Thursday, July 26, 2012

Colorado Beer News 072612 continued

Colorado Beer News Page 2Welcome to Page Two of today's Colorado Beer News. With so much news going on these days it needs a second page. Here's more of what's happening around the Colorado beerosphere today Thursday, July 26th, 2012. More news being added to this page throughout the day til 3:00pm MDT. If you missed it, read Part One.

Wynkoop Brewing Company (Denver) - New on tap today - 1892 Artesian Lager. It's a throwback beer brewed with water from the Brown Palace's underground aquifer. It's a brew made in honor of the Brown Palace's 120th anniversary. More details at

Rackhouse Pub (Denver) - Good news for those planning on attending Avery Brewing's 19th Anniversary Party on August 5th. The Rackhouse has reserved a bus that will pick up at the Pub in Denver and drop you to/from the Avery event. Cost is $20 and leaves the Rackhosue Pub at 10:30am SHARP. It returns at 5:00pm from Avery. Get tickets for that bus on

Boulder Beer Company (Boulder) - Need a bike for an hour or so? Today just outside of Boulder Beer Company a new B-cycle station has been set up where you can check out a bicycle yourself at a kiosk with your credit card or membership card. Stop by the brewery today from 4:30pm to 7:00pm for the launch party of their stations in front of the brewery. For more info on how B-cycle works, visit their website.

Hops & Pie (Denver) - Want something cold and tasty to go with that pizza tonight? How about one of these: Steel Toe Stout from SKA, Wookey Jack from Firestone Walker, Monchshof Schwarzbier, St. Bernardus Witbier & Dry Dock's Milk Stout on the hand pull all TAPPED now!

New Belgium (Fort Collins) - According to an article in the Asheville Citizen-Times, the new New Belgium facility will reside on a large 18-acre property and include a European-style beer garden along with many improvements to the area. Since the new brewery will be located right next to a river, it will be raised at least above the existing 100-year flood level. Improvements to the roads, including bike lands and sidewalks will also be added. Expect to see them begin brewing there by 2015.

Oskar Blues (Longmont) - The dream to host a beer train that would run from Longmont to Boulder and drop passengers off at a new brewpub there at a historic depot in Boulder have been dropped, according to an article from the Longmont Times-Call. Efforts instead will be focused on opening up a new 2nd brewery in North Carolina.

The Fort Collins Brewery (Fort Collins) - FCB and the Chimney Park Restaurant & Bar in Windsor, Colorado are planning a beer pairing dinner on Wednesday, August 1st starting at 6:15pm. 5 beers and pairings will be included in the $55 per person price. Call (970) 686-1477 for reservations.

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse (Loveland) - Tonight your ears and taste buds will be in for a treat. At the tap room, Grimm Brothers welcome in Grant McIntosh and his magical guitar skills to entertain all night. And if that isn't enough, you can enjoy Bedrock BBQ for de-lish food. Oh and yes, there is plenty of beer available as well. Tonight only at Grimm's.

Equinox Brewing (Fort Collins) - Firkin time! On the firkin tap today is their Apex Extra pale Ale that's dry hopped with Mount Rainier hops. Hungry? Good cuz Primal Echo's Organic Crepes will be in their bike parking lot.

Live Music - Beer and live music go great together and many of your Colorado breweries and top watering holes offer up tunes on a regular basis. Check the Brewery Music Listings and see who's playing at your favorite brewery or beer bar near you in Colorado. Updated daily.

Beer Fest CalendarFestival Listings - Looking for the next beer festival or beer-related event in Colorado? Check out the listings on the 2012 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events Calendar. Updated weekly.

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