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Drink Local: January 7-13

We are officially in week two of the new year! Hopefully everyone is staying strong with their resolutions (or not), and unless you’re participating in dry-anuary, there are plenty of ways to celebrate a fresh start this week. There is the reliable lineup of new beer releases, happy hours, yoga, axe throwing, live music and comedy – All of which go better with beer, of course! There’s also a few fun events going on this weekend, including Bar Bingo at Red Leg, an Open Arts event at Gold Camp, and a onesie brewery crawl with the Local Motive.

* Denotes a recurring event

 

Monday Jan. 7

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* – Black IPA

Every Monday, Peaks N Pines releases a new “sappling” small batch. This week features a black IPA that was brewed in collaboration with Iron Bird. Only available for one night, and only until it’s gone.

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

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

Cerberus – Service Industry Night @ 7pm to close *

Industry night every Monday! $4 pints at Cerberus for service industry friends.

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 Jan. 8

Smiling Toad Brewery – Test Tap @ 4pm * Golden Grapefruit Brut IPA

A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday at “The Toad”! This week is a golden grapefruit brut, made with a golden promise malt base and amarillo hops for taste and aroma. Available while supplies last.

Trinity Brewing – Happy Hour @ 4:30-5:30pm *

Every Tuesday, get $2 off Trinity beers for an hour, plus $2 off all tall-boy cans all day long!

Gold Camp Brewing Company – Brewsday Tapping @ 5pm  Mango Ginger IPA

Every Tuesday is small-batch Brewsday Tuesday! Gold Camp will be tapping a mango ginger IPA! They took a nice, mild IPA and added fresh ginger and mango to it to make it fruity and refreshing. Go try it out! [Event Link]

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!

Brass Brewing Company – Spartan Social @ 5-8pm

Go and join for a Spartan Social at Brass Brewing Co. Learn what TMF has to offer to veterans, families of fallen heroes and the local communities. [Event Link]

Bristol Brewing Company – Karma Hour @ 6pm * – Sleep in Heavenly Peace

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 Sleep in Heavenly Peace. Their mission is to provide a safe and comfortable place for children to sleep. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

The Public House – Pint Night @ 7-9pm * – Bonfire Brewing

On Tuesdays from 7-9pm, you and your brew crew are invited to a pint night featuring a new brewery every week. This week highlights Bonfire Brewing out of Eagle, CO. Head in for $4 pints, souvenir glassware while they last, and sweet brewery swag giveaways! Seating fills quickly and parking is limited, so be sure to carpool and get here early in hopes of snagging a coveted keepsake. [Event Link]

Tuesday Trivia:

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

Tuesday Music & Comedy:

Oskar Blues Colorado Springs – Deryk Cunningham’s Open Mic Night @ 7pm *

Deryk Cunningham presents Open Mic music night in the hole at Oskar Blues Grill & Brew! Come show what you got in 3 song sets. Sign ups are first come, first serve and are limited to musicians only. OB buys all performers their first beer! [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]

FH Beerworks East – Soulfood Candlelight Yoga @ 6pm *

$10 includes a 60-minute class and a post-yoga pint. Bring your own mat. Stay afterwards for Taco Tuesdays! [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company – Stretches & Suds Yoga @ 6pm *

$15 include a 1-hour class plus a pint to help you recover! Please bring your own mat. [Event Link]

Tuesday Poker:

JAKs Brewing Company – Falcon Poker League @ 6:30pm *

Come on out for Falcon Poker League at JAKs every Tuesday night at 6:30 pm. No buy in or cover, so come on out and try your hand at the tables. Early registration for extra chips starts at 5:30 – game starts at 6:30 pm! [Event Link]

 

Wednesday Jan. 9

Trinity Brewing – One-Ear Wednesdays (all day) & Happy Hour @ 4:30-5:30pm *

Every Wednesday, head into Trinity for $2.50 pours of one-ear all day. Also, get $2 off Trinity house beers for an hour, plus $1 off grubbing nosh.

FH Beerworks (East & Downtown) – Test Tap @ 5pm * – Smoked Chipotle Porter

It’s cold in January, so FH is cranking up the heat a little with chili month! Week 2 brings the Smoked Chipotle Porter. Brewed with a dark and roasty malt base, the smoked chipotle peppers add a wonderful smokiness balanced out with just a touch of heat. [Event Link]

Wednesday Trivia:

Goat Patch Brewing Company – This is a Clue Trivia @ 6:30pm * [Event Link]

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

Brass Brewing Company – Triviality @ 7pm * [Event Link]

Dueces Wild Brewery @ 7pm *

Cogstone Brewing Company @ 7pm *

Gold Camp Brewing Company – Triviality Trivia @ 7pm [Event Link]

Wednesday Comedy:

Gold Camp Brewing Company – Comedy Open Mic @ 9:30pm [Event Link]

Wednesday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Tap Traders – Pints & Poses @ 6:30pm

$15 includes a 60-minute yoga class and pint. Bring your own mat. [Event Link]

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]

Wednesday “Other” Events:

N3 Taphouse – Learning and Libations: Hoarding @ 5:30-7:30pm 

This brief presentation provided by Dr. Amy Rapp will provide us with a review of the variations in hoarding disorder presentation and a discussion of the challenges associated with treating individuals with hoarding disorder. [Event Link]

Local Relic – Know Your Knots @ 6-8:30pm

Join a member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers in a monthly meeting to learn new knots and share ideas. All are welcome to this free event. Bring a project or idea! [Event Link(*Reoccurs Monthly)

Local Relic – Adult Photoshop & Lightroom Classes @ 6-9pm *

This 7-session course is designed to provide students with a wide range of photo-editing skills. Participants need a strong set of basic computer skills to attend these classes. This is a hands-on learning experience in which everyone will be provided a set of photographs to work with in real time as a technique or tool is being demonstrated. You will need to bring your own laptop with the latest version of Photoshop CC, Lightroom Classic, Adobe Camera Raw, and Bridge installed. Use of a mouse is highly recommended. Photoshop Elements is not taught in this course. Get more information or register by phone (719-260-6637) or by clicking here. [Event Link]

 

Thursday Jan. 10

Trinity Brewing – Extended Happy Hour @ 2-6pm *

Every Thursday, get $2 off Trinity beers between the hours listed above.

Cogstone Brewing Company – Firkin Thursdays @ 2pm * – Lemongrass Cream Ale

Special tapping of the lemongrass cream ale starting at 2pm. Limited quantities while it lasts. [Event Link Coming Soon]

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!

Brass Brewing Company – Crowler Night @ 4pm *

Every Thursday night, Brass offers a Crowler Special! 3 Crowlers for $30, and while they fill them, they’ll give you 12 oz. of whatever you want to drink! [Event Link Coming Soon]

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]

Red Leg Brewing Company – Bingo at the Bar @ 6-7pm

Head into Red Leg for FREE bingo! [Event Link]

Atrevida Beer Company – Beer Stein Painting Class @ 6-7:30pm

Join Atrevida in an hour and a half long guided beer stein paining class! No experience necessary, food and drink for purchase (no outside food or drink allowed). This month’s theme is snowy pine cones. Click here for tickets. [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 Live Music:

Oskar Blues COS @ 6-9pm – Brandon Henderson [Event Link]

Tap Traders @ 6-8pm -Deryk Cunnigham [Event Link]

Dueces Wild @ 6:30-9pm * – Bands in the Brewhouse: David Garretson [Event Link]

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 Jan. 11

Brewer’s Republic – Tap Takeover @ 5pm * – Avery Brewing Company

Every Friday Brewer’s has a new tap takeover! This week is featuring a personal favorite, Avery out of Boulder, Colorado. Check the Facebook event for more info and a list of beers being tapped. [Event Link]

FH Beerworks (East & Downtown) – Single Hopped Citra Brut IPA Release @ 6pm

FH is releasing their first-ever Brut IPA! They chose to simplify this version to really showcase the delicacy of the style. It’s flavor is intricate and light, bursting with hop aroma and flavor, but very little bitterness and finally ending with a bone dry finish. Single hopped with Citra, a mild citrus flavor will also be noted. It is a limited release, so get some before it’s gone! [Event Link]

Local Motive – Onesie Brewery Crawl @ 5:30pm

Hop on the bus for the most comfortable brewery tour of the year! We’ll be celebrating great local beer AND everyone’s favorite outfit, the onesie. You’ll be visiting 4 of Colorado Springs’ favorite breweries, starting at Local Relic downtown. Check event page for logistics and more information. Tickets can be purchased here. [Event Link]

Gold Camp Brewing Company – CableBox Presents: Open Arts @ 8pm

For Gold Camp’s next Open Arts night they have Sergio Evolve Hernandez all the way from Texas to perform a showcase set! As always, Elimence is hosting the event, and they’ll have Taiwanese food from Stevie B (aka Ste Ven Chi). There will be a list for open mic performers, who receive a free half pint for performing. Head in to enjoy some great entertainment and beer! [Event Link]

Friday Live Music:

Trails End Taproom @ 7pm – Rotating Artists [Event Link]

 

Saturday Jan 12.

Black Forest Brewing Company – Trails, Tails & Ales @ 10:30am-1pm

Grab your dog and join Black Forest for this special hike! They will be hitting the Black Forest Section 16 Trail, hike the 4-mile trail, and then head to Black Forest Brewing to enjoy a well-deserved beer. Participants will also learn how to taste beer by picking out malt and hops in both flavor and aroma, and learn the basics on how a beer is made from a certified beer judge. Cost is $3 per person. Event will be at Black Forest Section 16 Trailhead, 8510 Burgess Road. [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company –  Firkin Tapping @ 12pm * – Blackberry Orange IPA

This week Red Leg is tapping a blackberry orange IPA firkin! As always, they tap the firkin at noon. This beer will be limited, so come and get it while you can. They can’t promise that it will be around all day. No growler fills allowed. [Event Link]

Saturday Live Music & Comedy:

The Public House – Jacob Christopher @ 8pm [Event Link]

Saturday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Brewer’s Republic – Yoga Club @ 12pm *

$10 gets you a 60-minute class and a post-class beer of choice. [Event Link]

Saturday”Other” Events:

Local Relic – Adult Digital Photography Classes @ 12-6pm *

This 4-session course is designed to teach adult students how to get the most out of their cameras and how to photograph a variety of subjects. Instruction includes discussions of camera settings, equipment choices and composition. Participants will apply what they’ve learned through hands-on sessions in portraiture, macro photography (flowers, small products, etc.) and low-light/long-exposure shooting. This course also covers sports, event, flash, landscape, wildlife, candid, lightning, firework and night-sky photography as well as “painting with light” techniques. Bring your camera, camera manual and a thumb drive. You have the flexibility of registering for the classes that suit your learning needs. A discount is given for signing up for all 4 session. More info and registration here. [Event Link]

Trails End Taproom – Tune and Brew @ 12-6pm *

Please come by and see Fixie Dave if you just want to chat about bikepacking, 24 hour racing,the divide route, or your next bike build! $50 gets your bike checked over, derailleur hanger straightened, shifters and brakes adjusted , chain checked, bolt check, evaluation if farther work is needed. A beer is included. If you just need a quick brake or derailleur adjustment, he can help with that as well. You can also contact Dave directly at fixiedavenice@gmail.com. [Event Link]

 

Sunday Jan. 13

Cerberus Brewing Company –  Sunday Brunch @ 11am-3pm *

Every Sunday will have a different brunch special. See the Facebook event for special details.

Trinity Brewing – Sunday Bloody Sunday @ 11am *

$1 off growler fills every Sunday! Plus, get a Trinity bloody mary with a Boddington (on nitro) beer back, plus your choice of a brunch entree, for $16.

Sunday Music & Comedy:

Cogstone Brewing Company @ 6-8pm * – Jeff Sempek [Event Link]

Oskar Blues Colorado Springs – Open Mic Comedy Night @ 7:30pm * [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]

Sunday Axe Throwing:

Black Forest Brewing Company – Lumberjack Challenge @ 1-4pm *

There is nothing like chucking axes & chugging beer while in a upscale setting! $10 f or unlimited axe thowing. Hit your first bullseye and win a free Lumberjack Pale Ale! *All ages welcome, but must be 21+ to get a beer* [Event Link]

 


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