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(Last updated 5/16/18)

All Week Long, Every Day, 5/11 - 5/20

BRU Burger Bar - Kentucky Brewery Tap Takeover, All Week
3010 Lakecrest Circle, Lexington, KY 40513

We are dedicating our taps that week to all Kentucky breweries. All kegs go on tap Friday night and will be pouring until it all goes! We're excited to feature some of the smaller breweries in town and around the state

Drake's - Raid the Vault Week - All Week Long!
3347 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington, KY 40502

Drake’s will release highly anticipated and sought after beers throughout Craft Beer Week. Today's Beers: TBA

Harry's - Local Brewery Exacta - All Week Long
All Three Locations

Choice of two local brewery favorites featuring Country Boy, Blue Stallion, Ethereal, West 6th, Braxton and Alltech Lexington Brewing*. Two for $7 (16oz). *Kentucky Bourbon Barrel served as 10oz

Friday, 5/11


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Blue Stallion Brewing - Lexipolitan Gose Release, 11am
610 W 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

This collaboration between Blue Stallion and Ethereal is a summery Cosmopolitan-inspired Pomegranate Lime Gose.

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Country Boy & West Sixth - Release of Country Western Volume VI Cans, 5pm
436 Chair Ave & 501 W. Sixth St

This collaboration DIPA is meant to be enjoyed ASAP, letting the freshest hop notes shine as we welcome in summer. Brewed with Mosaic and Exp. 06300 hops and double dry hopped with 06300, Country Western 6 has characteristics of pineapple, tropical fruit, pine, cedar, coconut, and citrus. Releasing in cans & on draft May 11th

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Ethereal Brewing - Collaboration with Blue Stallion Release, noon
1224 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504

Come try this year’s Ethereal-Blue Stallion collaboration, a summery Cosmopolitan-inspired Pomegranate Lime Gose, on tap at noon.

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 Delmarva game featuring specialty beers from 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 at www.LexingtonLegends.com

Saturday, 5/12


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Blue Stallion Brewing - New Bottle Releases & Maibock Release, 11am
610 W 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

Bottle releases to include 2018 'Gannuhn,' a Smooth Ambler Barrel-Aged Dopplebock and 'Final Lurker,' a barrel-soured Belgian golden strong ale. New release of our popular Maibock will be released on draught at 11am.


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Country Boy - Trivia at the Taproom, 6pm
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508


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Ethereal Brewing - Cellar Cleaning Party, noon
1224 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504

We found a few gems in our cellar to share with you, starting at noon. We’ll tap our Dark Saison, the Somnambulist, our Wild Berry Belgian Quad, and more!

Rock House/Nate’s Coffee Brewoff and Coffee Beer Releases, 8am-2pm
119 Luigart Ct, Lexington, KY 40508

Our second annual Coffee Beer Brewoff: Brewers will be competing to produce a beer using Nate’s Coffee. Plus Rock House will be releasing variants of their own beers using Nate’s Coffee. Breakfast provided by Forage Food Truck

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The BLVD - Country Boy Tap Takeover, 11am-11pm
844 Hays Blvd, Lexington, KY 40509

Join the guys from Country Boy for a tap takeover at BLVD!


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West Sixth - Think Local, Drink Local VII, 3pm-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 some great beers along with some of our favorite Kentucky Proud friends.

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Sunday, 5/13

Bear & The Butcher - Craft Beer Brunch with Alltech, 10am-noon
815 Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

Featuring Master Brewer Ken Lee and beer and brunch parings with Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout, Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale, Kentucky Kolsch, and Kentucky Peach Barrel Wheat Ale.


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Blue Stallion Brewing - Mother's Day Starter Special & Slurring Bee w/Double Prizes, All Day / 5pm
610 W 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

Free North Lime donut with beverage purchase. Slurring Bee with Double Prizes starts at 5pm

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Ethereal Brewing - Mother's Day Beer Special, noon
1224 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504

We’ll have beer specials all day so you can treat your Mom to a pint (or three!)


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Mirror Twin Brewing - Mom's and Mimosas, All Day Long
725 National Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

Mothers Day and craft beer week on the same day? coincidence ? We think not. To celebrate we are selling Mom-osa’s for $3. Come celebrate the beginning of this beer-tastic week with us while also celebrating all the moms out there all day. Rolling Oven will also be having a special.

Mr. Brews - Country Boy Beer & Food Pairing for Mother's Day, 3pm-6pm
220 Ruccio Way Suite 110, Lexington, KY 40503

Visit Mr. Brews for a special flight and food pairing for Mother's Day

Oscar Diggs - Buy Mom a Beer with Brunch - 11am-8pm
155 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507

Special Mother Day brunch menu with the Mom's of the Oscar Diggs' recipes and dishes featured on the menu. Will offer discounted brunch themed beers and drinks all day for Moms.

Monday, 5/14


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Blue Stallion Brewing - Monnik Monday & Mission Monday, 11am
610 W 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

10% of all sales will be going to 'The Well' non-profit. Monnik tap takeover will include: IPA, Eagle Skull Saison, His Dark Materials, Voorjaar Farmhouse, Never Be Violet Brandy Barrel Aged Barleywine with Blueberries

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Brewers of Central Kentucky - Monthly Homebrewers Meeting at West Sixth, 7pm
501 W. Sixth St, Lexington, KY 40508

Ever wanted to learn more about homebrewing? Here's your chance! The Brewers of Central Kentucky will be holding their monthly meeting at West Sixth from 7-9pm. Come out and pick the brains of some of the best homebrewers in the state.


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HopCat - Avery Barrel Beers, 11am
410 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507

Yeah it’s Monday but it’s Monday of Lexington Craft Beer Week! The only reason you should be feeling sour is from Tequilacerbus, Avery’s Tequila Barrel Aged Sour Ale, Tequilacerbus! We’ll also be tapping Avery’s Vanilla Bean Stout, which in addition to being a delicious stout with vanilla beans, it’s also aged in Bourbon barrels. So you shouldn’t have any Monday blues after a trip to HopCat!

Middle Fork Kitchen Bar - Beer Dinner with Ethereal
1224 Manchester St #110, Lexington, KY 40504

We’re teaming up with Middle Fork Kitchen Bar to present a ticketed 4-course beer dinner. Enjoy Middle Fork’s nationally-recognized cuisine paired with some of your favorite Ethereal beers. For tickets and details, see our Facebook events page.

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Mirror Twin Brewing - Beer Themed Trivia, 7pm-9pm
725 National Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

Our themed trivia this month will be none other than craft beer trivia. Come show off what you know about beer for a chance to win some MTB gift cards.

Shamrock's Patchen - Country Boy & West Sixth Tap Takeover, 5pm
154 Patchen Dr #87, Lexington, KY 40517

Shamrock's is hosting a tap takeover with Country Boy & West Sixth to celebrate the release of Country Western Volume VI! Beer tapping at 5pm, Dart Tournament starting at 6pm, and Trivia starting at 8pm with Country Boy and West Sixth prizes

Tuesday, 5/15

Arcadium - West Sixth & Country Boy Tap Takeover, 4pm
574 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508

Tap takeover by West Sixth and Country Boy, including a tapping of Country Western!


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Blue Stallion Brewing - Test Batch Tap Takeover, 11am
610 W. 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

Time for the return of one of our most popular events of Lexington Craft Beer Week! We are again planning to replace the taps with a Brewer's Dozen of all new experimental small batch beers. You don't want to miss this one. Many of the experimental brewers will be on-hand as well

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Ethereal Brewing - Beer Trivia, 7pm
1224 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504

Join us at 7 PM for a special Beer-themed Trivia Night! Free entry and cash prizes for the top 3 teams.

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Goodfella's - Barrel Aged Beer Takeover with Alltech, 5:30pm-8:30pm
1228 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504

Special taping of the Willet barrel-aged Rickhouse Series: Bluegrass Shadow at 6:00 PM. Prizes include the Willet Bourbon Barrel used to age Bluegrass Shadow and 4 tickets to the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fest. Featured beers include Willet barrel-aged Rickhouse Series: Bluegrass Shadow, Kentucky Peach Barrel Wheat Ale, Rickhouse Series: Kentucky Mule, and Rickhouse Series: Rye Barrel Barleywine


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HopCat - Beer Dinner with Tennessee Brew Works, 7pm
410 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507

For our first beer dinner with Tennessee Brew Works we scooped up some of their food inspired craft beers. It’s always been TNB’s goal to brew food forward beers making them a no brainer for one of our beer dinners. Chef’s Rob and Scotty took these beers and ran with them to make this Italian inspired menu.

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Mirror Twin Brewing - Twin Draft Takeover, All Day
725 National Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

We are taking the Twin Draft System to the extreme. For the first time ever, all Mirror Twin Flagships will be Twinned. Come see how #IdenticallyDifferent we can be.

Nick Ryan's - Beer Dinner with Country Boy, 6pm
157 Jefferson St, Lexington, KY 40508

Join the folks from Country Boy for a beer dinner at Nick Ryan's restaurant. Tickets available at Nick Ryan's, (859) 233-7900

Winchell's - West Sixth Beer Dinner, 6pm
348 Southland Dr, Lexington, KY 40503, 859-278-9424

Join us for our 5th annual West 6th collaboration dinner. Six courses of West 6th beer each paired with homemade food from Winchells. Beers include: Cerveza, Belgian Blonde, Amber, Sixfold Wild, Low Beam Cask w Vanilla and Orange, and Snake Cake. Call now for reservations 859-278-9424, seating is limited

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Wednesday, 5/16


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Blue Stallion Brewing - Restless Leg String & Giveaway to Paws for the Cause, 7:30pm
610 W 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

Live music from the Restless Leg String Band and a Giveaway to benefit Paws for the Cause

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Casual Pint - Deconstructed Prairie Bomb Tapping, 5pm
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508

We’ll be tapping all 4 of Prairie’s Deconstructed Bombs at 5pm. Though Bomb is typically brewed with 4 ingredients (Cocoa, Coffee, Vanilla, and Chili Peppers), each of these four beers isolates those ingredients into its own beer. Come get a flight of all four to compare, or mix and match any of them in a 10oz glass.


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Country Boy - Cider Celebration, 5pm
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508

Take a break from beer for the evening and try 12 varieties of our hard cider, including some of your favorite throwbacks!

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Goodfella's - Country Western Tapping and Bocce Ball Tournament, 5pm
1228 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504

Join the folks from Country Boy and West Sixth for a special tapping of Country Western as well as a Bocce Ball Tournament


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HopCat - Dark Horse Brewing Feature, 11am
410 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507

Today is for hop heads and barrel enthusiasts alike. Crooked Tree is already a fantastic IPA but Double Crooked Tree is double the fun and clocks in at 98 IBU’s (if you’re into that sort of thing, we are)! But we also went in the other direction to show you that it’s not all about hops. You’ve got to check out this rich, creamy bourbon barrel aged stouts with cocoa nibs, Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Cocoa Nibler!

Lexington Beerworks - Bearded Iris and Hi-Wire Feature, 5pm
213 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507

Join us at Lexington Beerworks for special tappings from Bearded Iris and Hi-Wire


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Mirror Twin Brewing - Doug's Little Tank Takeover, All Day
725 National Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

Doug has been sneaky and stashing away some of his wacky beer from his test batch system. Come check out some of the crazy batches he’s come out with. Don’t forget about our weekly trivia at 7:00pm-9:00pm.

Nick Ryan's - Beer Dinner with Alltech Featuring Master Brewer Ken Lee, 6:30pm-8:30pm
157 Jefferson St, Lexington, KY 40508

Featuring food parings with Kentucky Peach Barrel Wheat Ale, Rickhouse Series: Kentucky Mule, Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale, and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale. Tickets available at Nick Ryan's, (859) 233-7900

Oscar Diggs - Cider Break - 11am-10pm
155 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507

We all know about great local craft beer. But lets not forget about cider. Take a break from beer mid-week with special tappings of Pivot Ciders on tap all day. Ciders will also be paired with a special 'brewers platter' of meat, cheese, and accompaniments paired with a flight of cider.

Rock House Brewing - Experimental Tap Takeover, noon-10pm
119 Luigart Ct, Lexington, KY 40508

We will be replacing our taps with all test batches; including some variants, one-offs and six different Lambics.

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Shamrock's Patchen - Ethereal Tap Takeover, 7pm
154 Patchen Dr #87, Lexington, KY 40517

Join us at Patchen Shamrock’s at 7 PM for a good old fashioned tap takeover.


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West Sixth Greenroom - Brewoff Winner Announcement, 6pm
109 West Main St., Lexington, KY 40507

Join us and all the local homebrewers for the announcement of the 2018 West Sixth Brewoff winner! The winner's batch will be scaled up and brewed by West Sixth.

Thursday, 5/17

Bear & The Butcher - Ethereal Tap Takeover, 7pm
815 Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

The Ethereal crew will be out on the town - Starting at 7:00 join our Ethereal team at Oscar Diggs as well as Bear and The Butcher - our lineup won’t disappoint.

Belle's Bar - Lexington Brewery Rooftop Patio Party , 7pm
156 Market St, Lexington, KY 40508

Brewer Classics at the main bar and special tappings from West Sixth, Country Boy, Blue Stallion, and Ethereal on the rooftop!


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Blue Stallion Brewing - Beer Themed Trivia w/Double Prizes, 8pm
610 W 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

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Ethereal Brewing - Baba Yaga Returns , noon
1224 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504

Join us at the taproom for a great beer release! At noon, we'll tap the newest variation of our revered Russian Imperial Stout, the Hazelnut Baba Yaga.


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HopCat - No Where in Particular, 11am
410 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507

For Lexington Craft Beer Week we managed to track down gypsy brewery No Where in Particular. These guys have a way cool operation where they move from brewery to brewery using other brewers’ fermentation tanks to make their own stuff. Although we tracked down these self proclaimed ‘hobos’ for a taste of their beer, we’re not sure what or where they’ve brewed. Stay tuned for more details because these guys blow into town they bring excellent beer with them!

Mr. Brews - Plinko-de-Drinko Bracket Tournament at Mr. Brews Taphouse Featuring Alltech, 5pm
220 Ruccio Way Suite 110, Lexington, KY 40503

Plinko tournament where highest points advances and champion wins a Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale Barrel Head and two tickets to the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fest. Featuring Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale, Kentucky Peach Barrel Wheat Ale, and Kentucky Kolsch.

OBC Kitchen - Beer Dinner with Country Boy, 5:30pm-8:30pm
3373 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington, KY 40502

Join us for a beer dinner with Country Boy Brewing! 5 beers paired with 4 food courses. $50/person, reservation recommended (859) 977-2600.

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Pies and Pints - West Sixth 20-Tap Takeover, 5pm
401 W Main St #106, Lexington, KY 40507

Get ready for a dynamic 20-tap takeover with West Sixth! Bringing some incredibly sought-after brews in for this event including: Flanders Red, Low Beam NEIPA, Snake Cake, Sixfold II, and a special Margarita cask!! #GetSome starting at 6pm!

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The Beer Trappe - Mirror Twin Tap Takeover with Beer Trappe, 5pm
811 Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

For the first time ever we will be doing a tap take over with Beer Trappe. Go check out what it’s all about.

Friday, 5/18

Arcadium - Bells/Madtree Event, 5pm
574 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508

Beers on Tap: Bells will have Oberon, Two Hearted, Amber, and Mango Habanero Oberon. Madtree will have Lift, Sol Drifter, Entropic Theory, and Barrel Aged Coffee & Vanilla Axis Mundi. Food Truck will be Tuk Tuk Sri Lankan Bites


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Blue Stallion Brewing - Thirst Trappe Fruit Ale Release w/Two Variants, 11am
610 W 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

Fruit variations on this beer will be Cranberry/Blueberry and Tangerine


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Country Boy - Living Proof Releases, 6pm
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508

Country Boy will be releasing 2 new Living Proof bottles as well as a glass in the warehouse along with a Living Proof sour bar starting at 6 PM

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Ethereal Brewing - Trials of Yamamoto, 5pm
1224 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504

We’re excited for this one. Come try five experimental beers inspired by Japanese ingredients like koji rice, cephalopod ink, and red bean paste. All six will be on tap at 5 PM. Enjoy them with dinner by Atomic Ramen, who will be serving on site! Beers will be: Akkorokamui: Wheat Beer with Fruit and Cephalopod Ink, Amazake-babaa: Saison with Koji Rice, Chōchinbi: Imperial Rice Lager with Sorachi Ace, Azukitogi: Imperial Stout with Anko and Plum, Umibozu: Gose with Seaweed, Sea Salt, and Citrus, Kodama: Tart IPA with Green Tea

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HopCat - Country Western Volume VI Release and Tap Takeover, 11am
410 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507

Country Western Volume VI and other exclusive taps from Country Boy and West Sixth

Mellow Mushroom Lexington Green - Game Night Featuring KY Ale Plinko and Spin Wheel, 5pm
200 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503

Prizes and giveaways include t-shirts, koozies, and tickets to the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fest. Featuring Rickhouse Series: Kentucky Mule, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale, and Kentucky Peach Barrel Cream Ale.


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Mirror Twin Brewing - Small Batch Release of Barrel aged Chernobly, 4pm-close
725 National Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

We have been letting our Russian Imperial Stout, Chernobly, hang out in some bourbon barrels to get ready for our 2 year anniversary release! For one day only, we will be releasing a keg to show you how delicious it has become thus far! *Time change from booklet listing (previously said All Day)

Pivot Brewing - Crawfish Boil with Bourbon n' Toulouse, 6pm-10pm
1400 Delaware Ave, Lexington, KY 40505

We are having a party with Bourbon n’ Toulouse and you are invited. Drinking is encouraged and there will be 500 pounds of crawfish—first come first served! It will be an evening of messy eating, good conversations, and community. For non-crawfish lovers there will also be a shrimp boil. It’s gonna be cray-cray.

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Saturday, 5/19

Arcadium - Deschutes Tap Night, 5pm
574 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508

We will be one of the 5 local bars that are participating in the Deschutes Brewery Buttes on Bikes Pub Crawl. As part of the pub crawl, we will have 4 beers from Deschutes on for the day. Beer list TBD.


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Blue Stallion Brewing - Beer Release: New England IPA, 11am
610 W 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

We will be releasing our newest version of a hazy New England IPA

Casual Pint - Buttes on Bikes Pub Crawl , 1pm
436 Chair Ave, Lexington, KY 40508

Charity benefit sponsored by Deschutes Brewery. We will have 6 Deschutes beers on tap, including their Black Raspberry Sour and Abyss, an imperial stout.


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Mirror Twin Brewing - After Party at Mirror Twin, 6pm-close
725 National Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

Come close out Craft Beer Week with us. Live music from Ethan and Joey that will start at 7:00pm. Aso, keep a look out for a special beer release.


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Heritage Hall - Alltech Craft Brew and Food Fest, noon-6pm
Heritage Hall - 430 W. Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507

Get your tickets now to Lexington’s largest craft beer festival featuring over 60 breweries and over 250 beers from all over the world. From noon until 6PM, Heritage Hall will be alive with local musicians, local food vendors, and the best beer you can get, and some you can’t get, in Kentucky! Tickets are available for $30 in advance at us.alltechbrewsandfood.com, and are available for $40 at the door.

http://us.alltechbrewsandfood.com

Sunday, 5/20


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Blue Stallion Brewing - Beermosa Wrap Up, 11am
610 W 3rd St, Lexington, KY 40508

Come close out an amazing week of events with some beermosas


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Country Boy - 5th Annual Beer Cheese Contest *Location Change, 1pm-5pm
108 Corporate Blvd, Georgetown, KY 40324

Come try 50+ beer cheese recipes from local cooks and vote for your favorite to help us crown a winner!

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Mirror Twin Brewing - Beer-Mosas, All Day
725 National Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

Craft beer week leave you feeling hungover? Come cure it with our Beer-mosa and some deliciously greasy wood fired pizza!

Rock House Brewing - Cupcake and Beer Pairing, 2pm-4pm
119 Luigart Ct, Lexington, KY 40508

Desserts By Rebecca will be making 5 cupcakes using a different Rock House beer as an ingredient. Then we will be pairing each cupcake with the beer that was used to make it. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door; this includes five mini cupcakes paired with five beer samples.

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