DOWNTOWN — The Nickel at Hotel Teatro hosts City Star Brewing and Declaration Brewing on July 14 for a tap-off to decide which brewery will join its line-up. Declaration's Hardtack Copper Ale faces off against the Rail Ryeder from City Star. Each beer will be paired with a summer tartlet and guests will vote for their favorite pairing. Appetizers (including the tartlet) will be available for $10 while brews are $7 each or $8 for two tasters. For reservations, call 720.889.2128.
SOUTHEAST — Copper Kettle Brewing releases the Aurora Strong Ale, a fruity and malty dark ale, on Saturday, July 16. The special beer was brewed in honor of the victims of the 2012 theatre tragedy. 20% of the each bomber sold will benefit the ACT Foundation to provide educational opportunities to students with unique gifts and challenges. For more information, check out the event page.
BERKELEY — Celebrate Call to Arms Brewery's first birthday on Saturday, July 16 with the First Ever Super Awesome Anniversary Fun Fest. Fifteen favorite beers - including special anniversary releases - from the brewery will be featured on tap along with carnival games, food from Baby E's BBQ, live music, and plenty of fun. For more details, check out the event page.
CAPITOL HILL — Java McHoppy Face, a new coffee pale ale, makes its debut at Alpine Dog Brewing on Saturday, July 16. For $1, you can take home a Alpine Dog coffee mug when you buy a pour of the new brew. Spudz food truck will be on deck serving breakfast poutine to pair with the beer.
EDGEWATER — Joyride Brewing turns two on Saturday, July and celebrates with a street party that will shut down the street. FU^K, K-Law, and Whillis are some of the musicians that will perform. Additionally, the event will feature special beer tappings, food trucks, bouncy castles, face painting, and dunk-the-brewer. To stay updated, visit the event page before the party.