Sacramento Beer Week 2013 – Rubicon Brewing Events
Friday, February 22nd
Rubicon Real Ale Fest
4 Rubicon Firkins will be concocted by Alvred Griffen and served all at once.
Saturday, February 23rd
Sierra Nevada Brewing – Tasting Event
Rubicon’s head chef will be collaborating with Sierra Nevada’s head chef to create “Farm to Fork” (aka organic) specials. Sierra Nevada reps will visit the Rubicon this day to share Sierra Nevada’s green business practices and tell people about their beer.
Sunday, February 24th
“Rubi-Can Fest” – Craft in a Can
Rubicon will be bringing in canned beer from 6 different breweries that can their great beers, mostly pale ales and IPAs. “Rubi-koozies” will be available.
Monday, February 25th
Grateful Dead Monday
Two Rivers Cider and Rubicon collaborative beer release: Friend of the Devil is a Belgian Blonde Ale made with juice from Two Rivers Cider, brewed by Scott Cramlet and Vincent Sterne. After 5 pm, Grateful Dead night (loud Grateful Dead music, low lights, jamming) will commence and Vincent will be a guest bartender. This will be like the old-time Rubicon Grateful Dead nights with the same bartender and Grateful Dead music playing.
Tuesday, February 26th
$2.50 Pints featuring Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
Rubicon will display 4 beers from Speakeasy, 2 of them will be $2.50/pint.
Wednesday, February 27th
North Coast Brewing – Tasting Event
5-Year Vertical Tasting of Old Stock Ale of North Coast Brewing Company, paired with cheese. The Old Stock Ale is their variety of Barley Wine. Special of the day will be a a charcuterie plate – a platter of meat, cheese, bread and grapes.
Thursday, February 28th
Famous Firkin Festival
Cask-conditioned beer event. 10-15 different firkins from California breweries around the West Coast.
Friday, March 1st
Bear Republic Brewing – Tasting Event
Rubicon will feature 7 beers from Bear Republic, 5 of which are limited releases. CEO and owner of Bear Republic, Rich Norgrove, will be a guest of this event.
Saturday, March 2nd
Morant’s Sausage & Rubicon Beers
A sausage and Rubicon beer pairing event.
Sunday March 3rd
“The Hangover” or “Beers of California Event”
All of the beer that is still hanging around sell on draft for cheap. Tasty food specials will be served to help you recover from beer week.