2020 is ON …and you’re ready for the fun. Well good, because 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.
A Winter Wonderland Meets Industry Seminars And Serious Beer (Breckenridge, CO) –The 20th annual Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Festival returns to spectacular Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center in Breckenridge this weekend for three days (Jan 9th-11th) of serious drinking and beer talk at a world-class ski resort. Hang with renowned brewmasters and brewery owners, sample hundreds of BIG, Belgian style and experimental beers. Explore beer & food pairings, and learn from an impressive array of brewmasters and industry experts over an action-packed three day weekend that USA Today has named one of the nation’s 10 Best Beer Festivals.
On The Big Screen – This weekend’s big movie opening is a World War I epic that was just awarded two Golden Globe awards for Best Director (Sam Mendes) and Best Motion Picture of The Year. Called “Hard-hitting, immersive, and an impressive technical achievement, 1917 captures the trench warfare of World War I with raw, startling immediacy.”
TV Time & Steaming – Netflix recently returned the fifth season of an award-wining British gangster saga that takes place in Birmingham, England in 1919, and it’s worth your time. With its contemporary soundtrack featuring cutting-edge songs by artists like Nick Cave and Radiohead, Peaky Blinders is a fictionalized account of the half- gypsy, half-Irish Peaky Blinders criminal family led by the fierce Tommy Shelby, a crime boss set on moving up in the world no matter the cost.
THE ACB WEEKEND BEER PICK
With temperatures cooling in the East, we’ll be hitting up a winter classic from the Boston Beer Company that’s only available in the Samuel Adams Winter Variety Pack. Brewed with dark roasted malts that perfectly complement the a smart menu of English ale and Bavarian Noble hops, Samuel Adams Holiday Porter is a robust, yet approachable, 5.8% ABV limited release that gets the style right.