Tuesday, July 5, 2016

NoCo Beer News 070516

Watching fireworks
[Northern Colorado Beer News] - Oh what a weekend it was! If you couldn't get enough Summer fun over the long weekend - you're not alone! Luckily, the world of craft beer never slows down and is always open and ready to server when you're ready. Plenty of Tuesday specials and recent tappings in NoCo for you to enjoy. Here's what's happening around the Northern Colorado craft beer scene today, Tuesday, July 5th, 2016. If you aren't reading this article on FermentedlyChallenged.com, you don't know what you're missing. Also be sure to follow Fermentedly Challenged on Facebook too.
Picture of the Day comes from a fireworks display in Greeley, CO July 4th, 2016.

Boulder County

300 Suns Brewing invites you to have Breakfast and Beer with the Bombers on Saturday, July 16th from 10am to 1pm. Enjoy breakfast featuring HEFE'S Burritos, a beverage of your choice (alcoholic or non) and fun with the Boulder County Bombers roller derby team, as they open the parking lot up to accommodate skating. Have a fun time, eat good food and support these hard-working athletes who work their butts of on a shoestring budget. Enjoy: Beermosas • Bloody Beer • Coffee Beer Cocktails • Orange Juice • Coffee. All taps open! They will also be holding a silent auction of donated items. Located at: 335 1st Ave, Unit C, Longmont, CO.

Avery Brewing Company is preparing to release The Beast on Monday, July 11th. This year brings Batch No. 14 of their popular "The Beast" Grand Cru Oak Aged Ale and it's bigger and badder than every. Avery added maple sugar and muscovado sugar to help boost the ABV of this beer to 16.8%! This is part of their Demons of Ale series. Drink one and comment on Avery's Facebook or Instagram pages why you love The Beast or share your favorite Beast food pairing and you could win an Avery Drinking Kit. Located at: 4910 Nautilus Ct. N, Boulder, CO.

Bootstrap Brewing Company will once again host Trivia tonight with you're chance to win free beer. The questions start flying at 6:30pm until 7:30pm. Stop back in on Wednesday nights at 6pm to play Euchre - all levels of experience welcome. Open today 3:00pm to 9:00pm. Located at: 6778 N 79th St, Niwot, CO.

Fate Brewing Company has a regular Tuesday deal - wear your FATE gear to the taproom on Tuesdays and get Happy Hour beers all day long. Also, submit your pics of you in your FATE gear out on an adventure to social media using hashtag #drinkyourFATE and you'll be entered in for a chance to win a FREE Fate core pint on the house. Open today from 11:00am to 10:00pm. Located at: 1600 38th St, Boulder, CO.

Front Range Brewing Company knows that you like to sing in the shower and in your car. Why not sing for real in front of a friendly crowd for a free beer in tonight's Open Mic Night! Each and every Tuesday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm you can join in for some locally provided entertainment and some liquid refreshment. Open today from 3:00pm to 9:00pm. Located at: 400 W South Boulder Rd, Ste 1650, Lafayette, CO.

Left Hand Brewing Company is hosting another in a series of After Hours concerts. This month they are doing Raggae Night with Real Life Rockaz on Saturday, July 16th from 9:00pm to 11:30pm. Tickets for this show are $10 and can be purchased in the Tasting Room at Left Hand. Don't worry, be happy 'mon! Open today from 11:00am to 9:00pm. Located at: 1265 Boston Ave, Longmont, CO.

The Old Mine Cidery & Brewpub - Have you ever tried a hard cider FUSION before? It's a mix of their Handlebar Hard Cider and a popular craft beer. They have several FUSION recipes for you to try including the Colorado Snakebite which starts with a layer of hard cider topped off with a floating layer of Left Hand Milk Stout. You gotta try one! Ask about their other FUSIONS they can make for you. Open today from 11:00am to 9:00pm. Located at: 500 Briggs St, Erie, CO.

Open Door Brewing Company now has their cretaceous IPA, Short Arm available in 12oz cans on local store shelves now. Check some out over at Wyatt's Wet Goods. Ask your local store around Boulder if they stock Open Door Brewing Co's beer. For more Open Door beer info visit: www.opendoorbrewco.com.

Powder Keg Brewing Company - Tonight at the brewery Powder Keg will host another guest speaker in their series of TNT (Tuesday Night Talks). Tonight's topic is Dark Matter. Adam Sirois will answer all your questions about what makes up nearly one third of the entire universe using words, pictures and even song. Should be a great talk to have a beer with. Open today from 2:00pm to 9:00pm. Located at: 101 2nd Ave, Niwot, CO.

Shoes & Brews is hosting $1 Off Taster Tuesday today. Save when you sample! This Thursday's Social Run at 6pm is with West Flanders Brewing. Also, this Saturday brings $1 off pints when you wear your Hawaiian shirt. Open today from 10am to 8:00pm. Located at: 63 S Pratt Pkwy, Unit B, Longmont, CO.

Upslope Brewing Company has a new Experimental IPA #4 on tap at their Flatiron Park location. It was made with Simcoe, Amarillo, and Lemondrop hops. Try it and let them know what you think. Located at: 1898 S Flatiron Ct, Boulder, Co.

Wild Woods Brewery has a Tuesday special for this shortened work week. Stop in for $1 off beers all night long tonight. Open til 9:00pm tonight. Located at: 5460 Conestoga Ct, Boulder, CO.


Larimer County

Berthoud Brewing Company has their regular Tuesday special - get a FREE pint with a Growler fill all day today. Located at: 450 8th St, Berthoud, CO.

Big Beaver Brewing Company - If this is Tuesday, then it must be a 1/2 off Growler fill day at Big Beaver. Bring in your growlers and get them all filled up for half price! They know you're out of beer after that holiday weekend! Open today from 2:00pm to 9:00pm. Located at: 2707 W Eisenhower Blvd, Unit 9, Loveland, CO.

Big Thompson Brewery has a new Tuesday beer special for their fans today. It's Taster Tray Tuesdays! Stop in on Tuesdays and get 5 Tasters for $5, or if you're real thirsty, get 8 Tasters for $8! Also, due to the success of their live music this last weekend, they plan to host it more often. They are now taking suggestions and bookings for future dates. Located at: 114 E 15th St, Loveland, CO.

City Star Brewing - Here are some of the events happening at City Star this week. Tonight, anyone interested in homebrewing their own beer can attend tonight's Berthoud Barn Burners Homebrew Meeting from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Then on Wednesday night stay for Taproom Trivia from 7:30pm to 9:00pm. Then, live music fills the taproom with sound on Thursday and Saturday 7pm-9:30pm this week with Jon Picket of Chain Station (July 7) and Franklin and Friends (July 9). Also, mark your calendars for Saturday, July 23rd for the release of their beer: Rail 'RYE'der. Open today 2:00pm to 9:00pm. Located at: 321 Mountain Ave, Berthoud, CO.

Crow Hop Brewing Company offers $1 off all flagship pints during their Tuesday Happy Hour from 2:00pm to 5:00pm today. Stop by and enjoy one! Located at: 217 E 3rd St, Loveland, CO.

Coopersmith's Pub & Brewing just released a great summer beer this week. Come try their new "Pineapple Mango Wheat". Light and refreshing with a bit of fruit! Perfect for sipping out on the patio. Open today from 11:00am to 2:00am. Located at: 5 Old Town Square, Fort Collins, CO.

Funkwerks released their latest batch of Galaxy - Single Hopped Saison Style Ale over the holiday weekend. This beer focuses on the unique characteristics of the Galaxy hop which imparts tropical fruit flavors with a hint of spice. Funkwerks also added passion fruit juice to this brew as well. This beer is available in 750ml bottles and on draft. Funkwerks also has a taproom special where you can get an 8-pack of 330ml bottles of Hibiscus Provincial for $15! Also, mark your calendars for Saturday, July 30th for Winky's 6th Birthday Party at Funkwerks. Plenty of beer, live music and food will be there from 12pm to 7pm that day. There's a chance to win beer or swag with every beer purchase at the party. Located at: 1900 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO.

Grimm Brothers Brewhouse has something new for you to try today. Battle Berry Wheat! This beer was brewed with some Aronia berries that are high in antioxidants (400% more than blueberries) and give a nice tartness to this beer. It's the perfect Summer brew. Also, mark your calendars for the weekend of July 22nd 6-9pm & July 23rd 12pm-9pm for the big Grimm Brothers 6th Anniversary Party. Tickets are still available for this event which will include a pig roast, specialty brews, a commemorative glass, and special musical guest The Wendy Woo Band. See Grimm Bros' Facebook page for more info and tickets. Open today from 1pm to 9pm. Located at: 623 Denver Ave, Loveland, CO.

Jessup Farm Barrel House wants to give a special deal to all hospitality and service industry workers today with $2 pints all day. Proof of employment required for the deal. This offer is good every Tuesday through July 23rd, 2016. Located at: 1921 Jessup Dr, Fort Collins, CO.

Loveland Aleworks just got done celebrating their big 4th anniversary this past weekend. They'll do it again next year. Congrats to Cassidy's Chamomile Tripel and for Kari's Lemongrass Pale Ale as winners of the brew contest. Want more ale? Stop in today, buy a Loveland Aleworks t-shirt and get a free beer! Or wear your existing Loveland Aleworks t-shirt or hat into the taproom today and get $1 off your pint. Located at: 118 W 4th St, Loveland, CO.

McClellan's Brewing Company has a big special on today for all you growler fans. Fill up a growler for just $6 today - all day. Betcha need more beer after that long weekend you just had. Located at: 1035 S Taft Hill Rd, Fort Collins, CO.

New Belgium Brewing will offer a FREE Yoga class out on the lawn in front of the brewery this Thursday, July 7th from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Bring a mat and water. The class is being run by CorePower Yoga and is FREE to join. Plus, you'll get a FREE beer after you complete the class. Come limber up! Located at: 500 Linden St, Fort Collins, CO.

NOCO Short Bus Beer Tours - Here's a great idea for your next weekend. Hop on the NOCO Short Bus Tours bus at any Loveland brewery for just $10 and leave your car behind. The bus stops at every brewery in town and makes stops about once an hour just outside the taprooms. They run from 2pm to 8pm on the weekends. Best way to visit all Loveland breweries and get your Loveland passport stamped. For more info visit www.nocoshortbustours.com or call (720) 515-0151.

Snowbank Brewing Company - Hey you techies! It's Tech Tuesday at Snowbank Brewing. Anyone who works in the tech industry or at an educational facility gets $2 off pints today all day. Open from 2:00pm to 8:00pm. Located at: 225 N Lemay Ave, Ste 1, Fort Collins, CO.

Zwei Brewing's Tuesday Growler Countdown returns today. Get $3 off our growler fills today from 1-2pm, or $2 off from 2pm to 3pm, or $1 off from 3pm to 4pm. What? You missed it? No worries, it'll return same time next week. Plan ahead! Located at: 4612 S Mason St, Fort Collins, CO.


Weld County

Brix Taphouse & Brewery has Happy Hour each and every day from 2pm to 5pm with $1 off all items! Plenty of Colorado craft brews & ciders to choose from on their 60 taps. Open today from 2:00pm til the crowd goes home (flexible closing hours). Located in the heart of downtown at: 813 8th St, Greeley, CO.

Broken Plow Brewery - Why is your stash of beer always gone? Must have been the long weekend. Never fear. You can get the Broken Plow Tuesday Special - Get $2 off your Growler and Snarler fills today! Get that fridge or cooler stocked now! Open today from 2:00pm to 9:00pm. Located at: 4731 W 10th St, Greeley, CO.

Crabtree Brewing Company hosts their weekly "Card Against Humanity" night on Tuesdays starting at 8:00pm. Bring some friend for some nasty good times. Also, do you love to play Cornhole? Tossers are needed for their regular Sunday get-togethers starting at 2pm. Open today from 3:00pm to 10:00pm. Located at: 2961 W 29th St, Greeley, CO.

Grand Lake's 16th Street Tavern has a full slate of Grand Lake beers on tap today along with their regular Tuesday Unlimited Topping Build Your Own Grilled Cheese special. They're also hosting Trivia tonight starting at 7pm. If you would like to help support the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra then tell your server and they'll put 10% of your bill towards that group! Open today from 12:00pm to 10:00pm. Located at: 915 16th St, Greeley, CO.

High Hops Brewery offers Happy Hour $1 off pints Mondays through Thursdays from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. And on Wednesday they tap a specialty 5 gallon Firkin of the Week at 5:00pm (announced day off). Live music plays Fridays 6pm, Saturdays 5pm and Sundays 3pm during the Summer too. Open today from 12pm to 8pm. Located at: 6461 State Hwy 392, Windsor, CO.

WeldWerks Brewing Company - Got a hankering for some chicken wings? Free wings (while they last) are being served courtesy of Wing Shack at WeldWerks tonight starting at 6pm for their Brews & Bites special. Get fed free when you buy a beer! Those wings go fast so get there soon. Open today from 2pm to 9pm. Located at: 508 8th Ave, Greeley, CO.


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