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WEEKLY BEERMAIL
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18TH - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28TH

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*** BOISE BREWING *** Witch's Tit Winter Ale won't last much longer! This brew is a true winter warmer, malt forward yet dangerously balanced for an 8.5% ABV beer. It pours a nice ruby brown color and provides a rich, deep taste with hints of raisins, cocoa, and biscuit malt. After a couple of sips the warming effect will rosy up your cheeks and hopefully perk up your spirits. ~Lance
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*** POSTMODERN BREWERS *** Taste Two Versions of Oyster Stout this
 weekend!
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*** BEAR ISLAND BREWING and HAFF BREWING *** Find Their Taps All Over Town!  
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*** SIMIAN BEER COMPANY *** We may get to try out Simian Beer Soon! 
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*** LONG DROP CIDER *** Making Progress Every Day! 
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*** BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE *** Dark Days: Vintage & Unique Dark Ales All Month Long
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*** CROOKED FENCE and PAYETTE BREWING *** 
Listed in Paste Magazine's 40 of the Best Beer Can Designs
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*** SOCKEYE BREWING *** Is Expanding in Washington Costcos! 
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*** CROOKED FENCE BREWING *** Has teamed up with Tamarack Resort for the new "Powder Junkie" Tamarack Amber Ale
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*** PAYETTE BREWING *** Busted Wagon Holiday IPA has returned and is available all around Idaho. This year, the beneficiary of the Holiday IPA is the Winter Wildlands Alliance's SnowSchool program at Bogus Basin. More Info Here
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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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*** RAM RESTAURANT & BREWERY *** Get a Free $10 Gift Card with every $50 Gift Card purchased
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*** HOMEBREWSTUFF.COM *** Shipping Deadlines on Christmas Gifts are Almost Here! Huge Savings on Equipment, Kits & Accessories! 3 Day Expedited Cutoff ends 12/20/2014 http://www.homebrewstuff.com Warehouse Help Needed: Great way to learn about Homebrewing supplies! Contact Tarn @ Homebrewstuff (behind EDGE Brewing) for more info
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*** BOISE BREWS CRUISE *** Coming January 2015! Follow them on  Facebook
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*** BOISE BREW BUS *** Coming Soon! Follow them on Facebook
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** BOISE BREW MINUTE *** Check out the latest interview by Woody Sobey with Chris from HIGHLANDS HOLLOW as he talks about his latest collaboration with Payette Brewing and Dawson Taylor coffee, Creature Comfort, a coffee cream stout on nitro. They also discuss his upcoming Winter Warmer and how the local beer scene has evolved over the last few years from the perspective of someone who has been brewing here for ~20 years 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, 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 *** 
BEAR ISLAND, BEER VALLEY, BOISE, CLOUD 9, CRESCENT, CROOKED FENCE, EDGE, HAFF BREWING, HIGHLANDS HOLLOW, PAYETTE, POSTMODERN, RAM, SLANTED ROCK, SOCKEYE, WOODLAND EMPIRE, 10 BARREL, & More! 
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* SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21ST 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: 

BARBARIAN KICKSTARTER PARTY at Cinder Windes in Garden City: 
"Help us reach our Kickstarter fundraising goal!" 
Barbarian Brewing will be pouring tasters of their 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 kickstarter page available for you to make donations directly to the kickstarter, which means you'll get some awesome merchandise out of the deal as well.

Event Info HERE
Kickstarter Info HERE
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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!

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: BOISE BREWING Tap Takeover @ 36th Street Bistro: Flights, Pints, Pitchers & Growlers!

* 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 - 8:00 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 - 9:00 pm: Wax n BEER @ SOCKEYE BREWING More Info Here

* 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 - 8:00 pm: Robust Porter Release @ EDGE BREWING: Tapping and free tasting of our new Robust Porter. 6.1% 35 IBU More Info 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! 

* 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: SLANTED ROCK BREWING @ Kahootz in Meridian

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Idaho Potato Bowl Mash Bash @ The Basque Block: This FREE event will have food trucks, battle of the bands, and live music by $oul Purpo$e!

* 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 with Lee Penn Sky

* 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!

* 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Live Music @ CROOKED FENCE BREWING with Tylor & The Train Robbers; $6 64 oz Growler Fills from Noon - 2pm! 


* 3:00 pm: Little Ski Hill's Rail Jam @ SALMON RIVER BREWERY 

* 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!!!" Slanted Rock Brewing Company is bring some dark, and super rare beers to Bier:Thirty to help ease your pain the weekend before Christmas with 5 different dark beers! More Info Here

* 3:45 pm: Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Football = Tailgating = BEER! 

* 6:00 pm: Fundraiser for the Colton's @ PRE FUNK BEER BAR Boise 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 
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* 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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MONDAY, DECEMBER 22ND: 

 

* 11:00 am - 11:00 pm: Dark Days @ BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE: Narwhal by SIERRA NEVADA More Info Here


 

* 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

* 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

* 8:00 pm: Last Call Trivia @ BOISE BREWING: Trivia & BEER! 
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23RD:

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

* 11:00 am - 11:00 pm: Dark Days @ BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE with UINTA BREWING

* 11:15 am - 3:00 pm: SPLIT RAIL WINERY Wine Tasting @ The Paradies: 
Flying out to visit loved ones for Christmas? Why not bring them a gift of Idaho, all corked and ready for your carry on bag. Let's show them Idaho is known for more than just potatoes, we also produce some mighty fine wine!

* 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: SPLIT RAIL WINERY Wine Tasting @ VINE WINE SHOP & LOUNGE; Regional Craft BEER Available as well! More Info Here

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

* 7:00 pm: 4th Annual UGLY Sweater Party @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY: Dress to impress in your winter worst at the ugliest party in town! Our 4th Annual Ugly Sweater party won't disappoint, with a great line-up of winter beers, drink specials, and a creepy elf! Live Music from Army of Pines starts at 8! More Info Here

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

* 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

* 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm: Live Music @ SOCKEYE BREWING with Richard Soliz 

* 8:00 pm: BEER & Comedy @ CRESCENT BREWERY in Nampa
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24TH:     

* Hoppy Christmas Eve! 

* Hoppy Birthday Dawn Bolen! 
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25TH:

* Hoppy Christmas! 
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26TH: 

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

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Live Music @ High Note Cafe with Kevin McDonald; Live Music and Local BEER!

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

* 7:30 pm: CRESCENT BREWERY Presents Comedy Pro Show More Info Here

* 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm: Live Music @ SOCKEYE BREWING with B3 Side 
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27TH: 

* Hoppy Birthday Justin Charters! 

* 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!

* 7:10 pm: Idaho Steelheads: Hockey & BEER
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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28TH: 

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

* January 15th: Adult Night @ Discovery Center of Idaho: The Chemistry of the Cocktail 
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