Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Pre-Great Taste 2011 #7 - A Dumpload

So, I haven't actually been keeping up my end of the bargain. I've been getting in announcements and I haven't been getting them up. My bad. So, here's what you've been missing:

Shorts Brewing Company at Brickhouse: Taplist: Dan's Pink Skirt - American IPA; Spruce Pils - Imperial India Pilsner made with Blue Spruce Tips; Bludgeon Yer Eye - American India Black Ale; Crunchy Grooves - Organic Pilsner; Kolsch 45 - German Kolsch Ale; Smoked Apple Ale - German Rauch Beer made with Apples; Chocolate Wheat - Strong Porter made with Chocolate malt, not chocolate and ample amounts of wheat, but it's not a wheat beer; Nicie Spicie - American Wheat made with Lemon and Orange Zest, coriander, and three kinds of peppercorns; Stellar Ale - American Pale Ale; Saison Du Shorts - Saison

Thursday Night at Malt House: Upland Taplist TBD; Great Lakes Brewing Co.: Taplist: Blackout Stout; Holy Moses; Burning River; Lake Erie Monster

Friday Night at Malt House: Lakefront Brewing Co: Taplist: Fixed Gear; Bridgeburner; Oktoberfest; Rosie; East Side Dark; Gravity-fed Stichfass kegs: Barrel-aged Fuel CafĂ©; Klisch Pilsner [ed note: Stichfass Kegs are sorta like German casks]

Press Release for Goose Island at Madison's (119 King St, Downtown) on Friday Night
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You are cordially invited to join us--Goose Island--for our 4th annual pre-party for the Great
Taste of the Midwest.

When: Friday, August 12th, 2011

Establishment: Madison’s Downtown – 119 King Street, Madison, WI

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm: Complementary samples

7:00pm – close: Cash bar

Serving: Goose Island IPA (English Style IPA); Goose Island Matilda (Belgium Style Pale Ale); Goose Island Sofie (Belgium Style Farmhouse Ale aged in wine barrels with orange peel); Goose Island Fleur (Belgium Style Pale Ale blended with hibiscus and kombucha tea); Goose Island Pepe Nero (Belgium Style Farmhouse Ale brewed with black peppercorns); Goose Island Demolition (Belgium Style Golden Ale); 5 Vintage reserve/experimental beers new to Wisconsin; Goose Island Gourmet 100% cane sugar Sodas
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Friday Night: Summit Brewing Co at Dexter's: taplist and details TBA
Friday Night: Leinie's TBA

Friday Night: August Schell at Paradise Lounge


  1. Here's the list for Central Waters at Brickhouse...http://www.thebeerspot.com/blog/content/the-beer-spot-blog/2011/07/central-waters-brewing-companys-tap-list-for-the-2011-great-taste-pre-party

  2. Do any of these places do samplers? I'd love to try a bunch of these!

  3. Heard through the grapevine (hopvine?) that the Blackout Stout at Malt House is a special keg of Barrel Aged Black Out Stout.


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