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BeerFeast! 2019 in Sundance Square (Win Free Tickes!)

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Watch the TX/OU action in beautiful Sundance Square Plaza on Flying Saucers’s 9’x16’ screen – for free October 12th starting at 11am.  No purchase necessary. Food and beverage will be on sale OR stop by any of the Sundance Square restaurants including Flying Saucer and grab food to go as part of your tailgate experience. No coolers or outside food will be allowed. Buy tickets now, or enter to win from CraveDFW.  Make a comment to be entered, winner announced Wednesday, October 10th.

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Brooklyn Brewery Post Road Pumpkin Ale

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Fall is a special time of year. There is a plethora of increased flavors and spices that do not come out the rest of the year. Winter will also invite a cornucopia of warmer flavors and heavier beers that are higher in calories, alcohol content and in different flavors for some. Autumn does offer a nice assortment of flavors and varieties due to harvesting of fruits and vegetables.

The biggest flavoring for autumn beers and in most Oktoberfest-style beers is pumpkin. Ahh, pumpkin. The visage of warm pie, Jack-o-lanterns and a fireplace can easily fit into the mind when picturing a nice round, full orange pumpkin. One beer that is inundated with the spirit of pumpkin was sampled recently- Post Road Pumpkin Ale.   Continue reading

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Burger of the Day: Half Pound Burger at Lee Harvey’s

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There is a place, a hidden place, where you can find cold beer, great burgers and incredible live music. This is the place many know as Lee Harvey’s. In its own compound surrounded by barbed wire and a double gate to prevent happy pets from either getting in, or escaping, you will find nothing but great camaraderie and smiles at this hot spot in the Cedars area of Dallas.

The food at Lee Harvey’s is nothing short of splendid, and is made out of a kitchen  much smaller than your own at home. The food comes out quickly and perfect every time for a place with such adversity as this small workspace. But that is the only thing small about the bar. The burgers are enormous, clocking in at a half pound and topped with as many ingredients as you might care to savor. The meat is juicy and hand formed, and even though the bun is sturdy the juices make fast play with your ability to manage this monster.   Continue reading

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Taste A Beer Flavored Jelly Belly

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What is gluten free, fat free, vegetarian friendly, kosher, peanut free and non-alcoholic but tastes like a draft beer? The latest Jelly Belly flavor. The company unveiled the new flavor at the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco recently, and claim it “tastes like your favorite draft beer”. I am so pleased that the new flavor tastes like Peticolas Velvet Hammer, but how did they know?

Anyway, you can purchase online for now at their website. Cost is $8.99 a pound (currently on sale for less) and you get about 400 beans to a bag. That is what the cost of a really good craft beer would set you back locally. Consider this gateway booze. You know, for kids.

 

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Win VIP Tix to FW BeerFeast Oct 6th

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We told you about the Fort Worth Flying Saucer BeerFeast 2018 a few weeks back, but we were just offered a pair of VIP tickets to give away to some lucky craveDFW reader. How fun! To enter just make a comment below, maybe tell us about why you like beer, your favorite beer, or what you might do with 1,000 gallons of beer. Regardless, we will give these coveted VIP’s away next Wednesday to a random reader.  Also, sharing is caring! Always share the stories you enjoy and tell restaurant and bar managers you read about them here. Continue reading

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Holy Grail Pub Expands, Adds New Menu

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We have discussed this marvelous pub located in Plano for some years now, Holy Grail Pub. They serve many favorites, besides a great selection of beer and whiskey, including the absolute best monte cristo and bowl of red.

Chef Shimond Bradley, who re-joined the Holy Grail Pub in May 2018 after a seven year absence has elevated the menu with creative New American cuisine while improving the celebrated dishes that have earned the pub multiple accolades for best bar food in Dallas and Plano. After stints at Casa Rubia in Dallas and Flora and Secco in Richmond, VA, Bradley has returned to the Holy Grail Pub with extensive knowledge of gastronomic science and culinary presentation to create a menu of approachable, quality food. Continue reading

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2018 BeerFeast Oct 6th in Fort Worth

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Flying Saucer’s 13th annual BeerFeast returns better than ever with pours on the plaza on Saturday, October 6th (1pm-5pm).  The original beer bash features a lineup of carefully curated world-class beers from the US, Belgium, Germany, England and beyond – this year taking place in beautiful Sundance Square Plaza. Continue reading

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