Thursday, September 08, 2016

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: September 8 - September 14

Labor Day created the smallest of breathers and now it's back to school for all that labor in the love of great beer. Absolutely no shortage of events from the Bay to the Mountains to the Shore this coming week.

As you review beer events, don't forget 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.

Aston, Pa.
Sun. 9/11; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — 2SP & Yoga at 2SP Brewing Company [After the yoga session, enjoy a beer with your instructor and classmates in the tasting room.  $20]

Atlantic City, NJ
Sat. 9/10-Sun. 9/11; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. & 11 a.m.-6 p.m. — Atlantic City Seafood Festival at Bader Field [This two day extravaganza of fun, food, and entertainment celebrates the treasures of the Atlantic Ocean, while highlighting the East Coast’s favorite sea side city.  $5+$PAYG]

Burlington, NJ
Sat. 9/10; 7 p.m. — Fall Beer Fest at Geraghty's Pub [Includes 10 beer tickets plus a sandwich and salad  $25]

Camden, NJ
Sat. 9/10; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — MGK Brew Blast at Battleship New Jersey [It will be a great day of craft beer sampling (over 50 beers) and live classic rock (MGK House Band) on the tented deck of America's most decorated battleship. All tickets include a free tour of the Battleship New Jersey.  $35-$45]

Cape May, NJ
Sat. 9/10; 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. — Brews By The Bay Craft Beer Festival at Cape May Ferry Terminal [Hosted by the Delaware Brewers Guild and the Garden State Craft Brewers Guild, Brews By The Bay is a two-state day-long celebration of great craft beer and offers samples from 40+ breweries hailing from New Jersey and Delaware.  $40-$70]

Chambersburg, Pa.
Sat. 9/10; 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. — Craft Beer & Food Truck Fest at Good Ta Go [Live music, great Pennsylvania brews and delicious fare from local food trucks feauturing wood-fired pizza, southern BBQ, and grilled cheese.  $30 (VIP) or $PAYG]

Conshohocken, Pa.
Sat. 9/10; 11 a.m. — Sour Beer Day at Fingers Wings & Other Things [We are celebrating Sour Beer Day with one of the great makers of this fine style, Jolly Pumpkin Brewery.  $PAYG]

Croydon, Pa.
Fri. 9/9; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Charity Movie Night: Office Space at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company [This month charity is for A+ Education and Performing Arts. Their mission is for supporting young adults, ages 14-21 with musical, educational and character-building experiences through the vehicle of the performing arts.  $PAYG]

Delmar, Del.
Fri. 9/9; 4 p.m.-10 p.m. — Release Party Sundancer White IPA at 3rd Wave Brewing Company [We will be selling raffle tickets for the Sundancer twin finn surfboard and all proceeds will be donated to a local children's charity.  $PAYG]

Exton, Pa.
Fri. 9/9; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Friday Night Sampling at Exton Beverage Company [Tasting samples of beers from Victory.  $Free]

Harrisburg, Pa.
Sat. 9/10; 2 p.m.-5 p.m. and 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Capital City Invitational Beerfest at Appalachian Brewing Company [Enjoy some of the season’s best craft beers from the region’s top craft breweries and take in the Oktoberfest atmosphere.  $15-$35]

Horsham, Pa.
Sat. 9/10; 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. — New Belgium Beer Dinner with Eric Salazar at Iron Abbey [Four courses, four beers, one great time.  $60]

Lancaster, Pa.
Thu. 9/8; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — SingleCut Beersmiths Tap Invasion at Hunger N Thirst [ There will be 6 kegs on draft.  $PAYG]
Sat. 9/10; 3 p.m.-5 p.m. — Saturday Brew Review at Isaac's Pickle Bar [Enjoy a four-course meal paired perfectly with four brewmaster picks from Sixpoint Brewery.  $30]

Lewes, Del.
Sat. 9/10; 4 p.m.-8 p.m. — Brews By The Bay Craft Beer Festival at Lewes Ferry Terminal [Hosted by the Delaware Brewers Guild and the Garden State Craft Brewers Guild, Brews By The Bay is a two-state day-long celebration of great craft beer and offers samples from 40+ breweries hailing from New Jersey and Delaware.  $40-$70]

Maple Shade, NJ
Sat. 9/10; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Welcome, Great Pumpkin! Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us for pumpkin–inspired fare & pumpkin ale in cans to go. Also, The Cartoon Christmas Trio will be performing Peanut themed jazz from 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.  $PAYG]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 9/8; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Draai Laag at Pinocchio's [Beers from Draai Laag.  $PAYG]

Odessa, Del.
Sat. 9/10; 12 p.m.-6 p.m. — Historic Odessa Brewfest at Historic Odessa Foundation [The Odessa Brewfest is a fund-raising event for the Historic Odessa Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure the legacy of the Historic Houses of Odessa for future generations, through commitment to the preservation of Odessa’s unique historic, architectural, and cultural heritage.  $15-$70]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Fri. 9/9; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — First Friday Tasting Event at Bottle Bar East [Beers from Unibroue.  $PAYG]
Fri. 9/9 through Sun. 9/11; All Weekend — Pop Up Evil Genius Brew Garden - September Edition at Evil Genius Brewing Company [Join Evil Genius Beer Company and Home Brewed Events as we host the fourth weekend of pop-up events at the new brewery opening soon in Philly and celebrate our anniversary. This weekend we are raising money for PSPCA Fishtown Center. The Evil Genius Brew Garden is family and dog friendly.  $PAYG]
Sat. 9/10; 9 p.m. — Oskar Blues Rocks at McCrossen's Tavern [We're clearing out the dining room for a live music party. Oskar Blues drafts will be flowing, as well as Pinner cans.  $PAYG]
Sat. 9/10; 4 p.m.-7 p.m. — Blackstone Comics Launch with 2SP at Interstate Drafthouse [Fishtown Philly based indie comic book company , Blackstone Comics , will be celebrating its launch with free comics and swag. The event will be sponsored by kick a** brewery 2SP and will feature a tap take over of beers.  $PAYG]
Sat. 9/10; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — South Philly Sausage Fest at West Passyunk Avenue & Broad Street [A beer and sausage themed festival that funds Newbold CDC’s Street Cleaning Program.  $PAYG]
Sun. 9/11; 4 p.m.-8 p.m. — Pop-up Beer Garden at Rockledge Car Show with River Horse Brewing at Hop Angel Brauhaus [We will be pouring River Horse IPA and River Horse Pils. River Horse's hippo mascot will be joining us. You know you need a selfie with a hippo.  $PAYG]
Tue. 9/13-Fri. 9/16; 5 p.m. — Oktoberfest - Week of Events at Brauhaus Schmitz [If you can’t wait to get the party started join us all week long for our Oktoberfest "Week of Events" leading up to the big day. Every night at 8:00 p.m. compete in our Liter Lift Qualifier Competition.  $PAYG]
Wed. 9/14; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — U Buy the Glass at The Abbaye [Keepsake refillable pint glass raffle prizes and giveaways from Avery Brewing.  $PAYG]
Wed. 9/14; 9 p.m.-12 a.m. — Global Grooves, Bella Brews at The Trestle Inn [Join j the audiophile as he spins global funk and soul with Trestle Special Cleopatra Jones dancing at the bar, and sample a $1 Ballast Point craft beer flight.  $PAYG]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Sun. 9/11; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. — Red White & Brew Festival Weekend at The Foundry [Three days of running different distances (run one race or all three) and courses, combined with food, fun, and amazing experiences.  $20-$175]
Tue. 9/13; 6:30 p.m. — Kickoff to Fall Beer Dinner at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us for five courses of rustic, fall themed cuisine from Head Chef David Wassel perfectly paired with Pig Iron Porter, Pumpkin Ale, Rye of the Tiger, Bedotter, Bridge St. Bock, and Russian Imperial Stout.  $65]

Reading, Pa.
Thu. 9/8; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Shangy's Showcase at Liberty Taproom [Brewery representatives from Avery, Stone and Terrapin will be putting their beers to the limit throwing on some incredible limited products.  $PAYG]
Thu. 9/8; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Liberty Taproom & Shangys Human Hungry Hungry Hippo Tournament at Liberty Taproom [Brewery representatives from Avery, Bells, Stone and Terrapin will be putting their beers and bodies to the test in a very original flight night.  $PAYG]
Sun. 9/11; 11 a.m. — Ballast Point 20th Anniversary Tap Takeover at Liberty Taproom [What better way to celebrate and get us all pumped up than having 16 incredible beers on draft by Ballast Point! Ballast Point has hand selected bars across the country to release their Roots to Boots Series.   $PAYG]

Voorhees, NJ
Tue. 9/13; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Back to School Beer Dinner at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us for a six course Back to School themed dinner from Head Chef Tiffany Giove and Lead Brewer Justin Rodgers paired with Bedotter, Oktoberfest, Pumpkin Ale, Trubbel with Monks, Saison Chateau, and Russian Imperial Stout.  $65]

Wayne, Pa.
Thu. 9/8; 6 p.m. — 25 Beers for 25 Years of New Belgium Brewing at Teresa's Next Door [New Belgium has been churning out great craft beer for 25 years. Join us when Eric Salazar, the man behind all those fun sours, comes out to Teresa's to celebrate.  $PAYG]
Fri. 9/9; 6 p.m. — SingleCut BeerSmiths are out in the 'Burbs at Teresa's Next Door [Four beers, a firkin or two, and a downright good time.  $PAYG]

West Chester, Pa.
Fri. 9/9; 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. — Free Samples at Goshen Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from Oskar Blues.  $Free]

West Reading, Pa.
Thu. 9/8; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — St. Boniface 3LB Can Release at Barley Mow Craft Beer House [We'll have cans to take home as well as St. Boniface brews on draft.  $PAYG]

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