Mesa, a taco and tequila restaurant, and the 2C Family Brewing Co.will open this winter on First Street in downtown Nampa. The developer, Andrew Mullins, hopes the area becomes like Boise’s Eighth Street.
In this edition of beer notes: County Line Brewing’s new seasonal beer is extra hoppy with a kiss of citrus, plus advice on other local spring beers to try. White Dog Brewing is opening soon in Downtown Boise, plus take a beer road trip to eastern Idaho.
It’s Idaho Craft Beer Month, and there are barrels of fun to be had. Still, don’t be shocked if a few Boise beer drinkers temporarily go Rogue. Oregon-based Rogue Ales will be in Idaho from April 10-14 for five days of craft beer festivities.
Alefort, the beer festival held at Treefort Music Fest in Boise, has made several improvements this year. Among them are rare nail pulls, the inclusion of regional breweries, the addition of more cideries and a showcase for the Boise-based Swell Artist Collective.
Check out new seasonal beers from Boise — and Oregon — breweries: One in the Chamber Imperial IPA from Payette Brewing Co., Salty Bear dark caramel gose from Sockeye Brewing, and Huckle Biere Grand Cru and Honey Rye Barley Wine from 10 Barrel Brewing Co. All are available in large-format bottles.