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8 Brew-tastic Valentine's Day Festivities

Kelsey Chesterfield

Will You Beer Mine?

One of the craft breweries listed below declares “Beer Lovers are Better Lovers!”… but we’ll let you beer the judge of that. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and so many of the craft breweries we have featured in our monthly Craft Beer Club are celebrating in style! Some rebelling with “Anti-Valentine’s Day”, some pairing their brews with chocolate and special menus, while others will let you get married and/or renew your vows!

We’ve included 8 different festivities happening across the country. If your favorite microbrewery is hosting a special Brewery Valentine’s Day email us and we may add it to our list below!

Thomas Hooker Brewery - Connecticut
Hearts & Thomas Hooker Anti-Valentine’s Day
Thomas Hooker Brewery anti-valentine's day

When: Feb. 14th all day
Where: Thomas Hooker Brewery

What: This anti-Valentine’s Day party may just be what you’re searching for this year! Their special menu includes:

- Break Up Bread: Freshly baked sour dough loaf you can break apart with melted brie & roasted garlic. ($8.99)
- Goats Away Salad: Organic mixed greens tossed with sliced strawberries, goat cheese, almonds & our house-made strawberry vinaigrette. ($9.99)
- Buff You Burger: Our house-ground beef patty topped with gooey buffalo mac n' cheese, blue cheese crumbles, carrots & celery. ($14.99)

Plus limited brews, festive decor, raffle prizes & anti-valentine's candy hearts

DJ Krates & Records kicks off at 9pm until close. See you there!

Saranac - New York
Valentine’s Day: Beer and Chocolate
Saranac Brewery Beer & Chocolate

When: Feb. 14th from 4pm - 8pm
Where: 1888 Tavern

What: “Who doesn't love beer and chocolate?

This Valentines Day every beer purchase includes a German chocolate pairing. We'll also have a limited quantity of our Varick St. After Dark beer. $5/beer.

About Varick St. After Dark:
10.5% ABV 40 IBU
Russian Imperial Stout aged for a year in Kentucky bourbon barrels, with New York Maple Syrup, vanilla bean, and Onyx Coffee Lab espresso kindly brewed by our friends at Character Coffee Co. Look for a fruity and decadent espresso character with subtler notes of bourbon, vanilla, and maple syrup.”

Ipswich Ale Brewery - Massachusetts
Love Stinks V-Day Ball
Ipswich Ale Brewery Valentine's Day Ball

When: Feb. 14th at 6pm
Where: Ipswich Ale Brewery

What: “Beer lovers are better lovers!

Join us for a beer at the Brewer's Table on Thursday, February 14th (a.k.a. Valentine's Day) at 6pm. No tickets, no cover charge, or significant other required.

Treat yourself to complimentary passed Petits Fours (mini desserts)! The Orville Giddings Lonely Hearts Club Band hits the stage at 8pm.”

Lakefront Brewery - Wisconsin
Valentine’s Day at Lakefront Brewery
Lakefront Brewery Valentine's Day Weddings

When: Feb. 14th
Where: Lakefront Brewery

What: “For Valentine's Day, Lakefront Brewery will be offering free weddings performed by ordained tour guides, and two free mass vow renewals provided by Brewery President, Russ Klisch.

Our ceremony reservations are now closed, as we need the next two weeks to get everything prepared. If you are still interested in getting married at Lakefront, there is always next year.

The FREE mass vow renewals will occur at 12:30PM and 6:00PM. Each couple reigniting their wedding day bliss will do so with a free Lakefront beer in hand. No reservation required, just show up before the scheduled start time.

Blue Pants Brewery - Alabama
Valentine’s Day Beer & Chocolate Pairings!
Blue Pants Brewery beer and Chocolate Pairings

When: 14th
Where: Blue Pants Brewery

What: “Need a date idea for Valentine's Day? Then join us at Blue Pants for a special chocolate pairing menu! We've partnered with local Pizzelle's Confections to bring you a variety of decadent craft chocolates, each paired with a beer or cocktail!

We'll have five drink options - you choose three, and we'll pair each with a chocolate! $15 for one person, or $25 for two. The chocolates won't last long, so come out early!

Here are the drink choices:
• Double Chocolate Pinstripe (new!)
• Winter Wheat (small batch!)
• Chocolate Oatmeal Porter
• Putin Creamy Cocktail
• Maple & Butter Pecan Whiskey Sour (new!)”

Penn Brewery - Pennsylvania
Sweetheart’s Pairing Dinner
Penn Brewery Sweetheart's Pairing Dinner

When: Feb. 14th - 17th
Where: Penn Brewery

What: “Fall in love with our limited time Sweetheart's Food & Beer Pairing Menu! Our chef has paired Penn Beer with a tasty variety of Starters, Entrees, and Dessert. Each menu item is paired with a 5oz pour of Penn Beer.

This limited time menu runs from Valentine's day, Thursday, February 14th to Sunday, February 17th.”

O’Fallon Brewery - Missouri
Valentine’s Day Pairing Dinner
O’Fallon Brewery Valentine Raffle

When: Feb. 14th
Where: O’Fallon Brewery

What: “One lucky couple will win a pair of tickets to Orchid Nights at the Missouri Botanical Garden! 2 Dates for the price of one!

Special Valentine's Day Menu:
• 3 Course Meal with Beer Flight Pairing.
• Harvest Salad w/ Wheach
• Choice of Grilled Salmon w/Show Me IPA or Slow Roasted Prime Rib w/ Smoked Porter
• Choice of 3 Layer Chocolate Cake w/ Black Forest Cherry or New York Cheesecake with Strawberries w/Brut Stout.
*Your choice of beer for 4th beer anytime throughout your meal*
$40 per person”

Lakewood Brewing Company - Texas
Sweet Seduction
Lakewood Brewing Company Brdews & Cannolis

When: 14th 3pm - 9pm
Where: Lakewood Brewing Company

What: “Bring that special someone by The Taproom on Valentines day for a special seductive treat!

Get $1 off all seduction series beers. Plus from 5:30-8:30pm come meet the playwright of the new production Pastry King, showing at the AT&T Performing Arts Center April 23rd to May 5th 2019, Scott Zenreich. Scott and pastry chef Nina Angellili, will be selling traditional cannolis and ones with chocolate and brandied cherries. As well as talking about the upcoming show Pastry King.

*This is a free event. Beers and cannolis are available for purchase.*”

Valentine’s Day is coming up fast! Don’t worry if your local breweries don’t have special events for the 14th, or if you don’t have time to get out during the week. You can still give your Valentine the best of the best with shipments of craft beers from all over the country, without even leaving home.

Sign up for our Craft Beer Club for a full year and experience 48 different styles of craft beer from 24 different craft breweries!!