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Tickets available for Central BBQ beer dinner with Yazoo, New Belgium brews

April 19, 2013 By: mike Category: Breweries, Craft beer, Events, Memphis

Central BBQA five-course beer dinner at Central BBQ’s downtown Memphis location on Monday, April 22, is one of the many great events that will be part of next week’s Memphis Beer Week.

The dinner will feature beers from Yazoo Brewing Company and New Belgium Brewing, including “Rufus,” a sour collaboration from the two breweries.

Light appetizers, snacks and pints will be served from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Each of the five courses will then be paired with a beer from Yazoo or New Belgium. Some menu items will also be prepared with beers from the breweries.

Tickets are $40 and are still available. For tickets, call (901) 672-7760 or email jc@cbqmemphis.com. The Downtown location of Central BBQ is at 147 E. Butler.

Memphis’ Bluff City Brewers homebrew club meets tonight

October 20, 2011 By: mike Category: Events, Homebrew, Memphis

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Memphis' homebrew club has been around since 1980.

Have you heard about the Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs and wanted to get involved but didn’t know how?

Well, Memphis’ homebrew club is holding its monthly meeting tonight, and it’s a great opportunity to come learn more about the club and beermaking.

Homebrewer and past Bluff City Brewers president Ben Pugh will be doing a presentation on brewing equipment and upgrades. There will also be judging for the club’s first “Best of the Bluff” contest, which this month is a contest for the best pale ales.

In addition, there will be information shared on upcoming beer events.

Tonight’s meeting is at Central BBQ, 4375 Summer Avenue, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Come have a few beers and eat some great BBQ. If you decide to join, dues are just $20 per year.

If you can’t make the meeting tonight, meetings are at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Check the club’s online calendar for a full listing of events.