Banger’s Sausage House Announces New Release Program to Highlight Rare Beers from Cellar Collection

 

Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden, located on 79 Rainey Street, announced a new cellar release program developed to share often rare and unique brews with beer aficionados and anyone wanting to learn more about beer. The weekly event, Cellar Release Wednesdays, takes place each Wednesday from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. The first event is on Feb. 10 featuring Founders Project Pam; next up is the tapping of Dogfish Head Fort on Feb. 17.

 

The goal is to highlight some of the more rare and hidden beers in their collection. “My hope is to get the breweries involved and tie in meet ups or fun events to make these releases as big as possible,” Courtney Strange, the beer broker at Banger’s said. “We’d love for this to be an entertaining way for our customers and local fanatics to get a peek into our cellar and try some different, amazing beers.”

 

With 104 beers on draft, another 50 in cans and bottles and the third largest draft system in Texas, Banger’s already has a large selection available to its customers daily. The program intends to shine a light on the beers less likely to be seen on a daily basis.

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Release Schedule:

 

February 10th

Founders Project Pam – A black IPA brewed with an abundance of hops including, Chinook, Nugget, Centennial, Amarillo, El Dorado and Mosaic. It’s balanced with Crystal and Midnight Wheat malts and aged in maple syrup bourbon barrels, adding complex oaky bourbon notes to the sweetness of maple syrup.(Grand Rapids, MI) $10 – 9oz – 10.8%

 

 

February 17th

Dogfish Head Fort – A Belgian-style ale brewed with a ridiculous amount of raspberry juice and alcohol. Its 17% ABV so take it easy with this one, it’ll steal your lunch money if you aren’t careful. (Milton, DE)

 

February 24th

Karbach Bourbon Barrel Aged Hellfighter with Vanilla – Bourbon Barrel Hellfighter aged with Mexican and Madagascar vanilla beans.  One of Texas’s best barrel aged beers! (Houston, TX)

 

March 2nd

Ballast Point Barmy Ale – An Old Ale that is featuring apricots and orange blossom honey. The tartness from the apricots helps balance the moderate hop profile and finishes with sweetness from the honey. (San Diego, CA)

 

March 9th

Closed

 

March 16th

Buy Out (Closed for private party)

 

March 23rd

Community Barrel Aged Legion – This is a beautiful marriage of the beer, barrel and spirit. Toffee, vanilla, dark chocolate, rich, roasty, velvety, smooth, warming, unbelievably good. (Dallas, TX)

 

March 30th

Collective Brewing Project – Brewed with Brettanomyces bruxelensis var. Drei. It’s petite. It’s golden. It’s sour. Don’t over think it. (Fort Worth, TX)

 

April 6th

Founders Breakfast Stout – Dark, rich and full of roasted malts and a low hop profile.  Drink this instead of coffee with your bacon steak and some eggs.  (Grand Rapids, MI)

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