Austin’s drinking events calendar, July 2017

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Austin’s drinking events calendar, July 2017

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Easy Tiger is hosting a regular movie night with Will Farrell flicks this month and will also have its Easy Sunday return. Arianna Auber / American-Statesman.

Saturday, July 1

Dog Days of Summer at Toss Pizzeria & Pub, 2 p.m. Wading pools to keep the pups cool, cold beer and frozen drinks to keep us cool — the Austin Pets Alive benefit sounds like a win-win.

Independence Day Taco Revolución Celebration, 2 to 10 p.m. Independence Brewing is releasing its Revolución Saison Ale, made to pair especially with tacos. And yes, the brewery will have lots of tacos on hand.

Sunday, July 2

Austin Beerworks Bloodwork Bash, 1 to 7 p.m. All proceeds from the sale of the brewery’s year-round Bloodwork Orange IPA will benefit local blood bank We Are Blood.

Easy Tiger’s Free Summer Film Series, 9 p.m. Grab a Scotch to kick off the debut of these Will Ferrell movie screenings, the first of which is “Anchorman.”

Monday, July 3

Fourth of July Soundwave at the W’s Wet Deck, 12 p.m. The summer poolside music series will have a special edition in honor of the holiday with more drinks and DJ beats.

Pinthouse Pizza’s Cellar Series, 6 p.m. The monthly series that taps a rare keg from Pinthouse’s cellar is showcasing Ballast Point Sour Wench Blackberry Ale. 

Geraldine’s 2nd Annual Red, White and Blues, 7:30 p.m. The day-early Fourth of July event will feature fried chicken with all the fixings, patriotic cocktails and live music from Akina Adderley and the Vintage Playboys.

Tuesday, July 4

Hops & Grain’s 4th of July Party, 12 p.m. Special Fourth of July glassware and koozies, as well as all-American beer and food from the Happy Lobster truck, will fill you with the patriotic spirit. $15.

Half Step’s 4th Annual 4th of July Extravaganza, 2 p.m. Free hot dogs, a whole hog roast, ice-cold beer and live music make this patriotic party one you shouldn’t miss.

The Spirits of ‘76 at Backbeat, 2 p.m. The cocktail bar is taking it back to 1776 with boozy punch bowls and will also have spritzes, local beer, American whiskey and food from Garbo’s.

Friday, July 7

Adelbert’s Cranberry Sour Release, 4 p.m. The latest in Adelbert’s fruited sour series, which regularly sells out, will be in a limited number of bottles and kegs.

Uncle Billy’s First Friday Firkin, 5 p.m. This month’s firkin will be its newly released Schizopetal Honey Hibiscus Pale Ale that was cask-aged with sprigs of chocolate mint.

Although Uncle Billy's has a newly installed cask engine, the brewery is offering one last First Friday Firkin using its seasonal Schizopetal Hibiscus Honey Ale with chocolate mint added.

Saturday, July 8

Red Line Brewery Tour, 4 to 10 p.m. Take the MetroRail to visit Circle Brewing, Black Star Co-op and Zilker Brewing with no need of a designated driver in between.

Sunday, July 9

Brunch with Barr, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Barr Mansion will have a savory summer brunch featuring fresh-off-the-vine tomatoes for Bloody Marys and more. $45.

Monday, July 10

The Craft Series at 1886 Cafe & Bakery, 6 p.m. The Driskill Hotel’s monthly beer dinner series this time will feature local brews from Friends & Allies. $40.

Tuesday, July 11

Celis Brewery’s Grand Opening Party, 6 p.m. Austin’s first craft brewery is officially resurrected and will celebrate with half-price beers, a food menu from Frank and live music.

Wednesday, July 12

Cannon + Belle’s 1st Mixology Class, 4:30 p.m. Learn how to make cocktails with the restaurant’s every-other-week boozy classes. Reserve a spot by email at jeff.shull@hilton.com or phone at 512-493-4900.

Game of Thrones Trivia, 7 p.m. There will be prizes and drink specials throughout the night at this trivia testing all of our collective memories about the returning HBO epic. 

Thursday, July 13

Crowler Cup Competition at Cuvee Coffee Bar, 6 p.m. What Texas beer is the best, most refreshing option for floating the river? Seven of them will be vying for your vote.

“Game of Thrones” Night at Banger’s, 9:30 p.m. Sip on “Game of Thrones”-themed beers while watching the last two episodes of season six, to refresh your memory of the show.

Friday, July 14

Ommegang Tapping at Whip In, 5 p.m. The Whip In is tapping three “Game of Thrones” beers from Ommegang, including the Rosetta Cherry Oud Bruin.

Flashback Friday Tasting at Duchman Family Winery, 7 p.m. Duchman is dusting off some of its best vintages from 2011 for a library tasting with small bites. $35.

Sunday, July 16

Easy Sunday at Easy Tiger, 2 p.m. Keep your Sunday nice and relaxed with $1 cans of Real Ale Brewing, a Nixon pop-up shop, DJ Supafly and more.

Greenhouse Craft Food’s Monthly Beer Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Expect another epic multi-course dinner with one of Texas’ revered breweries, this time Saint Arnold with brews like Art Car IPA and Bishop’s Barrel 14. $64.12.

Monday, July 17

Mega Mutt Monday at Banger’s, 6 p.m. The dog-friendly happy hour will highlight local organization Emancipet and pet vendors like YoDog Snackery.

Summer Wine & ‘Cue at Infinite Monkey Theorem, 6 p.m. The urban winery is pairing up with the LeRoy and Lewis barbecue truck to deliver a four-course meaty meal with wines. $60.

Tuesday, July 18

Italic’s Meroi Wine Tasting & Pop-Up Pairing, 4:30 p.m. Taste four Meroi wines during happy hour; then, have them with a three-course dinner starting at 5 p.m.

Wednesday, July 19

The Austin Winery’s ‘90s Trivia Night, 8 p.m. Test your knowledge of 1990s movies, from “Titanic” to “Point Break,” while sipping on ‘90s-themed wine specials.

Saturday, July 22

Pinthouse Pizza’s Peach of a Pale Collaboration Release, 11 a.m. The Pinthouse and Hops & Grain beer made with plenty of peaches is a fruited American pale ale.

Idle Vine Brewery’s Pusherman Pils Summer Luau, 12 p.m. The Pflugerville brewery is hosting a tropical-themed party, complete with a dunk tank, to celebrate the release of its seasonal.

Kolsch Fest and Cookout at the Whip In, 4 p.m. One of the best beers to drink during summer is being tapped from several local breweries, including Hops & Grain and St. Elmo Brewing. There will also be street corn and more.

Tuesday, July 25

Andiamo Italiano’s Monthly Wine Dinner, 7 p.m. This month’s four-course feast will feature wines and cuisine from the Sardegna region of Italy. $60.

Thursday, July 27

Cover 3’s Tequila Pairing Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Cover 3 on Anderson Lane is teaming up with Dulce Vida Tequila to match up the various tequila expressions with bites from Executive Chef Kirk Doyle. $55.

The Firkin Face-off at Banger’s, 7 p.m. The Rainey Street bar will tap two firkins that were created as a collaboration between Banger’s and Houston’s Karbach Brewing. Vote on your favorite.

Friday, July 28

Treaty Oak Distilling Pairing Dinner at Cannon + Belle, 7 to 9 p.m. The Hilton Austin restaurant is hosting a multi-course dinner with cocktails featuring locally made Treaty Oak spirits. $65. 

Sunday, July 30

Martinis & Manicures at the Paramount Theatre, 6 p.m. Upgrade your ticket to see “Clueless,” part of the Paramount Summer Classic Film Series, to a pre-show afternoon of drinks and mini-manicures. 

Beats & Botanicals at Swift’s Attic, 7 to 10 p.m. Listen to hip-hop classics and crowd favorite tunes while enjoying Fords Gin cocktails and a multi-course feast. $65-$100.

Monday, July 31

Beer and Ice Cream Pairing at Lazarus Brewing, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Lazarus is teaming up with Lick Honest Ice Creams to show how brilliantly our favorite beverage and dessert pair together.

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