If there’s one thing that can rouse me from the blog-fog I’ve been in for the last few months, it’s a week-long beer festival here in Omaha. Omahabeerweek.com has the rundown. Here are a few highlights that I’m looking forward to:
Friday Feb 3rd
Crescent Moon: a special pint-night with Nebraska beers and (another) celebration of Lucky Bucket’s 3rd birthday
Upstream: Cask ale festival!
Saturday Feb 4th
Everywhere: bus tours between bars!
Sunday Feb 5th
Jake’s: chili cookoff
Krug Park: South Omaha Brewers tasting and competition
Monday Feb 6th
Crescent Moon: Vintage beer tasting (yeah, actual vintage beers from as early as the 70’s)
Jakes: A guy from New Belgium will talk about the weird and wild Lips of Faith series
Wednesday Feb 8th
Jake’s: Wasatch Brewery will have some beer and conversation
Krug Park: Upstream tap takeover
Lucky Bucket Brewery: Seminar on extreme beer by Zac Triemert
Thursday Feb 9th
Krug Park: Empyrean casks
The Lauter Tun: Some jazz and beer & cheese pairing
Friday Feb 10th
Crescent Moon: Beertopia’s Extreme Beer Dinner
Jake’s & Krug Park: beer cocktails and O’Dell Saboteur unveiling
Krug Park: Meet the Boulevard brewer
Lucky Bucket: Movie night
Saturday Feb 11th
Crescent Moon: Extreme Beerfest
Everywhere: bus rides between bars!
Lucky Bucket: free tours all day
Seriously, check out Omahabeerweek.com, there’s just so much going down that it’s impossible to really summarize.