Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Takin' Mama on the road to Durango, Leadville...


I'm on the road beating the street, kissing babies & fighting the good craft beer fight, we're taking Mama on the road, she needs a proper introduction. She's leading me to Durango for the Thursday night Singlespeed Shred Fest. Yep, catchin' the Durango Cyclery crew for an inordinate amount of skidding & pure SS sweetness.
From there we're heading to The Tennessee Pass Spring Fling on Saturday the 28th. It's the last of Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series....Powder, slush, hard pack, Who cares? Lets Race! 2-3:30pm Register/Check In @ Tennessee Pass Nordic Center - Race starts @ 4pm

COME TO MAMA!!!

March 27th Firkin Friday update from the Tasty Weasel

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Tim describes his latest Firkin creation to be tapped this Friday, March 27th at The Tasty Weasel Tasting Room...COCONUT CHUB! Come check out our Firkin flavor of the week each Friday at 4:00 PM at the Tasty Weasel.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Dale's Pale Ale / Spot Brand Bikes Team Kits


The 2009 Dale's Pale Ale / Spot Brand team kits are Evel Knievel inspired. The plan is for them to be available for the Mountain States Cup opener in Fruita. Haven't seen the MSC schedule yet, check it out....see you at the races. The team jersey will be available via the Oskar Blues Online store as well as our funky Brew-Pub, Tasty Weasel Tasting Room & Spot dealers coast to coast...get some!

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Cult Cross 2009

Eddie from www.Photo-Cycle.com caught some shots from the weekend's Front Range Crit races as well as a few from Cult Cross in Eagle. You can check out Eddie's shots via his Flickr site. It was an amazing day up there, blue skies & sunshine all day. LG laid out a fun twisty & tacky course as well, it was a good one. If you want to get your early season suffer on come back to Eagle County Fairgrounds this coming weekend for the 2nd & final round of Cult Cross 2009. If you haven't tried our newest canned good Mama's Little Yella Pils come on our for the final Cult Cross & have a beer with us. Hope to see you there.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Colorado Can Cup - Mountain Flyer

Check it, Mountain Flyer Style.

Cult Cross this Sunday!


We'll be THERE, will you? Click HERE for more details

Rocky Mountain Bicycle Show - Aug 22nd & 23rd



Oskar Blues will be playing a role in this year's Rocky Mountain Bicycle Show, so mark your calendar's & get ready to save the world 2 wheels at a time. National Western Complex, Denver, CO.

Dale's Pale Ale + Paste Magazine = FREE MUSIC!


The Downlow's Music Club has just launched & is a great launch pad for monthly music giveaways & contests. We're stoked to have partnered with Paste Magazine to promote our favorite craft music makers and hip our fans to exceptional music that (like our beer) is too flavorful for the mainstream. check it out at www.pastemagazine.com/dales

If you're diggin' Paste Mag as much as we are subscribe HERE.

March 17th - NITRO Shamrocks & Shenanigans


Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day with Oskar Blues Brewery at either of our current BEER HEAVY locations.

The funky little Brew-Pub in Lyons, CO will be showcasing VELVET ELVIS STOUT on NITRO tap. We're offering a heaping plate of Corned Beef, Cabbage & Potato’s for $11.99 all day. We'll also be playing host to the legendary weekly Tuesday Night open bluegrass jam lead by K.C. Groves & Eric Thorin.

If you're into Irish Weasel join us at our tasting room in Longmont, CO (1800 Pike Rd) for another version of Corned Beef, Cabbage & Potato’s for $7.99 'till we run out. We'll be serving up OLD CHUB on NITRO along with the Irish Weasel plate from 3pm till 8pm.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Sacramento Hash House Harriers RED DRESS RUN WEEKEND

It's official, The Tasty Weasel Hours

After a fantastic month at The Tasty Weasel tasting room we wanted to thank all of you for making it a tasty good time. The response in our new local has been inspiring, thanks for stopping in to wet your weasel. In addition to our selection of whiskey barrel-aged & specialty selections don't forget every Friday is The Weasel's FIRKIN FRIDAY celebration. That's right, we be crackin' a different Oskar Blues flavored Firkin every Friday at 4:00pm.

TASTY WEASEL HOURS
Monday through Friday 3pm to 8pm
Saturday & Sunday 11am to 8pm

Monday, March 9, 2009

Colorado Can Cup Pics

We had an amazing turnout & effort from everyone who made their way to Planet Bluegrass for the first ever Colorado Can Cup Bike Polo Tournament this past weekend in Lyons,CO. 14 teams, including one from Sale Lake City, UT & another from Casper, WY signed up & grabbed mallets on a day that provided a variety of twists & turns from warm sunshine to near white-out conditions. Thanks to everyone who came out & made this one bad-a** first edition of something special that has all the ingredients to get bigger & better.Passion Productions & Durango Mallethead Chad Cheaney keeping the Can Cup organized.
Lyons local team "Fat Chadz" battled well all day.
Fort Collins Bike Hockey team defending the goals they brought, thnaks!
Boulder's "The Pro's Closet" givin' you a glimpse at The Best in Show.
Fort Collins Bike Hockey providing a little mechanical support.
A few fronts came & went throughout the day...one of them created near whiteout conditions, and...
created some slick playing surgaces. Nobody was injured but we did have a few hit the deck.
The farthest traveling team Polo Therapy from Salt Lake City, UT battling the Durango Malletheads.
The Championship game, the Durango Malletheads lock feathers with Team Boulder (affectionately known to crowd as the featherheads).
The Malletheads pulled out the victory, establishing themselves as the first ever Champions of the Colorado Can Cup.
Inside the Mallethead Huddle.
The Awards Ceremony & after hours dance party in the Oskar Blues Party Barn.

The Malletheads celebrate the big V at the Jason Ricci show at Oskar Blues.

Thanks to all the teams, spectators, Passion Productions, Breggo Breakfast, Planet Bluegrass & all of our family at Oskar Blues for helping provide the canvas for bike polo geeks to paint this masterpiece.

Sunday, March 8, 2009

polo shots


Yesterday was a fabtastic day of bike polo, thanks to everyone for coming out. More to come....but check out some photo's HERE.

also saw a bunch of shots HERE. a bit-o-info HERE as well

Friday, March 6, 2009

Philly Beer Week Schedule

The KING of Philly Canned Beer Archie Knight & our main man Marty Jones will be beating the streets of Philly this week during Philly beer week. Here's the schedule, catch them if you CAN!

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Colorado Can Cup update


Here is the registration list so far:
Colorado Can Cup
Team Reg
1. Oskar Blues/ Lyons/4
2. Durango Malletheads/ Durango/ 4
3. The Pros Closet/ Boulder/6
4. Stomparillaz/ Carbondale/5
5. Boulder Bike Polo Association/ Boulder/ 5
6. Mountainland Polo Therapy Salt Lake Chapter/ SLC, UT/5
7. Fort Collins Bike Hockey/ Fort Collins/5
8. The Belfry Boys/ Fort Collins/5
9. New Belgium Brewing/ Fort Collins/5
10.Steel Horse/ Boulder/4
11.Handle Bars/ Boulder/4


Here are some pictures from Pologiest 2008, the tournament that ran as part of The Rally Of The Dead last October in Durango.

Lyons Outdoor Games June 12-14


Mark your calendar & keep your eye on this blog, the osker blues homepage as well as the Lyons Outdoor Games homepage as we progress to bring you the biggest baddest LOG yet!

Sunday at 'Da Bone, 1x1

Troy Mandery topping out the first climb with the Devil's Backbone in the background.
One by One, by Six. Chris tops out the same climb. We had a group of six on the day, all of them 1x1.
After ripping the Blue Sky Trail, we continued on to Lory State Park to play.
Dale thinking he should start doing Yoga.
Scott making his way out of the Blues Sky Trail.
Getting later in the day, Dale guts it out on the Spot Brand belt drive.
A great day on the bike and a grand reason for celebration, thanks for the times guys.

After the ride we headed to Oskar Blues in Lyons for a bite to eat & a few beers. Upon arrival we spotted a sweet Black Sheep in the parking lot, I mean SWEET. No detail was overlooked on this baby...check it out.
Notice the carbon fiber glued in below the top tube & head tube. This baby is dialed to the last detail.
These bars take the cake, nice work James.