- by Anna Culver
Celebrate Amor Artis Brewing's 3rd anniversary all week long
Due to COVID, Amor Artis birthday celebrations will look a little different this year! Instead of one big bash, they're celebrating their 3rd anniversary all week long. Check out the schedule below so you know when to drop by!
DAY 1 - Sunday Jan. 24
Yoga Untapped at 10:30am. The session is $10, which includes an hour-long yoga class taught by Carolina Yoga and a beer or house wine after. You must purchase a spot in advance here.
Big Red Bus Blood Drive from 11:30am-4:30pm and enjoy red beer and cranberry mimosas! Donors receive $5 pints and house wine after they give blood.
10% of sales will go to the Gordon Owino Heart Foundation, whose mission is to provide hope, care, and support services to children and families affected by congenital heart defects.
DAY 2 - Monday, Jan. 25
Release of the King Pilsner, an 8% ABV imperial pilsner brewed in collaboration with King of Paint.
Cibi Cibi food truck out back from 5-9pm.
Joggers for Lagers Run Group: join in on a 3-mile self-paced run/walk around downtown Fort Mill. Everyone is welcome and receive $5 pints and house wines after their run.
10% of the day's sales will be donated to Let Me Run, a nonprofit wellness program that inspires boys to be themselves, be active, and belong. With a comprehensive curriculum that applies the power of running, the program encourages boys to develop their psychological, emotional and social health, in addition to their physical health.
DAY 3 - Tuesday, Jan. 26
Amor Artis will have their 2020 Chocolate Coffee Tenebris black sour on tap for the first time - 32oz. glass growlers will also be available! They're also tapping the very last keg of the first Chocolate Tenebris Sour from 2018.
Virtual Music Bingo from 7-9pm.
10% of the day's sales will go to Wren's Village, a nonprofit founded in honor of Fort Mill pediatric cancer warrior Wren Jansen. They raise awareness into action, raise funding for pediatric cancer research, raise blood donations through blood drives, and help other families battling pediatric cancer by putting together "Wren's Wallets" that contain $200-$250 in gift cards to help with gas, medicine, food and fun.
DAY 4 - Wednesday, Jan. 27
Amor is tapping four barrel-aged kegs on Wednesday: the 2020 Carolina Kumquat Sour, the Ashley Schaeffer Plum Sour, the XIV Sour Quad, and the Apple Fusion Sour.
Join the Cycle Hops bike group that rolls out at 6:30pm for a casual social ride around downtown Fort Mill. Lights and helmets are required, and participants receive $5 pints and house wines after they complete their ride.
10% of the day's sales will go to the Anne Springs Close Greenway, a 2,100 acre nature preserve in Fort Mill that was dedicated to the public in 1995 to serve as a natural buffer from urban development and a place for countless activities – from hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding, to picnics, kayaking and more.
DAY 5 - Thursday, Jan. 28
Re-release of Barleywine 2020 in 500ml bottles and on tap. Aged for 11 months in Catoctin Creek Rye Whiskey barrels, the 11.7% ABV Barleywine gives off subtle notes of toffee and caramel with a beautiful rye whiskey nose.
10% of the day's sales will go to Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, a local, community-based group of members and volunteers located throughout the 26-county river basin that dedicates time, talent and treasure to ensuring the protection of the Catawba-Wateree River. Their goal is to sustain plentiful, clean water for generations to come.
DAY 6 - Friday, Jan. 29
Release of the 2020 Springs Farm Blackberry Sour on tap and in bottles, a tart sour aged in neutral wine barrels and fruited with Springs Farm blackberries.
10% of the day's sales will go to Folds of Honor, a nonprofit that provides scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service members.
DAY 7 - Saturday, Jan. 30
Release their Anniversary Imperial IPA and Anniversary Imperial Stout! These will be on tap and in 4-packs, and special 3 Year Anniversary shirts and glasses will be available for purchase in the taproom and online.
Happy birthday, Amor Artis!