What You'll Get
A beer in the hand is worth two in the bush, according to three monks in Belgium. Cling to your brew with today’s Groupon: for $49, you get a beer class and tasting for two people at The Village Tap (a $100 value). Classes are held every Tuesday night from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on select Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Each class and tasting includes:
- Three eight-ounce samples of beer per person
- One appetizer for two to share<p>
Named one of America’s Best Beer Gardens by Travel + Leisure magazine, The Village Tap’s ivy-coated garden hosts guided explorations into the nuanced art of beer appreciation. A fireplace and heating lamps keep guests warm as they’re gathered around a series of picnic tables, listening to an expert explain the ins, outs, and upside-downs of beer. During the 45-minute session, each pupil will taste three 8-ounce samples from the bar’s pantheon of 26 draft beers—one ale, one lager, and one that’s neither ale nor lager. Each tasting pair can mix the flavors of the brews with an appetizer, such as barbecue chicken wings or pita bread and hummus.
Once the lesson is complete, newly informed guzzlers can retire to watch sports on one of the five televisions (one outdoor and four indoor) or see how many acquaintances they can stuff into the photo booth. The beer garden is open year-round, as is the free WiFi and the Pac-Man machine.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Apr 30, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.