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Wednesday, October 28, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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What’s Hoppin’ This Week: Say cheers to puppies, pies and sour hearts

After their run through downtown Spokane and Kendall Yards, members of the Iron Goat Running Club enjoy a cold beer at Iron Goat Brewing on April 18. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
After their run through downtown Spokane and Kendall Yards, members of the Iron Goat Running Club enjoy a cold beer at Iron Goat Brewing on April 18. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
By Greg Wildermuth For The Spokesman-Review


The Grain Shed (1026 E. Newark Ave.) is hosting its monthly pints for a cause event and will be donating $1 for every pint sold all day to SpokAnimal.

Iron Goat Brewing (1302 W. Second Ave.) is releasing its newest beer, a coffee stout brewed in partnership with Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters, and celebrating with a release party featuring local music from 6-9 p.m.


Starting today and running all weekend beginning at noon each day, Community Pint (120 E. Sprague Ave.) is hosting its annual “Be My Sour Valentine” featuring a flight of wild fermentation and sour ales from the West Coast, including its own in-house brewery, Project Craft. These beers are available in limited quantities, so plan accordingly.

Seattle-based Reubens Brews is bringing its annual and always popular Haze Fest on the road this year, and it will be stopping by Flatstick Pub (618 W. Main Ave.). Beginning at noon and while supplies last, there will be eight hazy beers from Reubens on tap, many of which are not ordinarily available outside its taproom.


After a long soft opening, one of Spokane’s newest breweries, Bottle Bay (503 1/2 E. 30th Ave.), is celebrating the official grand opening of its South Hill tap room from 3-11 p.m. Head over to try the full beer menu and welcome Bottle Bay to the neighborhood.

Bellwether Brewing (2019 N. Monroe St.) is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a featured beer and dessert pairing. From 3-9 p.m. and for $20, you and that special someone can enjoy five mini-desserts each paired with a Bellwether brew.

River City Brewing (121 S. Cedar St.) is hosting its monthly “Pints for Paws” where $1 from each pint sold from 5-8 p.m. will be donated to SpokAnimal, who also will be on hand with furry friends looking for their forever homes. The event also includes a raffle of donated gift baskets.

The Growler Guys (225 W. Appleway Ave., Coeur d’Alene) is throwing a “flannel formal” to celebrate the holiday. From 6-9 p.m., come dressed in your favorite flannel and enjoy live music, beer specials, Valentine-themed games and more.

Post Falls Brewing (112 N. Spokane St., Post Falls) is bringing in local pastry shop Bean and Pie, who will be selling Valentine’s mini-pies to enjoy with Post Falls’ great craft beer. From 5-9 p.m., there also will be live music and a local food truck on hand to complete your Valentine’s date.

Follow @509beerblog on social media for more of Greg Wildermuth’s beer coverage.

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