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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: November 14 - November 20

Some food, some firkins, some charity, some takeovers, and some dinners. All in a typical week around these Philly beer parts. Grab yourself some fine beers from Vanberg & Dewulf's portfolio tonight at numerous spots around the region for their annual Coast to Coast Toast.

Check out the entire November 2013 calendar over here. If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, don't hesitate to let me know.


Tastings/Samplings/Freebies
@Goshen Beverage, West Chester, Pa.--- Fri. 11/15 - Friday Night Sampling (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free tasting sample of beer from Flying Fish.)

@Sly Fox, Phoenixville, Pa.--- Fri. 11/15 - Third Friday Firkin Fest (11:30 a.m.; $PAYG for the silky smooth Oatmeal Stout along side our year-round Chester County Bitter.)

@The Foodery (2nd Street), Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 11/15 - Yards Sampling (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of our Ales of the Revolution Series and Olde Bartholomew.)


Brewery Promos and "Takeovers"
@Bistro On Bridge, Phoenixville, Pa.--- Thu. 11/14 - Allagash Brewing Company Tap Takeover (7 p.m.; $PAYG for Hugh Malone, Yakuza, Fluxus, Confluence, FV-13, Four, Grand cru, Hugh Malone, Curieux, and Odyssey.)

@Fingers Wings and Other Things, Conshohocken, Pa.--- Wed. 11/20 - Dogfish Head American Beauty Tapping ($PAYG for a rare keg of Dogfish Head and Grateful Dead collaborative beer ‘American Beauty’. There will also be other Dogfish Head rarities including Punkin Ale, Theobroma, Olde School, Immort Ale, and more.)

@Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, Pa.--- Tue. 11/19 - Ithaca Box of Hops (6 p.m.; $PAYG for Flower Power, The Creeker, Dark Vine, and Double Zilla.)

@Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, Pa.--- throughout November 2013 - Brewery of the Month ($PAYG to enjoy $1 off beers from our sister brewpub Barren Hill Tavern in Lafayette Hill every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday starting at 7 p.m.)

@Penn Taproom, Doylestown, Pa.--- Sat. 11/16 - Fall Hopfest (1 p.m.; $PAYG for Pliny the Elder, Cigar City Jai Alai IPA, Stoudt's Big Nasty, and a few other favorites.)

@The Trestle Inn, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Mon. 11/18 - Clown Shoes Night (7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG as Bella Vista brings Clown Shoes from Ipswich, MA.)


Special One-offs or Debuts, Anniversaries/Parties, Festivals, and other noteworthy events
@Grey Lodge, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 11/15 - Mad Elf/Happy You Night (6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG for Tröegs' Mad Elf 2013, Mad Elf 2012, and probably some special Scratch beers.)

@Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, Pa.--- Thu. 11/14 - Hair of the Dog(fish Head) (6 p.m.; $PAYG for 60 Minute, 90 Minute on the Randall, 120 Minute, Kvasir, American Beauty, Red & White, Black & Blue, Punkin’, Olde School, Theobroma, and Bitches Brew.)

@Iron Hill, Maple Shade, NJ--- Wed. 11/20 - Cerberus Beer Release (5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG for the collaboration brewed by our General Manager, Head Chef, and Head Brewer is a dark, rich Belgian Ale brewed with 250 pounds of sour cherries. Sales of Cerberus to benefit The Voorhees Animal Orphanage.)

@Issac Newton's, Newtown, Pa.--- Thu. 11/14 - Tap Take-over with Victory (7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG for a bunch of limited and seasonal beers including Headwaters Pale Ale, Winter Cheers Wheat Ale, 4Hop Bock, Hop Wallop, Red Thunder Barrel-aged Baltic Thunder, and a firkin of DirtWolf Double IPA.)

@Kildare's, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 11/16 - Craft Beer and Irish Whiskey Festival (2 p.m.-7 p.m.; $25-$40 for unlimited samples of 40+ incredible craft beers and 10+ Irish Whiskeys along with music and food - all included.)
@Kildare's, West Chester, Pa.--- Sun. 11/17 - Craft Beer and Irish Whiskey Festival (12 p.m.-5 p.m.; $25-$40 for unlimited samples of 40+ incredible craft beers and 10+ Irish Whiskeys along with music and food - all included.)


Belgian beer, thanks to Vanberg & Dewulf
@Local 44, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Thu. 11/14 - Coast-to-Coast Toast ($PAYG to raise a glass with us and checking out the three newest additions to our fun little cheese project — all washed (naturally) in beers from the Vanberg & DeWulf portfolio, including Saison Dupont, Green Jack Rippa and LambickX.)

@Memphis Taproom, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Thu. 11/14 - Coast-to-Coast Toast ($PAYG to raise a glass with us and checking out the three newest additions to our fun little cheese project — all washed (naturally) in beers from the Vanberg & DeWulf portfolio, including Saison Dupont, Green Jack Rippa and LambickX.)

@Monk's Café, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Thu. 11/14 - Coast-to-Coast Toast (7 p.m.; $PAYG for a wide variety of Belgian, an Italian beer, and even an Icelandic beer all on draft from Vanberg & DeWulf on this very special evening.)

@Pinocchio's, Media, Pa.--- Thu. 11/14 - Vanberg & DeWulf's Coast-to-Coast Toast (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG to celebrate these great importers of Belgian beer with Moinette Bruin, Foret Blanche, and Peche Mel Scaldis.)

@Resurrection Ale House, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Thu. 11/14 - Coast-to-Coast Toast ($PAYG to raise a glass with us and checking out the three newest additions to our fun little cheese project — all washed (naturally) in beers from the Vanberg & DeWulf portfolio, including Saison Dupont, Green Jack Rippa and LambickX.)

@Strangelove's, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Thu. 11/14 - Coast-to-Coast Toast ($PAYG to raise a glass with us and checking out the three newest additions to our fun little cheese project — all washed (naturally) in beers from the Vanberg & DeWulf portfolio, including Saison Dupont, Green Jack Rippa and LambickX.)


Food and Beer events
@Hawthornes, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sun. 11/17 - Pumpkin Beer Dinner (8 p.m.-10 p.m.; $70 for a great menu in store for you along with some great beers to wash it all down.)

@Uno Chicago Grill, Deptford, NJ--- Wed. 11/20 - Victory German Beer Dinner (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $55 for a five-course meal served with Golden Monkey, Braumeister Pilsner, Winter Cheers, Dirt Wolf, and Storm King Stout.)


Homebrewing, Charity, Schooling, and Miscellanies
@Bottle Shop at Local 44, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Wed. 11/20 - Beer School (5 p.m.; $Free to learn a little something about the beer we love to serve. While attendance is free, 100% of donations will be given to Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry.)
@Local 44, Philadelphia, Pa.--- through Fri. 11/22 - Thanksgiving Pies from MANNA ($PAYG to help provide provide nourishing, life-sustaining meals to people in our area who are coping with life threatening illnesses.)

@Memphis Taproom, Philadelphia, Pa.--- through Fri. 11/22 - Thanksgiving Pies from MANNA ($PAYG to help provide provide nourishing, life-sustaining meals to people in our area who are coping with life threatening illnesses.)

@Resurrection Ale House, Philadelphia, Pa.--- through Fri. 11/22 - Thanksgiving Pies from MANNA ($PAYG to help provide provide nourishing, life-sustaining meals to people in our area who are coping with life threatening illnesses.)

@Scottish Rite Theatre, Collingswood, NJ--- Sat. 11/16 - Beef, Beer, Bike, and Bowie (8 p.m.-11 p.m.; $25 for music and beer. The event will support Collingswood Bike Share.)

@Strangelove's, Philadelphia, Pa.--- through Fri. 11/22 - Thanksgiving Pies from MANNA ($PAYG to help provide provide nourishing, life-sustaining meals to people in our area who are coping with life threatening illnesses.)




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