Thursday, February 22, 2018

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: Philadelphia & beyond: February 22 - February 28

Not too shabby for a month of only 28 days. Trust you found a way to maximize your beer enjoyment, even if you needed a break in the Philly region after an exhilarating playoff and Super Bowl run for your Eagles.

As you review the listings, don't forget Philly Tap Finder. They host an impressive listing of event draft lists to help better inform your beer event scheduling.

Click through here for a look at the full monthly calendar of beer events around the Philadelphia region.

Allentown, Pa.
Sat. 3/10; 3 p.m.-7 p.m. — Cask Beer Festival at Allentown Brew Works [Numerous one-of-a-kind cask creations and craft beer from over a dozen craft breweries. Tickets include Celtic entertainment and St. Patrick’s Day inspired food buffet.  $15-$50]

Boyertown, Pa.
Sat. 2/24; All day — Wood? at Union Jack's On The Manatawny [Our annual barrel aged fest.  $PAYG]

Downingtown, Pa.
Thu. 2/22; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — 22nd Anniversary Bash at Victory Brewing Company [We’re celebrating in style at all Victory Taprooms with a #ThrowbackThursday for the books.  $PAYG]

Harrisburg, Pa.
Thu. 2/22; 6 p.m. — February Beer Dinner at The Millworks [Brewery tour with first beer and hors-d’oeuvres, four unique off-menu dishes paired with Millworks beers in a private dining atmosphere, and an explanation of each pairing from our Executive Chef and Master Brewer.  $60]

Hockessin, Del.
Thu. 2/22; All day — Victory Tap Takeover at Two Stones Pub [Join us in celebrating 22 Years of Victory Beer. We will have some new beers and of course some awesome classics.  $PAYG]

Kennett Square, Pa.
Thu. 2/22; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — 22nd Anniversary Bash at Victory Brewing Company [We’re celebrating in style at all Victory Taprooms with a #ThrowbackThursday for the books.  $PAYG]
Sat. 2/24; 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. — Kennett Winterfest at Downtown Kennett Square [Includes unlimited tastings of delicious craft beer. Food Truck selection instead of a food ticket.  $15-$100]

Lancaster, Pa.
Sat. 2/24; 12 p.m.-3 p.m. — Make It Funky Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Featuring 6 sour beers and the release of this year's Funkaster Sour Ale.  $PAYG]

Lewes, Del.
Sun. 2/25; 12 p.m. — 302 Beer Drinker's Choice Awards at Crooked Hammock Brewery [Join us for our second annual Drinkers Choice Awards, featuring over 15 of Delaware's best breweries.  $29-$35]

Lititz, Pa.
Wed. 2/28; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Entire Avery Tap Takeover with Special Guest Adam Avery at Bulls Head Public House [Owner/Founder Adam Avery will be on hand to rub elbows and kiss babies.  $PAYG]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 2/22; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Firestone Milk & Cookies at Pinocchio's [Two tasty delights paired together.  $PAYG]

Newark, Del.
Sat. 2/24; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Girl Scout Cookie Pairing Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [We’ll be teaming up with the scouts for a one-of-a-kind sampler featuring 8 Iron Hill beers and 8 Girl Scout cookies.  $PAYG]

North Wales, Pa.
Sat. 2/24; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Smoke &amp Oak Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us as we tap 8 different barrel-aged beers including wine aged, bourbon aged, and sour beers. We will also have a special menu of bourbon & barbeque inspired dishes.  $PAYG]

Parkesburg, Pa.
Thu. 2/22; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — 22nd Anniversary Bash at Victory Brewing Company [We’re celebrating in style at all Victory Taprooms with a #ThrowbackThursday for the books.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 2/22; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. — Heady Topper, Focal Banger, with a little Russian at Devil's Den [We have a limited amount of Heady Topper & Focal Banger. Heady Topper will be 1 per person an Focal Banger will be available up to 4 per person. We will also be tapping Russian River Blind Pig.  $PAYG]
Thu. 2/22; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Duvel 100 Challenge at Devil's Den [Learn the art of the Perfect Pour from Duvel USA sales reps and see if you have what it takes to become Duvel Perfect Pour Certified.  $PAYG]
Thu. 2/22; 7 p.m. — J√§gerabend Wild Game Dinner at Brauhaus Schmitz [Celebrate one of Germany's favorite pastimes, a "Hunters Night" and enjoy five courses of rabbit, wild boar, venison, and more.  $65-$85]
Sat. 2/24; 1 p.m.-5:30 p.m. — Bierfest at The German Society of Pennsylvania [Two beer-filled buildings, six floors of activities to explore.  $25-$79]
Sat. 2/24; 2 p.m.-8 p.m. — North Country Pig Roast at The Institute [An old classic: The pig roast and brewery promo event. We're featuring North Country Brewing Company and all of their cans as well as some specialty drafts.  $PAYG]
Sat. 2/24; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Beats, Brews, & BBQ at World Caf√© Live [We will be pouring beers from over 40 breweries (year round offerings, seasonals, and rarities)  $20-$70]
Sun. 2/25; 11 a.m. — Drink With The Big Dogs at Bishop's Collar [Fat Head Hop Juju, Bell’s Hopslam, Founder’s CBS, and Hardywood Kentucky Christmas Morning.  $PAYG]
Mon. 2/26; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 [Join us for brewery representative led complimentary tastings and specials on bottle selections from 2SP.  $Free]
Tue. 2/27; 5 p.m. — CBS for Charity at Monk's Cafe [We'll be welcoming back our former coworker and current Founders Eastern North Carolina rep, Kat Dougan, along with the local Founders crew. A portion of proceeds from Founders beer will benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand, in their ongoing work fighting children's cancers.  $PAYG]
Tue. 2/27; 5 p.m. — 25 Beers for 25 Years at City Tap House-Univ. City [We're celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Avery Brewing with the man himself, Adam Avery.  $PAYG]
Fri. 3/2 & Sat. 3/3; Various — Starkbierfest at Brauhaus Schmitz [The dark beer and the beer festival has survived the times so don't miss this "little Oktoberfest".  $15-$20]
Sat. 3/3; 8 a.m.-6 p.m. — Philadelphia Grain & Malt Symposium at University of the Sciences [Please join us for an opportunity to collaborate, network, educate, and strengthen the Philadelphia region grain and malt value chain.  $50-$70]
Sat. 3/3; 12 p.m. — Coffee Beer Brunch at Bainbridge Street Barrel House [Come slurp down delicious coffee beers and enjoy the best brunch in Philly.  $PAYG]
Sun. 3/4; 7 p.m. — Catch the Oscars at Our House with Oskar Blues at City Tap House-Univ. City [We'll be giving away City Tap Oscar Awards for 'Best Pajamas' and 'Most Original Pajamas'. Sit back, relax, and enjoy draughts from our friends at Oskar Blues alongside 'Best Supporting Brewery', Cigar City.  $PAYG]

Phoenixville, Pa.
each Wednesday through 3/17; All day — St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Complete 8 Boot Camp evenings over the course of the 10-week program, then bring your stamped ID card to the finale on St. Patrick's Day for entry into the drawing to win fun prizes including the grand prize of a trip to Ireland.  $PAYG]

Pottstown, Pa.
each Thursday through 3/17; All day — St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Complete 8 Boot Camp evenings over the course of the 10-week program, then bring your stamped ID card to the finale on St. Patrick's Day for entry into the drawing to win fun prizes including the grand prize of a trip to Ireland.  $PAYG]

Reading, Pa.
Thu. 2/22; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Lickinghole Creek Berks Kickoff at Liberty Taproom [Come help us welcome an incredible Virginia brewery to Berks county with a killer flight night.  $PAYG]

Spring City, Pa.
Fri. 3/2 through Sun. 3/4; All weekend — 2 Year Anniversary at Tuned Up Brewing Company [Ticket's available at the brewery now or at the door on that day for Saturday's event.  $PAYG]




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