Thursday, April 14, 2011

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: April 14 - April 20

Spring has sprung here in the Northeast. The grass has ris', there's no guessing where the beer events is. Here come another couple of dozen beer events at you here in the Philadelphia region.

Check out the entire April 2011 calendar over here.

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

Tastings, samplings, and brewery promos
@Beer Yard, Wayne, PA--- Fri. 4/15 - Friday Night Sampling (5:00pm-7:00pm; Free tasting samples of Erie)

@Bell's Beverage, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 4/15 - Friday Night Tasting (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free tasting samples of Leinenkugel)

@Goshen Beverage, West Chester, PA--- Fri. 4/15 - Friday Night Tasting (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free tasting samples of Stegmaier)

@Iron Hill Brewery, Newark, DE--- Fri. 4/15 - Elvis' Sideburns IPA Release (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for the new beer and complimentary Elvis glasses to first 100 guests)

@Isaac Newton's, Newtown, PA--- Thu. 4/14 - Brewery Promo Night (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for a bevy of Allagash beer like: Four; Curieux; Tripel; Vrienden; and White)

@Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, PA--- Tue. 4/19 - Tuesday Morning Tappings (11:30am; PAYG for Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout and friends)

@TJ's, Paoli, PA--- Sat. 4/16 - B. United Takes Over the Taps (12:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG for Belgian, English, Scottish, German, and Japanese beers all supplied by B. United importing distributor)

@Tria, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 4/19 - Banned in PA (6:30pm-8:00pm; $65 for rare beers like De Dolle Special Browsel, Smisje Catherine the Great, and Hochland Imker Champagne Mead)

Beer and Food events
@City Tap House, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 4/16 - Pig Roast Spring Kickoff with Stoudt's (1:00pm-4:00pm; $45)

@Iron Abbey, Horsham, PA--- Wed. 4/20 - Sixpoint Beer Dinner (7:00pm-9:00pm; $50 for a five-course meal paired with Sehr Crisp Pilsner, Harbinger Saison, Bengali Tiger IPA, Righteous Rye Ale, and Otis Oatmeal Stout)

@Iron Hill Brewery, West Chester, PA--- Fri. 4/15 - Beer and Cheese Pairings (5:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG for a taste of world class beer and flavorful cheese)

@Side Bar, West Chester, PA--- Thu. 4/14 - Stone Brewing Beer Dinner (6:30pm-9:30pm; $55 for a five-course meal paired with a firkin of welcome beer and six other beers from Stone)

@Union Barrel Works, Reamstown, PA--- Sun. 4/17 - 7 course Italian-style Beer Dinner (2:00pm; $50 for a seven-course meal paired with Pilsner, Uncle Fester, Pale Ale, Mai-Bock, Lager, Stout, and Porter)

@Wegmans, Malvern, PA--- Thu. 4/14 - Ommegang Beer Dinner (6:00pm-8:00pm; $35 for a four-course meal of seasonal Wegmans selections and beer from New York's Ommegang Brewery)

More from the new guys in town
@Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, PA--- Thu. 4/14 - Firestone Walker Release Party (8:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG to meet the VP & Beer Ambassador from Firestone Walker. Walkers Reserve, Abacus, Double Jack, & 14th Anniversary)

@Jose Pistolas, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 4/15 - Firestone Walker Lunch (12:00pm-3:00pm; PAYG for lunch and tastes of the first FW beers to hit the Philly market)

@The Farmers' Cabinet, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 4/19 - Evil Twin debut in Philly and Meet the Brewer (PAYG for Before During and After Xmas, Disco Beer, Soft DK, Yin, and Yang)

The Science, The 420, The Fundraiser, and The Arts
@Iron Hill Brewery, all 8 locations--- Fri. 4/15 - Drink Beer, Help Japan (12:00pm; PAYG as all proceeds from sale of Rising Sun IPA on 4/15 go to the American Red Cross efforts in Japan)

@Kite and Key, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 4/15 - Science Festival Beer Tap Party (9:00pm; PAYG for the first batch of the Yards special craft Science Festival Beer)

@The Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 4/20 - 420: Arrogant Bastards and Rainy Day Women (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG bottles and taps of Stone beer ranging from Stone Arrogant Bastard, Stone Oaked Arrogant Bastard, Stone Stone Bastard, and Stone Lucky Bastard.)

@World Café Live, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 4/14 - A Philadelphia Ale & Arts Adventure (5:30pm; $35 covers both a trolley tour of the world-renowned murals of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, and a tour of Philadelphia's own Dock Street Brewery, along with complimentary Dock Street or Yards Brewery beers)

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