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Mike Sadler Memorial Beer Release at Jagged Mountain

  • Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery 1139 20th Street Denver, CO, 80202 United States (map)

Join Jagged Mountain Saturday May 19th at 3PM for the Second Annual Mike Sadler Memorial Beer Release!

The Story Behind This Year's Beer

Mike Sadler was a gifted Michigan State University All-American punter and Academic All-American; however, his charisma, character, and ever-present sense of humor are the part of his legacy many people most remember. Sadler’s Banana Hammock is a tribute to Mike as retold by his friends and teammates, who helped create this beer based on the fond stories they recall...like when Mike’s homebrew experiment resulted in a banana beer explosion in his closet....like how Mike ate very healthy…except for his consistent intake of powdered sugar donuts....like how Mike decided to do a photo shoot in a Speedo…and then filled a coach’s office with the salacious printouts.

Sadler's Banana Hammock is a 12% ABV Belgian Triple with bananas, oranges, and 100 pounds of mini powdered donuts. This beer is a unique take to a unique guy, so raise your glass in memory of Mike!

Hey Diddle Diddle commemorating Mike's infamous Rose Bowl fake punt play that resulting in him running the ball in for a MSU touchdown, this All-American Wheat Ale was brewed with Apricots, Blood Oranges and Rose Petals.

Event Details

- Sadler's Banana Hammock and Hey Diddle Diddle go on tap at 3pm on Saturday, May 19.
- Bottle sales also begin at 3pm. Two options will be available: 1) A special package that includes one bottle of Sadler's Banana Hammock, one bottle of Hey Diddle Diddle, and a commemorative glass. (About 150 of these will be available, and will be the only way to get the glass or a bottle of the Denver-brewed Hey Diddle Diddle this year.) 2) Individual bottles of Sadler's Banana Hammock. (400 bottles of these will be available.) There will be a limit of one package and/or two bottles per person. 
- A sneak preview of these beers will be on Friday, May 18, as part of the Colorado Spartans - MSU Rocky Mountain Alumni Club event.

Join friends, family, teammates, and others for a fun day of celebration - $1 from every Sadler beer (sold on this day or any other day) will be given back to the foundation!

More info here: http://www.jaggedmountainbrewery.com

Earlier Event: May 19
5th annual Upslope Get Down
Later Event: May 19
Denver Beer and Music Festival