Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Colorado Beer News 101612 continued

Colorado Beer News 2Welcome to Page 2 of today's Colorado Beer News. Here's more of what's happening around the Colorado beerosphere today Tuesday, October 16th, 2012. More news being added to this page throughout the day til 3:00pm MDT.

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse (Loveland) - Grimm Brothers are still on a high from winning another medal for their Little Red Cap alt beer at the GABF this year. Tonight at the brewery at 4pm there will be half price pints for the ladies. The beer will go nice with the pizza from the Ablaze Food Truck parked outside starting at 5:30pm tonight.

Denver Beer Festivus (Beer Festival) - A beer fest in December? Yes! Denver Off The Wagon and Imbibe Denver are presenting a the Denver (Only) Beer Festivus - A Beer Festival For the Rest of Us on Saturday, December 15th at The McNichol's Building at 144 Colfax in Denver,CO. Early advanced tickets are $30 through the end of this month, thereafter the price goes up to $35. Over 20 Denver only breweries will be pouring beers for an awesome holiday season festival that should not be missed. Info and tickets at ImbibeDenver.com.

Lowry Beer Garden (Denver) - From 6-9pm on Monday October 22nd and again on October 29th LBG will provide everyone with pumpkins and all necessary carving tools to create their masterpiece! There is no charge for this event but they are asking that guests leave their pumpkins with them so that they can decorate the beer garden! At the end of each evening they will be hosting a "most creative pumpkin" contest and the winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to the LBG! All ages are welcome, and pumpkin beer will be available for those of age to purchase.

Ska Brewing (Durango) and Oskar Blues (Longmont) recently got together on Monday at the Oskar Blues brewing facility to work on a special oSKAr Blues collaboration beer. This beer, yet to be described, will make its debut at the Oskar Blues' 10th CANniversary on Saturday, November 17th up at Oskar Blues Grill & Brew in Lyons, CO. Stay tuned to more news on this soon.

2012 Santa Claus Pub Crawl (LoDo Denver) - It's the annual pub crawl around the bars of LODO. Join in the fun on Saturday, December 1st 1:30pm starting at Fado Irish Pub. Buy your Santa suit, tell your friends, buy a few new toys for the kids and show up at Fado to get the crawl started. They'll be getting back to our "crawl" roots this year and having 5 different bar routes to follow. Be sure to LIKE their Facebook page to receive the final updates! Win prizes too! Sponsored in part by Budweiser.

Hall Brewing Co (Parker) - At long last, the folks at Hall Brewing received shipment of their brand new brewhouse equipment. All that's left is to install the system and they will be ready to brew some beer in their production facility in Parker. They are still looking for a permanent location for their tap house. Stay tuned for updates.

Cantillon's Zwanze Day 2012 (Worldwide)- A special sour Lambic beer being released worldwide by the Brasserie Cantillon in Belgium on Saturday, December 1st. Only 16 locations in the USA were selected to share this beer and Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project in Denver, CO was chosen as one of those spots. Only 30 locations worldwide will be celebrating Zwanze Day. Keep up on all the related events on BeerAdvocate's website.

Crazy Mountain Brewing (Edwards) - Release today! Their Plumpkin Ale is here. Crazy Mountain will be releasing their Halloween Seasonal: Plumpkin Ale - a wonderfully spiced pumpkin beer. Stop by their tasting room in Edwards, CO today from 11am-8pm for $2 special pints of this beer (regularly $6 each).

Arvada Beer Co (Arvada) - Their Nitro beer series continues today with the tapping of their Nitro 59'er. On deck is Nitro Copper Ale. They are expecting to serve their 100,000th customer any day now. Will you be the one? It'll be really nice if you are, trust me.

Beer Dinners & Pairings - Looking for something special to eat? How about a Beer Dinner or Pairing event? Check out the new Colorado Beer Dinner and Pairing Events listing.

Colorado Brewery Music ListingsLive Music at CO Breweries - Beer and music go great together and many of your Colorado breweries and top watering holes offer up live entertainment on a regular basis. Check the Colorado Brewery Music Listings and see who's playing at your favorite brewery or beer bar near you. Most places have no cover charge. Updated daily.

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