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RMBN Hop Tips, Mid-September2018

It's Great American Beer Festival week in Denver with all sorts of events and tap takeovers from breweries from across the country. Here's a link to a calendar of events.

https://www.westword.com/restaurants/great-american-beer-fest-things-to-do-before-and-during-the-2018-fest-10604686

There are still plenty of Oktoberfest festivals happening, and Fall beer releases, so check what's happening below and at your favorite local craft brewery.

Cheers! Lindsey

Editor's Note: Kudos to Westword. I used to read it when I lived in Denver and was going to journalism school. Have fun out there this year! Jamie Magee


Colorado

September 19, Upslope Collaboration Tapping Party, Freshcraft, Denver CO -
Join us at our annual GABF Week tapping party with Upslope Brewing Company! This year we brewed a Brut Rose IPA - and it's amazing! Just for fun there will be Beer Frose as well.). Of course, there will be plenty of other Upslope beer flowing, including Citra Pale, Pumpkin Ale, Berliner Weisse w/Guava & Dragon Fruit & Fresh Hop IPA (Cascade) https://www.facebook.com/events/1996887270615185/

September 20, Call to Arm's Brewing 3rd Annual Catalina Mixer, Call to Arms Brewing, Denver CO -
The Catalina Wine Mixer is a celebration of the brewery's wine barrel-aged beers from the past year. Wine barrels offer an endless "painter's palette" when it comes to producing beers. Not only are there many different varietals of wine to provide the base canvas, but there are so many different brewing techniques available.  https://www.facebook.com/events/224082481785104/

September 20, Chicago Meets Denver, RiNO Beer Garden, Denver, CO -
Forbidden Root and over a dozen Chicago-based breweries will take over around 20 taps with rarities and never-served-in-Denver brews. Many of these breweries do not distribute outside the Midwest and are bringing limited edition beers to give Denver a taste of Chicago. https://www.facebook.com/events/1893471397628847/

September 20-22, The Great American Beer Festival, Colorado Convention Center, Denver CO -
The Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition. Each year, GABF represents the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served (4,000+ beers from 800+ breweries), in the format of a public tasting event plus a private competition. GABF brings together the brewers and beers that make the U.S. the world's greatest brewing nation. https://www.facebook.com/events/223810315100978/

September 21-23, & 28-30th, Denver Oktoberfest-First Weekend/Second Weekend, Larimer Street, Denver, CO -
Colorado's favorite beer drinking event is back for two three-day weekends, September 21-23 & September 28-30! General admission is free! https://www.facebook.com/events/362108490983044/

September 22, Craft Beer and Wine Festival, Orchard Town Center, Westminster, CO -
  This is one fest we are sure you don't want to miss. The camaraderie, fantastic beer, awesome venue, and excellent food will put this at the top of your list for Colorado Craft Beer and Wine Fests and benefits the Marc Jr Foundation. https://www.facebook.com/events/120001335511464/

September 23, Trails, Views and Brews, Burly Brewing, Castle Rock, CO -
  Join us on a social fun trail run at the beautiful Phillip S Miller Park. This special 4ish mile fast and fun course with smooth non-technical terrain, rolling hills and views of the iconic Pikes Peak. https://www.facebook.com/events/638213586514815/

September 28, Greeley OktoBREWfest, Lincoln Park, Greeley, CO -
  Enjoy a whole day of music, a wide variety of craft beer from great Northern Colorado breweries, food from more than a dozen vendors, and a huge children's area. https://www.greeleydowntown.com/signature-events/oktobrewfest-2018/

September 29, Oktoberfest at Seedstock Brewery, Denver, CO -
  Dig out your lederhosen and dirndl, Oktoberfest is returning to Seedstock! We're bringing Munich to West Colfax and if you're attending any Oktoberfest in Denver this year, the celebration at your favorite old-world style brewery should be at the top of your list!  https://www.facebook.com/events/2078426319138336/ br>
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Utah

October 7, Snowbasin Beer Fest, Snowbasin Resort, Huntsville, UT -
  Come enjoy the beautiful fall colors in our pristine alpine mountains and celebrate winter's soon arrival at our annual Basin Beer Fest.  https://www.facebook.com/events/256562354995319/

Please post your Utah events here: http://brewingnews.com/calendar/rmbn_addevent.html


Wyoming

October 2, Snake River Brewing Oktoberfest, Snake River Brewing, Jackson, WY -
  It's time for the 24th Annual Oktoberfest at Snake River Brewing! Don your dirndls & suit up in lederhosen!  https://www.facebook.com/events/2050986541601855/

Please post your Wyoming events here: http://brewingnews.com/calendar/rmbn_addevent.html


Montana

September 27-28, Montana Brewers Conference, Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Missoula, MT -
  Brewers and beer industry representatives alike will have the opportunity to elevate their craft through a variety of talks and panel discussions at the 2018 Montana Brewers Conference and Trade Show montanabrewersconference.com/

September 29, Montana Brewers Fall Rendezvous, Caras Park, Missoula, MT -
  This is the last MBA rendezvous of the year, so we always like to make it special! Breweries will be pouring special festival release beers that will be hard to find anywhere else in the state, and we will be presenting Beer School taught by your favorite brewers. https://www.facebook.com/events/1305393009591517/

Please post your Montana events here: http://brewingnews.com/calendar/rmbn_addevent.html

Idaho

September 22, Barc N' Brew, Crescent "No Lawyers" Bar -Grill, Boise, ID -
Dogs are encouraged to bring their people to Southwest Idaho's largest craft beer festival. Attendees can sample great beers from Payette, Sockeye, Highlands Hollow, Salmon River and Ninkasi breweries. https://www.thearcinc.org/blog/barc-brew-event

September 22, Old Bosie Oktberfest, 6th Street, Boise, ID -
  Music, Bier, authentic German food, pretzels, games, kids zone from 2pm until 5pm, https://www.facebook.com/OktoberfestOldBoise/

September 28-30, Oktberfest, MickDuff's Brewing Sandpoint, ID -
  3-day weekend long Celebration! https://www.facebook.com/events/225115588062389/

Please post your Idaho events here: http://brewingnews.com/calendar/rmbn_addevent.html