Events for the Week of January 10, 2011
A weekend full of cheesy, greasy, spicy football snacks and big beers to pair it with has led me to dedicated sessions of water ingestion and couch laying. But now for your week in beer!
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Port Brewing/Lost Abbey Release Party: Decatur, Georgia
5:00PM-9:00PM @ Brick Store Pub
So this event features one of my favorite breweries Lost Abbey/Port Brewing. Tomme Arthur is a genius! Here is what you can expect beer wise tonight:
Port Brewing Wipeout IPA 7.0%
Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme Wild ale 10.0%
Port Brewing Hop 15 Imperial IPA 10.0%
Lost Abbey Amazing Grace Belgian dubbel 9.5%
Port Brewing Mongo Imperial IPA 8.5%
Lost Abbey 10 Commandments Strong Dark 9%
Port Brewing old Viscosity Imperial Stout 10.0%
Lost Abbey Inferno Strong Pale 8.5%
Port Brewing Shark Attack Imperial Red ale 9%
Lost Abbey Lost & Found Dubbel 8.0%
Lost Abbey Gift of the Magi Biere De Garde 10%
Lost Abbey Judgment Day Belgian Quad 10.5%
Lost Abbey Devotion Belgian pale ale 6.5%
Lost Abbey Red Barn Saison 6.7%
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Festival of Stouts: Cincinatti, Ohio
6:00PM-10:00PM @ Catskeller
Its cold outside, so warm up with some stouts. This list is amazing and flights are available.
Founders Breakfast Stout
Harviestoun Old Engine Oil
Porterhouse Oyster Stout
Great Divide Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Stout
Stone Imperial Stout
Stoudts Fat Dog Imperial Oatmeal Stout
Flying Dog Nitro Gonzo
Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Cigar City Night: Brandon, Florida
7:00PM – 10:00PM @ Mellow Mushroom
Cigar City– one of the most innovative breweries in the South. Tonight, the Mellow Mushroom will be tapping a cask of Humidor-Aged Improvisacion Oatmeal India Rye. Other beers will also be on tap, but they are a SURPRISE!
Friday, January 14, 2011
Great Alaska Beer and Barleywine Festival: Anchorage, Alaska
5:00PM-10:00PM @ Egan Center
This is one of our nation’s most epic beer festivals and here are the deets:
Tix are on sale now!
Fri Jan 14, 5-10p $35+ various Ticketmaster fees
Sat Jan 15, 2-5p connoisseurs session $45+
Sat Jan 15, 6-10p $35+
Go to http://auroraproductions.net/beer-barley.html and click “Purchase Tickets Online”. These sessions sell out every year! So get your tix now, for yourself or as a start to your holiday shopping for beer loving friends and family!
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Avery/Lagunitas Brewery Series Night: Mahopac, New York
7:00PM-9:00PM @ Holy Smoke Bbq
Avery and Lagunitas are here with 12 lines each to make sure 2011 start off with a freaking bang!! We will have some nice cask selections that night and the great array only Avery and Lagunitas can offer. We have never hosted Avery, so it’s high time we did.
This event is also admirable as all proceeds go to support the Wounded Warrior Project.
Sunday, January 16, 2011
Southwest Beer Dinner: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
6:30PM-8:30PM @ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats
Join us for one of our fantastic, fabulous and fun off-season monthly beer dinners!
Our January 2011 Beer Dinner is our Southwest dinner featuring wild game from Broken Arrow Ranch in TX.
South Texas Antelope Tamale with Salsa Verde – Served with Theobroma
Ground Wild Boar Stuffed Pablano Pepper with Tomatillo Vinaigrette and Local Greens – Served with Indian Brown Ale
Bandera Quail on Roasted Corn Polenta with Baby Vegetables and Burgundy Reduction – Served with Pain Relieva Porter
Flan with Wild Boar Whipped Cream – Served with 2006 Vintage 120 Minute IPA
Menu subject to change due to general awesomeness and availability.
Seating at 6:30pm
$57 per person (includes gratuity)
Monday, January 17, 2011
Firestone Walker Reserve Cask Night: Rancho Santa Margarita, California
6:00PM-8:00PM @ Selma’s Chicago Pizzeria & Tap Room
Firestone Walker made a special cask of their outstanding Walker’s Reserve! It’s a Robust Porter with a 5.9%ABV; elegant dark ale featuring robust flavors of toffee, caramel and bittersweet chocolate. This brew employs five specialty malts, as well as oat and barley flakes, for added complexity and flavor. It’s smooth and oh sooo good!
Come have a taste (or two).
If you go to an event, want me to write about an event please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and Ill make sure we post about it! Cheers!
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