This week, Denver breweries want to help you find a way to incorporate beer into your Thanksgiving dinner. Stop by Epic Brewing Company to try classic Thanksgiving side dishes paired with Epic’s best beers. The World of Beer is also hosting a Friendsgiving dinner, which will include a four-course meal, all featuring a special Samuel Adams Beer. If that is not enough, both Oskar Blues Grill ‘n Brew and Wynkoop Brewing Co. are both hosting beer parties. Finally, be sure to check out Zengo’s new menu, filled with dishes inspired from all around Asia. 

Beer School – The Thanksgiving Edition

Courtesy of Epic Brewing Co.

Courtesy of Epic Brewing Co.

When: November 18; 6 p.m.

Where: Epic Brewing Company – Denver Taproom; 3001 Walnut St., Denver

Cost: FREE

The Low Down: Epic Brewing Company is trying to help you find a way to spice up your Thanksgiving dinner! While the turkey may be the most popular item on the menu, that doesn’t mean you can forget about all of the delicious sides. Join Epic Brewing as it pairs its beer with some of the classic thanksgiving side dishes; Find out what beer goes best with sweet potato casserole or  the can of cranberry sauce. Any beers tasted in the class will be available to purchase that night at 10% off!

Zengo’s Meet, Greet & Toast with Chef Richard Sandoval

Courtesy of Zengo's

Courtesy of Zengo’s

When: November 18;  5 p.m.

Where: 1610 Little Raven St, Denver

Cost: $65

Reservations: 720-904-0965

The Low Down: Zengo is offering a new menu filled with dishes inspired by Chef Sandoval’s recent visits to Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Thailand. In honor of the new menu, Zengo is hosting a VIP cocktail reception to meet with Chef Sandoval and a three-course dinner featuring some of the new menu items. The menu showcases some of Asia’s distinct flavors, while continuing to offer some of the guest favorite Latin focused dishes. Reserve a spot now to be one of the first to try this unique and delicious new menu.

Friendsgiving Utopias Beer Dinner with Samuel Adams

Courtesy of World of Beer

Courtesy of World of Beer

When: November 19, 7 p.m.

Where: World of Beer – LoDo; 1555 Blake St. Unit 102, Denver

Cost: $30 – $40

Tickets: Available in store

The Low Down: The World of Beer is hosting a four-course dinner to introduce Samuel Adams’ Grapefruit Rebel IPA. The first course will include Boston Lager paired with cornbread, the second is Winter Lager paired with Colorado Chili and the third Rebel IPA paired with Pumpkin Spice Wings, and finally Utopias paired with 70 percent Dark Cacao. With only 24 spots available, it is important to buy your tickets today!

13th Annual Oskar Blues CANiversary

Courtesy of Oskar Blues Brewery

Courtesy of Oskar Blues Brewery

When: November 20; 7 p.m.

Where: Oskar Blues Grill N Brew; 303 Main St., Lyons

Cost: $15 online, $20 at the door

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down: For the 13th year, Oskar Blues is excited to hold its annual Oskar Blues CANiversary! The night will begin with live music from the Musketeer Gripweed and be followed by Boulders own Hot Soup. Special beers will be brewed and canned specifically for the event, but don’t worry, all your favorite Oskar Blues beers will also be on tap. Don’t miss out on a night filled with good beer and live music.

Wynkoop’s Upcoming Day of Darks

Courtesy of Wynkoop Brewing Co.

Courtesy of Wynkoop Brewing Co.

When: November 21; 12 – 4 p.m.

Where: Wynkoop Brewing Co.;1634 18th St., Denver

Cost: $40

Tickets Available here

The Low Down: Support the Movember Foundation by attending Wynkoop Brewing Company’s Day of Darks. Wynkoop will be showcasing dark beers from over 30 different breweries. A ticket will include unlimited dark beer tastings, chocolates, chocolate desserts, and a commemorative glass for tastings and to take home. With 100 percent of ticket proceeds going to support the Movember Foundation, why not “shave the date” to benefit men’s health?

Mark Your Calendar 

A Moveable Pre-Thanksgiving Feast: Dine Out to End Childhood Hunger

When: November 24; 5 – 10 p.m.

Where: Participating Denver Restaurants; Click here for the list

Cook Street Culinary Classes

When: November 24 – 29

Where: Cook Street School of Culinary Arts; 1937 Market St., Denver

Cost: Prices Vary

Register: Here

Beer and Cheese with Mockery Brewing

When: November 25; 7 – 9 p.m.

Where: The Denver Bicycle Cafe; 1308 E. 17th Ave., Denver

Cost: Pre-Sale $20, Day-Of $25

Tickets: Available here

Pie and Beer Pairing

When: November 25

Where: Black Shirt Brewing Co.; 3719 Walnut St., Denver

Cost: 4 seasonal pies & 4 beers for $20

Black Friday Craft Beer Crawl

When: November 27; 2 – 7 p.m.

Where: Factotum Brewhouse; 3845 Lipan St., Denver

Cost: $32

Tickets: Available here