Drink Local: June 17-23

Drink Local: June 17-23

Despite the rain and dreary weather lately, this weekend marks the start of summer! To kick the new season off, head into Gold Camp Brewing for their Summer Solstice IPA night, featuring different small-batch IPAs from each of their brewer’s, plus live music and sushi.

Other highlights this week include the grand opening of JAKs Brewing on Dublin, the always-anticipated Oreo Stout release at Fossil Beer Company, Painting and pints at Gold Camp Brewing with famed local artist Phil Lear, a TRVE Brewing takeover with live bands, and a Team NEO fundraiser for Multiple Sclerosis at Trails End. Looking to improve your dog’s brewery manners? Dog training session at Fossil and Dueces Wild.

Stay dry out there friends, and remember to support your favorites and drink local!


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Monday June 17

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) *

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

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

Trinity Brewery — Happy Hour @ 3-5pm *

Head in for $1 off Trinity flagship beer!

Peaks N Pines Brewing Company — Sap Tap Monday @ 5:30 * – Ocean Water Ale

Every Monday, Peaks N Pines releases a new “sappling” small batch. This week’s Sap Tap is an “ocean water” ale. Yea, they took the beloved Ocean Water drink, and mimicked it in a crisp, crushable, blue AF “Pale” Ale for this week’s Sap Tap. With notes of toasted coconut, lemon, and lime, it’s your childhood (or adulthood) dream come true, an ocean water beer. They’ve got 5 gallons of it, and it won’t last. Tapping at 5:30 Monday, this one is only going to be served in half-pints, no to-go’s! *Contains Blue Dye* (Seriously it’s blue) ABV - 5.9% [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 @ 7pm * — Name That Tune [Event Link]

Monday Live Music & Comedy:

Oskar Blues @ 5:30pm — SSS: Danny Leroy & Deryk Cunnigham [Event Link]

Monday Exercise & Beer:

Goat Patch Brewing Company @ 5:45pm * — Yoga & Brews ($15, Must Be 21+)

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:

Atrevida Beer Company — Women’s World Cup Viewing @ 1pm

Come enjoy the USWNT and the rest of the world as they fight for the World Cup. Atrevida will be showing all games during business hours on the big screen. [Event Link]

Atrevida Beer Company — Concacaf Gold Cup Viewing @ 5pm

Atrevida will be showing USA versus Mexico on the big screen. [Event Link]

Fossil Craft Beer Company — Dog Training with a Twist @ 6:30

Come in and enjoy a beer while teaching your dog the skills to be a well-behaved brewery dog! For $30, you'll get a beer and a lesson for you and your pup about ignoring distractions, staying calm and extended stays-everything needed to be polite in public. [Event Link]

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Tuesday June 18

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!

Trinity Brewing — $2 Off All Crowlers (All Day, Starting @ 12pm) *

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Dueces Wild Brewing Company — Happy Hour BOGO @ 2-4pm *

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Iron Bird Brewing Company — Brewer’s Choice $3 Pint Special @ 2-10pm *

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Trinity Brewery — Happy Hour @ 3-5pm *

Head in for $1 off Trinity flagship beer!

Black Forest Brewing Company — Tuesday Tap Teaser & Bingo @ 3:30/6:30pm *

Join Black Forest Brewing for their Tap Teaser preview of an upcoming beer (at 3:30) and Brew House Bingo (starting at 6:30pm). Have fun and win prizes! [Event Link]

Gold Camp Brewing Company — Brewsday Tapping @ 5pm * – Blackberry Wheat

Every Tuesday is small-batch Brewsday Tuesday! They're keeping it light with an American Wheat with scrumptious blackberries added after primary fermentation. [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company — Bleating Heart Night @ 5-9pm * – Catamount Institute

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 Catamount Institute. Find out more about what 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]

Bristol Brewing Company — Karma Hour @ 6pm * – El Paso County Search & Rescue

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 the El Paso County Search & Rescue. Search and Rescue is a mountain search and rescue unit dedicated to saving lives through search, rescue, and mountain safety education. The team is composed totally of volunteers and is available upon request to help mountain search and rescue problems anywhere in Colorado under the authority of the local county sheriff or in other states and countries under local authority. Bristol will donate $1 per pint sold between 6-8pm. [Event Link]

Tuesday Trivia & Games:

Dueces Wild Brewing Company @ 6pm * — Trivia

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 Taproom @ 7pm *  Beer & Trivia [Event Link]

Tuesday Live Music & Comedy:

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

Tuesday Exercise & Beer:

Metric Brewing @ 5:45pm * — Yoga & Brews ($10-15)

$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, Must Be 21+)

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 June 19

JAKs Brewing Company (Falcon) — Nana’s Breakfast Stout: Pancake Addition Release @ 12pm

JAKs has teamed up again with Nana's Kitchen in Falcon to bring you a a rich milk stout made with heaps of pancakes in the mash and maple syrup in secondary. Slightly sweet with robust notes of chocolate and deeply roasted coffee and a hint of maple. [Event Link]

Trinity Brewing — One-Ear Wednesdays (All Day, Starting @ 12pm) *

Head in for $2.50 glasses of their flagship Belgian saison!

Dueces Wild Brewing Company — Happy Hour BOGO @ 2-4pm *

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

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

Trinity Brewery — Happy Hour @ 3-5pm *

Head in for $1 off Trinity flagship beer!

The Brass Tap — Pint Night @ 6-8pm * – Odyssey Brewing

Odyssey Brewing from Arvada is in the house for a great pint night. [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]

The Brass Tap @ 7pm * — Rockin’ Music Bingo [Event Link]

Brass Brewing Company @ 7pm *  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 Live Music & Comedy:

Brewer’s Republic/110 Below @ 7pm * — Underground Open Mic Comedy

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

Wednesday Running & Outdoor Clubs:

Oskar Blues @ 5:30pm * — UpaDowna Pedal Party

Join UpaDona as they head back to Oskar Blues and roll from the FRONT patio to “take over Tejon” and head north on the Greenway trail then south down the Cascade bike lanes! This 5 mile loop is mostly flat and easy for most abilities. For more information and registration, see the event link. [Event Link]

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

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.

 

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Thursday June 20

Cogstone Brewing Company — Firkin Thursdays @ 2pm * – Blueberry Wheat

Special tapping of a special beer starting at 2pm. This week features a blueberry wheat. Limited quantities, available only while it lasts.

Dueces Wild Brewing Company — Happy Hour BOGO @ 2-4pm *

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

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

Trinity Brewery — Happy Hour @ 3-5pm *

Head in for $1 off Trinity flagship beer!

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! [Event Link]

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]

Fossil Craft Beer Company — Oreo Stout Release @ 5:30pm

It’s time for some Oreo Stout! This time around Fossil had custom can labels made, so be one of the first 50 to get this limited edition can! They will also have A Brain Freeze and More here slinging sandwiches and ice cream - You can add a scoop of vanilla and take it to another level! [Event Link]

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

Brass Tap’s brewery of the month is in the house for a pint night! [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:

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

Black Forest Brewing Company @ 6:30pm * — Falcon Poker League 2019 [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 * — Ryan Flores [Event Link]

Dueces Wild @ 6:30pm — Richard Sealock [Event Link]

Thursday Running & Outdoor Clubs:

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:

Oskar Blues COS — UCCS College of Business Alumni Reunion @ 5:30 (Registration Required)

The UCCS College of Business Young Alumni Association was developed to foster connections with all College of Business alumni that have graduated in the last 10 years - a group of individuals that is growing rapidly in Colorado Springs and around the world. To kick off the College of Business Young Alumni Association, you are invited to its first-ever social event! Join for drinks, snacks, networking, and the opportunity to reconnect with fellow UCCS alumni. First 75 to register will receive a free drink coupon! [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. [Event Link]

Trails End Taproom — Team NEO Send Off Party @ Fundraiser

 Join Team NEO for their 2019 Send Off Party! They're getting together to get ready for the big weekend at the 2019 Bike MS Colorado (June 29-30). Everyone is welcome! It's easy to support the team as they are receiving a portion of the Trails End Taproom sales that evening. Come and eat and drink with them and share your riding stories! The more the merrier! And dollars are the best way to make a difference. It is why we ride to end Multiple Sclerosis. [Event Link]

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Friday June 21

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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Brewer’s Republic — TRVE X Flux Night @ 5pm

Brewer’s is giving Flux night another try! They’ll have 4 bands playing plus a TRVE tap takeover. This will be a killer evening with some insanely awesome, dark bands! TRVE on tap at 5pm (21+). Live music starts at 8pm (a suggested $10 donation. 18+). See event for bands and tap list! [Event Link]

Gold Camp Brewing Company — Summer Solstice IPA Night @ 5pm

On June 21, all of Gold Camp’s brewers are submitting their best small-batch IPA for your drinking pleasure. They'll have live music from 5-9 (Emily Strange from 5-7 and Cloud Palace from 7-9) and Roc and Ro Sushi On The Go serving up delicious sushi all night. Head to the event for the tap lineup! [Event Link]

Goat Patch Brewing Company — Hibiscus Pale Ale Release @ 5:30pm

A combination of orange peel, hibiscus flowers, and Mosaic hops make this pinkish ale slightly tart and very citrusy. Perfect for sunny days on the patio or when you need a bit of tropic bliss in your glass!
(5.7% ABV | 55 IBU) [Event Link]

The Brass Tap — Pint Night @ 6-8pm * – Bell’s Brewery

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

Friday Live Music & Comedy:

Whistle Pig Brewing Company @ 7pm — Bo DePeña Trio [Event Link]

Trails End Taproom @ 7:30pm * — Live Music Fridays: Wirewood Station [Event Link]

 

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Saturday June 22

Brewer’s Republic — Weekend Brunch @ 11am-3pm *

Join Brewer’s Republic every Saturday and Sunday for brunch! Their brunch menu will have 3 Brewer’s Republic signature items, as well as bottomless mimosas, bloody marys, red beers, stout floats, and 20+ beers to choose from! RSVP for more details and the release of the brunch menu! [Event Link]

Red Leg Brewing Company — Firkin Saturdays @ 12pm * - Key Lime Kolsch

This Saturday, Red Leg is tapping a key 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 allowed. [Event Link]

Gold Camp Brewing Company — Painting, Pints & Phil Lear @ 3pm ($30)

Join legendary local artist Phil Lear as he guides you step-by-step through your own mad Wonderland painting! Known for his Steam Punk, Circus, and Western motifs, Phil Lear's paintings are featured all over town, including the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Modbo, SPQR, and right here as the featured artist on Gold Camp’s very own walls. Your $30 ticket includes one drink of your choice (beer if of age, homemade gingerale available too) and all the paint and tools to make your own canvas to take home. Limited to 20 people. [Event Link]

JAKs Brewing Company (Falcon) — Honor Flight of Southern Colorado @ 5pm

JAKs family, please join them in support of Honor Flight of Southern Colorado on June 22nd from 5-10 pm. They are privileged to donate $1 of EVERY BEER PURCHASE to this great cause. Honor Flight of Southern Colorado transports our veterans on a three day Honor Flight to Washington DC to visit and reflect at the WWII, Korean and Vietnam memorials. They hope to honor our veterans today and everyday. [Event Link]

Saturday Live Music & Comedy:

The Public House @ 8pm — Steve Bench [Event Link]

Saturday Exercise & Beer:

Peaks N Pines @ 10am — Cheers to Yoga! ($15)

Includes a 75 minute yoga class and pint. CASH ONLY PLEASE. To enjoy a beer you must be 21+ years of age. Please arrive early as there is limited space. RSVP on event page. Bring your own yoga mat, water, and any other items you may require (towel, blocks, straps). [Event Link]

Brewer’s Republic @ 12pm * — Yoga Club ($10)

Includes a 60-minute class and a beer on us!

Saturday “Other” Events:

Pikes Peak Brewing — Tactical 16 Book Signing @ 4-6pm

Join us for a book signing by Monument's own Otis McGregor. With each book purchased, you will get a free Beer! McGregor served in the U.S. Army and Special Forces for 25 years, working his way up from private to lieutenant colonel. He did everything from driving a tank and operating heavy equipment in arctic conditions to leading Green Beret teams on complex and dangerous missions around the world. After retiring from the military, he helped both large and small firms build their companies and led multi-million dollar programs for the government. He has been a certified professional coach and project trainer since 2017. [Event Link]

Dueces Wild — Dog Training with a Twist @ 4-5pm ($30)

Come in and enjoy a beer while teaching your dog some skills to be a well-behaved brewery dog! For $30, you'll get a beer and a lesson for you and your pup about ignoring distractions, staying calm and extended stays- all the skills needed to be polite in public. [Event Link]

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Sunday June 23

Cerberus Brewing Company — Sunday Brunch @ 11am *

Every Sunday, Cerberus offers a different brunch special and bottomless mimosas!

Brewer’s Republic — Weekend Brunch @ 11am-3pm *

Join Brewer’s Republic every Saturday and Sunday for brunch! Their brunch menu will have 3 Brewer’s Republic signature items, as well as bottomless mimosas, bloody marys, red beers, stout floats, and 20+ beers to choose from! RSVP for more details and the release of the brunch menu! [Event Link]

Trinity Brewing — Sunday Bloody Sunday & $1 Off Crowlers @ 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.

Cerberus Brewing Company — Cerberus Ale Trail to Manitou Brewing @ 11:30am (Registration Required)

What does Cerberus love more than beer? The combination of beer and bikes! The month of June is Colorado Bike Month, and they want you to get on your bike and ride. All Ale Trail Rides are open to all levels of experience. Each week, the Ale Trail Ride increases in distance. Join them for a group bike ride on Sunday to Manitou Brewing. They have several rental bikes available if you need a bike ($15)! They will ride to Goat Patch, drink a beer, and ride back to Cerberus to hang out. Please show up at 11 AM (30 minutes early) to sign a waiver and rent a bike if needed. Only 30 spots available! [Event Link]

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) *

Plus a free hot dog bar!

Sunday Trivia & Games:

Brewer’s Republic @ 6pm *  Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Sunday Live Music & Comedy:

Oskar Blues @ 7:30pm* — Open Mic Comedy Night [Event Link]

Sunday Exercise & Beer:

Oskar Blues @ 8:45am * — Yoga & Brews ($10-15)

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

Sunday Running & Outdoor 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:

Local Relic — Vinyl Block Party @ 12-3pm *

Bring your favorite album on vinyl to spin, have some lunch, drink some beer, and nerd out! [Event Link]