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LongDrop Cider is leaving Eagle and headed into Boise. New downtown tasting room opening this Fall! But where? Post a pic in front of the sign and we'll hook you up with some cider or swag or something!

Pilot Batch #1 is in the tank & batch #2 happens today.
In other words...
Mom is Cooking in the Kitchen!

BOISE BREWING Hosts 3rd Annual 

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Patio is Open, Brewery Tours,
Bottle Release, Growler Specials & More!

(Bring Your Own Growler)
Fill your 64oz. Growler for $6.00 with the purchase of ANY E-Liquid, ANY size.
Offer Valid Through August 8th
3701 W. Overland Rd
Boise, ID 83705
Deschutes Brewery - Red Chair NWPA
Deschutes Brewery - Black Butte Porter
Fremont Brewing - Interurban IPA
Mazama Brewing - Mosaic Eruption IPA
Full Sail Brewing Company - B. Orange Wheat


Thursday, August 4th
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
237 N 9th St
Join us as we welcome
Serving their tasty local BEER!
Helping you plan your next stay-cation!
Raffles & discounts during the event!


*** TIGER PROP ***
Thursday, August 4th
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
850 W Main ST
Join us at Tiger Prop  for an amazing First Thursday event! We will be hanging out with some pretty cool fellow local businesses including  Barbarian Brewing  
Westward Coffee & Supply  & Boise Beer Buddies  for some coffee, ice cream, brews and fun all in support of an amazing organization called  Helping High  (Visit our Facebook page for more info). The party starts at 5pm on 8/4/16 at the Tiger Prop headquarters located at 850 W Main St. 

* All Week Long: Live Music and Food Trucks! Just follow your favorite  Buddy Hubs

* All Week Long: Game Night Live Trivia & Bingo  and  Paint Nite Boise

* Wednesdays: Alive After Five Summer Concert Series  on the Basque Block!

* Thursdays: Great Garden Escape - Live Music  @ Idaho Botanical Garden!

* Thursdays: Thursday Thunder Concert Series  @ Boise Spectrum!

* Thursdays: Kleiner Park Live - Free Summer Concerts  in Meridian!

* Fridays: Rock the Village  in Meridian!


* Hoppy Birthday Ann Leadbetter!

* Hoppy Birthday Marcus Bezuhly!

* 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm:  BEER Tasting  @ Boise Co-Op - North End Store

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  10 Barrel  Visits The GROWLER GUYS - Meridian

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: FIRST THURSDAY in Downtown Boise: Art, Entertainment, Food, Wine & BEER Tastings: 
~ ~ First Thursday Scavenger Hunt in DowntownBoise! Participate and ENTER TO WIN A DOWNTOWN BOISE GIFT CARD! How to participate: Each month, visit 6 of the listed scavenger hunt locations. Look for the logo card on display at each location: each card will feature a fun fact about downtown! At each location you visit, take a photo or write down the 'fun fact' from the logo card. Send in your 6 locations & facts to info@downtownboise.org and be entered in to win a $30.00 Downtown Boise Gift Card! BONUS: Participate in the UrBandanna Hunt from 6pm-7pm by checking in at Bandanna Running & Walking on 5th & Main before heading out on the scavenger hunt for a chance to win additional prizes! Find us on social media to see this month's scavenger hunt locations, stop by Bandanna Running & Walking, or pick up a Boise Weekly! #FirstThursdayBoise Spot our roaming entertainment? Snag a photo or video and share on social media! #firstthursdayboise #downtownboiserocks
~ ~  Angell's Bar and Grill Renato  999 W MAIN ST 
Penny Exchange! Bring in a penny and exchange it for your first Glass of Wine or Well Drink! Local BEER on Tap! Live Music on the Best Patio in Boise. Oysters Rockefeller, on the 1/2 Shell, Ceviche and more from $4.99!   342-4900
~ ~  Mixed Greens / Modern Gifts 237 N 9TH ST 
POWDERHAUS BREWING will be here sampling their yummy BEERS. The Riverside Hotel crew will be here with info on how to plan your next staycation. We'll have a giveaway and all airplants/succulents will be 20% off!  344-1605
~ ~  Tiger Prop  850 W MAIN ST 
Visit the Tiger Prop Tigers, sample BEERS from BARBARIAN BREWING COMPANY, and check out the new Westward Coffee Shop all in support of Helping High  914-6117
~ ~ Evermore Prints LLC 780 W MAIN ST 
Evermore is excited to present Man on the Street by Toby Davis. Please join us for the unveiling of new originals and lively conversation. Tobydavisart.com. Enjoy food and beverages by The Mode Lounge.  991-3837
~ ~ The Studio an Elite Salon and Spa  702 W IDAHO ST 
Free Wine, BEER, BBQ and Pizza... 25% off all Products and a free sample bag for the first 50 people... Live Music and Two Neighbors will be here showing off amazing clothing... Spend the evening eating at the Studio Salon... 577-6252
~ ~ west elm  824 W Idaho St 
Join us for our official Launch Party of LOCAL, a program designed to support Local Artists and our Community! PAYETTE BREWING will be on tap, along with light refreshments. We will feature 20 Local Artists, our 7 LOCAL vendors along with another 13 artists conducting POP-UP Shops!  342-0163
~ ~ Washington Trust Bank  901 W BANNOCK ST 
Join us for the #WTBLounge After Hours! Complimentary appetizers, no host bar, music - all in the Breezeway along 9th street!  343-5000
~ ~  Bittercreek Alehouse   246 N. 8th St 
We have a different DJ from Radio Boise every First Thursday with a dollar per BEER sold during the set returned to Radio Boise! We're doing some work in the basement that prevents us from hosting worm tours this month, so just plan to stop by for some great local food & drink! We invite you to join us from 3-5:30pm as we unplug & turn down the lights to reduce our energy footprint, drink by candlelight and know you are saving the planet while doing it.
~ ~ Fresh Off The Hook Seafood  401 S 8TH ST 
Voted "Best of Boise" 10 years in a row! We will be offering $2 off all beer on tap, wine, and appetizers! Enjoy a great selection of BEER, wine, appetizers such as Calamari Strips, Seared Ahi, Crab Cakes and more!  343-0220
~ ~  JUMP  (Jack's Urban Meeting Place)  1000 Myrtle St 
Try something new at JUMP - learn about the "Inspire Kindness Dinner for Four" contest; dance, mingle, and enjoy the views from the Fifth Level of Jack's Urban Meeting Place all while visiting with a variety of vendors such as BELLA BREWING, Indian Creek Winery, Boise's Bakery & Beewise Goods, Surly Mermaid, and One Stone.  639-6610
~ ~ Bandanna Running & Walking  504 W MAIN ST 
Explore downtown Boise with a scavenger run. Grab tickets from local businesses to enter for free shoes, gear, massage and more. Enjoy free SOCKEYE BEER, free massage from Northwest Wellness Massage, music and good times with the Boise running community.   386-9017
~ ~ Bella Modi  223 N 6th St 10 
Bella Modi will be hosting an open house in our studio during August's First Thursday event. Join us for a complimentary glass of LOCAL BEER or wine while previewing our new line of customizable leather handbags.  345-3361
~ ~ Two Zero Eight Salon and Spa  808 W BANNOCK ST 
Come and join us for First Thursday. Featuring Killer Whey Protein Ice cream, PAYETTE BREWING, Chair massages w/ Carlos and much more!  287-3787
~ ~  Even Stevens   815 W BANNOCK ST 
BOISE BREWING is Bringing the BEER! They will be in the house and will gladly give you a try of their tasty local brew. Live music from 7-9pm, and there will be plenty of fun to be had!   343-4018
~ ~ One Ninteen Boise  117 S 10TH ST 
Downtown residences and COUNTY LINE BREWING. Stop in to see the details on Boise's newest, most exciting condominium project, the One Nineteen. We have County Line Brewing sampling their wares. Let's talk about your downtown living ideas.  (208) 343-4606
~ ~ Trader Joe's  300 S CAPITOL BLVD 
Come to Trader Joe's this First Thursday! We will be featuring a special food tasting along with BEER and wine. It doesn't get much better than that! We can't wait to see you there!  336-7282
~ ~ Westward Coffee and Supply  850 W MAIN ST 
Host BARBARIAN BREWING COMPANY, sample BEERS and check out the new coffee shop (Inside Tiger Prop Headquarters)  510-301-4849
~ ~  City Peanut Shop  803 W BANNOCK ST
Please join City Peanut Shop & Woodland Empire Ale Craft for a marvelous nut and BEER pairing. Veronica Scooter Rentals will be out front with scooter rental discount cards and freebies.
~ ~ The Front Door  105 S 6TH ST 
Featuring PAYETTE BREWING with BEER specials
~ ~ Boise Brewing  521 W BROAD ST
First  Thirstday: BEER & Cheesecake Pairing
~ ~ Piper Pub 150 N 8TH ST, STE 200
Boise! What are you doing for first Thursday?! Come on down to Piper Pub to try out Bear Island's  local BEER cocktail with our friends from 8 feathers distillery! We'll be there from 630-9pm and don't forget that "geeks who drink" trivia starts at 8pm!
~ ~ The Owyhee  1109 W MAIN ST: Art, Live Music, Tastings from LongDrop Cider Co. and Food from Owyhee Tavern
~ ~ Click Here  To View the Complete First Thursday Event Guide & Map

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  Cascade Brewing: House of Sour BEER Event  @ BIER:THIRTY:  First Time in Boise with Northwest Specialty Beverage  Tapping Elderberry, The Vine, Shrieking Violet!
Plus TWO Special Tasting Flights. One is a Vertical Tasting of Cascade Brewing's Blueberry, vintages 2012-15. Second tasting is yet to be determined but buy your tickets now, at Bier:Thirty, as these are limited tastings. Attend all four events, get your card stamped at all four and get a t-shirt on the last night! All Four Events Here

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  Lagunitas Brewing Night  @ PREFUNK - Nampa

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm:  Party With The Party  with Ada County Democrats @ POWDERHAUS BREWING

* 7:30 pm: Karaoke Every Thursday @  Crescent Brewery


* 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm:  BEER Tasting  @ Boise Co-Op - North End Store with Kona Brewing Co

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  IPA Day  @ Whole Foods:  This Friday is IPA Day at Whole Foods Market and we are pouring on the front patio!! Come out and join us where we will be pouring I.P.A's from our partners Payette Brewing - River Street Brewery, Woodland Empire Ale Craft, Boise Brewing, Crooked Fence Brewing & Samuel Adams. We'll also have $10 I.P.A Growlers, 10+ IPA's on tap in our River Room and beer vendors on the floor of the store sampling product. This is all in conjunction with our 3-Day IPA Sale this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. IPA Day this Friday!!

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm:  Meet the Brewer  with EDGE BREWING and WOODLAND EMPIRE  @ Twin Beans Coffee in Twin Falls 

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm:  Proof Pinewood Derby  @ PREFUNK - Boise


* 8:00 am - 11:00 pm:  The Red Eye Tournament  Hosted by BOISE HOTSPOT @ Storey Park

* 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm: 5th Annual Magic Valley Beer Festival  Hosted by The Blue Lakes Rotary Club @ Twin Falls City Park

* 6:00 pm:  New BEER Tasting  @ HOMEBREWSTUFF - Craft Bottle Shop & Taproom with Jeremy : It's the first Saturday of the month, time to sample some of the new offerings that arrived in our tap room in July. Stop by our tap room and bottle shop Saturday, August 6th at 6:00pm for a sample of what's new in the Boise Market

* 6:00 pm:  2016 Summerland Tour  @ CROOKED FENCE BREWING - Eagle


* 10:00 am:  1st Sunday Brunch  @ MERIWETHER CIDER: Join us for August's First Sunday Brunch! Food provided by Boise's own Wild Plum. We will have food for purchase and of course cidermosas! Come hang inside or on our patio and start your Sunday right! Kids and dogs are welcome!

* 11:00 am - 2:00 pm:  Brunch at the Brewery  @ BOISE BREWING

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Trivia Night  with SOCKEYE BREWING at SPACEBAR ARCADE


* 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm:  Flash Mob Monday  @ HIGHLANDS HOLLOW BREWHOUSE

* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Kegs 4 Kause @  Payette Brewing Co

* 9:15 pm: Movie Monday @  Saint Lawrence Gridiron


* Hoppy Birthday Troy Oppie! 

* Hoppy Birthday Kevin Kelpe! 

* 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm:  Pollinator Party  @ NEON with Local Food, Cider & BEER

* 6:00 pm: Mai Thai - Chef's Table : Food & Wine Pairings with SPLIT RAIL WINERY & More

* 7:00 pm: Free  Iron Horse Brewery  BEER Tasting @ Brewer's Haven - Nampa     with  Margarita's Mexican Food Truck

* 7:30 pm: Comedy Night @ Crescent Brewery


* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Penny Exchange Night @  Angell's Bar and Grill Renato Bring in a Penny for a Glass of House Wine, Well Drink or Draft BEER!

* 5:45 pm:  Boom Box Body  @ POWDERHAUS BREWING

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


* August 12:  Pre-Fat Block Party  on 8th Street

* August 13:  Tour de Fat @ Ann Morrison Park

* August 13:  Boise Hempfest 2016 @ Julia Davis Park

* August 14:  3rd Annual Hop Rod Car Show  @ EDGE BREWING

* August 19:  National Potato Day with Bear Island Brewing  @ Eagle Triple Tap

* August 20:  JUMP Progressive Dinner  with SPLIT RAIL WINERY

* August 20:  2016 Gelande Quaffing Tournament  @ Heritage Hop Haus Meridian

* September 3:  Free Brew Class w/Rich @ BREWER'S HAVEN

* October 1:  Hoptober Freshtival Downtown Boise

* October 8:  Inaugural Boise Bacon & Beer Benefit @ SOCKEYE BREWING

* October 8:  Race For Steaks with Tri Tip Steak and SOCKEYE BREWING BEER


Boise Brew Minute ( episode 91 ) - In this extended interview, Ken from  44 North Vodka  talks about the distillation process and describes their still. We also talk about the process for turning potatoes into alcohol. At 44 North, they use multiple enzymes at different temperatures to maximize the conversion of starches to sugars for the yeast before getting turned into vodka.


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