Thursday, April 2, 2015

WED. APRIL 15TH at 7PM Join us for a tribute to Samuel Smith featuring IPAs, Pale Ales, ESBs, Porters & Stouts all directly or indirectly influenced by Samuel Smith’s classic brews that include:  India Ale, Oatmeal Stout, Organic Pale Ale, Imperial Stout & Taddy Porter.

Founded in 1758, Samuel Smith’s independent, family-owned brewery was first imported to America by Merchant du Vin Specialty Beer Importers back in 1978, and was largely responsible for spearheading the US craft beer movement.  Please join us in celebrating the invaluable role this iconic British brewery has played in the craft beer revolution.

Here are a few of the brewers & breweries who will be bringing us their finest to raise a glass in tribute:

-Anderson Valley - Wild Turkey Bourbon BBL-Aged Oatmeal Stout - Head Brewer:  Fal Allen
-Breakside - Bergamot Special Bitter - Brewer: Nao Ohdera
-Brooklyn- Wild Horse Porter & Some Surprises - Head Brewer:  Garrett Oliver
-Ecliptic  - Pegasus ESB - Founder/Head Brewer:  John Harris
-Fremont - Dark Star Imperial Oatmeal Stout - Director of Brewing Operations: Matt Lincoln
-Ninkasi - Vanilla Oatis Oatmeal Stout - Founder/Brewer:  Jamie Floyd
-Oakshire - Overcast Espresso Stout - Brewmaster:  Matt Van Wyk
-Pelican - Silver Spot English Style IPA - Head Brewer:  Darron Welch
-Rogue - Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout - Brewer:  John Maier
-Sierra Nevada - Pale Ale - Brewery Technical Director Danny Khan

Samuel Smith’s will be bringing bottles of all the favorites including:

-Organic Pale Ale
-Oatmeal Stout
-Nut Brown Ale
-Imperial Stout
-Taddy Porter
-India Ale

Try the originals alongside their unique US counterparts.  A line up and all-star cast like this will be one for the history books.

Samuel Smith brews at the Old Brewery, Tadcaster, established in 1758 – it is Yorkshire’s oldest brewery.  Traditional methods of brewing have been retained at The Old Brewery.  The brewery still has its own cooper making and repairing all its oak casks; all Samuel Smith’s naturally conditioned draught beer is hand-pulled from oak casks.

The Samuel Smith’s ales you will enjoy at Saraveza are fermented in stone “Yorkshire squares” - fermenting vessels made of solid slabs of slate - which give the beers a fuller-bodied taste, using the same strain of yeast since the 19th century.

All Samuel Smith’s beers are brewed solely from authentic natural ingredients without any chemical additives, raw material adjuncts, artificial sweeteners, colorings, flavorings or preservatives.

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