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June Beer Events

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Sun Drenched

Sat., Jun. 3, 2-10 pm: Sun Drenched Music Fest 2017 at Denver Beer Co Canworks (4455 Jason St, Denver)

Sun Drenched Music Fest is BACK! And its going to be better than ever! Kick off the summer season at Sun Drenched Music Fest on Sat., June 3, 2-10 PM. We are taking over Denver Beer Co. Canwork’s parking lot for an afternoon of summer jams! Because you gotta get up (to Sunnyside) to get down…
This year’s Sun Drenched Music Fest is going to rock with live music all day, special pairings, sand volleyball, and beach games. So grab your friends and get ready to rock the beats of summer!
Featuring:
Pimps of Joytime
MAGIC GIANT
Coambient
Chemistry Club
K-Law
The 2017 Sun Drenched Music Fest Includes:
Sick Beats
Craft Beer to hydrate you
Tasty food truck fare to soak up the brews
Summer beach games because FUN.
Bouncy House, yep.
Friendships and Rainbows
Specialty BEER and ICE CREAM pairing with our friends Little Man Ice Cream

Fiction

Sat., Jun. 3, 1-5 pm: Awaken the Intellect Tapping at Fiction Beer Company (7101 E Colfax Ave, Denver)

‘Awaken the Intellect’ is a Cream Ale fermented with coffee whose beans were bourbon barrel aged, then roasted and cold brewed just for Fiction Beer by Copper Door Coffee Roasters.
The beans: A small, medium density Colombian bean.
The barrel: Bourbon.
The process: Green coffee beans were aged in our bourbon barrel for 3 weeks. The green coffee beans were then roasted and brewed into a cold brew concentrate by Copper Door Coffee Roasters. The cold brew was then added to the fermenter.
The result: A unique Cream Ale. The coffee has added aromas of oak, vanilla, dark fruit, cedar and coconut.
A subtle aroma of bourbon; similar to a freshly finished glass of bourbon. These aromas and flavors meld with the light crisp character of the Cream Ale to make a surprisingly unique and fresh take on a classic style.
Copper Door will be onsight for the release with samples of the coffee used in this brew, talking about coffee roasting and the processes used to make these beans.
More details coming soon.

Funk and Farm

Sat., Jun. 3, 1-5 pm: Funk & Farm Fest 2017 at Nighthawk Brewery (2780 Industrial Ln, Broomfield)

Nighthawk Brewery’s Second Annual Funk & Farm Fest is a celebration of grisette, saison, and farmhouse beers!
This invitational event will feature Colorado breweries from around the state. Included in your ticket purchase will be a commemorative glass, fresh made food from the Nighthawk Brewery Pizza Kitchen, and all the funky delicious beer you could hope for! We have invited some of Colorado’s best brewers of these great historic ales from Belgium and France. Come on by and get your funk on!

Platt ParkSat., Jun. 3, 12 pm-Sun., Jun. 4, 3 pm: 3 Year Anniversary Luau at Platt Park Brewing Company (1875 S Pearl Street, Denver)

We are celebrating our 3rd Anniversary… Come join us for the fun!
We will be tapping several new beers and all of the favorites throughout the day! More Details coming soon. Tickets are only needed for the Brewer Cellar VIP Lunch.
Brewers Cellar VIP Lunch: $30 gets you a pour of a VIP EXCLUSIVE Beer from the brewers cellar and Lunch (Whole Pig Roast Luau lunch with all the fixins).

Easy Brews

Sun., Jun. 4, 1-6 pm: Easy Brews Beer Festival at Aurora County Fairgrounds & Event Center (25690 East Quincy Ave., Aurora)

Join us for a summer afternoon full of local and regional craft beer, food trucks galore, live music by Wake Up and Live and of course, a beautiful view of the rocky mountains!
GA and VIP tickets will be available (and for those who aren’t partaking in the beer tastings, we offer a DD ticket). GA and VIP tickets include a souvenir tasting glass and unlimited 1oz beer tastings with all participating breweries. Learn more about what’s included in each ticket type →http://bit.ly/EasyBrews
The festival is all ages; however, you must be 21 or over to consume alcohol so bring your I.D. (you will be asked for it upon entry)! Only ticket holders will be allowed to partake in beer samples. The event is rain or shine so check the weather before you come!
All proceeds to benefit the Colorado Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation!

Ratio

Thur., Jun. 8, 7 pm: Dragstravaganza Punk Rock Drag Show at Ratio Beerworks (2920 Larimer St, Denver)

If there’s one major thing we’ve taken away from the punk rock music scene, it’s that our community is all about promoting inclusiveness and welcoming friends from all backgrounds, beliefs, and lifestyles.
As such, join us in a special punk rock themed drag show performance supporting ​One Colorado​ and the LGBTQ community. $1 of every beer sold during the performance will go toward this tremendous organization.

NKOTB

Fri., Jun. 9, 7-10 pm: 2017 New Kids on the Block Beer Festival Hosted by PorchDrinking.com at The Lobby (2191 Arapahoe St, Denver)

New Kids on the Block, the radtacular 80’s dance party and new breweries beer festival is back for a 5th Year! Join PorchDrinking.com and The Lobby for another celebration of Colorado breweries 2 years old or younger taking place during Colorado Craft Beer Week.
Festivities kick off at 7pm with unlimited pours from approximately 20 of the best up-and-coming Colorado breweries, each showcasing two of their best beers. Additionally, an 80’s dance party will be rocking all night long with a live DJ. Be sure to dress the part, as we’ll have brewery prizes for best dressed outfits.
Early bird tickets are currently available for $35 via the link here and $40 the day of the event, so reserve your spot for the 2017 NKOTB right now!

Night to Remember

Sat., Jun. 10, 5-9 pm: 6th Annual “A Night to Remember” Beer Festival at Founders Green (2900 Roslyn St, Denver)

12 people were fatally wounded and 70 other injured on July 20th, 2012 in Aurora, CO, one of which was our friend, loyal customer and brew club member, Alexander C. Teves.
Join us on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 from 5:00-9:00 PM for our 6th annual “A Night to Remember”, as we raise a pint to honor Alex, age 24, brew club member #28, who was one of the victims that night.
We’ll be hosting the CO only beer festival at The Founder’s Greens at Stapleton, in conjunction with their summer concert series, in Alex & all of the victims’s honor.
Silent auction, free prize giveaways, custom T-shirts and MORE! Please email kristen@copperkettledenver.com if you would like to donate a silent auction item! Last year we raised $15,000 from silent auction items!!!
We’ll even have multiple dog training sessions throughout the night, so bring your donation ($25 or more with all proceeds going to the charity) for your thirty minute dog training session with Canis Major Dog Training!!!
100% of the proceeds goes to the ACT Foundation – Alexander C Teves Foundation in Alex’s name, providing funds & opportunities to students with unique needs.
Raise a pint, raise your spirits & let’s raise some money! To #28, Alex C. Teves!
Pre-sale tickets are $35 for four hours of unlimited sampling ($25 designated driver ticket) and $40 at the door the day of.

Banded Oak

Sat., Jun. 10, 12 pm-11 pm: Banded Oak Anniversary Party! at Banded Oak Brewing Company (470 Broadway, Denver)

We truly can’t believe it’s been a year, but now it’s time to come together, drink some beer, and celebrate the passage of time with us.
We’ll be tapping 3 new previously unreleased beers and maybe a surprise or two. Our brewer, Chris Kirk, has been patient while trying out some experimental magic with barrels. Now it’s time to taste what he’s been cooking up!
Atomga, the band that we’ve named our Imperial Stout after, will be playing our anniversary party. If you’re not familiar with them they really put on a show. Did we mention Atomga is a 12 piece band?
To top if off, Areyto will be serving up some Puerto Rican goodness. Areyto means “community gathering” in the Taino Indian language. They are Denver’s first authentic Puerto Rican food truck! Get it while it’s hot, friends.

Snowmass

Sat., Jun. 10, 3-6 pm: Snowmass Rendezvous at The Snowmass Mall and Top of Fanny Hill, Snowmass Village, CO

The second annual Snowmass Rendezvous Craft Beer Festival summons more than 30 Colorado craft breweries to the Roaring Fork Valley for a day of beer tasting and live music. This year’s festival includes access to headliner Hot Buttered Rum’s slopeside evening concert. Hot Buttered Rum will take the stage on Fanny Hill at 5:00 p.m. with the Aspen Valley providing the scenic stage backdrop.
General admission tickets are $30 and include unlimited tastings from 30 Colorado craft breweries and commemorative glassware. To purchase tickets and for lodging information visit https://www.snowmassbeer.com. The Snowmass Rendezvous benefits the Colorado Brewers Guild. 

Criterium

Sun., Jun. 11, 8 am-8 pm: 2017 Criterium and Brewfest at Ridge at 38 (7101 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge)

Don’t miss the 2017 Criterium and Brewfest on W 38th Ave between Teller and Reed Street! Enjoy Colorado craft beer while cheering on cyclists participating in fast-paced races.
This event has something for everyone including: a community fun ride, two stages of live music, a kids’ zone, a farmers & artisan market, and a bike expo.
Schedule of Events
Pro & Amatuer Racing: 8:00am – 5:30pm
Brewfest: 1:00pm – 8:00pm
Music Headliner: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Music on the Second Stage: all day
Kids’ Zone: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Farmers and Artisan Market: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Learn more about the event and register to race here: ridgeat38.com/criterium-2017

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Thur., Jun. 15, 4-7 pm: Pet Photo Shoot Fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region at Fieldhouse Brewing Company
(521 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs)

AGoldPhoto and the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region are hosting a Pet Photo Shoot Fundraiser on Thursday, June 15 from 4-7 PM at Field House Brewing Company. Book a photo shoot for your pet for $100 and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region.
What you get…
– 5 unique digital photos of your pet. Photos will be available within 7-10 days
– Warm fuzzies for helping animals in need
– The opportunity to purchase prints and additional photo products
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.

Hogshead

Thur., Jun. 15-Sun., Jun. 18: Five Year Celebration at Hogshead Brewery
(4460 W 29th Ave, Denver)

MUSIC, FOOD, CASK ALE FEST,FATHERS DAY ENGLISH BREAKFAST, CASK KILL… MORE INFO AND SCHEDULE TO FOLLOW.

18379182_10209679292842936_1737507219_oFri., Jun. 16-Sun., Jun. 18: Vail Craft Beer Classic in Vail

***Use code BEERGIRL for 10% off!***
We’re bringing all the beer we can haul over the pass to throw a beer fest like nothing else on earth. Experience the mountains the way they should be enjoyed, with a cold beer and your friends. Pairing beer with adventure and the best breweries from Colorado and beyond June 16-18th. Information, schedule, and tickets here
With over 300 beers, dozens of events, yoga, hiking, and all the offerings of Colorado’s vast outdoor playground, fans of the craft should be ready for a mountain weekend full of brews and adventure.

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Fri., Jun. 16, 4:30-7:30 pm: Pet Photo Shoot Fundraiser to benefit the Longmont Humane Society at SKEYE Brewing (900 S Hover St, Ste D, Longmont)

AGoldPhoto and the Longmont Humane Society are hosting a Pet Photo Shoot Fundraiser on Thursday, June 16 from 4:30-7:30 PM at SKEYE Brewing.
Book a photo shoot for your pet for $125 and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the Longmont Humane Society.
What you get…
– 5 unique digital photos of your pet. Photos will be available within 7 days
– Warm fuzzies for helping animals in need
– The opportunity to purchase prints and additional photo products.
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.

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Sat., Jun. 17, 2-5 pm: Pet Photo Shoot Fundraiser to benefit the Boulder Valley Humane Society at Liquid Mechanics Brewery (297 N. Hwy 287 Suite 100,
Lafayette)

AGoldPhoto and the Boulder Valley Humane Society are hosting a Photo Shoot Fundraiser on Saturday, June 17 from 2-5 PM at Liquid Mechanics Brewery. Book a photo shoot for your pet for $125 and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the Boulder Valley Humane Society.
What you get…
-5 unique digital photos of your pet. Photos will be available within 7 days
-Warm fuzzies for helping animals in need
-The opportunity to purchase prints and additional photo products.
-A goodie bag from Only Natural Pet
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.

The Post

Sat., Jun. 17, 11 am-3 pm: “American Classics” Car Show & Auction at The Post Chicken & Beer Longmont (1258 S. Hover Rd, Longmont)

24 American classics from Stephen Tebo’s private collection plus Post Brewing Co. beer, BBQ off the grill, and fried chicken
The Post Chicken & Beer is hosting an American Classics Car Show & Auction on Saturday, June 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 24 classic American cars from the 1950’s, 60’s, and 70’s from Stephen Tebo’s private collection will be on display in The Post’s parking lot, and several of them will be up for auction.
Entry to the car show will be free to the public and food and drinks will be sold a la carte. Specials will include $12 fried or BBQ chicken plates and $4 chicken biscuits. The restaurant will also be open and serving the regular Post menu in addition to drink specials (such as $2 canned Post Brewing Co. beers) and the BBQ and fried chicken plates being served in the parking lot.
Mr. Tebo, founder and owner of Tebo Properties in Boulder, started building his collection in the year 2000. Currently it consists of nearly 400 classics from around the world—including famous cars like the Batmobile, the taxi from Seinfeld, John Lennon’s white Rolls Royce, and John F. Kennedy’s hearse. While the private collection is not open to the public, Mr. Tebo does allow local non-profits access it for fundraisers throughout the year.
Of the 24 American Classics featured in the Car Show, several will be auctioned off Dutch-style. An initial asking price will gradually be lowered until a bid is made, or until it reaches a predetermined reserve price. Dutch auctions are typically faster-paced than other styles, since only one bid is required to sell an item.

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Sat., Jun. 17-Sun., Jun. 18: Humulus Rumpulus: A Celebration of Hops at Call to Arms Brewing Company (4526 Tennyson St, Denver)

We’re on the edge of Summer and that’s cause for celebration. Fortunately in our case, celebration always involves beers. And on June 17th, we’d love to have you join us in celebration of the greatest contribution to our favorite adult beverage: HOPS. That’s right – we’ve dedicated an entire month to hops and the Humulus Rumpulus we will party in their honor.
Here’s what you can look forward to:
–We’ll be releasing ‘Great Great Great Gam Gam’ at 12pm. This is our first Triple IPA release and it’s sure to knock your socks off. This voluptuous beer will be on tap AND available in **12oz cans**!!! There will only be 250 cans available, and there’s a limit of 6 per person.
— The first 25 guests through the doors on the 17th will receive a FREE Rumpus can glass. (Pictures coming soon!)
— Stone Lotus of Boulder food truck will be slinging grub from 12-6pm.
— High Wire Hops will be showcasing Colorado hops from 12-4pm. Homebrewers, industry folks, and the dedicated craft beer consumers are going to want to sip beers with these guys and pick their brains!
— Habitat for Humanity will be in the house from 12-4pm. Learn how you can get involved!
— The Alcapones are playing LIVE tunes from 4-7pm out in the lot!
— Our nieghbors at il porcellino salumi will be premiering their Nelson-hopped ‘Freedom Fries Saison’ Salami from 3-6pm. Sample and take some house for yourself!
— We’ll also be tapping ‘Meemtonio Ginger Pale’ and a ‘Sweet Bloom Coffee IPA.’ Both of these beers will be available in crowlers along with any hoppy tappings we have available that day!
THAT”S RIGHT PEOPLE – OUR CROWLER MACHINE WILL BE IN FULL EFFECT BY JUNE 17th!! We look forward to helping you take our beer with you anywhere you choose!
Have the Hoppiest of Days, and stay tuned for more updates 😉

6 17 DBC Brewer's Brunch

Sat., Jun. 17, 12-2 pm: The Corner Office Brewers Brunch with Denver Beer Co at The Corner Office (1401 Curtis St., Denver)

Executive Chef Rich Byers has prepared a delicious four-course brewers brunch featuring four different beers from Denver Beer Co. Menu features Denver Beer Co.’s Pretzel Assassin Amber Lager paired with iberico chorizo-potato empanada + cilantro chutney, Incredible Pedal IPA paired with steak sandwich on ciabatta with stone ground beer mustard, tomato jam + balsamic chips, Maui Express Coconut IPA paired with blackened crimson snapper, toasted coconut, tamarind glaze + thai chili hush puppy, and Princess Yum Yum Raspberry Kolsh paired with raspberry shortcake. Tickets are $45. $1 from every ticket benefits No Kid Hungry.

Maxline

Sat., Jun. 17, 11 am-10 pm: Maxline Brewing Turns One! at Maxline Brewing (2724 McClelland Dr #190, Fort Collins)

Mark your calendars! On Saturday, June 17th, Maxline Brewing will be celebrating one year since we first opened our doors. The free event goes from 11 a.m. until close, and true to Maxline form, the party is both family and dog-friendly.
Come celebrate with us and enjoy:
• Outdoor Gear Giveaways from our Presenting Sponsor, Kelty
• Free Anniversary Pint Glass for the first 50 guests
• Live Music by Last Call Romance, Amy and the Peace Pipes, and Smokestack Relics
• Small Batch Releases (including Bourbon Barrel-Aged Stout!)
• Release of Raspberry Basil Saison and Farmhouse Double IPA
• Dunk Tank benefitting FoCo Cafe
• Artwork from Seed and Stone Handcrafted Goods
• Debut of Malternative Lifestyle, Maxline Brewing’s Beer Club
The Rollin’ Stone Wood Fired Pizzeria Food Truck and The Goodness
• Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
• Three Pouring Stations
Additional parking and bike racks will be available.
Limit One Crowler Fill of Raspberry Basil Saison per guest, per day.

Alpine Dog

Mon., Jun. 19, 6:30-8 pm: Craft Beer and Cheese Pairing! at Alpine Dog Brewing Company (1505 Ogden St, Denver)

Join us for a beer and cheese pairing with The Truffle Cheese Shop! $20 will get you 4 pairings, with additional beer and cheese available to purchase a la carte. Professionally led by our bar staff and brewer and a Truffle cheese monger! Learn about craft beer and artisanal cheese and feast on some tastiness! Tickets sold on Eventbrite or at the brewery. Usually the 2nd Monday every month, this month it is pushed back a week to accommodate construction on our new roll up doors! Patio time! and Double IPA is here! Tickets here or link below:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/monthly-craft-beer-and-cheese-pairing-tickets-34733991303

TRVE

Fri., Jun. 23-Sun., Jun. 25: TRVE Brewing’s Fifth Anniversary Bacchanal at Hi-Dive (7 S Broadway, Denver)

It’s our fifth anniversary. We’re throwing a party. There will be beer. There will be metal.
NIGHT I – JUNE 23RD
Eternal Champion
Spirit Adrift
In the Company of Serpents
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Rottstrotter
NIGHT II- JUNE 24th
Ash Borer
Vastum
Of Feather and Bone
Glacial Tomb
Many Blessings
TWO DAY TICKETS – $30 – ONLY AVAILABLE AT OUR TAPROOM
Online Tickets ($20 / night):
http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1450233
http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1450235

Renegade
Sat., Jun. 24, 1-5 pm: Renegade’s 6th Anniversary Block Party! at Renegade Brewing Company at the Yard (918 W 1st Ave, Denver)

We’re turning 6 and we want to throw an awesome birthday bash with all our favorite Renegades! We’re doing things a little bit differently this year; a ticket gets you in the door and UNLIMITED BEER, food trucks, and music (including headliner Hangman’s Hymnal). All this goes down on June 24 from 1-5, with VIP access starting at noon. We can’t wait to party down with you all!

Boulder Beer

Sat., Jun. 24, 12-8 pm: Boulder Beer’s 38th Anniversary Celebration at Boulder Beer (2880 Wilderness Pl, Boulder)

Colorado’s First Craft Brewery is turning 38 in June!
Festivities kick off at the brewery at 12pm with our Rare Beer Garden featuring a dozen experimental pilot brews on tap outside. Live Music all day, culminating with Duey and The Decibels on at 6pm. Plus a tie-dye your own t-shirt station, beer and cheese pairings with Murray’s Cheese, and a whole lot of fun!

Landlocked Ales

Sat., Jun. 24, 12-10 pm: LandLocked Ales Grand Opening! at Landlocked Ales (3225 S Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood)

We would FINALLY like to invite everyone to our Grand Opening! More details to come.
Woodhill Small Batch BBQ will be there all day cooking up some awesome food!
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Photo credit: Two Parts

Fri., Jun. 30, 7:30-10:30 pm: The McNichols Project #2: Wild West Project at The McNichols Building (144 W. Colfax Avenue, Denver)

An era of lawless westward expansion. The West was largely unexplored and full of rebellious characters and high stakes. Gold and land were up for grabs, and the saloon provided a social hub in the many booming towns popping up across the plains. For the second event in the series, The McNichols Project explores the culture of Wild West via frontier-esque drinks, food, music, and decor. 
The Art: 

Diverse Voices of the Modern West | 3rd Floor

In this exhibition, Denver artist Rochelle Johnson has brought together a group of Colorado artists representing gender, ethnic, race, and cultural diversity.  Historically left out of the mainstream art scene, the artists in this exhibit show what true inclusion can look like. Artists included in the exhibition are Sean Gray, Dawn Williams Boyd, Kaz Umezono, Jenna Almond Williams, Josh Armijo, Yee Tseng, Deborah Jang, Joel Cook, Allister Bane, Sylvia Montero, Tony Ortega, Ron Hicks, Michael Gadlin, Karen Divine, James Dixon, Ella Maria Ray, and Andrea T. Kemp.

Diversity in the Wild West: Buffalo Bill posters | 2nd floor

2017 marks the 100-year anniversary of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s death in Denver. In honor of this centenary, Denver Arts & Venues highlights the diversity in his grandiose Wild West shows by borrowing from the poster collection of the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave in Golden. Through his show Buffalo Bill, rightly or wrongly, has made an indelible imprint upon American history and culture. Buffalo Bill’s Wild West shows were based upon Cody’s own experiences as a white man growing up in the American West, and people saw “Indians” from his perspective. He advocated for equal rights, and ensured that American Indians and women were treated fairly and received the same pay as all other performers. The show eventually became one of the most popular traveling shows in the world, employing performers from every continent (except Antarctica). 
Tickets are $30 per person. Guests receive a choice of western inspired cocktails or craft beers, along with live music, and art. Complimentary snacks will be available along with additional food for purchase from some of Denver’s favorite food trucks. 
Stay tuned for the brewery and distillery lineup. 

 

July Beer Events

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Strange

Sun., Jul. 2, 5-6 pm: Inside The Orchestra Meet & Greet at Strange Craft Beer Company (1330 Zuni St, Unit M, Denver)

“Inside the Orchestra” is Strange Craft’s “Strangers Helping Strangers” July nonprofit tap of the month. A percentage of the proceeds will go towards this fantastic organization. Stop by July 2 and learn more.

About Inside the Orchestra
Inside the Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that brings educational orchestra programs to young children in the Denver metro community. We create unique and fun experiences by bringing an orchestra to schools and venues and quite literally surrounding the children with professional musicians. Our conductors act as tour guides, teaching the kids about the music while it is performing around them. We partner with opera, dance, and music schools as well – giving children access to a wide array of performances and hands-on experience with the instruments themselves.

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Tue., Jul. 4, 4-8 pm: 4th of July BBQ & Walk to Waneka at The Post Brewing (105 W. Emma St., Lafayette)

The Post Brewing Company is throwing a backyard BBQ and fireworks pr-party on the 4th of July. Seasonal specials will include The Post’s Famous BBQ Platter—smoked chicken, hot links, pulled pork, slaw, baked beans, and a can of Post beer for $16. There will also be $3 cans and To Go specials. Live music kicks off at 4:00 p.m. and the party will move down the road to Waneka Lake, with glow sticks and sparklers, at 8:00 p.m. to watch the fireworks.
For more information, please contact The POST at (303) 593-2066.

BSB

Fri., Jul. 7, 6-9:30 pm: Bites n’ Brews at Cook Street School of Culinary Arts (1937 Market St, Denver)

Give into beer-pressure…Craft Beer has always earned a seat at our table but we’re taking it beyond the glass this time. Beer is just as delicious in cooking as wine but perhaps not as straightforward. Join us for a class that combines the basics of cooking with beer with a menu that is meant to complement the complexities and flavors of a craft brew.

Bruz

Sat., Jul. 8, 12 pm-10 pm: Bruz 1 Year Anniversary Celebration at Bruz Beers Bruz Beers (1675 W 67th Ave, Ste 100, Denver)

Bruz 1 year Anniversary Celebration! That’s right, we are coming up on 1 year serving this awesome community! We have a full day of festivities planned. Mark off July 8th on your calendar and plan on spending the day with us. Some exciting things to note for the day: car show, live bands (Denver Meatpacking Company), outside venue & special tappings.
More details at: www.bruzbeers.com/events

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Sat., Jul. 8, 2-6 pm: Great Divide’s 2017 Block Party at The Square on 21st (2062 Larimer Street, Denver)

Great Divide is getting back to its roots with a summer block party at the Square on 21st Street, a newly created urban green space on 21st Street between Larimer & Lawrence streets. The event will be a relaxed affair with music, lawn games and plenty of delicious beer in a unique outdoor venue. Think of it as a sort of “not an Anniversary-party party”. Wait, that didn’t help, did it?
Because we know there is a lot going on in this great city of ours, we’ve taken the stress out of committing to a day-long event by offering different tiers of participation. The capacity at this venue is limited so if you’re committed to your relationship with Great Divide, we encourage you to get your tickets in advance.
Here’s the breakdown:
Tier 1: Put A Ring On It – $40
For our Yeti Mafia-worthy fans who have no problem committing to a great time, $40 will get you unlimited 4 oz. pours of rare, specialty and core beers along with a commemorative glass, Great Divide limited edition Hop Disciples pin and VIP status for fast-tracked beer service. You will also have access to exclusive, limited beer tastings not available to other attendees.
Tier 2: Going Steady – $10
Not ready to pop the question? Since space at The Square is limited, this $10 ticket ensures that we will save room for you to join us, and it gets you a free Denver Pale Ale upon entrance, just to remind you what a good thing you’ve got.
Tier 3: Don’t Tie Me Down – $5 at the door
For those simply looking for a casual hang, $5 will get you in the door along with one free Denver Pale Ale. Please note there is no guarantee of entry day-of. Giving you the option to keep it casual means we don’t know how many people to expect to show up. If you can’t commit to us we can’t commit to you. You understand, right? If you want to reserve your space at the party, just wear our varsity jacket already and get that “Going Steady” ticket. Don’t make us play hard to get.
Once inside, beer tokens will be available for purchase, unless you committed to the $40 unlimited tasting experience ticket. Beer list coming soon…
Great Divide is teaming with Ballpark Neighborhood Association and Levitt Pavilion Denver to make this event happen and proceeds will go to benefit Levitt Pavilion Denver. This event is 21+.

Baere

Sat., Jul. 8, 12 pm-11 pm: 3rd Anniversary Extravaganza at Baere Brewing Co. (320 Broadway, Suite E, Denver)

It’s time for Jorts of July! Come help us celebrate our 3rd year in this beautiful strip mall with Jorts, beer, ice cream, and good times. We will have beer ice cream from Sweet Action Ice Cream, live t shirt printing by INDYINK and tons of special beer tappings throughout the day. More updates to come. Cheers!

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Sat., Jul. 8, 1-5 pm: 21st Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous at Salida Riverside Park (East Sacket and F Street, Salida)

The 21st Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous takes place at Riverside Park in historic Downtown Salida, Colorado, surrounded by soaring mountains and hugged by the Arkansas River. You will enjoy live music throughout the event with great food vendors offering up tasty concoctions to pair with your favorite beers! The event features over 75 Colorado Breweries with over 300 samplings of beer offered. The 21 Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous promises to be outstanding.
Participating breweries include:
105 West Brewing Co, 4 Noses Brewing, Avery Brewing Co., Barrels & Bottles Brewery, Black Bottle Brewery, Black Shirt Brewing Co, LLC, Bonfire Brewing, Boulder Beer, Brewery Rickoli LTD, Bristol Brewing Company, C.B & Potts, Cannonball Creek Brewing Company, Caution Brewing Co., Cerberus Brewing Co., Cerebral Brewing, Chain Reaction Brewing, CO-Brew, Comrade Brewing Company, Crestone, Crooked Stave, Crow Hop Brewing Co., Ltd., Dillon Dam Brew,, Dry Dock Brewing Co., Durango Brewing Co, Eddyline Brewing, Elevation Beer Company, Epic Brewing Company, FATE Brewing Company, Fermaentra, Florence Brewing Company, Fossil Craft Beer Company, Gordon Biersch, Gravity Brewing, Great Divide Brewing Co., Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, Grist Brewing Company, Horse & Dragon Brewing Company, Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery, Joyride Brewing Company, Kokopelli Beer Company, Left Hand Brewing Company, Liquid Mechanics Brewing, Living The Dream Brewing, Moonlight Brewery and Pizza, Odd13 Brewing Inc, Odell Brewing Company, Odyssey Beerwerks, Oskar Blues Brewery, Our Mutual Friend Brewing, Ouray Brewery, Pagosa Brewing, Periodic Brewing, Phantom Canyon, Pikes Peak Brewing Co., Pug Ryan’s Brewing Company, Ratio Beerworks, Resolute Brewing Co., Riff Raff Brewing Co., San Luis Valley Brewing Company, Sanitas Brewing Company, Ska Brewing, Smiling Toad Brewery, Soulcraft Brewing, Station 26 Brewing Co., Steamworks Brewing Co., Storm Peak Brewing Company, Strange Craft, Telluride Brewing Company, Three Barrel Brewing Co., Upslope Brewing Co., Ute Pass Brewing Company, Vail Brewing Company, Very Nice Brewing Company, Wibby Brewing, Wild Woods Brewery, Wit’s End Brewing Company, Wonderland Brewing Company, and Zwei Brewing Co.

Joyride

Sat., Jul. 15, 11 am-11 pm: Joyride’s 3rd Anniversary Extravaganza at Joyride Brewing Company (2501 Sheridan Blvd, Edgewater)

Live music from 7 bands, 3 food trucks, beer tents, 3 collab beer releases, rare beer releases, kids zone, fun, and more!
Don’t miss the biggest party Edgewater has ever seen! We are once again shutting down 25th Ave in front of the brewery, and this year is will be closed almost to Benton. We’ll have more space than ever to spread out and load up the fun.
Beer:
Instead of one anniversary beer, we brewed THREE different anniversary collabs with Elk Mountain Brewing, Little Machine Beer and Hogshead Brewery. If you buy a pint of each of the collaboration beers, you’ll receive a special edition commemorative glass! We’ll also have a rare beer tent with some aged specialties, including 5 different versions of our Tour Time Barleywine. Full beer lineup to be announced the week of the party.
Music:
The stage will be in the parking lot across the street from the brewery this year, so you’ll be able to sit at our garage doors and get a perfect view of the action.
11-11:30 AM: Flying Splash Kicks
12 – 1 PM: Johnny Tarr
1:30 – 2:30: Full Of Mirrors
3 – 4: DIRT
4:30 – 5:30: Coambient
6 – 7:30: Wandering Natives
8 – 10 PM: FUNK
Food:
We’ll have three food trucks, with Burgerchief, Turn-In BBQ and Johno’s Food Truck joining us.
Kids:
We will have multiple bouncy castles for the kiddos, and even a few for adults as well!
More details to come, but mark your calendar now!

BruFrou

Sun., Jul. 16, 12-5 pm: BrüFrouFEST 2017 at the Tivoli Quad (1363 E 9th Ave, Denver)

BrüFrouFEST 2017 is an outdoor summer extravaganza being held on the new quad at the historic Tivoli Brewery/Student Union building. Get ready for a whole new kind of experience featuring Live Music, Merchandise Marketplace, Specialty Tasting Pavilions, Outdoor Games, and Value Tickets & VIP Tent Passes. BrüFrouFEST 2017 is the largest craft brewer and chef pairing event in the country!
This year’s event features 130 Chefs, Brewers & Mixologists, 80 Culinary Pairings, 6 Live Bands, a DJ, and so much more! And here is all you need to know.
TicketsGeneral Admission tickets are on sale now for just $40 and include 8 full pairings. Additional tokens are available ($10 for a 4-pack, which is 4 full pairings). GA ticket holders can choose from 90 breweries, eateries & cocktail bars(45 pairing partners), and live music is included.
Want the full BrüFrouFEST experience? Get your VIP tickets for $125. VIP ticket holders get access to all 130 breweries & eateries (65 pairing partners) in both VIP & GA areas, exclusive access to Shaded VIP Tent area with 40 Breweries & Eateries (20 extra special pairing partners), upgraded polypropylene party plate & Belgian tulip sampling glass, and the live music stage.
Food-only tickets are also available; both GA ($35) and VIP ($50) options are offered.

Arvada on Tap

Sat., Jul. 22, 12-7 pm: Arvada on Tap at Ralston Park Addition at 64th and Simms: (11200 Ralston Rd Arvada)

Enjoy the day outdoors sampling beers from local and regional craft breweries while two competitions take place. Our Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) competition draws champion BBQ teams from all over the country and the annual homebrew competition showcases the talents of our local homebrew scene.
This craft beer and BBQ festival has a little of everything, community vendors, food vendors and live music. New in 2017, we’ve added two exciting elements; a one-of-a-kind BBQ sampling session, and a kids zone.
Arvada on Tap is a fundraiser produced by Arvada Festivals Commission. All net proceeds go to our event partners; Arvada Vitality Alliance, Arvada Sunrise Rotary and Arvada-Jefferson Kiwanis to support their community projects. 

Westy Craft

Sat., Jul. 29, 6-9 pm: Westy Craft Brew Fest at Christopher Fields – Westminster City Park (10455 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster)

Westminster’s premier beer festival is back and better than ever! Presented by RE/MAX Alliance, this year’s event features more than 45 regional breweries! Enjoy unlimited 5-oz. beer samples while enjoying live music, food trucks, an enhanced VIP experience, and unparalleled vistas of the Front Range. Free childcare available on site. Buy your ticket in advance and $ave! Tickets are limited so you can enjoy the beer–not long lines.
$45* General Admission
$55* VIP (5 p.m. admission, access to VIP Lounge)
*Save $10 when you purchase your ticket online!
Presented by RE/MAX Alliance, with support from Denver Westword.

 

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