Drink Local: March 25-31

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It's the last week in March and things are slowing down a bit - Compared to the last two drinking-heavy weeks, anyways!Some highlights include Black Forest Brewing's first anniversary party, Bristol's fundraiser for Barkabull and Happy Cats Haven, and a variety of fun beer releases. We celebrated the first day of Spring recently and with that we see a rise in light, fruit-inspired beers, like the Fruity Pebbles Kolsch being released at Local Relic. For those still stuck on darker winter beer, FH Beerworks is releasing a Cinnamon Bun White Milkshake Stout.That's not all though, so keep reading for everything else happening around town this week! Jump to a day:

* Denotes a recurring event*** Denotes that a ticket or advanced purchase is required/suggested  

Monday Mar. 25

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

$1 off pints, $2 off growlers/crowlers for current and former military with military ID from open to close. Every Monday, all day long!

Rocky Mountain Brewery -- Experimental Mondays (All Day, Starting @ 11am) *

Head into RMB for Experimental Monday, where they do a different small batch every week! Limited supplies, available until it is gone.

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 * - Jalapeno Honey Wheat

Every Monday, Peaks N Pines releases a new “sappling” small batch. Only available while it lasts. Sweet honey malts, crisp wheat, and a kick of Jalapeño on the finish. At 5.0% this Sap Tap is crushable without sacrificing the balance of flavor and refreshment! Don’t be shy from this small batch, only four fresh jalapeños in this brew make it interesting, not overwhelming. On tap at 5:30, this and all Sap Taps are served in half-pints and won’t be around for long! [Event Link]

The Brass Tap -- Pint Night @ 6-8pm * - Founders 

Founders opened in 1997 in Grand Rapids Michigan. Since the mid-2000s, Founders has become one of the most prominent breweries in Michigan, expanding its market to 37 states. Come check them out! [Event Link]

Cerberus Brewing Company -- Service Industry Night @ 7pm to close *

Industry night every Monday! $4 pints at Cerberus for service industry friends.

Monday Trivia & Games:

The Brass Tap @ 6pm * -- Name That Tune [Event Link]

Monday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Goat Patch Brewing Company -- 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]

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Tuesday Mar. 26

Rocky Mountain Brewery -- Teacher Tuesday (All Day, Starting @ 11am) *

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 *

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Smiling Toad Brewery -- Test Tap @ 4pm * - Salted White Chocolate Red

A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday at "The Toad"! This week will features a salted white chocolate red ale with Himalayan pink sea salt. 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! Suds n' Swine beer and bacon deal from 4:30 to close!

Gold Camp Brewing Company -- Brewsday Tapping @ 5pm * - Blackberry Cream Ale

Every Tuesday is small-batch Brewsday Tuesday! This week will feature a Blackberry Cream Ale. [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company -- Colorado Springs Collective Pale Ale @ 5pm

Join GPB for a special release of the Colorado Springs Collective Pale Ale brewed by the Pink Boots Society of Colorado Springs! Members from 1876 Ale Works, Atrevida Beer Co., Bristol Brewing Company, Cerberus Brewing Co., Dueces Wild Brewery, FH Beerworks East, Goat Patch Brewing Company, Paradox Beer Company, Peaks N Pines Brewing Company, Pikes Peak Brewing, Red Leg Brewing Company, Storybook Brewing and Beer Drinker's Guide to Colorado came together to collaborate and brew this month. From 5-9 $1 from every pint sold will go directly back to the Pink Boots Society (see event directly below). [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company -- Bleating Heart Night @ 5-9pm * - Pink Boots Society of COS

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 our local chapter of Pink Boots Society. Find out more about the amazing work they do here. [Event Link]

Brewer’s Republic -- Craft Can Night @ 5pm *

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 after 5pm!).

Black Forest Brewing Company -- Bungholes & Cornholes @ 5:30pm *

Small batch beers available until the bunghole is empty! Best enjoyed while challenging your favorite team at a friendly cornhole match. Weekly cornhole challenge board tracks the Best Holer in Black Forest! [Event Link]

Bristol Brewing Company -- Karma Hour @ 6pm * - Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

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 Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. They are dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

The Brass Tap -- Pint Night @ 6-8pm * - Oskar Blues

Local Colorado favorite leading the Craft Brew In A Can Movement, Oskar Blues Brewery exclusively cans their craft beer.  [Event Link]

The Public House -- Pint Night @ 7pm * - Bristol Brewing Birthday Box #1

This Tuesday from 7-9pm, The Public House is proud to host one of their favorite Colorado Springs breweries for one of your favorite weekly beer events! In honor of their 25th birthday, Public House are featuring Bristol's flagship Laughing Lab Scottish Ale and two variations of that 9 time GABF award winning ale on tap for just $4 a pour! Snag a souvenir glass while they last, and maybe score some sweet Bristol Brewing swag! Seats and parking fill quickly, so arrive early and stay late for the most chances to win! [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 (w/ Annapurna Mead) [Event Link]

Whistle Pig Brewing Company @ 7pm -- Geeks Who Drink [Event Link]

Atrevida Beer Company @ 7:00pm -- 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]

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

$15 for an hour of class and a pint. Bring your own mat. [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:

Tap Traders -- FRPC 4th Tuesday Open Networking Event & 1st Anniversary Party @ 5:30pm

Join for a monthly open networking event and a special celebration of FRPC's 1 Year Anniversary! Front Range Power Connectors will be providing free cake and appetizers for this exciting occasion with support from Tap Traders, Lenny Suzan Perreault, Jim Stallings, and the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado. [Event Link]

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Wednesday Mar. 27

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

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

Local Relic -- Fruity Pebbles Kolsch Release @ 4pm

Embrace your inner child and join us for the release of our Fruity Pebbles Kölsch! [Event Link]

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 * - Cinnamon Bun White Milkshake Stout

Cinnamon. Bun. Stout. Enough said! [Event Link]

Brewer's Republic -- Bell's Oberon Launch Party @ 5pm

Bell's is taking over Brewer's Republic! They will be tapping Oberon, Larry's Latest Flamingo Fruit Flight, and Official Hazy IPA. All beers will be on at 5pm. [Event Link Coming Soon]

The Brass Tap -- Pint Night @ 6-8pm * - 4 Noses

Brewing in Broomfield, Colorado, 4 Noses is a family owned & independent brewery, passionately crafting unique beers since 2014. [Event Link]

Wednesday Trivia & Games:

The Brass Tap @ 6pm * -- Rockin' Music Bingo [Event Link]

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]

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 * -- The Joke Goes On Comedy

Wednesday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

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

$15 includes class and your first 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:

Tap Traders -- Girls Night Networking @ 5:30pm

Join the Colorado Springs Housewives in the City at Tap Traders! Celebrate Spring with a fun night out supporting local businesses and this month's spotlighted charity, the Eagle's Nest Ranch. 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]

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Thursday Mar. 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 * - Roasted Marshmallow Gratzer

Special tapping of a special beer starting at 2pm. This week features a Roasted Marshmallow Gratzer. 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!

Atrevida Beer Company -- Pink Boots Big Brew Release @ 4pm

Join Atrevida for a Special release of the Colorado Springs Collective Pale Ale brewed by the Pink Boots Society of Colorado Springs! $1 of each pint will go back directly to the Pink Boots Colorado Springs. Ladies from over 13 breweries participated to include Atrevida's Jess (Chapter Lead) and Gretchen (Co-Lead). [Event Link]

Brewer's Republic -- Kick the Keg @ 4pm *

Help drain the keg and make room for more delicious beer! If you "kick" the selected keg(s), you get the partial pour plus your next beer FREE!

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]

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

Epic started brewing in Salt Lake City, UT in 2010 and expanded to Denver in 2013. Even with expansion, Epic has stayed committed to its founding principal of small batch, artisanal beer. [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company -- Beer Stein Painting Class @ 6pm ***

In this 1.5 hour class, you will hand paint a design on a glass guided by an instructor from Le Painted Grape. All painting supplies and glass included. Beer and food available for extra purchase from venue. No outside food or drink. They will teach you STEP BY STEP so no experience is necessary. Sign up with your friends! [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company -- Boards & Beers Fundraiser @ 6pm ***

This is Red Leg's kick-off event to reach our goal of $15,000 for Angels of America's Fallen which will support 10 kids for a year! They're partnering with Pals & Paintbrushes for an evening to design your own board while enjoying delicious beers all in support of Angels of America's Fallen! Follow the link to choose your board and design and then sit back and relax! Ticket price is $60 and includes supplies, a pint, taxes & fees and a donation to Angels of America's Fallen! [Event Link]

Thursday Trivia & Games:

FH Beerworks East -- Axe Throwing @ 5-8pm * ***

For just $10 every Thursday, you can enjoy unlimited throwing from a professional! Games and tournaments all included. All ages and ability levels welcome. [Event Link]

Gold Camp Brewing Company @ 6pm -- Boozy Bingo [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 * -- Geeks Who Drink Trivia [Event Link]

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

Thursday Live Music & Comedy:

Dueces Wild @ 6:30pm -- Laura Rupejko [Event Link]

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

Trails End Taproom @ 7pm -- Pour Your Own Comedy [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]

Black Forest Brewing Company -- Fun Run Thursday @ 5:30pm *

Grab your shoes and hit the trail. Run, walk or stroll a wooded 5k or 1-mile route which includes dirt roads and milt trails. Great for all ages and trail ready strollers. [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 Brewing Company -- Business Cards & Brews @ 4-6pm

Join the Black Forest Brewing Co. and Forest Living Magazine on the Last Thursday of every month. Receive a complementary brewers beer of the month, enjoy food specials and meet potential business partners and associates. [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]

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Friday Mar. 29

Metric Brewing Company -- Teacher's Recess (All Day, Starting @ 12pm) *

Attention teachers! Come by the Metric taproom ANY Friday during the school year and enjoy $1 off all pints all night. It’s Friday, you deserve it. [Event Link]

Trinity Brewing -- Happy Hour @ 4-6pm *

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Bristol Brewing Company -- Put a Little in Your Bowl w/ Global Pet CO @ 6pm

Join us from 6-8 p.m. to support Global Pet Colorado. $1 from each pint sold will go to help support 2 non-profits, Barkabull and Happy Cats Haven. So come in, buy a pint, and support the good work that’s being done in our community. Doing good never tasted better! There will be t-shirts and hats available to purchase as well. [Event Link]

The Brass Tap -- Pint Night @ 6-8pm * - Bell's

Come for great beer from Bell's Brewing out of Michigan and grab some good swag! [Event Link]

Friday Trivia & Games:

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

Friday Live Music & Comedy:

Brass Brewing Company @ 7pm -- Brandon Henderson [Event Link]

Trails End Taproom @ 7pm * -- Live Music Fridays: Hot Djam [Event Link]

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Saturday Mar. 30

Black Forest Brewing Company -- First Anniversary Party @ 11am

Join Black Forest Brewing as they celebrate their first anniversary all weekend! They will have a full agenda of music, food, entertainment, and of course beer. Check out their Facebook page for full line up. [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company -- Saturday Firkin Tapping @ 12pm * - Cherry Lime Kolsch

This week Red Leg is tapping a Cherry Lime Kolsch 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. [Event Link]

Saturday Live Music & Comedy:

Oskar Blues @ 7pm -- Mr. Knowitall (Primus Tribute) [Event Link]

The Public House @ 8pm * -- Jeff Sempek [Event Link]

Saturday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Pikes Peak Brewing -- Yoga & Brews @ 10am 

$15 includes class and a pint, or $10 for just yoga. Bring your own mat! [Event Link]

Peaks N Pines Brewing Company -- Cheers to Yoga @ 10am *

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

Brass Brewing -- Donation-Based 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:

Atrevida Beer Company -- Switchbacks Away Game Viewing Party @ 8:30pm

Come watch the Switchbacks FC when they travel on the large projector. *Reccuring with all away games! [Event Link]

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Sunday Mar. 31

Black Forest Brewing Company -- First Anniversary Party @ 11am

Join Black Forest Brewing as they celebrate their first anniversary all weekend! They will have a full agenda of music, food, entertainment, and of course beer. Check out their Facebook page for full line up. [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.

Trinity Brewing -- $1 Off Growlers (All Day, Starting @ 11am) *

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Fossil Craft Beer Company -- $2 Off Crowlers (All Day, Starting @ 12pm) *

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Dueces Wild Brewing Company -- $2 Off Crowlers (All Day, Starting @ 12pm) *

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Storybook Brewing Company -- Storybook Brewing Pint Day @ 12pm

Need a relaxing way to transition back from Spring Break? Join Stratton Elementary PTA for a pint at Storybook Brewing any time from 12-8 PM. $1.00 of every pint sold will go back to Stratton Elementary PTA for school programs. Kids welcome! [Event Link]

Sunday Trivia & Games:

Brewer's Republic @ 6pm * -- Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Sunday Music & Comedy:

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

Sunday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

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

$15 includes class +1 beer, mimosa or Bloody Mary. $10 class only. [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, or crawl a 5K or 1-mile! [Event Link]

Sunday "Other" Events:

Cerberus Brewing Company -- Sunday Brunch @ 11am *

Every Sunday, Cerberus offers a different brunch special and bottomless mimosas!  [Event Link]

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