Archive for June, 2011

Rattle N Hum & Get Real NY present: The ULTIMATE Belgian beer festival

Posted in Beer Events on June 30, 2011 by RattleNHumBar

Check out the website for all info GRBFNY.com enter code ‘Rattle’ for $20 off all General Admission tickets and ‘RNH2GO’ for $30 off VIP Sessions.

100+ Belgian Beers Poured From a First-of-its-Kind Central Tap System, 30+ Homebrews From Some of the Best Homebrewers Around, Delcious Food From Petite Abeille, Luke’s Lobster, Cafe d’Alsace, Rattle N Hum and others, 4,000+ Oysters & 2 Shuckers, Live Music, Tasting Seminars, Meet the Brewers & More — WHAT ELSE COULD YOU ASK FOR!! Tickets to all sessions are selling out fast — GET YOURS TODAY, WE GUARANTEE YOU WON’T BE DISAPPOINTED!

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Good Beer Month of July @ RNH

Posted in Beer Events on June 24, 2011 by RattleNHumBar

Yes everybody July is officially Good Beer Month in NYC, in celebration of this Rattle N Hum will be running a series of events throughout the month, from Mikkeller Single Hop series, Dogfish Head Tap Takeover, Get Real NY Belgian Festival (July 8th-9th) GRBFNY.com to French beer night, then to top off the month we will have a Cellar Raid, releasing beers we have been sitting on for up to 3 years at the end of the month! Check out our website RattleNHumBarNYC.com for details or twitter @RattleNHumBar for more info

Here is our  list of events and stuff for July’s Good Beer Month
July 5th – The Big Le-Brewski Series part 2 (an array of aged beers from the RNH Cellar)
July 8th N 9th – Get Real NY Belgian Festival (www.GRBFNY.com)
July 10th – Beer Brunch Sundays
July 11th – Jazz N Oysters
July 12th – Mikkeller Single Hop Extravaganza ( featuring 19 Single Hop Beers)
July 17th – RNH Cask N Brunch Fest
July 18th – Jazz N Oysters
July 19th – Dogfish Head Take the Taps
July 24th – Beer Brunch Sunday!
July 25th – Jazz N Oysters
July 26th – The Big Le-Brewski (‘The Dude Series) (The Grandaddy of beer lists)
July 28th – Imports v Domestic Craft Breweries
July 30th – The Brown Mudfoot Band play RNH also Cask fest)
July 31st – Good Beer Seal Brunch!

Mikkeller Single Hop Extravaganza! 7-12-11

Posted in Beer Events on June 24, 2011 by RattleNHumBar

This is not an event too be missed, come and enjoy an array of single hop brews from the Mikkeller single hop serie.
Hops are actually the female flowering cones of the vining hop plant, Humulus lupulus. Hops are delicate, little pinecones and YES they are in the Cannabis family, yup 1st cousins to Mr. Pot!
Anyway Mikkel has used his brewing skills to create this series of hoppy beers to give us and the world an idea of how ech hop tastes, as you know many IPA’s and other brews are made with many varieties of hops, not these ones!

Hope to see you all here,
Patrick and crew

The Single Hop series includes:
Amarillo
Bravo
Cascade
Centennial
Challenger
Citra
Cluster
Columbus
Magnum
Mt. Hood
Nugget
Palisade
Simcoe
Sorachi Ace
Super Galena
Tettnanger
Warrior
Willamette

 

Dogfish Head take the taps 7/19/11

Posted in Beer Events on June 16, 2011 by RattleNHumBar

Off-centered ales, for off-centered people… that’s what Dogfish Head are all about! Whether it’s odd ingredients, super-strong extreme beers, or crazy, made-up styles, you can be sure that a beer from Dogfish will challenge your perceptions of what beer is supposed to be!
The brews:
60 Minute
90 Minute
75 Minute (Cask)
120 Minute (bottle)
Bitches Brew
Black & Blue
World Wide Stout
Pangaea
Namaste
My Antonia
Burton Baton’09
Raison D’Etre
Red and White
Sahtea
Midas Touch (Randall w/mint)
Olde School
Festina Peche
Shelter Pale Ale
Red & White
Hellhound On My Ale
Palo Santo’09
Palo Santo’11
Indian Brown
Theobrama

An array of DFH bottles will be served and all beers will be paired and made with a special small plate menu

Victory Brewery tour, from RNH – 8/27/11

Posted in Brewery Tours on June 14, 2011 by RattleNHumBar

Victory brewing company is probably the most attractive brewery and brewpub on the east coast. Serving 20 quality beers on tap, food includes salad, sandwiches, a PIG!, the tour, to/from NYC, beers and food on the bus all for $100 a head! That’s a whole day on the sauce. Contact the bar for more info

The Goose invasion @ RNH 6/21/11

Posted in Beer Events on June 14, 2011 by RattleNHumBar

Who’s up for a Goose night?

Summertime: – A German Style Kölsch beer brewed in the traditional German fashion, sunshine in color with 4.7% ABV perfect summer session ale.

Sofie: – A Farmhouse Style Saison fermented with and aged in wine barrels with orange peel, sparkling champagne color ale 6.5% ABV with a spicy pepper note finish

Matilda Belgian Blonde Ale an intriguing choice for beer with a slightly fruity aroma it’s the perfect accompaniment at the dining table or for casual socializing at the bar. 7% ABV

Pere Jacques:-Belgian Style Abbey Ale A wonderfully fruity, malty ale with complex flavors Brewed with Belgian yeast,  and  stand shoulder to shoulder with  Belgian Dubbels. 8% ABV

Honkers- Inspired by visits to English country pubs, Honker’s Ale combines a fruity hop aroma with a rich malt middle to create a perfectly balanced beer. Immensely drinkable, Honker’s Ale is not only the beer you can trust but one you’ll look forward to time and again. 4.2% abv

IPA A hop lover’s dream This classic pale ale featuring an inviting spicy hop aroma and fruity flavor, set off by a dry malt middle that ensures that the long hop finish won’t soon be forgotten. 5.9% abv

312 URBAN WHEAT -Its spicy aroma of Cascade hops is followed by a crispy, fruity ale flavor that’s delivered in a smooth, creamy body not like any other beer but it is certainly no less than you’d expect. 4.2% abv

Bourbon County Stout – Dark and dense intense flavors. A beer that’s perfect when enjoyed on its own or with a fine robust cigar. Aged in bourbon barrel 8 months to a year 13% ABV

Bourbon County Vanilla –13% abv each year at the festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer in Chicago, drinkers enjoy hundreds of wood aged beers. Poured  at the2009 fest, and drinkers loved it so much .I hope you enjoy it as well. Cheers!

Scully –9% abv White Pepper Strawberry Saison Inspired by an amuse bouche often prepared by one of our Brewer’s wifes; Scully brings white pepper, strawberry, and honey to a harmonious blend.   The ingredients are added at different stages to a Saison, and fermented with normal Belgian yeast as well as Champagne yeast.  One of our favorite brews of the past year with many levels of complexity and character.

Minx- 9% A Belgian Style IPA with a fruity hop aroma. This IPA has a deep red color and tart body. Very different from most IPA’s Minx has the ability to change its flavor to be either sweet, sour or a flat out devilish MINX!!!

Samovar-  5%ABV – Dark Smoked Wheat Ale with Russian Black Tea Samovar is a dark wheat ale brewed with a small percentage of smoked malt.  The beer is fermented with our house Ale yeast then is blended with a smoked Russian Black Tea.

Big John – 11.5%  Inspired by the epic skyline of Chicago, Big John; a tall, bold slugger of a stout with Epic amounts of roasted malt and an addition of cacoa nibs give Big John a massive chocolate flavor and aroma. With a body as substantial and black as the building to which it pays homage, Big John is sure to inspire a sense of awe with each sip.

Raspberry Sasion – 6.5 % ABV  Brewed with the Saison and farmhouse ales of Belgium in mind, we added fresh Raspberries and  Brettanomyces to a wine barrel and aged the Saison base for 9 months.

Fleur– 5.2 % ABV. A Belgian style pale ale blended with hibiscus and kombucha tea, Fleur is a beautiful, rose-colored ale with an aroma of strawberries and hibiscus flowers. Her flavor balance starts with a hint of sweet, ripe berry and finishes tart.

Dominique  – 9.5 % ABV A brew of epic proportions, we aged a sour Belgian Ale brewed with Lactobacill us in freshly used Bourbon Barrels.  The heat of the alcohol plays out a battle with the acidity from the Lacto.

Indira  – 7 % ABV earthy and spicy farmhouse ale brewed with Lemongrass and Lemon Thyme in the Brew kettle.

Demolition – 7.2 % ABV Brewed to honor the brave souls who kept our brewpub open in the early 90’s while wrecking balls tore down the mall around us. Dry and smooth, with a grassy, citrus aroma and honey malt middle.

Lolita   – 7% ABV  Lolita is a pink rose colored Belgian Style pale ale fermented with wild yeast and aged on raspberries in wine barrels. Aromas of fresh raspberries, bright jammy fruit flavors and effervescent body make Lolita an ideal beer to suggest to beer drinkers fond of Belgian Framboise.

American Brown – 5.6% abv. The American Brown is a mild ale with a touch of rye. Toffee Brown, Medium- bodied, with a creamy head, aromas of raisins and freshly baked dark bread. Our American brown is a delicious treat that will warm the soul and liven up the evening with friends!

Pus a few more TBA – ASAP

The LeBrewski Series Part 1 6/7/11

Posted in Beer Events on June 3, 2011 by RattleNHumBar


Part one of The Big LeBrewski Beer Series sees the unleashing of Shelton Brother importers on Rattle N Hum during the week of 6/7/11

The beers: (shut up Donnie, your out of your element!)

De Struise Svea IPA

Struise Black Damnation IV (Coffee Club)

Struise Damnation III (Black Mess)

Struise Rosso

Struise Paranept

Struise Ignis et Flamma IPA

De Ranke ‘XX Bitter’

Mikkeller Koppi

Mikkeller Beer Geek Bacon

Mikkeller Hoppy Easter

Mikkeller USAlive!

De Molen Storm & Avery

De Molen Vuur & Vlaam

Slaapmutske Xmas

De La Senne Taras Boulba

Christofel Bok

Mahr’s Saphir Weisse

Kulmbacher Eisbock

Oppigards Stark Porter

Haandbryggeriet Royk aten ild! (Smoke without fire!)

Nogne O Sunturnbrew

Westens Stowford Press Medium Cider

Baird Carpenters Mikan IPA

Thiriez Xxtra

Part 2: The raiding of Rattle N Hum’s cellar, this will last the entire month of June

Part 3: More raiding of aged beers from the cellars of Rattle N Hum