Thursday, February 04, 2010

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: February 4th-February 10th

This seems to be the week of BIG BEER and Cask-conditioned events (ah, heck..that's worth capitalizing too---CASK!) Check out the entire February 2010 calendar over here. If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, let me know. Sometimes just a Taste is all you need @Doobie's, Philadelphia, PA--- Mon. 2/8 - Quizzo and Kenzinger (8:00pm; PAYG) @Earth Bread + Brewery, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 2/4 - Meet the Brewer, Keep the Pint Glass (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for beers and glassware from Philadelphia Brewing Co.) @Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 2/9 - Dark Horse Tuesday Nights (8:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG to meet & greet the brewers & beer reps & to taste the beers) @The Belgian Café, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 2/5 - Duvel Green Party (PAYG to hang with the notorious Duvel Green Gang for a greeting and pouring and tasting and prizes) @Triumph, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 2/4 - Brewer's Reserve Barrel Tappings (6:00pm; PAYG for February's selection of ) @Triumph, New Hope, PA--- Fri. 2/5 - Brewer's Reserve Barrel Tappings (6:00pm; PAYG for February's selection of ) Time to get in shape, kids @Sly Fox, Phoenixville & Royersford, PA--- Wed. 2/10-Thu. 2/11 - St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp (5:00pm; PAYG until you get to St. Patrick's Day) Casks? Now we're talking! @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 2/4 - First Firkin Thursday (5:00pm; PAYG for February's selection of Coronado Red Devil) @Iron Hill Brewery, Media, PA--- Fri. 2/5 - Firkin Fridays of February (5:00pm; PAYG for this first Friday's selection of Winter Warmer) @Swift Half Pub, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 2/4 - Meet the Brewer Night with Cask Conditioned Ale (7:00pm; PAYG for Yards George Washington Porter) @The Brazen Head, Brooklyn, NY--- Fri. 2/5-Sun. 2/7 - 20th 'Cask Head' Cask Ale Festival (12:00pm 'til ???; PAYG for this legendary gathering of real ale fanatics) Big Time Events for Big Time Appetites @Iron Hill Brewery, West Chester, PA--- Sat. 2/6 - Belgium Comes to West Chester (2:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for an event that you have to see, and taste, to believe) @Isaac Newton's, Newtown, PA--- Wed. 2/10 - HopSlam Keg Tapping (11:30am; PAYG for this big palate purger) @The Drafting Room, Exton, PA--- Fri. 2/5 - West Coast Brewery Night (6:00pm; PAYG for a lineup of Stone Double Bastard (2006), Russian River Blind Pig, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA, Coronado Idiot IPA, Green Flash West Coast IPA, Sierra Nevada Life & Limb, BrewDog/Stone Collaboration "Bashah", Moylan’s IPA, Sierra Nevada "Edge of Darkness", Anderson Valley 20th Anniversary, Eel Brewing Salient du Scotia Brune, Green Flash West Coast IPA (Firkin)) @San Francisco Bay Area, CA--- Fri. 2/5-Sun. 2/14 - San Francisco Beer Week (see website for details) @Union Jack's, Boyertown, PA--- Sat. 2/6 - Strong Ale Fest (11:00am; PAYG to choose from Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA, Dogfish Head World Wide Stout, Lost Abbey Angels Share, Heavy Seas Hang Ten Weizenbock, Green Flash Barleywine (2008), Manayunk Wheat Wallop, Manayunk Nokdechilloff Barleywine (2007), Spring House Raspberry Quad, Founders Black Biscuit Barrel Aged Porter, Founders Wheat Wine, Stone Imperial Russian Stout (2006), Russian River Consecration, and Bells HopSlam) Food and Beer for the Soul @Old City, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 2/6 & Sat. 2/20 - Craft Beer & Artisanal Cheese Tour (3:30pm-5:30pm; $45 to walk and talk and eat and drink in Old City) @Sly Fox, Phoenixville, PA--- Fri. 2/5 - Incubus Friday (all day; PAYG 'til it runs out) @The Desmond Hotel, Malvern, PA--- Fri. 2/5-Sat. 2/6 - Taste Local (see website for details)


Bill said...

How about a little love for The Institute. I'm sure because of the snow it will be postponed till next sat., but the lineup looks like a don't miss. They also have a new chef and some interesting menu items.

Bryan Kolesar said...

You're right, thanks Bill....bad oversight on my part. I've got their Pork, Yards, and Pints on the calendar for next week.