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Memphis Beer Week: Boscos hosting Brewmaster’s Dinner on April 22

April 16, 2014 By: mike Category: Breweries, Craft beer, Events, Memphis

Boscos logoBoscos Squared in Midtown is hosting a Brewmaster’s Dinner on Tuesday, April 22, during Memphis Beer Week.

The dinner is $50 per person and starts at 6:45 p.m. For reservations, call 901- 432-2222.

Menu

Aperitif

~Famous Flaming Stone Beer ~

Appetizer

Mini Pork and Black Bean Tamale

Roasted Pork, Black Beans, and Goat Cheese; Encrusted in Masa Dough. Baked in a

Plantain Leaf

~Irish Red ~

Salad

Top Shelf Margarita Shrimp Salad

Tequila, Grand Marnier, and Lime Marinated Grilled Shrimp with Yellow Bell Peppers,

Avocado, Crispy Corn Tortillas over Romaine

~Bocsos Award Winning Hefeweizen ~

Bob White Quail with Guajillo Chile & Coffee Bean BBQ sauce

Entrée

BBQ QUAIL

Served with Corn Grits

~Bourbon Oak Aged Ale~

Sea Bass

Grilled Sea Bass Topped with Pistachio Beurre Blanc

Served on a Bed of Soba Noodles with Spring Vegetable

~Ice Age Pale Ale~

Dessert

Drunken Black Forrest Cake

Topped with Fresh Berries and Crème Anglaise

~Oatmeal Stout~

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You can see the full list of official Memphis Beer Week events here.

Memphis Beer Week: Yazoo’s ‘Barely a 4K’ Beer Run on April 24 to benefit WEVL

April 15, 2014 By: mike Category: Breweries, Craft beer, Events, Memphis

Yazoo Barely a 4KNashville’s Yazoo Brewing Co. is bringing its ‘Barely a 4K’ Beer Run back to the Bluff City for next week’s Memphis Beer Week.

The run is Thursday, April 24, and starts and ends at Slider Inn in Midtown. Check-in begins at 5 p.m., and the run starts at 6.

You’ll get a free T-shirt and beer at the finish line for your $25 entry free. In addition, Yazoo is donating $10 of each entry fee to WEVL 89.9, Memphis’s volunteer radio station, so you can run, drink beer and help out a great local organization at the same time. Yazoo is capping the run at 200 participants.

Sign up for the run here.

You can see the full list of official Memphis Beer Week events here.

Memphis Beer Week: List of events at Whole Foods Market in East Memphis

April 15, 2014 By: mike Category: Craft beer, Events, Memphis

The new Whole Foods Market in East Memphis opened its growler-fill station with five beers on tap in January.

The new Whole Foods Market in East Memphis opened its growler-fill station with five beers on tap in January.

The second-annual Memphis Beer Week is coming up next week, and Whole Foods Market in East Memphis will be hosting a different brewery and beer activity each day.

Here is the list of events:

Monday, 4/21: Brooklyn Brewery beer sampling, 5-7 p.m. Free growlers to the first 20 growler fills. Live music.

Tuesday, 4/22: Abita beer sampling, 4-7 p.m. Free growlers to the first 20 growler fills. Live music.

Wednesday, 4/23: Yazoo Brewing Co. beer sampling, 5-7 p.m. Free growlers to the first 20 growler fills. Live music.

Thursday, 4/24: Stone Brewery high gravity beer dinner at The Shack, 7-9 p.m. For $25/person, you will participate in a 4-course dinner paired with different high-gravity beers and get a free growler. There are only 30 spots available so please RSVP to Customer Service, 901-969-4368 extension 210.

Menu:
Fried Pickles in Arrogant Bastard Beer Batter
Tossed Mixed Greens in Grapefruit Slam IPA Vinaigrette with Pecan Crusted Chèvre
Ruination Smoked Salmon with Green Beans / Spare Ribs with Chipotle Smoked Porter BBQ Sauce and Smashed Red Potatoes
Crème Brulee

Friday, 4/25: Ghost River and Whole Foods Market beer/cheese pairing benefiting the Wolf River Conservancy, 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The Wolf River Conservancy is an organization near and dear to both Whole Foods Market and Ghost River Brewery. Experts from both Whole Foods Market and Ghost River will lead you on a beer and cheese tasting tour that is not only delicious and informative but supports a great local organization. It is $10/person and all money goes directly to the Wolf River Conservancy. We will have two seatings – one at 6:30pm and another at 7:30pm. To RSVP, please contact Customer Service at 901-969-4368 extension 210.

Saturday, 4/26: Wiseacre beer sampling, noon-2 p.m.

Whole Foods Market is located at 5014 Poplar Avenue. You can see the full list of official Memphis Beer Week events here.

High Cotton to debut Bourbon Stout on Thursday with release party at Tamp & Tap

March 19, 2014 By: mike Category: Breweries, Craft beer, Events, Memphis

High CottonHigh Cotton Bourbon Stout, the latest special release from Memphis’ High Cotton Brewing Co., will be tapped at a release party tomorrow at Tamp & Tap.

The beer is a full-bodied milk stout aged for four weeks in Belle Meade Bourbon Barrels.

The release party at Tamp & Tap, 122 Gayoso in Downtown Memphis, starts at 7 p.m.

High Cotton Bourbon Stout will be available at such establishments as Local Downtown and Midtown, Alchemy, the Second Line, Beer Garden and The Growler.