Monthly Beer Events

April Beer Events

There are far too many events in any given month to post here, so for even more events, see my Facebook page!

***Colorado Craft Beer Week is March 31-April 7!***

Colorado’s breweries will celebrate the state of craft beer at the sixth annual Colorado Craft Beer Week, March 31 through April 7. From Collaboration Fest, Colorado Pint Day, tap takeovers and special events, Colorado Craft Beer Week 2018 is one celebration beer lovers do not want to miss. Stay up-to-date with all the latest events via the Colorado Brewers Guild Events Listing.

Monday, April 2
Daily Theme: Education
Craft beer lovers are looking for additional ways to learn more about craft beer, from beer styles and flavors to what makes a brewery work. On Monday, April 2, breweries will host a plethora of events like sensory analysis classes and craft beer 101. Whether you are a resourceful homebrewer or a complete novice, there will be plenty of craft beer education to go around.


Tuesday, April 3
Daily Theme: Food and Beer
From hosting Bravo’s Top Chef to award-winning food and drink, the food and beer scene in Colorado is gaining national recognition. To showcase their skills, brewers and chefs will be teaming up across the state to host beer dinners, special menus, and pairings.


Wednesday, April 4
Featured Event: Colorado Pint Day
Colorado Pint Day is a celebration of Colorado, The State of Craft Beer. The Colorado Brewers Guild reached out to artist Brendan O’Connor from Goodland Design to create a glass around the theme of 300 days of sunshine and 300+ breweries in the state. Pint glasses will be available for purchase at a number of breweries across the state. $1 from each pint sold will be donated to the Colorado Brewers Guild.


Thursday, April 5
Daily Theme: Craft Beer Gear Day
With 350+ amazing breweries in Colorado, it’s obvious that the state has a lot to be proud of. On April 5, the CBG is encouraging beer lovers all over Colorado to share their pride by wearing their favorite brewery t-shirt, hoodie, hat, etc. Look for merchandise sales and promotions at your favorite local brewery.  


Friday, April 6
Daily Theme: New Beer Friday
Thousands of different beers are brewed by Colorado Breweries each and every year.  New Beer Friday will showcase dozens of these highly anticipated beers and specialty firkins.  Check with your local brewery, pub or beer store to see what new beer they will release today.


Saturday, April 7
Daily Theme: Tour the Brewery or Meet the Brewer
Each of Colorado’s independent craft brewers is a local small business, and on April 7th, the CBG will encourage locals and visitors alike to see how and who makes their beer. Today is a day to put a face to the beer you love so much. It is the entrepreneurial spirit of these brewery owners and staff that build our communities and create a gathering place for us all. Some breweries are working together to develop “Brewery Loop Tours” via vans, shuttles or buses to transport you safely to multiple locations all in one day.
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All Month Long: Charity Tap at Wynkoop Brewing Co.

April’s Charity: Colorado Canine Rescue

Wynkoop Brewing Company—Colorado’s first brewpub—announced they are kicking off a charity tap program, where each month they will dedicate one tap to a local charity and donate $1 from every beer sold to the selected organization. The charity brews will rotate and will be named for the partner of the month.


Mon., Apr. 2, 7-9 pm: CTA “Back to School” Series: Sensory Training Workshop at Call to Arms Brewing Company

Calling all beer enthusiasts, nerds, and aficionados! This workshop is designed specifically with you in mind. This is a unique opportunity for you to learn from a bonafide expert, improve your palate, and begin your journey into sensory analysis in the world of craft beer.

In this two-hour workshop, Melissa Antone will cover six important off flavors (the “Cicerone 6”) that are commonly found in beer and represent when something has gone wrong. This activity will help beer enthusiasts gain more confidence when tasting and truly knowing the difference between good beer and bad beer.

Tickets are $25, and a CTA pint is included. Snack Packs, however, are not included.

About Our Badass Instructor…
Melissa’s passion for beer began while studying Biology at the University of Delaware and working for Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant. After 5 years and many roles with Iron Hill, she relocated to Colorado and joined the Quality Assurance Department at Avery Brewing Company where she developed and managed their sensory program. She later moved on to join Cara Technology Ltd and AROXA®, where she provided support and training in sensory to American craft brewers. Currently with Kathinka Labs, Mel specializes in all things related to Quality Assurance, assisting brewers by utilizing both sensory evaluation and lab analysis as effective tools to achieve their goals . She considers herself an ambassador for quality beer within her community and enjoys sharing her knowledge of brewing science, best practices, and flavor chemistry.

CO Craft Beer Week

Tue., Apr. 3: Sandwich & Westfax Beer Pairing at Even Stevens Sandwich Shop

WestFax will be teaming up with new local artisan sandwich shop, Even Stevens. There will be multiple WestFax beers on draught paired with individual sandwiches and eats from 5-8PM. Even Stevens (whose mission gives $1 from every sandwich back to the local hungry community), will also be making a special “WestFax Philly Cheese Steak” made with beer cheese from WestFax’s own Save The Pales, Pale Ale, as an extra special pairing. Live music and giveaways will also be a part of this local dinner event near Sloans Lake. 

We’ll also have LIVE MUSIC and giveaways, so what’s not to enjoy?


Wed., Apr. 4, 5-8 pm: Mexican Logger Release Party! at Ska Brewing

The ORIGINAL Mexican Lager! Ska’s Mexican Logger is the beer of choice for summer. The official beer release party takes place at Ska Brewing World HQ at 5pm, Wednesday, April 4th. Live music by local ska favorites, Buster’s Ghost and food specials our kitchen!!


Fri., Apr. 6, 10 am-3 pm: Opening Day Open House at Great Divide Brewing Company

Come drink behind-the-scenes in our brewhouse before the Rockies Opening Day Game! 

We’re opening up the brewery for an Opening Day Open House! It’s free to get in and we will have $5 beers, our new Heyday IPA on tap (not yet released!), tacos, and a cookie pairing from Good Sugar Baking.

So come hang with us in the brewery, drink some good beer and then head off to the big game! Doors open at 10am.


Sat., Apr. 7, 10 am-10 pm: National Beer Day at The POST Brewing Co. (Lafayette, Longmont, Rosedale, and Boulder)

Join us at any #PostBrewingCo location to celebrate #NationalBeerDay! For every draft beer you purchase that day, you’ll be entered to win beer…FOR A YEAR! That’s 52 beers folks! Mark your calendars for the best day of the year…

*The winner will be drawn the morning of 4/8.


Sat., Apr. 7, 1-11 pm: Saisons & Salads – Spring Cometh at Fiction Beer Company

To celebrate spring, we’re putting 6+ Saisons on tap, releasing our bottle conditioned peach Saison and … HOSTING A SALAD COMPETITION! Yup, salad folks!

We’ll have 2 categories of salads to judge: a general salad category and a pasta salad category. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and third place.

The taplist ——->
•Rum barrel aged mixed fermentation blackberry Saison
•Rum barrel aged mixed fermentation plum Saison
•A Saison blend from ⬆️ these barrels
•Sour Saison
•Saison (brewed in collaboration with our friends at Strange Brewing)
•Motueka Dry Hopped Saison
And more…

Bottle Conditioned Brett Peach Saison Release ——->
•$15 per 22oz bottle
•Limited release (only 50 bottles!)

Please register for the salad competition!


Sat., Apr. 7, 1-9 pm: Assimilation Bottle Release at Cellar West Artisan Ales and Amalgam Brewing

Amalgam Brewing and Cellar West Artisan Ales invite you to our North Boulder Tasting Room on Saturday, April 7th for the release of Assimilation in limited 750mL. bottles and on draft. Assimilation is a Saison thoughtfully blended with some of the finest barrels from the Cellar West and Amalgam stock. Composed of 75% this year’s batch of Westfield, Cellar West’s oak aged Saison, then 20% Freeform, a solera-style Golden Sour from Amalgam, as well as 5% their Apricot Sour, Assimilation evolves across the palate as it expresses soft oak elements, a spritzy acidity, undeniable juicy stone fruit character, a full & frothy mouthfeel, and pleasantly dry finish. Incredibly complex and gratifying, we forged this delightfully flavorful beer into a modest 6% ABV. package.

We have 200 bottles available, $20 ea. (tax incl.) and are enforcing a 4/person limit. Amalgam will also be setting up a gypsy bottle shop in our space and will be offering bottles (on-premise or to-go) of their Ascension, Composition #1, Composition #2 (Backyard Peach), and Composition #2 (Plum Mix); prices vary.

Hetti Spaghetti will also be on site at 1pm slinging their unique, gourmet pastas.

More info:


Sun. Apr. 8, 1-4 pm: Baseball Brewfest 2018 at FanDraught Sports Brewery

Celebrate Rockies home opener weekend at the first annual Baseball Brewfest. An unlimited taster party at FanDraught, with nine independent, Colorado breweries. In nine baseball positions. Make your way around the infield, stop to say hi to the pitcher and catcher, and head to the outfield. They’ll all have beer for you!!

Only $20 for a 1pm to 4pm party. Go Rockies! Sign-up here –

The Rockies game will be on all televisions and projectors, with audio. First pitch is 1:15pm. What a great way to watch a game and enjoy incredible Colorado beer from nine of your favorite breweries.

Starting lineup:

P – Holidaily Brewing
C – FanDraught Sports Brewery
1B – Bruz Beers
2B – Peak to Peak Tap & Brew
3B – Chain Reaction Brewing
SS – Rockyard Brewing
LF – Fiction Beer
CF – Resolute Brewing
RF – Mockery Brewing


Sun., Apr. 8, 2-4 pm: Bruz Beers Tour + Ink Lounge Coaster Screenprinting at Bruz Beers

Join us at Bruz Beers where Ink Lounge will help you screenprint your own personalized set of 4 wooden coasters, followed by a behind the scene tour. After the tour we’ll finish up with some tastings and a chance to ask all the questions you want.

Registration Fee: $25 includes all materials and tastings. Please Note: Registration is required and limited to 24 spots. 

More Info:


Tue., Apr. 10, 12 pm-11 pm: Denver – Pink Boots Society Collaboration Beer Release

Get ready to try the Denver Chapter’s PBS Collaboration Beer, “Equal Hopportunity” Pineapple IPA! All profits from this beer will go towards funding educational and scholarship opportunities for women beer professionals enrolled in Pink Boots Society.

Participating Breweries/Taprooms:
-Dry Dock Brewing
-Eddyline Brewing
-Mother Tucker Brewing
-Great Divide Brewing Co.
-Blue Moon Brewing Co.
-Woods Boss Brewing
-De Steeg Brewing
-Blind Faith Brewing
-Launch Pad Brewery
-High Alpine Brewing Company
-Black Shirt Brewing
-Brix Taphouse and Brewery
-Coors Distributing Company
-Twenty Brew Taphouse
-Colorado Plus Brew Pub

Want to be added to the above list? Reserve a keg by visiting:!event/2018/3/8/denver-brew-day-keg-registration

There will also be a small release party at Blue Moon on the 10th, starting at 6:00 PM!

Style: Fruited IPA (Pineapple)
Malt Build
-75-80% pale
-10-15% wheat
-5% Munich (Root Shoot Malting)
-5% (Great Western) Slightly Lactic Malt
Hop Blend (Custom “Pink Boots Blend” from YCH)
Yeast for our Collaboration Brew was graciously donated by Inland Island Yeast!


Fri., Apr. 13, 6-8 pm: Street Taco+Craft Beer Pairing at SomePlace Else Brewery

$25 per person, Come enjoy four 4oz beers paired with street tacos and a dessert from Corner of Gourmet! 
Homemade guacamole, salsa verde and fresh fried tortilla chips on the side as well as your choice of an 8oz beer at the end.


Sat., Apr. 14, 11 am-4 pm: Beer ‘n Bones ‘n BBQ Hosted by Luke & Co. Fine Pet Supply and MaxFund No-Kill Animal Shelter and Adoption Center

Come out and join us at Luke & Company for Beer-N-Bones-N-BBQ! Bring your dog, grab a beer, and support a local cause!

Special thanks to Luke & Company Fine Pet Supply and Outfitter, Dae Gee BBQ, Banded Oak Brewery, and Baker Wine & Spirits!

In addition to a MaxFund mobile adoption, there will be complimentary brats, bullysticks, nail trims, free samples, and much more!



Sun., Apr. 15, 2-6 pm: BSB Chili Cook Off! at Black Shirt Brewing Co

Contestants: BRING THE HEAT!
Attendees: YOU BE THE JUDGE!

We’re hosting a Chili Cook Off to bring in the BEST of the best to showcase their skills with good ol’ fashion chili! Interested in showing off? The first 10 contestants to sign up are guaranteed a spot – sign up here:

Didn’t make the cut? Want to show off your guacamole or cornbread skills? Show us what you got and grab a spot here: 

Cornbread sign-up:

Guacamole sign-up:

With live music from Old Fuss and Feathers, BEER and AWESOME prizes for the winners, this is a date you don’t want to miss! No tickets necessary!

Pet Photos

Wed., Apr. 18, 5-8 pm: Pet Photo Shoot Fundraiser for Humane Society Boulder Valley at Finkel & Garf Brewing Co.

AGoldPhoto Pet Photography is hosting a Pet Photo Shoot Fundraiser for Humane Society Boulder Valley. 

> The Details

– The photo shoot sitting fee for each pet is $50. $35 of that will go to the shelter.
– You’ll receive an online gallery with photos from the shoot to choose from
– Each edited digital photo is $20
– There is a minimum order of 3 digital photos
– You can expect the proofs within 3 weeks
– You’ll be sent an invoice for the amount of digital photos you’d like to purchase through PayPal, which can be paid by credit or debit card if you don’t have a PayPal account
– Prints are not included, but can be purchased as well

>Multiple Pets? 
Each dog does require its own time slot. If you would like photos with multiple dogs, photos can be taken together and if they don’t cooperate, can be taken separately and edited together.

Sign up your pup at


Sat., Apr. 21, 12-11 pm: Vol. II: Still Gleekin’ Bottle Release at Call to Arms Brewing Company

We couldn’t just do a one and done! Almost 2 years ago, we debuted our first collab with the crazy folks over at Novel Strand Brewing, notoriously known as, The Notorious G.L.E.E.K.. We all knew right away this bad boy had to come back one way or another. Introducing the release of VOL. II: Still Gleekin’, a sour ale fermented in a Cabernet Sauvignon Barrel with Brettanomyces and Mosaic hops, on Saturday, April 21st at Noon.

For Vol. II, we switched things up and fermented the whole shebang in a b-e-a-utiful Cabernet Sauvignon barrel with multiple microbes –some that we added and some that joined us from the wood. Several sneaky additions of Mosaic hops and a whole bunch of time yielded this glorious thing; a delicate, fluffy beer with a gentle twang reminiscent of historic Belgian saisons, and an unmistakable grape flavor that provides a subtle reminder of the wine this barrel once housed. It’s pretty dope.

After 2 months conditioning in bottles, it’s finally ready. So on April 21st, come and get old school with us as we drop Vol. II: Still Gleekin’!

375mL bottles
Only 200 bottles available
Limit 3 per person
$10 each


Sun., Apr. 22, 2-4 pm: Ratio Tour + Ink Lounge Coaster Screenprinting at Ratio Beerworks

Join us at Ratio Beerworks where Ink Lounge will help you screenprint your own personalized set of 4 wooden coasters, followed by a behind the scene tour. After the tour we’ll finish up with some tastings and a chance to ask all the questions you want.

Registration Fee: $25 includes all materials and tastings. Please Note: Registration is required and limited to 24 spots.

More Info:


Fri., Apr. 27, 7 pm-1 am: 26th Annual Microbreweries for the Environment at Boulder Theater

Boulder Weekly Presents
26th Microbreweries for the Environment
Amoramora + Intuit band
with The Sweet Lillies
Benefitting Girls on Rock, Colorado Ocean Coalition, CAN’d Aid Foundation, and CU Environmental Center
Ages 21+
Doors: 7:00pm
Show: 8:00pm
$25.00 GA plus applicable fees

“Microbreweries for the Environment” is an annual benefit concert that was started in 1993 by student volunteers at the University of Colorado Environmental Center. The Boulder Theatre is the premier producer, with support of veteran volunteers. The event is possible because of the MBE committee donating time and our– incredibly appreciated– brewers donating kegs of beer.

Breweries: 4 Noses Brewing Company, Asher Brewing Co., Avery Brewing Company, The Bakers’ Brewery, Bootstrap Brewery, Boulder Beer Co., Breckenridge Brewery, Colorado Cider Company, Fate Brewing Co., Holidaily Brewing Company, Left Hand Brewing Company, Lumpy Ridge Brewing Company, Odell Brewing Co, Odd13 Brewing, Oskar Blues Brewery, Sanitas Brewing, Ska Brewing, Twisted Pine Brewing Company, Upslope Brewing Company, West Flanders Brewing Co., and Wibby Brewing


Sat., Apr. 28, 1-4 pm: Belgian Brew Fest at Bruz Beers

Tickets are on sale now for this years Belgian Brew Fest held in The Garden next to Bruz Beers. Early bird ticket pricing in effect so take advantage of the savings while they last.

We’ll have food trucks and live music again, as well as 10+ breweries pouring their finest Belgian style beers.

New this year, we’ve brought in a special guest brewery, Brewery Ommegang! They’ll be pouring their best Belgian styles – beer you can’t find anywhere else in Colorado.

Kids and families welcome!


Sat., Apr. 28, 11 am-10 pm: Big Ass Tap Takeover with Avery Brewing Co. at Parry’s Pizzeria & Bar (Castle Rock, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Johnstown, Longmont, Northglenn, and Northlake, NC locations)

The time has come again for the famed Big Ass Tap Takeover with Avery Brewing. If you’ve never been, keep reading. If you have been to one of these events, scroll to the the last paragraph for further directions.

This is our biggest event of the year. It’s also the seventh year of putting on this show. We like to think of this event as “the event” that kicks off the glut of craft beer events that begin in the spring and end with #GABF here in Colorado.

Each location will have a smattering of Avery Brewing Company beers on tap (20-50.) If that wasn’t special enough, throw in some great raffles, games, pizza, wings, petting zoo, who knows what else.

Keep your eyes on this space for more information as it becomes relevant.

Go ahead and put this event into your calendars and let your Facebook friends know you’re GOING. Tell your friends and your foes about it and please, arrange for a ride so that you can enjoy this event the way in which it needs to be enjoyed.

Beers that will be available include Tweak, The Real Peel IPA, Joe’s Pils, White Rascal and many more. For a complete tap list by location visit


Sat., Apr. 28, 6:30-9:30 pm: The 14th Beer Dinner at Colorado Plus

The 14th Beer Dinner is a 5 course beer pairing dinner we do here at C Plus and it is right around the corner! There will be limited seating available and tickets are available on


Sat, Apr. 28, 12-6 pm: 3rd Annual Reinheitsgewhat?! at Mockery Brewing

Join us April 21st for the 3rd Annual Reinheitsgewhat?! Party in celebration of the 502nd anniversary of our favorite German Beer Purity Law!

It’s going to be a grand day of MOCKING & ROCKING the law with new and LIMITED beer releases (all of which break the law), live music by The Polkanauts “Metal by Birth-Polka by Choice”, special German menu from Pavy’s Food Truck, and first 100 people get commemorative glassware YOU GET TO KEEP!

Breakin’ the rules in all the right places.

Sat., Apr. 28, 12-9 pm: Tennyson Street Field Day Rumpus at Call To Arms Brewing Company

Sports enthusiasts and craft beer lovers rejoice: Call to Arms Brewing Company brings you the first-ever Tennyson Street Field Day Rumpus (4526 Tennyson St. Denver, CO 80212) on Saturday, April 28th from 12 – 9 p.m. Inspired by the nostalgia of the most cherished days of grade school careers, this event is bound to bring a dose of good old-fashioned fun, camaraderie and friendly competition. 
From 2 – 4 p.m., come watch as professional brewers (team blue) go head-to-head with professional beer drinkers (team yellow), competing in a lineup of field day games including dodgeball, relay races, musical kegs and more. Participants interested in joining the professional drinkers team can email There will also be specialty beer releases from Call to Arms, delicious grub from Rolling Smoke BBQ, samples from Keen One Foods, and music from DJ Psychonaut all afternoon long. In collaboration with Pours4Paws, bring in a new dog toy of at least $5 value and receive a $2 core beer. For the full schedule of events, visit Call to Arms Brewing Company’s Facebook page.


For those looking to get some extra mileage, there will be a special running component. Join Berkeley Park Running Company for a Rumpus Field Day 4K from 1-2:00 p.m. with field day themed stops along the way. The male and female winners of the race will receive their weight in ounces of free beer! A $25 entry fee gets you a commemorative shirt, a handy sweatband and a pint of Call to Arms beer. Tickets can be purchased at

May Beer Events

There are far too many events in any given month to post here, so for even more events, see my Facebook page!

***May 14-20 is American Craft Beer Week!***



Sat, May 5, 11 am-10 pm: Saturday Shebang at Parry’s Pizza – SouthGlenn

A grand opening shebang! We’ll have 9¢ 120 Minute IPA and a slew of other beers for only 9¢ a glass.

Win at the dough ball juggling contest or the pie eating contest and you could be the lucky soul to get free pizza for a year.

Play games with brewery reps and of course, sample some great beer and snag some swag. 

11AM – 6PM

Brewery reps on hand conducting games, sampling their beers and conversing with guests all day.

11AM – 1PM

A Dogfish Head representative will be in the house pouring Flesh and Blood through the Randall with rum-soaked tropical fruits until 1pm. This is something that you have to see (and drink) to believe!

Dogfish Head’s, SeaQuench Ale will be available for only 9¢ per full pour!

12:30PM – 2:30PM

Face Painter – All ages on this one, folks. You’re never too old for some face paint.


Pie Eating Contest – A pie eating contest unlike most. To those that can put away the most slices from a 18″ pizza, get ready for free pizza for a year!

1PM – 3PM

New Belgium will have their new beer on tap, Mural available for only 9 per full pour¢.

3PM – 5PM

Avery IPA & Ska Mexican Logger can both be had for 9¢ per full pour.


Dough Ball Juggling Contest – Participants will be timed while they juggle three dough balls. Juggle three balls for 1 minute, go to the next round. Juggle four balls while standing on one leg and you might be the winner. Contestant with longest juggle time wins free pizza for a year!

5PM – 7PM

Doghfish Head’s 120 Minute IPA can be purchased for only 9¢ per glass. This isn’t a typo. You don’t need to take a pic of this to show to your server because you swear you saw it on our website. Nope. Just show up and order it from 5pm – 7pm for 9¢ a glass.

6PM – 9PM

Live music performed by local Colorado artist, Kenny Lee Young

7PM – 9PM

Epic’s Los Locos will only be 9¢ per full pour.


Sat., May 5: AHA Big Brew

In 1988, May 7 was announced before Congress as National Homebrew Day. The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) created Big Brew as an annual event to celebrate National Homebrew Day around the world. Big Brew is held each year on the first Saturday in May.

Anyone can host a Big Brew event, so invite your friends and family, gather around the brew kettle and join in the global celebration of the greatest hobby there is—homebrewing!

To find out more information, and to find a Big Brew event near you, visit the AHA website:


Sat., May 5, 1 pm-11:59 pm: 3rd Annual Chili Pepper Beer Fest! at Alpine Dog Brewing Company

It’s time for the return of our popular Chili Pepper Beer Fest! We will be releasing 4 new Chili Pepper Beers so join us for some tastiness!

The New Beers:
1. Grapefruit + Mango + Habanero Session IPA
2. Mocha + Chipotle Red Ale
3. Jalapeno + Anaheim Blonde Ale
4. Blueberry + Habanero + Tequila Barrel Aged Wit

@goldiesdenverfoodtruck on site with the tastiest of grub!


Sat., May 12, 12-4 pm: Hops For Homes Craft Beer Festival at Great Divide Brewing Event Space

Join us, Habitat Denver and 30+ breweries for the 2018 edition of Hops For Homes! This craft beer festival brings the collaborative spirit of the craft brewery community together to craft a home and build hope for a local family in need! Buy your tickets and help us support a local family.

Your ticket includes unlimited pours from 30+ breweries, a specialty tasting glass, games, live DJ, raffles and more! 

Tickets —> 
VIP Happy Hour tickets (12:00-4pm) – $50
– Enter one our early
– Special release pours
  General Admission (1-4pm)- $40 


Sat., May 12, 12-4 pm: Tap and Handle Craft Beer Fest at Tap and Handle

As you know, craft beer is our passion. While creating culture, we believe that craft beer brings community and people together. So we are doing just that and putting on a Craft Beer Festival.

Join us Saturday, May 12th from 12:00PM-4:00PM as we gathered some of our closest friends to bring you some of the most sought after and limited beer available from 21 Colorado breweries. With special guest, Melvin, bringing the ruckus from WY. If you have been to any craft beer festival, the set up will be similar but in our parking lot. Tickets will LIMITED and be sold through eventbrite. With proof ID 21+/Valid ID.

The price of your ticket includes:

$10 from every ticket will be donated to Crossroads Safehouse for Domestic Violence:

Commemorative Tasting Glass & Tap and Handle wristband (with proof of ID, 21+) access to festival to enjoy 45+ VERY Limited Craft Beers to responsibly enjoy

We will feed you: Pig Roast- Pulled pork sandwiches w/ chips and variety of homemade BBQ sauces (A vegetarian option will be available for substitute)

Tap and Handle Craft Beer Fest t-shirt (With purchase of ticket on eventbrite, we will receive an email address to be in contact with appropriate shirt size).


Sat., May 12, 11 am-11:55 pm: Colorado Plus 5th Anniversary at Colorado Plus

We cannot believe that we are celebrating our 5th year since we opened our doors! Thank you all for the support and continuing to help us grow and become one of the Best Brew Pubs and Wheat Ridges Original Brew Pub! Chef Grant will be outside on the Grill with some incredible House Made Sausages, Brewer James will have over 25 of his beers! Including the Return of Milk & Cookies, pbbp – Peanut Butter Bacon Porter, Flavored Curlys, and many many more! We will also be raffling off various items (from 3:00pm-8:00pm) with purchase of a C+ Beer! Live Music on the patio (starting at 2:00pm / weather permitting) and a great, grand WONDERFUL time!


Sat., May 19, 12 pm-11 pm: Odyssey Beerwerks 5th Anniversary Party at Odyssey Beerwerks

We’re turning FIVE this year! Five years old is a big deal. Big. HUGE! So we are throwing the bestest anniversary party we’ve ever had. 

Special beer tappings, archive bombers, live music, food trucks, prizes, magic, and more!

MUSIC: Matt Rouch & The Noise UpstairsBrothers of BrassPolka Folka, and closing out the night with a bang, Jim Jamm Jimmy!

FOOD: Taste of Texas BBQ and Pambasos

MAGIC: Brandon K. Parker from Craft Beer and Magic

MERCH: 5th Anniversary T-shirts for sale

ARCHIVE BOMBERS, in very limited quantity: 2016 Salyut (all 3 varieties), 2017 Salyut (both varieties), 2017 Woods Monk (GABF 2017 Silver Medal Winner!), 2017 Imperial Fluffy Pumpkin, and 2018 Mountie Fuel

SPECIAL BEER TAPPINGS throughout the day: TBD – check back soon for more info!


Sat., May 19, 10 am-11:59 pm: 4 Year Anniversary Party! at Broken Compass Brewing

Mark your calendars and join us Saturday, May 19th to help us celebrate four awesome years of existence!

Like years past, we’re toasting our birthday with specialty beer tappings all day long, including a myriad of barrel aged beers, FREE live music, a FREE pig roast, cornhole tournaments, beerd contests, face painting and much, much more!

Keep checking back for more details!


Sat., May 19, 11 am-2 am: Wagapalooza at Bruz Beers

Bring your pups and join us for the best ever kickoff to summer party! Pose your pup for our professional photographer, get inside your dog’s head with our pet psychic, play with puppies from Lifeline Puppy Rescue, win fun raffle prizes, and mingle with the best sponsors in town. Plan on bidding on some fantastic items in our silent auction benefiting both Lifeline Puppy Rescue and Hope for Paws Colorado. We can’t wait to meet you and your pups!

SPONSORED BY: The Live Love Wag Team at Live Urban Real Estate, Mark Cooper with Rocky Mountain Mortgage, Bruz Beers, Mile High Dog Magazine, Jennifer MacNiven Photography, Lifeline Puppy Rescue, and Hope for Paws Colorado.


Sat., May 19, 2-10 pm: 5th Annual Upslope Get Down at Upslope Brewing Company – Flatiron Ct.


Join us for the 5th annual Upslope Get Down Presented by Flatirons Subaru, a FREE music fest with Upslope beer, food trucks, games, art, vendors and more on Saturday, May 19th from 2:00-10:00 pm at our Flatiron Park brewery.

We’re taking over the back parking lot of our Flatiron Park brewery to bring you a day full of live music on 3 stages.

Mark your calendars, and come Get Down with Upslope!

VIP Tickets & Advance Beer Ticket Package:

↠ VIP TICKET // $65, Includes:
– Admission to the private VIP Tent presented by our friends at Moe’s Original BBQ
– All you can drink! Beers will be flowing all day at our private VIP bar
– 1 food ticket for a meal provided by Moe’s Original BBQ-Boulder
– Happy Hour cheese pairing by Cured
– Prime Location! Premium viewing of Main Stage
– Enjoy specialty beers on tap exclusively at our VIP bar
– Souvenir pint glass
– Private portable restrooms

Enjoy 1 free beer (4 beers for the price of 3!)!

21+ event; however, we’re family friendly! Anyone under 21 MUST be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. Also, we love pets, but please leave your four-legged friends at home.

ORGŌNE | Guerrilla Fanfare | Tenth Mountain Division | The Jive Tribe | Steepland String Band | Kessel Run | Boot Gun


Sat., May 26, 1-6 pm: Odell Brewing Small Batch Festival at Odell Brewing Co

Odell Brewing’s biggest party of the year, Small Batch Festival, is back. This event will feature over 40 different Odell beers, including some of our favorite pilot system releases along with a selection of barrel aged brews, sour beers, and of course, our classics. 

We’ll have 5 live bands, including the Gasoline Lollipops, and some of Fort Collins’ best food trucks. Tickets are $35 and include entry to the festival, 2 beer tokens and a commemorative stainless steel cup. Get your tickets early as space will be limited.

No dogs allowed. All guests must be 21+. Absolutely no exceptions. Visit the ticket link for all the other details and FAQ.


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