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NEW YORK CITY BEER WEEK IS HERE.
From February 23rd til March 2nd, NYC Brewer's Guild and its members both celebrate and promote awareness of New York City's independent craft beer industry through a series of events, ranging from the two session Opening Bash beer festival to smaller tastings and tap takeovers at local bars.
In addition to all of our NYC Beer Week events, we are excited to be opening our Barrel Room in Brooklyn to the public on Friday 1st March. It would be great to see you all there.
Now on to all of our upcoming events...
ALL BEER WEEK : LIC BREWERY TOUR BEER PASSPORTS
The passports are back. Collect a stamp at each of the 5 LIC Breweries (Big aLICe, Alewife, Fifth Hammer, Rockaway and Transmitter) for your chance to win some brewery swag. Leave your completed card at the final brewery you visit.
ALL BEER WEEK : LOCALLY BREWED & LOCALLY SERVED
The Local NY is known for their $5 draft beers only from the state of New York. For NY beer week, they're taking it a step further and featuring local draft beers only from LIC. Stop by all week for a Big Alice or other local brew.
1302 44th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22ND : HOT IN LONG ISLAND CITY
Escape the cold and get some heat at Big Alice Brewing this NYC Beer Week. In this triple headline event we have the eagerly anticipated release of our Rye Barrel aged Jalapeno Rye, a spicy Firkin Friday featuring a Mango and Habanero Sour, and finally Hot Sauce tasting with our good friends from Hellgate Farm.
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 23RD : OPENING BASH
Big aLICe will be pouring our as yet unreleased Agri/Culture IPA alongside our brand new Blackberry Pomegranate Sour. Late Bird and VIP tickets are still available at the following link:
MONDAY FEBRUARY 25TH : NYC BEER WEEK TRIVIA AT OLIVER'S
Join the Big aLICe crew and other Queens breweries for a tap takeover and NYC Beer Week Trivia at Oliver's in Astoria. Free to play, the fun starts at 8pm.
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 26TH : TRIVIA AT ALEWIFE
We will be the special guest at Alewife's Trivia Night where we will be pouring and bringing some special prizes for the winning teams!
- ON TAP -
Sleep Now in the Fire - Smoked Porter
Blackberry Pomegranate Sour
Hop State of Mind Vol. 3 IPA
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 27TH : RUN QNS
Milk and Hops Ramen will be celebrating Queens hops and Queens hip-hop. They are showcasing some of the finest breweries across the bridge and some of their favorite music to come from the borough of Queens. Big aLICe will be there from 6pm.
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 27TH : DOUBLE CAN RELEASE
Why have one can release when you can have two, at the same time. This NYC Beer Week we are releasing Cholaca Maraca, our 8% chocolate chili stout brewed in collaboration with Common Roots. We will also be releasing Agri/Culture, a 7% IPA made with 100% New York State ingredients. Brewed in collaboration with Strong Rope, Endless Life, NY Hop Guild and NY Craft Malt this beer will also be our Ruppert’s Cup SMaSH Beer entry for 2019.
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 28TH : CLASSICAL BEER JAM
WQXR is in a New York State of Mind! Their next Classical Beer Jam on Thursday at 7pm is all about the Big Apple with music and craft beer from New York City, and Big aLICe will be there.
Tickets are available at the following link:
FRIDAY MARCH 1ST : SLEEP NOW IN THE FIRE RELEASE + FIRKIN FRIDAY
Return of Sleep Now in the Fire. Our incredibly popular Sleep Now in the Fire has been aging in those ‘Islay’ scotch barrels again and is now ready for its 2019 release. Make sure you swing by Big Alice to pick up your bottle.
We will also have our second Firkin Friday of beer week, a sour ale with Passion Fruit, Dragon Fruit and guava.
FRIDAY MARCH 1ST : BARREL ROOM GRAND OPENING
This is the big one. We are sure you have all heard the news, Big aLICe is getting BIGGER. We are excited to announce that our Brooklyn Barrel Room is opening on Friday 1st March, just in time to catch the back end of NY Beer Week.
We cannot wait to see you there!
SUNDAY MARCH 3RD : RUPPERT'S CUP AND SMaSH BEER BRUNCH
The culmination of NYC Beer Week.
Join us on the last Sunday of NYC Beer Week for the annual SMaSH Beer & Ruppert's Cup Awards Brunch. Taste all of the SMaSH beers (state malt/state hops) and vote on your favorite. It's pay-as-you-go for beer & food.
Randolph Beer DUMBO, 12-2pm.