Raise the Stakes Weekend: 19th Anniversary Celebration


Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is celebrating its 19th Anniversary with a Raise the Stakes Weekend July 14-17. The four-day celebration will feature two new beer releases, Bronze Anniversary Ale and Fixed Fight Barrel-Aged Old Ale. The festivities will also include rare beer releases, a ticketed Old Godfather VIP Session, cellar sale, live music, food, and games at our tap room and brewery.

Here’s the full schedule:

THURSDAY JULY 14, 1:00pm - 10:00pm

  • New Beer Release: Bronze Anniversary Ale (Draft Only)
  • Firkin Fest Featuring:
    • Sour Imperial Payback Porter
    • Blind Tiger Imperial IPA Extra Dry Hopped
    • Baby Daddy Session IPA with Coffee
    • Bronze Anniversary Ale with S’more Ingredients
  • Meet the Brewers
  • Music by Bill Phillippe
  • Food by Inner City Fusion

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 1:00pm - 12:00am

  • New Beer Release: Fixed Fight Barrel Aged Old Ale (Bottles & Draft)
  • Crack the Vault Cellar Sale
  • Patio Bar & Cornhole
  • Music by Stäng
  • Food by Natas BBQ

Cellar Sale Bottles:

  • Scarface 2012 (2 bottle limit)
  • Scarface 2013 (4 bottle limit)
  • Scarface 2015 (8 bottle limit)
  • Scarface 2016 (no limit)
  • Barrel Aged Scarface 2013 (2 bottle limit)
  • Barrel Aged Scarface 2014 (4 bottle limit)
  • Barrel Aged Scarface 2015 (12 bottle limit)
  • Old Godfather 2014 (8 bottle limit)
  • Old Godfather 2015 (8 bottle limit)
  • Old Godfather 2016 (no limit)
  • Barrel Aged Old Godfather 2016 (12 bottle limit)
  • Syndicate 01 (4 bottle limit)
  • Syndicate 02 (8 bottle limit)
  • Syndicate 03 (12 bottle limit)

SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1:00pm - 12:00am

  • Blind Tiger Imperial IPA Release Party (Bottles & Draft)
  • Old Godfather VIP Session 12:00pm - 2:30pm (Buy Tickets: $80+ fees)
    • Tickets include one bottle of Fixed Fight Barrel-Aged Old Ale and Blind Tiger Imperial IPA, Speakeasy bottle bag, custom wood and leather Speakeasy coaster, a half-year subscription to All About Beer Magazine, barrel tasting with Speakeasy’s Director of Brewing, a chance to tap a firkin of Blind Tiger Imperial IPA with Ginger, and unlimited tasting all day. The VIP session is limited to just 60 attendees and is the only ticketed portion of the anniversary festivities.
  • Patio Bar & Cornhole
  • Music by the Howling Coyote Tour 5:00 - 8:00pm
  • Food by The Front Porch & Bayview Pasta

SUNDAY JULY 17, 1:00pm - 8:00pm

  • IPA Day
  • Cornhole Tournament: There is no fee to participate. Email taproom@goodbeer.com to enter your two person team.
  • Whole hog roast by Native Sons BBQ