Thursday, March 06, 2008

PBW 2008 - Saturday March 8th Schedule

Here is a slimmed-down view of just the events scheduled for Saturday the 8th. It's one last opportunity to change your mind! I will also denote where I will attempt to be during the day.

I've taken liberties to modify the descriptions for each event to conserve space. As always, refer to the official schedule of record over at PBW 2008 website for complete details.

** Where to find The Brew Lounge on 3/8:**
  • 5-Mile Run To Dock Street (weather permitting; RAIN DATE: 3/15 10am)
  • Then a non-PBW pub crawl for a friend's 30th birthday
  • Meet the Brewer at Good Dog
  • And, maybe a hookup with the crew doing the South Philly Pub Crawl, but only a remote chance

  • 11am free
    5-Mile Run In Pursuit of Hoppiness, concluding @ Dock Street Brewery
    Meet Bryan of The Brew Lounge and Suzanne of "In Pursuit of Ale" at the Art Museum for a 5-mile run through the city concluding with beer and food at Dock Street Brewery.

    11am-2pm no cover; PAYG
    Drink Your Wheaties! Wheat Beer Brunch @ Grey Lodge Pub
    Enjoy wheat beer, in all its glorious styles with a beer breakfast and all sorts of wheat beers, including Victory Moonglow, Yards Pynk and Tröegs Dreamweaver on tap plus varieties of bottles, and various types of pancakes. Beer authors Lew Bryson, Don "Joe Sixpack" Russell, and Duane Swierczynski will be selling and signing copies of their books.

    11am PAYG
    Lancaster Brewing Brunch @ Standard Tap

    2pm-5pm free
    Weyerbacher Tasting @ Watson Kunda and Sons, Inc.

    2:30pm-4:30pm $35
    Pennnsylvania's German Beer Heritage with Marnie Old @ The German Society of Pennsylvania
    Discover how local German roots made Pennsylvania a brewing center before the devastation of Prohibition, and how craft brewers are reviving the region's beer reputation by focusing on quality ingredients according to German tradition. The Philly RollerGirls will be on hand to pour beer from Victory, SlyFox, Yuengling, Stoudt's, Tröegs, Warsteiner, Paulaner, Kostritzer, Ayinger and Spaten breweries.

    6pm $12
    South Philly Pub Crawl
    Check out the growing South Philly beer scene with a tour including the P.O.P.E., 1601, SPTR, The Dive, and Ray's Happy Birthday Bar. Tickets for sale give you one free pint at each location.

    6:30pm-8pm $45
    Porter & Stout—A Bright Dark Line @ Tria’s Fermentation School
    Lew Bryson will discuss the difference between Porter and Stout.

    7pm no cover; PAYG
    Meet the Brewer: Yards Brewing @ Good Dog
    Yards Brewing Company will roll out a firkin of cask ESA.

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