This years festival will feature forty breweries pouring more than a hundred brews, most crafted in Colorado, as well as grub from Basic Kneads Pizza and the Goods, live music from P-Nuckle and a VIP area that includes a Breckenridge Brewery and Cabot cheese tasting. General-admission tickets are $30 ($35 at the door), or $40 ($45 at the door) for VIP admission; a commemorative nine-ounce glass that you can fill to the brim is also included in the price. (The event benefits Swallow Hill Music Association.) For more info, go to www.denverbrewfest.com/winter/index.php.
Fri., Jan. 28, 6-10 p.m., 2011