Finale: Craft Beer & Dessert Pairing

Check out the Finale Desserts Craft Beer and Dessert Pairing on Tuesday 5/15 from 6:30-8pm. The tasting will be held at the Park Plaza finale location. Tickets are $20 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 617-623-3233. The tasting will feature the following pairings:

 

• Original Sin Cider with Frangipane Tart
• Allagash White with Lemon Tart
• Duvel Golden Ale with Fresh Fruit Tart
• Aventinus with Mascarpone Mousse Cup
• Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock with Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcake

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Wine Riot 2012

 

Wine Riot Sign Wines of Alsace Table Travessia Table
Cirque Du Vin Wines of Australia Table

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Westside Zinfandel Wine Riot Crowd Yellow and Blue 
Giorgio & Gianni - Sweet Red Lambrusco Cyoher Winery Table Relax - Cool Red
Jam Jar Duca Del Frassino  St Hallet Wines - Faith Shiraz 
Vesevo - Beneventano Falanghina  NV Mionetto IL Spr!z  Barbera D'Alba - Pertinace 

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2012 Boston Beer Summit

Get your tickets now to the 2012 Boston Beer Summit featuring 77 breweries and over 200 beers available for sample. The event is being hosted at the Park Plaza Castle in Boston's Back Bay (130 Columbus Avenue Boston, MA 02116) Tickets are still available (but selling fast) for $42.50!

There are two different available times:

4/13 - Friday Night 5:30 - 9pm. (Add to Google Calendar)
4/14 - Saturday Afternoon 12:30 - 4pm. (Add to Google Calendar)
4/14 - Saturday Night 5:30 - 9pm. (Add to Google Calendar)

Here is a list of confirmed brewers:

Affligem, Angry Orchard Cider, Appalachian, Atwater, B Nektar Meadery, Backlash, Baxter Brewing, Bay State Brewing, Berkshire, Black Sheep, Boulder, Blue Hills, Brasserie McAuslan, Brazil Brewing, Brooklyn, Brouwerij Roman NV, Buffalo Bill's, Cape Ann, Carlsberg, Cisco, Cody Brewing, Corsendonk, Crabbies Ginger Beer, Crispin Cider, Duvel, Eurobrew, Flying Goose, Fox Barrel Cider. Franziskaner, Full Sail, Gardner Ale House, Geary's, Genesee, Grimbergen, Guinness, Harpoon, Haverhill Brewing, Heavy Seas, Ipswich, Jeremiah Weed, Julian's Hard Cider, Kennebec River, Kronenbourg, Lexington, Long Trail, Magic Hat, Maine Meadworks, Narragansett, Newport Storm, Olde Burnside, Ommegang, Orkney, Otter Creek, Paper City, Peak Organic, Pioneer, Pyramid, Red Hook, Revival, Sam Adams, Saranac, Sea Dog, Shipyard, Southern Tier, Spaten, St. Peter's, Stavropramen, Stiegl, Tetley, Thomas Hooker, Tuckerman, Weihenstephan, Widmer Bros., Woodchuck, Woodstock Inn, Wurzburger, Wychwood, Yanjin.

Click to get tickets: http://bit.ly/wDUPQd

 

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Boston's 4th Annual St. Patrick's Irish Pub Challenge

Boston’s 4th Annual St. Patrick’s Irish Pub Challenge is back this Saturday, March 10th starting at 10am. There are 36 pubs throughout Boston on the list this year. They are broken up into different teams which you can read more about below. Tickets are $25 and get you no cover charge at the participating pubs as well as a free t-shirt and lots of other swag listed below.

 

For more info: http://bit.ly/yhZBIZ


Price Includes

No Cover Charges at Scheduled Locations w/Wristband

Official 2012 Pub Challenge T-Shirt (w/Team Name)

Official 2012 Pub Challenge Pub Cup

Free Shamrock Beads, Paddy Hats, Shamrock Boppers and other swag

Celebrity Captains including many MTV personalities as seen on the “Challenges”

Featured Drink Specials

Official Pub Challenge Map of participating pubs

Tenon Tours Staff Assistance

A Chance to Win a Free Trip to Ireland

Electronic E-Ticketing and Scanning

Exclusive Savings and Specials at Participating Retailers

 

 

Suggested Schedule

10am – 1:00pm: Co. Donegal
1:00 – 4:00pm: Co. Dublin
4:00 – 6:00pm: Co. Wexford
6:00 – 8:00pm: Co. Wicklow

 


Co. Dublin

Ned Devine’s
Paddy O’s
Hennessy’s
Bell in Hand
Durty Nelly’s
Green Dragon
Purple Shamrock
MIJA

 

 

Co. Wicklow

Four Green Fields
Clarke’s
Kitty O’Shea’s
McFadden’s
The Place

 

 

Co. Wexford

Trinity
Sissy K’s
Jose McIntyre’s
Coogan’s
Mr. Dooley’s
The Times
Barney Fanning’s
Atlantic Beer Garden
Whiskey Priest
M.J. O’Connor’s

 

 

Co. Donegal

Hurricane O’Reilly’s
The Harp
McGann’s
Grand Canal

 

 

Co. Kildare

Lir
McGreevy’s
Pour House
Whiskey’s
Globe Bar
Solas

 

 

Co. Galway – Bonus Pubs

Cask n Flagon
Game On
Bleacher Bar

 

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Fat Tuesday @ Beehive

Check out these pictures from our visit to the Beehive on Fat Tuesday!

 Glasses of Sophia w/ Flash  Sophia Glasses w/ Natural Lighting
 Hurricane and King Julep cocktails

Jazz Band

 Trombone Player  

 

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Mardi Gras @ Beehive

The Beehive Celebrates 5th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration in Authentic New Orleans Style!

WHAT: Laissez les bons temps rouler!" is a Cajun expression meaning "Let the good times roll!" It strongly conveys the "joie de vivre" ("joy of living") attitude of The Beehive’s 5th Annual Mardi Gras celebration being held on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012. The South End hot spot has spared no expense in making this year’s festivities as authentic as possible. Diners and party go’er’s can look forward to the groovin’ gumbo sounds of Danny Heath and Wali Ali, which will keep the crowd singing and swinging all night long!

Further indulge in Chef Rebecca Newell's Cajun inspired à la carte specials featuring authentic NOLA-style dishes. Finish your meal off with a big old Hurricane and you’ll be ready to hit the dance floor! Come for dinner, come for the music and cocktails…come to see what “New Orleans Style” is all about! There is no cover charge for this event. Regular menu served in addition to all special items. Reservations recommended.

WHERE: The Beehive, 541 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116 | P. 617.423.0069
WHEN: Tuesday, February 21st, 2012, 5:00PM – 2:00AM. Live music from 7:30PM – 12:00PM
INFO: No cover charge, cash bar, à la carte specials and cocktails!

 

(via http://www.beantownbloggery.com/)

 

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Beer and Chocolate Love Story

What could be more fun in preparation for Valentine's Day than drinking craft beer, eating Taza Mexicano Chocolates and donating some money to help those that are less fortunate? This Saturday from 2-6pm, Drink Craft Beer is taking over the Taza Chocolate Factory Store for a beer and chocolate pairing. 

For just $3, you'll get:

  • Four samples of craft beer paired with four Taza Mexicano Chocolates
  • Meet Rob Lucente, Co-Founder of Peak Organic Brewing Company
  • Meet Caitlin Jewell & Jeff Leiter, Co-Founders of Somerville Brewing Company (aka Slumbrew)
  • Hang out with Devon and Jeff from Drink Craft Beer
  • A chance to provide 7.5 meals to those who are in need

 

For more details about the specific pairings, and to register for the event, click here.

 

To add to your Google Calendar, click here.

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Superbowl Bars

Here is a list of bars and the specials they have during Superbowl Sunday. Go Pats!

 

Bar Special Contact Info
Thirsty Scholar Pub Free Coors Light swag  
The Harp Free Halftime buffet, no cover, 30 LED TV's, free prizes from Bud Light 617-742-1010 for a table
The Greatest Bar Featuring the Jim Bean girls, Free food, drinks and prizes  
The Purple Shamrock .25 cent wings during the first half  
Game On! Special Superbowl Platters  
Jerry Remy's Seaport $50 per person, 50% donated to South Boston Collaborative Center for VIP reservations which includes: guarenteed table, one free app per guest, and a free superbowl t-shirt. Seating starts at 4pm http://on.fb.me/xbJtyO
Baseball Tavern Reservations for parties of 10 or more 617-867-6526
Tavern in the Square Allston Wing eating contest, corn hole tourney For reservations 617.782.8100!!!

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Diablo Glass School: Wine Tasting

Feeling depressed and cold now that winter has finally made its way to Boston? Luckily, you can spend this Saturday evening in front of a 2,100 degree furnance on Terrance Street in Boston.

 

Why would anyone need a 2,000 degree furnance? What could I possibly do to entertain myself there? Is it even safe? Lots of these questions are probably running through your head right now. We may have left out a few minor details...

 

The furance is inside Diablo Glass School, which will be hosting a live glass blowing demonstration along with a wine tasting that features complimentary appetizers. Cure your winter depression with a nice glass of wine and be mesmerized by the talented artists of Diablo Glass School!

 

Call now to reserve your spot! (617) 442-7444


Price: $35 per person
Date: January 28, 2012
Time: 6:30 pm -- 9:30 pm

Location: Diablo Glass School
123 Terrace St, Boston, MA 02120

 

 

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Beer Summit Winter Jubilee

Do you love beer as much as we do? Well don't forget to get your tickets to the 10th annual Beer Summit Winter Jubilee this weekend at the Park Plaza Castle. On Janurary 20th and 21st, there will be a celebration of winter beers from 66 breweries across the country, all gathered here in Boston. Hurry because tickets to the Saturday night session are already sold out and tickets to the Friday and Saturday day session are going fast. Make sure to sign up so you can taste some of the over 200 beers that will be available for sampling.

 

Friday:

For tickets click here: http://bit.ly/wkg95H

To add this to your Google Calendar, click here: http://bit.ly/yOiftx

 

Saturday:

For tickets click here: http://bit.ly/zdhxDg

To add this to your Google Calendar, click here: http://bit.ly/zwSdDU

 

Follow the Facebook page for recent updates or check out their website at http://beersummit.com/

 

Here is the list of breweries who will be attending:

 

Affligem, B Nektar Meadery, Backlash, Baxter Brewing, Bay State, Berkshire, Blue Hills, Boulder, Brooklyn, Cape Ann, Carlsberg, Cisco, Cody, Corsendonk, Crispin Cider, Eurobrew, Franziskaner, Frosty Knuckle, Gardner Ale House, Geary's, Grimbergen, Guinness, Harpoon, Heavy Seas, Jack's Abby, Jeremiah Weed, Julius Echter, Kennebec River, Kona, Kronenbourg, Lagunitas, Lexington Brewing, Long Trail, Magic Hat, Mercury, Moonlight Meadery, Narragansett, Newport Storm, Okocim, Olde Burnside, Ommegang, Orkney, Oskar Blues, Otter Creek, Paper City, Peak Organic, Pretty Things, Revival, Sam Adams, Shipyard, Southern Tier, Spaten, Stavropramen, Stiegl, Tetley's, The Tap, Trinity, Tuckerman, Watch City, Weihenstephan, Widmer Bros, Williams Brothers, Woodchuck, Woodstock Inn, Wormtown, Wychwood, Xingu

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