YOU OUGHTA KNOW!
OYSTER WEEK AT BLOCK 15
Block 15 will be hosting it’s first inaugural Oyster Fest the first week in April (April 1st-7th). This will be a week of food specials, events, and beers made with or designed around oysters. Each of our three locations will have a variety of food specials featured throughout the week, and we will be brewing 3 special beers for the week as well.
Individual events are as follows:
Tues 4/2 - Tap Talks: Ocean Acidification and it’s Effect on Oyster Aquaculture @ the Tap Room
Thurs 4/4 - Oyster & Beer Pairing Workshop @ the Pub
Fri 4/5 - Oyster Beer Mini-Fest @ Caves
Sat 4/6 - Oyster & Beer Fest @ the Tap Room, featuring oysters sourced super fresh from around the country, paired with exceptional beers from each oyster region
Sun 4/7 - Oyster & Champagne Brunch @ Caves
More information on each of these events will be made available as the week gets closer. Get excited about eating some oysters!
PAKTECH 6-PACK HOLDER RECYCLING
We are going to be participating in a recycling program put on by PakTech, who is the manufacturer of our 6-pack holders. These are currently not recyclable in the commingled recycling, which is a major bummer. So, PakTech implemented a new program where they will take these back and recycle them to be re-purposed! How cool is that?!
We are in the initial stages of rolling the program out on our end, but be on the lookout for blue recycling containers where people can recycle the holders. We will be offering this service to anyone who wants to bring in their holders to recycle so we can maximize the number that do get recycled. Even our distribution accounts will benefit! This flyer will be put up in conspicuous locations so you can read about the program and answer any questions our customers may have. A formal announcement in the form of a HotSchedules message and a social media posting will come out later this week.
Welcome to Casey Gold, who joins us as the newest BOH Caves team member!
WHAT’S NEW ON INSTA
Caves will be hosting it’s second annual Bourbon Month Ice Cream Social this Sunday, February 24th from 3pm-5pm! This year we will be offering 3 ice cream specials with unique bourbon pairings.
The specials will include:
Nebula Stout ice cream malted milk shake
Popcorn ice cream sundae made with Wild Turkey barrel aged stout and popcorn ice cream and a caramel corn topping
A Manhattan ice cream sandwich with soft gingersnap cookies brushed with vermouth and bitters, and filled with an Amarina cherry syrup and orange zest ice cream
NEW MENU ITEMS / CHANGES
Burnt ends pork belly and blood orange salad with mole dressing
*The procedures for these will be posted next week!
*The smoked beet Reuben sandwich will be temporarily going off the menu to make sure the house-made kraut gets to the desired sourness
WHAT’S GOING ON TAP SOON?
Dates are subject to change based on tap availability.
Fri 2/22: ----
Tues 2/26: Sticky Hands, Nelson x Amarillo* (replacing OG Sticky Hands temporarily), The Cold Front (replacing Super Nebula, Double Chocolate Hazelnut), The Wild Cimmerian (replacing Orange Zest Saison)
Fri 3/1: Spellbound (replacing Pyrus), Emerging Sunshine (replacing Fresh Pow)
Fri 2/22: ----
Tues 2/26: Sticky Hands, Nelson x Amarillo* (replacing OG Sticky Hands temporarily), The Cold Front (replacing Doppelbock), The Wild Cimmerian (replacing The DAB Lab, Juice Joint)
Fri 3/1: Spellbound (replacing Kriek), Emerging Sunshine (replacing Fresh Pow)
*Sticky Hands, Nelson x Amarillo will be available on draft only and will replace our OG Sticky Hands draft. OG Sticky will still be available in cans for off-site sales and will be the option for in-house consumption if people really want the OG.
UPCOMING BOTTLE / CAN RELEASES
*The March bottle release is a weird one again - because Emerging Sunshine is part of our quarterly IPA series, it is not a traditional First Saturday release. Because of this, we will not be doing a First Saturday bottle release either.
Fri 3/1: Emerging Sunshine (Golden IPA) in 16oz cans (through end of May)
*This will be available in both draft and cans on Friday, at both locations!
Fri 3/8: Illuminated (Tripel) in 500mL bottles (through end of May)
*This is being release as just a standard ninja release.
UPCOMING / IN PROCESS BEERS
Billy Breathes - Hazy IPA
Direct Flight - Tart Strawberry & Guava IPA
Flanders Biere de Coupage - Blend of dark sour ales
Vienna Lager - Crisp, dry lager
BLOCKOUT = tap takeover
**Be sure to share/like the Facebook events to spread the word to your friends!
Thurs 2/21 - Brewshed Trivia for The People's Pint Month! @ the Tap Room from 5pm-7pm
Come do some water & beer trivia for a good cause!
Sun 2/24 - Bourbon Ice Cream Social @ Caves from 3pm-5pm
THE PEOPLE’S PINT / DINE OUTS
We are currently partnering with Oregon Brewshed Alliance (an initiative of Oregon Wild) for The People’s Pint tap. The designated beer is The DAB Lab, Juice Joint at the Pub and The Prophecies (changing to Fresh Pow on Thurs 2/21) at the Tap Room.
NEXT PUB DINE OUT
Wonders Early Learning Center
NEXT TAP ROOM DINE OUT
PUB SPECIALS / MENU UPDATES
Jacob Oliver’s South African Bobotie (here is an explanation!)
March Monthly Specials will go live next week and we’ll have pictures, descriptions and procedures to prove it!