Last night for Oysters and Beer, but Colorado Beer Week continues for a few more days

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Jonathan Shikes
There's nothing fishy about Oregon specialties.
More than 900 oysters arrived at the Cheeky Monk yesterday on an overnight flight from the Oregon coast -- all of them destined to be consumed with Rogue beers.

That comes out to a dozen each for the 75 people who bought tickets to the sold-out Colorado Beer Week event last night. As for the beers, there's no telling how much was consumed, but Oregon's Rogue Ales had four on tap: Chatoe Rogue OREgasmic Ale, Chipotle Ale, barrel-aged Dead Guy Ale, and Hazelnut Brown Nectar.

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So far, Colorado Beer Week's inaugural year has gone well, with just a few glitches here and there, says organizer Scott Kerkmans, who was on hand last night at the Cheeky Monk. Several of the series of beer-related parties have sold out.

And although the week (which was actually more like nine days) ends tomorrow (or possibly Saturday with a proposed event at Strange Brewing), there is still time to get in on the remaining events at Falling Rock, Freshcraft and other bars.

Check out Westword's Beer Calendar for the details.

Follow Westword's Beer Man on Twitter at @ColoBeerMan.

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