Drink Local: March 11-18

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Our short spell of awesome spring weather has ended and the usual March Colorado weather has once again thrust us into an Ice Age. That might seem a bit dramatic, but it gives us a great reason to head indoors to our favorite drinking holes for some great upcoming events! As always, check out our event calendar for periodic updates!

Thursday March 13

Irish Tap Takeover and Traditional Pub Singalong at Pikes Peak Brewing

http://www.focusonthe.beer/event/irish-tap-takeover-4pm-traditional-pub-singalong-7pm/ 

Friday March 14

Leprechaun Lookalike Contest and well known Celtic Rock Band Delilah's Revenge (8pm- No Cover!) at Pikes Peak Brewing

http://www.focusonthe.beer/event/leprechaun-lookalike-contest-celtic-rock-band-delilahs-revenge/

Backcountry Brewery Tap Takeover

 1380188_798900803453568_230845156_nThis Friday, Brewer's Republic will be hosting a Backcountry Brewery Tap Takeover. If you haven't heard of Backcountry, they're located up in Frisco, and recently doubled the size of their production, and will be showing off some great beers!Facebook Linkhttp://www.focusonthe.beer/event/backcountry-brewery-tap-takeover/

Saturday March 15

Great Storm Anniversary Party

IMAG0438Great Storm Brewing is hosting a beer, blues and birthday bash!  To celebrate two years in business they’ll have food, live music and new beers on tap.  They’ll be bringing back the famous birthday Pils in which an actual birthday cake is thrown in the mash!New beers on tap all day.Live music by John Hornbaker 7pm-9pmChilean food truck Merken 4pm-8pm 

All Day Fun Day at Pikes Peak Brewing

Starting at 9am! 4-miles for Kenya fun run, Kegs, Eggs and Blarney Scones (10am), bagpipes, Irish dancers and The Constant Touristshttp://www.focusonthe.beer/event/full-day-fun-pikes-peak-brewing/

Monday March 17

Wee Banshee Irish Heather Release at Trinity Brewing

Our release date for this ale is of course St. Patricks Day. Using ingredients directly from the isle we brewed up a historically authentic ancient beer. Victory and Vienna malts create a toasty profile that is balanced by a lightly sweet caramel note. European noble hops add a dryness and drinkability to the ale while balancing and supporting the complex malt undertones. Separating this ale from all Irish reds, Heather Tips bring us back to ancient and medieval brewing times. Bringing a little bit more of the isle into this ale we add a very small amount of sea salt and seaweed to the boil. 7.0% ABV; rare.http://www.focusonthe.beer/event/wee-banshee-irish-heather-release/

St. Patrick's Day at Brewer's Republic

Brewer's Republic will be tapping three awesome stouts just for St. Patty's Day! Make sure to stop by and grab a pint! They'll have Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout, Pikes Peak Summit House Stout, Murphy’s Stout on tap!Facebook Linkhttp://www.focusonthe.beer/event/st-patricks-day-brewers-republic/