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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017


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*** MURPH'S CORNER BREW ***
Excited to Announce: New Owners and New Name!
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*** SAWTOOTH BREWERY ***
Sawtooth Brewery BEER is available across Idaho!
Beginning Feb. 3, all  Sawtooth Brewery  BEERS will be available anywhere in Idaho with the  Hayden Beverage Company , including cans of our Idahome IPA and Sunnyside Session Wheat. Brewed and exported from Hailey, Idaho!



*** DESTINATION: BEER *** 
Rare and Delicious BEER Experience in McCall!
Breweries from across Idaho
Appetizers from Delish Catering
Saturday, February 25th
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Check Out this  List of Beers!
Event Details and  Tickets Here
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*** FIRKIN FROLIC ***
Local Firkin BEERS  At The Basque Center! 
Thursday, February 9th
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brought to you by The Rotary Club of Boise
Featuring Firkin BEERS by  Barbarian Brewing,  Boise Brewing,  Mother Earth Brewing Company, Powderhaus Brewing Company, Sawtooth Brewing and Sockeye Brewing!
And Food by Food Carts - Wetos Locos (Taco Cart), Sweet Pitkins Comfort Food (Pulled Pork, Nachos, sandwiches), and Foxy Franks (Hotdogs)
Event Details and Tickets  Here
Advance Ticket Sales Available Through February 8th:
$15 Each (+ $1.82 Eventbrite Fee)  Here
Or $20 at the Door


*** MOTHER EARTH BREW CO *** 
February Newsletter


*** PAYETTE BREWING CO ***


*** HILLTOP STATION and CLOUD 9 BREWERY ***
Made the List of 10 Neighborhood Restaurants In Idaho
With Food So Good You'll Be Back For Seconds


*** SOCKEYE, GRAND TETON and BARBARIAN BREWING ***
Made the List of Best Beers, Brewers, New Brewers
by Subregion in ratebeer.com


*** MERIWETHER CIDER ***


FEATURED EVENTS



*** SAWTOOTH BREWERY at MIXED GREENS ***
Thursday, February 2nd
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
237 N 9th St
Moving Sale and BEER!

 

*** MAD SWEDE BREWING at CITY PEANUT SHOP ***
Thursday, February 2nd
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
803 W Bannock St
Nut + BEER Pairings @ City Peanut Shop
City Peanut will also be at  The North Face for their special event


BEER CALENDAR



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2:

* Hoppy Ground Hog Day!

* Hoppy Birthday Christy Beavers!

* Hoppy Birthday Matt Sorensen!

* Hoppy Birthday Sheila Cigich!

* 11:00 am - 10:00 pm: Drink Some Ale Save Some Tail   Hosted by SNIP-Spay Neuter Idaho Pets, Inc  @ EDGE Brewing: 10% of all Food & Drink Sales Donated

* 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Beer Tasting  @ Boise Co-Op - North End Store with New Belgium Brewing

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: First Thursday   in Downtown Boise: Art, Entertainment, Food, Wine, Cider & BEER Tastings
~ ~ Downtown Boise Association  101 S CAPITOL BLVD 203 
Love First Thursday and want to win tickets to Eric Church? Snap a photo of your favorite First Thursday stop, tag @downtownboise and #FirstThursdayBoise for a chance to win!   385-7300
~ ~ Mixed Greens | Modern Gifts 237 N 9TH ST 
Sawtooth Brewing from Hailey will be here sampling their awesome beer! Plus, we're getting ready to move next door permanently & need to lighten our load...everything will be 20% off from 5-9 pm on First Thursday!  344-1605
~ ~ City Peanut Shop 803 W BANNOCK ST
Come check out fabulous Nuts + Beer pairings with our friends at  Mad Swede Brewing . We will also be over at  The North Face  for their special event.
~ ~ Angells Bar & Grill Renato  999 W MAIN ST 
We are pleased to announce Executive Chef Franck Bacquet has joined the Angell's family. Come try our new Tapas menu and meet Chef Franck! Live Music and 50% off Happy Hour drinks. 4-6 pm   342-4900
~ ~ Bittercreek Alehouse  246 N. 8th St 
We have a different DJ form Radio Boise every First Thursday with a dollar per beer sold during the set returned to Radio Boise!
~ ~ Meraki Greek Street Food  345 S 8TH ST 
First Thursday Drink Specials! $3 Local Draft Beers, $4 Local Wines and 20% Greek Wines by the bottle. All Appetizers $2 off! Enjoy Bourekia (Greek cheese sticks), Spanakopita, Fava Keftedes, and warm Pita with our famous Tzatziki Dip
~ ~ SHIFT Boutique  807 W BANNOCK ST 
Let's forget it's winter and taste some ice cream! Killer Whey will be sampling their gluten-free, all natural ice cream and we will have killer deals on our sale merchandise. It's not beer, but it is ice cream!  331-7806
~ ~ Wear Boise  828 W IDAHO ST 
Join us from 4:30-8:00pm on 2/2 for First Thursday! We'll be pouring local craft beer and wine, and all Wear Boise merch will be 15% off!  680-6017
~ ~ Payette Brewing Company  733 S Pioneer Street 
Pistolero Porter Night at Payette Brewing! Enjoy $2 pints of Pistolero and $6 six-packs. Haze Beer Snacks will be doing free samples of delicious pretzels and a food truck will be on site.   344-0011
~ ~  Boise Fry Company 204 N CAPITOL BLVD
Poutine and Boise Brewing! C elebrate the Canadian trifecta of fries, gravy, and cheese curds all melded into one!  Boise Brewing is taking over our taps, raffling off prizes for those in line, and showing off their new cans. It's going to be gravy so bring your appetite!
~ ~ Boise Brewing 521 W BROAD ST
Jeffrey C Lowe Art Show on the Mezzanine of Boise Brewing. Drink a beer, look at pictures and talk to the artist. Guest appearance by Mr. Bob Dobalina.
~ ~ The Grove Hotel 245 S Capitol 
EDGE Brewing with Hopkiss Dry Hopped Session Ale and Obligatory Double IPA!
~ The Front Door 105 S 6TH ST
Featuring Stone Brewing with Three Courses for $14.95
~ ~ View the Complete First Thursday Event Guide and Map  Here  or Pick Up a Copy of This Week's Boise Weekly  for a Printed Guide to Take With You

* 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm: Homestead's 1 Year Anniversary and Triple Tap Takeover   with BOISE BREWING, PAYETTE BREWING and MOTHER EARTH BREW CO

* 6:00 pm: Bear Island Brewing Hosts Team Trivia  @ EAGLE TRIPLE TAP

* 7:00 pm: PaintBox  @ The BIRD STOP - Caldwell

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Karaoke @ Crescent Brewery

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3:

* Hoppy Birthday Bob Stano!

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Mick's Retirement Party  @ Brewer's Haven - Nampa

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: "Friday Nights at The Tower" with BEER and Clam Chowder Bread Bowls at  The Tower Grill  in Nampa

* 6:00 pm:  Paint and Sip  @ MURPH'S CORNER BREW / VILLAGE COFFEE & BISTRO @ BOISE SPECTRUM: Food & Drink Specials, Professional instruction by local artist Marcus Mashburn

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Amateur Music Night Hosted by Carter Freeman  @ EAGLE TRIPLE TAP

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4:

* Hoppy Birthday Carol Crosswhite! 

National 2x4 Day  with Melvin Brewing: 30+ Bars, 3 Countries, 9 BEERS  2x4 Video  Melvin! Melvin Brewing in Boise

* 11:00 am - 10:00 pm:  Melvin National 2x4 Day  @ BIER:THIRTY

* 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm: 1 Year Anniversary of Their Riverfront Home: Telaya Wine Co  and  Coiled Wines  with B-Town Bistro

* 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: New Beer Tasting  @ HOMEBREWSTUFF - Craft Bottle Shop & Taproom:  January of 2017 was an exciting month for the Boise BEER market. From the introduction of Wild Ride from Redmond, Oregon to some long-sought after releases from Ballast Point, Woodland Empire, Ninkasi and many others. Swing by the Homebrewstuff Taproom and Bottle Shop for a taste of what's new in Boise.

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Melvin National 2x4 Day  @ PREFUNK - Boise

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Melvin National 2x4 Day  @ Twisted Timber

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5:

* 9:00 am - 2:00 pm: Brunch @  Murph's Corner Brew  with Great Food plus  Mimosas, Red Beers and Bloody Marys; Live Music 11-2 by Elizabeth Findley

* 10:00 am - 1:00 pm: 1st Sunday Brunch  @ MERIWETHER CIDER with B-Town Bistro

* 10:00 am - 3:00 pm:  $8 Gameday Growler Special  @ COUNTY LINE BREWING: Come get your growler filled before the big game! We will be open from 10am until 3pm. 64oz growlers will be just $8 (excludes RIP Russian Imperial Stout) and we will have two special Pale Ale's on tap: Freedom Falcon Pale Ale and Touchdown Tommy's Pale Ale. Come down for a pint and grab a growler to go!

* 10:00 am - Close: 13 Year Anniversary and The Big Game at Stubs Sports Pub : Happy Hour All Day plus $7.00 Taco Bar!

* 11:00 am - 8:00 pm:  Payette Pick Six Party  with  Pick Six Games  @ PAYETTE BREWING CO: The Big Game with BEER Specials, Big Mike's Food Truck  and Prizes

* 12:00 pm: Game Day BEER Specials @ Crescent "No Lawyers" Bar & Grill

* 4:00 pm: The Big Game @ Magic Valley Brewing : Food & Drink Specials, Bingo & More

* 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Pizza & Potluck  for The Big Game @ The Crescent Brewery 

* 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Football Party at the Public House  @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY PUBLIC HOUSE in Ketchum

* 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm: The Big Game  @ WARFIELD DISTILLERY & BREWERY: Food & Drink Specials, Pool to Benefit the Advocates

* 4:00 pm - 12:00 am:  The Big Game  @ The Homestead: Appetizer & Craft BEER Specials

* 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Big Game Potluck at the Tap Room  @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY TAP ROOM in Hailey
 
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6:

* Hoppy Birthday Lisa Edens! 

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  Kegs 4 Kause  @ PAYETTE BREWING CO Hosted by  Idaho Organization of Resource Councils

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7:

* Hoppy Birthday Caroline Merritt!

* Hoppy Birthday Dawn Hysell! 

* 7:00 pm: Free BEER Tasting @  Brewer's Haven - Nampa

* 7:30 pm: Comedy Night @  Crescent Brewery

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 :  

* 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm:  Science Pub - The Clean Water Act  @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY PUBLIC HOUSE in Ketchum - Science and BEER!

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Ballast Point Tap Takeover  @ Heritage Hop Haus Meridian

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Free BEER Tasting @  Brewer's Haven - Vista

*** BONUS DAYS!!! ***

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9:

* 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm:  Wallace Brewing Company  - Wallace, ID - Orehouse Tasting Room - Reopening with refinished bar! R affling off two tickets to  Destination: Beer . Purchase a bottle of Vito Oak Aged Strong Ale in the Orehouse Tasting Room and receive one raffle ticket to win entry to Destination: Beer. Two winners will get a ticket to this historic beer event. We'll pull the winning tickets at 5:30 on February 14th. 

* 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm:  Beer Tasting  @ Boise Co-Op - North End Store with Merchant du Vin

* 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm: 2nd Annual Firkin Frolic  @ The Basque Center: Firkin BEERS! Details and Tickets Here

* 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Great Northern Brewing Pint NIght  @ The Homestead 

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: What is Pet-Nat & Why You Should Be Drinking it  @ SPLIT RAIL WINERY

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Wallace Brewing Brewery Night  @ PREFUNK - Nampa

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Karaoke @  Crescent Brewery

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10:

* February 10 - 14:  Valentine's Day Menu  @ ANGELL'S BAR & GRILL RENATO: 5 Course Dinner with New Menu by Executive Chef Franck Bacquet

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Birds & Brew  @ MAD SWEDE BREWING: Fundraiser to help repair the roof at The Peregrine Fund's World Center for Birds of Prey

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Bikin' For Lovin'  Hosted by Boise Bicycle Project with Food @ Pollo Rey by BITTERCREEK and BEER by PAYETTE BREWING

* 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: A Brew With Sue Round 2 : Adult Night at  Discovery Center of Idaho : with Wine, BEER by POWDERHAUS BREWING, and Food by Boise Fry Co. Tickets Here

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11: 

* Hoppy Birthday Jake Schisel! 

* Hoppy Birthday Rhett Atagi! 


* 5:00 pm: Four Course Valentine's Dinner @  Crooked Fence Brewing ; Call 208-286-9463 for Reservations

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Valentine's Swig & Swing  @ MAD SWEDE BREWING

* 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Beer Prom 2017  @ POWDERHAUS BREWING


SAVE THE BEER DATE


* February 15: Founders Launch Party @ PREFUNK - Boise

* February 16: Welcoming Founders Brewing Co to East Boise @ BIER:THIRTY

* February 18: County Line Brewing @ HILLTOP STATION

* February 18: One Year Anniversary @ MERIWETHER CIDER CO

* February 21: Boise Girls Pint Out Birthday Party @ The FRONT DOOR

* February 25: Destination: Beer in McCall, Presented by Idaho Brewers United


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