Lots of additions to the January calendar since I published the monthly version earlier this week. Here's the next seven day block. From the mountains to the city streets, here below is where you'll find good beer and people.
While I don't envision any book events for at least the next month, I'll continue to stick a quick plug here pointing you to: a) my publisher; b) Amazon.com; c) BarnesAndNoble.com. As always, I graciously thank you for your continued support.
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.
Thu. 1/7; 6 p.m. - Kryptonite Double IPA Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant ($PAYG for the release of Kryptonite Imperial IPA, a big, hoppy, 8.5% ABV beer.)
Thu. 1/7; 5 p.m. - Charity Cask Night at Bethlehem Brew Works ($PAYG where 100% of cask proceeds will be donated to Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Lehigh Valley Chapter.)
Wed. 1/13 - Welcome Fat Head's Brewery at Fingers Wings & Other Things ($PAYG for Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA, Bumbleberry, Head Trip, Sunshine Daydream, and Trail Head.)
Mon. 1/11; 7 p.m. - Cigar and Beer Dinner at Dog and Bull ($50 for three courses, hummus and cheese trays, salad and dinner buffet, along with two tasty brews from Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company, a dessert cocktail, and a complimentary cigar.)
Fri. 1/8; 5 p.m. - Son Of A Nutcracker Release Party at Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company ($PAYG to celebrate Elvis' birthday with an Elvis impersonator and the release of their winter spiced stout.)
Tue. 1/12; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. - Meet The Brewer at Weyerbacher ($PAYG to chat with the brewer, Greg Taylor, in the taproom and then tour the brewery with him at 6 p.m.)
Sat. 1/9; 1 p.m.-3 p.m. and 5 p.m.-7 p.m. - Bacon & Beer Bash at Federal Taphouse ($35 for eight different Bacon and Beer pairings. All proceeds benefit The Central PA Food Bank.)
Wed. 1/13; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Hill Farmstead Beer Dinner at Iron Abbey ($60 for four rare beers from Hill Farmstead paired with four courses of food.)
Kennett Square, Pa.
Sat. 1/9; 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. seatings - Beer & Yoga at Victory Brewing Company ($30 for yoga class instruction followed by food and beer pairing stations.)
Tue. 1/12 - Women's Beer Club at CJ's Doghouse ($PAYG for all that Fat Heads has to offer us here in PA, and few other new breweries.)
Lake Harmony, Pa.
Sat. 1/9; 3 p.m.-5 p.m. and 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Yards Day at Jack Frost & Big Boulder ($PAYG to enjoy the snow with Yards and giveaways throughout the day.)
Maple Shade, NJ
Tue. 1/12; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Viking Feast Beer Dinner at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant ($65 for a five-course meal paired with Keller Pils, Rye IPA, Old Ale, Russian Imperial Stout, and Biere de Lars.)
Thu. 1/7; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. - Great Lakes Night at Pinocchio's ($PAYG for a night of beers from Great Lakes.)
Sat. 1/9; 12 p.m.-2 p.m. - Beer Tasting at Wegmans ($Free tasting samples of beer from Philadelphia Brewing Co.)
Sat. 1/9; 10 a.m. - Goose Island Raffle at Capone's ($PAYG for draft pours of Bourbon County Stout, 2012 Bourbon County Barleywine, and Bourbon County Regal Rye. Bottle pours of Bourbon County Rare and Bourbon County Coffee. Raffle at 12:30 p.m.)
Mon. 1/11; 6 p.m. - Meet The Brewer from Fat Head's at Capone's ($PAYG to Meet the Guys & the Brewer from Fat Head's and enjoy some of their brewery-only draft releases.)
Fri. 1/8; 4 p.m. - Coffee Stout Release at Shake Shack ($PAYG to join Tom Kehoe for freshly brewed Coffee Stout.)
Fri. 1/8; 5 p.m. - Second Friday at Bottle Bar East ($PAYG for sours from Lancaster Brewing, Highway Brewing, Smuttynose, and Free Will Brewing.)
Fri. 1/8; 7 p.m. - A Night of Barrel-aged Beer at Jon's Bar & Grille ($PAYG for a lineup of big barrel-aged beers from around the country.)
Sat. 1/9; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Dogfish Head Beer Brunch at City Tap House-Logan ($PAYG for an a la carte brunch menu served with Dogfish Head's Pennsylvania Tuxedo, Fort, 120 Minute IPA, Higher Math, Piercing Pils, and Bitches Brew.)
Sat. 1/9; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. - Craft Beer and Cheese Pairing at Philly Beer School ($48.98 for a class that combines the talent of one of Philadelphia’s top beer geeks and beloved cheesemongers for the ultimate class on beer and cheese pairings.)
Sun. 1/10; 11 a.m. - Terrapin Wake n' Bake Brunch at The Belgian Cafe ($PAYG as we tap these excellent brews from Terrapin and there should be some of those Wake'n Bake mugs in it for you as well.)
Sun. 1/10; 4:30 p.m. - Showing of Beer Runners, the movie at Johnny Brenda's ($10 includes limited seating, one PBC Kenzinger, and a toast to The Professor.)
Tue. 1/12; 8 p.m.-11 p.m. - Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance ($PAYG for Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA, Shakedown Stout, Sunshine Daydream Session IPA, and Bumbleberry Honey Blueberry Ale.)
Wed. 1/13; 4 p.m. - Sly Fox Rte. 113 Day at Barcade ($PAYG for a special tapping of Sly Fox RTE 113 IPA. Representatives from the brewery will be on hand, handing out goodies and swag.)
Wed. 1/13; 5 p.m.-11 p.m. - Tröegs Fresh Squeezed Nugget Nectar Release at Kite & Key ($PAYG for your first chance to taste this year's Nugget Nectar. Plus, a special surprise for us.)
Wed. 1/13; 7 p.m. - Fat Head's Launch at Jerry's Bar ($PAYG for Pittsburgh-style sandwiches on the menu all night and lots of Fat Head's drafts on tap.)
Phoenixville and Pottstown, Pa.
Wed. 1/13; 1 p.m. - Rt. 113 IPA Day at Sly Fox ($PAYG for a firkin at both of our locations of RT. 113 IPA at 1:13 pm and you can get a 10 oz. for only $1.13.)
Plymouth Meeting, Pa.
Thu. 1/7; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. - Beer Tasting at Whole Foods ($Free tasting samples of beer from Philadelphia Brewing Co.)
Thu. 1/7; 5 p.m. - Heavy Seas 2015 Barrel Night at Liberty Taproom ($PAYG for Heavy Seas' Siren Noire, Phantom Ship, Blackbeards Breakfast, and Greater Pumpkin.)
Fri. 1/8; 5 p.m. - Friday Night Beer Tasting at Washington House ($PAYG for a sampling of four favorites from Southern Tier.)