Monday, October 8, 2012

2012 GABF Week List of Events and Links

List of GABF Week Events + LinksWhat happens inside the Colorado Convention Center during Denver Beer Week may be a well known fact, but there are lots of other activities happening outside the Great American Beer Festival (#GABF) both before and after each session that you'll want to know about. The following is a list of links to events going on during Denver Beer Week and GABF Week - October 8 - October 14, 2012. Plenty of events happening at local Colorado breweries as well as downtown Denver bars and restaurants.

Links to Denver Beer Week and GABF Week Stories and Events

Euclid Hall's Schedule of Events for GABF week.

Freshcraft Events for GABF week.

Ska Brewing's Denver GABF Week Sechedule of Events.

15 Steps to Becoming a Douchebag at the GABF.

Twisted Pine's Events for 2010 GABF Week.

Denver Beer Week events at Renegade Brewing Company.

Falling Rock Tap House's 2012 GABF Week Events.

The GABF toasts the Worlds Most Diverse Brewing Nation.

Firestone Walker's The Lion, The Bear & The Brewmaster event.

Fermentedly Challenged's 2012 October Events Calendar.

Denver Beer Fest Official Site.

GABF Official Site.

Fermentedly Challenged's List of Colorado Beer Dinners & Pairings.

Westword's GABF 2012 Calendar of Awesome Events.

Denver Post's 2012 GABF Week Calendar.

List of Colorado Breweries - follow links for individual events.

CAUTION: Brewing's list of GABF Week Events.

Cheeky Monk's schedule of events during GABF week.

Parry's Pizza & Bar GABF Events.

Elevation Beer Company's Events Calendar.

Oskar Blues GABF Week Events Page.

Firestone Walker's 2012 GABF Events List.

Star Bar (Denver) 2012 GABF Events.

Others GABF-related Events

Lucky Pie (Lodo - Denver) - 27 taps of craft beer and counting. They've got a nice line-up of events planned for GABF week. Oct 6th - Odell Brewing special tappings 6pm, Oct. 7th - Prost Brewery tap take over 4pm, Oct. 8th - Oskar Blues pint nite 6pm, Oct. 9th Left Hand brewing beer dinner 6:30pm, Oct. 10th Sam Adams tap takeover w/19 beers 5pm. Oct. 11th - Rogue Brewery tastings 12-2pm, Oct. 12th - Pucker Up Sour Beer Run w/Avery Brewing 11:30am, Victory Brewing tasting 1-3pm, Grand Teton Brewing tasting 4-6pm, Oct. 14th Left Hand Brewing special firkin tapping TBA, Boulevard Brewing tasting 8-10pm. Lots to choose from - pick one or more! Located in Lodo at 1610 16th Street in Denver, CO.

Tap and Handle (Fort Collins) - with over 70+ beers on tap you know they're planning something special for GABF week. Coming up Next week they have several special events planned including: Oct. 8th 5pm - Great Divide Yeti Sighting - come taste every single version of GD's Imperial Yeti Stout. Then at 6pm, it's Avery pint night - grab an Avery and keep the glass, then at 7pm it's Grant Teton Brewing's Take Four - tapping four special brews from this Idaho Brewery. Then on Tuesday, October 9th at 5pm, it's the Upslope Brewing Happy Hour with special tappings and free Upslope swag, followed at 7pm for a Victory Brewing Tapover - Victory chose Ft. Collins to kick off their GABF week and will take over 8 tap handles including some rare never in CO beers. Then on Wednesday, Oct. 10th at 7pm it's a New Belgium Tapover - 15+ Lips of Faith brews on tap! Then stop back on Thursday night at 8pm for a Super Super secret beer tapping (they won't say what).

Parry's Pizza & Bar (Highlands Ranch) - GABF Week just got busier as Parry's is planning to host 5 separate events from October 5th through October 13th. Starting out on October 5th - it's Great Divide Pint Night at 5:30pm. Buy a GD beer and keep the glass. On October 8th, it's an Avery Brewing Special Pouring of Lilikoi Kepolo at 6pm (White Rascal variation). Then on October 9th, it's a night of Past GABF Medal Winning Breweries at 6pm. Reps from Odell, Anderson Valley, Saranac, Uinta and Rogue will be handing out free samples and sharing their knowledge. On October 10th, it's a Great Divide Tap Takeover all day. More than a dozen GD beers including several Yeti variations. Finally, on October 13th, it's a Sun King Brewery (Indiana) special pours all day. Two of their finest beers on tap. Plan your visit now! 50 craft beers on draft!

Pateros Creek Brewing Co (Fort Collins) - Holy release schedule Batman! Pateros Creek is going nuts with their upcoming beer releases. In honor of GABF Week (Saturday October 6th through Saturday October 13th) they will be releasing 8 Beers in 8 Days including some returning favorites. Oct. 6th: Owl Canyon - pumpkin ale, Oct. 7th: Pichi Hime - peaches and cream porter, Oct. 8th: Snowy River - Vanilla Porter, Oct. 9th: Mt. Massive - imperial IPA, Oct. 10th: Conundrum Porter - bourbon coffee vanilla, Oct. 11th: Sunlight Peak - session IPA, Oct. 12th - Stone Giant - oatmeal raisin stout, and Oct. 13th: Hopped Up Owl - dry hopped pumpkin ale. Most releases are at 2pm each day, except Oct. 7th (3pm).

The Mayor of Old Town (Fort Collins) - The GABF is almost here and The Mayor is holding a huge celebration. "Tap Into Northern Colorado" is running now through October 14th, and with it there is a complete tap takeover at The Mayor. All 100 taps will feature Northern Colorado beers exclusively to showcase the great tastes from the breweries in this area. Breweries include: New Belgium (up to 18 different Lips of Faith beers), Odell Brewing, Funkwerks, Equinox, Grimm Brothers, Avery, Upslope, Asher, Oskar Blues, Left Hand and Crabtree Brewing. There will be some rare cellar selections included along with some collaboration beers and some Pro-Am beers as well. Taps will keep rotating with new NoCo beers. There will also be buses picking up and dropping off people right outside who wish to tour the area breweries. This will become a big annual event! Keep your eyes on the Mayor's event Facebook page for additional details. Located at 632 S. Mason Street in Fort Collins, CO.

Boulder Beer GABF Week Events
Boulder Beer Events

Twisted Pine Brewing Co's GABF Week Events
Twisted Pine GABF Events

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