Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Colorado Beer News 112211

Colorado Beer NewsToday is Start Your Own Country Day. Go to your favorite pub or brewery taproom and declare your independence today. Here's what's happening around the Colorado beerosphere today Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011.

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Arvada Beer Company (Arvada) is hosting a new contest. They brewed a yet to be named Doppelbock that will come out around 12/20. It is their most award winning beer, but the old name will not work anymore so they're asking you to name it. All of their beers are named after people, places or events in Arvada's history. If you can come up with the name and the story - they will give you the prize. Send an email to info@arvadabeer.com with your name and story. Prize winner will be announced in the next few days.

Twisted Pine Brewing (Boulder) - 2012 is going to be a busy year at Twisted Pine. The brewery is planning to release special monthly 750ml bottled brews in their new Artisan Ale series. The first ale will be Surreal Stout - a bourbon barrel-aged beer. Each month, a limited edition off-the-wall beer will be produced that will sure to be sought after by collectors and Twisted Pine fans. More info in the Westword article.

Odell Brewing (Fort Collins) - Looking for something else to do on Black Friday? How about spending some time at the Odell tap room for their Black Ale Friday. They'll be offering extra tours that day, lots of tasty Dark Days brews, and there will be a local food truck fare avaailable from 11am til 7pm. Let your significant other fight the shopping crowds while you relax with a nice brew.

Denver Bicycle Cafe (Denver) - A new place to sip coffee, drink beer and get your bike worked on opened in Denver today. Welcome to the world of bikes, beer and coffee at Denver Bicycle Cafe! Strange Brewing is proud to have their Cherry Bomb Stout on tap at the new place. They're located at 1308 17th Avenue.

Coopersmith's Pub & Brewing (Fort Collins) - It's been a while since we've heard from Coopersmith's but today they let it be known that their new black pilsner "Otto Schwarzpils" is now on tap in the Pub & Pool sections. You can even take a growler home of this and pair it with Thanksgiving dinner! Stop in today and see what else is on tap.

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek (Avon) will host a Sam Adams Beer Dinner this Saturday, November 26th at the 8100 Bar and Grill - 50 W. Thomas Place in Avon, CO. This will be a four-course meal paired with some of the rarer barrel-edition Sam Adams beers. Cost is $45 per person. Call (970) 827-6600 for reservations. (Thanks to Denver Off The Wagon for the tip).

Wynkoop Brewing Company (Denver) - Are you prepared for the Parade of Darks 2011? You better be, it's coming up soon. Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 3rd at 4:30pm for an event with over 50 winter seasonals, brown ales, stouts, sour beers, barleywines and more from the best breweries in Colorado, the US and the world. Cost is still $25 in advance, or $30 at the door. Proceeds from this event go to help Metro CareRing. See www.wynkoop.com for details. (303) 297-2700.

New Planet Beer (Boulder) - Did you know that New Planet's beer can now be found in 25 states in the USA? They don't plan to stop until they hit all 50. Recently New Planet Beer Company was named as the Best Young Business of 2011 by Naturally Boulder. They are also looking for restaurants interested in having a New Planet beer dinner. Have a favorite gluten-free conscious restaurant that you think may want to host? Let them know. Organizing the event is both easy and fun and they’d love to help YOU arrange it! Shoot Matt an email at matt@newplanetbeer.com if you’d like to learn more.

Oskar Blues (Longmont) - Need a reason to visit the Tasty Weasel today? How about a Tasty Tuesday with some Sour Cherry Barrel Aged Ten TIDY on tap? Use what to wash down some yummy selections from the OB Bone Wagon parked outside til 8pm.

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