It’s here! One of the best week’s of the year! The Great American Beer Festival, GABF as some call it. The world of beer invades the Mile High City for a week of beer drinking and fun. Melvin has won a handful of awards at this festival and last year we won the coveted Small Brewpub of the year,. That was pretty awesome! Since we have to defend our title and show the people what the f**k is up, we’re throwing down on a week of events. Denver, are you ready? If you’re not here, you’re missing out! Come drink beer!
Monday 10/3: Melvin Tap Takeover with Firestone Walker
Location: Backcountry Pizza Boulder Time: 6pm
A quintessential Melvin Brewing GABF event. Lot’s of good beer, Wu-Tang and kung-fu! Beers on tap include; *, Hubert, Ch-Ch-Cherry Bomb, Uncle Ruckus, Thaiger Style Session IPA, Couch Lock DIPA, Sangre Blood Orange IPA, IPA, 2x4.
Tuesday 10/4 WTF? What The Funk Festival Invitational
Location: EXDO Event Center Time: 6pm
Our homies at Crooked Stave are throwing a funky festival featuring rare barrel aged beers from around the world. Melvin will be bringing a Bourbon Barrel Ruckus. It should be a weird time.
Wednesday 10/5: East vs West IPA All Stars
Location: Falling Rock Tap House Time: 9:30pm
Arguably the best IPA event at GABF! Some of the best IPA breweries from the East and the West face-off in an epic battle… Ok, not really a battle, but there’s going to be a mother-load of good and rare beers.
Captain — Melvin, us, go us! Beachwood BBQ Brewing, Societe Brewing Company, Faction Brewing, Fort George Brewery, Barley Brown’s Brew Pub, Crux Fermentation Project, Boneyard Beer, La Cumbre Brewing Co.,Breakside Brewery, Cannonball Creek Brewing Company, Comrade Brewing Company
Captain — Lawson’s Finest Liquids! Maine Beer Company, Two Roads Brewing Company, Kane Brewing Company, Carton Brewing, New England Brewing Co., Singlecut Beersmiths, Three Floyds Brewing, Wicked Weed Brewing, Creature Comforts, Dogfish Head Beer, Allagash Brewing Company
10/7 Bellingham Beer in Denver
Location: The Crafty Fox Time: 4pm
A party to honor some of the best brewers in Bellingham including Boundary Bay, Chuckanut, Kulshan, Wander and Aslan. Melvin will be there with; Hubert, Asterisk, Cherry Bomb, Ruckus and Couch Lock.
10/7 GABF Afterparty
Location: Freshcraft Time: 10pm
After GABF you’re going to want more beers, so come drink beers with Melvin. Green Flash, Stone and Station 26 will also be hanging out. Melvin will be pouring Thaiger Style Session IPA, Cherry Bomb & 2x4.
10/8 Star Bar Brewers Carnival
Location: Star Bar Denver Time: 11am
Beer, Carnival Games, Saturday. Decision should be easy!
10/8 Lucky Pie Melvin Tapping
Location: Lucky Pie Denver Time: 5pm
To close down the weekend, Melvin will be taking over five taps at the Lucky Pie. They’ll also be serving Thai style pizza. We’ll try not to cry when its’ over! Melvin will be pouring Killer Bees, Couch Lock, Ruckus, Cherry Bomb, 2x4.