Drink Local: February 4-10


Football season may be officially over, but the 2019 beer season is still in full swing! There are plenty of places in town to enjoy special releases and help ward off that post-Super Bowl hangover (or frustration).Need to warm your soul? Brewer's Republic is having a barrel-aged beer tap takeover and there's a pop-tart stout being released at Red Leg. In the mood for something lighter? Check out the unique blondes being tapped at Peaks N Pines and Smiling Toad, or the Horchata Cream Ale at Cogstone. Want something more middle-of-the-road? Grab the Black Forest Cake Ale at Gold Camp, or the Belgian quad and chocolate pairing at Bristol. Other event highlights include Cogstone's 3-year anniversary party, a brewery boot camp at Goat Patch, a 90's theme brewery crawl with the Local Motive, and much more!* Denotes a recurring event 

Monday Feb. 4

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

Do you have a bad case of the Mondays? Head in to Brass for $1 off pints during their all-night Happy Hour! Mug Members will get $2 off pints all night.

Peaks N Pines Brewing Company – Sap Tap Monday @ 5:30 * – Blackberry Mint Blonde

Every Monday, Peaks N Pines releases a new “sappling” small batch. This week is a blonde made with fresh blackberries and pure mint, it is bright and refreshing! With aromatic notes of mint, and a finish of blackberry, this blonde will keep you warm AND cool you down. Only available for one night, and only until it’s gone. [Event Link]

FH Beerworks (East & Downtown) – 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 Feb. 5

Rocky Mountain Brewery – Teacher Tuesday @ 11am to Close *

Discounted pints and sodas for teachers as well as activities and drawings with prizes - All day, every Tuesday! Bring a teacher for the first time and get a free pint!

Smiling Toad Brewery – Test Tap @ 4pm * – Ginger Apricot Blonde

A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday at "The Toad"! This week is a Ginger Apricot 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  Red Velvet Cake Ale

Every Tuesday is small-batch Brewsday Tuesday! This week Gold Camp will have an ale brewed with actual red velvet cake mix right in the mash! [Event Link]

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

Every Tuesday in the tasting room, Goat Patch hosts "Bleating Heart Nights" featuring a different charity. Every pint you purchase between 5-9pm will result in a $1 donation to the featured non-profit. This week, they will be featuring The United States Association of Blind Athletes. More information on what they do here. [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 can and food deals (or pizza and beer for $12 every Tuesday!).

Bristol Brewing Company – Karma Hour @ 6pm * – StableStrides

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 StableStrides. Their mission is to significantly improve the well-being of individuals through a connection with horses. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

Tuesday Trivia & Games:

Iron Bird Brewing Company @ 7pm * – Triviality Trivia

Trails End @ 7pm * – Beer & Trivia [Event Link]

Atrevida Beer Company @ 7pm * – Minute to Win It! Game Night [Event Link]

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

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]

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 Yoga + Beer @ 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:

Local Relic - Tribes 101 @ 5:30-7:30pm

Looking to meet truly like-minded individuals in more intimate settings and get involved outside of larger networking events? They intend to create an environment that truly supports you in reaching your professional and personal goals. Please REGISTER for this free event here. [Event Link]


Wednesday Feb. 6

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 * – Tropical Stout

February is Stout month! This week features a Tropical Stout - A vintage style of stout with origins in the West Indies. Balanced maltiness and roast with medium esters and a sweet finish. [Event Link]

The Brass Tap – High Hops Brewing Pint Night @ 6-8pm [Event Link]

Wednesday Trivia & Games:

Red Leg Brewing Company @ 6pm – Bingo at the bar [Event Link]

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

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

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

Dueces Wild Brewery @ 7pm * – Trivia

Cogstone Brewing Company @ 7pm * – Trivia

Gold Camp Brewing Company @ 7pm * – Triviality Trivia

Wednesday Music & Comedy:

Trails End Taproom @ 6:30pm * - Bluegrass Jam Session [Event Link]

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:

The Local Motive – Little Black Book Networking Happy Hour Bus Crawl @ 5:30-8:30pm

Join us for the ultimate networking event. In partnership with the Little Black Book Networking Group, the Local Motive is featuring a 3 stop crawl with killer happy hour specials, all while you create connections the way it should be done.. Over happy hour beverages! There are 30 seats available at a discounted rate of $20/person. [Event Link]

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 Feb. 7

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 * – Horchata Cream Ale

Special tapping of the Red IPA 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]

Goat Patch Brewing Company – Beer Glass Painting Class @ 6pm

In this 90-minute class, you will hand paint a design on a glass guided by an instructor from Le Painted Grape. All painting supplies and glass included. Beverages available for extra purchase from venue. They teach you step-by-step so no experience is necessary. Purchase your tickets here. [Event Link]

Thursday Trivia & Games:

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

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

Rocky Mountain Brewery @ 7pm * – Trivia

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

Thursday Live Music:

Tap Traders @ 6-8pm * - Mearlan [Event Link]

Dueces Wild @ 6:30-9pm * - Bands in the Brewhouse: Dave Garretson [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:

Tap Traders - 2019 Team NEO Kickoff Gathering @ 6-8pm

Team NEO is riding the Colorado and Wyoming Bike MS events this year. Their goal is to raise over $70,000 for the National MS Society. Their 2019 season has begun, so join them at Tap Traders to learn about the team, meet the team, and have a beverage with the team! Can't make it but want to join or donate? Click here. [Event Link]

Local Relic - Tribes 101 @ 6-10pm

AutoShop Vocational presents AutoShop Value Club (ASVC). This is their greatest fundraising campaign to date and would like to welcome all to come check them out. More info here. [Event Link]


Friday Feb. 8

Red Leg Brewing Company – Brown Cinnamon Sugar Pop-Tart Stout Release @ 5pm

Rejoice! Stout Month is here! Red Leg will be tapping a new stout every Friday in February at 5 pm. This week is a Stout made with brown cinnamon sugar pop-tarts. [Event Link]

Brewer’s Republic – Barrel-Aged Tap Takeover @ 5pm * – Boulevard and Ommegang

Join Brewer's Republic for a night filled with barrel-aged beers guaranteed to warm your soul! Buy a Boulevard Brewing Company or Ommegang beer, keep the glass, and enter yourself into a raffle to win a cozy Boulevard blanket or socks and a Game of Thrones T-shirt! [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company – Barrel Aged It Takes A Tribe Red Release @ 5:30pm

Join Goat Patch for the release of our new Barrel Aged It Takes a Tribe Red Ale! Their Great American Beer Festival Bronze Medal and All CO Beer Festival Silver Medal winning Red Ale aged in Axe and the Oak Distillery bourbon barrels. 5.4% ABV | 15 IBUs [Event Link]

The Local Motive –90's Bash FeBREWary Brewery Bus Tour @ 5:30pm

Calling all beer lovers of the 90's! Get out the scrunchies, headbands, and stone washed jeans and experience the best of local Breweries in Colorado Spring with the Local Motive Brewery Crawl! You'll be visiting 4 of Colorado Springs' favorite breweries while listening to MC Hammer and some old school rap. With discounted beer at each brewery you'll be sure to leave with a good taste in your mouth. [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company @ VillaSport – Beer Dinner @ 6pm

Sip and savor your way through an evening with locally brewed beer and chef-inspired culinary creations. Jeff Knight, fine-dining chef and sommelier at VillaSport, will partner with Goat Patch Brewing Company to prepare and serve a four-course meal* and five flavorful varieties of craft beer. Must be 21 or over. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today online here. [Event Link]

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

For Gold Camp's next Open Arts, they have Joey Trust coming all the way out from Aspen! He'll be in the building laying down some smooth flows, they have their regular Treehouse BBQ truck serving up food alongside their host Elimence. [Event Link]

Friday Trivia & Games:

Atrevida Beer Company @ 7pm * – Pictionary Game Night [Event Link]

Friday Live Music:

Trails End Taproom @ 7pm * - Live Music Fridays: Strouds Run Band [Event Link]


Saturday Feb. 9

Bristol Brewing Company – Belgian Quad Release & Chocolate Pairing @ 11am 

Starting on the 9th, grab a bottle of the new Belguin Quad and chocolate pairing from the Bristol dry goods store to take home, or come back on the 14th for a "live" beer and chocolate pairing in the Bristol pub. [Event Link]

Cogstone Brewing Company –  3-Year Anniversary @ 12pm

Cogstone is celebrating this milestone with an epic event. So head in any time throughout the day to enjoy some special release Belgian style beers, live music, and raffles. Marc and Robert have been working very hard on four very special beers for this event; a Belgian Dubbel, a Belgian Tripel, a Belgian Dark Strong, and a Belgian Blonde. With every beer purchase (regular and special release) you will receive one raffle ticket that may be entered to win some of our awesome swag and gift cards. [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company –  Firkin Tapping @ 12pm * – Meyer Lemon IPA

This week Red Leg is tapping a Meyer Lemon 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.

Brewer's Republic – Onesie Bar Crawl @ 3-9pm 

EpicEvents is hosting this onesie event starting off at Brewer's Republic. They want everyone to get up off that couch and join them (in your finest onesie) as they mingle through multiple bars enjoying exclusive drink specials and making tons of new friends. TICKETS REQUIRED, can be purchased here. [Event Link]

The Brass Tap – Delirium Pint Night @ 6-8pm [Event Link]

Saturday Live Music & Comedy:

The Public House @ 8pm - Levi & Rifkin [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 just yoga (all ages welcome, must be 21 to receive alcoholic beverage). Mats available on a first come, first served basis. [Event Link]

Peaks n Pines - Cheers to Yoga! @ 10am *

Cost is $15 which includes a 75 minute yoga class and pint. Please arrive early as there is limited space. RSVP on event page. Bring your own yoga mat, water, and any other items you may require (towel, blocks, straps). [Event Link]

Brass Brewing - Brewhouse Yoga @ 11:30am *

Join Brass for their Saturday morning Brewhouse Yoga! These are donation-based classes that donate 20% to various veteran based organizations. [Event Link]

Brewer's Republic - Yoga Club @ 12pm *

$10 includes a 60-minute class and a beer on us! [Event Link]

Saturday"Other" Events:

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

Please come by and see Fixie Dave if you just want to chat about all things bikes! $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]

Goat Patch Brewing Company – Military Care Package Drive Celebration @ 1-3pm

Hosted by 303 Properties, they will be accepting donations to send to deployed troops thanks to a special partnership with Goat Patch Brewing Company. See the Facebook page for a list of items needed. [Event Link]

Local Relic – Adult Digital Photography Classes @ 2-6pm *

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 sessions, see website for details.) [Event Link]


Sunday Feb. 10

Fossil Craft Beer Company –  $2 Off Crowlers (all day) *

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.

Sunday Music & Comedy:

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

Sunday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Oskar Blues - Yoga & Brews @ 9:30am * [Event Link]

Atrevida Beer Company - Cheers to Yoga! @ 1pm [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:

Goat Patch Brewing Company - Brewery Boot Camp @ 10am

If you're looking for a new way to "earn your beer", Brewery Boot Camp is a great way to workout, meet new friends and share a delicious craft beer at the same time! Our hour long total body workout is held right at the brewery and we provide all the equipment. Workouts are designed for people of all fitness levels (beginners to seasoned athletes) and every participant gets to enjoy discounted drinks afterwards. [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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