Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Colorado Beer News 010213 continued

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 Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013. More news being added to this page throughout the day til 3:00pm Mountain time.

Mountains and West

Steamworks Brewing Co (Durango) - This Friday, January 4th at 3pm, Steamworks will once again be tapping a special monthly firkin featuring a brew with some "sweet heat" for the depths of winter. Stop by to try their Chili Cherry Chocolate Bar, an imperial stout conditioned with 3 kinds of dried chilies and dried cherries. Served at 55 degrees in an age old cask tradition. This is a treat you'll want to try.

Grand Lake Brewing Co (Grand Lake) - New taproom hours start this week! Wednesday & Thursday 3pm to 8pm, and Friday & Saturday 11am to 9pm. They've got the beer if you've got the time!

Bars, Restaurants and Misc.

The Mayor of Old Town (Ft. Collins) - On Tuesday, January 8th, it's Comedy Night at the Mayor. On the stage will be: Jason "Mutt" Rogers, Brad Schlagenhauf, Dan Jones, and awesome and popular headliner Jodee Champion! You don't want to miss this show! The action starts at 7:30pm. Grab some beers and some laughs! (Sponsor)

Patrick's Irish Pub (Greeley) - The whole month of January will be a Belgian Beer Tap Takeover at Patrick's! 11 different Belgian-made beers will be available to get your taste buds "Belgianized". Then on January 19th, be sure to attend the special certified beer judge-led tasting session at 7:30pm. Cost is $10 for a guided tour of Belgian beers (five 4oz samples + souvenir Belgian glass). (Sponsor)

Parry's Pizzeria & Bar (Highlands Ranch) - There are a lot of special pint nights planned at Parry's in 2013. The first of such will be a Firestone Walker Pint Night on Friday, January 18th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Several FW beers will be flowing at their Highlands Ranch location. Get a free glass with your 1st FW pint! (Sponsor)

Euclid Hall (Denver) - January is Beer Month! Back Wall Takeovers all month! Every Wednesday at 7pm in January one brewery will take over the back wall taps at Euclid Hall with a dominating selection of beers. Tonight, it's Firestone Walker. January 9th it's Russian River. January 16th will be Avery Dictator night. January 23rd - Avery Demons of Ale Series. And January 30th - Goose Island. And for you Pliny the Elder fans - One special Sunday every month of 2013 will see the tapping of a keg of Pliny the Elder at Euclid Hall. Which Sunday will it be? Keep an ear out or follow them on social media to find out.

Hops & Pie (Denver) - If it's Wednesday, then it must be $2 Craft Cans night from 5pm to close. Get any of their canned craft beer selections for just a couple of bucks! Hard to beat that deal. Coming up on Friday, January 5th at 6pm, it's Firkin First Friday featuring a firkin full of Firestone Walker's "Walker's Reserve". It's like heaven in a glass. Then on Saturday, January 5th at 12pm it's a day of Epic proportions, Stone Brewing Vertical Epics that is. Sample a flight of several of the brews from 08.08.08 to 12.12.12. (Sponsor)

The Cheeky Monk Belgian Beer Cafe (Denver) - Join in on Monday, January 14th at 7pm for East Meets West - Belgians, Cowboys & Buffalo Beer. Originally brewed in Belgium in 1907 to commemorate Buffalo Bill’s Circus visit to the country, they celebrate Buffalo Beer’s arrival to Colorado. Brouwerij Van den Bossche Owner & Brewmaster Bruneo Van Den Bossche joins in plus live music, Buffalo specials & more! Taste some: Buffalo Stout, Buffalo Belgian Bitter and Buffalo 1097.

Stoney's Bar & Grill (Denver) - Today from 7pm to 9pm it's the Stoney's Brew Crew with Breckenridge Brewery. Come meet John Jordan QC Brewer of Breckenridge Brewery. Stoney's Brew Crew is a way for homebrewer’s to get together in a casual format and listen to the creative process of some of the best Brew Masters in Colorado. Listen to their inspiration stories, methodologies, failures and success and sample the final results! Each seminar will be followed by a question and answer format. Best of all it’s FREE!

Lucky Pie Lodo (Denver) - Tonight for their Wednesday Night Showcase, Lucky Pie will be featuring beers from Green Flash Brewing Company of California. Try some Green Flash Candela (Rye Barleywine) and Green Flash Green Bullet (triple IPA). These are BIG beers, so get your big boy pants on for these.

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Catch up on Colorado Beer News from earlier this week:

CO Beer Dinners - Expand your palate! How about a beer dinner or pairing event? Lots of events are taking reservations now. Check out the Colorado Beer Dinner & Pairing Events listing.

Live Music - Beer and music go great together and many Colorado breweries and watering holes offer live entertainment every day. Check out the Colorado Brewery Music Listings and find who's playing at your favorite brewery or beer bar. Updated daily.

CO Beer Festivals - Looking for info on upcoming beer festivals or related events in Colorado? Check out the listings on the 2013 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events Calendar. Updated daily.

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