Below is a list of that we know of during the month of February, 2012 in North America.
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February 2, 2012 - San Diego, California, United States Changing of the Barrels Anniversary Event Karl Strauss is celebrating 23 years of beer with our annual event “Changing of the Barrels”. In honor of our barrel aged anniversary series, we’re inviting a few friends to the brewery to mark the emptying of the 23rd Anniversary Ale from our bourbon barrels and the filling of our 24th Anniversary Ale.
• Limited tickets available
• Unblended barrel tasting of 23rd Anniversary Ale
• Enjoy beer, food, and music while we brew
• Take home commemorative 23rd Anniversary Glass
Date: Thursday, February 2, 2012 (our real Anniversary)
Where: Karl Strauss Brewing Company, 5985 Santa Fe Street, San Diego, CA 92109
Ticket Price: $50 per person, tickets online only (this event will sell out, so buy early)
• 23rd Anniversary Barrel-aged Old Ale
• 24th Anniversary Barrel-aged Flanders Sour Ale - One time only tasting before it goes into the barrels for next year!
• Oatmeal Stout
• Belgian Trippel
• Fullsuit Belgian Brown Ale
• Red Trolley Ale
• Tower 10 IPA
• Windansea Wheat Hefewiezen
• Special Cask
Location: Karl Strauss Brewing Company
5985 Santa Fe Street
San Diego, CA 92109 Hours: 6-9pm Admission: $50 Organization: Karl Strauss Brewing Company Contact: Melody Daversa Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
February 4, 2012 - Halethorpe, Maryland, United States Heavy Seas Oyster Festival Come join us at this all-you-care-to-taste extravaganza with bottomless samplers of oysters, heavy seas beer, live music and more!
Location: Heavy Seas Beer
4615 Hollins Ferry Rd., Suite B
Halethorpe, MD 21227
Hours: 12-4pm Organization: Trigger Agency Contact: Sara Hamilton Phone: 410-878-9900 Email:email@example.com
February 4, 2012 to February 4, 2012 - Secaucus, New Jersey, United States International Great Beer Expo @ the Meadowlands The 2nd Annual
International Great Beer Expo at the
Meadowlands Exposition Center at Harmon Meadow
The biggest names in international brewing will gather at the Meadowlands Exposition Center at Harmon Meadow, 355 Plaza Dr Secaucus, NJ 07094 for the second annual International Great Beer Expo.
This international beer tasting extravaganza will showcase more than 50 breweries from across the globe, each providing samples of their country’s proudest brewing achievement.
Shoulder to shoulder with some of America’s best breweries, will be amazing breweries from Japan, Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Austria, Nicaragua, Thailand, Poland, New Zealand, Indonesia, Sweden, China, and others.
Location: Meadowlands Expo Center @ Harmon Meadows Hours: Session I: 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm (doors open at 12:00 pm) Session II: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm (doors open at 5:00 pm) Admission: $40.00 in advance $55.00 day of if tickets are still available Organization: Starfish Junction Productions Contact: Joe Chierchie Phone: 631-940-7290 Fax: 631-940-7289 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
February 4, 2012 to February 4, 2012 - Whitefish, Montana, United States The Black Star Barter Black Star beer invites you to participate in the Black Star Barter on Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at the Great Northern Brewery in Whitefish, Montana. Please join us and bring any beer-worthy object or talent that you think is worth a year’s supply of Black Star! We're entertaining all kinds of crazy offers in exchange for 52 cases of Black Star beer. Contestants will be judged on: creativity, awesomeness, thoughtfulness and enthusiasm. Barter items must be present in order to win and there will only be one winner so barter wisely beer-lovers!
Location: Great Northern Brewing Company Hours: 5pm-7pm Admission: Contestants may register their barter submission at the Great Northern Brewery beginning at 11 a.m. MST until just before the start of the barter at 4:30 p.m. MST. The Black Star barter will begin immediately after the Whitefish Winter Carnival parade so head over to Railway & Central Avenue directly after to enjoy local food trucks, music, beer gardens and barter entertainment! Organization: Great Northern Brewing Company Contact: Ashley Garver Phone: 800-732-1003 Email:email@example.com
February 10, 2012 to February 11, 2012 - Eugene, Oregon, United States KLCC Microbrew Festavil Age: 21 & over
Beer tickets: $1 for a 3 oz. taste
Live music: Karen Lovely on Friday and Ty Curtis on Saturday. Music begins at 7:30 p.m.
- Microbrew tasting event featuring 50 breweries from the West Coast and beyond, serving over 100 craft brews.
- Collaboration Brew, Homebrew Competition, and a Music Sale with hundreds of CDs & Records.
- This event is a benefit for public radio station KLCC 89.7 in Eugene OR.
Location: Lane Events Center
796 W 13th Ave, Eugene OR 97401 Hours: Fri. 5-11 p.m. Sat. 1-11 p.m. Admission: Advanced on line $10 and 3 beer tix for tasting. $12 at the door and 1 beer tix for tasting Organization: KLCC Contact: Gayle Chisholm Phone: 541-463-6030 Fax: 541-463-6046 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
February 21, 2012 to February 21, 2012 - Manhattan Beach, California, United States Australian Pale Ale Eco-Keg Launch Specialty Cellars and Mountain Goat Brewery proudly present the US release of our brand-spanking-new Eco-Kegs filled with Australian Pale Ale! Come meet the brewmaster of this fine craft beer(flying all the way in from Melbourne, Australia) and be one of the first to try the Australian Pale Ale on tap! We will have free prizes and giveaways, not to mention samples of the beer as well! Not sure what an Australian craft beer will taste like? Try this: A well-heeled, malty ale brewed with distinctive Tasmanian Galaxy Hops. It’s medium-bodied and just bitter enough. Perfect for drinking, the unique Galaxy hop adds a bit of
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Location: Brewco Manhattan - 124 Manhattan Beach Blvd, CA, 90266 Hours: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Admission: Free Organization: Specialty Cellars Contact: Daniel Munoz Phone: 5626306630 Email:email@example.com
February 23, 2012 - Sacramento, California, United States The Art of Beer Come celebrate the Art of Beer at the beginning of the 3rd annual Sacramento Beer Week with California beer and fine art. This event features a beer tasting and art exhibition at the Sacramento Grand Ballroom with 20 breweries from all over the state of California with food from Sacramento restaurants. Enjoy a fine art photography exhibition by artist Rawi Nanakul and get a glimpse into the art of beer from across the state. Drink, eat and see what California has to offer.
A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, one of the world’s leading research centers of autism spectrum disorder.
20 of some of the best breweries from around the state
Unlimited 4oz servings of beer
Commemorative, stem less beer glass to take home
VIP ticket holders get a special session with rare beers and commemorative artwork to take home
Enjoy beer art premieres of photos of California breweries by Rawi Nanakul, bottle cap art from Jack Van Stone and mixed media by Jacquelyn Bond
Brought to you by the Northern California Brewers Guild, the California Craft Brewers Association, Bokeh Box Media and Eben Weisberg
Location: Sacramento Grand Ballroom
629 J. Street Sacramento California 95814 Hours: vip 5-10 ga 6 to 10 pm Admission: 40.00 GA 100.00 VIP Organization: Northern Californias Brewers Guild Contact: Eben Weisberg Phone: 916-813-5474 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
February 23, 2012 to February 25, 2012 - Saratoga Springs, New York, United States Saratoga Beer Week The local distributors lined up great brewery representation and great beers at our finest local pubs, restaurants, and taverns. Most of these events are free except for the purchase of the beer and food. Make sure to check out the events page for more details.
February 24, 2012 to February 25, 2012 - National Harbor, Maryland, United States Chesapeake Oyster and Beer Festival Join us for the Annual Oyster & Beer Festival an All-You-Care-To-Taste extravaganza complete with over 40 beers, wines and liquors paired with thousands of oysters - raw, steamed, roasted, and rockerfellered plus other mouth-watering delicious seafood and pit beef. The festival includes live music, seminars, exhibits, and so much more!
Location: National Harbor
137 National Plaza
National Harbor, MD 20745
Hours: Fri, 6-10pm; Sat, 12-4pm & 5-9pm Organization: Trigger Agency Contact: Sara Hamilton Phone: 410-878-9900 Email:email@example.com
February 25, 2012 - Norfolk, Virginia, United States 2012 Ghent Winter Bar Tour America's most charitable pub crawl, the Ghent Winter Bar Tour, will take place the evening of February 25th from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM journeying to various establishments located on or near Colley Avenue and 21st Street in Norfolk. Each participant receives a long sleeve shirt, souvenir cup, map, magnet, keychain, koozie, shot glass, coaster, and wristband good for discounts at participating locations as well as other promotional items. All proceeds from this event benefit Edmarc Hospice for Children. (757) 353-4660
Location: Ghent Neighborhood Norfolk, VA Hours: 4-9PM Admission: $15-$30 Organization: Ghent Bar Tour Contact: Scott Guirlinger Phone: 757 353 4660 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
February 25, 2012 - Fort Worth, Texas, United States Third Annual Barley Wine Experience Flying Saucer Draught Emporium will host the Third Annual Barley Wine Experience, featuring a selection of barley wines from several different breweries, Saturday, Feb. 25 beginning at 11 a.m. at its downtown location in Sundance Square.
The Saucer will have a large variety of draft and bottled barley wine selections available throughout the day beginning at 11 a.m. Barley wines will be available until supplies run out. The event will feature a special draft wall, located on the Saucer’s lower patio, which will feature seven draft barley wines from seven different craft breweries. This special draft wall will include the following barley wines: Brooklyn Brewery Monster Ale; Left Hand Brewing Widdershins; Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Bigfoot Ale; Real Ale Kraken from the Mysterium Vernum series; Live Oak Old Tree Hugger Barley Wine; Harpoon Leviathan; and Stone Old Guardian BELGO. Additionally, the Saucer will serve several barley wines by the bottle from the main bar inside, including Great Divide Brewing Company Old Ruffian; Real Ales Sisyphus 2011; Avery Brewing Hog Heaven; Anchor Brewing Old Foghorn; Santa Fe Brewing Company Chicken Killer; Lagunitas Brewing Olde Gnarley Wine; and Mendocino Brewing Imperial Series Barleywine.
Guests also will be able to order food items from the Hungry Farmer Plates menu, which feature barley wine pairing options for guests looking for a bite to eat during their barley wine experience. For example, their Whiskey Cheddar, English Cotswold, Humboldt Fog Blue Brie and the Blue Marble selections are all perfectly suited matches with many of these barley wines. Plates are available for $10.99 for a choice of three or $15.99 for five selections off the Hungry Farmer menu.
Admission is free, but beer and food prices vary. Early arrival is suggested in order to sample all varieties of barley wine.
February 27, 2012 to March 2, 2012 - Rancho Cordova, California, United States Cordova Restaurant & Casino Hosts Special Events at 3rd Annual Sacramento Beer Week Cordova Restaurant & Casino is excited to announce that it will be participating in the 3rd Annual Sacramento Beer Week. With over 300 events capped off with the Sacramento Brewers Showcase & Capital Beerfest at Cal Expo, Sacramento Beer Week aims to bring together the beer community of enthusiasts and breweries in a celebration of Sacramento's rich beer culture.
Cordova Restaurant & Casino will be hosting a series of special events from February 27th through March 2nd, 2012. Cordova has been hard at work in preparation for what is anticipated to be a spectacular event! In collaboration with premium breweries, the upscale casino will be offering special beer pairings nightly at the restaurant located at 2801 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA. Cordova Restaurant & Casino invites beer enthusiasts to partake in the following festivities:
· Monday, February 27 (SIERRA NEVADA BREWING)- Limited release beers from Sierra Nevada Brewing will be paired with a gourmet 4-course dinner the Chef has created specifically for these amazing brews. Dinner begins at 6pm. Become one of the few to have tried these hard to find gems!
· Tuesday, February 28 (NORTH COAST BREWING)- A flight of beer from North Coast Brewing along with a special appetizer sampler will be offered throughout the day. North Coast representatives will also be on hand that evening with special giveaways and prizes and to chat about their world-famous brewhouse.
· Wednesday, February 29 (AMERICAN RIVER BREWING COMPANY)- Local brewery, American River Brewing Company will be showcasing their two delectable beers, each paired with a specially created plate that will be available throughout the day. American River’s brewery staff will also be in for a few hours during the evening to meet the public and talk beer.
· Thursday, March 1 (LOST COAST BREWERY)- A flight of beer from Lost Coast Brewery perfectly paired with an enticing appetizer sampler will be available throughout the day. Lost Coast Brewery representatives will also be in during the evening for a meet & greet.
· Friday, March 2 (NEW BELGIUM BREWING)- A variety of brews, including some special limited releases, from New Belgium Brewing will also be paired with an exquisite 4-course dinner the Chef has prepared for the final night of festivities. Dinner begins at 6pm.
Conveniently located off of the 50 Freeway, Cordova Restaurant & Casino brings the Vegas-style gaming experience close to home in Sacramento. Featuring a classy, smoke-free environment and beautiful lodge-style aesthetics, Cordova Restaurant & Casino is easily the most luxurious and respectable card room in town.
The full-service restaurant and beer bar at Cordova not only features mouthwatering gourmet burgers, sandwiches, steaks, and a delectable selection of appetizers, but also a wide range of limited release beers and draft lines. Boasting over 100 beers from breweries all around the world, Cordova Restaurant introduces beer lovers to its epic "99 Beers to Glory Challenge." Cordova dares anyone to try all 99 bottles and 15 draft lines, 10 of which are rotating featuring craft beers. Collecting stamps on a passport to mark their conquer, winners will earn top-notch prizes along the way. Among the prizes are cash, custom beer mugs, and the ultimate honor of their names added to a plaque on the wall of glory!
The savory beer pairings, heavenly burgers, and the mind-blowing selection of beer are not to be missed. Come join Cordova Restaurant & Casino in its grand celebration of beer during Sacramento Beer Week and prove that you are able to pave your way through 99 Beers to Glory!
For menu details and more information on Cordova Restaurant & Casino and Sacramento Beer Week, visit our website: www.CordovaCasino.com or our Facebook: www.facebook.com/CordovaCasino
Location: Cordova Restaurant & Casino
February 27, 2012 to March 5, 2012 - Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States 3rd Annual Portsmouth Beer Week 2Beerguys.com and the Seacoast Beverage Lab have teamed up with local establishments to host the 3rd Annual Portsmouth Beer Week. Portsmouth Beer Week is a collective celebration of beer within the Portsmouth community.