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WEEKLY BEERMAIL
THURSDAY, JULY 31st - SUNDAY, AUGUST 10th

 
 
BREW NEWSBREWNEWS

 
*** POST MODERN BREWERS *** Will be opening in the former TableRock Brewery, with partners Rick Boyd, Ryan Hembree, and Dusty Schmidt, and Head Brewer Marvin Kinney! Opening planned for late August! 
GRIND MODERN BURGER is hiring: "Join us Monday August 4th or Tuesday August 5th between 10am-4pm at the Hampton Inn in BODO for our hiring fair. We are seeking highly qualified bartenders, wait staff, host staff, bussers, and kitchen staff. Please bring 2 copies of your resume with you. Interviews will be conducted on a first come basis."

*** HAFF BREWING *** Construction Underway! Received State approval minus the physical inspection; Still waiting on the Federal Permit; 
From HAFF BREWING: 
"Home sweet home! This is where we will be. Right next to Cobby's on Chinden. Can't wait to enjoy great beer with you down there. Waiting on permits. Hoping to open by September or so." See Photo:


*** POWDERHAUS BREWING CO *** Will be Breaking Ground soon at 9719 W Chinden Blvd! It will include a 15-barrel brewing system, a tasting facility, and an outdoor entertainment area! More info at  Powderhaus-Brewing

*** BEAR ISLAND BREWING *** Received their official State Licensing! They are still waiting on Federal, and already have city and state approval. The Officers of the brewery will be heading out to visit all over Ireland, London, all over Belgium and Munich, Germany this summer to do some valuable research to assist in the brews they will be bringing Boise. So expect some pictures, fun facts, blogs and wonderful influence on their brews by the end of the summer!  

*** 10 BARREL BREWING *** Recalling Swill!
"A Note from 10 Barrel Brewing Company - We Are Voluntarily Recalling Swill
To our retailers and consumer friends, 
10 Barrel Brewing Company is conducting a voluntary recall of Swill in all 12 and 22 ounce bottles. It has come to our attention that some of this product may be experiencing secondary fermentation in the bottle, causing over carbonation. This consistency issue does not meet 10 Barrel Brewing's quality standards and, as a precaution, we are removing all inventory of Swill from our wholesalers and retail shelves and we are asking that consumers immediately dispose of any Swill already purchased. Swill is brewed with a completely different process than any of our other beers, isolating this issue to only Swill. This recall does not affect any of 10 Barrel Brewing's other products.
Consumers: if you have any Swill in your home, please do not open it, attempt to transport it, or return it to your retail store. Dispose of the product by following these steps: (i) Before disposing of any bottles of Swill, please put on protective gloves and eye wear; (ii) Place all remaining Swill bottles in a closed box and place immediately in a secured dumpster or trash container outside. 
We take the utmost pride in producing an extremely high quality product and continuously striving for new and innovative beers to send to the consumer. Unfortunately in this instance, despite a rigorous testing and brewing quality-check process, we didn't hit the mark. We have an amazing new beer coming out in a few weeks to replace it so keep an eye out for something new in stores.
If you have any questions regarding this voluntary recall, please call 10 Barrel Brewing at (541) 678-5427 or send an email to swill@10barrel.com. If you have any of the potentially affected product and would like a refund, you can use the same phone number or email address."


*** WOODLAND EMPIRE & HIGHLANDS HOLLOW *** Collaboration on "High Five Double IPA" on tap around town!


*** CROOKED FLATS *** "Brew it Forward at Crooked Flats" is a great way to give back to the community that we live and work in. If you know of or work/volunteer for an Idaho non-profit and would like to be a part of this fundraising opportunity please email a request to kelly@crookedfencebrewing.com for consideration.
Please include a contact person and details about the non-profit.

*** CROOKED FENCE BREWING *** We are very excited to announce the new CFB benefit brew... Crooked Fence Brewing Co., Boise Rock School & Boise Fry Co. have teamed up to raise money for "Rock on Wheels" a non-profit ran by Boise Rock School that teaches music in local schools that no longer offer music programs for students. This beer will release in Boise Fry Co. locations this fall. More info coming very soon...


*** BOISE BREWING *** Every time you buy a pint of Hard Guy saison anywhere in the universe, a portion of the proceeds go to Ridge to Rivers! We're just about out of our CSB/BEER of the month memberships. We will stop selling them at the end of August. So if you're interested in picking one up, get on it or wait a year when it's time for renewal! Available online or in the brewery. http://www.boisebrewing.com/membership/

*** CLOUD 9 BREWERY *** It's back! Summer in a glass, made with local honey and basil (Steele Brothers Apiaries and Purple Sage Farms)


*** IDAHOBREWMAG *** August Issue coming soon! In print at EVERY Idaho Brewery, and online: at http://www.idahobrewmag.com including a map listing all Idaho breweries!

*** BEER BLOG *** On Tap BEER Blog / Idaho BEER News - by Steven Koonce: Check out the latest: On Tap Beer Blog

*** BEER GROWLERS *** The Pros & Cons of BEER Growlers via Tara Morgan @ Boise Weekly: BEER Growlers

*** BOISE BEER BUDDIES *** For Card-Carrying Members of BOISE BEER BUDDIES, stop by the following Buddy Hubs to receive your Buddy Discount: BIER:THIRTY BOTTLE & BISTRO, WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT, KILTED DRAGON BREWING, SOCKEYE BREWING COMPANY, HOMEBREWSTUFF, EDGE BREWING COMPANY, PAYETTE BREWING COMPANY, REFUGE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE, PRE FUNK BEER BAR, CROOKED FENCE BREWING, HIGHLANDS HOLLOW BREWHOUSE, & SPACEBAR ARCADE; More Buddy Hubs to be added soon! 

*** BEST OF BOISE *** The BEST Survey for Best of Boise: Boise Weekly Best of Boise 2014! Survey Ends August 31st! Vote for your favorite BREWERY! VOTE HERE
  
*** BREWERIES TO OPEN *** HAFF BREWING, POWDERHAUS BREWING, POST MODERN BREWERS, COUNTY LINE BREWING, BEAR ISLAND BREWING, AMAGI BREWING, BLACKBIRD BREWING, ACCOMPLICE BREWING, SIMIAN BEER COMPANY & More! 
 
*** THANKS FOR SUPPORTING ALL OF OUR LOCAL BREWERIES *** BOISE, PAYETTE, HIGHLANDS HOLLOW, SOCKEYE, CROOKED FENCE, 10 BARREL, KILTED DRAGON, SLANTED ROCK, RAM, WOODLAND EMPIRE, EDGE, CLOUD 9, CRESCENT, BEER VALLEY, SAWTOOTH, SALMON RIVER, MCCALL, SELKIRK ABBEY, LAUGHING DOG, GRAND TETON, & More! 
BEER CALENDARBEERCALENDAR


*** In case you missed it last week: here's some eye candy from the CROOKED FENCE Belly-Flop-Off at The Lift...you won't want to miss it next year! 


FESTIVALS / EVENTS:

* August 1st - August 3rd:  Yellowpine Music and Harmonica Festival  More Info Here

* August 7th - 9th: Braun Brothers Reunion Festival @ Challis: Music & BEER! More Info Here

* August 7th - 17th: Festival @ Sandpoint: Music & BEER! http://festivalatsandpoint.com
* August 15th - August 24th: Western Idaho Fair: Concerts, Animals, Carnival Rides, Food, People-Watching, and BEER! http://idahofair.com

THURSDAY, JULY 31st:

* Hoppy Birthday David Roberts!

* Hoppy Birthday Nicholas Phillips!

* 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm: BEER Tasting @ BOISE CO-OP

* 6:00 pm: Alpine BEER & Food Tasting at Konditorei. The tasting will consist of three flights with three courses per flight for a total of 9 unique BEER and food pairings. All of the BEER for the upcoming tasting will be provided by SAWTOOTH BREWERY and the majority of our food will be sourced locally!  Space is limited!  Sign up by calling 208.622.2235

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Thursday Thunder @ Boise Spectrum: Live Music, Food, Wine, & BEER! 'Jeff Crosby' Performs 

* 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Great Garden Escape Series @ Idaho Botanical Garden: 'Stoneseed' Performs; Gates @ 5:30 pm; $7

* 8:00 pm: Geeks Who Drink @ PIPER PUB 
 
FRIDAY, AUGUST 1st:

* International BEER Day! http://www.internationalbeerday.com

* 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Mystical T-Shirt Friday @ CROOKED FENCE BREWERY


* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Live Music @ PAYETTE BREWING CO: 'George DeVore' Performs; Food Available from P.Ditty's Wrap Wagon
 
7:00 am - 10:00 pm: First Friday @ Boise Co-Op: Live local music, wine, BEER, and delicious tastings from our local vendors. Everyone is welcome to shop at the Boise Co-op. Interested in joining the Boise Co-op? First Friday is a great day to do so, as we waive the $15 administration fee this day only. ($50 equity payment still applies.)

* 6:30 pm: Rock the Village @ The Village in Meridian; Local Vendors, Food, & BEER Garden: 'James Smith & LeAnne Town' Opening For 'Party Crasher' brought to you by premier sponsor Mountain West Bank and supporting sponsors Integrity Audio Visual, Idaho Songwriters Association and BOB FM! Free to the community.  
 
* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Live Music on the Patio @ SOCKEYE BREWING: 'The Fabulous Blue Rayz' Perform

 

* 8:00 pm: Live Music @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY: 'Army of Pines' Featuring 'Ian Timoney' Performs

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2nd:  

 

* 10:00 am - 1:00 pm: New York Life Insurance Company Presents the 6th Annual Run For Your Life 5K, 10K and 1/2 Marathon Downtown Boise. All net proceeds to benefit Camp Rainbow Gold! More Info Here. BEER by PAYETTE BREWING CO @ 6th & Myrtle

 

* 12:00 pm: Taste of McCall: The McCall-Donnelly Education Foundation's annual summer event, Taste of McCall, is held at beautiful River Ranch in McCall.  Chefs from a range of McCall restaurants and local caterers serve tastes of their summer selections, all paired with fine wines and premium craft BEER. The delicious food, gorgeous views, & silent auction make it an event not to be missed! More Info Here

 

* 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm: 3rd Annual Magic Valley BEER Festival @ Twin Falls City Park: Music, Food, & BEER: More Info Here

 

* 1:00 pm - Dark: 10th Annual Blues, Brews, & BBQ's Festival @ Salmon City Island Park More Info Here

 

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: STONE BREWING Pint Night @ 13th Street Pub & Grill

 

* 5:30 pm: Post Time @ Les Bois; Live Horse Racing and BEER; Idaho Cup Day!


 

* 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Live Music & Dirty Dash After Party @ HIGHLANDS HOLLOW with 'Buckskin Bible Revue'

 
* 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm: SALMON RIVER BREWERY Live Music Series @ SRB/Depot Park: Food and beverages (including SRB's excellent micro brews) are available and low backed chairs are allowed. 'Stone Seed' Performs

* 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Live Music @ EDGE BREWING: 'The Wooly Buggers' Perform 

* 8:00 pm: Boise's Funniest Person - Finals! @ Liquid, Comedy & BEER: More Info Here

SUNDAY, AUGUST 3rd:

* Hoppy Birthday Andy Leathers!

* $7 Sundays @ WOODLAND EMPIRE: Growler Fills for $7!

MONDAY, AUGUST 4th: 


* Hoppy Birthday Marcus Bezuhly!

* Hoppy Birthday Jenny Hennessey!

* 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Kegs4Kause @ PAYETTE BREWING: 50% of Proceeds from BEER Sales will be Donated Each Monday

* 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm: $10 Growler Fills @ BOISE BREWING & $120 CSB Memberships on Mondays

* 9:30 pm: Offal Movie Monday @ SAINT LAWRENCE GRIDIRON: Movie on the Patio @ Dusk
 
TUESDAY, AUGUST 5th:
     
* 7:00 pm: NO-LI BREWERY @ BREWER'S HAVEN NAMPA: No-Li Brewery out of Spokane will be in the Brewer's Haven Nampa store. We will be tasting at least 5 of their delicious brews! BEER Tasting is FREE! There will be FREE shwag given away. Get here early for a seat. Feel free to bring or order in food. We have the BEER to feed your head!

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Live Music on the Patio @ SOCKEYE BREWING: 'Cutting Cages' Performs

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: REFUGE Restaurant & Lounge: 2 for 1 Tuesdays on BEER: Great Local Craft BEER Selection!

* 8:00 pm: BEER & Comedy @ CRESCENT BREWERY in Nampa 

* 9:00 pm: Geeks Who Drink @ RAM

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6th:

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Alive After Five @ The Grove Plaza: 'Fort Harrison' Opening for 'Too Slim & The Taildraggers'; Featuring Local BEER by CROOKED FENCE and PAYETTE BREWING, Plus Regional Breweries DESCHUTES and SIERRA NEVADA

 

* 5:30 pm: Ladies Night @ Les Bois: Gates Open @ 4:00 pm; Ladies Get in Free; Live Horse Racing and BEER

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Live Music @ EDGE BREWING

* 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Live Music @ HIGHLANDS HOLLOW: 'Rebecca Scott' Performs

THURSDAY, AUGUST 7th:

* IPA Day! IPA Day

Drink Some Ale...Save Some Tail! EDGE BREWING COMPANY: Help us keep Boise's pets safe and happy! Idaho Humane Society fund raiser. EDGE teams up with SNIP to take a bite out of animal overpopulation in the Treasure Valley. Beginning Thursday, August 7 - and every First Thursday of the Month after that - Edge Brewing Company will donate 10% of all FOOD and BEER sales to SNIP from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. Come enjoy a cold BEER and great FOOD and support SNIP at the same time!


* 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm: KINDNESS Grand Opening @ The Owyhee: Appetizers, Cocktails, & BEERS More Info Here

* 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm: BEER Tasting @ BOISE CO-OP

* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: DESCHUTES BREWING @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE: Don't miss out! Deschutes Brewing will be at the Garage with lots of great BEERS on tap including several reserve series BEERS! A portion of each Deschutes BEER purchase will go to this month's fundraiser recipient: The Ontario Fire Dept. Burnout fund! See you there!


* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: First Thursday @ PRE FUNK BEER BAR with Steven Koonce Autographing 'Idaho Beer: From Grain to Glass in the Gem State' and BOISE BEER BUDDIES offering Buddy memberships plus a drawing for a free pass to BREW AT THE ZOO! More First Thursday event in next week's Beermail!

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Join SWIMBA (Southwest Idaho Mountain Biking Association) for a ride in the Boise Foothills, then convene at Terry's State Street Saloon for the post-ride celebration! Enjoy SOCKEYE's Trail Digger Pale Ale with proceeds benefiting SWIMBA 

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Thursday Thunder @ Boise Spectrum: Live Music, Food, Wine, & BEER! 'iRock' Performs 

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Great Garden Escape Series @ Idaho Botanical Garden: 'The Come Together Band' Performs; Gates @ 5:00 pm; $7

* 8:00 pm: Geeks Who Drink @ PIPER PUB 
 
FRIDAY, AUGUST 8th:

 

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Bars & Ballads @ Old Idaho Penitentiary: (Last admission 9:00p.m.) Bring a picnic and don't forget your blanket as local bands (Emily Tipton, Marshall Poole and Mission 66) play inside the walls of the Old Pen. CROOKED FENCE will be selling BEER and the Friends of the Historical Museum and Old Penitentiary will have wine to purchase (21+ must have a current, valid ID). The yard and building will be open for self-guided tours. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children, Event is strongly recommended +10.

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Happy Firkin Friday! SOCKEYE BREWING just got in a whole load of special firkin kegs! We love the cask conditioning that happens to our BEERS in these natural aging vessels, as well as the opportunity that comes with infusing special herbs, spices, fruits and other tasty morsels into our beers. To celebrate creativity and tradition in brewing, Sockeye Grill and Brewery will have a Firkin Tapping on the 2nd Friday of each month. It's a one-and-done beer session opportunity you don't want to miss!  Don't know what the firk a firkin is? Here's your firkin answer!

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Marcus Eaton Live @ CROOKED FLATS: Come hang out under the stars and listen to Marcus Eaton LIVE to benefit Idaho Dance Theatre! (IDT) CROOKED FLATS is a beautiful outdoor concert venue in Eagle, ID. DINE 16 will be open for dinner and CROOKED FENCE will be pouring their awesome craft BEER. Feel free to bring your own chairs and/or blankets to enjoy the open space! All ages welcome. Support the Boise Arts!

* 6:30 pm: Rock the Village @ The Village in Meridian; Local Vendors, Food, & BEER Garden: 'Afrosonics' brought to you by premier sponsor Mountain West Bank and supporting sponsors Integrity Audio Visual, Idaho Songwriters Association and BOB FM! Free to the community.  

 

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Live Music on the Patio @ SOCKEYE BREWING: 'Buckskin Bible Revue' Performs

* 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Movies in the Garden @ Idaho Botanical Garden Featuring 'Secondhand Lions' with Food, Wine, & BEER by Willowcreek Grill, or Bring Your Own! More Info Here

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9th:  

 

* Hoppy Birthday Troy Oppie!


 

* Hoppy Birthday Kevin Kelpe!


 

* 5:30 pm: FINAL Live Horse Racing of the Season @ Les Bois: Live Horse Racing and BEER

 

* 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm: SALMON RIVER BREWERY Live Music Series @ SRB/Depot Park: Food and beverages (including SRB's excellent micro brews) are available and low backed chairs are allowed. 'Shook Twins' Perform 

* 9:00 pm - 2:00 am: SPACEBAR ARCADE with DJ Dangerous Dave: Music, Games, Wine, & BEER 

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 10th:

All Day Long: $10 Pitchers @ SOCKEYE
 
* 9:00 am - 2:00 pm: BEER-unch @ CROOKED FENCE Barrelhouse: Classic & Unusual Brunch Menu Options, Mimosas, Man-Mosas, Red BEER, & More

* 10:00 am - 1:00 pm: CROOKED FLATS Brunch Buffet @ DINE16

* 11:00 am - 8:00 pm: $2 Off Growler Fills @ EDGE BREWING

* 11:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Select $10 Growler Fills @ BIER:THIRTY

* 11:00 am - Close: $6.99 Growler Fills of Flagship BEER @ the RAM (Seasonals Slightly More)

* 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm: CROOKED FENCE BREWING Tasting Room on Chinden: Purchase a 64 oz Growler Fill & Receive a Pint of CF Brew on the House (Excludes Some Specialty Brews)

* 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm: $7 Sundays @ WOODLAND EMPIRE: Growler Fills for $7

* 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Happy Hour @ HIGHLANDS HOLLOW: $1 Off Pints

* 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Happy Hour @ CROOKED FLATS: $3 Draft BEER, $6 Cheese or Pepperoni Flatbreads, $8 Flatbread & BEER

* 9:00 pm - Close: Happy Hour @ The RAM
SAVE THE BEER DATESAVETHEBEERDATE


* August 14th: WOODLAND EMPIRE: Brewing on the pilot system for the upcoming screening of Space Balls at the Egyptian Theatre. Radar Jam Raspberry Porter. Only one man dare give you the raspberry...Exclusively at the Egyptian for this screening, August 14!

* August 15th: Radio Boise Pre Fat Block Party

* August 15th: 1 Year Anniversary Bash @ PRE FUNK BEER BAR

* August 16th: Tour de Fat: Read 'What You Don't Know About the Tour De Fat (How NEW BELGIUM BREWING CO helped create Boise's unstoppable bicycle culture)' by Jimmy Hallyburton, BBP Executive Director BBP-Tour de Fat-Here Bring someone who hasn't been to Tour de fat before. We need 15,000 people at the festival this year!

* August 23rd: Food Truck Rally

* August 30th: BREW At The Zoo!

* September 8-9, 2014: GRAND TETON BREWING BOISE BEER BUS! 



* September 13th: Craft BEER Festival @ Memorial Stadium

* October 18th: OktoBEERfest @ CROOKED FLATS


BEER MISCBEERMISC


*** PRE FUNK Mug Club @ PRE FUNK BEER BAR (1100 Front Street): $50 a year for the following perks: Get a 22 oz mug for the same price as a pint (some exclusions may apply) ~ $10 growler fills from 3pm - 6pm ~ $5 off any Pre Funk Swag ~ All Local Craft BEER on Tap ... Pints & Growler Fills
 
*** BERT'S GROWLER GARAGE *** For BEER Lovers in the West End of the Valley @ 1635 SW 4th Ave, Ontario, OR: BEER Growler Fill Station, BEER Tasting Room Featuring Craft BEER & Cider https://www.facebook.com/Bertsgrowlergarage?ref=br_tf
 
*** Two New Growler Fill Stations have opened in Twin Falls: THE TWIN STOP on Pole Line Rd & THE CASTLE'S CORNER on Blue Lakes Blvd!
 
*** Check out 'IDAHO BEER: FROM GRAIN TO GLASS IN THE GEM STATE' by Steven Koonce: A Book about the emerging BEER scene in Idaho  https://historypress.net/catalogue/bookstore/books/Idaho-Beer/9781626193796
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