Summer is packed with beer events in Colorado. Can’t decide which ones to attend? Here are my picks for July.
Brewery Brunch at EDGE Restaurant & Bar with Great Divide (ongoing):This event is ongoing, every Saturday and Sunday. On Sundays representatives from Great Divide will be on hand to talk to guests about the company, their award-winning beers and more. Bottomless featured Great Divide taps, and you get to keep the pint glass.
Sat., Jul. 11, 12-4 p.m.: JUL-IPA Festival: 7th annual JUL-IPA Festival in Boulder, brought to you by The West End Tavern and The Millennium Harvest House. Festivities include over 35 breweries pouring IPAs, live music, and BBQ from West End Tavern.
Thur., Jul. 16, 6-8 p.m.: Brewery Night at Stout Street Social with Crazy Mountain Brewing: Complimentary beers from Crazy Mountain. The brewer will be on-site and available to chat about the beer program plus the cicerone-certified Stout Street Social staff can answer many beer questions.
Sat., Jul. 18, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.: Breckenridge Brewery’s 25th Anniversary Hootenanny: The grand opening of the brand new 12 acre brewing campus, and Leftover Salmon featuring Bill Payne will be headlining; additional bands will be playing throughout the event. There will be a pig roast and plenty of Breckenridge beer available.
Thur., Jul. 23, 6-10 p.m.: Big Eat 2015: Bites from 40+ restaurants, cocktails from Denver’s top mixologists and craft beer from favorite Colorado breweries Crazy Mountain, Oskar Blues and Great Divide.