Thursday, June 30, 2016

NoCo Beer News 063016

[Northern Colorado Beer News] - We're on the brink of a big 3-day holiday weekend and the breweries are stocked up and ready to serve lots of tasty Northern Colorado craft beer. What beer do you plan to drink this weekend? Fermentedly Challenged has some ideas that you may be interested in. Plus some specials today and this weekend and some special events coming up in July.

Here's what's happening around the Northern Colorado craft beer scene today, Thursday, June 30th, 2016. If you aren't reading this article on FermentedlyChallenged.com, you don't know what you're missing. Also be sure to follow Fermentedly Challenged on Facebook too.

Picture of the Day comes from: City Star Brewing of Berthoud, CO.
City Star Brewing

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Boulder County

12Degree Brewing has Vinyl Night every Thursday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Bring in an album and if they play it, your next beer is on the house! Located at: 820 Main Street, Louisville, CO.

Avery Brewing Company has a contest going on. They're looking for someone to name their Garden Club. If you can come up with a winning name, you'll score an Avery Drinking Kit filled with all kinds of nice swag. This garden is maintained by all of there employees. So far the best name given was SHRUB - Seasonal Horticulturalists Reaping Untold Benefits. They apparently need some other ideas. Let them know your garden club name next time you're in the tasting room. Located at: 4910 Nautilus Court N, Boulder, CO.

Boulder Beer Company - If you happen to be in the Breckenridge area this Friday afternoon and are craving a craft beer in a firkin, stop by the Blue Stag Saloon from 4pm to 6pm where Boulder Beer will be tapping a firkin of their Cold Hop British Style Ale made with rare hops from New Zealand and Czech hops. You can't get this beer anywhere else! The Blue Stag is located at: 323 S Main Street in Breckenridge, CO. If you can't make it up there, then make it over to the Boulder Beer brewery and enjoy one of their many other brews. Located at: 2880 Wilderness Place, Boulder, CO.

Fate Brewing Company will release their special beer "Red, Wit & Blue" this week in honor of America. Stop in for this specialty tapping and a great view of the fireworks on Monday. Located at: 1600 38th Street #100, Boulder, CO.

Finkel & Garf are planning their 2nd Anniversary Party for Saturday, July 16th from 3pm to 7pm. Come for two special beer releases: 1) an Imperial Rye IPA, and 2) a Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout. Live music from Breaking Spaces, and good grub from Hefe Tacos. Plus, fresh made cotton candy for the kiddos. Plan to join in. Located at: 5455 Spine Road, Ste A, Boulder, CO.

Front Range Brewing Company - Come for the beer tonight and stay for the Bluegrass and Beer session happening at 7:00pm. Lots of pickin' and a grinnin'. Located at: 400 W outh Boulder Rd, Ste 1650, Lafayette, CO.

Grossen Bart Brewery presents the Blues Party in Longmont, a special Blues session at the brewery hosted by Mojo Medicine Show on Friday night, July 1st from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Get your blues on and sip some great beer named after great beards. Located at: 1026 Delaware Avenue, Longmont, CO.

Oskar Blues Brewery recently worked with World of Beer to come up with an exclusive beer that you can only get at local World of Beer locations and at the Tasty Weasel taproom. It's the American Summer Hoppy Wit. This wheat beer was really torqued up on hops for a big hoppy wit flavor. This one won't be in cans, so head to your local World of Beer to try this limited Oskar Blues beer. Oskar Blues taproom at: 1800 Pike Road, Longmont, CO.

The Post Brewing Company - Today, brewer Bryan Selders pitched some lactobacillus into the brew kettle for their upcoming brew "The Town Tart", a kettle soured witbier flavored with wit tea. Lots of tasty wheat in this beer. Look for this beer to appear sometime in July. Located at: 105 W Emma St, Lafayette, CO.

Twisted Pine Brewing Company is turning 21 in July and are planning to throw a big 4-day celebration from July 21st through July 24th. They'll have daily 1/6 bbl keg giveaways too! Live music each day. Plus, they will be releasing two special commemorative anniversary beers that you won't want to miss. Mark your calendars now! Located at: 3201 Walnut Street, Ste A, Boulder, CO.

Vindication Brewing Company - Do you love a mystery? Then you're gonna love their Thursday Twigg's Mystery Happy HALF Hour happening SOMETIME between 5:00pm and 7:00pm. When it happens you'll get beers for a steal! Just gotta hit it at the right time. Located at: 6880 Winchester Circle, Boulder, CO.

Wild Woods Brewery is offering a new cask today - Treeline IPA made with fresh marjoram (an aromatic herb in the mint family). This brew has a subtle sweet pine and citrus essesnce. Get a pint tonight. Located at: 5460 Conestoga Court, Boulder, CO.

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Larimer County

1933 Brewing Company released their new Troubadour IPA last night in honor of their recent Beer and Bike Tours Grain to Glass Adventure Tour. Stop in between 3pm and 8pm today and give this IPA a try. Located at: 4025 S Mason Street, Fort Collins, CO.

Big Beaver Brewing Company has a special for ladies tonight where they'll get 1/2 price pints all night long. Also, stay for Geeks Who Drink Trivia from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Also, they just tapped a MILF Porter today. Then on Friday it's Free Beer Friday. The 1st beer is based on the brewery's choice. This happens on the 1st half hour on the hour until the free keg kicks. Located at: 2707 W Eisenhower Blvd, Unit 9, Loveland, CO.

Black Bottle Brewery has something fruity going on. They now have their Sour Cherry Floozy (Belgian Wheat) on tap as well as a guest tap of Funkwerks' Raspberry Provincial. A batch of their Doby Session IPA was also placed on tap last night. Located at: 1605 S College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO.

City Star Brewing has some live music outta Detroit tonight starting at 7pm - come listen to Escaping Pavement - with hot mandolin licks and awesome vocal harmonies. It's Thirsty Thursday in the taproom too with $1 off pints all day. Plus, the French Twist Food Truck will be outside from 2pm to 9pm to satisfy your hunger. City Star has all the beer you'll need. And be sure to stop back in on Saturday, July 2nd for a tapping of their City Star Happy Mango Imperial IPA. Located at: 321 Mountain Avenue, Berthoud, CO.

Climb Hard Cider Company has weekly specials on Friday, Saturday and Sunday each week. Fridays: Get one of their 5 different MouCo cheese wheels w/crackers and 2 ciders of your choice for $12. On Saturdays: wear your Climb Hard Cider gear (shirt or hat) and your 1st glass of cider is FREE!. On Sundays: buy 1 to-go fill bottle (32oz or 64oz) and your 2nd bottle is free! Located at: 2707 W Eisenhower Blvd, Unit 3, Loveland, CO.

Equinox Brewing Company has a new firkin tapping each and every Thursday. You never know what delicious concoction they'll come up with next. Head there after work for a pint today. Located at: 133 Remington Street, Fort Collins, CO.

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse has a regular Thursday special on gear. Buy any Grimm Bros gear and get a free pint. Food truck tonight is Disciples Ministry BBQ on hand from 5pm to 8pm outside. Stop back on Friday night for their weekly firkin tapping. Always something special on tap at Grimm Brothers. Located at: 623 N Denver Avenue, Loveland, CO.

Laughing Leprechaun Meadery - The last of their collaboration brew with Grimm Brothers Brewhouse - The Queen Bee Braggot - is just about gone in the Grimm Bros taproom. If you want to get a taste of this awesome mix of beer and mead then you'd better hurry. Stay tuned for word on the upcoming meadery opening coming later this year to: 451 N Railroad Ave, Loveland, CO.

Loveland Aleworks - Tickets for their Fest of Ale 4th Anniversary celebration are still available but in limited quantity for the July 3rd celebration. There will be 10 small batch beers tapped, a full blown BBQ dinner, and exclusive access to the brewhouse and back patio. Door prizes and photo booth too! Get tickets in the taproom or online. Located at: 118 W 4th Street, Loveland, CO.

Maxline Brewing has special hours and a beer special for Monday, July 4th. Stop in on Independence Day from 1pm to 4pm (limited hours) and get $1 off Maxline logo growlers and $2 off growler fills. Take some Maxline home with you to watch fireworks with later that night. Located at: 2701 S College Avenue, Unit 190, Fort Collins, CO.

New Belgium Brewing celebrated their opening of the brewery 25 years ago on June 29, 1991. Congrats to 25 wonderful years in Fort Collins! But the party's not over. New Belgium is throwing their big 25 Year Birthday Bash on Saturday, July 16th at the Fort Collins location from 11:00am to 8:00pm. Come celebrate New Belgium's 25th Birthday in 90's style! Gin Doctors will be performing from 5PM to 7PM. Photo Booth & three Food Trucks all day. They'll have games & giveaways, including a New Belgium custom 2016 Detroit Bike! $1 off original beer brands all day. Party will be located at: 500 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO.

Pateros Creek Brewing Company has tapped their Thursday Outlaw beer today. It's "General Comosus", a variation on a Berliner Weisse with fresh pineapple. As they usually do, Outlaw taps kick fairly fast so better get down there soon if you want to partake. Located at: 242 N College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO.

Rock Cut Brewing Company now offers a new collection of growlers. These come in 4 colors: silver, teal, white or black and are insulated and vacuum sealed. They're available for $60 for a limited time and come with a free fill of your choice. Check 'em out - you'll want one! Located at: 390 W Riverside Drive, Estes Park, CO.

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Weld County

Brix Taphouse & Brewery - If it's Thursday, then it's Trivia Night at Brix. Win all kinds of prizes and giveaways with your brain and the help of your teammates. Trivia starts at 7pm. Choose from 60 different beers and ciders on tap. Located at: 813 8th Street, Greeley, CO.

Broken Plow Brewery has 12 different beers on tap tonight. Choose one or more of them and enjoy live music every Thursday night from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Food available tonight from Elements Wood Fired Grill. Come listen to some of the best Greeley talent. Located at: 4731 W 10th St, Unit G, Greeley, CO.

Crabtree Brewing Company has their Thursday Flight Night Special today from 3pm to 10pm - get $2 off when you order a flight of beer. Located at: 2691 29th Street, Greeley, CO.

Echo Brewing Company - Want to get more limber? Sign up for the Stretch and Sip Yoga class at Echo Brewing set for 10:15am to 11:15am on Saturday, July 9th. The cost is $20 at the door, all ages welcome. Your yoga session will be guided by Jordan Metzler RYT 200. Bring your own mat. If you bring a new yogi friend, get a free pint card! Arrive 10-15 minutes early to sign some paperwork. Located at: 5969 Iris Parkway, Frederick, CO.

Grand Lake's 16th Street Tavern has a $5 Build Your Own Hot Dog special going on today. Add as many toppings as you like and pair it with their Beer of the Day: Wooly Booger. Located at: 915 16th Street, Greeley, CO.

High Hops Brewery hosts Happy Hour daily Monday through Thursday from 3:00pm to 4:30pm with $1 off pints. Food truck tonight is Chaulkboard Gourmet Express from 4pm to 8pm. Come watch the hops grow and the red sunsets over the mountains. Located at: 6461 Hwy 392, Windsor, CO.

WeldWerks Brewing Company has a deal just for you teachers and educators out there. Stop in for $1 off beer every Thursday for Educator's Discount Night. Located at: 508 8th Avenue, Greeley, CO.

Wiley Roots Brewing Company is planning to celebrate their 3rd Anniversary with a special 2-day birthday party on July 22nd and 23rd. July 22 will feature 2 draft releases: Single Hop Single Malt Session IPA and a Watermelon Gose. Plus a bottle release called Funk Yo Couch. Get some fireside smores from 9pm to close. Then on Sunday more releases: a Ginger Berliner and a bottle release of Jam the Radar: Dark Raspberry Sour. The bottle release happens at noon that day. Live music each night 7-9pm. Cigar & Beer pairing Sunday at 9pm. This will be a ticketed event, more info to come. Plan for it now! Located at: 625 3rd Street, Unit D, Greeley, CO.

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September 2016 Colorado Beer Festivals Calendar

September 2016 Colorado Beer Festivals Calendar

September 2016 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events Calendar

September marks the end for Colorado's seasonal outdoor beer festivals. The harvests have begun, Oktoberfest celebrations are in full swing and the fall seasonal beers are abundant. September still has a big variety of festivals, both indoor and outdoor, but the changing of the leaves means that soon beer drinkers will be heading inside. Here are many of the Colorado beer-related festivals and events that you can attend this month. These calendar listings are updated regularly or whenever new events are made public. Event organizers wishing to have their Colorado beer-related event added to these calendar listings please use the Contact Form and let us know all the details.
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Keystone Oktoberfest
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Keystone Resort River Run Village
Keystone, CO
Time: 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost: $35 for Oktoberfest Stein incl. 3 beers. $5 for each extra.
Website: www.keystonefestivals.com
Kicks up your heels and raise a stein with Colorado-brewed Oktoberfest beers from New Belgium, oompah bands and German fare that will make your mouth water! Kids will love the chicken dancing as well as free face painting, a bounce house and dance performances from the Edelweiss Schuhplattlers. Parents will love the Colorado craft beers from New Belgium Brewery that draw from German roots. Track down some lederhosen and train up for the Das Bier Burner 5K that kicks off the day at 12pm. The trophy for crossing the finish line is a pint of Oktoberfest bier. As an added bonus the River Run Village stores and shops are getting in the spirit and having an Oktoberfest Tent Sale that day so treat yourself to an end of summer goodie from one of the many unique shops.

Tour de Fat - Fort Collins
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Civic Center Park
Fort Collins, CO
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: Free entry, beers $5 each, food $10 to $15.
Website: www.newbelgium.com/events/tour-de-fat/Fort-Collins
Tour de Fat is New Belgium Brewing’s traveling celebration of all things bicycle, honoring humankind’s greatest invention. Born in Fort Collins, Colorado, to increase awareness and participation in cycling as a sustainable form of transportation, Tour de Fat has grown into a national rite of passage for cycling advocates and bon vivants alike. Join thousands of your friends for a costumed bike parade and nationally touring and locally loved musical acts, peppered with interactive fun like a 1,000 Person Dance Contest (to win a bike!) a Slow Ride competition (how slow can you go?), and the inspirational car-for-bike swapper series in which brave souls hand over their car keys and commit to commute by bike. (Interested? Apply to be a Car for Bike Trader now.) See you there for bikes, beer and bemusement.

Breckenridge Oktoberfest
Fri-Sun, September 9-11, 2016
Historic Main Street
Breckenridge, CO
Time: Fri. 2pm-6pm, Sat. 11am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm.
Cost: from $5 token, $30 to $85.
Website: www.gobreck.com/events/breckenridge-oktoberfest
Breckenridge doesn’t take the responsibility of hosting the largest Oktoberfest street party in the Rocky Mountains lightly. The September street party is where Munich meets the mountains, featuring more than three-dozen genuine German cuisine and brew vendors, excessive Bavarian lederhosen dancing and a weekend packed full of sunshine and fun for all ages. Prepare yourself for the famed historic Main Street to be flowing with German bier, Oompah dancers, schnitzel and sausage while traditional polka music fills the air fresh mountain air. The weekend is full of beer, but they didn’t forget about those under the drinking age. Breckenridge Oktoberfest is full of entertainment for everyone; make sure to visit face-painting stations, get some pre-festival exercise at the 5K run and test your skills at a wide variety of German themed games, including the poplar Hammerschlagen.

Boulder Valley Beer Fest
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Superior Community Park - 1350 Coalton Road
Superior, CO
Time: 2:00pm to 6:30pm, VIP 1:30pm
Cost: from $30 to $60.
Website: www.bouldervalleybeerfest.com
The Rotary Club of Boulder Valley is excited to announce the third annual Boulder Valley Beer Fest to be held on Saturday, September 10 from 2:00 until 6:30 p.m. The festival will take place in conjunction with the Town of Superior’s annual Chili Fest and will be held at the Superior Community Park. The Beer Fest will feature over 20 local breweries offering a wide variety of outstanding beers. General Admission includes an attractive souvenir mug and unlimited beer sampling. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available which will include early entry, wine, food, specialty beers not available outside of the VIP area in addition to the souvenir mug and unlimited beer sampling. The blues funk and soul band, Jason Larson Band, and the award-winning, local a cappella group Face will provide Entertainment for everyone’s enjoyment.

Lafayette Brew Fest 2016
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Lafayette Florist - 600 S Public Road
Lafayette, CO
Time: 2:00pm to 7:00pm.
Cost: from $12 to $24 packages, or $2 pours.
Website: Lafayette Chamber
Over 25+ participating breweries and cideries are from all within 75 miles of Lafayette. They bring great beer, cider and meads for you to taste. Come for an exciting time. Participating Breweries and Cideries are:
Avery Brewing Co., Boulder Beer Co., Eddyline Brewery, Finkel & Garf Brewing, Horse and Dragon Brewing Co., Liquid Mechanics Brewing Co., Nighthawk Brewery, Oasis Brewing Co., Odd 13 Brewing, Open Door Brewing Co., Oskar Blues Brewery, Redstone Meadery, Skeye Brewing, Something Brewery, The Old Mine, The Post Brewing Co., Upslope Brewing Co., Wild Cider, West Flanders Brewing Co., WeldWerks Brewing Co., Wiley Roots Brewing Co., and Wonderland Brewing Co.

Craft Brew Races
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Boulder Reservoir - 5565 N 51st Street
Boulder, CO
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Cost: from $15 DD, $40 to $65
Website: www.craftbrewraces.com/boulder/
Dress up in outrageous costumes. Run (or walk) in their relaxed, but timed midday 5K, Drink in a 3-hour craft brew festival with over 20 local breweries. The Craft Brew Races are a celebration of local craft brewing, an active lifestyle, and the surrounding community. Each event consists of a timed 5K road race followed by a local 3-hour craft beer festival featuring more than 20 local, regional and national breweries. Your registration fee gets you entry to the race, the festival, finisher medal and a commemorative event glass A separate ticket is available for non-runners wishing to just attend the Festival, and designated drivers.

Tour de Fat - Denver
Saturday, September 10, 2016
City Park
Denver, CO
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Cost: Free entry, beers $5 each, food $10 to $15.
Website: www.newbelgium.com/events/tour-de-fat/Denver
Tour de Fat is New Belgium Brewing’s traveling celebration of all things bicycle, honoring humankind’s greatest invention. Born in Fort Collins, Colorado, to increase awareness and participation in cycling as a sustainable form of transportation, Tour de Fat has grown into a national rite of passage for cycling advocates and bon vivants alike. Join thousands of your friends for a costumed bike parade and nationally touring and locally loved musical acts, peppered with interactive fun like a 1,000 Person Dance Contest (to win a bike!) a Slow Ride competition (how slow can you go?), and the inspirational car-for-bike swapper series in which brave souls hand over their car keys and commit to commute by bike. (Interested? Apply to be a Car for Bike Trader now.) See you there for bikes, beer and bemusement.

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival
Fri-Sun, September 16-18, 2016
Town Park and city-wide venues.
Telluride, CO
Time: 11:00am to after midnight daily.
Cost: from $70 to $499, single show tix from $20.
Website: www.tellurideblues.com
Telluride Blues & Brews takes place in the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Blues & Brews is a three-day celebration of blues, funk, jam bands, indie, rock, gospel and soul performances —accompanied by some of the best microbreweries in the country, a wide variety of food and craft vendors, children's activities, late night shows, and much, much more. Even though the festival only lasts for three days and four nights, once you get to Telluride, you won't want to go home.

4th Annual Thrills & Pils' Brew Fest
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Elitch Gardens
Denver, CO
Time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm.
Cost: TBA
Website: www.elitchgardens.com/brew-fest/
Corkscrews and craft brews! Enjoy the rides from 10am to 8pm and also the beer fest from 12pm to 5pm. Sample unlimited tastings of your favorite beers and ciders and try some new flavors too. Entry includes rides. Discounts available on Elitch Gardens website (coming soon).

2nd Annual Manitou Springs Heritage Brew Festival
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Memorial Park - 502 Manitou Avenue
Manitou Springs, CO
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm, VIP 12:00pm.
Cost: from $32.50 to $55.
Website: http://www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org/manitou-springs-heritage-brew-festival/
A brew fest held in Memorial Park featuring over 25 Colorado breweries to help benefit the Manitou Springs Heritage Center and the City of Manitou Springs. Featuring live music from 5 different bands, great food and fun for all. Get early bird tickets through July 31st.

Oktoberfest Denver
September 23-25, 30 & October 1-2, 2016
Downtown Denver - 20th St & Larimer
Denver, CO
Time: Fridays 5pm-2am, Sat 11am-2am, Sun 11am-5pm.
Cost: Per beer/food item. Steins $37, VIP $65-175.
Website: thedenveroktoberfest.com
The Denver Oktoberfest attracts over 350,000 people during the six-day festival and it was quoted in Maxim Magazine and USA Today as “The Best Oktoberfest” in the United States and “One of the country’s biggest and longest running traditions”. It’s also one of the largest beer festivals in the United States based on consumption because Denver drinks beer really well.

Denver Beer Fest
September 30 - October 8, 2016
Entire Denver Metro Area - various venues.
Denver, CO
Time: See Event Schedules on Website.
Cost: Varies by Event.
Website: www.denver.org/denver-beer-fest/
You're not going to disappear in the Denver Beer Triangle, but it is easy to get lost in the fine, handcrafted beers, ales, stouts and porters found along the way. Located at the base of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, the area between Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins is often called the "Napa Valley of Beer." Here you'll find Coors Brewery, the largest single brewery in the world, as well as some six-dozen other award-winning brewpubs and microbreweries. Every year, in conjunction with the Great American Beer Festival, Denver throws a week-long Denver Beer Fest. Look for special beer events and tappings all over the metro area and also throughout the Boulder and Fort Collins areas.


Expect to see many more events added soon!

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

NoCo Beer News 062916

[Northern Colorado Beer News] - Plans are laid out at your local NoCO craft breweries for this coming 4th of July weekend. Do you have plans yet? Fermentedly Challenged has daily deals and upcoming specials and events you'll want to participate in. The heat is on - so help yourself cool off with a fresh local craft beer. There are specials everywhere - even on Wednesdays!

Here's what's happening around the Northern Colorado craft beer scene today, Wednesday, June 29th, 2016. If you aren't reading this article on FermentedlyChallenged.com, you don't know what you're missing. Also be sure to follow Fermentedly Challenged on Facebook too.

Picture of the Day comes from: 300 Suns Brewing of Longmont, CO.
300 Suns Brewing

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Boulder County

Avery Brewing Company will host their 9th Annual Four on the Fourth 4K run on Monday, July 4th at the brewery. Come earn your brew and run in this 4K run followed by Avery beers and breakfast. Register online (see their Facebook event page) for $35 which includes a tech shirt and post-race party. Parking is limited so get the bus, walk or bike there if possible. Pick up your packet from 7am to 8:30am. Race starts at 9am. Overall male and female winners receive their weight in Avery beer! Age group winners receive a case of Avery beer. 2nd & 3rd place age group winners get two six-packs. Must be 21 by the race to win beer. Located at: 4910 Nautilus Ct N, Boulder, CO.

Bootstrap Brewing Company hosts Euchre Night on Wednesdays from 6pm to 8pm. Win your way to Free beer! Then plan to stop back on Friday night, July 1st, for a unique night of Dueling Ukes rocking out on stage. Listen to ukuleles playing everything from Reggae to Rock. Saturday night features music from The Lefthand Market Boys from 6pm to 9pm. Lots of fresh craft beer on tap. Open July 4th from noon to 5pm (no Open Mic that night). Locate at: 6778 N 79th Street, Niwot, CO.

Boulder Beer Company is participating in Thursday night's "The Ghost BBQ & Spirits' Hot Wing Eating Contest" over at the Boulder Theater at 6pm. Boulder Beer will bring the beer you'll need to help cool off from all those hot wings! If you think you can handle the heat, then sign up to compete. Read all the details on the Facebook Event Page. Live music at the event as well and wings and sliders are available for those not in the competition. Stop by the Boulder Beer taproom at: 2880 Wilderness Place, Boulder, CO.

Front Range Brewing Company is offering a new July 4th Special that's good July 1st through the 4th. Get $10 growler fills on the following beers: Copper Sunset ESB, Andy's Honey Pale Ale, Ma Belle Maison Saison, and Piney Ridge Dunkel. You can also get $15 growler fills on their Colo-Fall Amber Stout. Plus, all bomber bottles are $1.00 off! Enjoy your holiday weekend with craft beer! Located at: 400 W South Boulder Road, Ste 1650, Lafayette, CO.

Großen Bart Brewery is hosting Ladies Night tonight. Ladies get $1 off pints. Stay and listen to the electronic folk duo of Moose & 'Possum tonight from 7:30pm to 10pm. Located at: 1025 Delaware Avenue, Longmont, CO.

J Wells Brewery has a regular Wednesday special where they offer $10 Growler fills all day long. Stay for a pint or two then fill a growler for this weekend! In case you missed it, Tuesday night was Ladies Night with $2 off pints - they might just do it again next week if you're lucky. Located at: 2516 49th Street, Ste 5, Boulder, CO.

Liquid Mechanics Brewing Company is hosting their 2nd Annual Pints & Patriotism Bash this Saturday, July 2nd from 12pm to 11pm. This is the day they are debuting their new Tasting Room space too - more room to stretch out in. They'll have 16 indie-craft beers on tap plus a special tapping. Live music will be playing starting at 8pm. Food truck outside as well. Party with patriotism! Located at: 297 N US Hwy 287, Lafayette, CO.

Odd13 Brewing has another taproom exclusive can release coming this Sunday, July 3rd starting at 1pm. This is when they will release "Hop Wizard", a heavily dry hopped pale ale. Their taproom will be the only place you can get this beer in cans and with the limited supply on tap there will be no growler fills. This 5.5% ABV brew was hopped with HS 07270, Mosaic, Citra and Azacca hops. Located at: 301 E Simpson Street, Lafayette, CO.

Pumphouse Brewery and High Country Harley Davidson are hosting Longmont Bike Night tonight at the brewery. Stop in, check out some awesome motorcycles and have a great time. The event starts at 6:00pm. Bring in your bike and show it off! Located at: 540 Main Street, Longmont, CO.

The Post Brewing Company once again has plenty of Townie Ale available on draft and also in 12oz cans too. Take a Townie with you on your next adventure! Located at: 105 W Emma Street, Lafayette, CO.

SKEYE Brewing is hosting the SKEYE Stomp tonight starting at 7pm. Learn how to Swing dance with a lesson from Boulder Swing Dance at 7pm for just $10, then dance the night away from 8-10pm with DJ'd music in the taproom. All ages welcome to dance. Located at: 900 S Hover Street, Ste D, Longmont, CO.

West Flanders Brewing Company hosts Happy Hour weekdays, Monday thru Friday, from 3pm to 6pm. They've got 10 to 11 beers on tap this week including an All Hours Session IPA and a Third Kingdom IPA. Also, every Monday and Thursday night is for Bluegrass pickers. Bring your instrument and jam out with fellow pickers. Located at: 1125 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO.

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Larimer County

Big Thompson Brewery is having a Wednesday special all day today and every Wednesday. Get 5 Taster beers for just $5. Stop back in on Friday - buy any Big Thompson apparel and get a Free pint. Saturdays offer great therapy for patrons during their Adult Brewery Coloring Book session starting at 2:00pm. Finally, on July 4th Monday, stop in early for 1/2 price growler fills (limit 1 per customer). Bring a friend to buy extra for you. Located at: 114 E 15th Street, Loveland, CO.

Crow Hop Brewing has a special every Wednesday - if you wear your Crow Hop gear to the brewery on Wednesdays you will get $1 off any full pour. Need gear? No problem - just buy some gear on Wednesdays and get a Free flagship pint. Located at: 217 E 3rd Street, Loveland, CO.

Fort Collins Brewery has changed the date for their upcoming Barley's Buddies Walkathon. Due to overwhelming response that a lot of people will be out of town over 4th of July weekend, they decided to move Barley's Walkathon to July 23rd. This will be the first annual Barley's Buddies Walkathon presented by Poudre Pet & Feed Supply! Join in Saturday, July 23rd from 9am-12pm for a mile long dog walk as well as fun Barley's Activities for you and your pet! Check in and registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the mile long dog walk starting at 9:00 a.m. After the walk, enjoy an Animal House Dog Meet & Greet, some FCB beer and food, dog splash pool, doggie costume contests & games, plus local pet vendor booths and more. $20 entry fee (you and your dog) includes a house-made Spent Grain Dog Biscuit for your dog, a goody bag, and a pint of FCB brew. Tix available at Eventbrite. FCB is located at: 1020 E Lincoln Avenue, Fort Collins, CO.

Jessup Farm Barrel House reminds you today is the last chance this month to enjoy their BOGO (buy one get one) special if you ride your bike over to the brewery. It's the perfect opportunity to try their latest beer release: Jeffeweizen, an American Hefeweizen. Located at: 1921 Jessup Drive, Fort Collins, CO.

Loveland Aleworks - Got your ticket for this weekend's 4th Annual Fest of Ale celebration yet? Loveland Aleworks is turning 4 years old and is throwing a big party on July 3rd from 4pm to 10pm. Fest ticket is required to enter that night ($40). Designated Driver tickets cost $10. They'll have 10 small-batch ales on tap. Vote for your favorites to return later in the year. Ticket includes commemorative glass with unlimited samples, a full BBQ dinner, door prizes and tastings of past fest-of-ale winning beers. Tickets available at: festofale4.bpt.me. Located at: 118 W 4th Street, Loveland, CO.

Maxline Brewing just release a beer today just in time for Independence Day Weekend. Come try their American Pale Ale. It has an herby, resinous aroma with citrus undertones and the flavor of biscuity malts with a citrus/pine finish. Stats: 5.2% ABV, 8 SRM, 36 IBU. Enjoy one starting today. Located at: 2701 S College Ave, Unit 190, Fort Collins, CO.

New Belgium Brewing - It's an IPA kind of day in the taproom today where you can get $1 off all pours of their year-round IPAs on tap. Plus, you can also get $1 off growler fills of the same year-round IPAs. Then mark your calendars for Saturday, July 16th for New Belgium's 25th Birthday Party at the brewery. The party runs from 11:00am to 8:00pm. Come celebrate New Belgium's 25th Birthday in 90's style! Gin Doctors will be performing from 5pm to 7pm. Photo Booth & three Food Trucks all day. There will be games & giveaways, including a New Belgium custom 2016 Detroit Bike. Get $1 off original beer brands all that day. Located at: 500 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO.

Odell Brewing Company wants you to join in a Spelling Bee for Adults today at Letterpress & Publick House (316 Willow St, Fort Collins) from 7pm to 9pm for their Sip & Spell: A Spelling Bee for Adults. It's $10 to sign up and includes 1 beer. Prizes from Odell Brewing will be awarded to the top finishers.

Pateros Creek Brewing Company has just tapped a new beer today - Opening Day Grapefruit IPA, an ale made with real grapefruit juice. Billed as a refreshing summer style that is well balanced with fruit, hops, and malt. Stats: 5.9% ABV and 77 IBU. Also, there's comedy in your future. Need a laugh? Come to the Comedy Showcase at PCBC on Friday, July 1st in the taproom from 7pm to 9pm. Located at: 242 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO.

Rally King Brewing has Ladies' Night tonight where ladies can buy a 12oz or 16oz beer and get a second one of equal size + value or less for half price. Offer good til closing tonight. Located at: 1624 S Lemay Ave, Unit 4, Fort Collins, CO.

Snowbank Brewing Company is working with North FoCo Running Club to host a Social 5K Run from the brewery tomorrow, June 30th starting at 6:00pm. If you participate in this fun run you'll get $2 off all pints for joining in. From the brewery, they'll run straight over to the Tap Takeover at Cheba Hut to cool down after with a few $3 pints and lots of Mario Kart. Taproom open today from 2pm to 8pm. Stay healthy and refresh with some beer. Located at: 225 N Lemay Avenue, Ste 1, Fort Collins, CO.

Three Four Beer Company isn't brewing beer yet, but they are hosting other local breweries on tap. This week on Friday, July 1st they will host a Wiley Roots Brewing Company Mini Tap Takeover from 7pm to 9pm. They'll tap Wiley's Sappy Rotts Kettle-soured Farmhouse Ale and their Tyrannos Morisette sour New England-style IPA. There will be some nice giveaways from Wiley Roots as well for those who order one of their beers. Located at: 829 S Shields Street, Fort Collins, CO.

Verboten Brewing & Barrel Project is hosting a special Friday beer tapping of two beers. 1) Ride Eternal, a Bourbon Barrel Aged Wheat Wine, brewed in collaboration with Mulberry MAX Beer Wine Spirits. This 11% ABV masterpiece will be pouring for a limited time in the taproom starting on Friday and available in 22 oz. bombers at Mulberry Max only. Come try it on tap and then go buy a bottle! And 2) for all those gluten sensitive friends: Gluten Reduced Two Fives IPA! Stop in to try them. Don't forget to fill up your growlers for the long 3-day holiday weekend too! Located at: 127 E 5th Street, Loveland, CO.

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Weld County

Brix Taphouse & Brewery is hosting live music from Mary & Johnny who will be playing a tribute to The Beatles starting at 7:00pm tonight. Then get ready for the 4th of July and stop by at Brix Taphouse after the 4th of July Parade from 10am to 1pm for their "Red White and BRIX: Post Parade Party". They'll be serving up beer, brats, Bloody Mary's and Lynchberg Lemonade. Always around 60 Colorado craft beers & hard ciders on tap. Located at: 813 8th Street, Greeley, CO.

Broken Plow Brewery is once again hosting their popular Trivia Night tonight. Tonight's theme is Leonardo Dicapprio. Get a team together and join in. The fun starts at 7:00pm. Located at: 4731 W 10th Street, Greeley, CO.

Crabtree Brewing Company has a fresh batch of their Greality Pilsner back on tap as of last night. Perfect for these hot summer days. It's also Double Punch Wednesday. Get two punches on your Growler card for every growler fill up. Easy way to quickly get a $4 fill in no time. Located at: 2961 29th Street, Greeley, CO.

Grand Lake's 16th Street Tavern offers Buy One Get One 1/2 OFF on all beers all day long on Wednesdays - every Wednesday. Stop back on Thursdays for 10% off for college students 21+, teachers, veterans, and hospital staff. On Fridays enjoy $2 off flights and $8 six packs. Live music on Saturdays after 8pm. And Mondays offer $1 off beers all day long. Located at: 915 16th Street, Greeley, CO.

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[Northern Colorado Beer News] - It's a rare day when the word puree is used in the blog at least 3 times. You know that breweries have been busy using lots of fruit in their summer beer releases. Plenty of deals on pours, growler fills and more in the NoCo Beer News today. Get ready for your 4th of July weekend and find out where's the best deals on brewery fresh beer this week.

Here's what's happening around the Northern Colorado craft beer scene today, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. If you aren't reading this article on FermentedlyChallenged.com, you don't know what you're missing. Also be sure to follow Fermentedly Challenged on Facebook too.


Picture of the Day comes from: Wibby Brewing of Longmont, CO.
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Boulder County

12Degree Brewing now has their Walter's White Belgian White back on tap. It was brewed with unmalted wheat, coriander and orange peel. Located at: 820 Main Street, Louisville, CO.

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse is doing it again. It's Free Pizookie Day. Enjoy a free Pizookie dessert with the purchase of $9.95 or more of food or drink. The right beer might just pair well with that! Located at: 1690 28th Street, Boulder, CO.

Boulder Beer Company is expanding their distribution deep into the heart of South Dakota. They are now distributing their beers through a new partner Johnson Bro's around Sioux Falls, SD. Enjoy South Dakota! Taproom at: 2880 Wilderness Place, Boulder, CO.

BRU handbuilt ales & eats is planning a collaboration Beer Dinner with Twisted Pine Brewing at BRU on Wednesday night, July 13th at 7pm. The cost of this five course meal is $50 per person and includes 5 different beers (Twisted Pine and BRU) paired with 5 delicious food pairings. Contact BRU at: (720) 638-5193 for reservations. Located at: 5290 Arapahoe, Boulder, CO.

Crystal Springs Brewing Company is offering $1 off a pint of their Son of Butch #2 and #3 while those kegs last. Hurry in! Located at: 657 S Taylor Avenue, Unit E, Louisville, CO.

Echo Brewing - Erie is hosting Painting on the Patio tonight with your instructor Amanda at 6pm. It's a session of instruction, painting and of course drinking some beer! Cost for the class is $26. Sign up in the taproom early. Located at: 600 Briggs Street, Erie, CO.

Finkel & Garf Brewing Company - Just in case you missed it this weekend, Finkel & Garf recently tapped a Wheat Ale made with peach puree. It's a good summer quencher. They're also putting some into cans for a limited time starting this week. Look for it. Located at: 5455 Spine Road, Ste A, Boulder, CO.

Front Range Brewing Company wants you to warm up your voice and tune up your instruments for tonight's Open Mic Night in the taproom from 7pm to 9pm. There's going to be a lot of talent tonight. Can't make it? No worries, they host it every Tuesday night. On tap they have their 3rd Anniversary special release Blueberry Sour until it's gone. Located at: 400 W South Boulder Road, Ste 1650, Lafayette, CO.

Left Hand Brewing Company wants you to be ready for this big 3-day weekend of BBQ, fireworks and beer. Stop into the tasting room this Saturday or Sunday and get 15% off all kegs and cases of Left Hand beer. Their tasting room will be closed all day July 4th. Located at: 1265 Boston Avenue, Longmont, CO.

Liquid Mechanics Brewing Company is hosting their 2nd Annual Pints and Patriotism event this Saturday, July 2nd from Noon to 11pm. Celebrate our Independence Day weekend with 16 indie-craft beers on tap, plus a special beer tapping. Live music by Ultralowfi at 8pm, food by Butcher & The Blonde. Plus, their new tasting room space will be open to the public at noon. Check it out! Located at: 297 N US Hwy 287, Lafayette, CO.

New Planet Beer - Have your tried their Seclusion IPA? What, New Planet makes a gluten free IPA? Yup. Stop by their tasting room or look for it in cans this summer. Located at: 6560 Odell Place, Unit D, Boulder, CO.

Odd13 Brewing welcomes back to their taps two awesome beers: "Bad Guy with an Agenda" American IPA and "Vincent Van Couch" American Session Sour. The IPA is big and resiny with a tasty citrus flavor. The sour is a tart bomb to the taste buds. Located at: 301 E Simpson Street, Lafayette, CO.

Powder Keg Brewing Company is planning a bottled beer release party for their upcoming Quartet amber sour ale aged in Cabernet barrels on Saturday, July 9th from 12pm to 5pm. This beer was aged for 16 months with black currants added. 375ml Bottles will be sold for $12 each with a 6 bottle per person limit. They will offer 10oz pours on site as well. Located at: 101 Second Ave, Niwot, CO.

The Pumphouse Brewery in Longmont recently tapped a variation on their American IPA. Stop in to try their new Passionfruit Flashpoint American IPA. Brewed with passionfruit for a great summer taste with a little bite. Located at: 540 Main Street, Longmont, CO.

Sanitas Brewing just finished a canning run of their Citrus Lager. Billed as a light and refreshing brew perfect for packing in on summer trails. Look for them in 12oz cans this week! Located at: 3550 Frontier Ave, Unit A, Boulder, CO.

Shine Brewing Company has a new beer alert! Stop in for a bite and pair it with their new "The Goddess Project" Ale. Located at: 2027 13th Street, Boulder, CO.

Very Nice Brewing Company has brought back an old favorite. Now tapped: Make It So Earl Grey IPA, a brew even Jean Luc Picard would approve of. The brewery WILL be open on July 4th from Noon to 9pm. Stop in on Wednesdays for Vinyl Night. Bring in your old vinyl albums and they'll cue them up. Located at: 20 Lakeview Drive, Unit 112, Nederland, CO.

Wild Woods Brewery will be slinging Happy Hour pints all night long tonight. Stop in and wish assistant brewer Chris a happy birthday. Located at: 5460 Conestoga Court, Boulder, CO.

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Larimer County

Berthoud Brewing Company has just released their July music schedule for the brewery out on their Facebook page. Featured musicians for the month include: Laura Joy, AJ Fullerton Band, Andy Sydow, David Booker, Antonio Lopez, Stephanie Krueger-Domingue, The Symbols - plus two Open Mic Nights (July 10th and 24th). Plenty of good beer on tap. Get a free pint today with a growler fill up. Fermentedly Challenged recommends the 5030' IPA! Located at: 450 S 8th Street, Berthoud, CO.

Big Beaver Brewing Company is offering 1/2 off growler fills today in the taproom. Stock up! Located at: 2707 W Eisenhower Blvd, Unit 9, Loveland, CO.

Big Thompson Brewery will host their LAST Trivia night for the summer - tonight June 28th starting at 7pm. Look for trivia to pick up again sometime in the Fall. If you hurry down you can get some of the last of their Feisty Spirits Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Stout. It's almost gone. Located at: 114 E 15th Street, Loveland, CO.

Black Bottle Brewery will be the subject of a Beer and Cheese pairing event this Thursday, June 30th at 7pm down in Denver at The Denver Bicycle Cafe. For $20 you'll get a variety of BBB beers paired with gourmet cheeses. Tix available at: twoparts.com/beercheese. Meanwhile, back at the brewery, this week they will be tapping "Joy Division", an English style Brown ale with some traditional and some non-traditional flavors added. Tapped in honor of Shark Week which will be playing on their screens all week long. Located at: 1605 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO.

City Star Brewing is hosting a beer release this Saturday, July 2nd starting at 12pm for their Happy Mango Imperial IPA. It weighs in at a big 8.4% ABV and 79 IBUs. Happy Mango was made with pureed mangoes and dry hopped with Citra hops. Enjoy one this weekend. Located at: 321 Mountain Avenue, Berthoud, CO.

Crow Hop Brewing Company has Happy Hour prices today from 2pm to 5pm. Stop by and enjoy a beer for less before 5pm. Located at: 217 E 3rd Street, Loveland, CO.

Equinox Brewing has released a new Dark Sky Sour Ale, a brew that was aged for 18 months in bourbon barrels. Nice and sour - sour lovers are going to love this one. Two kinds, one barrel with Brett and another barrel pitched with their last sour release. Located at: 133 Remington Street, Fort Collins, CO.

Fort Collins Brewery is helping to raise money for The House That Beer Built with their Community Pint night tonight in their tap room. All day today, $1 of all their Red Banshee sales will be going to help build a home for a local family in need. Located at: 1020 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO.

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse will be over at William Oliver's Publick House in Fort Collins tomorrow night from 6-8pm for a special Pre-Release Party of Grimm Bro's Water of Life Double India Pale Ale. That night, make a donation of ANY amount to Life for the Innocent and get a pint of Grimm Brothers Brewhouse Water of Life Double IPA. Want another beer? Make another donation. They are pouring until the beer runs out! This is an exclusive launch party. William Oliver's is getting this amazing beer 4 days before it's officially released. Be among the first to try it and support a great cause. William Oliver's Publick House is located at: 2608 S Timberline Rd, Fort Collins, CO. Grimm Brothers is located at: 623 N Denver Avenue, Loveland, CO.

Jessup Farm Barrel House recently tapped a new beer - Jeffeweizen, a wheat beer with character. The wheat and oats give this beer a full body and chewy mouthfeel while remaining a refreshing summer beer. Hints of pineapple and tangerine derived from puree added at the end of primary fermentation. Try a glass this week! Located at: 1921 Jessup Drive, Fort Collins, CO.

Loveland Aleworks is hosting Pints for the People tomorrow night, June 29th from 6pm to 11pm. Animal Rescue of the Rockies will be in the taproom that night. $1 from every pint sold starting at 6pm goes to this great local non-profit who help save animals from being put down at shelters by finding them foster homes. And don't forget to attend their giant 4th Anniversary "Fest of Ale 2016" celebration this Sunday, July 3rd from 4pm to 10pm. Tickets are available at: festofale4.bpt.me. They'll be tapping 10 special small-batch ales that night. Vote for your favorite and they'll bring it back. Located at: 118 W 4th Street, Loveland, CO.

McClellan's Brewing Company is extending their special offer today. All day get a growler refill for just $6!! Great deal for 64oz worth of beer! Located at: 1035 S Taft Hill Road, Fort Collins, CO.

New Belgium Brewing - [PRESS RELEASE] Ft. Collins, Colo., June 27, 2016 - Mark the date! New Belgium Brewing’s Clips Beer & Film Tour. Coming to Boulder on July 8. New Belgium Brewing’s annual Clips Beer & Film Tour is coming to Boulder on Friday, July 8. This free event, now in its seventh year, features short films and a selection of small-batch beers with 100 percent of the proceeds from beer sales going to Community Cycles. The event kicks off at Valmont Disc Golf Park at 7:30 p.m., with the films starting at 9:30 p.m. “This year is actually New Belgium’s 25th anniversary, so we’re doing things a little differently,” said Christie Catania, Clips national special events manager. “We asked ten filmmakers to incorporate the year 1991 into their film, as a way to salute the year that New Belgium got its start. The films do a great job of bringing us back to the glory days of big hair, questionable fashion, and outdated technology!” In addition to a night of films under the stars, Clips offers a venue where guests can try New Belgium’s most esoteric beer offerings. Many of New Belgium’s Lips of Faith beers can be hard to come by and Clips offers the best way to try them. Eleven varieties from Lips of Faith to brewery classics will be available in 3-ounce samples, 12-ounce pours, or cans. For a complete list of beers available at the Boulder stop, click here. Food from local food trucks will be available for purchase including: Verde Food Truck and Farmer Girl. ###

Odell Brewing Company has a couple brews coming your way this summer to look forward to. Starting this Friday, July 1st you can get Brombeere Blackberry Gose on tap at the Odell taproom and also in 4-packs from July through October. It's tangy and sweet with the taste of sweet berries and a hint of salt. Perfect for summer. Then starting in August, look for the return of Piña Agria - Sour Pineapple. It'll be available in 750ml cork-n-cage bottles. Located at: 800 E Lincoln Avenue, Fort Collins, CO.

Rally King Brewing offers $2 off all 64oz growler fills today and $1 off all 32oz growler fills all day. Stop in and stock up. Located at: 1624 S Lemay Ave, Unit 4, Fort Collins, CO.

Snowbank Brewing Company will be the subject of a Tap Takeover on Thursday, June 30th from 7pm to 10pm over at the Cheba Hut Toasted Subs at 925 S Tart Hill Road in Fort Collins. From 8pm to 10pm all Snowbank beers on tap there will be just $3. Plus they'll have some good ol retro games and swag too. Back in the taproom it's Tech Tuesday where all tech employees and CSU faculty and staff get $2 off pints. Open til 8pm tonight. Located at: 225 N Lemay Ave, Ste 1, Fort Collins, CO.
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Weld County

Brix Taphouse and Brewery has their Tuesday Customer Appreciation Night special. Get $2 off pints from 2pm to 5pm today and then $1 off pints from 5pm to close. Located at: 813 8th Street, Greeley, CO.

Broken Plow Brewery says every Tuesday is a good Tuesday at the brewery. That's when you get $2 off growler and snarler fills! Don't forget to get a great seat for the 4th of July Greeley Country Club fireworks there at the brewery. It's a view like no other. Fireworks start shortly after 9:30pm or when it's dark enough. If you want a good seat though, get there around 7pm. Located at: 4731 W 10th Street, Greeley, CO.

Crabtree Brewing Company hosts a big game of Cards Against Humanity each and every Tuesday in the taproom starting at 8:00pm. If you don't know how to play they'll teach you. Be warned - it's a game where just about anything can and will be said. Located at: 2961 W 29th Street, Greeley, CO.

Echo Brewing Company reminds you that Trivia is happening tonight starting at 7:00pm. Come early, grab a brew and get ready to test your remaining brain cells. Hint of the day for trivia - "What vegetable has the scientific name Apium Graveolens?" Located at: 5969 Iris Pkwy, Frederick, CO.

High Hops Brewery will tap its weekly special firkin on Wednesday, June 29th at 5:00pm. This week they're tapping "Black n' Blue Stout", a fruity, robust and roasty stout with bold flavors of chocolate and coffee with juicy, sweet blueberry notes. Then mark your calendars for Thursday, July 7th for their upcoming release of their Summa SIPA, a guava Session IPA brewed with Cascade and Centennial hops and guava puree and dry-hopped with Motueka and Citra hops. High Hops will also host some beer tastings at the following locations: Brix Wine & Spirits on July 8th 4pm-7pm, and at Cintina Liquor on July 16th from 2pm to 6pm. Brewery will be open on July 4th from 12pm to 6pm. Brewery located at: 6461 Hwy 392, Windsor, CO.

Rocky Mountain Taphouse - A new brewery is being planned for the West Greeley area coming late 2016. Rocky Mountain Taphouse plans to brew their own plus have guest beers on tap as well. Rumor has it they will renovate a place located near 6288 W 10th Street #101, Greeley, CO. More news coming soon.

WeldWerks Brewing Company - Hot off the successful release of their Barrel Aged Medianoche Imperial Stouts, the brewery has acquired 30 new Woodford Reserve Rye Whiskey barrels. They plan to soon do a 30-hour brew day to create a huge 30 bbl batch of Medianoche to fill these barrels with. Once filled, they will go into a long hibernation for about a year to age. Next year is already looking good. Located at: 508 8th Avenue, Greeley, CO.

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Logan County

Parts And Labor Brewing Company will end up being the furthest east brewery in Colorado when they open. This brewery will be located in Sterling, Colorado. They are just in the planning stage now with no address yet. Their website has been reserved at: partsandlaborbrewing.com. Fermentedly Challenged will extend coverage to Logan county once this brewery opens up.

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Special Events

The summer beer festival calendars are now rolling out on the blog! Check out all the beer festivals for July and August now:

- July 2016 Colorado Beer Festivals Calendar

- August 2016 Colorado Beer Festivals Calendar
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August 2016 Colorado Beer Festivals Calendar

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August 2016 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events Calendar

August is in the midst of the long 3-month summer outdoor beer festival season. There's so many beer festivals going on in Colorado during the warm months that you'll never have a lack of events to go to. Here are many of the Colorado beer-related festivals and events that you can attend this month. These calendar listings are updated regularly or whenever new events are made public. Event organizers wishing to have their Colorado beer-related event added to these calendar listings please use the Contact Form and let us know all the details.
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GABF Tickets Go On Sale
August 2 & 3, 2016
Where: TicketMaster.com
Time: 10:00am Mountain Time each day.
Cost: Public: $80 plus fees - AHA/BA members $65 plus fees.
This is the time to get your clickers ready to buy tickets for this year's Great American Beer Festival set for October 6-8, 2016 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. Don't miss out - tickets for each session tend to sell out in less than 1 hour. August 2nd sales are for BA/AHA Members only who joined prior to July 24, 2016. August 3rd is General Public sales. Limit 4 tickets per session per person.

Boulder County Fair Brewers' Festival
Friday, August 5, 2016
Boulder County Fairgrounds Pavilion Park - Nelson Rd & S. Hover Rd.
Longmont, CO
Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm, VIP 5:00pm.
Cost: from $10 to $40
Website: www.bouldercountybrewfest.org
Tickets: Eventbrite
It's all about Boulder County craft brewing. Beer, cider, & mead. Because Boulder County has been in the business of craft brewing since 1979, and now boasts more than 60 awesome destinations, from Louisville to Longmont, Niwot to Nederland, they have a lot to pack in! This year they are serving up 30 of the local craft brewers, 5 local musicians, food from great local foodies, all in one great session!

National Beer Mile
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Front Range Airport - 5200 Front Range Pkwy
Watkins, CO
Time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Cost: from $35 to $75.
Website: https://secure.nationalbeermile.com/affiliate/BeerFests/event/NationalBeerMile-DENVER
Four beers. One mile. One awesome after-party! The National Beer Mile tour rolls into Denver on Saturday, August 6th at Front Range Airport! Run, Drink, Repeat, Party! National Beer Mile is a one-mile fun run for runners, social drinkers, and party-goers alike. Drink a beer, run/walk/jog (or dance, skip, party-boy - whatever you want) your way quarter mile down the course, repeat three more times, then party! Create your own #NBMsquad by recruiting your friends and coming up with an awesome theme (hint: you can save money by purchasing a "Group of 5" ticket package). Join in for the best mile of your life!

Winter Park Beer Festival
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Hideaway Park - 78829 US 40
Winter Park, CO
Time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Cost: from $15 to $70.
Website: www.winterparkbeerfestival.com
This great annual event in Winter Park offers brews, views and great live music. Unlimited beer tasting from Noon to 5:00 p.m. with 35+ micro brewers on hand sampling their classic hoppy beverages and a few new ones. This event is a ‘don’t miss’ for beer aficionados, music lovers and festival goers. Besides great beer, Beer Fest attendees will enjoy food from vendors, retail vendors, and live music from 3 acts throughout the day (there will be no other alcohol served inside the venue besides the tastings).

3rd Annual Sesh Fest 2016
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Highland Masonic Events Center - 3550 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO
Time: 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost: $30 adv to $35 at door.
Website: seshfest.com
This year's Sesh Fest features dozens of breweries paying homage to session-style beers at the Highlands Masonic Events Center. With a new location comes plenty of food, lawn games, and music to complement Colorado craft beer! Sesh Fest invites breweries to pour beers of the lighter, more sessionable variety, which means they are all under 5% ABV — all of them designed with your day drinking pleasure in mind!

10th Annual Springs Beer Fest
Saturday, August 6, 2016
America the Beautiful Park - 126 Cimino Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Cost: from $35 to $50.
Website: www.springsbeerfest.com
Enjoy a fun-filled day of bottomless, fresh, craft beer samplings from over 55 Notable Craft Brewers. Join 4,000 beer enthusiasts for an afternoon of live music, local vendors, and local fare from food trucks and area restaurants.

Gnarly Barley Brew Fest
Saturday, August 6, 2016
The Ranch/Budweiser Event Center - 5290 Arena Circle
Loveland, CO
Time: 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost: from $18 to $60, DD $7.
Website: www.gnarlybarleybrewfest.com
Great beers from 32+ different breweries. They will also have food trucks and vendors pairing up some of their delicious menus with some of the breweries at Gnarly Barley. Please be sure to visit them all and find out how their food and the beers from the breweries really wet your palate and set off an explosion of taste in your mouth.

2016 Denver Beer Olympics & Beer Fest
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Civic Center Park - 101 W 14th Ave.
Denver, CO
Time: 10:00am to 7:00pm
Cost: $75 for a team of 4 to compete.
Website: www.denverbeerolympics.org
Teams of 4 (2 men + 2 women) will compete in 8 beer-filled events going for gold and fighting against cancer. Each of the eight events will be worth points, based on how your team does. At the end the team with the most points wins. Events include: Beer Pong, Cornhole, Hammerschlagen, Beersbee, Flip Cup, Beer Relay, Quarters, and Das Boot. And oh yes, there will be plenty of beer too.

Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival
Sat. & Sun, August 6 & 7, 2016
Copper Mountain Ski Resort - 0509 Copper Road
Frisco, CO
Time: 2:00pm to 6pm, 1pm First Pour tix.
Cost: from $40 to $75.
Website: http://www.keystonefestivals.com/festivals/bluegrass-and-beer/
Keystone brings the wonders of Appalachia to the Rockies. Down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain music are just a pieces of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while 30+ craft breweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys while 13 national and regional bluegrass acts entertain on three different village stages.

Save the Ales
Friday, August 12, 2016
EXDO Event Center - 1399 35th Street
Denver, CO
Time: 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Cost: TBA
Website: conservationco.org/events/save-the-ales/
Join in on Friday, August 12, in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood to taste beers from 40 Colorado craft breweries and learn how our state’s unique water ways support this thriving industry. At Save the Ales, spend a summer evening with your friends enjoying live music and drinking the craft creations that are the pride of Colorado, all while supporting Conservation Colorado’s work to protect the rivers that make it possible.

South Pearl Street Blues & Brews
Saturday, August 13, 2016
1200 Block of South Pearl Street
Denver, CO
Time: 1:00pm to 10:00pm
Cost: Entry $7.50 - beer costs extra.
Website: southpearlstreet.com/events/
What happens when you mix a warm summer afternoon, ice-cold draft beer, and some fun, funky music? You get the South Pearl Street Blues & Brews festival. Entering its ninth year, the music festival has become a neighborhood tradition and a real shindig. The question remains – Is it a music festival with really good beer or a beer festival with really good music?

Spirit of the Lake Brews & Crews
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Gene Stover Park/Beach
Grand Lake, CO
Time: Races start 7am, event runs til 6pm.
Cost: varies - beer sold separately.
Website: Grand Lake Chamber
Human powered boat races & regatta on Grand Lake with a brew fest afterwards!

Rendezvous at the Rock - Annual Beer Fest
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Rockyard Brewing Company - 880 Castleton Road
Castle Rock, CO
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm, VIP 12:00pm.
Cost: from $35 to $50, DD $10.
Website: www.rendezvousattherock.net
Enjoy lots of Colorado craft breweries all in one place, along with four hours of sampling. There will be a huge variety of craft beer styles to choose from. You also get to bring home your "Rendezvous at the Rock" tasting glass. LIve music and plenty of food and other vendors.

Westy Craft Brew Fest
Saturday, August 13, 2016
City Park - 10455 Sheridan Blvd
Westminster, CO
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Cost: from $25 to $45.
Website: www.ci.westminster.co.us/ParksRec/WestyFest
Lots of beer, food, fun for everyone! Come out to the park for a fun filled day in Westminster, Colorado. Food, music, fun run and more - plus beer too!

Boulder Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, August 20, 2016
West Central Park - 1000 Canyon Blvd.
Boulder, CO
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Cost: from $35 to $60, $10 DD.
Website: www.bouldercraftbeerfest.com
The event brings together the best craft breweries from Boulder County and beyond for a tasting festival, offering attendees samples of Boulder’s best beer. The festival includes music, lawn games and food for purchase. Please note: a limited number of tickets are available, the event sold out in its first two years! Attendees will be able to sample beer from 25 breweries. Brewers will be onsite to answer all of your questions. The Boulder Craft Beer Festival includes a performance stage, this year featuring indie-folk and bluegrass.

Ed Fest 2016
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Freedom Park WECMRD Soccer Fields - 450 Miller Ranch Road
Edwards, CO
Time: 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Cost: from $39 GA to $79 VIP.
Website: www.edfestbeer.com
2016 marks the 6th Annual Alpine Insurance Agency Ed Fest, held at the Soccer Fields at WECMRD in Edwards, Colorado. Located 15 minutes west of Vail, Edwards is home to Crazy Mountain Brewery and puts the "Ed" in Ed Fest. Beer from nearly 35 different breweries. Parking available at Miller Ranch Field and next to the festival in Battle Mountain High School's lot, but they recommend being a responsible drinker and taking the ECO Bus or High Mountain Taxi. There will be a bike rack for you to lock your bike to.

Glendale's Bruises and Brews Beerfest
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Infinity Park - 4599 E Tennessee Ave.
Glendale, CO.
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm.
Cost: $35 per person.
Website: infinityparkatglendale.com/2015/beerfest
Join thousands of rugby fans and beer aficionados at Glendale’s Bruises & Brews Beerfest at Infinity Park in Glendale. 20 breweries will showcase their top brews, along with a few distilleries and a couple terrific hard ciders. Beer and rugby… they are better together! For the complete Bruises & Brews Beerfest experience, fans also gain admittance to the 2016 Serevi RugbyTown Sevens tournament. (This would be the “Bruises” part!) Admission for the Bruises & Brews Beerfest includes a ticket to the rugby tournament, a commemorative beer tasting mug. Free parking only a block from the stadium is available for all.

Colorado Cider & Beer Circus
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Copper Mountain Ski Resort - 0509 Copper Road
Frisco, CO
Time: 2:00pm to 6:00pm, 1:00pm First Pour tix.
Cost: from $35 to $55.
Website: www.cidercircus.com
Think you don’t like cider? Think again! This event is for tried and true cider-lovers, and they’ll have some great craft beer for those of you who think cider is not for you, though they’re betting you’ll leave with a cider favorite, or two, or three. The Cider Circus brings a unique element to a cider and beer tasting with amazing entertainers including jugglers, aerial arts and more. Family Entertainment can be found at the ‘Cider Circus’. They’ll have cider-making demonstrations, kids crafts and great food provided by Copper Mountain’s incredible selection of restaurants. With more than 20 cideries and breweries represented, you’re sure to find plenty to sample and enjoy at the Circus.

San Juan Brewfest
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Buckley Park
Durango, CO
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm, 12pm VIP
Cost: $15 DD, $30 to $70.
Website: sanjuanbrewfest.com
Enjoy craft beer in historic downtown Durango! There will be 54 breweries pouring beer, great live music from 3 bands, and lots of fun - all to benefit United Way of Southwest Colorado. General Admission ticket holders gets a 5oz souvenir tasting glass and unlimited tastings from the breweries and distilleries that are participating in this year’s San Juan Brewfest. Upgraded General Admission ticket holders get the 5oz souvenir tasting glass and unlimited tastings, plus you get in 1/2 hour early at 12:30 pm. You also get an event t-shirt included with your entry. VIP ticket holders get a 5oz souvenir tasting glass, unlimited tastings, a fest t-shirt, special samplings and entry at 12pm.

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Monday, June 27, 2016

July 2016 Colorado Beer Festivals Calendar

July 2016 Colorado Beer Festivals Calendar

July 2016 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events Calendar

July is in the midst of the long 3-month summer outdoor beer festival season. There's so many beer festivals going on in Colorado during the warm months that you'll never have a lack of events to go to. Here are many of the Colorado beer-related festivals and events that you can attend this month. These calendar listings are updated regularly or whenever new events are made public. Event organizers wishing to have their Colorado beer-related event added to these calendar listings please use the Contact Form and let us know all the details.
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Four on the Fourth 4K
Monday, July 4, 2016
Avery Brewing Company - 4910 Nautilus Ct N
Boulder, CO
Time: 7am to 8:30am packet pickup, race start soon after.
Cost: $35 registration.
Run. Breakfast. Beer. 'murica! Win your weight in beer! Registration is $35 and includes a tech shirt & a post-race party with food and beers! - See more at: https://www.averybrewing.com/events/four-on-the-fourth-4k

PorchDrinking.com 4th Anniversary Party
Friday, July 8, 2016
Corkscrews Wine Storage of Denver - 1845 W 12th Ave.
Denver, CO
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Cost: Bottle share - bring two bottles, $10 suggested donation.
It's become tradition, starting with their launch party and again the past two years, that they throw a big old fashioned bottle share for all of their friends to celebrate PorchDrinking.com's passing anniversary. It's an awesome communal activity for all legal-age people to enjoy and discover great beer. This year's party will be hosted at Corkscrews Wine and Beer Storage for PD staff, close friends and industry members only. So please bring a bottle or two of something nice or a suggested donation of $10 and come enjoy an evening with your closest PorchDrinking.com friends!

20th Annual Denver's Biergarten Festival
Friday - Sunday, July 8-10, 2016
TEV Edelweiss - 17832 Colorado Hwy 8
Morrison, CO
Times: Fri 4-10pm, Sat 11a-10pm, Sun 10a-5pm.
Cost: $5, Children 6-12 $3, Children 5 & under free.
This year’s Biergarten Festival will be bigger and better than ever before! They have added more music, more beer and more entertainment. Compete in the Stein Hoisting contest on Saturday 4pm. Bring your Dachshund on Sunday to participate in the fest's 1st Dachshund Race on Sunday 2pm. Be sure to join in at Denver’s largest and most authentic Biergarten Festival! Dog friendly (on leash please). Website: www.biergartenfest.com.

The Colorado Irish Fest 2016
Fri-Sun, July 8-10, 2016
Clement Park - 7306 W. Bowles Ave.
Littleton, CO
Times: Fri 5-10pm, Sat 10-10pm, Sun 10-7pm.
Cost: Varies $10 to $16 - VIP $30 Fri, $75 Sat or Sun.
Colorado Irish Festival commemorates its 22nd Anniversary in 2016! Held in the heather of Clement Park in Littleton, with a backdrop of the Rocky Mountain Highlands, the Colorado Irish Festival celebrates all that is Green. This eclectic gathering of tens of thousands is known throughout the west for its outrageous display of kilts and bagpipes; Gaelic sports and Irish step dancing; and the best Irish rock and classic music this side of the Emerald Isle. The 2016 line up promises to be a memorable weekend of great entertainment. If you thought St. Patty's was fun, imagine 3 days of non-stop celebration. Be sure to get tickets to the Paddy'O VIP area for all the Irish drinkin' you can handle! Website: www.coloradoirishfestival.com

20th Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Riverside Park - 146 E Sackett St.
Salida, CO
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost: General $40 adv/$50 door, VIP $120 12pm entry, DD or kids 13-20 $15.
One-day brewfest in beautiful Riverside Park in downtown Salida. Sample the different and unique beers by specialty craft brewers from around Colorado. Live music, food vendors and unlimited samples of over 300 Colorado beers. More than 75 Colorado breweries will be there serving up their best brews. Brought to you by the Salida Chamber and the Colorado Brewers Guild. Website: http://www.colorado.com/events/19th-annual-colorado-brewers-rendezvous

Breckenridge Brewery's 26th Anniversary Hootenanny
Saturday, July 9, 2016
2920 Brewery Lane
Littleton, CO
Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm rain or shine.
Cost: $26 to $45, $30 DD.
Join in for their 26th Anniversary Hootenanny on July 9th to celebrate 26 years of the Breckenridge Brewery! The event is ALL INCLUSIVE of music, food from their pig roast, and of course lots of beer! Bands include: Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Larry & Jenny Keel with Drew Emmitt and Andy Thorn of Leftover Salmon, and Head for the Hills - and more over on the Beer Garden Stage. Park at Arapahoe Community College or Mineral Light Rail Station for shuttle. Website: http://www.breckbrew.com/events-1/hootenanny-26

Inaugural Steers and Beers 5K Run & Brewfest
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Norris-Penrose Event Center - 1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd,
Colorado Springs, CO
Time: Session One 12-3pm, Session Two 5-8pm, VIP 1 hour earlier each session.
Cost: From $10 to $85
Have a run and some fun afterwards in this new beer fest spread out across 2 drinking sessions. Not only will there be beer sampling but whiskey sampling as well. Must be 21 to attend beerfest. 5K Run starts at 10m in Bear Creek Park. Dress up in your best Cowboy/Cowgirl costume for judging. Website: http://www.steersandbeersbrewfest.com/.

11th Annual Breckenridge Beer Festival
Saturday, July 9th, 2016
Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center Parking Lot
Breckenridge, CO
Time: 1:00pm to 6:00pm.
Cost: From $5 entry only, $27.50 to $70 with drinking.
The 11th Annual Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival is one of the premiere summer events in Breckenridge each year bringing over 50 breweries for tastings, live music, a VIP area and wonderful food and retail vendors. All taking place outside at Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center in Breckenridge with amazing views of the mountains! Enjoy a weekend of playing outdoors and a Saturday afternoon of beer tastings from some of Colorado’s finest breweries & other breweries from around the world! The Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival draws a wide range of people from beer aficionados to families. Website: http://summer.breckenridgebeerfestival.com/.

4th Annual Summerfest - Palette of Brews 2016
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Buchanan Park Rec Center Ball Fields
Intersection Hwy 74 & Squaw Pass Rd.
Evergreen, CO
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm daily.
Cost: $20 advance, $25 at door plus $3 fest admission.
Back by popular demand, Summerfest presents the third annual Palette of Brews - a Colorado beer tasting event. A separate admission ticket will provide you with unlimited tastes from some of Colorado and the region's finest craft brewers. Ticket prices are $20 when ordered online beforehand, $25 at the door. Satisfy your appetite with cuisine from gourmet food trucks. Music, entertainment, art and fine crafts included; bring your friends! To purchase your tickets in advance visit: www.evergreenarts.org/summerfest.php

Inaugural Centennial Brew-N-Que
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Centennial Center Park - 13050 E Peakview Ave.
Centennial, CO
Time: 11am to 9pm.
Cost: $15 for Ten 3oz samples.
The City’s first ever BBQ & Beer Tasting Festival will feature local breweries and BBQ food trucks. All ages are welcome. Must be 21 or older to participate in the beer tasting. Cost for beer tasting: $15 wristband for 10, 3 oz. sample tastings. Wristbands may be purchased in advance through Eventbrite.

5th Annual "A Night to Remember" Beer Festival
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Four Mile Historic Park - 715 S Forest St.
Denver, CO
Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm.
Cost: General $35, DD $25.
12 people were fatally wounded and 53 other injured on July 20th, 2012 in Aurora, CO one of which was Copper Kettle Brewing Co's friend, loyal customer and brew club member. Join them on Sunday, July 17th, 2016 from 3:00-7:00 PM for their 5th annual "A Night to Remember", as they raise a pint to honor Alexander C. Teves, age 24, brew club member #28, who was one of the victims that night. They'll be hosting the 33Colorado brewery only beer festival at Four Mile Historic Park in Alex & all of the victims's honor. Website: https://act-foundation.org/2016-a-night-to-remember-beer-festival/.

719 Day Brewfest
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Switchbacks Stadium - 6303 Barnes Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm, 5pm VIP.
Cost: $35 GA, $45 VIP
Website: http://1039rxp.com/2016/05/02/719-day-brewfest/
RXP’s 2nd Annual Brewfest is all about celebrating local!! Come out to Switchbacks Stadium (6303 Barnes Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80922) on Tuesday July 19th from 5-9pm for local brews, local food, and local music! You’ll be sampling a unique variety of 719-based brew! That’s not all-The best 719 local bands will provide entertainment! There will even be a "Best Beard Competition", a cornhole competition and a Water Pong competition with some great prizes.

2016 Denver Summer Brew Fest
Friday & Saturday, July 22-23, 2016
Mile High Station - 2027 West Lower Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO
Times: General 7-10pm, VIP 6-10pm.
Cost: Gen. $35 adv/$45 day of, VIP $45 adv/$55 day of.
The Summer Brew Fest at Mile High Station will celebrate craft beverages from around Colorado and beyond and features; live local music, food, and other vendors. This event benefits Swallow Hill Music Association. It's so big that they've split it between two nights. Different mix of brewers and bands each night - so if you go twice you'll get to sample different brews! VIPs get access to special cheese sampling and beer pairing. Be sure to get your photo taken at the Chipper Photo Booth. Website: www.denverbrewfest.com/summer/

Arvada on Tap - A Craft Beer & BBQ Fest
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Ralston Park
Arvada, CO
Time: 12:00pm to 7:00pm.
Cost: $2 per 3oz sample or $6 for 12oz pours. $40 VIP.
Arvada on Tap: A Craft Beer & BBQ Fest is produced by the Arvada Festivals Commission and its community partners Arvada-Jefferson Kiwanis, Arvada Rotary, Arvada Sunrise Rotary, and Arvada Vitality Alliance. All net proceeds will benefit these partners to support their local community projects. Enjoy Craft Beer – Over 25 commercial craft breweries will offer samples and pours from their breweries. Sample 3 ounce beers for $2 each and buy 12 ounce pours for $6 each. Or purchase a “Sampler Pack” (a taster beer mug and 10 tokens for beer samples or food) for $10. Website: http://visitarvada.org/events/arvada-on-tap/.

2nd Annual Longmont CollaBEERation 5K & Brewfest
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Left Hand Brewing Co - 1265 Boston Ave ( Race Start)
Shoes & Brews - 63 S Pratt Pkwy (Finish & Brewfest)
Longmont, CO
Time: 10am to 2pm.
Cost: $30 registration fee.
The tradition continues as Shoes & Brews and Left Hand Brewing come together to host the Longmont CollaBEERation 5k. Starting at Left Hand Brewing, running along the Saint Vrain river, and finish at Shoes & Brews. At the finish line, beer, music and food will be waiting. Best of all, a portion of the proceeds from this event will be directed towards our local community via the Left Hand Brewing Foundation. Included in your $30 registration fees are admission are an event customized Boco Gear race hat ($25 value), entry into the after race expo & brew fest along with raceday/packet pick-up discounts on running gear at Shoes & Brews and entry into the after-race bib raffle giveaways. Website.

3rd Annual Colorado Craft Beer Round Up
Saturday, July 23, 2016
James M Crist Park - Main St & 5th St.
Frederick, CO
Time: 2:00pm to 6:00pm, VIP 1:00pm.
Cost: $25 General, VIP $50, Minors Free.
Ready for a boot-stomping, beer tasting good time? Mosey on over to the CO Craft Beer Roundup where 20+ Colorado craft breweries will be serving up suds to quench your thirst as food vendors quell your hunger, and plenty of live music and games entertain you! Featuring a kids corral with free kids activities including a fun splash pad. Four hours of unlimited craft brew sampling (2PM-6PM), sampling cup, general admission credentials. Access to partner brewery (TBA) after party. Tickets at: Eventbrite.

BoulDurango Finish Line Fest
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Avery Brewing Company - 4910 Nautilus Court N
Boulder, CO
Time: 2:00pm til close.
Cost: per beer.
Website: Avery Brewing Co.
Brewery owners and employees from Avery, Ska, Boulder Beer, Epic, and Great Divide are banding together for the 7th annual BoulDurango Ride. This year, they'll be cycling 436 miles from Durango to Boulder, stopping for beers (and occasionally food and rest) at breweries and pubs along the way. At the end of this absurd undertaking, they'll celebrate with revelry and beers from all the participating breweries! Everyone is invited!

3rd Annual Arapahoe County Fair Craft Brew Festival
Friday, July 29, 2016
Arapahoe County Fairgrounds - 25690 E Quincy Ave.
Event Tent
Aurora, CO
Time: 4:00pm - 9:00pm.
Cost: $15, Fair entry also required (extra) $10-$15.
The third annual Craft Brew Fest will be held on Friday, July 29 from 4 - 9 p.m. at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, Event Tent. Unlimited sampling tickets are just $15 per person. Taste beer from nearly 20 craft breweries. Craft Brew Fest tickets are sold online, at the Main Gate or at the Event Tent. More info at: www.arapahoecountyfair.com/craft-brew-festival.html

West End Tavern's Jul-IPA Rooftop Party
Saturday, July 30, 2016
The West End Tavern - 926 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO
Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost: $20 General, $10 DD.
Annual celebration of the best & baddest IPAs around. Try IPA's from around 20 breweries. Also food from The West End Tavern and Live Music. Website: http://www.thewestendtavern.com/beer-and-bourbon/jul-ipa/. Get tickets at The West End Tavern. [MAP]

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