Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Colorado Beer News 022515

Colorado Beer NewsA Snowy Hump Day for the last Wednesday in February! Do your best to stay warm. One place you'll always stay warm at is at your favorite local Colorado craft brewery taproom. Lots of specials on today. Pick a spot and hunker down for a while. Here's what's happening around the Colorado craft beer scene today Wednesday, February 25th, 2015. If you aren't reading this article on, you don't know what you're missing.

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Metro Denver

Odyssey Beerwerks - There's a new Discovery Beer release today - Dubbel Dragon. This is their Dubbel Down that was infused with Dragon Fruit Green Tea. The brew will be tapped at 5pm (4pm for all Adventure Club members). Also, outside today is Bubba Dukes BBQ. [5535 W 56th Ave, Ste 107, Arvada, CO]

Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery - The chain of 5 consecutive weeks of having a beer release continues with the release of Wolfpack Black Saison - it tapped last night. It joins the other 2015 recent tappings: Quickdraw Kolsch, Grizzly Peak Session Porter, Sawatch IPA and Sky Pond Pale Ale. You need a break for Hump Day! [1139 20th St, Denver, CO]

FERMÆNTRA - Fans of their Belgian Dubbel "Canticle" rejoice! The brew returns to the tapline today. Stop in for a glass. [1715 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO]

De Steeg Brewing - To help continually improve their beer at De Steeg, they have just acquired several new stainless fermenters. The newest batches will be coming out of them very soon. They opened early today - drop on by. [4342 Tennyson St, Denver, CO]

Rockyard Brewing Co - The snow is falling once again so when you head indoors, head to Rockyard Brewing. Tonight is Ladies Night, happy hour prices on beer and well drinks. Grab some food there while you're at it. [880 Castleton Rd, Castle Rock, CO]

Locavore Beer Works - Thursday brings a favorite back on cask. Come try their "Tooth 'n Ale ESB" for Live Ale Thursday. Also, 5th Season pale Ale will be flowing too. [5950 S Platte Canyon Rd, Littleton, CO]

Copper Kettle Brewing Co - For Firkin Wednesday, they have a Chocolate Hazelnut Peanut Butter Brown Ale tapped. For a truly unique food pairing - have one with a Strawberry Shortcake doughnut from Glazed and Confuzed Doughnuts. [1338 S Valentia St, Ste 100, Denver, CO]

Two22 Brew - Since it's supposed to snow again, drop by tonight to fill up your growlers and get $1 off on fills. You can also get some snacks from the Happy Hour Market. [4550 S Reservoir Rd, Centennial, CO]

Declaration Brewing - Something new is in the taproom and is just waiting for you to try it. Come check out their new foosball table and have a beer or two. They are open until 8pm tonight. Mike and Greg will be giving tours tonight at 6:30pm as well. [2030 S Cherokee St, Denver, CO]

Stout Street Social - Mark your calendar for next Wednesday, March 4th from 6-8pm. That's the day that Riff Raff Brewing of Pagosa Springs will be releasing two new beers at Stout Street Social. One is Weapon of Self Destruction Russia Imperial Stout and the other is a 99 Shilling Scottish Ale. This Denver locale is one of the first Denver restaurants to offer Riff Raff beers. [1400 Stout St, Denver, CO]

Living The Dream Brewing Co - Here's some new beer releases you'll want to try: Dunkel Eddie, South Island Wit, and an experimental Belgian Pale (taps Thursday). And don't forget their "Wax N' Pint Night" tonight. Get your skis or board waxed and have a pint. For only $15, Eskimo Ski & Board shop will get your gear ready for the mountain while you enjoy a delicious beer. It's not like you really need an excuse to come to the brewery on a Wednesday but now you have one. [12305 Dumont Way, Unit A, Littleton, CO]


Boulder County

West Flanders Brewing Co - Here's a beer special that's controlled by Mother Nature. When the temperature outside reaches 20 degrees Fahrenheit or below then it's Happy Hour! Expect that to happen a lot this week. [1125 Pearl St, Boulder, CO]

Left Hand Brewing Co - Today is Free Pint Wednesday. Get a free pint with the purchase of any growler fill. Then this Saturday, February 28th at 1am in the Tasting Room, Left Hand Brewing will tap the first keg of Great Juju, their imperial ginger beer. Time to get your juju voodoo! [1265 Boston Ave, Longmont, CO]

J Wells Brewery - Stop in this Friday, February 27th for the release of their latest offering: Bergstaat Dunkelweiss. Start your weekend off at J Wells! [2516 49th St, Ste 5, Boulder, CO]

12Degree Brewing - Good news! As of today, their "Walter's White" is back on tap. There's also two guest beers on tap this week: Crooked Stave's Surette and Saison DuPont (farmhouse ale). [820 Main St, Louisville, CO]

Oskar Blues Brewery - Guess who's coming back? This Friday, February 27th, the Gubna Imperial IPA will return. This years batch has got an excellent mix of hop varieties in it. Stop by the Tasty Weasel Taproom and have a glass. [1800 Pike Rd, Longmont, CO]


Northern Colorado

New Belgium Brewing - New Belgium is already prepping for this year's Clips of Faith Beer & Film Tour and are asking everyone to submit short films for consideration for this event. The tour will go to over 20 cities nationwide and your film could be shown there. Submissions are open now for a short time. For more information, check out their official website.

Black Bottle Brewery - Let's get Luckin' Crazy! Last night, Black Bottle Brewery tapped their Shameless Dry Irish Stout on the nitro tap. This beer plus the next couple of weeks should help to get you ready for St. Patrick's Day coming up soon! Get your Irish on now! [1611 S College Ave, Unit 1609, Ft. Collins, CO]

Zwei Brüder Brewing - In an article posted today in the Coloradoan, it is reported that Zwei Brüder Brewing is being legally forced to change their name in order to avoid a lawsuit by Two Brothers Brewing Company in the Chicago, Illinois area. Zwei Brüder means Two Brothers and apparently it is too darn close to the other brewery's name. So starting around the end of May, Zwei Brüder Brewing will change it's name to simply "Zwei Brewing". They plan to roll out a new logo soon. Seems like almost every name in the dictionary is taken for beer these days. [4612 S Mason St, Ft. Collins, CO]

Broken Plow Brewery - It's almost time for members of their Plowshares club to renew for 2015. If you're not currently a member of the Plowshares club and wish to be added to the waiting list, then stop by the brewery on Monday, March 2nd to see if you can join for this year. Don't forget Trivia is tonight at 7pm and also Bingo! [4731 W 10th St, Greeley, CO]

WeldWerks Brewing Co - The brewery is open today from 4pm to 10pm. They have 4 beers on tap including a Coffee Stout, a Red Ale, an IPA and a Hefeweizen. Come taste why Greeley is Colorado's newest craft beer destination. [508 8th Ave, Greeley, CO]

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse - Today's special is $4 off growler fills of their Midnight Strikes Black Lager. And get $2 off growler fills of their other beers. What will you fill your growler with today? [623 Denver Ave, Loveland, CO]

Fort Collins Brewery - FCB is hosting a "Farm to Fork Dinner" at their Tavern this Sunday, March 1st from 6pm to 8pm. The cost is $25 per ticket and includes a full dinner, an FCB beer and live music. Procedes from this event help Friends of Happy Heart Farm. For tix and reservations call (970) 682-2260. [1020 E Lincoln Ave, Ft. Collins, CO]

Verboten Brewing - How about this for a firkin! Verboten is tapping a firkin of their Killer Boots infused with Whoppers malted milk balls. That, plus they have 11 beers on tap. Come in out of the snow and into the taproom. [1550 Taurus Ct, Loveland, CO]

Loveland Aleworks - Have you tried Loveland Aleworks' seasonal ales yet? They've got five of them on tap right now including a Belgian Golden Ale, an American Sour with Black Currants & Strawberries, a Sorachi Ace IPA, a collaboration beer "For The Love of Stout" they did with neighbor brewery Crow Hop Brewing, and Brendan's Scottish Strong Ale. And soon, they will tap another collaboration beer they did with Greeley's brand new brewery Brix Taphouse & Brewery - "Brix-Works Black Ale". It's a dark & hoppy brew that's lower in ABV for sessioning. [118 W 4th St, Loveland, CO]


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