This Week’s Events: Portland Beer Week, Blind IPA Tasting, Krista at Flanagan’s, Cocktail Making Class

MondayPortland Beer Week continues. Be sure to check portlandbeerweek.org for the full calendar of PBW events. I’ve included a few of the highlights below. The Thirsty Pig is hosting a New England Beer dinner.

Tuesday — the Maine Brew Bus and Portland Taste Tours are coordinating a traveling beer dinner that starts at Bunker Brewing and continues on to stops at Local 188, Sonny’s and Salvage BBQ.

Wednesday — a blind tasting of 10 IPA’s with a $500 prize to whoever can correctly identify them all, a 4-course beer dinner at Bull Feeney’s, and the Monument Square Farmers Market is taking place in the morning.

Thursday — a 5-course Marshall Wharf dinner at East Ender, a 4-course Allagash dinner at the Inn by the Sea.

Friday — a screening of Strange Brew at the Urban Farm Fermentory.

Saturday — Novare Res is holding the Where the Wild Beers Are sour beer fest, and the Deering Oaks Farmers Market is taking place.

Sunday — the Hunt & Alpine Club is teaching a holiday cocktail making class, Krista Kern Desjarlais is the featured chef at a sold out Flanagan’s Table farm dinner, and the American Sommelier foundation series will be featuring wines from Italy.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.