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(Last updated 3/27/15)

Friday, 5/8

Whitaker Bank Ballpark - Lexington Craft Beer Week Kickoff Game, 6pm
207 Legends Ln, Lexington, KY 40505

Stop by Whitaker Bank Ballpark for the Lexington Legends vs Charlestown Riverdogs game featuring specialty beers from all of the local breweries, with a special ticket price for a tasting. Box seats and two drink tickets bundled for only $15! Representatives from each of the breweries will be on-hand to talk about their beers.

Tickets Available at Legends Stadium or Click Here


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Country Boy Brewing - Country Western Vol. 3 Bomber Release
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508

Bottles on sale at 3pm, limit 4 per person.


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West Sixth - Country Western Vol. III Release
501 W. Sixth St, Lexington, KY 40508

Get ready for Country Western Volume III, our annual collaboration with Country Boy and the offical beer of Beer Week. It's an imperial red aged in bourbon barrels with pecans and chocolate -- kinda like a famous pie named after the first Saturday in May! Weighing in at an impressive 13%, it will taste great now or age well. Bottles on sale at 3pm, limit 4 per person.

Saturday, 5/9


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Country Boy Brewing - Coffee Beer Day!, 8am-close
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508

Free catered breakfast by Suggins, with 12 Country Boy Coffee Beers and 12 Country Boy taps.


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Lexington Brewing & Distilling - Pro-Am Brewoff and Open House, 9am-5pm
401 Cross St, Lexington, KY 40508

Homebrewers from across the bluegrass will be setting up their gear at KY Ale and competing for a chance to have their recipe brewed by KY Ale. The winner also gets a free trip to the Great American Beer Festival in Denver and their recipe entered into the GABF Pro-Am contest! If you've ever wanted to learn how to brew or have been thinking about upgrading your homebrewing equipment, this is a great opportunity to learn from some great brewers. Brewers must pre-register.

Click Here for the Sign-Up Information

Lexington Beerworks - Berliner Weisse Day, All Day (begins at noon)
213 N. Limestone St, Lexington, KY 40507

An authentic Berliner Weisse served just as they do in Northern Germany with (or without) flavored syrups.


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West Sixth - Open House, Time TBA
501 W. Sixth St, Lexington, KY 40508

Details TBA

BRU Burger Bar - Lexington Breweries Tap Takeover, 5pm
3010 Lakecrest Circle, Lexington, KY 40513

Details TBA

Sunday, 5/10


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Blue Stallion - Mother's Day Brunch with The Gastro Gnomes, 1pm
610 W. 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

Details TBA

Ethereal Brewing - Special Beer Release, 3pm
1224 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504

Details TBA, but it will be very hoppy.

Monday, 5/11


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Country Boy Brewing - Country Western Vol. 3 Draught Release
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508

OBC Kitchen - OBC Deschutes Beer Dinner Featuring Select Beer & Food Pairings
3373 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington, KY 40502

Deschutes Beer Dinner featuring six specialty crafts & OBC food pairing. $40 per person. Walk Ins Welcome, Reservations Recommended 859-977-2600

Pies & Pints - Sierra Nevada Passport Event: Monday - Sierra Nevada Nooner Pilsner
401 West Main St STE 106, Lexington, KY 40507

Throughout the week, Pies & Pints will be featuring a different Sierra Nevada beer on tap as part of a passport program. On Thursday, the passport program will conclude with a Sierra Nevada Tap Takeover including a special TBA beer

Shamrocks - Country Boy Tap Takeover, 7pm
154 Patchen Dr #87, Lexington, KY 40517

Featuring five Country Boy Taps, the Country Boys and Girls will be on-hand, and there will be merchandise give-aways.

The Beer Trappe - Stone Special Tappings, 5pm
811 Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

Details TBA

Tuesday, 5/12


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Blue Stallion - Test Batch Tap Takeover, 5pm
610 W. 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

We are going to fill the taps with test batches. We've paired up with award winning local homebrewers to create a ton of test batches that are proven winners. From a Peanut Butter Stout, Porter w/Coconut & Spices, Almond Vanilla Bourbon Stout, Watermelon Ale, Black Rye IPL, Ginger Saison, Vienna Lager, Belgian Strong Golden, ... and many more


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Country Boy Brewing - Cellar Cleaning Day, 5pm
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508

Featuring 24 Country Boy Taps, half of which are rare and returning favorites.

Drake's - Lagunitas Tap Takeover
3347 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington, KY 40502

6 Brews including, but not limited to, IPA, Pils, New Dogtown Pale & Undercover Shut-Down

Pies & Pints - Sierra Nevada Passport Event: Tuesday - Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter Am IPA
401 West Main St STE 106, Lexington, KY 40507

The Beer Trappe - Founders Specialty Flight Night, 5pm
811 Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

KBS, Rubaeus, Mosaic Promise, Oatmeal Stout Nitro

Winchell's - West Sixth Beer Dinner
348 Southland Dr, Lexington, KY 40503, 859-278-9424

Chefs and Owner's Abe Lansdale and Graham Waller, both graduates from the Culinary Institue of America in Hyde Park, NY, will be creating a unique menu for the night to pair with a great line up of West Sixth brews including a special cask for the night and other rarities.

Wednesday, 5/13

BRU Burger Bar - Event TBA, 5pm
3010 Lakecrest Circle, Lexington, KY 40513

Details TBA


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Country Boy Brewing - POG Tournament, 8pm
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508

That's right: We're bringing back the '90's with a POG tournament! Sign up the day of. Winner gets a trophy!

County Club - 3rd Annual Country Boy Beer Dinner, 7pm
555 Jefferson St, Lexington, KY 40508

A four course dinner paired with Country Boy beers. Tickets available at County club. Event has a history of selling out quickly, so don't wait!

Lexington Beerworks - Beer Dinner with The Gastro Gnomes
213 N. Limestone St, Lexington, KY 40507

Special beer dinner with The Gastro Gnomes. Great beer and great food are guaranteed.

Please visit www.lexingtonbeerworks.com for more details and reservations

Pies & Pints - Sierra Nevada Passport Event: Wednesday - Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager
401 West Main St STE 106, Lexington, KY 40507

The Beer Trappe - West Sixth Mini Tap Takeover, 5PM
811 Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

Come join the West Sixth team at the Beer Trappe to celebrate beer week. As you would expect from the Beer Trappe many fine selections that rarely get tapped will be available.

Pazzo's - Pint Night - All Local Beer, 6:30pm
385 S. Limestone, Lexington, KY

Choose your pitcher - One beer from each Lexington brewery will be featured as the Pint Night. Take your pick!

Thursday, 5/14


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12 x 12 x 12 Event with Founders, 5pm-close
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508

Join us for our 12 x 12 x 12 Event with Founders. This will feature 12 Founders Beers on Tap, 12 Country Boy Beers on Tap, and 12 small-plate Food Courses to pair with the beers from The Gastro Gnomes. No tickets required.

Lexington Beerworks - Sour Power Flight Night, 5pm
213 N. Limestone St, Lexington, KY 40507

Join us starting at 5pm for a flight of four great sour beers. Never had a sour beer? This is the best way to try a few and see what type you prefer.

Click Here for the Facebook Event

Pies & Pints - Sierra Nevada Passport Event: Tap Takeover w/Special Release
401 West Main St STE 106, Lexington, KY 40507

Including Kellerweisse and a special TBA beer. Prizes will be available for everyone attending on Thursday, with special Grand Prizes also available.

The Beer Trappe - Bell's Specialty Flights & Lyle's BBQ, 5pm
811 Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

Bell's Saturn, Third Coast Old Ale, Boiling Pot, and Le Contrabassiste


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The Break Room - West Sixth Country Western Event, 7pm
1178 Manchester Street, Lexington, KY 40508

Country Boy Brewing and West Sixth Brewing have done it again. Country Western Volume III will be released during Beer Week and the folks at Break Room will be hosting both breweries to celebrate. Country Western Volume III, an imperial red aged in bourbon barrels with pecans and chocolate weighs in at an impressive 13%, and will be tapped at 7pm. Country Boy and West Sixth will have other offerings to accompany Country Western III which should make a nice lineup.

Friday, 5/15

Arcadium - Country Boy / West 6th Country Western Vol. 3 Release Party & Tap Takeover, 5:30pm
574 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508

Country Boy Brewing and West Sixth Brewing will be descending on Arcadium for a Tap Takeover to top all Tap Takeovers. Each brewery will be tapping 9 beers with many rarities being broken out and Country Western III as the obvious star. Make sure to get there by 5:30 when owners of Country Boy and West Sixth face off with a Street Fighter game to determine whose cask will be go on tap first.

Ethereal Brewing - Berliner Weisse Release, 5pm
1224 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504

Come enjoy a fresh Berliner Weisse with various homemade syrups to accompany the deliciously tart beer.

Liquor Barn Beaumont - West Sixth Tasting Event, 5pm
921 Beaumont Centre Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40513

Details TBA

Pies & Pints - Country Boy Tap Takeover
401 West Main St STE 106, Lexington, KY 40507

Cougar Bait, Cliff Jumper, and Shotgun Wedding plus TWO pins on the bar and two additional special beers on tap.

Saturday, 5/16


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Alltech Craft Brew and Food Fest, noon-8pm
Heritage Hall - 430 W. Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507

Details TBA

http://www.alltechbrewsandfood.com


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Barreled Jalapeno Smoked Porter Bomber Release, noon
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508

First release of our Barrel Aged Jalapeno Smoked Porter bombers! The Gastro Gnomes will be serving both lunch and dinner.

The Breakroom - Smoky Tap Takeover, 7:30pm
1178 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504

Featuring the Bourbon-Barreled Jalapeno Smoked Porter on Draught!


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West Sixth - Think Local, Drink Local IV, 5pm-midnight
501 W. Sixth St, Lexington, KY 40508

Join us for our annual celebration of Kentucky craft beer! This is the one day a year our bar is filled with guest taps from some of the best breweries in Kentucky. We'll be pouring Country Western Volume III on draft, along with some of our favorite Kentucky Proud friends.

Sunday, 5/17

The Beer Trappe - Beer School: Barrel Aged Beers, 4pm & 6pm
811 Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

Join Certified Cicerone & National BJCP Beer Judge Kevin Patterson to learn about and sample a flight of barrel aged beers. Limit of 16 people per session, 4pm and 6pm sessions available.