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THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
to
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017


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*** THE FRONT DOOR ***
by the BSU Students - Pizza Taste-Off Competition


*** SAMPLING SUMMER BREWS ***
via  Boise Weekly

*** LOCAL BREWERIES ***
Win Competitions

*** BEAR ISLAND BREWING ***

*** MOTHER EARTH BREW CO ***
Opening Mother's Provisions

*** SOCKEYE BREWING ***

*** CRAFT BREWERIES vs. AB INBEV ***
Long Read but a Must Read



*** EDGE BREWING COMPANY ***
Spud Light

*** BOISE BREWING ***

*** BOISE GREENBIKE ***


*** THE TOWER GRILL *** 
End Date May 15th

*** HOMEBREWSTUFF / EDGE ***
Kegerator Raffle!
Drawing June 20th


FEATURED EVENTS



*** PAYETTE & BOGUS ANNIVERSARY PARTY ***

Payette Brewing - 733 S Pioneer St, Boise

Friday, May 12
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Payette Brewing Co. is turning 6 and Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area is turning 75! Join us for one  BIG Celebration  in the beer garden!

The official release of Hoop & Stave No. 6: Red Wine Barrel Aged Saison Ale. 6 months in barrels, 6th anniversary, 6:00 release.

* :: 6:00 brewery tours with Mike Francis & free beer samples
* :: Anniversary beer specials in Tap Room & beer garden
* :: Mister BBQ & Soda Stop food trucks
* :: Explore Bogus Basin & Payette Brewing history 
* :: Check out the new Bogus Basin mountain bikes
* :: Sneak peak & information on Bogus' summer plans!
* :: Bogus Basin & Payette Brewing co-branded merchandise
* :: Lawn games, giveaways & more!

~ ~ All ages are welcome ~ ~



*** SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION ***

Mother Earth Brew Co - 1428 Madison Ave, Nampa

Satuday, May 13
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come help us celebrate our  7th Year of Stellar Beers!

We will be tapping rare and specialty items including a vertical of four different Four Seasons and Barrel Aged Big Mother! Check out live music by Spencer Batt and amazing grub from Homestead Bar and Grill. 



BEER CALENDAR


THURSDAY, MAY 11:

* Hoppy Birthday Bill Schilling!

* Hoppy Birthday Scott Truitt!

* Hoppy Birthday Jessi Comer! 

* 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Beer Tasting  with Marc Truex from Belching Beaver Brewing @ Boise Co-Op - Village Store - Meridian

* 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Tap Takeover and Facebook Live with Belching Beaver Brewing @ Albertsons - 16th & State: Fill One Growler, Get Second Growler 1/2 Off During Tap Takeover

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

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Tap Takeover  with Three Creeks Brewing @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE - Ontario

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Bier:Funk Night 4: Uinta Brewing  @ PREFUNK Boise

* 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: PopUp Studio  @ MERIWETHER CIDER

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

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Trivia Night  with Wallace Brewing @ EAGLE TRIPLE TAP

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Galaga Tournament  with Belching Beaver Brewing @ SPACEBAR ARCADE

* 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm: Spring Baseball Movie Series  @ ANGELL'S: Outdoor Movies & Baseball! Field of Dreams & Ballpark Buffet with BEER by POWDERHAUS BREWING on the Patio; Boise Hawks Swag & Raffles!

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

FRIDAY, MAY 12:

* Hoppy Birthday Lekshmi Venugopal!

* 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Tap Takover  with Crux Fermentation Project @ Albertsons - Lake Hazel

* 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Friday Night Flight  @ Boise Hotspot : Fun Appetizers, Wine, and BEER from the Automated BEER Wall

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Belching Beaver Brewery Launch  @ The GROWLER GUYS - Meridian

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: "Friday Nights at The Tower" @ The Tower Grill  in Nampa

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Payette & Bogus Anniversary Party  @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Bier:Funk Night 5: Melvin Brewing RIPAS  @ BIER:THIRTY

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Belching Beaver Release Party  @ PREFUNK Nampa

* 7:00 pm: Boise Classic Movies: Top Gun  @ The Egyptian Theatre with BEER & Wine; 21+ Only 

SATURDAY, MAY 13: 

* Hoppy Birthday Daniel Love!

* May 13 - May 20: Boise Bike Week  via  Boise Weekly

* 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm:  Mother's Day Market  @ SPLIT RAIL WINERY

* 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm: 7 Year Anniversary Celebration  @ MOTHER EARTH BREW CO: Food by Homestead Bar & Grill; Music by Spencer Batt

* 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Bier:Funk The Final Night: Barley Browns  @ PREFUNK Boise & BIER:THIRTY: We're finishing the week off with a joint tap excursion with Barley Brown's Beer! There will be different beers on tap at Prefunk Beer Bar and Bier:Thirty with a free shuttle running between both locations from 1-4pm

* 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Boise Bike Week Fundraiser  @ BOISE BREWING

* 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Scotch & Craft Beer Pairing  @ The Piper Pub & Grill with BEAR ISLAND, POWDERHAUS, PAYETTE and MAD SWEDE

* 4:00 pm: TacoBeerTaco @ WOODLAND EMPIRE Postponed Due to Weather

* 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Tap Takeover with Crux Fermentation Project @ Albertsons - 16th & State

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Hopnoxious & Golden Stout Release Party @ Sockeye Brewing  - Both Locations

* 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Firestone Walker Tasting  @ HOMEBREWSTUFF Craft Bottle Shop & Taproom:  We've got a special guest for our Saturday tasting this week, Firestone Walker will be in our taproom and bottle shop to talk about their world-class beers. We'll be giving out samples of their year-round offerings as well as a special-release sour beer

SUNDAY, MAY 14:

* Hoppy Mother's Day! 

* 8:00 am - 2:00 pm:  Free "Momosas"  @ The TOWER GRILL - Nampa for all Moms on Mother's Day

* 9:00 am - 1:30 pm:  Mother's Day Brunch  @ The RIVERSIDE HOTEL Boise - SOLD OUT

* 9:30 am - 8:00 pm:  Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner  @ ANGELL'S: Gourmet Brunch Buffet or Evening Dinner Service

* 9:30 am - 11:30 am: Ketchum Cyclofemme  with Social Hour @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY in Ketchum

* 10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Brunch @  Village Coffee & Bistro @ Boise Spectrum

* 10:00 pm - 2:00 pm:  Mother's Day Celebration  @ BARREL 55

* 10:30 am - 12:00 pm: Mother's Day Champagne Pairing  @ RED FEATHER LOUNGE

* 11:00 am - 4:00 pm: CycloFemme  with Boise Bicycle Project, Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance and PAYETTE BREWING

* 11:30 am - 2:00 pm: Mother's Day Brunch  @ LONGDROP CIDER with Smoke&Thyme

* 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Mother's Day Food & Drink Specials  @ CROOKED FENCE BREWING: One Free BEER or Mimosa per Mom

* 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm: American Craft Beer Week - Free Your Mother:  Fremont Brewing & MOTHER EARTH BREW CO @ PREFUNK Nampa: We are starting American Craft Beer Week a day early with a "Free Your Mother" event featuring Fremont Brewing and Mother Earth Brew Co. There will be fun games and giveaways as well as some specialty beers gracing the taps!

* 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Mother's Day Beer & BBQ  @ MAD SWEDE BREWING

MONDAY, MAY 15:

* Hoppy Birthday Joshua Paulson!

* Hoppy Birthday Mike Harris!

* May 15 - May 21:  American Craft Beer Week!

* 11:00 am:  Ameican Craft Beer Week  @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm:  Beer Tasting  with Laughing Dog Brewing @ Boise Co-Op - North End Store

* 5:00 pm: Craft Beer Week  with PAYETTE BREWING @ The LOCAL 

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Boise Bike Week - Kick Off Party  @ HIGHLANDS HOLLOW BREWHOUSE

* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Kegs 4 Kause  @ PAYETTE BREWING to Benefit Scott Allen & Family: Come drink beer for a great cause! Kick off American Craft Beer week at Payette Brewing's beautiful tap room. 50% of beer sales will go to our good friend Scott Allen  to help him fight cancer. Share this event far and wide. Let's see Boise's beer scene turn out an amazing crowd for a great cause! 

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: American Craft Beer Week - Bear Island Brewing  @ PREFUNK Nampa: BEER, Swag and Tater Hole!

TUESDAY, MAY 16:

* 5:00 pm: Craft Beer Week  with POWDERHAUS and WALLACE BREWING @ The LOCAL

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: American Craft Beer Week - Lumberjack Fantasies  @ PREFUNK Nampa: 'Pin The Beard On The Lumberjack' and More

* 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Free Tasting at  Brewer's Haven - Nampa

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm:  ACBW Trivia  @ PAYETTE BREWING: Beer-Inspired Trivia

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Bike Love Movie Night  @ The Flicks: Bike Movies & BEER

* 7:30 pm: Comedy Night @ Crescent Brewery

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17:

* 11:00 am - 10:00 pm: Fem(ALE) Strong Ale - Release Party  @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 5:00 pm: Craft Beer Week  with Firestone Walker @ The LOCAL

* 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Trail Work on Sunnyside  in Ketchum with BEER by SAWTOOTH BREWERY

* 6:00 pm: Wednesday Wing Thing  @ CAPITOL BAR

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: American Craft Beer Week - Deschutes Friskeebolf  @ PREFUNK Nampa

* 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Free BEER Tasting @ Brewer's Haven - Vista



SAVE THE BEER DATE


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

* May 20: For the Love of Craft @ CLOUD 9 BREWERY

* May 20: Wyakin Cornhole Showdown & Festival @ PAYETTE BREWING

* May 21: Community Launch Party @ SPRING CREEK BREWING COMPANY

* May 22:  Buy Idaho NetWorkShop @ Office Value - Meridian - with BEER by MOTHER EARTH BREW CO

* May 27: Timber vs. Sounders Viewing Party + Timbers Ticket Give Away with Widmer Brothers Brewing @ NORTH END PIZZA

* May 28 to June 3: Idaho Beer Week

* June 3: Mountain Brewers' Beer Fest in Idaho Falls

* June 7: First Alive After Five of the Season @ The Grove Plaza

* June 8: First Great Garden Escape @ of the Season @ Idaho Botanical Garden

* June 11: Savor Idaho 2017 (SOLD OUT)

* June 17: Sun Valley Brewfest in Ketchum

* June 17: Ballpark Brew Fest @ Memorial Stadium

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

* August 12: Tour de Fat @ Idaho Botanical Garden


JOB POSTINGS


*** HOMESTEAD BAR & GRILL ***

*** THE HYDE HOUSE ***

*** RANTS & RAVES BREWERY ***
Moscow, ID

*** SAWTOOTH BREWERY ***
Hailey and Ketchum

*** VILLAGE COFFEE & BISTRO at BOISE SPECTRUM ***

*** WALLACE BREWING ***
Wallace, ID
Weekend Bartender & Production Assistant


BEER MISC


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*** SPRING CREEK BREWING COMPANY ***
For more information about investing, contact Marc Grubert at (208) 350-3815 or email  invest@springcreekbrewing.com 



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