Events for Week of April 5, 2010
Its officially spring in Seattle….there are blossoms, tulips and its cold and crappy. The weather can’t get us down as we head for Florida this weekend (Cigar City…what!) and DC next month. Beer adventures to come! But on with your weekly events.
Monday, April 5, 2010
Avery Beer Dinner and Tasting: Colorado Springs, Colorado
6:30PM-9:30PM @ A Second Cup
The tasting will be four unique beers that are not normally available and these rarities will be on tap plus one of our current tap Avery Beers. 4 of the 5 will be tap beers….that in itself is a rarity for many. We will start at 6:30 with a social time until dinner service at 7:00pm. You will be served a five course dinner specifically paired with each beer. Hurry and sign up fast there are only 32 seats available! YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER!
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Boston v. New York: Auburn, New York
6:00PM-10:00PM @ Bistro One
Let the rivalry continue into the realm of beer. Although the Yanks lost the opening game, I have complete faith that the NY Breweries are up for the challenge. Come support the city of your choice and enjoy beers from Ommegang (NY), Brooklyn Brewery (NY), Sam Adams (Boston) and Harpoon (Boston).
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Brewers Night with Port Townsend: Bellingham, Washington
6:00PM-9:00PM @ The Green Frog Cafe
Stop by and taste one of Washington’s premier breweries. Located on an island across the Puget Sound from Seattle, Port Townsend Brewing Company brews amazing IPAs and killer Porters. Enjoy the beers and the free give-a-ways.
Thursday, April 8, 2010
Cigar City Night: Melbourne, Florida
5:00PM-10:00PM @ Coasters Pub
Coasters will host a night spotlighting Cigar City Brewery’s fantastic beers. Expect to see Hunupus #1, Cuban Espresso Brown, Double Cream Ale, Jai Alai IPA and Maduro Brown ale, along with whatever else we can get our hands on! Fingers crossed for Huna Phu Stout!
Friday, April 9, 2010
Victory Brewing Tasting: Boston, Massachusetts
5:30PM-7:30PM @ Wine Emporium
For your pleasure and enjoyment from Victory Brewing Co. -Prima Pils; Hop Devil IPA; WildDevil IPA with Brett (seriously, try this!); Golden Monkey Triple and Storm King Imperial Stout.
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Brewer Meet and Greet: Chicago, Illinois
6:00PM-8:00PM @ Binny’s Beverage Depot
Stop by and drink with the owners of Belgium brewery, Brouwerij De Musketiers. We had the pleasure of trying Troubador Obscura in Belgium and tonight it will be on draft. Enjoy!
Sunday, April 11, 2010
Left Hand Vintage Bottle Dinner: Grand Rapids, Michigan
6:00PM-8:00PM @ HopCat
The menu is to die for and the beers from Left Hand Brewery will only enhance the flavors. Eat, drink and be merry. Celebrate your Sunday with the following pairings:
1.Smoked Meat and Cheese Plate-2007 Goosinator
2.Plantain Crusted Catfish Bites-2007 Chainsaw
3.Roast Pork and Root Vegetables-2006 St. Vrain
4.Barleywine & Walnut Ice Cream-2003 Oak Aged Widdershins
Beer Blotter is off to Florida, Tampa and Sarasota this week. So if you have any suggestions on breweries, beer bars, beers in general and/or bottle shops, please pass it along via comment or email- firstname.lastname@example.org.