The next week and a half, before St. Patrick’s Day, are looking pretty eventful in the Pikes Peak Region if you’re looking for good beer. Have a look.
A Second Cup – Just added a new cooler and has 6 more beers on tap. Soon they’ll add four more.
March 10 – Thursday
6pm – Rock Bottom Brewery – Tapping Fire Chief Ale
Tapping night—guest bartenders from local 5 Fire Station. Silent auction. Bag Pipers. Pass the boot for MDA. The kick off to the Silent Auction will be at 6pm. Check out the cool donations from local vendors and be the first to bid on your favorite item! If that doesn’t strike your fancy come out to get your favorite beer poured by one of Colorado Spring’s finest Fire Fighters! Come out and show your support! It will be a fun night filled with events.
March 11 – Friday
5pm – Trinity Brewing – Tapping the Rebel Son Saison
Rebel Son Saison was inspired by five of our more rebellious contemporaries. To this recipe we added artichoke hearts for Waylon Jennings, smoked malt for Willie Nelson, Marris Otter for Billy Idol, molasses for Bob Marley, and star anise for Hunter S. Thompson. 5.4% abv .
March 12 – Saturday
2pm – Eddyline Brewery’s Pine Creek Porter Release Party
Eddyline’s got a new beer on tap! If you happen to find yourself in Buena Vista, CO this might be worth your time. After a long day at Monarch ski resort head over to Eddyline. From 2-4pm. $2.50 pints.
5pm – Black Fox Night at Bristol Brewing
If you’re in Colorado Springs you may want to check out the Black Fox Night. All Black Fox beers will be priced at $4 per pint. Currently it looks like the Shyela and the Wanna Be Manor are on tap. I’ve heard rumors that a new Black Fox beer will be released soon, but I’m not sure it will happen before this event. Takes place at Bristol Brewing Co.
March 14 – Monday
6:30pm – Beer Dinner at A Second Cup
I’m not sure if this is sold out or not, but you should order tickets immediately if there are any left. $40 gets you a five course meal and in each course you get a beer pairing from Great Divide Brewing. Visit their site for rsvp details.