The 5th Annual Belgian Beer Month Takes Flight

Categories: Beer

Post-Daylight Savings Time, Day 1. Today I left work and the sun had already set. Seasonal affective disorder has become a way of life. Coping with new baselines for survival, and sure could use a goblet of rich Belgian beer. Winter is coming.

Sound about right? Thankfully, the good folks at Magnolia and 21st Amendment breweries have launched their annual BRU/SFO Project (ie, Belgian Beer Month). Each week, both breweries are rolling out new Belgian-inspired brews to gird the liver and provide life-sustaining caloric support. By the end of the month, a whopping dozen unique brews will be pouring, and folks brave enough to punch every beer on the "boarding pass" will be rewarded with everlasting glory and a souvenir glass (while supplies last, so get drinkin').

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While these beers are a reward in themselves, three lucky imbibers will also get the chance to win an intimate evening of beers with brewers Dave McLean and Shaun O'Sullivan. All you need to do is engage in social media with the hashtag #BRUSFO. Each week, the brewers will comb through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to pick folks who they'd like to drink with.

Half of the beers are already live on the taps, with one more to be added at each brewery per week. See the details for your shockingly affordable trip to Belgium, below:

Beers Already Available:
21st Amendment: Leuven Life Belgian Pale, Drunk Monk Dark Abbey Ale, Midnight at Waterloo Belgian Imperial Black IPA
Magnolia: Gris-Gris Grisette, Deep Elem Dubbel, Paint it Black Belgian Dark Ale

November 8th Tappings:
21st Amendment: Via Belgian Single
Magnolia: Chocolate George Belgian-style Chocolate Stout

November 15th Tappings:
21st Amendment: Unperterbable Wit (Witbier with Thai spices)
Magnolia: Tweezer Tripel

November 22nd Tappings:
21st Amendment: Oaked Baby Horse Belgian Quad
Magnolia: Gordo Pumpkin Witbier

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