Thursday, August 28, 2008

By the Bottle Now Open SUNDAYS!

From the 8/2008 By the Bottle E-Newsletter:

It's official! By the Bottle is now open on Sundays from 11am to 4pm beginning this weekend, Sunday, August 31st, just in time for your Labor Day festivities.

Stop By the Bottle this week to stock up for your road trip. If you're just hanging out for the holiday, you'll definitely want to stop by because we will be closed on Monday for Labor Day. Hey, a girl needs time to play, too!

Include great beer in your plans, always. You deserve it. Check out some weekend beer ideas and some of "Arlene's Picks" below.

Cheers, my good beer people! Happy Labor Day and be safe out there.
By the Bottle

By the Bottle Web Site
(360) 696-0012
104 W Evergreen Blvd,
Vancouver, WA 98660
BTB Store Hours
Mo-Th, Noon to 8pm
Fr-Sa, Noon to 9pm
Su, 11am to 4pm (hours may vary as we check out the Sunday crowd)
Closed on Monday, September 1, 2008, for Labor Day
We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday.

Awesome beer ideas you'll love...

Going on a road trip?
Throw some of our award-winning canned beers into the cooler. They chill faster, stay fresher, lighter to carry, and easy to crush for recycling. Try some old favorites like Oskar Blues Old Chub Scottish, Dale's Pale Ale or Arlene's Pick, Caldera Pale Ale.

Here's some of our newer canned beer selections:
Zywiec, Murphy's Stout and Old Speckled Hen.

Just hanging out for Labor Day weekend?
Add an at-home beer tasting for your family, friends, and neighbors, or just for yourself! Go on a road trip without ever leaving your backyard by tasting various beer styles each from a different state or country.

Here's the Arlene's Pick West Coast Road Trip 6-pack:
Everett, WA: Lazy Boy Porter
Seattle, WA: Hale's Kolsch German-Style Ale
Newport, OR: Rogue Smoke Ale
Ashland, OR: Caldera Pale Ale
Scotia, CA: Eel River Triple Exultation, American Strong Ale
San Diego, CA: Port Brewing Hop 15 Double IPA

Amazing Beer & Food Pairings for Your BBQ Menus
Choose the right beer with your food and you'll have one heck of a party for your palette and your friends, and remember, the best pairing is the one you love.
Here's some ideas:

Lagers/Pilsners with chicken, grilled seafood, or hot & spicy dishes-
Try Silver City Keller Bier, Baron Pilsner, or Germany's Bitburger Pils. For a little more attitude and hops, check out Skagit River Dutch Girl Lager or Lagunitas Czech Style Pils. For something a little darker, but still palette cleansing, try a black lager like Baron's Schwarzbier or the bittersweet San Miguel Dark Lager.

Hoppy Pale Ales/IPA'S with sharp cheeses, spicy dishes, pork, beef, prime rib, steak, or grilled fish-

Try Boulder Beer Hazed & Infused Dry-Hopped Ale, Marin Brewing Mt. Tam Pale Ale, or Green Flash West Coast IPA. For a little more kick, try the 90 Minute IPA, or Port Brewing Hop-15.

Ambers/ESB'S can go with just about anything. Some easy-going choices that won't overpower your meal are Anderson Valley Boont Amber and Sierra Nevada ESB. For roasted, herbed veggies and peppers, you'll need something with a little more spine like Unibroue's Maudite, a more spicy Belgian-style Amber, or the hoppier Speakeasy Prohibition Amber.

Brown Ales/Lighter Smoked Ales can be amazing with a variety of green salads. Add some walnuts and a Lost Coast Downtown Brown, or c
andied walnuts can be balanced by the drier Snipes Mountain Coyote Moon Brown. For super-mega-deliciousness, add some smoked bacon chunks and roasted sunflower seeds with a Rogue's Smoke Ale and OH MY GOD!

will stand up to meatier, spicy, bratwursts perfectly. Try Pinkus Alt, Allgauer Cambonator, or Arlene's Pick, Der Hirsch-Brau Doppelbock for a hearty combination.

Porters/Stouts can take on any robust grilling from roasted peppers to BBQ sauce-drenched hamburgers, but consider them also for an after dinner stand alone or paired with creamy desserts. With something as simple as vanilla ice cream, these styles can make the magic
happen, especially Anderson Valley Oatmeal Stout, or Arlene's Pick Nogne Porter.

Moment Beer: OK, the party's over, most of the clean-up is done, and it's time to visit with the remote and the ottoman. This is when you crack open a Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine and say to yourself, "You know, I do deserve great beer."

Upcoming Tastings:

Your next Beer Tasting 101 class is next week! No registration required.

Educate your palate on the bold and eccentric ales of Lagunitas Brewing Company.

Event Details:
Thu., Aug. 30, 2007, 6-8 pm
Tasting fee: $4 (cash only)

By the Bottle (360-696-0012)
104 W. Evergreen Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98660

- Free street parking after 6 pm, or, park across from BTB after 5 pm
- Valid photo ID required, must be 21 years of age to sample

Sat., Sept. 15th, 2007, 6pm-8pm
North Coast Brewing/Leiffman's

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