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March drinking events calendar

Arianna Auber

Rogness’s Brunch at the Brewery, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2. Choose from breakfast beers like Yogi, Ost infused with coffee, mimosas made with Brute (their champagne-style Belgian ale) and Adder, a pale ale fermented with a farmhouse yeast. Breakfast comes from Greengo’s food tuck. $12.

J. Black’s Sunday Funday, 12 to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, March 2. Toast to Texas’ independence with Deep Eddy vodka cocktail specials during the day; cast your votes at an Oscar watch party with free popcorn, champagne specials and Oscar bingo.

South Austin Brewing’s 2nd Anniversary Party, 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 2. New beers to try – a kolsch and a Texas pale ale – and live music from La Tampiquena and the Lost Gonzo band. $25.

Barley Swine’s Guest Chef and Adelbert’s Brewery Dinner, 6 p.m. Sunday, March 2. 7-course meal with beer pairings done in collaboration Chicago’s Two Restaurant’s Executive Chef Tom Van Lente. Email to secure a spot.

Easy Tiger’s Beer Flight Series No. 1, 5 p.m. Monday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 4. Founders Brewing flight (4 oz. tasting of 4 beers) with option of food pairings.

The Beer Diaries at the Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4. 3 more episodes of “The Beer Diaries” premiere, featuring Infamous, Shiner and Live Oak.

The House That Beer Built Launch Event at Pinthouse Pizza, 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 5. A collaboration between Austin breweries and Habitat for Humanity, this program raises money to build a home for a Central Texas family in need. To kick off the fundraising, Pinthouse is tapping several special releases, including 5 barrel-aged Belgian beers.

Fermentation Cycle starting at Hi Hat Public House, 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 5. The third installment of the bicycle pub crawl between Hi Hat, Craft Pride and Wright Bros. Brew & Brew features beers from (512) Brewing.

Rider Roundup at Whisler’s, 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, March 6. Door prizes and drinks specials for a celebration following a 15-hour fundraising drive for the Hill Country Ride for AIDS.

White Rabbit Pub Crawl on Rainey Street, 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, March 6. Start at Craft Pride and go to at least two of the other stops – Lucille, Banger’s and the Bungalow – to get Independence’s White Rabbit glass.

Volstead Lounge’s 3rd Anniversary Party, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 6. Free drinks (provided by Fernet-Branca and Tin Cup Whiskey from 7 to 9 p.m.), free food and free dancing.

The Fundamentals of Coffee workshop at Central Market North Lamar, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 7. Learn how beans are selected and all the various ways that coffee can be made at this guided tasting with Cuvee Coffee Roasters. $15.

Genius Gin Tasting at Urban Wine + Liquor, 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 7. Free tasting with Charles Cheung from Genius Gin, who will talk about how the spirit is crafted and how best to mix it for a cocktail.

The Wine and Art Walk in downtown San Marcos, 5 p.m. Friday, March 7. Variety of wines and hors d’oeuvres served alongside works from local artists at various downtown locales.

Circle Brewing’s 3rd Anniversary Party, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 8. Experimental casks just for the party, as well as a re-release of the Epic Hop Bock, live music and special anniversary glasses.

Beer and Glassware from B.O.M. at Black Star Co-op, 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 12. B.O.M. is the first (and currently only) brewery to roast all of its own malts for use within 24 hours. Black Star will have two B.O.M beers on tap: Triporteur from Heaven and Triporteur from Hell, which can be combined to form the Triporteur Purgatory (yes, really).

Pinthouse Pizza’s 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday, March 17. Special beer releases include the Green Nitro Seal and the Nitro Shark; there will also be Irish import beers on tap.

NXNW’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, 5 p.m. Monday, March 17. Beginning at 6 p.m., head brewer Kevin Roark will tap a special cask-conditioned version of NXNW’s Irish Stout. Red Zeppelin Irish Red Ale also available throughout the evening.

St. Patrick’s Day Beers workshop at Central Market North Lamar, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 17. Sample three Guinness beers, Wexford Irish Cream Ale and two other Irish beers, as well as learn about the brewing process. $10.

Come and Taste It at the Grapevine in New Braunfels, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 20. Enjoy Fiesta Winery and Live Oak Brewing’s offerings along with food samples, live music and giveaways.

Pepper Beer Party at Craft Pride, 4 p.m. Saturday, March 22. Beer list to be revealed at a later date – but all will have hot peppers in them, including a few casks with ghost chilies.

Revolver Brewing Tap Takeover at Chicago House, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 22. The Granbury brewery will have Blood and Honey, Revolver Bock and High Brass on tap.

Epicerie’s Jester King Beer Brunch, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 30. Four brunch options paired with Jester King beers.

B.O.M Brewery at Banger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden, 6 p.m. Sunday, March 30. Food from Banger’s paired with the Triporteur from Heaven and the Triporteur from Hell from the Belgium brewery.