Thursday, October 15, 2009

Falling Rock celebrates hop harvest

Falling Rock Tap House Fresh Hop CelebrationThe following information came from an email from Chris, the owner of Falling Rock Tap House in Denver, Colorado. A big celebration of the hop harvest will be held this weekend. Head on down to LoDo and check it out.

The 3rd Annual Fresh Hop Celebration!

Returning Saturday, October 17th at Falling Rock Tap House with a wide selection of fresh hop ales to choose from. The celebration will take place on the patio and in the parking lot of Falling Rock Tap House and will include live music, tastings, information on home brewing, people’s choice awards, activities and more.

A Fresh Hop Ale is seasonal ale brewed the same day the hop is picked from the vine. Hops are the small green flower cones from the hop plant that give beer its flavor; it acts as a balancing agent to preserve, add aroma and balance. Fresh hop ales tend to add a citrus or orange-like aroma to the beer. Beer connoisseurs and weekend warriors alike will love these unique, available once a year brews!

Event Details

Fresh Hop Celebration

Saturday, October 17th, 2009 (Noon – 5:00pm)

All Ages Welcome, Must be 21 to Drink

Location: Falling Rock Tap House 1800 Blake Street, Denver, CO

Admission: $20, includes commemorative glass and 4 tokens (each token is good for 1 beer)

Fresh Hop Harvest beers from:

Deschutes (Hop Trip)
Great Divide (Fresh Hop)
Great Divide (Fresh Hop Cask Conditioned)
Sierra Nevada (Harvest Ale)
Sierra Nevada (Estate Harvest)
Full Sail (Lupulin Ale)
Oskar Blues (Wet Hopped Dales Pale Ale)
Port Brewing (High Tide)
Left Hand (Warrior IPA)

Related articles:
- GABF week at the Falling Rock Tap House.
- Video tour of the Falling Rock Tap House.
- Falling Rock's 2009 GABF Week plans.

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