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Perched above the Denver metro area at the absolute foot of the Rockies, Golden’s Over Yonder Brewing waits with propped-open doors and beers to-go at the ready. Inside, a colorful mural and projector screen (playing a live concert stream) welcome its socially distanced pickup patrons. Upon greeting co-founder and head brewer Jason Bilodeaux, we (OK, I) forget briefly not to shake hands and then we go in for the elbow-five.
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.
From music-themed breweries, to brew day playlists, music inspired beer names, and live-in-taproom performances, to band collaboration beers, the alignment between music and beer have run deep in a variety of different ways. This summer, music and beer fanatics will have the best of both worlds at the inaugural Red Rocks Beer Festival, taking place Sunday, August 19 at Red Rocks Amphitheater.
Get ready, beer lovers! It’s GABF week and in honor of the great host city of Denver, we’ve put together of a playlist featuring some of Denver’s best bands as well as some classic live recordings from Denver’s most famous venue: Red Rocks Amphitheater.
Regardless of where you live, seeing a concert at Red Rocks should be on your bucket list. Between the sound quality, the views and the insane roster of touring musicians playing the venue, Red Rocks is one of the best places in the world to catch a show. Though it’s mid July, there’s still plenty of time left to catch a show this season. To help get you prepared, we put together a playlist to take you through the rest of the lineup this summer.
With all the amazing beers you are able to try at Great American Beer Fest, the last thing on your mind is probably keeping off the excess pounds from the additional beers you drink. No one wants to imitate a hamster on the treadmill in your hotel. Steve Allen, the fitness consultant and president of Fitness Please!, gives some fun and very Denver ways to sweat off the suds.
“It doesn’t matter what you do to get moving, but you’ll be more effective if you are enjoying yourself.”
Steve Allen, Fitness Consultant & President of Fitness Please!