Events in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana
The seventh annual Samuel Smith Salute, a call to toast the iconic British brewery that has played such a prominent role in the US beer revolution, will take place at beer spots across the USA in the second half of April 2017, with most events between April 16 & April 22, 2017. Look for participants here as the dates near. #SamSmithSalute .
Fairbanks, AK; Tuesday, April 25, 2017: Silver Gulch Brewing, at 2195 Old Steese Hwy N; will host an old world meets new world beer tasting featuring Silver Gulch beers tasted side-by-side Samuel Smith's. Styles will include porter, pale ale, lager, and fruit ale. Tickets are $25 and limited to just 40 tickets. Starts at 7:00 pm.
Portland, OR; Thursday, April 27, 2017: The Abbey, at 1650 NW 23rd Ave; will Salute Samuel Smith's Brewery.
Anchorage, AK; Thursday, April 27, 2017: Hearth Artisan Pizza, at 1200 W. Northern Lights Blvd, Ste F; will salute Samuel Smith's with a casual flight night through the dinner hour, beers available are Organic Perry, Pure Brewed Organic Lager, Organic Pale Ale, and Organic Chocolate Stout. Starts at 5:30 pm.
Bellingham, WA; Saturday, April 29, 2017: April Brews Day, at Depot Market Square - 1100 Railroad Ave; MdV will be on hand to sample a variety of specialty import beers. Event supports the Max Higbee Center. From 6:30 - 10:00 pm.
Seattle, WA; May 4 - 14, 2017: Feierabend, at 422 Yale Ave. N. in South Lake Union, will bring a little bit more of Aying to America, featuring Ayinger beers and a menu inspired by the Ayinger Bräustüberl menu. The 1200 year-old village of Aying (pronounced eye-ing) is nestled in the shadow of the Alps and about 25 kilometers from Munich. This is the home of Brauerei Aying, which produces 12 different styles of beers, more than most of the larger breweries. To celebrate this unique location in Bavaria and the benchmark of excellence that the beers of Ayinger brewery represent, Executive Chef Graham Chaney has created a special menu inspired by the Ayinger Bräustüberl menu and paired it with three of the best-selling beers from Ayinger. Menu runs for all 10 days of SBW! Prost! A Seattle Beer Week (May 4 - 14) event.
Seattle, WA; Thursday, May 11, 2017: Feierabend, at 422 Yale Ave. N. in South Lake Union, will Celebrate Bavaria, Aying and Ayinger with the opportunity to win swag direct from the brewery. Tasty Ayinger biers and Aying-inspired food available, too. Starts at 7:00 pm. A Seattle Beer Week (May 4 - 14) event.
Seattle, WA; Saturday, May 13, 2017: BrewGrass 2017, at Hale's Palladium; will be sampling a variety of specialty import beers from Merchant du Vin. Tickets available soon. From 5:00 - 10:00 pm. A Seattle Beer Week (May 4 - 14) event.
Seattle, WA; Saturday, May 13, 2017: MdV will participate in the Seattle Beer Week "Battle of the Bands,", at at Ballard's Sunset Tavern, 5433 Ballard Ave. NW. Doors at 7:00; music at 8:00; MdV-loaded band Queasy Horse should go on at 9:00 or so. A Seattle Beer Week (May 4 - 14) event.
Seattle, WA; Wednesday, May 17, 2017: Teku Tavern, at 552 Denny Way; will host Trappist trivia featuring Westmall, Orval, and Rochefort Trappist beers. From 7:00 pm.
Bellingham, WA; Wednesday, May 24, 2017: Schweinhaus Biergarten, at 1330 N State St; will host an Ayinger beer night, featuring a variety of Ayinger beers and "traditional" biergarten games. From 4:00 - 8:00 pm.
Portland, OR; Friday, June 23 - Sunday, June 25, 2017: Beers from MdV will be at the Portland International Beerfest, to be held in the North Park Blocks. Details to follow as the festival nears.
Seattle, WA; Friday, July 7 - Sunday, July 9, 2017: Beers from MdV will be at the Seattle International Beerfest, which will be held at the Seattle Center's Fisher Pavilion. Details to follow as the festival nears.
Seattle, WA; Friday, July 21 - Sunday, July 23, 2017: Odom Bite of Seattle Beer Tasting, at Fisher Pavilion at The Seattle Center; MdV will be on hand to sample a variety of specialty import beers. Details to follow.
Tacoma, WA; Friday, July 21, 2017: Peaks and Pints Craft Beer Store, at 3816 N. 26th St B; will host a Belgian Independence Day celebration. Details to follow.
Tacoma, WA; Friday, September 22, 2017: Peaks and Pints , at 3816 N. 26th St B; will have a"One Year Oude Orval Release Day" - Sample Oude Orval next to Young Orval on the Oude Orval’s one year anniversary from bottling. Beer is available all day or until all Oude Orval bottles are sold out!