4 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on This Week




New Braunfels Brewing Co. will take over the taps tonight at World of Beer. (Courtesy)

Wednesday, March 12: New Braunfels Brewing Co. takes over the taps at World of Beer tonight with a lineup of six brews including LuftWeiss, ErdeWeiss, FeuerWeiss, WasserWeiss, Shiva’s Tears and Wicked Fuel, an ErdeWeiss beer brewed with Jet Fuel Coffe. Prices vary, 6pm, 22810 US 281 N, Ste 103, (210) 497-7611, wobusa.com/locations/stone-oak?.

Thursday, March 13: Big Hops Broadway is hosting a special release of Saint Arnold's Bishop’s Barrel No. 6 bottles. For those not in the know, BB6 is Pumpkinator beer aged in Appleton Estate 21-30-year rum barrels. Guests must check into Untappd to register into a lottery. The bottles will be sold through a drawing and guests must be present to win. Price TBD, 6pm, drawing at 8pm, 8313 Broadway, (210) 320-1995, bighops.com.

Friday, March 14: Crumpets Restaurant and Bakery will host a tour of Italy with an vintner dinner that includes a five-course Italian meal and wine pairings. $70, 7pm, 3920 Harry Wurzbach, (210) 821-5600, crumpetsa.com.

Friday, March 14: It’s St. Patrick’s Day all weekend at Brick House Tavern + Tap. Starting Friday, March 14 to Monday, March 17 Brick House is serving a Jameson’s lamb shank and a $4 “luck of the Irish” green cocktail with Jameson, Triple Sec and lemon juice topped with ginger beer and mint. Prices vary, 11am-2am Friday-Saturday, 11am-midnight Sunday, 11a-1am Monday, 1011 N FM 1604 E, (210) 402-3107, brickhousetavernandtap.com.


Artisan Ales will be available at Big Hops anniversary party. (Courtesy)

Saturday, March 15: Can you believe it’s only been a year since Big Hops Growler Station opened? The craft brew spot will celebrate its first anniversary with special tappings or Prairie Artisan Ales including Prairie Noir Imperial Oatmeal Stout, Prairie Vanilla Noir, Prairie Coffee Noir and Prairie Bomb! Imperial Stout, a 14 percent alcohol by volume beer aged on chilis, cacao nibs, espresso and vanilla beans. Prices vary, noon, 8313 Broadway, (210) 320-1995, bighops.com.

Monday, March 17: Get your first glimpse of the new Grayson Street Eatery, nosh on Bakery Lorraine desserts and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day while raising funds to support Teach for America in San Antonio. The event will feature food and green beer. $25 in advance, $35 at the door, 6-11pm, 521 E Grayson, stpats-sa.com.

Wednesday, March 19: The Brooklynite is unveiling its spring menu of 22 new cocktails, which combine fresh juices from Crave-Market, chef Elizabeth Johnson’s new venture. The cocktails featured include a Plains Walker with bourbon, sherry, Fernet and Angostura bitters, and a What’s Up Doc? with tequila blanco, casoni, Crave-Market’s carrot juice, lime, simple syrup, arbol chile tincture and mescal. Prices vary, 5pm, 516 Brooklyn, (210) 444-0707, thebrooklynitesa.com.

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