Valentines Day is a time to express your love for the most wonderful, important and meaningful thing in your life - craft beer! And instead of buying it chocolates or roses you can show your affection by heartily consuming it at the following craft beer events - enjoy! Monday, February 14 - Magic Hat Beer Tasting @ Broadway Dive Bar, Manhattan:
What says Valentines Day most to you? A) Chocolates B) Overpriced Greeting Card Holiday C) Roses D) Magic Hat Beer. In the unlikely chance that you answered D, then you've made it to the right place. The Dive Bar on Broadway in Morningside Heights is having a Magic Hat beer tasting event Monday night for all you lovers...and haters...out there. Stop on by for some of the best brews that Magic Hat has to offer. Stick around for the good music and good atmosphere. And the love.
Broadway Dive is located at 2662 Broadway at 101st Street, Morningside Hieghts, Manhattan.
Tuesday, February 15 - Geary's Brewery @ Rattle N' Hum, Manhattan:
When you think of Geary's one thinks of lobsters. I know I do. On Tuesday when I think of Rattle n' Hum, I'll now think of Geary's. New Hampshire's staple brewery, Geary's, will be bringing some of their craftiest pours to you at Rattle n' Hum on Tuesday. They'll be pouring the Pale Ale, Geary's Hampshire Ale, Porter, Winter, Autumn and a delicious Geary's Hampshire Ale on cask infused with whiskey. With Whiskey! New Hampshire winters are pretty frigid, what would you expect them to do?
Rattle n' Hum is located at 14th E 33rd Street between Madison and 5th Avenues, Midtown East, Manhattan.
Tuesday, February 15 - A Taste of Victory @ The Stag's Head, Manhattan:
Our favorite brewery from Pennsylvania will be having themselves an event at the Stag's Head on Tuesday. Victory Brewing Co. will be setting up 10 draft lines that will be pouring all our favorites - Saison de BUFF, Moonglow, St. Victorious, Yakima Glory, Storm King, Pursuit Pale Ale and Harvest Pils. They'll also be introducing their newest brew - Headwater Pale Ale. Headwater refers to the water source that they use for brewing their craft - The Brandywine River. They'll also be serving up some classic Philly-style cheese steak spring rolls in order to satiate your love for Philadelphia. And steak.
The Stag's Head is located at 252 E 51st Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, Upper East Side, Manhattan.
Wednesday, February 16 - Learn More About Beer with Blue Point @ Idle Hands Bar, Manhattan:
We all know plenty about beer. It's kind of our passion, inspiration, life. Well same deal goes for Blue Point and they are showcasing event to share their love with you. They will be bringing a few of their master brewers down to Idle Hands Bar in Alphabet City to share their knowledge and their beer. A $30 event ticket gets you access to a two hour event tasting featuring tastings of 5 of their brews, an expert to inform you and answer any questions about style and brand, special Blue Point pours, appetizers and collectibles to bring home. Whether you are a beer genius or beginner Blue Point will bring their passion to you.
Idle Hands Bar is located at 25 Avenue B between 2nd and 3rd Streets, East Village, Manhattan.
Thursday, February 17 - Left Hand Tap Takeover @ Bierkraft, Brooklyn:
Left Hand has been showing up a lot recently in the Beer Friends world. Events around the city, visits to the brewery this past summer and a possible Fade to Black Beer Friends review coming in the near future (hint hint). Well, nothing better to keep them on your mind than another Left Hand event in NYC! Head out to the BK Growler Mecca at Bierkraft this Thursday and have a few pints of Left Hands best offerings. Just to let you know - this years Fade to Black is a smoked Baltic porter. Holler.
Bierkraft is located at 151 5th Avenue between Sackett and Union Streets, Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Saturday, February 19 - Left Hand Brewery Tasting Event @ GRAB Specialty Foods, Brooklyn:
Are you seeing double? Well that depends how many craft brews have you had before you started reading this? In reality though you are not. Two Left Hand events in 3 days is a reality. And we're excited. Head over to GRAB Specialty Foods for the next installment of their Saturday brewery tastings. Left Hand will be heading straight from Bierkraft over to GRAB with their finest brews for you to continue tasting. And oh will you continue tasting them.
GRAB Specialty Foods is located at 438 7th Avenue between 14th and 15th Streets, Park Slope, Brooklyn.