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THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017


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*** 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!
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 *** VOLUNTEER FOR ALEFORT ***
Alefort is looking for  Beer Loving Volunteers!
Check out all the perks!



*** MIXED GREENS ***
Officially Open in the New Location! 
Now at 213 N. 9th Street
Get the Details via  Idaho Statesman



*** WARFIELD DISTILLERY & BREWERY ***
in Ketchum
Featured in  USA Today!

 



*** CLAIRVOYANT BREWING COMPANY ***
Started the front bar top! 





*** WHITE DOG BREWING - BOISE ***
Electrical is in and drywall is starting to go up!



 *** SMOKE&THYME ***
Smoke&Thyme  will be on site THIS WEEK at LONGDROP CIDER and *should* be ready to open this weekend. Hop on over and like their Facebook Page  to stay informed. The trailer will be in the parking lot immediately NORTH of Longdrop, on Fulton St. After we finish construction on the yard behind the brewery we'll be moving the trailer on-site. All the menu items will be available via walk-up at the trailer, or you can order direct from your friendly Longdrop bartender. Smoked Meat!


 *** LONGDROP CIDER CO ***
Featured in Exploring Idaho


*** BEST OF TREASURE VALLEY 2017 ***
by Idaho Statesman
Voting is Now Open
Vote for Your Favorite Buddy Hubs!
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!


 *** BOISE BREWING ***

 *** STOUT BEERS ***
via Boise Weekly



*** ALEFORT ***
March 24 - 26


BEER CALENDAR



THURSDAY, MARCH 9:

* 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Beer Tasting  with 10 Barrel Brewing @ Boise Co-op - North End Store

* 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Beer with the Bender Sisters  with PAYETTE BREWING CO @ The Cabin

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Barley Brown's Tap Takeover Celebrating Bert's 3-Year Anniversary  @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE in Ontario: Barley Brown's will have over 11 different BEERS on tap! We will have food and drink specials, giveaways, and some specialty Barley Brown's beers! 

 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Sawtooth Brewing Pint Night  @ Homestead Bar & Grill with glassware, swag and BEER

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Mother Earth Brew Co Brewer's Dinner  @ The FRONT DOOR

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Firestone Walker Leo v. Ursus Tortem and Milk & Cookies  @ BIER:THIRTY

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Paw-ty for the Pups  with Alaskan Brewing @ PREFUNK - Boise: Buy a Pint, Help a Pup! A Portion from every Alaskan Pint goes to a Local Humane Society. Bring a Bag or Can of dog food and/or a dog toy and you will be entered to win some cool prizes.

* 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Plates and Pints: How to Pair Food and Beer  with BOISE BREWING at JUMP Boise

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Haus Sessions  @ POWDERHAUS BREWING COMPANY: Featuring jams from our friends in Fall Creek , food from Adobo Street Bistro  and $3 Haus Beer cans all night long!

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 10:

* Hoppy Birthday Aaron Haws!

* Hoppy Birthday Ryan Driscoll!

* 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm:  Tap Takeover  with Wallace Brewing Company @ Albertson's Growler Station in Eagle

* 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Game + Snack Night  @ MERIWETHER CIDER COMPANY

* 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Tap Takeover  with EDGE BREWING CO @ Whole Foods - River Room

* 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Friday Night Flight - Argentina  @ BOISE HOTSPOT: S ample wines and a featured appetizer inspired by Argentina cuisine. Of course, you can always enjoy a BEER from the automated beer wall!

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: "Friday Nights at The Tower" @ The Tower Grill  in Nampa with Local Craft Beer on Tap!

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Firkin Friday  @ BOISE BREWING

* 5:00 pm - 12:00 am: Four Year Anniversary  @ Slate Creek Brewing Co in Coeur d'Alene

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Spring Bike Sale  with PAYETTE BREWING CO @ Boise Bicycle Project (BBP Members Only)

* 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Ryan's Big Birthday Bash  @ PREFUNK - Nampa

* 7:30 pm: Beer Yoga  with CROOKED FENCE BREWING and Essential Hot Yoga

SATURDAY, MARCH 11: 

* 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm: 8 Feathers - Taster VII  with Special Ticket Deals for  Taste+Craft 2017

* 7:00 am - 5:00 pm: 7th Annual Ft. Boise Highland Games & Fell Race  in Parma with SLANTED ROCK BREWING COMPANY

* 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Barrel-Aged Bottle Release Party  @ BOISE BREWING

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Grand Teton Brewing Tap Takeover  @ HILLTOP STATION with Live Music by Uncle Chris

* 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Tropical IPA Tasting  @ HOMEBREWSTUFF - Craft Bottle Shop & Taproom : New hop strains are allowing brewers across the country to coax new and interesting flavors in their beers. Australian and New Zealand strains in particular a popular choice for the intense, fruity flavor they add. This week we will be sampling a few beers that are using these hops to create new brands or redefine old ones. Drop by the HomeBrewStuff taproom and bottle shop for a taste of these innovative brews.

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Meriwether Cider Co - Taster VIII  with Special Ticket Deals for Taste+Craft 2017

SUNDAY, MARCH 12:

* Daylight Savings Time Begins - Set Your Clocks Forward

* Hoppy Birthday Ben Draper!

* 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm:  Cellared Beer Tasting & App Pairing  @ BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE - The Cellar

* 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Gelande Quaffing  with PAYETTE BREWING @ Silly Birch

* 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Cider Tasting & App Pairing  @ BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE - The Cellar

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Trivia Night  with 10 Barrel Brewing @ SPACEBAR ARCADE

MONDAY, MARCH 13:

* Hoppy Birthday Shayne Bryant!

* Hoppy Birthday Alex Sloan!

* 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Pint Night with BOISE BREWING @ Tap and Cask

* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Kegs 4 Kause @ PAYETTE BREWING Benefiting Camp LOLO

* 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Books & Brews  @ HIGHLANDS HOLLOW

TUESDAY, MARCH 14:

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15:

* 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  Grand Opening for Wednesdays  @ MERIWETHER CIDER CO: You asked for it! We're going to start opening on Wednesdays! And to celebrate B-Town Bistro  is making a variety of special grilled cheese sandwiches for the occasion. Come on down and grab some melty goodness and your first cider served on a Wednesday!

* 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Pints for a Purpose  with Idaho Trails Association @ SAWTOOTH BREWERY PUBLIC HOUSE - Ketchum

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Ladies' Night  @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE in Ontario

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  Cards Against Humanity  @ EAGLE TRIPLE TAP 

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Firestone Walker Tap Takeover  @ Heritage Hop Haus Meridian

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


SAVE THE BEER DATE


* March 17: 3rd Birthday @ CLOUD 9 BREWERY

* March 17: A Brew With Sue Adult Night @ Discovery Center with POWDERHAUS BREWING

* March 18: Sour Bottle & Draft Release @ BARBARIAN BREWING

* March 22 - 26: Treefort Music Fest 2017 with 411 Bands in Five Days!

* March 24 - 26: Alefort!

* March 25: Ladies of Craft Beer Panel @ Alefort

* April: Idaho Craft Beer Month!

* April 1: Grand Re-Opening of the Tap Room @ Laughing Dog Brewing in Ponderay

* April 8: Taste+Craft 2017

* May 15 - 21: American Craft Beer Week

* June 11: Savor Idaho 2017


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