Pliny the Younger at Monk’s Will Raise Cash for Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Yes, we said would be compiling all the Russian River Pliny the Younger coverage in the previous post, and we will, but this event being held at Monk’s Cafe on Monday, March 5th is too big to not give its own post.

Direct from the email:

It’s time for another Monk’s Mad Monday (Monday, March 5th 2012)

This is our annual Russian River Pliny the Younger event

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Fundraiser

Please Bring Plenty of Cash

Once again, we are raising money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand.  Fergie & I are paying for the keg of Younger ($410) and are donating 100% of the sales of Pliney the Younger to this charity.  We were lucky enough to get a half keg this year instead of the usual sixth keg.  That means instead of having 640 ounces of beer to raise money for this cancer charity, we will have 1984 ounces.  We will raise over $3,000 from the keg of Pliney the Younger, but we want more from you.

Our goal is to raise $10,000 & 

we need your help to reach that goal  

We will be pouring on draft:

1.  Russian River Blind Pig

2.  Russian River Consecration

3.  Russian River Damnation

4.  Russian River Pliney the Elder

5.  Russian River Pliney the Younger – CASH ONLY!

6.  Russian River Supplication

Now back to the fundraising aspect of the event:

We will be pouring 6 ounce glasses of Younger for $10 CASH ONLY -100% of which goes to the charity.  We will raise  over $3,000 from this beer alone.

We will also donate 10% of our sales of all other Russian River beers.  We need your help to reach our goal of $10,000.  Please come out to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand and enjoy great beer while doing just that.

One More Treat:

A friend is bringing a keg of New Belgium La Folie as a BYOB and will be pouring from a picinic tap.  He is requesting a $10 cash donation for a glass –  again 100% of which will go to this charity. CASH ONLY!


4 separate raffles.  

Only 100 tickets sold for each raffle @ $10 Cash each.

The more tickets you buy the better your odds of winning

100% of the raffle money will go to Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Need not be present to win


I dug deep into my personal collection to come up with these outstanding groupings of rare beer.  This is a chance of a lifetime to get your hands on these beers.

Raffle 1 – Lambics   all bottles are 750ml

Boon Framboise Mariage Parfait 1986

Cantillon Gueuze 2000

Cantillon Iris 1996

De Cam Geuze bottled 2007

3 Fonteinen 1999 Geuze

3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze bottled 2001

3 Fonteinen Schaerbeeks Kriek bottled 2005

3 Fonteinen Armand’Spirit Eau de Vie of Oude Geuze

Raffle 2 – Belgian Trappiste

Achel Blonde – 2 bottles

Achel Bruin – 2 bottles

Achel Extra – 1 750ml bottle

Chimay Grand Cru

Chimay Premiere

Chimap Triple

Orval (fresh) – 2 bottles

Orval (aged) – 2 bottles

Rochefort 6 – 2 bottles

Rochefort 8 – 2 bottles

Rochefort 10 – 2 bottles

Westmalle Double – 2 bottles

Westmalle Triple – 2 bottles

Westleteren Blonde – 2 bottles (good chance they are oxidized)

Westvleteren 8 – 2 bottles

Westvleteren 12 – 2 bottles

Raffle 3 – US Rarities  all bottles are 750ml

Grand Teton Black Cauldron Imperial Stout

New Belgium La Folie

New Holland 10th Anniversary Moxie Sour Ale

3 liter bottle of Threee Philosophers signed by brewer Randy Theil

Port Cuvee de Tomme

Russian River Supplication bottled in 2005  (12.8oz)

Russian River Toronado 20th Anniversary

Raffle 4 – Philly Beer Scene

Guest spot on the Tasting Room Panel

2 cans of Alchemist Heady Topper

Weyerbacher Riserva 2010

Weyerbacher Riserva 2011

Philly Beer Scene logo T-shirt

Philly Beer Scene Posters from 2010 & 2012

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