Monday, August 14, 2006
Iron Hill Wilmington Bocce & Beers
I received an email from Mark Edelson of the Iron Hill brewery asking me to share this event announcement with the club!
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Booce & Beers
-- Bocce Ball Tournament with Dogfish Head
-- After Bocce enjoy Reserved Beers from Iron Hill & Dogfish Head
-- Corporate Headquarters
Bocce Ball Tournament with Dogfish Head
Join us on the
Riverfront Thursday August 17 starting at 6 pm for a most unlikely evening of Bocce Ball and beer drinking as Iron Hill challenges Dogfish Head Brewery in a Bocce Ball tournament. Wilmington
The event will feature Iron Hill's good friend and Dogfish Head's founder Sam Calagione as well as the brewery staff from Dogfish and Iron Hill.
After Bocce enjoy Reserved Beers from Iron Hill & Dogfish Head
Once the Bocce tournament comes to its thrilling end, enjoy special reserved beers from Iron Hill and Dogfish Head.
Iron Hill Reserve Beers will include~~~ The Cannibal: A light bodied Belgian Golden Strong Ale with hints of tropical fruit. Winner of a Gold Medal at the 2005 GABF and a Silver Medal at the 2006 World Beer Cup~~~ Berlinerweisse: German style wheat beer, with a refreshing tart, acidic, and lemony citric fruit characteristic. The addition of woodruff or raspberry syrup can balance out the sourness.
Dogfish Head Reserve Beers will include~~~ Chateau Jiahu: re-creation of an ancient beer made with rice, Wildflower honey, Muscat grapes, barley malt, hawthorn fruit, and Chrysanthemum flowers~~~ Punkin Ale: full-bodied brown ale with smooth hints of pumpkin and brown sugar~~~Red & White: A 12% abv Belgian-style Wit beer. It was brewed with the rinds of over 60 tangelos and freshly ground coriander. The beer is be aged in Pinot Noir barrels (not available in bottles).
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