Rare Beer Tasting II – tickets remain

Rick Lyke, founder of Pints for Prostates, has announced the 26-beer menu for Denver Rare Beer Tasting II on Sept. 17. It includes beers not available commercially or ones consumers often line up overnight in order to buy.

A few tickets remain available for the tasting from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Wynkoop Brewing in Denver. Only 500 tickets ($80 each) will be sold and may be purchased through eTix.

Beers scheduled to be poured are: Alaskan Whiskey Barrel-Aged Smoked Porter; Avery Quinquepartite; Bell’s Eccentric Ale 2004; Big Sky Barrel-Aged Ivan the Terrible; Samuel Adams Cosmic Mother Funk; Brooklyn Reinschweinsgebot; The Bruery Melange #3; Cascade Noyeaux Sour Ale; Cigar City White Oak-Aged Jai Alai India Pale Ale; Deschutes Black Butte XXII; Dogfish Head Namaste; Foothills 2009 Sexual Chocolate; Founders Nemesis; Goose Island Bourbon Barrel Coffee Stout; Great Divide Flanders Red; Jolly Pumpkin Biere de Goord; New Belgium Tart Lychee; Pike Tripel Kriek; Rogue 21 Ale; Russian River Temptation; Sierra Nevada Sierra Nevada Brandy Barrel-Aged Belgian Trippel; Stone Collaboration ESB; Three Floyds Dark Lord; Upstream 2006 Gueuze; Weyerbacher Decadence; and Wynkoop Orville.33.

Admission includes samples of 26 beers, hors d’oeuvres, a commemorative tasting glass, event program and the chance to meet the men and women who created the beers.

The tasting will benefit Pints for Prostates, grassroots effort to raise awareness among men of the importance of regular prostate health screenings and PSA testing.