Thursday, July 23, 2009
Weekly Beer Calendar Update: July 23-July 29
Philly's bringing it strong once again to close out the month of July, just in time to head off for BCTC 2009 in Cooperstown, NY. Check out the entire July 2009 calendar over here. Try something new at a free or PAYG tasting @Beer Yard, Wayne, PA--- Fri. 7/24 - Friday Night Tasting (Yards) (5:00pm-7:00pm; free tasting samples of classic ESA, reformulated Saison, and the new Brawler) @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 7/29 - Clipper City Night (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for a draft list still TBD) @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA--- Fri. 7/24 - Friday Night Tasting (Victory) (4:00pm-6:00pm; free tasting samples) @Grey Lodge, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 7/24 - Great Divide Double Wit Tapping (5pm; PAYG for a taste from one of only a few kegs east of the Mississippi) @Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, PA--- Tue. 7/28 - Great Lakes Welcome Party (6:00pm; PAYG for five of their fresh beers: Burning River Pale Ale, Commodore Perry IPA, Dortmunder Gold Lager, Edmund Fitzgerald Porter, & Eliot Ness Amber Lager) @The Khyber, Philadelphia, PA--- Mon. 7/27 - HopScotch! (5:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for a contest pitting hopped up IPAs/APAs/DIPAs against the malty deliciousness of Scotch Ales/Wee Heavies) Big fun, Big beer @Union Jack's, Boyertown, PA--- Thu. 7/23 - Founders Fest (5:00pm; PAYG for any of the seven following beauts: Centennial IPA; Reds Rye; Cerise Cherry; Barrel Aged Maple Mountain Brown; Double Trouble; Breakfast Stout; Fest Wheat) Other fun and frivolity @Memphis Taproom, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 7/25 - Handmade Market (10:00am-3:00pm; free for shopping in the outdoor backyard, PAYG for food and fine beer inside) @Stoudt's Brewery, Adamstown, PA--- Sat. 7/25 - Battle of the Brewery Bands (6:00pm-10:00pm; $30 for food, beer, and music from Tröegs, Stoudts, Union Barrel Works, Victory, and The Home Brewer's Club of Lancaster. Must be over 21.) @Victory Brewing, Downingtown, PA--- Mon. 7/27 - Christmas in July (6:00pm; PAYG for Vintage kegs (2004, 2006, 2007) of Old Horizontal...growler fills available, one day only!) Talkin' about Food and Beer @Barcade (Brooklyn), New York, NY--- Thu. 7/23 - Allagash Beer & BBQ Night (tbd) @High Street Grill, Mt. Holly, NJ--- Tue. 7/28 - Tap Beer Promo+All-You-Can-Eat Mussels (Sly Fox Hops Project) ($10 gets you Live Irish Music & All you Can eat Mussels in Beer Broth) @Union Barrel Works, Reamstown, PA--- Tue. 7/28 - Down Under Beer Dinner (6:30pm; $40 for 5 courses of Australian-inspired food and beer pairings) @Victory Brewing, Downingtown, PA--- Tue. 7/28 - Farm Fresh Beer Dinner (6:00pm; $50 for 6 beers and 5 courses of food) Festival delights for midsummer nights @Waterfront Park, Portland, OR--- Thu. 7/23-Sun. 7/26 - Oregon Brewers Festival (see website for details) @The Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 7/25 - Summer Ale Festival (6:30pm-10:00pm; $50 general/$75 VIP for an advertised 13 breweries and 12 restaurants promoting local beer and food) Check out the entire July 2009 calendar over here.