How many ways can you appreciate great beer around the Philadelphia region through the remaining days of September? Read on and count the ways.
When you plan for beer events, don't forget PhillyTapFinder.com. They continue to host an impressive listing of beer event draft lists to help better inform your beer event planning.
Click through here for a look at the full monthly calendar of beer events around the Philadelphia region.
Sat. 9/27 and Sun. 9/28; 12 p.m. - Okotberfest Opening Weekend @Stoudts Brewing Company ($8 admission + $PAYG for food and drink at a fun-filled family event held every Sunday in October, featuring live German music, dancing, and authentic German food.)
Cape May, NJ
Sat. 9/27; 6 p.m. - Cape May Brewery Tap Takeover @Harry's Ocean Bar and Grille ($PAYG to hang out with the Cape May Brew Crew and seven of their beers.)
Sun. 9/28; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. - Downingtown Fall Fest along Lancaster Avenue ($PAYG as Victory will be providing beer and food from their Brewpub on Wheels (BPOW) all afternoon in the Beer Garden.)
Sat. 9/27; 2 p.m.-6 p.m. - Red Shoe and Brew @Twin Lakes Brewery ($55 for an afternoon of barbeque, beer, live music, lawn games, silent auction, brewery tours, and more. This outdoor event raises funds for the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware.)
Kennett Square, Pa.
Mon. 9/29; 6:30 p.m. - Beer Dinner @Two Stones Pub ($TBA for great food and great beer just for you.)
Sun. 9/28; 2 p.m.-5 p.m. - Lititz Craft Beer Fest @Main Street ($40 for more than 30 local, regional, and national breweries offering over 70 different craft beers.)
Sun. 9/28; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. - Oktoberfest @McKenzie Brew House ($20 for unlimited beer, all-you-can-eat German Buffet, DJ, Beer Pong, and Corn Hole.)
Thu. 9/25; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Flying Fish Tap Takeover @Pinocchio's ($PAYG for a night with beers from Flying Fish from New Jersey.)
Sat. 9/27; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. - Blue Monkey and Niagara Fire Company’s Oktoberfest @Blue Monkey Tavern (Proceeds support our local fire department.)
Sun. 9/28; 9 a.m. - Dogfish Dash @Dogfish Head Craft Brewery ($35 for a 5k or 10k and a post-race party on the grounds of the brewery.)
Fri. 9/26; 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. - Sixpoint Sampling @Capone's ($PAYG for a lineup of beers from the crew in Brooklyn, NY.)
Thu. 9/25; 4 p.m.-7 p.m. - Free Will Tap Takeover @Bridgewater's Pub ($PAYG as Lansdale's Free Will Brewing Company takes over the taps.)
Thu. 9/25; 6 p.m. - Cape Of Good Hope Release Party @Good Dog ($PAYG for a firkin of Cape of Good Hope on the bar and Pynk and Washington's Reserve on tap.)
Fri. 9/26; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. - Beer Sampling (Great Lakes and Smuttynose) @Bottles Packs and Growlers ($Free tasting samples of beer from Great Lakes in Ohio and Smuttynose in New Hampshire.)
Fri. 9/26; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. - Yuengling Oktoberfest @Grey Lodge ($PAYG for Yuengling Oktoberfest, Oktoberfest music on jukebox, prizes for the best lederhosen and dirndls, and Oktoberfest foods.)
Fri. 9/26 through Sun. 9/28 - Oktoberfest Celebration @Alla Spina ($PAYG for a weekend of Victory Brewing tap takeover, traditional German food specials, fun events, and capped with a Kegs 'n' Eggs event at 10 a.m. on Sunday followed by a street festival from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Fri. 9/26 through Sun. 9/28 - Free Will Weekend for the Rena Rowan Breast Center @Devil's Den ($PAYG as they will be pouring eight Free Will drafts, including the collaborative Saison de Rose, all weekend long and $1 of every draft will be donated to the Rena Rowan Breast Center at University of Pennsylvania. Friday at 7 p.m., Free Will owner Dominic will be guest bartending.)
Sat. 9/27; 2 p.m.-7 p.m. - Oktoberfest @Xfinity Live! ($15-$50 for 200+ craft beers, a beer stein, live music, contests, prizes, and food truck alley.)
Sat. 9/27 - Day Of Games: Oktoberfest Edition @City Tap House ($PAYG for a Lederhosen relay, a yodeling competition, stein hoisting, and more Oktoberfest-inspired games. Hosted by Johnny Goodtimes.)
Sat. 9/27 and Sun. 9/28; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. - Oktoberfest @Hop Angel Brauhaus ($PAYG for indoor and outdoor Oktoberfest fun for the whole family.)
Sun. 9/28; 9:30 a.m. - Bikes & Beers beginning @Yards Brewing Company ($45 for a map and coupon booklet, tasters at Yards, Dock Street, McGillin's, and Rembrandt's and a post-ride party at Yards.)
Sun. 9/28; 3:30 p.m. - 10 Yards with Tom Kehoe @Jose Pistola's ($PAYG to hang out with Tom Kehoe and other Yards folks watching the Eagles game, with ten different Yards beers on tap.)
Mon. 9/29; 6 p.m. - Craft Beer Revolution @Yards Brewing ($6 as Brooklyn Mash comes to town with a forum discussion panel comprised of Steve Hindy, Tom Kehoe, Daniel Endicott, Scott Morrison, Erin Wallace, and Joe Sixpack.)
Sat. 9/27; 11 a.m. - Can Jam Festival @Sly Fox Brewing Company ($PAYG for a day of live music in the beautiful pastures adjoining the brewery, accentuated by one of the largest KanJam® tournaments on the planet.)
Sat. 9/27; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. - Harvest Hop Fest @World Café Live ($42 for the opportunity to sample offerings from over thirty breweries.)
© Bryan J. Kolesar and The Brew Lounge, 2005-2017. All content is owned and uniquely created by Bryan J. Kolesar. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from Kolesar is strictly prohibited. Excerpts, images, and links may be used with advance permission granted and only provided that full and clear credit is given to Bryan J. Kolesar and The Brew Lounge with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. Contact Kolesar at TheBrewLounge@gmail.com