Thursday, August 29, 2013

Colorado Beer News 082913

Colorado Beer NewsToday is According to Hoyle Day. Get carded (so to speak). Edmund Hoyle is the man who is credited with inventing the modern day 52-card playing deck back in the mid-1700s. His rules for card games became a standard. So the next time you're playing cards today - give a toast to Mr. Hoyle. Here's what's happening around the Colorado beerosphere today Thursday, August 29th, 2013. If you aren't reading this article on, you don't know what you're missing.

Metro Denver

Lone Tree Brewing (Lone Tree) - Starting today and lasting through Labor Day is a Lone Tree Brewing Company Tap Takeover out at Lowry Beer Garden (7577 E. Academy Blvd - Denver). Lowry Beer Garden will be pouring LTBC beers including: Acres O'Green Irish Red, Toots' Oatmeal Stout, Outta Range Pale Ale, Biere de Garde, Hoptree IIPA, and Peachtree Pale. You can meet the Brewer on Sunday, September 1st when there will be giveaways and specials on Lone Tree drafts. Enter to win a Rockies Ticket Prize Pack.

Diebolt Brewing (Denver) - The brewery has decided to release their IPA a bit early. It will tap at 4pm today. It'll be on special for $4 a glass as well. Come check out one of Denver's newest breweries at: 3855 Mariposa Street in Denver, CO.

Colorado Plus Brew Pub (Wheat Ridge) - This Friday, August 30th, Colorado Plus is planning to host a Grimm Brother Brewhouse tap takeover. They will be pouring several Grimm Bros brews including: Belgian Red Cap, The Baron (Berliner Weisse), Wicked Witch (Dunkel Kottbusser), 3 Golden Hairs (hoppy pilsner), and Master Thief (German style porter) on nitro. Stop in to try these German and fairy tale inspired brews. Plus, CPlus also has 56 Colorado-only craft beers on tap at all times!

Saint Patrick's Brewing Co (Englewood) - Teaser: Starting in September Saint Patrick's Brewing Company will be open 3-6:30 pm on Tuesdays and 3-9:30pm (Or until the end of the Thursday Night NFL game). With a new/second TV, and many new beers to be released, September is set to be a great month at Saint Patrick's Brewing Co. They are busy brewing Colorado Golden Lager, bottling: HellEdel Helles, Colorado Golden, and Saint KilPatrick's Stout!

Rockyard Brewing (Castle Rock) - This week's Jellyman Deviation brew is "Nemesis", a dark, strong stout. It taps on Friday, August 30th at 4pm. Plus look for their Octoberfest beer in bomber bottles!

Boulder County

Upslope Brewing Co (Boulder) - Pardon the dust! At their new Flatiron Park location Upslope Brewing is busy building an outdoor patio! They expect the work to be done in time to enjoy brews during the early Fall season. In the meantime, plenty of cold beers are pouring inside out of the sun and heat.

Left Hand Brewing (Longmont) - Fans of coffee beers take note! Left Hand now has their popular "Beer Week Sauce" coffee porter back on tap in their tasting room. And yes, you can even get growler fills of this brew. Even better, it's on a Nitro tap!

Sanitas Brewing Co (Boulder) - At last, their Grand Opening date has been set for Friday, September 6th, 2013 3pm - 10pm. Boulder's newest brewery is located at 3550 Frontier Ave. Unit A. This is a public event with prizes, tours and of course craft beer! Follow them on Facebook or visit

Northern Colorado

Equinox Brewing (Ft. Collins) - Due to popular demand, they are bringing back another firkin of Vernal Hefeweizen conditioned with strawberries. It taps today at 2:00pm.

Crabtree Brewing (Greeley) - Fans of their gold medal winning Berliner Weisse take note. Crabtree is brewing up a huge 1200 gallon batch of Berliner Weisse this weekend, that's about 90 kegs worth. They also have a Berliner Kinder on tap now, which is the same brew without the sour. Also, this year's batch of Chunkin Pumpkin ale will be made in the very near future. Stay tuned for a brew date!

Mountains and West

Telluride Brewing Co (Telluride) - Get ready for some wet hopped goodness. Tomorrow, August 30th at 4pm, Telluride Brewing will release their Wet Hopped American Summer. The batch was brewed with 250 pounds of fresh Chinook, Centennial and Cascade hops from san Juan Hop Farms.

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