Drink Local: December 10-16

With two weeks until Christmas, everyone seems to be getting into the holiday spirit here in town! From a holiday painting night, movie night (ELF!), cookie decorating night, card making night, and an ugly sweater party, there is something festive for everyone - Kids included! There is also a dog training event at Fossil and a Woodshed Red Give! concert at Trails End. Not to mention the regular array of beer tappings, trivia and yoga. We've also starting including live music events at breweries and taprooms!So do yourself a favor and get out, grab a beer, and drown your stress away.. Afterall, you're running out of time before the big holiday (and remember to tip your beertenders well)!* Denotes a recurring event 

Monday Dec. 10

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* – Hibiscus Holiday Spiced Blonde

Every Monday, Peaks N Pines releases a new “sappling” small batch. Only available for one night, and only until it’s gone. Check their Facebook page for details.

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 Dec. 11

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  Mocha Coconut Stout

Every Tuesday is small-batch Brewsday Tuesday! Gold Camp will be tapping a Mocha Coconut Stout! A little chocolate, a little coffee, and a little toasted coconut all in one stout. This one's going to be awesome! [Event Link]

Smiling Toad Brewery – Test Tap @ 4pm * Blackberry Vanilla Oatmeal Stout

A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday at "The Toad"! This week is a Blackberry Vanilla oatmeal stout. Available while supplies last.

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!

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

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 benefit the YDA (Youth Documentary Academy). Find out more about what they do on the Facebook page: [Event Link]

Bristol Brewing Company – Karma Hour @ 6pm * – WMBA of COS

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 the Women’s Mountain Bike Association of Colorado Springs. Their mission is to engage a community of supportive female cyclists of all abilities through organized group mountain bike rides. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

Tuesday Trivia:

Atrevida Beer Company – Bingo and Trivia @ 7pm * [Event Link]

Iron Bird Brewing Company – Triviality Trivia @ 7pm *

Trail’s End Taproom – This is a Clue Trivia @ 7pm * [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 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 Dec. 12

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 * – Coffee Blonde

December is coffee month! FH is partnering with a different roaster each week. Week 2 features Hold Fast Coffee Company! They roasted up some delightful Ethiopian coffee for them, and FH crafted a lovely Coffee Blonde with it. [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company – Cookie Decorating @ 5pm

Open to all ages! Bring the whole family down to their taproom for FREE cookie decorating! Cookies, decorations, and fun will be provided - All you need to bring is your holiday spirit! So parents grab a pint while the kiddos decorate some cookies and have a great time! [Event Link]

Trails End Taproom – Cookie Decorating @ 5pm

Wear your best worst sweaters and join Trails End for an Indy Give! holiday celebration. While enjoying great beer and delicious food at the taproom, prizes will be awarded to the wearers of the best sweater in each of the four contest categories, so get festive and rock that thing! A suggested donation of $10 or more to RMFI's Give! campaign at the event will get attendees entered to win some awesome outdoor gear door prizes. [Event Link]

Storybook Brewing – 2nd Annual Card Making Night @ 6pm

Get your craft on while enjoying a craft beer! They will have everything you need to create festive holiday cards for just $2 each. Liz Haddon will be there to instruct or just supervise depending on your DIY needs. [Event Link]

JAKs Brewing Company – Movie Night @ 7pm

Work your way into the true holiday spirit, and come watch Elf with JAKs on Wednesday, December 12th at 7:00 pm in the taproom. They'll be hosting a holiday themed adult coloring contest during the movie. Winner takes home a free growler and bragging rights! [Event Link]

Wednesday Trivia:

Goat Patch Brewing Company – This is a Clue Trivia @ 6:30pm * (Come hungry, because Chef Bob's Lobstah Trap will be in the lot from 4-8pm) [Event Link]

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

Brass Brewing Company @ 7pm * [Event Link]

Dueces Wild Brewery @ 7pm *

Cogstone Brewing Company @ 7pm *

Gold Camp Brewing Company – Triviality Trivia @ 7pm (Stay for Open-Mic Comedy @ 9:30pm) *

Wednesday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Smiling Toad Brewery – Cheers to Yoga! @ 6pm *

$15 includes a 60-minute yoga class and pint. CASH ONLY. Bring your own yoga mat, water, and any other yoga accessories. Please arrive early as there is limited space, and RSVP on the Facebook event page. [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]


Thursday Dec. 13

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 * – Blueberry Oatmeal Stout

Special tapping of the Blueberry Oatmeal Stout starting at 2pm. Limited quantities while it lasts. [Event Link]

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!

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 @ 6pm *

Join Red Leg for free BINGO at the Bar between 6-7 PM on December 13th. You must sit at the bar in order to play. [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:

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

Dueces Wild @ 6:30-9pm * - Jacob Christopher [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 Dec. 14

Trails End Taproom – Flannel Fridays @ 11am * 

Receive 10% off for wearing a flannel!

Brewer's Republic – Tap Takeover @ 5pm * – 14er Brewing

Every Friday Brewer's has a new tap takeover! This week is 14er Brewing out of Denver. Check the Facebook event for more info and a list of beers being tapped.

Trinity Brewing – Special Beer Tapping @ 5pm * – 2018 Chocolate River

2018 Chocolate River, Imperial Chocolate Stout Release!!! Brewed with 150lbs of milk chocolate, cacao nibs, organic chocolate syrup and whole vanilla beans!!! This beer is a chocolate lover's decadent liquid dream! [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company – Beer Release @ 5:30pm * – Brut Rose Pale Ale

The Brut Rose pale ale is brewed with raspberries and loral hops. [Event Link]

Trails End Taproom – Woodshed Red Give! Concert @ 8pm  

Join Trails End Taproom with Colorado Springs' favorite band - Woodshed Red! Entrance is free, however there is a $5 suggested donation at the door where 100% will go to our Indy Give! Great Outdoor Challenge recipients. Drink, dance, give! [Event Link]

Brass Brewing Company – Laugh Your Brass Off Comedy Show @ 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 our second Brass Comedy Night! $1 Off Pints for Military, Law Enforcement, and First Responders. 10% Off for teachers. [Event Link]

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

Gold Camp's Open Arts host Elimence is releasing his debut album, Sleep Gallery. He is a self produced artist with lyrical abilities like you've never heard, and we are so excited to have his excellent album released at Gold Camp. Stoney Bertz will be there to warm up the stage with brilliant word play, flow and vibes. To top it off, they are debuting an Open Arts Grapefruit IPA made by our beertender/Cablebox co-founder Vincent Jordan (under direction from our brewer Brady Hossfeld), and will have food by the ever so amazing Porkman's Pit! You don't want to miss this event!. [Event Link]


Saturday Dec. 15

Red Leg Brewing Company –  Firkin Tapping @ 12pm * – Eggnog Brown

This week Red Leg is tapping an Eggnog Brown 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.

Atrevida Beer Company –  Resilience IPA Release @ 1pm

Atrevida, in conjunction with over a thousand other breweries across the country, brewed this beer in solidarity with Sierra Nevada to benefit victims of the Camp Fire in Northern California. The devastation is immeasurable and Sierra Nevada began a fundraising idea using beer to rebuild and support what will be a long recovery. All of their staff has been directly or indirectly affected by wildfires and they could not pass by this opportunity to support friends in California. Join for a beer and support a great cause! They will also be collecting additional donations. 100% of the proceeds go back to the Camp Fire fund - Atrevida will not profit from any of your donations or purchases of this beer. The beer will remain on tap until its gone. Salud! [Event Link]

Saturday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Brass Tap – Yoga & Brews @ 9:30am *

$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]

Black Forest Brewing Company – Festhall Yoga @ 10am *

$10 includes yoga and a beer. Bring your own mat if possible [Event Link]

Peaks N Pines - Cheers to Yoga! @ 10am

$15 includes a 75-minute class and pint. CASH ONLY. Bring your own mat if possible. Arrive early as space is limited. [Event Link]

JAKs Brewing Company - Birthday Yoga @ 10am 

$10 includes an hour of yoga and a beer. Bring your own mat. Children welcome at the same price, and includes a soda with yoga. [Event Link]

Brewer's Republic - Yoga Club @ 12pm *

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


Sunday Dec. 16

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

Every Sunday will have a different brunch special. See the Facebook event for special details. [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 – Kids Painting @ 12-2pm

Sign up today to secure your spot for a very special painting event Sunday, December 16th, with JAKs resident artist Genevieve Snyder! The JAKs kids will be painting dancing Olaf in the event header, 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 JAKs a call to arrange over the phone! $25 per painter - must preregister. This is sure to be a fun time! [Event Link]

Fossil Craft Beer – Pups n' Pints @ 1-2pm

This is a dog training workshop focused on practicing polite public behaviors. If you want a dog who lays nicely under the table while you and your family are eating and drinking, go check them out. If you want a dog that sits nicely when meeting new people, this workshop is for you. $20 for an hour long training class and a beer from the fantastic Fossil Craft Beer Company! [Event Link]

Sunday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Oskar Blues Colorado SpringsYoga & Brews @ 9:30am *

$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]

Atrevida Beer CompanyCheers to Yoga! @ 1pm *

$15 includes a 60-minute yoga class and pint. CASH ONLY. Arrive early as space is limited. Bring your own mat and any other accessories. [Event Link]

Atrevida Beer CompanyGlow Yoga @ 5pm *

Get your holiday groove on with blacklights, glowsticks and yoga! $15 includes a 60-minute yoga class and pint. CASH ONLY. Arrive early as space is limited. Bring your own mat and any other accessories. [Event Link]

Sunday Live Music:

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

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]


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