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WEEKLY BEERMAIL

THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
to
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017


BREW NEWS



*** THE RIVERSIDE HOTEL ***
NEW BUDDY HUB!
One Free Draft Beer with Purchase of Any Entree! 
One Use Per Visit
(Cannot be Combined with Any Other Promotional Offer)
Discount Available in All Five Outlets: 
and 
THE NEW POOL BAR! 
Photo Credit  BoiseDev.com

Grand Opening of The Sandbar and The Pool Bar
Friday, May 19th! 

All Local BEERS on Tap!

Plus a New Outdoor Event Center in Progress!

Follow The Riverside Hotel's 
  Website  and  Facebook Page
for Updates
(and of course  Boise Beer Buddies !)





*** SPRING CREEK BREWING COMPANY ***


*** IDAHO CRAFT BEER CULTURE ***
Updated Brewery List
Newly Added  Radio Brewing Company  in Kellogg



*** ALEFORT ***
Alefort: the almighty festival of beers held amongst the hustle and bustle of the Treefort Music Fest located in downtown Boise, Idaho. 
Over the past 5 years, Alefort has grown from representing the best of the Boise beer scene to 25+ regional breweries and cideries
Alefort 2017 Breweries & Cideries
March 24 - 26

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



*** WARFIELD DISTILLERY & BREWERY ***
by Vern the Goat



*** BARBARIAN BREWING ***



*** CONTEST TIME!!! ***
Share your most creative social media post spotlighting
Boise Beer Buddies  for a chance to win! 
 You can score stickers, magnets, pens, t-shirts, sweatshirts or 
 Tickets to  Taste+Craft 2017 !
Featuring over 60+ different craft brands representing the best of Idaho, the West and beyond! 
Tag your photo with #boisebeerbuddies to be entered in the contest! 
Extra points for posts with your Current Beer Buddies Card!
Don't have one? Get yours online  Here  
to get yours today! Check out all the great Discounts!
Winners will be announced March 30th!

Good Luck and Cheers!



*** 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!

Enter promo code wicket for $5 off your ticket price!

Get Your  Tickets Here!


Taste & Craft is Looking for  Volunteers!



*** COUNTY LINE BREWING ***
Hiring Part-Time Bartender



 *** MAD SWEDE BREWING *** 
Hiring Part-Time Beertender
Interested Friendly, Enthusiastic Beer Lovers Please Email


*** BIG K BBQ ***
Looking for a little help in the kitchen a couple days a week 11 to 3-ish
Dishwasher, prep, register, any and all of the above 
Contact  if interested.



*** BUDDIES DESIGNATED DRIVER SERVICE ***
This year the weather will be nice and it falls on a Friday so it will be quite a party! We are adding extra staff and yes we are taking reservations. Last weekend we actually filled our reservation list for the first time in a very long time so we are adding more drivers. If you don't want to hear we have a long wait, make a  Reservation  and be a priority. Show your Beer Buddies card for $2 off your driver service. 



*** BOISE HIGHLANDERS ***
St. Patrick's Day - Starting at 12:30 pm at The Crescent - Boise 
via  Boise Weekly



*** BOISE GREENBIKE ***
New Members Receive a $5 Credit 
with Promo Code BOIS58812
Expires 12/31/17



*** COOK WITH BEER ***
On St. Patrick's Day

*** 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



*** CLOUD 9 BREWERY ***
Friday, March 17th
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Come join us on St. Patrick's day to celebrate our 3rd year anniversary! If you can't make it in the evening, don't worry, We will have some Irish food specials throughout the day as well.

We will have live music in the evening from Travis Ward and Scott Knickerbocker, with the Highlands Pipers giving us an Irish kickoff at 6 pm. 

St. Patty's day food specials all day and our Irish Black Lager will be flowing from the taps plus some limited release beers.

No Birthday is complete with out the cake and we are going big this year.
Help us celebrate 3 amazing years! 

Slainte - Cheers!


BEER CALENDAR


THURSDAY, MARCH 16:

* Hoppy Birthday Jim Gasaway!

* Hoppy Birthday Pat Wiese!

 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Beer Tasting  w/Odell Brewing @ Boise Co-Op - North End Store

* 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: 2C YPN Mix & Mingle  @ The BIRD STOP: Canyon County Young Professional Network

* 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm: "tinyExpanse Woodland Empire"  @ WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT: E xhibition of new works by artist Rachel Teannalach 

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Lagunita's St. Paddy's Day Party  @ The GROWLER GUYS - Meridian: It's never too early to celebrate!

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: WWRC Pre-Funk Party  @ PAYETTE BREWING with Whitewater River Chicks

* 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm: Karaoke Pint Night  with SLANTED ROCK BREWING @ Homestead Bar & Grill

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 17:

* Hoppy Birthday Jake Black!

* Hoppy St. Patrick's Day! 

* 9:00 am - 10:00 pm: St. Paddy's  @ The Homestead

* 10:00 am - 11:00 pm: St. Patty's Day @ Stubs Sports Pub  with BEER & Irish Whiskey Specials Plus March Madness All Day

* 11:00 am: St. Patrick's Day Celebration  @ EDGE BREWING: All Weekend!

* 11:00 am - 8:00 pm: St. Patrick's Day  @ SOCKEYE BREWING: Food & Drink Specials @ Both Locations

* 11:00 am - 9:00 pm: St. Patrick's Day  @ BARREL 55: All Day Holiday-Inspired Feast and BEER

* 11:00 am - 11:00 pm: St. Patrick's Day Celebration  @ WOODLAND EMPIRE: Food & Drink Specials - plus - The First Annual Sexiest Potato Contest on the Tot Walk!!

* 11:00 am - 2:00 am: Slainte - A St. Patrick's Day Celebration  @ BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE: Sláinte - Irish drinking toast, "to your health" or "cheers" (slawn-cha)

* 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm: St. Patrick's Day @ Crooked Fence Brewing : Live Music, Drink Specials & Traditional Irish Meals

* 12:30 pm: Bagpipers at Crescent "No Lawyers" Bar & Grill  with  Corned Beef & Irish Potato Sausage Soup; Bagpipers Return @ 7:00 pm

* 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm: St. Patrick's Day Celebration  @ COUNTY LINE BREWING

* 4:00 pm: St. Patrick's Day  @ PAYETTE BREWING: Pint Specials Through Saturday Night

* 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Cider Tasting  w/Cider Sisters @ Boise Co-Op - North End Store

* 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Get Your Irish On  @ BOISE HOTSPOT: Traditional Irish Stew & Pour-Your-Own-Beer Wall

* 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm: 3rd Year Anniversary  & St. Patrick's Day Party @ CLOUD 9 BREWERY: Irish specials, Bagpipers, Live Music, Birthday Cake, Limited Release Beers and More!

* 4:00 pm - 12:00 am: Luck of the Irish Party  @ TAP & CASK

* 4:00 pm - 12:00 am: St. Patrick's Day Celebration  @ MAD SWEDE BREWING:  After all, the Vikings founded Dublin, so we're all a little Irish on St. Paddy's Day!

* 5:00 pm: Boise Highlander Bagpipes  @ The REFUGE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE: Irish Food & Drink Specials

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: St. Patrick's Day  @ HILLTOP STATION:  "If you drink all the time, what do you do on Saint Patrick's Day?" -  "That's when we drink while wearing hats." Live Music and Guinness on Nitro!

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: "Friday Nights at The Tower" @ The Tower Grill  in Nampa with Local Craft Beer on Tap! With Corned Beef & Cabbage & Other St. Patty's Day Treats!

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: St. Patrick's Day Party  @ BREWER'S HAVEN - Nampa: Music Bingo & BEER

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: St. Patrick's Day Beer Dinner  with BOISE BREWING @ 36th Street Bistro 

* 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm: St. Patty's Day  @ ANGELL'S: Food & Drink Specials, Live Music & Bagpipers

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Rants and Raves Brewery Tap Takeover  @ Ernie's Steakhouse - Lewiston

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: St. Patrick's Day Party  @ EAGLE TRIPLE TAP with Food by Uncle Grumpy's Food Truck Plus Live Music & Open Mic Night

* 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: A Brew With Sue - 3rd Time's A Charm  Adult Night @ Discovery Center of Idaho with BEER by POWDERHAUS BREWING and t he science of gold, shamrocks, and rainbows to help celebrate St. Patty's Day! 

* 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: St. Patty's Cornhole Tournament  @ POWDERHAUS BREWING COMPANY

* 7:00 pm: Boise Firefighters Pipes & Drums  @ HIGHLANDS HOLLOW BREWHOUSE

* 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Army of Pines St. Patty's Day Show  @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY PUBLIC HOUSE

* More St. Patty's Day Celebrations @ Quinns,   Piper Pub,   Grant's,   The Symposion,   Suds,   Meechan's,   The Dry Creek Mercantile,  and  Barley Brown's

SATURDAY, MARCH 18: 

* Hoppy Birthday Chad Brusse!

* Hoppy Birthday Michelle Boyd!

* 10:00 am - 5:00 pm: CRG Spring Thaw 2017  with Cascade River Gear and CROOKED FENCE BREWING

* 11:00 am - 2:00 pm: Meet Your Maker Brunch with Cafe Mule  @ LONGDROP CIDER

* 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Sun Valley Wallace Brewing Tasting  @ Round House in Ketchum: BEER & Swag

* 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Sour Bottle & Draft Release  @ BARBARIAN BREWING

* 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Gelande Quaffing #4  with PAYETTE BREWING @ R Bar Boise

* 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Food Truck Rally Goes to the Dogs  @ Lloyd Square in Nampa with BEER by PAYETTE BREWING

* 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm: 2nd Anniversary R&R Tap Takeover  @ Grapple Haus in Saint Maries: RANTS & RAVES Swag & BEER, plus Music & Food

* 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Happy Hour - Taster Round I   with Taste & Craft  @ Whiskey Bar

* 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Edible Idaho Spring Release Party  @ Boise Co-Op - The Village Store with CITY PEANUT SHOP and COUNTY LINE BREWING

* 5:00 pm: The Olivia de Haviland Mosquitoes  @ BELLA BREWING

* 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Happy Hour - Taster Round II  with  Taste & Craft  @ The Mode Lounge

* 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm:  St. Patty's Weekend  @ ANGELL'S: Food & Drink Specials, Live Music & Bagpipers

* 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Pelican Brewing Tasting  @ HOMEBREWSTUFF - Craft Bottle Shop and Taproom:  We've got a special guest this week, Pelican Brewing from Pacific City Oregon will be in our tap room and we'll be pouring samples from their award-winning offerings

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Storyfort Launch Party  @ WOODLAND EMPIRE

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Post Happy Hour - Taster Round III  with  Taste & Craft  @ The Shed

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Adult Night - Design & Laser - Engrave a Flask  @ UP MakerSpace

SUNDAY, MARCH 19:

* Hoppy Birthday Emily Palmer! 

* 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm:  Yoga & Cider w/Winter Wildland Alliance  @ MERIWETHER CIDER

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Trivia Night w/Firestone Walker  @ SPACEBAR ARCADE

MONDAY, MARCH 20:

* Hoppy First Day of Spring!

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Pint Night w/Odell  @ Tap and Cask

* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Kegs 4 Kause  @ PAYETTE BREWING benefiting Idaho Saint Bernard Rescue 

TUESDAY, MARCH 21:

* 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Asanas & Ales  @ Wallace Brewing Company in Wallace, Id: Yoga and BEER

* 6:00 pm: Craft Night: Spring Bunnies  @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE - Ontario

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22:

* Hoppy Birthday Nate Goode!

* March 22 - 26: Treefort Music Fest:   Multi-venue music festival in downtown Boise featuring national, regional and local emerging artists: 411 Bands in Five Days!

* March 22 - 26:  Tap Room & Treefort Trifecta  @ PAYETTE BREWING - Complete with Hangover Fort

* March 22 - 26: TreeFunk: A Treefort Music Fest Showcase Venue  @ PREFUNK - Boise

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

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Saint Archer Launch Party  @ Heritage Hop Haus Meridian


SAVE THE BEER DATE


* March 24 - 26: Alefort!

* March 25: Ladies of Craft Beer Panel @ Alefort

* March 27: Buy Idaho NetWorkShop @ BOISE HOTSPOT

* 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 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


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