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Drink Local: November 26-December 2

I’m sure everyone is still recovering from Thanksgiving feast overload, but hopefully you left room for more beer, because there are still fun things happening this week (can we talk about how it’s already December?!)! The calendar includes special beer tappings, multiple charitable events, a rock-paper-scissors tournament, tree lighting ceremony, a No-Shave-November party, and even a Goat Patch guest spot at Benny’s dive bar (to name a few). Even though Thanksgiving is over, get out and enjoy this wonderful beer community that we are so thankful for!

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Monday Nov. 26

Fossil Craft Beer – Monday Beer Tapping @ 2pm * – Cascadian Dark Ale

Fossil’s Cascadian Dark Ale aka Black IPA is on tap! Roasted and chocolate malts give way to piney flavor and aroma.

Brass Brewing Company – Merrier Mondays @ 4-10pm *

Do you have a bad case of the Mondays? We totally understand how that goes. Come on in to Brass for $1 off pints during their all-night Happy Hour! Mug Members will get $2 off pints all night. [Event Link]

Peaks N Pines Brewing Company – Sap Tap Monday @ 5:30*  Blueberry IPA

Every Monday, Peaks N Pines releases a new “sappling” small batch. Tonight’s Sap Tap is the “Blue Balls” Blueberry New England IPA! In honor of No-Shave November’s Men’s Cancer Awareness efforts, they’ll be donating proceeds of every “Blue Balls” Sap Tap sold to the American Cancer Society! Only available for one night, and only until it’s gone. [Event Link]

FH Beerworks (Both Locations) – Service Industry Night @ 6pm to close *

Head into FH Beerworks on the East side and get $1 off pints and $2 off growler fills.

Monday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Goat Patch Brewing – Yoga & Brews @ 5:45pm *

$15 includes class, RX bar and a post-yoga beer. CASH ONLY. Part of the proceeds benefit local non-profit, UpaDowna. [Event Link]

 

Tuesday Nov. 27

FH Beerworks (Both Locations) – Giving Tree Kickoff @ 12 or 2pm

The good folks at FH Beerworks are lighting up the Giving Tree at both locations on Giving Tuesday! After being thankful for what we have on Thanksgiving, it’s time to give back and Craft. Community. They are adopting a family in need at each FH location and helping to make their Christmas a little brighter this season! Grab a bag, add it to your tab, and FH will take care of the shopping, wrapping and delivery! East opens at 12pm, Downtown at 2pm. [Downtown Event Link] [East Event Link]

Gold Camp Brewing Company – Brewsday Tapping @ 5pm  Pumpkin Coffee Stout

For their last Experimental Brewsday Tuesday, Gold Camp will be tapping a nice coffee stout brewed with pumpkin and pumpkin spice. Roasty and spicy, this one is sure to please! [Event Link]

Smiling Toad Brewery – Test Tap @ 3pm * Peanut Butter Imperial Stout

A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday at “The Toad”! This week is a peanut butter imperial stout. Available while supplies last.

Brewer’s Republic – Craft Can Night @ 5pm to close *

Discounts on select craft beer cans all night – $3.50 for 12oz cans, $4.50 for 16oz cans! The selection varies every week, so stop in to see what they’ve got. They’ll have something for everyone!

Goat Patch Brewing Company – Bleating Heart Night @ 5-9pm * – The Arc

By joining the Goat Patch Tribe on a Bleating Heart Night, every pint you purchase between 5pm – 9pm will result in a $1 donation to the featured non-profit, which varies each week. This week will benefit The Arc Pikes Peak Region. Find out more about what they do here. [Event Link]

Pikes Peak Brewing – IndyGive! Night @ 5pm

Hosted by Paws N Hooves & Black Forest Animal Sanctuary. $1 from every beer goes to local non-profits! Enjoy snacks, come meet local non profits, make a donation and be entered to win prizes. Learn more about the Indy Give! program. Help Pikes Peak help more animals. [Event Link]

Bristol Brewing Company – Karma Hour @ 6pm * – The Give! Campaign

Every Tuesday night, the Bristol Pub invites a local non-profit to tell everyone who they are, what they stand for, and how they are making our community better! This week will be featuring The Give! Campaign. Give! is a year-end philanthropic initiative created to encourage everyone in the Pikes Peak Region to give back and get involved with local nonprofits, with a particular emphasis on catalyzing philanthropy from those 36 and younger. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

Benny’s – Goat Patch Pint Night @ 6pm

Love a good dive bar? Benny’s on Colorado Ave will be hosting Goat Patch for a “Goat in the Wild” night! Even better yet is they will have live music by the talented Sweet T’s Rude Blues Jam. Get a free pint glass when you order a pint of Goat Patch Beer, while supplies last. [Event Link]

Tuesday Trivia:

Atrevida Beer Company – Bingo and Trivia @ 7pm * [Event Link]

Iron Bird Brewing Company – Triviality Trivia @ 7pm * [Event Link]

Trail’s End Taproom – This is a Clue Trivia @ 7pm * [Event Link]

Tuesday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Metric Brewing – Yoga & Brews @ 5:45pm *

$15 includes class, RX bar and a post-yoga pint. $10 for yoga only (all ages). CASH ONLY. Bring your own mat if possible. [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company – Stretches & Suds @ 6m *

$15 includes a 60-minute class and 1 pint to help recover! All skill levels encouraged. Bring your own mat, or a friend named Matt. [Event Link]

 

Wednesday Nov. 28

FH Beerworks (East & Downtown) – Test Tap @ 5pm * – Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout

Big Beers Month goes out with a bang! Go get the Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout this week at both locations! This sexy beast comes in at a whopping 10.2 % ABV, so naturally, it’s only available in half pints. [Downtown Event Link] [East Event Link]

JAKs Brewing Company – Brushes & Brews @ 5pm

Sign up today to secure your spot for JAKs adult Paint Night with resident artist Genevieve Snyder! Limited spots available, so stop be the taproom to secure your canvas today, or give JAKs a call to arrange over the phone. Must pre-register! $35 per painter, and your first beer is on JAKs. [Event Link]

Trail’s End Taproom – IndyGive! Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament @ 5pm

Love beer? Love community? Have a competitive streak? Consider registering for the Rock, Paper, Scissors tournament at Trail’s End. Participants donate to the IndyGive! non-profit of their choice at indygive.com (can also be done in person) and then sign up to play for either Team Camp Shady Brook or Team UpaDowna! Up to 12 people per team. More info on their event page. FREE for spectators! Who will come out on top as the BEST rock rambling, paper punching, scissor slinger?? [Event Link]

Brass Tap – Pint Night @ 6-8pm – Pikes Peak Brewing 

The Brass Tap is doing a pint night tap takeover featuring Pikes Peak out of Monument, CO. Head in for beers and swag! [Event Link]

Wednesday Trivia: 

Goat Patch Brewing Company – This is a Clue Trivia @ 6:30pm * (Come hungry, because Chef Bob’s Lobstah Trap will be in the lot from 4-8pm) [Event Link

Black Forest Brewing @ 6:30pm * [Event Link]

Brass Brewing Company @ 7pm * [Event Link]

Dueces Wild Brewery @ 7pm *

Cogstone Brewing Company @ 7pm *

Gold Camp Brewing Company – Triviality Trivia @ 7pm (Stay for Open-Mic @ 9:30pm) *

Wednesday Running Clubs:

Red Leg Brewing Company – Eagle Run Wednesdays @ 6:30pm *

Need a mid-week pick me up? Join Team Red, White and Blue for a 5k run, kid and bike friendly. For more information, click here. [Event Link]

 

Thursday Nov. 29

Cogstone Brewing Company – Firkin Thursdays @ 2pm * – Star Anise Brown Ale

Special tapping of the Star Anise Brown Ale starting at 2pm. Limited quantities while it lasts. [Event Link]

Black Forest Brewing Company – Thank You Thursdays @ 3:30-10pm *

First-responders, military, teachers, service industry and medical providers all get 10% off (single discount only) to say THANK YOU!

Smiling Toad Brewery/Tap Traders – Collaboration Blonde Tapping @ 3pm

What happens when you bring Tap Traders/Earthshine Brewing Company and Smiling Toad together? A Tap ‘n Toad Hoppy Blonde! Being tapped at 3:00 at both locations on Thursday.

Goat Patch Brewing Company – Therapeutic Thursdays: Adult Coloring Contest @ 6pm *

Whether you are a true artist at heart, or just love to doodle, come try your skills at the Therapeutic Thursdays Adult Coloring Contest! Every Thursday at 8 pm, a winner will be announced, and they will receive a FREE Sampler Box fill! Every week they will have a new picture available starting at 6 pm. This will be for ADULTS ONLY, although different sheets will be provided for kids to color. Kabob Kaboose Food Truck will be serving from 4 pm – 8 pm. [Event Link]

FH Beerworks East – Paint-a-Sign @ 6pm

Beer and creativity go hand in hand, right? Christmas is around the corner, why not create a special gift for someone? Seating begins at 6pm in the private barrel room at FH Beerworks East. You’ll be able to select your background color and begin base painting your board upon arrival and full instructions will begin at 6:30pm or earlier. The cost covers the materials, instructions, and your own wooden sign board. Must grab tickets in advance, click here to purchase. [Event Link]

Iron Bird Brewing Company – Save the Beers with Climate Reality Project @ 6pm

Join Iron Bird for a special presentation regarding climate change. Members of the Climate Reality Project (Dan and Virginia Carreno) have initiated a SAVE THE BEER TOUR and their discussion will address how is climate change currently impacting our lives here in Colorado and beer production, what progress is being made to address this issue, and what can we do as citizens of Colorado and beer lovers to make a difference? [Event Link]

Gold Camp Brewing Company – Books & Brews @ 6pm

For November’s Books and Brews meeting, Gold Camp and friends will be reading and discussing “Blood Red Road” by Moira Young. It’s a book several members have been wanting to read, so now’s the chance. Come out, have a beer, and talk literature with us! [Event Link]

Brass Tap – Pint Night @ 6-8pm – Left Hand Brewing

The Brass Tap is doing a pint night tap takeover featuring Left Hand out of Longmont, CO. Head in for beers and swag! [Event Link]

Thursday Trivia:

JAKs Brewing Company – Geeks Who Drink Trivia @ 7pm [Event Link]

Brass Tap – This is a Clue Trivia @ 7pm [Event Link]

Rocky Mountain Brewery @ 7pm 

Brewer’s Republic @ 8pm 

Thursday Running Clubs:

Brass Brewing Company – Beer Club Run @ 5:45pm *

Brass Brewing Co. is excited to announce they are hosting a weekly 5K Running Club along Shooks Run. Runners of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Leashed, good pups are also welcome to join on the run and in the Taproom after! All participants will receive HALF-OFF all post-run pints. [Event Link]

 

Friday Nov. 30

Trail’s End Taproom – Flannel Fridays @ 11am * 

Receive 10% off for wearing a flannel! 

Brewer’s Republic – Tap Takeover @ 5pm * – New Belgium

Every Friday Brewer’s has a new tap takeover! This week is New Belgium out of Fort Collins, CO (as if you didn’t already know..). Check the Facebook event for more info and a list of beers being tapped. [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company – New Beer Release @ 5:30pm * – BEER

New beer alert! Describe. [Event Link]

Brass Brewing Company – No Shave November Party @ 6pm

Did you participate in No Shave November? Head over to Brass for your chance to show off all your hard work. $5 at the door gets you a dollar off beer. All money will be donated to “22 Until None”, a great charity that helps veterans in need. Win great prizes for best facial hair, including new beard/mustache, old beard/mustache, and online submissions. [Event Link]

Gold Camp Brewing Company – IndyGive! Pint Night @ 8pm

Gold Camp Brewing Company will host a Pint Night for Springs Ensemble Theatre as part of their Annual Indy Give! Fundraising effort. $1 of every pint sold that night goes directly to SET through IndyGive! Live music from 8:00-10:00pm. Springs Ensemble Theatre is a local non-profit, all volunteer company, known for hard-hitting dramas and sharp comedies in an intimate black box setting. [Event Link]

 

Saturday Dec. 1

Brass Brewing Company – Inaugural Tree Lighting Ceremony @ 5pm

Bring the family down to Brass on Saturday, December 1st at 5:00 for their Inaugural Tree Lighting Ceremony! [Event Link]

Tap Traders – Friends of New Horizons Band Fundraiser @ 5pm

We all love drinking for a cause! Tap Traders will be donating 10% of sales during the evening to Friends of New Horizons Band of Colorado Springs. Enjoy great food, craft beer, and a performance by All In! Jazz! There will be gift basket drawings for donors during the evening as well! The New Horizons Band creates vital connections to family, friends, and community. Our adult-only bands (ages 30+) enrich the lives of our 165 band members through the unique and life-enhancing relationship between music, musician and audience. More info here. [Event Link]

Saturday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Brass Tap – Yoga & Brews @ 9:30am *

$15 includes class, RX bar and a post-yoga pint. $10 for yoga only (all ages). CASH ONLY. Bring your own mat if possible [Event Link]

Peaks N Pines Brewing CompanyCheer to Yoga! @ 10am *

$15 includes a 75-minute yoga class and pint. CASH ONLY. Bring your own yoga mat, water, and any other yoga accessories. Please arrive early as there is limited space, and RSVP on the Facebook event page. [Event Link]

FH Beerworks East – Soul Food Yoga @ 11am *

$10 includes yoga and a post-class beer. Bring your own mat! [Event Link]

Black Forest Brewing Company – Festhall Yoga @ 10am

Every first and third Saturday of the month. $10 includes yoga and a post-class beer. Bring your own mat! [Event Link]

 

Sunday Dec. 2

Sunday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Oskar Blues Colorado SpringsYoga & Brews @ 9:30am *

$15 includes class, RX bar and a post-yoga pint. $10 for yoga only (all ages). CASH ONLY. Bring your own mat if possible. [Event Link]

Atrevida Brewing Company – Cheers to Yoga! @ 1pm

$15 includes a 75-minute yoga class and pint. CASH ONLY. Bring your own yoga mat, water, and any other yoga accessories. Please arrive early as there is limited space, and RSVP on the Facebook event page. Prize for the best sweater! [Event Link]

Sunday Running Clubs:

Black Forest Brewing Company – Sunday Funday Runday @ 2:30pm *

Run with the group at 2:30pm or on your own (sign in at the brewery to get credit). Run Walk Crawl… 5K or 1 mile! [Event Link]

 


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