Posted May 11, 2016 in Asheville Beer Week, Beer, Beer Awards, Beer Pairings, Breweries, Events, Limited Release, New this week, People, Rarerities, The Beerlanthropy® Project
Friday 5/27, 5-7pm
Boojum Brewery Tasting
Cost: NO CHARGE
The Boojum Brewery crew takes over the wee tasting room to kick off Asheville Beer Week! Featuring: Mur Raspberry Saison, Graveyard Fields Blueberry Coffee Portyer, Reward Pale Ale, King of the Mountain Double IPA.
Wednesday 6/1, 5-7pm
Meet Quest Brewing Brewmaster, Don Richardson, for a tasting of Quest Brewing beers hand-selected by Don himself from the Quest vault. Don has been in the beer industry for over twenty years, the majority as a brewmaster. He has gained a stellar reputation in the beer industry for his award-winning beer recipes while he brewed at Boulder Beer Co. in Colorado and Cottonwood Brewery in North Carolina. Richardson’s ties to WNC beer run deep. (He’s the “King Don” behind Catawba Brewing King Don’s Pumpkin.)
Featuring: Golden Fleece Belgian Pale Ale, Smoking Mirror Porter, Ponce Cucumber Jalapeno Saison (World Beer Cup Gold Medal Winner 2016!), Barrel-Aged Elegast (Flemish-style Sour aged for 18 months)
Thursday 6/2 5pm Blind IPA Tasting Cost: $6/pp
Think you know your favorite local IPA? Come find out! We’ll have a blind tasting of TEN Asheville and WNC IPAs that you will rate yourself with us giving the big reveal at the end. If you can also guess which IPA is which, you get bonus points and the chance to win prizes at the end of night. Only one question remains: How well do you know your palate and local beer?
Saturday 6/4, 6pm Flights & Bites Beer Pairing Cost: $20/pp + tax Maximum: (30) people *Please note: This event is standing room only.* Tickets: http://goo.gl/hkNwwu
Join us in the humble storefront for Flights & Bites, the second of our in-store food and beer pairing series.
1st Course Blackberry Farms Summer Saison 2016 Grilled Fingerling Potato, Asparagus, Pickled Red Onion, Spanish Ham
2nd Course De Struise Pannepot Grand Reserva 2012 Sunburst Farms Hickory Smoked Trout Crostini with Beet And Garden Herb Cream Cheese
3rd Course Abbaye de Saint Bon Chien 2014 Duck Confit Stuffed Wonton with Hoisin, Coconut, and Green Onion
4th Course Weyerbacher Sunday Morning Stout 2016 Candied and Spiced Pecans, Walnut, and Aged Gouda