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What’s Hoppin’ This Week: Nectar to host Crux beer tasting

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019

English Setter Brewing in Spokane Valley. (Courtesy)
English Setter Brewing in Spokane Valley. (Courtesy)
By Greg Wildermuth For the Spokesman-Review

Thursday, Aug. 15

Nectar Wine and Beer (1331 W. Summit Parkway) in Kendall Yards is bringing in Oregon favorite Crux Fermentation Project for a special tasting from 6-8 p.m. Several Crux beers will be on tap and in bottles, and a special taster flight of six Crux beers will be available. ( 508508829884841/)

Friday, Aug. 16

Post Falls Brewing (112 N. Spokane St., Post Falls) will be pairing its beers with hand pies made by local bakery Bean & Pie from 5-7 p.m. The pie makers and bartenders will happily assist in finding great pairings based on preferences. ( 462258261294236/)

Saturday, Aug. 17

Silver Mountain Resort (610 Bunker Ave., Kellogg) is hosting its annual Brewsfest from 1-6 p.m. Local and regional breweries will be on hand at the top of Silver Mountain serving up beer to pair with live music and beautiful views. Tickets purchased in advance are $35 and include the gondola ride to and from the event, a commemorative mug and six 5-ounce samples. Dress warmly since it is usually substantially cooler on the mountain than at the base. (

Spokane Valley’s English Setter Brewing (15310 E. Marietta Ave., Suite 4) is helping beat the August heat by hosting a beer and ice cream pairing event. Starting at noon, enjoy specially selected beer and ice cream tasting flights, and beer floats will be served all day long. (

Monday, Aug. 19

Clover (913 E. Sharp Ave.) is hosting a six-course beer dinner featuring brews from Steam Plant Brewing starting at 6 p.m. Each course will be paired with a Steam Plant Beer to complement the dish. Space is limited, and reservations are encouraged. (

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