Monday, August 25, 2008

Beer Calendar: What To Do in September 2008

Is this a crowded Back To Beer Month, or what? What is a sane person to do on the weekend of 9/27...or even weekend of 9/13? on. Philadelphia Thu. 8/28 - Drink Like A Fox@The Sidecar Bar & Grille, Philadelphia, PA (PAYG) Fri. 8/29-Sun.8/31 - Mystery Beer Weekend @Memphis Taproom, Philadelphia, PA (see website for details) Fri. 9/5 - Cheese & Beer @Tria, Philadelphia, PA (6:30pm-8:00pm; $60) Sat. 9/6 - Riverhorse Tasting & Cheese Pairing @The Institute, Philadelphia, PA (5pm-7pm; free) Tue. 9/9 - 25 Years of Chimay in the USA @Monk's Café, Philadelphia, PA (5pm-7pm; PAYG) Fri. 9/12 - Lord Chesterfield Ale World Draft Debut @Grey Lodge, Philadelphia, PA (6pm-9pm; PAYG) Sat. 9/13 - River City Festival @Penn Treaty Park, Philadelphia, PA (9am-6pm) Sat. 9/13 - Beer Olympics 2008 @Manayunk Brewery, Philadelphia, PA (11am-5pm; $50) Mon. 9/15 - Russian River Day @Monk's Café, Philadelphia, PA (11:30am-???; PAYG) Tue. 9/16 - The Funky Monk @Tria, Philadelphia, PA (6:30pm-8:00pm; $60) Wed. 9/17 - Halfway to PBW 2009 with The Beer Lass @Bridgid's, Philadelphia, PA (7pm-10pm; PAYG) Wed. 9/17 - Tröegs Firkin of Dead Reckoning Porter @Kite & Key, Philadelphia, PA (7:30pm; PAYG) Fri. 9/19 - International Talk Like A Pirate Day @Grey Lodge, Philadelphia, PA (PAYG) Sat. 9/20 - Rich Wagner Presents: Philadelphia Breweries After Repeal @Philadelphia Brewing, Philadelphia, PA (2pm; PAYG) Mon. 9/22 - A Taste of Tradition: Chimay Tasting @Morton's Steakhouse, Philadelphia, PA (6:00pm-7:30pm; $45) Tue. 9/23 - Palm Beer Dinner @Monk's Café, Philadelphia, PA (7pm-10pm; $55) Wed. 9/24 - Gluten-Free @Memphis Taproom, Philadelphia, PA (PAYG) Fri. 9/26 - Sprecher Night @Grey Lodge, Philadelphia, PA (PAYG) Fri. 9/26 - Stoudt's Brewing & Cheese @Di Bruno Bros., Philadelphia, PA (6pm-8pm) Sat. 9/27 - Philly Oktoberfest '08 @23rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, PA ((12pm) 1pm-5pm; $15/$45/$75) Sun. 9/28 - Sippin' By The River @Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA (1pm-5pm; $30) Tue. 9/30 - Off-Centered Ales & Ancient Brews @Tria, Philadelphia, PA (6:30pm-8:00pm; $60) Tue. 9/30 - Elysian Meet & Greet @Monk's Café, Philadelphia, PA (5pm-7pm; PAYG) Philadelphia's close suburbs mid-to-late August - Release of Fresh Hop Belgian Pale Ale @General Lafayette Inn & Brewery, Lafayette Hill, PA (details to follow) Thu. 9/4 - Small Plates Tasting @Iron Hill, North Wales, PA (7pm; $35) Thu. 9/4 - Thursday Night Tasting (Ithaca Apricot Wheat, draft) @Goshen Beverage, West Chester, PA (4pm-10pm; free) Fri. 9/5 - Incubus Friday @Sly Fox, Phoenixville, PA (12pm-???; PAYG) Mon. 9/8 - Tröegs Meet The Brewer & Tasting @Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, King of Prussia, PA (6pm-7pm; $20) Wed. 9/10 - Kick The Keg Wednesday Night (Stone 12th Anniversary Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout & Ithaca 10) @Isaac Newton's, Newtown, PA (4pm; PAYG) Fri. 9/12 - Second Friday IPA Varietal Release @Sly Fox, Phoenixville, PA (12pm-???; PAYG) Sat. 9/13 - HopFest @The Drafting Room, Spring House, PA (12pm-???; PAYG) Sun. 9/14 - Jenkintown Jazz and Brewfest @Jenkintown Town Square, Jenkintown, PA (1pm-6pm; $25/$30) Mon. 9/15 - Full Mooner 9 @Blue Sky, East Norriton, PA (7pm-10pm; $20) Thu. 9/18 - Ithaca Promo @The Drafting Room, Exton, PA (PAYG) Thu. 9/18 - Thursday Night Tastings (Old Dominion) @Isaac Newton's, Newtown, PA (7pm-9pm; PAYG) Sat. 9/20 - Oktoberfest 5-Course Brewmaster's Beer Dinner @Iron Hill Brewery, West Chester, PA (7pm) Sun. 9/21 - Bike Fresh Bike Local @Victory Brewing, Downingtown, PA (9am-4pm; $35/$40) Sat. 9/27 - Fall Fest @TJs, Paoli, PA (7pm-1am; PAYG) Sat. 9/27 - Fall Fest @Victory Brewing, Downingtown, PA (2pm-9pm; PAYG) Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania Fri. 8/29 - Cask Ale Night (Lancaster Milk Stout, Celtic Rose, & Hop Hog) @General Sutter Inn, Lititz, PA (4:30pm-6:30pm; PAYG) Sat. 9/6 - Port/Lost Abbey Tasting @Union Jack's Inn On The Manatawny, Boyertown, PA (3pm; PAYG) Sat. 9/13 - Capital City Invitational Beer Festival @Appalachian Brewing, Harrisburg, PA (12pm-3pm, 4pm-7pm, 8pm-11pm; $15/$30/$35) Sat. 9/13 - Lehigh Valley Brewfest @Scott Park, Easton, PA (2pm-6pm; $5/$30/$35) Thu. 9/18 - For The Love Of Blondes @The Farmhouse, Emmaus, PA (6:30pm; $30) Fri. 9/26 - Cask Ale Night (Oliver's/Wharf Rat's Strongman Pale, Pagan Porter, Nut Brown) @General Sutter Inn, Lititz, PA (4:30pm-6:30pm; pay as you go) Elsewhere Sat. 8/23-Sun. 8/31 - Belgian Fest @Ebenezer's Pub, Lovell, ME (see website for details) Wed. 8/27 - Sierra Nevada Strikes Back @Blind Tiger Ale House, New York, NY (2pm; PAYG) Sat. 9/6 - Real Ale Festival @Duclaw Brewing, Bel Air, MD (12pm-4pm; $45) Wed. 9/10 - Sixpoint @Blind Tiger Ale House, New York, NY (4pm; PAYG) Fri. 9/12 - NY Brewfest '08 @South Street Seaport, New York, NY (5pm-10pm; $50) Fri. 9/12-Sun. 9/14 - GermanFest @Max's Taphouse, Baltimore, MD (TBA) Fri. 9/12-Sun. 9/21 - New York Craft Beer Week @various (see website for details) Sat. 9/13 - Steel City Big Pour @Construction Junction, Pittsburgh, PA (12pm-3pm, 5pm-8pm; $10/$35/$40) Sat. 9/13 - GonzoFest @Flying Dog Brewery, Frederick, MD (3pm-9pm; $12/$15) Sat. 9/13 - Ommefest @Ommegang, Cooperstown, NY (2pm-5pm; a free family event) Wed. 9/17 - Uinta @Blind Tiger Ale House, New York, NY (4pm; PAYG) Fri. 9/19-Sun. 9/21 - Manhattan Cask Ale Festival @Chelsea Brewing, New York, NY (12pm-12am; no cover, PAYG) Sun. 9/21 - Dogfish Dash @Rehoboth Beach, DE (8am; $15/$20/$25) Sat. 9/13-Sun. 9/14 - Brews on the Bay @SS Jeremiah O'Brien, San Francisco, CA (12:00pm-4:30pm; $40/$50) Fri. 9/26-Sat. 9/27 - Belgian Beer Fest @The Cyclorama at The Boston Center For The Arts, Boston, MA (see website for details) Sat. 9/27 - Oaktoberfest IV @Firestone Walker Brewing, Paso Robles, CA (12pm-5pm; $10/$35/$40) Sat. 9/27 - Pipes in the Valley @Riverfront Plaza, Hartford, CT (11am-10pm; $10/$35/$40)


Mark said...

You forgot to list the DiBruno Bros Beer (Stoudts) and Cheese Tasting on Sept 26 from 6-8pm.
Tsk Tsk.

Seriously - good job on the listings - appreciate the time you take to put it together!!!!!

Bryan Kolesar said...

Thank you sir for the diligent eye. I normally get their events on the calendar. Now corrected! May I assume that you'll be attending said event?