A cool couple of dozen beer events (nearly forty if you add in all the individual events of the Craft Beer Express on Saturday) to choose from over the next seven days. Good luck and happy imbibing; I know you have it in you.
Also, please keep my book events in mind where I'm talking beer, selling/signing books, and in some cases tasting beer with anyone who shows up. The events thus far have been successful and I'm looking forward to keeping it going. Here's a link to the full list of future and past events where you can catch me selling Beer Lover's Mid-Atlantic.
As you review beer events, don't forget PhillyTapFinder.com. 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.
Drexel Hill, Pa.
Thu. 11/12; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. - Victory Tap Takeover at 2312 Garrett ($PAYG for a night of beers from Victory.)
Wed. 11/18; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Russian River Beer Dinner at Iron Abbey ($60 for a four-course meal served with Russian River's Blind Pig, Damnation, Pliny The Elder, Consecration, and Supplication.)
Sat. 11/14; 3 p.m.-5 p.m. - Saturday Brew Review at Isaac's Pickle Bar ($25 for a four-course meal paired with beers from Straub.)
Sat. 11/14; 2 p.m. - Yards Sampling at Wegmans ($Free tasting samples of beers from Yards.)
Thu. 11/12; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Oskar Blues Death By Coconut at Pinocchio's ($PAYG for a night of beers from Oskar Blues.)
Fri. 11/13; 4 p.m.-8 p.m. - Russian Rumble Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant ($PAYG for the release of our Famous Award Winning Russian Imperial Stout along with three other variations in a four Russian Imperial Stout Sampler.)
Tue. 11/17;4 p.m.-6 p.m. - Neshaminy Happy Hour at Pinocchio's ($PAYG for a special happy hour of beers from Neshaminy Creek.)
North Wales, Pa.
Fri. 11/13; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. - Grudge Match Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant ($PAYG for Blame the Dog vs. Kiki’s Sweet Revenge.)
Wed. 11/18; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. - Give Thanks for Beer Dinner at Free Will Brewing Company ($70 for a fun and contemporary spin on Thanksgiving, as we pair six Free Will beers with artisanal cuisine. Attendees also take home an engraved glass and a pre-release bottle of beer.)
Thu. 11/12; 4 p.m. - 4th Anniversary Party at Barcade ($PAYG for a special lineup of anniversary-worthy beers.)
Thu. 11/12; 4 p.m. - Boulevard Happy Hour at Brü Craft & Wurst ($PAYG for $4 happy hour Boulevard drafts — Deep Dive, Collaboration #5, Snow and Tell, Tank 7, The Calling, maybe some cool stuff from Ommegang too...it's all in the family.)
Thu. 11/12; 5 p.m. - Welcome To Philly Party at American Sardine Bar ($PAYG to welcome Long Island's Great South Bay Brewery to Philadelphia.)
Thu. 11/12; 8 p.m. - Prince & the Evolution at McCrossen's Tavern ($PAYG for a bunch of Prince music and five great beers from Evolution on draft.)
Fri. 11/13; 12 p.m. & 6 p.m. tappings - Friday The Firkinteenth at Grey Lodge Pub ($PAYG for 26 firkins of "wow beer" spread out over two tappings.)
Fri. 11/13; 7 p.m. - Paraskevidekatriaphobia at Bottle Bar East ($PAYG for 13 beers from Bell's Brewing.)
Sat. 11/14; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Sixpoint Lounge at City Tap House-University City ($PAYG as the former Sixpoint Sales Rep is taking over the tunes for the night, while we pour amazing beers including Sweet Action, Resin, winter seasonal Global Warmer, and tempt avid Sixpoint fans with some secret beers coming from the brewery specially for us.)
Sat. 11/14; 7 a.m. - Founders Breakfast Stout for Breakfast at South Philadelphia Tap Room ($PAYG for a $10 breakfast plate and $4 pours of Founders Breakfast Stout. Stop by anytime the rest of the day for a special Founders draught line-up and delicious Breakfast Stout cocktails.)
Sat. 11/14; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. - Craft Beer Express at 12 high-quality beer joints ($10 for a bus ticket if you wish, plus $PAYG at each establishment. See website for individual establishment event details.)
Sat. 11/14; 2:30 p.m.-5 p.m. - Bacon and Beer Festival at 23rd Street Armory ($46.50-$75 for area restaurants and breweries offering creative bacon-based dishes made with 1732 Meats and fine brews. Proceeds will benefit MANNA.)
Sun. 11/15; 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. - Pumpkin Beer Dinner at Hawthornes ($70 for four amazing courses and five savory pumpkin beers.)
Sun. 11/15; 11 a.m. - Eagles Tailgate with Conshohocken Brewing at Varga ($PAYG for Eagles versus Dolphins, food specials, and $4 drafts until the end of the game.)
Mon. 11/16; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 ($Free Bell's brewery representative led complimentary tastings and specials on bottle selections.)
Tue. 11/17; 7 p.m. - Philly Beer Week Collaboration Beer Raffle at City Tap House-Logan ($PAYG for raffle entry, live drawing, and a 40 tap lineup of amazing local beers.)
Wed. 11/18 - 5th Anniversary Celebration at Khyber Pass Pub ($PAYG for a bunch of special beers befitting the fifth anniversary since Khyber's "makeover".)
Sun. 11/15; 12 p.m.-3 p.m. - Mugs for Mutts — Home for the Holidays at Stable 12 Brewing Company ($PAYG to support Tiny Miracles Farm, Petcare, and Rescue with donations and proceeds from "Pale for Paws", a dry-hopped infused Pale Ale.)
Sat. 11/14; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. - Brewphoria at Canal Street Pub ($45 for eighteen breweries, music by The Youngers, and the famous all-session buffet.)
West Chester, Pa.
Fri. 11/13; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. - Friday Night Sampling at Goshen Beverage in West Chester, Pa. ($Free tasting samples of beers from Oskar Blues.)