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Your weekly planner

Rick Bonino


– No-Li officially releases its seasonal, Citra-hopped Red White & No-Li pale ale (the first 25 pint orders after 5 p.m. get a free T-shirt).

– River City's Randall for the weekend is the sessionable Afternoon IPA through apples and cinnamon.



– Mad Bomber is offering $3.50 pints all day to celebrate this month's Action Comics cover print release (free pint with each poster purchase).

– Quartzite in Chewelah is pouring a plum grisette (plus a kolsch for mug club members only).



– Four selections from Sierra Nevada's 2016 Beer Camp Across America collaboration pack – West Latitude Session Rye with hibiscus, the cider-spiked Pat-Rye-Ot pale, Moxee-Moron Imperial Session IPA and Stout of the Union – will pour in a tap takeover Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 at Enoteca.



– An Oktoberfest lager is this week's Wednesday small-batch release at Daft Badger, in advance of the brewery's annual celebration (see Saturday listings).


A look at the upcoming week in local craft beer:


– Archtop Amber is the beer of the week at Twelve String, with $4 pints and $8 growler fills.


– No-Li launches its weekly Tuesday Flights & Bites. with three small-plate bites paired with accompanying beers from 5:30 to 8.


– Ninkasi beers will be on tap for an American Heritage Wildlife Foundation fundraiser from 5 to 8 at Sandpoint's Idaho Pour Authority along with raffles, complimentary appetizers and live music.

– The Inland Northwest Beer Choir chapter holds its second gathering at Bellwether from 7 to 8:30; all are welcome to join in song.


– Twelve String has a release party for its Roundabout Confusion harvest ale starting at noon.


– Grand Teton comes to the Coeur d'Alene Growler Guys for a tasting from 4 to 7 including the seasonal Fest Bier, Bitch Creek ESB, Tropical Lost Continent imperial IPA and Wake Up Call porter.

– Elysian will be featured in a tasting from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Spokane Valley Total Wine; cost is $10.


– Daft Badger's second annual Oktoberfest starting at noon features both the house beers and offerings from Orlison plus live music by Step Brothers (with Rare Earth's Peter Rivera) and DJ Coma, and German-style food including sausages and beer cheese pretzels. 

– Pints Alehouse hosts a Dogfish Head event beginning at 3 with Biere de Provence saison, Beer to Drink Music To tripel, Raison D'Extra strong Belgian dark, the 60, 90 and 120 Minute and oak-aged imperial Burton Baton IPAs, Bitches Brew imperial stout, Olde School Barleywine and strong, smoky Immort Ale (all in tasters or full pours). 

– Elysian visits the North Spokane Total Wine for a tasting from 3 to 5; cost is $10.

And as always, keep coming back for more info about everything happening throughout the week.

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