July drinking events calendar

Photo by Banger's Austin. On July 8, a new event is kicking off at Banger's: a brewers roast that will feature the beer and brewers of Austin Beerworks, Hops & Grain and Pinthouse Pizza.

Photo by Banger’s Austin. On July 8, a new event is kicking off at Banger’s: a brewers roast that will feature the beer and brewers of Austin Beerworks, Hops & Grain and Pinthouse Pizza.

Live Oak Brewing’s HopfenWeisse Release Party at Cuvee Coffee, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 2. This new beer is styled after Live Oak’s lauded Hefeweizen, but with the added twist of a late addition of hops.

The Brew & Brew’s ‘Merica Fest, 6 p.m. Thursday, July 2. Real Ale’s Hans Pils, Empire, Morgul, Fireman’s 4, White and Full Moon are all going to help you pre-celebrate Independence Day.

Fall Creek Vineyard’s Burgers ‘n’ Blues, 12 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 4. Wine tastings, burgers fresh off the grill, live blues music, Frisbee golf it’s a classic Independence Day celebration. $16.95.

Hops & Grain’s 2nd Annual 4th of July Celebration, 12 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 4. $15 tickets get you a special patriotic glass with four pours, an American flag keychain and more.

Independence Brewing’s 4th of July Brew & BBQ, 12 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 4. It only makes sense to spend your Fourth of July afternoon at a place named Independence drinking beer, doesn’t it?

Craft Pride’s 1st Annual Freedom Fest, 4 p.m. Saturday, July 4. A special cask tapping of Save the World’s Verbum in Tenebris is among the special beers you’ll want to toast America’s birthday with.

First Mondays at Arro, 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday, July 6. This month’s pairing will feature wine with different cheeses from Antonelli’s.

Tiki Tuesdays at Hotel San Jose, 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 26. This weekly tradition features the new frozen drink Pineapple Mango Crush and surf rock from the Avocados.

The Brewer’s Roast at Banger’s, 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 8. The head brewers of three beloved Austin breweries are in for a good roasting, featuring 3 different Double IPAs and the men who brew them: Hops & Grain’s Dispensary Imperial IPA with Josh Hare, Pinthouse Pizza’s Fully Adrift Double IPA with Joe Mohrfeld and Austin Beerworks Doppio Salmone Double IPA with Will Golding.

Central Market’s Wine Stroll, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 9. Central Market’s Wine Week kicks off with this tasting that will take you through the world of wine with 9 different stations throughout both Austin stores. $10.

Girls Night Out: Cherries & Wine at Central Market, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 10. Learn how to pair food with various types of wine, from a sparkling rose to a red wine.

The Beer Diaries’ Beer Bus Tour, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 11. Ride in the Beer Diaries’ decked-out limo to various brewery spots: Kamala Brewing at Whip In, Jester King Brewery, Last Stand Brewing and Twisted X Brewing. $100.

Adelbert’s Whimsical Hibiscus Saison Release at Craft Pride, 3 p.m. Saturday, July 11. Adelbert’s new rotating beer series, Whimsical, debuts with a saison so delightfully pink that the brewery is giving a portion of the proceeds to the Breast Cancer Resource Center of Texas.

Greenhouse Craft Food’s Hops & Grain Beer Dinner, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 12. Try Hops & Grain’s Vienna Lager, A Pale Mosaic, Bourbon Barrel-Aged Alteration and more at this pairing dinner. $57.71.

The Austin Winery Pairing Dinner at Central Market, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 18. This 5-course meal will showcase the wines of the urban Austin Winery.

Cinebrew at Violet Crown Cinema, 7:15 p.m. Thursday, July 23. The 2004 Sundance Film Fest winner “Primer” is paired with a flight of three beers: Destihl’s Counter Clockweisse, 8th Wonder’s Alternate Universe and Stone’s Stochasticity Project Hifi +Lofi Mixtape. $11.

Summer Rosé Dinner at Lenoir, Friday, July 24. Texas summers always call for rosé, so Lenoir is hosting an intimate 5-course dinner with rosé pairings and even a porrón. $110.

Hops & Grain’s Bike Affair Part 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25. This fundraiser for 1400 Miles will promise good beer and coffee, a raffle with fun prizes and more to draw you into the cause. $15.

Ranger Creek Whiskey Tasting at Opal Divine’s, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 25. Join Ranger Creek founder Mark McDavid in this sampling of the full range of the “brewstillery” whiskey portfolio. $15.

Easy Sunday at Easy Tiger, 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 26. $1 Real Ale Hans Pils, Gose and Fireman’s 4 and Mysterium Verum on draft. Plus, food specials, screen printing and more.

Russell’s Reserve Whiskey Pairing, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 29. Meet Bruce Russell, grandson of Master Distiller Jimmy Russell, at this event pairing Russell’s Reserve whiskeys with TenOak bites. $30.

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