Thursday, October 16, 2014

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: October 16 - October 22

Need a few dozen beer events in your life to choose from in the next seven days? Your bar and brewery friends around Philly aim to please. Enjoy!

When you plan for beer events, don't forget 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.

Adamstown, Pa.
Sun. 10/19; 12 p.m. - Okotberfest @Stoudts Brewing Company ($8 admission + $PAYG for beer, live German music, dancing, and authentic German food.)

Conshohocken, Pa.
Thu. 10/16 - Conshohocken Brewery Tap Takeover @Southern Cross Kitchen ($PAYG for beer carefully selected and brewed by the Conshohocken Brewery.)
Sat. 10/18; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. - Conshohocken Beer Fest @A.A. Garthwaite Stadium ($10-$65 for an afternoon of special brews, food trucks, live music, backyard games, and more.)

Downingtown/Parkesburg, Pa.
Sat. 10/18 - Parkesburg Brewery Tour @Victory Brewing Company ($58 for a chartered bus trip, tour, and Victory beer experience with food, beer, and a behind the scenes look at the Parkesburg brewery.)

Easton, Pa.
Wed. 10/22; 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. - La Trappe '22' Tasting @Maxim's 22 ($PAYG for eleven La Trappe beers on tap.)

Hulmeville, Pa.
Thu. 10/16 - ALS Fundraiser @Hulmeville Inn ($PAYG to win a basket of rare beers. We will donate proceeds from a special half keg of beer.)

Lafayette Hill, Pa.
Thu. 10/16 through Sat. 10/18; 7 p.m. - Tasting Menu for the Rena Rowan Breast Center @Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery ($30 for a three-course tasting menu featuring Free Will collaboration Saison de Rose, Yards Pynk, and Weyerbacher Althea. Proceeds from each dinner sold will be donated to the Saison de Rose Fund at the Rena Rowen Breast Center at University of Penn.)

Lancaster, Pa.
Thu. 10/16; 5:30 p.m. - Dogfish Head Ancient Ales Dinner @Hunger N Thirst ($40 for four small plates of food paired with four of Dogfish Head's Ancient Ales.)

Malvern, Pa.
Tue. 10/21; 3 p.m. - Cezanne Release @McKenzie Brew House ($PAYG for the Cezanne barrel-aged sour release. Draft at 3 p.m. and $15 bottles released at 5 p.m. 300 bottles available.)

Media, Pa.
Sat. 10/18; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. - Brewhouse of Horrors @Iron Hill ($PAYG for a pumpkin multi-tap.)

Newtown, Pa.
Sat. 10/18 - Pumpkinfest @Isaac Newton's ($PAYG for no less than eight pumpkin ales while also tapping additional selections throughout the afternoon.)

Newark, Del.
Mon. 10/20; 6:30 p.m. - Beer Dinner @Two Stones Pub ($TBD for a pairing of great food and beers.)

Norristown, Pa.
Fri. 10/17 through Sun. 10/19 - 40th Anniversary Celebration Weekend @Capone's ($PAYG for the best draft line up of very limited drafts that we have ever had.)

Philadelphia, Pa.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays in October - Brewery of the Month @Old Eagle Tavern ($PAYG to enjoy month-long specials on beers from Free Will.)
Thu. 10/16; 4 p.m. - Anniversary Party @Barcade ($PAYG for a night of third anniversary party activities and beers. More details to come.)
Thu. 10/16; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. - Pop-Up Beer Garden at Mayfair Third Thursdays Night Market @Cottman and Frankford Avenues ($PAYG as Grey Lodge stocks the beer garden for the last monthly community gathering in Mayfair for 2014.)
Thu. 10/16; 7 p.m. - Harvest Beer Dinner @Manayunk Brewing Company ($55 for an intimate five-course Chef's tasting menu each paired with unique beers selected by our brewers.)
Fri. 10/17; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. - Friday Night Tasting @Bell Beverage ($Free tasting samples of beers from Firestone Walker.)
Fri. 10/17; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. - Ballantine IPA Night @Grey Lodge ($Free samples + $PAYG for the "retro" IPA.)
Fri. 10/17; 6 p.m.-12 a.m. - Sixpoint Showcase @Johnny Brenda's ($PAYG for loads of rad Sixpoint brews on tap including old favorites and limited brews. Sixpoint rep, Jersey Dan, and DJ Beckerlicious will be spinning records.)
Fri. 10/17; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. - Dumbledore's Dubbel Beer Release @Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant ($PAYG in conjunction with Chestnut Hill's Harry Potter weekend we will be releasing our mahogany ale brewed in honor of the fallen Albus Dumbledore. Take the magic home with Bottled Reserves of Dumbledore's Dubbel.)
Sat. 10/18; 12 p.m.-6 p.m. - Brew Fair @900 Block of North 27th Street ($14.99+ for dozens of beer from breweries. Food from seven of Philly's best food trucks, and music from Aaron & The Spell, The Philly Reggae Band, Everhart, Dirt Dirt, and more.)
Sat. 10/18; 12 p.m.-6 p.m. - Thirstoberfest @Memphis Taproom ($PAYG for more than 25 flagship and limited release beers from our favorite local and stateside craft breweries along with a few super rare international goodies.)
Sat. 10/18; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. - East Falls House Party @The East Fall House ($35-$40 for a special evening of food, drink, song, and history.)
Sun. 10/19; 12 p.m. - Breast Brunch Ever @Amis ($TBD for a brunch, featuring Pynk, benefiting The Tyanna Foundation for breast cancer awareness and research.)
Sun. 10/19 - Savage Sixtel Sunday Bye Week Edition @Kite & Key ($PAYG for some of our most prized barrels. List to be announced just prior to tap time.)
Mon. 10/20; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Bottle Shop Happy Hour @Local 44 Bottle Shop ($Free samples of beer from Victory Brewing.)
Wed. 10/22; 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. - Witch Craft Beer Crawl @bars around Passyunk Avenue ($6.66 + $PAYG as participating bars & restaurants include: Adobe Cafe, Birra, Brigantessa, Cantina los Caballitos, Garage, Lucky 13, Noir, Pub on Passyunk East, Ray's Happy Birthday Bar, South Philly Bar & Grill, Stateside, Stogie Joe's, and The Bottle Shop.)
Wed. 10/22; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Lew Bryson Tasting Whiskey Friends & Family Book Launch @Grey Lodge ($PAYG as Lew Bryson will have copies to sell and sign of his new book Tasting Whiskey. We will have flights of whiskey and a whiskey barrel-aged beer or two on tap.)

Phoenixville, Pa.
Fri. 10/17; 11:30 a.m. - Third Friday Firkin Fest @Sly Fox Brewing Company ($PAYG for a couple of Sly Fox firkins on the handpumps.)

Pottstown, Pa.
Tue. 10/21; 6 p.m. - Meeting of the Malts @Sly Fox Brewing Company ($60 as KYW news anchor, Paul Kurtz, moderates a panel of Brian O'Reilly, Bill Covaleski, Bill Moore, and fourth generation German-American Brewmaster Bill Moeller which will discuss the history of Pennsylvania lager. The audience will be treated to samples from breweries throughout the Commonwealth and various menu items.)

Reading, Pa.
Sun. 10/19 - PA Tap Takeover @Liberty Taproom ($PAYG for thirty beers from over twenty Pennsylvanian breweries.)

Wayne, Pa.
Tue. 10/21 - Firestone Walker Night @Teresa's Next Door ($PAYG for Pivo Pils, Pale 31, Union Jack, Double Jack, Stickee Monkee, and Agrestic.)

Westmont, NJ
Tue. 10/21; 6 p.m. - Southern Tier Pumking Event @The Pour House ($PAYG; Southern Tier Pumking from 2012, 2013, 2014, Warlock from 2013, 2014, Mokah 2014, and Choklat 2013.)

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