Beer Week Breakdown: Bottle/can releases

Written by on May 9, 2018 in Beer, Events - No comments

The fourth annual Columbus Craft Beer Week is coming up May 11-19! 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!

Wolf’s Ridge Yub Nub Bottle Release
Friday, May 11, 3-8pm
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing
This is a fun one to say, innit? Wolf’s Ridge is releasing bombers of Dire Wolf Yub Nub (a cinnamon and coffee imperial stout), as well as two variants, Oak Aged Yub Nub and Vanilla Yub Nub. Bottle sale starts at 3pm.

Zaftig Ol’ Rugger Bottle Release
Saturday, May 12, 12-11pm
Zaftig Brewing Co
Zaftig is celebrating their fourth anniversary with the release of Ol’ Rugger, a Russian Imperial Stout aged in single cask Four Roses bourbon barrels for 12 months clocking in at a massive 17% ABV.

Pretentious Mother of All Sours Release
Sunday, May 13, 12-6pm
Pretentious Barrel House
What better way to celebrate mom than to bring her to Pretentious on Mother’s Day? The brewery is releasing bottles of Raspberry Sybarite while the Moody Trudy’s Food Truck serves brunch.

Wolf’s Ridge Sour Release
Tuesday, May 15, 3-11pm
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing
In addition to taking over their taps with sours from their own brewery and others, Wolf’s Ridge will be selling bottles of batch #2 Terre du Sauvage Blue farmhouse sour. Sales start at 3pm.

Seventh Son Sprig Belgian-style Brett Pale Ale and Vintage Bottle Release
Tuesday, May 15, 3-11pm
Seventh Son Brewing
Seventh Son’s selling bottles of Belgian-style Brett pale ale Sprig plus limited quantities of several vintage Seventh Son beers. The brewery’s pairing these vintage beers with vintage vinyl spun by DJ Adam Scoopa.

Hoof Hearted Dual Can Release
Wednesday, May 16, 3-11pm
Hoof Hearted Brewery & Kitchen
The Italian Village Hoof Hearted location will be releasing cans of two new Hoofy brews: Florida Room, a dry-hopped Pilsner, and $60 Nachos, a double dry-hopped DIPA.

Platform Retro Release
Thursday, May 17, 3-10pm
Platform Beer Co Columbus
Platform will be selling fresh cans of their lemon ginger saison Hyper Retro with thematically appropriate retro themed music, food and games to be featured at their taproom.

Wolf’s Ridge Double Dry-Hopped Earthrise IPA Bottle Release
Thursday, May 17, 3-11pm
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing
Yet another WRB release. Bottles of their tropical IPA Earthrise as well as bottles of Double Dry Hopped Earthwise go on sale starting at 3pm.

Wolf’s Ridge Canis Mexicanus Bottle Release
Friday, May 18, 3-11pm
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing
Oh, did you think WRB was done? They are not done. Bombers of the spiced imperial stout Canis Mexicanus are going on sales with doors opening at 3pm and a draft list featuring several Dire Wolf and Clear Sky infusions.

Wolf’s Ridge Apple Brandy Dire Wolf Bottle Release
Friday, May 19, 10am-3pm
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing
More Wolf’s Ridge. Morrrrrrrre! This time the brewery is releasing Apple Brandy Dire Wolf bottles with doors opening early at 10am and more special draft features.

Kindred Provisional Sour Brown Release
Friday, May 19, 12-11pm
Kindred Brewing
Kindred has a new Barrel-Aged Flanders-Style Sour Brown Ale conditioned with tart cherries called Provisional. Bottle release will start at noon and the beer will also be available on draft.

Sideswipe Fisticuffs Can Release
Saturday, May 19, 2-10pm
Sideswipe Brewing
Sideswipe is releasing cans of Fisticuffs IPA for the very first time and throwing a pig roast for the occasion.

Land-Grant Pool Party Pilsner Release
Saturday, May 19, 11:30am-10pm
Land-Grant Brewing
For the release of Pool Party Pilsner, Land-Grant is throwing a “pool party.” We’re not sure if there will actually be a pool, but there will definitely be a dunk tank.

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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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