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Breck Beer Fest 2011
Breck Beer Fest 2011
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Festival season is upon us. With more than 190 brewing companies, countless outdoor patios and Colorado's summer sunshine, you can bet there's a beer festival just about every weekend this season. Here's what's happening this weekend:

COLORADO BREWERS RENDEZVOUS

70 Colorado Brewers Guild brewery members will meet in Salida, Colorado for this annual beer fest and campout.

when/ Saturday July 13; 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
where/ Riverside Park; Salida
features/ live music, local food vendors
tickets/ $35
details/ click here

BRECKENRIDGE BEER FESTIVAL

30 Colorado breweries will pour beer at this eighth annual outdoor fest in downtown Breckenridge. Live music from David Wax Museum and Emily Bell will begin at 2:30 pm.

when/ Saturday July 13; 1 - 6 p.m.
where/ Ridge Street; Breckenridge
features/ live music, all state-brewed beer
tickets/ $25 general admission, $65 VIP
details/ click here

TWISTED PINE 18TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY

Twisted Pine will serve more than 30 of their beers at their birthday party this year, including the award-winning Northstar Imperial Porter, Bough Breaker, 10 small-batch creations, and the 18th Anniversary beer, Bishops Elbow ESB. This event also includes live music by Hot Soup and Blow the Vault, local food trucks a dunk tank for dunking Twisted Pine employees to benefit the Emergency Family Assisance Association).

when/ Saturday July 13; 2 - 7 p.m.
where/ Twisted Pine Brewing Company; 3201 Walnut Street, Boulder
features/ live music, vintage tastings
tickets/ $25
details/ click here

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER

This Colorado-only beer festival will honor the one year anniversary all of the Aurora theater shooting victims. One hundred percent of the proceeds will be dedicated to the ACT Foundation in the name of Alex Teves, one of Copper Kettle Brewing's close customers who died in the shooting.

when/ Saturday July 20; 4 - 8 p.m.
where/ Copper Kettle Brewing Co.; 1338 S Valentia Street, Denver
features/ Colorado-only beer fest with 11 breweries, food trucks, live bands, silent auction
tickets/ $40
details click here

SUMMER BREW FEST

Denver Brew Fest is a bi-annual event (Winter Brew Fest and Summer Brew Fest) at Mile High Station that benefits the Swallow Hill Music Association.

when/ Friday July 26; 6-10 p.m.
where/ Mile High Station; 2027 Old West Colfax Avenue, Denver
features/ food vendors, more than 125 beers, more than 45 breweries.
tickets/ $30 general admission; $40 VIP
details/ click here

THE UNITED TASTES OF BELGIUM

Wynkoop Brewing's annual event will sample their favorite Belgian beers, chocolate and cheeses. It will cap a week-long celebration that Wynkoop has in honor of Belgium's Independence Day.

when/ Saturday July 27; 1 - 4 p.m.
where/ Wynkoop Brewing Company; 1634 18th Street, Denver
features/ Last year's event featured an amazing array of nearly 60 beers from 28 fine breweries.
tickets/ $30 in advance; $37.50 day-of
details/ click here

JUL-IPA FESTIVAL

JUL-IPA Festival will bring together 28 breweries, beer geeks, and the community of hops lovers celebrating the best and baddest IPAs. All proceeds will benefit Safehouse.

when/ Sunday July 28; 1 - 6 p.m.
where/ Millenium Harvest House; 1345 28th Street, Boulder
features/ WET Rolling Smoke barbecue, live music, and a head-to-head wing king challenge.
tickets/ $40 in advance; $50 day-of
details/ click here"

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