Happy belated Father’s Day! I hope all you dads had time to enjoy a beer yesterday. We had a blast on Friday at the Washington Brewers festival so many amazing beers ranging from sour stouts (Snipes Mountain), to epic IPAs (Port Townsend) and bourbon barreled scotch ales (Black Raven). Its still winter in Seattle (today is the official first day of summer) but here are your events around the country.
Monday, June 21, 2010
Come Meet the Genius at Rattle-N-Hum: New York, New York
4:30PM-7:30PM @ Rattle-n-Hum
Seriously, 21 Dogfish Head beers will be pouring tonight- almost everyone you can think of- Black and Blue- CHECK, Midas Touch- CHECK, Burton Baton- CHECK. Meet the man behind it all, Sam Caligione. What a great way to start the week. For a full list click here.
Tuesday, May 22, 2010
Smuttynose Beer Dinner: Providence, Rhode Island
6:00PM-8:00PM @ The Melting Pot of Providence
This $50.00 beer dinner (Please mention “Beer Dinner” when making your reservations) will provide you with a 5 course meal consisting of fine cheeses, a curry dish, a decadent dessert plus many amazing beers from Smuttynose Brewing Co.
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Lagunitas Tasting: Chicago, Illinois
8:00PM-10:00PM @ Fizz Bar and Grill
Tonight will showcase Lagunitas Brewing Company from Petaluma, California during a free tasting at 8 p.m. Fizz chef Weslie Bellini will pair light Mexican bites such as ceviche with the brews. Enjoy!
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Three Floyds Tasting Night: Michigan City, Indiana
5:30PM – 7:00PM @ Sahara
This event is $15.00 a person which includes 6-7 Three Floyds brews and appetizers to complement these fine crafted beverages. Pray for Dreadnaught (their double IPA).
Friday, June 25, 2010
First Day of San Diego International Beer Festival: San Diego, California
4:00PM-8:00PM @ Del Mar Fairgrounds
Tickets are $37 if purchased in advance for a four-hour session and $43 at the gate. Ticket prices include admission to the 2010 San Diego County Fair. Tickets are sold through the Del Mar Fairgrounds Box Office or at www.Ticketmaster.com. For more information on the Festival and the San Diego County Fair, please visit www.sdfair.com/beer.
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Bell’s Fermented Eclipse: Minneapolis, Minnesota
3:00PM-10:00PM @ Stub and Herb’s
Music, Bell’s Brewing Co. beer and BBQ- Check this out-Stub and Herb’s has some Expedition Stout Barrels that they will be chopping up and throwing in a smoker for bbqing chickens. That just sounds amazing. The Bell’s beer trailer will be outside pouring this lineup: Batch 9000, Black Note, Bourbon-Barrel Hell Hath No Fury, Oatmeal Stout (1st time tapped in MN) plus 3 other special taps that are apparently secret thus far. Also look for Expedition Stout, Cherry Stout, Double Cream, Kalamazoo and Rye Stout on tap.
Sunday, June 27, 2010
Cheese Loves Beer VIII: Burlington, Vermont
1:30PM-3:30PM @ American Flatbread Burlington Hearth
Stop by today and sample artisanal cheese and craft beer pairings. This event will highlight cheese makers new to the local artisanal cheese scene and pairing them with the exceptional beers crafted by Zero Gravity Brewery. This event is very limited and a pre-paid reservation is necessary to attend. See the host at the restaurant, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation. Cost is $30 per person.
Without further ado and no introduction, drum roll please…..
Monday, March 29, 2010
Southern Tier Pint Night: Pawtucket, Rhode Island
8:00PM-10:00PM @ Doherty’s East Irish Pub
Put your Guiness down and enjoy a pint from NY’s Southern Tier Brewing Co. An amazing brewery with a wide range of styles, you can expect to enjoy the following on tap tonight: Mokah, Unearthly IPA, Choklat, Cherry Saison, Iniquity Black IPA and many more!
Allagash Beer Dinner: South Norwalk, Connecticut
7:00PM- 9:00PM @ The Ginger Man
Tonight, $70.00 will give you an all inclusive beer experience, with 5 courses, 5 pairings, tax and gratuity included. Come in early for a pint, and then enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a brief introduction to the Allagash Brewing Company when everyone is seated. 4 courses follow, including a cheese plate and dessert.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Enter the Smutty, An Evening with Smuttynose Brewing Co.: Burlington, Vermont
5:00PM-11:00PM @ American Flatbread Burlington Health
This line up is amazing and since our trip to Ohio, we are huge fans of Smuttynose Brewery. So here goes: Wheat Wine ’08; Big A IPA; Oaked Old Brown Dog CASK; Brett & I and many more.
Beers for Babes: New York, New York
6:30PM-9:30PM @ The Pourhouse
Beer is not just for men, women have sophisticated tastebuds and many enjoy the sweet nectar as much as their male counterparts. So tonight, lets drink to female beers lovers at the Pourhouse for a women only event. Tonight’s themed is flavored beer which includes Bluepoint Blueberry Ale, Ithaca Apricot Wheat, Lindeman’s Pomme, Sam Adams Cherry Wheat, Abita Purple Haze. Light appetizers will also be available.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Bell’s Oberon Kick Off Party: Atlanta, Georgia
6:00PM-8:00PM @ The Porter Beer Bar
Come and celebrate the beginning of Spring with Bell’s Brewery’s new edition, Oberon. An American wheat ale brewed with Saaz hops. Spicy and fruity, Oberon is the color and scent of a sunny afternoon. Get a pint, keep the glass.
Goose Island Beer and Wine Dinner: Rocky River, Ohio
6:30PM- 8:00PM @ The Pub Rocky River
Who said beer and wine lovers can drink in unison? Join Goose Island‘s Eddie Anderson as well as a Gallo Wine Rep in this very unique event of beer and wine pairings. Goose Island will be featuring Sofie, Matilda, Pere Jacques, 312 & Mild Winter.
Cask Night: Redmond, Washington
Every Wednesday, come get a pint of one of Black Raven Brewing Co.’s beers on cask at the brewery of Redmond amazing bottle shop. This Wednesday, the Saison is featured.
Thursday, April 1, 201o
April is IPA Month: Burlington, Vermont
4:30 PM-11:30PM @ American Flatbread Burlington Hearth
Out with the barleywines and in with the IPAs. For the ENTIRE month of April, expect to enjoy IPA after IPA. American Flatbread Burlington Hearth’s own Zero Gravity brewery will be offering multiple IPA options in addition to the many exciting selections have been gathered from the top regional and not-so-regional breweries.
Dogfish Head Keg Party and Chili Cook-off: Chicago, Illinois
8:30PM-11:30PM @ Landmark Grill and Lounge
Ok, listen carefully- $20 at the door gets you unlimited chili and $.25 drafts of Dogfish Head India Brown, 90 min IPA, Rasion D’extra and Aprihop all night long. Done and done!
Friday, April 2, 2010
Avery Brewing’s Depuceleuse Release: Boulder, Colorado
5:00PM-8:00PM @ Avery Brewing Co.
After waiting patiently for an entire year, this beer, aged in zinfandel wine barrels , Depuceleuse has matured and is primed to be bottled. A 100% brettanomyces fermentation gives this brew lots ‘o funk throughout, intertwined with pungent elements of sour cherries, delicate aromas of aged wood and a gentle spice thanks to the zinfandel barrels. Sounds amazing!
Saturday, April 3, 2010
Stone Barleywine Fest: Libertyville, Illinois
1:00PM-3:00PM @ The Firkin
Try one of 11 Stone Brewing Co. beers on draught including Old Guardian Barleywine from 2007, 2008, 2010! Also featured will be Levitation, I.P.A., Pale Ale, Ruination, Smoked Porter,and Arrogant Bastard. Brewer, Greg Koch will be stopping by during the party as well to say hello! New Old Guardian glasses will be yours to keep. Exciting!
Philadelphia Breweries During Prohibition: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2:00PM -3:00PM @ Philadelphia Brewing Co.
Celebrate the 77th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition which occurred April 7, 1933 when 3.2% beer was made legal. Find out how Philadelphia breweries coped during 13 long “dry years” some of which weren’t all that dry.
Sunday, April 4, 2010
Easter At Stone: Escondido, California
9:30AM-11:30 AM @ Stone Brewing Co.
Egg hunt for kids, beer for adults. Happy Easter to you.
Easter, Avery Brewing’s release of a sour cherry beer, educational opportunities for woman and wine lovers, and the beginning of Spring. Life is good, so drink up- cheers!