Thursday, February 03, 2011

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: February 3 - February 9

February. Only 28 days, but nearly that many beer events counted in seven short days from February 3 to February 9.

Check out the entire February 2011 calendar over here.

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

Tastings, samplings, parties, and festivals
@Bell's Beverage, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 2/4 - Friday Night Tasting (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free tasting samples from Southern Tier)

@Bella Vista Beverage, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 2/4 - Friday Night Tasting (5:00pm-7:00pm; Free tasting samples from Ommegang)

@Blue Dog, Lansdale, PA--- Fri. 2/4 - Friday Night with Tröegs Brewery (6:30pm; PAYG for a night of Java Head, Troegenator, Dreamweaver, and Nugget Nectar)

@Craft Ale House, Limerick, PA--- RESCHEDULED TO Wed. 2/9 - Ground Dog Day (6:00pm; PAYG for 120 Minute IPA ['09], 60 Minute IPA, 75 Minute IPA [firkin], 90 Minute IPA, Black & Blue, Indian Brown Ale, Midas Touch, Raison D'Etre (Randall-ized), Red & White, Sahtea, Theobroma, World Wide Stout, and maybe more. Also, we will be offering a flight with 60, 75, 90 and 120.)

@Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 2/3 - Ballast Point Tower Takeover (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for a lineup of Barmy Ale, Big Eye IPA, Black Marlin Porter, Bourbon Barrel Aged Piper Down, Even Keel, Sculpin IPA, Victory at Sea, and Yellowtail Pale Ale)

@Iron Hill, North Wales, PA--- Wed. 2/9 - Chocolate Cherry Stout Release (5:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for the beer which will be served with complimentary assorted chocolate covered fruits)
@Iron Hill, West Chester, PA--- Fri. 2/4 - Meet the Brewer (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for a night of great beer and a meet 'n' greet with New Holland's brewer, John Haggerty)

@Isaac Newton's, Newtown, PA--- Thu. 2/3 - Brewery Promo Night (7:00pm; PAYG for Ballast Point beers like Big Eye IPA, Dorado Double IPA, Victory at Sea Vanilla Imperial Porter, Bourbon-barrel aged Piper Down Scottish Ale, Even Keel, and Sculpin India Pale Ale. Enter to win 9 p.m. drawing for a growler of Sculpin IPA)

@Khyber Pass Pub, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 2/8 - Rock the Bells (6:00pm-12:00am; PAYG for a Bell's blowout including Hopslam and Batch 10,000)

@Monk's Café, Philadelphia, PA--- Mon. 2/7 - Mad Monday (11:30am; PAYG as Jodi Stoudt brings Blonde Double Mai Bock, Imperial Schwarzbier, Winter Ale, Pilsner, and the only cask of gravity-poured Chocolate Chocolate Orange Porter)

@Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 2/9 - Ommegang Night (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for $1-off drafts, food specials, and Chocolate Indulgence, Three Philosophers, Hennepin, and Witte)

@South Philadelphia Tap Room, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 2/9 - Bell's Tap Takeover Happy Hour (5:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG for 10 beers from Bell's on tap including: 10,000, Amber, Cherry Stout, Double Cream, Expedition, Hopslam, Java, Oarsman, Two-Hearted, and Winter White)

@Varga Bar, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 2/3 - New Holland Night (8:00pm-11:30pm; PAYG to hang with brewmaster John Haggerty and partake in a firkin of Night Tripper Imperial Stout and a draft list including Dragon's Milk, Charkoota Rye, Full Circle Kölsch, Mad Hatter, & more)

@Washington House, Sellersville, PA--- Fri. 2/4 - Meet the Brewery Night (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for at least four different beers from Stone Brewing, perhaps even a vintage case of something special)

@Whole Foods, Plymouth Meeting, PA--- Thu. 2/3 - First Thursday Beer Sampling (6:00pm-8:00pm; Free)


Boot Camp, where only the strong survive
@Sly Fox, Phoenixville, PA--- every Wednesday 1/12 through 3/16 - St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp (5:00pm-11:00pm; PAYG for a night of beer, dinner, and live music)
@Sly Fox, Royersford, PA--- every Thursday 1/13 through 3/17 - St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp (5:00pm-11:00pm; PAYG for a night of beer, dinner, and live music)


Beer and Food, they say they go well together
@Brauhaus Schmitz, Philadelphia, PA--- Mon. 2/7 - Yards Beer Dinner (7:00pm-10:00pm; $50 for 4-course meal paired with Jefferson's Tavern Ale, Franklin's Tavern Spruce, Brawler, and Love Stout)

@Desmond Hotel & Conference Center, Malvern, PA--- Sat. 2/5 - Main Line Beer, Wine & Food Festival (12:00pm-3:30pm; $35/$40 for tasting samples close to thirty breweries, wineries, and food purveyors)

@Iron Hill, Lancaster, PA--- Wed. 2/9 - Chocolate and Beer Pairing (7:00pm-9:00pm; $25 for a Saison & Assorted Chocolates, a Tripel & Dagoba Lemon Ginger Chocolate, a Rauchbier & Dagoba Xocolati, and a Stout & Mocha Chocolate)

@Jose Pistolas, Philadelphia, PA--- Sun. 2/6 - Super Bowl Sunday with foods and beers from Green Bay and Pittsburgh (12:00pm; PAYG for 1/2 price beers corrsponding to whichever team is currently winning)

@South Philadelphia Tap Room, Philadelphia, PA--- Sun. 2/6 - New Holland Pre-Super Bowl Beer Brunch (12:00pm-3:00pm; PAYG as brewmaster John Haggerty and Fred Bueltmann hang out for SPTR's brunch with 2 New Holland IPAs, 2 stouts, and Charkoota Rye on draft)

@Tria, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 2/3 - Meet 'n' Eat (5:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG for tasting portions of four intriguing brews, ranging from El Mole Ocho Mexican Spiced Ale to the rare Blue Sunday Sour. Brewmaster John Haggerty in attendance as well)

@White Dog Café, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 2/9 - Brew Works Beer Dinner (6:30pm; $50 for a 3-course meal paired with Bagpipers Scotch Ale, Pawn Shop Porter, and Knuckle Ball Blonde)


Here a cask, there a cask
@Bethlehem Brew Works, Bethlehem, PA--- Thu. 2/3 - Charity Cask Night (5:00pm; PAYG for a St. Valentine's Altbier that benefits the Greater Lehigh Valley MDA)

@Iron Hill, Media, PA--- Fri. 2/4 - Polar Bear Party (5:00pm; PAYG for a cask of winter warmer and a chance to dunk brewer Bob Barrar in a dunk tank -- yes, you read that correctly)
@Iron Hill, Media, PA--- Fri. 2/4 - February Firkin Series (5:00pm; PAYG for an imperial red ale, which is a blend of two big red hop monsters: Sasquatch and Holiday Ale)
@Standard Tap, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 2/9 - Odyssey Firkin (6:00pm; PAYG for Sly Fox's imperial IPA, rare for this time of year)


Live music, Vegan, Movies, Homebrew (aka Everything Else)
@Dock Street, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 2/8 - Movie Night (8:30pm; PAYG for Sexy Beast the movie and Sexy Beast the beer)

@Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, PA--- Sat. 2/5 - The Kharma Factor (2:00pm; PAYG for a homebrew competition that awards the winner the prize of brewing a PBW '11 beer with Yards -- read the rules at Yards' website)

@Kraftwork, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 2/5 - Soul and Suds (9:00pm; PAYG for a night of music and beer -- guest appearances by New Holland's Fred Bueltmann & John Haggerty -- DJing by New Holland's Dr. Joel, Kraftwork & Sidecar's Adam Ritter, and The P.O.P.E.'s Dennis Hewlett -- and the beers, of course: Beer Hive, Black Tulip, Cabin Fever, Charkoota Rye, Charkoota Rye (Oaked), Dragons Milk, El Mole Ocho, Full Circle, Golden Cap, Imperial Hatter (Oaked), Mad Hatter, Night Tripper, Sundog, The Poet, The Poet (Oak Aged))

@The Abbaye, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 2/5 - Vegan Wing Bowl 2011 & Cricket Hill Beer Special (3:00pm-5:00pm; $10/$20 for vegan wings and Cricket Hill beer)

1 comment:

Patrick said...

Brewer's Brunch this Sunday down at DFH brew pub. Tickets are needed. My bro, his wife, and I are heading down for that and the Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge @ Rehoboth beach.