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Rochester Craft Beer Week

May 15-21, 2023

Experience Rochester Presents Rochester Craft Beer Week May 15 – 21, 2023. Celebrate Rochester’s highly rated and award-winning breweries. Enjoy special beer releases, fun events, live music, food and more. Please drink responsibly.

Events & Specials

Forager Brewery

Beer Dinner: | Friday, May 19th
As we prepare for our annual Nillerzzzzz celebration on Saturday (5/20), we'll host a special release dinner the Friday night prior. This will be a ticketed event. 

Barrel-Aged Beer Release | Saturday, May 20th
We'll be hosting our annual Nillerzzzzz barrel-aged bottle release party with live music, food, artwork, and even more barrel-aged beer on tap! This event will take place on our patio and is free to attend. All ages welcome. 

Humble Happy Hour | Available Monday through Thursday from 2pm-6pm
Enjoy a free pint of Humble Forager Pin Seeker Pilsner or Hidden Headwaters Red Lager Ale with purchase of any of our wood-fired pizzas. 

Live Music 
We'll have live music Tuesday through Saturday, and trivia Monday at 7:00 PM. No cover charge. 

Live music schedule:

Tuesday, 5/16

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Dan Rumsey Soulful Blues/Folk

Wednesday, 5/17

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Luke Hendrickson Country/Americana/Folk

Thursday, 5/18

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Mary Cutrufello Country/Americana

Friday, 5/19

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The Double Down Daredevils Bluegrass/Americana

Saturday, 5/20

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Murder Turtle Firing Squad Rock/Pop/Reggae

Saturday, 5/20

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Thomas & the Shakes Rock/Pop/Reggae

Sunday, 5/21

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Jazz Jam - All are welcome to join on stage.


Forager Brewing Co..   Forager Brewery Nillerzzz


Kinney Creek Brewery

Week of May 15-21
$10 pour + American Craft Beer Week 2023 pint glass

Monday, May 15 4-6pm
BOGO 50% off pints

Tuesday, May 16
(Half off all growler refills)

Wednesday, May 17
2 Pints + 1 Pizza = $25 all day; 7pm General Trivia - free to play

Thursday, May 18
Happy Hour 4-6pm (BOGO 50% off pints)

Friday, May 19
Live Music at 7pm: RavensFire

Kinney Creek Brewing.   Kinney Creek Brewing 2

Little Thistle Brewing Company

PROMO ALL WEEK: Buy a Sweatshirt, Get a FREE Pint 

Monday, May 15
Firebrick Bread 10th Anniversary Party - $20 gets Unlimited Firebrick Pizza and a free pint. Special pizza releases, live music and a special beer
release of our traditional German Kolsch

Tuesday, May 16
Release of our Rochester Pride Beer Marsha P. Hopson, Hazy IPA;  Beers for Queers Weekly Meetup 7 - 9

Wednesday, May 17
Trivia Mafia Trivia with special Beer Week prizes 

Thursday, May 18
Special Craft Beer Tasting Event

Friday, May 19
No-Filter Hefeweizen Release Party 

Saturday, May 20 
Official Rochester Pride After Party - Live entertainment by Danger 5, Two Kings & a Queen, Annie Mack, and LaSonya Natividad.

Little Thistle Brewing.   Little Thistle Brewing Co

LTS Brewing Company

New small batch beer releases each day:

  • Monday, May 15th: Cabernet Barrel Aged Rock (Golden Sour)
  • Tuesday, May 16th: Cabernet Barrel Aged Paper (Red Sour)
  • Wednesday, May 17th: Bourbon Barrel Aged Scissors (Dark Sour)
  • Thursday, May 18th: Blackberry Scissors (Dark Sour)
  • Friday, May 19th: Bourbon Barrel Aged Bock
  • Saturday, May 20th: Cherry DeLarge (Imperial Milk Stout)
  • Sunday, May 21st: Pastry Hazy IPA

Limited amount on tap and a few crowlers available of each!

Monday, May 15
Free Darts; 7PM Puzzle Night

Tuesday, May 16
7PM Medical Trivia

Wednesday, May 17
 Open 3-10PM

Thursday, May 18
6PM Pup Meetup, Disc Golf; Public Brewery Tour

Friday, May 19
 6PM Bonfire Beers with Live Music from 8th St. Bend

Saturday, May 20
6PM LTS Swag Bag Drawing

Sunday, May 21
Open 12-8PM - pizza and drink specials!

LTS Brewing.   LTS Brewing

Thesis Beer Project

Monday, May 15

Tuesday, May 16
Karaoke 8-10pm / Sour Beer Release

Wednesday, May 17
 Music Residency Night featuring Jeremy Jewell and the Codependents 7-10pm; Firebrick Pizza Food Truck 5-8pm; THC Seltzer Release 

Thursday, May 18
QuizBang! Trivia 7-10pm / 2 Cavemen Grill'n 5-9pm

Friday, May 19
Live Music - Carnage the Executioner 8-11pm: Firebrick Pizza Food Truck 5-8pm: Specialty Seltzer Slushy Releases

Saturday, May 20
Espadin Food Truck 5-9pm / 4x Sour Beer Releases 

Sunday, May 21
Burly Bluffs Pride Burlesque Show (Ticketed Event) 6pm

Thesis Beer Project Pitcher.   Thesis Beer Project

Participating Breweries



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