♦= a Free event
♦= a Pay-As-You-Drink event
♦= a Flat-Fee event (all drinks included in the cover charge or set price)
♦= a Beer & Food event
♦= Free food will be served at this event
♦= a My Life on Craft Favorite (especially recommended by Mary)
Tuesday the 20th:
- Reserve Russian Imperial Stout
- Reserve Bourbon Barrel-Aged Porter
- Hopnotic IPA
- American Ale
- American Brown Ale
- East Coast Lager
- Colonel Blides Cask Ale
♦Tonight’s Tuesday Night Tasting at Bierkraft features Left Hand Brewery, including the launch of their Milk Stout on Nitro. The tasting begins at 7 pm but get there early to get a seat.
- Icculus Kolsch / 5.2%
- Frau Blücher Rauch Bier / 5.4%
- Dunegrass Double IPA / 7.9%
- Gosilla German-Style Gose Bier / 3.8%
- Belgian 1 / 7.5%
- Lights Out Stout / 6.1%
- Medulla IPA / 7.1%
- Bulkhead Red / 6.3%
- CASK: Sanity IPA / 6.4% / 16oz / $5
♦There’s a tasting of Rare and Unusual beers at Radegast Hall & Biergarten in Williamsburg tonight from 7 pm on. The tasting is $25 per person and features these beers along with live music from the Avalon Jazz Band:
- De Glazen Toren Jan De Lichte (Imperial Wit)
- La Rulles Grande 10
- De Glazen Toren Saison D’Erpe-Mere
- Alvinne Gaspar
Wednesday the 21st:
♦♦Stag’s Head in Midtown East has an IPA event beginning at 6 tonight. Free Philly cheesesteak spring rolls at 6. The list:
- Dogfish Head 120 Minute
- Butternuts Brutus Imperial IPA
- Two Brothers Resistance IPA
- Cigar City Big Apple IPA
Kelso’s Brandy Barrel Aged IPA
♦Beer Sessions Radio and several other Heritage Radio Network shows are celebrating their 100th episodes with a party at Santos Party House in Chinatown tonight from 7 to 10 pm. Craft beer and artisan spirits will be pouring and tasty bites will be served, including a chocolate table curated by Clay Gordon. Tickets are $50 with all proceeds benefiting Heritage Radio Network, a 501c3 organization.
♦SlantShack Jerky is launching their newest product, a beef jerky marinated in Bronx Pale Ale, at Jimmy’s No 43 in the East Village tonight from 6 to 8 pm. Free jerky with every pint of Bronx Pale Ale purchased.
♦Tonight’s $10 Tasting at Idle Hands in the East Village features Green Flash Brewing. Drop in between 7 and 9 pm, drop $10 at the bar and receive two full pours of Palate Wrecker and West Coast IPA, samples of Rayon vert, Le freak, Hop Head Red & Double Stout, samples of Bourbon Blanton’s, and an order of Tater Tots from That Burger with specially made dipping sauce made with a Green Flash beer.
Thursday the 22nd:
♦Founders Brewing is taking over the taps at Bierkraft in Park Slope at 7 pm. No list but cellar rarities are promised.
♦Coopers Craft & Kitchen in the East Village is hosting a Big Beer event tonight at 6 pm. The list:
- Mikkeller Boogoop
- Flying Dog Barrel-Aged Gonzo
- Southern Tier Chokolat
- North Coast Old Stock
- Firestone Walker Double Jack
♦Tonight is the launch of a new weekly event at Jimmy’s No 43 in the East Village, the Thursday Tap. Every Thursday at 5 pm, owner Jimmy Carbone will tap a keg of something rare. Tonight’s keg is the Zymatore Thornbridge Raven Black IPA matured in Ransom Distillery Whiskey (Pinot Noir) barrel.
♦The East Coast vs West Coast Heavy Metal Brew Tour continues tonight in Park Slope at The Gate at 7 pm. The contenders:
- Smuttynose Robust Porter
- Smuttynose Vunderbar
- Smuttynose Brett & I
- Lagunitas WTF
- Lagunitas Czech Pils
- Lagunitas Maximus CASK
- Victory Storm King
- Victory Hop Devil
- Victory Headwaters Pale Ale
- Ballast Point Sculpin
- Ballast Point 3 Sheets
- Ballast Point Sextant (Nitro)
♦There are two Left Hand events tonight: tasting and giveaways are promised from 7 to 10 pm at Breukelen Bier Merchants in Williamsburg while 3 kegs are being tapped and pint glasses given away with each 6 pack purchased from 5 to 8 pm at The Growler Station in Greenwich Village.
Friday the 23rd:
Saturday the 24th:
Sunday the 25th:
♦♦BXL East in Midtown has a European Craft Beer Dinner tonight. A beer welcome is at 5 pm with seating at 6 pm for a 5 course dinner. $65 a head includes all beer and food. Please call 212 888 7782 or email email@example.com for reservations.
That’s it for now. My friend Chris O’Leary does a fine job of listing daily NYC-area events on a daily basis – please check out his picks (& other beer news) at Brew York New York.