mlIt’s easy to differentiate between a hoppy pale ale and a malty stout, but could you do it while blindfolded? Find out this Wednesday at The Gin Mill where folks from the Stone Brewing Co. and Franconia Brewery of McKinney will host a beer tasting sampling 16 varieties of beer. The tasting, which starts at 7 p.m., costs $30 and includes light bites to cleanse the palate.

Not a beer snob? No sweat, because on weekdays The Gin Mill takes 20% off wine bottles and $1 off cocktails for their happy hour from 4-7 p.m. During happy hour flatbread pizzas and appetizers are also half off. Try the “Sharp Dressed Man,” craft cocktail, a fancy spin on the traditional summery whiskey sour. The Mediterranean plate appetizer is also worth a try with smooth hummus and more than enough fluffy pita bread to go around.

Reservations are required for the beer tasting. Call 214.824.3343 to reserve a table. The Gin Mill is located at 1921 N. Henderson.

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