Stone Brewing Co. GABF 2013 Event Listings
(ESCONDIDO, CA) – Stone Brewing Co. will celebrate the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) with a slew of beer-centric events in Denver from October 8 through 11. Events will feature rare and special release Stone beers, and craft beer enthusiasts in the area will be able to meet high profile members of Team Stone. Here’s what the North County San Diego beer company has on tap:
Wednesday, October 9
Stone Brewing Co. Night from 5 to 7 p.m.
Lucky Pie Pizza & Taphouse, 1610 16th Street, Denver, CO 80202
Mingle with some of Stone’s Sales Team and enjoy special-release beers, including: Stone 11.11.11 Vertical Epic Ale aged in Red Wine Barrels, Stone Enjoy By 11.12.13 IPA and Stone Mixtape Ale vol.5 – The Winking Lizard Blend.
World of Beer Barrel-Aged Night beginning at 6:30 p.m.
World of Beer – Cherry Creek, 660 South Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80246
For the first time, World of Beer – Cherry Creek will host a barrel-aged beer competition. Guests will be able to sample a wide array of wood-infused beers from various craft breweries throughout the country, including Stone’s limited release Stone Suitable for Cave Aging – An Imperial Smoked Porter Tribute to Danny Williams aged in Bourbon Barrels. For $45, attendees will receive unlimited samples from among more than 30 barrel-aged beers of their choosing. Tickets may be purchased at World of Beer for $45 per person.
Stone Night with Steve Wagner beginning at 8 p.m.
The Cheeky Monk, 534 East Colfax, Downtown Denver, Denver, CO 80203
Meet Stone President and Co-founder Steve Wagner, and enjoy a night of rare and special-release Stone beers, including Stone Reason Be Damned Belgian Style Abbey Ale aged in Red Wine Barrels, Stone Enjoy By 11.12.13 IPA, Stone “The Tiger Cub” Saison aged in White Wine Barrels and Stone Supremely Self-Conscious Ale.
Friday, October 11
Stone Brewing Co. Lunch with the Brewers beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Cheba Hut, 1531 Champa Street, Denver, CO 80202
Come have lunch and meet part of the talented brewing team behind Stone Brewing Co. beers. Rare and special release Stone beers will be poured, including: Stone Ruination IPA Grapefruit Slam Edition and Stone Enjoy By 11.12.13 IPA.
Denver Rare Beer Tasting V from 1 to 4 p.m.
McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80202
Stone Brewing Co. CEO and Co-founder Greg Koch will attend this event benefitting Pints for Prostates. More than 40 rare and vintage beers will be poured from participating breweries. Stone will pour 2004 Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine and 2007 Stone Imperial Russian Stout aged in Bourbon Barrels. Admission includes a commemorative tasting glass, t-shirt, pen and three month trial subscription for All About Beer Magazine. Tickets are sold out.
Stone Brewing Co. Super Fun Time Tapping Party with Greg Koch beginning at 3 p.m.
Freshcraft, 1530 Blake Street Denver, CO 80202
Mix and mingle with Stone CEO and Co-founder Greg Koch, the Stone Sales Team and Craft Beer Ambassador “Dr.” Bill Sysak as they collectively tap a slew of rare Stone beers, including Stone Ruination IPA Grapefruit Slam Edition, Stone Supremely Self-Conscious Ale, Stone Enjoy By 11.12.13 IPA, Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station Burton Snatch IPA and Stone Suitable for Cave Aging – An Imperial Smoked Porter Tribute to Danny Williams aged in Bourbon Barrels.
East Coast meets West Coast: Dogfish Head and Stone Brewing Co. beginning at 4 p.m.
Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen, 1317 14th Street, Historic Larimer Square, Denver, CO 80202
Join Stone CEO and Co-founder Greg Koch as he teams up with Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales Founder and President Sam Calagione for a beer-and-food pairing event. Both breweries will pour three rare beers that will marry perfectly with creative dishes. Stone beers to be poured will include: Stone Reason Be Damned Belgian Style Abbey Ale aged in Red Wine Barrels, Drew Curtis/Wil Wheaton/Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout and Stone Enjoy By 11.12.13 IPA.
Stone Night with Greg Koch beginning at 10 p.m.
Falling Rock Tap House, 1919 Blake Street Denver, CO 80202
Join Stone CEO and Co-founder Greg Koch as special-release beers are poured, including Stone Suitable for Cave Aging – An Imperial Smoked Porter Tribute to Danny Williams aged in Red Wine Barrels, Stone “The Tiger Cub” Saison aged in White Wine Barrels, Stone Ruination IPA Grapefruit Slam Edition and Stone Enjoy By 11.12.13 IPA.
ABOUT STONE BREWING CO.
Twice named “All-Time Top Brewery on Planet Earth” by BeerAdvocate magazine, Stone Brewing Co. was founded in 1996 by Greg Koch and Steve Wagner and is the 10th largest craft brewer in the U.S. Headquartered in Escondido, CA, Stone owns and operates the farm-to-table restaurant Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido and Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station, as well as Stone Catering, Stone Distributing, and Stone Farms. Other lofty ventures include Stone Hotel & Headquarters with an estimated completion of late 2014. For more information, please visit stonebrewing.com or on social media sites: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, YouTube, and The Stone Blog.