Wynkoop Brewing Company

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    February 14, 2014

    Photos: Masters of the Brewniverse was rowdy fun

    The Wynkoop Brewing Company presented its inaugural Masters of the Brewniverse Beer Festival and Brewery Pageant on Thursday night at the Oriental Theater. Guests got to sample lots of beer from more than fourteen breweries while watching reps and brewers from each brewery compete on stage for the c ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014

    Master of the Brewniverse comes to the Oriental tonight

    Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the beeriest of them all? The Wynkoop Brewing Company, which has hosted the Beer Drinker of the Year contest for years, has introduced a new competition: the Master of the Brewniverse competition, which honors the makers rather than the drinkers -- although they ben ... More >>

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    October 25, 2013

    Drunken places, pumpkin faces and gorillas this weekend

    The weekend is full of events -- some of them very, very spooky. The action starts tonight with second annual Adult Daycare at The Lobby, this one dedicated to All Hallow's Eve. From 6 to 10 p.m., kids 21-plus are encouraged to dress up in their finest costumes, forget their adult worries and drink ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013

    Think Denver's tired of beer after GABF? Think again, in this week's beer calendar

    Denver has just come off the high of the sold-out Great American Beer Festival and a week's worth of equally beer-geeky events, but that doesn't mean the town has run out of brews. In fact, quite the opposite. There is still a ton going on. If you're a brewery, though, and you don't see your event l ... More >>

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    July 22, 2013

    Photos: Draft Urbanism popped up on Saturday for a beery time in the city

    Craft Urbanism extended the Biennial of the Americas' Draft Urbanism exhibit this past Saturday with a beer garden along Cherry Creek and Wynkoop Street. The event showcased craft beer from Denver Beer Co, Wynkoop Brewing Company, Great Divide Brewing Co. and Strange Brewing Company, and food from M ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013

    Celebrate Vonnegut with a Breakfast of Champions at Wynkoop tonight

    Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, is honoring the anniversary of author Kurt Vonnegut's passing with a beer dinner/breakfast this evening at 6:30 p.m. The four-course, morning-themed menu will feature Tender Belly Pork and Novo coffees paired with beers from Wynkoop. See also: - A new pati ... More >>

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    February 8, 2013

    Denver Yelp reviews: Head brewer Andy Brown reads the complaints against Wynkoop

    Batter's up! Wynkoop Brewing Company, Colorado's first brewpub and winner of numerous awards and accolades, is next up to the plate for our new video series, in which local culinary personalities read their worst and weirdest Yelp reviews. Which, in the case of the Wynkoop, include yapping about th ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013

    Wynkoop Brewing Company will host a pre-Mardi Gras rum and beer dinner tonight

    Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, is throwing an early Mardi Gras party with a five-course parade of New Orleans-inspired cuisine paired with beers, and beer-cocktails, this evening. And the cocktail selection will be crafted by award-winning mixologist Ken Kodys. See also: - Wynkoop Brewi ... More >>

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    January 16, 2013

    The Wynkoop's Belgorado Belgian IPA is Colorado loud and proud

    The Wynkoop Brewing Company will debut its newest canned beer next week -- one with some unusual Colorado ingredients. No, it's not Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout -- although two-packs of that ballsy beer will also be released in cans soon. The beer is called Belgorado and it's made almost entirely wit ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    Tonight: take a hike at Wynkoop Brewery

    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 ... More >>

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    October 5, 2012

    The Wynkoop's happy hour is a boon for beer enthusiasts, but the food needs attention

    Happy Place: Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 Eighteenth Street, 303-297-2700. The Hours: Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m to midnight. The Deals: $3.50 select draft beers; $4 food specials. Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.

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    August 21, 2012

    Tonight: take a bite out of LoDo, one restaurant at a time

    LoDo Bites -- a culinary walking tour of lower downtown restaurants-- takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. this evening. While you're sample small bites from dozens of downtown restaurants and enjoying drink specials and desserts at select locations, don't forget to take a few minutes to enjoy the incredibl ... More >>

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    March 30, 2012

    Wynkoop Brewing will serve a ballsy new beer -- only on April 1

    The Wynkoop Brewing Company has added a new beer to its roster, Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout, and it will only be available on one day, Sunday, April 1. Enough said.

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    February 22, 2012

    Colorado beer calendar: Beerdrinker of the Year, Wagon Ryed, and Oskar Blues

    A bevy of beer bloggers will appear on American Craft Beer Radio with Gary Valliere this Saturday when Colorado's newest craft beer radio show takes the air for its third show at noon on 102.3 FM, the local ESPN affiliate. The show will focus on the experiences of bloggers and journalists who have w ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    Beer calendar for the week ahead: Great Divide gets jiggy while Vine Street gets dirty

    ​Mashtuns, fermenters, kettles and other types of brewing equipment have been pouring into Denver breweries over the past few months -- from Strange Brewing to the Denver Beer Co, from Wynkoop Brewing to the Copper Kettle. And more equipment just got here. Last week, Vine Street Pub installed ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Today: Wynkoop releases the Coupler

    A Flickr photo.Hot peppers are just one of the ingredients in the new Coupler.​Wynkoop Brewing Company, Denver's oldest brewpub, will release the Coupler, a Valentine's imperial stout with hot peppers and cocoa nibs that's been aged in a Stranahan's barrel, today. For details, call 303-297-270 ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    The Wynkoop gives people a chance to sample every beer it brewed this year

    Wynkoop Brewing Company​Feeling nostalgic about 2010? The Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, will help you relive the good times by cracking open a keg of all 35 beers that the brewery made over the course of the year when the second annual Beers of the Year event takes place Saturda ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Tonight: Boobs & Brews fundraiser at Wynkoop

    ​Boobs and beer -- what's not to love in that combination? Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, presents the Boobs & Brews Dinner, a Breast Cancer Month fundraiser featuring Wynkoop beers and a one-night-only menu of seasonal dishes.The dinner, which starts at 6:30, costs $55; call 303-2 ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010
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    September 22, 2010

    Update: All gone! Dish tickets for our most faithful -- and early-rising -- readers

    ​Dish, Westword's annual celebration of the local dining scene, debuts tonight in its new home, the Exdo Events Center, 1399 35th Street. And we want our most faithful -- and early-rising -- readers to be there. As we announced last night in Cafe Bites, our weekly e-mail newsletter, we're g ... More >>

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    September 22, 2010

    Tonight: The final dish on Dish

    ​Cafe Society is off to Dish, Westword's annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, which debuts tonight in its new location at the Exdo Events Center, 1399 35th Street. We hear there are a few general admission tickets left; they're $40 at the door, with a portion of the proceeds benefiti ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    Dishing up the winner of our Dish tickets -- and another giveaway

    ​Late yesterday, we introduced a contest to win a pair of tickets to Dish, Westword's annual celebration of dining in Denver, at the EXDO Event Center, 1399 35th Street, on Wednesday, September 22. Contestants had to tell us in five words or less why they deserved the tickets. And the winner ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010
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    September 16, 2010

    Dish is dishing up Denver's favorites: Win free tickets!

    ​Dish, Westword's annual celebration of dining in Denver, will be at the EXDO Event Center, 1399 35th Street, on Wednesday, September 22 -- and we want to dish out some free tickets. Why do you think you deserve to go to Dish? Give us your answer in five words or less in the comments secti ... More >>

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    September 8, 2010

    Dish tickets half-price today!

    ​Dish, Westword's annual celebration of the local dining scene, will be at the Exdo Event Center from 7:30 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22. More than thirty restaurants and food purveyors will be sampling their wares, including Appaloosa Grill, Apple Spice Junction, Argyll, Big Fat Cupca ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010

    FreshCraft opens in LoDo with a beery buzz

    ​FreshCraft, which quietly opened its doors last week, held a grand opening last night, complete with a horse-drawn beer delivery from the Wynkoop Brewing Company -- which has its Tut's Royal Gold on tap at FreshCraft -- giveaways and other events. The LoDo restaurant, at 1530 Blake Street, u ... More >>

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    April 28, 2010

    Tonight: Elway's, Wynkoop, Parisi, 8 Rivers events

    A Flickr photo.​Some of Denver's favorite restaurants are hosting special events tonight, featuring everything from rum to Wynkoop beer to five of the town's best chefs. First up: The Five -- Troy Guard of TAG, Jamey Fader of Lola, Matt Selby of Steuben's and Vesta, Brian Laird of Barolo and ... More >>

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    January 16, 2010

    Today: Cocktails, beer ... or both? The choice is yours.

    ​The mixologists at the Bitter Bar, in Happy at 835 Walnut Street in Boulder, are offering a series of cocktail classes titled "Shake, Swizzle, Stir." Get a jump on what you'll be pouring out for your lover on Valentine's Day at El Amor Cocktails, which runs from 2 to 3 p.m. today and costs $2 ... More >>

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    January 3, 2010

    Tonight: Eat, drink and donate to Volunteers of America

    ​Start the week out right tonight by partying at the Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, which is donating 15 percent of all food and beer sales between 5 and 10 p.m. to Volunteers of America. Be sure to check out the special, $100 draft beer donation option! For details, call 303-297- ... More >>

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    December 30, 2009

    Tomorrow: Last chance to be Beerdrinker of the Year

    Last year's (local!) winner, Cody Christman.​Tomorrow is the deadline for nominations in the Wynkoop Brewing Company's fourteenth annual Beerdrinker of the Year contest; find all the details at December 31 is also the last day you can participate in the Grab and Give Program a ... More >>

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    December 28, 2009

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Beer, cheer and New Year's Eve parties

    Enjoy a plethora of pulled pork at Steuben's.​While the year draws to a close, you can find something special at just about every one of your favorite foodie spots, plus sign up for charity events that will help kick 2010 off to a great start. Here's a taste of what's ahead: Monday, December ... More >>

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    November 27, 2009

    The List: Top ten pubs with good grub

    Mark MangerArgyll's food is far from average pub fare.​Argyll might have saddled itself with the horrible label "gastropub," but by any name, Robert Thompson's new place is a pretty sweet bar, with seriously great food. But while the menu at Argyll, which I review here, is more ambitious than ... More >>

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    August 18, 2009

    Tonight: Take a bite out of LoDo

    ​A whole slew of downtown Denver restaurants - Organixx, Ice House Tavern, Bistro Vendome, Vesta Dipping Grill, Dixons, The Palm, Morton's, Wazee Supper Club, McCormick's Fish House & Bar, the Wine Loft and the Wynkoop Brewing Company (that's the short list) -- are participating in tonight's L ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009
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    August 6, 2009

    Beers and Brewhahas: Union Station vs. government agencies, developers and civic groups

    ​If the president can do it, so can everyone else. What Colorado needs now are more sudsy sit-downs. Here's an example (see our previous pairings here and here): Dispute: Union Station vs. government agencies, developers and civic groups Beer: Wynkoop Brewing Company's Light Rail Ale C'mon, ... More >>

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    July 7, 2009

    Breckenridge Brewery: Yes they can

    Cans of Breckenridge Brewery's Avalanche Ale began rolling out of the plant this week and into liquor stores, just in time to catch the heart of the summer season. Breckenridge, which is borrowing its canning line from Ska Brewing Company in Durango, will also supply concert venues, golf courses an ... More >>

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    June 23, 2009

    Get sloshed at the Wynkoop's single malt scotch tasting dinner

    It's not too late to make reservations for the single malt scotch tasting at the Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, slated for Thursday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. But if you want to sample the slew of Britain's best single malts -- MaCallan, Famous Grouse and Highland Park Scotch, plus a very rar ... More >>

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    February 24, 2009

    Cafe Bites bites into Mardi Gras

    CarniVail, Vail's annual Mardi Gras festival, kicked off on Sunday, but the festivities continue through February 27. Today from 3-6 p.m., the Bud Light Street Party will feature the Tony G All Stars, with a Fat Tuesday Parade in Vail Village from 4-5 p.m. For details, go to The ... More >>

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    October 23, 2008

    Gorillas in the Mist

    Catch one of the city’s most spectator-friendly races.

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    August 21, 2008
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    June 12, 2008
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    June 12, 2008
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    April 3, 2008

    Belly Up With the Bard

    Celebrate National Poetry Month with a special brew.

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    November 16, 2007
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    April 5, 2001

    Check, Please!

    Readers give our food critic something to chew on.

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    October 19, 2000

    Sounds Like Fun!

    Prairie Preservation Day

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    June 29, 2000

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    June 22, 2000

    The Great Outdoors

    Outdoor dining options range from Japanese gardens to patio furniture on the sidewalk.

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    March 2, 2000

    Sounds Like Fun!

    Fat Tuesday at the Wynkoop

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    September 19, 1996
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