Here we are in the thick of this 29 day month. Make the most of it with this seven day calendar chock full of fun and beer-y things to do in and around Philadelphia.
Check out the entire February 2012 calendar over here.
If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, let me know.
Special Tastings, Brewery Promos, and Samplings
@Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 2/17 - Friday Night Tasting (4:00pm-6:00pm; $Free tasting samples of Lancaster Brewing with Joe Sixpack)
@Craft Beer Outlet, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 2/17 - Beer Sampling (5:00pm-7:00pm; $Free tasting samples of Lancaster Brewing)
@Earth Bread + Brewery, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Thu. 2/16 - Keep the Pint Night (4:30pm; $PAYG for a night with McKenzie Brew House)
@Iron Hill, Media, Pa.--- Fri. 2/17 - Firkin February (5:00pm; $PAYG as they'll be serving a firkin of cask-conditioned Chocolate Dubbel, an Abbey Double brewed in the original style of a Belgian monastery)
@Sly Fox, Phoenixville, Pa.--- Wed. 2/22 - St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp ($PAYG, see website for all the details)
@Total Wine, Claymont, Del.--- Thu. 2/16 - Learn About Lagers and Ales beyond Pilsners and Pales (6:30pm-8:30pm; $15 for a journey of beer styles goes way beyond the usual grocery store choices. Taste a range of different color beers covering a wide, palate-smacking flavor spectrum. Class includes beer selections, tasting sheets, take home educational materials, and discounts on the beer presented in class.)
@Total Wine, Claymont, Del.--- Sat. 2/18 - Learn About Lagers and Ales beyond Pilsners and Pales (3:00pm-5:00pm; $15 for a journey of beer styles goes way beyond the usual grocery store choices. Taste a range of different color beers covering a wide, palate-smacking flavor spectrum. Class includes beer selections, tasting sheets, take home educational materials, and discounts on the beer presented in class.)
Beer events with that extra piece of flair
@Barcade, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Wed. 2/22 - Flying Dog Night (4:00pm; $PAYG for Black Lager with Cherries, Doggie Style, Double Dog, Garde Dog, “Barrel Aged” Gonzo Imperial Porter, “Nitro” Gonzo Imperial Porter, Horn Dog, Imperial Hefeweizen, In Heat Wheat, K-9 Cruiser, Kujo Coffee Stout (cask), Old Scratch Lager, Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout, Raging Bitch, Snake Dog, The Fear, Wildeman Farmhouse IPA)
@Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, Pa.--- Thu. 2/16 - Great Lakes Tap Takeover (6:00pm; $PAYG for a tap list still TBD)
@TJ's, Paoli, Pa.--- Tue. 2/21-Sat. 2/25 - Featured Brewery Week ($PAYG for In De Wildeman, Kujo, Barrel Aged Gonzo, Gonzo, Raging Bitch, Double Dog, Garde Dog, Snake Dog, Doggie Style, Old Scratch, and In Heat Wheat)
@The Institute, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 2/18 - 3rd Annual PYP with Yards Brewery (2:00pm-6:00pm; $40 for all you can eat and drink of a roasted pig, great sides, Pumpkin Mac, and Yards Brawler, ESA, IPA, Philly Pale Ale, Love Stout, and of course a Firkin of TBD)
Beer and Food events
@Iron Hill, Phoenixville, Pa.--- Tue. 2/21 - Brewmaster's Fat Tuesday Beer Dinner (7:00pm; $70 for a five-course meal paired with Voodoo Lager, Roggenbier, Honey Leaf IPA, Bridge Street Bock, and Sasquatch American Barleywine)
@Leaf Cigar Bar, Easton, Pa.--- Wed. 2/22 - Sly Fox Beer Dinner (6:00pm-9:00pm; $59)
A few February fests
@Beltzner Hall/Kutztown Fairgrounds, Kutztown, Pa.--- Sat. 2/18 - Friendfest (1:00pm-3:30pm, 4:00pm-6:30pm, 7:00pm-9:30pm; $10/$35/$50 and see website for all the details)
@Stoudt's, Adamstown, Pa.--- Sat. 2/18 - Winter Folk Festival (3:30pm-10:00pm; $10/$12 for a music event to benefit Hospice of Lancaster County.)
@The Chameleon Club, Lancaster, Pa.--- Sun. 2/19 - Winterfest (1:00pm-4:00pm; $10-$35 for featured breweries like Stone, Dogfish Head, St. Boniface, Victory, Lancaster, Stoudts, Tröegs, Sly Fox, Magic Hat, Sixpoint, Roy Pitz Brewery, Lavery Brewing Company, Kind Beers, Raven Beer, Hauser Estate Winery (Jack's Hard Cider). Lancaster Homebrew will be on site as well as Mr. Steve's.