David vs Goliath - Craft Beer Seeks Tax Breaks

I get visions … no, not clairvoyance … and no, not pink elephants when I’ve been out and about on an extended Jax Brew Bitch Prowl. Hmmm … well, maybe Tinker Beer, the Brew Fairy – but NOT pink elephants - ever. The visions I mentioned are those I Read more

Intuition Ale Works One-Off Wednesday

Oh sweet Baby Jesus, why do I have to be sick today? I sure could go for this right now ... It's One-Off Wednesday at IAW and what an awesome one-off it is ... A bourbon-inspired imperial strong ale coming in at 13.5% ABV!! Details below: Today's One-Off is a bourbon-inspired Read more

Barley Mow Pint Night at E 15

Barley Mow Brewing Pint Night starting at 4 pm at Engine 15 Brewing Co. Buy the pint, keep the glass! Read more

Aardwolf Brewing to with special bottle release

This Sunday (March 1) Aardwolf Brewing Co. will be releasing their first bottles starting at 2pm, Early Bird Special aged in Jack Daniels barrels! Limit 2 per person, cash only and while supplies last! They'll also be tapping a keg of regular EBS and 1 keg of the BA Read more

Pints with a Purpose benefit at Brewer's Pizza - Tues. March 3

Join Brewer's Pizza (Orange Park) next Tuesday for their first Pints with a Purpose benefit. Details below from the fine folks at Brewer's! The benefit is to provide assistance for the family of Mr. Jeremy Aitken. Jeremy is a dear friend of the Brewer's Family and General Manager at our Read more

Terrapin Craft Beer Dinner at Gas Full Service - St. Augustine Feb 25

Gas Full Service Restaurant​ is planning another fabulous craft beer dinner featuring Terrapin Beer Co.​ on Wednesday, February 25 starting at 6 pm! Tickets are $65 for six courses and six beers. Call to reserve your ticket 904.217.0326 Menu: First Course~Rye Pale Ale with Rye Pale Ale Spiedini Second Course~Golden Ale with Read more

Live Music, Bards & Brews & new craft tappings at Silver Cow

Tonight at The Silver Cow! Live music with Scott Elley 7 pm, Beer & Dinner Deal for $10.99 starting at 4 pm, Bards & Brews (poetry and spoken word) hosted by the lovely Keri Foster starting at 9 pm. Just tapped Anderson Valley's Blood Orange Gose. Tomorrow, we're tapping Read more

Cancer for Canine's Benefit at House Of Beer in Orlando with Bold City Brewery

To all my Orlando peeps! Head out to House Of Beer Orlando tomorrow starting at 6 pm and help support this wonderful cause! Pours For Pooches 5! "Because all dogs deserve to live a happy cancer free life!" Jeff and Pat have hosted Pours for Pooches in honor of Rada Read more

Great Divide Brewing Pint Night at E15 -- Wed. Feb 11

Tonight is Great Divide Brewing Company Pint Night at Engine 15 Brewing Company starting at 4 pm! Buy the Pint, keep the Read more

TPC Sawgrass to host Veterans United Craft Brewey Beer Dinner - Wed. Feb 18

Veterans United Craft Brewery will be having a very special craft beer dinner at TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach Florida on Wednesday, Feb 18 starting at 6:30 pm. Details below: In the mood for an incredible five course meal paired to perfection with a fabulous lineup of Veterans United beers? Read more

David vs Goliath – Craft Beer Seeks Tax Breaks

I get visions … no, not clairvoyance … and no, not pink elephants when I’ve been out and about on an extended Jax Brew Bitch Prowl. Hmmm … well, maybe Tinker Beer, the Brew Fairy – but NOT pink elephants – ever.

The visions I mentioned are those I get when I read a book, a blog post, an article.

Reading this article by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos in Fox News – Politics website (http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2015/02/28/beer-battle-congress/) , these visions came to my mind:

David and Goliath, Tip Outs and the board game of Risk.

Tip Outs – defined as:

“An amount or percentage of a server’s tips that the server shares, either voluntarily or as mandated in a tip tip_outsharing or tip pooling agreement, with other employees such as bussers, bartenders, back waiters and host/hostesses whose job duties indirectly assist the server.”

The Government wants their “tip out”. Some of the rationale the Government offers to validate their claim for a portion of breweries’ revenues includes administration of the funding for the infrastructure used by the brewery in roadways and utilities, oversight and enforcement of regulations and public services of police, fire and ambulance availability.

In the article, the common beef that both the Small BREW Act (supported by microbreweries) and thedavid_goliath-1 competing Fair Beer Act (supported by Big Beer) are trying to address is that both David and Goliath feel Government’s mandated “tip out” is excessive and limiting their ability to expand and create more jobs. Although “job creation” is an overused political touchstone phrase, there is no doubt that some of these taxes could best be used INSIDE the breweries – whether micro- or macro-.

The David and Goliath allegory can be easily interpreted. The paragraphs in Ms. Vlahos’s article:

“Driving the fight are small, independent craft brewers, who are growing in both size and popularity in the United States – so much, that beer giant Budweiser spent $9 million on a Super Bowl ad this year mocking the craft beer phenom. Now, the “pumpkin peach ale” producers have their own lobbyists and are enlisting home-district members of Congress to sponsor legislation cutting the excise tax on their sudsy creations.”

and, in discussing the Big Beer-friendly Beer Institute,

“The institute comprises MillerCoors, Heineken USA, Constellation and others, as well as AB InBev. The latter became the biggest beer company in the world, after American producer Anheuser-Busch was acquired by the Brazilian-Belgian giant InBev in 2008. Together, they represent a $245 billion industry with 2,800 breweries and 2 million jobs worldwide.”

stagger the imagination. David has indeed become a contender in Goliath’s world. And that world is getting smaller, bit by bit – craft beer convert by craft beer convert – pint by pint – snifter by snifter.

Big Beer territories are being seized by smaller local-focused craft beer microbreweries like countries in the riskboard game of Risk. The new flags flying over these territories are there because of folks like you who continue to take the battle to the barricades consistently with every beer you order – with every bottle or can you purchase – at every craft beer establishment you frequent.

Thank you for what you do. YOU are our most effective Davids.

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Intuition Ale Works One-Off Wednesday

Oh sweet Baby Jesus, why do I have to be sick today? I sure could go for this right now … It’s One-Off Wednesday iawbourbonat IAW and what an awesome one-off it is … A bourbon-inspired imperial strong ale coming in at 13.5% ABV!!

Details below:
Today’s One-Off is a bourbon-inspired imperial strong ale. This beer was made with barley, corn, and rye and then fermented with yeast from a bourbon distillery before being aged on oak for a year. The aroma and flavor have a rich caramel smoothness with notes of dark fruits, vanilla, and sherry. This one weighs in at 13.5% ABV so 7 oz pours only!

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Barley Mow Pint Night at E 15

Barley Mow Brewing Pint Night starting at 4 pm at Engine 15 Brewing Co. Buy the pint, keep the glass! barley mow

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Aardwolf Brewing to with special bottle release

This Sunday (March 1) Aardwolf Brewing Co. will be releasing their first bottles starting at 2pm, Early Bird Special aged in Jack Daniels barrels! Limit 2 per person, cash only and while supplies last! They’ll also be tapping a keg of regular EBS and 1 keg of the BA EBS. Be sure to get here early!
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Pints with a Purpose benefit at Brewer’s Pizza – Tues. March 3

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Join Brewer’s Pizza (Orange Park) next Tuesday for their first Pints with a Purpose benefit. Details below from the fine folks at Brewer’s!

The benefit is to provide assistance for the family of Mr. Jeremy Aitken. Jeremy is a dear friend of the Brewer’s Family and General Manager at our Local Orange Park Area Guitar Center. Jeremy and his wife Gloria have selflessly donated their time and resources to helping us here at Brewer’s in several ways and very specifically in helping make for a successful PINGLEHEAD PHOBIA PHEST in 2014. Gloria has even adorned our walls with some guitar art. We want to use our resources as well to help them out in a time of need.

Jeremy’s Mother is going into surgery to remove a brain mass for the second time in a year period. She has Jeremy’s younger siblings under her care. Proceeds collected from this benefit will go towards assisting with her Medical Expenses and Child care.

As with our other events, The event starts at 5pm and goes on until 9pm at closing time. We will be raffling off a Vintage 1970’s Fender Acoustic guitar that has been decoupaged with Beer Stickers and art and donated out of the personal collection of Brewer’s Regular Mr. John Harris. Ice Cream Cake Certificate from the Orange Park Kingsley Dairy Queen, Pinglehead Growlers, Original Art By Kyle Willis and more. There will be live Acoustic music throughout the evening for your listening pleasure and some special taps going on as well as a Bake Sale featuring Baked goods made with Pinglehead Beers hand crafted by Mrs.Gloria Aitken.

Here’s the list of Artists performing for the event.

5-6- Dust to Dust
6-7- Denton Elkins
7-8- Luke Peacock
8-9- Mo Leverett (Official)

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Terrapin Craft Beer Dinner at Gas Full Service – St. Augustine Feb 25

Gas Full Service Restaurant​ is planning another fabulous craft beer dinner featuring Terrapin Beer Co.​ on Wednesday, Gas Terrapin dinnerFebruary 25 starting at 6 pm! Tickets are $65 for six courses and six beers. Call to reserve your ticket 904.217.0326

Menu:
First Course~Rye Pale Ale with Rye Pale Ale Spiedini
Second Course~Golden Ale with Golden Ale Clam Chowder
Third Course~ Turtleneck Winter Warmer with Asian Style Sweet Potato Perogies
Fourth Course~Liquid Bliss with Spicy Sesame Pork Tacos
Fifth Course~ Hopsecutioner I.P.A. with Thai Roasted Game Hens
Sixth Course~ Rec Ale with Lemon Ginger Bombe

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Live Music, Bards & Brews & new craft tappings at Silver Cow

Tonight at The Silver Cow! Live music with Scott Elley 7 pm, Beer & Dinner Deal for $10.99 starting at 4 pm, Bardsbards brews music & Brews (poetry and spoken word) hosted by the lovely Keri Foster starting at 9 pm. Just tapped Anderson Valley’s Blood Orange Gose. Tomorrow, we’re tapping To Øl’s Garden of Eden Fruit Beer for Beer Eddie’fication and DJ Cry Havoc present Pillow Talk with special for the Ladies, all night.

Currently on tap at Silver Cow:
http://silvercowjax.com/?page_id=129

Silver Cow
1506 King Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204

http://silvercowjax.com/

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Cancer for Canine’s Benefit at House Of Beer in Orlando with Bold City Brewery

To all my Orlando peeps! Head out to House Of Beer Orlando tomorrow starting at 6 pm and help support this cancer caninewonderful cause!

Pours For Pooches 5! “Because all dogs deserve to live a happy cancer free life!”

Jeff and Pat have hosted Pours for Pooches in honor of Rada for 5 years! Come join them at House Of Beer Orlando on February 12th from 6 – 10PM. Yes – pups welcome!

Bold City Brewery of Jacksonville and the wonderful folks at City Beverage are donating a half keg of “Dukes Cold Nose Brown Ale” and House of Beer is donating ALL the proceeds from every beer sold in that keg!! It turns out that Duke was the mascot for Bold City and he died of cancer a few years ago and Bold City wanted to help in the fight against canine cancers. Delicious food, treats, the NCCF is sending out some new gear and engraved pints and raffles too!

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Great Divide Brewing Pint Night at E15 — Wed. Feb 11

Tonight is Great Divide Brewing Company Pint Night at Engine 15 Brewing Company starting at 4 pm! Buy the Pint, great dividekeep the glass!

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TPC Sawgrass to host Veterans United Craft Brewey Beer Dinner – Wed. Feb 18

Veterans United Craft Brewery will be having a very special craft beer dinner at TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach Florida on Wednesday, Feb 18 starting at 6:30 pm. Details below:

In the mood for an incredible five course meal paired to perfection with a fabulous lineup of Veterans United beers? Then join us for a delightful beer dinner at Nineteen & Traditions at TPC Sawgrass on Wednesday, Feb. 18th. This is going to be a one-of-a-kind sensory experience where taste, aroma, and beautiful presentation all come together and we can’t wait to indulge!

Tickets are open to the public and are $50.00 per person.

For reservations contact Social & Special Events Coordinator, Carlianne Nawrocki, at (904) 543-5105 or via email at CarlianneNawrocki@pgatourtpc.com

vet beer dinner

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Mardi Gras & Nola Brewing Tap Takeover at Silver Cow – Fri. Feb 13

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The Silver Cow is celebrating Mardi Gras with NOLA Brewing Tap Takeover this FRIDAY (Feb 13) starting at 5 pm! Beads, Brews & Cajun Chews!

Silver Cow …
Show us your taps! We’ll show you ours … Come celebrate Krewe du Brew with NOLA Brewing for Mardi Gras here at Silver Cow this Friday, February 13, starting at 5 pm and get a sneak peek of the soon-to-be-open, The Annex which is just next door.

On the menu will be: Crawfish Etouffee which was also featured in Intuition Ale Works Cooking with Intuition and Cajun Red Beans & Rice with Smoked Andouille Sausage along with King Cake, Beads and of course Brews from Nola Brewing.

We will feature six brews on tap including one special beer that has never been available in Florida before!

Silver Cow
1506 King Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
(904)379.6968

http://silvercowjax.com/

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The Discernible Dissing of Craft Beer By Budweiser

Another “Super Big Football Game” in the books. I was in Gainesville at a Bold City Brewery event at World of pumpkin peach aleBeer for the entire game – companion loved it – he was able to see every play of the game.

Now a week later, I have compiled the comments I have overheard from customers during the various discourses at Silver Cow and those companion has overheard at his work into a stack of opinions I have started sorting through.

“Discourse” … hmmm … a wonderful word meaning, “written or spoken communication or debate”. Break it down. Uh-oh. Those three little letters, “d .. i .. s”. Dis.

In modern usage, “dis” has come to mean, “speak disrespectfully to or criticize” as a verb and ”disrespectful talk” as a noun. Negative. Like disjointed, disabled, disadvantage, disagreeable, disappointing, disapproved, disbanded, discarded, discomfort, disdain … I’m sure you can think of others.

Was it the last minute call for a pass instead of a run that has been the topic of discussion? To some disgruntled Seattle fans, maybe. However, it was a Budweiser commercial which has displeased craft beer lovers across the entire country. You saw it. You felt it.

Craft beer was dissed. As I mentioned in a recent article (http://www.jaxbrewbitch.com/?p=18426) and republished by Void Magazine online (http://voidlive.com/food/assault-north-floridas-breweries/), Big Beer would be coming out soon with new commercials slamming craft beer drinkers. I just didn’t know it would be this soon.

Please read this article by E.J. Shultz (http://adage.com/article/special-report-super-bowl/bud-proudly-macro-swagger-filled-super-bowl-ad/296932/) and note what Budweiser VP Brian Perkins had to say about the basis for the commercial.

Mr. Perkins stated “This is not an attack on craft beer this is not an attack on competition. The only other budweiser_fussedbeer that we reference in the spot is a fabricated, ludicrous flavor combination of pumpkin peach ale.” … Distortion.

He goes on to say, “… occasionally we do have a little bit of fun with some of the overwrought pretentiousness that exists in some small corners of the beer landscape that is around beer snobbery. That is the antithesis of what Budweiser is all about.” … Disingenuous.

I’m sure the shareholders are disheartened to know that Mr. Perkins feels free to spend millions on a commercial to poke fun at “small corners of the beer landscape”. “Small corners of the beer landscape” – trying to make it seem like there are just small pockets of “beer snobs” around the country. A backhanded way of slamming ALL of us who enjoy the variety of styles and creativity of microbreweries. The idea of pockets which Mr. Perkins floats up is accurate, though the type of pockets he dismisses as unimportant. Because he knows something.

Mr. Perkins knows that the “small pockets” of folks in the “small corners” of the beer landscape are increasingly choosing to place the money pulled out of those pockets into the hands of microbreweries instead of into the coffers of Big Beer. He has to deal with this reality on a daily basis – in order to keep his job. THAT’S why he felt justified in Budweiser spending millions of dollars to “poke fun” during the Big Game”.

Mr. Perkins also knows that once a Big Beer drinker finds at least one microbrew style they like, they will never return to the world of Big Beer. They have nothing to offer a craft beer convert.

As Mr. Shultz notes in his article, “He (Mr. Perkins) said the goal of the ad, called “Brewed the Hard Way,” is to “talk in a positive, affirming way about Budweiser quality.” The ad, for instance, touts Bud’s “beechwood aged” brewing process that, as the spot notes, has been in place since 1876.”

Think back to when you used to buy Big Beer. Did you choose Budweiser because you knew it was made with a “beechwood aged brewing process”? Not likely. Your disaffection for Big Beer came about due to your preference for more flavorful brews.

Big Beer has an opportunity here. Investing in or purchasing outright successful microbreweries and then LEAVING THEM ALONE. Big Beer, EMBRACE the new beer culture and support it by putting money where more and more mouths are being watered. Beats wasting resources on developing and presenting discordant commercials.

The outcry brought forth by this dismissive commercial has been significant, funny and heartwarming to microbrewery owners and staffs all over. Social media has exploded with reactions to it – and counter-disparaging photos of toilets reportedly holding Big Beer type fluid flood the internet.

So, as craft beer lovers, let’s do something positive. As I point out in my other article noted above, invite a Big Beer drinker out for an evening. Respect your friend’s palate – and look for a “beginner” craft beer. Consider springing for it. We need to gain more loyal craft beer enthusiasts – and it’s time to focus on that.

When we do, we bring about some positive “dis” meanings.

Discover, Disciples, Distinguished.

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Bold City’s Archie’s Rhino Release at Jax Zoo – Feb 8

Archies Rhino Zoo Release Poster
Bold City Brewery’s very popular Archie’s Rhino Rye Pale Ale will be having a special Release Party on February 8, 2015. Tix are $35 for adults and include beer, dinner and live entertainment all while helping a worthy cause!

This Bold City creation, named after the Zoo’s oldest male rhino, will be featured at the Release Party event at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

The keg will be tapped just prior to dinner and ticket holders will then enjoy a totally unique beer-themed dinner on Shaba Terrace. For all you wild party animals, live entertainment will be provided by the fabulous Snacks Blues Band!

The event will be held from 6 to 9pm and a portion of the proceeds will go to Rhino Conservation.

Tickets are limited – so get yours now! For more information and to purchase your tickets, please visit:

http://www.jacksonvillezoo.org/content.aspx?pageID=16299&CNM=Archie%27s+Rhino+Rye+Re-Release+Party&latitude&longitude

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Sensory Saturday at Bold City Brewery – Sat. Feb 7

Join Bold City Brewery for Sensory Saturday (Feb 7). They will have The Snacks Blues Band performing in the brewery Snacks Feb 7starting at 7 pm. Dirty Birds Wings On The Fly Food Truck will be there starting at 5 pm and the Riverside Avondale Night Trolley will be making stops here at the brewery starting at 6 pm (Friday and Saturday)

The JTA sponsored Trolley will run on Friday and Saturday evening hauling fun-loving folks around the areas of 5 Points, Avondale and Riverside. To keep this incredible service by JTA, we need to increase ridership – so please spend the $4 for a day pass which allows you to hop on and off as often as you wish! An awesome value! Let’s show JTA our community can support the Trolley!

The Trolley will run from 6:00 pm to 2:00 am using a “Figure 8” route around 5 Points, Avondale and Riverside, including a stop at Bold City Brewery!

For more info, please visit

http://riversideavondalenighttrolley.com/

Make plans to spend the weekend at Bold City Brewery … with great food, an amazingly talented band and delicious Bold City beer!

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Intuition Ale Works celebrates the release Underdark

Underdark
TODAY IS THE DAY!

Intuition Ale Works is releasing their highly popular and sought-after Underdark from 12pm to 9pm at the brewery. They are closing down the street and turning it into a block party!

For your information:

1) Bottle sales are CASH ONLY and there is no ATM on site – so PLEASE come with cash in hand!
2) Underdark bomber bottles are $30 for a two pack. Vertical Packs (one bottle each of 2014 and 2015 vintages) are $40 each and are available in very limited quantities. Limit two (2) bottles of 2015 and one (1) Vertical Pack per person.
3) BRING YOUR ID – Intuition will not sell Underdark to anyone without an ID.

Parking:

Due to limited parking options in the area surrounding the brewery, please plan to do one of the following:
 ride the Riverside Avondale Night Trolley – it operates from 6pm to 2am
 carpool
 ride your bike
 take Uber or Lyft

Draft List for today
I-10 IPA / People’s Pale Ale / King Street Stout / Jon Boat Coastal Ale / Underdark 2015 / Underdark 2014 / Knothead Alt / Riverside Red / Movember / Boneshaker Imperial Pilsner / Noir Belge Belgian Stout / Rabble Rouser / Easy on the Eyes / Cocoa Porter / Honey Badger / Barrel-Aged Jesse’s Girl / Barrel-Aged Anniversary IPA / Session Saison / Truck Stop Stout / Black Saison / Fish Camp Pilsner / Matanzas / Devil in the Details / Equality Ale

Per Intuition Ale Works’s Newsletter, having a Bottle Share while waiting in line is acceptable but please cork the bottles once you’re inside the brewery.

There will be both Chew Chew and Funkadelic food trucks out in the street all day.

Limited edition UNDERDARK tees and snifters will be available for purchase.

Don’t miss this opportunity of having some wonderful fellowship with other craft beer lovers while grabbing some phenomenal Underdark beer from Intuition Ale Works!

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Thurs. Feb 5 at Silver Cow – Live Music, Ladies Night, Beer Eddie’fication & Beer & Dinner Deal

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TONIGHT (Thurs Feb 5) Live Music with Scott Elley, Ladies Night, Beer Eddie’fication and Beer & Dinner Deal $9.99. Hang in there, it’s almost Friday!

This evening we will have Scott Elley performing with us starting at 9 pm! Check out Scott’s Youtube Channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgnBms6aXJE1rSslP8OHnGA

Ladies Night starting at 4 pm & Beer Eddie’fication at 8 pm tapping Brodies / Three Floyds ESB 6.8% ABV. This premium English style bitter is collaboration between Brodie’s Beers of London and Three Floyds Brewing of Chicago, brewed for the Copenhagen Beer Celebration in 2013.

Beer & Dinner Deal – Smoked Turkey Breast, Smoked Gouda topped with garlic aioli, sun dried tomatoes, organic spring mix and choice of select bottles & cans for $9.99

Silver Cow is located at 1506 King St. Jax, FL in the heart of Riverside
904.379.6968

http://silvercowjax.com/

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Valentine’s Dinner Special for Two & Stag Party at Silver Cow – Sat. Feb 14

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Reserve your spot at Silver Cow for Sat. Feb. 14. Silver Cow is offering a Dinner for Two, including your choice of a bottle of wine or 4 beers, 2 salads, 2 entrees and 2 desserts for just $55.

Charcuterie & Fromage for Two $45
Includes choice of a bottle of wine, 6 cured meats, 4 cheeses, dried fruits, almonds, wild flower honey and French bread.

Champagne & Dessert for Two – $25
Includes your choice of a bottle of champagne or wine and 2 desserts.

For reservations call 904.379.6968 or email info@silvercowjax.com

They’ll also be having a Stag Party for all the singles out there – details coming soon!

Entrees to choose:
Lobster stuffed ravioli topped with a white wine cream sauce

Butternut Squash stuffed ravioli topped lightly with a brown butter and truffle oil sauce

Gnocchi & Grilled Pancetta topped with a creamy vodka sauce

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Riverside Craft Beer Festival

On Sat (Feb 28). The Second Annual Riverside Craft Beer Festival will be held on February 28, 2015 from 1 to 6pm Riverside Beer Festunder the Fuller Warren Bridge in Jacksonville, FL! Make plans for this exciting event! For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/riversidecraftbeerfest

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Fill My Cup: Beer & Bible Study – open to all at Silver Cow, every Monday

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Fill My Cup: Beer & Bible Study – open to all. This Monday (and every Monday) 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Whether you’re new to the bible, new to beer or well versed in both, we invite you to join us at Silver Cow every Monday at the Silver Cow. All walks of life and faith welcome. Come and enjoy a great discussion, fellowship, and of course some amazing craft beer!

Meeting location:
Silver Cow
1506 King Street
Jacksonville, FL 30-1220

Time:
Every Monday, 5:30-6:30

Join the group on Facebook at:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1500433420178769/

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New Arrivals are in at Silver Cow! Cantillon, De Molen, Hill Farmstead, Timothy Taylor & more

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Visit Silver Cow at 1506 King Street, Jax, FL 32204, located in the heart of Riverside or call 904.369.6968

http://silvercowjax.com/

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Deland Craft Beer Fest – Sat. Feb 7

Deland Craft Beer Fest
Head down to the Deland Craft Beer Festival on Saturday (Feb 7)! The event will be run from 1 to 5pm on Georgia Avenue in downtown Deland and will be featuring craft beers, rare & vintage beers, imports, educational break-out sessions and a home brew competition! This is the perfect opportunity for beer aficionados, beer lovers and the casual beer drinker to learn more about their favorite brews and discover new ones. Over 80 breweries will be represented and over 25 of them will be Florida microbreweries!

FYI – no pets or children will be allowed at this event, so please plan accordingly.

For more information and to buy your tickets, visit:

http://www.volusiabeerweek.com/

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Beer Eddie’fication Tapping at Silver Cow – Cigar City Brewing’s Warmer Winter Winter Warmer

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For Thursday, January 29, Silver Cow will be tapping Cigar City Brewing’s 2014 – 2015 Warmer Winter Winter Warmer. This High-Gravity Florida Winter Ale remains an English-style Barleywine / old ale winter-warmer. American hops – Simcoe, Columbus, Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Amarillo and Glacier were used in the creation of this incredible beer.

Also, DJ Vinyl Vortex is back, Ladies Night from 4 pm to close, Insane Bacon Mac & Cheese with Garlic Texas Toast & Beer for $9.99!

Silver Cow
1506 King Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204

(904).379.6968

Visit:
http://silvercowjax.com/

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Want to get “lost in the woods”? New Belgium Craft Beer Dinner at Goozlepipe & Guttyworks – Feb 7

Who would pay $54.95 to go get lost in the woods? … I would! … actually, I already have!photo (26)

If you’re a craft beer lover, YOU will be shellin’ that out, too – for an awesome event! The FIRST event to be held in the Belgium Basement of Goozlepipe & Guttyworks (914 King Street – 904.388.9551), the beautiful monster sibling of Kickbacks Gastropub!

This amazing event is billed as Lost in the Woods 2015 – featuring the New Belgium Brewing Company’s 2015 vintage sour beers – the La Folie and Transatlantique Kriek in a Release Party to be held Saturday, February 7 from 6 to 11 pm. The first three hours (6-9pm) will be a very special Beer Dinner followed by the Lost in the Woods Sour Event!

Don’t let time slip by! Tickets are $54.95 each, not including tax or gratuity and the number of tickets is limited. So, swing by Goozlepipe & Guttyworks or call 904.388.9551 to reserve your seat today!

Then, be sure to look for me at the event – I’ll be the one wearing the Little Red Riding Hood costume.

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Intuition Ale Works are releasing the Underdark – Feb 7

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Intuition Ale Works are releasing the Underdark on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7 FROM 1PM TO 9PM at the brewery. IAW will be closing down the street and turning it into a block party!

Legends tell of the Underdark, a vast dark and dangerous place where few brave souls have journeyed, and from which even fewer have returned.

Journeying through the unforgiving terrain where cruel creatures lurk within the dark caves is not for the faint of heart, and neither is this drink. It is for the brave who journey fearlessly into the dark void to battle true darkness.

Let the mead halls forever echo with the sounds of praise for the warriors who dared travel the Underdark.

Underdark bomber bottles are $15 EACH.

Bottle purchases are CASH ONLY.

BRING YOUR ID – we will not sell Underdark to anyone without an ID.

LIMIT two bottles per person.

LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE – when bottles are gone, they’re gone!

Underdark TEES ($20) and SNIFTERS ($6) will be available for purchase.

Underdark will be ON TAP.

NO GROWLER FILLS OF UNDERDARK.

Funkadelic Food Truck and Chew Chew Food Truckwill be parked in our courtyard!

For more information visit:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1433019046988589/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular

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Bold City Brewery Pint Night at WOB Gainesville – Sun. Feb 1

There will be a Bold City Brewery Pint Night at the World Of Beer – Tioga (Gainesville, FL) (140 SW 128th St – 352.727.4714) starting at 6pm for the Big Game next Sunday (Feb 1) and I will be working with Wes handing out some cool swag – plus, there will be some very special and rare brews on tap – all for your enjoyment! Stop by and say hello!

WOB Details listed here:
http://worldofbeer.com/locations/Gainesville/event-details/?postId=d6044a1e-8bf8-6474-8b68-ff00004a2d98

WOB BCB Feb 1 6 pm

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80th Birthday for Canned Beer

Is it your birthday today? If so, you share a birthday with the beer can!beer_cans_f

The first beer sold in cans occurred on this day in 1935, so the beer can turned 80 today. How ‘bout you?

Although the canned beer was quite the thing back then, it went through a phase of lower popularity for many years. Until very recently, “beer in a can” was deservedly associated with the mass-produced, mass-marketed varieties, aka “Big Beer”.

Finally, someone decided that with the improvements made in the can material and the process of canning in general, having beer in a can was not too much different than having it a keg. Protected from sunlight – protected from the air.

In just the past couple of years, canned beer has regained prominence with more and more microbreweries choosing can over bottle. Embrace this advancement in the craft beer industry! Celebrate this day with a can of your favorite brew – and tell it Happy Birthday!

Here’s more information about the first canned beer sold:

http://www.greenmon.com/first_beer_cans.htm

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The Assault on Florida’s Microbreweries

Herbert Hoover – no, not the inventor of a vacuum cleaner – but the 31st President of the United States – once HerbertHooversaid,

“Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.”

Amen … Well said, President Hoover.

Maybe a more familiar celebrity to you, Walt Disney, was once quoted,

“I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.”

Competition is a good thing. Of course, it is. Even the Federal Government only allows a limit to open Walt_Disneycompetition under special circumstances and programs. Who would ever want to limit competition? Think about it, the best … sorry … hold on, there’s someone at the door.

*Knock-Knock*

Q: Who’s there?
A: “The Florida Independent Spirits Association, the Florida Retail Federation and the beer wholesalers’ lobbying organization.”

Q: The Florida Independent Spirits Association, the Florida Retail Federation and the beer wholesalers’ lobbying organization WHO?
A: “Quit asking questions! Big Beer called and said, “We’re losing market share!”

Q: Go away. We don’t want any.
A: “Hey, shut up! We’re more important than you. We represent Big Beer and our friends include some big retail companies. You don’t understand – we’re only concerned about you, the consumer.”

Q: Is that so? … In what way?
A: “Well, you know – that whole thing about allowing microbreweries to sell their products to customers who want them inside their establishments. It’s hazy – it needs clarification. Without clarification, the consumer might buy something he or she likes while cutting out the distributor. It makes for a more affordable product and helps the microbrewery stay in business. We can’t have that.”

Q: Why not? Sounds pretty good to me. Plus, our local distributors’ reps don’t have a problem with the way it is now.
A: “Are you stupid? The microbreweries are able to create delicious beer using whatever ingredients they want and can afford. Big Beer can’t do that – they’re stuck using an industrial process to produce a beer which used to be the only product around – they’re on TV a lot, by the way. Look for some great new commercials in the near future! But, back to the issue at hand …

Big Beer has really been trying – they have spent a lot of money creating beer names and labels which sound like a microbrew. Labels – THAT should be enough to maintain their market share – all our in-house experts tell us so – they’re on TV a lot, by the way. Look for some great new labels coming out in the near future! … But, back to the issue at hand … why are you not opening the door?”

Q: Do you think your decreasing market share might be due to the quality of the product underneath those labels? … Why not make changes in your system to provide better products?
A: “BLASPHEMY! … how DARE you? … what do YOU know? … you’re not a shareholder! … Big Beer is too big to fail! … they can’t change their system – it would be too difficult and their leadership is not concerned enough to do so. We can’t ask their top management to start a new initiative in developing better tasting mass-produced beer- their more sophisticated business acumen would prevent that. Plus, their workforce couldn’t do it anyway – they’re too busy batching what they do now to fund top management’s salaries and benefit packages. Hey, if you won’t open the door, why don’t you meet us for Happy Hour? You can get a large bucket full of bottled Big Beer and a hot dog for $2.99! IT’S BIG BEER TIME! …Drink responsibly … did we tell you about the commercials coming up?”

Q: Yes, you did – and no thank you about the Happy Hour. I have two quart-growlers of one style of beer and a gallon growler of another style from one of our awesome local microbreweries. I would have bought a half-gallon of it, but in Florida it’s against the law to sell beer in half-gallon sizes – for some stupid reason.
A: “Don’t even go there, friend – we’re willing to allow half-gallon growlers given approval of our clarification of the present law. Remember it’s best for you if we get clarification. Don’t worry about the reasons – we’re smarter than you.”

Q: Well, thanks any way for stopping by – no clarification needed from the consumer end, though – just leave it alone.
A: “Okay – but remember Big Beer has great labels and names – and hot lookin’ ladies in their commercials, too! Have a cold Big Beer and you’ll get the ladies! Drink responsibly.”

Okay, sorry about that – I’m back now.

According to a recent article in www.jacksonville.com:

“Florida liquor stores and beer distributors are challenging the way the state issues licenses allowing craft breweries to sell their products in tasting rooms, a move that brewers say could put dozens of breweries out of business or, at the very least, halt rapid growth in the industry.

The Florida Retail Federation is suing the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, and the associations that represent Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors distributors have asked to intervene in support of the suit. Separately, the Florida Independent Spirits Association filed a challenge with the agency. The association includes ABC Fine Wine & Spirits chain, which is the state’s largest liquor store chain.

The groups said they aren’t trying to shut down the brewery tasting rooms, but rather to clarify the law that allows the brewers to serve draft beer to drink on site and cans and bottles to take home.”

“Clarify the law”??? … Honestly??? …

First, let’s take a look at who is behind the lawsuit.

According to their website:

Florida Independent Spirits Association, Inc. is a Not For Profit corporation in the State of Florida. FISA was created by a dedicated group of independent alcohol retailers in December of 2013 to combat legislation proposed by Florida grocery chains to put liquor on the shelves of grocery stores.”

Visit their web page and read all the way to the bottom:
http://www.floridaindependentspiritsassociation.com/index.php/about-fisa

Another page on their website gives an indication of what they’re after:
“We were successful in defeating Wal-Mart & Target’s proposed legislation last session that would have placed spirits (hard liquor) directly on grocery shelves. FISA’s lobbyist, Scott Dick and his team, were successful in keeping the current restrictions in place!”
http://www.floridaindependentspiritsassociation.com/index.php/legislative

It’s easy to get on the bandwagon of Walmart-haters. Allegations of Walmart hurting locally owned businesses and killing jobs are thrown about like empty cans of Coors Light. I wonder what the local folks who work at these Walmarts feel about being vilified.

What FISA is really saying is “Limit our competition’s ability to provide what the customer wants in a manner more convenient for them. Screw the customer – make them buy from us.”

Although the Florida Retail Federation supports craft brewers in being willing to sell growlers to go if the product is brewed on the premises (including the “evil” half-gallon size), they oppose brewers selling other malt beverage products not brewed on the premises.

There’s that “make them buy from us” showing up, again …

According to their website:

The Florida Beer Wholesalers Association (FBWA) is a not-for-profit trade association of over two-dozen independent licensed beer distributors throughout Florida. For over 25 years, we have been providing hundreds of fresh, quality beers to licensed retailers in our state, from Pensacola to Key West.

The FBWA is dedicated to educating policy makers, licensees and the general public about the societal value in regulating the manufacturing, the independent distribution of, and the retail sale of alcoholic beverages.”

Read that as – “You need education, you rube-like consumer. You’re just ignorant of our industry.”

On their website, there is an article written by Mitch Rubin, FBWA’s Executive Director. In part, Mr. Rubin states, “It is not our intention to shut down tasting rooms. In fact, we support every brewery’s right to have a tasting room and to sell growlers of beer brewed on the premises.”

Okay. I, for one, actually believe him. But I think he would be able to get to the “common ground” he seeks quicker if he just simply said, “The breweries’ distributors deserve their cut. Cough it up.”

Keep in mind, the alcohol industry’s political strength comes from the beer distributors, not the Big Beer corporations themselves. The main group representing these beer distributors is the National Beer Wholesalers Association.

Here is an article by its President:

http://www.nbwa.org/news/insider-columns/maintaining-a-system-that-works-the-power-of-grassroots

The system mentioned is the Three-Tier System. For more basic info about the Three-Tier System, read a quick Wiki, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three-tier_%28alcohol_distribution%29

What Mr. Purser has said in the NBWA article assumes a system not tinkered with politically or influenced by deep pockets. In essence, Mr. Purser alleges any misgivings the public has about the Three-Tier System can be assuaged by education. In other words, they’re smarter than we are – we’re ignorant of all the value the system has brought and continues to bring to the table.

Education again.

He states in the website-published article, “Thanks to an independent, three-tier distribution system that is unique to the United States, American consumers have access to the most choice and variety of any country in the world – with retailers selling thousands of labels of beer from more than 3,000 breweries. This system allows brewers and importers open access to an independent distributor tier, making our system efficient and balanced.”

Efficient and balanced? More like, “Where’s OUR cut?” … How would continuing to allow microbreweries to sell their creations in their own taproom without selling it first to a distributor undermine the fabric of our country? Answer – it won’t.

It is not surprising that over time, there have been ways found to take advantage of the Three-Tier system for alcohol distribution – by guess who? … those with deep pockets. Here is a great article which highlights both pros and cons of the Three-Tier System.

http://drinks.seriouseats.com/2014/01/craft-beer-three-tier-system-pros-cons-distributor-retailer-debate.html

It has been said, “In identifying manure, ‘nose’ is better than ‘ear’ …”. Sniff it out – follow the money.

Big Beer has been losing market share slowly over the past few years – and the corporate business gurus at these organizations still don’t get it.

Read this article – http://adage.com/article/news/a-b-inbev-millercoors-losing-share-fix/244178/

The telling paragraph to me is:

“It all boils down to positioning,” said MillerCoors Chief Marketing Officer Andy England. As other beers get heavier, Coors Light — which is marketed as “the world’s most refreshing beer” — is the perfect choice “on a hot day or following a hoppy, malty brew when you want something that is a little lighter to wash that down,” Mr. England said.”

Corporate speak. I’m sure he got a bonus for saying that.

The problem is – is that it DOES boil down to positioning – but the positioning is something that in this case needs to be determined resolutely by the consumer on a DAILY basis – not by the jaded marketing staff and consultants of Big Beer implementing a 5-Year Plan. In a somewhat stagnant market, their “positioning” efforts can be effective and a valid course of action. But in an emerging, slowly maturing but rapidly changing market like craft beer? I think their “positioning” will be the product’s high water mark attained collectively by the beer drinkers – a mark driven SOLELY by taste perception EVERY visit – EVERY day. Respectfully, Coors Light is NOT the perfect choice on a hot day or following a hoppy, malty brew. And I think you know that, Andy.

Look, I don’t have a problem with Coors, Bud, Miller, etc. – and you beer geeks out there had better be careful denigrating the mass-produced beverages too much … why? … because it will be just simple human nature for those who religiously drink Bud and such (around 75% of the beer-drinking market, mind you) to take offense at what you’re saying – they’ll take it personal. When they do, what chance do we have of luring them into the craft beer world? Answer: Zilch. (oh my, that would make a great new Big Beer name – Zilch Lite, but I digress)

Staying at odds with Big Beer drinkers cannot help the craft beer industry – especially right here in Jacksonville. By being satisfied with the current number of craft beer lovers in our community is sort of like a small island having one casino and no tourists coming in to gamble. The locals all visit and the same dollars are circulated in and out of the casino – in to gamble, out in salaries and support agreements. Little to no growth … nothing to get really excited about. Do we want that in the Greater Jacksonville Craft Beer Community? Hell, no. May it never be!

Mark my words, Big Beer will be coming on strong in the near future with commercials making craft beer drinkers out to be smug, stuck up snobbish villains putting down real hardworking Americans who drink the mass-produced varieties. Invite a Big Beer drinker out for an evening. Respect your friend’s palate – and look for a “beginner” craft beer. Consider springing for it. We need to gain more loyal craft beer enthusiasts – and it’s time to focus on that.

So what can we do about this lawsuit thing?

The Florida Brewers Guild has set up a crowdfunded legal defense fund. It is estimated that $100,000 will be needed to fight this in the legal realm. The opposition is funded with those with “deep pockets”, so this is a reasonable approximation of the necessary amount.

Here is a link to the site:

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/save-florida-s-craft-breweries

Any contribution will help as the Florida Brewers Guild is literally fighting for the life of the Florida craft brewing industry.

Also,

Contact the opposition:
Florida Retail Federation (850) 222-4082
Beer Industry of Florida (850) 222-8960
Florida Beer Wholesalers Association (850) 224-2337
Florida Independent Spirits Association (850) 421-9100

Ask them why they believe breweries should be required to first sell the beer they serve in their own taprooms to their distributor before offering to their customers.

Remember … sniff out the manure – and follow the money. At the end of the day, it is still about Big Beer trying to limit competition.

Another celebrity of sorts, Fidel Castro once stated:Fidel-Castro

“I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating… because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition.”

Fidel Castro. Limits competition. Hates the American spirit. His leadership has worked so well for the Cuban people, hasn’t it? Good role model for competition-haters everywhere.

Hey! Now THERE’S an idea for the folks who the Florida Independent Spirits Association, the Florida Retail Federation and the beer wholesalers’ lobbying organization represent! … a new mass-produced beer … a brand new label!

I can see it now during a future commercial break:

The Dictator – an Imperial Reddish Pale Lite India Lager Pils – a new girl-getter – the Official Beer of Communism! Available only at friends of The Dictator. Drink responsibly.

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Whole Foods to host Cigar City Craft Beer Dinner – Jan 29

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Resharing this exciting event from Ed Stansel with the Florida Times Union …
Whole Foods Market in Jacksonville is putting on another craft beer dinner, this one featuring five courses paired with beers from Tampa’s Cigar City Brewing.

Tickets to the Jan. 29 dinner are $40 and can be ordered here or purchased at the Mandarin store.

Here’s what’s on the menu:
Cheese and charcuterie plate with Florida Cracker Belgian-style White Ale
Chilled golden gazpacho with herb aioli and buttered Cuban toast points paired with Fight the Power Sour Apple Cider
Spicy marinated and grilled mahi-mahi topped with mango salsa and sea-salt roasted red potatoes paired with Jai Alai IPA
Cocoa- and espresso-rubbed pork tenderloin and Florida honey plátanos Maduros paired with Maduro Brown Ale
Chocolate cake with cinnamon espresso mascarpone frosting and fresh fruit paired with a limited release beer to be named
The dinner starts at 7 p.m.. Attendees must be 21 or older.

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Today at Veterans United Craft Brewery

Today at Veterans United Craft Brewery! Tacos, Spanish Strings and great beer! Happy Friday!

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Intuition Ale Works Valentine Brewquets are back!

Who doesn’t love beer and chocolate for Valentine’s Day? Intuition Ale Works has put together a couple of speciallogo (1) options for you to choose from. Pre-order now and they will have it all ready for you to swing by and pick up. Of course while you’re there you might as well enjoy a pint for yourself! Last day to order is February 10.

For more information, visit:
https://www.facebook.com/events/583159008484735/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular

Purchase Brewquets at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/valentines-brewquets-tickets-15420176162

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Highland Brewing Co Beer Dinner with Publix Aprons Cooking School

Highland Brewing Company will be having a special beer dinner with Publix Aprons Cooking School on Fri. February, 13 starting at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $45 per person and will include 6 beers and 4 courses. For more information visit the link below.

Ticket & Menu for Highland Beer Dinner

http://ww2.publix.com/aprons/schools/Jacksonville/ClassDetailReservations.do?childId=32677

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New arrivals at Silver Cow

New Bottles are in: Old Rasputin XVII Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout – North Coast Brewing Co. 12.10% BBA Old RaspABV

Every year North Coast Brewing Co. age a special batch of their much-loved Russian Imperial Stout in Bourbon barrels. The depth, intensity, and complexity of the flavor profile of this special release, like its predecessors, make it a worthy tribute to Old Rasputin.

Prior to 2010, Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin was released in such limited quantities that it was available only at the North Coast Brewing retail shop in Fort Bragg, California. However, they received so many requests for this beer that we began producing enough Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin to put into broader, but still limited, distribution.

Vital Statistics

Style: Barrel-Aged
Color: Black
ABV: 12.1%
Bitterness: 38 IBUs

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Cigar City Brewing Beer & Cheese Pairing at Dahlia’s Pour House

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Purchase your tickets for Dahlia’s Pour House Cigar City Brewing & Grassroots Natural Market Beer and Cheese pairing. There will be five Cigar City Brews hand-paired with Cheeses from Grassroots! Tuesday, February 3 starting at 7 pm.

Current Line-up:
CC Oatmeal Cookie Brown Ale with 5 year aged Vintage Gouda
CC Hotter Than Helles with Sweet Grass Theory Thomasville Tomme Raw Cows Milk Cheese
CC Invasion with Purple Haze Goat Cheese
CC Cider and a specialty brew will also be paired with hand selected Cheeses.
CC Blueberry Jai Alai with a local cheese

A representative from Cigar City and Grassroots Local Market will be discussing each beer and cheese as you enjoy them!

Limited tickets!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dahlias-pour-house-cigar-city-beer-and-cheese-pairing-tickets-14947310809

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European Street Cafe to host “Black Night” – Jan. 25, 2015

European Street Cafe (2752 Park St. – 904.384.9999) is having “The Black Night” at their Park Street location on black nightJanuary 25th billed as a dark beer tap takeover. There will be Evil Twin Imperial Doughnut Break, 2014 Intuition Underdark, Stone Coffee Milk Stout, Founders Breakfast, Bold City Secret Stout, among others.

There will also be giveaways and a beer raffle to benefit the JB Foundation providing a scholarship for a high school runner. Currently, the raffle includes Cigar City Hunuphu, a Sierra Nevada Beer Camp 12-pack, Evil Twin Biscotti Break and Intuition Underdark 2014.

As if that wasn’t enough, there will be a special s’mores and graham cracker dip and a black plate special. The black plate will feature charcoal black crackers, porter cheddar, burnt ends and black pudding.

Lastly, they will show Monty Python’s Holy Grail on the patio at 7 p.m. after which there will be a quiz with the winner taking home The Holy Grail!

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Stone Brewing Tap Takeover at WOB – Jax Southside

Join World of Beer – Jacksonville Southside tomorrow (Dec 6) for Stone Brewing’s Tap Takeover! Watch Zack do amazing feats of strength and Disco Splits, all for your pleasure. CASK members, show you membership card for $1 off drafts!

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