Raleigh Beer Week is from Sunday, Aug. 25, through Sunday, Sept. 1. Here are some highlights and events we definitely want to check out!
Sunday, Aug. 25:
All venues will tap the Big Boss/Raleigh Beer Week Collaboration, a Belgian Pale Ale with cherries aged in Carriage House Apple Brandy Barrels (starts at 12 p.m.).
The Flying Saucer's NC Cask Bash starts on the patio at 3 p.m. Eight exclusive casks from NC breweries will celebrate the start of Beer Week.
Monday, Aug. 26:
Tyler's Taproom will have Allagash beers on tap, including Celebration Avance, Midnight Brett, Bourbon Black, Interlude, Fluxus '12 and Odyssey, paired with a local cheese plate (starts at 9 p.m.).
Tuesday, Aug. 27:
Capital Club 16 is hosting a food and beer pairing with Foothills and Schneider brewing companies (starts at 5 p.m.).
Wednesday, Aug. 28:
Natty Greene's Brewmaster Thomas Vincent will have a discussion about their Landmark Freedom IPA (starts at 7 p.m.).
Thursday, Aug. 29:
Capital Club 16 is having an outdoor beer dinner featuring Ska Brewing at 9 p.m. (tickets are $30 for four courses).
Friday, Aug. 30:
Saturday, Aug. 31:
The Flying Saucer's CELLARbration will feature matured draft and bottled ales from "The Vault." Party starts at 9 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 1:
There are many other events happening through the week. Be sure to check the Raleigh Beer Week website for a full list of events and more details.