May 2019 Beer Events

Wednesday May 1

Experimental Beer at West Sixth (3:00 PM)

= West Sixth Brewing (see all)

Riverboat Grill at Slainte (5:00 PM)

= Slainte Public House (see all)

Yamaguchi at Country Boy (5:00 PM)

= Country Boy Brewing (see all)

Thursday May 2

Cask Thursday at West Sixth (3:00 PM)

= West Sixth Brewing (see all)

Rise Up Pizza at Slainte (5:00 PM)

= Slainte Public House (see all)

Friday May 3

Bell on Wheels at Slainte (5:00 PM)

= Slainte Public House (see all)

Los Hermanos Locos at Country Boy (5:00 PM)

= Country Boy Brewing (see all)

Saturday May 4

May the Fourth Star Wars Trivia at Abettor (1:00 PM)

= Abettor Brewing Company (see all)
In & Out BBQ available all day
Sith vs Jedi beer competition

Sunday May 5

Cinco de Mayo at Country Boy (11:00 AM)

= Country Boy Brewing (see all)
Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Lexington taproom!

We will have some festive beers on tap:
- Fuego Del Oro (Golden Stout with Ancho Chilis)
- Mango Nacho Bait
- Chili Lime Gose

Some new beers coming back:
- Key Lime Cougar Bait
- Nacho Bait
- Mexican Amber Lager

Beer School at The Beer Trappe (6:00 PM)

= The Beer Trappe (see all)

Tuesday May 7

Test Batch Tuesday at Blue Stallion (3:00 PM)

= Blue Stallion (see all)

Wednesday May 8

Experimental Beer at West Sixth (3:00 PM)

= West Sixth Brewing (see all)

Yamaguchi at Country Boy (5:00 PM)

= Country Boy Brewing (see all)

Thursday May 9

Cask Thursday at West Sixth (3:00 PM)

= West Sixth Brewing (see all)

Friday May 10

LCBW: Big Beer Tap Takeover (11:00 AM)

= Mirror Twin Beer Co. (see all)
On tap will be: Oskar Blues Barrel Aged Ten Fidy, Founders KBS, New Day Imperial Magpie, Avery Raspberry Sour, North Coast Old Stock 2017, Lagunitas Willet Whiskey Barrel Stout 2016, Boulevard Plaid Habit

LCBW: Equuuleus Collaboration with Blue Stallion (12:00 PM)

= Ethereal Brewing (see all)
Equuuleus is an American Barleywine, brewed in collaboration with Blue Stallion Brewing.

LCBW: Earth and Space - Nebula Release (4:00 PM)

= Fusion Brewing (see all)
We’ll be releasing Nebula at 4pm, which is an American IPA with Galaxy Hops. Brewed in the traditional west coast style this single hop IPA highlights the highly sought after aroma and flavor of the Australian Galaxy hops.

LCBW: Country Boy Tap Takeover (5:00 PM)

= The Rosebud Bar
Join the good folks from Country Boy at The Rosebud Bar for a Country Boy Tap Takeover.

LCBW: Leave your Mark on Craft Beer Week: A Collaborative Art Pint (5:00 PM)

= HopCat (see all)
Join West Sixth Brewing to help collaborate on a Lexington Craft Beer Week art installation. A giant pint glass will provide a canvas to express what the Lexington Beer Scene means to you. So come out to draw, doodle, or otherwise contribute to this collaborative project. Snap a photo with this giant beer and let's get weird. Specialty tappings of some of West Sixth's most sought after and hard to find beers will also be tapped.

LCBW: Release of Country Western Volume VI (5:00 PM)

= Country Boy and West Sixth
This year's version of Country Western is a S'mores inspired pastry stout. Get ya S'more Country Western!! Four packs of cans available at both taprooms at 5pm

LCBW: Choose Your Favorite Experimental Brew from the Lexington Brewing Co (6:00 PM)

= Goodfella's Distillery District
Choose your favorite experimental brew from the Lexington Brewing Co. Try a flight of 5 brand new experimental brews from the Lexington Brewing Co. and tell us which one is your favorite! The winning brew will be our next release in the summer of 2019. Everyone who votes for their favorite will be entered into a drawing to win a VIP Brewing Experience with our head brewer, Brandon Martin.

LCBW: Leave your Mark on Craft Beer Week: A Collaborative Art Pint (7:05 PM)

= Whitaker Bank Ballpark
Stop by Whitaker Bank Ballpark for the Lexington Legends vs Kansas City 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 the breweries will be on-hand to talk about their beers.

Saturday May 11

LCBW: Maibock Release & True Crime Trivia: Organized Crime (11:00 AM)

= Blue Stallion (see all)
Maibock, available on draught at 11am, is our classic May seasonal lager. Brewed in the German brewing tradition, this beer has body and a malty backbone but is sessionable and refreshing. Trivia states at 7pm

LCBW: Baba Yaga Returns! (12:00 PM)

= Ethereal Brewing (see all)
Join us at the taproom for a great beer release! At noon, we'll tap the newest variations of our revered Russian Imperial Stout, Baba Yaga.

Sunday May 12

LCBW: Mother's Day Cider Celebration (11:00 AM)

= Country Boy Brewing (see all)
Take a break from beer for the day and check out all of the varieties of our hard cider. We will be tapping up to 12 different varieties of our ciders for the day!

LCBW: Pajama Party Movie Day (11:00 AM)

= Blue Stallion (see all)
Come relax in your most comfortable clothes and watch cult classics and fan favorite movies with us as we take it enjoy Mother's Day with out favorite people. Movie lineup will be available on social media.

LCBW: Mother's Day Barrel Head Painting Party (2:00 PM)

= Ethereal Brewing (see all)
Join us for our Mother's Day Barrel Head Painting Party with MHyer Woodwork

LCBW: Psychology and Sociology - Breaking Point Release (4:00 PM)

= Fusion Brewing (see all)
We’ll be releasing our new Black Saison, called Breaking Point, at 4pm. This Saison is a beautiful rich brown colored ale built on Munich and Vienna Malt while still maintaining the the defining flavors of the Saison yeast.

Monday May 13

LCBW: Equuuleus Collaboration with Ethereal Release (11:00 AM)

= Blue Stallion (see all)
Equuuleus is an American Barleywine, brewed in collaboration with Ethereal Brewing

LCBW: Mirror Monday Tap Takeover (11:00 AM)

= Mirror Twin Beer Co. (see all)
Join us for a board full of mirrored beers! Orange Creamsicle Haze, Snickers Brown Ale, Oreo Cowabunga Stout, Vanilla You, Me, and Mr. PB, Coffee Nutella Brown Ale, Cinnamon Toast Crunch Brown Ale, Key Lime Pie Hazy IPA, Cowabunga w/Nate's Coffee & Vanilla, Fruit Loops Wheat Ale, Nutty Bar Chocolate Milk Stout

LCBW: Monnik Mission Monday Tap Takeover (11:00 AM)

Event Website
= Blue Stallion (see all)
We welcome back Monnik Beer Co. for our Monnik Monday tap takeover benefiting Lexington Community Radio as our Craft Beer Week Mission Monday! Check out the awesome beers we'll have on tap:
Path of Totality IPA
Voorjaar Farmhouse Ale
Eagle Skull Saison
IPA
Najaar Winter Warmer
BBBBP Basic Bourbon Barrel Baltic Porter

LCBW: Allopatric Project #2 Release (5:00 PM)

= Ethereal Brewing (see all)
We'll be tapping Allopatric Project #2 - a Red Rye Puncheon Sour with Cherries.

LCBW: West Sixth & Fusion Takeover (5:00 PM)

= Pies & Pints (see all)
West Sixth and Fusion Brewing take over the taps. Come enjoy quality beers from breweries, one a Lexington staple and the other an exciting new comer.

LCBW: Country Boy Beer & Bourbon Trivia (7:00 PM)

= Goodfella's Distillery District
Goodfella's and Country Boy will host their version of beer and bourbon themed trivia with prizes to the top three teams at 7pm. Several Country Boy beers will be on draught as well!

LCBW: Monthly Homebrewers Meeting at West Sixth (7:00 PM)

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

Tuesday May 14

LCBW: Test Batch Tap Takeover (11:00 AM)

= Blue Stallion (see all)
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 over a dozen all new experimental small batch beers made in collaboration with local home brewers and brewers from your favorite Lexington breweries. You don't want to miss this one. Many of the experimental brewers will be on-hand as well.

LCBW: Forage Food & Beer Pairing and Oud Bruin Beer Release (5:00 PM)

= Country Boy Brewing (see all)
Forage food truck will be doing a food/beer pairing from 5pm-10pm and our new Oud Bruin bottles and draught will be released at 5pm

LCBW: West Sixth Beer Dinner (6:00 PM)

= Winchell's Restaurant
The team at Winchell's has HUGE culinary chops, with Chef/Owners Graham and Abe leading the way. These Lexington natives have World Class culinary education and resumes. Come enjoy a uniquely Kentucky culinary experience, more reminiscent of fine dining than the homestyle classics that keep Winchell's pack at nearly all hours of operation. West Sixth beers have been meticulously paired and include staples as well as some of the most sought after beers brewed in Kentucky.

LCBW: Beer Dinner with Ethereal (6:30 PM)

= Sedona Taphouse
Join us at Sedona Taphouse for a five course beer dinner! The dinner will consist of five small courses paired with five of our own unique brews. Tickets for the event are available at both locations and the cost is $40.

LCBW: Beer Trivia (7:00 PM)

= Ethereal Brewing (see all)

Wednesday May 15

LCBW: Experimental Tank Takeover & Bourbon Barrel Quad Release (11:00 AM)

= Mirror Twin Beer Co. (see all)
Join us for a bunch of test batches as well as the release of bottles of our Bourbon Barrel Aged Belgian Quad!

LCBW: Graf Release with Pivot (11:00 AM)

= Blue Stallion (see all)
Our collaboration with Pivot Brewing, Lexington's foremost cidery, is a Graf. A Graf is a blend of cider and beer and our's uses a kettle soured Scottish ale and Pivot's dry cider to make a unique beer with the tartness and sweetness of a malty kettle soured ale with the apple crispness of a dry cider. It is refreshing and amazingly drinkable.

LCBW: Experimental Tap Takeover (4:00 PM)

= Rock House Brewing (see all)
We will be replacing our taps with all test batches; including some variants and one offs.

LCBW: Life Sciences - Petri Dish Release (4:00 PM)

= Fusion Brewing (see all)
At 4pm, we will be releasing a Sour Beer called Petri Dish. Don’t miss the release of our Mango and Guava sour ale. A golden ale base provides the playground in which our house sour yeast and bacteria strain have transformed the fruited ale into a delightful patio drinker.

LCBW: Choose Your Favorite Experimental Brew from the Lexington Brewing Co (6:00 PM)

= Mr. Brews Taphouse (see all)
Choose your favorite experimental brew from the Lexington Brewing Co. Try a flight of 5 brand new experimental brews from the Lexington Brewing Co. and tell us which one is your favorite! The winning brew will be our next release in the summer of 2019. Everyone who votes for their favorite will be entered into a drawing to win a VIP Brewing Experience with our head brewer, Brandon Martin.

LCBW: West Sixth Brewoff Winner Announcement (6:00 PM)

= West Sixth Greenroom (see all)
Join us and all the local homebrewers for the announcement of the 2019 West Sixth Brewoff winner! The winner's batch will be scaled up and brewed by West Sixth.

LCBW: West Sixth Beer Cocktail Competition (7:00 PM)

= Goodfella's Distillery District
West Sixth Brewing and Goodfellas Distillery are teaming up for a Beer Cocktail Competition benefitting AVOL. The mixology specialists at Goodfellas each picked a West Sixth beer and crafted a signature Beer Cocktail and we need YOU to pick the winner. To vote purchase a passport to sample 4 beer cocktails and cast your vote for the winner. Percentage of sales go directly to AVOL and by casting your vote you are also eligible to win prizes.
The winning bartender will be handsomely rewarded and have bragging rights among the amazingly talented bartending staff at Goodfellas. Base beers and full cocktails will be available to order at the bar so please join us for a beer, a beer cocktail, or a beer cocktail flight all while helping to support AVOL.

Thursday May 16

LCBW: Collaboration with Ethereal Release - IPL (11:00 AM)

= Mirror Twin Beer Co. (see all)
Release of our collaborative batch of India Pale Lager Amarillo and Mandarina Bavaria hops, brewed with Ethereal Brewing.

LCBW: Collaboration with Mirror Twin Release - IPL (12:00 PM)

= Ethereal Brewing (see all)
Release of our collaborative batch of India Pale Lager Amarillo and Mandarina Bavaria hops, brewed with Mirror Twin Brewing.

LCBW: Beat the Country Boys (6:00 PM)

= The Burl Arcade
Join us at The Burl Arcade and test your skills at Skee Ball and beat the Country Boys. They'll be around from 6pm-9pm!

LCBW: Choose Your Favorite Experimental Brew from the Lexington Brewing Co (6:00 PM)

= Bluegrass Tavern
Choose your favorite experimental brew from the Lexington Brewing Co. Try a flight of 5 brand new experimental brews from the Lexington Brewing Co. and tell us which one is your favorite! The winning brew will be our next release in the summer of 2019. Everyone who votes for their favorite will be entered into a drawing to win a VIP Brewing Experience with our head brewer, Brandon Martin.

LCBW: Lexington Brewery Rooftop Patio Party (7:00 PM)

= Belle's Bar
Join the folks from Blue Stallion, Country Boy, Ethereal, and West Sixth as they take over the taps at Belle's! They'll also have cans specials available on the rooftop bar.

LCBW: Double Prize Trivia with Craft Beer Power Round (8:00 PM)

= Blue Stallion (see all)
Thursday Trivia is always a hit at Blue Stallion and with double prizes and a Beer round, it is sure to be a fun night. Take the opportunity to try all the beer releases from earlier in the week while testing your knowledge of (nearly)useless information.

LCBW: Ethereal Six-Tap Takeover & Trivia (9:00 PM)

= Shamrock Bar & Grille (see all)
Join us at Patchen Shamrock’s at 9 PM for a good old fashioned tap takeover with trivia starting at 9pm.

Friday May 17

LCBW: Big Beer Releases (11:00 AM)

= Mirror Twin Beer Co. (see all)
Double Barrel Chernobly Release, Rum Barrel Coconut Porter bottle release, and Wine Barrel Sour with Raspberries bottle release

LCBW: Tropical Gose Release (11:00 AM)

= Blue Stallion (see all)
A marriage of two things we both hold dear: sours and German beers. This historical style takes on a new twist with generous additions of tropical fruit during the fermentation and hibiscus flowers for a beautiful red color and floral aroma.

LCBW: Flagship Friday! (12:00 PM)

= Ethereal Brewing (see all)
Flagship Friday: $1.00 off ALL flagship beers!

LCBW: Local Beer on Limestone (4:00 PM)

= Mellow Mushroom, Two Keys, The Paddock, Local Taco
Starting at 4pm, Country Boy and West Sixth are taking over Limestone! Country Boy and West Sixth will offer different specials at every location, including Mellow Mushroom, Pazzo's, Two Keys, The Paddock, and Local Taco. They'll be bouncing around to all the various spots for a few hours, so find them, say hello, and enjoy some great local craft beer!

LCBW: Physical Sciences - Prism Release (4:00 PM)

= Fusion Brewing (see all)
At 4pm, we will be releasing a White IPA called Prism. Prism is made from our top selling Wit’s End that has been hopped with a combination of classic fruity aroma hops. This beer meets both the Wit and IPA drinkers in the middle with all the highlights of each.

LCBW: Papaw's Red Beer Release (5:00 PM)

= Country Boy Brewing (see all)
Papaw's Red bottle and draught release at 5pm

Saturday May 18

LCBW: Beer & Burgers with Country Boy and West Sixth (11:00 AM)

= Drake's (see all)
Country Boy VS West Sixth Beer and Burger Pairing! Both breweries will be on-hand to enjoy a friendly battle of Drake's Chef's take on his version of a Country Boy and West Sixth burger paired with one of their beers! The burger and beer pairing will be on special with each brewery's 32oz souviner plastic cup for you to take home.
All Day Long

LCBW: Lexipolitan Gose Release (11:00 AM)

= Blue Stallion (see all)
We are bringing back this hit collaboration between Blue Stallion and Ethereal with a summery Cosmopolitan-inspired Pomegranate Lime Gose. One of the most requested beers this past year, we heard you and brought it back just in time for summer.

LCBW: New Can Release (11:00 AM)

= Mirror Twin Beer Co. (see all)
Can release of Slushy Style Sour, Imperial Hazy IPA, and Hazy IPA with Pineapple and Coconut

LCBW: The Lexington Brewing Co Pro-Am BrewFest (11:00 AM)

= Alltech Brewing and Distilling
Wrap up Lexington Craft Beer Week with the Lexington Brewing Co. Pro-Am Brewfest on May 18th, 2019! Homebrewers from all over the region will be showing off their skills for a chance to win a trip to the 2019 Great American Beer Festival and local breweries will be onsite pouring some special brews! Tickets and event information can be found at www.LexProamBrewfest.com, or the Lexington Brewing Co Facebook page at facebook.com/LexingtonBrewingCo
We will have specialty brews on tap from each participating brewery, local food trucks serving up their finest bite, and great music all day long. Tickets include 10 five ounce samples along with a commemorative tasting cup all for just $20!

LCBW: Trials of the Sun Warrior! (12:00 PM)

= Ethereal Brewing (see all)
Trials of the Sun Warrior will feature beers inspired by Central and South American cuisine. Gringo's Food Truck will be here at noon.

LCBW: Sixth for a Cause with Broke Spoke (1:00 PM)

= West Sixth Brewing (see all)
Join us to celebrate Broke Spoke community bike shop at the West Sixth Taproom. Activities, cold beers, & 6% of the days sales go back to this great organization!

LCBW: Math and Logic - PEMDAS - Order of Operations Release (4:00 PM)

= Fusion Brewing (see all)
At 4pm, we will be releasing our Belgian Tripel called PEMDAS. A classic Belgian Tripel, Prism showcases the flavors that the Belgian yeast are known for and provides a punch for those seekers of higher ABV beers.

Sunday May 19

LCBW: 6th Annual Beer Cheese Contest (1:00 PM)

= Country Boy Brewing Georgetown (see all)
Come try 50+ beer cheese recipes from local cooks and vote for your favorite to help us crown a winner!

Monday May 20

West Sixth Suds and Science - Physics Science Fair (6:00 PM)

= West Sixth Brewing (see all)

Tuesday May 21

Test Batch Tuesday at Blue Stallion (3:00 PM)

= Blue Stallion (see all)

Wednesday May 22

Experimental Beer at West Sixth (3:00 PM)

= West Sixth Brewing (see all)

Yamaguchi at Country Boy (5:00 PM)

= Country Boy Brewing (see all)

Thursday May 23

Cask Thursday at West Sixth (3:00 PM)

= West Sixth Brewing (see all)

Friday May 24

Los Hermanos Locos at Country Boy (5:00 PM)

= Country Boy Brewing (see all)

Sunday May 26

Beer School at The Beer Trappe (6:00 PM)

= The Beer Trappe (see all)

Tuesday May 28

Test Batch Tuesday at Blue Stallion (3:00 PM)

= Blue Stallion (see all)

Wednesday May 29

Experimental Beer at West Sixth (3:00 PM)

= West Sixth Brewing (see all)

Yamaguchi at Country Boy (5:00 PM)

= Country Boy Brewing (see all)

Thursday May 30

Cask Thursday at West Sixth (3:00 PM)

= West Sixth Brewing (see all)

Friday May 31

Los Hermanos Locos at Country Boy (5:00 PM)

= Country Boy Brewing (see all)