Annapolis Beer Week offers many happenings around town for sampling local and regional brews. Check out a few of these exciting events.
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FRIDAY, APRIL 1
Fish Paws 4-7pm. Tap Takeover with All 95+ Rated Beers Including North Coast, Green Flash & Uinta.
Fox’s Den 5pm April Fools Celebration featuring North Coast Prankster.
Flying Dog at Metropolitan – Details TBD
Troegs sampling at Annapolis Yacht Club at 5pm.
Baroak – April Fool’s Day Patio Party 6-9pm Featuring the jester of North Coast Brewing Company — Prankster Golden Ale
Flying Dog Concert Series Kickoff at Metropolitan. Kickoff event to Flying Dog feature during concerts on the 2nd floor of Metropolitan. Beers include Bloodline, Numero Uno, Easy IPA.
Lures Bar & Grill presents 4 Kings Release. Experience Starr Hill’s King of Hop Imperial IPA four different ways! King of Hop Imperial IPA, Grapefruit King of Hop, Habanero King of Hop, and Lemon-Lime King of Hop.
SUNDAY, APRIL 3
1747 Pub at Reynolds Tavern at 8pm (show at 9pm) Terrapin Walking Dead Viewing Party/Tap Takeover for the Season 6 Finale (featuring 4 Terrapin beers on draft including the Walking Dead Blood Orange IPA and 2 Terrapin beers in cans)
MONDAY, APRIL 4
West End Grill at 3:05pm. Celebrate Orioles opening day with Hoppy Ki Yaya draughts from Lonerider Brewing company
Can you “Beat the Brewers” at their own game? 1747 Pub at Reynolds Tavern will be hosting the 4th Annual Beat the Brewers Trivia Game. A free trivia game with house cash prizes for the top 3 teams; with an all beer themed game. Teams up to 12 people per team and you can compete directly against the Brewers Team which will be representing Heavy Seas, Flying Dog, DuClaw, Terrapin, Yards, Jailbreak, Atlas, & Eastern Shore. Outside in the Beer Garden… 7:00pm
Fox’s Den – 6-9pm Green Flash & Alpine takeover
West End Grill Green Flash Pint Night 5-7pm
Stan and Joe’s at 8pm. NCAA National Championship Draught Feature
TUESDAY, APRIL 5
O’Leary’s Seafood Restaurant- 5 Course Green Flash Beer Dinner starting at 6:30pm $65 a person Featuring 3 limited release beers and two new year round innovations from this west coast powerhouse, Green Flash Brewing. Join us for this decadent culinary experience and learn more about these innovative craft beers. Reservations Highly Suggested. 410.263.0884
Jailbreak at Stan & Joe’s Saloon
Brew & Food Showdown (Beer Dinner) at Stan & Joe’s Saloon. Welcome beers at 5:00pm. Dinner at 6:00pm. Terrapin vs. Victory Beer showdown and small plates pairing. 5 beers and 4 course, you pick the winner. $40 per person. Plus tons of takeaways throughout the night.
Level – Sonoma Organic Cider Take-Over… Level will be offering flights of various flavors of Sonoma, handcrafted organic ciders. Sonoma Cider’s is known for standing out in a crowd; they focus on inventive recipes like Crowbar, made with organic apples, organic habanero peppers and organic limes. Some other innovative flavors of Sonoma Cider are The Pulley, which is spiked with fennel for an absinthe-style black licorice hint…. or The Washboard created with sarsaparilla roots from India which help to create a vanilla spiked rootbeer styled cider. With these crazy options & more, we can’t wait to see what Level’s going to offer!
Harvest Grill “Industry Appreciation Night” at 9:00pm. For all those who serve others every night, come out and enjoy some Abita, Goose Island, & Star Hill Draught specials. Special giveaways while supplies last!
Free World Beer Club Membership. Become a part of the Ram’s Head tradition and join the World Beer Club. Drink all 100 of the world famous beers and you graduate!
Graduates receive: World Beer Club Mug, WBC T-shirt, Your name on the “Great Minds” Plaque, Happy Hour pricing in the beer club mug. Anytime!(*includes most drafts). $15 value
WEDNESDAY, ARPIL 6
Annapolis Smokehouse – “DuClaw Smoked Beer at the Smokehouse”. Join us for Foundation 80 Schilling, X11, and have a glaze made with Blood Oragne Gypsy. 4pm to 8pm.
Tales of the Beer Cocktail at Fox’s Den – 10 Local Downtown Annapolis Bars are participating in a Beer Cocktail Competition. They will have the choice of using Bloodline, Numero Uno, or Fever Dream. There will also be several beers on draft, firkin, and lots of delicious food all night.
3rd Annual Women in Beer at 1747 Pub at Reynolds Tavern at 7pm. Relax, partake in some delicious liquid and join lively discussion and camaraderie of other women who love good beer! Panel discussion with women in the craft beer industry with an emphasis on brewing scene in our own backyard. Eastern Shore Brewing, Troegs, Abita, Devils Backbone Brewing, and Fordham/Dominion Brewery.
Beer, Sushi and Saki pairing and Tsunami with Cucumber Saison, Made Wit Basil, Batch 074 LImited IPA
Baroak – $35 3 course beer pairing dinner 5-10pm. Featuring the unique flavors of North Coast Brewing, Chimay, Delirium, Kasteel, Blanche de Bruxelles, Timmermans, Gouden Carolus and Youngs Brewery.
Happy Hour with “Happy” Gilmore. Live Music by ‘Happy’ Gilmore from Fordham and Dominion Brewing on the Rams Head Patio!
First 50 people receive free tasting glass and sample, $3 tasting glass with first fill, $1 additional pours. Pouring: Cherry Blossom lager, Hop Lips IPA, Wisteria Wheat, and Morning Glory Espresso Stout
THURSDAY, APRIL 7
Flying Dog Pint Night and Firkin Tapping at Stan & Joe’s Saloon – Tap Takeover w/ a firkin on the bar. Firkin will be Truth w/ Pineapple and El Dorado Hops. There will also be Bloodline Nitro, Tropical Bitch, Raging Bitch, and some limited beer. Bands start at 9.
Beer & Whiskey pairing at Dry85 with Made Wit Basil, Barrel Aged Dusk Till Dawn, Barrel Aged Van Dammit
Fox’s Den at 5pm – North vs South Tap Takeover Featuring Yards vs. Terrapin. There will be 4 beers from each brewery.
Metropolitan at 8:30pm Terrapin Sound Czech Pilsner Event with live music from the Captivators, Scotch Bonnets, etc. Featuring our newest year-round beer Sound Czech Pils!
Fordham Belgian IPA Beer Release Party at Rams Head. 4pm to 7pm. $4 commemorative glass with first fill-up, $2 additional pours. Fordham Belgian IPA is medium-bodied and deep golden to pale amber in color. Brewed using a Belgian trappist yeast, the classic flavors of clove and banana are well-balanced against a citrus, floral finish. We dry hop this beer with Motueka & Crystal bringing forth a pleasant floral aroma + notes of citrus and tropical fruit. ABV 6.5% IBU 40
FRIDAY, APRIL 8
Flying Dog at Harvest Wood Grill & Tap
Fox”‘”s Den – Schlafly Takeover 5-8pm. Fox”‘”s Den will be featuring The Saint Louis Brewery™, maker of Schlafly Beer. Schlafly is proud to be Missouri’s largest locally owned independent brewery. Each year, they brew over fifty unique styles of fresh beer. Schlafly has a unique beer style for every beer lover. Fox”‘”s Den is ecstatic to be showcasing some of these one of a kind flavors; such as Double Bean Blonde, Grapefruit IPA, Raspberry Hefeweizen and Bourbon Ale.
Swine and Brine at Harvest Wood Grill & Tap – Event with Oyster Recovery Partnership. $50 tickets at the door w/ proceeds going to ORP. All you can eat Wood fired whole pig. All you can eat Oysters from Barren Island. 2 cask beers and Oyster Shooters. Downstairs will be 10 different Flying Dog beers with Truth on the Randal with fresh pineapple and hops.
3pm to 7pm at Annapolis Smokehouse. Blue point Oyster Happy Hour. $6 gets you a pint of Blue Point Toasted, along with 4 smoked oysters during happy hour!
McGarveys from 6pm to 9pm. Experience a Craft Beer Adventure with Devils Backbone. Take a trip to Devil’s Backbone Brew Pub as McGarveys will tap 3 beers straight from their Base Camp. Two special prizes will be raffled throughout the evening.
ALL WEEK LONG
Metropolitan will host an East Coast vs West Coast Beer Battle featuring the West Coast Style beers from Green Flash Brewing Company, Anderson Valley Brewing Company & North Coast Brewing.