Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Colorado Beer News 031412

Colorado Beer NewsToday is Pi Day. 3.14 approximately. You'll need to know that value if you ever want to measure the circumference of a beer barrel. Here's what's happening around the Colorado beerosphere today Wednesday, March 14th, 2012.

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Breckenridge Ballpark Pub (Denver) - Get your Irish on all week long! Stop in at 2220 Blake Street in LoDo for some Irish food specials and $4 pints of Lucky U IPA, Irish Red Ale and an Oatmeal Stout. On Saturday, March 17th at 4pm there will be live music with The Michael Collins Pipe & Drum Band. Lots of other specials. Come have a drink with the Ballpark Pub crew!

Lone Tree Brewing (Lone Tree) - Don't forget there will be a tapping event tonight at the brewery at 5pm to 7pm. They will be releasing their Marienplatz Pilsner. This is a German lager brew made with Noble hops to add a spicy note.

The Mayor of Old Town (Fort Collins) - There's a lot going on at The Mayor this week: 1) They have two rare Gluten-free beers on tap right now. 2) On St. Patty's Day they will be offering green beer flights. 3) They have 7 different Sam Adams beers on tap now, 6 of which are of a rare variety, 4) Next week, they are starting construction on their outdoor patio on the North side of the building, 5) Akinz is having their first ever Sunglasses at Night party this Thursday at The Mayor starting at 6pm. People get a free Fort Collins Brewery beer with the purchase of a ticket, and 6) The Mayor will act as the Musician's Green Room for the upcoming FOCOMX (Fort Collins Music Xperiment) happening on April 13th and 14th. Stop in at the Mayor's - tell them Fermentedly Challenged sent ya!

Great Divide Brewing Co (Denver) - do you like cheese, beer and their glorious intersection? Check out Beer&Cheese this month on March 27th at 6:30pm in the Great Divide Tap Room. It's $24/person and you'll have a selection of artisan cheese paired with Great Divide beers. Email to RSVP.

Copper Kettle Brewing (Denver) - There's going to be a Pre-St. Patty's Day party this FRIDAY from 3pm to 9pm! Come for the release of their Dry Irish Stout. There will be food from the Manna From Heaven truck at 5pm and live Celtic fusion music at 7pm too! You know what that means for brew club members today!

Asher Brewing (Boulder) - Come spend your St Patrick's Day with Asher Brewing! The Zimmermans and Jababa will be playing live music and the Heirloom food truck will be serving food. Organic beer, music and great food! They will be opening at 2:00pm and music starts at 3:30pm on March 17th. The party lasts til 11:30pm.

Mile High Wine & Spirits (Lakewood) - A fresh shipment of Russian River just came in for an early spring day. They've got Pliny the Elder (bottled March 7th) and Batch 006 of the 100% Brett fermented Sanctification. They're limiting the purchase size of Sanctification to 3 bottles per person. Pliny the Elder is limited to 1 bottle per person. Call to reserve (303) 936-0272.

Bru - Handbuilt Ales (Boulder) issued a Press Release earlier today announcing their intention to open this April in Boulder. The article features Chef Ian Clark and his love for brewing beer.

Ska Brewing (Durango) - Ladies! The Barley Pop Betties will be meeting at Ska Brewing today at 5:30pm in Durango! Don't miss out on the tour, tapas and tasters!

Twisted Pine American Amber AleTwisted Pine Brewing (Boulder) - The new labels keep coming out of Twisted Pine. This time, their American Amber Ale is getting a slightly different look. Check out the label to the right.

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