Boone's Suits Up for a Battle Between Whiskey and Beer Tonight

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Ding! Ding! Tonight at Boone's Tavern in the University of Denver neighborhood, Whiskey and Beer will go mano a mano in a boozy battle for supremacy. It's a friendly contest between the craft beers of California's Bear Republic Brewing and Charbay Distillery whiskey from Napa Valley. In addition to these tastings, chef Matt Mine will be serving a three-course dinner that should go well with both; ringside seats are $50 a person. Keep reading for a taste of what else is on the night's culinary calendar. See also: Beef, Bartenders and Dirty Bachelors: Ten Tasty Events on This Week's Culinary Calendar

Western artist Duke Beardsley has had a pop-up studio all month in the lobby by EDGE at the Four Seasons; tonight the hotel will present a five-course dinner with ingredients from local farms and a conversation with the artist. The dinner tonight is sold out, but paintings by Beardsley and photos by Pete McBride will be on display in the lobby.

Looking for an excuse to abandon any New Year's resolutions? Never had any in the first place? Argyll Whiskey Beer has what you need with tonight's Unresolution Dinner. Strong beers from Avery Brewing are the selected pairings tonight, accompanying sinful dishes like duck chili and smoked cranberry kielbasa. Only a few seats remain; call 303-847-0850 to reserve yours.

For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings -- and if you have information for a culinary event you'd like included in our online calendar, send it to cafe@westword.com.

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