Thursday, January 17, 2019

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: Philadelphia & beyond: January 17 - January 23

Next up: Beer! Next question: Where? Here are your answers.

Click through here for a look at the full monthly calendar of beer events around the Philadelphia region and over here for a look at Philly Tap Finder's event draft lists.


Berwyn, Pa.
Tue. 1/22; 5 p.m. — January Can Release at La Cabra Brewing Company [Clement (8%) DIPA brewed with Galaxy, Citra, Chinook, and Lactose.  $PAYG]

Bethlehem, Pa.
Sat. 1/19; 2 p.m.-5 p.m. — Intro To Brewing Class at Keystone Homebrew Supply [We will go over all of the equipment necessary to get started homebrewing, and how they all function. Sanitation, ingredients, brewing, and bottling will all be covered with a live demonstration of each.  $30]

Emmaus, Pa.
Sun. 1/20; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Dinner & Beer Pairing at Yergey Brewing Company [Join us in the taproom for an evening of fabulous dinner by Local Mama Catering Company paired with our delicious Yergey Brewing beers. Each of the three courses will be complemented by an 8-ounce pour.  $65]

Huntingdon Valley, Pa.
Sun. 1/20; 4 p.m.-5 p.m. — Sunday School at Moss Mill Brewing Company [Get your education on. We'll be teaching small classes at the brewery select Sundays. No charge, limited to the first 10 that sign-up.  $Free]

Kennett Square, Pa.
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Oysterfest at Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen [Five different oyster regions. Five different breweries. Live music and a buffet make for a great afternoon.  $49]

Lancaster, Pa.
Thu. 1/17; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Crooked Stave at Hunger N Thirst [We have always had a deep appreciation for all of the sour and wild ales out there, and Crooked Stave is right at the top of that list.  $PAYG]

Malvern, Pa.
Fri. 1/18; 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at Locust Lane Craft Brewery [Each book contains tickets redeemable for a free beer at each brewery between January 1 and September 2, 2019. All proceeds from the book sales will go directly to helping build decent housing for families in Chester County.  $40]

Middletown, Pa.
Tue. 1/22; 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Viking Dinner at Tattered Flag Brewing Company [Join us for our Viking Dinner hosted by Tattered Flag's Master Distiller Daniel Kulick and Johlene Riley. The dinner will feature a period specific menu (prepared by Tattered Flag's Executive Chef Ty Teter), Tattered Flag Beer/Spirits, and mead from Larsen Meadworks.  $35-$75]

Milford, Del.
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-3 p.m. — Beer Release: Threat Level Purple and Holy Crap at Mispillion River Brewing Company [Two beers. Both related to the end of the world. Meet: The Beers of the Apocalypse.  $PAYG]

Montgomeryville, Pa.
Sat. 1/19; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — All Grain Brewing Class at Keystone Homebrew Supply [We will go over the different types of base grains, mashing, sparging, chilling, recipe formulation, yeast starters, and some light water chemistry. Lunch will be provided.  $75]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 1/17; All day — Winter Beer Night at Barcade [We’re featuring a dozen rare and/or vintage kegs from our favorite breweries near and far.Donate a winter coat and get one free beer per coat.  $PAYG]
Thu. 1/17; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Trust The Process at Devil's Den [Join us for the one of the only kegs of Trust the Process by Evil Genius Brewing to hit the city. We will be tapping this to watch the Sixers beat the Pacers.  $PAYG]
Fri. 1/18; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Moss Mill Meet & Greet at Grey Lodge Pub [Come out and meet the folks from Moss Mill Brewing.  $PAYG]
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Resilience Fundraiser for the Camp Fire Relief Fund at Monk's Café [Join us for a show of strength and unity with our friends in California! One Hundred Percent of all draft sales of 25 amazing beers will be donated to the Camp Fire Relief Fund. We're featuring Sierra Nevada Resilience Butte County Proud IPA, as well as a slew of whales from Sierra Nevada, Allagash, Cantillon, Tilquin, and more. We are donating every dollar of every draft, and as such, this event is Cash Only.  $PAYG]
Sun. 1/20; 3 p.m.-4 p.m. — Cheese and Beer Pairing at Evil Genius Brewing Company [Beer and Cheese pairing with our brewer Matt Lally. Each guest will receive 4 5oz pours of house selected Evil Genius beer paired with four kinds of cheese.  $PAYG]
Wed. 1/23; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — River Horse Brewing Mocha Lisa Porter Can Release at Garage-Fishtown [First time available in Philly.  $PAYG]
Wed. 1/23; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Beer Fest at World Café Live [We’re shaking things up this year for World Cafe Live’s 15th Annual Beer Fest! Along with a fresh look, you can expect new food, new merch, and new entertainment. As always, we’ll be pouring seasonals, year-round offerings, and rarities from over 30 local, national, and international breweries. Also new for 2019, an entire section of the festival will be dedicated to Philly-area independent breweries.  $60-$80]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Sat. 1/19; 5:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. — Robert Burns Birthday Celebration at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Gang Aft Agley Scotch Ale and Burns Scottish Ale will be pouring, the bagpipes will be piping and the arrival of the Haggis (6:30pm) will be marked by Ian Turnbull's reading of Burns' Ode to a Haggis.  $PAYG]
Wed. 1/23; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at Stable 12 Brewing Company [Each book contains tickets redeemable for a free beer at each brewery between January 1 and September 2, 2019. All proceeds from the book sales will go directly to helping build decent housing for families in Chester County.  $40]
Wednesdays Jan. 9 through Mar. 17; All day — Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Complete 8 Boot Camp evenings and your stamped ID card will earn you 10 additional raffle tickets and a limited edition Boot Camp t-shirt when it becomes available. On St. Patrick's Day a lucky Sly Fox patron will win a trip to Ireland.  $PAYG]

Pottstown, Pa.
Thursdays Jan. 10 through Mar. 17; All day — Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Complete 8 Boot Camp evenings and your stamped ID card will earn you 10 additional raffle tickets and a limited edition Boot Camp t-shirt when it becomes available. On St. Patrick's Day a lucky Sly Fox patron will win a trip to Ireland.  $PAYG]

Swarthmore, Pa.
Fri. 1/18; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Tröegs "First Squeeze" w/ Nitro Nugget Nectar at 320 Market Café [Nugget will be freshly on tap, along with Mad Elf and Blizzard of Hops. And don’t forget everyone’s favorite...Nugget Nectar on nitro.  $PAYG]

Voorhees, NJ
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Keep Calm and Have Beer and Girl Scout Cookies Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [We're sticking to our New Year's resolution... to pair beers with Girl Scout Cookies.  $PAYG]

West Chester, Pa.
Fri. 1/18; 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. — Beer Tasting at Goshen Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from Dogfish Head.  $Free]



© Bryan J. Kolesar and The Brew Lounge, 2018. All content is owned and uniquely created by Bryan J. Kolesar. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from Kolesar is strictly prohibited. Excerpts, images, and links may be used with advance permission granted and only provided that full and clear credit is given to Bryan J. Kolesar and The Brew Lounge with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. Contact Kolesar at TheBrewLounge@gmail.com

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: Philadelphia & beyond: January 10 - January 16

Looking good, tasting good thus far in the new year.

Click through here for a look at the full monthly calendar of beer events around the Philadelphia region and over here for a look at Philly Tap Finder's event draft lists.

Ardmore, Pa.
Sat. 1/12; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Winter Beer Festival at Ardmore Music Hall [50+ craft brew tastings, live music, and bites.  $15-$45]

Burlington, NJ
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Spellbound Brewery Beer Dinner at Brickwall Tavern [A four-course beer dinner with pairings from our friends at Spellbound Brewery including: Brut IPA; Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Ale; Cherry Belgian Tripel; South Jersey Double IPA; and Palo Santo Porter (special cask).  $60]

Cape May, NJ
Fri. 1/11; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — Draft and Can Release: Snag & Drop at Cape May Brewing Company [Dank and resinous, Snag & Drop is a lupulin-laden beast, a 10% Triple IPA.  $PAYG]
Fri. 1/11; 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Beer Dinner Series: Slack Tide Brewing at Slack Tide Brewing Company [Join us in the Sunset Lounge of the Cape May terminal for a fun, relaxing night of dining and drinking featuring a selection of local Cape May County craft beers from Slack Tide Brewing Company, paired with an incredible full course menu from Chef George Galati.  $66]

Croydon, Pa.
Fri. 1/11; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Pint Night: Long Trail Brewing at Dog and Bull [A food and beer package featuring beers from Long Trail.  $20]
Fri. 1/11; 7 p.m. — Charity Movie Night: The Fifth Element at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company [Proceeds to benefit the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, Inc.  $PAYG]

Downingtown, Pa.
Wed. 1/16; 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Tröegs Nugget Nectar 3 Ways at Bottle Room [Tröegs is once again releasing their juicy, delectable Nugget Nectar! We'll be serving it up 3 ways: on draft, on nitro, and in a firkin! Come by and chat with the rep and pick up some cool Tröegs swag.  $PAYG]

Ewing Township, NJ
Sat. 1/12; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — 2019 Cask Fest at River Horse Brewing Company [We're tapping over 20 specialty casks, some traditional favorites, but also many new creations that we've never tried before.  $20]

Exton, Pa.
Fri. 1/11; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Friday Night Sampling at Exton Beverage Company [Tasting samples from Evil Twin Brewing.  $Free]

Hatboro, Pa.
Sat. 1/12; 12 p.m. — K-9 Fundraiser at Crooked Eye Brewery [In honor of our newest canine member, “Louie” (Badge #59), Crooked Eye will be releasing “K9 #59” in support of our program. All proceeds from this craft brew sold on this date will be donated to the canine program.  $PAYG]

King of Prussia, Pa.
Fri. 1/11; 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Beer Dinner with Conshohocken at Mistral [A five-course meal paired with Conshohocken Brewing's Cistra(sy) Unfiltered IPA, Winter Madness Belgian Style Amber, MC5 Unfiltered IPA, Puddler's Row, and Mr. Robusto Robust Winter Porter.  $55]

Leola, Pa.
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Evil Genius, New Brew, New You at Funck's [Join Us in teaming with Evil Genius Brewery to try some new beers for the new year. We will be having the new and exciting mixed with your favorites.  $PAYG]

Montgomeryville, Pa.
Sat. 1/12; 3 p.m.-7 p.m. — Intro To Brewing Class at Keystone Homebrew Supply [We will go over all of the equipment necessary to get started homebrewing, and how they all function. Sanitation, ingredients, brewing, and bottling will all be covered with a live demonstration of each.  $30]

Perkasie, Pa.
Wed. 1/16; 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Barrel-aged Beer Pairing at Free Will Brewing Company [Join us for a relaxed evening in the Free Will Sour Cellar as we take some of your favorite barrel-aged selections and pair them with delectable offerings prepared by Tim and Brad with Tre' Locally Sourced.  $65]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Tröegs First Squeeze at Standard Tap [We will be doing the first tapping of Nugget Nectar three ways — Draft, Nitro, and Firkin. Local Philly artist @hhablak will be in the building signing prints along with @sam_heimer from 2018 and @hkrall from 2017. We will also be pouring Sunshine Pils and Blizzard of Hops.  $PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — An Evening With Bell's Brewery at Interstate Drafthouse [We will be working in the weeks to come on finalizing a great tap lineup that showcases a variety of the fantastic beers these craft beer legends continue to produce.  $PAYG]
Fri. 1/11; 10 p.m. — Drink, Drink, Drain Your Glass: A David Bowie Tribute Night at Memphis Taproom [Join us for a night of celebrating the life, music, and art of David Bowie on the 3rd anniversary of his passing on January 10, 2016.  $PAYG]
Sat. 1/12; 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m. — Hair Of The Dog Brewing at Brü Craft & Wurst [We've been around for about six years, and this marks the first time that we've been able to obtain draft from this talented outfit. To celebrate, we'll be tapping eight different beers, and selling each at a discount - with flights.  $PAYG]
Sat. 1/12; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. — Winterfest Live at Xfinity Live [Listen to live bands all day with unlimited samplings of 150+ great beers from 75+ breweries. Plus, Gluten Free Beer and hard cider options will be available. Hang with us for a day filled with live DJs, amazing bands, super-fun contests in Victory Beer Hall, outdoor fire pits, games, activities, prizes, and giveaways.   $45-$60]
Sat. 1/12; 1 p.m.-6 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. By the end of the second day of class, you will be bottling your own hand-crafted beer. And leaving with all the knowledge you need to start brewing at home.  $150-$200]
Sun. 1/13; 2 p.m.-10 p.m. — Barrel House Sour Sunday at Roy-Pitz Barrel House [We’ll crack the vault on our Nice Dreams bottle archive and have discounted all sour flights. Head Brewer Chris Collier will be on hand to give tours of our sour barrel program and will be pulling nails on in progress barrels to give you the full experience of the rare wood aged beers.  $PAYG]
Tue. 1/15; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping with Terrapin Brewing at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) [Featuring Salted Caramel Imperial Moo-Hoo.  $PAYG]
Tue. 1/15; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping with Terrapin Brewing at Lucky's Last Chance (Queen Village) [Featuring Salted Caramel Imperial Moo-Hoo.  $PAYG]
Wed. 1/16; 7:30 p.m. — Game of Thrones Beer Tasting at Bainbridge Street Barrel House [Come to get “Inside the Barrel”: quench your Game of Thrones thirst on the four full goblet pours of the Ommegang Game of Thrones beer series. These unique beers will be discussed in a class on how they are made and what’s behind the flavor profiles; class led by rep extraordinaire, Chris Dolhancryk.  $30]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Wednesdays Jan. 9 through Mar. 17; All day — Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Complete 8 Boot Camp evenings and your stamped ID card will earn you 10 additional raffle tickets and a limited edition Boot Camp t-shirt when it becomes available. On St. Patrick's Day a lucky Sly Fox patron will win a trip to Ireland.  $PAYG]

Pottstown, Pa.
Thursdays Jan. 10 through Mar. 17; All day — Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Complete 8 Boot Camp evenings and your stamped ID card will earn you 10 additional raffle tickets and a limited edition Boot Camp t-shirt when it becomes available. On St. Patrick's Day a lucky Sly Fox patron will win a trip to Ireland.  $PAYG]

Wayne, Pa.
Tue. 1/15; 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Connecticut Valley Brewing Mini-Tap Takeover at Teresa's Next Door [We’ll be pouring five different beers including Trailblazer NE Double IPA, Stargazer NE IPA, Coffee stout Obsession, Currant Fascination Sour, and Double Wasp Dopplebock.  $PAYG]

Wernersville, Pa.
Thu. 1/10; 4 p.m.-9 p.m. — Tröegs Nugget Nectar 2019 Kickoff at Paradise by the Slice [We will be tapping regular Nugget Nectar, Nitro Nugget, and more incredible Tröegs beers. Free glass with sampler and more.  $PAYG]

West Chester, Pa.
Thu. 1/10; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Tasting at Goshen Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from New Belgium.  $Free]
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-11 p.m. — Triple Can Release at Levante Brewing Company [Tropical Whip Pineapple Sundae IPA, Death by Tickle Triple IPA, and Bogart Blondie imperial pastry stout. No wristbands, no limit on cans.  $PAYG]
Sat. 1/12; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Craft Beer Series: Maine Brewing at Dilworthtown Inn [A special selection of the fine craft beers from Maine Brewing to celebrate the begining of 2019, including Zoe, Another One, Lunch, Mean Uncle Tom, , and Post Ride Snack.  $82]

West Reading, Pa.
Thu. 1/10; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Brothers Kershner Tap Takeover at Barley Mow Craft Beer House [Come Join us and our friends at Brothers Kershner Brewing and we can enjoy a pint (or four) together.  $PAYG]



© Bryan J. Kolesar and The Brew Lounge, 2018. All content is owned and uniquely created by Bryan J. Kolesar. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from Kolesar is strictly prohibited. Excerpts, images, and links may be used with advance permission granted and only provided that full and clear credit is given to Bryan J. Kolesar and The Brew Lounge with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. Contact Kolesar at TheBrewLounge@gmail.com

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Beer Event Calendar: Philadelphia & beyond: What To Do in January 2019

Am I late with this January calendar of beer events? Well, maybe just a bit, eh? You see, I've been raising this puppy and the dog ate my beer calendar! Since you didn't come here for excuses or dog stories (though, you can bet you'll see this pup featured at future outdoor beer events), let's get to what's remaining in January. If you haven't been out since the turn of the calendar, you haven't missed too much yet. And the best is still to come, headed up by a bunch of Nugget Nectar hitting the taps and shelves.

As always, if I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, let me know.

$20 and under, down to and including FREE...Pay As You Go (PAYG) also included here

Philadelphia
Tue. 1/8; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping with Oliver Brewing at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/8; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping with Oliver Brewing at Lucky's Last Chance (Queen Village) in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Wed. 1/9; 5 p.m.-11 p.m. — Tröegs First Squeeze Nugget Nectar Release at Kite & Key in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — An Evening With Bell's Brewery at Interstate Drafthouse in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Tröegs First Squeeze at Standard Tap in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/11; 10 p.m. — Drink, Drink, Drain Your Glass: A David Bowie Tribute Night at Memphis Taproom in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sat. 1/12; 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m. — Hair Of The Dog Brewing at Brü Craft & Wurst in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 1/13; 2 p.m.-10 p.m. — Barrel House Sour Sunday at Roy-Pitz Barrel House in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/15; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping with Terrapin Brewing at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/15; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping with Terrapin Brewing at Lucky's Last Chance (Queen Village) in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/17; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Trust The Process at Devil's Den in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/17; All day — Winter Beer Night at Barcade in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/18; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Moss Mill Meet & Greet at Grey Lodge Pub in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Resilience Fundraiser for the Camp Fire Relief Fund at Monk's Café in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 1/20; 3 p.m.-4 p.m. — Cheese and Beer Pairing at Evil Genius Brewing Company in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Wed. 1/23; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — River Horse Brewing Mocha Lisa Porter Can Release at Garage-Fishtown in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 1/27; All day — Sour Bowl V, Stout Bowl, Cider Bowl, Philly Bowl at Brü Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn, Cinder, and Tradesman's in in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/29; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Trivia on Tap with Stateside & 2SP at Pizzeria Vetri-Chancellor Street in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Wed. 1/30; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Yards Brewing — Meet The Owner at Interstate Drafthouse in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]


after January in Philadelphia
Sat. 2/2; 7 a.m.-2 p.m. — Groundhog Day Hawaiian Shirt Beer Breakfast at Grey Lodge Pub [We Pennsylvanians believe very strongly in rodent based weather forecasting, so we assemble at The Grey Lodge every Groundhog Day at 7 a.m. to catch Punxsutawney Phil's prognostication. To chase away the winter blues, we wear our best/worst Hawaiian shirts and have a Beer Breakfast. Later in the morning we kick off more oddity as Groundhog Day turns into Lucky Cat Day. Lucky Cat Day features Wissinoming Winnie's Beer Prognostication and other fun stuff.  $PAYG]


Philadelphia's close suburbs (within 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Fri. 1/11; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Pint Night: Long Trail Brewing at Dog and Bull in Croydon, Pa. [$20]
Fri. 1/11; 7 p.m. — Charity Movie Night: The Fifth Element at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company in Croydon, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/15; 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Connecticut Valley Brewing Mini-Tap Takeover at Teresa's Next Door in Wayne, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/18; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Tröegs "First Squeeze" w/ Nitro Nugget Nectar at 320 Market Café in Swarthmore, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 1/20; 4 p.m.-5 p.m. — Sunday School at Moss Mill Brewing Company in Huntingdon Valley, Pa. [$Free]
Sun. 1/27; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — Spice of Life — Register To Be An Organ Donor & Can Release at Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Company in Cherry Hill, NJ [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/31; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Fat Head's Head of Special Hoperations at Pinocchio's in Media, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/31; 7 p.m.-11 p.m. — Stable 12 and Iron Abbey’s Fear Me Lords Bottle Tapping and Release at Iron Abbey in Horsham, Pa. [$PAYG]


after January in Philadelphia's close suburbs
Fri. 2/1; 5 p.m. — Beer Tasting: Weyerbacker Brewing at Washington House in Sellersville, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sat. 2/2; All day — Super Bowl Saturday Draft Extravaganza at Teresa's Next Door in Wayne, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sat. 2/9; 12 p.m.-7 p.m. — Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: My Punk Rock Valentine at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company in Croydon, Pa. [$5]


Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania / Other (beyond 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Wed. 1/9; 12 p.m. — Birthday Donation Party for Charity at Bottle Room in Downingtown, Pa. [$PAYG]
Wednesdays Jan. 9 through Mar. 17; All day — Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Tasting at Goshen Beverage in West Chester, Pa. [$Free]
Thu. 1/10; 4 p.m.-9 p.m. — Tröegs Nugget Nectar 2019 Kickoff at Paradise by the Slice in Wernersville, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Brothers Kershner Tap Takeover at Barley Mow Craft Beer House in West Reading, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Evil Genius, New Brew, New You at Funck's in Leola, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-11 p.m. — Triple Can Release at Levante Brewing Company in West Chester, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thursdays Jan. 10 through Mar. 17; All day — Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company in Pottstown, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/11; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — Draft and Can Release: Snag & Drop at Cape May Brewing Company in Cape May, NJ [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/11; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Friday Night Sampling at Exton Beverage Company in Exton, Pa. [$Free]
Sat. 1/12; 12 p.m. — K-9 Fundraiser at Crooked Eye Brewery in Hatboro, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sat. 1/12; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — 2019 Cask Fest at River Horse Brewing Company in Ewing Township, NJ [$20]
Wed. 1/16; 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Tröegs Nugget Nectar 3 Ways at Bottle Room in Downingtown, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/17; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Crooked Stave at Hunger N Thirst in Lancaster, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/18; 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. — Beer Tasting at Goshen Beverage in West Chester, Pa. [$Free]
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-3 p.m. — Beer Release: Threat Level Purple and Holy Crap at Mispillion River Brewing Company in Milford, Del. [$PAYG]
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Keep Calm and Have Beer and Girl Scout Cookies Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Voorhees, NJ [$PAYG]
Sat. 1/19; 5:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. — Robert Burns Birthday Celebration at Sly Fox Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/22; 5 p.m. — January Can Release at La Cabra Brewing Company in Berwyn, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/24; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Dogfish Head Tap Attack at Funck's in Leola, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/24; All day — National Beer Can Appreciation Day Party at Spring House Brewing Company in Lancaster, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/25; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Evolution Happy Hour Party at Funck's in Leola, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/25; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Tasting at Goshen Beverage in West Chester, Pa. [$Free]
Sat. 1/26; All day — Russian River Tap Event at Isaac Newton's in Newtown, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 1/27; 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. — Sour Sunday 2019 #1 at Free Will Brewing Company in Perkasie, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/29; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bugs & Brews — A Fly Tying Workshop at Bald Birds Brewing Company in Audubon, Pa. [$10-$15]
Thu. 1/31; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — 2SP Brewery Beer Tasting at J.T. Bankers in Sellersville, Pa. [$PAYG]


after January in Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania / Other
Sat. 2/9; All day — Winterfest 2019 at Hunger N Thirst in Lancaster, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 2/10; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Victory Chili Challenge at Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 2/10; All day — Dark Beer Day VI at Liberty Taproom in Reading, Pa. [$PAYG]


Events Over $20

Philadelphia
Sat. 1/12; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Brewing Program, Level One at Philly Beer School in Philadelphia, Pa. [$150-$200]
Wed. 1/16; 7:30 p.m. — Game of Thrones Beer Tasting at Bainbridge Street Barrel House in Philadelphia, Pa. [$30]
Wed. 1/23; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Beer Fest at World Café Live in Philadelphia, Pa. [$60-$80]
Sat. 1/26; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. — BRB Brunch at Mainstay Independent Brewing Co. in Philadelphia, Pa. [$30]
Sat. 1/26; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Brews With The Bullies at Yards Brewing Company in Philadelphia, Pa. [$60]


after January in Philadelphia
Fri. 2/1 & Sat. 2/2; Various times — Winter Craft Beer & Cocktail Festival at 23rd Street Armory in Philadelphia, Pa. [$14.95-$59.95]
Sat. 2/9; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Brewing Program, Level Two at Philly Beer School in Philadelphia, Pa. [$175-$225]


Philadelphia's close suburbs (within 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Mon. Jan. 7 through Wed. Jan. 9; 7 p.m. — Cigar & Beer Dinner at Dog and Bull in Croydon, Pa. [$60]
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Spellbound Brewery Beer Dinner at Brickwall Tavern in Burlington, NJ [$60]
Sat. 1/12; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Winter Beer Festival at Ardmore Music Hall in Ardmore, Pa. [$15-$45]
Sat. 1/12; 3 p.m.-7 p.m. — Intro To Brewing Class at Keystone Homebrew Supply in Montgomeryville, Pa. [$30]
Sat. 1/19; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — All Grain Brewing Class at Keystone Homebrew Supply in Montgomeryville, Pa. [$75]


Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania / Other (beyond 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Fri. 1/11; 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Beer Dinner with Conshohocken at Mistral in King of Prussia, Pa. [$55]
Fri. 1/11; 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Beer Dinner Series: Slack Tide Brewing at Slack Tide Brewing Company in Cape May, NJ [$66]
Sat. 1/12; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. — Winterfest Live at Xfinity Live in Philadelphia, Pa. [$45-$60]
Sat. 1/12; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Craft Beer Series: Maine Brewing at Dilworthtown Inn in West Chester, Pa. [$82]
Wed. 1/16; 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Barrel-aged Beer Pairing at Free Will Brewing Company in Perkasie, Pa. [$65]
Fri. 1/18; 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at Locust Lane Craft Brewery in Malvern, Pa. [$40]
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Oysterfest at Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen in Kennett Square, Pa. [$49]
Sat. 1/19; 2 p.m.-5 p.m. — Intro To Brewing Class at Keystone Homebrew Supply in Bethlehem, Pa. [$30]
Sun. 1/20; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Dinner & Beer Pairing at Yergey Brewing Company in Emmaus, Pa. [$65]
Tue. 1/22; 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Viking Dinner at Tattered Flag Brewing Company in Middletown, Pa. [$35-$75]
Wed. 1/23; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at Stable 12 Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. [$40]
Fri. 1/25; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Craft Beer Series: Dogfish Brewery at Dilworthtown Inn in West Chester, Pa. [$82]
Sat. 1/26; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Oysterfest at Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen in Bear, Del. [$49]
Sat. 1/26; 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m. — Pocono Winter Beerfest at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, Pa. [$35-$50]
Sat. 1/26 & Sun. 1/27; Times vary — Super Barrel Weekend at The Tap Room at Weyerbacher in Easton, Pa. [$35]
Sun. 1/27; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — All Grain Brewing Class at Keystone Homebrew Supply in Bethlehem, Pa. [$75]
Sun. 1/27; 1 p.m. — Girl Scout Cookie Pairing at Bog Turtle Brewery in Oxford, Pa. [$25]
Tue. 1/29; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at La Cabra Brewing Company in Berwyn, Pa. [$40]


after January in Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania / Other
Tue. 2/5; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at Rec Room in Phoenixville, Pa. [$40]
Fri. 2/8; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Craft Beer Series: North & South at Dilworthtown Inn in West Chester, Pa. [$82]
Sat. 2/9; 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. — Bucks Brewfest 101 at Bucks County Community College in Newtown, Pa. [$10-$45]
Sat. 2/16; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at Crowded Castle Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. [$40]





© Bryan J. Kolesar and The Brew Lounge, 2018. All content is owned and uniquely created by Bryan J. Kolesar. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from Kolesar is strictly prohibited. Excerpts, images, and links may be used with advance permission granted and only provided that full and clear credit is given to Bryan J. Kolesar and The Brew Lounge with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. Contact Kolesar at TheBrewLounge@gmail.com