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Sunday, March 31, 2013

Beer Calendar: What To Do in April 2013

For your Easter Sunday reading pleasure, I present to you the April calendar of events from Center City Philadelphia to a wide spread around the region.

As always, 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
Mon. 4/1-Tue. 4/30 - Brewery Of The Month (Tröegs) @Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, Pa. ($PAYG)
Mon. 4/1 - Bottle Shop Happy Hour (Unibroue) @Local 44 Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa. (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $Free)
Tue. 4/2 - Meet The Brewer Night (Williams Brothers Brewery) @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, Pa. (7 p.m.; $PAYG)
Tue. 4/2 - Terrapin Tap Takeover @Lucky's Last Chance, Philadelphia, Pa. (8 p.m.; $PAYG)
Wed. 4/3 - Introducing Perennial Artisan Ales @Local 44, Philadelphia, Pa. ($PAYG)
Wed. 4/3 - Beer School (April subject: TBD) @Memphis Taproom, Philadelphia, Pa. (12 p.m.; $Free)
Wed. 4/3 - Dinner & A Movie (Game of Thrones) @Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, Pa. (7 p.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/4 - Quad Day @Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, Pa. (11 a.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/4 - Weyerbacher Brewing Night @Barcade, Philadelphia, Pa. (4 p.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/4 - Sampling (Flying Fish) @The Foodery (2nd Street), Philadelphia, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)
Thu. 4/4 - Fergie Fest @Ruba Club Studios, Philadelphia, Pa. (7 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Phightin Phils Pils Release @Iron Hill, Philadelphia, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Half Day Getaway @Field House, Philadelphia, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Friday Night Sampling (Great Tailgate Cans) @Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, Pa. (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free)
Fri. 4/5 - First Friday @Drink Philly HQ, Philadelphia, Pa. (5 p.m.-9 p.m.; $Free)
Sat. 4/6 - 5th Anniversary Party @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, Pa. (1 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/6 - West Coast Wipeout @The Institute, Philadelphia, Pa. (2 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sun. 4/7 - Shop Dock Street for Local Business @Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa. (1 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG)
Mon. 4/8 - Bottle Shop Happy Hour (Stoudt's) @Local 44 Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa. (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $Free)
Tue. 4/9 - Sampling (Flying Fish) @The Foodery (10th Street), Philadelphia, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)
Wed. 4/10 - The Hoppy Beers of Dogfish Head @Resurrection Ale House, Philadelphia, Pa. ($PAYG)
Wed. 4/10 - Beer School (April subject: TBD) @Resurrection Ale House, Philadelphia, Pa. (4 p.m.; $Free)
Wed. 4/10 - U Buy The Glass Night (Full Pint) @The Abbaye, Philadelphia, Pa. (7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $10)
Thu. 4/11 - Philly Debut of Oxbow Brewery @Monk's Café, Philadelphia, Pa. (4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/11 - Tröegs Brewing Promo @Earth Bread + Brewery, Philadelphia, Pa. (4:30 p.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/11 - Thursday Beer Sampling (Brooklyn) @The Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa. (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $Free)
Thu. 4/11 - State Store No More? Pennsylvania, Liquor, and The Law @National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, Pa. (6:30 p.m.; $13 non-members; $10 members, teachers & students; free for 1787 Society)
Fri. 4/12 - Friday Night Sampling (Victory Brewing with Joe Sixpack) @Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, Pa. (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free)
Fri. 4/12 - Friday Night Beer Tasting (Philadelphia Brewing) @The Foodery (Sansom St.), Philadelphia, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)
Fri. 4/12 - Oxbow Brewing Company Night @Resurrection Ale House, Philadelphia, Pa. (5 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/12 - Inherit the Beer: Evolution Brewing Night @Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, Pa. (6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/13 - Fava's Glorious Return @Varga Bar, Philadelphia, Pa. (8 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/13-Sun. 4/14 - Big Wood Wknd @Standard Tap, Philadelphia, Pa. ($PAYG)
Mon. 4/15 - Bottle Shop Happy Hour (Philadelphia Brewing) @Local 44 Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa. (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $Free)
Wed. 4/17 - Beer School (April subject: TBD) @Local 44 Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa. (5 p.m.; $Free)
Wed. 4/17 - Beer Four All Seasons Release: O.P. Yum @The Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa. ($PAYG)
Thu. 4/18 - Thursday Beer Sampling (Full Sail) @The Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa. (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $Free)
Thu. 4/18 & Fri. 4/19 - The Porch Beer Garden @30th Street Station, Philadelphia, Pa. (3 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/18 - Tröegs Night @Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, Pa. ($PAYG)
Thu. 4/18 - Earth Day with Long Trail @Hop Angel Brauhaus, Philadelphia, Pa. (7 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/19 - Friday Night Sampling (Tröegs) @Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, Pa. (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free)
Fri. 4/19 - Tröegs Tasting @Bell's Beverage, Philadelphia, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)
Fri. 4/19 - Earth Day with Long Trail @Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, Pa. (6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/20 - Bottles Galore @Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa. ($PAYG)
Sat. 4/20 - Beer-B-Q @City Tap House, Philadelphia, Pa. (12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $20)
Sat. 4/20 - Five Year Anniversary @Memphis Taproom, Philadelphia, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/20 - Down South with Southern Tier @The Institute, Philadelphia, Pa. (2 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sun. 4/21 - Earth Day with Long Trail @The Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)
Sun. 4/21 - Philly Tech Week: Zapping Aliens and Saving the Universe, While Drinking a Beer @Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, Pa. (6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/25 - IBU Smackdown II @Iron Hill, Philadelphia, Pa. (5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/25 - Thursday Beer Sampling (Brooklyn) @The Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa. (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $Free)
Thu. 4/25 - Tapas & Beer Pairing w/ B. United @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, Pa. (7 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/26 - Friday Night Sampling (Evolution Brewing with Joe Sixpack) @Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, Pa. (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free)


Philadelphia's close suburbs (within 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Wed. 4/3 - Weyerbacher Wednesday @UNO, Maple Shade, NJ (5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG)
Wed. 4/3 - Manayunk Night @Pinocchio's, Media, Pa. (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG)
Wed. 4/3 - Firestone Walker @Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, Pa. ($PAYG)
Thu. 4/4 - First Thursday Beer Tasting @Whole Foods, Plymouth Meeting, Pa. (6 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)
Fri. 4/5 - Phightin Phils Pils Release @Iron Hill, Maple Shade, NJ (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Phightin Phils Pils Release @Iron Hill, Media, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Phightin Phils Pils Release @Iron Hill, North Wales, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Friday Night Sampling (Full Sail) @Beer Yard, Wayne, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)
Tue. 4/9 - Tasty Tuesday: Barrel-aged Day @Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, Pa. ($PAYG)
Thu. 4/11 - A Night with Stoudt's Brewing @Pinocchio's, Media, Pa. (7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/12 - Oxbow Lunch @Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/12 - Friday Night Sampling (Two Brothers) @Beer Yard, Wayne, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)
Thu. 4/18 - Keep the Pint Glass @Capone's, Norristown, Pa. (6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/19 - Friday Night Beer Tasting @The Greek's Next Door, Narberth, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)
Fri. 4/19 - Friday Night Sampling (Anchor) @Beer Yard, Wayne, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)
Sat. 4/20 - Keep the Pint Glass @Capone's, Norristown, Pa. (12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.; $PAYG)
Tue. 4/23 - Tasty Tuesday: Brouwerij Van Eecke @Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, Pa. ($PAYG)
Fri. 4/26 - Friday Night Beer Tasting @Kunda Beverage, King of Prussia, Pa. (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free)
Fri. 4/26 - Friday Night Sampling (Weyerbacher) @Beer Yard, Wayne, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)


Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania / Other (beyond 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Tue. 4/2 - Kennett Ale Release @Victory Brewing Company, Downingtown, Pa. (5:30 p.m.; $PAYG)
Wed. 4/3 - Charity Cask Night (to benefit The Baum School of Art) @Fegley's Brew Works, Allentown, Pa. (5 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Incubus Friday @Sly Fox, both Phoenixville & Pottstown, Pa. (11:30 a.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Experimental Hop Project @Sly Fox, both Phoenixville & Pottstown, Pa. (11:30 a.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Phightin Phils Pils Release @Iron Hill, Lancaster, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Phightin Phils Pils Release @Iron Hill, Newark, Del. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Phightin Phils Pils Release @Iron Hill, Phoenixville, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Phightin Phils Pils Release @Iron Hill, West Chester, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Phightin Phils Pils Release @Iron Hill, Wilmington, Del. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/5 - Free Samples (Flying Fish) @Goshen Beverage, West Chester, Pa. (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free)
Fri. 4/5 - Beer Tasting (Founders) @Washington House, Sellersville, Pa. (5 p.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/5 - Charity Cask Night (to benefit Northampton Community College Alumni Association) @Fegley's Brew Works, Bethlehem, Pa. (5 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/6 - Renovation Completion Celebration @TJ's, Paoli, Pa. (11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/6 - Free Samples (Full Sail) @Goshen Beverage, West Chester, Pa. (1 p.m.-3 p.m.; $Free)
Sat. 4/6 - Saturday Sampling (Otter Creek/Wolavers) @Exton Beverage, Exton, Pa. (2 p.m.-5 p.m.; $Free)
Fri. 4/12 through Sun. 4/14 - Cask Ale Festival @Bulls Head Public House, Lititz, Pa. ($PAYG)
Fri. 4/12 through Sun. 4/14 and Fri. 4/19 through Sun. 4/21 - Susquehanna Ale Trail Passport Event @Various locations around Central Pennsylvania (Hours vary; $15 + $PAYG)
Fri. 4/12 - Friday Night Sampling (Flying Fish) @Exton Beverage, Exton, Pa. (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free)
Sat. 4/13 - Evolution Craft Brewing @The Drafting Room, Exton, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/13 - Battle of the Brewers: Cask Challenge @Iron Hill, Newark, Del. (4 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG)
Mon. 4/15 - 15 Year Anniversary @Fegley's Brew Works, Bethlehem, Pa. (11 a.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/18 - Victory Cooks Showdown @Victory Brewing Company, Downingtown, Pa. (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/18 - Keep the Pint Glass @Capone's, Norristown, Pa. (6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/19 - Third Friday Firkin Fest @Sly Fox, Phoenixville, Pa. (11:30 a.m.; $PAYG)
Fri. 4/19 - Friday Night Sampling (Deschutes) @Exton Beverage, Exton, Pa. (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free)
Fri. 4/19 - Black Hops Now @Iron Hill, West Chester, Pa. (5 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/20 - 3rd Annivesary Party @Station Taproom, Downingtown, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/20 - Keep the Pint Glass @Capone's, Norristown, Pa. (12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.; $PAYG)
Thu. 4/25 - Yards Tap Takeover @Isaac Newton's, Newtown, Pa. (7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/27 - Voodoo Barrel Room Collection Release @Blue Dog, Chalfont, Pa. (11 a.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/27 - Crushin’ it for Camp @Paradise Farm Camps, Downingtown, Pa. (12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $10-$20)
Sat. 4/27 - Long Trail Brewing Company @The Drafting Room, Exton, Pa. (12 p.m.; $PAYG)
Sat. 4/27 - Delaware on the Dock @Iron Hill, Wilmington, Del. (4 p.m.; $PAYG)


Events Over $20

Philadelphia
Wed. 4/3 - Beer Class: Saison Week @Alla Spina, Philadelphia, Pa. (6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; $25)
Thu. 4/4 - Cheers To Beer @National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, Pa. (5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; $35)
Sun. 4/7 - XPN's Big Day Out @World Café Live, Philadelphia, Pa. (1 p.m.-5 p.m.; $100-$175)
Sun. 4/7 - Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Fundraiser @Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa. (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $40)
Tue. 4/9 - Mexican Beer Dinner @Iron Hill, Philadelphia, Pa. (6 p.m.; $65)
Thu. 4/11 - Beers of Deutschland @Drink Philly HQ, Philadelphia, Pa. (7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; $30)
Tue. 4/23 - Hop Chef Tour Kickoff @Union Transfer, Philadelphia, Pa. (7 p.m.; $53.30)
Fri. 4/26 - Beer Chemistry: Perfect Pairing @Yards Brewing Company, Philadelphia, Pa. (7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $55)
Sat. 4/27 - Manayunk Brew Fest @Manayunk Brewing Company, Philadelphia, Pa. (1 p.m.-5 p.m.; $45)
Sat. 4/27 - Historic Tavern Crawl and Craft Beer Tasting @Old City, Philadelphia, Pa. (2 p.m.-5 p.m.; $50)


Philadelphia's close suburbs (within 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Tue. 4/2 - Brewmaster’s Dinner Spring Pairing @Iron Hill, Media, Pa. (7 p.m.; $65)
Sat. 4/13 - Fare @The Fuge, Warminster, Pa. (12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $60-$85)
Tue. 4/16 - Terrapin Beer Dinner @Southern Cross Kitchen, Conshohocken, Pa. (7:30 p.m.; $60)
Wed. 4/24 - Beer & Chocolate Perfect Pairing @Iron Hill, North Wales, Pa. (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $35)
Wed. 4/24 - Left Hand Beer Dinner @Iron Abbey, Horsham, Pa. (7 p.m.; $70)


Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania / Other (beyond 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Mon. 4/1 - Grilled Cheese and Craft Beer Tasting (Sly Fox) @World Café Live, Wilmington, Del. (6 p.m.; $38)
Thu. 4/4 - Atlantic City Beer Week Kick Off Dinner @Mia in Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ (7:30 p.m.; $115)
Fri. 4/5 & Sat. 4/6 - Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival (Celebration of the Suds) @Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ (see website for all the details)
Sat. 4/6 - Beer and Yoga @Victory Brewing Company, Downingtown, Pa. (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $30)
Sun. 4/7 - LLS Pig Roast and Beer Fundraiser @Victory Brewing Company, Downingtown, Pa. (12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $40)
Mon. 4/8 - Grilled Cheese and Craft Beer Tasting (Victory) @World Café Live, Wilmington, Del. (6 p.m.; $38)
Wed. 4/10 - 5 Degrees of Bacon Beer Dinner @Iron Hill, Wilmington, Del. (7 p.m.; $65)
Thu. 4/11 - Beer vs. Wine Dinner @Iron Hill, West Chester, Pa. (6 p.m.; $75)
Mon. 4/15 - Grilled Cheese and Craft Beer Tasting (Evil Genius) @World Café Live, Wilmington, Del. (6 p.m.; $38)
Wed. 4/17 - Flying Fish Beer Dinner @St. James Gate at Sands Casino, Bethlehem, Pa. (6 p.m.; $50)
Sun. 4/21 - Electric City Brew Fest @Scranton Cultural Center, Scranton, Pa. (12 p.m.-5 p.m.; $37-$67)
Mon. 4/22 - Earth Day Dinner @Victory Brewing Company, Downingtown, Pa. (12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $65)
Mon. 4/22 - Grilled Cheese and Craft Beer Tasting (Dogfish Head and Allagash) @World Café Live, Wilmington, Del. (6 p.m.; $38)
Wed. 4/24 - Chester County Farm & Victory Brewing Dinner @Nectar, Berwyn, Pa. (6:30 p.m.; $85)
Sat. 4/27 - McCoole's Beer Festival @Arts & Events Place, Quakertown, Pa. (12 p.m.-4 p.m., 5 p.m.-9 p.m.; $10-$35)
Sat. 4/27 - Beer and Chocolate @Éclat Chocolate, West Chester, Pa. (5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; $50)
Sun. 4/28 - Craft Beer & Oyster Fest @Doc Magrogan's, West Chester, Pa. (12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $40)
Mon. 4/29 - Grilled Cheese and Craft Beer Tasting (16 Mile) @World Café Live, Wilmington, Del. (6 p.m.; $38)
Tue. 4/30 - "When Pigs Fly" Beer Dinner @Union Barrel Works, Reamstown, Pa. (6:30 p.m.; $45)

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