Thursday, April 01, 2010

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: April 1st-April 7th

Which month is it that supposedly comes in like a lion? For the sake of the Philly Beer Calendar, I'm gonna say it's April. Read more to find out why. If you'd like to go for a run with me to/from TJs in Paoli this Saturday, you might want to check this out...then drop a note to me. Check out the entire April 2010 calendar over here. If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, let me know. Get your samples, get your tastings, there's some for all @Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 4/2 - Friday Night Tasting (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free tasting samples of Otter Creek/Wolavers) @Exton Beverage, Exton, PA--- Fri. 4/2 - Friday Night Tasting (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free tasting samples of Sierra Nevada) @Hawthornes, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 4/7 - Beer Sampling (6:00pm-8:00pm; Free tasting samples of Tröegs) @McGillins, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 4/1 - Java Head Stout debut (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG the City's debut of this year's Tröegs Java Head Stout) @Triumph, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 4/1 - Brewer's Reserve Barrel Tappings (6:00pm; PAYG for April's selection Über Pils) @Triumph, New Hope, PA--- Fri. 4/2 - Brewer's Reserve Barrel Tappings (6:00pm; PAYG for April's selection Barrel Aged Scotch Ale) @Triumph, Princeton, NJ--- Wed. 4/7 - Brewer's Reserve Barrel Tappings (6:00pm; PAYG for April's selection Honeymoon Braggot) Better set your alarm clocks before heading out to these events the day before Easter @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 4/3 - 2nd Anniversary Party (2:00pm; PAYG to enjoy a selection of rare & limited drafts and a free delicious buffet) @Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 4/3 - Stout Season Opens (all day; PAYG for the first of 13 weeks of Beer (and Trout) Season) @Iron Hill, Wilmington, DE--- Sat. 4/3 - The Dark Side Release Party (12:00pm; PAYG for the newly-released Dark Side as well as Bourbon Oatmeal Stout, American Stout, Dark Situation, Oompa Loompa Chocolate Stout, Schwarzbier, Smoked Porter, Black IPA, and Bourbon Russian Imperial Stout) @Sugar Mom's, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 4/3 - Split thy Skull (1:00pm-6:00pm; PAYG for a lineup including Duck-Rabbit Barleywine, Flying Fish Exit 16, Nøgne Ø Andhrimnir, Ballast Point 3 Sheets, Lagunitas Olde Gnarlywine, Sly Fox Ichor, Heavy Seas Below Decks, Great Divide Old Ruffian, Yards Old Bartholomew, and Lancaster Boss Hog) @Union Jack's, Boyertown, PA--- Sat. 4/3 - Easter Hopfest (12:00pm; PAYG, reservations required for a lineup including Russian River Pliny the Younger (Supplication back-up), Bells HopSlam, Stone Ruination, Steamworks Conductor Imperial IPA, Avery Maharajah, Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree, Coronado Idiot, Ballast Point Sculpin, Ithaca Flower Power, Founders Double Trouble, Manayunk California Dreamin', Victory Hop Wallop, Bear Republic Apex, Fegleys Brew Works Hop'solutely, Tröegs Nugget Nectar, New Holland Imperial Hatter, Otto's Double D IPA, Southern Tier Gemini, Southern Tier Oak Aged Unearthly, and Moylan's Hopsickle) Don't forget the firkins @Bethlehem Brew Works, Bethlehem, PA--- Thu. 4/1 - Charity Cask Night (5:00pm; PAYG for Fresh Strawberries infused with our Belgian Wit) @Craft Ale House, Royersford, PA--- Thu. 4/1 - Fool for Firkins (6:00pm; PAYG a firkin of dry-hopped Double Simcoe from Weyerbacher as well as their '09 Heresy and Insanity to compare to this years batch (all on tap), as well as Merry Monks Belgian Triple and their Slam Dunkel) @Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, PA--- Thu. 4/1 - Firkin of Flying Fish Farmhouse (PAYG for what the title says) @Prohibition Taproom, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 4/2 - First Friday Firkins (7:00pm; PAYG for April's selection of Gritty's ESB) Drinking makes you hungry, Eating makes you thirsty, ergo... @Old City, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 4/3 - Craft Beer & Artisanal Cheese Tour (3:30pm-5:30pm; $45 for 2 beers, 4 cheeses, 8 beers) @Spinnerstown Hotel, Spinnerstown, PA--- Wed. 4/7 - Meet The Brewer Series Presents… (7:00pm; $TBD for a night with Manayunk Brewery) @Swift Half Pub, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 4/6 - Flying Fish Beer Dinner (7:00pm-10:00pm; $55 for a 4-course meal paired with Farmhouse Ale, Exit 4, Exit 16, and Exit 1) @Tap and Table, Emmaus, PA--- Tue. 4/6 - Cask Beer Dinner with Ron Fischer (7:00pm; $65 for 5 courses and 5 casks including Harviestouns, Burton Bridge, Thornbridge, and a pin of JW Lees Port) @Victory Brewing Co., Downingtown, PA--- Sun. 4/4 - Easter Brunch (10:00am-2:00pm; $20/$10 for a classic brunch buffet including assorted breakfast items, omelet station, waffles, carving station, desserts and a chocolate fountain) Hey, I forgot these events...where do they go? @Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 4/2 - Monster Max (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for a tapping of a sixtel (or two) of Brooklyn Monster Barley Wine) @McGillins, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 4/7 - Anniversary Celebration (6:00pm; PAYG for rollback pricing on drinks and food, hand out free "fireplace-roasted" potatoes and dedicate a plaque commemorating the anniversary. $1.50 mugs of Victory Throwback Lager & McGillin's 1860 IPA, by Stoudt's for the anniversary) @Sly Fox, Phoenixville, PA--- Fri. 4/2 - Incubus Friday (all day; PAYG for a keg of Incubus Tripel 'til it kicks)

No comments: