The goal was to get a mix of established heavies and bring in some upstarts with really great beer, so were covering a good section of the states beer culture, says Wynkoop marketing man Marty Jones. Its a nice plan B for those folks who were slow to move and missed out on getting a GABF ticket.
Some of the unusual breweries include Pints Pub, Dostal Alley, Pug Ryans, the Sandlot and Golden City Brewing. Some of the heavy hitters include Avery, Breckenridge, Great Divide, Odell and Ska.
The Great COntenders one of dozens and dozens of beer-related events that are part of Denver Beer Week runs from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Wynkoop, 1634 18th Street. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 today; anyone who buys a ticket online at www.ticketalternative.com will be entered into a drawing for two GABF tickets. For more info, go to www.wynkoop.com. For more on Denver Beer Week, go to www.denver.org/denverbeerfest.
Sat., Sept. 11, 5-8:30 p.m., 2010