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2016 American Craft Beer Week events 

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The following events have been submitted directly by participating breweries. (They were not produced by contributors of the Independent.) For additional American Craft Beer Week events from breweries and taphouses not listed here, please directly contact additional participants using the information provided here.

503 W

503 W. Colorado Ave.,

503w.co

Special American Craft Beer Week pairing: Nitro Short Rib paired with Left Hand Milk Stout

Brewers Republic

112 N. Nevada Ave., brewersrep.com;

facebook.com/brewersrepublic

Monday, May 16: The Bruery Tapping

Tuesday, May 17: Tivoli vs. Declaration Helles Off

Wednesday, May 18: Pipeworks (tentative)

Thursday, May 19: Oskar Blues

Friday, May 20: CSA IPA Showcase: Fremont, Melvin, La Cumbre, Evil Twin, Crux

Fossil Craft Beer Company

2845 Ore Mill Road, #1, fossilbrewing.com

Monday, May 16: SCBA and Fossil Rye IPA

Wednesday, May 18: Firkin of Belgian Tripel Blackberry

Thursday, May 19: Pina Colada Blonde

Friday, May 20: Hazelnut and Praline Brown

Saturday, May 21: Chai Tea Baltic Porter

All tappings will start at 5 p.m.

Gold Camp Brewing Company

1007 S. Tejon St., 695-0344

Tuesday, May 17: Experimental Batch of Pecan Pie Nut Brown Ale

Wednesday, May 18: Release of Shooks Run Dank IPA

Thursday, May 19: Tapping a firkin of Wee Heavy Scottish Ale

Friday, May 20: Small batch release of Pina Colada Belgian Blonde Ale

Saturday, May 21: Small batch release of Up in Smoke Rauchbier

Sunday, May 22: Live music and small batch release of Straight Outta Brussels Belgian Quad

Great Storm Brewing

204 Mount View Lane, #3, greatstormbrewing.com

Monday-Saturday, May 16-21: Homebrew contest. Bring two bottles of each entry, any style, to the tap room during regular business hours. The staff will taste all entries and choose a favorite. The winner will get to brew his or her beer on GSB's system (with professional GSB brewing assistance) and have it on tap at the brewery. Every entrant will receive feedback. Check the website for details.

Monday, May 16, 1 p.m. The once-a-year brewing of a special fan-favorite beer, Cirrocumulus Double IPA, a hop-forward double IPA with nine types of hops, a little honey malt and a smooth flavor profile.

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Nano 108 Brewing

2402 Waynoka Road, nano108brewing.com

Monday, May 16

— 6 p.m., Special beer tapping of Nano 108 SCBA IPA.

— "Keep the glass night." Buy a 20-ounce, two-color Nano 108 beer glass for $6, and have it filled with your favorite brew all night for the regular pint price.

— Start of Pints and Plates Downtown at MacKenzie's Chop House. Pair Nano's German Hefeweizen with a choice of appetizer or entree for a special price. Tapping at MacKenzies only.

Tuesday, May 17

"Beer Infusion" with The Pickled Pit Stop food truck. Several options of beer-infused foods. Nano's staff will line up the beer to complement food choices.

Wednesday, May 18

"Take a tour with the brewer night," 6-8 p.m. Take a brew tour, ask about craft beer, see the equipment up close, get a few homebrew questions answered or just have a bite to eat and a cold beer.

Thursday, May 19

"Flight Night". Choose any four five-ounce beer samples from the menu, and save 10 percent. Order another four choices, save another 20 percent.

Friday, May 20

— "Special barrel aged beer release," 7 p.m. Staff will select a special beer for tapping. Offerings include half pints and full pints; 32-ounce and 64-ounce growlers; and 32-ounce Crowler cans to go.

Friday, May 20

— Last night for Pints and Plates at MacKenzie's Chop House.

Saturday, May 21

"Beer and Cheese Dinner." Five courses of hand-selected cheeses, breads/crackers and fruits paired with five beers. Sign up at the brewery, 2402 Waynoka Road. This event has sold out quickly in the past.

Sunday, May 22

— 1 p.m., special beer tapping of the Pints and Plates German Hefeweizen."

— "Keep the glass day." Buy a 20-ounce two-color Nano 108 glass for $6, and have it filled with your favorite brew all day for the regular pint price.

Red Leg Brewing Co.

4630 Forge Road, redlegbrewing.com

New beer release every day from Monday, May 16 through Saturday, May 21, plus a chance to get a free pint glass. Come in each day, try the new beer for that day, get a punch on a card and redeem it for a free pint glass on Sunday.

Storybook Brewing

3121-A N. El Paso St., storybookbrewing.com

Tuesday May 17: Blended Hop Infusion Pale release, 4 p.m.

Wednesday May 18: Fall Off the Mayflower Cherry Sour limited release, 5 p.m.

Thursday May 19: Summer Hop Infusion Pale release, 4 p.m.

Saturday May 21: Karaoke, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Sunday May 22: Potluck with Puck, from 1 p.m. on. Food along with the tapping of Puck's Midsummer Passion Ale.

Triple S Brewing

318 E. Colorado Ave., triplesbrewing.com

Saturday, May 21, 6 p.m.

Beer-tasting class on hops. Ever wonder what Cascade or Amarillo hops taste like? Four similar beers have been brewed with four types of hops to highlight what the hops taste like. Certified Cicerone and Triple S owner Steve Stowell will lead the hour of hops tasting. Tickets are $15, call 344-5477 to reserve a spot.

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