Here is a slimmed-down view of just the events scheduled for Tuesday the 11th. 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 3/11:**
Meet the Brewer: Bill Covaleski of Victory Brewing @ Standard Tap
Featuring Victory President and Brewmaster Bill Covaleski.
Heavy Seas Tasting @ The Foodery II
Tasting of Heavy Seas beers
Tri-State Happy Hour @ The Khyber
All drafts from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware are $2.
Road Show to Center School Spring Food Festival @ The Blue Ox
Penn Distributors Presents Food Pairings with Michelob Amber Bock and New Castle Brown Ale
6pm-6:30pm (cocktail hour: open to the public); 6:30pm $65 (dinner)
Beer Dinner with Yuengling Brewmaster Andrew Frantianni @ City Tavern
Join City Tavern's Chef/Proprietor Walter Staib and the brewmaster of America's oldest brewery for a special dinner.
Meet the Brewer: 25 years of Chimay @ Monk's Cafe
Luc "Bobo" Van Mechelen will be on hand to celebrate Chimay's 25 years in the United States. Monk's Café was the first establishment in the United States to pour Chimay on draft.
Meet the Brewers: Rosemarie Certo, Scott Morrison, Michael Fava and Ben Potts @ Dock Street Brewery
Meet the Brewer: Phil Markowski of Southampton Brewing @ The Belgian Cafe
This man brews some of the best Belgian-style beers in the United States. We'll be pouring a few of his draft beers throughout the evening.
Meet the Brewer: Philadelphia Brewing Co. @ London Grill
Join the head brewers from Philadelphia Brewing Company and sample their new lineup of brews.
Meet the Brewer: Larry Bell of Bell's Brewing @ Jose Pistola's
Meet Larry Bell and drink many of his best beers.
Meet the Brewer: Sly Fox @ Johnny Brenda's
Sip on Brian O’Reilly's collaboration with Johnny Brenda’s William Reed, Standard Ale, and American ESB poured on the hand pump. Also featuring Seamus Red Ale, Ichor, an abbot style Quad, and Pikeland Pilsner, the 2007 Great American Beer Festival gold medal winner.
Meet the Brewer: Yards Brewing @ Dawson Street Pub
Parings of Yards ales with tapas style servings to showcase the complex flavors of these fine local ales with Q&A with owner and head brewer Tom Kehoe.
Meet the Importer: Raven Import Co. (Gaffel & Jever breweries) @ Race Street Café
Independent beer importer, Ed Raven, will lead an informal tasting of real Kölsch beer, authentic German Pilsner, and one of Austria’s most famous lager beers. Food paired by Race Street Café and a souvenir glasses to match.
Meet the Brewer: Philadelphia Brewing @ The P.O.P.E
Meet the Enabler, Chris Morris, to discuss Philadelphia Brewing's assortment of hand-crafted ales. Pay as you go or buy a specially priced flight ticket and try one pint of each of their four-beer line-up.
Meet the Brewer: Yards Brewing @ Caribou Café
Join Frank Winslow and Tim Roberts from Yards Brewing Co. as they tap a pin of cask conditioned Extra Special Ale.
Meet The Brewer: Yards Brewing @ Bishop's Collar
Join Tom Kehoe of the Yards Brewing Co. for tasting's of all the Yards brands, and an informal Q&A.
Meet The Brewer: Flying Fish @ Tavern 17
Meet The Brewer: Chris Leonard from General Lafayette Inn & Brewery @ Aspen Restaurant
Chris will be presenting his Abbey Blonde and debuting a new General Lafayette offering.
Meet the Brewer: Ryan Fewell of Summit Brewery @ For Pete’s Sake
Stop in for a taste of some of Minnesota's finest.
Colorado Beer Night @ Bridgid’s Bar and Restaurant
Featuring Boulder, Breckenridge, Great Divide and Oskar Blues.
Artisanal Imports Beer Tasting @ St. Stephen's Green
Join Lanny Hoff of Artisanal Imports for tastings of Koningshoeven, Urthel, St. Bernardus, St. Feuillien, and other world class beers.
Abita Beer Tasting @ The Sidecar Bar and Grille
A beer tasting with Abita brewing, from Louisiana, and supported by a Creole/Cajun food menu.
A Man's Brewery is His Kasteel @ Tria’s Fermentation School
Xavier Van Honsebrouck will share his wide range of Belgian brews and rich lore from the family’s Medieval castle.
Spaten Optimator Keep the Pint Night @ Fox & Hound Smokehouse
Enjoy the classic German double bock, and bring home an authentic pint glass.
Pairing Traditions: Celebrating a Centuries-Old Tradition of English Food and Beer @ The Whip Tavern
Join local writer and beer expert Jack Curtin at The Whip Tavern for a seven-course dinner and pairing.
Meet the Brewer: Tröegs Brewing @ South Philadelphia Tap Room
Join Chris and John Trogner for a Beer Dinner pairing all current beers with some great local food.
Meet the Brewer: Local beer historian, Rich Wagner and Schmidt's Jack Ehmann @ Triumph Brewing
A walk down memory lane with visiting brewery historian Rich Wagner, and former Brewmaster for Schmidt’s Brewing Company Jack Ehmann.
Meet the Brewer: Carol Stoudt of Stoudt's Brewing @ McGillin’s Old Ale House
Join the First Lady of Brewing and the rest of the crew at Stoudt's. We’ll be pouring our McGillin’s Real Ale and Genuine Lager plus other specialty brews.
Meet the Brewer: The Buhlers of Elysian & Rogue @ Nodding Head Brewery
Join David Buhler, from Elysian Brewing in Seattle, and his sister Sebbie Buhler, from Rogue, for an evening of beer and merriment.
Meet the Brewer: Long Island’s Blue Point Brewery @ Good Dog
Brian Flynn pours a firkin of Blue Point's IPA and maybe even giving away some goodies.
Meet the Brewer: Southampton Ales & Lagers @ Grace Tavern
Meet associate brewer/raconteur Spencer Neibauer for a lively evening of fine beer and colorful conversation.
Tasty Tuesday Pairing Menu @ Teresa's Next Door
Enjoy a specially prepared menu with dishes paired with special beers from Oregon's Rogue Ales.
Meet the Brewer: Urthel @ ZoT
Representatives from Urthel and B United will be on hand for beer lovers to meet and question.
Irish Music Night Featuring: Eric and the Quarrymen @ Cherry Street Tavern
Stop by The Cherry Street Tavern for a night of eating, drinking and dancing!
Meet the Brewer: Sierra Nevada @ O’Neal’s Pub
Come meet Terence Sullivan, Assistant Brewmaster of Sierra Nevada and discuss some of the unique steps Sierra Nevada has taken to produce the award winning beers that have made this brewery such a pioneer in the brewing industry.
Meet the Brewer: Kasteel's Xavier Van Honsebrouck @ Tria Cafe
Xavier Van Honsebrouck will be on hand to discuss and enjoy with you some of his wide range of excellent Belgian brews.
Meet the Brewer: Corsendonk @ Eulogy Tavern
Featuring Mike Wildermeersch with Corsendonk Brown and Pale ales. George Saxon from Phoenix Imports will also be attending this event.
Meet & Greet with B. United International Imports @ Eulogy Belgian Tavern
This event will feature selections from Brasserie La Rulles, Brouwerij de Glazen Toren, Brouwerij de Regenboog in conjunction with specialty food plates.
Italian Beers and Cheeses @ Beneluxx
Delicious Royalty: Xavier Van Honsebrouck of Kasteel Brewery @ Tria
Xavier Van Honsebrouck will be on hand to discuss and share with you some of his excellent Belgian brews such as Kasteel Rouge, Kasteel Donker, and Brigand Blonde Ale.