Thursday, February 9, 2012

Thursday Omaha Beer Week Events #OBW

Brass Monkey
Alex Carlton with CIB brewing company will be releasing morning wood breakfast stout from 6:00 till 8:00 as well as some additional beers that will be released for sale soon.

The Crescent Moon
4:00pm-Close: At the Crescent Moon, Boulevard Tap Take over and feature night. Choose from 8 different Boulevard Beers on tap all at discounted prices. Enjoy our .40 cent wings. Beer line up TBA.

The Crescent Moon
8pm: Twisted Pine Ghost Face Kilah Beer and Wing Challenge at the Crescent Moon. See who can down a plate of Ghost Chili Wings along with a bottle of the hottest beer on the planet, Ghost Face Kilah from Twisted Pine Brewing Co. out of Boulder. If you are interested in entering the Wing Challenge reply to this email and we will get you in. Beery prizes TBA.

CIB Brewery
Brass Monkey Morningwood Breakfast Stout Release Party. Free Tasting, Specials, Prizes. Celebrate this beers release with the people who named it!

Shock Top Night w/ the Shock Top vehicle on site $3 draws & Karaoke.

The House of Loom
Boiler Room, House of Loom and Lucky Bucket Brewery present...
An Omaha Beer Week food & beer pairing
$30 per-person / Reservations REQUIRED / Call 452.7231

We've given the task to Executive Chef and owner of Boiler Room, Paul Kulik, to create a 4-course food & beer pairing with four of Lucky Bucket's beers. Kulik has created dishes that incorporate the beers into the preparation and cooking processes.

Join us for the perfectly paired libations and food in the bohemian and Victorian ambiance of House of Loom's lounge as chef Kulik explains his process. A Lucky Bucket representative & local beer expert Tom Malowski also will be on hand to talk about the beers.

1st Course: Pre-Prohibition Style Lager paired with House boudin blanc, mustard brioche

2nd Course: Special Edition Cask of IPA flavored with citra and ugli fruit paired with spicy Chicarrones.

3rd Course: Certified Evil paired with roasted squash, farro, and smoked lardo vinaigrette

4th Course: Menage a Chocolate, a triple chocolate ale paired with brewer's yeast waffles, chocolate ale syrup, and brown butter ice cream

5th Course: Barley Wine
$30 per-person / Reservations REQUIRED / Call 452.7231

Head-Brewer Mike Hall from Upstream is taking over tonight. With a ton of great prizes (including bottles of the good stuff), he’s handing out one ticket with every Upstream pint poured ! We’ll have at least 5 unique brews tonight. Their Red Wit, Double Dutch Dubbel, a triple hopped IPA, the renowned 2007 Grand Cru sour ale, and an insane offering from Jake’s own Luke, a scotch ale with toasted pecans and sri racha! Get double raffle tix with your OBW pint.

Boulevard Beer Night: $2.25 beers from the Boulevard Brewery in Kansas City, Missouri. **This does not include beers from the Smokestack Series**.

Krug Park
Empyrean Cask Take Over. The folks from Empyrean Brewing Company (Lincoln, NE) will be on site to help feature two additional "clamp on" cask beer engines, aside from the current existing engine on our bar. We will also feature a gravity fed keg that will sit atop our bar for a unique beer experience. All four beers will be in limited quantities. Each cask beer will represent a varietal recipe provided by the employees of Krug Park. Empyrean Cask take over, Krug Park bar tender beers include: Eric Brouillette's (Bourbon Barel-Aged Darkside Vanilla Porter), Tom Flaherty's (Double Hopped Rye Luna Sea ESB), Alex Lund's (Lemon Basil Chaco Canyon Gold), Anne Hepburn's (Home Roasted Coffee Collapsar Oatmeal Stout), Dustin Bushon/Sara Emerton's (Mango Third Stone Brown).

The Lauter Tun
8:00pm-11:00pm: Crime Sena Is comprised of Tom Sena - Vox and Piano Matt Wallace - Sax and Flute Troy Johnson - Bass Dan Crowell - Drums and Percussion Crime Sena offers an eclectic mix of mostly older pop tunes played with fresh arrangements. You can usually count on a revolving cast of sit ins at any given time since these guys have played for a lot of years with a lot of bands. Tom and Dan played together off and on since Guerilla Theatre days. Matt Wallace toured with Maynard Ferguson and played with um... everyone. Troy Johnson joins us this evening on bass and has played with most bands in town in typical bass whore fashion. Selections from Rundgren to Billy Joel to Maroon 5... ya we said eclectic.

The Lauter Tun
7:00 pm-8:30pm: Goose Island Beer and Cheese Pairing. We are very excited to work with such a great brewery and to host this incredible tasting event. Paul Devries from Goose Island will be picking the cheeses to pair with specific beers and will be speaking about the selections. We will be capping the seats for the event at 30 people and it will be a $12 charge per seat. Grab your tickets fast as they will be gone very quickly.

Lucky Bucket
Open 4PM - 7PM. Tour at 5:30 PM. Beer and appetizer pairing. Food partner to be announced. More details to follow.

Mojo Smokehouse
Mojo Jokehouse and Ales presents Comedy SURPRISE hosted by the very funny Nick Allen. Comedy SURPRISE is an open mic comedy workshop for local comics from 10pm to 2am. Craft Pint Specials include $3.50 pints of Nebraska Brewing Company beer all day and night. Meet from the brewers from 5pm to 9pm.

Nebraska Brewing Company
4:00pm: Romancing the Cone dry hopped with Xtra Centennial, at NBC.

6-10 pm: Tap Take Over @ Jakes.

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