Colorado Springs area beer related events starting May 18, 2017

Beer-related events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning May 18, 2017.

By Carlotta Olson Updated: May 17, 2017 at 1:06 pm • Published: May 16, 2017 0
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DAILY

Colorado Mountain Brewery Free Tours - Available during nonpeak hours, 600 S. 21st St., 466-8240; 1110 Interquest Parkway, 434-5740. Call for reservations.

Great Divide Brewing Co. Tap Room Tours - 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sunday, Great Divide Brewing Co., 2201 Arapahoe St., Denver, free. Limited to 20 people, first-come, first- served; greatdivide.com/tap-rooms.

 

MONDAYS

The Beer Run And Ride - Run, walk, jog or bike trail, 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Ute Inn, 204 W. Midland Ave., Woodland Park; facebook.com/thebeerrunride, thebeerrunwp@gmail.com.

 

TUESDAYS

Tuesday Night Karma Hour - One dollar per pint sold will be donated to a local charity, 5-9 p.m., Bristol Brewing Co., 1604 S. Cascade Ave. Go online for host charity; bristolbrewing.com.

Beer & Bass - Brewer/DJ DiggyV spins Liquid Drum & Bass, 7-10 p.m., Triple S Brewing Co., 318 E. Colorado Ave.; triplesbrewing.com.

 

TUESDAYS-SUNDAYS

Free Tours - Storybook Brewing, 3121 A N. El Paso St. Reservations: facebook.com/storybookbrewing.

 

FIRST TUESDAYS

Yappy Hour - Hosted by Camp Bow Wow, 5-7 p.m., Pikes Peak Brewing Co., 1756 Lake Woodmoor Drive, Monument. Anyone bringing a dog to the dog-friendly patio receives $1 off beer; 632-9247, campbowwow.com/us/co/monument.

 

FRIDAYS

New Beer Friday - Launch of new beer, 5 p.m., Red Leg Brewing Co., 4630 Forge Road, Suite B; redlegbrewing.com.

 

SATURDAYS

Saturday Firkin Tapping - Noon, Red Leg Brewing Co., 4630 Forge Road, Suite B; redlegbrewing.com.

 

FIRST SATURDAYS

First Saturday Firkin - Noon, Trinity Brewing Co., 1466 Garden of the Gods Road; trinitybrew.com.

Colorado Springs Downtown Brewery Walking Tour - Learn the brewing process, meet the brewers and receive a special brewer's reserve beer, 1-5 p.m., starting at Triple S Brewing Co., 318 E. Colorado Ave. Tour Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. and Iron Bird Brewing, $45. Reservations required 24 hours in advance; 344-5477, triplesbrewing.com.

 

THIRD SATURDAYS

Chauffeured Brewery Tour - Learn the drinking history of Colorado Springs, meet the brewers and receive a special brewer's reserve beer, 1-5 p.m., starting at Triple S Brewing Co., 318 E. Colorado Ave. Tour Smiling Toad, Bristol Brewing Co. and Gold Camp, $55. Reservations required 24 hours in advance; 344-5477, triplesbrewing.com.

 

SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS

Bristol Brewing Co. Tours - 4 p.m. Saturdays, 12:30 p.m. Sundays, 1604 S. Cascade Ave. $10 includes a 30-minute tour of the brewery, a free pint of beer and a free Bristol pint glass filled with Bristol swag. Reservations: 633-2555.

 

THURSDAY

Jim Beam Barrel-Aged American Blonde Ale Release - 6 p.m., Nano 108 Brewing Co., 2402 Waynoka Road; 596-2337.

 

FRIDAY

Release of President's Club 2017 - 5 p.m., Trinity Brewing Co., 1466 Garden of the Gods Road; trinitybrew.com.

Smoked Porter Tapping - 6 p.m., Nano 108 Brewing Co., 2402 Waynoka Road; 596-2337.

 

SATURDAY

Flagship Fest - More than 15 craft breweries, music and more, to benefit UpdaDowna, 2-5 p.m., BooDad's Beach House Grill, 5910 Omaha Blvd., $23-$35. Reservations: tinyurl.com/mnf47nh.

Sight Challenged Hog IPA Tapping - 2 p.m., Nano 108 Brewing Co., 2402 Waynoka Road; 596-2337.

Grill Cheese Fest and Craft Beer Pairings - To benefit Ascending to Health Respite Care, 4-9 p.m., Catalyst Campus, 555 E. Pikes Peak Ave., $20. Advance tickets: athrc.com.

 

SUNDAY

German Dunkelweizen Tapping - 2 p.m., Nano 108 Brewing Co., 2402 Waynoka Road; 596-2337.

 

MAY 25

Colorado Springs Sky Sox vs. New Orleans Baby Cakes - $3 Thirsty Thursday - A unique craft brew available for $3, 7 p.m., Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., go online for ticket prices: skysox.com.

 

MAY 26

Release of Next Big Thing 16.6% ABV - 5 p.m., Trinity Brewing Co., 1466 Garden of the Gods Road; trinitybrew.com.

 

MAY 26-29

Gateway to Craft Beer Festival - Tastings, events and more with SKA Brewing Co. and Left Hand Brewing Co., Gateway; 1-866-671-4733, gatewaycanyons.com.

 

MAY 27 AND 28

Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival - Beaver Creek, $40 and up; tinyurl.com/hw43tk6.

 

JUNE 3

Burning Can Brew Fest - More than 50 breweries, Lyons; tinyurl.com/hyb278y.

 

JUNE 4

Easy Brews Beer Festival - Local and regional craft beer, food trucks and live entertainment, Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, Aurora; visitaurora.com.

 

JUNE 9

Couples Cooking Class: It's Better with Beer - 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St., Suite 100, Denver, $160. Registration: 1-303-377-3222, theseasonedchef.com.

 

JUNE 10

Brewfest - More than 30 Colorado breweries, downtown Erie; tinyurl.com/gmbp7q4.

Snowmass Rendezvous Craft Beer Festival - Hefty samples from favorite Colorado craft breweries, Snowmass Village; gosnowmass.com.

Buskers, Brews & BBQ - Local brews, BBQ competition and music. Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn, Aurora; auroragov.org.

 

JUNE 16

Beer Dinner - To benefit Catholic Charities' Life Skills and Career Development Program, 5:30 p.m., Marian House Soup Kitchen, 4 W. Bijou St., $60. Reservations: localrelic.com.

 

JUNE 16-18

Craft Beer Classic - Beer paired with adventure, Vail; vailcraftbeerclassic.com.

 

JUNE 17

Rails & Ales Brewfest - 10 a.m., Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, Alamosa, $59 and up. Advance tickets: coloradotrain.com/ride/ rails-ales-2017.

 

JUNE 23 AND 24

BBQ and Brew Festival - Leadville; leadvillebbqandbrewfest.com.

 

JUNE 24

Pizza and Pints Festival Tour - Pizza, beer, live music, and lawn games, Community Park, Louisville; bceproductions.com.

 

JUNE 24 AND 25

Colorado Brewers' Festival - More than 40 breweries, food trucks and more, Civic Center Park and Washington World, Fort Collins; downtownfortcollins.com/events.

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If you have a beer-related event, email information at least two weeks in advance to pikespub@gazette.com.

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