Thursday, February 5, 2015

Local Tidewater VA Brew Happenings

The weekend starts tonight (well sorta), and there's lots going on for the next week. Most of our local breweries and brew pubs have specials very night, but these are some of the highlights:

Thu Feb 5 -

Wild Wolf & Heritage Brewing Steal the Pint/Tap Takeover Night, Home Republic, 6:00 pm, 328 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach. Come out to Home Republic for Tap Takeover Thursday, featuring Wild Wolf as well as Heritage Brewing Companies! Featuring a selection of their awesome beers. Did we mention it starts during our Happy Hour? 3-7 everyday!

Foothills Brewing Tap Invasion, Tubby’s Tavern, 5:00 pm, 2224 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach. Come try a sample of beers from our friends from Winston-Salem, NC, Foothills Brewing.

Beer Tasting, Grape & Gourmet, 4:30-7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach. Come see what Gabe is pouring for tonight’s tasting.

Beer School at The Porch at Whole Foods Market, 6:30 pm, 1800 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach. Beer School on the Porch featuring New Belgium Brewing Company. Taste some great Craft Beer while learning differences in types and flavors. Pay at the door.

HK on the Bay’s Steal the Pint Night, with Port City Brewing, 4600 Lookout Rd, Virginia Beach. We will be pouring selections from our friends on the Potomac, Alexandria’s own Port City Brewing Company - Our Brewery of the month for February: Optimal Wit, Downright Pilsner, Ways & Means Session IPA, and maybe even Colossal 4. Come out and hang with us, eat some good food and drink some great beer.

Thirsty Thursday/Burger Night, O’Connor Brewing Company, 4-8:00 pm, 211 W. 24th Street, Norfolk. Every Thursday night is Burger Night with CXB BBQ and Eats! It’s also Thirsty Thursday, which means we’re offering drink specials on everything served in a pint, flight, or growler. Plus 30% off all merchandise, too. No reason, just cuz. So come hungry and thirsty, cuz it’s Thursday!

 Pint Night with Boulevard Brewing, The Public House, 5:00 pm, 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk. Come by, enjoy some great beers, hang with our friends from the brewery, and snag a pint! This week we feature Boulevard Brewing Company from Kansas City. Founded in 1989, Boulevard has grown to become the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest. On tap we’ll have: 80 Acre Hoppy Wheat, and from their Smokestack Series: Harvest Dance Wheat, Imperial Stout, and Saison Bret. We tap the kegs at 5 pm. See you then!

Special Firkin, Smartmouth Brewing Company, 4:30-8:00 pm, 1309 Raleigh Ave., Norfolk. Special Firkin Tapping Alter Ego Saison with kohatu hops (may add a piney or tropical fruit flavor), and delicious food from ‘Shakey’s Curbside Bistro’.

Pint Night, The Point at Phoebus, 6:00 pm, 30 E. Mellen Street, Hampton. Come try our featured brewery of the month - Devils Backbone. Local craft brews paired with farm to table foods ensures a memorable local experience. We’ll have Devils Backbone Brewing Company’s Smokehouse Bock, The Horror black IPA, and Old Glen their English-inspired Old Ale. Join us as we continue to support local farms and breweries.

Burgers & Beers Pairing, DoG Street Pub, 5-9:00 pm, Merchants’ Square Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg. Chef Carter has perfectly paired tonight’s sliders with beers from our own Alewerks Brewing Company. Three burgers and a flight of beer for only $12!

Hardywood Tasting, the Wine Seller, 4680 Monticello Ave, Williamsburg. We will be tasting selections from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery: Hardywood Pilsner, Hardywood Great Return, Hardywood Raspberry Stout, Hardywood Milkman.

Goose Island Steal the Pint Night, Oceans & Ale, 5:00 pm, Prime Outlets, 5601 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg. It’s cold in Williamsburg! Some come out and warm up with an ice cold beer….wait…just go with it. Goose Island Brewing is bringing a little piece of Chicago to Oceans & Ale this Thursday night! We will be tapping the Goose Island IPA, 312 Urban Pale Ale, and Sofie Belgian Style Ale, and glasses will be available for the stealing. Williamsburg’s own Kevin Bleakley will be there to provide some tunes starting at 6 pm.

Fri, Feb 6 -

Opening Day, Big Ugly Brewing Company, 5-10:00 pm, 1296 S. Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake. Come Join us for our Opening Night, and we'll have great slices and pies from ‘Bella Vista Pizza’.

Charlotte Hour, Lynnhaven Pub, 5-8:00 pm, 2236 W Great Neck Rd., Virginia Beach. Our good friend Charlotte will be out on the patio sampling some tasty brews. Come by, talk beer with her, and grab a ready brew.

Hoppy Friday, Beach Brewing Company, 3-9:00 pm, 1505 Taylor Farm Rd., Virginia Beach. Enjoy specials on our fresh beer, plus one our favorite food trucks ‘CXB BBQ & Eats’ serving up good treats from 3-7 pm!

Firkin & Food Truck Friday, O’Connor Brewing Company, 4-9:00 pm, 211 W. 24th Street, Norfolk. TGIF! Every Friday at the brewery, we offer special casked beers for your tasting pleasure. So they’re not really in firkins, but “Cask” doesn’t sound as good with “Food Truck” or “Friday.” Plus, from 4 to 8 pm, enjoy delicious food from one of our favorite food trucks ‘New York Souvlaki’.

Firkin Friday, Cogans Pizza North, 6:00 pm, 4311 Colley Avenue, Norfolk. On Fridays we tap a cask ale from one of our local Brewers. Come out and enjoy some REAL BEER!!!

Food Truck Friday, St. George Brewing Company, 4:30- 8:00 pm, 204 Challenger Way, Hampton. There is nothing better that starting your weekend off with food trucks and beer. It’s a match made in heaven (or Hampton if you’re a local)!

Sat, Feb 7 -

Firkin Cask, Back Bay Brewing Company, 12 noon - 12 midnight, 614 Norfolk Ave., Virginia Beach. Come out and enjoy some Cask Ale. We only have one firkin that will be tapped at 3 pm and when it’s gone it’s gone. We’ll also have live music by Brian Shultz from 7-11:00 pm.

Grub & Tunes, Smartmouth Brewing Company, 12-7:00 pm, 1309 Raleigh Ave., Norfolk. Live Music by ‘Gina Dalmas & the Cow Tipping Playboys’ from 4:30-6:30 pm, and delicious food from ‘CXB BBQ & Eats’.

Opening Weekend Continues, Big Ugly Brewing Company, 12-10:00 pm, 1296 S. Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake. Come Join us for our First Weekend. We'll also have great food from ‘Seoul757Taco’.

Sun, Feb 8 -

Sunday Brewer Series with Goose Island Beer Company, Lager Heads, 5:30 pm, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3315 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach. Come meet the brewers and try their beer, it’s perfect to be here sipping with a friend.

Waffletina Brunch, O’Connor Brewing Company, 12-3:00 pm, 211 W. 24th Street, Norfolk. Every SECOND SUNDAY we welcome pop-up waffle shop Waffletina to the brewery for a one-of-a-kind brunch, from noon to 3 pm, or until the waffles run out.

Crockpot Sunday, Pleasure House Brewing, 12-9:00 pm, 3025 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach. It works like this here: Up to 4 volunteers bring their best crockpot recipe of food to be served starting at 6 pm. Anyone interested can try a serving of each and vote for their favorite. A donation ($3 suggested as a minimum) for the food goes to the charity featured that week. The volunteer who gets the most “favorite” votes wins a $20 PHB gift card. Serving our community, serving you beer! See you this Sunday!

Mon, Feb 9 -

Pint Night with Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales, Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm, Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Our regular Monday Night Pint Night! We’ll also have Live Music from Brian Sewell at 6:30 pm.

Tue, Feb 10 -

Starr Hill Brewing Tap Takeover Tuesday, The Whiskey Kitchen, 6-9:00 pm, 2149 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach. Every other Tuesday we invite a local brewery to take over some of our taps with the beers they want to feature. Come in and enjoy a beer with the Brewmaster or the representative of the brewery. Start or add to your cool collection of Brew logo glassware

No comments:

Post a Comment