Beer Week Breakdown: Bottle/can releases

Written by on April 25, 2017 in Beer, Events - No comments

The third annual Columbus Craft Beer Week is coming up May 12-20! Every day this week we’ll be breaking down the Best of Beer Week so you can set your sud-soaked schedule early and snag a spot at ticketed events before they sell out. Up next: bottle and can releases!

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Royal Docks Can Release
Friday, May 12, 4-10pm
World of Beer Easton AND World of Beer High Street
Royal Docks Brewing Company is canning their beer for the first time and World of Beer’s Easton and High Street bars will be the first place you can get it.

Hilltop Lager Can Release
Friday, May 12, 4-11pm
Four String Sixth Ave AND Four String Hague Ave
Four String is releasing Hilltop Lager in 16oz pounder cans. $2 a can all night!

Canis Mexicanus Release
Saturday, May 13, 10am-11pm
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing
Wolf’s Ridge is releasing bottles of their popular spiced imperial stout, Canis Mexicanus, as well as boottles of barrel-aged Belgian tripel, Tripel Whiskey and Cinnamon Toast Brunch. An assortment of barrel-aged and infused beers will also be on tap, so come for the bottles and stay for the drafts.

BA Bottle Release Night
Saturday, May 13, 12-6pm
Lizardville Beer Store
Lizardville is releasing barrel aged bottle selections from Rodenbach, Sumi Ink, Great Divide, North Coast and more, plus they’ll be pouring flights of barrel-aged English style barley wines from the Italian brewery Baladin in store.

Saison Bomber Release
Saturday, May 13, 1-11pm
Pigskin Brew Co
Pigskin’s third bomber installment, a saison, will be released – available at the taproom only.

“Liquid-ation Party!” New and Vintage bottle release
Tuesday, May 16, 3-11pm
Seventh Son Brewing Co
Seventh Son is releasing bottles of their all-new Jack in the Green Brett IPA plus selling off extremely limited quantities of vintage Seventh Son bottles, including 2014 Wilderman Bière de Garde, 2014 Woodwolf Wood-aged DIPA, 2015 Wee Beastie Scotch Ale, 2015 Ragana Yaga Wood-aged Baltic Porter. 2015 Bourbon Barrel Oubliette, 2016 Chester Copperpot German Smoked Ale and 2016 Feral Brett DIPA. Every bottle must go!

Hoofy Can Release: Tailpipin
Wednesday, May 17, 3-11pm
Hoof Hearted Brewery & Kitchen
First come, first serve style can release of a treated version of Hoof Hearted’s Tailpipin IPA.

Grapefruit Walleye Release Party
Wednesday, May 17, 4-11pm
North High Brewing
North High will be slinging beers and frying fish all evening for the seasonal six-pack of Grapefruit Walleye.

Sour Ales Night
Saturday, May 17, 4-7pm
Lizardville Beer Store
Bottle release includes Jolly Pumpkin’s 2014 Vintage Reserves: La Parcela, Maracaibo, Fuego del Otono and Noel de Calabaza and more, plus sip on one of three sour Fonteinen flights at the store.

Wild Heritage Series Debut
Thursday, May 18, 3-11pm
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing
The first beer from Wolf’s Ridge’s wild fermentation series dubbed “Wild Heritage” will be released in bottles – Terre du Sauvage. Transferred straight from the kettle, this farmhouse-style saison was fermented, conditioned and aged in oak with a mixed culture.

Bottle Release Party at Elevator
Saturday, May 20, 11am-11pm
Elevator 13th Floor Taproom
Special bottle release party for Elevator’s Gravity, a Belgian Strong Ale (9% ABV). Available in 750 ml bottles.

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Cheryl Harrison. Editor of Drink Up Columbus. Geek of the craft beer/board game/sci-fi varieties. Fan of patios.

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