Thursday, May 16, 2013

Mountain Spirits: Brusin' Ales Events During Asheville Beer Week

Asheville Beer Week takes place in 2013 from May 25 through June 1. Brusin' Ales, located at 66 Broad Street in downtown Asheville, will be offering a variety of experiences to celebrate the week.

May 26, 6 PM:   LaZoom Sunday Beer Run
Where: On the big, purple bus!
Tickets: $25.00 per person,  Buy online HERE
Hop on the big, purple bus - Asheville's Feral Chihuahuas, Bruisin' Ales and LaZoom team up to bring you a beer and comedy explosion tour not to be missed. Wrap your mind around the area's beer history-as told by local funny guys, The Feral Chihuahuas. Includes beer on the bus and at least one brewery stop along the way! **This is event is close to selling out - get your tickets NOW.

May 28, 12:00 PM: ABA Hoppy Saison Release
Where: Bruisin' Ales
The ABA Hoppy Saison-made with North Carolina honey, and around 6.5% abv-is the first-ever collaborative brew to come from the Asheville Brewers Alliance. Twenty different breweries came together for this creation: Altamont Brewing Co., Asheville Brewing, BearWaters Brewing Co., Blue Mountain Pizza and Brew Pub, Burial Beer Co., Catawba Valley Brewing Company, French Broad Brewing Company, Green Man Brewery, Heinzelmannchen Brewery, Highland Brewing Company, Lexington Avenue Brewery, Nantahala Brewing Co., New Belgium Brewing, Oskar Blues, Pisgah Brewing Company, Riverbend Malt House, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Southern Appalachian Brewery, Thirsty Monk, Tipping Point Brewing, Wedge Brewing Company, Wicked Weed Brewing.

Green Man Brewing's 750s of Raugupatis, Baltic Porter Aged in Whiskey Barrels, will also be released.

May 29, 6 - 8 PM: Mitch Steele, Brewmaster of Stone Brewing, Book Signing and IPA Tasting
Where: Bruisin' Ales
Tickets: $25 per person. By reservation with book purchase, (828) 252-8999
Join the tasting and meet-n-greet with Mitch Steele, Brewmaster of Stone Brewing Company, California. He'll be signing his new book, IPA: Brewing Techniques, Recipes and the Evolution of India Pale Ale. Get a signed copy of the book (while supplies last) and a flight of Stone's flagship IPAs: Stone IPA, Stone Ruination, Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous, and Stone Cali-Belgique.  Reservations with book purchase.

May 30, 6 - 9 PM: The Market Plate Small Plate Pairing with Allagash Brewing
Where: The Market Place
Tickets: $40/pp with tax + gratuity. On sale at both The Market Place (828-252-4162) and Bruisin' Ales (828-252-8999).
The Market Place and Bruisin' Ales welcome Allagash present a casual, small plate tasting and beer pairing. Come mingle. Bring your reservation anytime between 6-8:30, at your leisure, and chill out in the bar area good eats, great beer and live Moog jazz and funky beats by Ben Hovey.
Tasting Plates:
Single lady oyster, Allagash white mignonette, toasted coriander, seaweed & cucumber salad. Paired with Allagash White.
Looking Glass Creamery chocolate lab cheese, local lavender flower honey, sorghum glazed hazelnut & arugula salad. Paired with Allagash Victoria
Braised pork shank & mushroom ragu, local chevre & spring onion grits. Paired with Allagash Dubbel
Pecan tart, caramel sauce, bourbon macerated raspberry.  Paired with Allagash Bourbon-barrel Black

May 28, 6 PM: Beer at The Ballpark Mini-Fest
Where: McCormick Field, Oskar Blues Party Pavilion
Tickets: $60 per person, now available at Bruisin' Ales (828) 252-8999.   Includes game ticket, VIP seating, all-you-can-eat buffet, and beer samples.

Asheville Tourists and Bruisin' Ales bring Belgian pub food and Belgian-style beer to the home game at McCormick Field. Nine innings-Nine breweries:
- Liefmans: Goudenband, Cuvee Brut, Fruitesse
- Het Anker Gouden Carolus: Hopsinjour, Easter Ale, Cuvée van de Keizer Blauw
- Allagash Brewing:  Blonde, James Bean (Curieux w/ coffee), Midnight Brett
- Brewery Ommegang:  Biere d'Hougoumont, Rare Vos, Gnommegang
- The Bruery:  Saison Rue, Mischief Golden, Tradewinds Tripel w/ Thai Basil
- Boulevard Brewing:  Tank 7, Nommo, Sixth Glass
- Pisgah Brewing:  White Ale, Solstice Tripel, Baptista
- New Belgium Brewing:  Biere de Garde, Peach Porch Lounger, Cascara Quad
- Weyerbacher Brewing:  Verboten, Quad, Tiny
All breweries are bringing THREE selections. Brewery reps will be on-hand-and the brewer of Boulevard Brewing will be at the Asheville event for the first time.

Get links and a list of Asheville Breweries and beer Pubs on the Asheville NC Visitor Guide.

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