What's goin' on at Parry's

12295341_517971495048669_4184367619653209626_nParry’s Pizza works hard to create an atmosphere that everyone can feel a part of, including the kids. That’s not to say that we don’t cater to those without kids, though. Don’t take a blog page introduction’s word for it, keep scrolling and find out what’s going on at Parry’s.

We’ve put a lot of thought into developing events for the community to enjoy and we hope that you appreciate it. We are new-ish to the area, but we’d like to open our doors to you for NY style pizza, calzones, wings, craft beer and fun. Lots of fun. This blog should keep you on track in discovering more about our pizzeria.

If you’d like to get a bit deeper into what we’re doing beyond this blog on the craft beer side of things, get signed up for the Ale Yeah Club. This club is for those of you over 21 and have an affinity for amazing craft beer and craft beer events.

Every year, we have several events that you should get on your calendar. Don’t get us wrong, these are craft beer events and some of them are absolutely family-friendly enough to bring the kids along to enjoy with the rest of the adults in the party. The Big Ass Tap Takeover with Avery Brewing Co. is always a hit with families. Our Ugly Sweaters and Barrel Aged Beer event is another annual event the brings out the beer geekery in droves donned in some really, really ugly sweaters. If you haven’t heard of our Liberate Fests, get on this. Whenever you see a blog post about our Liberate Yourself from Crappy Beer Fests, know that there will be a grandiose selection of rare beers tapped for these events.

Stay tuned and subscribe to our blog for the most up-to-date happenings at Parry’s. Those that do will certainly find that we’re more than just a pizza shop.

We’ll see you soon! #AleYeah

Parry's Pints - Five $4 Craft Beers

Parry’s Pints September – Five $4 Craft Beers

Parry’s Pints September – Five Craft Beers for $4 each

These five craft beers are only $4 each for the entire month. Get a true full pour when you order a Parry’s Pint. And SURPRISE, they’re available all day, every day, all month long! NO more excuses, Pal!

  1. Tropical by Boulevard Brewing Co. – Fruit Pale Ale, 5.9% ABV, 45 IBUs
  2. Dale’s Pale Ale by Oskar Blues Brewing Co. – Rocky Mountain Pale Ale,  6.5% ABV, 65 IBUs
  3. Maduro by Cigar City Brewing – Brown Ale, 5.5% ABV, 25 IBUs
  4. Easy Jack by Firestone Walker Brewing Co. – Session IPA, 4.5% ABV, 45 IBUs
  5. Octoberfest by Boston Beer Co. (Samuel Adams) – Octoberfest, 5.3% ABV, 16 IBUs

All day. Every day. No happy hour needed.

National Sour Beer Day

National Sour Beer Day

National Sour Beer Day at Parry’s Pizza

This blog is brought to you by our beer buyer, Katie Nierling

My early days as a craft beer neophyte sour beers were on the rise and pioneered in Colorado by the likes of Avery, New Belgium and Crooked Stave to name a few. It was mid May in 2013 and my best friend and I arrived at Crooked Stave for ROY-G-BIV day, Rainbow Day, and the final release of the Wild Wild Brett series, Violet. It was a 100% Brettanoymces fermented experimental ale brewed with pomegranate and Lavender, then fermented on whole passion fruit and dry hopped. There was a buzz about the day as the line wound around the building, nearly everyone arriving with another rare, limited or sour in hand to pass down the line – bottle releases sometimes being the best bottle share in town. I don’t think that Crooked Stave imagined that the release would draw that crowd and while it was successful it might also be viewed as an unmitigated disaster to those to walked away empty handed – the beer selling out and nothing allocated for outside distribution. I held onto that beer for a few years; knowing it was the last in the series a part of me had a hard time ‘letting go’ but while some brewers encourage cellaring of certain beers, it is designed to be consumed, shared and enjoyed. I don’t recall the exact flavor profiles but I do remember a door opening for a desire to learn more about sour beers and their often times, very difficult process.

I do not begin to know all there is to know about the fermentation and care involved to produce a well made sour, but I have a respect for those brewers who do spend years cultivating wild yeast in barrels – drawing those distinct whiskey, rum, tequila or wine barrel characteristics to blend with the bacteria’s added ending in a flavor profile unlike any other. Some will make you pucker as if drinking a lemon drop candy, while others will highlight a rustic funk combined with an aged fruit and subtle hop character. The combination of tartness with fresh fruit makes a hot summer day complete for me. The prevalence in the market today gives anyone a shot at liking a sour beer, much like IPA’s there are so many interpretations out there, one does not have to be intimidated to try.

Fast forward to 2017 and just last weekend I was privileged enough to take part in the release of New Belgium’s Wood Cellar Reserve series – the reinvented and reimagined specialty and sour line from this storied brewery. The team at New Belgium has built what many affectionately call the ‘foeder forrest’, a collection of foeders sourced since the late nineties integral in the building of the La Folie series among many other sour iterations from New Belgium over the years. Le Kriek Noir is an assertively sour dark blend from two continents and three years in the making. Authentic to its Belgian roots, a small portion of Oud Beersel from Belgium is blended with a single foeder of dark sour beer and aged in the brewery’s original wine barrels stemming from the start of the program in 1998. The first sip is lip puckering, but sharp aromas and flavors of cherries are immediately present. The next few sips the sour subsides and the complex flavors from the barrel aging take over with a rich and woody finish. It is a perfect illustration of the innovation and evolution in sour beers. New Belgium led the way years ago and now they have thrown their hat back in the ring so to speak, showcasing where we can all expect sour beers to go.

Parry's Pints - 5 select craft beers for $4

Parry’s Pints August – Cheap Craft Beer

AUGUST: get a full pour of these five craft beers for only $4 the entire month!

  1. True Blonde by Ska Brewing Co. – Blonde Ale, 5% ABV, 20 IBUs
  2. Travelin’ Light by Left Hand Brewing Co. – Kolsch Style Ale, 4.8% ABV, 22 IBUs
  3. Amber by Alaskan Brewing Co. – Alt Style Ale, 5.3% ABV, 18 IBUs
  4. IPA by Dry Dock Brewing Co. – New England Style IPA, 7% ABV, 49 IBUs
  5. Drumroll by Odell Brewing Co. – Unfiltered American Pale Ale, 5.3% ABV, 42 IBUs

All day. Every day. No happy hour needed.

loyalty program

Announcing: Our New Loyalty Program, “Empire City”!

Parry’s Pizza would like to announce the launch of the newly-devised loyalty program, “Empire City”.

We’ve known a lot of you for years and some of you for only days. Either way, we feel that it’s only fair to reward your continued patronage with a loyalty program. It’s called, Empire City! Your loyalty to our restaurants should be rewarded. You spend lunches and dinners here and the libations, of course, you drink those here, too.

We are proud to introduce to you “Empire City”!  A simple and easy loyalty program to acknowledge your visits and reward your decision to frequent our establishment on a regular basis!  The more often you visit, the bigger the reward!  And the coolest part is “Empire City” has a very simple for you to unlock all of the greatness that awaits you!

Get over to this page to get signed up. It’s super simple and you can do it from your mobile device, laptop or on your old school desktop setup. We just need a couple of pieces of information so that we know who all of these rewards need to go to. Just by signing up, we’ll spot you 50 points.

Gift card purchases also count toward your total points. So, you made someone angry. Gift cards work as great apologies. Special someone has a birthday coming up. Perfect. Gift card. Your boss? Yeah, gift cards work on them, too. Killing two birds with one stone by purchasing gift cards and gaining points toward your journey through Empire City.

Also worth mentioning: Empire City has several levels of “status” and with each level you rise comes shinier objects as rewards. After accumulating a nice chunk of points in Empire City, you will be elevated to a new level with special perks and after doubling that in a year, you earn “Top Tier Status”! Once you’ve obtained your “status” you can never lose it. Ever! No matter what, you will always have your “status”.

Thanks for being a loyal bunch of enthusiasts and we can’t wait to see how great this new loyalty program will be for everyone!

Parry's Pints - 5 select craft beers for $4

Parry’s Pints July – Cheap Craft Beer

July – five new cheap craft beers, only $4 each for the entire month!

  1. Lime Pilsner by Uinta Brewing Co. – Pilsner, 5.3% ABV, 14 IBUs
  2. Parry’s IPA by Epic Brewing Co. – American Style IPA, 6.2% ABV
  3. All Good by Bull & Bush Brewery – Amber Ale, 6% ABV
    Gold, Peak Radio Brew Fest 1997, Gold, Colorado State Fair 1998,
    Best in Show, Colorado State Fair 2005
  4. Blue Ski by Epic Brewing Co. – Lager, 5% ABV
  5. Sidecar by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – Orange Pale Ale, 5.3% ABV, 35 IBUs
Trivia with Geeks who Drink

Live Trivia with Geeks Who Drink

Live Trivia with Geeks Who Drink

Every Tuesday. Upstairs. Please, 21+ only

We’re huge fans of live trivia. Especially when it’s conducted by the likes of Geeks Who Drink. We welcome you to join forces with your friends and foes to create teams that can compete for all kinds of goodness and you get to do it while eating great food and drinking the best craft beer available in the Denver area.

For winning, there are prizes like severely discounted beer, gift cards, swag, smiles and pats on the back. For losing, it’s pretty much a handshake and a smile. Nevertheless, we’ll make sure you have fun and that this becomes a fixture of your mid-week agenda for weeks to come.

Show up thirsty for beer and knowledge!

Parry's Pints - 5 select craft beers for $4

Parry’s Pints June – Cheap Craft Beer

June – five new cheap craft beers, only $4 each for the entire month!

  1. First Cast by Elevation Beer Co. – American IPA, 6%
    Gold, US Open Beer Championship 2013
  2. Landon’s Blood Orange Wanna Walk Wheat by Epic Brewing Co. – Wheat, 5%
  3. Hop Abomination by Dry Dock Brewing Co. – American IPA, 6.5%
  4. Laughing Lab by Bristol Brewing Co. – Scottish Ale, 5%
    Nine GABF awards since 1994
  5. Tropical Torpedo by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – American IPA, 6.7%
New happy hour specials

New Happy Hour Specials at Parry’s Pizza

New Happy Hour Specials

A change has been made to our happy hour that we think you are going to love!

Happy hour is special to lots of our customers for various reasons. Most of those reasons revolve around discounted libations and food that can be had at not quite the end of the day, but close to it. We like nothing more than making sure our customers are happy about our happy hour and we believe that we have curated a very handsome happy hour offering.

Like most places, our happy hour lasts longer than just a single hour. Why wouldn’t it? People’s schedules differ vastly from one another and to just have one hour would be an injustice. Our happy hour runs Monday (ughhh, Monday) through Friday from 3pm to 6pm. If you’re not a drinker, grab a few bites of food to tide you over into the dinner hours. If you ARE a drinker, you should expect some good drinks on the cheap. We’ve done just that.

Our Real Dill® Bloody Marys have gained quite the loyal following at our stores and if it’s important to you that you support Colorado-born companies, this is your drink. Real Dill® is from right here in Colorado and if you haven’t had one of our Bloody Marys made with their tasty mix, you’re just not livin’.

You can now enjoy these Bloody Marys during our happy hour for only $4.99 each. To round out the list we’ve added signature Margaritas for $3.99 and all well drinks and house wine will be priced at $3.99 each.

Our Parry’s signature beers, brewed here in Denver by Epic Brewing Co.,  also make an appearance on this list. Get our Parry’s IPA, Crushin’ It Cream Ale and Landon’s Blood Orange Wanna Walk Wheat all for just $3 each for a full pour.

Maybe dinner will be late tonight. No big woop. Our happy hour drinks are served right aside some specially priced food deals:

9” CHEESE PIZZA – toppings additional 5.99

LIBERTY WINGS  – golden brown breaded boneless chicken wings smothered in your choice of any sauce from below
Homemade Zesty Mild, Medium, Hot, Extra Hot, BBQ (regular or hot), Garlic (regular or hot), Teriyaki (regular or hot) 10 pcs  4.99

MADISON SQUARE BITES – breaded macaroni and cheese served with white ketchup 4.99

POLO GROUNDS PARM BITES – our famous pizza dough, made fresh daily, rounded, fried, then tossed in a parmesan and spice mixture and served with homemade marinara for dipping  4.99

“BODEGAS’ BEST” CRISPY BEANS  – breaded, deep fried and golden brown green beans served with white ketchup 4.99

CHAP’S CHIPS – natural cut potato chips tossed in our blend of secret spices served with a side of bbq 2.99

Stop in and check out our new happy hour specials. We’re pretty proud of this lineup and we think you’ll be enjoying this for weeks to come.

Parry's Pints - 5 select craft beers for $4

Parry’s Pints May – Cheap Craft Beer

May – five new cheap craft beers, only $4 each for the entire month!

  1. Boulevard Wheat by Boulevard Brewing Co. – Unfiltered Wheat, 4.4%, 14 IBUs
    Silver, Australian Intl Beer Awards 2010. Gold, GABF 2008
  2. Wit Beer by Epic Brewing Co. – Belgian Style Wit, 5.1%, 15 IBUs
    Bronze, LA Intl Beer Competition 2014
  3. Samurai by Great Divide Brewing Co – Rice Ale, 5.5%, 20 IBUs
    Gold, GABF 2013, 2014, 2015
  4. Hazed Hoppy Session Ale by Boulder Beer Co. – Session IPA, 5%, 38 IBUs
    Bronze, US Open Beer Championship
  5. Voodoo Ranger IPA by New Belgium Brewing Co – American IPA, 7%, 50 IBUs
Cigar City Brewing

Cigar City Launch Party at Parry’s PIzza

Cigar City Brewing Launch Party at Parry’s Pizza

A new brewery enters the state and it deserves a party
Thursday, May 18th – 6pm to 8pm

Cigar City Brewing is hitting the market soon and we’ve prepared just the event to showcase their crafted brilliance: a launch party. It has taken some time for them to get their beer here but it’s finally upon us and we couldn’t be happier. Way better late than never.

The masses here in Colorado have been looking forward to this day for some time and it’s finally here. You can cash in on such beers as Jai Alai, Maduro Brown, Tampa Lager, Florida Cracker, Invasion Pale Ale and two other specialties we will be announcing as the event draws nearer.

There will be representatives on hand to talk shop (craft beer).

Get it on your calendars:

Thursday, May 18th, 6pm – 8pm
Parry’s Pizza
100 E 120th Ave
Northglenn, CO 80233