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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Beer Calendar: What To Do in August 2011

Dog days of summer? Maybe the weather. But the beer calendar shows no signs of dogging it around the Philadelphia region.

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. 8/2 - Brasserie d'Achouffe @The Belgian Café, Philadelphia, PA (7:15pm; PAYG)
Wed. 8/3 - Brasserie d'Achouffe @Jose Pistolas, Philadelphia, PA (12:00pm; PAYG)
Wed. 8/3 - Brasserie d'Achouffe @Eulogy Belgian Tavern, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Wed. 8/3 - Pittsburgh Night in the Beer Garden @Memphis Taproom, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG)
Wed. 8/3 - Yards Brewing Night (feat. Cape of Good Hope on cask) @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25 - With Love Beer Garden (featuring Dock Street, Sly Fox, Victory, and Yards) @Four Seasons Hotel, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 8/4 - The WIP Midday Show Beer Brawl Finals @Chickie's & Pete's, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 8/4 - Night Market, Mt. Airy (with beers from Earth Bread + Brewery and McMenamin's) @Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 8/4 - Keep the Glass Night (Pilsner Urquell) @Hop Angel Brauhaus, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 8/5 - Free Sampling (Hop Monsters with Joe Sixpack) @Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Fri. 8/5 - First Friday After Work Party (Ithaca Dark Humor) @The Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG)
Mon. 8/8 - Mad Monday (Cantillon) @Monk's Café, Philadelphia, PA (11:30am; PAYG)
Fri. 8/12 - Free Sampling (Long Trail) @Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Sat. 8/13 - Fun With Blondes @Nodding Head, Philadelphia, PA (3:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 8/13 - Grey Lodge Goes Bollywood @The Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 8/13 - Pucker Up Sourfest @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA (PAYG)
Tue. 8/16 - Keep the Pint Night (Victory) @Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 8/18 - Welcome to the Neighborhood (Iron Hill promo) @Earth Bread + Brewery, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 8/19 - Free Sampling (Belgian Beers with Joe Sixpack) @Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Fri. 8/19 - Third Friday, Jodi's Firkin @The Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 8/20 - Brett Beer Brunch @Resurrection Ale House, Philadelphia, PA (11:00am-3:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 8/20 - HopScotch II @Khyber Pass Pub, Philadelphia, PA (12:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 8/20 - Summer Session Fest @Jose Pistolas, Philadelphia, PA (3:30pm; PAYG)
Mon. 8/22 - 4th Anniversary special beer tapping and celebration @Dock Street Brewery, Philadelphia, PA (PAYG)
Wed. 8/24 - Beer and Cheese Tasting with Flying Fish and DiBruno Bros. @Osteria, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-9:00pm; $20)
Thu. 8/25 - Summer Wind with Ommegang @The Sidecar Bar & Grille, Philadelphia, PA (PAYG)
Fri. 8/26 - Free Sampling (Brooklyn Brewing) @Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Tue. 8/30 - Yards Tap Takeover @Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, PA (6:00pm; PAYG for more Yards than you can shake a stick at, including a firkin of Cape of Good Hope)


Philadelphia's close suburbs (within 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Thu. 8/4 - First Thursday Beer Tasting @Whole Foods, Plymouth Meeting, PA (6:00pm-8:00pm; Free)
Fri. 8/12 - Victory Beer Sampling @Wegmans, Malvern, PA (5:00pm; Free)
Sat. 8/27 - IronFish/IPA event @Iron Hill Brewery, Maple Shade, NJ (PAYG)


Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania (beyond 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Fri. 8/5 - Beer Sampling (Philadelphia Brewing) @Wegmans, Downingtown, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; Free)
Fri. 8/5 - Pint Night (Victory) @Washington House, Sellersville, PA (6:30pm-9:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 8/5 - Phillies Business Person's Special @Sly Fox, Phoenixville and Royersford, PA (1:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 8/5 - Friday Night Sampling (Yards) @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Fri. 8/5 - Firkin Friday (Hoppopotamus, a "double red IPA") @Iron Hill Brewery, Phoenixville, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG)
Sat. 8/6 - Friday Night Sampling (Sapporo) @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA (2:00pm-4:00pm; Free)
Sat. 8/6 - Free Sampling (Stoudt's) @Goshen Beverage, West Chester, PA (3:00pm-5:00pm; Free)
Sun. 8/7 - Friday Night Sampling (Sam Adams and Bull's BBQ Promo) @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA (2:00pm-3:00pm; Free)
Thu. 8/11 - Night of Fools @Craft Ale House, Limerick, PA (6:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 8/12 - Yards Night @The Drafting Room, Exton, PA (6:00pm; PAYG)
Fri. 8/12 - Friday Night Sampling (Franzikaner) @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Sat. 8/13 - Friday Night Sampling (Stoudt's) @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA (12:00pm-2:00pm; Free)
Sat. 8/13 - Bocce and Beer @Iron Hill Brewery, Wilmington, DE (12:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 8/18 - Yappy Hour @Sly Fox, Royersford, PA (6:30pm-8:30pm; PAYG)
Fri. 8/19 - Friday Night Sampling (Moosehead Light Lime) @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free)
Fri. 8/19 - Victory Beer Sampling @Wegmans, Malvern, PA (5:00pm; Free)
Tue. 8/23 - D-Town Skate Park Charity Event & Yards Tap Takeover @Side Bar & Restaurant, West Chester, PA (9:00pm; PAYG)
Thu. 8/25 - Flying Fish Happy Hour @Vudu Lounge, West Chester, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG)
Sun. 8/28 - Kan Jam 2011 @Sly Fox, Phoenixville, PA (1:00pm; $20)


Events Over $20

Philadelphia
every Tuesday through Saturday in August - Philly On Tap Walking Tours @City Hall, western plaza, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm-7:00pm; $35)
every Thursday in August - A Philadelphia Ale & Arts Walking Adventure @Field House, Philadelphia, PA (5:30pm-8:00pm; $30)
Sat. 8/6 - Sly Fox Beer Brunch @Varga Bar, Philadelphia, PA (11:30am-3:00pm; $TBD)
Sat. 8/6 & 8/20 - Craft Beer and Artisanal Cheese Tour @Old City, Philadelphia, PA (3:30pm-5:30pm; $49)
Thu. 8/11 & Thu. 8/25 - A Philadelphia Ale & Arts Trolley Adventure @World Café Live, Philadelphia, PA (5:30pm-8:00pm; $35)
Wed. 8/17 - Victory Beer Dinner @Gigi, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm, 7:00pm, 9:00pm; $TBD)
Tue. 8/23 - Can of Wheat Dinner @Percy Street Barbecue, Philadelphia, PA (5:00pm; $50)
Thu. 8/25 - The Bruery Beer Dinner @Chifa, Philadelphia, PA (7:00pm; $65)


Philadelphia's close suburbs (within 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Sat. 8/6 - All-Grain Brewing Class @Keystone Homebrew Supply, Montgomeryville, PA (10:00am; $75)
Sun. 8/7 - Sour Power Brewing Class @Keystone Homebrew Supply, Montgomeryville, PA (1:00pm; $75)
Sun. 8/7 - Samuel Adams Beer Dinner @Fox and Hounds, King of Prussia, PA (5:00pm; $65)
Wed. 8/10 - Summer Beer Dinner, part 2 @Kaya's Cuisine, Havertown, PA (7:00pm; $65)
Thu. 8/11 - Caribbean Beer & BBQ @Normandy Farm, Blue Bell, PA (6:00pm-9:00pm; $31.95/$35.95)
Fri. 8/12, Fri. 8/26 - Intro to Brewing Class @Keystone Homebrew Supply, Montgomeryville, PA (6:30pm; $40)
Sat. 8/13 - Next Step Brewing Class @Keystone Homebrew Supply, Montgomeryville, PA (1:00pm; $75)
Wed. 8/17 - Dogfish Head Beer Dinner @Iron Abbey, Horsham, PA (7:00pm; $60)
Fri. 8/19 - Beer Wars II, Championship @High Street Grill, Mount Holly, NJ (7:00pm; $50)
Tue. 8/23 - Gourmet and Pizza Beer Pairing @Pinocchio's, Media, PA (7:30pm; $45)


Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania (beyond 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Wed. 8/3 - A Summer Picnic with Sam Adams Brewing Company @Spinnerstown Hotel, Spinnerstown, PA (7:00pm; $45)
Sat. 8/6 - BrewBQ @Twin Brook Winery, Gap, PA (12:00pm-4:00pm; $25/$50)
Fri. 8/12 - Bring on the Belgians @Fonthill Museum, Doylestown, PA (7:00pm-10:00pm; $28/$35)
Sat. 8/13 - Craft Beer Bus Tour from the Craft Ale House in Limerick, PA to Lancaster County (11:00am-6:00pm; $65)
Wed. 8/16 - Intro to Brewing Class @Keystone Homebrew Supply, Bethlehem, PA (6:30pm; $40)
Thu. 8/18 - Time to Tailgate Beer & Spirit Tour @Wegmans, Malvern, PA (6:00pm-8:00pm; $30)
Fri. 8/19-Sun. 8/21 - Honey Fest @Paradise Farm Camps, Downingtown, PA ($10/$15/$25)
Thu. 8/25 - Victory Beer Dinner @Earl's, Peddler's Village (Lahaska), PA (7:00pm; $55)
Thu. 8/25 - Time to Tailgate Beer & Spirit Tour @Wegmans, Collegeville, PA (6:00pm-8:00pm; $30)
Sat. 8/27 - Micro Fest @Stoudt's Brewery, Adamstown, PA (12:00pm-4:00pm, 6:00pm-10:00pm; $35)

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