Drink Local: February 25-March 3

It's the last week of February already! The shortest month doesn't mean there's a shortage of beer..This week, Bristol Brewing has their 25th birthday beer dinner plus a birthday box release! Manitou Brewing and Whistle Pig brewing are both celebrating anniversaries with parties and new beer. If  you're into beer pairings, there are special pairing dinners at Streetcar 420 (with Goat Patch) and a vegan dinner at Phantom Canyon. Ready to get into the Mardi Gras mood? Catch parties celebrating the holiday at both Tap Traders and Trails End Taproom. If you want to know how climate change is affecting your beer, head to Goat Patch for a special "Save the Beer" presentation. All of this on top of our regular beer pairings, trivia, live music and comedy shows around town! * Denotes a recurring event*** Denotes that a ticket or advanced purchase is required/suggested 

Monday Feb. 25

FH Beerworks (East & Downtown) -- Military Mondays @ All Day *

$1 off pints, $2 off growlers/crowlers for current and former military with military ID. Every monday, all day long!

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

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

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

Sign up today to secure your spot for our adult Paint Night with some of your favorite Falcon Brews. Limited spots available, so stop be the taproom to secure your canvas today, or give them a call to arrange over the phone. $35 per painter, and your first beer is on us - must preregister. [Event Link]

Peaks N Pines Brewing Company -- Sap Tap Monday @ 5:30 * 

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

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:

Local Relic - Bike Lane Conversations Continued @ 7pm

Join Bike Colorado Springs for food, drinks and conversation as they Continue the Conversation started at The Gazette's bike lane forum. Anyone and Everyone is welcome to join to meet their neighbors. We hope for conversions between neighbors that bring our city closer together. We truly believe that citizens can come together to support more safe ways to get around our city even if they never plan to ride a bike. Food and Drink will be available for purchase from Local Relic and Immerse Cuisine. [Event Link]


Tuesday Feb. 26

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 *

A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday at "The Toad"! 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 * - Banana Split Here

Every Tuesday is small-batch Brewsday Tuesday! This week Gold Camp will be brewing up a German Hefeweizen with extra banana and cherry flavor. Dessert in a glass! [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company -- Bleating Heart Night @ 5-9pm * - More Than a Meal, Inc.

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 More Than a Meal, Inc. Find out more about the amazing work 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 * - Kids on Bikes

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 Kids on Bikes. Their mission is to inspire and empower all kids to lead healthy, active, and happy lives through bicycling. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

The Public House -- Pint Night @ 7pm * -South Park Brewing

Every Tuesday, a new brewery takes over The Public House for Pint Night! This week features Fairplay'sSouth Park Brewing. $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]

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

$15 includes class and your first beer. Bring your own mat. [Event Link]


Wednesday Feb. 27

JAKs Brewing Company -- Munich Helles Lager Release @ 12pm

JAKs' brewers have been hard at work perfecting their lager game, and this time they've got a Munich Helles (meaning 'light' or 'pale' in German) Lager: a slightly malty and bready lager with a crisp, spicy hop bitterness at a easy drinking 5.2% ABV. [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 * - Apple Pie American Stout

FH is wrapping up the celebration of Stouts this month with an Apple Pie American Stout. It doesn't get more 'murican than this beaut. Bring your friends, grab a beer and toast to the red, white and blue! [Event Link]

The Brass Tap -- Pint Night @ 6-8pm * - Butcherknife Brewing Company 

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Streetcar 420 & Goat Patch Brewing Company -- Pop Up Launch Party & Beer Dinner @ 6pm ***

Streetcar520 and Goat Patching Brewing Co. are proud to announce the launch of Streetcar Hop Amber! The proprietary brew from Goat Patch will make its debut as part of a five-course paired dinner. Menu and tickets available on the event page: [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 [Event Link]

Wednesday Music & Comedy:

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

Gold Camp Brewing Company @ 9:30pm * - You Got It Dude! Comedy [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 Feb. 28

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 * - Crushed Pineapple IPA

Special tapping of a crushed pineapple IPA firkin starting at 2pm. Limited quantities while it lasts.

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]

Nano 108 Brewing Company -- 2019 American Standard Lager Release @ 5pm

Made with rice - Crisp, clean dry finish. Light in alcohol and refreshing. [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 * - Kona Brewing Company 

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Bristol Brewing Company -- Birthday Beer Dinner @ 6pm ***

Join Mike and Amanda Bristol in the Barrel Aging Room for a one of a kind opportunity. This unique, four-course beer dinner will be a sneak peek of our first Birthday Box, highlighting Laughing Lab and three limited release brews inspired by this flagship. All beers will be paired with a plate masterminded by Ivywild’s own Chef Bryan together with Chef Supansa, making her Ivywild Kitchen debut! Tax, gratuity, and a swank commemorative glass are included! Tickets must be purchased 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

The Public House @ 7pm * - Trivia

Atrevida Beer Company @ 7:30pm - Loteria (Mexican Bingo) Night [Event Link]

Thursday Live Music:

Dueces Wild @ 6-9pm * - Bands in the Brewhouse: Brian Grace & JC Pringle [Event Link]

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

Oskar Blues COS @ 7pm - Krewe De Groove [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:

Black Forest Beer Company - Business Cards & Brews @ 4-6pm 

Join the Black Forest Brewing Co. and Forest Living Magazine for this networking event. Receive a complementary brewers beer of the month, enjoy food specials and meet potential business partners and associates. [Event Link]

Atrevida Beer Company - Girls Night Networking at Atrevida Beer Co @ 5:30pm ***

Join the Colorado Springs Housewives with a fun night out supporting a local brewery and a spotlighted charity from 5:30-8:30pm. They will be doing raffles, will have a photo booth and the first 25 people to arrive will SNAG a SWAG Bag! This event is FREE to attend (but please register your ticket so we can get a head count) so grab a pal and come on out! [Event Link]

Goat Patch Beer Company - Save the Beer @ 6pm 

Please join the Climate Reality Project for a special presentation regarding climate change at Goat Patch Brewing. Unfortunately, our changing climate is impacting water quality and hops production. This impacts both the price and taste of beer. Learn more during this free 30-minute presentation. [Event Link]


Friday Mar. 1

Red Leg Brewing Company -- Spring Seasonal Release @ 5pm

Capt. Hopalicious IPA was SO popular that they just had to can it for all to enjoy! Join RLBC in the taproom for the tapping of this delicious IPA! Capt. Hopalicious is brewed with Nugget, Mosaic, and Cascade hops (ABV: 7.2%, IBU: 67) [Event Link]

Manitou Brewing Company -- MBC's 5 Year Anniversary Party @ 5pm

MBC will have beer & drink specials from 5-10pm, along with a free MBC anniversary glass with pint purchase and 25% off all merchandise. [Event Link]

Bristol Brewing Company -- Birthday Box Release Party @ 6pm

The first of 4 highly anticipated, special edition 25th anniversary Birthday Boxes is coming out! Inside this first box you’ll find the 9-time GABF award winner, Laughing Lab Scottish Ale, plus 3 limited release specialty brews inspired by Lab: Chocolate Lab, Scotch Ale, and Barrel Aged Lab. Head to the Pub and try these *extremely limited* brews on draught before they’re released in stores. There will be giveaways, shenanigans, and of course, CAKE! [Event Link]

Phantom Canyon Brewing Company -- Vegan Beer Dinner @ 6pm ***

Head into PCBC for a plant-based eve featuring Head Chef Mario Moser and Head Brewer Charles McManus three-course vegan dinner with house-made brews to pair. Special guest and vegan cookbook author JL Fields of "The Gazette" will be in attendance! This community-style dinner has limited seating so get your tickets today. Each ticket includes commemorative glass and dinner, plus 15% gratuity. Must be 21+. [Event Link]

Whistle Pig Brewing Company -- Anniversary Party @ 6:30pm

Come out and celebrate Whistle Pig Brewing Company's Anniversary with live music and beer! [Event Link]

Friday Trivia & Games:

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

Friday Live Music:

Trails End Taproom @ 7pm * - Live Music Fridays: Tejon Street Corner Thieves [Event Link]


Saturday Mar. 2

Trails End Taproom -- Mardi Gras Parade Party @ 11am

Happy hour beer, free beads and zydeco music! If you are heading up to the big event in Manitou Springs, park at Trails End and bike up to the event and grab a beer after you get back. If you want to have fun and avoid the crowds, just hang with us and get some king cake too! [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company -- Buddy Czech Pils Release @ 12pm

Buddy Czech is a vibrant, golden blonde Bohemian-style Pilsner. A medium bodied, malty sweet backbone is well balanced by moderate bitterness; pleasant spicy noble hop character is delicately enhanced by notes of honey and lightly toasted malt. Refreshing and inviting. (ABV: 5.5%, IBU: 30) [Event Link]

Tap Traders -- Mardi Gras Party with U-Turn Brass @ 4pm

Happy Fat Tuesday! Tap Traders will have food and drink specials, beads, prizes for best mask, and of course, U-TURN BRASS will be rocking the house. [Event Link]

Saturday Live Music & Comedy:

Gold Camp Brewing Company @ 8pm - Locals Till Last Call Comedy [Event Link]

The Public House @ 8pm - Eraina Joy [Event Link]

Saturday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Peaks N Pines - Cheers to Yoga @ 10am *

$15 includes a 75-minute class plus your first pint. CASH ONLY. Bring your own mat. [Event Link]

Black Forest Brewing Company - Festhall Yoga @ 10am

$10 gets you class and a beer! Bring your own mat. [Event Link]

JAKs Brewing Company - Brewhouse Yoga @ 10am [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!

Saturday"Other" Events:

Local Relic - Brews & Bits @ 3pm

Pikes Peak Gamers is so very excited to announce our first ever “Brews & Bits” board gaming session. We will be bringing a selection of our best board, card, and dexterity games. It is FREE to play our board games and each participant will receive one raffle ticket just for showing up. [Event Link]


Sunday Mar. 3

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 Trivia & Games:

Brewer's Republic @ 6pm * - Geeks Who Drink Trivia [Event Link]

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]


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