Event Planner: Hump Day & Beyond for 3/30/2011

As the week begins its slow course to the end and into the first few days of April, we thought we would take this opportunity to remind you of a few key events. Staring today you are encouraged to make the trip into Hopworks Urban Brewery to congratulate them on three years of commitment to saving the environment one pint at a time. Other upcoming events include, Flyers making a trip to Beveridge Place Pub and Fort George’s celebratory foray into the can distribution by partying at Saraveza.

As always if you don’t see an upcoming event on the calendar email us (see above) and we will get right on it!

- March 30th, 2011 -
… for more information on other events happening today click on the calendar above.

Enumclaw, WA

All Day *Call Ahead for Details

Elysian Brewing & Crystal Mountain presents the 1st Annual Snow Hookey
33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd Enumclaw, WA 98022 (360) 663-2558

Skip work and join us for a day of skiing and fun! Outdoor BBQ on the sundeck with “Powercell” band playing during the afternoon for live entertainment. Elysian Brewery will be serving up some cold brew…. Including the Men’s Room Red (yummy!). Come for the day- Stay for the night!

Package for 2- includes a 1 bedroom condo at Silver Skis (with the outdoor heated pool), 2 lift tickets and 2 BBQ lunches on the sundeck. ($125 per person) Package for 4- includes a 1 bedroom condo at Silver Skis (with the outdoor heated pool), 4 lift tickets and 4 BBQ lunches on the sundeck. ($90 per person)” –source, Crystal Mountain

Tacoma, WA

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Ninkasi Brewers Night at The Swiss Pub
1904 Jefferson Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608 (253) 572-2821

Portland, OR

All Day *Call Ahead for Details

Brewery Anniversary at Hopworks Urban Brewery, Southeast Portland
2944 S.E. Powell Blvd. Portland, OR (503) 232-4677

"The pub that made Southeast Powell Street a Good Beer and bicycle destination turns three Wednesday with food specials, $2 pints and 20 percent off Hopworks logo gear." -source, John Foyston from The Beer Here

7:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Brewers for Boobies Fundraiser at the Eastburn, Southeast Portland Neighborhood
1800 E. Burnside Portland, OR (503) 236-2876

"The second annual Brewers for Boobs raises money for breast cancer research and brings six breweries and their beers to The Eastburn for a friendly challenge issued by Lompoc's Dave Fleming, who won last year with the event's best beer. Brewers from Migration, Coalition, Laurelwood, Lucky Lab and Burnside Brewing will bring their best beers and your $7 donation to the American Cancer Society gets you a taste of each. 7 p.m.-midnight Wednesday, The Eastburn, 1800 E. Burnside St; $7 donation" -source, John Foyston's The Beer Here

- March 31st, 2011 -
… for more information on other events happening today click on the calendar above.

Seattle, WA

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Lazy Boy Brewery Tasting at Beer Junction, West Seattle neighborhood
4707 42nd Avenue S.W., Seattle, WA (206) 938-2337

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Flyers Brewery Night at Beveridge Place Pub, West Seattle Neighborhood
6413 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98136 (206) 932-9906

"Brewmaster Tony's bringing a special cask of Penncove Pale, plus we'll serve Hopduster IPA, Afterburner IPA, Pacemaker Porter, Barnstormer Brown, and Humbles Blond!" -source, Beveridge Place Pub

Kent, WA

4:00 PM to 10:00 PM *call ahead for availability

Cask Tapping at Airways Brewing’s Tasting Room
6644 S 196th St #T-100, Kent, WA 98032 (253) 200-1707

This weeks featured cask is their Jet City ESB, dry-hopped with Kent Golding hops.

Everett, WA

4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

March IPA Madness at The Balefire Bar
1801 Hewitt Avenue Everett, WA 98201 (425) 374-724

"Tastes of amazing IPA's. Including Green Flash Imperial IPA, Dogfish Head 90 minute, Black Raven Trickster, Avery Maharaja, Cascade Citra Hopped IPA and more! 4 - 10 pm. Prepare to be hopped up!" -source, Balefire Bar

Bellingham, WA

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Ninkasi Night at Bayou on the Bay
1300 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225 (360) 752-2962

Boise, Idaho

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

German Beer Tasting at Boise Co-Op “Front Street”
888 W. Fort Street, Boise, ID 83702

“... featuring a selection of bocks and doppelbocks” –source, Boise Co-Op

Portland, OR

6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Full Sail 5-course Dinner Salty’s on the Columbia
3839 N.E. Marine Drive Portland, OR (503) 288-4444 $59 per person, 21 and older $65. Dinner begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. We hope to see you there!

“Why choose Full Sail Brewing Company? They have been specialists in the liquid refreshment arts since 1987 (the same year Salty’s on the Columbia opened!), and we love their beer! They are in Hood River just down the Columbia Gorge from us. Please join us in Portland on the Columbia River Thursday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. for a fun, casual evening as we partner up with Full Sail Brewing Co. Our menu is a collaboration of Chef Josh Gibler’s inventive cuisine and Beverage Manager Dan More’s keen palate for pairing. They will discuss how and why they selected each pairing, and a brewmaster from Full Sail will talk about the beers.” –source, Salty’s on the Columbia

Here’s your menu for only $65 per person:

  • First: Amuse Bouche paired with Sessions Lager
  • then: Hazelnut-Crusted Stuffed Prawns with Floral Spring Salad & a Molasses Gastrique paired with Full Sail Amber
  • next: Local Sweet Potato Canapes with Assorted Dipping Sauces paired with Full Sail Pale Ale
  • then:Cocoa Butter & Caramel-Dusted Halibut with Local Spring Vegetable Sauté, Lemon Pepper Beurre Blanc paired with Full Sail IPA
  • Dessert: Stout Float with Cocoa Syrup & Chewy Molasses Squares paired with Black Gold Bourbon Imperial Stout & Bump in the Night Cascadian Dark Ale

Full Sail Menu can be downloaded here

6:00 PM to 11:59 PM

Brew Hog BBQ & Guest Beers feat. Hopworks at the North 45th Pub, Alphabet District
517 Northwest 21st Avenue Portland, OR 97209-1105 (503) 928-2327

"Join us every Thursday at 6pm on our tented, heated patio for Brew Hog. Every week we¹ll have a guest micro-brewer onsite sampling great beers to accompany our awesome Brew Hog Ribs. Thanks to our HUGE response to Brew Hog last winter, we¹ve extended the campaign to 22 weeks. Get ready!!" -source, North 45's blog

- April 1st, 2011-
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Tacoma, WA

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Elysian Night at O’Malley’s Irish Pub
2403 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98406-7703 383-3144

"... Live music to Follow. Tracy G - our awesome new beer gal will be in the house so come say Hi!" -source, Elysian Brewing's Facebook fan page.

Vancouver, WA

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Foggy Noggin Tasting at By the Bottle
104 W Evergreen Blvd Vancouver, WA 98660-3124 (360) 696-0012

Portland, OR

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Fort George Tasting & Meet the Brewer, Southeast Portland neighborhood
4500 S.E. Stark Street Portland, OR (503) 232-8358

"Astoria's Fort George Brewing is now canning their delicious 1811 Lager and Vortex IPA. Taste these in the store and stick around for some special drafts in the Biercafe." -source, Belmont Station

That’s it for now. Don’t forget to head over to the Fremont neighborhood for Hop Scotch this Satuday and Sunday or Saraveza on Saturday for Fort George night.

Cheers

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