Thursday, September 24, 2009

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: September 24th-September 30th

If you aren't going to Denver for the 27th annual Great American Beer Festival, then here are some equally worthy things to be checking out from our award-winning breweries in the Philly region. By the way, all you beer ambassadors and promoters out there...Philly's looking a bit underrep'ed on this list; got anything more for us? Send it my way and I'll share. Check out the entire September 2009 calendar over here. Some tastings, some free, some PAYG @Beer Yard, Wayne, PA--- Fri. 9/25 - Friday Night Tasting (5:00pm-7:00pm; Free tasting samples of Rye Pale Ale, India Style Brown Ale, and SunRay Wheat) @Capone's, Norristown, PA--- Thu. 9/24 - German Beer Tasting (6:30pm-9:30pm; Free tasting samples of Ayinger Brau Weiss & Märzen, free giveaways too) @Drafting Room, Exton, PA--- Thu. 9/24 - Weyerbacher Brewing Promotional Night (6:00pm; PAYG for Weyerbacher Twelve, Weyerbacher Thirteen, Weyerbacher Fourteen plus five ounce pours available of the new batch of Riserva) @General Sutter Inn, Lititz, PA--- Fri. 9/25 - Cask Ale Night (September selections: Lancaster Brewing: Hop Hog, Shoe Fly Porter, Amish Four Grain) (5:00pm; PAYG) @Isaac Newton's, Newtown, PA--- Thu. 9/24 - Thursday Night Tastings (Stoudt's) (7:30pm-9:30pm; free sample tasting plus giving away free stuff) @Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 9/24 - Philly Brewing Pin Night (7:00pm; PAYG for a pin of Joe Porter and BiBerry on draft) @Tap and Table, Emmaus, PA--- Thu. 9/24 - Tomme Arthur Tapping...and More?! (3:00pm; PAYG for tappings of four Tomme Arthur beers and more! Lost Abbey 10 Commandments, Lost Abbey Devotion, Port Hop 15, Port Wipe Out, and...Trou du Diable Weizengripp and others....more to come) Special rare tastings @Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, PA--- Fri. 9/25 - Firkins of Duck-Rabbit and Iron Hill (PAYG for Beer Yard Hop Pale Ale From Iron Hill And A Barrel Aged Sour Porter With Tart Cherries From Duck Rabbit) Just a few more Oktoberfests to go @Brauhaus Schmitz, Philadelphia, PA--- thru 9/26 - Oktoberfest Week continues (PAYG for Authentic Bavarian Menu and Draft specials, special events, contests, and promotions all week long, capped by 1st Annual Oktoberfest Celebration on the 26th) @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 9/25-Sun. 9/27 - Oktoberfest (PAYG and get German beer & food specials all weekend long) @Ortino's Northside, Zieglerville, PA--- Sat. 9/26 - Oktoberfest (call for details) @Stoudt's Brewery, Adamstown, PA--- Sat. 9/26-Sun. 9/27 - Oktoberfest (see website for details) Food and Beer events @Isaac Newton's, Newtown, PA--- Sat. 9/26 - Lunch with Lew Bryson (12:00pm-1:30pm; $30 covers beer selections of Meantime IPA; Stone IPA; Sly Fox Rt 113 IPA; Yards Cape Of Good Hope IPA; Green Flash West Coast IPA; Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA; paired with a lunch menu of Spicy Jerk Chicken Sandwich Served With An Arugula Salad Topped With Red Onions, Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Crumbled Bleu Chesse, Caramelized Walnuts, Dried Fruit, and A Cracked Pepper Oil) A little beer and fitness brought to you by like-minded folks at Victory @Victory Brewing Co., Downingtown, PA--- Sun. 9/27 - Bike Fresh, Bike Local (choose from 25, 50, 75 mile route ($35/$40; see website for more details) And, finally, the granddaddy of all beer events kicks off today in Colorado @Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO--- Thu. 9/24-Sat. 9/26 - Great American Beer Festival (see website for details)

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