Oskar Blues Brewery Announces GABF & Denver Beer Fest Schedule

Oskar Blues’ Special Release Beers & Not To Be Missed Events

CLICK HERE for an amazing list of exclusive beer events at OB Home Made Liquids & Solids featuring hard to find beers, secial releases & beer dinners.

Boulder, Colo. –The 2010 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) sold out in record time.  If you don’t have a ticket join Oskar Blues Brewery for a mess of beer soaked events from the Boulder County Brews Cruise, OB Bus trips, Beer Inspired Movies, Beer Dinners, Special Releases & the Tasty Trifecta. Oskar Blues continues to rattle the status quo with great canned craft beer & events. Catch them at one of the following:

FREE Beerituality Movie Premier – Thursday, September 16 at 6:30 PM in the Oskar Blues Tasty Weasel Taproom. Beerituality is the new film by Jeff Cioletti and Lou Tambone. Beer will prevail in this film about a prohibitionist mayor on a mission to ban alcohol and a pub owner who finds a loophole to serve alcohol in a church. http://www.beeritualitymovie.com/

The Tasty Trifecta! Beautiful Beer, Sumptuous Sweets and Creamy Cheese & Food Tasting – Wednesday September 15th.  Ginger Johnson, of Women Enjoying Beer & Chelly Vitry, of Denver Gourmet Tours will be hosting a special Women’s event with the OB Can Can Girls Beer Club at The Tasty Weasel Taproom.  We’ll be pairing OB Beer with cheeses and desserts. If you’ve never tried it, here’s your opportunity!  Tickets & Info:  http://www.denvergourmettours.com/2010/08/tasty-trifecta.html

 Boulder County Brews Crews – Wednesday, September 15. Bus 1 departs at 8:00 AM and bus 2 departs at 9:30 AM from the Colorado Convention Center. This beer extravaganza will feature founding breweries Left Hand Brewing Company, Oskar Blues Brewery, Avery Brewing, and Boulder Beer Company for the breweries hit on bus one. Bus two will feature newcomers Asher Brewing Company and Upslope Brewing who will be joining Boulder Beer, Left Hand and Oskar Blues. The Cruise gives riders a chance to try some of the state’s best beers at their source, and showcases the wonderful spirit of cooperation among the area’s craft breweries. http://lefthandbrewing.blogspot.com/p/bcbc-tickets.html
 
Oskar Blues Beer Lunch Tour – Thursday, September 16th.  OB Blues Bus ride from Falling Rock Taphouse in Denver to Oskar Blues Grill & Brew in Lyons.  Buffet style lunch including freshly smoked meats from Oskar Blue’s original Midnight Toker, beer infused ice cream, and a flight of special OB Pilot beer tastings. Then jump on the bus for a tour of the Oskar Blues Brewery in Longmont and a free beer from the Tasty Weasel Taproom.  The Bus will return to the Falling Rock Taphouse.  Register via  http://www.oskarblues.com/shop

 GABF Silent Disco –September 16 – 18 from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM on the GABF tasting room floor. Come hear top DJ’s spin tunes while dancing away at the silent disco. Oskar Blues knew beer lovers needed to dance but allow others to chat about beer so they developed the Silent Disco. With cordless headphones everyone who chooses to shake it on the dance floor will hear the same tunes the DJ is spinning, while others roam the floor uninhabited by the music.

GABF Farm-To-Table Dinners – September 16 – 17 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM at the Colorado Convention Center. Come enjoy a gourmet meal paired with specialty beers not found on the GABF tasting room floor. Enjoy Oskar Blues Hoppy Seconds (American Style Belgian Ale) and award winning seasonal Ten FIDY Imperial Stout.

GABF Colorado Brewers Guild Booth– September 17 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM at the Colorado Convention Center. Come and join the Colorado Brewers Guild S.O.C.I.A.L. Club & get access to OB Deviant IPA and S. Bus Imperial Brown Ale.  http://coloradobeer.org/

Additional Oskar Blues Denver Beer Week Events: 

Monday, September 13th

            Oskar Blues Home Made Liquids & Solids – Alaskan Brewery Beer Dinner, Longmont, CO $55.00 Make reservations at 303-485-9400 http://www.oskarblues.com/restaurant/liquids-solids
Course #1 – Alaskan Barley Wine
Juke Joint Charcuterie: House terrine, cured meats and cheese

Course #2 – Alaskan Amber
King crab and roasted parsnips, Crispy egg yolk, toasted garlic and tarragon

Course #3 – Raspberry Wheat
Seared halibut & roasted pumpkin, With fall spiced hazelnut cream

Course #4 – Double Black IPA
Colorado Cassoulet, French quarter meets Boulder- Pheasant, lamb, duck, and spicy game sausage slow toked with white beans

Course #5 – Smoked Ported
Mississippi Mud pie and Ancho chocolate gelato

Tuesday, September 14th

Corner Office Beer Dinner, Denver, CO – 5 Course Meal prepared by Chef Carlos A Ruiz. 6pm – 9pm. $40/ticket
Reservations: 720-889-4727. www.thecornerofficedenver.com

Wednesday, September 15th

            Meet the Brewer at Duo Restaurant, Denver, CO
Denver’s Beer Fest returns September 10-19, and Duo will be celebrating the local beer scene by hosting Oskar Blues Meet the Brewer Happy Hour. The event is an amazing chance for you to mingle with the pros that make the Colorado beer you love to drink! $15 per person gets you appetizers and beer from Oskar Blues Brewery. http://www.duodenver.com

Thursday, September 16th

            Oskar Blues Brewery/Tasty Weasel Taproom Open House – Get special GABF Beer releases & Discounts

Friday, September 17th

            Oskar Blues Brewery FREE Beer Shuttle, Falling Rock Taphouse to OB 11am to 2pm

FIRKIN FRIDAY at The Tasty Weasel Taproom featuring Fresh Hopped Pilsner 5pm.

Alpha King Challenge at the Falling Rock Taphouse featuring Wet Hopped Deviant IPA, Wet Hopped GORDON ALE, Double Dry Hopped GUBNA Imperial IPA.

Saturday, September 18th

            GABF Pro-Am Booth pouring Columbian Supreme Porter

For more details on the GABF visit www.greatamericanbeerfestival.com  

Find additional Information on Denver Beer Festival (9/10 to 9/19) at www.denverbeerfest.com