

Red Hare Brewing | Red Hare Chase 5k/15k

September 30, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

Red Hare Brewing‘s first annual Red Hare Chase 5k/15k in Marietta, Georgia, gave me the perfect excuse to combine two things I love: beer and running (a duo best enjoyed in the correct order — painful when not).

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Event Preview | Offensively Delicious

September 25, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

When: Wednesday, October 1, 6–10 p.m.

Where: Oriental Theatre, Denver, CO

Do you hate puppies? What about beer? I am so glad that you answered no to both of those questions. That means you can continue enjoying PorchDrinking.com. It also means that you need to check out Offensively Delicious, a pre-Great American Beer Festival event that mixes a comedy show and beer fest with a “we’re giving money to a no-kill shelter” cherry on top.

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Event Recap | Governor’s Residence Preservation Fund Bites and Brews

September 15, 2014 | 1

There are many things that make the state of Colorado so distinctly unique, the west-ward mountains who’s beauty evolves with the passing time of day or weather. There’s also the people, a melting pot of transplants and a few very proud natives who … Read More

Brew Ha-Ha 2014

August 26, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

Cincinnati Brew Ha-Ha is a treat for anyone who loves craft beer, laughing, and friends. If you hate fun, it’s probably not for you. I look forward to this event every year perhaps more so than even—and I am hesitant to admit this— Cincinnati Beer Fest.

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Festival Recap | Big Eat 2014

July 23, 2014 | 1 Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

Last Thursday, the Denver Performing Arts Complex hosted Eat Denver‘s fifth annual Big Eat, a glorious gustatory celebration of Denver’s independent restaurants. The event featured bites from dozens of the city’s best restaurants along with samples of craft beer, wine, and spirits. Fellow Porchdrinker Chelsea Mitchell and I braved this sea of food and drink to bring you a recap of the night’s festivities.

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Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival 2014 Preview

June 17, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

What: Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival
Where: Omni Interlocken Resort – Broomfield, Colorado
When: Saturday, August 23, 2014 – 12pm-7pm

The Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival is located in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountain Front Range. For the first time, the RMCF will be held at the world renowned Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield Colorado! The festival attracts consumers that are geared toward premium high-end product – including premium cigarshand-crafted brews, unique wine and spiritsfine automobiles, excellent food and everything encompassing the finer things in life.

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