Colorado Beer Events

April 2015
04
Saturday
13th Annual Boulder Strong Ale Fest 2015

Boulder Strong Ale Fest features epic brews from craft breweries around the country, bringing the beers of brawn and this king of categories to one holding pen for your pleasure! And this year it's being held at Avery Brewing Company's new location!

To make it into this fest, a beer must be 8% ABV or higher and represent something very special from the heart and soul of its creator. Tickets go on sale soon. Ticket gets you 16 pours and a commemorative glass.

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Avery Brewing Company - 4910 Nautilus Court
Boulder, CO
Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm (est)
Cost: $50 per person.

Get your tickets today!

www.eventbrite.com

23rd Annual Microbreweries for the Environment

Music and craft beer all for a great cause. This year's beneficiaries include Colorado Prairie Initiative River Restoration, Adventures for Tomorrow, Americas for Conservation + The Arts. Tiyospaye Winyan Maka, and CU Environmental Center. Breweries participating: West Flanders Brewing Co, Left Hand Brewing Company, Upslope Brewing Company, Ska Brewing Co, Twisted Pine Brewing Company, Boulder Beer Company, Odell Brewing Company, Oskar Blues Brewery, Shine Brewing Co., FATE Brewing Company, Avery Brewing Co., and Sanitas Brewing Co.

Musical groups this year: THE HEARD & ATOMGA.

VIP package includes exclusive access to a pre-event reception with the brewery partners. Get to taste select, boutique offerings only available to VIP guests, and learn about local craft breweries from the brewers themselves. Package also includes a MBE t-shirt, pint glass, and other craft brew swag! Availability is very limited. Don't miss this craft beer opportunity like none anywhere else! 21+ only event.

Run of Show
6pm VIP Doors @ Georges
7pm Doors @ Boulder Theater
8pm - 9pm Atomga
930pm -11pm The Heard

Get your tickets today

www.bouldertheater.com
06
Monday
Front Range BBQ Arts & Crafts Show

Come over to the West Side of town for your annual Arts and Crafts show featuring local artists, henna artists, live music, free appetizers and drink specials.
Purchase a $5 ticket to enter the drawing for door prizes.
Come out for a night of fun, artwork and raise money for a local nonprofit which uses art to support teens in our community.

Featuring:

Rebecca Cornell- Luna Lucerna/ soaps, candles
Christiana Joy Fanaro- fine art
James Galloway- wire-wrap jewelry
Michelle Hair- glass art, New Earth Beads
Drew Johnson- tech wares jewelry
Shannon Mcgee- beer cap earrings
Danielle Garafola- pen and ink
Christopher Gilbert- photography
Jennifer Mencl- home decor/ Polished Interiors
Adam Poe- fine art
Corrina Tackett- pottery, paper art, vegetables
Sara Vaas- fine art, jewelry


Henna Artist- Max Frugé

Live Music with Abigail the Brave!

frbbq.com
07
Tuesday
Crafty Ladies Beer Club Hosts Renegade Brewing, April 7

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Crafty Ladies Beer Club Hosts Renegade Brewing, April 7

Hello Crafty Ladies!
by Carrie Dow on Mar 30, 2015 in Event Listing for Highland Tap and Burger

Calling all beer-lovin' ladies! For April, the Crafty Ladies Beer Club at the Highland Tap and Burger will host Renegade Brewing Company of Denver on Tuesday, April 7. Enjoy tasty Renegade beers paired with small bites from the restaurant. Reps from the brewery will be on hand with information, education and plenty of swag.

The fun starts at 6:30 PM and costs only $10. Tickets are transferrable, too. If you can't make it, give it to a friend or let HTB know, and it can be resold to anyone on the waitlist. Speaking of waitlist, sign up here to guarantee your ticket.

Event Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Highland Tap and Burger
Price: $10 per lady
Type: Beer, Food

Get your tickets today so you do not miss out!

denver.thedrinknation.com
10
Friday
Chain Reaction Brewing Company Comedy Night

Their monthly comedy show is back bringing you more local laughs paired up with hand crafted brews! Voted by the Denver Westword as "Denvers Best New Comedy show this is a must not miss event! Plus its free to get in so come on down and enjoy some brews while you watch the show.

www.chainreactionbrewingco.com
11
Saturday
Colorado Springs on Tap

The Colorado Springs On Tap Craft Beer Festival takes place on Saturday, April 11th at the Colorado Springs Event Center from 2:30PM to 6:00PM. This three-hour premium event will showcase over 100 releases from some of America's best craft breweries. Attendees will sample beers in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase, and great vendors. What better way to spend a Saturday than with great friends, amazing beer, delicious food and live music!

Get your tickets today!

americaontap.com

Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival

The 9th Annual Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival is one of the premiere spring events in Breckenridge each year bringing over 30 breweries for tastings, FREE live music, a VIP area and wonderful food and retail vendors. All taking place on Ridge Street in downtown Breckenridge with amazing views of the mountains!

Enjoy a weekend of skiing and a Saturday afternoon of beer tastings from some of Colorado's finest breweries & other breweries from around the world!

The Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival draws a wide range of people from beer aficionados to families. In honor of our radio station KSMT's 40th Anniversary, they are theming the Spring Beer Festival after one of our longest-running radio shows - "The Friday Funk Show"! The Spring Beer Fest will be a funk-tastic theme party with disco balls, funky music and costumes! We'll even be hosting a costume contest for prizes! The Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival celebrates Brews, Views & Great live Music!

Date: Saturday April 11th, 2015
Time: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Ridge Street, Downtown Breckenridge, CO

See more details and get your tickets before they are sold out

alwaysmountaintime.com
13
Monday
DSTILL

A serious celebration of the American Craft Spirit

This weeklong (April 13-19, 2015) experience highlights American small-batch distilling with featured spirit tastings, craft cocktail events and workshops highlighting top artisan distillers and bartenders from across the country.

Each year, DSTILL brings together top small-batch distillers and bartenders for a weeklong experience of tastings, craft cocktail events, and educational workshops for both industry and consumer. But at it's core, DSTILL is about all those who are passionate about their craft - artisanal spirit producers and bartenders influencing today's resurgent craft cocktail culture, tradesmen and ranch-hands, artists and photographers, fishermen and musicians. These are those that inspire DSTILL. Men and women of character and spirit, they're mindful of tradition but never afraid to break a few rules.

To see daily events for times and places, check out their website

www.dstill.co
14
Tuesday
DSTILL

A serious celebration of the American Craft Spirit

This weeklong (April 13-19, 2015) experience highlights American small-batch distilling with featured spirit tastings, craft cocktail events and workshops highlighting top artisan distillers and bartenders from across the country.

Each year, DSTILL brings together top small-batch distillers and bartenders for a weeklong experience of tastings, craft cocktail events, and educational workshops for both industry and consumer. But at it's core, DSTILL is about all those who are passionate about their craft - artisanal spirit producers and bartenders influencing today's resurgent craft cocktail culture, tradesmen and ranch-hands, artists and photographers, fishermen and musicians. These are those that inspire DSTILL. Men and women of character and spirit, they're mindful of tradition but never afraid to break a few rules.

To see daily events for times and places, check out their website

www.dstill.co
15
Wednesday
DSTILL

A serious celebration of the American Craft Spirit

This weeklong (April 13-19, 2015) experience highlights American small-batch distilling with featured spirit tastings, craft cocktail events and workshops highlighting top artisan distillers and bartenders from across the country.

Each year, DSTILL brings together top small-batch distillers and bartenders for a weeklong experience of tastings, craft cocktail events, and educational workshops for both industry and consumer. But at it's core, DSTILL is about all those who are passionate about their craft - artisanal spirit producers and bartenders influencing today's resurgent craft cocktail culture, tradesmen and ranch-hands, artists and photographers, fishermen and musicians. These are those that inspire DSTILL. Men and women of character and spirit, they're mindful of tradition but never afraid to break a few rules.

To see daily events for times and places, check out their website

www.dstill.co
16
Thursday
The Taste

Join in at THE TASTE, the foodie event of Northern Colorado. Enjoy samples of unique cuisine prepared by local chefs from 30 restaurants paired with flavorful wines and craft beers from 20 beverage purveyors. Celebrate the area's fabulous food and beverage culture while helping fight hunger in the community.

HILTON FORT COLLINS
425 W Prospect Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526

5:00-9:00 PM
5:00 PM VIP Entrance
6:00 PM General Admission

See more on their website

www.tastebenefit.org

DSTILL

A serious celebration of the American Craft Spirit

This weeklong (April 13-19, 2015) experience highlights American small-batch distilling with featured spirit tastings, craft cocktail events and workshops highlighting top artisan distillers and bartenders from across the country.

Each year, DSTILL brings together top small-batch distillers and bartenders for a weeklong experience of tastings, craft cocktail events, and educational workshops for both industry and consumer. But at it's core, DSTILL is about all those who are passionate about their craft - artisanal spirit producers and bartenders influencing today's resurgent craft cocktail culture, tradesmen and ranch-hands, artists and photographers, fishermen and musicians. These are those that inspire DSTILL. Men and women of character and spirit, they're mindful of tradition but never afraid to break a few rules.

To see daily events for times and places, check out their website

www.dstill.co
17
Friday
DSTILL

A serious celebration of the American Craft Spirit

This weeklong (April 13-19, 2015) experience highlights American small-batch distilling with featured spirit tastings, craft cocktail events and workshops highlighting top artisan distillers and bartenders from across the country.

Each year, DSTILL brings together top small-batch distillers and bartenders for a weeklong experience of tastings, craft cocktail events, and educational workshops for both industry and consumer. But at it's core, DSTILL is about all those who are passionate about their craft - artisanal spirit producers and bartenders influencing today's resurgent craft cocktail culture, tradesmen and ranch-hands, artists and photographers, fishermen and musicians. These are those that inspire DSTILL. Men and women of character and spirit, they're mindful of tradition but never afraid to break a few rules.

To see daily events for times and places, check out their website

www.dstill.co
18
Saturday
Rocky Mountain Brew Runs

APRIL 18TH, 2015
10AM
at Oskar Blues Brewery- Tasty Weasel tasting room
1800 Pike Road, Unit B
Longmont, Colorado 80501
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The Oskar Blues brew run is also an official qualifying event and beer training run for the Bolder Boulder!! All participants will be timed and results will be posted on our website. The event still remains a fun run and all levels of participants are encouraged to participate.

This is an open course with beautiful views of the rockies, you may even have a glimpse of Longs Peak.
This brew run includes 1 free Oskar Blues brew and really RAD swag!

CHARITY:

We are excited to announce our official partnership with Epic Experience, an amazing organization that organizes outdoor adventures for individuals fighting cancer. We are opening up 5 charity entries for each event for $50 each. 100% of the entry fee will go to Epic Experience. Please help us support the work they do to help those suffering DO EPIC!

Get your tickets today!

www.rockymountainbrewruns.com

14th Annual Southwest Arbor Fest & Craft Beer Expo

Join in for the 14th annual Southwest Arbor Fest & Craft Beer Expo. Get your taste buds into action with the chili and salsa competition. Taste a wide variety of craft beers. Entry fee includes Commemorative Glass and Unlimited Beer Tastings. All ages can visit the arts and craft booths, enjoy live music, experience the amazing touch-a-truck, enjoy yummy food, and have fun!

Lincoln Park
Grand Junction, CO
Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost: $20 per person

See more details on their website

www.gjcity.org
19
Sunday
DSTILL

A serious celebration of the American Craft Spirit

This weeklong (April 13-19, 2015) experience highlights American small-batch distilling with featured spirit tastings, craft cocktail events and workshops highlighting top artisan distillers and bartenders from across the country.

Each year, DSTILL brings together top small-batch distillers and bartenders for a weeklong experience of tastings, craft cocktail events, and educational workshops for both industry and consumer. But at it's core, DSTILL is about all those who are passionate about their craft - artisanal spirit producers and bartenders influencing today's resurgent craft cocktail culture, tradesmen and ranch-hands, artists and photographers, fishermen and musicians. These are those that inspire DSTILL. Men and women of character and spirit, they're mindful of tradition but never afraid to break a few rules.

To see daily events for times and places, check out their website

www.dstill.co
23
Thursday
4 Days to Celebrate 4 Years at Copper Kettle Brewing Company

It's been an incredible 4 years for them at Copper Kettle and they want to celebrate it with you, whether you have been seeing them since day 1 or you are a new customer. They could not have done this without you and they appreciate all of your support throughout the years!

They are celebrating with Their traditional 4 year party, although there is nothing traditional about what they have in store! Check it out!

4/23 (Thursday): "Fan Firkin' Favorites", including a Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Watermelon Helles and 12 Hops IPA! All of your firkin' favorites from 2014!

5280 Sliders here starting @ 2:00 PM and The Lovely In Betweens band playing some tunes from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/24(Friday): "Staff Showdown", including a chardonnay barrel aged key lime Saison, black Berlinerweisse, blood orange Gose and many, many more! All made individually by each staff member! Vote on your favorite and we'll put it on the draft line!

Hamborghini here from 12:00- 4:00 PM and Steuben's here from 4:00-10:00 PM. The Acoustic Mining Company band playing live bluegrass from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/25 (Saturday): "Macallan 18 Russian Imperial Stout", brewed 18 months ago in 2013 and aged in a Macallan Scotch barrel sent to us straight from Scotland!

The Cluck Truck and Kitsune here starting at noon and Groundscore band playing live jams from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/26 (Sunday): "Framboise Sour Ale". Aged for 22 months! Raspberry sour ale aged in wine barrels.
The Biscuit Bus here from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Four Days of Beers, Bands, Food and Fun!

www.copperkettledenver.com
24
Friday


Seven recognized Colorado homebrewers are coming together in the heart of the RiNo Art District to pour their delicious creations and help raise money for an amazing cause. Sip great beer, sign up for silent auction goodies from around RiNo, and learn how you can support mental wellbeing in Myanmar.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Denver-based NGO SalusWorld, dedicated to the well-being of individuals and communities recovering from conflict and emergencies through innovative mental health interventions.

When: Friday, April 24, 2015 from 5-7 p.m.
Where: Posner Center for International Development, 1031 33rd St, Denver, CO 80205
Tickets: $25 in advance // $30 at the door
Students $15 in advance // $20 at the door

See more information and details

www.salusworld.org

4 Days to Celebrate 4 Years at Copper Kettle Brewing Company

It's been an incredible 4 years for them at Copper Kettle and they want to celebrate it with you, whether you have been seeing them since day 1 or you are a new customer. They could not have done this without you and they appreciate all of your support throughout the years!

They are celebrating with Their traditional 4 year party, although there is nothing traditional about what they have in store! Check it out!

4/23 (Thursday): "Fan Firkin' Favorites", including a Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Watermelon Helles and 12 Hops IPA! All of your firkin' favorites from 2014!

5280 Sliders here starting @ 2:00 PM and The Lovely In Betweens band playing some tunes from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/24(Friday): "Staff Showdown", including a chardonnay barrel aged key lime Saison, black Berlinerweisse, blood orange Gose and many, many more! All made individually by each staff member! Vote on your favorite and we'll put it on the draft line!

Hamborghini here from 12:00- 4:00 PM and Steuben's here from 4:00-10:00 PM. The Acoustic Mining Company band playing live bluegrass from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/25 (Saturday): "Macallan 18 Russian Imperial Stout", brewed 18 months ago in 2013 and aged in a Macallan Scotch barrel sent to us straight from Scotland!

The Cluck Truck and Kitsune here starting at noon and Groundscore band playing live jams from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/26 (Sunday): "Framboise Sour Ale". Aged for 22 months! Raspberry sour ale aged in wine barrels.
The Biscuit Bus here from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Four Days of Beers, Bands, Food and Fun!

www.copperkettledenver.com
25
Saturday
BrüFrou

Join in at the 2nd Annual BrüFrou, Saturday April 25, 2015. Featuring 80 Colorado brewers + chefs collaborating on 50+ unique beer and food pairings. This event will excite your epicurean senses. Meet the brewers & chefs leading the hop and culinary revolution.

Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum - 7711 E Academy Blvd.
Denver, CO
Time: 1pm-4pm & 5pm-8pm. Talks at 12:30pm & 4:30pm.
Cost: $65 dining only or $75 beer & food. Talks $20.

More details and ticket sales on their website

www.brufrou.com

4 Days to Celebrate 4 Years at Copper Kettle Brewing Company

It's been an incredible 4 years for them at Copper Kettle and they want to celebrate it with you, whether you have been seeing them since day 1 or you are a new customer. They could not have done this without you and they appreciate all of your support throughout the years!

They are celebrating with Their traditional 4 year party, although there is nothing traditional about what they have in store! Check it out!

4/23 (Thursday): "Fan Firkin' Favorites", including a Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Watermelon Helles and 12 Hops IPA! All of your firkin' favorites from 2014!

5280 Sliders here starting @ 2:00 PM and The Lovely In Betweens band playing some tunes from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/24(Friday): "Staff Showdown", including a chardonnay barrel aged key lime Saison, black Berlinerweisse, blood orange Gose and many, many more! All made individually by each staff member! Vote on your favorite and we'll put it on the draft line!

Hamborghini here from 12:00- 4:00 PM and Steuben's here from 4:00-10:00 PM. The Acoustic Mining Company band playing live bluegrass from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/25 (Saturday): "Macallan 18 Russian Imperial Stout", brewed 18 months ago in 2013 and aged in a Macallan Scotch barrel sent to us straight from Scotland!

The Cluck Truck and Kitsune here starting at noon and Groundscore band playing live jams from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/26 (Sunday): "Framboise Sour Ale". Aged for 22 months! Raspberry sour ale aged in wine barrels.
The Biscuit Bus here from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Four Days of Beers, Bands, Food and Fun!

www.copperkettledenver.com
26
Sunday
4 Days to Celebrate 4 Years at Copper Kettle Brewing Company

It's been an incredible 4 years for them at Copper Kettle and they want to celebrate it with you, whether you have been seeing them since day 1 or you are a new customer. They could not have done this without you and they appreciate all of your support throughout the years!

They are celebrating with Their traditional 4 year party, although there is nothing traditional about what they have in store! Check it out!

4/23 (Thursday): "Fan Firkin' Favorites", including a Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Watermelon Helles and 12 Hops IPA! All of your firkin' favorites from 2014!

5280 Sliders here starting @ 2:00 PM and The Lovely In Betweens band playing some tunes from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/24(Friday): "Staff Showdown", including a chardonnay barrel aged key lime Saison, black Berlinerweisse, blood orange Gose and many, many more! All made individually by each staff member! Vote on your favorite and we'll put it on the draft line!

Hamborghini here from 12:00- 4:00 PM and Steuben's here from 4:00-10:00 PM. The Acoustic Mining Company band playing live bluegrass from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/25 (Saturday): "Macallan 18 Russian Imperial Stout", brewed 18 months ago in 2013 and aged in a Macallan Scotch barrel sent to us straight from Scotland!

The Cluck Truck and Kitsune here starting at noon and Groundscore band playing live jams from 6:00-9:00 PM

4/26 (Sunday): "Framboise Sour Ale". Aged for 22 months! Raspberry sour ale aged in wine barrels.
The Biscuit Bus here from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Four Days of Beers, Bands, Food and Fun!

www.copperkettledenver.com