The Thirsty Nevadan does not drink green beer. A well crafted Stout on the other hand, is our go-to St. Patrick’s beer. There are many great choices that are brewed locally… May we suggest the multi award-winning Outlaw Milk Stout from Great Basin, one of the three Stouts brewed by Lead Dog (Peanut Butter Chocolate, Choconilla or Imperial Vanilla) or a Roasters Imperial Coffee Stout at Brewer’s Cabinet?  You are going to find tons of events going on all over town for St. Pat’s but we won’t list them here.  Check the social feed of your favorite establishment for info. Read on for details about events, releases and news for our local craft beverage scene for the upcoming week in the Northern Nevada region. Cheers!

Upcoming Events

Mellow Fellow of Reno is hosting an Able Baker bottle release event for their Double Barrel Honey Dip Stout in 22 oz. bottles. These bottles are from the same batch that took home a Gold Medal at the 2018 National Honey Beer Competition and they’ll be releasing just 144 bottles in Las Vegas and 24 bottles in Reno Plus, they’ll be pouring three new beers:
Candy Bar Kiloton – Confectionery barrel-aged Imperial Dark Ale with almonds, chocolate, coconut, and cinnamon.
Swimming with Debré – Barrel Aged Brett Saison.
Double Dry Hop Waddle – Session IPA.
Wednesday, March 13 starting at 5 PM. 300 E 2nd St, Reno.
In Las Vegas you can find it at Top Shelf Wine & Spirits (both locations) starting at 9 AM Thursday, March 14th.
Khoury’s Fine Wine & Sprits (Henderson) – at 10 AM Thursday, March 14th.

Beer NV is hosting a Sudwerk Brewing tap takeover. Look for Bike Party Pilsner, Funke Farmhouse, Dry Hop Lager, Backyard Hero, Dopple Bock, Tropical Sour, Hefeweizen and New Normal. Happy hour pricing on these beers all night.
Thursday, March 14 from 4 PM to 11 PM
15 Foothill Rd., Reno

Final Draught Bottles & Taps will be hosting an IMBĪB Custom Brews tap takeover with all 23 taps pouring their beers. Also that evening, At 5 PM, they will be hosting a “Bites and Flights” event serving 6 courses of fine dining food and 7 perfectly paired IMBĪB beers. There are still a few tickets left at $40 and should be purchased in advance.
Saturday, March 16 starting at Noon to close.
5318 Sparks Blvd., Sparks

The Brewer’s Cabinet presents Trails and Ales, a party and fundraiser to kick off riding, running and hiking season that will raise money to support building and maintaining local trails including Sierra Vista Park which will be breaking ground this spring. There will be a raffle, minibike race (with thanks to Reno Bike Project for the loaner minibikes), beer, wine,  food cart, bike films, swag and much more. $10 entry includes 5 raffle tickets. FREE entry if you’re 17 or younger.
Saturday, March 16 from 6 PM to close.
The Brewer’s Cabinet Production Facility – 8565 White Fir, Reno

Beer NV is once again teaming up with Vitalant (formerly United Blood Services) for the pint for pint program. When you donate blood during the month of March, you will receive a voucher good for a free pint of beer redeemable at Beer NV.

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


Lead Dog Brewing has released a couple of new beers:  Hop Gods is a North-East Style Triple IPA brewed with Citra and Mosaic hops. 45 IBU, 9.4% ABV.
Acropolis is a North-East Style Double IPA. 40 IBU, 7.5% ABV.

South Lake Brewing has released Schralp and Tickle, a hazy, yet dry IPA hopped generously with Mosaic and Cashmere hops. Notes of fruity pebbles, lemon/lime, and fresh coconut in a refreshing package. 6.6% ABV, 35 IBU.

Alibi Ale Works is releasing Stratazacca, a new one-off cloudy IPA double dry hopped with Strata and Azacca hops layered over a malt bill featuring 3 types of oats. Notes of green papayas, passionfruit, mango smoothies, and those lime green new-growth pine needles that are just about to start springing to life in our local forests. It’s fluffy in texture with a slightly drier finish than most hazy IPAs.  On draft only at both locations starting Thursday or Friday. 6.75% ABV.

Sidellis Lake Tahoe Brewery has released Black Buried, a Blackberry Berlinerweisse sour aged in Chardonnay barrels. 5% ABV.

Quintopia has released Ella X-Pale Ale. Brewed exclusively with Ella, an Australian grown hop variety, this refreshing Extra-Pale Ale shows some tropical fruit notes, against a unique downunder dankness. 5.6% ABV, 28 IBU.


The Brewer’s Cabinet has a new promotion where, every Tuesday, they will trade you a six-pack of older, non-local beer for your choice of a FRESH six-pack of BC beer, FREE, at their taproom. The purpose is to encourage beer lovers to drink local and fresh, so go clean out your fridge. The fine print: One six-pack per customer each Tuesday. Take-out only (no on-site consumption) but feel free to purchase a beer on-tap while you’re there. Trade-in 6pk must be date stamped and be more than 90 days old and not from a local brewery. 6pk must be complete, not broken or mixed.

The Eddy is planning on being open for the 2019 season on Thursday, March 14 just in time for St. Patrick’s festivities.

We also have an EVENTS page!

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