Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: February 18th-February 24th

More rescheduled dates this week and more good stuff happening around town. Enough to get me to shut up about San Francisco for a while. This coming weekend, especially. Check out the entire February 2010 calendar over here. If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, let me know. A Taste of the Good Life, some ride for free others pay as you go @Capone's, Norristown, PA--- Fri. 2/19 Rescheduled from 2/12- Boaks' 2nd Anniversary Party (6:30pm-9:30pm; PAYG for Boaks Monster Mash R.I.S., Two Blind Monks, Three Blind Monks, and to meet Brian Boaks) @Goshen Beverage, West Chester, PA--- Sat. 2/20 - Friday Night Sampling on Saturday (1:00pm-4:00pm; free tasting samples of Weyerbacher) @Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 2/23 - Dark Horse Tuesday Nights (8:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG to meet & greet the brewers & beer reps & to taste the beers) @Pickering Creek Inn, Phoenixville, PA--- Thu. 2/11, Rescheduled from 2/11 - Craft Brew Night (6:00pm; PAYG for a night of Ommegang brews) @Swift Half Pub, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 2/18 - Meet the Brewer Night with Cask Conditioned Ale (7:00pm; PAYG for a firkin of Southampton Publick House Saison and complimentary hors d'ouevres) Tastings, with a little something extra special @Craft Ale House, Limerick, PA--- Wed. 2/24 - Get Vertical with Stone (6:00pm; PAYG for Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine '06, '07, '08, '09 and Double Bastard Ale '06, '07, '08, '09 and Stone Imperial Russian Stout '06, '07, '08, '09 and Stone 09.09.09 Vertical Epic Ale on draft) @The Drafting Room, Exton, PA--- Thu. 2/18 - Sly Fox Night (6:00pm; PAYG for a lineup including Amarillo Pale Ale, Argentinean Cascade, Columbus Pale Ale, Schwarz Bier, Incubus Tripel, Odyssey Imperial IPA, Gang Aft Agley Scotch Ale, Keller Pils, Dunkel Lager, and a “Firkin” of Odyssey) @Earth Bread + Brewery, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 2/18 - King of the Iron Hills (4:30pm-12:00am; PAYG for a beer from each Iron Hill location and what will look like an IH corporate meeting...beers include: Newark's R.I.S., Maple Shade's Caprice, North Wales' Wee Heavy, Phoenixville's Roggenbier, West Chester's Cherry Dubbel, Wilmington's Cannibal Nocturnum, Media's Bourbon Porter, and Lancaster's Abbey Fault) @Memphis Taproom, Philadelphia, PA--- Mon. 2/22 - Meet the Brewer Night (Tomme Arthur) (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for a draft lineup that will include Mongo Double IPA, Older Viscosity, Hop 15, Wipeout IPA, Gift of the Magi ('08) and Carnivale in addition to some super limited edition surprises. $1 off for bald guys with glasses!) Iron Hill might need to start paying for their own space here @Iron Hill Brewery, Maple Shade, NJ--- Sat. 2/20 - The Situation Release Party (1:00pm-5:00pm; PAYG to witness the Release Party for The Situation) @Iron Hill Brewery, Media, PA--- Fri. 2/19 - Firkin Fridays of February (5:00pm; PAYG for Hopilicious vs. Wee Heavy, a 2007 WBC Silver Medal winner) Who needs Philly Beer Week when you have events like these @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 2/12 (continuing through 2/28) - Winter Olympics at the Den (6:00pm; PAYG for gold, silver, and bronze) @Jose Pistola's, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 2/19 - Loaded Lunches (11:25am-4:25pm; PAYG to drink of the Tröegs) @Local 44, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 2/20 - The Foodery Beer Class (3:00pm; $15 to sample 12 different beer types and learn how to describe their flavors with the Foodery’s own beer pros.) @Sly Fox, Phoenixville & Royersford, PA--- every Wed. & Thu. through 3/11 - St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp (5:00pm; PAYG until you get to St. Patrick's Day) Food, Beer, Beer, Food, Beer, Food, Food, Beer...repeat until you can't take it anymore! @Avalon, West Chester, PA--- Tue. 2/23 - Victory Beer Dinner (7:00pm; $50 for a Four Course Guided Beer & Cheese Dinner with DiBruno Brothers & Victory Brewing) @The Institute, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 2/20 - Pork Yards Pints ($40 gets you in for the roasting of a pig, doing all kinds of things with sweet taters, and serving up some great beer from our buds at Yards! Among things, a firkin of GW Porter--done special just for us. Brawler, ESA, IPA, and PPA on draft!) @Monk's Café, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 2/23 - Lost Abbey/Port Brewing Dinner (7:00pm; $75 for the typical mayhem that ensues from wonderful beer dinners at Monk's...and throw in Tomme Arthur for good measure) @Ron's Original, Exton, PA--- Thu. 2/18 - Blues Brews 'n' BBQ (PAYG for legendary BBQ from Ron's in Frazer and the usual great beers from Ron's) @Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, PA--- Sun. 2/21 - New Holland Foodie Brunch (open seating ; $25 for a 3-course brunch served with Black Tulip Belgian Tripel, Charkoota Rye Smoked Dopplebock, Dragon's Milk. Also available will be Mad Hatter IPA and a cask conditioned version of the Poet Oatmeal Stout on the handpump.) @Victory Brewing Co., Downingtown, PA--- Sun. 2/21 - Chili Challenge (12:00pm-3:00pm; event is free to taste and to vote for your staff pic for the People's Pepper. Chili Challenge is free, just bring your tasting skills; beer is PAYG) Get out of town if Philly doesn't have enough going on for you @Brickskeller, Washington, D.C.--- Tue. 2/23 - Winter Strong Ale Tasting Extravaganzee (6:00pm; $35 to sample the regions strong winter ales) @The Cyclorama @ The Boston Center For The Arts, Boston, MA--- Fri. 2/19-Sat. 2/20 - Extreme Beer Fest (see website for details)

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