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WEEKLY BEERMAIL


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

to

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018


FEATURED EVENTS



*** THE MERRY HOPSTERS BUS TOUR ***

Round 3!

Saturday, September 8th
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

The hop harvest field trip is back!

We are filling three school buses with smiling faces, plenty of beer and heading out west with Odell Brewing Co

- Guided tour of the Gooding Farms, Inc. family hop farm during harvest.

- Groove to live music by Marshall Poole & Luke Messimer band.

- Sit-down BBQ on the farm with house-made sausages & fixings (100% vegan available)

Odell Brewing Co will be bringing fresh goodies to pour & some totally legal beverages for the bus.

Check-in at Bittercreek Alehouse @ 9:30am, Bus leaves @ 10am. Bus returns scheduled for 4pm, 5pm & 6pm.

Get Your Tickets Here!



*** OKTOBERFEST ***

Saturday, September 15th
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

At Payette Brewing

(733 S Pioneer St, Boise)

Bring your one liter thirst, grab your lederhosen and dirndl dresses and enjoy Oktoberfest at Payette Brewing. For the third year in a row, we're celebrating with our Oktoberfest Marzen Lager and one hell of a party.

All Ages + Dogs Welcome

ONE LITER PAYETTE OKTOBERFEST BRANDED STEINS

GERMAN INSPIRED FOOD

LIVE MUSIC

ACTIVITIES + GAMES

BEER GARDEN

Entry: Free // Glassware: $15.00 // Tokens: $7.00

(Purchase of Payette branded stein includes your first drink token)

Purchase: At the event or
skip the line and purchase 
Here!



*** HOPTOBER FRESHTIVAL ***

Saturday, October 6th
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

At Boise Brewing

(521 W Broad St, Boise)

Hoptober Freshtival is the largest fresh hop beer festival in Idaho. The festival features over 60 fresh hop and seasonal beers from 30+ local to regional craft breweries. Since Idaho is one of the top 3 states in the country for hop production, the festival works to educate and showcase local hop famers and the beers that utilize their ingredients.

Get Your Tickets Here!


CONTEST TIME!

 

*** Social Media Contest Time! ***

Share a photo on social media of 
your Beer Buddy Card at a Buddy Hub
or
your Receipt Showing the Beer Buddy Discount
 for a chance to win a free one-year renewal Beer Buddy Membership! 

Tag the Buddy Hub on Social Media and tag 
 @BoiseBeerBuddies and #BoiseBeerBuddies 

Contest runs through September 12th

The photos will be judged on quantity and creativity! 

Time for Buddy Hub Hopping! 


BREW NEWS


* Meriwether Cider House - Downtown Boise is Open via  Boise Weekly Idaho Statesman  and  KIVI TV  

* Meriwether Cider's Taproom on Chinden will be Closed until September 18th to get the Cider House Open



* A Beer-Filled Idaho Weekend via Camels & Chocolate


* Breweries in Idaho via  Idaho Statesman


 * Paddles Up Poké Expands to Sun Valley via Boise Dev


* DMV - Extension on Expired/Expiring Driver's Licenses

Idahoans whose driver's licenses expired in July and August and have not renewed or licenses will expire in September: Will automatically have their licenses extended until Oct. 31 by the DMV

*** NEWSLETTERS ***


 *** VOLUNTEERS WANTED ***


Saturday, September 8th
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

T.I.P.S Certified servers wanted 
Sign up at
or email 
 
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Saturday, October 6th
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Want to help pour beer for Idaho's largest fresh hop festival? We're looking for awesome volunteers to help pour beer and enjoy the freshy goodness. All volunteers will be rewarded with BEER, swag and snacks!



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FIRST THURSDAY

Thursday, September 6th
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Downtown Boise: Art, Entertainment, Food, Wine, Cider and BEER Tasting


Banana Ink Beer Tasting with POWDERHAUS BREWING; Raffles, Discounts, Beer and More

Barbarian Brewing - Downtown Taproom Release of "It's Whiskey Melon Thyme" Barrel Aged Sour 

Boise Brewing Beer and Ice Cream Pairing with The STIL

Branched Roots Beer Tasting with MAGIC VALLEY BREWING

Brü Beer Tasting with SAWTOOTH BREWERY; Pizza and Self Pour Beer: Come Make Some POUR Decisions

Chocolat Bar Beer Tasting with EDGE BREWING
 
City Peanut Shop Nuts + Beer Pairings with WOODLAND EMPIRE ALE CRAFT

Front Door Patio Night with Alaskan Brewing, Grilled Salmon, Games and More

Gas Lantern Drinking Company Wine Tasting with BRJ and Live Music by Johnny Boy Kunk

LongDrop Cider Nuts + Cider Pairings with CITY PEANUT SHOP

Meraki Greek Street Food Beer Tasting with PAYETTE BREWING and Live Music by Lindsey Autumn

Mixed Greens Beer Tasting with CROOKED FENCE BREWING

Paddles Up Poké Beer Tasting with POWDERHAUS BREWING and Live Music by Red Light Challenge

Proof Flagship Store Beer Tasting with BELLA BREWING, Local Vendors, Live Music, Hotdogs and Beer

Saint Lawrence Gridiron Beer Tasting with CLAIRVOYANT BREWING

Spacebar Arcade WOH X Arcade Underground X

Woodland Empire Games with Joe

Zee's Rooftop Live Music, Art, Desserts & Drinks


BEER CALENDAR


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6:

* Hoppy Birthday Danielle H & Noah N!

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Old Boise's End of Summer Party  @ 6th & Main - Downtown Boise

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Nocturne Auction  with MAD SWEDE BREWING @ World Center for Birds of Prey

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Left Hand Brewing Launch Party  @ PREFUNK - Nampa

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7:

* Hoppy Birthday Kainoa L, Sean A & Brad W!

* 3:00 pm - 12:00 am: Wild Bill Wheat Bock Launch Party  @ WESTERN COLLECTIVE BEER

* 6:00 pm: Artist Reception  @ The LOCAL

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: First Friday  @ CROOKED FENCE BREWING with Live Music by Blake Warr and Food by Rusty Dog

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Frozen Fanny Pack Race  with Alaskan Brewing @ PREFUNK - Nampa

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: First Friday  with WHITE DOG BREWING @ AMARU CONFECTIONS: Live Music and Drink Specials!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8:

* Hoppy Birthday Rich F & Mike S!

* 9:15 AM - 10:15 am: Yoga  @ WHITE DOG BREWING

* 9:30 am - 5:00 pm: The Merry Hopsters Bus Tour - Round 3 : Hop Harvest Field Trip with BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE, Odell Brewing and Gooding Farms: Guided Tour, BBQ, Live Music and Beer!

* 11:00 am - 10:00 pm: BSU Game Day  @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Rock'N Brews & BBQ  @ Boise Spectrum

* 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Freedom Brew Fest 2018  @ Indian Creek Plaza - Caldwell

* 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm:  Brews 4 Buhl Beer Festival  @ McCluskey Park - Buhl

* 3:00 pm - 8:15 pm: Lusk District Tailgate  @ LOST GROVE BREWING

* 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Live Music  with Spencer Batt @ BAR 76 @ CHOW @ Boise Spectrum

* 8:15 pm: BSU Football - Watch the Game at Your Favorite Buddy Hub

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9:

* Hoppy Birthday Paul G, Marianne B, Robert M, Heather M, Brenda S & Jenny W!

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Star Wars Movie Trivia  with Boise Philharmonic and WOODLAND EMPIRE @ SPACEBAR ARCADE

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10:

* Hoppy Birthday Sal G & Rebecca M!

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Kegs 4 Kause  @ PAYETTE BREWING

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Dezert People 15 Premiere  @ BARRELHOUSE

* 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm: Books & Brews  @ HIGHLANDS HOLLOW

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11:

* Hoppy Birthday Stacy C!

* 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Powerful Pints  @ LOST GROVE BREWING

* 4:00 pm: Yappie Hour  with EDGE BREWING @ THE YARDARM

* 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Thinks and Drinks Science Cafe  @ LONGDROP CIDER

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12:

* Hoppy Birthday Amy W, Joseph L & Randy P!

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Four Year Anniversary Party  @ HILLTOP STATION

* 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Books on Tap  @ PREFUNK - Nampa

ALL WEEK LONG:  Game Night Live Trivia


SAVE THE BEER DATE


* September 13: 10 Year Anniversary  @ Create Common Good: Live Music, Food, Wine & Beer

* September 13: Pint Night  with BOISE BREWING @ COPENROSS GROWLERS

* September 14: Ketchum Oktoberfest  with SAWTOOTH BREWERY @ Ketchum Town Square - Get Your Team Ready for Beer Olympics

* September 14: We Love George Potluck  @ CLAIRVOYANT BREWING

* September 15: Oktoberfest  @ PAYETTE BREWING

* September 15: 4 Year Anniversary  @ PREFUNK - Nampa

* September 21: Funktober Fest  @ PREFUNK - Boise

* September 22: B'Arc & Brew  @ HIGHLANDS HOLLOW BREWHOUSE

* September 29: Oktoberhaus - Oktoberfest Celebration  @ POWDERHAUS BREWING

* September 30: Oktoberfest 2018  @ EDGE BREWING

* September 30: Scallywag Fest 2018  @ Centurylink Arena

* October 5: Funky Fresh: A Fresh Hop Festival  @ PREFUNK - Boise

* October 6: Hoptober Freshtival  @ BOISE BREWING

* October 13: 3rd Anniversary Party  @ BARBARIAN BREWING


JOBS


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*** GAME NIGHT LIVE ***

*** THE HYDE HOUSE ***

*** THE REFUGE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE ***
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*** SOCKEYE BREWING ***

*** SPITFIRE CRAFT PIZZA & PINTS ***


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