Rare Beers and New IPAs at The Sidecar Bar


sidecar-bar-sign-940The Sidecar Bar has a lot going on this week, starting with the March edition of High Gravity tomorrow, March 16th. The Grad Hospital neighborhood bar will be pouring this month’s selection of high alcohol brews, some of which are hard to find on tap. And then there’s a very special IPA pouring on Friday.

Here’s the beer list for Wednesday:

Bear Republic– Racer X
Founders– Mango Magnifico
Fat Head’s– Hop JuJu
Weyerbacher– Morning Stout
Smuttynose– Smoked Peach Short Weiss
Dogfish Head– Bitches Brew
Kulmbacher-Eisbock
Mikkeller- Spontanpeach

Then, this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, The Sidecar is hosting the 2016 edition of IPA’s Greatest Hits, an event that highlights the best new IPAs. There will be twelve IPAs on tap each day, and on Friday they’re tapping Russian River Brewing Company’s Pliny the Younger, but you’ll need to buy a ticket in advance if you want some. To get your hands on a glass of Pliny, Sidecar is selling advanced tickets today at 6 p.m.

Here’s the lineup of IPAs that will be poured this weekend:

Friday:

Russian River Brewing Company Pliny The Younger
Avery Brewing Company Maharaja
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Double Jack
Lagunitas Brewing Co. Bitter Oats
Alpine Beer Company Duet
Port Brewing Co / The Lost Abbey Dank & Sticky
Smuttynose Brewing Co. Finest Kind
Stone Brewing Pataskala
Terrapin Beer Co. Hopsecutioner (Citrus)
Tröegs Independent Brewing Nugget Nectar
Weyerbacher Brewing Double IPA #2

Saturday:

Bear Republic Brewing Co. Racer X
New Belgium Brewing Citradelic
Boulevard Brewing Company The Calling
Bethlehem Brew Works Hop’solutely
Deschutes Brewery Fresh Squeezed
Founders Brewing Co. Azacca
Funk Brewing Company Citrus
Green Flash Brewing Co. Tangerine Soul Style
Captain Lawrence Brewing Company Hop Commander
Oskar Blues Brewery IPA
Russian River Brewing Company Pliny The Elder
Victory Brewing Company 20th Anniversary IPA

Sunday:

Bell’s Brewery Hopslam
Fat Head’s Brewery & Saloon Head Hunter
Goose Island Illinois
Great Divide Brewing Co. Hercules
Saucony Creek Brewing Company Hop Suplex
Ithaca Beer Co. Creeker
Russian River Brewing Company Blind Pig
Sierra Nevada Tropical IPA
Southern Tier Brewing Company Unearthly
Yards Brewing Co. IPA
Dogfish Head Beer Romantic Chemistry
Ninkasi Brewing Total Domination

The Sidecar Bar is located on 2201 Christian St., and don’t forget—stop by today at 6 p.m. for a ticket if you want to get a glass of Pliny the Younger Friday night.

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