Hoppin' Frog Brewery will hold a kick-off party for its new Gangster Frog IPA at 6 p.m. Tuesday (April 9) at Baxter's Bar in Akron. Gangster Frog is a new American India pale ale using Citra hops, along with Amarillo and Centennial hops.
Meanwhile, Hoppin' Frog also will have a "Hoppin' Frog Around the World Beer Dinner" at 6 p.m. April 15 at Crave in Akron. The cost is $50, plus tax and tip. Reservations are required. For more details on the beers and dinner, or reservations, call 330-253-1234.