Hey it’s Super Bowl weekend. But the game is not until Sunday night and that’s where we come in. From the nation’s coolest beer festivals to movies, music and cutting edge TV – we’ve got your back big-time. Plus we’ve a special Super Bowl Beer Pick winner.
Opening Gala To Northern California’s Premier Beer Week (San Francisco, CA) – SF Beer Week is one of the best beer week celebrations in the country. And they’re kicking things off this Friday, February 10th with an Opening Gala down by the bay at Pier 35. Sponsored by the San Francisco Brewers Guild this exciting kick-off to nine days of non-stop drinking is always an amazing time. Expect mouth-puckering sours alongside subtle funk, hop bombs both cloudy and clear, brawny barrel-aged brews, and a wide range of beer styles traditional and experimental ewith all the creativity and innovation that has made Northern California one of the best beer-producing regions in the world.
On The Big Screen – This weekend’s most interesting new movie opening combines horror and Judaism…Oy vey! The Golem tells the story of a mystic women who conjures up an entity to protect her tight-knit Jewish community from foreign invaders. But she learns that the entity can’t be controlled. The Los Angeles times calls this movie “well-crafted and idiosyncratic supernatural thriller, the film plays like a mix of Frankenstein and The Witch.
Things Get Extreme This Weekend (Boston, MA) – With the East Coast still reeling from the invading Polar Vortex, it’s perfect weather for the nation’s most extreme drinking event. Hosted by BeerAdvocate, the 16th annual Extreme Beer Fest returns to at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston this Friday and Saturday February 1 & 2. This year’s beerganza features more than 120 brewers and the most diverse lineup of extreme beers ever, so you’ve been warned!
Your ACB Super Bowl Beer Pick
The perfect Super Bowl beer is something flavorful and dynamic…It’s something that you can drink all game-day long without slurring your words or forgetting what quarter you’re in. And North Coast Brewing has the perfect alternative to the more obvious Super Bowl Big Beer plays. A ‘many times’ World Beer Championship and GABF winner, North Coast Scrimshaw is a 4.7% ABV Pilsner Lager with only 100 calories and 2g’s of carbs.