Friday, September 14, 2012

31 Beer Release at DuClaw

I love Thursday night date night!  This week the hubs and I headed over to DuClaw for the release party for their latest beer Spiced  Munich Dunkel called "31."  I'll be honest, I had no idea that a dunkel was a type of German beer until after we arrived, but if it deals with autumn and my German heritage, well then I'm in! 

I'm head over heels in love with these shoes (pun intended).  They were FREE at Target! Well, technically they were on sale for $14.99 and then I had a $5 off coupon and a $10 gift card. It's like Target paid me to take them home.  At least that's what I told the hubs.

Top: Old Navy // Jeans: Gap // Belt: Calvin Klein // Shoes: Target // Purse: Rebecca Minkoff // Sunnies: Cole Haan // Necklace: BaubleBar // Watch: Citzen's Eco Drive // Bracelets: BaubleBar, DERNG (won from Dooley Noted Style

Now onto the beer! 31 description's reads, "A crisp, medium bodied Spiced Munich Dunkel.  This German-style, copper-colored lager tricks you with its smooth, malty taste and moderate 5.7% abv, then treats your palate with a spicy finish of cinnamon and nutmeg for a brew that on a scale of 1 to 10 is easily a 31."

The hubs looked a bit disappointed when I didn't join him on the beer sampler.  I know part of the reason we went was because it's #31 aka the hubs' jersey number and a prime number. I'm not kidding  you... I was told it was a prime number during dinner (welcome to our nerd life). 

He doesn't look so bad for a guy who got called into work at 9:30pm Wednesday night and operated on Thursday with only 4 hours of sleep.  Hey, I said we could stay in, but the guy wasn't about to miss date night! 

 Why yes, my favorite local beer just happens to be called, "Misfit Red."  I swear I wasn't swayed by the name at all.  Okay fine, I tried it for the first time solely on the name, but it was the smooth amber ale taste with malt that won me over in the end.  31 was nice as well.  It was really smooth, yet filling.  You could definitely taste the nutmeg and cinnamon so it's a perfect autumn seasonal drink.  Yay beer!


  1. I almost got those heels this week. Love that yellow! What a fun night of beer tasting! I'm German too! ;) Happy weekend.

  2. love the arm candy! have a great weekend!!

  3. date nights are the best! i love your outfit, that purple color looks great on you

  4. Your blog is kinda cool. And I kinda love going here! One of my fav posts, this one, too :)
    Sending love! Maybe we can follow each other?


  5. Love those heels! I really wanted the blue ones when I was there over the weekend....

  6. Love the pop of color with the heels! So awesome that they were FREE!