All library locations will be closed Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day.

Outside the Lines

Douglas County Libraries' Brew Tour is Back!

We’re all about the brew this year. For our third annual Brew Tour, we’ve expanded to include additional breweries on our tour. Visit at least five breweries to earn your 2016 Brew Tour pint glass.

Participating Breweries
3 Freaks Brewery

3 Freaks Brewery

7140 E. County Line Rd.
Highlands Ranch, CO
105 West Brewing Company

105 West Brewing Company

1043 Park St.
Castle Rock, CO
Barnett & Son Brewing Company

Barnett & Son Brewing Company

18425 Pony Express Dr. #125
Parker, CO
Castle Rock BeerCompany

Castle Rock Beer Company

514 Perry St.
Castle Rock, CO
Elk Mountain Brewing

Elk Mountain Brewing

18921 E. Plaza Dr.
Parker, CO
Grist Brewing Company

Grist Brewing Company

9150 Commerce Center Cir., #300
Highlands Ranch, CO
Hall Brewing Company

Hall Brewing Company

10970 S. Parker Rd.
Parker, CO
Living the Dream Brewing Company

Living the Dream Brewing Company

12305 N. Dumont Way
Littleton, CO
Lone Tree Brewing Company

Lone Tree Brewing Company

8200 Park Meadows Dr., #8222
Lone Tree, CO
Rockyard Brewing Company

Rockyard Brewing Company

880 Castleton Rd.
Castle Rock, CO
Must be 21 or older to participate; please drink responsibly.
Events

Join Douglas County Libraries (DCL) on Wednesdays (and one Tuesday) throughout September—each week we’ll be at a different location tapping our special Library Brews with guest speakers and events for all beer lovers to enjoy.

Brew Tour Kickoff Party – August 31, 6-8pm at Lone Tree Brewing Company
  • Let’s kick off the month of September with live music, food and—of course—brews! We will unveil Lone Tree Brewing’s Library Brew, give out passports, and more!
Brew to be tapped: Toasted Coconut Brown Ale
Beer and Chocolate Pairing – September 7, 6:30pm at Elk Mountain Brewing
Brew to be tapped: Belgian Dubbel
History, Hikes and Hops: Exploring Colorado’s Best – September 13, 6:30pm at 105 West Brewing Company
  • What’s better than exploring our beautiful state? Discovering some new breweries along the way! Ed Sealover will discuss favorite Colorado hot spots from his book Colorado Excursions With History, Hikes and Hops. A book sale and signing will follow Ed’s talk.
Brew to be tapped: Saison
Craft(y) Brews – September 14, 6-8pm at 3 Freaks Brewery
  • Get craft(y) at the brewery! Drop by for Pinterest- and brew-inspired crafts. Recycling at its best! We’ll bring the hot glue.
History, Hikes and Hops: Exploring Colorado’s Best – September 21, 6:30pm at Barnett & Son Brewing Company
  • What’s better than exploring our beautiful state? Discovering some new breweries along the way! Ed Sealover will discuss favorite Colorado hot spots from his book Colorado Excursions With History, Hikes and Hops. A book sale and signing will follow Ed’s talk.
Brew to be tapped: Coffee Stout
Beer and Chocolate Pairing – September 28, 6:30pm at Living the Dream Brewing Company
Brew to be tapped: Peach Cobbler Ale
Thanks to everyone who submitted names for our libraries brews!

Our naming contest is now closed. Attend a tapping to be the first to know who named each limited edition library brew, being created by five of our craft brewing partners. Winners' names will be posted on our Facebook page after each tapping. Will you be a winner?

Douglas County Libraries Goes Outside the Lines

The Great Douglas County Brew Tour is a part of Outside the Lines, which celebrates libraries' spirit of creativity and innovation. September 11-17, libraries across the globe will reintroduce themselves to their communities and get people thinking and talking about libraries in a whole new way.