Wednesday, October 29, 2014

ntx beer week picks

North Texas Beer Week is fast approaching us (starting this Friday October 31) and the number of events is staggering this year. As much as I would love to hit up every single one, I'm pretty sure that would be impossible and a trip to the ER would be the end result. However, I have picked out events each day that I would not only love to hit up but also will realistically be able to attend as well.

As much as I would love to attend the Brewer's Ball on Nov 7, I just can't justify spending $125 for a ticket. However, it looks like it'll be an amazing event so if you can go, go! 

Below are the events I am going to try to hit up. If you see me, come by and say hello. If you recite a LOTR quote upon meeting me, I might just buy you a pint.

I will be here a lot during NTX Beer Week


Small Batch Release 1 of 10 - Altbier
Four Corners Brewing Company


Small Batch Release 2 of 10 - Smore Stout
Four Corners Brewing Company
1:00 pm
FCBC Smore Stout

Martin House Brewery Tour
Martin House Brewing Company
Every Saturday (2-5pm) & Thursday (6-8pm) we open our brewery home for everybody to come and hang out. The tour is actually more of an open house, and you will be able to see all of the brewery equipment as you relax and enjoy beers in our space. You can come anytime during our open hours and stay as much or as little as you’d like. $10

Brew-Drink-Brains: A Grand Opening Bash
The Collective Brewing Project
Just in time for NTX Beer Week, The Collective Brewing Project will finally be opening their doors for a grand opening celebration. (21+ only)


Cowboys, Cardinals & Community
Bryan Street Tavern
Come watch the Cowboys defeat the Cardinals at noon on 23 flat screen TV's and enjoy $4 Community draughts and keep the pint glass! Community Beer Line-up: Community Mosaic IPA, Community Vienna Lager, Community Legion (10oz - 9.9% ABV)
 - I hear Bryan Street Tavern has some spicy wings. I would very much like to find out while watching football and drinking local craft beer for only $4.

Sunday Funday w/ Grapevine Craft Brewery
LUCK (Local Urban Craft Kitchen)
Starting at 12pm we will have Grapevine Craft Brewery out with the tapping of Night Watch Oatmeal Stout along with Lakefire and 10 Gauge. Around 3:30pm we will be tapping the Oak Aged Night Watch Oatmeal Stout. We will have North Texas Beer Week commemorative glassware and North Texas Beer Week commemorative growlers. An ongoing cornhole tournement, as well as the Dallas Cowboys game going....A great way to kick off North Texas Beer Week

Small Batch Release 3 of 10 Peppercorn Pale Ale
Four Corners Brewing Company
2:00 pm


Small Batch Release 4 of 10 - ESB
Four Corners Brewing Company
6:00 pm
FCBC Extra Special Bitter (ESB)

Ommegang HopChef -Dallas 2014
3015 -At Trinity Groves
6:30 pm
Brewery Ommegang brings its national food and beer pairing competition, HopChef, to Dallas. Dallas’ top beer-forward chefs under one roof to pair dishes with a variety of Ommegang ales Tickets


Small Batch Release 5 of 10 - American Lime Wheat
Four Corners Brewing Company
FCBC American Lime Wheat


Small Batch Release 6 of 10 Steam Beer
Four Corners Brewing Company
FCBC Steam Beer

Thai Me Up Beer Dinner Hosted by Malai Kitchen (Thai food and beer? Yes please)
Malai Kitchen
7:00 p.m.
Head to Malai Kitchen on Wednesday, November 5th, for a “Thai Me Up” beer dinner featuring Malai's portfolio of house-brewed, Asian-style beers. Chef Braden Wages will team up with Paul Singhapong of CrushCraft Thai to create a six-course menu including an amuse bouche of crispy rice, cured pork, and scallop paired with a shandy shooter; Vietnamese crepes with Bia Hoi; grilled quail salad with Golden Triangle Fusion Saison; oxtail soup with Malai Bock; black bass and Thai ratatouille with Thai-P-A; and sticky rice creme brulee with Coconut-Chili-Chocolate Porter. Dinner is priced at $60 per person (including beer pairings). For reservations, please call 214.599.7857.


Small Batch Release 7 of 10 Belgian Waffle Tripel
Four Corners Brewing Company
Belgian Waffle Tripel


A Rye Scotch Ale brewed in collaboration with (soon to open) Braindead Brewing is our 8th release. An Imperial Golden Stout brewed with our friends at Grapevine Craft Brewery is the 9th of 10 specialty beers. Both are brewed in very limited batches for NTX Beer Week. Be there to grab a pint while it lasts! You won't find this anywhere else.
Four Corners Brewing Company
Rye Scotch Ale and Imperial Golden Stout

Franconia 200 year-old Fallen Bock Keg Tapping (200 year old keg, shit yeah!)
Bryan Street Tavern
Come watch your favorite college football team and witness the tapping of a 200 year-old keg of Franconia Fallen Bock!!!! Franconia draught line-up: Franconia Fallen Bock (200 year old keg) Franconia Wheat Franconia Dunkel Keep the pint glass when you're done!


Small Batch Release 10 of 10 Imperial Red Ale
Four Corners Brewing Company
2:00 pm
Imperial Red Ale

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