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Beer Happenings over the next few days (Oct 17-21, 2012)

Lots and lots of beer happenings over the next two weeks in the Pikes Peak Region (including an Oktoberfest party!). I think we’ll start you off slow with information about the events over the weekend, but if you want a peek ahead at all the beer dinners, Monument Beer Week, and special events you should check out our calendar. Here’s what’s up for the next few days:

Wed. Oct 17th

Belgian Style Beer Dinner at the Blue Star
Details are all listed here.

Thurs. Oct 18th

Bristol Beer Dinner at the Melting Pot
Details are all listed here.

Winter Warlock Release Party at Bristol / 5-9pm
With the cold weather brewing it’s time to release Winter Warlock. Bristol is located at 1647 S. Tejon, COS

Fri. Oct. 19

Merle Release Party at Trinity / 5pm
Merle is a member of the new family of strong Belgian ales know as “Super Saisons.” The name Nocturnum is inspired by the intimidating jet black color of the beer. Spiced with a blend of sarsaparilla, sassafras, rosemary, coriander, hibiscus and cumin for a perfect balance of spiciness, sweetness, and acidity. At 12.5% ABV, this Saison was once the strongest locally brewed spiced Belgian ale.

Colorado Springs Oktoberfest Starts
See listing below

Sat. Oct 20th

Monument Beer Week Beer Dinner at Rudy’s Roadhouse in Monument. 
All information is here.

Sun. Oct 21st

Brewer’s Republic Meet the Brewer with River North Brewing

5-7pm / 112 N. Nevada, COS. 
Come by Brewer’s Republic on Sunday October 21st from 5-7 pm to meet Patrick with River North. River North Brewery is located in the River North Art district in the northern part of downtown Denver. The brewery has only been open since February of this year and they are already making headlines with their fantastic Belgian style beers. We will have four beers available:
Quandry – Belgian Quad
BPR – Belgian Pale Red
River North White – Belgian Wit
Whiskey barrel aged River North White
And also one case of Avarice their Belgian Stout.
Oct 19-21

Colorado Springs Oktoberfest!
The official website is here
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Friday, October 19
4 p.m. to Midnight
6 p.m. Keg Tapping Ceremony
7 p.m.  Primetime Band
8 p.m. German Dancers

Saturday, October 20
Noon to Midnight
11 a.m. Oktoberfest 5K
2 p.m. Dachshund Dash
3 p.m. Primetime Band
4 p.m. Brat eating Contest
5 p.m. Costume Contest
7 p.m. Holy Cow! Stein Hoisting Prelims
7 p.m.  Primetime Band
8 p.m. German Dancers
9 p.m. Holy Cow! Stein hoisting Finals

Sunday, October 21 / Family Day
Noon to 6 p.m.
Noon: Primetime Band
12:30p.m. OkTUBAfest
2 p.m. Brat eating Contest
4 p.m. Costume Contest

Ticket Info:

Daily Tickets
$10 adults
$8 active duty military and seniors
$6 – designated drivers
$5 – kids 6-20, kids 5 and under free
Oktoberfest Ticket Packages

VIP
(Limited to the first 75 people Friday, October 19; 125 people Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21) / $100 per person
Custom beer stein
Seating in VIP area
Four beverage vouchers
One food voucher
One time entrance
VIP parking

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Eric teaches art, loves being outdoors, and organizes beer events around the country. He founded Focus on the Beer and Beers Made By Walking.

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