Win a trip to the 2014 Reese’s Mountain West Conference Tournament!

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Coors Light, High Country Beverage, and 105.5 ESPN have teamed up again, this time to send you and a guest to Las Vegas, NV for the 2014 Reese’s Mountain West Conference tournament!

Enter for a chance to win Two Tickets, and FREE airfare and hotel accommodations for the length of the tournament, March 12th – March 15th, in Las Vegas.  You and a guest will fly roundtrip on Southwest Airlines out of Denver International Airport to McCarran International Airport and back.  While in Las Vegas you’ll be staying at the Luxor, one of the most distinct hotels in Sin City.  You and your guest will be a quick cab ride away from the Thomas & Mack Center, where the tournament is being held.

All you have to do is enter to win on NoCo Nightlife’s Facebook page or stop in and register at Lucky Joe’s in historic downtown Fort Collins.  Join us on Monday March 3rd from 6PM – 7PM for the Coors Light Coaches Show at Lucky Joe’s to find out if you are the lucky winner!  CSU’s men’s and women’s basketball coaches, Larry Eustachy and Ryun Williams, will be on hand so stop in to show your support for these outstanding teams!

And a big congrats goes to Williams and the women’s team for winning the first Mountain West title in 12 years!

Click the HERE to enter!

Black Bottle Brewery takes over William Oliver’s!

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Black Bottle Brewery is stepping up and taking on the “16 Tap Challenge” at one of Fort Collins’ newest hot spots, William Oliver’s Publick House.

Beginning, today, February 17th, at 11AM all 16 taps at William Oliver’s are pouring Black Bottle Brewery beers.  You’ll find a variety of different styles on tap, India Pale Ales, an American Red, an American Brown, Imperial IPA’s and Stouts, plus more.  There are even a few gems that have been brought out for this event including, Home Brewer’s Do It In The Garage (unblended Lambic), Liquid Folk Metal (Imperial Rye Stout aged in whiskey barrels), and the third version of their Cerealiously Milk Stout, which had an addition of Reese’s Puffs, for a smooth peanut buttery and chocolaty flavor.

You can enjoy these crafts for $3 a piece all day long for the entire week, or until they are gone.  There is a catch though; if a keg kicks the line will stay empty until the very last Black Bottle keg is gone.  Be the one to get the last beer out of a keg and you’ll be rewarded with anything from gift cards, shirts, hats and more.  Also, for every two (2) Black Bottle beers purchased, you’ll receive one (1) FREE beer at the brewery during the following week.  If that’s not enough incentive, should you be the lucky one to get the last drop of the very last keg, you’ll be the lucky winner of a $100 gift card to William Oliver’s!

This isn’t your ordinary tap takeover either, it is a race.  Black Bottle is trying to race the clock and have all 16 kegs kicked by closing time on Wednesday evening, just three days time.  Help them break the record, which is currently held by Fort Collins Brewery!

Game on!

There’s a new Fortune to be had

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What to drink, beer or a cocktail?  A common question for many while out for dinner or a night on the town.

MillerCoors seeks to ease the pain of that tough decision by introducing Miller Fortune.  Beginning this month you’ll find the new brand, Fortune, a golden lager, in restaurants and on store shelves all across Colorado and the nation.  Caramel malts give it an amber appearance and Cascade hops provide a citrusy flavor as it hits your tongue.  But it doesn’t stop there; an addition of bourbon flavor sets it far apart from its fellow comrades.

Weighing in at 6.9% ABV, this bourbon inspired beverage packs a bigger punch that most others that you’ll find sitting next to it, with others ranging from 4%-5% ABV.  You aren’t expected to see this creation being served in a pint glass either, rather a rocks glass, like you would a nice glass of bourbon.  While this may be easy for some to put back quickly, it’s meant to be enjoyed over a period of time, warming up and bringing forward more bold flavors to your palate.

Next time you’re out and deciding between a beer or a cocktail, ask for a Miller Fortune and enjoy the best of both worlds.  The sleek black bottle, filled with a full flavored lager that flirts with the edge of craft beer potential, will keep you wanting more.

Love is in the beer…

 

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Every year February 14th is filled with love, candy and cards, but this year you should do a little something more.

If you’re spending it with a loved one for first time or maybe 20th time, it’s sure to be a special day.  Exchange your cards and chocolate, deliver the flowers, tell them just how much they mean to you and then boom, pull out their favorite beer!  Sure the chocolates are great, but nothing says “I love you” better than knowing someone’s favorite beverage.  It could be a 4-pack of Oskar Blues’ Ten Fidy, Lagunitas’ Sucks (which just hit stores by the way), or maybe introduce them to Miller Fortune, a bourbon flavored lager.  Whatever it may be, a night spent in with a favorite beverage and great company is one of the best pleasures.

Not one for staying in, then head out and enjoy a nice evening on the town.  Pick your favorite spot for dinner and enjoy your favorites there.  If you stick around for dessert and you’ll want to pair Boulder Beer’s Shake (a chocolate porter) with anything chocolate or maybe you’re looking for something tart and fruity, in which case you should give New Belgium’s Transatlantique Kriek (a lambic ale full of Polish cherries) a try to get you puckered up.

Speaking of puckering up, Tap N’ Handle of Fort Collins, will be pouring a wide variety of sour beers all week long during their 1st Annual Sweet n Sour Week.  Beginning yesterday, February 10th, they started putting on as many sour gems as they could find.  Rumor has it they have had some real treats stashed away, guess you have to show up to see what they are!

Whether you’re spending it with your sweetheart or you’re celebrating “Singles Awareness Day”, be sure to make the best of it.  No sense in being a bum, share a beer with loved ones and friends alike!