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Baird Beer & Taproom Events Bulletin 2008 #4
Topic: Baird Big Beer Winter Week (Wednesday-Monday, February 13-18)
Dear Taproom Friend & Baird Beer Enthusiast:
The Fishmarket Taproom is set to play host to its 3rd annual strong ale festival known as Baird Big Beer Winter Week. Beginning Wednesday, February 13 and running through Monday, February 18, The Taproom will be focusing the spotlight on the wonderful world of strong ales and the affinity they share with good cuisine.
The Baird strong ales to be featured during this year’s Big Beer Winter Week are:
1) Ganko Oyaji Barley Wine 2008
2) West Coast Wheat Wine 2007
3) Hatsujozo 2008 Double IPA
4) Yabai-Yabai Strong Scotch Ale 2007
5) Dark Sky Imperial Stout 2008
6) Snow Storm Strong Dark Ale 2007
7) Taproom 7-year Ale (Belgian-style Strong Golden Ale)
Glass-size servings of each ale will be available throughout the week for the special price of 600 yen (taster samples for 300 yen). Of course, the full year-round lineup of Baird Beer also will be available as will other select winter seasonal brews (notably, Yamanashi Sumomo Ale and Braumeister Bock). The food menu will feature an a la carte offering of seven specialty dishes, one designed specifically to match with each individual strong ale. On Saturday, February 16 we will be tapping the final keg (5-liter) of Ganko Oyaji Barley Wine 2007, thus offering the chance of a direct taste comparison between this year’s version and last.
Reservations are not required. Taproom doors will open at 5:00 PM on each weekday and at noon on Saturday and Sunday. Please plan on joining us for a wonderful week of hearty food, warming ales and friendly camaraderie.