Friday, February 27, 2015

Colorado Beer News 022715

Colorado Beer NewsRest in Peace Leonard Nimoy. Today's post is dedicated to the memory of one of our favorite actors who passed away today. Let us all lift a glass of our favorite craft beer and toast to his legacy. Live Long and Prosper! And thanks for all the great memories too. He will be missed. Here's what's happening around the Colorado craft beer scene today Friday, February 27th, 2015. If you aren't reading this article on FermentedlyChallenged.com, you don't know what you're missing.

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Metro Denver

FERMÆNTRA - New beer tapped today. Stop in for a pint of Sidereal, a sessionable 5% ABV Blonde Rye. It has the aromas of honey, cornbread and biscuit with a subtle orange spice aftertaste. [1715 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO]

Nighthawk Brewery - Their beer line-up has been changing a lot lately and this weekend's taplist is going to be special. Here's what you can expect to taste this weekend: Pumpkin Peach Baltic Porter (10.2% ABV), Black and Blue Session Porter (4.2% ABV), Sour Herb Saison (6.3% ABV), Imperial IPA (8.7% ABV), Agave Wheat (4.6% ABV), Milk Stout (6.2% ABV), and a Dry Hopped Amber (6.7% ABV). It's like a vacation for your taste buds. [280 Industrial Ln, Broomfield, CO]

Copper Kettle Brewing Co - Surprise! Normally they tap firkins on Wednesday, but they decided to tap one today as well! Drop in to taste their Coffee Black IPA firkin. It's an old fan favorite. Plus, B&B Smokehouse will be on site tonight starting at 4pm when you get the munchies.

Golden City Brewery - Take Home Special! Get 6-packs of Legendary Red Ale for $4.50, or $18 for a case (24). This price is good for "to go" only. Get stocked up before the next snow storm. [920 12th St, Golden, CO]

Mu Brewery - Chili Beer Lovers! There's a new small batch beer tapped today at 5:30pm - Searing Smoked Serrano Wheat. Let them know what you think of this test batch. Prepare your taste buds! [9735 E Colfax Ave, Aurora, CO]

Denver Beer Co - Kick off your weekend with a tapping of "Miss Daisy's Chocolate Milk Stout". On tap now just in time for your weekend. [1695 Platte St, Denver, CO]

Odyssey Beerwerks - They're down to their last keg of Belgian Red IPA and just a half keg left of their Belgian Black (also available in cans). And in honor of the late Leonard Nimoy, they are renaming their Dubbel Dragon to Spock's Dubbel. [5535 W 56th Ave, Ste 107, Arvada, CO]

Elk Mountain Brewing - See what you did AB InBev? Elk Mountain Brewing's Pumpkin Peach Ale will be tapped today at 5pm. Yup, we love our Pumpkin Peach ales alright. Brewed the Easy Way. Fuss over it all you want. Limited batch. Plus, Brooks Smokehouse Meats will be there tonight. [18921 Plaza Dr, Parker, CO]

Wit's End Brewing Co - Newly tapped today: Ambition, a black coffee stout. If you're one of the first few customers, they'll even let you take home a 40 of it. Open today 2pm to 8pm. [2505 W 2nd Ave, Unit 13, Denver, CO]

Breckenridge Brewery - A reminder of their Batch #2 Barleywine bottle release party tonight starting at 6pm at their place on Kalamath St. This brew was aged on French Oak Cabernet barrels. Also, a limited number of cellared Batch #1 Barleywine bottles will be available on a 1st come 1st served basis. [471 Kalamath St, Denver, CO]

Yak & Yeti Brewpub - Bring your mat this Sunday for Yoga at the Yak starting at 10:30am. It's $15 for an hour of yoga and your first beer afterwards is free. [7803 Ralston Rd, Arvada, CO]

Cannonball Creek Brewing Co - They've tapped another in their series of Single Hop IPA's today. Stop in and taste this brew made with Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand. It'll remind you a bit of white wine, gooseberry and herbalness. [393 N Washington Ave, Golden, CO]

CAUTION: Brewing Co - Don't miss their new tapping of "Tira-Moo-Su Milk Stout" - now on tap. Limited batch so grab one while it's on. Live music from Tim Stiles at West tonight from 6-9pm. Betty's pouring over at East from 3-8pm. [1057 S Wadsworth Blvd, Unit 60, Lakewood, CO]

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Boulder County

Left Hand Brewing Co - On the beer engine now is their latest creation: Sawtooth Ale with Grains of Paradise, and a bit of peppery West African spice. Try that one side by side with their classic Sawtooth and Sawtooth on nitro and compare the differences. [1265 Boston Ave, Longmont, CO]

Boulder Beer Co - Mmmm chocolate! Stop by today at the brewery/pub for a chocolate treat. Get a taster paddle with three 4oz beers and a truffle from Piece, Love and Chocolate! Taster beers include: Double Chocolate Shake on cask, Shake Nitro, and regular Shake Chocolate Porter. Taster paddles are $8. [2880 Wilderness Pl, Boulder, CO]

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Northern Colorado

Horse & Dragon Brewing Co - Returning to the taps today is Fire Captain Irish Red Ale - on nitro! $1 of every pint sold in the taproom will be donated to the Firefighter Community Compassion Fund. Drink for a good cause! [124 Racquette Dr, Ft. Collins, CO]

Crabtree Brewing Co - Something special in their Friday Firkin tapping today - a Braggot! Come in to try this tasty mead/beer blend. It'll tap at 6pm. Don't miss this one! [2961 W 29th St, Greeley, CO]

Tap and Handle - Looking for something new on tap? Try one of these: New Belgium Cocoa Mole and Nitro Salted Chocolate Belgian Stout (Perennial collaboration), Crooked Stave Nightmare on Brett, Firestone Walker Double Jack, Upslope Brown, Dry Dock Chocolate Razzy Porter, and Epic Lil Brainless on Raspberries. [307 S College Ave, Ft. Collins, CO]

Verboten Brewing - Beer drinkers who love barrel aged beers will want to try Verboten's latest tapping - Plethora! It's a Belgian Quad that was aged in Dancing Pines Rum Barrels. It's a big 11% ABV, 24 IBU beer. Get a 10oz pour of it today. [1550 Taurus Ct, Loveland, CO]

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse - Here's another Pumpkin Peach tapping AB-InBev! Come try their firkin of Pumpkin Peach Bearskin Stout. Freshly tapped today just for your Friday. [623 Denver Ave, Loveland, CO]

Snowbank Brewing Co - Today if you buy anything from the Feeney's Weenies food truck outside you'll get a $1 off pints of their 47 1/2 Stout to pair it with. Plus, at 5pm they will tap their Cocoa Squall. It's their Snow Squall Black IPA infused with Ghana cacao husks and nibs. Taproom open til 9pm tonight. [225 N Lemay Ave, Ste 1, Ft. Collins, CO]

Berthoud Brewing Co - Thank God It's Firkin Friday! Come try their Caramel Brownie Stout. It taps at 5pm sharp! [450 8th St, Ste B, Berthoud, CO]



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