Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Wednesday Events for Omaha Beer Week #OBW

Brass Monkey
Starting at 6:00, limited edition Lucky Bucket release you won't be able to taste anywhere else.
It's their Sidamo Coffee Stout - a colaboration with Beansmith, a local Artisan coffee roaster company.
Come early because this beer won't last long!

6:30-8:30 PM: Boulevard Smokestack Series Beer Dinner in the Brix Event Centre. Five courses with five spectacular Smokestack beers: Tank 7, Long Strange Tripel, The Sixth Glass Quadrupel, Chocolate Ale, and Double Wide IPA. Co-hosted by Boulevard's Jim Lyons and Brix's Certified Cicerone Matt Stinchfield. Cost: $55 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Detailed menu and reservation info at:

The Crescent Moon
4:00pm-close: New Belgium Beer night enjoy $3 New Belgium Beers. We will be giving away a Fat Tire Cruiser Bike. Must be present to win. The drawing will take place at 9pm. At the Crescent Moon.

The Crescent Moon
5:00pm-Close: Special Tappings TBA at Huber Haus.

The Crescent Moon
6:30pm-8:00pm: At Max and Joes, Spiegelau Beer Glassware Presentation sponsored by Boulevard. Find out how much difference the right glass can make on a beer's aroma, taste and mouth feel. For $22 you get to drink 4 Boulevard beers in half in a Spiegelau glassware specially made for that style and half in a standard pint glass to discover the difference for yourself. When you are done the glassware is yours to keep! A 4 glass set glass, a $50 value! Sign up by calling Beertopia at (402-905-2603) or stop in to reserve your spot. Seats are limited and will fill fast. Special tapping in Max and Joe's at 8pm TBA.

Gator O'Malley's
Shock Top Night w/ the Shock Top vehicle on site $3 draws & Karaoke.

A fast-rising presence in town, Squatters / Wasatch Beers is sending Adam out here to the flatlands. With him, arrives Squatters IPA, Wasatch White Label Wit, the infamous Polygamy Porter and a very special Port wood aged Devastator Dopplebock. Lot 2 is pitching in tonight with a junk-food pairing! In fact, it’ll be too good to call junk food. Don’t miss this one! Tickets required for food pairing, 25$ /20$ with an OBW Pint Glass.

Import Night: Take a break from local craft brews, and try some from other countries around the world. Imports just $3.25 on Wednesday night .

Krug Park
5:00pm-8:00pm: Upstream Tap Takeover with Mike Hall (head Brew Master). This night will feature 3-4 beers that have been aged or are very limited in quantity. First come first served! Mike Hall will be on site to answer your questions but to also do give aways and prizes. There will be a small variety of limited, hand numbered bottle raffle give aways for those who drink featured Upstream beers on this occasion. Upstream tap take over beers include: Krug Park Sweet Tart (French Oak Cabernet Barrel-Aged Grand Cru blended with Templeton Rye Barrel Aged NOLITA), Templeton Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged NOLITA, Wit Hopen (Hoppy Belgian Wheat), 2012 Snow Blind Imperial Oatmeal Stout.

Also, Goose Island party! 9:00pm11:00pm: Goose Island Tasting. Sample 8oz pours of the following beers:
Lolita Belgian Ale - 7%ABV
Bramble Rye Bourbon County Stout - 12.7%

The Lauter Tun
7:00pm-11:00pm: Tallgrass and Greenflash Tapping. Two amazing breweries from two very different parts of the country will be tapped this week at The LT. Details to come.

The Lauter Tun
7:30pm-10:30pm: "The Acoustic Gangster" is a nickname of the singer/songwriter Brian Alexander. It reflects his seamless approach towards audiences (swag), his relentless work ethic (hustle), and his troubled past (street cred). At the age of 3 he wrote his first full length symphony. It wasn't very good.

Lucky Bucket
Open 4PM - 7PM. Tour at 5:30. Seminar on the current landscape of Extreme Beer from President and Brewer, ZacTriemert, to follow the tour, around 6PM. We will sample a variety of beers during the talk. Seminar is free.

Mojo Smokehouse
Empyrean beer and dinner pairing. This event starts at 7pm $20 per person, $35 per couple.

Featuring :
Mojo Smoked Chicken Artichoke Dip paired with Burning Sky Scottish & Better World Wheat.

Sausage & Mushroom Pizza and Brisket Brushetta Pizza paired with Luna Sea ESB & Third Stone Brown.

Sweet Stout Chocolate Cake paired with Fallen Angel Sweet Stout, draft and cask.

Join Mojo for an open mic singer/songwriter night host by Max Holmquist of Great American Desert from 9pm to 1am. No Cover!

Craft Pint Specials include $3.50 pints of Empyrean beer excluding Cask all day and night. Come in and meet the brewer from 5pm to 9pm

Nebraska Brewing Company
6:00pm: Reserve Series Beer & Food pairing dinner. Only 25 seats available at $60 each, at NBC.

5-8pm: Tap Take Over @ Krug Park.

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