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THURSDAY, JANUARY 29TH - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH

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*** BLACKBIRD BREWING CO *** Is on the lookout for some people interested in supplying seed money to go into the Boise International Market: "We are looking for capital so we can secure our loan. We are looking for 30,000 and would like to have a 10% payback on their seed money."

Please contact Shane Gibbs at 830-581-8140 or BlackBirdBrewing@gmail.com

 

*** LEADBETTER CIDER CO *** Sneak peek of things to come! This is our flagship cider "Strong Arm Semi-Sweet" Family owned and operated hard cider business located at 5272 Chinden Blvd Opening Summer 2015! Follow them on Facebook and Twitter 


 

 

*** LONGDROP CIDER CO *** LongDrop Cider Co. left out all the garbage the big "cider" guys use... Read the labels of those big brand ciders, you might be surprised!

*** LOCAL CIDER MAKERS *** via Michael Deeds @ Idaho Statesman:  Info Here 

 

 

*** COUNTY LINE BREWING *** The Mash Tun has arrived! And: the Federal BEER Application has been approved! 


*** BARBARIAN BREWING *** Look what came today! 

*** ADVENTURE BREWING COMPANY OF MAGIC VALLEY *** 
A Brand New Nano Brewery Destination to Open Soon in Buhl, ID; 
Watch for Updates! Follow them on Facebook HERE

*** IDAHO HOP HOUSE *** Will be closing their doors: 

"Well it is with much sadness that I announce that we will be closing our doors. After almost 2 years serving Nampa we would like to thank all our loyal customers. We will never forget you, and appreciate you more than you know.

Now to the particulars. We will be open tonight and Friday night. We will close our kitchen after 10 pm on Friday. We will then be open for one more week to clearance our beer. Watch here for some really great beer specials. 

Again, thank you all, we have been privileged to serve you."


*** SOCKEYE BREWING *** Makes CraftBeer.com's MVB list for BEER & Chili with their Power House Porter CraftBeer.com

*** GRAND TETON BREWING *** Makes CoolMaterial's list for Highest Rated Beer From Every State with their Double Vision Doppelbock CoolMaterial.com

*** PAYETTE BREWING COMPANY *** The League of Outlaws will begin accepting new members starting Jan 31st at the brewery. The League is limited to 75 spots so it is first come first serve. As a member you will enjoy discounted BEER, growler fills, merchandise and private events. In addition, you will be the first to know about special occasions like bottle releases. Registration is $40 for the whole year. For more information or to sign up, visit Payette Brewing, 111 W 33rd Street in Garden City. 

 
*** SOCKEYE BREWING *** Your January SOCKEYE Can purchase at Albertsons gets you a food discount at SOCKEYE pubs! Save your receipts!

*** BREWER'S HAVEN *** Stop by Brewer's Haven on Vista and Mention BOISE BEER BUDDIES to Receive $1 Off a Pint...even if you're not yet a BUDDY Member! Limited Time Only...Let them know Boise Beer Buddies sent you! 

*** HOMEBREWSTUFF.com *** The Super Bowl is just around the corner and we have items in stock that are sure to liven up the party. From kegerators to bar equipment, check it all out at  http://www.homebrewstuff.com

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 29TH:

* 10:00 am - 7:00 pm: $8 Growler Fill Thursdays at HOMEBREWSTUFF - Craft Bottle Shop and Taproom!

* 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Free Tours @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Thirsty Thursday @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY: Spring Seasonal release, Snowyside Blonde! $3 pints & $8 growler fills of 3 other beers!

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

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: GRAND TETON Pint Night @ Twisted Timber

* 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm: Champion a Child Fundraiser @ SOCKEYE BREWING Cole Pub: Music, Auction, Food & BEER More Info Here

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Game Show Live Trivia @ PRE FUNK Nampa: Join us every Thursday from 7-9 for a night of game show trivia fun with Game Night Live. First game starts at 7pm with another one following at 8pm.
Our host Chance will definitely make sure you have a great time and if that isn't enough, top two teams from each game win bar tabs for your next visit.
Teams can be 2-8 people. So get your team and awesome team name together and join us on Thursday! More Info Here

* 8:00 pm: Live Music @ CRESCENT BREWERY with Banjo Dave

FRIDAY, JANUARY 30TH: 

* Hoppy Birthday Barton Kline!

* Hoppy Birthday Scott Sprague! 

* January 30th - February 8th: McCall Winter Carnival More Info Here
SALMON RIVER BREWERY Carnival Event Calendar HERE

* 11:00 am - 10:00 pm: BAM Collaboration Release Party @ POSTMODERN BREWERS: PostModern releases its first ever collaboration with Boise Art Museum. Inspired by the art and life of artist Liu Bolin we will be releasing a Export Oyster Stout with proceeds benefiting the Boise Art Museum More Info Here

* 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Growler Fill Station Brewery Night with SOCKEYE BREWING @ Albertsons 16th & State! Featured Sockeye Brews include: Sockeye Grand Cru, 7 Devils Imperial Stout, Sockeye Old Mission American Sour, Angels Perch Amber & Dagger Falls IPA; Sample and Get Your Growler Filled! More Info Here 

* 5:00 pm: Live Music @ SALMON RIVER BREWERY's Winter Carnival BEER Garden with Zach Quintana and Scott Pemberton Trio! 

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: 'Lovin it Local' Tap Takeover Featuring BOISE BREWING @ Big Al's Meridian: Join us for a 'Lovin' it Local' Tap Takeover in our Skybox 21+ Lounge featuring Boise Brewing Co. on Friday, Jan. 30th from 6-9PM. 
$3 pint specials! Prizes & swag! Beer knowledge from the Boise Brewing experts! Trivia by Game Night LiveIf you love supporting local breweries like we do, this is an event you don't want to miss! More Info Here

* 7:00 pm: Boise Fire Fighters Stair Climb Team Fundraiser @ GONE ROGUE PUB Info Here

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

* 8:00 pm: Live Music @ CRESCENT BREWERY with Richie Kent

* 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm: Live Music @ Cole Rd SOCKEYE BREWING with Moonshine Mountain Band


* 8:00 pm - 2:00 am: Americana Smorgasbord: Benefit for Boise Hive @ Crazy Horse 
A Benefit for Boise Hive Featuring The Oliphants, Travis Ward (of Hillfolk Noir), DEVIANT KIN, & The Woolly Buggers; $5 at the door; 1/2 price LOCAL DRAFTS and $3 Sake Bombs until 9:00pm when the music starts.
For More information on the bands, event, or to purchase tickets please Click Here

SATURDAY, JANUARY 31ST: 

* 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Super Bike Bowl @ High Desert Harley-Davidson: FREE BEER, WINGS, PRIZES & MORE! Plus, wear your favorite NFL APPAREL and get 10% off select licensed product! There will be Dart Board Deals too! The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be onsite... plan to "give" if you can! (must have valid ID for free beer) More Info Here


* 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm: NEW BELGIUM BREWING Total Tap Takeover @ TWIN STOP in Twin Falls More Info Here

* 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Free Tours @ PAYETTE BREWING


* 6:00 pm: Fundraiser Event to Help Eddie Kick Cancer's....@ Cole Rd SOCKEYE BREWING with Music by Innocent Man More Info Here

* 7:30 pm: Live Music @ BOISE BREWING with Blaze and Kelly

* 8:00 pm: Live Music @ CRESCENT BREWERY with Doug Slagle

* 9:00 pm: Live Music @ SALMON RIVER BREWING with Quick & Easy Boys

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST: 

* Hoppy Birthday Nick Oare! 

* Superbowl Sunday!! XLIX

* $8 Growler Fills at All Three CROOKED FENCE Locations! (Excludes Certain Specialty & Guest Tap Brews)

* 10:00 am - 10:00 pm: Superbowl Sunday @ SOCKEYE BREWING: $10 Pitchers at Both Pubs Plus a $5 Special Superbowl Menu! Info Here

* 11:00 am: 29th Annual Paw 'n Pole Featuring Happy Tail Ale by SAWTOOTH BREWERY Info Here

* 11:00 am - 8:00 pm: Superbowl @ EDGE Brewing: We may not have 80 inch TV's or servers in mini skirts, but we do have 5 TV's, great beer and some great Superbowl deals. All day Sunday,$4 off any Growler fill, 14 wings and 2 pints for $20 or 14 wings and a growler fill (togo only) for $20, and The Super Chicken Waffle sandwich( double the size, double the price)! We will have half time giveaways and prizes, don't miss out. Come catch the big game with us!













* 4:30 pm: THE REFUGE RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE: Be here between kickoff and halftime, Superbowl Sunday, to get a free raffle ticket! Were giving away this dope cruiser! And $2.50 WIDMER Pints and More! Cheers!


* 4:30 pm: BERTS GROWLER GARAGE: Superbowl Party! 

* 4:30 pm: Superbowl Sunday @ Backstage Bistro & Village Cinema: Food and BEER Garden Showcasing Idaho's Finest Local Breweries Including SLANTED ROCK, GRAND TETON, LAUGHING DOG, SALMON RIVER & SELKIRK ABBEY

* 4:30 pm: Superbowl @ PAYETTE BREWING:  Free Chips & Salsa; $4 20oz BEERS

* 7:00 pm: Trivia Night @ SPACEBAR ARCADE Info Here

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

* 9:00 pm: Live Music @ SALMON RIVER BREWERY with Scott Pemberton Trio

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND: 

 

* Hoppy Birthday Sheila Cigich!

 

* Hoppy Birthday Matt Sorensen! 

 

* 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Kegs4Kause @ PAYETTE BREWING: 50% of Proceeds from BEER Sales will be Donated Each Monday; This Week's Beneficiary: SNIP - Spay Neuter Idaho Pets, Inc. More Info Here

 

* 8:00 pm: Last Call Trivia @ BOISE BREWING: Trivia & BEER! 


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD:

* Hoppy Birthday Bob Stano! 

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

* 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Tuesdays @ PAYETTE BREWING: Ride a Bike & Get Your 1st BEER 1/2 Off!

* 5:45 pm: BoomboxBody @ WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT 

* 6:00 pm: Open Mic Night @ BOISE BREWING 

* 7:00 pm: Free BEER Tasting @ BREWER'S HAVEN Nampa with NORTHWEST BREWING CO: Come check out the line up from Northwest Brewing including the new released Crazy Bitch DIPA Info Here

* 7:00 pm: Tuesday Trivia @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY: Teams of 1-6 People, $20/Team, Registration @ 7:00 pm, Game @ 7:30 pm

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Trivia @ IDAHO HOP HOUSE with Game Night Live

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

* 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm: Live Music @ Cole Rd SOCKEYE BREWING with Rebecca Scott

* 8:00 pm: BEER & Comedy @ CRESCENT BREWERY in Nampa

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH:

* 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Wednesdays @ PAYETTE BREWING: Buy Something From the Foodtruck & Your 1st BEER is 1/2 Price

* 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: SOCKEYE BREWING Tasting @ Pilgrim's Market in CDA Info Here

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Ladies Night @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE: Vendors, Shuffleboard, Mimosa Bar and BEER! 

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Live Music @ EDGE BREWING CO with Bernie Reilly

* 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Live Music @ HIGHLANDS HOLLOW BREW HOUSE with Ryan Wissinger

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: HAFF BREWING 'Meet the Brewer' @ Gone Rogue Pub Info Here

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH:

* February 5th - February 15th: 22nd Annual Valentine for AIDS @ Flying M Coffeehouse Sponsors Include BOISE WEEKLY & SOCKEYE BREWING More Info Here

* 10:00 am - 7:00 pm: $8 Growler Fill Thursdays at HOMEBREWSTUFF - Craft Bottle Shop and Taproom!

* 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Thursdays @ PAYETTE BREWING: Wear Payette Swag & Get Your 1st BEER 1/2 Price

* 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Free Tours @ PAYETTE BREWING

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

* 5:00 pm: SIERRA NEVADA Pint Night @ PRE FUNK Boise Info Here

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: First Thursday in Downtown Boise: BEER Event Calendar in Next Week's Beermail

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: PAYETTE/HUB Fry-PA @ BIER:THIRTY: Join us as we pour some Payette Brewing and Hopworks Urban Brewery beers along with their collaboration, FRY-PA, an IPA brewed with purple Idaho potatoes and a metric ton of hops!


* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Rock on First Thursday @ Boise Rock School with CROOKED FENCE BREWING Info Here


* 7:00 pm: The Rise of Enduro - Idaho Premier @ The Basque Center with WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT Info Here

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Game Show Live Trivia @ PRE FUNK Nampa: Join us every Thursday from 7-9 for a night of game show trivia fun with Game Night Live. First game starts at 7pm with another one following at 8pm.
Our host Chance will definitely make sure you have a great time and if that isn't enough, top two teams from each game win bar tabs for your next visit.
Teams can be 2-8 people. So get your team and awesome team name together and join us on Thursday! More Info Here

* 8:00 pm: Live Music @ CRESCENT BREWERY

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH:

* Hoppy Birthday Lisa Edens! 

* January 30th - February 8th: McCall Winter Carnival More Info Here
SALMON RIVER BREWERY Carnival Event Calendar HERE

* 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Fridays @ PAYETTE BREWING:  Buy Something From the Foodtruck and Your 1st BEER is 1/2 Price

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

* 8:00 pm: Live Music @ CRESCENT BREWERY

* 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm: Live Music @ Cole Rd SOCKEYE BREWING with B3 Side

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH: 

* Hoppy Birthday Caroline Merritt! 

* 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm: $8 Growler Fills @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Free Tours @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 5:30 pm: A Night of Bad Decisions - Winter Games with HomeGrown Theatre: 
Last summer you came, you saw, and you conquered our first Night of Bad Decisions scavenger hunt/pub crawl. Now, by popular demand, we've built a brand new Night of Bad Decisions; the Winter Games!
An evening of mischief, mayhem, drinking, and debauchery to benefit HomeGrown Theatre! Get ready for a pub-crawl/social media scavenger hunt/fundraiser unlike anything you've ever experienced before. Brought to you by the minds at HomeGrown Theatre, we're looking to have a great time making Bad Decisions with you. 

5:30 - 6:30pm Registration Party @ Mulligans

6:30 - 9:30pm the Bad Decisions Scavenger Crawl @ Mulligans, 10th Street Station, WOODLAND EMPIRE and SPACEBAR ARCADE
9:45pm The Awards Ceremony @ Mulligans Get Tickets Here

* 7:30 pm: Live Music @ BOISE BREWING with Thomas Hutchings

* 8:00 pm: Live Music @ CRESCENT BREWERY 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH: 

* 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm: $8 Growler Fills @ PAYETTE BREWING

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

SAVE THE BEER DATESAVETHEBEERDATE

 

* February 13th: Escaping Solitary @ Old Idaho Penitentiary with CROOKED FENCE BREWING More Info Here


* February 13th & February 14th: Valentines Dinner & BEER Pairings: More Coming up in Future Beermails



* February 13th & 14th: Be Our Valentine @ SPLIT RAIL WINERY: 3 Split Rail Wines, 3 Sweet Treats, $7 Tasting Fee More Info Here


* February 14th: EDGE BREWING CO Valentines Dinner & BEER Pairing

* February 14th: Funky Archie Production BEER Pairing Valentine's Dinner @ PRE FUNK Boise Info Here

* February 14th: Valentine's Dinner @ THE REFUGE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE: "REFUGE FOR TWO LOVERS" 
Valentine's Day Special! Call us @ 424-8211 for reservations- Dinner for two including: one long stem rose, cucumber salad w/ fresh greens, choice of margarita salmon or prime rib w/ baker and green beans, creme brule or chocolate strawberries, two glasses of bubbles or red wine, and two tickets to the movies for after dinner (5pm seating for 7pm movie. 8pm seating for 10pm movie tickets *FIFTY SHADES OF GREY,) $100 for a couple, please call to make a reservation because seating is limited!

* February 14th: Cupid's Undie Run More Info Here

* February 14th: Boise Classic Movies Featuring Casablanca: Movies and BEER More Info Here

* February 20th: 2015 Idaho Beer Summit: Education for Breweries & Beer Related Industries More Info Here

* February 21st: BOISE BREW BUS Welcomes Justin from thisisboise.com to film the tour for his Bar Code webshow! More Info Here

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*** BREWERIES TO OPEN *** POWDERHAUS BREWING, COUNTY LINE BREWING, BARBARIAN BREWING, BLACKBIRD BREWING, CLAIRVOYANT BREWING, ADVENTURE BREWING, ACCOMPLICE BREWING, SIMIAN BEER COMPANY, LONG DROP CIDER, LEADBETTER CIDER & More! 

*** THANKS FOR SUPPORTING ALL OF OUR LOCAL BREWERIES *** 
BEAR ISLAND, BEER VALLEY, BOISE, BROKEN HORN, CLOUD 9, CRESCENT, CROOKED FENCE, EDGE, HAFF BREWING, HIGHLANDS HOLLOW, MCCALL, PAYETTE, POSTMODERN, RAM, SALMON RIVER, SAWTOOTH, SLANTED ROCK, SOCKEYE, WOODLAND EMPIRE, 10 BARREL, & More! 

*** IDAHOBREWMAG *** Idaho's Only Craft BEER Magazine!
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*** BOISE BREW MINUTE *** Check out the latest interview by Woody Sobey: This week we geek out a bit with Russell from Bainbridge Island Brewing. We talk about his pale ale made with a new experimental hop variety. After he describes the flavor of this hop, we move on to his latest brew, a Kettle Soured Bretliner (sic) Weisse. This beer is soured with everything from semi-wild yeast to yogurt to sauerkraut juice. Listen Here

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