Short Pours - 6/4/2013
Over the past week, Bier Station has posted announcements and teasers on Facebook for a number of upcoming events. This Thursday, 6/6, there will be a Kona Brewing/Celina Tio luau, where a $25 ticket will get you a roast pork Luau meal, a Kona glass and one pour each of Wailua Wheat and Longboard Island Lager. Thursday, 6/13 will feature a Princess Bride Costume Contest and Cider Invasion, with Crispin Prepare to Die and Fox Barrel As You Wish hitting the taps. Along with those two established events, they've teased an Evil Twin event for Monday, 6/17, and it appears brewmaster Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergso will be in attendance. Tuesday, 6/25 looks to be the date for a HE'BREW tap invasion, and finally, the March Madness beer bracket winner, Founders, will hold their event on Monday, 7/1. As details emerge for all of these, keep an eye on the Beer Calendar for updates.
First KC Pils charities announced
Yesterday, Boulevard revealed that the first three local groups to receive funds from sales of KC Pils are the American Jazz Museum, KC Pet Project and Kansas City CARE Clinic. These three organizations will benefit from the sales of KC Pils from July 1 to September 30. At the end of September, public voting will take place that determines exactly how the money will be split between the charities. Don't forget that you can nominate new charities to be considered for the next sales period by visiting http://kiosk.boulevard.com/welovekc/index.html and submitting your suggestion.
Mother's D'Lila to debut
On the heels of their Doozy DIPA hitting Kansas City, Mother's Brewing Company announced that they will be releasing a new seasonal beer in July: D'Lila, a "super hopped up wheat". Fermented like a traditional wheat beer, hopped like a big IPA, and infused with lemon peel, orange peel and bergamot tea, this beer sounds like it will be fantastic for summer heat. Keep an eye out for this one next month.
Win a trip to Belgium from Affligem
For the second year in a row, Affligem is holding a contest that will send one lucky winner on a trip to Belgium during Belgian Beer Weekend in Brussels. Many others will be selected to receive Affligem Pouring Trays, which include the tray, an Affligem goblet, a small Affligem yeast glass and a bottle of Affligem Blond. No purchase is necessary, so it's definitely worth taking the three minutes to enter. Click here to visit the entry page on Facebook.