Drink Local: November 12-18
There is nothing better than starting your week after a beautiful snowy Sunday (unless of course, you hate the snow), but don’t worry! There are some great events this week, including some lingering Veteran’s Day deals. Other highlights include both Nano 108 and Peaks N Pines' anniversary parties, an early Thanksgiving feast, and even a few Founders events to welcome the Grand Rapids brewery to Colorado! Hope to see you out there.Here's what's happening!Click a day to jump to it: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday* Denotes a Reoccuring Event, unless otherwise stated
Monday Nov. 12
Bristol Brewing – Veteran’s Day Donations and Hazy IPA Release @ 11am
Bristol got together with Metric Brewing to bring us a collaboration called the Lieutenant Dan Hazy IPA. This tasty beer combines a special “Veteran’s Blend” of hops from Yakima Chief Hops, who donated nearly $300 of our purchase to the Semper Fi Fund. On Monday, $1 from every beer sold will be donated to the Green Beret Association of Colorado. Come raise a glass for our veterans!
Dueces Wild – Veteran’s Day Celebration @ 11am-8pm
Help thank the brave men and women of our armed forces with $5 pints for everyone, and $4 pints for current and prior service members. There will be a drawing at 7pm to win a hand-crafted flag by Veteran Wood Works, LLC, with proceeds benefiting veteran charities. Oscar Blues will be on site offering a variety of food choices.
Cerberus Brewing – Get $1 off beers for veterans, active duty and retired military.
Brewer’s Republic - Founders Tap Takeover @ 5pm
Founders Brewing is taking over Brewer's Republic on Monday! It will be the perfect cure for your Monday Blues. Come hang out with the Founders reps and taste several of their beers on tap, including All Day IPA, Centennial IPA, Backwoods Bastard Bourbon BA Scotch Ale, Breakfast Stout and the Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale.
Fossil Brewing – New Beer Tapping, open to close*
Check their Facebook page for new beers tapping on Mondays. Caveman members also get $1 off beers.
Brass Brewing – 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 Merrier Mondays! All Night Happy Hour with $1 off Pints! And for their Mug Members, $2 off pints all night!
Goat Patch Brewing – Yoga & Brews @ 5:45pm*
Open to all levels or experience, join power flow yoga in the private event space across the hall from the taproom. Afterwards, hydrate with a beer or two in the taproom! Cost is $15 and includes class, RX bar, and a beer (must be 21 or older). Cash only! Part of the proceeds to benefit UpaDowna.
Gold Camp Brewing – Yoga @ 6pm*
Start your week off with an all-levels yoga class followed by a refreshing beer. Bring your own yoga mat, water, and any other yoga accessories. Cost is $15 which includes a 60 minute yoga class and pint. CASH ONLY PLEASE, must be 21+ years of age. Please arrive early as there is limited space, and RSVP on the Facebook event page.
Tuesday Nov. 13
Bristol Brewing – Karma Hour @ 6pm*
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 UpaDowna, a local outdoor adventure non-profit. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm.
Gold Camp Brewing – Chocolate Hazelnut Porter tapping @ 4pm
For this week’s Tuesday tapping, Gold Camp is releasing a Chocolate Hazelnut Porter that is going to knock your socks off. Dark, nutty, and rich, this one is going to be fantastic!
Smiling Toad Brewing - Test Tap @ 4pm*
A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday! Available while supplies last. Check out their Facebook page for details.
Goat Patch Brewing – Bleating Heart Night @ 5pm* - Realm of Caring
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 be supporting Realm of Caring, a not-for-profit organization which provides support services for individuals using cannabinoid therapy.
FH East – Soul Food Yoga + Beer @ 6pm
FH is excited to bring Soul Food Yoga to the Barrel Room at FH East! Bring your own mat and $10 for a vinyasa yoga class and a beer! Stay for $2 Taco Tuesdays with the house food truck, Twelve Thirty One Craft Kitchen.
Atrevida Beer Co – Bingo and Trivia*
Enjoy Bingo and Trivia every Tuesday night, with prizes and great beer. They rotate topics weekly ranging from themes from movies, actors, TV, sports, pop culture – It is different every week! Food available from El Chapin food truck.
Iron Bird Brewing – Triviality Trivia @ 7pm*
Join Mel, the hilarious host, for a fun night of trivia. Prizes include bar tabs, free pints, pizzas and more! Assemble a team or come solo. You don't want to miss out on all the fun! Every Tuesday at 7pm.
Trails End Taproom – This is a Clue Trivia @ 7pm*
Wednesday Nov. 14
FH East & Downtown – Test Tap – Imperial Cranberry Saison @ 5pm
Thanksgiving is coming and it has us all craving cranberries! Not that nasty cranberry sauce from a can that Aunt Wilma always brings, but real, fresh cranberries! Week two of FH's Big Beers Month brings an Imperial Cranberry Saison that comes in at over 9% ABV. Be warned, this is a deliciously drinkable monster and as such will be served in 8oz pours only.
Trail’s End Taproom – Founders Brewing Kickoff Party @ 6pm
We are helping welcome Founders Brewing to Colorado! Come drink some beers! Beers that will be tapped: Backwards Bastard, Dirty Bastard and Breakfast Stout.
Trail’s End Taproom – Trail’s Night*
$1 off if you hike, bike or run in to see us.
Red Leg Brewing – Eagle Run Wednesdays*
Need a mid-week pick me up? Join Team Red, White and Blue for a 5k run, kid and bike friendly. For more information, visit https://www.teamrwb.org/event/wear-the-eagle-wednesday-old-glory-run-walk-3/
Gold Camp Brewing – Open Mic Night @ 9:30pm*
Brass Brewing – Trivia Night @ 7pm*
Join Brass every Wednesday night at 7pm for Trivia Night, powered by Triviality! Top 3 winners will get a Brass Brewing Co. Beer Certificate!
Goat Patch Brewing – This is a Clue Trivia @ 6:30pm*
Do you have a group of friends that seem to know a bit about everything? Well join Goat Patch for This is a Clue Trivia every Wednesday night from 6:30-8:30 in the Taproom. Come hungry because Chef Bob's Lobstah Trap will be in the lot from 4-8pm.
Black Forest Brewing – Pub Trivia @ 6:30pm*
Weekly trivia every Wednesday night, teams or individuals welcome! Three rounds with prizes for the winning teams.
Dueces Wild – Trivia @ 7pm*
Cogstone – Trivia @ 7pm*
Thursday Nov. 15
Cogstone – Firkin Thursdays @ 2pm*
Special tapping of the Blueberry Oatmeal Stout starting at 2pm. Limited quantities while it lasts.
Brass Brewing – Beer Run Club @ 5:45pm*
Brass Brewing Co. hosts 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.
Goat Patch Brewing – 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.
JAKs Brewing – Geeks Who Drink Trivia @ 7pm
Brass Tap – This is a Clue Trivia @ 7pm
Rocky Mountain Brewing – Trivia @ 7pm
Brewer’s Republic – Trivia @ 8pm
Friday Nov. 16
FH East & Downtown – Vanilla Coconut Dunkelwiess tapping @ 5pm
FH Beerworks has been working on some amazing seasonals for you. The first to tap is the Vanilla Coconut Dunkelweizen. Brewed with fresh coconut and tons of vanilla, it's like heaven in a glass!
Goat Patch Brewing – Hazy Pineapple Double IPA tapping @ 5:30pm
Goat patch will be releasing a new spin on their Hazy IPA, brewed with extra hops and alcohol, with pineapple added post fermentation for even more citrus flavor. 8.4% ABV | 55 IBU
Black Forest Brewing – Paints and Pints @ 6pm*
Every first and third Thursday, Black Forest Brewing Company hosts a fun-filled painting class hosted by their local resident artist, Wes. The $25 fee includes a canvas, paints, instruction, and a BFBC craft beer of your choice. RSVP on Black Forest’s Facebook page.
Saturday Nov. 17
Crawl for a Cure Brewery Crawl – Starting from Local Relic @ 5:30
Did you know that through Care and Share, $1 provides eight meals for hungry families right here in Colorado Springs. In partnership with Care and Share and Goat Patch Brewery, the Crawl For A Cause Brewery Tour donates a percentage of ticket sales to feed hungry families right here in our own backyard. For every ticket bought, $5 will go towards feeding hungry families. Let's make this holiday season one to remember! 4 breweries, 1 beer special at each stop! The bus takes off from Local Relic at 5:30, please purchase tickets in advance here (https://www.localmotiveevents.com/product-page/crawl-for-a-cause-brewery-tour-care-share-food-drive-nov-16th?fbclid=IwAR1Ke1clXl0Z0vQ02JY3urYly48N4icugGeebdA03SUzXaKhmprapX2BUHY).
Peaks N Pines – 3rd Anniversary Party @ 12pm
Come out to Peaks N Pines to celebrate their 3rd anniversary with free food, raffles and special beer releases! There are also Private Tasting tickets available for $65, which includes exclusive beer releases, hors d’oeuvres, commemorative glass and social time with the brewers. Private tastings are at 5pm and 8pm, and limited tickets are available for purchase at the brewery.
Nano 108 – 5 Year Anniversary Party @ 12pm
Join Nano 108 in celebrating 5 years of brewing delicious beers! They are planning a fun day of games, food, live music and more. All proceeds from their raffle will benefit the Care and Share Food Bank. This is a free event, but grab your ticket here (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nano-108-brewing-company-5-year-anniversary-party-tickets-51728434139?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR3dOXMQiGRamBshhfuI_iTMeB3EKPCXCBVnrdQRHy_vuhzzgRanJFsFOJ8)
Gold Camp – Ladies of Laughter Comedy @ 8pm
Ladies of Laughter is a free show that will showcase local female stand up comedians while serving delicious local craft beer. Performers receive a percentage of the beer sold, so go out, drink a lot of beer and enjoy an entertaining night out!
Peaks N Pines – Yoga @ 10am*
Start your weekend off right with an all-levels yoga class. Bring your own yoga mat, water, and any other yoga accessories. Afterwards, gather together for a beer! Cost is $15 which includes a 75 minute yoga class and pint. CASH ONLY PLEASE, must be 21+ years of age. Please arrive early as there is limited space, and RSVP on the Facebook event page.
Black Forest Brewing – Yoga @ 10am*
Sunday Nov. 18
Storybook Brewing – 4th Annual Friendsgiving Feast @ 1:30-6pm
Help Storybook kick off their anniversary week celebration with a feast, football, and some fellowship. They will be serving up the turkey - Just bring a dish to share! Details on their Facebook page. If turkey isn’t your thing, the Broncos game will be on in the Castle Room
Local Relic – Incline Rye Barrel Aged Barleywine release @ 1pm
Come out for the very limited release of our first use Axe and the Oak Incline Rye Barrel Aged Rye Barleywine! At 13.6% and with huge notes of rye and whiskey, this is not one to miss!!
FH East – Soul Food Yoga + Beer @ 11am
Yoga is the perfect way to end the week. Join Soul Food Yoga to the Barrel Room at FH East! Bring your own mat and $10 for a vinyasa yoga class and a beer.