Drink Local: April 22-28


Happy Earth Day and last week of April! The past few weeks have been so busy with the holidays and arrival of Spring that things seem to slow down a bit this week. In addition to some really fun beer "regular" releases, including a bloody peach ale, peanut butter nut brown, meyer lemon IPA, juniper berry Belgian pale, and tamarind pale ale just to name a few. Head up to Black Forest for the Spring Bazaar at Black Forest Brewing, or paint custom beer steins this weekend at Gold Camp Brewing. Atrevida is also planning a double Belgian release, and FH Beerworks is doing it's last Test Tap Tuesday (don't worry, they have something else starting next month!). There are also several tap takeovers around town and the typical rotation of yoga, games and music!Whatever you do this week, remember to drink local and support your favorite small breweries and taprooms! Jump to a day:

* Denotes a recurring event  

Monday April 22

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. See their Facebook profile for details. [Event Link]

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 * - Bloody Peach Pale

Every Monday, Peaks N Pines releases a new “sappling” small batch. Only available while it lasts. This week’s Sap Tap is a Bloody Peach Pale Ale! Citrusy hops and a slightly sweet malt profile support the juicy punch of blood orange in this Sap Tap. Just after the initial zest of citrus, a refreshing sensation of Peach finishes on the swallow. Check it out before it’s gone! ABV - 5.3% [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 Music & Comedy:

Oskar Blues COS @ 6pm -- Dennis Pluckett [Event Link]

Monday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Goat Patch Brewing Company @ 5:45pm * -- Yoga & Brews

$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:

Rocky Mountain Brewing Company -- Rocky Mountain Cosplay Contest @ 6:30pm

CON season is here! Bring your best Cosplay to RMB for a chance to win the Grand Prize; a $100 Bar Tab in RMB tasting room! Judging commences at the entry deadline-7:30PM with winners announced at 8PM. See Facebook event for more details: [Event Link]

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Tuesday April 23

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 * - Juniper Berry Belgian Pale Ale

A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday at "The Toad"! This week will features a juniper berry Belgian 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! Suds n' Swine beer and bacon deal from 4:30 to close!

Gold Camp Brewing Company -- Brewsday Tapping @ 5pm * - Peanut Butter Nut Brown

Every Tuesday is small-batch Brewsday Tuesday! This week they are doing a peanut butter nut brown. [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company -- Bleating Heart Night @ 5-9pm * - Children's Hospital 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 Children's Hospital 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 $12 pizza and beer deal. [Event Link]

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 * - Colorado Street Art Company

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 Colorado Street Art Company. Their mission is to engage the community with art and foster urban character by way of murals. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

The Public House -- Pint Night @ 7pm * - The Post Brewing

This Tuesday, The Public House is proud to welcome back The Post Brewing Co. for their weekly Pint Night at The Pub! Brewing since 2013 out of Lafayette, CO, Post Brewing is proudly named after VFW Post 1771 which once occupied their flagship brewery! They will have $4 pints of their award winning brews including the 2018 GABF Bronze Medal Winning Western Pilsner - Howdy Beer! Better post up early, as seats and parking fill quickly in hopes of snagging a souvenir glass and chances to win brewery 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!

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

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

Atrevida Beer Company @ 7pm -- 5 Second Rule Game Night [Event Link]

Tuesday Music & Comedy:

Oskar Blues Colorado Springs @ 7pm * -- Deryk Cunningham's Open Mic Night [Event Link]

Tuesday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Metric Brewing @ 5:45pm * -- Yoga & Brews

$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 @ 6pm * -- Soulfood Yoga

$10 includes a 60-minute class and a post-yoga pint. Bring your own mat. Stay afterwards for Taco Tuesdays! [Event Link]

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

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

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Wednesday April 24

JAKs Brewing Company -- YellowJACKet Tap Release @ 12pm

YellowJaket is our American Honey Wheat, coming back for spring. At a spring sippin 4.2% ABV with low bitterness, this refreshing wheat beer balances a floral dry finish with the sweet taste and aroma of local alfalfa honey from Lockhart Honey Farms. [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) -- THE LAST! Test Tap @ 5pm * - Hazy IPA #4

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 last Wednesday of the month, FH's Mosaic and Galaxy hopped hazy will be dry hopped with 4 pounds 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]

The Brass Tap -- Pint Night @ 6-8pm * - Bells Brewery

Bell's Brewery, Inc. is a brewing company based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with a second brewery in Comstock, Michigan. [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:

Brewer's Republic/110 Below @ 6pm * -- Underground Open Mic Comedy [Event Link]

Gold Camp Brewing Company @ 9:30pm * -- The Joke Goes On Comedy

Wednesday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

Atrevida Beer Company @ 6pm -- Yoga

$15 includes class and a post-workout beer. [Event Link]

Wednesday Running & Outdoor Clubs:

Trails End Taphouse @ 6pm * -- Trailblazers Wednesday Trail Social (with UpaDowna)

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 @ 6:30pm * -- Eagle Run Wednesdays

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:

Atrevida Beer Company -- Switchbacks Away Game Viewing Party @ 6pm

Atrevida will show all Switchback away games on the projector for your viewing pleasure! [Event Link]

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Thursday April 25

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 * - Tamarind Cream Ale

Special tapping of a special beer starting at 2pm. This week features a Tamarind Cream Ale. Limited quantities, available only 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 * - Mockery Brewing

Mockery Brewing, out of Denver, CO, is a craft brewery that focuses on bold flavors while maintaining the utmost respect for balance and quality. Their beer is handcrafted with specific attention paid to the sources of our ingredients. They brew for the love of the craft and their customers. They are Colorado natives and family owned, The only thing we take seriously is beer!" [Event Link]

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

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

Thursday Trivia & Games:

FH Beerworks East @ 5-8pm * -- Axe Throwing ($10, Sign Up Required) [Event Link]

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

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

Rocky Mountain Brewery @ 7pm * -- Trivia

The Public House @ 7pm * -- Geeks Who Drink Trivia [Event Link]

Thursday Live Music & Comedy:

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

Oskar Blues COS @ 7pm -- TJ Lindsey [Event Link]

Thursday Running Clubs:

Local Relic @ 5:30pm * -- Thursday 5K 

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 @ 5:30pm * -- Fun Run Thursday

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 @ 5:45pm * -- Beer Club Run 

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

Business networking in the Black Forest! Join the Black Forest Brewing Co. and Forest Living Magazine on the Last Thursday of every month, 4 - 6 p.m. 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 April 26

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 *


Atrevida Beer Company -- Collaboration Double Release @ 5pm (4pm for Members)

Atrevida is proud to announce their third collaboration release, brewed with San Deigo's Border X Brewing and Denver's Dos Luches Brewing. Godiva is a double release of a true to style Belgian Saison. One beer brewed with Maguey Sap. The second brewed with Maguey Sap and Lychee. [Event Link]

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

Brass Tap's close neighbors a few exits north of us are in the house. They established their Monument, Colorado brewery in 2011 as a place for the community to connect and come together. [Event Link]

Friday Live Music & Comedy:

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

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

Oskar Blues COS @ 7pm -- Cosmik Blues Apothecary [Event Link]

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Saturday April 27

Red Leg Brewing Company -- Saturday Firkin Tapping @ 12pm * - Meyer Lemon IPA

This week Red Leg is tapping a meyer lemon 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. [Event Link]

Saturday Live Music & Comedy:

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

Saturday Yoga & Beer (Must be 21+):

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

Join Cheers to Yoga for a special fundraiser where all proceeds from the yoga class will be donated to the March of Dimes. WEAR PURPLE TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT! $15 includes a 75-minute class plus your first pint. CASH ONLY. Bring your own mat. [Event Link]

Pikes Peak Brewing Company @ 10am -- Yoga & Brews

$15 for yoga and a beer, $10 for just yoga (all-ages). RSVP as space is limited! Bring your own mat. Food available for purchase after class. [Event Link]

Brass Brewing @ 11:30am * -- Donation-Based Brewhouse Yoga

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 @ 12pm * -- Yoga Club

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

Saturday "Other" Events:

Black Forest Brewing Company -- Festhall Spring Bazaar @ 12-5pm

Join Black Forest Brewing for their Inaugural Black Forest Festhall Spring Bazaar. Some of your standard favorites along with local hand-crafted, artisan works. Vendors contribute $25 donation to the Black Forest Together initiative. [Event Link]

Gold Camp Brewing Company -- Beer Stein Painting Class @ 3pm ($30+, Tickets Required)

In this 1.5 hour class, you will hand paint a design on a beer stein glass guided by an instructor from Le Painted Grape. All painting supplies and glass included. No experience necessary, they will walk you through step by step. Beverages available for extra purchase from venue. No outside food or drink. [Event Link]

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Sunday April 28

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) *


Sunday Trivia & Games:

Black Forest Brewing Company @ 1pm -- Lumberjack Challenge Axe Throwing ($10, Sign Up Required) [Event Link]

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

Sunday Music & Comedy:

Trails End Taproom @ 3pm * -- Pickin' Around Bluegrass/Acoustic Jam Session [Event Link]

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

Sunday Exercise & Beer (Must be 21+):

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

$15 includes class +1 beer, mimosa or Bloody Mary. $10 class only. [Event Link]

Sunday Running Clubs:

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

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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