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The Colorado Brewers Guild has announced the member breweries that will participate in “Firkin February”. Kicking off on Feb. 4 and continuing all month long, Colorado craft breweries will release firkins, a cask that is a fourth of a barrel (and looks like a mini keg) to the public. Chaffee County’s own Elevation Beer Company taps its offering “Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout” on Feb. 5.

Breweries are able to put their creativity into their vessels by infusing beer with things such as Philippine coconut, Sour Patch Kids, Ancho Chilies, mango and more. $20 per firkin will be donated to the Colorado Brewers Guild. The breweries that will tap firkins all month long include:

February 4

  • Station 26 Brewing Company: Dry-Hopped Helles Lager. Taps at 4:00 p.m.

February 5

  • Elevation Beer Co: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout aged on toasted organic Philippine coconut.  Chaffee County’s own!
  • Epic Brewing Company: Creamsicle Escape To Colorado, a combination of Epic’s established Escape to Colorado IPA and their next rotating 16oz beer, Creamsicle IPA
  • Joyride Brewing Company: Orange Creamsicle version of their award-winning Ice Cutter Kölsch. This beer has notes of citrus fruit and vanilla and will be quite a twist from their flagship. Taps at 4:00 p.m.
  • Wibby Brewing: starting Feb. 5 and every Friday in February, Wibby Brewing will be tapping a firkin as part of their Firkin Friday program.

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February 9

  • Strange Craft Beer Company: Ain’t-Cho Mango Stout, a Tropical Stout with Lotus hops, Ancho Chilies and Mangos. 6.7% ABV.

February 11

  • Station 26 Brewing Co: Lovibond Mocha Milk Stout. Taps at 4:00 p.m.

February 12

  • Epic Brewing Company: Sour Patch Kids Escape To Colorado. Epic dosed Escape to Colorado IPA with Sour Patch Kids
  • Joyride Brewing Company: Doontoon, a Scottish Ale with the addition of apricots. Taps at 4:00 p.m.
  • Wibby Brewing will be tapping a firkin as part of their Firkin Friday program. Stay tuned to their social media for details on each firkin

February 13

  • Horse & Dragon Brewing Company: You Guava Piece of My Heart, a pink guava infused Pilsner

February 17

  • Broken Compass Brewing: will release two firkins that are yet to be named

February 18

  • Station 26 Brewing Co: Juicy Banger IPA. Taps at 4:00 p.m.

February 19

  • Epic Brewing Company: Banana Moonpie, Epic’s Lunar Transit IPA spiked with bananas
  • Gilded Goat Brewing Company: Peanut Butter Cup Porter.
  • Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery: Hyper Fruited Sour
  • Joyride Brewing Company: Ah Ale Yeah, from Joyride’s Hazy Pale Ale series, is entering its 10th edition. They will be tapping a special DDH version with extra Citra, Mosaic and Sabro hops. Taps at 4 p.m.
  • Wibby Brewing will be tapping a firkin as part of their Firkin Friday program.

February 25

  • Station 26 Brewing Co:  Haze Wrangler #4. Taps at 4:00 p.m.
  • Wild Provisions Beer Project: Premium Pale Lager, a traditional, Czech-style Pale Lager. Brewed with a triple-decoction mash using Czech malts, followed by an open primary fermentation, and then several weeks naturally carbonating and lagering in horizontal lagering tanks. Served via a hand pull into Czech tankards

February 26

  • 4 Noses Brewing: Citra Citrus with Fresh Orange Peel, a NE IPA brewed with Citra hops and Citrus fruit.
  • Epic Brewing Company: Chile Beer, think Los Locos Mexican-style Lager but with a kick
  • Joyride Brewing Company: Doontoon aged on Amburana wood. This type of wood is complex, with notes of cocoa, vanilla, and cinnamon. Taps at 4:00 p.m.
  • Wibby Brewing will be tapping a firkin as part of their Firkin Friday program.

The full, up to date list of participating breweries can be seen here.