The Denver [only] Beer Festivus Hits 50 Breweries
DENVER – More than fifty breweries will be pouring one of their core beers and a specialty beer at the sixth annual Denver [only] Beer Festivus. The holiday-themed festival will once again take place at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum (7711 E Academy Blvd #1, Denver CO 80230) on Saturday, December 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The celebrated event has grown from 19 to 50+ breweries, and has become widely known as the premier event that showcases Denver’s vibrant beer community.
“Trying to visit every brewery in Denver has become a lot harder in recent years,” said PJ Hoberman, co-owner of Two Parts. “Festivus puts many of these breweries under one roof, allowing locals and visitors the opportunity to sip their way through our mecca of beer.”
Participating breweries include: 14er Brewing, Alpine Dog Brewing Co, Baere Brewing Company, Banded Oak Brewing Company, Beryl’s Beer Co., Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales, Black Shirt Brewing Co., Black Sky Brewery, Blue Moon RiNo, Bruz Beers, Burgundian Brewing, C Squared Ciders, Call to Arms Brewing Co., Cerebral Brewing, Chain Reaction Brewing, CO-Brew, Colorado Cider Company, Comrade Brewing Company, Copper Kettle Brewing Co, Crazy Mountain Brewing Company, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, De Steeg Brewing, Declaration Brewing Company, Denver Beer Co, Diebolt Brewing COmpany, Epic Brewing Company, Factotum Brewhouse, Fermæntra, Fiction Beer Company, Goldspot Brewing Company, Great Divide Brewing Co., Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery, Little Machine, LowDown Brewery + Kitchen, Mockery Brewing, Our Mutual Friend Brewing, Platt Park Brewing Co., Ratio Beerworks, River North Brewery, Rock Bottom Brewery, Seedstock Brewery, Station 26 Brewing Co., Stem Ciders, Strange Craft Beer Company, The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project, Tivoli Brewing Co., TRVE Brewing Co., Vine Street Pub, Wit’s End Brewing Company, Woods Boss Brewing Company, Wynkoop Brewing Company and Zuni Street Brewing Co
Attendees will have the opportunity to sample some of the most unique beers from the city. True to Denver [only] Beer Festivus form, there will be plenty of holiday cheer and entertainment including a fresh welcome pour of Denver Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company upon entering the festival, a silent disco party, an ugly sweater contest (winner will be able to boast true bragging rights), Bad Santa, and a prize blimp dropping gift cards from your favorite local shops and restaurants.
“The Denver beer scene is both burgeoning and established, full of newcomers opening next to some of the bigger and older craft breweries in the country,” said Hoberman. “We have breweries producing a standard pale ale in one tank and some crazy hibiscus wallpaper-aged geuze gose with limeapple tang in the next.”
Tickets can be purchased at DenverBeerFestivus.com. General admission tickets are $40 and include unlimited tastings throughout the event and a commemorative glass. For those looking for a little extra, Feats of Strength tickets are $65 and include a food voucher, one hour early access to all breweries (3:00 p.m.), unlimited tastings, and a super special commemorative glass.
To ice the metaphorical cake, the Denver [only] Beer Festivus is an annual fundraiser for New Era Colorado Foundation . New Era Colorado Foundation is a multi-issue organization committed to engaging, educating, and training a new generation of active citizens and young leaders in Colorado. New Era Foundation is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
About Two Parts Two Parts is a Denver-based event production and promotions company that coordinates with the best restaurants, bars, music venues, and other fine establishments to create craft experiences. Two Parts produces experiences such as the Collaboration Fest, Denver Beer Festivus, The Big Eat, and The Passport Program. For more information visit twoparts.com.
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