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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: April 14 - April 20

Tonight, I'm so pleased to be joining the Fishtown Beer Runners and their post-run Toast To The Professor at The Druid's Keep, which is featured in my Beer Lover's Mid-Atlantic. I think the Druid's Keep has been a Philly treasure for quite some time, and a somewhat well-guarded treasure, and am so happy to be doing an event there. This FBR/Book event joins the Boots, Brews, & BBQ event that I'm part of on April 30 in Wayne, NJ and the Meet The Author at Books-A-Million in the Exton Square Mall on June 14.

As you review beer events, don't forget PhillyTapFinder.com. 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.
Sat. 4/16; 3 p.m.-6 p.m. — Fegley's Chocolate Festival at Allentown Brew Works [Sample all things chocolate including beer, wine, and liqueur. Chocolate from some of the Lehigh Valley’s, and beyond, premier chocolatiers.  $30-$35]

Chambersburg, Pa.
Fri. 4/15; All day — 6th Anniversary Celebration at Good Ta Go [We will be dishing out $1 hot dogs as well as $3 discounts on any 64oz growler fill all day long.  $PAYG]

Conshohocken, Pa.
Thu. 4/14; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Goose Island Bourbon County Rare Event at Flanigan's Boathouse [We will have five different Goose Island beers pouring and we'll be raffling off ten chances to purchase a Goose Island Bourbon County Brand rare stout.  $PAYG]

Doylestown, Pa.
Thu. 4/14; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Chimay Tasting at Pag's Pub [A special tasting with Chimay, featuring Doree, Grand Reserve, and Cinq Cent.  $PAYG]

Exton, Pa.
Fri. 4/15; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Friday Night Tasting at Exton Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from Terrapin.  $Free]
Wed. 4/20; 5 p.m. — Dank Beer Tap Takeover at The Drafting Room [Join us for some super "Dank" beers and munchies on 4/20.  $PAYG]

Kutztown, Pa.
Sat. 4/16; 11 a.m.-12 p.m. — Detox & Retox: Brew Yoga Series at Saucony Creek Brewing Company [Twisting will help detox the body and encourage healthy digestion before enjoying the second half of the event…the retox.  $30-$35]

Lancaster, Pa.
Thu. 4/14; 5 p.m. — Founders KBS Stout Night at Hunger N Thirst [A tapping of Founders KBS and a bunch of other amazing stouts.   $PAYG]
Fri. 4/15; 5 p.m. — Yards Tap Takeover at Isaac's Pickle Bar [All taps will be from Yards Brewing Company, April's featured brewery.  $PAYG]
Tue. 4/19; 6:30 p.m. — Grilled Cheese Paradise Beer Dinner Lite at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Head Chef Anthony Beaner and Head Brewer Pim Harmsen invite you to try four amazing beer and grilled cheese pairings.  $45]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 4/14; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Tröegs Night at Pinocchio's [A night of beers, plus hopefully a bunch of Scratch beers, from Tröegs.  $PAYG]
Fri. 4/15; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Ship Bottom Mini Tap Takeover at Pinocchio's [Come out and meet our new Beer Rep Jenna and find out about our brewery expansion.  $PAYG]
Wed. 4/20; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Lagunitas Happy Hour at Pinocchio's [Beers from Lagunitas to get the night started right at happy hour.  $PAYG]
Wed. 4/20; 4 p.m.-8 p.m. — Iron Lady Porter Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us for the release of Iron Lady Porter, an Imperial Porter. This beer is brewed in collaboration with the Media Beer Ladies.  $PAYG]

North Wales, Pa.
Thu. 4/14; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Evolution Night at The Pour House [A night of beers from Evolution.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Fri. 4/15; 3 p.m.-6 p.m. — 21st Amendment with Joe Sixpack at Bell Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from 21st Amendment Brewing Company served up with an appearance by Joe Sixpack.  $Free]
Fri. 4/15; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — NCBC Tasting at Bottle Bar East [Details coming soon.  $PAYG]
Fri. 4/15; 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — 8 Beers To Try Before You Die at Philly Beer School [Come and enjoy the Philly Beer School’s bucket list of beers.  $59.98]
Sat. 4/16; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Beer Brewing Program, Level One at Philly Beer School [A brewer-instructor will guide you through the process step by step: from brew to boil to bottle.  $149.98]
Sat. 4/16; 12 p.m.-7 p.m. — Tappin' The Trucks- Brews n' Bites Block Party at Tap Room On 19th [Come out and support your local food trucks and breweries.  $PAYG]
Sat. 4/16; 12 p.m. — Beer Garden Opening at Memphis Taproom [We open the beer garden at the crack of noon to grill some dogs and blow out some candles as we celebrate canned beer, hot dogs, and our 8th anniversary.  $PAYG]
Sat. 4/16; 12 p.m. — Record Store Day at City Tap House-Logan [Dogfish Head party involving beer, music, food, and vinyl.  $PAYG]
Sat. 4/16; 3 p.m.-7 p.m. — Road Jam with Two Roads at City Tap House-University City [Two Roads beer and local original music.  $PAYG]
Sun. 4/17; 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Feast Of The Seven Kingdoms at Red Owl Tavern [A family-style feast featuring Brewery Ommegang.  $99]
Mon. 4/18; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Happy Hour with Lagunitas at Local 44 [Tasting samples of beers from Lagunitas.  $Free]
Tue. 4/19; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Bach & Beer at Dock Street Brewing Company [Three of Bach's Cello Suites will be paired with three of our craft brews.   $PAYG]
Tue. 4/19; 8 p.m. — Tuesday Tappings at Lucky's Last Chance [A night of beers from Smuttynose Brewing Company.  $PAYG]
Wed. 4/20; 4 p.m. — High Gravity at The Sidecar Bar & Grille [Unreal lineup of "big beers".  $PAYG]
Wed. 4/20; 5 p.m. — Game of Thrones Quizzo at Bottle Bar East [Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat Ale, the newest beer in the Game of Thrones series.  $PAYG]
Wed. 4/20; 9 p.m.-12 a.m. — Universal Funk featuring Bella Vista Beer Night at The Trestle Inn [$1 Boulder Beer flights.  $PAYG]

Pottstown, Pa.
Fri. 4/15; All day — Third Friday Firkin Fest at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Our stalwart Chester County Bitter will be pouring through the beer engines alongside at least one other firkin.  $PAYG]

Reading, Pa.
Sat. 4/16; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. — Reading Craft Beer Festival at Santander Arena [Unlimited sampling of over 150 fresh beers of all colors, styles, and tastes.  $10-$65]

Rehoboth Beach, Del.
Sat. 4/16; 12 p.m. — Dogfish Head Record Day Celebration at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats [See website for all the day's details.  $PAYG]

Strasburg, Pa.
Sat. 4/16; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Rails & Ales at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania [Held among the world-class collection of historic trains inside the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania’s 100,000 square foot Rolling Stock Hall, featuring breweries, food trucks, and live music.  $15-$50]

Voorhees, NJ
Sat. 4/16; 1 p.m.-4 p.m. — Putting Away Capone Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Tax day has come so pay homage to his favorite drink, Rye Whiskey with Iron Hill's Capone Rye IPA.  $PAYG]

West Chester, Pa.
Wed. 4/20; 4:20 p.m.-8 p.m. — 4:20 on 4/20 at Levante Brewing Company [We will release a cask conditioned (firkin) of "Dank Chief" IPA.  $PAYG]

Westmont, NJ
Sun. 4/10-Sat. 4/16; All night — What The Funk? Fest 3 at Keg & Kitchen [For seven days, Keg & Kitchen will feature rare American and European beers ranging from sour, barrel-aged beers to the simply strange and unique. See website for all each day's event details.  $PAYG]

Yardley, Pa.
Thu. 4/14; 7 p.m. — Allagash Beer Dinner at The Yardley Inn [A five-course meal served with Allagash's White, Dubbel, Nancy, Tripel, and St. Klippenstein. $75]



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