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THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017


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*** TASTE + CRAFT 2017 ***
Saturday, April 8th
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Payette Brewing Co

Taste & Craft  is a tasting and education focused event series, celebrating craft made products from Idaho and the world.  This event is for anyone who enjoys local and regional beer, wine, spirits and food!

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Taste & Craft is Looking for  Volunteers!



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*** BEST OF TREASURE VALLEY 2017 ***
by Idaho Statesman
Voting is Now Open
Vote for Your Favorite Buddy Hubs!
Vote Each and Every Day Through April 2nd!
Check out all the Treasure Valley Buddy Hubs that made the cut:
Sandbar, Barbarian, Red Feather, Split Rail, Big K BBQ, Payette, Bella, Woodland Empire, Sockeye, County Line, Boise, Edge, Slanted Rock, Crooked Fence, Crescent "No Lawyers" Bar & Grill, Bittercreek, Cloud 9, Highlands Hollow, Mad Swede, Meriwether Cider, Powderhaus, Barrel 55, Bar Gernika, Hilltop Station, The Front Door, The Hyde House, North End Pizza, Angell's, Spacebar, The Local, Riverside Hotel, and Mixed Greens!


FEATURED EVENTS



*** ALEFORT ***

Video  by Guy Hand  and Music by  Delicate Steve

Over 25 of the best regional breweries and cideries together in downtown Boise! 
For three days you can enjoy beer, cider, food, and art in the same tent. 
Beer and Food Tokens are available at Alefort and the Mainstage.
Alefort is free to enter, open to the public, 21 and over.
Cups $3 (reusable)
Tokens $3 for 8 ounces

N 12th Street and W Grove Street

Friday, March 24: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 25: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, March 26: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


More Details  Here  and  Here

Alefort on  Untappd

Alefort via  Idaho Statesman

  *** VOLUNTEER FOR ALEFORT ***
Alefort is still looking for  Beer Loving Volunteers!


BEER CALENDAR


MARCH 22 - MARCH 26:  Treefort Music Fest 2017 

MARCH 22 - MARCH 26:  TreeFunk : A Treefort Music Fest Showcase @ PREFUNK - Boise with Mother Earth, Alaskan, Lagunitas, Odell & 10 Barrel Brewing

MARCH 22 - MARCH 26: Treefort at Spacebar  @ SPACEBAR ARCADE 

MARCH 23 - MARCH 26: Dodgefort 2017  @ HILLTOP STATION: For those who want to get out of dodge during Treefort!

MARCH 24 - MARCH 26: ALEFORT!!!

THURSDAY, MARCH 23:

* 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm: 43INC Happy Hour  @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm: Micros for Marissa  @ EDGE BREWING CO

* 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Fremont Brewing Pint Night  @ Homestead Bar & Grill

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

* 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm: Winemaker Dinner  @ ANGELL'S Bar and Grill Renato

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Free Tasting with Uinta Brewing  @ BREWER'S HAVEN - Nampa

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 24:

* 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Alefort!

* 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Tap Takeover  with PAYETTE BREWING @ Albertsons Growler Station - Eagle

* 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Friday Night Flight  with Walla Walla - Columbia Valley Wines, Automated BEER Wall, and Appetizers @ BOISE HOTSPOT

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Tap Takeover  with BOISE BREWING @ The River Room at Whole Foods

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: "Friday Nights at The Tower" @ The Tower Grill  in Nampa with Local Craft Beer on Tap

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Lei'd Back Luau  @ Rembrandts in Eagle with EDGE BREWING and SLANTED ROCK BREWING

* 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm: 4th Friday Comedy  @ CRESCENT BREWERY

SATURDAY, MARCH 25: 

* Hoppy Birthday Todd Evans!

* Hoppy Birthday Judy White! 

* Hoppy Birthday Nathan Guidinger! 

* 10:00 am - 1:00 pm:  Treefort Brunch  @ BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE

* 11:00 am: Hangover Fort  @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 11:00 am - 11:00 pm: Orval Day 2017  @ PREFUNK - Nampa

* 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Alefort!

* 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Classic Car Show & Rock Girls Calendar Release  @ BARRELHOUSE

* 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Ladies of Craft Beer Panel  @ Alefort: Boise Girls Pint Out is hosting a panel discussion featuring local ladies currently dominating the local and regional craft beer scene. The event will be located in the Hideout Tent behind Alefort VI - this event is FREE and open to the public. Get there early to get a good seat!
Featured Panelists:
- Hannah Barnett - Pub Events Coordinator for 10 Barrel Brewing Company
- Beth Bechtel - CEO / Chief Brewing Officer at Bear Island Brewing Co. 
- Michelle Gooding - Head Agronomist/Compliance Office at Gooding Farms, Inc. 
- Jodi Kahn, Market Manager w/ Firestone Walker
Moderator - Melinda Quick w/ Boise Girls Pint Out

* 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Wheat Beer Tasting  @ HOMEBREWSTUFF - Craft Bottle Shop and Taproom It is a style that screams simplicity. Barley, wheat, hops and yeast come together to make slightly sweet, refreshing beers meant to be drunk by the liter. Drop by for a sampling of several German-inspired and American creations that will help you ease into spring.

SUNDAY, MARCH 26:

* 10:00 am - 1:00 pm:  Treefort Brunch  @ BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE

* 10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Brunch at the Brewery : Wetos Locos @ BOISE BREWING

* 11:00 am: Hangover Fort  @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Alefort!

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: SPAY ghetti No Balls  @ The RIVERSIDE HOTEL - Boise
 
* 6:00 pm - 1:00 am:  Waterwheel Gardens Benefit Dinner  Hosted by WARFIELD DISTILLERY & BREWERY with 5-Course Tasting Menu, Paired Wine & BEER, Live Music All Night

MONDAY, MARCH 27:

* March 27 - March 31: Teachers' Vacation  @ Homestead Bar & Grill




* 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Buy Idaho NetWorkShop  @  BoiseHotSpot  with Appetizers, Beverages and More

TUESDAY, MARCH 28:

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

* 7:30 pm: Comedy Night  @ CRESCENT BREWERY - Nampa

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29:

* Hoppy Birthday Mike Francis!

* Hoppy Birthday Penny Pink! 

* Hoppy Birthday Mike Markley!

* March 29 - March 31:  Pre-Release  @ SPLIT RAIL WINERY: 2016 Dry Rosé PRE-RELEASE for our Wine Club Members! Not a member but kinda want to be? Check out Split Rail Winery  or contact  casey.splitrailwinery@gmail.com  for more info

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm:  Free Tasting with 10 Barrel Brewing Co  @ BREWER'S HAVEN - Vista

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Free Stand Up Comedy Night  @ BOISE BREWING


SAVE THE BEER DATE


* April: Idaho Craft Beer Month Kicks Off with Pints Up Idaho!

* April 1: Grand Re-Opening of the Tap Room @ Laughing Dog Brewing - Ponderay

* April 1: Dogfish Head Brewery - Tap Takeover @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE - Ontario

* April 1: The Yardarm Opening for the Season

* April 1: 2 Year Anniversary Party @ COUNTY LINE BREWING

* April 8: Taste+Craft 2017

* May 15 - 21: American Craft Beer Week

* May 19: The Sandbar Patio Bar & Grill & Pool Bar - Opening for the Season

* June 11: Savor Idaho 2017

* August 5: Magic Valley Beer Festival @ Twin Falls City Park

* August 12: Tour de Fat @ Ann Morrison Park


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