what: Dogfish Head’s Piercing Pils
ABV: 6 percent
cost: about $8 for a 4-pack
where: major retailers
Dogfish is one of the most innovative and fearless craft brewers, brewing without rules or limitations on the ingredients it uses in its search for new and interesting flavors. Piercing Pils is a result of these experiments. This intriguing new seasonal, which recently arrived in Columbia, is based on the classic Czech pilsner, the original pilsner style. The style’s signature is the unmistakable spiciness of the Saaz hop with firm but pleasant bitterness that is tempered by a bit more malt character than the familiar German pils style. To brew Piercing Pils, Dogfish added pear juice and a pear tea to the typical Czech-pils recipe. The pear flavor is unmistakable and harmonizes surprisingly well with the malt and Saaz hop character of this lager beer. In addition to flavor, there is an extra layer of sweetness that balances the fine hop bitterness. This is an excellent beer. Cheers! — Gerald Jowers
The Other Place at Trustus Theatre
Juliana Smithton is a successful neurologist whose life seems to be coming unhinged. A mystery unfolds as fact blurs with fiction, past collides with present and the elusive truth of Juliana’s mental health boils to the surface in The Other Place, running at Trustus Theatre October 17th through November 1st. There will be a talk-back following the matinee on October 19th. Tickets can be purchased here or by calling the box office at 803-254-9732.
Bluegrass, Bidding, and BBQ
Join The Palladium Society Thursday, October 23rd from 7-10 p.m. for its 11th annual silent auction, featuring music by The Mustache Brothers and catering by Bourbon and The Oak Table. Tickets are $30 at the door and include admission, drinks, and food. Get yours online now!
3LAU on Sunday, October 26th and the Unofficial Skrillex Mothership Tour After-Party on the 27th. More information and tickets for both can be found here. VIP tables available.
King Lear in Finlay Park
October 16th-18th and 22nd-25th, the South Carolina Shakespeare Company presents William Shakespeare’s King Lear. All performances held at the Finlay Park Ampitheatre at 7:30 PM. For tickets and more information, click here or call 803-665-2000.
Four Miles, Twelve Doughnuts
Winston’s Wish aims to increase knowledge and understanding of children with autism, and you can help by participating in the 4.donut Race on October 25th. Start at Edventure Children’s Museum, run 2 miles to Krispy Kreme, eat 12 doughnuts, and run back! Registration is required and can be done here before October 23rd at 5 p.m.
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U.S. Security Associates
Now hiring immediately for armed and unarmed security officers. WE TRAIN YOU! Columbia & surrounding areas. ussecurityassociates.com
Cupcake now hiring a closing manager. Must be outgoing, customer service focused, able to work evenings and weekends. Apply in person. 1213 Lincoln Street, Columbia SC 29201. freshcupcakes.com
Local business is searching for new associates who are looking for a fun environment to earn great wages. Great position for college students/recent graduates. Must be well-mannered with excellent customer service skills/work ethic/ability to lift heavy items/must have valid Driver’s License. Call 803-376-4884 or email resume: email@example.com.
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CoMar Products Inc. Manufacturing quality surfaces for kitchens & baths since 1965. www.comarproducts.com