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Beer Madness Requires Zero Basketball Knowledge

One local pub, with three locations, has brackets dedicated only to local breweries

Courtesy of the Kitchen

Starting tomorrow and through April 2, every Friday and Saturday, the three locations of the Kitchen Next Door are hosting the 2016 Beer Madness. This brew-centric version of the popular basketball March Madness works in the same bracket-focused way except with nothing but Colorado beer. Sixteen of Colorado's best breweries, including Avery,  Oskar Blues, Great Divide, and Crazy Mountain, will compete to become the 2016 Beer Madness champ.

There are good news for guests too: All Beer Madness drafts are $3 a pint. The brewery with the most pours at the end of the day will advance.

Here's the schedule:


Friday, March 18th:

1: Odell vs Denver Beer Company

2: Upslope vs Epic

3: Lefthand vs Sanitas

4: Great Divide vs Telluride

Saturday, March 19:

5: New Belgium vs Finkel & Garf

6: Oskar Blues vs Crazy Mtn

7: Avery vs Former Future

8: Ska vs Funkwerks


Friday, March 25:

Winner of 1 vs Winner of 2

Winner of 3 vs Winner of 4

Saturday, March 26:

Winner of 5 vs Winner of 6

Winner of 7 vs Winner of 8


Friday, April 1:

Winner of 9 vs Winner of 10

Saturday, April 2:

Winner of 11 vs Winner of 12


Monday, April 4:

Winner of 13 vs Winner of 14

The Kitchen [NEXT DOOR]

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