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THURSDAY, OCT 22ND -  WEDNESDAY, OCT 28TH

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*** BOISE BREWING ***
Hoptober Freshtival:  Huge Success! 
Kudos to Hannah Barnett
and the rest of the crew
for an incredible event! 

*** SOCKEYE BREWING ***
The new canning line is up and running! Delivering delicious Sockeye brews at breakneck speeds!  #drinklikeafish
Catch the Video  Here

*** LOCAL BEER IN THE NEWS ***
Barrel  BEERS, BEER Dates & Festival Review
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*** THE GROWLER GUYS ***
Come into The Growler Guys ┬«  and buy 2 of our special breast cancer awareness growlettes (32 oz) and we will donate $1 to Breast Friends

*** BEAR ISLAND BREWING CO ***
For Veterans Day this year we aim to make sure we thank our Vets by giving them some free beer! BUT, we need your help! 
For details go to 
Pints will be given to Vets on Friday, November 13th at Taphouse Bar in downtown Boise from 7-10pm. Each Veteran will get their first Bear Island Pint free and if there are any extras we will seek out veterans to buy them pints until they're gone!

*** SOCKEYE BREWING ***
CANS FOR CARE 
It's that time of year again! For the month of October, sales of all Dagger Falls IPA in cans will contribute to our "Cans For Care" program. Hayden Beverage and Sockeye will match a per case donation fund for all Dagger Falls IPA can purchases for the entire month, so stock up for the holidays, friends! We celebrate the strength, resilience, treatment and hopeful recovery of our many friends and family who have battled cancer in our community. For the third year in a row, we will donate funding to Saint Alphonsus Cancer Care Center and to St Luke's Mountain State Tumor Institutes to help them in their mission to prevent, treat and to care for local victims and their families.

Like to design? Looking to win some awesome prizes? Well look no further. Starting TODAY we'll be accepting submissions to our logo redesign contest! 
You could win a $50 HomeBrewStuff Gift Card, an Ultimate Pro Bartender's Tool Bar Kit, an All-Grain OR Extract Recipe Kit, and a set of 4 HomeBrewStuff pint glasses.
So grab a drink, grab a pencil, and make something amazing!
Digitial and Physical submissions are accepted. 
 Click   Here   for more information.

*** GRIND MODERN BURGER *** 
THIS JUST IN!
Grind Modern Burger has been selected by OpenTable diners as one of the best in Boise! Thank You to all of our great customers!

*** POWDERHAUS BREWING ***
Watch for an update coming very soon! 
For now, enjoy this awesome picture! 

*** MAGIC VALLEY BREWING ***
"FINALLY MVB has a home !!!!! Magic Valley Brewing signed the lease yesterday for the building at 208 Broadway in Buhl Idaho. We are on our way." Congrats! 

*** LONGDROP CIDER ***
"It took some time but FRED MEYER is now on board. Beginning in mid-November, six area Fred Meyer stores will be carrying the semi-sweet cans. Confirmed stores are Fairview/Locust Grove; Federal Way; Chinden/Glenwood; Overland/Five Mile; Twin Falls. Thanks for getting us on board!"

*** BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE ***
Proof that we love Halloween:

*** BOISE BREW MINUTE ***
Boise Brew Minute (episode 55) - Kombucha is growing in popularity and Mike with Idaho Kombucha tells us a bit about the drink. We discuss how it's made, what differentiates kombucha fermentation from beer fermentation and how to flavor it.



*** MOTHER EARTH BREW CO @ BIER:THIRTY ***
Thursday, October 22nd @ 6:00 pm:
You might have heard that Mother Earth Brew Co. is bulding a brewery in Nampa, well we figured we should let you try some of their BEERS! 
Taplist (tentatively) 
Cali Creamin Vanilla Cream Ale 
BooKoo IPA 
Hop Digitty Double IPA 
Sin Tax Imperial Peanut Butter Stout 
Mother Earth Blonde
*** MOTHER EARTH BREWING @ PREFUNK NAMPA ***
Friday, October 23rd @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm: 
Help us welcome Mother Earth Brew Co. to Nampa!! Mother Earth will be here in the alley/Wall St. Come try some BEER and meet the people behind the brewery!!
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BEER CALENDAR BEER_CALENDAR


OCTOBER 1ST - OCTOBER 31ST:
Cobby's & BEAR ISLAND BREWING All Month Long! 

OCTOBER 1ST - OCTOBER 31ST: 
RED FEATHER / BITTERCREEK WHISKEY MONTH! 
Hey all!  It's that time again! Red Feather & Bittercreek are teaming up to have our 2nd Annual Whiskey Month Celebration! Come in the whole month of October to celebrate the life and love of all the whisk(e)ys. We will be pouring some special mixed concoctions as well as dusting off some cellar reserved "water of life". 
Here's the schedule---
Week 1 (Oct. 1-7): American Whiskey
Week 2 (Oct. 8-15): Irish Whiskey (plus some Japanese Whisky)
Week 3 (Oct. 16-22): Great Scotch! Whisky
Week 4 (Oct. 23-30): A very special Pappy (Van Winkle) Flight!
Join the event to keep up on announcements for special contests and more!!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22ND:

* Hoppy Birthday Tom Dolan!

* Hoppy Birthday Jeanne Core!

* Hoppy Birthday Jeff Hall! 

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: DESCHUTES BREWERY @ The GROWLER GUYS - Meridian: 
Join The Growler Guys for a very special tapping with Deschutes Brewery. We will be pouring two of their fresh hop offerings, Chasing Freshies brewed with delicious Lemondrop hops as well as Hop Trip, an all-time classic fresh hop brew.
We will also be pouring 2014 The Abyss and 2015 The Stoic, both outstanding and sought after barrel-aged brews.
More Info Here

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: CROOKED FENCE BREWING Tap Takeover @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE: We will have 7 different Crooked Fence BEERS on tap and one Cider. Drink specials and lots of free swag! Don't miss out!  More Info Here

* 5:30 pm: Ski Media Tour w/4FRNT @ Eco Lounge with HIGHLANDS HOLLOW, Burgerlicious and More  More Info Here

* 6:30 pm: Thursday Night Football with BEAR ISLAND BREWING CO @ Tilted Kilt: During the game we will be pouring 20oz Fuse Pale Ale for $4! So come check out Seattle take on San Francisco.  More Info Here

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Paint Nite @ POSTMODERN BREWERS - 
More Info  Here   and  Here

* 8:00 pm: HomeGrown Theatre Horrific Puppet Affair @ WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT  More Info Here

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23RD:
* 4:00 pm: One Year Anniversary Party @ THE LOCAL: 
Live Music, Raffle Prizes and BEER and Wine Tasting! 
Featuring beer and wine by:
Boise Brewing 
Sockeye
Pelican 
Bear Island 
County Line 
Highland Hollow 
Proletariat 

* 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm: BCM Pre-Party @ POSTMODERN BREWERS: We'll have themed $5 drinks, $2 pints, prizes, and special gifts for those in costume!!  More Info Here

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Fall Release Party & Food Pairing @ SPLIT RAIL WINERY
* 6:30 pm: Idaho  Preferred┬« Fall Harvest BEER Pairing Dinner Featuring SOCKEYE BREWING:  An Idaho focused 6-course meal prepared by Chef Dean Fuller with Castle Ranch Steakhouse paired with  Sockeye Brewing  beer!
Check out the amazing menu attached.
$47.50 per person
Seating is limited, make your reservation now! Email Chef Dean at chef@tmhospitality.com or call 208-914-3952.

* 8:00 pm: HomeGrown Theatre Horrific Puppet Affair @ WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT  More Info Here

* 8:30 pm: Stand Up Comedy Showcase @ CRESCENT BREWERY 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH:

* Hoppy Birthday Marvin Kinney! 

* 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm: BARBARIAN BREWING Opening Celebration: " We are super stoked to be open and slinging beer so we're having a party. A real one this time. Our opening on Oct. 3 was just us opening up our doors for the first time. 
This Saturday we are fencing off the parking lot behind the brewery and setting up beer pouring stations, tables, chairs, and yard games. 
We'll also have two food vendors:  Wetos Locos  and  Aussie Pie-daho
Drink tickets are $4 and we may even have a new special beer make an appearance. 
Invite your friends and start your tailgating before the football game early!"

* 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Proof Eyewear Pinewood Derby Tournament w/PAYETTE BREWING COMPANY:  More Info Here

* 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm: 10 BARREL BREWING Burn Auction  More Info Here

* 8:00 pm: HomeGrown Theatre Horrific Puppet Affair @ WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT  More Info Here

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25TH: 

* Hoppy Birthday Sami Mitchell! 

* 11:00 am: NFL @ WARFIELD DISTILLERY & BREWERY: We'll be playing NFL games on 4 TV's, including on the deck.  Along with a new lunch menu that includes the requisite hot wings, 20oz. Warfield pints will be specially priced at $5 and 62oz. Warfield pitchers will be $12.  More Info Here

* 11:00 am - 1:00 pm:Boise Girls Pint Out @ SAINT LAWRENCE GRIDIRON  More Info Here

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Trivia Night @ SPACEBAR ARCADE: This week with PAYETTE BREWING COMPANY! Join Us Every Sunday Night at 7 pm With A Different Brewery Each Week! Lots Of Questions, Lots Of Swag & Lots Of Fun! 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26TH:  

* Hoppy Birthday Rhonda House! 

* 3:00 pm: Kegs 4 Kause @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 5:00 pm: Monday Funday @ PREFUNK BEER BAR - Meridian:  Introducing Monday Funday at PreFunk Beer Bar in Meridian! Join us every Monday at 5pm for beer specials, free darts and hourly prize drawings! Plus you can flip a coin with the bartender for your first beer. Call it right and it's only 25 cents! Some exclusions may apply 

* 8:30 pm: Movie Monday @ SAINT LAWRENCE GRIDIRON: Movie on the Patio Featuring Edward Scissorhands   More Info Here

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27TH:

* Hoppy Birthday Jimmy Halliburton! 

* 7:00 pm: Game Night Live @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY  More Info Here

* 7:00 pm: FREE Tasting @ BREWER'S HAVEN NAMPA:  Tasting starts at 07:00pm, get here early for a seat. Bring or order in food to curb the munchies, we have everything to feed your head. Bring a parent, neighbor or co-worker.

* 8:00 pm: HomeGrown Theatre Horrific Puppet Affair @ WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT  More Info Here 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28TH: 

* Hoppy Birthday Dave Beer Guy!

* 6:00 pm: BEERS with Benefits @ POSTMODERN BREWERS Featuring Idaho Conservation League:  $2 from every beer and burger purchassed will go towards helping them raise awareness and to keep Boise's water clean!  More Info Here

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Team Trivia @ PREFUNK BEER BAR - Meridian:  Team Trivia at PreFunk Beer Bar Meridian every Wednesday 7pm-9pm presented by Game Night Live

* 8:00 pm: HomeGrown Theatre Horrific Puppet Affair @ WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT  More Info Here 

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* October 23rd: Idaho Preferred BEER Pairing Dinner with SOCKEYE BREWING & Castle Ranch Steakhouse; More info  Here  and  Here

* October 30th: Growler in the Night @ COUNTY LINE BREWING  More Info Here

* October 31st: Boise VeloWomen - Crooked Cross @ CROOKED FLATS Benefiting the WCA  More Info Here

* November 7th: SAWTOOTH BREWERY 4th Anniversary Party  More Info Here


* November 27th: Black Friday 2015:  A celebration of dark beers at PAYETTE BREWING COMPANY's new facility! More Info at www.payetteblackfriday.com 

BEER MISC BEERMISC


*** BREWERY BUS TOURS ***

*** DOWNTOWN BEER & BIKE TOUR ***

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* Contact MyDD, DESIGNATED DRIVERS FOR HIRE, 7 Days a Week, 6:00 pm to 3:30 am, getting both you AND your vehicle home safely. Call or Text 208-918-0987 or for more info  http://www.myddrivers.com/ (Use Your BOISE BEER BUDDIES Membership Card and Receive $2 Off!)

* Contact RECAB BOISE, an eco-luxury transportation service using vintage Mercedes cars that are fueled with biodiesel.  Thanks to local restaurants we are able to fuel our vehicles with their waste fry oil and create our own  locally sourced biodiesel. Call 208-391-3801 or for more info http://www.recabboise.com  ( Use Your BOISE BEER BUDDIES Membership Card and Receive 10% Off!)