Free event offers rare and hard to find Cigar City Brewing & Perrin Brewing beers brews while Lionel Young and Guerilla Fanfare to kick off live music and Parade.

LONGMONT- CO – Oskar Blues Brewery will crack the doors open on their new event space, The Oak Room at the Longmont Brewery, just in time for a Mardi Gras themed bash in Colorado. The craft beer in a CAN innovators are launching the massive 4,275 square foot event space, which features views of their expanded barrel aging room and aromas of freshly roasted Hotbox Roasters coffee beans. Complete with a private bar, custom-made oak barrel furniture & accessories and a 24’ big screen, The Oak Room fills a need as a premiere private event space in the area. The grand-opening party on Saturday, February 25th will feature incredible tunes, rare craft beer, killer Cajun food from Oskar Blues Homemade Liquid and Solids, a costume contest and as many beads we can throw at’cha. Follow the Tasty Weasel Taproom Facebook page for additional details.

Experience rare beers that will be available for the Mardi Gras festival, including:

* Cigar City Brewing Trousseau – a barley wine winter warmer

* Cigar City Brewing 110K + OT 9th Batch – Imperial oatmeal raisin cookie brown ale

* Perrin – No Rules – Bourbon BA Imperial Vietnamese Porter w/ coconut, cinnamon, and turbinado sugar

In addition to the exclusively available beers on tap,the Oak Room will serve a huge selection of Oskar Blues faves, Perrin Brewing, and Cigar City Brewing, B.Stiff & Sons soda cans. Each rare brew will be put on one at a time and then a new one tapped over as each previous is kicked.

Since no Mardi Gras festivity is complete without a parade, the event will feature a Guerrilla Fanfare Second Line Parade & Stilt Walkers around the brewery.

This year’s Mardi Gras soiree is headlined by Lionel Young, a real “living history of blues/jazz” set. Not retro – completely modern and simultaneously with full respect for what came before. From hill country to hard bop, boogie woogie to Ornette…but all blues.

The February 25th schedule of events for the day includes:

3 p.m. – Doors Open

5 p.m. – New Orleans Style Food & King Cake

5 – 7:30 p.m. – Lionel Young Band

5:45 – 6:45 p.m. – Guerrilla Fanfare Second Line Parade & Stilt Walkers


“The Oak Room” at Oskar Blues Brewery is a craft-cush 4,275 square foot, full-on event space roused by the view of over 1,000 oak barrels ageing rare and specialty Oskar Blues brews. The approachable barrel house features a personal beer bar, 24 foot projection TV, sound system, personal entrance and bathrooms. The Oak Room is on-point for rocky mountain revelry, charity events, live music, executive bored meetings, workshops and gatherings for up to 280 folks. Beer & bite on Oskar Blues Brews, B. Stiff & Sons Old Fashioned Sodas, Hotbox Roasters coffee and food from Oskar Blues Fooderies ranging from casual to formal. Dig the knotty, BarOAK inspired indoor décor or take your beer to the outdoor grass courtyard for lawn games and soaking up ColoRADo sunshine.

For additional Contact Katie Pedersen about pricing and options, or to make a deposit and getcher date.

Tasty Weasel coloRADo Music Schedule


FREE Shows at the Longmont Tasty Weasel

Thurs 9/7 Arthur Lee Land  – The 89’s – 6-8pm
Fri  –  9/8 Clay Rose – 5-7pm
Sat  –  9/9 The George Nelson Trio – 4:30-6:30pm
Sun  –  9/10 Daniella Katzir – 3-5pm
Thurs  –  9/14 Jessica Eppler Duo – 6-8pm
Fri  –  9/15 Los Fear of Shrimp – 5-7pm
Sat  –  9/16 Dead Set – 4:30-6:30pm
Sun  –  9/17 The Delta Sonics – 3-5pm
Thurs  –  9/21 Danny Shafer Duo – 6-8pm
Fri  – 9/22 Ravin Wolf – 5-7pm
Sat  –  9/23 The Wyatts – 4:30-6:30pm
Sun  –  9/24 Tyler Thompson – 3-5pm
Thurs  – 9/28 Ash and Andrea – 6-8pm
Fri  – 9/29 Many Mountains – 5-7pm
Sat  –  9/30 – Full of Mirrors – 4:30-6:30

Oskar Blues Brewery Austin Lighting Up SXSW


Ain’t no party like an Oskar Blues party. Our Austin brewery has lined up FIVE fuhCAN days of entertainment in the live music capital of the world during South By Southwest!

We’ve got a pair of events in the middle of the SXSW mess and three all-Texas musician showcases at the brewery with all of the quality of SXSW without any of the bullshit.

Check it!

Wednesday, March 15th – Fine Southern Gentlemen Pop Up Show

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Oskar Blues opens up SXSW with a showcase takin’ over Fine Southern Gentlemen’s loading dock. 

Hit us up from the rear with a 21+ show. Shop FSG gear. Drink beer. Listen to a couple of killer bands. 

Doors, 8pm
Veiny Hands, 9pm
Roses, 10pm
Someday River, 11pm
FayRoy, 12am

Thursday, March 16th – You Have No Reason Not to Beer Here at Waller Creek Pub House

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We’re blowin’ off the roof of one of downtown Austin’s best craft beer and grub spots. 

Join Oskar Blues Brewery Austin for a bash in the heart of SXSW. 

* Dale’s Pale Ale, Mama’s Little Yella Pils, IPA – $4 cans

* Dale’s Pale Ale, Mama’s Little Yella Pils, IPA, Priscilla White Wit Wheat, Beerito Amber Lager – $5 drafts

Swag giveaways and general merriment. 

Co-hosted with our friends from Wasatch BrewerySquatters Craft Beer,Visit Salt Lake and KRCL 90.9FM

Doors, 11am
Talia Keys, 12pm (SLC)
Sarah Anne DeGraw, 1pm (SLC) 
Slow Caves, 2pm (Fort Collins, CO)
Wildfires, 3pm (Austin)
Banditos, 4pm (Birmingham/Nashville)
Me Like Bees, 5pm (Joplin, MO)
The Outer Vibe, 6pm (Nashville)
Major And The Monbacks, 7pm (Norfolk, Virginia)

OB’s No Badge, No Bullshit, Badass Texas Music Showcase

Thursday, March 16th Vinyl Night with DJ Shreadward 

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#NorthAustinIsLIVE expands it’s musical offerings to Thursdays with Vinyl Night!

We’ll be spinning sets every Thursday (and publishing them) with house and guest DJs!

This week is a special edition with DJ Shreadward aka Edward Braillif of The Bright Light Social Hour!

Friday, March 17th: Yo! OB Raps

Featuring Texas hip-hop and R&B artists. 

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6pm: Zeles (Austin)
7pm: Fat Tony (Houston)
8pm: Anastasia (Austin)
9pm: Third Root (San Antonio)

Food Truck: Cafe Ybor Food Bus, 4-8pm

Saturday, March 18th: The Future is Female

The 2017 “No Badge, No Bullshit, All Oskar Blues” SXSW showcase series continues with “The Future is Female” featuring all-female-fronted, all-Austin bands.

They were warned… they persisted. 

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6pm: Doors (they’ll actually be open since 12pm… but whatever)
7pm: Tele Novella
8pm: Megafauna
9pm: Calliope Musicals

Food Truck: Emojis Grilled Cheese Bar, 4-8pm

Sunday, March 19th: Country Coo-Wee!

The 2017 “No Badge, No Bullshit, All Oskar Blues” SXSW showcase series finishes with our “Country Coo-Wee!” featuring an all-Austin lineup.


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3pm: Doors (they’ll actually be open since 12pm… but whatever)
4pm: JD Clark Band
5pm: Jake Penrod
6pm: Leo Rondeau


Food Truck: The Hot Box Diner, 3-7pm

Welcome to the CANspiracy…


You. Hey, you. Pssst… get over here.

There’s a CANspiracy going down. You want in? If so, read on.


What’s the CANspiracy?

Each member (the CANspirator) will getcher hands on four separate OB CANspiracy rarer-est of rare Oskar Blues Brewery canned beer releases.  These may be delivered in 19.2 oz cans, 32 or 25 oz. Crowler Cans, 12 oz cans, and/or direct 10 second tap pours to your mouth (no glass, all class).  It will ALL be canned packages you can ONLY receive if you are a member of the OB CANspiracy.

Barrel-aged beers? Yup.

Sours? Maybe

Passing moments of brewer inspiration? Uh-huh.

OB CANspiracy Benefits

  • At least 100 oz of delicious, canned, CANspiracy-specific brews.

  • CANspiracy “card”

  • Limited edition glassware

  • Special release events for CANspirators (you are allowed to bring one guest.. It doesn’t have to be your co-CANspirator… husband, wife, partner, friend, dog, cat, perfect strangers are also allowed)

  • 15% discount on all Oskar Blues merchandise purchases in the Longmont or  Brevard Tasty Weasel.

  • Priority for beer releases at either Tasty Weasel taproom – including bourbon barrel-aged Ten FIDY, Java bourbon barrel-aged Ten FIDY, rum barrel-aged Death By Coconut, etc. The process for this will be communicated at a later date.

How much is this gonna cost me?

$200 for four releases of CANspiracy-specific beers and the above benefits.

What are the beers I get?

We’re diggin’ through our barrels, writing new recipes, and consulting the star charts to choose the best brews to present to ya for this program. We haven’t settled on the exact ones yet, but part of gettin’ in on this CANspiracy is gonna take a little trust. Ya know?

Release Notification Process

There is not a set timetable for each release throughout the year. Shit’s gonna go down when shit goes down. The timing of these releases is dependent on when the beers are ready to roll, but we’ll give you a two week heads up via email for the opening of the release window.

Pickup Rules

*** Must present a valid government ID at each pickup to confirm CANspiracy membership.

We’ll be hosting “club only” special release day events (food, meet the brewers, lick inside the barrel, etc) to kick off the pickup period. During the first day release event CANspirators MAY be able to purchase additional beer depending on the release. This ability will be communicated for each release. 

These awesome sauces will be available from The Tasty Weasel taproom in ColoRADo or North Carolina. (Unfortunately we cannot run the program from our Austin, Texas brewery due to current state laws). You must designate one location only to pickup each release. You cannot switch locations. 

Each release will be available for pickup for two weeks during normal Tasty Weasel business hours.  Any releases not picked up during this time period will be forfeited to OB. Additional purchases of CANspiracy beers (if possible) will only happen on day one of the release window during the “club only” release event. 

The Co-CANspirator

We legally cannot ship beers BUT…members CAN assign a “co-CANspirator”. A co-CANspirator is a person that members trust to pickup their beers.  Please choose this person carefully, as they may steal yer shit and we do not offer refunds on membership.

One Co-CANspirators is allowed to pickup a maximum of TWO different members’ orders per release. So, again, choose your person carefully.  No mules. 

*** You or your co-CANspirator must present a valid government ID at each pickup to confirm CANspiracy membership.


Meet us in the parking garage at 3am or just email

Deviant Dale’s Imperial IPA Returns to Shelves in Limited Release


Longmont, CO, Brevard, NC & Austin, TX – It’s said that the devil is in the details and Oskar Blues Brewery’s 2017 Deviant Dale’s Imperial IPA is no different. Oskar Blues has elevated this beer to a three month seasonal offering, January through March, taking advantage of a small quantity of meticulously hand selected hops while brewing the beer immediately upon hop delivery to provide the optimal flavor the beer demands.

“Elevated levels of malt and hops, with heaps of Columbus dry-hopping make Deviant Dales IPA a robust dark amber hoppy treat,” said Head of Brewing Operations, Tim Matthews. “Candy caramel, strawberry, citrus, and that signature dankness get twisted together in aroma and flavor. Challenging and assertive bitterness, with tons of malt backbone make this one a classic.”

The Oskar Blues Breweries in Longmont, Brevard, and now Austin will host a trio of release events in late December and early January. This will be the first time each facility will brew their batches and release the same beer together.

December 30th, 2016 – Oskar Blues Brewery ColoRADo (draft and to-go cans/Crowlers)

December 31st, 2016 – Oskar Blues Brewery Austin (draft only, no to-go beer… TX law)

January 6, 2017 – Oskar Blues Brewery North Carolina (draft and to-go cans/Crowlers)

Deviant Dale’s has won a slew of awards, including a silver medal at the 2011 Great American Beer Festival in the American-style IPA category and a score of 99 from Rate Beer.

This 8% ABV, 85 IBUs Imperial IPA will be available on draft and in 12 oz. six-packs from January to March. Check the Oskar Blues Brewery Beer Finder to locate Deviant Dale’s at a watering hole or store near you.

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