Hey it’s Friday…summer’s coming and you’re in need of some serious fun. Well good, because we’ve got this! From the nation’s coolest beer events, to movies, music and cutting edge TV – we’ve got you covered. Plus we’ve another weekend beer pick for you, because we know you’ll be drinking.
All Hail The Hop! (St Louis, MO) – 4 Hands Brewing is throwing their biggest party of the year, the 7th annual Lupulin Carnival, this Saturday May 19th at St Louis’ historic Union Station. A celebration of the hop and the annual release of their War Hammer Imperial IPA, join 4 Hand’s and their brewing friends for a beer-fueled carnival that has fast become a legend in the Midwest.
On The Big Screen – This week’s big movie opening returns Marvel’s most politically incorrect superhero to center stage. A sequel to 2016’s surprise hit, Deadpool 2 stars Ryan Reynolds as the foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA Deadpool), who brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy of supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling villain.
TV Time & Streaming – The Americans recently returned to FX for its sixth and final season and if you’ve not as yet given this entertaining yet challenging Cold War drama a view, you’re missing out on some world-class TV. Set in the suburbs of Reagan era Washington, DC, Elizabeth (Keri Russell) and Philip Jennings (Matthew Rhys) star as two Soviet spies posing as an American married couple, with a daughter who’s now learning the family trade.
Get Bazaar (Stillwater, MN) – Set aboard the Avalon Riverboat overlooking the beautiful St. Croix River in historic downtown Stillwater this Saturday’s 12th annual Brewers Bazaar is a one-of-a-kind beer outing. And not only does your ticket get you 4 hours to sample some of the best regional beers poured directly from the brewers themselves, but it also gets you a commemorative pilsner glass and a brat. So what’s not to like?
ACB WEEKEND BEER PICK
With the temperatures expected to warm this weekend we’ll be tapping a classic summer seasonal from Ninkasi Brewing. Brewed with a specially curated melody of eight dank hop varieties complimented by bright flaked barley, Ninkasi Maiden The Shade is a 6.8% ABV Summer IPA that never, ever, disappoints.