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  • 1 Mar 2013 17:30 - 19:30
    Corks and Kegs March Madness

    Corks and Kegs March Madness starts

    March 1!!!

    What is all the madness about?

    It is a month long beer tournament similar in format to the NCAA basketball tournament. First round match ups are set up by our manager and staff. Match ups after that are determined by you!

    Each evening in March we will have a “game”. Game times will be 5:30 to 7:30.

    During the above time period, you simply taste two unidentified beer samples and put your vote in the ballot box for the one you like the better.

    We will tally up the votes each night and post results and the identity of the beers on Facebook.

    The winner moves on to the next round and the loser gets on the beer bus back to its shelf spot.

    This year’s tournament will have an interesting wrinkle as Belgian style beers will be included in the field. What impact will they have?

    So plan to come in each evening in March, do the blind taste test, vote and then watch for results on FB.


    Corks and Kegs March Madness
  • 6 Mar 2013 17:00 - 17:00
    Michigan Beers Unite New $5 Pint ft Founder's All Day IPA - Beer Education Wednesdays at The Birch

    foundersipaThe beer you’ve been waiting for. Keeps your taste satisfied while keeping your senses sharp. An all-day IPA naturally brewed with a complex array of malts, grains and hops. Balanced for optimal aromatics and a clean finish. The perfect reward for an honest day’s work and the ultimate companion to celebrate life’s simple pleasures.

    The hops featured are Simcoe and Amarillo, and some others that the brewery has not disclosed.

    ABV 4.7%
    IBUs: 42

    This will be on draft and will be the LAUNCH of our constant 2 Michigan beers being featured on the draft list! We will run All Day IPA as long as it is available right along side house favorite Bell’s Oarsman. They will be $5 Pint features!

    (Ben’s family is from Michigan so we’re showing some love for his family heritage!)

    Michigan Beers Unite New $5 Pint ft Founder’s All Day IPA – Beer Education Wednesdays at The Birch
  • 6 Mar 2013 18:00 - 20:00
    Beer Run Weekly Beer Tasting featuring Duck Rabbit Brewing
    The Duck-Rabbit Tasting Wednesday 3/6 

    The Duck-RabbitThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery is a microbrewery located in Farmville, North Carolina.  They sold their first beer in August of 2004 and specialize in beautiful, delicious, full flavored dark beers.

    Join us Wednesday 3/6  6 – 8pm for a free tasting of The Duck-Rabbit Brewery and two Duck-Rabbit beers on draft.

      On The Tasting Table 6 – 8pm 

    The Duck-Rabbit Amber Ale: A medium bodied beer with a lovely tawny copper or bronze color. This brew emphasizes malt complexity with layered caramel malt flavors. 5.5% abv.  5.5% abv.

    The Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout: A traditional full-bodied stout brewed with lactose (milk sugar). The subtle sweetness imparted by the lactose balances the sharpness of the highly roasted grains which give this delicious beer its black color.  5.7% abv.

    The Duck-Rabbit Porter: Very dark in color. This robust porter features a pronounced flavor of roasted grains reminiscent of dark chocolate. Also, the brewers add oats to the grist to give a subtle round silkiness to the mouthfeel. 5.7% abv.

    The Duck-Rabbit Barleywine:  Citrusy American hops and sweet malts: Farmville-style.  11% abv.

    Beer Run Weekly Beer Tasting featuring Duck Rabbit Brewing
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    6. Dana

      i like how all videos say blottes and stuff can be purchased at your local homebrew shop , seriously i lived in ATL and Charl. NC, bot major cities and havent found anything remotely close to thess so called homebrew shop

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    8. Neche Harris

      We’re having a craft beer festival on Feb 22. Can you please add information to your website?

      A t this lunchtime event, producers of high, quality craft beer will be on hand to share thoughtful, intelligent, and sometimes funny perspectives about their use of seasonal ingredients, brewing techniques, and how they get inspirations for new flavors. Area chefs from will be onsite with Whole Foods Market Chef Kiet to demonstrate how to cook with beer.

      The beer line-up includes: Evolution, Great Lakes, Harpoon, Heavy Seas, Lagunitas, Lost Rhino, Schlafly, Sierra Nevada, Starr Hill, Victory, and more. Each beer company will have 2 – 3 different varieties. Whole Foods Market Beer Buyer, Jeff Forest will kick off the event with the cracking of a fresh cask at 1PM sharp.

      Tickets can be purchased online via EventBrite

      The early bird price of $16.00 is valid until Friday, Feb 21. The ticket price is $20 anytime after.

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