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Beer Corner USA News • 6-5-2013

Posted by: Chris | Comments Off on Beer Corner USA News • 6-5-2013

News from the bars at the Beer Corner…
Polishfest is this Saturday, June 8th, starting at noon. No admission to this indoor/outdoor event!
  • Studio Trio Polka Band playing 2-6pm and Bobby “Z” and the Polka Joy are playing from 7-11pm
  • $2 shots of Jezynowka, polish blackberry brandy, Old Krumpnick, a honey liqueur and Becherovka, an herbal liqueur.
  • Zywiec on tap, plus lots of polish bottled beers including Warka, Tatra, Hevelius, EB, Lezajsk, Lubelskie Pilsner, Lubelskie Strong, Zwierzyniec Pilsner, and Vetter Pilsner.
  • Lots of delicious Polish food from the grill. Polish Sausages from Frank Stoysich, Glombki, and traditional pierogies plus our very own original hand breaded fried pierogies.

See you all there!

Tickets for Sunfest are on sale now. $27 in advance and $32 at the door. Come celebrate Summer with Omaha’s beer headquarters at our 7th Annual Celebration of the Midwest’s finest beers. Purchase tickets at any of our 3 bars, Beertopia, or online at etix.com.  Your ticket includes…
  • 5 hours of unlimited sampling of more than 200 beers!
  • An official 2013 Sunfest souvenir glass and beer program
  • Many Brewery representatives will be on hand to discuss their beers and answer questions.
  • Many rare, new release and limited beers available.
  • We will have a large tent with shade and misting fans to keep you cool.
  • Live music for some added ambiance. 4-8pm
  • Fresh hot food from the grill available for purchase.
New beers on tap this week at the Beer Corner…
  • Breckenridge 471 Double IPA 9.2% has made a return to the line-up. Hoppy, strong and satisfying.
  • Goose Island 25th Anniversary Ale 6.4% is an ESB style and won’t be here much longer.
  • Wild Onion Jack Stout 6% is a full-bodied oatmeal stout brewed with five different roasted malts.
  • Madhouse Maple Nutbrown 7.8% is brewed with local Iowa maple syrup.
  • Boulevard 80 Acre Hoppy Wheat 5.5% is refreshing with just the right balance of flavors. We love this beer.
  • Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA 7.2% has a solid bitterness and massive hop flavor yet remains easy drinking with a plesent dry finish.
  • Tallgrass Ethos IPA 6.8% has a dank hops type of flavor.
  • Bosteels Kwak 8.4% has been added to the tap line up in Max and Joe’s.
News from Beertopia…
  • St. Lupulin-from our pals at Odell Brewing, this delicious ESP is back in stock, so if you’ve been jonesin for a repeat of this summer seasonal that is soooo hard to beat, then get in here soon and pick up a six or more for this weekend!
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum-at long last, this bastion of hop joy has arrived! And a treat it is…triple hop dosages leave you panting with joy..100+ IntenseBlissUnits will have you making repeat trips to the store for this psychological succor, and the even better news is that we have stocked up for your shopping pleasure!
  • Lagunitas Lucky 13-this latest incarnation from the Petaluma crew is a Red Ale…a Mondo Large Red Ale in their words, and at 8.65% and nearly 77 IBU’s it fits the word Mondo very well…nicely balanced, this is a beer made for a rack of BBQ ribs and some baby new potatoes…get in and check out a bottle or 2 today.
  •  Sierra Nevada’s Ovila Saison with Mandarin Oranges and Peppercorns is available. This slightly hazy golden brew is spicy from the peppercorns yet faintly aromatic from the oranges. The spiciness lingers a bit. Get it while you can.
  • Weyerbacher’s Last Chance IPA and White Sun Wit are also new. The IPA is hop driven for sure. 5.9% ABV makes its very palatable yet the 62 IBUs make it the IPA part! The White Sun is formerly Blanche. This pale straw color beverage is a bit lemony and a bit biscuity. Very good porch pounder after a day of mowing. Which might not happen very often this summer!
  • Angry Orchard Strawman and Iceman-Cider, oak, freezing…wait, What? These 2 new ciders combine oakiness along with the unique process of Quebecois techniques involving freezing the juice in Iceman to deliver a sweet crisp caramel flavor, sounds perfect for a picnic dessert finisher..Strawman brings more of the English and French traditions of bittersweet apples plus oaking to produce an earthy, wine-like delight. These come in attractive etched glass 750’s so would make a nice gift when visiting your friends backyard BBQ…..

Zywiec, Tatra, and Warka-just in time for Polish Fest come these cool new beers from Poland..Tatra Strong (or Malt Liquor) is a 7% delicious 1/2L can to crush after winning that half marathon you’ve trained all spring for…hehe, or more realistically, completing a weekend of honey do projects you couldn’t wait to say yes to….Zywiec Bock, smooth, creamy, wonderful..6.5% 4-pk cans, another one to love from the kings of affordable..and last, straight from Europe, where I guarantee almost everyone over 14 loves this stuff , is Warka Radler (Radler, meaning cyclist) is a blend of lemon juice and beer, for an easy to drink not kick your ass in the afternoon kinda drink….and at just 2% it won’t.
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