Home Made Liquids & Solids

Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: Oskar Blues Home Made Liquids & Solids 4th Anniversary Bash Saturday October 19th 2013


We broadcasted in the heart of Oskar Blues Country at Home Made Liquids & Solids as they held their 4th Anniversary party and the first ever chili cook off. We love Longmont and we love us some Oskar Blues. Want to thank the OB crew for having us out!

Sitting in on the whole broadcast was the best beer despondent anyone could ask for - Mr. Todd Thibault from Breckenridge Brewery! Garret Frase and Lou McKercher also co hosted as they are a couple of the men behind HMLS and the Oskar Blues Movement. We talked about their CAN’d Aid Foundation, Cyclhops, CHUBurger and all things OB. We also threw out Mobile Canning’s Brew News You Can Use!

Guests included Derek Gold and Logan Wiley from Left Hand Brewing Company, Darryl Abrahamson from Chris Daniels & the Kings, and Ron Popma and Pat Hartman from Mobile Canning. Georgia Boys BBQ won the chili cook off by the way!

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Sponsor List of Colorado Craft Beer Week Events

Our Sponsors List of Events for Colorado Craft Beer Week March 18-24

For a list of all events go to www.cobeerweek.com

Monday March 18: An Evening With Dr. Colorado 6PM to 8PMColorado Craft, 2220 Blake St.  Reception beginning at 5:30 PM with a complimentary Breckenridge Brewery beer.  Dr. Tom will begin his presentation at 6PM for about an hour.  Questions and answers will follow. Thomas J. “Dr. Colorado” Noel, a Professor of History and Director of Public History, Preservation & Colorado Studies at University of Colorado Denver (UCD), is the author of numerous books, articles and columns. Tom is a graduate of UCD and the University of Colorado at Boulder, where his mother (a psychiatrist) and grandmother (a teacher) also completed graduate work. Tom teaches Denver, Colorado, Heritage Tourism, Historic Preservation, Mining & Railroads, National Parks History, U.S. West, and Western Art & Architecture courses at UCD, as well as conducting tours of the highest state and the Mile High City for the Smithsonian Institution and the Colorado History Museum. Tom writes a regular column for the Sunday Denver Post Perspective section and also appears on Denver KUSA Channel 9′s “Colorado & Company” as Dr. Colorado. Tom co-directs The Center for Colorado & The West at the Auraria Library.

Wednesday March 20: Collaboration Beer Dinner at FreshCraft 1530 Blake St. 6PM to 10PM. In celebration of CO Craft Beer Week FRESCHCRAFT will be holding a very special five course Food & Beer pairing dinner on Wednesday 3/20/13. In each course chefs Lucas & Jon will will be not only pairing with limited release beers from Upslope Brewing Co, Ska Brewing Co, Oskar Blues Brewery, Odell Brewing Co & Breckenridge Brewery - they will also be cooking with a beer from each of them. Representatives from each brewery will be on hand to answer questions. There will only be 50 tickets total sold to this dinner with five separate seating times beginning at 6:00 pm. Tax, gratuity and a $5 donation to the Colorado Brewer’s Guild are included in the $65 ticket price.  They will stop selling tickets on Monday 3/18/13 in order for their kitchen to purchase and prepare the appropriate amount of food. Menu and tickets at http://cocraftbeerweekdinner.brownpapertickets.com/

Thursday March 21: That’s Firkin Awesome 6:00 PM. Colorado Craft, 2220 Blake St. Come sample cask style beers from 16 Colorado craft brewers. All of these breweries are cooking up something special just for this event. We will tap the Firkins at 6:00 sharp, don’t be late. Also, be sure to study up on your craft beer knowledge as craft beer themed trivia night. All this in one spot, Participating Breweries: Breckenridge Brewery, New Belgium, Great Divide, Oskar Blues, Boulder Beer, Odell, and Left Hand

Friday March 22 Star Bar 2137 Larimer St. 6PM to 9PM.  Participating Breweries: Breckenridge Brewery, New Belgium, Great Divide, Boulder Beer, Odell, Left Hand, Wynkoop, Avery, Phantom Canyon, Oskar Blues. Classic Rock will be the theme on this night at The Star Bar to help showcase the breweries who helped pave the way for today’s rich Colorado craft beer scene. Each brewery will rock two beers. Side-A. the beer that made them famous, Side-B, the rare beer that only comes around everyone once in a while. Meet the brewers and hear the stores of how things used to be. Get your tickets here https://imbibedenver.com/legends

Saturday March 23: Hops & Handrails at Left Hand Brewing Co., Longmont 2PM to 7PM. Left Hand Brewing is proud to introduce Hops & Handrails Beer Fest & Rail Jam on March 23rd in Longmont, Colorado. The new winter event will feature 23 of Colorado’s finest craft breweries alongside a 25’ high ski ramp at Left Hand Brewery from 2-7 p.m. Hops & Handrails Beer Fest & Rail Jam will bring the best Colorado has to offer in a family friendly winter wonderland loaded with skis & snowboards, great music, local food, and craft beer. Hops & Handrails will benefit 3 different nonprofits, SOS Outreach, A Woman’s Work, and the Colorado Brewers Guild. More info and Tickets here http://www.lefthandbrewing.com/blog/event/hops-handrails/


Mon 3/18/2013Beer & Cheese Pairing Brick Oven & Pizzeria 223 Elk Ave Crested Butte 8pm Feat. 7 beers from Avery, NBB, LH, Palisade & OB paired with artisan cheeses from CO,

Mon 3/18/2013 Opening Event Falling Rock 1919 Blake Street Denver 6pm

Tues 3/19/2013T Tap Takeover Blake Street Vault 1526 Blake Street Denver 6pm incl. Velvet Elvis, IceyPA, firkin - G’Knight dry-hopped w/ galaxy hops. Giveaways

Tues 3/19/2013Craft Madness Buffalo Wild Wings 2025 Prairie Center Pkwy Brighton 5-7pm March Madness/Craft Madness event

Tues 3/19/2013 Collaboration Beer Dinner The Pourhouse 124 E. 4th Street Loveland 6pm Avery, LH, Bristol, Grimm Bros & OB

Wed 3/20/2013 Oskar Blues Pint Night Buffalo Wild Wings 2303 Clove Basin Drive Longmont 7-9p. MLYP, GK, DPA, swag giveaways for trivia

Wed 3/20/2013 Collaborative Beer Dinner Fresh Craft 1530 Blake Street Denver 6-10pm

Wed 3/20/2013 OB Pint Night/Specialty Tapping Murphy’s North 2731 Iris Ave Boulder 5-7pm.  G’Knight, TBD specialty beers, pint glass with purchase, swag giveaways

Wed 3/20/2013 Oskar Blues Specialty Beer Tasting Platte River Grill 5995 S Santa Fe Drive Littleton 6:30-8:30pm

Wed 3/20/2013 Colorado Brewery Tasting Night The Tap & Handle 307 S College Avenue Fort Collins 7pm. LH, Upslope, Grimm, Avery & OB

Thurs 3/21/2013 Firkin Night Breckenridge Brewery 471 Kalamath Street Denver 6pm

Thurs 3/21/2013 Craft Can Beer Extravaganza! Floodstage Ale Works170 S Main Street Brighton 7-9pm. Gubna release party and OB can beer extravaganza w/ 19.2oz DPA

Thurs 3/21/2013 Rare Beer Tasting Highland Tap & Burger2030 W 30th Avenue Denver 6pm. Rare beer tasting - LH, Avery, Odells

Thurs 3/21/2013 Oskar Blues Beer Dinner Incline Bar & Grill 178 Copper Circle Frisco 7-9pm

Thurs 3/21/2013 Oskar Blues Pint Night Maggie Smith’s 6631 S Peoria Street Englewood 5-7pm

Thurs 3/21/2013 West End Tavern Specialty Tapping West End Tavern 926 Pearl Street Boulder 6pm. Herradura Barrel Aged Chub

Fri 3/22/2013 Firkin Battle vs Left Hand Crankenstein 215 N College Avenue Fort Collins 8pm

Fri 3/22/2013 Oskar Blues Firkin Tapping Old Chicago 1805 Industrial Circle Longmont 6:30-8:30pm. Dry Hopped Dale’s Firkin w/ brewer Tim Matthews

Fri 3/22/2013 Throw Back Event Star Bar 2137 Larimer Street Denver 5pm

3/23/2013 Oskar Blues Sampling Boulder Liquor Mart 1750 15th Street Boulder 3-5pm.  Sample the full OB line up, including Gubna

Sat 3/23/2013 Hops & Handrails Left Hand Brewery 1265 Boston Avenue Longmont 2-7pm Silent disco too!

Sat 3/23/2013 Firkin Tapping Lucky Pie 637 Front Street Louisville 4-6pm. 2-3 OB beers on tap, firkin - dry-hopped quad IPA blend (DPA, GK, Deviant, & Gub)

Sat 3/23/2013 Oskar Blues Ski Giveaway Ollie’s 620 Main Street Breckenridge 3-4:30pm

Sat 3/23/2013 Firkin Night Taps 165 Boardwalk Drive Fort Collins. Citra Dry Hopped G’Knight

Sat 3/23/2013 CO Craft Beer Apres Ski Tomboy Tavern 565 Mountain Village Blvd Telluride 3-6pm. Telluride Brewing & OB for apres ski celebration of ColoRADo craft beers

Home Made Liquids and Solids: 1555 S Hover Rd Longmont

Come down to Oskar Blues Homemade Liquids & Solids for a week-long celebration of the best craft beer that the State of Colorado has to offer, by devoting all 44 draft lines exclusively to Colorado beer. We’re kicking things off Monday, March 18th at 5pm with 25 (!!!) different Oskar Blues beers on draft, and capping off the week on Saturday, March 23rd at 3pm with two super-secret Oskar Blues cask beers! Not enough Colorado Craftiness for ya?!?! In addition, each night at 5pm we will have representatives from multiple Colorado craft breweries in house doing give-aways and chatting about their beer. Here’s a list of participating breweries: Arvada, Asher, Avery, Bootstrap, Boulder, Breckenridge, Bull & Bush, City Star, Crazy Mountain, Crooked Stave, Denver Beer, Dry Dock, Echo, Elevation, Epic, Estes Park, Equinox, Fort Collins, Funkwerks, Gravity, Grimm, Left Hand, New Belgium, Odell, Prost, Renegade, Ska, Strange, Telluride, Tivoli, Trinity, Twisted Pine and Upslope. Floow this page for days and beers: http://www.facebook.com/events/340873206014301/?context=create

Lyons Brewpub: 303 Main St, Lyons

Oskar Blues plans to unveil a new beer each day during the upcoming Colorado Craft Beer Week at their Lyons, CO location.
Oskar Blues - Clives Pale Ale - English style Pale - March 18th.
Oskar Blues - Mr. Robusto Porter - March 19th.
Oskar Blues - The OBliterator - Strong Bock - March 20th.
Oskar Blues - The Brewing Market Stout - coffee stout - March 21st.
Oskar Blues - British Knight - G’Knight British Style - March 22nd.
Oskar Blues - Icey Pale Ale - March 23rd.
Oskar Blues - Grandma’s Big Ol’ Pils - imperial pilsner - March 24th.

Tasty Weasel Taproom 1800 Pike Rd Longmont CO:

Mon 3/18/2013 Tasty Weasel Beer & Bonewagon Pairing 4-8pm . Mama’s Little Yella Pils pairing; Oskar Blues “Third Monday” event - 10% of sales goes to a local non-profit. This month is Blue Sky Bridge.

Tues 3/19/2013Tasty Weasel Beer & Bonewagon Pairing 4-8pm. Dale’s Pale Ale pairing; Chai Chub is on for Tasty Tuesday

Wed 3/20/2013 Tasty Weasel Beer & Bonewagon Pairing 4-8pm. G’Knight Imperial Red IPA pairing; Nitro G’Knight on tap too

Thurs 3/21/2013 Tasty Weasel Beer & Bonewagon Pairing 4-8pm. Deviant Dale’s pairing

Fri 3/22/2013 Tasty Weasel Beer & Bonewagon Pairing 4-8pm. Gubna Imperial IPA pairing; also Chinook Dry-Hopped Gubna for Firkin Friday,

3/23/2013 Tasty Weasel Beer & Bonewagon Pairing 4-8pm. Old Chub Scotch Ale pairing

Sun 3/24/2013 Tasty Weasel Beer & Bonewagon Pairing 4-8pm. Ten FIDY Imperial Stout pairing; also tapping Whiskey FIDY

The West End Tavern plans to celebrate full-force with a special lineup of Colorado beers. We will also have special visits from friends of local breweries in throughout the week to share their brews with you!

Monday, March 18th, 5:30pm: Upslope Belgian Pale Release, with Henry Wood, Jack Walsh and Founder Matt Cutter of Upslope Brewing Co.

Tuesday, March 19th,  6pm: Telluride Bridal Veil Rye Pale Ale and Fishwater Double IPA, with Tommy Thatcher, owner of Telluride Brewing Co.

Wednesday, March 20th, 6pm: Bootstrap Insane Rush IPA, with owners Leslie and Steve Kaczeus

Thursday March 21st, 6pm: Special West End/Oskar Blues Collaboration Release! Oskar Blues Old Chub aged in Big Red F’n Herradura Barrel, with Oskar Blues Brewing Co.

Friday, March 22nd, 6pm: New Belgium Rampant Imperial IPA, with Austin Whitaker of New Belgium Brewing Co.

Saturday, March 23rd, 6pm: Left Hand Beer Week Sauce (and possibly more), with Bubba Love of Left Hand Brewing Co. and Beer For a Year Giveaway!

At the Pub 2880 Wilderness Pl. Boulder

3/17-21: Your chance to win a keg for March Madness!

3/21,22 & 3/28, 29: March Madness! Watch the games at The Pub!

3/18-3/24: Colorado Craft Beer Week! Join us for the following events during Colorado Craft Beer Week:

3/19: Celebrate the Spring Equinox at our Kinda Blue roll-out party from 4-7pm. Enjoy Food and Beer specials, games, raffles, prizes and more! Out with the Stout, in with the Blue!

3/20: Barrel Aged Wed. Tapping a barrel aged beer at 4pm at The Pub! Stop by to see what it is!

3/21: Limited Release special tapping - “Be Forever Unknown” Bourbon Barrel-aged Imperial Black Ale. This brew won’t be around for long!

3/23: TOURS - We will have THREE tours today, one at 2PM, 4PM and 6PM.

Around Town:

3/19: Lovely Laura will be at Bar Louie in Littleton for a beer sampling at 5PM! We’ll be sampling Hazed and Mojo Risin’!

3/20: Look for us at Lodo’s South- we’ll be sampling Hazed and Champagne Mojo at 5PM!

3/21: Laura is everywhere for Colorado Craft Beer Week! She’ll be at the Colorado Brewer’s Guild Beer Dinner at the Vail Ale House at 6:30PM! Tickets are $65 and can be purchased at the Vail Ale House or online. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Colorado Brewers Guild.

3/22: Laura will also be at Cornerstar Wine & Liquor in Aurora for a tasting from 3-7PM

3/22: LEGENDS & RARITIES Event at Star Bar in Denver! This event celebrates the old guard, the behemoths, the forerunners, The Legends. Guests will revel in the glory of 10 breweries. Each brewery will pour two beers: one legend, one rarity.

3/23- Look for us at the Incline Bar at Copper Mountain from 1-3PM- Laura will be giving out free beer coupons on the mountain!

Mon Mar 18: Support Your Local Brewers: Come to Strange Brewing wearing Colorado Craft Beer garb and receive $1 off pints.

Mon Mar 18 11 AM:  Beer Lunch Pairing at Black Bottle in Ft Collins with Strange, Left Hand, City Star and Dry Dock

Tues Mar 19: One Barrel Wednesday tapping of Super Kriek at 4 pm

Wed Mar 20: One Barrel Wednesday tapping of Soci-Ale All Colorado Pale. Portion of sales to benefit Colorado Brewers Guild at 4 pm.

Thurs Mar 21: Tapping their Spring Seasonal Maibock and re-opening the Biergarten at 4 pm.

Thurs Mar 21: Ernie’s Pizza Small Brew Fest: Join Strange Brewing and 6 of Denver’s other Craft Breweries for samples and pints of 4 brews from each brewery.

Fri Mar 22: Homemade Liquids and Solids will be featuring our 1000 Barrel Imperial IPA and the only keg of Pumpkin Porter available in Colorado.  Jules and Daryl will be serving up pints starting 5ish. Look for food to be paired up with the pints.

Sun Mar 24: Special Tapping - Caution: A Strange ALTernative  A collaboration German Alt brewed by Strange and Caution at 1 pm.

Arvada Beer will be pouring their Irish Red and Nitro Stout at HMLS in Longmont all week long. On Monday March 18th Cary and Dennis will be there from 5 to 7 pm giving away pint glasses to everyone who orders an Arvada beer (while supplies last).

Ernie’s Bar and Pizza on 44th and Federal will be putting 30 Colorado craft beers on Tap Monday March 18tth including O’Harrows Stout from Arvada Beer. All of the 30 breweries have never been on tap at Earnies before.

Hair of the Dog in Boulder is putting 3 of our beers on tap Monday March 18th. Get in and try the Goldline IPA, Water Tower Wheat and Ralston’s Golden Ale.


Wednesday March 20: Freshcraft is honored to be working with some of Colorado’s best and brightest craft breweries, including Upslope, Ska, Oskar Blues, Odell and Breckenridge, to bring you a food and beer pairing dinner of epic proportions. We will be presenting five unique courses, each paired with beers from the aforementioned breweries.$65/ person (tax and gratuity included) Part of the proceeds will be donated to the Colorado’s Brewers Guild, supporting craft brewing in Colorado. For menu and tickets click here http://cocraftbeerweekdinner.brownpapertickets.com/

Telluride Tripel Tapping:  Tommy from Telluride brewing will be in attendance, 7 pm on Thursday 3/21.  We will be tapping their Tripel which was previously a tap room only beer.  We’ll also have a nitro version of their Tempter IPA on draft and will have cans of Face Down Brown & Bridal Veil Rye Pale Ale

And on Friday March 22nd they’ll be doing a mini-tap takeover with Dry Dock. it’s going to be an all day affair.  They’ll be tapping nine or more beers from Dry Dock including both “Home Fleet” favorites and some really tasty specialty brews.  Confirmed beers to date are:  Wee Heavy, Tripel, Hefeweizen, Apricot Blonde, Hop Abomination IPA,  HMS Victory Amber & Gold Saison.  There will be two or three more specialties as well.

Monday, March 18: Kickoff at Falling Rock Taphouse (7 PM)

Wednesday, March 20: Special barrel-aged tapping at Renegade Brewery taproom (6 PM)

Thursday, March 21: Tap takeover at Ernie’s Bar and Pizza (5 PM)

Friday, March 22: Beer and Bonewagon Pairing at Liquids and Solids (4 PM)

Join us Thursday March 21st at 9:00pm to celebrate Colorado Craft beer week with some of our favorite local breweries.
Four specialty one-off tappings of some very unique beers from four local Colorado craft breweries.
Representatives from Odell, Avery, Left Hand, and Oskar Blues breweries will be on hand to talk about these special brews and their breweries.
Odell’s Downtown Maple Brown
Left Hand’s Great JuJu
Avery’s Lilikoi Kepolo
Oskar Blues’ Oskar the Grauch.

This will be a first come first serve event, so when these beers are gone, that’s all she wrote. There will also be some brewery swag giveaways, so maybe you’ll walk away with some brewery memorabilia as well.  This will be an amazing opportunity to try some very cool beers that you will not see anywhere else and talk to the guys who know the most about them, so don’t miss out.

Black Bottle Brewery – Beer Lunch
Date & Time: March 18, 2013, 11am – 2pm
Location: Black Bottle Brewery – 1605 South College Ave Fort Collins Co 80525

Liquids and Solids – Beer Week Day 2
Date & Time: March 19, 2013, 5:00pm
Location: Home Made Liquids and Solids - 1555 S Hover Rd Longmont,
Colorado 80501

The Lobby – Beer Dinner
Date & Time: March 20, 2013, 6:30pm
Location: The Lobby – 2191 Arapahoe Street Denver, Colorado 80205

Meet The Brewer’s Night at Ernie’s
Date & Time: March 21, 2013, 5:00 – 7:30pm
Location: Ernie’s Bar and Pizza – 2915 W 44th Ave Denver, CO 80211

Freshcraft Tap Takeover
Date & Time: March 22, 2013, All Day
Location: Freshcraft – 1530 Blake St Denver, CO 80202

Left Hand Brewing Co – Hops and Handrails
Date & Time: March 23, 2013, 2:00 pm
Location: Left Hand Brewing Co – 1270 Boston Ave. Longmont, CO


We will have special beer tappings all week long as well as beer trivia on the hour every hour all week with prizes of pint glasses, six packs, growlers, and free beer.

We will also have a raffle for a 1/4 bbl keg. The raffle takes place on Sunday March 24th (winner does not have to be present to win). Tickets cost $3 or two for $5. All of the proceeds will go to support the Colorado Brewers Guild.

Lastly we will have a Chili Cook Off on Saturday the 23rd. We will have three categories (con carne, veggie, and green chili). The best chili will win a private party and beer tab. The cost is $5 for entrants who will receive a buck off all pints and as much chili as they can eat. If you simply just want to enjoy some chili the cost will be $10. Again, all
proceeds will go to the Colorado Brewers Guild.