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.
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
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.