Thursday, May 28, 2009

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: May 28-June 3

Summer has officially (sort of) begun and good beer takes no back seat to the beach. Here are 101 reasons, or close to it, over the next week to skip the beach and head to your local watering hole. The water's not warm enough yet anyway. For a complete look at June's Calendar, follow this link Wanna stick to some simple tastings/samplings, some free? >> @Alison Two, Fort Washington, PA--- Tue. 6/2 - Ommegang/Chouffe sampling (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG) >> @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 5/28 - Steamworks Night (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG) >> @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 6/3 - Ballast Point Night (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG) >> @Earth Bread + Brewery, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 5/28 - "Keep the Pint" Night (Smuttynose) (6:30pm-8:30pm; PAYG) >> @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA--- Fri. 5/29 - Friday Night Tasting (Philadelphia Brewing) (4:00pm-6:00pm; free) >> @Grey Lodge, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 5/28 - Fullers ESB firkin tapping (5:00pm; PAYG) Here's a little festival >> @Historic Prison Yard & Museum, Mt. Holly, NJ--- Sat. 5/30 - Spring Craft Beer Festival (1:00pm-5:00pm; $35/$40, includes entry to museum) Here's a larger one...much larger...and a great reason to head north of the border >> @Windsor Station, Montreal, QC--- Wed. 6/3-Sun. 6/7 - Mondial de la Biere (PAYG; see website for details) Beer, with benefits >> @Blair County Ballpark, Altoona, PA--- Sat. 5/30 - Pints for Pets (12:00pm-3:00pm, 4:30pm-7:30pm; $30) >> @Philadelphia Brewing Company, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 5/30 - Annual Slow Food Philadelphia Pig Roast (1:00pm-4:00pm; $38) Beer, with food...good food, good beer...what else does mankind need? womankind, too >> @Dock Street, Philadelphia, PA--- Mon. 6/1 - Dessert Competition (6:00pm-8:00pm; free/PAYG) >> @General Lafayette Inn & Brewery, Lafayette Hill, PA--- Sat. 5/30 - "Brewer in Residence" Beer Dinner (details TBD) >> @National Building Museum, Washington, DC--- Sat. 5/30 - SAVOR (currently sold out, see website for details) >> @The Pour House, Westmont, NJ--- Thu. 5/28 - Victory Beer Dinner (7:00pm; $40) >> @Victory Brewing, Downingtown, PA--- Thu. 5/28 - Spring Beer Dinner (6:30pm; $60) Sometimes you just need a good ol' fashioned party >> @Appalachian Brewing, Harrisburg, PA--- Sat. 5/30 - 12th Anniversary Fest (4:00pm) For a complete look at June's Calendar, follow this link

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