The Abner will have an outdoor celebration on St. Patrick’s Day, with events staged in the parking area behind Syrup and Guestroom Records.
Festivities are scheduled to kick off at 1 p.m. and guests can expect two or more bands to perform. In addition to St. Patrick’s Day hoopla, Abner is also planning a few upcoming firkin nights worth noting:
-March 30: Choc Beer Co.
-April 14: Marshall Brewing Co.
-April 20: COOP Ale Works
As the countdown clock on the Abner webpage says, there are only about 9.5 days until St. Pat’s.
-Marshall Brewing will be at McNellie’s Tulsa at 5 p.m. today with an extremely limited draft release of stout aged on star anise. Intriguing.
-The Thursday pint night at TapWerks tonight features Murphy’s Stout and Red. Twenty-ounce pours for $5, and you get to keep the glass.
-Interesting story here about the push to put craft beer in bigger bottles. The question raised: Is beer trying too hard to be like wine? I can see how it can be daunting to finish a 22 oz. bottle of 10% beer by yourself in one sitting, but also, there are worse problems than having strong beer in big bottles. Like having no beer at all. Or having a field mouse die in your wall and stink up the house. You know, real-world problems.