Starting today we begin what is intended a return to our roots as an Event source. Starting Wednesday with Elysian's Firkin tapping (Capitol Hill only) you are encouraged to take a load off from work-day grind and grab a 'cold one'.

Below we have highlighted our best bets for each day leading up to the weekend, starting Friday.

Wednesday March 3rd, 2011
… for more information on events happening on Wednesday click on the calendar above.

Seattle, WA

  • 4:00 PM Elysian Cask Tapping, Capitol Hill Neighborhood
    1221 E Pike Street Seattle, WA 98122

    D. from the brewery was kind enough to inform us they will be tapping a The Wise ESB on the bartop.
  • 8:00 PM Schooner Exact Brewers Night at Elephant and Castle, Downtown
    1415 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA

Bellevue, WA

6:00 PM Three Skulls Dinner at McCormick & Schmick's, Bellevue
700 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA 98004 (425) 454-2606 $45

Staged in the inviting Cypress Room, beer enthusiasts gather to experience the ultimate in food and beer pairings as our own Chef Chris Crum along with celebrity brewmasters from around the Pacific Northwest celebrate the bounty of our seasons with a five course feast--guaranteed to be a real palate pleaser. “ –source, McCormick & Schmick’s

Tickets are limited and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Attached is the menu.

  • Toast: Pepper Smoked Salmon with goat cheese & caramelized onion spread on rye crisp, paired with Yellow Beard Pilsner
  • 2nd Course: Spicy green salad with horseradish mustard vinaigrette topped with local pears and manchego cheese, paired with Blood Orange Wit
  • 3rd Course: spice-rubbed lamb chop atop white bean cassoulet, paired with Hop the Plank IPA
  • 4th Course: Slow-braised short ribs with rossti potato cake collard greens with wild mushroom jus, paired with Dark Lager
  • Dessert: Mousse cake with Jameson marinated chocolate cake and bailey's irish cream mousse, paired with Winter Poison

Bellingham, WA

6:00 PM Snipes Mountain Night, Green Frog Acoustic Cafe
902 N State Street Bellingham, WA 98225 (360) 756-1213
This will be the last event for head brewer Chris Miller, before he departs for North California and his own brewery.

Thursday March 4th, 2011
… for more information on events happening on Wednesday click on the calendar above.

Hood River, OR

5:00 PM Full Sail Brewmasters Dinner at the Tasting Room & Pub
506 Columbia Street Hood River, OR 97031 (541) 386-224

“Featuring traditional German cuisine. Brewmaster Jamie Emmerson and Chef Jeff Baldo have teamed up to create a menu that celebrates the art of brewing and cooking. Handmade soft pretzels with apple chips and IPA mustard paired with LTD 05, traditional warm potato salad with bratwurst and Dijon, paired with LTD 04, pork schnitzel and herb spatzel with bacon mushroom sauce paired with Amber Ale, apple kuchen with Amber wort syrup, paired with Imperial Stout.” –source, Full Sail Brewery

Seattle, WA

5:00 PM Crispin Cider Tasting at Beer Junction, West Seattle
4707 42nd Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116 (206) 938-233

“Crispin Cider Tasting! Sample 5 different ciders from Crispin for just $4! You can find out about Crispin ciders at the following link: http://crispincider.com/–source, Beer Junction

5:00 PM 21st Amendment Tasting at Beer Authority, Lake City Way
12716 Lake City Way NE Suite A Seattle, WA 98125 (206) 417-9629

"Join us for a Brewery Night this Thursday with Jason from 21st Amendment Brewing.  We'll be having a beer/food pairing this time with suggestions coming from their Master Brewer himself. Tasting fee is $8 and includes two cans of beer and the food pairing!  Oh yeah, did I mention a glass give away to the first 24 in the store?" $8 Tasting Fee ($9 split)” –source, Beer Authority

  • Bitter American paired with aged Gouda
  • Monks Blood Quad paired with vanilla bean ice cream (ask for a beer float if you're adventurous!)

Portland, OR

5:30 PM Fire Chief Release at Rock Bottom, Southwest / Downtown
206 SW Morrison Street Portland, OR 97204 (503) 796-2739

6:00 PM BBQ & Guest Beers featuring Mac & Jack's at Brew Hog,
517 Northwest 21st Avenue, Portland, OR

7:00 PM Ninkasi Brewers Dinner at Portobello Vegan Trattoria, Central Eastside / Southeast
1125 SE Division Street Portland, OR 97202 (503) 754-5993

Copy of the menu  $49 per person (gratuity not included)

Cashew Triple Cream
Buckwheat Cracker, Dried Plum Agrodolce
Candied Onion & Bitter Greens
Renewale
Fig Pizza
Pistachio, Smokey Salt, & Kale
Spicy Olive Oil
Believer Double Red Ale
Cavatelli Pasta
Roast Fennel, Maitake, and Red Onion
Spicy Citrus Tomato Broth
Tarragon & Parsley
Total Domination IPA
Portobello Ballotine
Roast Garlic, Wild Mushroom Potato Mash
Rosemary Demi Glace
Tricerahops
Chocolate Caramel Torte
Oatis Ice Cream, Vanilla Soda
Pecan Granola Tuile
Oatis
$49 per person
gratuity not included
Menu is subject to change. 
The darn weather and whims of the farmer
dictate what is available to us at times,
but the menu will look a lot like this, if not exactly. 
Thanks

If we missed anything or failed to show it here, feel free to comment. Else feel free to look at the calendar, there is still plenty to do today, tomorrow, and on into the weekend.

Cheers

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