Content Protection


© Bryan J. Kolesar and The Brew Lounge, 2005-2016. All content is owned and uniquely created by Bryan J. Kolesar. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from Kolesar is strictly prohibited. Excerpts, images, and links may be used with advance permission granted and only provided that full and clear credit is given to Bryan J. Kolesar and The Brew Lounge with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. Contact Kolesar at TheBrewLounge@gmail.com

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Beer Calendar: What To Do in February 2011

If January's beer calendar even appeared a tick off the normal frenzied busyness of other months, then February and its 28 days is surely making up for it. In Philadelphia, it's all a warm-up for what is certain to be another Philly Beer Weekend bonanza in March. Oh, and get a load of all the PAYG, Free, and under $20 events--truly, something for everyone.

If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, let me know.


$20 and under, down to and including FREE...Pay As You Go (PAYG) also included here

Philadelphia
Tue. 2/1 - Movie Night (Fargo) @Dock Street, Philadelphia, PA (8:30pm; PAYG)
Tue. 2/1 - Stillwater Artisinal Ales Night @Eulogy Belgian Tavern, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm; PAYG)
Wed. 2/2 - Groundhog Day Hawaiian Shirt Beer Breakfast and Lucky Cat Beer Prognostication @The Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, PA (7:00am-12:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/3 - New Holland Night @Varga Bar, Philadelphia, PA (8:00pm-11:30pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/3 - Meet 'n' Eat (with New Holland's brewmaster John Haggerty) @Tria, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; $TBD)
Thu. 2/3 - Ballast Point Tower Takeover @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/4 - Friday Night Tasting (Ommegang) @Bella Vista Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; Free)
Fri. 2/4 - Friday Night Tasting (Southern Tier) @Bell's Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Sat. 2/5 - Soul and Suds (with Fred & John from New Holland and Dr. Joel as DJ) @Kraftwork, Philadelphia, PA (9:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 2/5 - Vegan Wing Bowl 2011 & Cricket Hill Beer Special @The Abbaye, Philadelphia, PA (3:00pm-5:00pm; $10/$20)
Sun. 2/6 - New Holland Pre-Super Bowl Beer Brunch @South Philadelphia Tap Room, Philadelphia, PA (12:00pm-3:00pm; PAYG)
Sun. 2/6 - Super Bowl Sunday with foods and beers from Green Bay and Pittsburgh @Jose Pistolas, Philadelphia, PA (12:00pm; PAYG)
Mon. 2/7 - Mad Monday (with Jodi Stoudt and her beer) @Monk's Café, Philadelphia, PA (11:30am; PAYG)
Tue. 2/8 - Movie Night (Sexy Beast) @Dock Street, Philadelphia, PA (8:30pm; PAYG)
Tue. 2/8 - Rock the Bells @Khyber Pass Pub, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-12:00am; PAYG)
Wed. 2/9 - Ommegang Night @Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG)
Wed. 2/9 - Odyssey Firkin @Standard Tap, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm; PAYG)
Wed. 2/9 - Bell's Tap Takeover Happy Hour @South Philadelphia Tap Room, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/10 - Jolly Pumpkin Night @Kite and Key, Philadelphia, PA (PAYG)
Fri. 2/11 - Friday Night Tasting (Sam Adams) @Bell's Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Fri. 2/11 - Keep the Glass Night (Yuengling Bock) @Hop Angel Brauhaus, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/11 - White Birch Brewery Night @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/11 - Friday Night Tasting (McSorley's) @Bella Vista Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; Free)
Sat. 2/12 - The Kharma Factor (homebrew competition) @City Tap House, Philadelphia, PA (2:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 2/12 - Wood'ja @Nodding Head, Philadelphia, PA (3:00pm-6:00pm; PAYG)
Sun. 2/13 - Complimentary Yards Love Stout while you shop @Verde, Philadelphia, PA (12:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Mon. 2/14 - Valentine's with a Sexy Beast (special dinner and release event) @Dock Street, Philadelphia, PA (PAYG)
Wed. 2/16 - Victory Headwaters Pale Ale Release and Anniversary Party @Resurrection Ale House, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Wed. 2/16 - Ballast Point Night @McMenamin's, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/17 - Late Night with Joe Gunn, featuring Allagash's Rob Tod @Jose Pistolas, Philadelphia, PA (11:00pm-2:00am; PAYG)
Thu. 2/17 - Meet the brewer/owner: BFM's Jerome Rebetez @Fork & Barrel, Philadelphia, PA (6:30pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/17 - Weyerbacher Happy Hour @White Dog Café, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/17 - Kill the Cask Night (Yards) @Khyber Pass Pub, Philadelphia, PA (4:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/17 - Ommegang and Chocolate Night @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/17 - Victory Headwaters Pale Ale Release and Anniversary Party @Kraftwork, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-11:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/18 - Shoot the Shit with Roy Pitz, Shoot Darts Too @The Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, PA (8:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/18 - Friday Night Tasting (Sam Adams) @Bella Vista Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; Free)
Fri. 2/18 - Lew Bryson Book Signing @Yards Brewing, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/18 - Friday Night Tasting (Oskar Blues) @Bell's Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Mon. 2/21 - President's Day with The Founding Fathers @Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, PA (4:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Mon. 2/21 - Monk's Mad Monday (with Sierra Nevada) @Monk's Café, Philadelphia, PA (11:30am; PAYG)
Tue. 2/22 - Movie Night (Viewers Choice) @Dock Street, Philadelphia, PA (8:30pm; PAYG)
Wed. 2/23 - Keep the Mug Night (Radeberger) @Hop Angel Brauhaus, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG)
Wed. 2/23 - Beer and Cheese pairings (Sly Fox and Dogfish Head, Whole Foods) @Kite and Key, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/24 - Got an IPA itch? Let Tröegs Scratch You 4 Ways to Thursday @The Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/24 - National Chili Day (featuring Bell's Brewery) @Jose Pistolas, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/25 - Friday Night Tasting (Victory) @Bella Vista Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; Free)
Fri. 2/25 - Friday Night Tasting (Bear Republic) @Bell's Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Sat. 2/26 - Pinups and Porters (and Voodoo Brewery) @The Institute, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-12:00am; PAYG)
Sun. 2/27 - Brunch with Lew @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA (11:00am-2:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/25-Sun. 2/27 - Pop-Up Brewery: Fegley's Brew Works @City Tap House, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm; PAYG)
Sun. 2/27 - We're Getting Younger @Khyber Pass Pub, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm; PAYG)
Mon. 2/28 - Monk's Mad Monday (with Russian River) @Monk's Café, Philadelphia, PA (11:30am; PAYG)


Philadelphia's close suburbs
every Wednesday 1/12 through 3/16 - St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp @Sly Fox, Phoenixville, PA (5:00pm-11:00pm; PAYG)
every Thursday 1/13 through 3/17 - St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp @Sly Fox, Royersford, PA (5:00pm-11:00pm; PAYG)
Wed. 2/2 - Sixpoint Brewery Night @Iron Abbey, Horsham, PA (8:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/3 - Brewery Promo Night (Ballast Point) @Isaac Newton's, Newtown, PA (7:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/3 - First Thursday Beer Sampling @Whole Foods, Plymouth Meeting, PA (6:00pm-8:00pm; Free)
Fri. 2/4 - Meet the Brewer (with New Holland Brewing's John Haggerty) @Iron Hill, West Chester, PA (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/4 - Polar Bear Party (on the patio with a cask of Winter Warmer) @Iron Hill, Media, PA (5:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/4 - February Firkin Series (Imperial Red Ale) @Iron Hill, Media, PA (5:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 2/5 - The Kharma Factor (homebrew competition) @Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, PA (2:00pm; PAYG)
Wed. 2/9 - Chocolate Cherry Stout Release @Iron Hill, North Wales, PA (5:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/10 - Craft Ale Night (Bell's Brewery) @Pickering Creek Inn, Phoenixville, PA (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/11 - Friday Night Sampling (Victory) @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Fri. 2/11 - February Firkin Series (Bourbon Chocolate Pumpkin Ale) @Iron Hill, Media, PA (5:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 2/12 - Bell's @The Drafting Room, Exton, PA (12:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 2/12 - British Invasion @Iron Hill, Phoenixville, PA (12:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG)
Tue. 2/15 - 15th Anniversary Party @Victory Brewing Co., Downingtown, PA (all day and night; PAYG)
Tue. 2/15 - Tasty Tuesday Tap Takeover with Tröegs @Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, PA (PAYG)
Thu. 2/17 - Sierra Nevada Tapping @Capone's Restaurant, Norristown, PA (11:30am; PAYG)
Fri. 2/18 - February Firkin Series (Noel vs. Smokin' Blonde) @Iron Hill, Media, PA (5:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/18 - Friday Night Tasting (Victory Headwaters Pale Ale) @Beer Yard, Wayne, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; Free)
Fri. 2/18 - Friday Night Tasting (Flying Fish) @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA (4:30pm-6:30pm; Free)
Sat. 2/19 - Saturday Afternoon Tasting (Boxcar Brewing) @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA (1:00pm-3:00pm; Free)
Sun. 2/20 - Kaldi Kreme release @Iron Hill, West Chester, PA (12:00pm-2:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/25 - February Firkin Series (Mocha Porter) @Iron Hill, Media, PA (5:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/25 - Friday Night Tasting (Flying Fish) @Goshen Beverage, West Chester, PA (4:30pm-6:30pm; Free)
Sat. 2/26 - Barrels, Bourbons, and Bugs @Iron Hill, Maple Shade, NJ (12:00pm-5:00pm; PAYG)
Sun. 2/27 - Chili Challenge @Victory Brewing Co., Downingtown, PA (12:00pm-3:00pm; PAYG)


Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania
Wed. 2/2 - Opening Night @St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company, Ephrata, PA (6:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/3 - Charity Cask Night (with St. Valentine's Altbier to benefit the Greater Lehigh Valley MDA) @Bethlehem Brew Works, Bethlehem, PA (5:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/4 - Friday Night with Tröegs Brewery @Blue Dog, Lansdale, PA (6:30pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/4 - Meet the Brewery Night @Washington House, Sellersville, PA (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG)
RESCHEDULED TO Wed. 2/9 - Ground Dog Day @Craft Ale House, Limerick, PA (6:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 2/10 - Tröegs Night @Canal Street Pub, Reading, PA (6:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/11 - Chocolate Beer Craziness @Iron Hill, Lancaster, PA (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/11 - Bourbon Barrel-aged Insidious @all Fegley Brew Works locations, Allentown & Bethlehem, PA (PAYG)
Thu. 2/17 - Charity Cask Night (with Top o' the Mornin' breakfast stout) @Bethlehem Brew Works, Bethlehem, PA (5:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 2/19 - Benefit Folk Festival @Stoudt's, Adamstown, PA (4:00pm-10:00pm; $10/$12/children under 12, free)
Mon. 2/21 - Hopslam Tapping @Craft Ale House, Limerick, PA (6:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 2/25 - Polar Bear Party (on the patio with a cask of English Barleywine) @Iron Hill, Lancaster, PA (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 2/26 - Wood 2.0 Barrel-Aged Fest @Union Jack's on the Manatawny, Boyertown, PA (PAYG)
Sun. 2/27 - Under the Tuscan Sun: Bridal Fair and Event Extravaganza @Allentown Brew Works, Allentown, PA (11:00am-3:00pm; $5/$8)


Events Over $20

Philadelphia
Tue. 2/1 - Glazen Toren Belgian Beer Dinner @Fork & Barrel, Philadelphia, PA ($65)
Mon. 2/7 - Yards Beer Dinner @Brauhaus Schmitz, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-10:00pm; $50)
Tue. 2/8 - Lost Abbey Beer Dinner (with Tomme Arthur) @Monk's Café, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm; $75)
Wed. 2/9 - Brew Works Beer Dinner @White Dog Café, Philadelphia, PA (6:30pm; $50)
Fri. 2/11 - Flying Fish Valentine's Beer Dinner @City Tap House, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm; $55)
Sat. 2/12 - Winter Beer Fest @Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA (1:00pm-5:00pm, 6:00pm-10:00pm; $10/$40/$50)
Mon. 2/14 - Love Day Monday Beer Dinner @Hawthorne Café, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-9:00pm; $65)
Mon. 2/14 - Valentine's Day Cider Dinner @Fork & Barrel, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-10:00pm; $55)
Sat. 2/19 - Pork, Yards & Pints (PYP) @The Institute, Philadelphia, PA (2:00pm-6:00pm; $40)
Sun. 2/20 - Grilled Cheese and Beer Pairing @World Café Live, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm; $35)
Sat. 2/26 - Beats, Brews, and BBQ @World Café Live, Philadelphia, PA (12:00pm-5:00pm; $20/$45/$60)


Philadelphia's close suburbs
Sat. 2/5 - Main Line Beer, Wine & Food Festival @Desmond Hotel & Conference Center, Malvern, PA (12:00pm-3:30pm; $35/$40)
Wed. 2/16 - Wine versus Beer vertical dinner @Iron Abbey, Horsham, PA (7:00pm-9:00pm; $60)
Wed. 2/16 & Thu. 2/17 - Five Course Beer Dinner @Iron Hill, Maple Shade, NJ (7:00pm; $65)
Wed. 2/23 - Victory 15th Anniversary Beer Dinner @Side Bar and Restaurant, West Chester, PA (6:45pm-10:00pm; $50)
Thu. 2/24 - Yards Beer Dinner @Wegmans, Malvern, PA (6:00pm-8:30pm; $35)


Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania
Wed. 2/9 - Chocolate and Beer Pairing @Iron Hill, Lancaster, PA (7:00pm-9:00pm; $25)
Sat. 2/19 - Friend Fest: A Beer and Wine Festival & Benefit @Beltzner Hall at the Kutztown Fairgrounds, Kutztown, PA (2:00pm-5:00pm, 6:00pm-9:00pm; $50/$35/$10)
Sat. 2/26 - Winter Beer Fest @Stoudt's, Adamstown, PA (7:00pm-11:00pm; $35)

1 comment:

KL said...

Got one more for ya (just created yesterday) -

Vegan Wing Bowl 2011 at the Abbaye (incl. 2 hr. Cricket Hill Brewing Open Bar)

http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Abbaye/51059792141#!/event.php?eid=174760485900334