Thursday, April 02, 2015

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: April 2 - April 8

As you can see, there was a major oversight on my part not getting this out last week on schedule while I was on the other side of the country. Since there are still some events worth shouting about in the next couple of days, here they are for your reading and drinking pleasure. I'm nothing if not thorough in rectifying my shortcomings.

Plus, a look at what you may have missed and where there may still be leftovers from the past few days. I'll do better with this week's calendar on Thursday, as per usual schedule.

As you review beer events, don't forget As always, they 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.

Allentown, Pa.
Thu. 4/2; 5:30 p.m. - Meeting of the Malts IV at Allentown Brew Works ($35-$125 for food, beer, and discussion with Dick Yuengling, Jim Koch, Bill Covaleski, and Steve Hindy.)

Bethlehem, Pa.
Thu. 4/2; 5 p.m. - Charity Cask Night at Bethlehem Brew Works ($PAYG where 100% of proceeds from a specially-selected cask will go to Special Hockey of the Lehigh Valley.)

Boyertown, Pa.
Sat. 4/4; 11:45 a.m. - Easter Hopfest at Union Jack's on the Manatawny ($PAYG for around twenty hop-forward beers plus a few others to balance things out.)

Downingtown, Pa.
Fri. 4/3; 5 p.m. - First Friday Firkin at Victory Brewing Company ($PAYG for Summer Love dry hopped with Citra hops.)

Hamilton, NJ
Thu. 4/2; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Victory Tap Takeover at Blend Bar & Bistro ($PAYG for bourbon barrel-aged Wee Heavy, Earth & Flame, Summer Love, Moving Parts 03, D’Town Nitro Milk Stout, Prima Pils, and DirtWolf.)

Media, Pa.
Tue. 4/7; 11 a.m. - Session Beer Day at Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery ($PAYG for specials on all beers under 4.5% ABV.)

Media, Pa.
Thu. 4/2; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Starr Hill Sampling at Pinocchio's ($PAYG for beers from Starr Hill.)

Norristown, Pa.
Thu. 4/2; 6 p.m. - Pour It Forward at Capone's ($PAYG as La Trappe will pour 40 free beers on a first come, first serve basis. Money raised from the night and various styles of La Trappe beer will benefit an autism charity.)

Philadelphia, Pa.
Fri. 4/3; 6 p.m. - First Friday Release Party: Firestone Walker/Neshaminy Brewing at Bottle Bar East ($PAYG for beers from Firestone Walker and Neshaminy Creek.)
Sat. 4/4; 11 a.m. - Quad Day at The Grey Lodge ($PAYG for four Belgian style Quad beers on tap.)
Sat. 4/4; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Jack & The Beer Stalk Bunch at City Tap House-University City ($PAYG for a moon bounce, a balloonist, and movies for the kids and a lineup of Jack's Abby beers for the adults. Kids under 10 eat free.)
Sat. 4/4; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. - Split Thy Skull at Tattooed Mom's ($PAYG for Philadelphia's longest running barleywine extravaganza.)
Mon. 4/6; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 Bottle Shop ($Free tasting samples of beers from Lancaster Brewing Company.)
Mon. 4/6; 9 p.m. - Jack's Abby Brewing Launch at Barcade ($PAYG for a launch party for Jack's Abby.)
Tue. 4/7; 8 p.m. - PBW Announcement Party at Lucky's Last Chance ($PAYG as we roll out our 2015 PBW events with Great Lakes and Smuttynose.)
Wed. 4/8; 4 p.m. - Two Roads Brewing Launch at Barcade ($PAYG for a launch party for Two Roads Brewing Company.)
Wed. 4/8; 4 p.m. - St. Benjamin Tap Takeover at Birra ($PAYG for some of our year-round beers as well as a few special seasonals including some saisons and a pale ale.)
Wed. 4/8; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Philly Beer Scene Award Voting Party at Devil's Den ($PAYG as Mat Falco from Philly Beer Scene, the brewers from Free Will, and the brewers from Neshaminy Creek roll out the red carpet for a Philly Beer Scene Award Voting Party.)
Wed. 4/8; 7 p.m. - 7 Deadly Sins Beer Dinner at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant ($70 for a seven-course meal paired with Light Lager, Chili-Infused Brown Ale, Caprice, The Cannibal, Ore House IPA, Oyster Stout, and Snowed In.)

Phoenixville & Pottstown, Pa.
Fri. 4/3; 11:30 a.m. - Incubus Friday at Sly Fox Brewing Company ($PAYG for the Belgian-style Tripel.)

Sellersville, Pa.
Thu. 4/2; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. - First Thursday Tasting at Whole Foods ($Free tasting samples of beers served with small tasting bites of food.)

Sellersville, Pa.
Fri. 4/3; 5 p.m. - Friday Night Beer Tasting at Washington House ($PAYG for Boulevard beers, one of the midwest's finest.)

Wayne, Pa.
Thu. 4/2 - Neshaminy Creek and Free Will at Teresa's Next Door ($PAYG for a few beers from Neshaminy Creek and Free Will to celebrate the upcoming Philly Beer Scene awards.)

West Chester, Pa.
Thu. 4/2; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Craft Beer Series: Bell's & Canoe Ridge Wines at The Inn Keeper's Kitchen ($70 for four courses of food paired with beers and wines.)
Fri. 4/3; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Craft Beer Series: Stone & Lagunitas at The Inn Keeper's Kitchen ($70 for five courses of food with beers from both Stone and Lagunitas.)
Fri. 4/3; 3 p.m. - Phightin' Phils Pils Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant ($PAYG for the northern German Pilsner brewed with traditional German noble hops.)
Fri. 4/3; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. - Beer Sampling at Goshen Beverage ($Free tasting samples of beers from Kona Brewing Company.)

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