6 Ways To Get Your Drink/Grub On This Week


Wednesday, February 18: New brews keep invading the Alamo City with their distinct wares. This time Strange Land Brewery out of Austin lands at Rosella Coffee Co. Try three beers on tap, including the Dewi Sant, a braggot that clocks in at 13.5 percent ABV. Cap off the night with music by Homemade Animals. Prices vary, 6-10pm, 203 E. Jones, Suite 101, 277-8574, facebook.com/rosellacoffee.

Thursday, February 19: Keep warm this winter with a little vino via The Hangar Tavern, which hosts its monthly wine tasting this Thursday. Featured sips include ice wines, those made with naturally frozen grapes and several dessert wines. Admission includes 10 wine samples, light snacks and a raffle ticket. $10, 7-9pm, 14532 Brook Hollow, 404-9430, facebook.com/thehangartavern.

Saturday, February 21: Nerd out with one of the city's beer groups, the San Antonio Cerveceros, as they show attendees various techniques for propagating, or breeding, your own yeast starter. They'll answer questions on the topic so come prepared to have a discussion as they do a live demonstration. Free, noon, Missions Untapped, 8123 Broadway, Suite B, 320-0486, facebook.com/sanantoniocerveceros.

Saturday, February 21: The cerveza-centered events keep coming with Branchline Brewing Company's monthly tour and tasting. Visit the facilities, learn about the process and sample the lineup, which includes Woodcutter Rye IPA, Shady Oak Honey Blonde, Evil Owl Amber, along with a couple small batch limited beers available. Bring a lawn chair and take in Pakistani bites from Rickshaw Stop. $3 admission, or re-use your Branchline Pint and pay $3 per beer pour, 4-7pm, 3633 Metro Pkwy., 403-2097, facebook.com/branchlinebrewing.

Saturday, February 21: It's a night at the museum without Ben Stiller. The San Antonio Museum of Art will open its doors for a late night dance party with food trucks, drinks, gallery routs and access to Nelson Rockefeller's Picasso Tapestries. The San Antonio Museum of Art closed the wait list for this event after press times and is no longer taking names.

Monday, February 23: Siege Week is upon us. Alamo Beer's flagship weeklong event, which commemorates the historic battle, will include pint nights and specials throughout the city. Stops include Tucker's Kozy Korner, Alamo Street Eat Bar, Taps y Tapas, Bombay Bicycle Club, Rosella Coffee Co., Tycoon Flats, The Cove, Stay Golden Social House, Charlie Wants A Burger and GS 1221. Siege Week culminates with the March 6 grand opening of Alamo Beer Company's brewery, where guests can sample the signature golden ale along with new brews. Prices and hours vary, February 23-March 6, alamobeer.com.

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