Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Colorado Beer News 111114

Colorado Beer NewsToday is Veterans Day - also known as Armistice Day. It's a day to honor veterans of our US armed forces. Our veterans sacrificed a lot to help us win and keep our freedom. Take some time out today to thank the veterans in your community for their service and efforts that help keep America safe and free. If you are a Vet in Colorado today's your day for getting a free beer at many local breweries! Here's what's happening around the Colorado craft beer scene today Tuesday, November 11th, 2014. If you aren't reading this article on FermentedlyChallenged.com, you don't know what you're missing.

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Metro Denver

Our Mutual Friend Malt & Brew (Denver) - It's Keep the Glass Tuesday! Glass 13 by Dylan Fowler is available for 2 more Tuesdays, so if you haven't grabbed one yet, get in the taproom! Tuesday Taplist: Proletariat, All CO Pale Ale, All CO Chinook Red Ale, Farmhouse, Brown, Novo Coffee Stout, IPA. Five Points Pizza Denver will be available too. [2810 Larimer St, Denver, CO]

Prost Brewing Co (Denver) - Thank you to our veterans for serving our country. Prost wants to celebrate you, all veteran's get their first bier today for free today. Thank you for fighting for our freedom. [2540 19th St, Denver, CO]

Kokopelli Beer Co (Westminster) - Thank you to all veterans retired and active for all of your hard work! THey want to thank you by offering you a personal pizza today. [8931 Harlan St, Westminster, CO]

Epic Brewing Co (Denver) - Its Veteran's Day! Veterans and active military personnel should come by their tap room today for a special treat. All they'll say is that it's some Very special pricing on select drafts. Open from Noon-10pm today. [3001 Walnut St, Denver, CO]

Copper Kettle Brewing Co (Denver) - Tomorrow, November 12th, is another tapping of a Thanksgiving Cask! This week's brew is an Apple & Pear Tart Amber Ale. You know you want one! [1338 S Valentia St, Unit 100, Denver, CO]

2014 Parade of Darks (Denver) - [PRESS RELEASE] The fifth annual dark-beer festival to raise funds for Metro CareRing returns! The highly anticipated fifth annual Parade of Darks presented by Wynkoop Brewing Company returns on Saturday, December 6 from 1:00-4:30 p.m. at the Bindery On Blake (2901 Blake Street). This event benefits Metro CareRing, Denver’s leading hunger-relief organization. Last year, Metro CareRing distributed more than 1.8 million pounds of food. Previous Parade of Darks events have raised more than $40,000 for the organization, and this year Wynkoop will again be donating 100 percent of the profits to Metro CareRing. Parade of Darks is a holiday tradition showcasing beers in the amber to opaque categories. Featuring more than 60 beers from 25+ breweries, attendees are sure to leave feeling warm and fuzzy. Current participating breweries include: Avery Brewing Co, Crazy Mountain Brewing Co, Elevation Beer Co, Epic Brewing C, Great Divide Brewing Co, Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, Odell Brewing Co, Odyssey Beerwerks, Our Mutual Friend Malt & Brew, River North Brewery, Squatters & Wasatch Beers, Strange Craft Beer Co, Tivoli Brewing, Twisted Pine Brewing Co, Verboten Brewing, and Wynkoop Brewing Co. Parade of Darks is open to adults 21 and older. Event tickets are $35 and include a commemorative glass for unlimited sampling. Proceeds from the event’s silent auction will also benefit Metro CareRing. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.imbibeevents.com/event/2014paradeofdarks/. [2901 Blake St, Denver, CO]

Locavore Beer Works (Littleton) - Since they won't be open yet until Saturday, Veterans who bring in their active or retired military ID during the entire month of November get a free pint of Armistice Amber on the house. They will open their doors for business this Saturday, November 15th! [5950 S Platte Canyon Rd, Littleton, CO]

Elk Mountain Brewing (Parker) - THey would like to send out a big THANK YOU to all of the men and women who have served and are serving our country! If you are a veteran or active duty stop into the brewery today and they will buy your first beer! [18921 Plaza Dr, Parker, CO]

Odyssey Beerwerks (Arvada) - There will be a Homebrew Class this Saturday, November 15th at 2pm. The cost is $25 per person and includes 2 beers. They have 4 spots open currently. Pay at the time of registration to reserve your spot. [5535 W 56th Ave, Ste 107, Arvada, CO]

Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project (Denver) - Don't forget to cozy up at their taproom tonight for a special tapping of their Blackberry Dark Origins, a dark sour ale aged in whiskey barrels with blackberries. It's $4 for a taster or $12 for a full glass. Rare and wonderful. [3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO]

Living The Dream Brewing Co (Littleton) - They are collecting winter weather gear to donate to the VA ‪‎Pints For Parkas‬. So bring in one of your super warm coats to donate to a homeless Vet & they'll give you a $3 pint! Bring cold weather gear into the taproom NOW through Dec 31st! [12305 Dumont Way, Unit A, Littleton, CO]

Wonderland Brewing Co (Broomfield) - As a thank you for Veterans Day, they'd like to offer $2 off ANYTHING they sell for vets today. The tasting room opens at 3pm! Thank you again for your service! [5450 W 120th Ave, Broomfield, CO]

River North Brewery (Denver) - Happy Veteran's Day! Show military ID in the taproom today and your first beer is on them! It's the least they can do to say thanks. [2401 Blake St, Unit 1, Denver, CO]

Mockery Brewing (Denver) - They are open today from 3-9pm. Thank you to all who have served! Don't forget any active/retired military, your first beer is on the house. [3501 Delgany St, Denver, CO]

Beryl's Beer Co (Denver) - Because they are closed today all Veterans/active duty military personnel that come in tomorrow November 12th between 5-7pm will receive one free glass of beer with any valid military ID in honor of the sacrifice they have made. [3120-C Blake St, Denver, CO]

Boulder County

J Wells Brewery (Boulder) - Attention all Veterans! Stop in today and get your first beer on the house! Thank you for your service. [2516 49th St Ste 5, Boulder, CO]

Oskar Blues (Longmont) - In case you missed the news, The Tasty Weasel Taproom is now offering their famous Velvet Elvis Oatmeal Stout in take home cans (16oz tall boys). Now you too can drink like the King wherever you can pack in a can. Also, they've got Death By Coconut Irish Porter on the nitro tap too. Also - all Veterans can stop in today and any Oskar Blues location and get a free pint of Dale's, Mama's or Old Chub. [1800 Pike Rd, Longmont, CO]

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew (Lyons) - Starting this Wednesday, November 12th, they will be hosting Poker on Wednesday nights starting at 7pm. Come play and have some fun. [303 Main St, Lyons, CO]

Boulder Beer Co (Boulder) - As a special thanks to all who served, they will serve a free pint of beer today to anyone who has been or is currently in the military. THANK YOU for serving our country! [2880 Wilderness Pl, Boulder, CO]

300 Suns Brewing (Longmont) - Today they want to thank the brave men and women who have served our country. Buy one get one pints for Veterans and Active Duty all day today. [335 1st Ave, Unit C, Longmont, CO]

Sanitas Brewing (Boulder) - This Friday, November 14th at 6pm, stop in, have a beer and taste some complimentary samples of local Thanksgiving pies from Whisk Sisters. Bet you'll want to order one for the holidays! [3550 Frontier Ave, Ste A, Boulder, CO]

Upslope Brewing Co (Boulder) - Today they salute all the men & women who have served our country & those who currently serve. To show their appreciation for your service, stop by either tap room for a pint on the house today! [1898 S Flatiron Ct, Boulder, CO]

Twisted Pine Brewing Co (Boulder) - Today they wish to serve our heroes with a free pint at the Ale House! An enormous thanks to all military service members past and present. [3201 Walnut St, Ste A, Boulder, CO]

Bootstrap Brewing Co (Niwot) - If you're a veteran or actively serving, your first pint is FREE today. Thank you for your service and know how much we appreciate you! [6778 N 79th St, Niwot, CO]

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Northern Colorado

Climb Hard Cider Co (Loveland) - There's been a change! The company formerly known as Blown Spoke Hard Cider Company has changed their name to Climb Hard Cider Company. Same owners and managers, but now with a new name (easier to say) and with an eye on upcoming distribution. Look for them to begin bottling their hard ciders in the near future. They also have new Facebook and Twitter pages as well. Stop in - still next door to Big Beaver Brewing Co. Stop in on Sundays for their "Buy 1 Get 1 To-Go" fills. Get their new to-go bottles with the flip-top caps! Also be sure to sign up for their FiveStars rewards and start earning your way to free hard cider. [2707 W Eisenhower Blvd Unit 3, Loveland, CO]

City Star Brewing (Berthoud) - Save the date for Tuesday, November 25th at 6:30pm. That's the date for their Thanksgiving Potluck. Bring a food item with a Thanksgiving theme to share. If you cook with a City Star beer you'll get a Free beer! City Star will provide the turkey, plates, napkins, and silverware. This will be an epic annual potluck! Good food. Good beer. Good company. [321 Mountain Ave, Berthoud, CO]

Black Bottle Brewery (Ft. Collins) - Thanks to all who have served this country in the Armed Forces. Today BBB will give all veterans (active or retired) with a military ID their first beer free. [1611 S College Ave, Unit 1609, Ft. Collins, CO]

Loveland Aleworks (Loveland) - Today for Veterans Day, Loveland Aleworks is hosting a Veterans Day BBQ. Free food (5-7pm), free 1st pint for vets and discounted beers after that (all day). They are also accepting donations to help support the Wounded Warrior Project. Also - On November 28th, Loveland Aleworks will be releasing their Barrel Aged Grand Grand Cru in the taproom. This is the one-day-only release will be available in the taproom from 12:00-11:00pm. This beer was aged on Valley of the Wind wine barrels. Banana and dark fruit dominate the nose of this smooth, deep mahogany-colored Belgian Dubbel. Dark fruit flavors are balanced by big alcohol. ONLY AVAILABLE 11/28! [118 W 4th St, Loveland, CO]

Odell Brewing Co (Ft. Collins) - This one's for the men and women who have served our country. Join in at the taproom for a complimentary classic or seasonal pint from 11am-6pm with military ID. [800 E Lincoln Ave, Ft. Collins, CO]

Funkwerks (Ft. Collins) - Happy Veteran's Day! Funkwerks would like to thank all the Veterans who come into the taproom with a buy one, get one deal today. [1900 E Lincoln Ave, Ft. Collins, CO]

Pateros Creek Brewing Co (Ft. Collins) - Happy Veteran's Day! If you are a Veteran or active military, your first pint is on the house today. Thank you! [242 N College Ave, Unit B, Ft. Collins, CO]

Wiley Roots Brewing Co (Greeley) - Wiley Roots wants to say thank you to all of their friends and family who are currently, or have previously, served in the armed forces. To show their appreciation, stop in today and they'll buy you a beer – they wouldn't be able to follow their passion without the service of the fine men and women of our armed forces, and it seems only fitting to honor the sacrifice of service in the best way they know how – with a free beer! [625 3rd St, Unit D, Greeley, CO]

High Hops Brewery (Windsor) - This Wednesday's firkin tapping will be an "ESB2". An English-style bitter aged for 4 months and dry-hopped with Pacific Jade for a nice, peppery aroma. Then on Thursday, it's the debut of "Dr. Pat's #17". This IPA was brewed with Lemon Verbena that they grew on their farm. It was inspired by their Golden One, this brew has a lemony, citrusy flavor. Food trucks this week Thursday through Sunday (weather permitting). Live music Friday, Saturday and Sunday indoors. [6461 Hwy 392, Windsor, CO]

Zwei Brüder Brewing (Ft. Collins) - Zwei Brüder Brewing would like to give all veterans and those on active duty 20% off their bier for Veterans Day. Just come in and present them with your Military ID. Thanks to all the men and women who have served or are serving our country! [4612 S Mason St, Ft. Collins, CO]

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse (Loveland) - Veterans, they'd like to show their appreciation by buying your first pint. Just let their staff know and your first pint is on the house. Thank you for your service. [623 Denver Ave, Loveland, CO]

Snowbank Brewing Co (Ft. Collins) - All veterans who come in with their military ID will get their first pint on them as a thank you for all you have done for this country. It's snowing outside and that means a dollar off your first pint of the aptly-named Silent Snow WIPA! Come on in, relax with a pint and watch the snow cascade down from the warmth of the taproom. They're open until 8pm tonight! [225 N Lemay Ave, Ste 1, Ft. Collins, CO]

Verboten Brewing (Loveland) - Warm up in the taproom. They are open 1pm to 9pm and suggest a nice roasty porter or stout on a cold, blustery day. Or a Midnight Espresso - coffee porter on nitro. Tonight they are having a potluck in the brewhouse for their Verboten Sisterhood - but if you are visiting the taproom, come on back, meet their group and get your grub on, too. they meet at 6:30pm. [1550 Taurus Ct, Loveland, CO]

1933 Brewing Co (Ft. Collins) - Veterans get a free pint today! Open from 3pm to 8pm. Brave the cold and warm up inside with them! [4025 S Mason St, Ft. Collins, CO]

Southern Front Range

Bristol Brewing Co (Colorado Springs) - Veterans and Active Military! Bristol Brewing appreciates all that you do so they would like to offer you a pint, on them! All active duty, reserve and retired military will receive a free pint with proof of service all day in the Pub. [1604 S Cascade Ave, Colo. Springs, CO]

Trinity Brewing (Colorado Springs) - Happy Veteran's Day! As a thank you to all who have served or are active they ask you to come in to the pub today and their beertenders will pour you your first house beer free when you present a military ID. It's also swine and suds Tuesday, and with every house beer you order you get a free slice of thick bacon! [1466 Garden of the Gods Rd, Colo. Springs, CO]

Manitou Brewing Co (Manitou Springs) - Don't let the snow keep you at home today, Manitou Brewing is open NOW and they have Taco Tuesday happening {3 tacos + pint house beer = $9} - Also, a big thank you to all our veterans and active military for your service, come in and receive a free 1/2 pint of house beer with your military ID! [725 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO]

Mountains and West

Crazy Mountain Brewing Co (Edwards) - Happy Veterans Day. In appreciation to your dedication and service they are offering a Free Pint to anyone who has a valid Military ID in the tasting room today! Offer good on 1st pint only. [439 Edwards Access Rd, B-102, Edwards, CO]

Casey Brewing and Blending (Glenwood Springs) - Hey Denver! Can't get up to the mountains to get your CB&B fix? No problem, you can now find their Saison in Denver at the following locations: Mile High Wine and Spirits, Small Batch Liquors, Mr. B's Wine & Spirits and Grapevine Wine & Liquors. [3421 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO]

Palisade Brewing Co (Palisade) - To thank and honor those who serve, they are happy to offer a free pint to all veterans and active duty service members today. They've also got $1.50 tacos and live music tonight! Open today 12pm til 10pm. [200 Peach Ave, Palisade, CO]

Suds Brothers Brewery II (Fruita) - All of the staff there at Suds Brothers would like to thank our veterans. Free tacos today for all veterans. [127 E Aspen Ave, Fruita, CO]
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