Drink Local: January 21-27


It's supposed to be a cold, windy week ahead, and I can't imagine anything better than bundling up with a nice, soul-warming glass of my favorite beer. Grab a buddy and head out to your favorite hang out to enjoy one of the fun releases or events happening this week! Highlights include a special stout release at Goat Patch, deals for Colorado Craft Tejon Street Social's first Anniversary, Battle of the IPAs (a keg-draining race) at The Brass Tap, a Brooklyn Nine-Nine trivia at City Rock's Ute and Yeti, a cribbage tournament at Local Relic, Axe-Throwing league kickoff party at FH Beerworks East, Open Arts at Gold Camp, a killer lineup of comedy Friday night at Brass Brewing, and a Robert Burns Celebrations at Smiling Toad (dust off your kilts!). Go through the list below to see even more!* Denotes a recurring event 

Monday Jan. 21

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 * – Vermont Maple Syrup Amber

Every Monday, Peaks N Pines releases a new “sappling” small batch. 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. 22

Colorado Craft Tejon Street Social – First Anniversary Party @ 11am

They made it through our first year and can’t wait to celebrate it with you! They will have $3 drafts and $10 burgers (excluding the Big Boi) all day long, and two lucky Facebook followers will win a $50 gift card to Colorado Craft! If you haven’t liked them yet, do so now to have a chance to win! [Event Link]

Smiling Toad Brewery – Test Tap @ 4pm * – Chocolate Blonde

A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday at "The Toad"! This week is a Chocolate Blonde. 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  Munich/Perle SMASH

Every Tuesday is small-batch Brewsday Tuesday! This week they'll have a Munich malt and German Perle SMASH (single malt and single hop) Pale Ale. Their first SMASH and is brought to you by their assistant brewer, Kenny. 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! You can also take advantage of their wing deal, and get an order of delicious chicken wings and a can for $12!

Bristol Brewing Company – Karma Hour @ 6pm * – Dragonfly Retreats

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 Dragonfly Retreats. Their mission is to make a positive impact in the lives of veterans of all ages by providing hope, healing and empowerment over traumatic events. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

Trails End Taproom – Great Divide Tap Takeover @ 6pm

This week's beer and trivia will feature Great Divide Brewing Co. Tap takeover starts at 6 pm and trivia starts at 7 pm (see below). [Event Link]

Atrevida Beer Company – 5-Second Rule Game Night @ 7pm *

Head over to Atrevida to play for 5 Second Rule. There will be four rounds, and you can play solo or in teams. The leader wins free beer! Please be there at 7pm start, they will wait for no one! [Event Link]

The Public House – Pint Night @ 7-9pm * – Founders 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 Grand Rapid's infamous Founders Brewing. 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 @ 7pm * – Triviality Trivia [Event Link]

Trails End @ 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]

Tuesday "Other" Events:

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. 23

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 * – Thai Chili Saison

It's cold in January, so FH is cranking up the heat a little with chili month! Week 3 is a Thai Chili Saison! The slight heat from the chiles compliments the peppery saison yeast perfectly. [Event Link]

JAKs Brewing Company – Brushes & Brews @ 5pm

Sign up today to secure your spot for JAKs' adult Paint Night on January 23rd, 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. $35 per painter, and your first beer is on them - must preregister! [Event Link]

Wednesday Trivia:

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

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

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

Dueces Wild Brewery @ 7pm *

Cogstone Brewing Company @ 7pm *

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

Ute & Yeti @ 8pm - The Ultimate Human/Genius: A Brooklyn Nine-Nine Quiz! [Event Link]

Wednesday Music & Comedy:

Gold Camp Brewing Company @ 9:30pm * – The Joke Goes On: Open Mic Comedy [Event Link]

Wednesday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Tap Traders – Pints & Poses @ 6:30pm *

$15 includes class and your first beer. CASH ONLY. 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:

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]

FH Beerworks East – Dickson Law Group Meet & Greet @ 6pm

Head to FH Beerworks East and meet the Dickson Law team. If you ask a legal question they will buy you a beer! [Event Link]


Thursday Jan. 24

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 * – Beet Cream Ale

Special tapping of the Beet Cream Ale starting at 2pm. Limited quantities while it lasts.

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! Buy three crowlers for $30, and while they fill them, they'll give you 12 oz. of whatever you want to drink! [Event Link]

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]

Atrevida Beer Company – Beer Glass Painting Class @ 6pm

In this 1.5 hour class, you will hand paint a design on a beer glass guided by an instructor from Le Painted Grape! All painting supplies and glass included. Beer and food available for extra purchase from Atrevida. They teach you step-by-step, so no experience is necessary. [Event Link]

Thursday Trivia:

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

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

Rocky Mountain Brewery @ 7pm *

Brewer’s Republic @ 8pm *

Black Forest Brewing Company @ 6:30 - Board Game Night (all ages welcome!) [Event Link]

Thursday Live Music:

Tap Traders @ 6-8pm - Ryan Flores [Event Link]

Dueces Wild @ 6:30-9pm * - Bands in the Brewhouse: Fonda Cash [Event Link]

Thursday Running Clubs:

Local Relic – Thursday 5K @ 5:30pm *

Join Local Relic friend Baillie for a Thursday 5K! They'll gather at 5:30 for a pre-run beer, and depart for the run at 6:00. Stay for dinner, drinks, and new friends afterwards. After all, our friend Jeff Janos swears beer is the recovery drink of champions! [Event Link]

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]

Thursday "Other" Events:

FH Beerworks East - Axe Throwing League Launch Party @ 5-8pm

Ever wanted to join an axe throwing league? Join FH and Jack's Axe Throwing for the launch of their own league with a party at FH East. See Facebook event for details and registration. [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company - PC360/Peer Navigator Networking Event @ 5-7pm

ALL are welcome to join this month's Prep Connect 360 workshop students as they learn how to network with community partners. Hors d'oeuvres, water and soda will be provided. [Event Link]

Dueces Wild - VRV Networking/Social Event @ 6-8pm

Come out and meet some new friends, network, support your veterans, and drink beer at this event hosted by VRV Networking. This event is open to all, so please feel free to share with your friends. [Event Link]


Friday Jan. 25

Brewer's Republic – Sour Takeover @ 5pm

Friday will be a sour beer takeover at Brewer's! Featuring several beers from Lost Abbey, Finback, Stone, Gigantic, and more. If sour beers are your thing, you don't miss this event (and even if they aren't, they will still have plenty of other offerings)!

FH Beerworks (Both Locations) – Orange Creamsicle Berliner Weiss Release @ 5pm

This Berliner Weisse is made with tons of citrus, lactose and vanilla. [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Conpany – Nedlish IPA Release @ 5pm

A hop-forward brew with piney notes from the Simcoe hops and some distinct citrus characteristics from the Amarillo hops. Available at 5:00 in the taproom!

Goat Patch Brewing Company – Orange is the New Stout Release @ 5:30pm

This decadent, full-bodied stout is brewed with whole pureed mandarin oranges and then aged in Axe and the Oak Distillery bourbon barrels for a smooth, strong finish. Just strong enough to make you want to shank your cellmate. 9.1% ABV | 42 IBUs [Event Link]

Brass Brewing Company – Laugh Your Brass Off! @ 8pm

Laugh Your BRASS Off is a perfect combination of beer and comedy. Local trivia host and comedian Mel Klema has gathered the best comedians from Denver and Colorado Springs for their third Brass Comedy Night! $1 Off Pints for Military, Law Enforcement, and First Respondents. 10% Off for teachers. [Event Link]

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

For Gold Camp's next Open Arts, they have local heavy weight TEQNiK G in the house for his unofficial release of Art Studies, which was produced by their host, Elimence. They'll have open mic signups (whom receive a free half pint upon performing), and will have Treehouse BBQ AND Taiwanese food from Ste Ven Chi. You don't want to miss this one! [Event Link]

Friday Live Music:

Trails End Taproom @ 7pm * - Manitou Strings [Event Link]


Saturday Jan. 26

Red Leg Brewing Company –  Firkin Tapping @ 12pm * - Blueberry Cinnamon IPA

This week Red Leg is tapping a blueberry cinnamon 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]

The Brass Tap –  Battle of the IPAs @ 6pm

Join in on the fun when a bunch of local breweries compete for 1st place when their keg gets drained the fastest! You will get great specials on the beers and will want your favorite to win! [Event Link]

Saturday Live Music & Comedy:

The Public House @ 8pm - Nick Davey [Event Link]

Saturday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

The Brass Tap - Yoga & Brews @ 9:30am

$15 includes post yoga pint, mimosa or Bloody Mary and 1 RXBAR. $10 for just yoga (all ages welcome if not drinking). [Event Link]

Pikes Peak Brewing - Yoga & Brews @ 10am

$15 for yoga and a beer, $10 for yoga only (all ages). Bring a mat and a friend! Food available for purchase after yoga. [Event Link]

Brass Brewing Company - Brewhouse Yoga @ 12pm

Join Brass and Soul Food Yoga for a donation-based class that donate 20% to various veteran based organizations. [Event Link]

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. 27

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

Every Sunday will have a different brunch special! [Event Link]

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.

JAKs Brewing Company – Kid's Painting @ 12pm

Secure your spot for a very special painting event with JAKs resident artist Genevieve Snyder! The JAKs kids will be painting while Mom and Dad kick back with a few brews. Limited spots available, so stop by the taproom to secure your spot today, or give us call to arrange over the phone! $25 per painter - must preregister. This is sure to be a fun time! [Event Link]

Smiling Toad – Robert Burns Day Celebration @ 1pm

Join Smiling Toad in celebrating Robert Burns Day! Wear a Kilt and receive a FREE PINT! Yes, there will be haggis! Burns Night is annually celebrated in Scotland in the last week of January. It commemorates the life of the bard (poet) Robert Burns, who was born on January 25, 1759. The day also celebrates Burns’ contribution to Scottish culture. [Event Link]

Sunday Music & Comedy:

Cogstone Brewing Company @ 6-8pm * - Rotating Artists

Oskar Blues Colorado Springs @ 7:30pm * - Open Mic Comedy Night [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 "Other" Events:

Local Relic - First Annual Cribbage Tournament @ 12pm

Dust off your pegs and boards ladies and gents, Local Relic is hosting their first annual cribbage tourney in the Cellar of the Carter Payne. This will be a double elimination tournament with prizes for first, second, and third place finishers. Please let them know if you are able to attend as they will have to make up the tournament bracket before hand for efficiency purposes. Please bring your own board. [Event Link]

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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