Happy Birthday, America! So, what’s On Tap this week around the area? Read on if you’re looking for something/somewhere to have a beverage, info on releases and news on the local craft beverage industry.

Event

Beer & Brats – Three hours of great food, brews and music and a fundraiser for the Incline Tahoe Foundation. Beer from 25 breweries and non-alcoholic beverages provided by Incline Spirits & Cigars. Music by local favorite, Jacked Up. $45 adults, $25 children under 12. This event usually sells out. Tickets and details HERE.
Monday, July 3,  4:00 pm – 7 pm
Aspen Grove, 960 Lakeshore Blvd, Incline Village, NV

Releases

Electrum IPA, a collaboration brew between Sierra Nevada Brewing and and The Brewer’s Cabinet. This limited release was designed to please any hop head. It is only available at Sierra Tap House.

Under the Rose has released femmebeer, a smoke infused french-style Saison. It was originally brewed for International Women’s Collaborative Brew Day in 2014. Available in the taproom.

Awards

Branded Hearts Distillery took home a bronze medal for their Truckee River Rum  from the Berlin International Spirits Competition. Over 400 spirits from more than 20 countries were judged by a trade-only judging panel.

Great Basin Brewing won a Silver Medal in the Sweet Stout or Cream Stout category with its Outlaw Milk Stout and an Honorable Mention in the English-Style India Pale Ale category with its Ichthyosaur “Icky” IPA at the 2017 Los Angeles International Beer Competition that had 1,460 entries from 240 breweries in 95 categories.

News

Revision goes international!  Revision Brewing Co. recently signed a distribution agreement with Redwood Distribution for distribution in Australia. Redwood Distribution is a husband-and-wife-owned boutique craft beer importer and wholesale distributor. Also, Revision recently signed a distribution agreement with Boise-based Northwest Specialty Beverage.

With all the buy-outs from BIG Beer buying craft breweries, the Brewers Association, a not-for-profit trade group that represents small and independent American craft breweries, launched an official “independent craft brewer seal” in an attempt to help drinkers distinguish between beers produced by small craft beer companies and those made by multinational corporations. Over 740 breweries have already signed up for the seal.

READ
A good article on the need to know IBU’s from Craftbeer.com.  Read it HERE.

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

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