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Ten Awesome Food and Booze Events to Attend This Week

The beer is flowing and wine dinners abound

Diebolt Brewing Co.
Diebolt Brewing Co.

SUNNYSIDE— To beat the post-weekend blues, Diebolt Brewing Co. debuts Keg of the Mondays, a weekly cure to the "Case of the Mondays" through the tapping of an experimental beer, on August 29. Strawberry Wiggy Wiggy leads the inaugural line-up starting at 4 p.m..Industry friends: Stop by on Mondays for 20% off beer and merchandise.

BOULDER — On Monday, August 29, Frasca Food & Wine holds its last Monday night wine dinner of the month with special guest Wells Guthrie from Copain Wines. Seating for the four-course paired dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. The dinner costs $50 per person (without tax and gratuity), and additional for wine pairings. To reserve your spot, call the restaurant at 303.442.6966.

RINO Stem Ciders partners with Palisade Peach Co. for this week's edition of Firkin Monday on August 29. Starting at 4 p.m., fight the late summer heat with some frozen firkins.

BERKELEY/HIGHLAND — On Tuesday, August 30, Distillery 291 stops by The Way Back for an evening of specialty cocktails. Enjoy light appetizers along with a complimentary first Old Fashioned or Whiskey Sour. All following cocktails are $8. Guests also have a chance to win a bottle of Barrel Proof 291 whiskey. The party lasts until the drinks run dry. For more information, check out the event page.

SUNNYSIDE — Calling all beer-loving babes: Factotum Brewhouse is offering three-part, ladies only craft beer classes. Starting on Tuesday, August 30, the brew masters will wax poetically about beer lingo, essential ingredients, and the basics of brewing. This relaxed class is perfect for the amateur enthusiast and will be led by women in the industry. Stick around for snacks and the chance to meet like-minded ladies. The first class is $30 and participation in all three classes is available online for a discounted rate.

EAST COLFAX — Cerebral Brewing hosts Il Porcellino Salumi for an artisan cured meats and beer pairing on Wednesday, August 31. Starting at 5 p.m., sample six different pairings of bites and brews. Tickets to the tasting are available online for $35.

SUNNYSIDE — The witching hour is upon Factotum Brewhouse this Wednesday, August 31, for an evening of canvases, cocktails, and a Harry Potter twist. Tickets to the paired paint class include: instruction to paint a magical scene, tools, and one full pour of a Factotum brew. Tickets to the event are available online for the 6:30 p.m. event for $40 per seat.

LOHI — In support of Slow Food Denver's Eat Local challenge, Duo Restaurant has arranged a farm-to-table dinner on Wednesday, August 31. The three course dinner features dishes including a Farmer's Market picnic board and summer berry clafoutis alongside wine and beer selections. Tickets to the dinner are $65 per person. To reserve your seat, call the restaurant at 303.477.4141.

EAST COLFAX — Stop by Brik on York on August 31 for Wine Down Wednesday, an evening education provided by the restaurant's Sommelier. The tasting includes small bits and wine flights.

COLORADO SPRINGS — Join Distillery 291 on Thursday, September 1 for the first part of the distillery's bottling party series. In exchange for the volunteered labor, participants will receive a bottle of 291 whiskey, lunch, a free cocktail, and behind the scenes look at the production room. Sign-up online for a chance to keep a bottle and drink it, too.

Brik on York

2223 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206 (303) 284-6754 Visit Website

Distillery 291

1647 South Tejon Street, , CO 80905 (719) 323-8010 Visit Website

Diebolt Brewing Co.

3855 Mariposa St, Denver, CO 80211 (720) 643-5940 Visit Website

Cerebral Brewing

1477 Monroe Street, , CO 80206 (303) 927-7365 Visit Website

Factotum Brewhouse

3845 Lipan Street, , CO 80211 (720) 441-4735 Visit Website

The Way Back

3963 Tennyson Street, , CO 80212 (970) 682-6888 Visit Website

Duo Restaurant

2413 W 32nd Avenue, Denver, CO 80211 303 477 4141

Frasca Food and Wine

1738 Pearl Street, , CO 80302 (303) 442-6966 Visit Website

Stem Ciders

2811 Walnut Street, , CO 80205 (720) 443-3007 Visit Website