Taste Boulevard beers, learn about proper glassware and more beer events

Thursday, January 15
Nøgne Ø/Terrapin Imperial Rye Porter tapping, at Flying Saucer (101 East 13th Street), 7 p.m.

North Coast Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin XVII Russian imperial stout, New Belgium Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout and Santa Fe Black IPA tappings, at Waldo Pizza’s taproom (7433 Broadway)

Oaked Winterbock tapping and release of Doppel Alt, a dry-hopped German amber ale, at KC Bier Co. (310 West 79th Street), 4 p.m.

Friday, January 16
Boulevard tasting, featuring the Calling, Pop-up IPA, Irish Ale and Dark Truth, at Mike’s Wine & Spirits (8447 Wornall) UPDATE: The Calling won’t be sampled at Mike’s.

Sunday, January 18
Boulevard nights, featuring $3 year-round and $5 Smokestacks, at Local Tap (7300 West 119th Street, Overland Park), through Thursday, 10 p.m.–close

Tuesday, January 20
Green Flash firkin night, featuring a Double Stout firkin, at Bier Station (120 East Gregory Boulevard), 6 p.m.

KC Ale Trail book signing with author Pete Dulin, at Rock & Run Brewery (110 East Kansas, Liberty), 7–9 p.m.

New Belgium tasting, at Rimann Liquors (3917 Prairie Lane, Prairie Village), 4:30–6:30 p.m.

Odell Friek and 180 Shilling tapping, at Martin City Brewing Co. (500 East 135th Street)

Spiegelau glassware workshop, at Grain to Glass (1611 Swift, North Kansas City), $40, 7–8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 21
Boulevard five-course beer dinner, featuring Bourbon Barrel Quad, Collaboration No. 4, and Crown Town Ale, at Charisse (1006 Walnut), $55, 816-474-0000 for reservations, 7 p.m.

Green Flash anniversary celebration, featuring Palate Wrecker Imperial IPA, Hop Head Red, 12th Anniversary Ale (sour pale), Soul Style IPA and West Coast IPA, at Barley’s Brewhaus (16649 Midland Drive, Shawnee)

New Belgium tasting, at Rimann Liquors (15117 West 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa), 4:30–6:30 p.m.

Southern Tier tulip glass night, at Flying Saucer (101 East 13th Street), 7 p.m.

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