Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Brews News 3-11

March is in full swing and despite some cold weather and snow early n the month the craft beers scene is as busy as ever.  We have festivals on the horizon, new breweries constantly in progress of opening, and of course new beer releases leading up to St. Patrick’s Day and of course filling out our brackets! Here is what to look forward to leading up to a busy weekend.
-Thursday, March 13 means it is the second Thursday of the month and that means Beer and Cheese pairing with Copper Kettle Brewing Company and the Truffle Cheese Shop. $20 for 4 beers, 4 cheeses, bread, fresh fruit, and evening of fun and education. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.eventbee.com/v/copperkettle/event?eid=972887272.
-For those looking to start the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations early Hall Brewing in Parker will be hosting a food and beer pairing in partnership with Al Dente Cooking. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at http://www.aldentecolorado.com/event/saint-patricks-day-celebration-food-and-beer-pairing/. The menu will feature a Beer Shrimp Cocktail, Kale and Roasted Beets Salad, Irish Soda Bread, Herbed Meatballs with Beer Braised Cabbage, and Stout Pudding all featuring the great Farmhouse beers from Hall Brewing. This is sure to be a great event leading up to the celebration of the weekend.

New Beer Releases:
-Tuesday, March 11 Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery in Denver will release their fourth in a series of Small Batch Free Solo IPA. These beers are made using 4 different kinds of experimental hops, and with only 1 keg of each it is best to arrive early for a unique offering before is runs out.
-Copper Kettle Brewing Company in Denver is continuing their month long mix up of beers that will make guests ask “What the Firk?” These hybrid styles are very unique and this week they will be offering guests a Smoked California Common. This is a lager fermented at ale temperatures with the addition of smoked malts. Only 10 gallons available starting at 3 so arrive early for this unique one of a kind beer!
-Wednesday, March 12 River North Brewery will have the ever popular Whiskey Aged J Marie for Wayward Wednesday. Arrive early for this popular beer.
-Friday, March 14 Loveland Aleworks will continue their new release Friday for the month of March with the release of Double Birds Imperial IPA.
-Friday, March 14 Our Mutual Friend Malt and Brew will be releasing bottles of their popular Winter Warmer 2014. Bottles go on sale at the tap room starting at 2:00 PM and with a limit of 2 per person it is best to show up early.
-Friday, March 14 Dry Dock Brewing in Aurora has a great firkin to tap, a Toasted Pecan Albatross Nut Brown Ale. This beer is sure to go quickly so arrive in plenty of time to get a pint. Tapping is at 3:00.
-Friday, March 14 Yak and Yeti Brewpub in Arvada will be releasing the first in their HROC Home brewing collaboration, a Tequila/English porter using 6 pounds of agave and aged on oak. Beer releases at 4 and party goes until closing.
In other exciting news Grimm Brothers Brewing in Loveland will finally start canning in addition to their bombers. The first beer to hit the canning line will be the popular Red Cap Altbier. Six packs should be seen on store shelves beginning in April.
-Lone Tree Brewing also joined the canning game with the addition of their new canning line. Cans are still being printed but it looks like there should be a lot of great new beers on liquor store shelves soon.

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