Old Chicago Pioneers of Craft Beer Mini Tour 2014

Old Chicago Pioneers of Craft Beer Mini Tour 2014

Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/30/14 - 08/17/14
12:00 am

Location
Old Chicago
2551 45th St. SW
Fargo, ND


OCPioneer2014Join your Fargo Old Chicago on Wednesday, July 30th for the kick off to the 2014 Pioneers of Craft Beer Mini Tour. You’ll have until August 17th to finish our lineup of 8 craft beers featuring two of the Pioneers in the Craft Beer movement.

Featured beers for the Fargo Old Chicago are:
• Sierra Nevada Flipside Red IPA
• Samuel Adams Octoberfest
• Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
• Samuel Adams Boston Lager
• Sierra Nevada FOAM Pilsner – OC Exclusive
• Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA – OC Exclusive
• Summit True Brit IPA
• Grand Teton Snarling Badger

Enjoy all 8 brews and you’ll receive a LIMITED EDITION Old Chicago Pioneers of Craft Beer Tour Shirt!
Don’t forget Mini Tour beers also count toward your main tour.

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Empyrean Cask Night at Brick & Barley Bar & Restaurant

Empyrean Cask Night at Brick & Barley Bar & Restaurant

Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/15/14
5:00 pm

Location
Brick & Barley Bar and Restaurant
9 N 3rd St
Grand Forks, ND


From Brick & Barley Bar & Restaurant:

EmpyreanStop down to B&B on Friday, August 15th to enjoy a unique Empyrean Brewing Co beer made just for us!

This unique cask will be Empyrean Brewing Company Chaco Canyon Gold [Blonde Ale] infused with Basil & Lemon! Cask get tapped at 5 PM so get here early to grab a seat, some great food and enjoy this brew!

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Sierra Nevada Beer Camp at JL Beers Bismarck

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp at JL Beers Bismarck

Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/24/14
11:00 am

Location
JL Beers Bismarck
217 North 3rd Street
Bismarck, ND


From JL Beers Bismarck:

JL Beers has been selected as the only place in North Dakota to try the Beer Camp beers on tap! Sierra Collaborated with breweries across the country to celebrate opening their new brewery. Stop in for this rare chance to try these beers on tap! We will have:

BeerCampNew Glarus Collaboration – There and Back
Bell’s Collaboration – Maillard’s Odyssey
3 Floyds Collaboration – Chico King
2013 Bigfoot Barleywine
2013 Narwhal
Ovila Saison
Ovila Quad with plums
Pale Ale
Torpedo
Kellerwies

We will be giving away glassware and other Sierra Nevada gear so don’t miss out!

Cheers!

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Detroit Lakes Water Carnival Home Brew Contest & Beer Tasting

Detroit Lakes Water Carnival Home Brew Contest & Beer Tasting

Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/17/14
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Zorbaz on the Lake
402 West Lake Drive
Detriot Lakes, MN


From the Detroit Lakes Water Carnival website – http://www.dljaycees.com/events.html

Beer lovers and beer makers will congregate down at Zorbaz where local home brewers will be sharing their favorite brews and competing for the title of the NWC Home Brew Champion. Several beer distributors will be on hand with samples of their product.
For more information, contact Kyle Imholte at 612-202-6858

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Brew at the Zoo – 2014

Brew at the Zoo - 2014

Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/22/14
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Dakota Zoo
600 Riverside Park Road
Bismarck, ND


Brew at the Zoo is a beer tasting featuring music and food for adults 21 and over at the Dakota Zoo in Bismarck on Friday August 22nd from 7:00-9:00PM.

zoo_brewBrew at the Zoo is shaping up to be a great night on the big green at the zoo, with local beer distributors and a number of local restaurants teaming up to provide some great tastes under the stars at the zoo.

Tickets are $25 for members and $30 for non-members.

You must be 21 or older to attend the event. Please be prepared to show your photo ID with your Brew at the Zoo ticket. ID check will begin at 6:30PM for our 7PM start time.

Friday August 22, 2014- Music by Low Down Dirty Dogs

For more information call 701-223-7543 or go to http://www.dakotazoo.org/?id=167

Tickets are available now

Order a Tshirt

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Brewery Construction Season

The Summer of 2014 is turning into ‘Brewery Construction Season’ with a new brewery building up, another brewing setting up a new location with a taproom, and the area’s first meadery their production area and tasting room.  For more pictures and updates, check out the Facebook pages for each of these businesses.

Junkyard Brewing – New Brewery with a taproom

Junkyard Brewing is moving from their current location in the back of the Country Cannery at 1320 1st Ave. N. in Moorhead a couple blocks east to a new location with more room to grow the brewery and space for a taproom.  Their new address will bee 1416 1st Ave. N.

Some of the work done so far includes a new water line installed, cutting up the cement floor for drains and the filling the trenches, framing the new brewing area and removing the old garage doors so they can be replaced with new insulated ones with windows.  Junkyard Brewing on Facebook

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Prairie Rose Meadery – Building a production area with tasting room

Mead is fermented honey and water that may have some spices or fruit added.  There are not that many meaderies in the United States but we are getting one here in Fargo.  Prairie Rose Meadery is building their production area with a tasting room in the 3100 block of 39th Street South in Fargo.  It took a while to get the lease worked out but construction is finally in progress, again cutting of the floor for drains is needed.  They hope to be open by late summer or early fall.  Prairie Rose Meadery on Facebook

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Drekker Brewing – Building the brewery and taproom

Drekker Brewing recently got in a big shipment of stainless steel tanks from their supplier, Portland Kettle Works.  They broke through the brick wall in the back of their location at 630 1st Ave N, Suite 6 in Fargo so they could add a garage door in order to handle large loads like these tanks and all the grain that they will need in the future.   Drekker Brewing on Facebook

DrekkerTanklift  DrekkerTanksetup

An Epic Release at JL Beers Moorhead

An Epic Release at JL Beers Moorhead

Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/24/14
5:00 pm

Location
JL Beers Moorhead
2902 Highway 10 East
Moorhead, MN


From JL Beers Moorhead:

EpicBrewingWe are happy to announce that Epic Brewing Company will be joining our line up here at JL Beers Moorhead! Come join us for their release party Thursday, July 24th at 5pm!

The following will be on tap from one of Utah’s finest:
Brainless IPA
Brainless on Cherries
Brainless on Peaches
Escape to Colorado IPA
Hop Syndrome
Hopulent Nitro
Sour Apple Saison
Smoked and Oaked

Not only will we be serving some of their most killer beers, but we’ll be having a most killer visitor as well! Epic’s own brewery rep, JL Beers alum, and friend of the F-M area, Molly Swanston will be paying a visit and sharing her knowledge with those who seek great beer! Don’t miss it!

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Boulder Night at JL Beers Bismarck

Boulder Night at JL Beers Bismarck

Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/17/14
5:00 pm

Location
JL Beers Bismarck
217 North 3rd Street
Bismarck, ND


BoulderJLBbismarckFrom JL Beers Bismarck:

On Tuesday June 17th at JL Beers Bismarck, Eric from Boulder Beer Co. will be in town and tapping Boulders 35th Anniversary ale and some other delish brews!  Come chill and have a cold one. Tappings start at 5pm!

The other Boulder beers include Mojo Risin’, Cold Hop, and Shake.

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Red River Valley Fair Homebrew Competition

Red River Valley Fair Homebrew Competition

Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/20/14
12:00 am

Location
Red River Valley Fair
1805 West Main Avenue
West Fargo, ND


RRVF2014The Red River Valley Fair is holding a Homebrewing competition this year.  This BJCP certified event will include all beer styles and is open to all residents of North Dakota and Minnesota.

The entry deadline is June 20th with a cost of $5.  Entries must be received between June 21st and June 26th.

Relevant links are:Competition Guidelines: LINK
Entry Form: LINK
Online Entry: LINK
Main Website: http://redrivervalleyfair.com/

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