For a series of live Twitter beer tastings, Whole Foods Market (@WholeFoods) has teamed up with social media maven and craft beer evangelist The Beer Wench (@TheBeerWench).

The first tasting is Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. To join the conversation, attach the hashtag #WFMBeer to tweets during the event.


Whole Foods Market and The Beer Wench are joining four domestic craft breweries that offer seasonal beers available at various Whole Foods Market stores. Every 15 minutes, a different featured brewmaster from these breweries will answer questions and share stories about the beers.

The Tuesday Twitter Tasting schedule includes:

At 7 p.m., the New Belgium (@newbelgium) Snow Day; at 7:15, Deschutes (@DeschutesBeer) Jubelale; at 7:30, Bison Brewing (@bisonbrew) Gingerbread Ale; at 7:45, Dogfish Head (@dogfishbeer) Chicory Stout; and at 8, an after party.

Participants are encouraged to tweet along while enjoying one of the craft beers listed above or with another favorite. Other suggestions include:

21st Amendment (@21stA mendment) Fireside Chat; Anderson Valley (@avbc) Winter Solstice Ale; Great Divide (@greatdivide brew) Hibernation Ale; Great Lakes (@GLBC—Cleveland) Christmas Ale; Karl Strauss (@Karl—Strauss) Dos Turtles; Ninkasi (@Ninkasi) Sleigh'r; Odell Brewing (@OdellBrewing) Isolation Ale; Sierra Nevada (@Sier raNevada) Celebration Ale; Sweet Water (@sweetwaterbrew) Festive; and Weyerbacher (@Weyerbacher) Winter Ale.

For more information, visit wfmwinterbeer.eventbrite.com.