Dog Days of Summer: SoWa Edition
Our friends over at Beer’d Brewing Company are leaving the Land of Steady Habits (CT) to serve up some sweet, sweet summer goodness at Boston’s SoWa Beer Garden on Sunday, August 18 from 11a-4p. The Beer’d crew will be pouring some delishhhhh dog-themed beers and making sure there are plenty of activities to keep you busy all dog-gone day. Whaaaat are dog-themed beers? Good q. More on what’s pouring below. 👇
If you’ve been meaning to bring your pooch to SoWa (be prepared, we WILL ask to pet your very #goodboy), Dog Days of Summer at SoWa couldn’t have come at a better time. Keep reading for more info on how to score Beer’d dog swag, get in on the canine costume contest, and more! Spoiler: if you don’t have a pup just yet, this MAY be your lucky weekend. 🐶
In the Dawg Bowl (AKA: What’s Pouring) On Sunday, 8/18
These brews from Beer’d are human-approved:
– Whisker’d Wit | Bone dry and highly carbonated with hints of curacao orange peel, and spice from a Trappist ale yeast | 5.2% ABV
– Always Eatin’ Dinner | A New England IPA layered Medusa hop. Flavors of Guava, Melon, Apricot and Citrus | 6.5% ABV
– 8 Days A Week | An American Pale Ale single hopped with Citra. Has a burst of tropical fruit aromas and flavors, with a touch of citrus notes, and a finishing dash of graham cracker character | 6.7% ABV
– Stunner For the Win | A double dry-hopped NE IPA featuring Galaxy, Mosaic, Motueka, and Azacca | 7% ABV
– Dogs & Boats | An Imperial IPA that features Citra and Mosaic hops across a dried out malt backbone | 9.1% ABV
– Frank & Berry | A DIPA loaded with notes of red berries courtesy of the Mosaic hop | 9.1% ABV
What the Woof?
What could be better than enjoying a cold one (or two) with your furry best friend by your side? Here’s what else is goin’ on at Beer’d’s x SoWa’s Dog Days of Summer:
For the dogs. One dollar from EACH beer sold will benefit RUFF Tales Rescue: a dog rescue operating in MA, NH, CT & RI that’s dedicated to saving the lives of abandoned dogs and placing them in loving, cuddly homes.
SWAG. Humans get beer, dogs get swaaaag. But seriously, swing by from 11a-4p to grab some Beer’d swag for your four legged friend. There will be people swag, too! The earlier you arrive, the better! First 50 customers will get a free Beer’d pint glass.
Costume contest. Is there anyyyything cuter than a dog in a costume? We’ll wait. Didn’t think so. Bring your pup’s best getup for a chance to win a collection of toys and treats from SoWa vendors worth over $200 (plus bragging rights!).
Adopt a dog. IF alllll the above isn’t enough to satisfy your canine fix (or if you’re lacking a furry four legged friend), RUFF Tales Rescue will be bringing dogs in need of a loving home with them for adoption! Learn more about RUFF Tales here. Not quite ready to adopt yet? Petting and cuddling is still highly encourage.
SoWa Summers (While It Lasts)
In case you haven’tttttt caught on yet, every few weeks or so, one of our brands is moving into the Beer Garden and taking over the taps. We’ve got your fave craft brands taking over the SoWa taps to bring you fresh craft beers all.summer.long. Or what’s left of it… Follow along on Instagram as we add new breweries to the season’s lineup. And before you know it… Oktoberfest will be here. So stay tuned for more info on that! 🍂
If you’re new to SoWa (no better time like the present), it’s the South End’s weekly celebration of local artisans, farmers, food trucks, brewers and musicians. There’s no shortage of things to do, eat, drink and take home, which means you’re guaranteed to have a Sunday Funday.
The Facts: SoWa’s Beer Garden is open on Sundays, May through October, at The Power Station at 540 Harrison Ave in Boston (see the map below 👇) from 11a to 4p. We’ll release the beer menu each week right here and on Instagram.