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At Parry’s Pizza, we’re all about NY style pizza, hot wings, calzones and osandwiches. Stay tuned to our blog for information on everything that’s going on at Parry’s from new pizzas to updated specials.

Drink Beer. Help Kids

Support Bags of Fun at Parry’s Pizza

Support Bags of Fun at Parry’s Pizza

A New Partnership to Bring Joy to Children Fighting Life-Threatening Diseases

We’d like to announce our partnership with Bags of Fun starting this new year, 2017! Our philanthropic efforts will move forward in an effort to assist children that have endured great health challenges and have a long road back to being a normal kid, again. It gets to us, sharply when children right here in our backyard are going through such traumatic challenges. So much so that it continues to be our common concern in the communities we do business in.

“Bags of Fun exist to bring joy, laughter and relief to children fighting a life-threatening disease or condition.” Those words, straight from the organization, sum up the struggle and a solution. We want to be part of that solution. That’s why we have partnered up with Bags of Fun.

Our effort to raise the much-needed funds to continue this great work starts with our Landon’s Blood Orange Wanna Walk Wheat. For every pint of this craft beer goodness we sell, we’ll be donating .25¢ to Bags of Fun. Throughout the year, we’ll be throwing some really stellar beer events to raise additional funds for the good of the kiddos, as well.

Our other partner, Epic Brewing Company, who brews our Landon’s Blood Orange Wanna Walk Wheat, has also committed to extending a helping hand by putting Wanna Walk on tap in their tap room in Denver to raise additional funds and awareness about this program.

“Bags of Fun are carefully crafted for each child taking into consideration the best means to reduce the tension, anxiety and fatigue for children fighting long term and life threatening diseases.”  Again, directly from the organization. This really drives home the need for this type of engagement with these children. The bag that each child gets is tailored specifically to his or her needs and challenges.

If we give kids the tools to play with when they feel at their worst, play will reduce their stress, increase their will and build the confidence they need to fight.  Join us in this movement to reclaim the playfulness of childhood for those that are threatened by the realities of their medical condition.

Epic Brewing Co.

New Parry’s Pizza Signature Beers

New Parry’s Pizza Signature Beers

Now Brewed with Love by Epic Brewing

Starting January 1st, 2017, our signature beers will all be brewed by Epic Brewing right here in Denver, Colorado. There will always be a core three that we carry as our signature beers; Landon’s Blood Orange Wanna Walk Wheat, Crushin’ It Cream Ale and Parry’s IPA. From time to time, these beers will make our Parry’s Pints list just as is the case in the month of January. We are showcasing our Crushin’ It Cream Ale this first month of 2017.

Our newly devised partnership with Epic Brewing also corresponds with another partnership that we are equally excited to talk about. Parry’s has teamed up with Bags of Fun as our charity of choice. This is worth mentioning in this blog post because we will be donating .25¢ to Bags of Fun for every pint we sell of our Landon’s Blood Orange Wanna Walk Wheat. Check out their site for more information about the big-hearted work they are doing for the youth that are in true need.

Landon’s Blood Orange Wanna Walk Wheat comes in at a slightly higher ABV than a session beer at 5%, but that doesn’t mean you can’t knock back a couple and feel okay about it. This beer is unfiltered, yet easy drinking with flavors and aromas of fresh squeezed oranges. Just a bit of sweet orange peel was introduced to the boil and a healthy dose of blood orange to the fermentation. We get the feeling this is gonna be a huge hit when the weather starts to warm up a bit.

Being from New York, we know a good deal about cream ales. We won’t get into that too much, but it seemed only fitting that we should have a cream ale of our own. Introducing, Crushin’ It Cream Ale. It is not your typical fizzy, yellow beer, as you can tell first off by the ABV being 6.5%. Premium American 2-Row brewers malt and flaked corn were utilized in the brewing process. It is robust for the style, but laid back enough so that you crush ‘em with ease. We’d recommend pairing this with our newest pie, The Pearl.

Our IPA must be approachable yet complex enough to keep people interested in drinking just one and we think Epic hit it out of the park on this one. Parry’s IPA is a floral American-style IPA offering a complex aroma of light citrus ranging from tangerine to tropical fruit. The ultra-premium Maris Otter malt provides a slight nutty sweetness which balances the strong hop profile and leaves only a slight bitterness on the finish. This IPA comes in at just 6.2% ABV with 55 IBUs.

Those are our three core beers that will always be on tap no matter which beer-centric Parry’s location you decide to visit. But our efforts don’t stop there in liberating you from crappy beer. Nope. We will also be getting seasonal beers from Epic to shake things up a bit. 

Our first seasonal signature beer of 2017 is our Blackberry Berliner Weisse. This is a traditional sour German ale that got an extra dose of blackberry puree during fermentation to highlight the citrus and fruity character of the style. The blackberries also contribute a bright pink color to the beer and a berry pie aroma. Heavenly.

If you don’t much about Epic Brewing, get on it. We’ll always have an Epic beer to drink for you at Parry’s. Until then, here’s a bit about the brewery from the brewery themselves:

David Cole and Peter Erickson are the founders and co-owners of Epic Brewing Company. Cole and Erickson, originally from California, started an international aquaculture company in Utah in 1992. In 2008, Utah law changed allowing these two entrepreneurs to pursue their longtime dream of opening a strong beer microbrewery in Utah, like those they frequented in the Golden State.

Together, they have teamed with Brewmaster Kevin Crompton, formerly from Bohemian Brewery. Crompton has been brewing for more than 20 years (since 1994) and has brewed for three Utah breweries and another in Hawaii.

Admittedly, beer geeks, foodies and “Epic” adventure junkies, the three share a passion for making and drinking fine ales and lagers. The Epic team has a strong belief in doing everything “all out.”

David Cole – Co-Founder
Peter Erickson – Co-Founder
Kevin Crompton – Head Brewer

Our Breweries: Salt Lake City & Denver
Epic Brewing Company opened in Salt Lake City, Utah with six fermentation tanks giving it the flexibility to create a variety of small batch, artisanal beer. Within a few short months, Epic began earning medals for its beers domestically and internationally. The beer became a big hit with locals and out of state visitors alike and demand quickly increased. The brewery currently houses eight times its original fermentation space.

Three years later, in 2013, Epic expanded its brewery operations into Colorado by opening a second brewery in the River North district of downtown Denver. The Denver brewery offered enough space to support growing national distribution, expansion of the popular barrel aged beer program and the introduction of a line of sour beers. Along with these improvements the addition of a “proper” tap room featuring 25 taps was a long awaited realization, allowing Epic to feature its substantial beer selection on draught.

Despite the rapid expansion and increase in production volume Epic Brewing has stayed committed to its founding principal of small batch, artisanal beer. Every batch released in the Elevated and Exponential series is numbered, stamped, and release information is published online. Currently brewing 39 plus beers Epic believes there is a beer for every person and every occasion.

Monday pizza special

Parry’s Pizza $10.99 Monday Pizza Special

Give Monday a Kick in the Pants!

Parry’s Pizza $10.99 Monday Pizza Special for All

Monday doesn’t have to suck, but the potential is certainly there. With out $10.99 large cheese pizza deal every Monday, we’re assisting you in kicking Monday right in the pants. Don’t be fooled: there is no special membership club, Groupon offer or VIP card you have to have to cash in on this deal. Our only limitations on the Monday Special are no delivery and toppings are additional.

Our large, 18” cheese pizzas are great for parties, buddies watching the game, ladies sharing stories, hungry, ever-growing children and the elderly alike. Pair this with the fact that our New York style pies have garnered tasters choice awards in the Denver area and it’s a no-brainer kind of deal. Yeah. A large 18” award-winning pizza is only $10.99 every Mondays, all day and there are no limits as to how many you can purchase.

Give us a call on the next Monday to get in on this action.

pliny the elder

Pliny the Elder for 10 Year Anniversary

Pliny the Elder to Celebrate Our 10 Year Anniversary

Get our Bernie Special and a Pliny the Elder for $12.99

Parry’s Pizza turns 10 and we’re celebrating it by offering a combo inclusive of our Bernie special (two available slices and a Pliny the Elder) for only $12.99. What a way to celebrate our first decade, right?

We have humble beginnings having opened our first restaurant in hopes of just “making” it. Countless hours were spent formulating our sauce recipe and oh the taste tests. It was painstaking, but all of the hard work, determination and a desire to do the best we could propelled us to a level of success that we never thought possible in just 10 short years. To this day, our lunch special still brings the crowds and they have no problem with standing in line for it…out the door!

Since our first  location, we have opened up five additional stores: Castle Rock, Highlands Ranch, Greenwood Village, Northglenn and Longmont. We are slated to open at least two, maybe three more locations in 2017 alone. Be on the look out for a store in Loveland coming this spring as well as two other locations in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Yeah, that’s right, we’re spreading our wings in an effort to liberate more people from crappy pizza and beer.

Starting at 11AM, January 4th, you can get your glass of Pliny the Elder and our Bernie special for only $12.99.

Here’s the address if you haven’t ever been to our first store:

12501 E Lincoln Ave
Englewood, CO 80112

If you don’t know anything about Pliny the Elder and would like to know more, check out this article. This is considered by many people to be the best craft beer in America. Pair that with our award-winning New York style pizza and it’s a beautiful thing to be alive.

 

Halloween Pizza special

Halloween Pizza Special

There’s no time to cook

Halloween Special: large 18″ cheese pizzas only $9.99.

With the craziness that is Halloween for all of the parents out there, we wanted to help out with a Halloween special to make your night a bit easier. Let’s face it, there’s no time to cook after having rushed home from work, picking up the kids, gathering any forgotten elements needed to make that costume as great as it should be…ok, you get the picture.

For this very reason, we’ll be offering this Halloween special to lighten the burden.

You can get as many large 18″ cheese pizzas (toppings additional) as you want the entire day. This is only for take out and dine-in.

Be safe out there this Halloween and enjoy these cheap, good pies. Also, remember, we’re doing everything that we can to liberate you from crappy pizza! Boo!!

The Bernie Special

Bernie Lunch Special

The Bernie Lunch Special

It’s still a cheap special

THE BERNIE lunch special has been priced at $4.99 for two available slices and a soda for the past 10 years without any kind of increase. We’re kinda known around the south suburbs for having one of the cheapest lunch specials to be had. (There’s a reason our lunch line extends out through the front door and down the sidewalk during some lunches.) Even though the cost of cheese and flour have risen steadily over the years, we’ve always kept our lunch special at $4.99. Well, the time has come for us to do a bit of tinkering with the price.

Starting August 1st, THE BERNIE special will be going up to $5.99. Yup. It’s going up an entire dollar. We’re pretty sure that our loyalists will be back even though The Bernie is a buck more because they know good value for great things. They get it. To those that feel that we’ve serviced them with great pizza at a cheap price for the past ten years and appreciate it, we’ll see you from today and we’ll see you on August 1st.

Here’s a challenge for you: How many things that you regularly purchase have gone up more than $1 in the past ten years? We only ask because we’d like for you to put this one dollar increase into perspective. If memory serves, a loaf of bread was typically .99. Wow, how times have changed. Well, I suppose we’re behind the curve a bit. No less, we’ll see you soon!

Parry's Pizza t-shirt contest

Limited Edition T-Shirt Contest

Limited Edition T-Shirt Promotion

Yeah I Tapped That Contest

This new contest should be fun! Grab one of these limited edition t-shirts on your next visit. Then, it’s off to a beer festival or perhaps a Rockies game. Tag us at the event while wearing your new shirt with the hashtag #YeahITappedThat and/or #AleYeah when you post to one of these fine social networks: Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. If done so correctly, we’ll reach out to you with an invite to come back and take a grab from our BAG-O-BEER SWAG! This bag is full of wooden nickels with inscriptions of the prizes that are available. You could win anything craft beer related from chapstick and hats to gift cards and craft beer experiences.

Beyond the contest, it’s a great shirt. We print on Next Level brand t-shirts which are super-comfy and very durable.

Stop in today and inquire about these shirts. We’re pretty sure you’re gonna look awesome in it while drinking some bomb craft beer.

#AleYeah #YeahITappedThat

Ale Yeah Club

Ale Yeah Club Cards – Win Prizes!

You Could Win: Craft Beer Experiences, Gift Cards, Beer Hats, Shirts, Signs, Trinkets & more…

The Ale Yeah Club has been around since 2011 and on its fifth anniversary, in celebration, we are offering all of our Ale Yeah Club members these sweet punch cards. Well, not exactly punch cards. We actually stamp them. No matter, it’s still good for you, the member! Keep reading and you will gain more knowledge.

On your next visit, make sure to ask your server or bartend for your Ale Yeah card. They’ll gladly oblige and if it’s a dream sequence in your mind, they’ll present it to you in one hand with a cold craft beer in the other…with a smile you’ll never forget.

Each Colorado-brewed beer you purchase (including our Parry’s Pints), you’ll receive a stamp on your card which in turn grants you the opportunity to take a dive into Parry’s Bag-O-Beer SWAG. That’s right! In this bag are wooden nickels and each are inscribed with the name of your prize. You could win anything from a craft beer related chapstick all the way up to VIP brewery tours and other grandiose experiences.

We do our best here at Parry’s to give you, the member, a better shake at being a craft beer enthusiast. Often times, we throw parties simply because we got a shipment of great kegs and wanna share it with our best of friends. That’s what it’s all about. Friends. Fun. Craft beer and….of course, New York style pizza. But no, really…have you checked out our tap list lately?

Look for more great things to come for the Ale Yeah Club member in you…and your foe.

pizza party

Pizza Party for 12

National Pizza Party Day 2016

Win a Pizza Party for 12

Drawing to be held Friday, May 20th

In honor of National Pizza Party Day…

Do you like pizza and partying? We knew it. Slip us your name and an email address and you could win a pizza party for up to 12 people. We will draw winners on Friday, May 20th . If you’re picked as the winner, we will provide you and your friends with four 18” pizzas, three appetizers, beverages and dessert for your party.

You can win, but only if you sign up!

Here’s a bit of history on this fairly obscure and unknown “holiday”:

Each year on the third Friday in May, millions of pizza lovers across the nation join together in celebrating National Pizza Party Day.  Join along by inviting friends and family to share a night of fun at your favorite pizzeria.  You can also celebrate at home by making your own pizza, having it delivered or baking your favorite frozen variety.

  • In ancient Greece, the Greeks covered their bread with oils, herbs and cheese which some believe is the beginning of the “pizza”.
  • In Byzantine Greek, the word was spelled “πίτα”, pita, meaning pie. 
  • A sheet of dough topped with cheese and honey, then flavored with bay leaves was developed by the Romans.
  • The modern pizza had it’s beginning in Italy as the Neapolitan flatbread.
  • The original pizza used only mozzarella cheese, mainly the highest quality buffalo mozzarella variant which was produced in the surroundings of Naples.
  • It was estimated that the annual production of pizza cheese in the United States in 1997 was 2 billion pounds.
  • The first United States pizza establishment opened in 1905 was in New York’s Little Italy.
  • Pizza has become one of America’s favorite meals.

CELEBRATE

Share photos of your pizza party on your favorite social media and include #PizzaPartyDay