Drink Local: April 8-14


As we dive into the second week of April, things seem to slow down a bit but there are still some fun beer-related things going on around town. Don't miss the typical line up of beer releases, tap takeovers, charity beer nights, trivia and yoga. Some additional highlights this week include Bristol's release of Knob Hill Station RyePA, Brewer's Republic is celebrating CBC with a second party, Cerberus is hosting a dog and trails event, and Fossil will have dogs for adoption this weekend. It's also the last week to get your Black Forest Brewing Company Stein Club membership. Our newest brewery in town, Lost Friend, is also celebrating their first full week open. If you didn't check them out during their grand opening weekend, make sure you make it in!Game of Breweries still going strong! If you haven't picked up your passport yet, see more information here. Fans can also catch a Game of Thrones walking bar crawl and themed beer dinner at Phantom Canyon!Most of all, we hope that you'll continue to enjoy the gorgeous Spring weather until we get hit with an incoming cold front, so get to drinking on those patios and support our great local breweries and tap houses throughout the week! Jump to a day:

* Denotes a recurring event  

Monday April 8

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.

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 * - Sara's April Apricot APA

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! For their very own Sara’s birthday, she decided to go citrusy! This crisp Pale Ale pops with bright hop flavor and a sweet finish of Apricot! Bask in the sun and savor this refreshing Sap Tap, featuring Citra and Cascade hops, as well as a medley of crisp Pale malts. On tap at 5:30, this and all Sap Taps are served in half-pints and won’t be around for long! [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]

Monday "Other" Events:

Local Relic -- Networking with a Purpose @ 4:30-6:30pm

Finding like-minded people isn’t always easy, so they put together Networking with a Purpose for those who want to meet others interested in Social Impact. No matter if you are a customer, a business owner, a funder, or just wanting to hang out with great people—all are welcome! [Event Link]

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Tuesday April 9

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 * - Hazelnut Coffee Stout

A new small batch beer taps every Tuesday at "The Toad"! This week will features a hazelnut coffee stout. 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 * - Coconut Hefe

Every Tuesday is small-batch Brewsday Tuesday! This week they are doing a nice, light Hefe with coconut added during secondary fermentation. [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company -- Bleating Heart Night @ 5-9pm * - Alpine Autism Center

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 Alpine Autism Center. 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 * - Friends of Red Rock Canyon

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 Friends of Red Rock Canyon. More information on what they do here. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

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

This Tuesday, The Public House is proud to welcome back Rockyard Brewing Co. for their weekly Pint Night at The Pub! Brewing just north of Colorado Springs in Castle Rock, CO, Rockyard is a great place to pit stop when the I-25 traffic has you all jammed up! You’ll wanna beat the traffic to The Pub, as seating and parking are a hot commodity! $4 craft brews, souvenir glassware, and brewery swag giveaways every Tuesday. [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]

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]

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Wednesday April 10

JAKs Brewing Company -- Raspberry Hefe Tapping @ 12pm

Our What the Hefe + 60lbs of Raspberries = Patio Bliss. JAKs took aside a small bit of our What the Hefe and added a whole lot of raspberries to a tart berry tang to our already delicious hefeweizen. Perfect for sipping on the patio during a game of giant Jenga! [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 #2

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 second Wednesday, FH's Mosaic and Galaxy hopped hazy will be dry hopped with 2 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 Coming Soon]

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

Head in for great beer with Left Hand out of Longmont, Colorado. [Event Link]

Wednesday Trivia & Games:

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

Red Leg Brewing Company @ 6pm -- BINGO at the Bar [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 @ 7pm -- Punk/Metal night w/ Flux Capacitor [Event Link]

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

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]

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Thursday April 11

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 * - Jamaica Cream Ale

Special tapping of a special beer starting at 2pm. This week features a Jamaica Cream Ale made with hibiscus flowers. 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]

Bristol Brewing Company -- Knob Hill Station Release Party @ 6pm

Join Bristol at 6pm for a toast, tapping, and special food pairing to celebrate Knob Hill Station! Imperial RyePA is not an officially sanctioned beer style, so we got a kick out of tweaking this one. We started with a simple malt bill, with 25% rye for a little spice and a crisp finish. Simcoe highlights the hop profile, adding a nice earthy bitterness that really shines against the malt backdrop. Imperials are meant to be bigger beers, and Knob Hill follows suit with a 9% ABV, 71 IBUs, and plenty of tasty character. Plus, if you buy a 4-pack, you'll get a FREE Knob Hill Station can glass! *while supplies last* [Event Link]

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

With 150 years of brewing in Colorado, their roots run deep. Tivoli painstakingly craft their beers over 42 days to bring out the true flavors of each recipe. Located in the same historic building in Denver since 1859. [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 -- Axe Throwing @ 5-8pm * (Sign Up Required)

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

Rocky Mountain Brewery @ 7pm * -- Trivia

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

Thursday Live Music & Comedy:

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

Dueces Wild Brewing Company @ 6:30pm -- Fire Line [Event Link]

Oskar Blues COS @ 7pm -- Jacob Christopher [Event Link]

Local Relic @ 7pm -- Unsupervised Improv (Tickets Required) [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. [Event Link]

Thursday "Other" Events:

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 12

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 Party Part 2 @ 5pm

Craft Brewers Conference means that there is badass beer coming to Colorado. End the conference with a party in Colorado Springs at Brewer's Republic! Jester King, Almanac, Beachwood, Crooked Stave, Springdale, Jack’s Abby, and Half Acre will all be on tap! [Event Link]

Black Forest Brewing Company -- Stein Club Announcement & Auction @ 6pm

Join Black Forest at for the announcement of their 2019 Silent Auction winner announcement on Friday. Bids are due by the time they close on Thursday, April 11th. On Friday at 6pm, we'll announce the winners as well as do a live auction for the final 2 steins. Proceeds of the auction go to one of three charities. [Event Link]

The Brass Tap -- Sam Adam's Charity Event @ 6pm

Sam Adams will donate a portion from every Sam Adams sold from 6-8pm to charity. [Event Link]

Friday Live Music & Comedy:

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

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

Friday "Other" Events:

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

For Gold Camp's April 12 showcase of Open Arts, they have the album release of local hip hop legend MILOGIC titled Primate Philosophy! He will have his new album for sale at the show, we will have food on location, and the night wouldn’t be complete without our host Elimence. Sign up for open mic, get a free beer. Who knows, we may book you on one of our showcase events. Mark your calendars for this one! [Event Link]

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Saturday April 13

Cerberus Brewing Company -- Trails, Tails & Ales @ 10:30am-12:30pm (Registration/Tickets Required)

Grab your dog and join us for this special hike! We will start with an easy hike through Bear Creek Regional Park East and then head to Cerberus to enjoy a well-deserved beer. Participants will also learn about the history of IPA’s from a certified beer judge, and will learn more about Cerberus Brewing Company. After tasting samples, registered participants will also get $1 off their first beer! Cost is $4 per person, or $3 for Friends of El Paso County Nature Centers. Event will be at Bear Creek Regional Park East (2002 Creek Crossing) then off to Cerberus Brewing Company (702 W Colorado Avenue). To register, go to elpasocountynaturecenters.com. For more information, call 719-520-6977 or theresaodello@elpasoco.com. [Event Link]

JAKs Brewing Company -- Pikes Peak Mission to Zero Fundraiser @ 12pm

2019 Pikes Peak Mission to Zero event's mission is to raise awareness and ultimately STOP Veteran Suicide. If you could come to JAKs Brewing and buy a beer $1/beer goes to this cause. More information here: [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company -- Saturday Firkin Tapping @ 12pm * - Chocolate Cherry Brown

This week Red Leg is tapping a Chocolate Cherry Brown 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 -- Record Store Day Community Spin @ 3pm

It's Record Store Day! Bring some of your sweet new vinyl to spin, and Local Relic will give you a special deal on draft beer. With a receipt from a local record store, they'll have a special Buy-Two-Get-One bottle offer just for you! [Event Link]

The Local Motive -- Game of Thrones Walking Bar Crawl @ 3:30-11pm (Tickets Required)

Local Motive Events is hosting the first and largest Game Of Thrones WALKING bar crawl event Colorado Springs has ever seen on the eve of the season 8 release. Hop around The 7 Kingdoms of Westeros dressed as your favorite characters (yes there will be a costume contest!) while finding alliances as well as enemies. Each of the 7 carefully selected downtown bar locations will be representing a kingdom or house from Game Of Thrones (Locations will be revealed as the date gets closer). The location will also be representing their house in spectacular ways! More information and tickets can be found here. [Event Link]

The Brass Tap -- Pint Night @ 6-8pm * - Good River Beer

Good River brews the highest quality beer, taking no shortcuts and putting all of their passion and creativity into every glass. They also give back 2% of their gross profits to non-profit organizations that focus on river conservation. [Event Link]

Local Relic -- Bites & Flights @ 6:30pm

Join Girls Pint Out at Local Relic for a Bites & Flights night with Local Relic owner Jeff Zearfoss and Chef Brent as they walk us through their food and beer pairing. Bring your friends or meet other beer loving ladies! Tickets will be $26 per person and includes your food flight and the paired beer flight! Link to come soon! Tickets will be limited and can be purchase here. [Event Link]

Saturday Live Music & Comedy:

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

Cogstone Brewing Company -- First Ever Comedy Night [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. [Event Link]

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

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

Saturday Running Club:

Red Leg Brewing Company -- Run as One Fundraiser @ 10am (Registration Required)

Expect fellowship, a fun 5K, and great Red Leg beer! Register here on the official Run As One (RAO) site and share the link! Registration is FREE and you can purchase a shirt for $25 through the registration site. [Event Link]

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Sunday April 14

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 -- Meet & Greet & Beer Dog Adoption Event @ 12pm

Grab a craft beer and join the Douglas County Canine Rescue on the patio at Fossil Craft Beer! They'll have a few of our longest-term residents ready to love on. These pups have been waiting eagerly to meet their perfect human companions! Adoptions and tasty beverages, all in one spot! Apply online by noon Friday 4/12 to be pre-approved for one of our rescue dogs available for adoption. [Event Link]

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


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


Pikes Peak Brewing Company -- Game of Thrones Premier Dinner @ 5pm (Tickets Required)

Join PPBC on their third floor for the city's greatest Game of Thrones watch dinner and enjoy the season premier with a GOT-inspired buffet + beverages. Your ticket includes two drink tickets on them! Must be 21 years of age or older. Costumes are highly encouraged, but not required. There will be a costume contest and prize for the best costume in all the land! Itinerary, menu and more information here: [Event Link]

Sunday Trivia & Games:

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

Sunday Music & Comedy:

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

Trails End Taproom @ 6pm -- Palm Sunday Hymns and Beer Sing-a-Long [Event Link]

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

Sunday Exercise & 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:

Goat Patch Brewing Company -- Brewery Boot Camp @ 10am

This hour long total body workout is held right at the brewery and we provide all the equipment. Workouts are designed for people of all fitness levels (beginners to seasoned athletes) and every participant gets to enjoy discounted drinks afterwards. [Event Link]

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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