Tonight: Take a hike at Wynkoop Brewery

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Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, presents Beers Made by Walking from 5 to 8 p.m. today. The mini-beer fest will feature ten beers that were made over the past summer by nine well-known breweries around Colorado; each includes some sort of edible or medicinal plant that was discovered along the route.

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Here is the lineup of brews:

Crooked Stave, Foragester Sai-bucha: a blend of three beers with jasmine kombucha tea, linen flowers and wild grapes.

Oskar Blues, Opuntia Zytha: a golden ale made with prickly-pear cactus and fresh hops picked out of Charlie Papazian's yard.

Lone Tree, High Plains Harvest Brown: a brown ale with whiskey-soaked pumpkin seeds and orange-blossom honey.

Phantom Canyon, Sundance Saison: a balanced and clean saison made with rose hips and sumac.

Pikes Peak, Dances with Bees: inspired by a hike to Palmer Lake Reservoir, a golden honey ale with sunflower seeds.

Pikes Peak, Kriekenstein: a 4% sour mash kriek with chokecherry.

Ska Brewing, Cerveza de las Animas Perdidas: a dry and fruity saison spiced with juniper, yarrow and chokecherries, inspired by the Animas River in Durango.

Strange, Eldorado Bel-Gin Dark: brewed with juniper berries and pineapple weed. this Belgian Dark Ale is the color of the canyon walls along Eldorado Creek.

Trinity, Saison Du Tomme: a light-bodied saison with rose hips and amaranth from the hike, as well as lemongrass and grains of paradise.

Wynkoop, Oishi Gochiso: a light lager made with Pacific Rim hops and a blend of spices and tea inspired by an urban walk.

The tapping takes place in the upstairs bar, and tickets costs $15; visit the website for more details.

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Location Info

Wynkoop Brewing Company

1634 18th St., Denver, CO

Category: Music


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Bill Black
Bill Black

If John Hickenlooper can't support jobs and revenue for the state in the form of Amendment 64, then both Gov Hickenlooper and the brewery he created can ... take a flying fuckin hike.

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