Beer, Beats on the Creek and more on the culinary calendar this week
Denver Beer Co, 1695 Platte Street, is hosting Science on Tap from 6 to 9 p.m. this evening, in collaboration with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Museum curator Nicole Garneau, along with Denver Beer Co owners Patrick Crawford and Charlie Berger, collected wild yeast samples in order to brew an experimental beer for the event. Garneau will speak about the history of craft brewing, and there will be food from Über Sausage, Basic Kneads Pizza and Peteybird Ice Cream. Tickets are $35; visit the website for more details.
- The DMNS and Denver Beer Co conduct an experiment with City Park yeast
- Celebrate the Rockies and Walt Weiss by drinking a Walt Weiss at Denver Beer Co
- Mountain Sun/Vine Street breweries hoping for the best after being left out of GABF
Monday, July 22 (continued):
Beats on the Creek
Sommelier Doug Krenik is joining the crew at Frasca, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, for its Monday night wine dinner. The four-course meal costs $50, with additional charges for pairings; call 303-442-6966 for reservations.
Tuesday, July 23:
Coohills, 1400 Wewatta Street, continues its Beats on the Creek series with a performance by Tracksuit Wedding and Something Underground. The music will sound off every Tuesday on the restaurant's patio -- and the adjacent bridge over Cherry Creek -- at 6 p.m. through August. Food, wine and cocktails will be available for purchase during the concerts; for more information, visit the Coohills Facebook page.
Civic Center Eats rolls on at Civic Center Park. The food-truck fest lands at the park at lunchtime on Tuesdays and Thursdays through September 26 (with the exception of August 29 and September 3). The movable feast, which runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., features live music in addition to food and other vendors; check the website for the full schedule of both trucks and entertainment.