Here is a slimmed-down view of just the events scheduled for Monday the 10th. It's one last opportunity to change your mind! I will also denote where I will attempt to be during the day.
I've taken liberties to modify the descriptions for each event to conserve space. As always, refer to the official schedule of record over at PBW 2008 website for complete details.
** Where to find The Brew Lounge on 3/10:**
Halfway to Oktoberfest @ The Blue Ox
Oktoberfest German beer special.
Meet The Brewer: Casey Hughes of Flying Fish @ Standard Tap
Meet Brewmaster Casey Hughes from Flying Fish.
Summit Brewing Happy Hour @ Bridgewater's
Pints from Minnesota’s favorite brewery, sponsored by Stockertown Beverage.
Rogue Brewery Tasting @ The Foodery
Meet the Brewer: Harpoon Brewing @ Grace Tavern
Inaugural tasting of Harpoon’s award winning 100 bbl series on tap.
6pm-8pm Pay as you go
Beer and gourmet meatball slider tasting @ London Grill
Garrett Oliver hosts a special beer and gourmet meatball slider tasting of venison, wild boar, duck and foie gras, and shrimp and lobster. Other plates will feature London's house-made charcuterie and artisanal cheeses.
Meet & Greet with Victory Brewing @ McGillin's Old Ale House
Local microbrew started by two childhood friends on the back of a school bus and now serving full flavored beer in 22 states.
Duvel Moortgat Beer Dinner @ St. Stephen's Green
A four-course Belgian beer dinner featuring the beers of Duvel Moortgat.
Whisky Tasting @ Monk’s Café
John Hansell will lead a tutored tasting of very special whiskies from demolished distilleries.
Southampton Ales & Lagers night @ Bridgid's
World –class brews plus small batch limited releases, sponsored by Stockertown Beverage.
Meet the Brewer: Boulder Brewing Co. @ The Black Sheep
Discounted pints all night, Keep the glass.
6:30pm Tix TBA
That's not Belgian! @ Chick's Cafe
Lew Bryson will be on hand to pair an array of these French, Italian, and Spanish beers with food from their respective homelands.
Beer Dinner @ Alison at Blue Bell
Alison at Blue Bell will host Yards Brewery for a special beer dinner.
Go Yeast, Young Man @ Tria’s Fermentation School
Legendary craft brewer Larry Bell explores yeast.
Meet the Brewer: Blue Point Brewery @ The Bishop's Collar
Sample the Toasted Lager, and other fine beers from this award winning Long Island brewery.
The Extreme Beer Homebrew Challenge @ Jose Pistola’s
Meet & greet with Dogfish Head's Sam Calagione, Home Sweet Homebrew's George Hummel and award-winning local homebrewers. Some edgy homebrews will pour and you'll have a chance to pick up brewing tips from some of the area's most knowledgeable homebrewers.
Flying Dog Brewing Co. in Honor of Hunter S. Thompson @ The P.O.P.E.
A reading of excerpts from Dr. Gonzo's classic articles and books, with a screening of "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" and "Where the Buffalo Roam," as well as a documentary about Hunter. A beef & beer and beer 'n' stew will raise funds for the erection of of the Gonzo Fist Memorial.
Keg night @ Capone's
2006 Thomas Hooker Barrel-Aged Porter, 2006 Dogfish Head World Wide Stout, Bell's Hop Slam, Old Rasputin (Nitro), Climax 10th Anniversary, Stoudt's Birthday sixtel (rare), Flying Fish Apple Jack Brandy Beer (aged in Apple Jack brandy barrels), Rogue Double Dead Guy (Locker Stock), Lucifer, Stone Double Bastard, Founder's Devil Dancer and more to come, including a session brew or two.
7pm and 9pm $25
All-U-Can-Eat Mussels and Beer School @ ZoT
Includes salad and one house beer. Add our Beer School for additional $5. Let Charles explain how beer is made and the main classes of beers.
7pm & 8pm Free
Free Brewery Tour and Tasting @ Dock Street Brewery
Stoudt's Beer Dinner @ South Philadelphia Tap Room
Four courses paired with the following beers from Stoudt's: Pils, Winter, Smooth Hoperator, Mai Bock and Double IPA.
Beers of Munich @ Race Street Cafe
Spaten Optimator and Franziskaner paired with traditional German festive food delights.
Meet The Brewer: Voodoo Brewery @ Aspen Restaurant
Aspen will be offering this Meadville, Pa. brewery's White Magik of the Sun; Gran Met Belgian Strong Ale aged with 100 year old yeast; Love Child; and Pillzilla, a Keller Pilsner with 13 varieties of Hops.
Meet and Greet Artisanal Imports @ Eulogy Belgian Tavern
Artisanal Imports continues to be one of the most respected providers of foreign libations to the United States. Come and join a celebration with offerings from the likes of Deus, Koningshoeven Trappist, St. Feuillen, Triple Karmeliet, and Grotten.
Ultimate Beer Trivia @ Triumph Brewing
In Pursuit of Ale, Philadelphia’s women’s beer club, will co-host a quiz with Johnny Goodtimes to separate the guzzlers from the geeks as they test your beer brains to win cash prizes.
Double Bock Bonanza with Joe Sixpack @ Dawson Street Pub
Joe Sixpack explores one of his favorites styles: Double bock paired with sausages and other German delights.
Global Brewers Beer Dinner tasting menu @ Teresa's Next Door
Bar Exam @ The Khyber
8 p.m. Free
Teams pit their brains and livers against one another on all things beer. The night will feature four beers on special from Philadelphia Brewing Company.
Meet the Brewer: Larry Bell of Bell's Brewery @ Tria
Eight stellar Bell's beers will be available including two that will make their PA debut at Tria. No reservations needed.