Eugene’s The Tap & Growler’s Barrel Aged Beer Week

Eugene’s The Tap & Growler’s Barrel Aged Beer Week

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Eugene, Oregon’s The Tap & Growler is hosting a Barrel Aged Beer Week kicking off today Monday, Janyar 12th and runs through Sunday the 18th. The fest includes a Best Barrel Aged Brew Blind Taste-off and Daily Releases of Rare and/or Popular Barrel Aged Beers every day of the week.

More info from the source:

The Tap & Growler will host this month’s version of their Eugene’s Best Brew Series. Congratulations to McKenzie Brewing for winning Eugene’s Best Holiday/Winter Brew in December. For January, The Best Barrel Aged Brew in Eugene will consist of a blind tasting open to the public. Ten of the currently operating breweries in the Eugene area have submitted a beer aged on wood, most of them barrel aged. Anyone and everyone can come in and buy a taster tray (blinded) and sample all ten of these brews and vote for their top 3 beginning Monday, January 12that 11:30 AM and continuing thru Sunday the 18th at closing. The results will be released Monday, January 19th at 5:30 PM. Each beer was hand selected by the brewery, the breweries are:

  • Agrarian Ales
  • Claim 52 Brewing
  • Hop Valley Brewery
  • McKenzie Brewing
  • McMenamin’s High Street Brewery
  • Ninkasi Brewing
  • Oakshire Brewing
  • Plank Town Brewing
  • Sam Bond’s Brewing
  • Viking Braggot Co.

Additionally, The Tap & Growler will host Barrel Aged Beer Parties every day of the week with different breweries. The list of Barrel Aged Beers and breweries are:

  • Monday 3:00-5:00 PM: Goose Island Bourbon County Barleywine 2014
  • Tuesday 6:00-8:00 PM: Deschutes The Abyss 2014
  • Wednesday 7:00-9:00 PM Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 2014
  • Thursday 6:00-9:00 PM 2 Towns Cidery Bourbon Barrel Nice & Naughty Tap Takeover
  • Friday 5:00-8:00 PM Mazama Nightside Eclipse 2014 & El Duque (Grand Cru aged in Port Barrels)
  • Saturday 5:00-8:00 PM Pelican Mother of All Storms 2014 & Nectar Sector Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saison with Nectarines, plus Tulip Glass Night
  • Sunday 5:00-8:00 PM Oakshire Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine 2013, Bourbon Barrel Aged Patriot Porter, and Meet the Brewer Night with Matt Van Wyk


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When:             Monday, January 12th – Sunday January 18th. Trophy Presentation and Pint Night, Monday at 5:30 PM

Where:            The Tap & Growler Taproom

                        5th and Pearl, Downtown Eugene


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