Drink Local: February 18-24


Happy President's Day! Hopefully some of you are lucky to have the day off, as snow days are perfect for drinking. If you can't enjoy the holiday as an excuse to drink, consider some of the other events and releases happening this week. There are still several firkin releases continuing around town, FH Beerworks is releasing a myriad of great beer, you can celebrate cherry pie day with a special tapping at Cerberus, Bristol is releasing their charitable Smokebrush porter, and Brewer's Republic is exclusively tapping Pliny the Younger (tickets required). Also, 1876 Ale Works is having their grand opening on Saturday!See below for the full list, so mark your calendars and support local! * Denotes a recurring event*** Denotes that a ticket or advanced purchase is required/suggested  

Monday Feb. 18

Cerberus Brewing Company -- National Drinking (Barley)Wine Day @ 11am

$1 off Human Wreckage Barleywine all day! Turn your Monday around (and warm up) with this 11.4% beer. [Event Link]

Cerberus Brewing Company -- Happy Hour @ 3-6pm *

Monday through Thursday every week! Get two beers and an appetizer to share for $17!

Peaks N Pines Brewing Company -- Sap Tap Monday @ 5:30 * - Mexican Style Amber Lager

Every Monday, Peaks N Pines releases a new “sappling” small batch. Only available while it lasts! [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 Brewing Company -- 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] 

Monday "Other" Events:

Tap Traders - Women Wine & Wellness @ 6pm ***

Join speaker Kelly Calabrese (MS, CCN) at Tap Traders to connect, learn, grow, and support women professionals and entrepreneurs! Tickers are $15 and includes 1 drink ticket, snacks, raffle entry, networking, and education from our evening’s speaker. [Event Link]


Tuesday Feb. 19

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!

Iron Bird Brewing Company -- Brewer's Choice $3 Pint Special @ 2-10pm *

Cerberus Brewing Company -- Happy Hour @ 3-6pm *

Monday through Thursday every week! Get two beers and an appetizer to share for $17!

Smiling Toad Brewery -- Test Tap @ 4pm * - Blackberry Cream Pale Ale

A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday at "The Toad"! This week is a blackberry cream pale ale. 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 * - Coconut Pecan Porter

Every Tuesday is small-batch Brewsday Tuesday! This week Gold Camp will have a coconut pecan porter - A nice, robust porter with some added coconut and pecan for a nutty flavor! [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company -- Bleating Heart Night @ 5-9pm * - H.E.A.R.S.

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 H.E.A.R.S. [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 * - Corral Bluffs Alliance

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 Corral Bluffs Alliance. Their goal is to maintain, preserve and protect Jimmy Camp Creek and Corral Bluffs Open Space with education. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

The Public House -- Pint Night @ 7pm * - Colorado Native Brewing

Every Tuesday, a new brewery takes over The Public House for Pint Night! This week features Colorado Native. $4 craft pints, souvenir glassware (while they last) and brewery swag giveaways. Seats always fill quickly (as well as parking) so get there early and stay until 9pm for the best chances to win swag! [Event Link]

Tuesday Trivia & Games:

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

Come on out for Falcon Poker League at JAKs every Tuesday night. 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]

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

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

Atrevida Beer Company @ 7:30pm* - 5 Second Rule Game Night [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]

Red Leg Brewing Company - Stretches & Suds @ 6pm *

$15 gets you 1 hour of class and 1 pint to help you recover. All skill levels are encouraged. Bring your own mat. [Event Link]

Tuesday Running Clubs:

Brass Brewing Company - February Full Moon Run @ 6pm [Event Link]


Wednesday Feb. 20

Cerberus Brewing Company -- National Cherry Pie Day @ 11am

Cerberus is tapping a Cherry Pie Firkin to celebrate National Cherry Pie Day! Cherry Milkshake IPA in the form of cherry pie is way better than actual pie. Only $4 a pint! [Event Link]

Cerberus Brewing Company -- Happy Hour @ 3-6pm *

Monday through Thursday every week! Get two beers and an appetizer to share for $17!

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 * - Whiskey Barrel Irish Stout

February is Stout month! This week features a Whiskey Barrel Irish stout. [Event Link]

Brewer's Republic -- Pliny the Younger Tapping @ 6pm ***

Brewer's Republic is the only place in Colorado Springs to get Pliny the Younger! They are tapping Pliny the Younger on Wednesday, with tickets going on sale at 5pm! They only have 60 Pliny's to give, so make sure you go early to purchase a ticket! After Pliny the Younger blows, They will tap Pliny the Elder. Bottles of Damnation, Blind Pig, and STS Pils also available for your drinking pleasure. **Limit 1 ticket per person ($10) and 10 oz pours only!** [Event Link]

The Brass Tap -- Pint Night @ 6-8pm * - New Belgium Brewing [Event Link]

Wednesday Trivia & Games:

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

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 [Event Link]

FH Beerworks East @ 7pm * - This is a Clue Trivia (first night!) [Event Link]

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 include yoga and a beer. 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]


Thursday Feb. 21

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 * - Cold Brew Coffee IPA

Special tapping of a Cold Brew Coffee IPA starting at 2pm. Limited quantities while it lasts. [Event Link Coming Soon]

Cerberus Brewing Company -- Happy Hour @ 3-6pm *

Monday through Thursday every week! Get two beers and an appetizer to share for $17!

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]

Brewer's Republic -- Kick the Keg @ 5pm (BEER TBD)

N3 Taphouse -- Odell Pint Night @ 6pm 

Head in to the taphouse for pint night with Odell Brewing Company to enjoy some great beers and chat with the rep. There will be three new beers being tapped: 90 Shilling amber ale, Wolf Picker experimental IPA, and Bull Proof bourbon barrel stout. [Event Link]

Bristol Brewing Company -- Smokebrush Porter Release Party @ 6pm

Bristol's first release of 2019 is a robust favorite! All profits of the Smokebrush porter goes to benefit the Smokebrush Foundation and its vision to foster creativity, innovation, and collaboration in the Pikes Peak region and beyond. Live music to follow the release! [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]

The Brass Tap -- Pint Night @ 6-8pm * - Bonfire Brewing [Event Link]

Thursday Trivia & Games:

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

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

The Public House @ 7pm * - Trivia

Thursday Live Music:

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

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

Oskar Blues Colorado Springs @ 7pm - Jacob Christopher [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]


Friday Feb. 22

FH Beerworks (East & Downtown) -- Triple Beer Release @ 5pm

FH is tapping THREE new beers at both locations, including a Pomegranate Sour, a gluten-free Belgian Dubbel, and the fan-favorite Caramel Macchiato Stout. [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company -- Thin Mint Stout Tapping @ 5pm [Event Link]

Brewer’s Republic -- Tap Takeover @ 5pm * - Crooked Stave

Denver's Crooked Stave is taking over Brewer's Republic! Tap list in event. [Event Link]

Brass Brewing Company -- Galentine's Drinks @ 6:30pm 

Celebrate Galetines Day with Girls Pint Out with a drink at Brass Brewing! They will have live music for the evening from 7-10pm. [Event Link]

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

For Gold Camps's next Open Arts night, they have the insanely talented artist HoTT as their showcase! Treehouse BBQ will be setup for food, and as always Elimence is their host. Open Mic performers get a free half pint! Also making a special debut are three tea-inspured blond ales: Black tea with chai, black tea with lemon, and a peach tea blonde. [Event Link]

Friday Trivia & Games:

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

Friday Live Music:

Trails End Taproom @ 7pm * - Live Music Fridays: The Manitou Strings [Event Link]


Saturday Feb. 23

Red Leg Brewing Company -- Firkin Tapping @ 12pm * - Lime Kumquat IPA

This week Red Leg is tapping a lime kumquat 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]

FH Beerworks (Downtown) -- Rummy in my Tummy Firkin Release @ 12pm

FH is tapping our firkin! It’s a Piña Colada Golden Sour aged on Rum Oak. It taps at noon and won’t last long! $5/pint until it’s gone. Downtown location only! [Event Link]

1876 Ale Works -- Grand Opening @ 11am

Come by and support COS's newest brewery opening (located at 3352 Templeton Gap Rd)! They will have different food trucks all day - BF Chew Chew from 11-2, Pig Latin from 11-3, andChef Bob's Lobstah Truck will be service food from 4-8. They will be open until around midnight, so check it out!

The Brass Tap -- Pint Night @ 6-8pm - Dueces Wild Brewing [Event Link]

Saturday Live Music & Comedy:

Pikes Peak @ 5pm - Meadowgrass Talent Release Party [Event Link]

Oskar Blues Colorado Springs @ 7pm - Abear [Event Link]

Gold Camp Brewing Company @ 8pm - Ladies of Comedy

Ladies of Laughter will showcase local female stand up comedians in this FREE show, while enjoying delicious local craft beer. Mature content: Adults only, please! [Event Link]

The Public House @ 8pm - Klone Manor [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]

Pikes Peak - Yoga & Brews @ 10:30am

$15 includes class and a pint, $10 just for class. Bring your own mat. [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:

Cerberus Brewing Company - Dog Biscuit Appreciate Day 

We all love our dogs, so head into Cerberus this weekend as they are giving away puppy goody bags with different house made treats!

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]

Local Relic - Adult Digital Photography Classes @ 2pm *

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. More information found here or in the event link. [Event Link]


Sunday Feb. 24

Fossil Craft Beer Company -- $2 Off Crowlers (All Day) *

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

Every Sunday will have a different brunch special! More information can be found on their Facebook event pages. [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

Oskar Blues COS @ 7:30pm * - Comedy [Event Link]

Sunday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Oskar Blues COS - Yoga & Brews @ 8:45am

$15 includes class and one beer, mimosa or Bloody Mary; $10 for the class only. [Event Link]

Atrevida Beer Company - Cheers to Yoga! @ 1pm

$15 for a 60 minute class and a pint. CASH ONLY! Bring your own mat. RSVP on the Facebook page, space is limited. [Event Link]

Sunday Running Clubs:

Black Forest Brewing Company - Sunday Funday Runday @ 2:30pm *

Run with the group or on your own (sign in at the brewery to get credit). Run Walk Crawl... 5K or 1 mile! [Event Link]

Sunday "Other" Events:

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]

JAKs Brewing Company - Kid's Painting Day @ 3pm ***

The JAKs kids will be painting the picture 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 them call to arrange over the phone! $25 per painter - must pre-register. [Event Link]


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