hope everyone had a great holiday season. We are ready to kick off 2007
with some great new brews, great tasting food and as always, the best
place for live entertainment!
| Gordon to go!
fresh batch of Gordon four packs are now hitting Colorado shelves. Look
for them at Argonaut Liquors, Boulder Liquor Mart, Superior Liquors,
Colorado Liquor Mart (on Colorado Blvd in Denver) and other stores.
Need a spot closer to home? Ask your local retailer to bring Gordon
into your neighborhood store.
| Beer News
Our bodacious, divinely dark and malty Ten FIDY Imperial Stout
is dropping jaws at our pub. Stop in and try a glass of our mighty
winter seasonal while it lasts! It's a massive, (10.5% abv), roasty,
mouth- massaging, ultra stout made with a small mountain of malts and a
big wallop of oatmeal. Perfect for cool weather sipping.
Mama's Little Yella Pils is
the newest addition to our brewhouse. Just tapped on 12/23/06, this
Czech-style Pilsner (the first lager produced with our 20 bbl
brewhouse) is the pale ale of lagers. Made primarily with German
Pilsner malt (plus a thouch of Carafoam and Caramalt) this Pils is a
clear golden color. Four additions of Saaz hops from the Czech Republic
lend a spicy-floral hop component which plays nicely with the grainy
malt character to create a clean, crisp beer of exceptional
This is a draft-only offering and
currently available only at Oskar blues. This is Mama's secret to get
through the day!
Can’t get to our pub for a cool one? A number of the best bars and eateries in Denver carry our beers. Grab a round at these local spots:
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Walnut Room –
This exceptional live music venue features great bands, exceptional
sound, and Dale’s and Old Chub in cans. There’s a 2-for-1 special
during all Avalanche games, too.
The Thin Man –
This great little watering hole in Denver’s Uptown section (at 2015 E.
17th St.) has Dale’s Pale Ale on the guest tap for the month of
January. Stop in and grab you one and tell Eric we sent you.
3 Kings Tavern
– This stellar music venue (60 S. Broadway in Denver) offers cans of
Dale and Old Chub. January 17 is the monthly Humpday Honkytonk Night
presented by OBB, with live tunes from Whiskey Trip and our own Marty
The Horseshoe Lounge/Dish –
These tag-team spots have taken over the former location for the
acclaimed Painted Bench. Check out the Lounge’s Sixties-era Vegas vibe
and the Dish’s gourmet fare, enjoy a liquid OBB treat.
Other fine Denver eateries with our beers are Duo Restaurant, Steuben’s and Braun’s. You’re beer hunting in LoDo? Find us at Falling Rock Taphouse, Public House, Gigglin’ Grizzly, LoDo’s, Jackson’s, the Dugout Deli and Old Chicago.
| January Music
start off the new year with our well-supported Bluegrass pick and open
stage, hosted by K. C. Groves and or Eric Thorin on Tuesday January the
2nd and continue every Tuesday from 8-11pm in our upstairs lounge.
Bring over your acoustic instrument and join in on the fun and play
with some of the finest pickers in Boulder County.
Friday the 5th brings back A.O. A. (Alive on Arrival) from Denver featuring the fabulous Laura Newman on Sax and Creighton Holly on
vocals and guitar. Creighton is from Chicago originally and spent many
years with the Chicago Rhythm and Blues Kings and other national acts,
Laura has been a staple on the Denver jazz scene for many years and can
play sax as well as any man.
January Music Calendar
Saturday the 6th has Lionel Young
and his very funky electric violin sounds coming to Oskar's. With the
recent passing of the Godfather of Soul - James Brown, Lionel assures
lots of funky JB standards in his memory.
Friday the 12th will be a really big show with Miss Blues Oklahoma Blues hall
of fame winner in 2004, this robust 70 year old will delight you with
her big blues shouting style. She is the real deal that you surly don't
want to miss, Curly "no shoes" Jr.'s band will back her up admirably.
Then another great female Blues lady on the 13th will be Tempa and The Tantrums voted
best blues band in Denver by Westword 2006. You better get there early
for Tempa because the place fills with party folks when she comes to
On the 19th The Shaman's will
appear at Oskar's for the first time a relatively new group to the
Denver are they are getting lots of attention with their rockin' blues
style fronted by another woman Gretchen who can really belt it out.
Jasco is their guitarist from Blind Dog Smokin' and a very good one at
Saturday the 20th we welcome Rex Peoples formally
vocalist with African Wind, has started his own group with some very
good local musicians (including Van Morrison's drummer) and other
all-stars. This is a show I am looking forward to with Rex able to
showcase his vocal prowess.
The last weekend will be every special with the long awaited return of Andrew Jr. Boy Jones from
Texas a W.C. Handy award nominee who has a new Live CD out and played
at the age of 16 with Freddy King and recorded and worked with Katie
Webster and Charlie Musselwhite to name a few. If you like rockin'
Texas style blues guitar don't miss this show.
We end the month on the 27th with local favorites the Rhythm All-Stars who
will surely make you want to get up and dance the night away, so wear
the appropriate shoes that night. Come on over and support live music.
David Lyons Bluesologist McIntyre
| Comedy Night
January 10th Showtime 8 p.m.
month we welcome Comedy Hypnotist Rusty Z. After a successful 14 year
career as a stand-up comedian (appearing on such television shows as
A&E's Evening at the Improv and The Dennis Miller Show, James R.
Zingleman decided to switch gears (and persona) and do a stage hypnosis
act. He studied both stage hypnosis and hypnotherapy with some of the
best instructors in the field. James is a certified member of the
National Guild of Hypnotists. Under the alias Rusty Z, James has been
putting volunteers to sleep and bringing out their hidden talents on
stages across the United States. Rusty Z's mastery of rapid hypnotic
inductions and his comedic background, not to mention his groovy-
hipster stage persona, make his hypnosis parties a cut above the usual
stage hypnosis show. Rusty Z's Hilarious Hypnotic Happenings are always
in good taste and nobody is embarrassed, except maybe the skeptics who
didn't believe in hypnotism before the show started!
Tickets on sale now $10- includes a wine, well or draft beer.
| Shulbok Anyone?
what is Shulbok? We think it’s just a game- based on the traditional
Dutch shuffleboard game called “Sjoelbak”. It was popular in the
Netherlands for several hundred years, and still is, with a rich
heritage through time in places like Belgium, Germany, and of course
England (the birthplace of shuffleboard).
Learn More about Shulbok
Now you can play right here at Oskar Blues. Come check it out!
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