Another week is coming to a close and it come sooner. With prospects of multiple city based beer weeks on the horizon now would be a good time to get out there.

- Thursday April 28th, 2011 -

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Seattle, WA

11:00 AM to CLOSING April 21st – April 28th

Trip Week Continues at Elysian Fields, Pioneer Square
542 1st Ave South Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 382-4498

Come sample a variety of brews from New Belgium and Elysian's "The Trip" Collaboration Series. Styles have included Trippel IPA, Cocoa Cherry Brown Ale, Juniper Ale, Dark Sour Blend, Citra Hop Belgian Pale, and Imperial IPA among others. The final night - Thursday April 28 @ 7PM we will be raffling off a New Belgium bike. You must be present to win so don't miss out!

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

21st Amendment Tasting at The Beer Junction, West Seattle
4707 42nd Avenue S.W., Seattle, WA (206) 938-2337

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Fremont The Brother Double India Pale Ale Tapping feat. Fremont Brewers, West Seattle
6413 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98136 (206) 932-9906

Oak Harbor, WA

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Deschutes Night at Flyers Restaurant & Brewery
32295 State Route 20 Oak Harbor, WA 98277 (360) 675-5858

Featuring 2006 – 2010 Vintages of The Abyss Imperial Stout, Black Butte XX & XXI Anniversary Stout, and Dissident 2008. As usual there will also be giveaways to be had.

Bellingham, WA

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Sierra Nevada Night at the Archer Alehouse
1212 10th st Bellingham, WA (360) 647-7002

Kent, WA

4:00 PM to ?

Sky Hag India Pale Ale Cask Tapping at Airways Brewing
6644 S 196th St #T-100, Kent, WA 98032 (253) 200-1707

Dry-hoped with Cascade hops.

Portland, OR

4:00 PM to ?

Firkin Thursday featuring Laurelwood Space Stout at Bailey’s Taproom
213 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205 (503) 295-1004

w/Roasted Serrano peppers. Get some!

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Meet the Brewer featuring Upright at the Green Dragon Pub
928 SE 9th Ave Portland, OR 97214 (503) 517-0606

"Upright is returning to the Green Dragon for the first time since last summer for a meet the brewer where we plan to pour our seasonal Pure Wit along with a couple other beers. This batch of wit is the first one in well over a year and uses an all new recipe that’s shaping up to be extra tasty." -source, Upright Brewing's Facebook page

6:00 PM to 10:00 Pm

Dining out for a Cause featuring Saraveza, South Portland
1004 N Killingsworth St Portland, OR 97217 (503) 206-4252

Dining Out for a CauseThurs, April 28, 6-10pm: In the United States alone, someone is infected with HIV every nine and a half minutes. On Thurs, April 28, Saraveza will donate a generous percentage of revenue from our dinner hours to Portland’s HIV Day Center, OHSU Partnership Project and the Dining Out For Life fundraiser.

In addition, Firestone Walker and Nectar Ales have generously donated kegs for the evening.  Saraveza will open it’s back room to pour these beers during a 5-10pm happy hour.  100% of FSW and Nectar sale proceeds will go back to the fundraiser.

Vancouver, BC, Canada

6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Innis & Gunn Pairing Dinner at Granville Room Kitchen & Cocktail Den, Granville Island
957 Granville Street Vancouver, BC, V6Z1L3 (604) 633-0056

Call ahead for availability of seats.

“Three course pairing dinner with Menu designed by Kye Agrios and hosted by brand ambassador Nicol Rennie. Arrival 6:30pm, first course 7pm. Tickets:tk@donnellygroup.ca” –source, Granville Room Kitchen & Cocktail Den

Victoria, BC, Canada

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Sneak Peek of Discovery Ale at Spinnaker’s Taproom
308 Catherine Street, Victoria, BC V9A 3S8, Canada (250) 386-2739

low gravity session ale

- Friday April 29th, 2011 -

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Seattle, WA

Nothing currently scheduled. If you know of an event occurring, please reach out to us.

Portland, OR

4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

C-Dog Double India Pale Ale Release at Lompoc’s Sidebar
3901 N Williams Ave # B Portland, OR 97227-1465 (503) 288-3996

… the highly anticipated release party for C-Dog Double IPA at Sidebar. A collaborative beer brewed with the Lucky Lab back in March, C-Dog was the final beer to ever be brewed on the Lucky Lab Brewhouse that we've been using for the past six years.

Coined a "Lucky Lompodor Production," C-Dog is a 50/50 blend of C-son's Greetings and Superdog. Both beers were brewed into one fermenter, with nine types of hops added in the kettle (the seven Cs, Fuggles & Amarillos). The entire fermenter was then dry-hopped with another eight types of hops for a ridiculous total of 32 lbs of hops in a 10 bbl batch. The malt profile includes flaked barley, Crystal 75 and Munich. The final ABV is 7.4%.

C-Dog will be available in bottles and on draft at both Lompoc and Lucky Lab for a limited time.

4:00 PM to 2:00 AM

All-Oregon Belgian Beer Summit at Roscoe’s
8105 SE Stark Street Portland, OR 97215 (503) 255-0049

"The Roscoe's All-Oregon Belgian Beer Summit will take place on Friday, April 29th beginning at 4PM. We will feature 14 Belgian-Style beers brewed by Oregon breweries. Some of the Breweries (and beers) will be: Oakshire (Frederic's Lost Arm), Hopworks (Muscles from Brussels), Boneyard (Whitshack Wit), Upright (Rose City Seven), Laurelwood, Deschutes, Prodigal Son (Neuer Morgan), Fort George, Double Mountain, Cascade Barrel House, Beetje, and more.

We will have 5 ounce tasters trays available. We hope to see you there." -source, Roscoe's Facebook page

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Portland’s Cheers to Belgian Beers Preview Dinner at Metalcraft Fabrication
723 N. Tillamook Street Portland OR

"21+ only $40 gets you twelve drink tickets, a stemmed tasting glass, program, and Mussels and Frites from Simpatica Catering. Tickets must be purchased in advance ..." -source, Oregon Brewers Guild

Silverton, OR

4:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Oregon Brewfest at the Oregon Gardens
879 West Main Street Silverton, OR 97381

- Saturday April 30th, 2011 -

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Seattle, WA

Nothing currently scheduled. If you know of an event occurring, please reach out to us.

Bellingham, WA

6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

April Brew’s Day at Depot Market Square
Railroad Street & Chestnut Avenue Bellingham, WA

Tacoma, WA

2:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Barley Wine Fest at the Parkway Tavern
313 N. I St, Tacoma, WA 98403 (253) 383-8748

Find a sitter, stash your car keys and get ready to have your mouth rocked.

Here's the list, cats and kittens...

Anchor Old Foghorn ‘07
Boundary Bay Old Bounder ‘07
Full Sail Old Boardhead ‘07
Pike Old Bawdy ‘07
Stone Old Guardian ‘07
Alaskan ‘08
Avery Hog Heaven ‘08
Elysian Cyclops ‘08
Flying Dog Horn Dog ‘08
Great Divide Old Ruffian ‘08
Lagunitas Gnarlywine ‘08
North Coast Old Stock ‘08
Port Townsend French Oak Aged ‘08
Rogue Old Crustacean ‘08
Scuttlebutt Old #1 ‘08
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot ‘08
Deschutes Mirror Mirror ‘09
Dick’s ‘09
Dogfish Head Olde School ‘09
Mad River John Barleycorn ‘09
Moylan’s Old Blarney ‘09
Oskar Blues Old Double Bagger ‘09
Victory Old Horizontal ‘09
7 Seas Wheelchair ‘10
Anacortes Brewing Old Sebastes ‘10
Anderson Valley Horn of the Beer ‘10
Beer Valley Highway to Ale ‘10
Diamond Knot Ice Breaker ‘10
Fishtale Bourbon Barrel Aged Ten Squared ?
Fishtale Leviathan ‘10
Fishtale Ten Squared ‘10
Hale’s Rudyard’s Rare ’10
Hood Canal Breidablik ‘10
Hopworks Foggin’ Noggin’ ‘10
Lost Coast Fogcutter ‘10
Mac ‘n’ Jack’s C U Lator ‘10
Naked City Earl of Snohomish ‘10
Port Townsend Cask ‘10
Sierra Nevada Jack and Ken’s Black ‘10
Southern Tier Backburner ‘10
Stone Old Guardian BELGO ‘10
Firestone Walker Abacus
Widmer Galaxy Hop
Redhook Treblehook

All of these will be running on either day 1 or day 2.

Portland, OR

12:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Portland’s Cheers to Belgian Beers Festival at Metalcraft Fabrication
723 N. Tillamook Street Portland OR

"$15 gets you a footed stemware glass and 5 drink tickets. Glass purchase is required to taste.Sample over 40 different Belgian-style ales all made with the same yeast. Free Admission." -source, Oregon Brewers Guild

Silverton, OR

12:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Oregon Brewfest at the Oregon Gardens
879 West Main Street Silverton, OR 97381

Surrey, BC, Canada

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

7th Anniversary Dinner at Central City Brewing
13450 102nd Avenue Suite 190 Surrey, BC, V3T 5X3 (604) 582-6620 https://www.eztix.co/kiosk/2935

Over seven years have come and gone since the first beer flowed from the taps of Central City Brewing. Since then we’ve gone on to see much success, including winning Brewery of the Year at the 2010 Canadian Brewing Awards. Even before the awards and accolades many of you have supported us, treating Central City Brewing as your second home. In order to celebrate, we’re putting on our 7thAnniversary Dinner featuring special creations from our very own Brewmaster Gary Lohin and Chef Carl Sawatsky. This year we will be serving:

Amuse Bouche

Course 1

Beer Can Soup with Cheddar Cracker and Onion Jam

Course 2

Hop Crusted Scallop with Beer Cured Pork Belly, Spicy Wort, Spring Pea Vinaigrette

Pallet Cleanser

Course 3

Duck Confit with Beet and Stout Cheddar Mac n Cheese, Goat Cheese Brulee, and Wheat Ale Spiced Honey

Course 4

Cheese Course with Farm House Natural Cheeses

Course 5

Pre Dessert is Pistachio and Beer Bacon Brittle with a mini Stout Float. Dessert is opera cake; coffee soaked almond sponge cake with layers of Coffee Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache.

Each course will be served with a 5oz taster glass of one of our award winning Red Racer beers.

*Please note, this is a communal seating dinner. If you have a specific group you wish to sit with, you must call ahead and let us know the size of the group as well as what name to hold the table under.

Call ahead for availability of seats.

- Sunday  May 1st, 2011 -

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Nothing to report for Sunday enjoy the outdoors.

That’s all for now. Get out there and enjoy the outdoors.

Cheers

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