Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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Colorado Beer News page 2Welcome to Page 2 of today's Colorado Beer News. Here's more of what's happening around the Colorado beerosphere today Tuesday, November 13, 2012. More news being added to this page throughout the day til 3:00pm Mountain time.

Copper Kettle Brewing Co (Denver) - Today, $1 of each pint sold will go to Colorado Sheltie Rescue for their #pintsforpurpose cause. Stop in, have a pint and feel good about drinking that pint tonight.

Denver Bacon and Beer Festival (Denver) - Love bacon? Then you're gonna love this new beer festival coming to Mile High Station on Sunday, December 9th. It's the Bacon and Beer Festival. Over 25 different kitchens will be preparing bacon dishes to pair with nearly 20 different brewery's beers in this 2.5 hour event. Check out Denver Off The Wagon for details and links to buy tickets. Hurry! Tickets went on sale around 10am today and may not last the day.

Thanksgiving Reminder (November 22) - With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up next week, don't forget to stock up on your favorite beer either in bottle, keg or growler. Many breweries will be closed on that Thursday so plan ahead so you don't find yourself with no beer to watch all those Turkey game football games with.

Wynkoop Brewing Co (Denver) - It's that time of year again. Think you've got what it takes to become the 2013 Beerdrinker of the Year? The top three meticulously selected contestants are flown out to Denver for their chance to compete for the title. Winner receives free beer for life at Wynkoop, $250 worth of beer at their own local brewpub and all of the fame and the glory one beer nut could possibly dream of. Check out the details on how to apply at www.wynkoop.com.

Bonfire Brewing (Eagle) - Get ready for Bonfire Brewing's 2nd Anniversary Bash on Saturday, November 17th from 12pm to 12am. Join the folks at Bonfire to celebrate two years of brewing and pouring. They'll have tours of their new facility, bar game Olympics, music, pizza, mug #62 auction, raffles, and a new beer release. Here's the schedule - 12pm: Silent Auction for Mug #62 opens. Registration for Bar Game Olympics. 12:30pm: Free Keg! 1pm: First pizzas arrive. 1pm-8pm: Tours leaving from the tap room hourly. Transportation provided. Raffle prizes on bus ride. 2pm: Registration for Bar Game Olympics closes. 2:30pm-7pm: Bar Game Olympics. Cornhole, foosball, darts, and shuffleboard. Individual and team brackets. Cash and beer tab prizes. 7:45pm: Mug#62 Auction closes. Winner announced. 8-11pm: Live music from Bonnie & The Beard.

Bristol Brewing Co (Colorado Springs) - Black Friday is not only a good day to shop for gifts, it's also a good day to release new beer! Stop by Bristol Brewing on Friday, November 23rd at 5pm for their Old No. 23 Barley Wine release party. The aging process is almost complete for this year's batch of Old No. 23 Barley Wine! It's a 2010 winner of the Silver medal in the Barley Wine-style Ale category at the Great American Beer Festival®. An annual Bristol tradition, Old No. 23 revives an English farmhouse brewery practice of making a complex ale to set aside for special occasions. Our version, while painstaking and time-consuming to brew, rewards the connoisseur with an ale that has the depth and complexity of a good brandy or single malt scotch. Massive quantities of malt and hops, a long aging time and limited availability make this a special ale worthy of its reputation. Blue Sage Catering will be there with some delicious food pairings!

Big Beaver Brewing (Loveland) - Like growler beer? Then you'll love 1/2 off growlers at Big Beaver today. Today's special 1/2 off growler is their Black Curly's IPA. Love to fly fish? Why not tie your own? Come join in the Vise Squad, a fly tying and social club. It meets tonight at 6:00pm. Bring your fly tying vise and tie a few on. Or just hang out at the Beaver.

CO Beer Festivals - Looking for info on upcoming beer festivals or related events in Colorado? Check out the listings on the 2012 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events Calendar. Updated daily.

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