08 November 2012

Fundraisers with Beer in Baltimore in November

A couple fundraising events are coming up in Baltimore over the next few days.

Tomorrow at No Idea Tavern in Federal Hill:
Friday, November 9th from 4-9pm!
It's everybody's favorite celebration of manliness and raising awareness for men's health issues - Movember. Come to No Idea tavern and enjoy fantastic drink specials, fun giveaways and other frivolity, proceeds benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG Campaign. Yay Movember!
From 4-9pm, enjoy $10 all you can drink Yuengling, rail, and wine plus some special Moustache Ride themed drinks!

 On Saturday, Sante returns for the third time to the B&O Railroad Museum to raise funds on behalf of the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland.  Approximately 600 guests are expected to gather for what is being planned as the area’s premier food and beverage pairing event. With WJZ-TV Anchor Don Scott as emcee, this business/casual fête will feature Maryland’s best cuisine, prepared by some of its most acclaimed chefs, complimented by American and European craft beer; wine and spirits:
The Food Market:    Cream of crab soup      
The Verandah:   Vegan lentil soup and Vegetarian Papdi Chaat and Chicken salad      
B&O American Brasserie:    Bacon and eggs dish (parsnip flan, smoked trout caviar, whipped chive and bacon crème fraiche, bliss maple syrup)      
House of Audré:    Beef & vegetable samosas with chili sauce      
RA Sushi:    Tutsi Maki roll and seared tuna tapas dish       
Talara:    Asian tartare tuna      
Brio Tuscan Grille:    Campanelle Carbonara, Chicken & Sweet Potato risotto      
P.F. Chang's:    Chicken lettuce wraps and Chang's spicy chicken       
Richardson Farms:    Fall spiced crispy pork belly, with butternut squash soup      
Maggie's Farm:    Duck Liver Toast with Fig Jam, Mortadella Terrine with house mustard, Chai Ronnie (House-made Chai Bourbon, Limoncello, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup)      
Banksy's Café:    Will's famous Mac and Cheese      
Barrett's Grill:    Tuna sashimi wanton (sesame crusted) with wasabi cream sauce and soy glaze      
Cabot Creamery Cooperative:    Assortment of naturally aged Cabot Cheddar cheeses      
The Corner Bakery:    Catering trays -  fruit and cheese tray and bakery bites tray      
Eggspectation:  Butternut squash soup, toasted berry salad, maple glaze rib eye      
Bistro Rx:    Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes       
Clementine:    Rumbleway Farm chicken liver and coriander pâté with Balsamic fig caramel       
Indigma:    Chenna Masala      
Don't Know Tavern:    Smoked Pork Mac & Cheese on Tortilla with Fresh Jalapeno Salsa      
Vegetarian Caterer:    Kale Salad and homemade tortilla chips      
Chiapparelli's:    Chiapparelli's Salad      
Cooking with Catherine:    White chocolate bark      
Natasha's Just Brittle:    Various brittles and chocolate with brittle bits      
Zia's Café:    Pumpkin cheesecake push pops  (gluten free, raw and vegan)      
Tark's Grill:    Pear and custard napoleon      
Silk's Restaurant at Bulle Rock:    Seafood Chili    
 Constantine Wines Inc. (Cali):    2009 Worthy "Five Clones" Sauvignon Blanc; 2006 Truth "Lindsey's Cuvee" Red; 2007 Worthy "Sophia's Cuvee" Cabernet Sauvignon      
Epicurean Wines (Aussie):    2010 Winner's Tank Shiraz; 2010 Woop Woop Cabernet Sauvignon; NV Chook Sparkling Shiraz      
Ole Imports LLC (Spanish):    Columna Albarino, A Portela Mencia, Barco de Piedra, Cal Blanca      
Peninsula Wines:    Totus Tuus Cava, Rogo Godello, Pinyolet Seleccion, Phincas 2009      
Susan Fields Wines (Cali):    Susan Fields Rudbeckia White Blend, Santa Barbara 2011; Susan Fields Chardonnay, Santa Barbara 2011; Susan Fields Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara 2010; Susan Fields Sumptuous Red Blend, Paso Robles 2007; Susan Fields Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa 2009; Susan Fields Unearthly Rhone Blend, Santa Barbara 2007; Ravens Run Red, Paso Robles 2006    


Heavy Seas  Loose Cannon, Märzen, Gold Ale      
Breckenridge Brewery:    Avalanche Amber, Vanilla Porter, Lucky U IPA, Oatmeal Stout
The Raven Special Lager      
Crispin Hard Apple Cider    Original Cider      
Fox Barrel Pear Cider      
Lagunitas Brewing Co. Pilsner      
Oskar Blues Brewery Dales Pale Ale      
Union Craft Brewing  Duckpin Pale Ale, Balt Altbier, Rowhouse Red Ale      
DuClaw Brewing Company  EuForia and HellRazer    

Spirit offerings will include Lucid Absinthe Superieure, Ron Abuelo Rum, Sambuca Molinari, TAP 357 Whiskey and Van Gogh Vodka. On the non-alcoholic side, Starbucks Coffee Company will conduct a coffee tasting and David's Natural Market will provide a variety of organic sodas.
UPDATE:  As I typed this, it appears they have SOLD OUT.

Then, down at No Idea Tavern in Federal Hill next Thursday:


Join the Baltimore Pain Relief Center and No Idea Tavern to help family's affected by Sandy!

Pay $12 for All-You-Can-Drink at No Idea Tavern Tuesday November 13th from 6-9pm! All Proceeds and donations will be matched by the Baltimore Pain Relief Center!

We will also be collecting the following items, I know you stocked up for the storm, since you don’t need it DONATE IT PLEASE!
Canned Goods
Dog Food

Baltimore Pain Relief Center will also be collecting donations and goods Saturday, November17th from 8-11am @ 5430 Campbell Blvd, Suite 106, White Marsh, MD 21162.
In addition, No Idea is holding a "Winterfest" with winter beers on the 12th and an "end of season Pumpkinfest" on the 28th--not fundraisers, just good beers.

If the winter beers don't appeal to you, there's also a fundraiser at the nearby Baltimore Museum of Industry on Key Highway (near Little Havana--you know, where those cranes are) on Thursday the 15th at 6:30 PM, with beers from Heavy Seas (and Hugh Sisson in attendance) and paired foods from Mick the Pirate/Whiskey Island.  $25 BMI members, $35 non-members.  Reservations at www.thebmi.org or 410-727-4808 extension 129.

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