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Saratoga Beer Week Events (February 20-24, 2018)

Saratoga Beer Week Events (February 20-24, 2018)

Tuesday (2/20)
Join us for the 6th Annual Saratoga Beer Week Kick-Off Party from 5-8pm! We'll be celebrating at Harvey's, Ice House, Saratoga City Tavern, and Bailey's. Enjoy drink and food samples at all four locations. Donations can be made to the James Brown Memorial Fund.

Join us for a Long Trail and Otter Creek Food and Beer Pairing at Olde Bryan Inn from 6-8pm featuring Long Trail Ale, Long Trail Limbo IPA, and Otter Creek Ella.
Wednesday (2/21)
Meet Zeb from Good Nature Brewery at Olde Bryan Inn for a beer and cheese pairing from 4-6pm.

Come to The Local for Meet the Brewer Night featuring Artisanal Brew Works from 6-8pm! The brewery will be featuring their Daily Double IPA, Total Darkness Oatmeal Stout, and two specialty beers that will be revealed at the event. 

Brewery Ommegang is taking over The Factory! Come sample Ommegang Witte, Rare Vos and Fruition from 7-9pm.
Thursday (2/22)
Celebrate Saratoga Beer Week at EBI! We will be sampling Magic Hat, New Belgium, and Champlain Cider from 1:00-3:00pm; Ithaca, Good Nature, Ommegang, and Sierra Nevada from 3:00-5:00pm; and Brown's Brewery, Adirondack Brewery, and Otter Creek/Long Trail from 5:00-7:00pm.

Join your favorite New York State Brewery Reps as they paint the town! We'll meet at Bailey's at 5:00pm, then we'll head to Peabody's at 5:45pm, Dango's at 6:30pm, The Parting Glass at 7:00pm, Spa City Tap and Barrel at 7:30pm, Caroline Street Pub at 8:00pm, and finish the night off at Saratoga City Tavern with Beer Rep Karaoke!

Join us for an Adirondack Brewery sampling at Dango's featuring Peanut Butter Porter and Bear Naked Ale from 5-7pm.

Forget your worries, come on get hoppy! Join us for an Ithaca Flower Power Hour at BWP from 6-7pm.

Come to Cantina for 1/2 off burritos and discounted Brown's pints including Coast to Coast IPA and Uncommon Porter!

Come to the Saratoga City Tavern for Brewery Rep Karaoke at 8pm featuring Sierra Nevada, Magic Hat, Brown's Brewing, Saranac, New Belgium Brewing, Champlain Orchards, and Adirondack Brewery.

Join us for Craft Your Pint with Blue Moon at Saratoga Stadium from 8-10pm! Receive a FREE pint glass to paint while supplies last. Enjoy Blue Moon specials all night long.

Come to Baileys for a New Belgium sampling featuring their new Voodoo Ranger Juicy Hazy IPA from 8-10pm!

Don’t miss Michigan Night at Spa City Tap and Barrel from 8-10pm featuring New Holland Brewing, Michigan Whiskeys and Michigan hot dogs!

Come to Gaffney's for Beat The DJ Music Trivia featuring Saranac from 8-10pm! Beat The DJ is the new music trivia game in which teams compete to name songs before the DJ cuts them off. Enjoy Saranac Legacy and Irish Red Ale draft specials. There will be giveaways!
Join the Brooklyn Brewery rep for Night of the Flamingo at Caroline Street Pub at 9pm! There will be inflatable flamingos, ring toss challenge for prizes and Brooklyn pints. Don't miss this chance to try their new year-round brew, Bel Air Sour! 

Friday (2/23)

Meet the Brooklyn Brewery rep at EBI between 3-5pm and sample Brooklyn Bel Air, Defender IPA and Brooklyn Lager!

Come to EBI in Saratoga for a Saranac sampling from 4-7pm featuring Irish Red Ale, Gen 4, Legacy IPA, Pale Ale, and Hoppy Hour Hero!
Meet the Brooklyn Brewery rep at Forno Bistro between 5-7pm and sample Brooklyn Bel Air Sour and a special ghost bottle!
Come to BWP for an RS Taylor & Sons sampling featuring Nut Brown Ale from 6-8pm.

Join us at Bailey's Cafe as Ballast Point takes you through their Sculpin lineup: Original Sculpin, Grapefruit Sculpin, and their new release, Aloha Sculpin! Come and get to know the Sculpin family starting at 8pm.
Come to Desperate Annie's for a Sierra Nevada tap takeover featuring Pale Ale, Kellerweis, Otra Vez, Hop Bullet, Hazy Little Thing, Bigfoot, and Nooner starting at 8pm.

Saratoga Cider Night 6-9pm - Click here to purchase tickets.
Saturday (2/24)
Saratoga Beer Summit 12-8pm - Click here to purchase tickets.

After the Saratoga Beer Summit, come to Harvey's for your chance to learn how to pour the perfect pint of Guinness! Meet the Guinness rep and enjoy draft specials from 8-10pm.

Come to Putnam Place at 9pm and sample your favorite New York beers while enjoying a live performance from the New York Players! Featuring Druthers, Artisanal and Adirondack Brewery. There will be plenty of samples and swag to go around!

MacKenzie Zarzycki
MacKenzie Zarzycki

MacKenzie Zarzycki was born and raised in Schuylerville, N.Y., where the beer flows like wine. Now a Certified Cicerone®, MacKenzie is on a mission to further her beer knowledge. When she’s not contributing to, she’s nursing an unhealthy level of attachment to her dog, Kylie.

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