Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Colorado Beer News 080211

Colorado Beer News
Here's what's happening around the Colorado beerosphere today Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011: If you have some brewery news you'd like included in the daily Colorado Beer News post please contact me today.

Grand Lake Brewing Company - just installed their new twelve tap draft system in their tasting room.

Pateros Creek Brewing Co - brewed up their new beer - Car 21. Now heading to the fermenter. Look for this brew later this month.

Book release - Ed Sealover's new book - Mountain Brew - a guide to Colorado breweries - is now available at Bristol Brewing, Grimm Brothers Brewing, Breckenridge Brewery and TRiNiTY Brewing.

Fort Collins Brewery - will debut their Tap Club Peach Beer on August 19th. Also planning a beer pairing dinner with Gravity Ten Twenty on August 23rd at 6pm in the restaurant.

Black Bottle Brewery - new bar/brewery in Timnath, CO at 6290 Richland Ave. (970) 217-9163 www.blackbottlebrewery.com Sean Nook - Founder and Brewmaster. info@blackbottlebrewery.com

Oskar Blues - It's Brewskee-Ball Skeeson! Monday nights 6pm - starts October 3rd at the Tasty Weasel (Oskar Blues) in Longmont. Get practicing your Skeeball. Look for Skee-fo-Free nights leading up to the tournament.

Choice City Butcher & Deli - one of Fort Collins best beer spots is undergoing a three phase renovation over the next three weeks. Look for even more taps to be available once they are done. Now featuring Firestone Walker beers on tap.

Black Cat Brewing - I found out about this new brewery in the planning stages. Trevor Johnson is planning to open in Boulder sometime around Halloween 2011. Stay tuned.

Bootstrap Brewing - here is another brewery in the planning stages also set to open sometime in the next year in Boulder. See Colorado Brewery listings for contact info.

Highland Tap & Burger (Denver) - now promoting their new newsletter for what's on tap. They will be giving away GABF tickets in September in an upcoming drawing. One of Fermentedly Challenged Best Beer Bars of Denver.

Ska Brewing - is brewing up their community Oktoberfest brew at Carver Brewing with Steamworks Brewing and Durango Brewing. Sales of this beer during the Durango Oktoberfest will benefit the Women's Resource Center.

Echo Brewing Company - Frederick, CO - a new brewery is heading your way soon. Now in the planning stages.

Faulkner Brewing - Castle Rock, CO - yet another new brewery in the planning stages.

Hardtail Brewing Company - Johnstown, CO - they may not brew their beer locally in Colorado, but the small biker-themed brewery sells their Hardtail Amber Lager here in Colorado and sells at most Hooter's restaurants and at biker events.

Cranknstein - new shop touting vintage bicycles, coffeehouse and soon to open craft beer bar in the works in Fort Collins, CO. Construction on their new bar starts today and the walk-in cooler goes in on Thursday. Located at 215 N. College Ave.

Bristol Brewing Company - Celebrating their 6000th batch of beer tonight with a party at 5pm at the brewery in Colorado Springs. Come taste their B6000 Belgian Dubbel.

Upslope Brewing Company - is hosting a 5-course beer and food pairing dinner at A Second Cup - 13860 Gleneagle Drive in Colorado Springs tonight. Cost is $40 - RSVP (719) 481-6446.

Oskar Blues - their hops and heifers farm is doing really well. New hop plants already over 12 feet tall. Look for these hops to be brewed into beer later this year.

New Belgium Brewing - is asking people to donate to the Yard Dogs movie project. If you donate $1500 or more to their Kickstarter funding project New Belgium will throw in a new Cruiser bike. Project site

Ouray Brewery - hosts live music every Saturday night this month. From 9pm to 11:30pm in Ouray, CO.

Crabtree Brewing - featuring $3 pints all day today and every Tuesday at the brewery in Greeley.

Mountain Sun - Boulder - Frank's Strong Golden beer is back. Strong 8.5% oat and wheat beer being featured starting today.

Trinity Brewing - Next TRiNiTY Beer Release::: Kinky Reggae! A Jamaican Jerk Beer brewed with Scotch Bonnet peppers, Cloves, Cinnamon, Nutmeg and Thyme. Friday, August 5th at 5 PM! Also - Friday, August 12 at 5pm Buddha Nuvo will be available at TRiNiTY Proceeds go to the Colorado Brewers Guild.

Twisted Pine Brewing - Trivia Tuesday tonight at the Pine!! Come on over from 6:30-8:30 for live music trivia, free to play and great prizes!

Freshcraft (Denver) - To celebrate International #IPADay on Thursday 8/4 they'll be offering a special $5 flight highlighting the range of the style - Stone IPA, Bristol Compass IPA (nitro), Great Divide Rumble Oak Aged IPA & Avery The Maharaja Imperial IPA. Hoppy Goodness!

Star Bar (2137 Larimer St - Denver) - Check out Star Bar this Thursday for International #IPAday. They'll be doing a BIG sampling of IPA’s, including Odell Brewing. $20 for unlimited samples 6-8:30pm.

Odell Brewing - will have a special Double IPA firkin for #IPADay (Thursday, August 4th) at their tap room.

Grimm Brothers - Fabled Friday this week, they will have two sours on tap. Big Bad Bret, and Once upon a time. On tap until they are gone.

If you have some brewery news you'd like included in the daily Colorado Beer News post please contact me today.

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