Thursday, April 29, 2010

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: April 29th-May 5th

As Philly Beer Week quickly approaches, this week's calendar is a great representation of the quality beer scene in and around Philadelphia. Big events/beers, small events/beers, free tastings, sit-down dinners...and farm-raised goats, of course! enjoy Check out the entire May 2010 calendar over here. If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, let me know. Samplings and Tastings @Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 4/30 - Friday Night Tasting (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free tasting samples of Heavy Seas with Joe Sixpack) @Hawthornes, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 5/5 - Dark Horse Sampling (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for a lineup of Dark Horse beers from Michigan) @Triumph, Princeton, NJ--- Wed. 5/5 - Brewer's Reserve Barrel Tappings (6:00pm; PAYG for May's selection still TBD) Block Party all night long, er, all afternoon @Hawthornes, Philadelphia, PA--- Sun. 5/2 - IPA Block Party (3:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG where drink tickets will be the norm, $4 gets you a pint of a tasty IPA of your choice! Live entertainment by The Suntones.) @Union Jack's, Boyertown, PA Wed. 5/5 - Cinco de Tröegs (4:00pm; PAYG for Sunshine Pils, Java Head Stout, Dreamweaver Wheat, HopBack Amber, Troegenator, Pale Ale, Flying Mouflan, Scratch #TBA, Scratch #TBA, Nugget Nectar) Food, Beer, Eat, Drink @Iron Hill, Wilmington, DE--- Thu. 4/29 - Spring Beer Dinner (6:00pm; $50 for a Four course dinner paired with Vienna Red Lager, Sasquatch, Cherry Dubbel, Munich Dunkel, Russian Imperial Stout) @Old City, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 5/1 - Craft Beer & Artisanal Cheese Tour (3:30pm-5:30pm; $45 for a 2-hour adventure including 8 craft beers and 4 artisanal cheeses) @Spinnerstown Hotel, Spinnerstown, PA--- Wed. 5/5 - Meet The Brewer Series Presents… (7:00pm; $40 for a night with Great Lakes Brewery) And, yes, the Running of the Goats @Sly Fox, Phoenixville, PA--- Sun. 5/2 - Annual Bock Festival & Goat Races (10:00am-6:00pm; PAYG for an annual ritual that must be experienced in order to be appreciated) And, while we're discussing animals @General Lafayette Inn & Brewery, Lafayette Hill, PA--- Sun. 5/2 - Suds for Buds w/PSPCA (3:00pm-6:00pm; $25 to bring your dog, eat, drink, and frolic...and people can do the same)

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