Southern Star Brewing Meet & Greet Thursday, November 14
On Thursday, November 14th at 6 p.m., we will welcome Southern Star Brewing Company to the pub for a very special meet & greet and tap event!
Southern Star Brewing was founded in July of 2007 in Conroe, Texas. They were actually the first craft brewery in Texas to provide canned craft offerings to beer loving Texans. Thanks to the popularity of their signature year-round beers (Pine Belt Pale Ale, Bombshell Blonde Ale and Buried Hatchet Stout), Southern Star brews can now be found throughout Texas and in six other states. This 11 person operation continues to impress craft beer fans with a seemingly constantly expanding portfolio of creative seasonal and specialty beers.
Rob Martin, Southern Star Brewing’s General Manager, will be joining us for this special event on Thursday. He will be available throughout the event to chat with you about all the happenings at the brewery and their delicious beers. Speaking of beer, we will be tapping the following three Southern Star brews for you to enjoy all evening long:
- Bombshell Blonde Ale – Brewed with American Pale and Vienna malt that combine to give this ale its distinctive smooth, creamy body. Just enough hops are added to this rich, golden colored ale to perfectly balance its bready finish. Fermented at a cool temperature to give a clean finish. 5.25% ABV
- Buried Hatchet Stout (on Nitro) – Dark brown in color, this monster smells of coffee and chocolate. The taste is much of the same, with hints of creamy toffee and roasted malt. Smooth and delicious, this medium bodied ale is all about the malts, but has enough hop bitterness to be balanced. 8.25% ABV
- Valkyrie Double IPA – A pungently hoppy deep copper ale, this double IPA takes its influence from the hop loving city of San Diego California where the hop varieties of the Pacific Northwest reign supreme. With two hop additions, copious amounts of Simcoe and Centennial hops give an aroma of marmalade jam and tangerine zest masking the 9.5% ABV underneath. On the palate the beer is dry but contains enough malt character to balance the dominant flavors of ripe grapefruit and candied citrus, finishing with a slight spiciness from the Columbus hops. Clean and crisp, hoppy yet deceptively balanced: 100 IBU hop bomb than holds its own against its California brethrens.
As an added bonus, anyone who orders a Southern Star beer during the event on Thursday will receive a free piece of glassware to take home! C’mon, who doesn’t like free stuff?!
Now that you are in the know, please help us spread the word and join us at the pub on Thursday for what is sure to be a great evening filled with awesome company, great beer and free schwag from Southern Star Brewing. We hope to see you all then!