LIVE MUSIC EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY!
11/3/16 **NEW** TRIVIA LEAGUE BEGINS
Darwin Brewing Co announces a NEW weekly trivia league hosted by Charlie Kennedy of Steve-O Entertainment. Every Thursday, teams will compete against one another on a weekly basis AND in a ten-week tournament! Food will be available on-site from popular local food trucks including Polpo’s Pizza Co., Full Belly Stuffed Burgers, The Spot Taco Catering, and more. San Juan Helles Lager pitcher specials available, plus great prizes from Darwin’s for winning the round, the night, AND the tournament! Weekly on Thursdays beginning 11/3/16, 7-9p.
11/4/16 **NEW** GET ON MY LAWN
LIVE, LOCAL MUSIC finds a new home every Friday night on the brand-new Darwin Brewing Co stage. Presented by Independent Jones, Get On My Lawn is a new weekly series highlighting local musicians of all genres. Enjoy $4 Darwin Brewing Co drafts in an intimate outdoor setting with food available from the on-site Blue Rooster Food Truck. November’s musician lineup: 11/4 Dean Johanesen, 11/11 Galbraith Bros, 11/18 Row Jomah, and 11/25 the Lee Stetson Band. Every Friday from 8-10p.
11/4/16 **NEW** OFRENDA COLLABORATION BREW & DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION
Darwin Brewing Co announces the release of Ofrenda, a dark saison ale brewed in collaboration with Bury Me Brewing of Ft. Myers, FL in honor of Dia De Los Muertos. This traditional Latin American commemoration of beloved ancestors and friends who have passed on to the next life typically features a festive altar of sacrificial offerings, and this dark saison ale is our Ofrenda (“offering”). Join us for an Ofrenda at our Day of the Dead-themed release party, in conjunction with the Village of the Arts annual Day of the Dead Artwalk celebration. Dean Johanesen performs 8-10p.
11/7/16 TAPAS WITH SHAKESPEARE’S CRAFT BEER AND GASTROPUB
Tapas & Taps is a celebration of local chefs and brewers teaming up to experiment with flavors and push the boundaries of beer pairings. Each event’s featured chef is a culinary artist who uses Darwin beers as the canvas for creating a new masterpiece. Your $29 ticket is your gateway to 3 tapas courses, each paired creatively with a DBC beer. Receive unlimited pours of that night’s selected taps for the duration of the event. Shakespeare’s will present the following menu: curried chicken & almond tacos with beer battered dill pickle paired with San Juan Helles Lager; Shakespeare’s beer cheese dip with house chips paired with Pirata Pils; Brie & caramelized onion burger slider with fries paired with Finchtoberfest Marzen Lager. Monday, November 7, 2016. 7-9p. Tickets available here.
11/10/16 MYP FALL FUNK
In partnership with Manatee Young Professionals, Realize Bradenton, and Ace’s Live, we are hosting a fall networking and live music event. Join us at Ace’s Live on Thursday, November 10 for networking, lite appetizers, and LIVE MUSIC! Ace’s Live has lined up funk-flavored rock-soul infused Holey Miss Moley to entertain us for this event. Their high-energy sound is reminiscent of old school 70’s funk melded with elements of Disco, Jazz, Soul and Hip-hop creating a superb fusion that delights and energizes the crowd getting people up and dancing all night! Receive a FREE Darwin can with your pre-registration by 12pm the day before. Event at Ace’s Live. Thursday, November 10, 2016. 5-8p.
11/11/16 LOCAL (FOOD + BEER + ARTISANS) = THE LOCAL EVOLUTION
The Local Evolution Craft Market hosted by Geraldson Community Farm returns to Darwin Brewing Company on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 5-9pm. We celebrate the local harvest and our specialty food artisans this month. Aji Limo Rojo will be the evening’s featured $4 brew. The vendor spotlight this month is on Wood N’ River, who will create a festive holiday tablescape featuring his wood products featuring local reclaimed wood. Kids activities will be available for this fun, family-friendly event. Local jam-funk trio The Galbraith Group performs 6-10p.
11/14/16 enRICHING YOUR BEER DINNER
A full sensory experience in one night! Beer provided by Darwin Brewing Company, live music presented by Independent Jones & a five course meal from EnRich Bistro. Locally-crafted, yet globally inspired, beers and cuisine will be integrated to complement each other in a music-filled listening room atmosphere. All of your senses will be delighted by the best that the Bradenton area has to offer! Five courses paired with five Darwin Brewing Co beers. Music by The Curious Bedfellows, an acoustic folk band from Sarasota, Florida who draw their inspiration from many sources, including blues, folk, jazz, country, rock, even classical. Event at enRich Bistro. Monday, November 14, 2016. 6-9p. Tickets here.
11/19/16 DARWIN BEER MILE
An “official” beer mile is four quarter-mile segments with four 12oz. cans of Pirata Pils between each segment. Not for the faint of heart! We’re also offering a relay option so two runners can split the distance. Prizes awarded for: fastest solo male, solo female, fastest team (all-male, all-female, and co-ed), & best costume! Your $25 entry gets you four cans of Pirata Pils, a free core beer pint after the race, AND a premium t-shirt. You don’t have to participate to attend! Spectators welcome. CHECK-IN at 11:30a, RACE BEGINS at 12p. Register here.
ALL MONTH LONG
November’s featured $4 Beer of the Month is CalaCocoa Chocolate Pumpkin Brown Lager.
Wednesdays (open 4-10p): Weekly Finch Run 5k at 6pm.
Thursdays (open 4-10p): Tap It Thursday weekly new release beer. Trivia Night 7-9pm with a rotating food truck. Growler Club with 15% off growler fills.
Fridays (open 4-11p): Blue Rooster Food Truck serving 4:30-9:30p. “Get Off My Lawn” Live Local Music presented by Independent Jones from 8-10p.
Saturdays (open 12-11p): Live music nightly. Blue Rooster Food Truck serving 2:30-8:30p.
Sundays (open 12-5p): Service Industry Sundays, receive 50% off with hospitality paystub.