Flying Dog Firkin! Wednesday, August 29th at 5pm.

 

We are teaming up with those fine folks at Flying Dog to bring you a cask of one of their latest creations, a single hop imperial IPA made entirely with Chinook hops. This 10% abv monster is crazy hoppy and delicious and is sure to impress you on cask. It definitely impressed us. And as you can see, it’s getting  rave reviews.

We’re certain that the Flying Dog crew will be giving away some good lookin’ swag  and we might throw some gift cards in the mix to raffle off. We will be offering $5 pours all night long and it’s going to be damn delicious.  So call your friends, call a cab, and find your way to Punk’s on the 29th. Festivities kick off at 5pm and go until you prove your worth and kill the firkin.

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Belgium vs America Beer Dinner is SOLD OUT

Well, ya  snooze, ya lose.  The February 23rd beer dinner at Punk’s is completely SOLD OUT!  The waiting list already has a few names on it, but if you’re interested and didn’t snag a ticket, give us a call and we’ll throw your name on the list.  We will be confirming all reservations in the next week and if anyone cancels, we’ll go straight to the wait list.

Next time get on it quick!

Don’t Forget, It’s Our Birthday

Give Dave a hammer and a cask, and you know good things will happen.

In case you missed the evite (just kidding, there was no evite), we’re throwing a monster party this Tuesday, January 31. It’ll be an all day bash where we tap ten local beers and a cask, give you fine people happy hour prices all day, and offer 10% off any food purchases.  What can we say, we’re excited to celebrate our third birthday.

So don’t miss it.  All of your favorite people will be there.  You’ll meet up with old friends, meet new friends, support a local business, have a delicious pint, and score a killer burger (plus more) for 10% off.  Deal? Deal.

This looked like a fun party, eh?

And in case you missed our previous post, here is the list of beers that’ll be on draft.

Flying Dog Kujo Coffee Stout

Stillwater Stateside Saison

Heavy Seas Black Cannon

Evolution Lot 6 DIPA

Oliver’s Bourbon Barrel Aged William’s Winter Warmer

DuClaw Hellrazer IPA

Brewer’s Art Ozzy

Brewer’s Alley Nut Brown Ale

Evolution Rise Up Coffee Stout

Oliver Ale Winter Wolves

Cask Punk

Big D Pint Night

Punk's Backyard Grill

Photo courtesy of J Mooy

On Thursday, January 26th we’ll be hosting a Big D pint night at Punk’s! We’ll be pouring lots of Big D (which is a huge fan favorite here), giving out glassware and maybe even throwing in some cool prizes.

In case you haven’t had the Big D, it is a collaboration beer between Oliver Ales in Baltimore and Dawson’s Liquors in Severna Park.  It’s a killer 8.5% IPA that has orange peel, lemon peel and orange blossom honey in the boil.  Really nice citrus notes, really nice bitterness and super drinkable.

It’s going to be fun, you don’t want to miss it!

Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA Tapping!

Well, Maryland, you want it and we’ve got it. We’re tapping a keg of Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA (it’s got some good company in that photo above) on Saturday, December 17th at 4pm! It’s the beer you saw on that Brewmasters Show, the one that sells for a pretty penny on Ebay and made Sam famous. Our keg is fresh (packaged in late October 2011) and ready for consumption.

The tapping commences at 4pm and we’ll be pouring it until it’s gone. We think it’ll go fast. Don’t say we didn’t warn ya.

New Cocktails at Punk’s

We’ve got good news, Punk’s fans! Our cocktail list (version 1) has officially launched. That means that you can now get any of our ten specialty cocktails anytime! Want a margarita? We’ve got you covered. More interested in a Caipirinha? No problem, we’ve got cachaca too.

We’ll still be offering red sangria in the pitcher, but the rest of our drinks will now be made to order. Look below for the full list, after some pics.

Caipirinha   7
Cachaça, lime, sugar
Scotch Old Fashioned   8
Auchentoshan single malt scotch, Reagans orange bitters, Angostura bitters, simple syrup
Applejack Sour   7
Applejack apple brandy, Angostura bitters, lemon
Belleville   7
Sparkling wine, Domaine de Canton ginger liquor, brandy, Reagan’s orange bitters, lemon, lime
Albatross   7
Hop infused Bluecoat gin, Draft Punk IPA, honey syrup, lemon
Swiss Mistress   8
Vodka, St. Germain elderflower liquor, sparkling wine, lemon
Jasmine   8
Gin, Campari, triple sec, lemon
Margarita   7
Tequila, triple sec, lime
Soulless Greyhound   7
Vodka, Domaine de Canton ginger liquor, dry vermouth, grapefruit, lime

Mojito   7
Rum, mint, lime, sugar, club soda

Cask Punk, Batch 2!

Draft Punk was such a success that we went ahead and brewed another version (when I say we, I mean Steve up there at Oliver Ales in Baltimore). Steve tweaked the recipe a little bit for this one to make it even more delicious, so there will be some slight differences between the two versions.

To kick it off, we’ll be tapping a pin cask, dry hopped with Citra hops. It’s a little cask, so we won’t have that much to go around. I’m certain it will be in and out in one evening, as the last time it only took two hours to kick a full cask.

We’ll be tapping the cask on Tuesday, July 19th at 4pm and you can snag a pint for $3 during happy hour, until 6pm.  Then it’ll be back to the normal price, if its still around.  You don’t get casks in Annapolis too often, so get down here and check it out!

To recap…

What: A pin cask of Draft Punk, batch 2!

When: Tuesday, July 19th at 4:00pm

Where: Punk’s Backyard Grill, 2188 Annapolis Mall, Annapolis, MD

Who: You? And lots of other cool peopl

Grills, beers, ribs, hop filters and the 4th of July

We’re celebrating Independence Day with a cookout.  Shocking, I know.  But here’s the thing.  In addition to serving the regular menu, our Grillmasters will be cooking Corn on the Cob and Chef Dean Maupin’s Dry Rubbed Ribs on our outdoor grill on the patio.  So you’ll have a grill firing inside, a grill firing outside, and grillmasters everywhere you look!

Grilling burgers and chicken

Corn on the Cob will be grilled in the husk, and served with honey butter. Chef Dean’s Ribs are dry rubbed then slow roasted and finished on the grill with Punk’s sweet and tangy Barbecue Sauce. And you can enjoy half a rack of ribs with cornbread, corn on the cob, and a small side of your choice on the Dry Rubbed Ribs Plate  for a mere $18.99.

But wait, there’s more! We’re making our lovely craft beer selection another highlight of the celebration. A keg of our house brew, Draft Punk, will be hooked up to our hop filter on Sunday and Monday. We’ll be filtering it through whole leaf Cascade and Citra hops for added hoppy goodness all day.

The festivities will take place on Sunday, July 3rd and Monday, July 4th during regular restaurant hours: 11:00am – 9:00pm. So no matter what day you’re grilling, you can find some time to let us do the work for you.  See you this weekend!