Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: September 16th-September 22nd

Just because you can't have a beer with your favorite brewer this weekend (as they're in the Rockies hopefully winning some awards for their labor and creativity), that doesn't mean there's any shortage of great stuff to do in the great wide world of great beer here in the Philadelphia region. Ready? GREAT! Check out the entire September 2010 calendar over here. If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, let me know. Tastings and Samplings @Bell's Beverage, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 9/17 - Friday Night Tasting (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free tasting samples of Sam Adams) @Dos Segundo, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 9/21 - Brewsday Tuesday (PAYG for Terrapin Rye Squared and Hopsecutioner) @Hawthornes, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 9/21 - Keep the Growler Night (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for featured brews from Sixpoint like Bengali Tiger IPA, Righteous Rye Ale, Sweet Action Cream Ale, Brownstone and highly anticipated Pumpkin Seasonal) @London Grill, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 9/22 - Beer Camp versus Beer Camp (6:30pm-9:30pm; PAYG for Beer Camp #25 Exporter, Beer Camp #26 Almond Marzen Project, Sierra 30 Jack & Ken's Ale, Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale, and Pale Ale) Going to the dogs, and other charitable benefits @Bethlehem Brew Works, Bethlehem, PA--- Thu. 9/16 - Charity Cask Night (5:00pm; PAYG for a cask of Carbomb, an "Irish Creme Oatmeal Stout") @Iron Hill Brewery, Media and Phoenixville, PA locations--- Wed. 9/22 - Fundraiser for Animal Rescue Foundation of SE PA (5:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG and when you pay for dinner and present the coupon at either location, 20% of your food bill will be donated to ARF!) @Sly Fox, Royersford, PA--- Thu. 9/16 - Yappy Hour (6:30pm-8:00pm; PAYG for a night where Perk Valley Pet Eatery will be passing out free treats, as well as The Berks County Humane Society on site with their mobile RV unit) GABF too big a festival for you? How 'bout something smaller and closer to home? @Appalachian Brewing Co., Harrisburg, PA--- Sat. 9/18 - Capital City Invitation Beer Festival (2:00pm-5:00pm, 6:00pm-9:00pm; $15/$35/$40 for thi annual favorite which includes over 20 great regional breweries, live music, a German buffet, vendors, and live brewing demonstrations) @High Street Grill, Mt. Holly, NJ--- Sun. 9/19 - Halfway to St. Patrick's Day (12:00pm-4:00pm; $10 gets you 5 Irish Bands playing continuously, Irish Beer and Food for sale and a great time for a great cause. $5 of each ticket goes directly to the parade.) @Kite and Key, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 9/16 - Sour Fest (PAYG for sours like: Cuvee Des Jacobins Rouge, Duchesse De Bourgogne, Ommegang Zuur, Monk's Flemish Sour, Petrus Aged Pale Sour, Russian River Consecration, Bell's Oarsman, Jolly Pumpkin Weizen Bam Biere) @Tap and Table, Emmaus, PA--- Thu. 9/16-Sat. 9/18 - Saison Fest (4:00pm; PAYG for Drafts to include: jolly pumpkin es bam, st. somewhere saison athene, jandrain iv, jandrain v, nuova mattina, blaugies la moneuse, dupont avec les bons voeux, bruery saison de lente, glazen toren d’erpe mere, cigar city guava groove, lost abbey red barn ale, hopfenstark saison de repos, bullfrog fran-tastique, hop ten dormaal blonde, nogne-o saison, pretty things jack d’or, saison dupont and Casks to include: bullfrog busted lawnmower wet hopped, sly fox grisette, st. somewhere “surprise”, stillwater saison) @The Drafting Room, Exton, PA--- Sat. 9/18 - Hop Fest VIII (all day; PAYG for hop delights like Green Flash West Coast IPA, Sierra Nevada Celebration, Lagunitas a Little Sumpin’ Wild, Tommyknocker Hop Strike, Drafting Room 16th Anniversary, Brooklyn Detonation, Flying Fish Exit 16we, Southern Tier Hop Sun, Tröegs Nugget Nectar, River Horse Hop-a-Lottamus, Flying Fish Exit 6, Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen, ABC Outta Focus, Prism Bitto Honey IPA, Tea Party Pale Ale (Cask Conditioned), Ommegang Biere de Mars 2008, Ithaca Excelsior alpHalpHa, Smutty Nose IPA "Finest Kind") Doe, a deer, an Oktoberfest celebration @Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 9/18 - 200th Anniversary of Oktoberfest Celebration (10:30am; PAYG for German food specials that will run for the week or possibly longer and a draft beer lineup including Hacker Pschorr Oktoberfest, Schneider Aventinus, Ayinger Celebrator, Spaten Lager, Franziskaner Hefeweisse, Kostritzer Schwarz, Bitburger Pilsner, Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Marzen) @High Street Grill, Mt. Holly, NJ--- Sat. 9/18 - Oktoberfest Party in the Tent (1:00pm-5:00pm; $45 for a schedule that includes German Beers and Wines, US "German Inspired" Beers, Oktoberfest Buffet, OmmPahPah Live Music) @all 8 Iron Hill locations--- Fri. 9/17-Sun. 10/3 - Oktoberfest Celebration (PAYG for German Fare and German Beers in celebration of the world's largest festival) Dinners and Homebrew, it's all cooking @Brauhaus Schmitz, Philadelphia, PA--- Mon. 9/20 - Left Hand Beer Dinner (7:00pm-10:00pm; $65 for a 4-courses paired with 5 beers from Left Hand: Milk Stout; Polestar Pilsner; Oktoberfest; Haystack Wheat; Ju Ju Ginger Beer) @High Street Grill, Mt. Holly, NJ--- Sat. 9/18 - Fall Homebrew Contest (12:00pm-4:00pm; entries were due by 9/11; judging takes place during the Oktoberfest celebration) @Iron Abbey, Horsham, PA--- Wed. 9/22 - Tröegs Beer Dinner (7:00pm; $50 for a 5-course pairing dinner) @Savona, Gulph Mills, PA--- Tue. 9/21 - Sly Fox Dogfish Head Night (5:30pm-10:00pm; $49)

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