Thursday, October 23, 2014

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: October 23 - October 31

Let's close out this month with an eight-day calendar of rollicking beer events around the greater Philadelphia region.

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. 10/26; 12 p.m. - Okotberfest @Stoudts Brewing Company ($8 admission + $PAYG for beer, live German music, dancing, and authentic German food.)

Ambler, Pa.
Sun. 10/26; 4 p.m.-9 p.m. - Sunday Supper: A Classic British Roast @Forest & Main ($25 for a family-style local, seasonal meal and optional special beer pairing.)
Fri. 10/31; 10 p.m. - Halloween @Forest & Main ($PAYG for fun and games, a costume contest judged by our brewers, and Halloween treats for everyone.)

Ardmore, Pa.
Fri. 10/31; 6:30 p.m. - All Hallow's Eve Beer Supper @Tired Hands ($100 for a five-course dinner served with Manananggl, GrassMan, Dobhar-chú, Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp, Pope Lick Monster, Chupacabra, and Ahool, a Spooky Halloween Wine Barrel Fermented Dark Saison.)

Bear, Del.
Thu. 10/30; 5 p.m. - Tapping of the Great Pumpkin @Stewart's Brewing Company ($PAYG for a mischief night full of pumpkin beer.)

Boyertown, Pa.
Sat. 10/25; 7:30 p.m. - Boyertown Pickfest After Party @Other Farm Brewing Company ($5-$10 for the Pickfest's after party with American Roots music from West Chester to St. Louis.)

Bristol, Pa.
Sat. 10/25; 4 p.m.-9 p.m. - Hoppy Halloween Beer Fest @Broken Goblet Brewing Company ($5-$20 for beer from new and local breweries, food trucks, live music, Halloween-themed games, and costume contests.)

Downingtown, Pa.
Thu. 10/23; 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. - Hop Ticket Harvest Ale Beer Dinner @Victory Brewing Company ($65 for a dinner served with the release of wet-hopped Hop Ticket Harvest Ale.)

Hamilton, NJ
Sat. 10/25; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. - Central Jersey Beer Festival @Blend Bar & Bistro ($15-$55 for beer, a pig roast, live music, and more.)

Kennett Square, Pa., Newark, Del., and Wilmington, Del.
Thu. 10/23; 6 p.m. - Victory Triple Takeover @all three Two Stones Pubs ($PAYG for eight Victory beers at each location, including two limited beers. Candy and giveaways too.)

Lancaster, Pa.
Fri. 10/24; 1 p.m. - Diplomat Dunkel Beer Release @Iron Hill ($PAYG to celebrate Franklin & Marshall's homecoming with the release of this German dark lager.)
Sun. 10/26; 3 p.m.-6 p.m. - Barks & Beers @Pour ($PAYG for a dog buffet, dog ice bowls, and a specialty (people) food menu where a portion of sales will be donated to the Humane League of Lancaster County. Well-behaved and leashed pups welcome.)

Media, Pa.
Thu. 10/23; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Free Will Night @Pinocchio's ($PAYG for beers from Free Will Brewing including Saison de Rose.)
Thu. 10/30; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. - Firestone Walker Night @Pinocchio's ($PAYG for beers from Firestone Walker.)

Newark, Del.
Sat. 10/25; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. - Hallowed Pumpkin Hill Multi-tap @Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant ($PAYG for eight pumpkin beers, three guest breweries, and one crazy pumpkin pie eating contest.)

North Wales, Pa.
Sat. 10/25; 4 p.m. - Bruce-Camp Ale Beer Release @Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant ($PAYG as in conjunction with Life is Good tapping of the Great Pumpkin 8K Run, we are releasing our Belgian-style pumpkin ale.)

Philadelphia, Pa.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays in October - Brewery of the Month @Old Eagle Tavern ($PAYG to enjoy month-long specials on beers from Free Will.)
Thu. 10/23; 4 p.m. - Pumpkin Head @Standard Tap ($PAYG for a huge variety of pumpkin beer on draft and for $10 you can drink them out of a hollowed-out, pint sized pumpkin. Refills are only $2.)
Thu. 10/23; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. - Samuel Adams Limited Release Great Pumpkin Carving Competition @Kite & Key ($PAYG for various Pumpkin-flavored suds as well as several Samuel Adams limited release ales for this competition. Prizes will be awarded for top 3 carved pumpkins and of course we will be smashing the worst.)
Thu. 10/23; 9 p.m. - Joketoberfest @Kennett ($PAYG for a lineup of Allagash beers including White, Black, and Hugh Malone. The jokes are free.)
Fri. 10/24; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. - Friday Night Tasting @Bell Beverage ($Free tasting samples of winning beers from the 2014 Great American Beer Festival and Joe Sixpack helping to pour.)
Fri. 10/24; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Beer Sampling @Bottles Packs and Growlers ($Free tasting samples of beers from Victory.)
Sat. 10/25; 12 p.m. - Russian River Framboise For The Cure Fundraiser @Monk's Café ($PAYG for this cash-only event featuring Russian River Brewing Company's "Framboise for the Cure". 100% of the sales of the draft and bottles of this special beer goes directly to charity. We'll also have additional beers from Russian River pouring for this event.)
Sun. 10/26; 12 p.m.-3 p.m. - Ladies Brunch @McCrossen's Tavern ($TBD and more details to come.)
Mon. 10/27; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Bottle Shop Happy Hour @Local 44 Bottle Shop ($Free samples of beer from Susquehanna Brewing.)
Wed. 10/29; 7 p.m. - Farm to Bar Harvest Edition @Jerry's Bar ($65 for a four-course event as a celebration of local businesses, especially local fruits, vegetables, and beers.)
Thu. 10/30; 5 p.m. - Mischief Night with Lost Abbey and Port Brewing @American Sardine ($PAYG for a diabolical line-up of Lost Abbey and Port Brewing brews including Lost Abbey's first-ever pumpkin beer, Avante Gourde, crazy-rare, brewery-only Framboise de Amorosa, wet-hopped Port Brewing High Tide, and Older Viscosity among many others. Costumes will be welcomed and rewarded, and we'll be TPing the backyard.)
Thu. 10/30 through Sat. 11/1 - Halloween Pumpkin Bash @Devil's Den ($PAYG for all things Halloween, fall, and pumpkin.)
Fri. 10/31; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. - Friday Night Tasting @Bell Beverage ($Free tasting samples of beers from Saucony Creek.)
Fri. 10/31; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. - Round Guys Halloween Party @Grey Lodge ($PAYG with Dead Souls Pumpkin Porter on tap and prizes for costumes.)
Fri. 10/31 - Scott Wasabi's Phlavortown @South Philadelphia Tap Room ($PAYG for a full menu of really cold craft beers and mixologist-created kraft kocktails. Jack-O-Lantern winners announced at 9 p.m.)

Sellersville, Pa.
Fri. 10/31; 5 p.m. - Friday Night Beer Tasting @Washington House ($PAYG for an assortment of this year's best pumpkin beers.)

Voorhees, NJ
Fri. 10/24; 4 p.m.-7 p.m. - Undead Black IPA Beer Release @Iron Hill ($PAYG for an IPA that is lightly roasty and toasty with moderate bitterness. In conjunction with Voorhees Town Center's Thriller Night.)

Westmont, NJ
Thu. 10/30; 6 p.m. - Neshaminy Creek Mischief Night @The Pour House ($PAYG for Neshaminy Creek's CIPA, Shape of Hops, Tribute Tripel, Churchville, Trauger, Punkless Dunkel, and a firkin of Punkless Dunkel with Maple Syrup and Coffee Beans.)

Wilmington, Del.
Thu. 10/23; 6 p.m. - Yards Tap Takeover @Ulysses Gastropub ($PAYG for some of our most recent and perhaps more delicious brews.)

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