The drumbeat of beer events continues even as the year-end holidays are bearing down on us. Check out the following list and take time to find a new favorite beer that you can add to your best-of 2014 list.
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Click through here for a look at the full monthly calendar of beer events around the Philadelphia region.
Sat. 11/15; 4 p.m.-7 p.m. - Fall Chocolate Festival at Allentown Brew Works ($25-$30 for all things chocolate including beer, wine, liqueur, chocolate foods, specialties, and wares.)
Chadds Ford, Pa.
Sun. 11/16; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. - Funk'n Sour at The Gables at Chadds Ford ($20-$70 for sour and wild ales from some amazingly talented professional and home brewers. There will be live music by Mason Porter, food and beverage samplings by local/regional vendors, and excellent food provided by The Gables at Chadds Ford.)
Diamond Beach, NJ
Sat. 11/15; 6 p.m. - Tap Takeover at Coastal Blue ($PAYG to meet the staff, brewers, and five beers from Cape May Brewing Company.)
Sat. 11/15; 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. - Parkesburg Brewery Tour at Victory Brewing Company ($58 for a chartered bus trip, tour, and Victory beer experience in our Parkesburg brewery.)
Thu. 11/13; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Complimentary Beer Tasting at Iron Abbey ($Free tasting samples of beers from Round Guys.)
Fri. 11/14 - Dave Wilson and Dogfish at Federal Taphouse ($PAYG for live music from acoustic musician Dave Wilson and a tap takeover from Dogfish Head featuring cool giveaways and a simultaneous tapping of the 120 Minute IPA and World Wide Stout.)
Thu. 11/13; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Starr Hill Event at Pinocchio's ($PAYG for Starr Hill's Boxcar Pumpkin Porter, Northern Lights, Grateful Pale, and Jomo Lager.)
Mon. 11/17; 6:30 p.m. - Beer Dinner at Two Stones Pub ($TBD for a beer dinner pairing event.)
Thu. 11/13; 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. - Ithaca Beer Draft Event at Capone's ($PAYG for a night of beers from Ithaca in New York and a special featured firkin of Flower Power dry-hopped with Citra hops.)
North Wales, Pa.
Fri. 11/14; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. - Grudge Match Beer Release at Iron Hill Restaurant & Brewery ($PAYG as Pearway to Heaven and Blame the Dog go head-to-head.)
Fri. 11/14; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. - Friday Night Tasting at Bell Beverage ($Free tasting samples of beers from Fegley's and a guest appearance from Joe Sixpack.)
Fri. 11/14; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. - Mad Elf/Happy You Night at Grey Lodge ($PAYG as Jolly ol' St. Nick Johnson will have Mad Elf gear for sale and Tröegs' Mad Elf , Mad Elf , Dreamweaver, and Perptual IPA on tap.)
Sat. 11/15; 2 p.m.-6 p.m. - Kildare's Manayunk Craft Beer and Irish Whiskey Festival at Kildare's Irish Pub ($15-$40 for unlimited samples of 40+ incredible craft beers and 10+ Irish Whiskeys along with music and food.)
Mon. 11/17; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 Bottle Shop ($Free tasting samples of beer from Tröegs.)
Wed. 11/19; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Brew & Chew at Cavanaugh's Rittenhouse ($20-$25 for a two-hour, four-course pairing of Starr Hill beers with appetizers.)
Thu. 11/13; 6:30 p.m. - Dogfish Dinner at Ruth's Chris ($80 for five courses paired with Dogfish Head's 60 Minute IPA, Indian Brown Ale, Punkin Ale, Sixty-One, and 120 Minute IPA.)
Sat. 11/15; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. - Brewphoria at Canal Street Pub & Restaurant ($40 for live music, all-session-buffet, and exceptional craft beers.)
Fri. 11/14; 4 p.m.-7 p.m. - Winter Warmer Beer Release at Iron Hill Restaurant & Brewery ($PAYG for the release of our most popular spiced beer, a medium-bodied dark ale finished with classic winter spices and served in a cinnamon rimmed glass.)
Fri. 11/14 - Friday Night Sampling at Beer Yard (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of beers from Goose Island.)
West Chester, Pa.
Fri. 11/14; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. - Beer Sampling at Goshen Beverage ($Free tasting samples of beer from Penn Brewing Company.)