Beer, Bourbon & Barbecue

Seville b3 Flyer

Seville Quarter is hosting "beer, bourbon & barbecue (b3)" this Thursday, June 27th from 6 – 8pm. The event will take place in the courtyard areas of Apple Annie's and End O' the Alley. Tickets are $25 and available in the Seville Quarter Gift Shop.

What can you expect from this trifecta of goodness? A breakout of the three b's is as follows:

b1 - Bourbon
The event will include the opportunity for guests to sample over 20 small batch bourbons, to include:

b2 - Beer
The beer tasting will include samples of seasonal releases from Goose Island Brewery and Straight to Ale which just held its Florida panhandle release week.

b3 - Barbeque
The barbecue will include barbecued Apalachicola Oysters and different cuts of pork prepared by Seville Quarter’s Executive Chef Brandon Melton.

The 18 String Army will be providing musical entertainment during the event (dare I say b4 - Band?).

Event Summary
Event: b3 beer, bourbon & barbecue
Location: Seville Quarter
When: Thursday, June 27th 6pm - 8pm
Cost: $25 per person, available at Seville Quarter's Gift Shop

Straight to Ale Florida Panhandle Launch

Just recovering from Back Forty's arrival in Pensacola? Well, there's no rest for the wicked. Next week is launch week of Straight to Ale Brewing to the Pensacola area. Straight to Ale is located in Huntsville, Alabama and they pride themselves on being "Southern Born. Southern Brewed"

Want to learn more about Straight to Ale before the launch events? Draft Magazine featured them as a "Brewery to Watch" earlier this year. Mod Mobilian also just covered Straight to Ale in their new "Drink Local" series.

DRINK LOCAL episode one STRAIGHT TO ALE brewery Huntsville, AL from TV on Vimeo.

Straight to Ale's current regular lineup of beers consists of:

They also brew seasonals and special "occasional" beers. Hopjacks' own "beer geek" Tim Dohms recently reviewed Monkeynaut in one of his weekly reviews.

There are multiple events being held throughout the week to celebrate the roll-out of Straight to Ale to the area. We will update this post with more information regarding these events as its released.

  • Tuesday, June 18th
    Launch Party
    World of Beer - Palafox
    Straight to Ale happy hour all night.

  • Wednesday, June 19th (6pm - 12pm)
    Fishale Taphouse & Grill
    Pint Night & Launch Party
    Okay, so not exactly in the Pensacola area but we hear this is a must visit for craft beer lovers when near Panama City Beach. Receive a pint glass when you buy a Straight to Ale beer and meet brewery representatives.

  • Thursday, June 20th
    Launch Party
    Mellow Mushroom (Destin)

  • Friday, June 21st (8:30 pm)
    Launch Party / Devil Costume Party
    Hopjacks Pizza and Taproom - Downtown
    A chance to meet the owners and brewers of "Straight to Ale" and receive free brewery products and Schwag. Two of Straight to Ale's seasonal beers will also be on tap, He Ain't Hefe Weizenbier and Stop Work 689 Kolsch. Everyone is encouraged to dress as the devil for this costume party, there will be prizes for the best costumes.

  • Saturday, June 22nd (3 - 6 pm) Can Jam
    Wine World - Destin
    Meet Straight To Ale's Head Brewer and owner Dan Perry at this event. Chan's is also giving away three golden tickets for Cigar City's Barrel Aged Hunahpu Imperial Stout and a pair of Maui Jim sunglasses. Multiple deals: $3 for cans, $4 drafts, $4 build your own burrito. Musical entertainment provided by Hotel Oscar. There is a $5 entry fee.