Coming Up This Week – 7/31/16

Monday 8/1Bootleggers Craft Pub and Eatery will be hosting its weekly Steal the Pint and Craft Beer Bingo. They start pouring at 6pm. The featured beer will be announced tomorrow.

Wednesday 8/3Moo Creamery brings us their weekly Flights and Bites event featuring Track Seven Brewing Company out of Sacramento. The pairing starts at 2 and goes until 9pm. Track Seven is known for putting out seriously good IPAs.

Line Up: Bee Line honey blond ale paired with shrimp and calamari salad, Blood Transfusion blood orange IPA paired with Sriracha – orange glazed green beans, Panic IPA paired with crispy potato and cheese tacos, Left Eye Right Eye imperial IPA paired with Swedish meatballs and Nukin’ Futz peanut butter cream porter paired with a peanut butter crunchy cake.

Wednesday 8/3 – The weekly Steal the Glass event over at Eureka Burger starts at 6pm. This week they are featuring Tioga Sequoia General Sherman IPA out of Fresno.

Short and Sweet (or Sour)

Dionysus Brewing Company’s Olympus Barrel Society 2017 membership is up for renewals from September 17th through the 29th 10AM. On October 1st at 10AM the remaining spots will be available to the general public until they sell out. The sale will be online at Dio’s Square store. Society members get a list of benefits including ten 750ml bottles of exclusive sours. Go here for all the info on 2017 membership benefits.

Six packs of cans are available for takeout over at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse. Some of the beers I saw available are their Blond Kolsch style, Hopestorm IPA and Jeremiah Red.

Imbibe Wine and Spirits has fresh bottles of GABF gold medal winning Lagerithm from Bottle Logic Brewing.

This Saturday, the 6th is the pickup party for the Beer of the Month club over at Imbibe. As always, when you pick up your club beers that day you get a free pour.

Speaking of Imbibe, last week’s Modern Times 3rd Anniversary party, hosted in the Imbibe cellars was an absolute hit. The setting could not have been more perfect, with temperatures outside soring; the cellars were a welcome change of temperature and created a wonderfully intimate atmosphere that encouraged discussion and socializing. The beers, of course, were amazing which is expected coming from this standout brewery and the hors d'oeuvres were a nice touch. Expect to see more of these events coming in the future from Imbibe.

Lagunitas Brewing Company hit the shelves of Savemart last week with three new brews. Stoopid Wit is an unfiltered hoppy Belgian wit beer, The Down Low Ale is a copper ale and 12th of Never Ale which is the first canned offering from Lagunitas. Other fresh new offerings over at Savemart are; Knee Deep Brewing Company Simtra and Hop-Trio (formally known as Hoparillo) triple IPAs, Deschutes Brewery Black Butte XXVIII Anniversary and Pinot Suave Belgian Ale with pinot noir grapes aged in French oak barrels. 

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I’m sure there is plenty more to talk about that I missed. Comment below or send me a message if you have something that needs to be included next week or have a beer related event you want to promote.

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