Wednesday, November 26, 2014

An Alternative To Black Friday Shopping

Written by  Aimee West
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Have you seen the people waiting in line already at all those big box stores? Here is an alternative way to spend your Black Friday. 
A list of a few of the breweries, restaurants and pubs that are hosting Black Friday events. Grab your friends and get there at a resonable time, like Noon. 
One Well Brewing
  • Event: Grand Opening from 4pm to Midnight!
  • About: One Well Brewing produces hand-crafted beers and provides a place for like-minded folks to share ideas, art and culture in Kalamazoo, MI.
  • Location: 4213 Portage St Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Link to event: http://onewellbrewing.com/
7 Monks Tap Room
  • Event: 4th Annual Black Friday event from 11am - 12am
  • About: We will be pouring 23+ Stouts, Porters, Black IPA's and several Barrel-Aged options as well.
  • Link to Event: Facebook
Pigeon Hill Brewing Company
  • Event: Brewery Opens for Black Friday in The Taproom at 9am
  • About: BYOF Breakfast - Bring a Dish to pass, Sour Blonde Ale Bottle Release. Tap Cask of Coffee-Aged Walter Blonde Ale (Coffee-Aged Snoring Basset to Follow)
  • Link to Event: Facebook
Unruly Brewing Co.
  • Event: 9am – 11am Mug Club Members Only - 11am – Midnight Open to the Public
  • About: BYOF Breakfast - Bring a Dish to pass, Sour Blonde Ale Bottle Release. Tap Cask of Coffee-Aged Walter Blonde Ale (Coffee-Aged Snoring Basset to Follow)
  • Link to Event: Facebook
Odd Side Ales
  • Event: Black Friday Release 9am
  • About: Hipster Brunch Stout - A 10% imperial stout aged in bourbon barrels with coffee, maple syrup, and bacon. Morning Wood - A 9.5% imperial stout aged in bourbon barrels with coffee - this will be our last run in bottles of this beer. Live music by Them2Guys and you are encouraged to bring your own breakfast
  • Link to Event: Facebook
Arcadia Ales
  • Event: Black Friday
  • About: Exclusive Launch of Warcraft
  • Link to Event: Facebook
Kuhnhenn Brewing Co.
  • Event: Rasberry Eisbock Release Party - Warren Brewery 11:00am
  • About:  This is an Occasional Release and part of our Reserve Series of beers. Very limited and very costly to produce, we feel it is worth it – hence the hand-labeling and wax-dipped top. 
  •  Link to Event: Kuhnhenn Website

Ashley's Westland

  • Event: Exclusive Vertical - Bourbon County Brand Stout Tasting 7-8:30pm
  • About: Advance tickets only, on sale black friday
  • Link to Event: Facebook
Experience Grand Rapids
  • Event: Black Friday Beer Tour 2-6pm
  • About: Dodge the crowds and join us for a special beer tour to Founders Brewing Company, Brewery Vivant and B.O.B.'s Brewery. Tour includes 12 samples of beer, a private brewery tour at B.O.B.'s Brewery and transportation to and from the breweries with a knowledgable beer tour guide.
  • Link to Event: Experience Grand Rapids website

REO Town Pub

  • Event: Hide from the Black Friday Shoppers Party 11am
  • About: Sloppy Joe's availabe while they last
  • Link to Event: Facebook
Aimee West

Aimee West

Is new to the craft beer scene but always willing and wanting to learn more.