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WEEKLY BEERMAIL
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11TH - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21ST

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*** HAFF BREWING *** Is Open! Grand Opening Celebration This Saturday! 
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*** KILTED DRAGON BREWING *** 2nd Anniversary Party This Saturday at Noon! And more news from Cory & Jeremy: "Hello fellow beer connoisseurs! We would like to announce our 2nd Anniversary B-day party to be held at Kilted Dragon Brewing's facility this Saturday from Noon till Close. We are also sad to announce that Saturday, Dec. 13th will also be our final day open. We have had a good run, made some great beer, made even better friends, but unfortunately we will have to close our doors. We will be open this Thursday and Friday from 5:30pm - 8pm. Hope to see you there! Cheers!"
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*** POSTMODERN BREWERS *** Here's their starting line up of BEER!
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*** BEAR ISLAND BREWING *** Fuse Pale Ale is now on tap around town! Look for it at Bittercreek Ale House, Grind Modern Burger, Haff Brewing, Bier:Thirty, Pre Funk, Homebrewstuff, & More! 
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*** BARBARIAN BREWING *** Hey BEER Fans! Let's help support Barbarian Brewing's Kickstarter Project! Barbarian Brewing is Idaho's first dedicated barrel house opening in 2015 in the Boise area, specializing in aged beer kept in oak barrels. Check out their story HERE

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*** BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE *** Dark Days: Vintage & Unique Dark Ales All Month Long
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*** HIGHLANDS HOLLOW BREWHOUSE *** Toys 4 Tots Drive: Bring in a New, Unwrapped Toy and Receive a FREE Pint of BEER
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*** EDGE BREWING *** Stop in now and through the Holiday season for a gift for that craft BEER lover and get a little something for yourself. Get $10 in Brew Bucks for every $50 gift card purchase. Now that's the perfect gift!
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*** CROOKED FENCE *** FREE CFB BREW with 5 Non-Perishable Food Items Donated thru December 13th! 
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*** WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT *** Now on tap, SPLIT RAIL Cabernet! And our friends at Bodo Vino have tapped By The Fire, our winter warmer collaboration designed together and brewed by the Bodo Vino staff. Stop by their place and have a glass of a delicious local collaboration.
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*** BOISE BREW BUS *** Has unofficially booked one of the largest breweries in town for a tour, and expect more to follow in the next week or so. They will also be launching the Boise Brew Bus website in just a few days. 'Like' their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/BoiseBrewBus
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*** 10 BARREL BREWING *** "Brew beer, drink beer and have fun doing it!" More on the A-B InBev Backlash via Inc.com HERE
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*** GROWLER STATION ***  New growler station with Steve Koonce at the Albertsons on 16th and State Street: Check out all the Idaho BEERS!
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*** CITY PEANUT SHOP *** What goes better with BEER than NUTS?? 
Use Your BUDDIES Card to Receive 10% Off Your Purchase!  
Stop in late to pick-up a hostess gift or party tray. 
Holiday Hours: Monday - Friday 10 to 7; Saturday 10 - 5; Sunday 11 - 4
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** BOISE BREW MINUTE *** Check out the latest interview by Woody Sobey with Bob from SLANTED ROCK BREWING COMPANY as they discuss his Holiday Winter Ale made for the Portland Winter Ale Fest, the upcoming Imperial Vanilla Porter and his transition from home brewer to commercial brewer HERE
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*** IDAHO BREW MAGAZINE *** December Issue HERE
Complete list of Idaho Breweries (including a map!) HERE
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*** BREWERIES TO OPEN *** POWDERHAUS BREWING, COUNTY LINE BREWING, BARBARIAN BREWING, AMAGI BREWING, BLACKBIRD BREWING, CLAIRVOYANT BREWING, ACCOMPLICE BREWING, SIMIAN BEER COMPANY, LONG DROP CIDER & More! 
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*** THANKS FOR SUPPORTING ALL OF OUR LOCAL BREWERIES *** 
HAFF BREWING, BEAR ISLAND, POSTMODERN, 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, BROKEN HORN, SELKIRK ABBEY, LAUGHING DOG, GRAND TETON, MAD BOMBER, & More! 
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* SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13TH 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm: 
HAFF BREWING Grand Opening! Drink Specials, Prizes, Fun, BEER! Meet the HAFF Team at 4340 Chinden Blvd, Garden City; More Info Here
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11TH:

* 11:00 am - 10:00 pm: Thirsty Thursday @ EDGE BREWING CO: Wear Your EDGE Gear and Receive 10% Off

* 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm: BEERS, Bonfires, & 'Aspen Extreme' @ SAINT LAWRENCE GRIDIRON!  Lets get winter going with some beers and bonfires. Come gather round the bonfire at Saint Lawrence Gridiron on Thursday Dec 11th. We will be tapping PAYETTE BREWING Busted Wagon and watching the ski classic Aspen Extreme. All proceeds from Busted Wagon for the month come back to Winter Wildlands and will benefit our National SnowSchool program. Happy hour starts at 3pm and the movie will start at 5:30pm. Dress warm! More Info Here

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

* 5:00 pm: LAUGHING DOG BREWING Football Night: 4 Big-Screens, BBQ, Prizes, and BEER!

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Live Music @ CROOKED FENCE BARRELHOUSE with Dan Costello

* 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: BEER Release Free Tasting @ EDGE BREWING CO: Double IPA! 

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Game Show Live Trivia @ PRE FUNK BEER BAR NAMPA: Trivia, BEER, Win a Bar Tab! More Info Here

* 7:00 pm: 'She's Crafty w/Japricorn' @ SPACEBAR ARCADE: Crafts & BEER! Use Your BOISE BEER BUDDIES Membership Card to Receive $1 Off Pints of BEER! More Info Here
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12TH: 

* Hoppy Birthday Kati Stallings! 

* Hoppy National UGLY Christmas Sweater Day! 

* 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm: It's finally time!!! After a long awaited year SLANTED ROCK BREWING COMPANY is breaking open the Woodford Reserve barrels and bottling up their Barrel Aged Imperial Stout. They will be going on sale in the tap room! Live Music, Appetizers, & BEER! 

* 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: 12 BEERS of Christmas @ Whole Foods Market: BEER Tasting! 

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: SAWTOOTH BREWERY Tap Takeover @ The Twin Stop on Poleline Rd in Twin Falls: Hey Twin Falls! Our Head Brewer will be at the Twin Stop on Poleline Road on Friday for your growler fills with 4 Sawtooth Beers on tap! The first 24 fills get a free Sawtooth pint glass with their Sawtooth Growler fill.

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Firkin Friday @ SOCKEYE BREWPUB More Info Here

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Flats Fridays @ CROOKED FLATS: Live Music with Dan Costello

* 7:10: Idaho Steelheads: Hockey & BEER!

* 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm: Live Music @ SOCKEYE BREWING with 'Tractorbeam'
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13TH: 

* Hoppy Birthday Cory Thomas! 

* 11:00 am - 5:00 pm: Join the Home Work Club @ BREWFORIA BEER MARKET BOISE! BSU students, bring in your student ID's on Saturdays from 11A-5P and buy one pint get one FREE! With FREE wi-fi and free BEER why go anywhere else!

* 12:00 pm: KILTED DRAGON BREWING 2nd Anniversary Party! And their Final Day Open, so wish them farewell! 

* 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm: HAFF BREWING Grand Opening! Drink Specials, Prizes, Fun, BEER! Meet the HAFF Team at 4340 Chinden Blvd, Garden City More Info Here

* 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Artist Sweatshop @ CROOKED FENCE BREWERY More Info Here

* 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Holiday Toasting Fair @ Whole Foods Market: Wine & BEER Tasting

* 4:00 pm - 2:00 am: Ugly Sweater Party @ GONE ROGUE PUB; Prizes & Drink Specials!

* 6:30 pm: 1st Annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Party @ PRE FUNK BEER BAR: 'Tis the Season to Celebrate Ugly Sweaters and Craft BEER with 13 Specialty Handles from ODELL BREWING CO and Live Music by Jac Sound!


* 7:10: Idaho Steelheads: Hockey & BEER!

* 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Boise Hive Holiday Party @ Visual Arts Collective More Info Here

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14TH: 

* 11:00 am - 11:00 pm: Dark Days @ BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE: Big Dark BEER Party and Whiskey Pairing More Info Here

* 4:30 pm: Sunday Supper @ SAINT LAWRENCE GRIDIRON: Enjoy a delectable four course dinner as we showcase the Ohana No-Till Farm winter crops. Several unique drink pairings are available and vegetarian options are available upon advance request. Come meet the Ohana farmers, and enjoy the pinnacle of American Cuisine in Boise! Support local food and enjoy the heck out of it too! Seating is limited and additional tickets can be purchased in person at the restaurant until the day before the event. 

* 7:00 pm: Cards Against Humanity @ BOISE BREWING
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 15TH: 

 

* 11:00 am: GRIND MODERN BURGER, the new restaurant located across the street from Boise Art Museum (705 W. Fulton St), recently launched its new Celeburger series. This monthly program will highlight a celebrity with a specially designed burger, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit a chosen charity.

As inspiration for the burger in the month of December, BAM selected three artists featured in the current exhibition Arp, Mir�, Calder. The artists, Jean ArpAlexander Calder, and Joan Mir� were each part of the postmodern movement and tended to work with bold colors in various mediums. Grind Modern Burger will honor each artist with a burger created to reflect their work. Each artist's burger will be served for one day. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of these burgers will benefit BAM.


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

* 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm: Monday Night Football Specials @ WHOLE FOODS RIVER ROOM: $3 Local BEER Pints & $9.99 Bucket of Wings

* 8:00 pm: Last Call Trivia @ BOISE BREWING: Trivia & BEER! 
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16TH:

* 11:00 AM: GRIND MODERN BURGER Celeburger Series to Benefit BAM (see Dec 15th)

* 11:00 am - 10:00 pm: Growler Fills for $8 on Tuesdays at CROOKED FENCE BARRELHOUSE

* 5:45 pm: Boom Box Body @ WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT: 
$5 for a Boom Box Body Keg Workout Followed by a WOODLAND BEER! 
Every Tuesday this Winter! "Handcrafted. Imaginative. Idahoan" 

* 7:00 pm: Free BEER Tasting @ BREWER'S HAVEN Nampa: Porters! 

* 7:00 pm: Boise Classic Movies @ The Egyptian Theatre Featuring 'It's A Wonderful Life' Movies and BEER!
More Info HERE
Tickets HERE

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

* 7:30 pm: Trivia Night @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY: Teams of 1 - 6 People; $20 per Team; Trivia and BEER! 

* 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm: Live Music @ SOCKEYE BREWING with 'The Low Down Whiskey Rebels'

* 8:00 pm: BEER & Comedy @ CRESCENT BREWERY in Nampa
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17TH:     

* 11:00 am: GRIND MODERN BURGER Celeburger Series to Benefit BAM (see Dec 15th)

* 11:00 am - 11:00 pm: Dark Days @ BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE with STONE BREWING CO More Info Here

* 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Live Music @ BREWFORIA BEER MARKET BOISE with Haven Snow & Kyler Eamon; 21+ only; More Info Here

* 6:00 pm: ODELL BREWING CO Brewery Night @ PRE FUNK BEER BAR NAMPA 


* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: SIERRA NEVADA Barrel-Aged Narwhal Release @ BIER:THIRTY 

* 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Live Music @ HIGHLANDS HOLLOW
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18TH:

* 11:00 am - 10:00 pm: Thirsty Thursday @ EDGE BREWING CO: Wear Your EDGE Gear and Receive 10% Off

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

* 5:00 pm: Ladies Lounge with PAYETTE BREWING CO @ WilliB's: Drink specials & give aways starting at 5pm every Thursday! This week we will feature Payette Brewing Co. with fun raffle items! Plus, Trivia with Matt West starting at 7:30pm, $25 bar tab to the winning team!! WilliB's has awesome homemade food, a full bar, 12 BEERS on tap, a good selection of wine, pool, darts, 2015 Golden Tee & fantastic service!! 

* 5:00 pm: LAUGHING DOG BREWING Football Night: 4 Big-Screens, BBQ, Prizes, and BEER!

* 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: SPLIT RAIL WINERY & Riedel Wine Glasses: How the Shape of a Glass Can Influence Your Wine More Info Here

* 6:00 pm: UGLY Sweater Party with NEW BELGIUM BREWING @ TWISTED TIMBER PUB & GRILL 

* 6:00 pm: SAWTOOTH BREWERY BEER Pairing Dinner @ Konditorei: 9 BEERS in 3 Flights of 3 Courses Each

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Live Music @ CROOKED FENCE BARRELHOUSE with Dan Costello

* 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Dark Days @ BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE: PAYETTE BREWING CO with a Super Stout Surprise & UGLY Sweater Party More Info Here

* 6:45 pm: Boise Classic Movies @ The Egyptian Theatre Featuring 'Christmas Vacation' Sponsored by GRIND MODERN BURGER & Bogus Basin; Movies & BEER!
More Info HERE
Tickets HERE

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Game Show Live Trivia @ PRE FUNK BEER BAR NAMPA: Trivia, BEER, Win a Bar Tab! More Info Here

* 7:00 pm: UGLY Sweater Contest & Trivia Night @ BREWERS HAVEN NAMPA More Info Here

* 7:00 pm: 'She's Crafty w/Japricorn' @ SPACEBAR ARCADE: Crafts & BEER! Use Your BOISE BEER BUDDIES Membership Card to Receive $1 Off Pints of BEER! More Info Here

* 8:00 pm: Couch Surfer Series: Artists & Authors @ SAINT LAWRENCE GRIDIRON with Musician Travis Ward of Hillfolk Noir, Author & Comedian Emma Arnold, & Moderator Justin Vaughn More Info Here

* 9:15 pm: Boise Classic Movies @ The Egyptian Theatre Featuring 'Christmas Vacation' Sponsored by GRIND MODERN BURGER & Bogus Basin; Movies & BEER!
More Info HERE
Tickets HERE
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19TH: 

* 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: 12 BEERS of Christmas @ Whole Foods Market: BEER Tasting! 

* 6:00 pm: Fundraiser for the Colton's @ PRE FUNK BEER BAR Nampa More Info Here (This will be at the Nampa Pre Funk)

* 7:00 pm: BEER Pairing Dinner @ BOISE BREWING with My Family Tradition Sauce & Rub Co: Reserve now - limited seating; $50/person plus tax and gratuity; Email service@mftsauceandrub.com to purchase tickets via paypal More Info Here

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Flats Fridays @ CROOKED FLATS

* 7:10: Idaho Steelheads: Hockey & BEER!

* 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm: Live Music @ SOCKEYE BREWING with 'Bread and Circus'
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20TH: 

* 11:00 am - 5:00 pm: Join the Home Work Club @ BREWFORIA BEER MARKET BOISE! BSU students, bring in your student ID's on Saturdays from 11A-5P and buy one pint get one FREE! With FREE wi-fi and free BEER why go anywhere else!

* 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Dark and Soothing with SLANTED ROCK BREWING CO @ BIER:THIRTY; Slanted Rock: "We only filled 2 small kegs of our Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout and this is one of your chances to taste it on draft!!!" More Info Here

* 7:10: Idaho Steelheads: Hockey & BEER!
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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21ST: 

* 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Winter Solstice BEER Dinner with Archie's Place @ PRE FUNK BEER BAR: $50 pp; Call Jason for Reservations @ 871-1455 

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: BARBARIAN BREWING Kickstarter Party @ Cinder Wines (107 E 44th St, Garden City): Help us reach our Kickstarter fundraising goal! We are throwing a tasting event at Cinder Wines. Barbarian Brewing will be pouring tasters of our Wild IPA, Harvest Ale made with fresh Butternut Squash, a Belgian Tripel, and a few surprises by the bottle. 
Wetos Locos will be on hand for you to purchase delicious Mexican food and Cinder Wines will be open for people to purchase wines by the glass and bottles for last minute Christmas shopping. 
The event is free to attend and donations are not required (but very much appreciated). We'll also have our kickstarted page available for you to make donations directly to the kickstarted, which means you'll get some awesome merchandise out of the deal as well.
Event Info HERE
Kickstarter Link HERE

* 7:00 pm: Cards Against Humanity @ BOISE BREWING

* 7:30 pm: Xtreme Holiday Xtravaganza Benefiting Interfaith Santuary @ The Egyptian Theatre Hosted by Curtis Stigers & The Fool Squad with BEER by SOCKEYE BREWING and PAYETTE BREWING; Doors @ 6:30 pm;
More Info HERE Buy Tickets HERE
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* December 21-22-23: Xtreme Holiday Xtravaganza Benefiting Interfaith Santuary @ The Egyptian Theatre Hosted by Curtis Stigers & The Fool Squad with BEER by SOCKEYE BREWING and PAYETTE BREWING; 
More Info HERE Buy Tickets HERE

* December 22nd: Dark Days @ BITTERCREEK with SIERRA NEVADA & Narwhal

* December 23rd: Dark Days @ BITTERCREEK with UINTA BREWING


* December 31st: New Years Eve @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE! 

* December 31st: 5-course BEER Pairing dinner with ODELL BREWING CO @ The Front Door: Call 287-9201 for reservations

* December 31st: 2nd Annual Idaho Potato Drop Downtown Boise
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*** IDAHOBREWMAG *** December Issue Available Now  http://www.idahobrewmag.com 

*** TIDBITS *** by Steven Koonce More Info Here

*** BOISE BREWS CRUISE *** Coming Soon
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