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North Texas craft beer events, week of August 4

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If you missed the debut of Lakewood's new anniversary beer this past weekend, you'll have plenty of opportunities to check it out in the days ahead. Lion's Share II will be pouring at the Addison Flying Saucer on Monday, at Luck and World of Beer SMU on Tuesday, and at the Meddlesome Moth on Friday.

Perusing other offerings on the calendar, those on the north side of town will have a chance to be among the first to sample this year's batch of Oktoberfest from Franconia. It'll be among the pairings of a five-course beer dinner at Rockfish Seafood Grill in McKinney on Wednesday.

Once Thursday rolls around, celebrations will be focused on IPA Day. Described as a "movement created to unite the voices of craft beer enthusiasts," consumers enjoying the industry's most popular style are encouraged to share their experiences on social media while using the hashtag #IPAday. As part of the festivities, special tappings of various IPAs will be going on at area Flying Saucers, as well as at the Moth and other pubs and restaurants across the Metroplex.

Also happening at the Moth, the Design District locale will be hosting a Beer Camp Across America event on Saturday. A dozen brews will be tapped, each being a collaboration between California-based Sierra Nevada and one of America's most well-known craft breweries.

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Monday, August 4

Tuesday, August 5

  • Four Corners Brewing Co., Dallas - 5-10 p.m. - Taproom hours/beer for purchase.
  • World of Beer, Arlington - 5 p.m. - Real Ale Brewery Spotlight. Scheduled to be tapped: 18th Anniversary Gose and Devil's Share.
  • World of Beer, SMU - 5 p.m. - Lakewood Brewing Release Party featuring the brewery's anniversary beer, Lion's Share II.
  • The Common Table, Dallas - 5 p.m. - Brewsday Tuesday featuring Rabbit Hole. Scheduled to be tapped: Mike Modano's 561, Rapture Fusion Brown Ale, 10/6 English IPA and Wonderlust.
  • Flying Saucer on the Lake, Garland - 5 p.m. - Tap Night featuring Elevation 7437 Double IPA.
  • Fred's North, Ft. Worth - 5 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Rahr & Sons*.
  • Londoner, Frisco - 5 p.m. - Pint Night*. Selections vary.
  • The Ginger Man, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Oskar Blues G'Knight*.
  • The Ginger Man, Ft. Worth - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Krombacher Dark*.
  • WBC Bottle Shop, Dallas - 7 p.m. - Beer College: Beer and food pairings (call 214-828-2873 for information).
  • Pour House, Ft. Worth - 7 p.m. - Brew-ducation/Beer 101. Participants may purchase discounted flights and appetizers.
  • Luck, Dallas - 7:30 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Lakewood Lion's Share II*.
  • Lucky Lou's, Denton - 9 p.m. - Pint Night*. Selections vary.
  • Flying Saucer, Addison - Harpoon Beer Tasting (contact venue for details).

Wednesday, August 6

Thursday, August 7

Friday, August 8

Saturday, August 9

- Weekly brewery tours (each admission includes a logo glass)

- Events

  • Meddlesome Moth, Dallas - 12 p.m. - Beer Camp Across America featuring collaboration brews from Sierra Nevada and a dozen breweries from around the country. In addition, the regular weekly tapping will be Odell Dr. Acula.
  • Flying Saucer on the Lake, Garland - 3 p.m. - Victory Summer of Love event featuring brews from the Victory Brewing Company. Scheduled to be tapped: Summer Love, Mad King Weiss and Hop Devil IPA.
  • Flying Saucer, Addison - Avery Day (contact venue for details).

Sunday, August 10

Further Out:

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* Buy the beer, keep the glass.

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