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Tuesday the 6th:

The Pony Bar in Hell’s Kitchen is hosting their first Founders event. No list, but there’s mention of several varieties of Breakfast Stouts plus other rarities and seasonals (and I have no doubt they will deliver). Taps on by 6 pm.


Bar Great Harry in Carroll Gardens has a Mikkeller vs Evil Twin event today – drafts pour at 2 pm and between 6 & 10 pm, all beers are only $5:

  • Mikkeller I Beat yoU
  • Evil Twin Yang Imperial IPA
  • Mikkeller To From Via 2011
  • Evil Twin Yin Imperial Stout
  • Mikkeller Monk’s Elixer
  • Evil Twin Monk Suffers Serious Sugar Rush on Barbados
  • Mikkeller Wet Hop Kellerbier
  • Evil Twin Södermalm Hipster Ale

The $10 tasting at Jimmy’s No 43 in the EV features Hitachino beers tonight. No list, but six different Hitachino beers should be sampled at 7:30 pm – get there early to get your seat.


Wednesday the 7th:

Downtown Bar & Grill in Cobble Hill also has a Founders Rare Beer Event tonight beginning at 5 pm. Get there early to ensure you get your top choices from this sweet line-up:

  • Canadian Breakfast Stout
  • Kentucky Breakfast Stout
  • Imperial Stout
  • Nemesis 2010
  • Double trouble
  • Porter
  • Breakfast Stout
  • Curmudgeon
  • Backwood Bastard

(I screwed up last week and had this down for Wednesday the 29th. My sincere apologies.)


Double Windsor in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn has a Barrel-Aged Beer event tonight beginning at 7 pm. Check out this lovely list:

  • Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 2010 (Bourbon barrel-aged)
  • Schneider Brooklyner Hopfen-Weisse (Gin/Pinot Noir barrel-aged)
  • Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter (Whiskey barrel-aged)
  • Left Hand Widdershins Barleywine (Brandy barrel-aged)
  • Allagash Odyssey (Oak-aged)
  • Spike & Jérôme’s Cuvée Délirante (Rum barrel-aged)
  • Kelso Industrial Pale Ale (Maple barrel-aged)
  • La Cuvee du 7ieme (Gin/Pinot Noir barrel-aged)
  • Captain Lawrence Nor’Easter 2011 (Bourbon barrel-aged)
  • Boulder Obovoid Nitro (Oak-aged)
  • Dogfish Head Burton Baton (Oak-aged)

Rye House has a Deviant Dales IPA & Hops N Heifers Release Party tonight. 9 lines of Oskar Blues including these:

  • Nitro pour Dales Pale Ale
  • Nitro pour Old Chub Scotish Ale
  • Gubna IPA
  • G’Knight Imperial Red
  • Mama’s little YELLA Pils
  • Ten Fidy Imperial Stout
  • and the release of…Deviant Dale’s IPA

with some tasty dishes created from Hops n’ Heifers Farm Beef:

  • South West Steak Tar Tar
  • Dale’s Beer Cheese
  • Sliders
  • Oskar Blue’s Mini Cheese Steaks
  • Grilled Rib Eye with Smoked Fingerling Potatoes

The Night of the Imperials returns to the Blind Tiger tonight at 3 pm. Check out these taps:

  • Dogfish Head My Antonia Imperial Pilsner
  • Uinta Dubhe Imperial Black IPA
  • BFM/Terrapin Spike & Jerome’s Barley “Rhyne”
  • Captain Lawrence Captain’s Reserve Imperial IPA
  • Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Aged Fourth Dementia Old Ale
  • Speakeasy Scarface Imperial Stout
  • Xbeeriment Black Force One Smoked Imperial Stout
  • Troeg’s Scratch 57 Weizenbock
  • Great Divide Espresso Oak-Aged Yeti Imperial Stout
  • Oskar Blues Deviant Dales Imperial IPA
  • Wandering Star Rude Man Barleywine
  • Southern Tier Oak Aged Unearthly Imperial IPA
  • Mikkeller/Three Floyds Boogoop Buckwheat Wine
  • Flying Dog Double Dog Double Pale Ale (Nitro)

George Keeley on the UWS is hosting the Manhattan release party for Cricket Hill. No list or further details yet but I’ll post them if I get them.


Bierkraft in Park Slope is hosting a Pretty Things Beer Social from 7 to 10 tonight. Listen to Jim Barnes spin an eclectic mix of music (Russian disco, Polka, who knows?) while you sip some of Dan Paquette’s liquid creations.


Idle Hands in the EV is showcasing Stone Brewing & High West Distillery in their $10 beer & bourbon tasting tonight. A tenner gets you full pours of Stone IPA & Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous, samples of Stone Smoked Porter, Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale, 2012 Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine or 2011 Double Bastard, a taste of something from High West, and an order of Tater Tots from That Burger w specially made dipping sauce made with featured brewery


*added 3/7* Taproom 307 in Gramercy is putting on some special Smuttynose lines tonight at 7 pm, including a one-of-a-kind oaked Robust Porter and the first keg of the new batch of Vunderbar Pils in the city.


*added 3/7* beer table in Park Slope is releasing the first version of their table beer series tonight.  This 4.7% interpretation was brewed with Brian Strumke of Stillwater and will be available in bottles and on draft tonight.  Free oysters will be served until they run out beginning at 5 pm.


Thursday the 8th:

Celebrate Purim with Shmaltz Brewing + the Funky Jewbelation Official NYC Release at The Growler Station in the West Village from 5-7. The list:

  • Funky Jewbelation
  • Genesis: Dry Hopped Session Ale
  • Genesis 15:15 barrel aged barleywine
  • Jewbelation 15
  • Messiah
  • and more!

Stone takes over the taps at Bierkraft in Park Slope tonight beginning at 7 pm:

  • IPA
  • Old Guardian
  • Belgo Old Guardian 2011
  • Ruination IPA
  • Sublimely Self-Righteous
  • Russian Imperial Stout 2011
  • Arrogant Bastard Ale
  • Levitation
  • Smoked Porter
  • 15th Anniversary Ale
  • Vertical Epic 11.11.11
  • Cali-Belgique
  • Sublimely Self-Righteous

The Pony Bar in Hell’s Kitchen hosts a Long Trail Brewing event tonight beginning at 6 pm – no list but live bagpipers have been promised.


Friday the 9th:

It’s the grand opening of the New York Beer Company today beginning at 11 am. Expect 40 drafts and 60 bottles from this new Hell’s Kitchen bar.


Tonight at 7 pm, George Keeley (UWS) kicks off the East Coast vs West Coast Heavy Metal Brew Tour. Smuttynose & Victory battle Lagunitas & Ballast Point to the tunes of everyone’s favorite heavy metal artists.


Saturday the 10th:

The 13th Annual Split Thy Skull returns to Mugs Ale House in Williamsburg this weekend. This is what you’ll have the pleasure to choose from on Saturday starting at 11 am:

  • 21st Amendment Allies Win the War!
  • Amager Rugporter
  • Ballast Point Tongue Buckler
  • BFM & Terrapin Brewing Co Spike & Jérôme’s Cuvée Délirante
  • Cape Ann Fishermans Tea Party
  • Clown Shoes Blaecorn Unidragon
  • Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA
  • Firestone Walker Abacus
  • Founders Devil Dancer
  • Flying Dog Barrel Aged Gonzo Porter
  • Greenport Harbor Triton
  • Hitachino Nest Zymatore Commemorative
  • Kelso Quad Bock – Cabernet Barrel Aged
  • Mikkeller Black Hole Cognac
  • Nøgne Ø Sunturnbrew
  • Sam Adams New World Tripel
  • Sixpoint Triple Sweet Action
  • Smuttynose Barleywine 2010
  • Stone Old Guardian 2008
  • Wandering Star Rude Man Barleywine

Cask: Birrificio Troll Shangrila Fumè Matured in JW Lees Harvest Ale Lagavulin Barrels 2009


The monthly Homebrew Brunch returns to Taproom 307 in Gramercy today. $20 gets you brunch and a glass to share homebrew – bring your latest creations between 11:30 am and 3:30 pm.


*added 3/7* Bitter & Esters in Prospect Heights has their next Brew Like a Pro Session today.  Participants will brew a 15-gallon batch of a Nøgne-Ø Porter clone, using the exact recipe and ingredients as the actual beer, and then be invited to one of three release parties where you will get to taste your creation alongside the commercial version.  Tickets are $65 and can be purchased here.


Sunday the 11th:

Split Thy Skull continues at Mugs with this line-up:

  • 21st Amendment Lower Da Boom Barleywine
  • Abita Select Barleywine
  • Allagash Odyssey
  • Ballast Point El Dorado Double IPA
  • Brooklyn Monster 2007
  • Dieu De Ciel Equinox Du Printemps
  • Dogfish Head Midas Touch
  • Kelso Bierkraft 10th Anniversary Imperial Stout
  • Kissmeyer No. 1 Stockholm Syndrome
  • Kuhnhenn Simcoe Silly
  • Left hand Smoke Jumper Smoked Imperial Porter
  • Sierra Nevada 30th Anniversary Jack and Ken’s Barleywine
  • Smuttynose S’muttanator 2010
  • Southampton Abbot 12
  • Southern Tier Oak Aged Pumking
  • Speakeasy Scarface Imperial Stout
  • Victory Ranch R Double IPA
  • Wandering Star Berts Disqualified Imperial Stout
  • Weyerbacher Old Heathen Imperial Stout 2009
  • Xbeeriment Black Force One

Idle Hands in the EV has an all-you-can-drink Rock n Roll Outlaw Brunch every Sunday from noon-4 pm. $18 gets you a burger & side from That Burger plus all-you-can-drink Lone Star, Lagunitas, Bloody Marys, Screwdrivers, Mimosas & Hot Toddys. Not too shabby.

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