Welcome to SF Beer Week 2019 at The Monk’s Kettle! As always, we’ll have an amazing array of events going on all week to keep your beer needs well satisfied.
6th Annual United Sours of America — Saturday February 2nd @11am Open to the public
About 20 sour and funky beers will be on tap, and several cellared items will be featured. For this event, we will be opening early (11AM). And we’ll start offering our Breakfast Egg Sandos to those in line starting at 10am!
Here’s the List of Beers:
Available On Draft
1 Allagash Interlude 2013 2 Allagash Interlude 2018 3 Russian River Temptation 4 The Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 2015 5 Sante Adairius West Ashley 6 Firestone Walker/Barrelworks Peachy Bones 7 American Solera L’Internationale 8 Phantom Carriage Deadly Harvest 9 Rare Barrel / Side Project Avec Des Amis 10 Cascade Vlad the Imp Aler 11 Crooked Stave Seranata Notturna Blueberry 12 Blue Oak Cordilleras Kriek 13 Libertine Hopricot 14 De Garde Hose 15 Beachwood Blendery Strawberry Provence 16 New Belgium Foeder Frambozen 17 Yeast of Eden Skeptics & Believers 18 Woodfour Quercus Reserve: Noir 19 E9 Raspberry Wild 20 Cleophus Quealy Cassis & Desist
Vintage Bottle List
Russian River Temptation 2017 Russian River Consecration 2017 Sante Adairius Farmhouse Noir 2016 The Rare Barrel Forces Unseen 2016 The Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 2013 Firestone Walker/Barrelworks Krieky Bones 2017
Super Bowl Party & Post-Sour Sunday — Sunday February 3rd Open to the public
Watch the game…or don’t…
We will be open for the Super Bowl this year. Happy Hour prices all day long — $2 Pretzels and $1 Off All Drafts & Wines By the Glass. And get served by Monk’s original owners (they’re on the floor!).
While we will be showing the game, you could also just cozy up in a booth and have a burger and a beer. And we’ll probably still have a bunch of amazing sours on draft, so there’s that too…
Temescal Brewing Beer Pairing Menu & Flights — Monday Feb 4th @ 6pm Open to the public
Join us as we celebrate the beers of our friends at Oakland’s Temescal Brewing. We’ll have flights of Temescal beers, the option to partake in a special 4 Course Pre-Fixe Pairing menu, and of course our usual service throughout the evening.
4oz Pour Flight Options — $10 for choice of any three; $21 for all seven: New Helles Pils #4 Mimosa Brut
Lost Time Purple Passion $4 Toast $4 Roast
And you can view the 4 Course Pre-Fixe Menu HERE. $65/person includes pairings.
Brewery owner Sam Gilbert and Head Brewer Mike Makris will be on-hand to discuss Temescal’s mission and each of the beers. Monks Kettle Executive Chef Bridget Austria will head up the kitchen.
Beer & Cookies Pairing — Tuesday Feb 5th Open to the public
This is how you dessert….
We will be offering cookies with specific beer pairings, available all day. Why? Well…. why wouldn’t we?
Snickerdoodles with Epic Brewing’s Bid Bad Baptista
Lemon Coolers with Temescal Brewing’s Lost Time
Triple IPA Fest — Wednesday Feb 6th Open to the public
Verve Coffee truck will be here at 8am to sell espresso drinks We’ll be serving our breakfast sandwiches in to-go boxes for those in line starting at 10am Everything will be tapped at noon (Big Chicken will be tapped when it arrives)
Available on Draft
Russian River Pliny the Younger Dogfish Head 120 Minute 10/03/14 HenHouse Big Chicken Sante Adairius Of This World Berryessa Trendy Triple IPA
Available TO-GO ONLY Revision Dr. Lupulin 3x IPA [12oz bottles] Alvarado Street One Giant Leap [16oz cans]
BONUS IPA’s Alchemist Heady Topper [16oz cans – on premise only] Alchemist Focal Banger [16oz cans – on premise & 4-packs to go]
Meet Boulevard’s Jeremy Danner — Thursday Feb 7th Open to the public
All beers will be available at noon when we open Jeremy Danner, Boulevard’s Ambassador Brewer, will be here from 4-6pm
Rye on Rye on Rye on Rye – 15.5% – 6 oz $7.00
By the Glass (from the bottle)
Saison Brett – 8.5% – 8 oz $6.00
Love Child #9 – 8.4% – 6 oz $11.25
Foeder Project #2 – 7.0% – 6 oz $11.25
Rye on Rye on Rye (2017 Vintage) – 14% – 6 oz $8.00
Available Flights (4oz pours)
Saison Flight $6
Tank 7 and Saison Brett
Sour Flight $15
Foeder Project #2 and Love Child #9
Rye on Rye Flight $10
Rye on Rye on Rye 2017 and Rye on Rye on Rye on Rye
Deschutes The Abyss Vertical — Saturday Feb 9th Open to the public
We’re raiding our cellar for a vertical of this lovely and complex Bbl-Aged Imperial Stout. Everything will be available at noon when we open.
The Abyss 2013 Vintage The Abyss 2015 Vintage The Abyss 2017 Vintage
Available By the Glass
The Abyss 2010 Vintage
The Abyss 2016 Vintage Scotch Barrel
The Abyss 2016 Vintage Rye Barrel
“Cider Sunday” — Sunday February 10th Open to the public All ciders will be available at noon when we open
Mission Trail’s Victor & Monte Jones will be here from 12-2pm
Far West’s Andrea Chichiolo will be here from 2-4pm
Exploring the world of cider is the perfect way to close Beer Week, with a range of cider styles from some of our favorite producers:
Traditional Cider – Far West Proper Dry
Hopped Cider – Far West OB Amarillo
Fruit Cider – Mission Trail 2018 Nectarine Jerkum
Hybrid – Mission Trail Ciruela Negra – Plum Jerkum co-fermented with dry farmed Russian River pinot noir & blackberries
Spiced Cider – Embark Apple Pie
Wood-Aged Cider – Troy Funk Odyssey (2014 Vintage)
Sour Cider – 101 Electric Pineapple