Thursday, March 27, 2008

Upcoming Beer Tasting Events

Here's a summary of some upcoming local tasting opportunities. Please support the generous folks who open beers for these events. I was recently told by one store owner that beer people often refuse to try out new beers at tastings and that wine shoppers tend to be more open to trying something new. Why is that?

Friday, March 28 - 5:00 - 8:00pm
Total Wine, Fredericksburg
Friday 5 @ 5 Beer Tasting:
Brooklyn Brooklyner Weisse
Fiddler’s Green Amber Ale
Penn Pilsner
Unibroue Ephemere
Old Suffolk Ale

Friday, March 28 - 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Corks and Kegs, Richmond
Beer tasting:
Unibroue 17 Strong Dark Ale (Anniversary Beer)
Stone Russian Imperial Stout
Bells Oberon Summer Wheat Beer

Friday, March 28 - 3:00 - 8:00 pm
Rick's Wine and Gourmet, Alexandria
Lambic tasting:
St. Louis PĂȘche
St. Louis Framboise
St. Louis Kriek
St. Louis Cassis Lambic

Saturday, March 29 - 12:00 pm - ?
Kybecca, Plank Rd., Fredericksburg
Customer choice tasting:
First person in chooses beer of the day (with reasonable restrictions)

Saturday, March 29 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Rick's Wine and Gourmet, Alexandria
Devin Arloski from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Presents:
Dogfish Head Aprihop
Dogfish Head Red & White
Dogfish Head Black & Blue
Dogfish Head Burton Baton
Dogfish Head Raison D'Extra 2007

Every Saturday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Blue & Gray Brewery, Fredericksburg
Beer samples and brewery tours

Wednesday, April 2 - 7:00 - 10:oo pm
Old Dominion Brewing, Ashburn
First Taste From the Tanks - Beach House Golden Pilsner

Thursday, April 3 - 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Total Wine, Fredericksburg
A Starr Hill Brewery representative will be on hand for a Starr Hill tasting.

If you attend these events, tell us about it in the comments, and be sure to let the store know you heard about it here.
Have something to add? Let me know, my contact information is here.

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