by joanne... Jun 27, 2016

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Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is celebrating its 19th Anniversary with a Raise the Stakes Weekend July 14-17. The four-day celebration will feature two new beer releases, Bronze Anniversary Ale and Fixed Fight Barrel-Aged Old Ale. The festivities will also include additional rare beer releases, a ticketed Old Godfather VIP Session, cellar sale, live music, food, and games at our tap room and brewery.

It’s quite a milestone in the craft beer industry to reach 19 years, so set the proper time aside to enjoy all the great activities Speakeasy has lined up. Here’s the full schedule:

THURSDAY JULY 14, 1pm – 10pm

New Beer Release: Bronze Anniversary Ale (draft only)
Firkin Fest Featuring:
Sour Imperial Payback Porter
Blind Tiger Imperial IPA Extra Dry Hopped
Tallulah Extra Pale Ale with Coffee
Bronze Anniversary Ale with S’more Ingredients

Plus meet the brewers, music by Bill Phillippe and food by Inner City Fusion

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 1:00pm – 12:00am

New Beer Release: Fixed Fight Barrel Aged Old Ale (Bottles & Draft)
Plus “Crack the Vault” cellar sale, patio bar & cornhole, and food by Natas BBQ

SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1pm – 12am

Blind Tiger Imperial IPA Release Party (Bottles & Draft)
Old Godfather VIP Session 12:00pm – 2:30pm (buy tickets here; $80+ fees)
Tickets include one bottle of Fixed Fight Barrel-Aged Old Ale and Blind Tiger Imperial IPA, Speakeasy bottle bag, custom wood and leather Speakeasy coaster, a half-year subscription to All About Beer Magazine, barrel tasting with Speakeasy’s director of brewing, a chance to tap a firkin of Blind Tiger Imperial IPA with Ginger, and unlimited tasting all day. The VIP session is limited to just 60 attendees and is the only ticketed portion of the anniversary festivities.

Plus patio bar & cornhole, music by the Howling Coyote Tour (5-8pm), and food by The Front Porch & Bayview Pasta

SUNDAY, JULY 17, 1:00pm – 8:00pm

IPA Day and cornhole tournament. No fee to participate. Email taproom@goodbeer.com to enter your 2-person team. Plus a whole hog roast by Native Sons BBQ