Beer Passport Beerventure #1: BSB, Apline Dog, Epic, & Renegade – Denver Breweries

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The Beer Passport for the Beer Drinker’s Guide to Colorado. Click on the picture to check out their website and find where you can pick up your Passport & Map. Photo Credit: Kirsten Ebey, 2015.

Using the fantastic Beer Drinker’s Guide to Colorado Beer Passport that we picked up from Denver Bike Cafe, we went on a little Beerventure yesterday to 4 local breweries: Black Shirt Brewing, Alpine Dog, Epic Brewing, and Renegade Brewing. Read more for an in-depth account of these great places as well as a map you can follow for your own Beerventure! Continue reading

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Colorado’s Beer Passport

Yes – this is real, and being sold at a venue near you.

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We picked ours up at Denver Bike Cafe and mapped out a bike ride for this evening, covering the Denver breweries included.

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Stay tuned to see how far we get!

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The Hipster Speed Ball – The Student’s Drink of Choice

“Hipster Speedball”. Well, that immediately sounds drug related. No worries – it’s not. Just a new, funny nickname for a beer combination I had this afternoon at the delightful Denver Bicycle Cafe.

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Thanks, Denver Bike Cafe, for the great brew! I feel accomplished and relaxed. Goal achieved. Photo Credit: Kirsten Ebey, 2014.

 

1 part Wynkoop Cow Town Milk Stout & 1 part espresso, the Hipster Speedball is the perfect craft brew choice for the student trying to hammer out some work. Visit Denver Bike Cafe today to party with them on their 3rd birthday! Cake at 7 pm MST sharp. Don’t be late.

 

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How To… Make Kirigami Stars

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Pictured are the beautiful Kirigami Stars that our Craft Expert, Becky R., taught us how to make. For more info on teacher Becky R. & Share Denver, click on the photo to visit the website.

Here in Denver, we crafters are lucky because a magnificent place called Share Denver exists; this fun, down-to-earth crafting space is located just off of 29th St. on Fairfax and ran by one of the coolest chicks we know. There are a variety of classes, spanning the crafting spectrum for reasonable prices – most classes include instruction as well as all materials needed (unless otherwise noted).

Not only does Becky Hensley, owner of Share Denver, teach classes like Crochet 101 and Cross-Stitch 101, she also brings other passionate and skilled crafters, like Becky R., in to teach classes like the one we attended today – Kirigami Stars. Here’s what we learned… Continue reading

Denver She Devils Head to Minneapolis

Today, the Denver She Devils (including myself, Kirsten) start making our way to Minneapolis for the annual Babes in Bikeland race. It’ll be great to see old friends, make new, and have a blast during this race! Follow the Denver She Devils on Facebook to keep up to date on what’s happening in Minneapolis!

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Ladies, if you’re looking for a great way to get back into riding or just looking for a new group of gals to ride with, please come join the She Devils for a weekly ride, or contact the She Devils through Facebook. Continue reading

Zombie Crawl 2014 – Who’s getting excited?

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After last year’s craziness, we can’t wait for this year’s Zombie Crawl. More info coming soon, but to get registered right away, click here.

Here’s the tentative agenda for the day, October 18th:

  • 9:00 am – Organ Trail
  • 12:00 – Makeup and costume help
  • 2:00 pm – Kickoff!
  • 3:00 pm – Widows Bane
  • 3:55 pm – Thriller!
  • 4:00 pm – Zombie Crawl Parade down 16th St.
  • 5:30 pm – Costume Contests @ Skyline Park
  • 8:00 pm – Zombie Crawl after parties at Casselman’s and Meadowlark

For more info, visit the official site to look into “Killer Deal” wrist bands (totally getting these this year for deals on food & beer!) and other info regarding the after parties. Zombie Prom, anyone?! Yes, please!

DenverSpeax hopes to have a big crew there, so please don’t be shy and contact us if you’d like to hang! Let’s get a big group together and have a blast at this *FREE* event. Maybe include a little bike riding action in our sweet get ups?!

 

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The Denver Botanic Gardens & Dale Chihuly

Taking a trip to the Denver Botanic Gardens not only revitalizes your mind and spirit, but can also help with reconnection for different levels of relationships. It’s not hard to relax and admire the beauty surrounding you with someone else!

We last saw the Chihuly Exhibit a few years ago in Grand Rapids, Michigan, at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park; when we heard it was coming to Denver, we could hardly wait, remembering how beautiful it was in one of our home towns.

As an added bonus, from now until November 30th, you can check out the amazing Chihuly exhibit at our very own Denver Botanic Gardens.

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Chihuly Exhibit. Photo Credit: Kirsten Ebey, Sept 2014

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