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Mark Your Calendars, Beer Lovers

By Kent Chapline, CBSDFW.COM
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One of our favorite beer bars, the Meddlesome Moth in Dallas, is inviting you to a week-long party.

The Moth will mark its second anniversary soon, and they have a whole series of events planned for it.

They’re calling it April Ale Week.  Each night of the week they will tap a different Texas-brewed craft beer.  On some nights, folks from that night’s brewery will be there to talk about it.

Three of the breweries on the schedule (below) are DFW locals: Rahr & Sons, of Fort Worth, and Peticolas and Deep Ellum, both from Dallas.

It sounds like a great week.  We can’t wait.

The Moth always has a very good selection of craft and imported beers, both on tap and bottled.  And they’re bringing in some special stuff for their celebration.

Here’s the schedule, copied directly from their press release:

During the week, tappings will start at 5 p.m. Kegs will be tapped at noon during Saturday’s and Sunday’s activities. The tapping schedule and details are listed below:

Monday, April 9 – Peticolas Brewing Company (Dallas) – This tapping will be the world premier of their English Pale Ale. Peticolas owner and brewer, Michael Peticolas, will be at the bar to speak with guests throughout the evening.

Tuesday, April 10 – Live Oak Brewing Company (Austin) – Featuring a tapping of a cask-conditioned Schwarzbier. The brewmaster from Live Oak will be at the bar pouring and speaking to guests.

Wednesday, April 11 – Saint Arnold Brewing (Houston) – Offering a tapping of Endeavour Double IPA and Karbach Brewing Company (Houston) cask-conditioned Rodeo Clown Imperial IPA.

Thursday, April 12 – Deep Ellum Brewing Company (Dallas) – Featuring a tapping of a cask-conditioned, oak-aged, dry-hopped IPA and Darkest Hour Imperial Stout. Representatives from Deep Ellum Brewing Company will be at the Moth, as well, to talk about their beers.

Friday, April 13 – Real Ale Brewing (Blanco) – Tapping WT3F?! Wild Devil’s Backbone.

Saturday, April 14 – Rahr & Sons Brewing Company (Fort Worth) – Featuring a tapping of Regulator Doppelbock and (512) Brewing Company (Austin) will tap a whiskey barrel-aged Pecan Porter.

Sunday, April 15 – Ranger Creek Brewing Company (San Antonio) – Offering a cask-conditioned Lucky Ol’ Sun Belgian Golden Ale.

As an addition to the anniversary celebration, the Moth has planned an exclusive beer dinner with Victory Brewing Company for Monday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. This is Victory’s first beer dinner in Dallas, and brewery owner Bill Covaleski will feature beers never before seen in Texas. There will be a total of six beers and four paired dishes. The dinner costs $75 per person, including tax and gratuity.

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