Thursday 5/9 (5-8PM)
Ice Cream Social with Anderson Valley
Brewmaster Fal Allen will be at The Beer Junction with two one-off drafts (their Hoppy Session Pale Ale and one more TBA)! They will also have the Summer Solstice Cream Ale going through the randall with fresh cut strawberries, vanilla beans, and cocoa nibs (they’re calling it “Neopolitan Solstice”). Ice cream pairings with West Seattle’s famed Husky Deli ice cream!
Sunday 5/12 (Noon-2PM)
Alejandro Garcia from specialty beer importer Merchant Du Vin will be at The Beer Junction to guide you through the history of Trappist beers! They’ll be pouring, from bottles, beers from six of the world’s eight Trappist breweries: Rochefort, Westmalle, La Trappe, Chimay, Orval, and the recently “Trappist certified” Stift Engelszell from Austria. They’ll also be pairing the beers with various cheeses and showcasing the various types of Trappist glassware.
Tuesday 5/14 (4-6:30PM)
Sierra Nevada Hops Education Class
Put down those books, pick up a beer, and learn all about hops with Sierra Nevada Brewmaster, Steve Dressler! The Beer Junction will have four hoppy beers on tap (Hoptimum Whole Cone Imperial IPA, Southern Hemisphere Fresh Hop IPA, Torpedo Extra IPA, and their classic Pale Ale). Not only will Steve be talking about the finer points of hops, but he’s bringing in several different varieties of hops so it will be interactive too!
Wednesday 5/15 (5-7PM)
Evil Twin Night
Meet famed Evil Twin Brewmaster Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergso and try several of his beers from bottles and from on tap!
Thursday 5/16 (4-7PM)
Stone Brewing Tap Takeover with Steve Gonzalez
Meet Brewer and Small Batch Manager Steve Gonzalez of San Diego’s Stone Brewing Company! The Beer Junction will have eight Stone beers on tap including the recently released and very limited Dayman Coffee IPA as well as their 2013 Russian Imperial Stout, 2013 Old Guardian Barleywine, DOUBLE Dry Hopped Ruination Imperial IPA, Regular Ruination Imperial IPA, Arrogant Bastard Ale, IPA and one more TBA small batch draft! We’ll also have for sale a limited number of bottles of last year’s Russian Imperial Stout (2012 Vintage) signed by Stone’s Brewmaster Mitch Steele as well as bottles of their Vertical Epic 11.11.11. It’s also American Craft Beer Week and everyone will be hoisting glasses at 5PM for the first annual American Craft Beek Week National Toast!
Friday 5/17 (3-5PM)
Beer Afternoon with Tomme Arthur
Meet Tomme Arthur, the Brewmaster and Co-founder of Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey! On tap: Old Viscosity, Hop 15 Double IPA, and more! Follow The Beer Junction on Facebook for more details as they become available.