Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2018 with Colorado Breweries

St. Patrick’s Day 2018 is almost here!

 Join these Colorado breweries on Saturday, March 17th for a variety of fun events to celebrate the holiday. Looking for live music, Irish dancing, special beer releases, corned beef, or just an all around great time? These breweries have you covered!

I’ll be updating this post as more breweries announce events.

**All events in this post take place Sat., Mar. 17**

St. Patrick’s Day at Dry Dock at Dry Dock Brewing Company

Join us for our annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, complete with Irish foods prepared by Wing Hut, step dance performance at 2pm, and a special tapping of our Irish Red Ale!

St. Patrick’s Day Party at New Terrain Brewing Co

Don your green & get silly for St. Patrick’s Day with us! We’ll have Irish dancers, Irish-style music by Burn it Blue, tasty-riffic Irish bites from J-Street food truck & we’ll be toasting with our seasonal special – the MintNight Express (Chocolate-Mint) Stout! Sláinte!

5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Black Sky Brewery

If you’ve ever been to one of our Saint Patrick’s Day parties over the years, you know it’s gonna be good. If you haven’t, you’ve been missing out. Corned Beef and Cabbage, Irish music, craft beer car bombs, and of course, whiskey! Join us, after the parade. We will be going until 2 am.

Kilt St.Patrick’s Day Party at Big Choice Brewing

Join us to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Temple of Boom. Kilts and green attire are strongly encouraged. Everyone who wears green will enjoy Happy Hour pricing all day and anyone who dons a Kilt will receive $2 off their first pint.

The taproom opens at noon with the tapping of 2 special beers:
A Dry Irish Stout on Nitro – Think Guinness, only better! AND a Barrel-Aged Car Bomb beer! This beer is a dry Irish stout brewed with coffee and a hint of Irish cream that has been aging in rum barrels.

Enjoy an Irish Step Dancing performance from Celtic Steps at 4pm. We will have a Kilt contest right after, so dress in your best kilt! Winner of the Kilt Contest (People’s Choice) wins Beer For A Year (1 Free 6 Pack a Month).

The Farmer in the Hive Food Truck will be serving up great food! More details to come!

St. Patrick’s Day at Fiction Beer Company

We’ve planned a super chill Saint Patrick’s Day at Fiction Beer CO; live music, Irish-inspired menu from the food truck and a special variant of our Russian Imperial Stout. 

🍀Live Music from CaraTrom Irish Bluegrass @ 3 pm. 

🍀Irish-inspired menu from Beef King

🍀Oak Aged Jameson ‘Malice & Darkness’ Russian Imperial Stout on tap.

St. Patrick’s Day Bash and Patio Opening for a Cause at Alternation Brewing Company (with Vegan Van)

On Sat., Mar. 17th, we will be opening our doors at 9:30AM to celebrate drinking, eating and live music. The morning will kick off with the opening of our new, biergarten-style, backdoor patio space and cruise into the evening with scheduled beer releases and live music all…day…long! Our friends at the Vegan Van will be creating a fun menu of brunch and lunch food specific for the event. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to the Craver Family in Littleton, CO and their daughter Chelsea, who has been diagnosed with a rare blood disorder and will undergo a bone marrow transplant in March. We will share further information on their story as the day draws closer and be accepting additional donations for their benefit.

$5 Kombucha and Beer Blends

BEER RELEASES

FARMGIRL: MANGO JALAPENO – our second fruited offering in our recurring 100% Brett farmhouse ale series. This time aged on 80 lbs. of mangos and fresh jalapenos. Heavy on the mango, light on the jalapeno.

TO PRESERVE MAN – a Belgian table beer aged on 100 lbs. of fresh, organic blackberries. The deep ruby hue of this beer and thick body give the appearance of a blackberry milkshake, but drinks like a dry, fruited champagne.

COOPER APPROVED – an oatmeal stout aged on cocoa nibs and vanilla beans

XXXXXXXXXXXX – A special surprise and our first return beer…

MUSIC LINEUP

10AM – 12PM – Sophie West Music
12:30PM – 3PM – The One And Only Jon Ham
3:30 – 5PM – Greg Young

Lucky Charms Irish Red Ale at 105 West Brewing Company

Lucky Charms Irish Red Ale returns Saint Patrick’s Day.

Save the date or RSVP now on Facebook, then make sure to tag your friends so they don’t miss out. This beer won’t last long.

St. Paddy’s Day Funbarrel Jog & Joyride Hosted by Gunbarrel Brewing Company and Asher Brewing Co.

Arrive at Gunbarrel Brewing Company at 1pm
Depart the brewery at 1:15pm for Asher Brewing Co.
A fun guided 2+ mile jaunt each way!
Community Run, bike, skate or board to Asher Brewing Co.for a beer and back. Farm and Smoke food truck will be here at the brewery when you return! And yes, you can bring all of your pets & kids!

Of course there is a costume contest! Wear your finest St. Paddy’s day attire & bling! First prize is 2- 32oz CROWLERS!! and second prize is a gift certificate and glassware!!

Having a blast supporting our community!

Hootenanny

St. Paddy’s Hootenanny at Gunbarrel Brewing Company

The BEST St. Paddy’s party on the Front Range! All Day Entertainment!McTeggart Irish Dancers, Traditional Bagpipers & Drummers, Trí s SluaTraditional Irish Bands, Celtic Steps Irish Dancers. Facepainters, Giveaways, Costume Contest Raffle. 

Farm and Smoke food truck with a special Irish Menu!

We are releasing three special beers just for St. Paddy’s Day including Finn’s Confession dry Irish Stout, a spectacular new New England Style IPA, and a bright, crisp & clean Pilsner style beer.

ALL EVENTS FREE
FREE PLENTIFUL PARKING

FRIDAY:
Indigent Row live at Gunbarrel Brewing Company

SATURDAY:
St. Paddy’s Day Funbarrel Jog & Joyride starts off the day at 1pm on St. Paddy’s Day!

SUNDAY:
Avourneen Live // at Gunbarrel Brewing Company

St. Paddy’s Day Party! at Asher Brewing Co.

Join us we celebrate our favorite green holiday, St. Patrick’s Day! Rally your crew and head to our taproom for organic brews, groovy tunes, and St. Paddy’s Day festivities. Enjoy $1 off pints of our Maceo Barker Oatmeal Stout all day long!

Enter a FREE raffle to win 2 tickets to the Early Show at the Bluebird Music Festival (Macky Auditorium Music Hall) in Boulder on April 21st! 

The Early Show includes an opening set by The Lonesome Days and a main performance by The Colorado Bluebirds, featuring members of Yonder Mountain String Band, Elephant Revival, Head for the Hills, and more!

The raffle is free and open to anyone over the age of 21. Two winners will be announced at 10 PM! Participants must be present during the drawing to win.

Check out the Bluebird Music Festival website for more details: http://www.coloradobluebirdproject.com/bluebird-music-festival.html

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration & World’s Shortest Parade at Boulder Beer on Walnut

Spend your St. Paddy’s day with us at Boulder Beer on Walnut! To get your day started on the right foot we will be opening early at 10am for brunch and drinks. Irish food specials all day as well as $4 Irish Blessings, $5 Tullamore D.E.W. shots, and $6 Shake bombs! 

Live music beginning at 11 am followed by Timber! at 2pm and Steepland String Band at 7pm. 

WORLD’S SHORTEST PARADE IS BACK! The parade begins at 3pm in front of Boulder Beer on Walnut, bring your best St. Patrick’s Day spirit and be prepared for fun!

St. Patrick’s Day Bash at the Bart! at Großen Bart Brewery (with Knock On Wood Smokehouse)

We are partnering with Großen Bart brewery once again to bring you a bash complete with music by A.J. Fullerton @ Grossenbart Brewing, beer and BBQ! Knock on Wood Smokehouse will be there with the usuals as well as a rebirth of the Bearded Burger with a Pot o Gold inside. Oh, and ruebens, glorious SMOKED RUEBENS! The youngest entrepreneur will even be making something special for dessert. You won’t want to miss this event to get your Bearded Irish on!

The Menzingers “Before the Party” Ratio Sessions at Ratio Beerworks

On Saturday, March 17, The Menzingers will be stopping in for a “Before the Party” Ratio Session prior to their Summit Music Hall show later that night. Ratio welcomes The Menzingers to the taproom once again for a brief interview with Mostly Harmless Podcast and a special tapping of Irish Goodbyes, a one-off creation, followed by a short acoustic set. The Menzingers will arrive at around 5pm and are expected to perform at approximately 5:30pm. This show is free to attend and does not require tickets.

Renegade

St. Patrick’s Day Drink Special at Renegade Brewing Company

Make Renegade a stop on your St. Patty’s Day pub crawl! Pints of O’Connell’s Lead Stout will be $2 off all day. That’s better than catching a creepy leprechaun…

Avery

St. Patrick’s Day Menu at Avery Brewing Company

We have a special menu for St. Patrick’s Day! This one-day menu will include all kinds of tasty dishes, including Shepherd’s Pie, Bangers and Mash, Brisket Reuben, and more!

Dead Hippie

St. Patrick’s Day at Dead Hippie Brewing

Come join us for a fun St. Patty’s Day! 
Parking lot patio will be open. Special Beer releases. 
Musical guests are Built to Last from 3-6pm and Carnie Bums from 7-10pm. 
High Society Pizza will be here serving up delicious food from 11am – volume!

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Help Me Out Stout Release at Copper Kettle Brewing Company

Join us as we release the Help Me Out Stout – our traditional dry Irish nitro stout!

We’ll also have Irish inspired fare with a twist from El Gallo Blanco!

Post

St. Patty’s Day at The Post Brewing Co. at The Post in Lafayette, Longmont, Rosedale, and Boulder

The Post Brewing Company is celebrating St. Patty’s Day with lucky Irish food and drinks specials. Guests at all four locations (Lafayette, Longmont, Rosedale, and Boulder) will get the chance to enjoy classic Corned Beef & Cabbage ($15 lunch, $18 dinner) as well as Irish Whiskey Shot & a Beer ($8). Don’t forget to wear green!

 In addition, each Post location will have the following specials and events:

 The Post in Rosedale:

  • Brunch Corned Beef Hash (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. only) with sweet potatoes, red potatoes, pickled cabbage, and Big Rosie beer mustard ($16, add a fried egg $1)
  • Irish Soda Bread, served with a boozy blackberry marmalade ($5)
  • Big Rosie Car Bombs ($10)

 The Post in Boulder:

  • Live tunes from the Steamboat Bandits, a high-octane, progressive bluegrass band from Kansas City.

Diebolt

Silent Paddy’s Disco • 3 DJ Dance Party at Diebolt Brewing Company

SDP + Diebolt Brewing Company Present:

Silent Paddy’s Disco • 3 DJ Dance Party

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day far away from the downtown madness at one of our favorite breweries in the Denver Highlands.

We’re bringing a full lineup of our most crowd-pleasing DJs to help you burn all those beer calories and usher in the new spring season!

There will be dancing, delectable brews, photobooth delights, bar games & more…

Date: Saturday, March 17
Time: 7 to 10pm
Cost: $15 early bird / $20 ga + door

** All tickets include (1) beer token.**

Our killer lineup:

RC3 | Indie Dance – House – EDM

Gruv One Entertainment | Billboard Party – Irish Singalongs

TX RICK | Latin – Hip-Hop – Party Jams

Get a ticket, grab some friends, and let’s silent disco, SoundDown style.

This event is 21+.

Alpine Dog

St. Paddy’s Hot Chocolate Stout at Alpine Dog Brewing Company

Hot Chocolate Stout for St. Patrick’s Day! Our “Blind Sherpa” Stout with Hot Cocoa and Lactose!

Left Hand

St. Patrick’s Day at Left Hand! at Left Hand Brewing Company

The Tasting Room will be opening at 10:00am with food truck, Curbed Hunger, out front. Along with all of their usual tasty food, they will be doing their take on Shepherds Pie, The Lost Shepherd Sandwich.

We will be hosting a Pour Hard Contest at 1:00pm (limited space so come early to sign up) and running a Stout Glass special all day (purchase a Stout Glass and get a free Milk Stout Nitro fill).

Come celebrate #AmericasStout with us!!!

Bruz

St. Patties Release: Devil’s Night Stout at Bruz Beers

🍀 Celebrate St. Patties Day at Bruz with the release of Devil’s Night Stout! 🍀 

On tap at 12pm!

www.bruzbeers.com/events

38 State

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at 38 State Brewing Company

Join us for our annaul St. Patrick’s day party at 38 State! Special beer Release as our Irish Red makes it’s annual appearance, music and merriment all day long!!! 38 State favorite KenK is back to rock the house with a matinee show from 4-6 pm, so bring the whole family! The Party continues with Mad Millie Jams the 38 State, from 8-10! We’ll see you for all the St. Patty’s day fun!

***And some additional festive local beers to consider for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration***

Banded Oak Brewing—Scotch Ale
This is a full bodied wee heavy style with bold suggestions of molasses and toffee that meld with toasted and biscuity malt that lend a flavor of raisin and fire-roasted almonds. Expect a sweet finish with a moderate burn of alcohol.
Available at Banded Oak’s Tasting Room.
ABV: 7.8%

 

Call to Arms Brewing—Dust in the Wind Irish Dry Stout
This seriously drinkable stout offers roasty notes with a hint of mole on the nose and a light smoke aroma. It has this really fun chocolate, cinnamon thing on the nose. Dry and drinkable, like Guinness but better.  
Available at Call to Arms’ Tasting Room.
ABV: 5.2%

 

Great Divide Brewing—Claymore Scotch Ale
Named for a medieval Scottish sword, CLAYMORE SCOTCH ALE is Great Divide’s tribute to the legendary “Wee Heavy” beers of Scotland. This malty, deep-ruby beauty features lots of caramel sweetness, a reserved hop profile, and a subtle warming character. Unlike its namesake, this beer only requires one hand, but it’ll still make you feel like nobility.
Available at both Great Divide Tap Rooms
ABV: 7.7%

 

Maxline Brewing—Irish Red
This easy-drinking brew boasts notes of caramel, bread crust, and bing cherries. Aromas of sweet caramel and toffee greet the nose as this medium-bodied brew is enjoyed. Pair Irish Red with lamb, tiramisu, barbecue, and roast beef.
Available at Maxline’s Tasting Room.
ABV: 6.0%
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