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Nov 24, 2023 • 5 min read • By: Polly Clover

December Tap Takeover at Oakwell Beer Spa: New Terrain Brewing Company

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New Terrain at Oakwell Beer Spa: December 2023

Get warm and experience a relaxing spa day at Oakwell Beer Spa this December. Whether you’re a local or visiting Denver in December, this is one of the most unique winter activities. Enjoy rejuvenating spa treatments and delicious beers from New Terrain Brewing Company.


Every month, we partner with a local Colorado brewery and share five of their best beers on tap. We also use hops from one of the featured beers in our beer bath blend.

In this article, we’ll discuss the Oakwell Beer Spa’s unique experience and share which local beers from New Terrain you can enjoy during your spa day.

Fun Facts About New Terrain Brewing Company

New Terrain Brewing Company; outside of building
New Terrain Brewing Company

Before we dive into which New Terrain Brewing Company beers you can enjoy at Oakwell Beer Spa this December, let’s check out some fun brewery facts.

  • New Terrain Brewing Company is in Golden, Colorado, and began after a couple of beer industry professionals, including owner Josh Robbins, decided to take the plunge into new terrain.
  • They brew some of their beers traditionally, while others are manifestations of curiosity. They create all recipes with precision and passion.
  • The Golden Haze is New Terrain’s juicy, hazy IPA and a fan-favorite beer year-round. Key Largo, Punky Masala, and Joshua Tree are also some of the most popular seasonal beers.
  • New Terrain beers have won several awards, including four GABF Silver Medals and two Open Beer Championship Silver Medals. Award-winning beers include the Suntrip Belgian Wit, Mirage Mosaic Sour, Numb Cold IPA, and Rise & Climb Kölsch. Try the Rise & Climb at Oakwell Beer Spa this December!
  • Not only does the brewery enjoy making delicious beer, but their crew enjoys having fun together. The team even has two annual parties, a summer camping trip and a winter party, where they celebrate how lucky they are to brew some of Colorado’s best beer.

December Brews at Oakwell Beer Spa

Whether you’re craving a delicious sour beer, festive cream ale, or a refreshing IPA, we have something for everyone this December at Oakwell Beer Spa.

Rise and Climb

Kölsch, 5.4% ABV

Pair your spa day with the Rise and Climb, a bright and light German-style Kölsch. It has an elegant effervescence and a frothy pillow head. It’s so good it won a GABF 2023 Silver Medal.

Rise and Climb, New Terrain Brewing Company
Rise and Climb, New Terrain Brewing Company

CranTan Groove

Cream Ale, 5.7% ABV

Enjoy the holiday season with the CranTan Groove, a festively fruity cream ale. This one is easy to drink with a refreshing splash of cranberry, followed by juicy drops of tangerine. 

Cran Tan Groove, New Terrain Brewing Company
CranTan Groove, New Terrain Brewing Company

Against the Currant

Sour, 5% ABV

Against the Currant is a beautiful red sour with black currant. It has bright berry notes and the perfect balance of semi-sweet and sour.

Against the Currant, New Terrain Brewing Company
Against the Currant, New Terrain Brewing Company

Joshua Tree

IPA, 6.5% ABV

Joshua Tree is a Spruce Tip IPA made with a trio of hops: Centennial, Mosaic, and Simcoe. It has a piney, resinous, subtle biscuit flavor and makes for a refreshing seasonal sipper. This is the owner of New Terrain Brewing Company’s favorite beer!

Joshua Tree, New Terrain Brewing Company
Joshua Tree, New Terrain Brewing Company

Rambler

American Amber, 5.3% ABV
It’s easy to unwind and enjoy your spa treatments while you sip the Rambler. It has delicious notes of toasted malt, caramel, and peach, with a slight hop bitterness at the end. 

Rambler, New Terrain Brewing Company
Rambler, New Terrain Brewing Company

December’s Beer Bath Blend at Oakwell Beer Spa

Oakwell Beer Spa’s signature spa service is the Beer Bath Hydrotherapy, a warm, bubbly beer bath. You’ll relax in a cedar hydrotherapy tub with thousands of tiny calming bubbles and a therapeutic beer bath blend.


This month, the bath blend is made with Sterling Hops and Rahr Pale Malt from New Terrain’s Joshua Tree IPA and our herb of the month, Mistletoe.

Sterling Hops and Rahr Pale Malt have beneficial vitamins, antioxidants, and nutrients for the ultimate skin, mind, and body treatment. Mistletoe is rich in antioxidants and gives your skin a natural glow and the hydration it craves during winter.

FAQ

Whether it’s your first time at Oakwell Beer Spa or you want to learn more, we’ll answer common questions below.

Beer Bath Hydrotherapy, Oakwell Beer Spa
Beer Bath Hydrotherapy, Oakwell Beer Spa

Can I really drink beer during my spa treatments?

Yes, guests are more than welcome to drink beer while enjoying spa treatments. Not only is New Terrain’s beer delicious, but it also helps with relaxation.

When you arrive at Oakwell Beer Spa, we’ll give you a double-wall insulated stainless steel tumbler you can use in the taproom and your private Beer Therapy™ Room. The tumbler will keep your drink ice cold, even when you’re relaxing in the sauna and warm beer bath.


The only place we ask guests not to take drinks is the Relaxation Lounge, where you can enjoy a Zero Gravity Massage experience.

What spa services does Oakwell offer?

Oakwell Beer Spa takes spa day services up a notch with unique beer-inspired treatments. Our services include Beer Bath Hydrotherapy, Infrared Sauna, and Zero Gravity massage.

When you make an appointment, you get access to a private Beer Therapy™ Room, with a relaxation deck, rain shower, infrared sauna, and cedar hydrotherapy tub. We also have group and party spa day packages.

How does the self-serve beer wall work?

Unlike any other spa, Oakwell Beer Spa has a beer wall that lets you pour your own beverages. When you arrive, a receptionist will walk you through the process to follow these simple steps:

  1. You’ll receive a card to scan, which unlocks the taps on the wall.
  2. Explore the rotating selection of New Terrain Brewing Company beers and other beverages, including wine and cider. You’ll also see beer tasting notes and the price per ounce for each drink.
  3. Choose your drink, scan your card, and pour as much or as little as you’d like.
  4. When you’re ready to check out, take your card to the receptionist to pay for the ounces you poured.

Can I just stop by for a beer without a spa treatment?

Absolutely! Guests can stop by to hang out in the taproom with or without an appointment. Get comfortable in the cozy taproom, enjoy a drink, and have fun with our conversation cards or simply relax.

Does Oakwell Beer Spa have anything else to drink besides beer?

We understand beer isn’t everyone’s thing, or sometimes you’re up for something else. You can also have wine, cider, tea, kombucha, or beer at Oakwell.

Can I hang out in the taproom before and after my treatments?

Please do! The taproom is a peaceful and comfortable space that’s open for you to hang out at your leisure.

Enjoy Denver in December at Oakwell Beer Spa

Come get warm and rejuvenated at Oakwell Beer Spa this December. Whether you want to book a relaxing beer-inspired spa day or stop in to visit the taproom and Relaxation Lounge, we look forward to seeing you.

Schedule your spa day online, call to book a party package, or stop in for a drink and massage.

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