November drinking events calendar

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Photo by Emma Janzen. Pinthouse Pizza is celebrating two years in business in November.
Photo by Emma Janzen. Pinthouse Pizza is celebrating two years in business in November.

Photo by Emma Janzen.
Pinthouse Pizza is celebrating two years in business in November.

Pinthouse Pizza’s 2nd Anniversary Party, 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. Special Pinthouse beers from the cellar as well as a bunch of hoppy guest beers, swag giveaways, surprise entertainment and more.

Dia de Los Muertos Party at Oasis, Texas Brewing, 12 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. Lake Monster’s release in cans and two new beers, plus live music, beer-and-cheese pairings from Antonelli’s and more.

“Whiskey Distilled” author at BookPeople, 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3. Learn helpful facts about whiskey – how to drink it, store it, pick out good brands and more – from expert Heather Greene.

Jeffrey’s Wine Dinner, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4. Winemaker Christian Moueix’s first trip to Austin includes this four-course dinner paired with some of his favorite wines from the various vineyards he owns. To RSVP, email reservations@jeffreysofaustin.com. $300.

Brooklyn Brewery Cheese Pairing at the Draught House, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5. Eight beer and cheese pairings with Brooklyn brewmaster Garrett Oliver and cheese provided by Antonelli’s. $40.

Gypsy Collaboration Beer Launch at Uncle Billy’s Brew & Que, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6. Christine Celis and Uncle Billy’s made the Gypsy Dubbel Coffee Porter together, and it’s launching in limited release.

Bitter(s) Dinner at Lenoir, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6. A five-course pairing dinner demonstrating how to cook with bitters. Bad Dog Bar Craft co-founder Lara Nixon will be in attendance. $125.

Chicago House’s Beer Never Sounded So Good, 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6. A special Fun Fun Fun Fest edition of this beer-and-music-pairing event will match up five songs from this year’s lineup with beers on tap at the bar. $20.

Deep Eddy Vodka’s Grand Opening Weekend, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. An open house-style weekend of cocktail specials, food trucks and live music, including a concert Saturday night featuring G. Love, Dan Dyer and Tameca Jones, at Deep Eddy’s new Dripping Springs distillery.

Brown Distributing’s 4th Annual Brew Review Tailgate, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. Sample some of the beers in Brown Distributing’s portfolio, such as Grapevine, Firestone Walker and Sixpoint. Must RSVP in advance.

Whip In and Wine for the People’s 1st Annual Tower of Bubbles, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. Sparkling wines from around the globe paired with brunch. $30.

Licha’s Cantina’s Tequila Fortaleza Dinner, 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. A five-course dinner paired with tequila. To RSVP, email allison@lichascantina.com.

Epicerie and Argus Cidery’s Thanksgiving Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. Family-style, five-course Thanksgiving meal paired with Argus ciders (and even some whiskey). $75-$93.

Easy Sunday at Easy Tiger, 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16. The Brooklyn Brewery Mash edition features $1 cans of Brooklyn Lager and East IPA as well as drafts including Sorachi Ace, Post Road Pumpkin Ale, Black Chocolate Stout and Vintage Monster Ale (a special 2012 release aged in the brewery’s cellar).

Wine Workshop: Wines for the Thanksgiving Table at Central Market North Lamar, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17. A selection of wines that pair well with November’s biggest feast.

Lenoir’s Monthly Wine Tasting, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19. This month’s tasting with in-house wine expert Chris Kelly explores the Gamay grape and the different regions it’s grown in. $25-$30.

Banger’s Founders Beer Dinner, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19. Four-course meal paired with the likes of Founders All Day IPA, Dirty Bastard, Kentucky Breakfast Stout and more. $75.


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