Three Fondren establishments are in on the revelry this week as Raise Your Pints celebrates Mississippi Craft Beer Week. This is the first time in the event’s three year history that RYP will celebrate with high gravity beer.
On Tuesday, July 24, from 6-9 PM, Sal & Mookie’s PiE Lounge will welcome Lazy Magnolia’s new high-gravity beer – The TIMBER BEAST. Enjoy Lazy Magnolia Southern Hops’pitality or Timber Beast IPA in PiE Lounge for $5! Musician Tommy Burton will add live music to the night on the PiE Tunes Stage.
And on Wednesday, July 25, Sneaky Beans Coffee Shop will host a Yazoo Brewing Sampling from 6-9pm.
Craft Beer Week sponsoring organization Raise Your Pints claimed victory earlier this month as a new law took affect after years of lobbying and advocacy. That law successfully enacted legislation that lifted the state’s 5% ABW (6.2% ABV) cap and raised the level to 8% ABW (10.1% ABV).