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Got Wood? We do. Barrel Aged Beer Event

Got Wood? We do.
Swing by Liberty on Saturday, February 18th as we tap over 20 unique kegs of barrel and wood aged beer. We’ll tap all kegs at 11:30am when we open and “They’re on ’til they’re gone!”
Oskar Blues Barrel-Aged Ten Fidy 2016
Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 2016
Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 2015
Bell’s Neptune ale aged in TC Whiskey 2016
Great Lakes BA Christmas Ale 2016
Deschutes Black Butte XXVII
Deschutes The Abyss 2016
Dogfish Siracusa Nera 2016
Dogfish Head Red & White 2016
Dogfish Head Immort Ale 2016
Dogfish Head Palo Santo 2016
Dogfish Head Burton Baton 2016
Victory Java Cask
New Belgium Anne Francous
New Holland Dragon’s Milk
New Holland Dragon’s Milk Reserve Triple Mash
New Holland Blue Sunday Sour
New Holland Tipper Noche
and more….

Smuttynose Beer Vault Night

Talk all things New Hampshire beer with Smuttynose’s own Mr. Liam Houck when he brings us a few tasty brews from their Beer Vault and Smuttlabs Rare and Unusual Beer series.


Dogfish Head Crosley Cruiser Stop

We’re super stoked to welcome our dear friends who brew analogue beers for the digital age on Thursday, March 23rd for a stop in the Dogfish Head Crosley Crusier Tour.
Join us as we tap over a dozen brews from Dogfish Head and celebrate music and more imporatnly the preservation of music and independent record stores. We’ll be featuring this years Beer To Drink Music To as well as tapping some rare and occasional brews we’ve had stashed away and saved for a rainy day.
The Crosley Crusier is a 32 foot traveling record and radio memoribelia museum on wheels that will be parked right outisde of our doors inside of which you will be able to walk through and experience musical goodness.
We’ll have live vinyl DJs inside spinning records and laying down a killer soundtrack so the vibe will be right to drink to.
Mark your iCal and set a reminder for you to attend this damn tasty event. Cheers!

Green Flash Cellar 3 Raid at Liberty

Wednesday, February 22nd from 5-7pm, we welcome our friends from Green Flash Brewing Co. and they are bringing with them some damn tasty brews from their creative Cellar 3 project.
Green Flash’s Cellar 3 is 12,000 square feet of space located in Poway, CA dedicated to the art of craft beer innovation through barrel-aging and wild yeast experimentation.
Five damn fine brews will be poured on our top notch draft system:
Oculus Sauvage with Black Currant
Natura Morta Plum
Blanc Tarte Barrique
Nouveau Tarte
Protege Sauvage

Hopslamin’ Saturday

Join us when we open our doors at 11:30am on Saturday, Jaunary 28th as we look to give your tongue a good laushing! Bell’s annual highly anticipated hop-bomb Hopslam will be tapped at 11:30am sharp and “will be on ’til it’s gone” says our Beer Director JP Mills.
So grab your crew, possie, gang, friends, neighbors, domestic partners, imaginary friends or a perfectly good stranger for all we care and make your way down to Liberty for this damn tasty brew.

Tröegs First Squeeze at Liberty 1/19/17

We’re thrilled to welcome our friends from Tröegs Independent Brewing for a very special event at Liberty Craft House: Tröegs First Squeeze 2017.
Our First Squeeze event will be hosted by some of our crazy Tröegs friends and staff memebers live and direct from their Hersehey headquarters. We are stoked that they will be making the trip up to throw a rockin’ tap event at Liberty once again.
This years First Squeeze event has an exciting wrinkle… we’ll be pouring Nugget Nectar three-ways!!!!
1. REGULAR – The draft that you know and love. We’ll dial in a 60% C02 / 40% nitrogend blend for.
2. NITRO – For the first time Tröegs will keg and ship to us a NITROGINIZED VERSION that we’ll push using 75% Nitrogen and 25% C02.
3. CASK – Dry-Hopped and gravity poured right ontop of the bar!
Right now, as you are reading this, our firkins are in Hershey at Tröegs Brewery being filled, dry-hopped and cask-conditioned with Nugget Nectar!!!
Join us at 5pm as we literally tap a firkin and gravity pour it right on the bar top!
We’ll also be giving away some very cool original artist prints that were inspired by Nugget Nectar… we’re talkin’ take these puppies and get them framed!
See you at 5pm on Thursday, January 19th….. Cheers!
Draft Selections
Nugget Nectar – Cask-Conditioned
Nugget Nectar – Nitro-Poured
Nugget Nectar – Regular Draft
Hop Blizzard – Cask-Conditioned
Impending Descent – Cask-Conditioned
and a few other surprises from the Scratch Series

Meet The Brewery 2017



Happy Valley’s original tutored beer tasting and food pairing event returns to Z Bar in The Deli Restaurant this January 2017!

Meet The Brewery is a weekly tutored tasting hosted by the Z Bar at The Deli Restaurant starting January 11th thru April 26th.  Each week we will feature a new brewery and five selected beers from their brewery.  Brewers and/or brewery representatives will be on hand each week to introduce the beers and give a short talk about their brewery’s history as well as answer questions you might have.  The Deli’s kitchen staff will prepare “tapas” food selections beer of the evening. (This is not a beer dinner)

Many of the nights will feature rare or specially prepared beers for the event, so plan on seeing and learning about cask conditioned beers, taste gravity poured firkins and discover many other tricks we have up our sleeves for this years series.

*Seating preferences are on a first come, first serve basis.
*All ticket sales are final, NO REFUNDS

MTB 2017 Schedule

Jan. 11 | New Belgium Brewing
Jan. 18 | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Jan. 25 | Bell’s Inspired Brewing
Feb. 1 | Great Lakes Brewing Company
Feb. 8 | Victory Brewing Company
Feb. 15 | Weyerbacher
Feb. 22 | Green Flash / Alpine
Mar. 1 | New Holland Brewing Company
Mar. 15 | Tröegs Independent Brewing
Mar. 22 | Deschutes Brewery
Mar. 29 | Stone Brewing Company
Apr. 5 | Southern Tier Brewing Company
Apr.12 | Founders Brewing Company
Apr. 19 | Yards Brewing Company
Apr. 26 | Ommegang / Boulevard



Holiday Wine Dinner & Italian Wine Market

This year’s 7th Annual Mario’s Holiday Wine Diner brings a fun and new feature… our Holiday Italian Wine Market!
From 5-9pm we’ll host a pop-up Italian Wine Karket featruing special Italian wine selections that you cannot find at your local wine & spirits store! Taste, learn and purchase unopened bottles to take home for yourself or give as holiday gifts!!! We’ll even gift wrap it for you if you please!
While you’re here, might as well sit down at our table for our 5 course Holiday Wine Dinner featuring unique selections parired with a specail seasonal food menu. Wine representatives will walk us through each of the night’s selections and our Dante’s Director will wax poetic on our scratch made food parirings. $45 per person and reservations required for the Dinner portion only. Dial 814.234.4273 to reserve your seat at our table.

Tröegs Most Wonderful Beer of The Year at Liberty

Our brewing brothers and sisters from Tröegs Independent Brewing decend upon us once again at Liberty Craft House for our Most Wonderful Beer of The Year Night on Thursday, Dec. 1st starting at 5pm!
Members from the Tröegs team will be in house with plenty of Holiday themed give-a-ways and to talk all things Tröegs Beer.
We’ve put together one killer tap list so this is the December beer event in town you don’t want to miss!!!
Expected Draft List (*subject to change)
2016 Mad Elf
2015 Mad Elf
2014 Mad Elf
Mad Dreams
Chocolate Elf
Blizzard of Hops
DreamWeaver Wheat
Nitro Chocolate Stout
Sour Cherry
Fresh Hop Yakima
Winter Warmer
Ras Gose
Hibiscus IPA
Cranberry Porter

Follow @EatDantes on Instagram & Win!

Follow @EatDantes on Instagram and Win!

’tis the season and we’re feeling jolly!  Spreading the spirit of Christmas we’ll be giving away a $20 Dante’s Restaurants gift card each week now through New Years Eve during our Holiday Insta-Rewards Contest.

1. Take a pick of your Dante’s Restaurants Experience and post it on Instagram.
“Be Creative.”  The picture(s) can be taken from/at any one of our 8 locations in State College, PA.

2. In the comments section “tag” @EatDantes

3. Finally you must also “follow” @EatDantes to be qualified to win.

Winners will be notified every Friday via the comments section of the winning photo.

We can’t wait to see what you come up with!  Happy Holidays!

@EatDantes Holiday Insta-Rewards Official Rules