Hey all. We had a great meeting last night and we want to finally unveil the big events that we have been working on planning for these past months. So, here we go:
Louisville Craft Beer Week - September 24th-October 2nd (All Events Subject to Change)
Friday September 24th - Firkin Friday @ BBC - St Matthews
35+ Cask Beers from Participating LCBW breweries, to be tapped in the parking lot of BBC - St Matthews
Admission Price - TBD
Saturday September 25th - Strassenfest - Downtown New Albany, IN
Oktoberfest-Style Celebration at the New Albany Amphitheatre
Dozens of German/Oktoberfest-Style Beers from Participating LCBW breweries
Sunday September 26th - Kegs & Eggs - NABC - Bank Street Brewhouse
Breakfast Foods prepared by Chef Josh, paired up with quality American Craft Beer
Sunday September 26th - Craft Brews Cruise - Belle of Louisville
2 hour cruise on the Ohio River, while drinking beer from the 40+ Participating LCBW breweries
Admission Price - TBD
Monday September 27th - Beer Dinner - L&N Wine Bar & Bistro
Tuesday September 28th - Beer Dinner - Cafe Lou Lou - St Matthews or Douglass Loop
Wednesday September 29th - Beer Dinner - Park Place
Multi-Course dinner featuring chefs from BBC, NABC, Cumberland, Browning's, Goose Island and Schlafly. Each course will pair a dish prepared by a particular chef with a beer from that chef's brewery.
Friday October 1st - Germantown Craft Beer Tour
Hop a bus that will take you all over Germantown, hitting all the best craft beer spots this area has to offer, such as Nachbar, Monkey Wrench, Swan Dive, Zanzibar and Zeppelin Cafe
Saturday October 2nd - Volksfest - BBC Taproom - Corner of Main & Clay
Closing event for the 1st Annual Louisville Craft Beer Week. There will be Live Music, a Homebrew Competition, A Bourbon Barrel-Aged Beer Tent, a Local Pizza "Throwdown" and, or course, lots and lots of great American Craft Beer from the Participating LCBW Breweries.
Now, remember, these are only the main events that we have been planning. Everyday there will be dozens of beer events all over the city. Keep an eye out for these events, and be sure to support all the local places doing great things for craft beer.