Beer Calendar: American Craft Beer Week Brings a Raft of Special Tappings, Events
May 19, 2016 - garden totes
To applaud American Craft Beer Week, that runs May 16 by might 22, a Boulder-based Brewers Association led a plan called a the Biggest Small Beer Ever Made, in that brewers from all fifty states any done a same beer, regulating a same ingredients. At slightest dual internal breweries, Declaration Brewing in Denver and Kokopelli Beer in Westminster, will daub this drink during 6 p.m. Thursday as partial of a yearly national toast to a qualification industry; a drink comes finish with a video that takes a puncture during Budweiser, that has been bashing qualification brewers in a possess ad debate for a past integrate of years.
But a beer, an majestic brownish-red porter, also has a special tie to Colorado: It is a homebrew recipe designed by Declaration Brewing co-founder Paul Ogg, a Colorado School of Mines highbrow and longtime craft-industry believer who was diagnosed with lymphoma final year and is now undergoing chemotherapy. This week Ogg is in Houston for surgery, though before he left Declaration gave him several bottles of a drink to give to his oncologists, says Andy Sparhawk of a Brewers Association.
For many other American Craft Beer Week events, demeanour below.
Wednesday, May 18
In jubilee of a six-year anniversary, Strange Craft Beer is hosting a luau in a drink garden with Roaming Bull Brasserie. “Start off with Tuna Poke appetiser and a half pint of brew. Follow it adult with a normal Hawaiian-style pig fry and side fixin’s of kimchi and potato salad, along with a specialty tiny collection of Tropical Golden brewed usually for a luau,” a brewery says. “Don’t forget to wear your gratifying shirts…we’ve got a leis. Music by Wylie ‘Crazy Horse’ Jones, for a tiny island flair.” Seatings are between 4 and 8 p.m., no set times. Tickets are accessible during eventbrite.com.
Wit’s End Brewing has done a first, really singular incursion into bottling, and currently during 4 p.m. a brewery will start offered 22-ounce bombers of Wilford, a Belgian Oatmeal IPA, in a taproom. (It will also be accessible during Little’s Wines Liquors nearby a University of Denver).
In respect of American Craft Beer Week, Comrade Brewing is drumming dual beers: Moneypenny English Summer Ale, that was brewed with wheat, flaked rye and Marris Otter; hopped with East Kent Goldings, Hallertau Mittlefruh and Citra; and Yank Tank Session IPA, hopped with Azacca, Citra and Simcoe.
Last week, Black Shirt Brewing celebrated a reissue of Weezer’s “Pinkerton” with dual Weezer-themed beers: Pinkerton, a red kolsch with beets, and Cio-Cio San, a Japanese porter done with chiles, Szechuan peppercorns and 5 other spices. Today, Black Shirt will again feature Cio-Cio San. “The malt/spice/hop change is spot-on, creation we wish to sip, gulp, and sequence another,” a brewery says.
Thursday, May 19
Joyride Brewing in Edgewater will daub a tiny volume of a Tour Time Honey Barleywine currently during 5 p.m. in respect of American Craft Beer Week. The rest of this drink is being aged and put into scotch barrels. Joyride used sixty pounds of a internal raspberry/blueberry sugar to supplement slight benevolence and complexity.
Strange Craft outlines a sixth anniversary today by drumming Super Kriek, that it calls “Cherry Kriek on steroids.” The drink was a favorite during a Big Beers festival progressing in a year. There will also be extended hours, 2 to 11 p.m., hourly sell raffles (get a sheet with a squeeze of a pint), live bluegrass from Groundcover during 6 p.m. and a Dr. Strangelove Barleywine bomber recover jubilee during 2 p.m. Also, if we wish Strange a happy birthday, we get a giveaway five-ounce flow of your choice (not including Dr. Strangelove).
Alpine Dog Brewing will tap “some selected Notorious MONK, Belgian-style Dubbel that has spent a final year aging in red booze barrels” during 6 p.m. today. It will also be offered Colfax+Ogden/Alpine Dog branded glasses. Get a potion and your initial flow for $10; reserve are limited.
Call to Arms Brewing Company is hosting Hops and Pie, a Real Dill and a Colorado Brewers Guild during a brewery for an old-world preference of food and beers. The eventuality will support a Kickstarter debate for Dustin Hall of a Brewtography Project, who skeleton to tell a coffee-table imitation book, Discovering Colorado Breweries, featuring some-more than 100 photos. For $25 in allege or $30 during a door, guest will get to try a Maibock, Kuit and Vienna Lager; “an old-world sandwich with scratch-made kielbasa, immature apple/bacon slaw, and whole pellet mustard on a residence roll; a side of German tater salad; and a classical plight from a Real Dill,” a Brewery says. “Each guest will also accept an eight-by-ten-inch imitation sealed by Hall.’ For some-more information, go to the Facebook page.
Friday, May 20
Today Wit’s End Brewing will daub a chronicle of a Ambition Black Coffee Stout aged in Deerhammer singular malt whiskey barrels. “What came out was pristine magic,” a brewery says. “The formidable flavors of their whiskey mix so good with a drink we have to try it.” Wit’s End will offer a singular volume of growler and forty-ounce fills to go out a doorway for a initial 10 patrons.
Joyride Brewing will daub a initial New England-style double IPA today. The beer, called a Director, is a initial is a array of hoppy, misty beers of this style. The Director was brewed with Citra, Mosaic, Huell Melon and Equinox hops. “You’ll find mango, guava, nectarine and passion fruit flavors bursting out of a glass,” a brewery says.
Every year, Breckenridge Brewery creates a drink to applaud Denver Comic Con, and hosts a fixing and design contest. This year’s leader is Snape-ricot, an American lager with honeyed annals of apricot. It will entrance during a giveaway uncover currently at Stoney’s Bar and Grill featuring a Gin Doctors, a ’90s cover band, and a Red 5 Band. Artist Frankie Serna will be attending a recover jubilee to pointer commemorative 2016 Denver Comic Con pint glasses, that will be given divided to a initial 200 people by a door.
Comrade Brewing will daub a new drink today: Honeyman X is a 5.5 percent ABV American dark ale hopped with Cascade, Centennial, Chinook and Citra.
Ratio Beerworks taps a new firkin any Friday during 5 p.m. Today’s drink is a blueberry saison called Purple (Mountain Majesty) Drank, a spinoff of Ratio’s Dear You, citra hopped French Saison. “The Purple Mountain Majesty celebrates a immature though storied story of American qualification brewing, and a Purple Drank component is a curtsy to Ratio’s tradition of infusing song into all aspect of a brewing process,” a brewery says.
Saturday, May 21
In respect of American Craft Beer Week, conduct to Fermaentra Brewing during noon for a really initial bottle release: Erinyes, a green ale with brett, aged on cranberries and American oak. It will be accessible on breeze and in a singular volume of 500 hand-numbered bottles. It’s $7 per bottle; extent of 4 per person.
Diebolt Brewing will daub a Wiggy Wiggy, a hibiscus-and-honey saison, currently and will horde a jubilee in a honor. Details are still TBA, though there will be music, food and a saison — that Diebolt says is a many renouned brew. Oh, and Diebolt will also start canning a Wiggy Wiggy this year.
Platt Park Brewing will horde a bottle-release jubilee for a Watermelon Berliner Weisse currently during noon. The brewery will usually be offered about 100 bottles so there is a extent of dual per person. Platt Park will also daub a singular keg of a beer, and when it’s gone, it’s gone.
For a monthly Littlest Big Beer Fest, starting during noon, Hops Pie will underline a beers of newly-opened Westbound Down Brewing in Idaho Springs. Beers on daub embody Colorado Pale Ale, Belgian Pale Ale, General Macarthur’s Scotch Ale, Westbound Double IPA, Poperinge Pale Ale and Denver Pils.
The Vine Street Pub throws a eighth anniversary jubilee currently starting during 4:20 p.m. There will be burgers and brats on a griddle and “three unique brews from a associate area breweries,” a brewery says, as good as song from Atomic Pablo (Blues) and La Pompe Jazz (Gypsy Jazz).
Copper Kettle will entrance dual new cans today, IPA and Milk Stout, that are fasten a brewery’s Helles, that has been in cans for a while now. The cans will be sole out of a daub room today, though should be accessible in booze stores soon. There will be live song from Roots Rhythm Band from 2 to 5 p.m., and a Cluck Truck will be out front.
Two22 Brew in Centennial hosts a annual Patio Peach Fest in a form of a luau this year; a brewery will also recover a seasonal Patio Peach beer. The Boulder bluegrass organisation Timber performs during 5 p.m.
Upslope Brewing in Boulder hosts a third annual Upslope Get Down song festival currently from 1 to 10 p.m. during a Flatiron Park plcae and in a parking lot. In further to a thirteen bands on theatre all day long, there will be copiousness of beer, food, live art, games and more.
The Rialto Cafe will horde a fourth annual Brewers Alley eventuality from 4 to 8 p.m., featuring drink tastings from 10 internal brewers, including Boulder Beer, Ska Brewing and Denver Beer Co, musical entertainment, grass games and appetizers. The eventuality takes place in a alley between Curtis and Champa streets. A apportionment of a deduction are going to Denver’s Road to Work Program. Find tickets, $25, during Eventbrite.
Sunday, May 22
Black Project Spontaneous Wild Ales releases dual beers currently during noon during Former Future Brewing in and with a Kickstarter fundraising eventuality for Discovering Colorado Breweries, a coffee-table book from a Brewtography Project’s Dustin Hall. The beers are Starfire, a citrus liking list green with lemon and lime, that will be sole in 750-ml cork-and-cage bottles for $20 each, and Gambit, a grapefruit furious ale, that will be sole in identical bottles for $65. Gambit will be used for a Kickstarter, and a squeeze includes two signed, singular book bottles, a Black Project bottle tote, sealed Brewtography Project imitation of a brewery, and a plaque pack. Go to Facebook for details.
Thursday, May 26
Ernie’s Bar Pizza and Ft. Collins Brewery are bringing behind their second annual FCB Skeeball Tournament currently during Ernie’s during 8 p.m. The contest will array people and teams opposite any other to contest for prizes, including a VIP debate for dual of Ft. Collins Brewery. FCB beers on daub for a eventuality embody Far Away IPA, Red Banshee, Hefeweizen and a Savor Series American Barleywine. Participants will also accept a commemoration pint glass.
Saturday, May 28
The initial ever Libations Provisions: A Brewery Farmer’s Market takes place from 1 to 5 p.m. currently during Station 26 Brewing in Denver. Vendors embody Mountain Fresh Market, Black Squirrel Deluxe Granola, Chocolate Lab, City Pop, Happy Leaf Kombucha, New World Cheese, OO MOMMIE, Rocky Mountain Barrel Company, Smart Cookie Dog Treats, Stapleton Roasters and Tonix Denver. There will 5 some-more Libations Provisions events by a summer and fall.
In respect of American Craft Beer Week, Freshcraft will offer 4 opposite beers from Casey Brewing Blending in Glenwood Springs starting during 1 p.m. On draft: Cherry Fruit Stand and X Side Project Leaner. In bottles for on-presmise consumption: Dry Hop Oak Theory and Cherry Casey Family Preserve.
Rebel Restaurant is pairing with TRVE Brewing for an surprising summer kickoff cooking that suits both of these workman establishments: Rebel specializes in whole-animal presentations, while TRVE specializes in being metal. The event, called The Slaughter, facilities 3 whole animals — a pig, a goat and a lamb — that will be slow-roasted and smoked. Guests will afterwards assimilate them in a pop-up biergarten in Rebel’s parking lot; a food will be served alongside some aged favorites and brand-new summer sours from TRVE. There will also be homemade booze coolers from barkeeper Jason Randall. Nostalgic punk and steel annals will be spun on a patio. The Slaughter runs from 2 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at theslaughter2016.nightout.com.
Nighthawk Brewery in Broomfield hosts a Inaugural Funk Farm Fest currently from 1 to 4 p.m.; a fest is a jubilee of grisette, saison and farmhouse beers, and facilities some-more than a dozen Colorado breweries. Tickets, $38-$48, embody a commemorative potion and goat cheese from Haystack Mountain. Participating breweries include Nighthawk, Trinity, Black Project, Crooked Stave, Atom Brewing, Dad Dudes Breweria, Colorado Plus Brewery, Goldspot, Mu Brewery, Odd 13 Brewing, Spangalang, Our Mutual Friend, Wynkoop and Wiley Roots. Find tickets during eventbrite.com.
Friday, Jun 3
Ursula Brewery, before called Coda Brewing, is throwing a two-day “Re-Brandiversary” jubilee to applaud all new. The plcae is celebrating a second anniversary in this spot, though had to change a name when conduct brewer Luke Smith left progressing this year and took a name Coda with him. Ursula will have special tappings currently and tomorrow, including some sours. There will also be a live DJ and bands.