Kick Off SF Beer Week With The Shmaltz Tribe
To kick off the 2nd Annual San Francisco Beer Week, the Shmaltz Tribe has lined up an amazing array of events that will take place starting this Friday, February 5th and running through Sunday, February 14th.
This year we’ve got so much to celebrate, including all kinds of new offerings for the season, including the relaunch of Coney Island Human Blockhead, Jewbelation Bar Mitzvah, and introducing Bittersweet Lenny’s R.I.P.A. in 12oz-bottle 4-packs.
Check out the festivities below, or you can stay up to date on our website (www.shmaltzbrewing.com) or the SF Beer Week Website (www.sfbeerweek.com). For all the to-the-minute updates, follow me on Twitter (@shmaltzbrewingw).
See you next week!
Zak, Jeremy, Leah, (other) Zach, and the rest of the Shmaltz Tribe
ALL WEEK LONG During SF Beer Week
Beer Ice Cream Flights presented by Humphry Slocombe and BeerAndNosh.com
2790 Harrison St., San Francisco, CA
San Francisco’s most unique artisanal ice-creamery, Humphry Slocombe, will create delicious flavors using beers from some of the country’s top craft breweries. The selection will rotate as flavors are finished, so make sure to keep up with @beerandnosh and @humphryslocombe on Twitter to stay up to date. To find out when Shmaltz Brewing’s selections are available, following @shmaltzbrewingw.
Friday, February 5th
SF Brewers Guild SF Beer Week Opening Gala – 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission St., San Francisco, CA
Enjoy the most exquisite, creative beers from 30 Northern California breweries, including a ceremonious tapping of the SF Brewers Guild collaborative brew, a barrel-aged Imperial Common. Live music and a commemorative stemware glass are included in the ticket price. Gourmet food from 4505 Meats, Tacolicious, and others is available for an extra charge.
-Shmaltz Brewing Company will feature their highly acclaimed anniversary ale, Jewbelation Bar Mitzvah as well as their award-winning strong lager, Coney Island Human Blockhead(TM).
Saturday, February 6th
Hayward Bistro 10th Annual Double IPA Festival – 11:00am – 7:00pm
1001 B St. Hayward, CA
10th Annual Double IPA Festival. All of Main Street will be closed to accommodate a raging party!!
-Shmaltz Brewing Company will feature Bittersweet Lenny’s R.I.P.A., a rye-based Double IPA.
Sunday, February 7th
San Francisco Super Beerunch – 11:00am – 2:00pm
Kelly’s Mission Rock Cafe
817 Terry Francois Blvd., San Francisco, CA
Cost: $35.00 Presale / $40.00 Regular / $45.00 Door (If Available)
Join us for the 2nd annual beer and food pairing brunch on Super Bowl Sunday, featuring HE’BREW Rejewvenator and other morning-friendly brews. “Beer in the morning!” you say, “Blasphemy!” Well, you too will believe, as our divine pairings defy convention and show that the beverage of the masses is truly a beverage without boundaries. All expertly paired with decadent brunch dishes and bolstered by bottomless beermosas. Pick up your tickets at www.sfbeerunch.eventbrite.com.
HE’BREW – Rejewvenator: Year of the Date
MateVeza – Yerba Mate IPA
Dogfish Head – Pangea
21st Amendment – Belgian Doom
Magnolia – Old Smokestack Stout
Speakeasy – Hunter’s Point Porter
Monday, February 10th
Shmaltz and Hops – 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Taps Restaurant & Tasting Room
205 Kentucky St., Petaluma, CA
No Cover / Cash Bar
Co-sponsored by Brewed For Thought (www.brewedforthought.com). Shmaltz is coming to the North Bay baby! Be one of the few to enjoy a special keg of Lenny on Rye, our highly-acclaimed rye-based double IPA aged on Kentucky rye whiskey barrels. If that’s not what you’re looking for, how about some Jewbelation 13? For you hop fiends, we’ll also feature Coney Island Sword Swallower, our IPA-inspired hoppy lager. Get your beer freak on!
Tuesday, February 9th
Jewbelation Craft Beer Bar Mitzvah – 7:00pm – 12:00am
853 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA
$5-$10 Sliding Cover (We know money’s tight, pay what you can afford)
Shmaltz Brewing Company, the handcrafters of HE’BREW Beer and Coney Island Craft Lagers(TM), is turning 13! Join the party at Amnesia Bar and celebrate this momentous coming of age as we continue the launch of Jewbelation Bar Mitzvah, our 13th anniversary ale, brewed with 13 malts, 13 hops, and punching in at 13% abv. You’ll also have the opportunity to try a very rare offering indeed: Jewbelation 12, brewed in 2008 to celebrate our 12th anniversary. With supporting acts Bittersweet Lenny’s R.I.P.A., Genesis Ale, and Messiah Bold bottle specials. We all know a Bar Mitzvah’s not a Bar Mitzvah without a band, so revel in the unique offerings of Sex With No Hands (San Francisco’s only accordion-funk and retro-polka band that combines classic ’80s rock, boogie, and traditional klezmer music into a high-energy dance party! www.sexwithnohands.com ) and Meshugga Beach Party (the Bay’s only Jewish Chasidic-Rabbi Surf Band www.meshuggabeachparty.com). Continue into the wee hours of the night with the musical meshings of Matt Haze (Slayers Club, Daly City Records www.theslayersclub.com).
Scala’s Beer Dinner presented by BeerAndNosh.com – 6:00pm
431 Powell St., San Francisco, CA
Cost: $100.00 SOLD OUT
BeerAndNosh.com presents its 2nd annual Scala’s Bistro Beer Pairing Dinner, featuring a full meal prepared by Jen Biesty, formerly of Coco 500 and Top Chef (Season 4), and paired with beers from: Triple Rock, Drake’s, Firestone-Walker, Speakeasy, Valley Brew, Dogfish Head, and Fifty Fifty Brewing. During the opening reception, take advantage of the opportunity to try Coney Island Mermaid Pilsner(TM), Shmaltz Brewing’s rye-based, dry-hopped pilsner.
Jupiter Barrel-Aged Festival – 3:00pm – 10:00pm
Triple Rock & Jupiter
1920 Shattuck Ave. & 2181 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA
Join Triple Rock and Jupiter once again as they tap and open all things barrel aged. There will be beers aged in every barrel imaginable and even the debut of some of Triple Rocks barrel aged beers.
– Shmaltz Brewing Company will feature a very special, very rare keg of Barrel Aged Coney Island Human Blockhead
Wednesday, February 10th
Happy Hour in Coney Island – 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Bender’s Bar & Grill
806 S. Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA
No Cover / Cash Bar
Can’t make it late-night? Well come enjoy Happy Hour in Coney Island. $3.00 pints of Coney Island Lager, and your first opportunity to try this year’s batch of Coney Island Human Blockhead (Tough-as-Nails-Lager). The kitchen will also feature Coney Island Hot Dogs. Come hang out with your favorite beer freaks.
Thursday, February 11th
Beerlesque – 8:00pm – close
1501 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA
Cover: $8.00 at 8:00 / $10.00 at 10:00
Shmaltz Brewing Company, ringleaders of the new line of sideshow-inspired Coney Island Craft Lagers(TM), is excited to announce the return of their seasonal attraction, Coney Island Human Blockhead(TM) (Tough-As-Nails Strong Lager). Pound for pound, Human Blockhead(TM) is a finely crafted professional. 8 specialty malts of barley, wheat, rye, and oats create an enormously developed body. Juggling 6 hop varieties from European Noble roots to American Pacific Northwest new school flavors balances this weighty task. 10% alcohol nails it home.
The party is taking place at Paradise Lounge, called the “Best Dance Club Revival” by SF Weekly in 2009. Join new and old members of the Shmaltz Tribe, Hubba Hubba Revue (San Francisco’s biggest, wildest, and most elaborate burlesque & variety show), Vagabondage, and San Francisco’s Squeezebox Goddess, Renee De La Prade, for a celebration of good beer, good friends, and great fun. A variety of Coney Island Craft Lagers(TM) will be available at the bar.
Saturday, February 13th and 14th
Toronado Barleywine Festival – 11:30am – 2:00am
547 Haight St., San Francisco, CA
No Cover, Cash Bar
If you haven’t tried it yet, take advantage of the chance to try HE’BREW Jewbelation Bar Mitzvah, our 13th anniversary ale brewed with 13 malts, 13 hops, and 13% abv at Toronado’s 17th annual Barleywine Festival.
Sunday, February 14th
Celebrator Best of the West Beerfest – 4:00pm – 8:00pm
1404 4th St., Berkeley, CA
Admission: $40.00 advance / $50.00 at door
Raise a glass at Trumer Braueri with 30+ NorCal craft breweries as we celebrate the closing event of SFBW2010. All proceeds benefit the California Small Brewers Association. For more info and to buy tix click here
Western Regional Sales Manager
Shmaltz Brewing Company