5 Reasons… Week of March 1st

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TUESDAY 3/02 – SOUR BEER NIGHT

Why you should go
Get a crash course in the wonders of lactic acid, Brettanomyces and all the other bacterial goodies that make sour beer so delicious. For a mere $10 you can try selections from the Shelton Brothers portfolio including Jolly Pumpkin and Cantillon

Where
Jimmy’s No 43 – 43 E 7th St

THURSDAY 3/04 – KEEGAN ALES AND FIRE ISLAND BREWING COMPANY NIGHT

Why you should go
Fresh selections from Fire Island and Keegans. F.I. president will be on hand to answer questions.

What you should drink
Keegan’s Super Kitty is an amazing American Strong Ale based on the Hurricane Kitty recipie. The recipe is then stepped up with 100lbs of local NY State honey, oak chops and lots of hops. This guy is rare so get him while you can

Where
David Copperfields – 1394 York Ave at 74th St

ALSO THURSDAY – PRETTY THINGS BEER AND ALE TASTING

Why you should go
Dann Paquette is one of a new breed of gypsy brews who travel around the country and create their concoctions at other breweries. Most of their line will be on tap tonight – Jack D’or, Baby Tree & St, Botolph’s – along with some rare bottle of the 10% London Mild. OHh, and free pomme frites at 6pm

Where
Burp Castle – 41 E 7th St.

SATURDAY 03/06 – DIVE BAR HOMEBREWERS CHALLANGE

Why you should go
Local homebrewers bring their big guns (in 5 gallon batches) to this uptown pub to claim the crown and with the coveted prize… having your beer brewed by Chatham Brewing and served on tap! Drop $15 for some food and a chance to try and vote for the best brew.

Where
Dive Bar – 732 Amerstdam Ave at 96th St

SATURDAY & SUNDAY 3/06 & 3/07 – SPLIT THEY BROOKLYN SKULL XI

Why you should go
Mug’s annual Barleywine/Strong Ale Festival is one of my favorite festivals of the year. Over two days they will pour some 40 amazing high gravity beers. Admission is free and its pay as you go. Not to be missed!

What you should drink
Where to start? Brewdog Paradox Cask, Mikkeller Double Bock, Keegans Super Kitty, Ithica Ten, Brewdog Tokyo, Life and Limb… I can go on all day.

Tap List
Saturday March 6th

Gravity Cask: Brewdog Paradox 10% Whiskey Aged Imperial Stout
Otter Creek QVH 12% American Strong Ale
St. Somewhere Lectio Divina 8.00% Belgian IPA
Pennichuck Pompier 12.5% Barleywine
Ithica Ten 10.5% American Strong
Sam Adams Dobblebock 9.5%
Weyerbacher Old Heathen Imperial Stout 2008 8.0%
Harpoon Quad 12.0% Quadruple
Wintercoat Cockney Imperial Stout 2007 8.4%
Goose Island Brown Goose 9% Old Ale
Ramstein Eisbock 11.5%
Speakeasy Old Godfather Reserve 10%
Mikkeller Double Bock 11.0%
Slyfox Black Raspberry Reserve 8.00 %
Spring house Two Front Teeth 9.75% Saison
Philadelphia Shackamaximum 10.00% Imperia Stout
Two Brothers Hop Juice 9.9% Double IPA
Yards Old Bart 9.0% English Barleywine
Keegans Super Kitty 12.0% American Strong Ale
Souther Tier Backburner 10.0% Barleywine
Sixpoint Express 2008 11.3% quadruple
Lefthand Widdershins 10% Barleywine
Chelsea Imperial Mild Oak Aged 10.9% barleywine
Nogne O #100 Barleywine 10.0% Barleywine

Sunday March 7th

Gravity Cask Heavy Seas Below Decks Barleywine with Oak
Bluepoint Old Howling Bastard
Smutty Barleywine 2007 10,9% Barleywine
Victory Old Horizontal 11.0% Barleywine
Lagunitas Sumpin Extra 8.7% Imperial IPA
Sierra Bigfoot 2005 9.6% Barleywine
Greenflash Palate Wrecker 9.0% Imperial IPA
Cigar City Marshal Zhukovs Imperial Stout 11.5
Dicks Brewing Company Barleywine 10.0% Barleywine
Kuhnenns 4th Dementia
Life and Limb 10.2%
Brewdog Tokyo 18.2% Imperial Stout
Dock Street Prisoner From Hell 10% Belgian Strong ale
Northcoast Old Stock Ale 12.5% Old Ale
Spring House Kerpunk 8.1% Imperial Chocolate Stout
Voodoo Grand Met 10% Biere De Garde
Yards Thomas Jefferson Tavern Ale 8% English Strong Ale
Weyerbacher Blasphemy 2007 11.8% Quad
Souther Tier Imperial Mokah 11.0% Imperial stout
21st Amendment Monks Blood 8.3% Quad
Brooklyn Monster 2006 11.8% Barleywine
Heavy Seas Siren Noire 8.0% Imperial Chocolate Stout
Allagash Odyssey 10.0% Belgian Strong Ale

Where
Mugs Ale House – 125 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg

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