North Bank Beer Week 2018 Schedule!
As we mentioned here https://www.bensbottleshop.com/beer-blog/2018/8/13/3rd-annual-north-bank-beer-week kicks off just over a week from today at 3 Peaks Public House https://www.facebook.com/events/215233195854770/ ! After that, the real fun begins as every brewery, bottle shop, tap room, beer bar, restaurant, beer store, maltster, beer blogger, enthusiast around Vancouver, Washington (really from Goldendale to Longview (a.k.a. SW Washington or the North Bank) will be out and about doing fun beer things, like educational demos, bottle shares, corn hole tournaments, beer dinners, educational events and so many more activities! It is a really fun week, showcasing Vancouver's thriving beer and entertainment scene! A full list of official North Bank Beer Weeks can be found http://northbankbeerweek.com/events/ we have several fun events planned for this week here at Ben's!
Monday September 10th we will welcome the guys from The Brew Happy Show http://www.brewhappypodcast.com/ as well as Dwinnel Country Ales https://www.countryales.com/, Little Beast http://www.littlebeastbrewing.com/ and Upright Brewing http://www.uprightbrewing.com/ to discuss all sorts of fun stuff related to farmhouse ales and beyond! We will also have some really fun, farmhouse ales from each brewery on tap for the event up to date info can be found here https://www.facebook.com/events/235608583816078/
Tuesday September 11th we are hosting a brewer inspired bottle share with Grains of Wrath Brewing, https://gowbeer.com/ the bottle share is entirely voluntary and the theme is dank west coast IPA. We will have some fresh, delicious Grains of Wrath IPAs, Double IPAs and so on on tap for this event and it is a great time to meet the team behind one of the areas most exciting new breweries! Up to date information and draft list https://www.facebook.com/events/488420724959371/
Wednesday September 12th join us as we welcome Shoug Brewing http://www.shougbrewing.com/ into our humble tap house. Meet one of Southwest Washington's newest brewersr and try some Shoug Brewing beers on draft! https://www.facebook.com/events/1885868725048103/
Thursday September 13th, come take a preview of the new exobus tour company in Vancouver and enjoy a complimentary ride back and forth from Ben's Bottle Shop and Fortside Brewing Company! Ben's will have the latest offerings from Fortside on tap and Fortside will be giving brewery tours and $1 off beers for those that get there from the bus! Exo Bus will leave alternating locations approximately every 30 mins. Everyone that makes the trip back and forth will have a chance to be entered in a drawing for a $50 gift card from Fortside Brewing as well as a $50 gift card from Ben's! You can also drink on the bus, so feel free to buy a beer from Ben's en-route to Fortside or vice-versa! u can also drink on the bus, so feel free to buy a beer from Ben's en-route to Fortside or vice-versa! https://www.facebook.com/events/235462163983692/
More info on the Vancouver Beer Tours bus https://www.columbian.com/news/2018/sep/07/vancouvers-beer-tour-exobus-new-way-to-enjoy-north-bank-beer-week/
There will likely be a last minute surprise or two in our lineup! Have a fun and safe week everyone. Plan your events and trips accordingly, this town has some wonderful Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers use their services! Cheers! And dont worry, even if we do not have an "official" event on a particular day, we will have a killer lineup with some amazing local beer and some gems from afar and likely a beer special or two!