Hip Hops: Louisville Beer Week 2021 offers events, collaborations and a beer history panel discussion
Another edition of a rejuvenated Louisville Beer Week is on the horizon. This year’s calendar begins on October 22 and concludes on the 29th. A “beer week” is a locally-oriented tribute to, and a celebration of, all things beer. The idea is that breweries, pubs, restaurants, beer bars and package stores hold events: beer tastings, beer dinners, brewery tours, beer and food pairings and tap takeovers (to name just a few common activities). Individual establishments organize their own events, and collectively a governing committee tries to spread the word. Louisville Beer Week’s “governing committee” is Louisville Ale Trail, which “serves to engage with Louisville tourists and residents about our local beer scene by encouraging city-wide tourism through the promotion of participating member brewery taprooms.” Last year’s Louisville Beer Week theme of resiliency in a time of COVID has carried forward to 2021 in the form of brewery collaborations, or special one-off batches released...Read more