Come celebrate a most glorious day with the Alamo Drafthouse! Apparently people around here love to make up Holidays, and of all the made up holidays, September 28th is the BEST! “Why?,” you ask. Well, because it just so happens to be National Drink Beer Day, or Drink Beer Day, or even Drink a Beer Day. I absolutely assure you that I am not kidding - it’s a thing! Well, we thought this was a fantastic reason to bring out some special beers as well as sell a couple discounted items!
FRESHLY TAPPED ITEMS
Dogfish Head 120 Minute: This is what Dogfish Head has to say about this amazing beer; “Clocking in at 15-20% ABV and 120 IBUs, it's easy to see why we call this beer THE HOLY GRAIL for hopheads! 120 Minute IPA is boiled for a full two hours while being continuously hopped with high-alpha American hops, then dry-hopped daily in the fermenter for a month and aged for another month on whole-leaf hops. We brew 120 Minute IPA a few times a year, but it goes fast. If you find some grab a few bottles — some to enjoy and some to age.” It just so happens that we took that “age” comment to heart and have aged this keg a little over a year. Get is while it lasts. (18%)
Unibroue Maudite: A strong Amber/Red Ale characterized by a robust maltiness and spiciness that is counterbalanced by an assertive crisp hop finish. Rumor has it we are the only place in the entire city with this beer on draft! (8.0%)
Founders Dirty Bastard: The direct quote from the brewery themselves; “So good it’s almost wrong. Dark ruby in color and brewed with seven varieties of imported malts. Complex in finish, with hints of smoke and peat, paired with a malty richness and a right hook of hop power to give it the bad attitude that a beer named Dirty Bastard has to live up to. Ain’t for the wee lads.” (8.5%)
Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #13: The most recent in the Divine Reserve series from Saint Arnold, this is what the brewer had to say about it; “For this Quad, the goal was to go as big as possible while still being as drinkable as any other beer you might pull off the shelf.The aroma is distinctly Belgian and has a hint of fruit. As with most Belgian beers, the hops are primarily used for bitterness and provide little to no flavor or aroma. We kept the malt bill relatively simple to allow each malt to come through in its own way without getting all muddled together. The caramel and chocolate malts, in particular, work well together and you can taste each of them in the beer. We also added a large amount of Belgian Extra Dark Candi Syrup during fermentation, which darkened the color, imparted dark fruit-like flavors, and boosted the alcohol. Despite its high strength though, the alcohol only comes out as a warmth on the back end but is not over powering. The aftertaste is slightly sweet but also has a dryness that makes you want more.” What is especially interesting is that our Vintage Park location has this available in both draft and cask formats so you are able to get a half pint of each and taste the differences side by side. (11%)
In additional celebration to National Drink Beer Day we have decided to discount a few of our taps. So, for the entire day of September 28th we will be selling a few craft taps at both locations for only $4!
At Mason Park our specials will be all No Label Beers and Fort Bend Lightning IPA.
At Vintage Park our special for the day will be Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye.
All of the $4 Draft specials will be available as supplies last and will only be valid for Saturday, September 28th.
Also, coming soon, we will be announcing details about an upcoming Homebrew Competition in conjunction with No Label Brewing out of Katy.
That about wraps it up folks, we hope to see you out this weekend at your local Drafthouse! Before I go I do have it just so happens that September 28th is also National Ask a Stupid Question Day. So here is a stupid question. Anyone want a beer?
Passport Founder and Craft Beer Enthusiast