Blackfoot River Brewing Company

Live in the Taproom: Larry Hirshberg

Sunday, July 28th - 5:00 pm

Larry Hirshberg tells supple stories in the limited spaces allotted by songs just a few minutes long. While not every line drips with the promise of platinum sales, his solo acoustic effort Ice at Home features some genuine gems.

The title track scores with wordplay centered on an engagement ring left behind. The chorus begins “His baby left the ice at home / Maybe the boys will think she’s all alone”—just enough information to put an image in listeners’ heads and enough indirection to make it interesting, all laid out to a memorable melody. The song stays on the folksy side of an album that blends in considerable blues such as the saloon-style “Calendar Blues,” an uplifting tune about the rhetoric and reality of love.

Hirshberg’s skill with the guitar is considerable.

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Woollybugger Wheat is a traditional German Hefeweizen. We added fresh strawberries and vanilla to this cask to ramp up the fruit flavors.

Wednesday, Jul 24th - Symphony Pale dry-hopped with Amarillo hops

Brewed to support the Symphony Under the Stars, this version of the Symphony Pale is dry-hopped with Amarillo hops. Amarillo have a very distinct orange flavor as well as some tropical fruit.

Friday, Jul 26th - Honey Sage Kolsch

Kolsch Style Ale with fresh sage and local honey.

Wednesday, Jul 31st - IPA with Spruce Tips

Singlemalt IPA conditioned with spruce tips.

Friday, Aug 2nd - Cherry Berliner Weisse

Berliner Weisse with fresh cherries. Berliner Weisse is a light German ale with slightly tart flavor and low alcohol content.