Drink Local: April 1-7


For the whole month of April, we are going to shift our focus from Beer to wine!Just kidding..  We would never abandon you like that! We'll keep focusing on all the great beer-related tappings and events.. Along with the regular rotation, some highlights this first week of April include the launch of Game of Breweries (more information coming soon), a Thin Mint stout release at Fossil (this better not be a joke, a kickoff to CBC party at Brewer's, Bristol's prohibition party, the yearly Incline IIPA release party at Pikes Peak, and painting with beer at Storybook. There is also the long-anticipated grand opening of our newest brewery, Lost Friend, on Saturday. Want a speak peak, or can't make the event this weekend? Try their Rye during Tuesday Trivia at Trails End!As if that wasn't enough, Sunday is National Beer Day - So save room and treat yourself tor $1 pints at Goat Patch! No matter where you'll be celebrating, stay safe and support local! Jump to a day:

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Monday April 1

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!

Cerberus Brewing Company -- Game of Breweries Release: Keep It In The Family Belgian Golden Strong @ 11am

Cerberus is representing House Lannister! They are tapping Keep It In The Family Belgian Golden Strong. Keep It In The Fam is brewed with Honey, Apples, Thyme, Cardamom, and Pink Peppercorns. Game of Breweries maps are on sale Monday at all participating breweries! There are a limited amount of maps at each brewery, so get yours ASAP!

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.

Trinity Brewery -- BOGO Crowlers (All Day, Starting @ 12pm) *


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 * - Double Play, Double Dry Hopped DIPA

Every Monday, Peaks N Pines releases a new “sappling” small batch. Only available while it lasts. This week’s Sap Tap is a Double Dry-Hopped Double IPA! It’s baseball season again and the folks at Peaks N Pines are PUMPED. This Sap Tap honors the return of our past time with a Double IPA featuring NINE different hops, one for each player on the baseball field. It’s big, it’s bold, it’s three strikes you’re out for this 8.5% Sap Tap. On tap at 5:30, this and all Sap Taps are served in half-pints and won’t be around for long! [Event Link]

Fossil Craft Beer Company -- Thin Mint Stout Release @ 5:30pm

Fossil uses copious amounts of real Girl Scout cookies to create one of their favorite yearly releases. If you love Thin Mints, then this beer is for you! [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 April 2

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 *


Smiling Toad Brewery -- Test Tap @ 4pm * - Mai Tai Blonde

A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday at "The Toad"! This week will features a Mai Tai-inspired blonde. Available while supplies last.

Brass Brewing Company -- The Fury Beer Release @ 4pm

Join Brass for the release of their Game of Thrones beer! They brewed this beer/mead hybrid with 200 Pounds of locally sourced honey! Bittered with Heather tips, and finished off with some delicious Elderberries. Buy your Game of Breweries card and try one! This beer is exclusively for game participants until April 14th. [Event Link]

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 * - Peach Brandy Pale Ale

Every Tuesday is small-batch Brewsday Tuesday! This week they took some peach brandy, soaked some oak chips in it, and added it to a pale ale. So much peach on the nose and palette with hops on both for good measure as well. This one is delicious!. [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company -- Bleating Heart Night @ 5-9pm * - Autism Vision of Colorado

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 Autism Vision of Colorado. 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 * - Status: Code 4, Inc.

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  Status: Code 4, Inc (SC4i). SC4i provides counseling, mental wellness and resiliency classes and resources to our communities’ First Responders and their family members who serve the Pikes Peak, Front Range and Pueblo regions. These services are offered at little to no cost to First Responders and their family members. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

The Public House -- Pint Night @ 7pm * - Mockery Brewing DEBUT!

The Public House is super excited to welcome a "new to you" brewery - This Tuesday, Mockery Brewing will be here with $4 craft brews, souvenir glassware while they last, plus brewery giveaways! Seats (and parking) always fill quickly, especially for a Debut Pint Night, so get here before 7pm to snag a spot. And stick around til 9pm for the most chances to win sweet swag! See the beer list on the Facebook page.  [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!

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

Trails End @ 7pm * -- Beer & Trivia (w/ Lost Friend Special Tapping) [Event Link]

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

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Wednesday April 3

JAKs Brewing Company -- Munich Dunkel Lager Tapping @ 12pm

Following up their successful Helles Lager, this week we're tapping its darker, toastier variation, the Dunkel Lager! This dark lager showcases the bready flavors of Munich malt: toast, nutty, and a tiny bit of chocolate. It drinks easy at 4.9% but has a deceptive complexity for being so sessionable. [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 * - Hazy IPA #1

The point of April's test tap beers is to explore the effects of dry hopping on the hazy IPA style, so there will be a "stacking" of hop quantities per week. The first Wednesday, FH's Mosaic and Galaxy hopped hazy will be dry hopped with 1 pound per barrel combined. Mosaic and Galaxy are a great combo for this style, with citrus, tropical, and some dank notes. The beers are all low to no bitterness and weigh in at 7% ABV. [Event Link Coming Soon]

Pikes Peak Brewing Company -- 2019 Incline Imperial IPA Release Party @ 5pm

Pikes Peak will be releasing this years Incline Imperial IPA! Pourly Edukated will be providing some awesome live music starting at 6pm. They will also be offering a special discount on Incline t-shirts, plus you will get a sneak peek at some new summer menu food items. Cheers! [Event Link]

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

Head in for beers from Black Bottle in Fort Collins, CO. [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

FH Beerworks East @ 7pm * -- This is a Clue Trivia [Event Link]

Wednesday Music & Comedy:

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 & Outdoor Clubs:

Trails End Taphouse -- Trailblazers Wednesday Trail Social@ 6pm *

Check in at Trails End Taproom between 5:15 pm and 6:45 pm. Run, hike and bike routes will be provided. Get outside and enjoy the beauty of the trails in Red Rock Canyon Open Space! Party at Trails End after with happy hour specials on $5 pizzas and $4 beer! Participate 8 times and earn a free tech shirt! You are free to form a team or go out individually as long as you check in to get credit. Organized group rides and hikes will leave Trails End at 6:15 sharp doing requiring moderate technical skills and elevation gain. [Event Link]

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:

Storybook Brewing Company -- Brushes & Brews @ 6pm (Pre-Payment Required)

$20 per painter. All supplies, instructions and fun included! This one can be done with bear or wolf silhouette. Quote is optional and customizable. Pre-payment only. Payments are processed through Paypal- 100% secure and private! [Event Link]

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Thursday April 4

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 * - Guava Hefe

Special tapping of a special beer starting at 2pm. This week features a Guava Hefe. 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!

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 * - Colorado Common Cider

Not technically beer, but still local! If you love ciders, Colorado Common Hard Cider, the first Cidery in Colorado Springs Co. Handcrafted delicious hard apple ciders.[Event Link]

Black Forest Brewing Company -- Paints & Pints @ 6:30pm (Tickets/RSVP Required)

$25 gets you an amazing custom crafted painting by you, plus your very own hand-crafted BFBC brew. Seating limit is 12, so come early or RSVP. [Event Link]

Brewer's Republic -- Industry Night @ 9pm to Close

Work in the service industry? Head into Brewer's to get $1 off your first pint!

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.

Gold Camp Brewing Company @ 6pm -- Boozy Bingo [Event Link]

JAKs Brewing Company @ 7pm * -- Geeks Who Drink Trivia

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]

Thursday Live Music & Comedy:

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

Dueces Wild Brewing Company @ 6:30pm -- Richard Sealock [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!

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.

Thursday "Other" Events:

Red Leg Brewing Company -- PC360 Networking Event @ 5pm

Join this month's Prep Connect 360 workshop students as they learn how to network with community partners. All are welcome to attend! Hors d'oeuvres, water and soda will be provided. [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 April 5

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 *


Brewer's Republic -- CBC Kickoff Party @ 5pm

Craft Brewers Conference means that there are more badass beers coming to Colorado! Kick off the conference by drinking them in Colorado Springs at Brewer's Republic! They are tapping 7 specialty beers on Friday at 5pm. RSVP for more information and updates on the tap list! [Event Link]

Friday Live Music & Comedy:

Brass Brewing Company @ 7pm -- Mearlan [Event Link]

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

Oskar Blues COS @ 7pm -- Red Moon Rounder in the Basement [Event Link]

Friday "Other" Events:

Carter Payne -- ARTx-travaganza First Friday Reveal Party @ 5-8pm

Join The Carter Payne and Local Relic as they celebrate the grand reveal of ARTx Colorado, a new performing arts consortium bringing Theater, Improv, and Shadowcasts to Colorado Springs. Meet members from each company, experience the history of each through art hung in the space, and pop downstairs for performances by Improv Colorado. [Event Link]

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Saturday April 6

SPECIAL EVENT: Lost Friend Brewing Company -- Grand Opening! @ 11am

Lost friend is FINALLY opening their doors and they can’t wait to share the result of all of our blood, sweat, and tears. They will also be tapping a collaboration beer with yours truly (Focus on the Beer)! Marlee Rae's and Piglatin Food Truck will be serving up delicious food as well. [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company -- Saturday Firkin Tapping @ 12pm * - Orange Pineapple Pale Ale

This week Red Leg is tapping a Orange Pineapple Pale Ale 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]

Local Relic/Carter Payne -- April Beer Dinner @ 5:30pm (Tickets Required)

Six Beers by Grant Goodwiler and Ryan Bell of Local Relic, Five Courses of Food by Chef Brent Beavers of Immerse Cuisine. $65 per person, tickets can be purchased on the Facebook link. [Event Link]

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

Breckenridge Brewery opened its doors in 1990 in the mountain town of Breckenridge, Colorado. It’s the third-oldest craft brewery in the state. Join us for a great Pint Night! [Event Link]

Bristol Brewing Company -- Prohibition Party @ 7pm (Password Required)

Celebrate the repeal of Prohibition with the release of Yellow Kite! Enjoy $0.33 Yellow Kite pints! To enter the party, you are required to dress in 1920s/1930s attire. This event doesn't require tickets BUT all guests must know the secret password to enter the party, so check their Facebook and Instagram for hints! The party is held in Bristol's Barrel-Aging Room and Brewhouse, and you must be 21+ to attend. [Event Link]

Saturday Live Music & Comedy:

Pikes Peak Brewing Company @ 6:30pm -- Tejon Street Corner Thieves [Event Link]

The Public House @ 8pm * -- Jacob Christopher [Event Link]

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

Saturday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

JAKs Brewing Company -- Brewhouse Yoga @ 10am

$10 includes and hour of Integrated Vinyasa yoga and a JAKs beer. Please bring your mat if you have one! [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.

Brewer's Republic -- Yoga Club @ 12pm *

$10 includes a 60-minute class and a beer on us!

Saturday "Other" Events:

JAKs Brewing Company -- Princesses & Pints @ 1pm (Tickets Required)

Let your little royal live their dream of meeting Rapunzel as she turns JAKs into the Snuggly Duckling! Swing on over for delicious treats, interactive story time, fun game, a themed craft, and of course an individual meet-n’-greet where you can take keepsake portraits with blondie! Grab your brushes, chameleon, frying pan! Pick up your tickets in the Taproom today! $25 per child. [Event Link]

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

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

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Sunday April 7

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) *


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


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


Goat Patch Brewing Company -- National Beer Day (All Day, Starting @ 12pm)

National Beer Day is celebrated each year on April 7th, marking the day that the Cullen-Harrison Act was enacted. Like Roosevelt said upon signing the legislation, "I think this would be a good time for a beer." Join GPB from 12-6 for $1 off all Flagship pints and toast to great beer in the US! Pig Latin will be serving food all day. [Event Link]

Fossil Craft Beer Company -- Pups & Pints Training Session @ 1pm 

This is a relaxed dog training workshop focused on "leave it" and "drop it." We'll do some sitting politely for petting and practicing other polite public behaviors too. $20 for a training lesson and a beer from Fossil! [Event Link]

Atrevida Beer Company -- Beer With a Cause @ 3-7pm

Have a pint and visit with friends all for a good cause. $1 from each beer sold will go to the Arthritis Foundation. Have some fun and support a good cause! Mon-mons (stuffed animals designed and made by a young girl living with arthritis) will be available for additional donations. [Event Link]

Sunday Trivia & Games:

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

Sunday Music & Comedy:

Trails End Taproom @ 7pm * -- Pickin' Around Bluegrass/Acoustic Jam Session [Event Link]

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!

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