5/16/2016 -- Cape May Brewing Company Celebrates American Craft Beer Week


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Cape May Brewing Company celebrates American Craft Beer Week May 16-22 with a week's list of events.

American Craft Beer Week -- a celebration of the country's craft beer industry and the 110,000 jobs it creates nationwide -- is May 16-22.

Everyone from newbies to seasoned beer nerds will find something new to love during a full week of events is planned at Cape May Brewing Company's Tasting Room at 1288 Hornet Road at the Cape May Airport in Cape May.

Monday, 5/16 -- Cape May Brew Co. is kicking off the week with a special thank-you to all their loyal fans. Pints and tastings are at the low, low price of $4. Where else could you get a craft beer at that price? Also, all week, fans will enjoy a special "Beertender's Choice" flight, featuring four enticing brews, each chosen by one of CMBC's specially-trained beertenders: Salty Lips (Dan), White Caps (Jim), Honey Porter (Maddie), Biscuits & Honey (Steve).

Tuesday, 5/17 -- Sour brews are all the rage these days, so Cape May Brewing Company is throwing wide the doors to their new sour brewery. Lead Brewer Brian and Director of Brewing Operations Jimmy host a 4pm Beer Geek's Bearded Sour Brewery Tour. This distinctive tour will include a sample from one of CMBC's barrel-aged brews and a sneak peek at the upcoming Stow Away series. This series will be flying off the shelves, so be sure to get your taste ASAP!

Wednesday, 5/18 -- CMBC's hugely popular One-Off Wednesday series continues with TWO special brews! It's a Battle of the Sextels! They're infusing two one-of-a-kind beers this week -- one recipe chosen by the women of the company and one chosen by the men. Which will kick first? Get out there to find out!

Thursday 5/19 -- CMBC releases The Bog -- a sweet and tart Cranberry Shandy -- with co-owner Ryan beertending in the tasting room for an hour beginning at 4:30pm. All of his tips will go to support the Coast Guard Enlisted Memorial Foundation, so a great time will support a great cause. The hours of the Tasting Room will be extended to 9pm Thursday evening so that all in attendance may participate in the Nation-wide American Craft Beer Week Toast at 8pm.

Friday, 5/20 -- Celebrate 'Murican Craft Beer with an early Memorial Day celebration! CMBC celebrates all things local, so there’s a Memorial Day celebration that even locals can enjoy… before the shore is overrun by tourists. #DrinkLocal with a Local Fresh Flight: Salty Lips features Cape May Sea Salt, Devil's Reach is just a stone’s throw from the brewery, The Bog is made with Jersey cranberries, and Honey Porter is the only certified Jersey Fresh beer. Also, with each $10 Tour and Flight package, visitors will receive one chance in a raffle for a private tour for them and five of their friends led by co-owner Bob Krill.

Saturday, 5/21 -- CMBC continues the Memorial Day celebration! The Local Fresh Flight and raffle continues, and co-founder Chris Henke will be giving a guided tour of CMBC HQ. There's a maximum of 25 people and spots will go quickly, so be sure to sign up early in the tasting room.

Sunday 5/22 -- It's "Tap at the Trap" at Mouse Trap Lanes in Petersburg, NJ from 5pm to 9pm! Tap your feet to the sounds of Mysterious Mr. Moto Band, then enjoy CMBC's tap takeover starting at 6pm. Pouring CMBC's award-winning Cape May IPA, The Bog, Summer Catch, and more, this is a takeover you don't want to miss. Continuing the fun at 7pm, there's a 7-Pin No-Tap Tournament -- drop seven pins and it counts as a strike. It's a $9 entry fee to bowl three games -- the highest three game totals wins Mouse Trap swag.

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Event listing posted on May 12, 2016 3:25PM