From yoga to Girl Scout cookies, we have another busy week of events and some releases. Read on for details on events, releases and news on our local craft beverage scene in the Northern Nevada region.  

Upcoming Events

Odell Brewing Company out of Fort Collins, CO has hit town for the first time last week with cans and kegs of its flagship 90 Shilling,  Odell IPA, Drumroll APA, Rupture Fresh Grind Ale, along with seasonal offerings like Tree Shaker Peach IPA and Wolf Picker Pale Ale. This is the 16th state that Odell will be distributing to. A series of events and promotions will happen around northern Nevada this week.

Thursday, February 22nd
4-6 PM | Total Wine on Virginia St. | Odell Sampling
5 PM | Midtown Eats | Chef pairing with 90 Shilling and IPA
7 PM | Pinon Bottle Shop | Drumroll, Rupture, Myrcenary, Friek, Bull Proof

Friday, February 23rd
2 PM | Mt Rose Ski Tahoe | Odell Romp Ski Giveaway
5 PM | Beer NV | Tap Takeover and Odell Romp Ski Giveaway

Lake Tahoe AleWorX is having an CaliCraft Brewing tap takeover.
Thursday, February 22, from 11 AM – 11 PM.
2050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Suite #2050, South Lake Tahoe

Cappy Hour 2018
Help raise much-needed funds to help Northern NV students reach their goal of high school graduation at this 2nd annual fundraiser benefiting local charity, Communities in Schools. $60/person. Details HERE.
Thursday, February 22, 6 PM – 9 PM.
Revision Brewing Co., – 380 S Rock, Sparks

Conscious Container and Great Basin Brewing present Beers 4 Bottles. Raise funds for and screen inspiring videos from The Respectful Revolution Project while enjoying Great Basin Brewing food & beer, music, raffle, games and dock sale of classic Great Basin Brewing beers. And, if you bring a case of empty 12 oz. long neck craft beer bottles you will receive a free pint! (21 years & older). Beers 4 Bottles events are designed inform & promote Conscious Containers’ bottle reuse program in Northern Nevada while fundraising for inspiring non-profits. Let’s all ‘Reduce Our Carbon Footprint One Craft Beer at a Time!’ Details HERE.
Friday, February 23, 5 PM – 9 PM
Great Basin Brewing Taps & Tanks – 1155 South Rock Blvd #490, Reno,

Abiogenesis Day
Presented by IMBĪB Custom Brews. For one day only, they are putting all of their rare beer series  – ABIOGENESIS – on tap from batch 1 through batch 8. This will likely be your only chance to taste these batches side by side and this may be the last opportunity to taste some of these beers ever.
Saturday, February 24, 1 PM – 10 PM 
785 E 2nd St, Reno

Balance & Brews at Alibi Ale Works Truckee – 60 minutes of all yoga levels with Kara followed by a fresh post practice pint. Yoga and one beer token included in registration. 10% of proceeds from each ticket benefit The Northern Nevada International Center. Token good for one house beer on event date. BYOMat
Saturday, February 24, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
10069 Bridge St, Truckee, CA

Cookies on Tap
Presented by IMBĪB Custom Brews., the third annual fundraiser that supports the Girl Scouts of The Sierra Nevada. They will be pairing four beers with four Girl Scout cookies for your enjoyment. $12 gets you a souvenir tasting glass and the entire paring.
Monday, February 26, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
785 E 2nd St, Reno

The Northern Nevada Homebrew Spectacular
Presented by Sons of Fermentation (SOF) a Facebook community. Some of the best beer in Northern Nevada is made in the garage, it doesn’t get more local than this!  Come sample beers from 30+ brewers and help raise money for Cystic Fibrosis. $30 for unlimited tastings. FB Event Page HERE for details and link to ticket purchase at
Saturday, March 3, 2 – 6 PM
Club Cal Neva,
38 E 2nd St, Reno

We have added a couple of new happenings to our EVENTS page! Just in case you wanted to plan ahead…


10 Torr Distilling & Brewing has released Poor Man’s Galaxy in the taproom. This NE Double IPA is made with Vic Secret and Citra Hops. Super juicy!!!

Pigeon Head Brewing‘s newest release is a wild-fermented NE Style IPA called, Trouble in Paradise. Brewed with Mosaic and Citra hops and an addition of over 200 lbs of mango and pineapple.


Branded Hearts Distillery has added additional hours. They are now open Friday and Saturday, noon to 8 PM.

Directions to all the local craft establishments can be found on our CRAFT MAP.
We also have an EVENTS page!

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