North Texas Craft Beer Events (updated 1/22/18)

Image credits: On Rotation, Lone Star Taps & Caps, On Tap, Community Beer Co., LUCK.


Anniversaries and the arrival of beers from a well-known Florida-based brewery lead the way on this week's craft beer calendar.

On the anniversary front, On Tap in Arlington will celebrate its first anniversary this weekend with events scheduled for Friday and Saturday. Also on Saturday, Community Beer Co. of Dallas will host a party in honor of ts fifth anniversary, with the festivities to include the tapping of well over 40 Community beers.

Elsewhere, Cigar City Brewing will be in the spotlight at a number of locales in the days ahead, as that brewery's products enter the North Texas market for the first time. On that note, check the listings below for details on Cigar City events set to occur at 3 Flights Up, Thirsty Growler, Cork & Growler, Taps & Caps, The Common Table, Holy Grail Pub, What's on Tap, On Rotation and Goodfriend.

Lastly, it's Girl Scout Cookie season once again, which means beer and food pairings featuring the popular confections will be happening at establishments around the area. This week, such events will be taking place at The Bearded Lady, The Collective Brewing Project and LUCK.

Cheers!


Monday, January 22

     Brewery Taproom Hours

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • 3 Flights Up, Little Elm - 5 p.m. - Welcome to Texas, Cigar City. Scheduled to be tapped: Jai Alai IPA and Guayabera Citra Pale Ale.
  • The Thirsty Growler, The Colony - 5 p.m. - Welcome to Texas, Cigar City. Scheduled to be tapped: Jai Alai IPA, Guayabera Citra Pale Ale and Tampa-Style Lager.
  • The Common Table, Dallas/Frisco - 6 p.m. - Pour Man's Beer Dinner featuring a flight of four brews paired with four courses for just $29.
  • Cork & Growler, Frisco - 6 p.m. - Welcome to Texas Party featuring brews from Cigar City.
  • Dr. Jeckyll's Beer Lab, Pantego - 6 p.m. - Trivia/Pint Night featuring brews from Buffalo Bayou.
  • Taps & Caps, Fort Worth/Lewisville - 6 p.m. - Cigar City Launch Party. Scheduled to be tapped: Jai Alai IPA, Guayabera Citra Pale Ale and Tampa-Style Lager.
  • Urban Crust, Plano - 6:30 p.m. - HopFusion Beer Dinner ($59pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Heritage Pizza, The Colony - 7 p.m. - Trivia Night featuring brews from Wild Acre.

Tuesday, January 23

     Brewery Taproom Hours
     Brewery Special Events
  • Dirty Job Brewing, Mansfield - 4-8 p.m. - Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with the Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Londoner, Colleyville - 4 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from 3 Nations. Scheduled to be tapped: Mexican Chocolate Stout and 3 Nations Double IPA.
  • Flying Saucer on the Lake, Garland - 5 p.m. - Tap Night. Selections vary.
  • The Common Table, Dallas/Frisco - 6 p.m. - Brewsday Tuesday featuring beers from Cigar City. Scheduled to be tapped: Jai Alai IPA and Guayabera.
  • Flying Saucer, Fort Worth - 6 p.m. - Fried Pie Flight Day featuring brews from Green Flash, Huyghe, New Holland and Rahr & Sons.
  • Holy Grail Pub, Plano - 6 p.m. - Cigar City Launch Party. Scheduled to be tapped: Jai Alai IPA, Guayabera Citra Pale Ale and Tampa-Style Lager.
  • Kool Keg, Arlington - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from The Collective Brewing Project. Scheduled to be tapped: P.O.G.S., Belwegian, Cran Jam and Doom Berry.
  • Taps & Caps, Fort Worth - 7 p.m. - Trivia Night featuring brews from Funkwerks. Scheduled to be tapped: Apricot Provincial, Raspberry Provincial and Oud Bruin.

Wednesday, January 24

     Brewery Tours
  • Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 5-7:30 p.m. - Weekly ($10pp) featuring specialty half-pours of Chinook Common.
     Brewery Taproom Hours
     Brewery Special Events
  • On Rotation, Dallas - 4 p.m. - Clean Slate Wednesday. Selections vary.

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Dog Haus Biergarten, Richardson - 4 p.m. - Pint Night featuring flights with brews from Firestone Walker, AleSmith and Ballast Point*.
  • Whole Foods Las Colinas, Irving - 5 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from Austin Eastciders*.
  • 3 Flights Up, Little Elm - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from Tupps*. Scheduled to be tapped: Full Grown Nick and Sour Pale Ale with Blackberries. 
  • The Bearded Lady, Fort Worth - 6 p.m. - Girl Scout Cookie & Beer Pairing featuring brews from Ballast Point ($20pp at the door).
  • Bluffview Growler, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Keep the Glass Night featuring brews from Firestone Walker*.
  • Flying Saucer, Addison - 6 p.m. - Flight Night. Selections vary.
  • Lakewood Growler, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Keep the Glass Night featuring brews from Firestone Walker*.
  • State Draft House, Flower Mound - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews Legal Draft*.
  • Taps & Caps, Fort Worth/Lewisville - 6 p.m. - Float the Keg Challenge featuring a tapping of Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA.
  • What's on Tap, Highland Village - 6 p.m. - Cigar City Launch Party (contact venue for details).
  • What's on Tap, Keller - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from Sixpoint*.
  • Flying Saucer on the Lake, Garland - 7 p.m. - Brewery Night*. Selections vary.*
  • Ron's Corner Tavern, Bedford - 7 p.m. - Pint Night*. Selections vary.
  • World of Beer, Arlington - 7 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from 3 Nations*.

Thursday, January 25

     Brewery Tours
     Brewery Taproom Hours
     Brewery Special Events

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Dog Haus Biergarten, Richardson - 4 p.m. - Pint Night featuring flights with brews from Firestone Walker, AleSmith and Ballast Point*.
  • Prohibition Chicken, Lewisville - 4:30 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from Rahr & Sons*. Scheduled to be tapped: Ugly Pug, Texas Red and Bourbon Barrel-Aged Winter Warmer.
  • Cane Rosso, Carrollton - 5 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from 3 Nations*. Scheduled to be tapped: GPA and Texas Xmas.
  • Dallas Craft Co., Keller - 5 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Deep Ellum White IPA.
  • What's on Tap, Highland Village/Keller - 5 p.m. - Special tapping of Oskar Blues Barrel-Aged Ten Fidy.
  • Wise Guys Pizzeria, Grapevine - 5 p.m. - Thursday $3 Pint Night featuring brews from Rahr & Sons*. Scheduled to be tapped: Iron Joe and Texas Red.
  • Wise Guys Pizzeria, Roanoke - 5 p.m. - Thursday $3 Pint Night featuring brews from Shannon*. Scheduled to be tapped: Irish Red and Mór IPA.
  • Dallas Beer Kitchen, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Deep Ellum Oak Cliff Coffee Ale*.
  • Heritage Pizza, The Colony - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from Wild Acre*.
  • Hopdoddy, Addison - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from Pegasus City. Scheduled to be tapped: Highpoint Porch Ale and Cannoneer Bold Amber.
  • Kool Keg, Arlington - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from Oak Highlands*. Scheduled to be tapped: Vanilla Porter and Bourbon Barrel-Aged Chump Change.
  • The Libertine Bar, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Pint Night*. Selections vary.
  • Taverna Rossa, Southlake - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from Legal Draft*.
  • Goodfriend, Dallas - 6:30 p.m. - Cigar City Launch Party featuring brews from Cigar City and Oskar Blues.
  • The Thirsty Growler, The Colony - 6:30 p.m. - Green Flash/Alpine Night. Scheduled to be tapped: Green Flash Nouveau Tarte, Green Flash Blond, Green Flash Soul Style, Alpine Windows Up and Alpine Pure Hoppiness.
  • Hutchins BBQ, McKinney - 7 p.m. - BBQ Pitmaster Class with Franconia (sold out).
  • Ron's Place, Addison - 7 p.m. - Pint Night*. Selections vary.

Friday, January 26

     Brewery Tours
     Brewery Taproom Hours

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Holy Grail Pub, Plano - 11 a.m. - Chili-Pa-Looza featuring house-made chili and a tapping of Epic Big Bap Baptista at 12 p.m.
  • On Tap, Arlington - 11 a.m. - One Year Anniversary Party featuring food specials, giveaways and a variety of rare brews.
  • Dog Haus Biergarten, Richardson - 4 p.m. - Pint Night featuring flights with brews from Firestone Walker, AleSmith and Ballast Point*.
  • Opa Greek Taverna, Rowlett - 5 p.m. - Special tapping of Epic Triple Barrel Big Bad Baptista.
  • What's on Tap, Highland Village - 5 p.m. - Special tapping of Cobra Dawn of the Dank.
  • What's on Tap, Keller - 5 p.m. - Cigar City Launch Party (contact venue for details).
  • Whole Foods, Colleyville - 5 p.m. - Tap Takeover featuring brews from Whistle Post, with glassware while supplies last*.
  • Whole Foods, Fort Worth - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from Real Ale*.
  • World of Beer, Fort Worth - 7 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from Chimay*.

Saturday, January 27

    Brewery Tours
     Brewery Taproom Hours
     Brewery Special Events
  • Community Beer Co., Dallas - 12 p.m. - Five Year Anniversary Party featuring food, live music and over 40 beers on tap ($30-$65pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery, Garland - 12 p.m. - Brew Year's Resolution Party featuring food specials and a tapping of the brewpub's Hard Root Beer.

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Kool Keg, Arlington - 11 a.m. - Tap Takeover featuring brews from Prairie Artisan Ales. Scheduled to be tapped: Okie, Funky Gold Simcoe, Deconstructed Bomb, 4th Anniversary Ale and Paradise.
  • On Tap, Arlington - 11 a.m. - One Year Anniversary Party featuring food specials, giveaways and a variety of rare brews.
  • The Brixton, Plano - 12 p.m. - Game Day Grilling Class with Bitter Sisters and Chef Dean Fearing ($75pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • The Bearded Monk, Denton - 9 p.m. - Special vintage bottle release of 2009-2012 Pike Old Bawdy Barleywine.

Sunday, January 28

     Brewery Tours
     Brewery Taproom Hours
     Brewery Special Events

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • LUCK, Dallas -11 a.m./1 p.m./3 p.m. - Girl Scout Cookie & Beer Pairing Flight featuring brews from Rahr & Sons, Four Bullets, Martin House and Cedar Creek ($12pp, click here to purchase tickets).

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