April Events

Alaska

Friday, April 1

First Friday at Alaskan Brewing Depot in Juneau from 4:30-7 p.m.

We’ll have Boundary Range beers for sampling, including Icy Bay IPA, Freeride Pale, Big Mountain Pale and Hopothermia Imperial IPA, plus snacks from Panhandle Provisions.

Comedy for a Cause at the JACC in Juneau at 6 p.m.

NAMI-Juneau will hold its third annual Comedy for a Cause benefit, presenting local humor and storytelling from Geoff Kirsch, Pat McClear, Libby Bakalar, Curtis Blankenship, Paula Rohrbacher and Pete Griffin, with MC Tom Cosgrove. NAMI-Juneau is Alaskan Brewing’s nonprofit partner for 2016. Find a selection of goodies from Alaskan in the silent auction or enjoy an Alaskan Beer at the no-host bar. Sweet and Savory waffles are available for purchase from GonZo AK. More information is available online.

Passport to Powder Launch Party and Alaskan Beer Sampling at Alaska Snowboard Guides in Thompson Pass at 8 p.m.

Tuesday, April 5

Final night of Pub Quiz Trivia at Humpy’s Great Alaskan Ale House at 8¬†p.m.

Wednesday, April 6

Mocha Milk Stout Sampling at Eagle River Ale House from 7-9 p.m.

Join the Alaskan Brew crew at the Eagle River Ale House to try our new Rough Draft offering, the Mocha Milk Stout. Come over and try this spectacular beer, whether you like coffee, chocolate, or beer, this is for you! We will be serving it up from 7 to 9. See you there!

Tasting night at Alaskan Brewing at 5 and 6 p.m.

Sample brand new Honey Hemp Ale ‚ÄĒ here in time for Folk Fest ‚ÄĒ and Lemon Ginger Shandy, plus vintage Perseverance Ale and Smoked Porter, plus snacks from Panhandle Provisions and ice cream from Coppa and a talk from our brewers. Tickets are available in advance or at the door for $10, but spots are limited so stop by the brewery to reserve your place.¬†

Passport to Powder Trivia Night at Mountain Sky Hotel Valdez at 8 p.m.

Thursday, April 7

Kick the Kicker promotion at TGI Friday’s from 6-8 p.m.

Come on down and help us kick off our brand new, year round offering, the Skiff Kicker Session IPA. Guess the minute we ‚Äúkick‚ÄĚ the first keg and win some prizes. What more can you ask for? Prizes? Great beer? Test you luck and come kick the Kicker with us. Festivities start at 6 p.m.

Passport to Powder Beer and Food Pairing at Fat Mermaid in Valdez at 8 p.m.

Saturday, April 9

Passport to Powder Bar Olympics at Wheelhouse Lounge in Valdez at 8 p.m.

Saturday, April 9

KXLL Folk Fest Showcase from 4-7 p.m.

KXLL and The Alaskan Hotel will host a music showcase of six local and outside music acts including Liz Snyder’s electronic duo, Whiskey Class, and Dan Kirkwood’s band, Goldwing. Help celebrate great Alaskan beer and great music in southeast Alaska.

Passport to Powder “Valdez has Talent” Karaoke Contest¬†at Boardroom Night Club¬†in¬†Valdez at 9 p.m.

Thursday, April 14

Kick it with Kicker Sampling at the Peanut Farm from 6-8 p.m.

Come on in and join the party, the Brew Crew and the Peanut Farm will be sampling the brand new beer from Alaskan Brewing, the Skiff Kicker Session IPA. Great beer, great food, and great times. I hear there may even be a prize wheel, where you can win some cool Alaskan swag. Come on down and kick it with us! We will see you there!

Friday, April 15

Trivia Untamed “Bird Brained” at the Alaska Zoo¬†from 7-10¬†p.m.

Calling all beer and bird lovers! Another round of the renowned Trivia Untamed at the Alaskan Zoo is upon us. The theme of the night will be all things birds and all things Alaskan Brewing! Come check out the great, new beer from Alaskan Brewing and see if you and your team can walk out with the 1st place prize of $500. This is a great fundraiser and we expect to sell out again. It is $100 per team, please contact Stephanie Hartman, Alaska Zoo Education Director, at (907) 341- 6463 for your reservations.

Saturday, April 16

The Great Alaskan Growler Giveaway at the Brown Jug Warehouse from 4-7 p.m.

Brown Jug and Alaskan Brewing are all in for April. We will be featuring great growler bar offerings from Alaskan Brewing’s Rough Draft and Imperial Line as well as the BRAND NEW Kicker! Join the Brew Crew on Saturday April 16 from 4-7 p.m. for great giveaways and an opportunity to get yourself an Alaskan Brewing growler fill for $5 off or a brand new glass growler (while supplies last). Be sure to sign up to win the official Stainless Steel Drink Tank Growler to be given away on May 4. Cheers!

Wednesday, April 20

Honey Hemp Ale Sampling at Palmer City Ale House from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

The Brew Crew are at it again out in Palmer. Come try our new Rough Draft offering, the Honey Hemp Ale. This English Mild Ale, is the perfect segway into another beautiful spring in Alaska. Come talk beer styles and all things Alaskan, we will be there just in time for your hump day happy hour.

Honey Hemp Ale Sampling at Eagle River Ale House from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Eagle River Ale House and Alaskan brewing are pleased to invite you to try out next exciting beer in our Rough Draft Series. The Honey Hemp Ale, is our take on an English Mild ale, our brewers added hemp seeds to bring out a toasted, baked nuttiness that is perfectly complimented by a slightly sweet buzz of honey. With 420 pounds of Maris Otter malt per 10-barrel batch and liberal use of Golding hops, the UK roots of this beer are unmistakable.

Thursday, April 21

Everything New from Alaskan to You at the Alaska Airlines Board Room from 1-4 p.m.

If you happened to be flying through Anchorage on April 21, come relax and spend your layover with us at the Alaska Airlines Board Room. Alaskan Brewing will be there all afternoon showcasing the new additions to the already award-winning lineup. If you love beer, food and distractions on your layovers, this is the place to be!

Saturday, April 23

Wetlands Clean-up with Southeast Alaska Land Trust and Coastal CODE after party at Sunny Point/Alaskan Brewing at 8 a.m./noon

We founded Coastal CODE in 2007, funded by 1% of Icy Bay IPA sales, and since then have donated more than $200,000 and helped to clean up more than a million pounds of trash and marine debris. We grant funds to coastal cleanups and participate in cleanups like this one with Southeast Alaska Land Trust, starting at Sunny Point on April 23. After the cleanup, participants should join us for an after party at Alaskan Brewing with beer, food and fun!

Thursday, April 28

AS IF! Alaska State Improv Festival at the Hangar Ballroom

The Alaska State Improv Festival is a four-day event dedicated to the art of unscripted theater. AS IF! will feature performances by improv ensembles from Alaska and Outside, and will include workshop opportunities from regionally- and nationally-recognized instructors. Tickets for sale at http://asifest.com/audience.html.

Texas

Friday, April 1

Big Texas Beer Fest at Fair Park Automobile Building in Dallas at 5:30 p.m.

The Big Texas Beer Fest is Dallas’ original beer festival, in its fifth year. There will be around 120 breweries and more than 500 beers, plus live music and food. Find more information and tickets online.

Saturday, April 2

Big Texas Beer Fest at Fair Park Automobile Building in Dallas at 1 p.m.

The Big Texas Beer Fest is Dallas’ original beer festival, in its fifth year. There will be around 120 breweries and more than 500 beers, plus live music and food. Find more information and tickets online.

Thursday, April 14

Alaskan Beer Dinner at Onion Creek Club in Austin

This members only event takes place at Austin’s Onion Creek Golf Club. More information can be found online.

Saturday, April 23

Wild West Brewfest at Katy Mills in Katy from 3-9 p.m.

More information can be found online.

Burning Can Beerfest at Walter E. Long Park in Austin at 2 p.m.

A can-only tasting event featuring live music from the Drive-By Truckers and outdoor sports. Tasting begins at 2 p.m., but there are events going on all day. More information and tickets available online.

More information can be found online.

Wednesday, April 27

Dallas Observer Iron Fork at Centennial Hall at Fair Park from 7-10 p.m.

Whole Foods Market puts on this delicious event, featuring a chef challenge, live music, food and  drinks, including craft beer. More information available online.

Saturday, April 30

Houston Press Brewfest at Silver Street Station in Houston from 3-7 p.m.

Indoor/outdoor sampling of more than 150 craft beers, plus food trucks and live music. More information available online.

Washington and Idaho

Friday, April 1

Pint Night at Growler Guys in Coeur d’Alene¬†from 4-7¬†p.m.

Monday, April 4

Brewery of the Month Kickoff at Capone’s in Hayden, ID,¬†from 5:30-8¬†p.m.

Wednesday, April 6

Tasting at Pilgrim’s Market in Coeur d’Alene¬†from 3:30-6¬†p.m.

Saturday, April 9

Schweitzer Mountain Schpring Finale at Schweitzer Mountain Resort from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 

More information and booking available online. 

Sunday, April 10

Schweitzer Mountain Schpring Finale at Schweitzer Mountain Resort from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

More information and booking available online. 

Sunday, April 10

Washington Coast Cleanup with Washington CoastSavers at 8 a.m.

This year we’ve partnered with Washington CoastSavers to help fund the organization’s annual Washington Coast Cleanup. We’ll also be helping with the cleanup at Kalaloch Lodge, where there will be a volunteer barbecue after the hard work is done.¬†Alaskan Brewing Co. has committed 1% of all proceeds from Alaskan Icy Bay IPA to support the cleanup of waterways and coastlines in an initiative called the Coastal CODE (Clean Oceans Depend on Everyone). The Coastal CODE provides grants to organizations and activities that promote the health of the ocean and the waterways that lead to it. Since its inception in 2007, we’ve donated more than $200,000 and helped to clean up more than a million pounds of trash and marine debris.

Sunday, April 17

Golf tournament and barbecue at Press Public House in Spokane

Thursday, April 28

Brewery of the Month Finale¬†at Capone’s in Hayden, ID,¬†from 6-8¬†p.m.

Saturday, April 30

Moscow Alehouse Brewfest in Moscow, ID

 

California

Saturday, April 9

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LA Beer Fest at LA Center Studios in Downtown LA at 12 and 5 p.m.

What could be more fun than a beer festival in the heart of Los Angeles? The festival will benefit Noah’s Bark Animal Shelter and the Brew Crew will be pouring Alaskan Amber, Kicker Session IPA and Jalape√Īo Imperial IPA. It’s split into two sessions, one from noon to 3 p.m., and a second from 5-8 p.m. More information is available online.

Sunday, April 10

The Idle Hour Alaskan Promo at The Idle Hour in North Hollywood from 1-4 p.m.

Join the Brew Crew at Idle Hour to sample the beers you’ll crave all summer. Try Kicker Session IPA and another refreshing Alaskan brew.

Thursday, April 14

Alaskan Pint Night at The Loft – Loyola Marymount University at 4:30 p.m.

You won’t leave empty-handed. When you buy an Alaskan Beer, you get to keep the glass. We’ll be serving Alaskan Amber, Summer, Kicker Session IPA, Icy Bay IPA and Jalape√Īo Imperial IPA.

Thursday, April 21

Alaskan Tap Takeover at Regal Seagull in Encinitas  at 5 p.m.

Friday, April 22

Alaskan Tap Takeover at Barrel Republic in Pacific Beach  from 5-9 p.m.

Celebrate Earth Day with Alaskan Brewing’s delicious and sustainable beers!

Tuesday, April 26

Alaska Airlines/Thompson & Tansky Golf Tournament at Temecula Creek Inn in Temecula

This is an all-day, private event raising funds for the Thompson & Tansky Scholarship Foundation. Alaskan Brewing beer will be acutioned and raffled off, and served exclusively throughout the event.

Friday, April 29

Alaskan sampling at the Holiday Wine Bar in Escondido from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Midwest

Saturday, April 2

Tap Takeover and Snowboard Giveaway at the Eau Claire Ale House in Eau Claire, WI, at 6 p.m.

Come sample Alaskan Kicker Session IPA and enter to win a Jones Snowboard.

Thursday, April 7

Alaskan Tap Takeover at all Red Cow locations in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

Enjoy a variety of Alaskan beers on tap at all Red Cow locations on National Beer Day. More about Red Cow online.

Friday, April 8

Alaskan Night at Buffalo Wild Wings in Saginaw, MI at 1 p.m.

Come sample Alaskan Amber during the Detroit Tigers game.

Sunday, April 10

Alaskan Beero Bingo at Craftsman Table and Tap in Middleton, WI, from 2-4 p.m.

Come sample Alaskan Kicker Session IPA and Jalape√Īo Imperial IPA.

Friday, April 15

Alaskan Beer Tasting at Morelli’s Market in St. Paul¬†from 3-5¬†p.m.

Come sample Alaskan Kicker Session IPA and Jalape√Īo Imperial IPA.

Saturday, April 16

Gitchee Gumee Brewfest in Superior, WI, from 4-8 p.m.

Sample Alaskan Beer and support the Superior Jaycees! Buy tickets in advance or get more information online.

Sunday, April 17

Crafts & Drafts Spring Beer Fest in Milwaukee, WI, from 1-5 p.m.

Craft beer festival benefiting the Wisconsin Ovarian Cancer Alliance. More information available online.

Friday, April 22

Alaskan Beer Tasting at Northbound Liquor in Cambridge, MN, from 4-6 p.m.

Saturday, April 23

Between the Bluffs Beer Fest in La Crosse, WI, from 12-6 p.m.

Enjoy beer, cheese, wine and live music. More information available online.

Blues and Brews Fest in Lake Geneva, WI, from 1-5 p.m.

Enjoy craft beer and live blues music. More information available online.

Thursday, April 28

Alaskan Beer Tasting at Value Plus Liquors in Coon Rapids, MN, from 5-7 p.m.

Friday, April 29

Beer Dinner at Hilton Monona Terras/Capitol Chophouse in Madison, WI, at 7 p.m.

Craft beer festival benefiting the Wisconsin Ovarian Cancer Alliance. More information available online.

Saturday, April 30

Gordy’s Beer Fest in Chippewa Falls, WI, from 4-8¬†p.m.

Colorado

Saturday, April 9

Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival on the 100 and 200 blocks of Ridge Street in Breckenridge, from noon-5 p.m.

Featuring brews and views and free live music, don’t miss this festival. For its 10th anniversary, the festival will have an ’80s theme, with dressing up encouraged. More information is available online.

Thursday, April 21

Foothills Taste of Loveland at the Rocky Mountain Center for Innovation &Technology in Loveland at 6 p.m.

Help raise funds for the Foothills Service League by enjoying beer, wine and spirits. More information is available online.

Arizona

Thursday, April 28

Alaskan Brewing Tap Feature at Papago Brewing Company in Scottsdale from 6-8 p.m.

Try five different Alaskan beers and try your hand at Pin the Tail on the Moose!