Thursday, February 10, 2011

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: February 10 - February 16

February. At least 30 events in the next 7 days in and around Philly in a month with less days than events. Just another day (week) at the shop around here.

Check out the entire February 2011 calendar over here.

If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, let me know.

Tastings, samplings, and parties
@Bell's Beverage, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 2/11 - Friday Night Tasting (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free tasting samples of Sam Adams)

@Bella Vista Beverage, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 2/11 - Friday Night Tasting (5:00pm-7:00pm; Free tasting samples of McSorley's)

@Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 2/11 - White Birch Brewery Night (5:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG for a night of very intersting and tasty brews like Hooksett Ale, Indulgence, Triple, Barrel Aged Triple, and a special firkin of Hop Session from New Hampshire's relatively new White Birch. Owner/Brewer Bill Herlicka will also be in the house)

@Hop Angel Brauhaus, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 2/11 - Keep the Glass Night (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for the return of the Yuengling Bock)

@Iron Hill, Media, PA--- Fri. 2/11 - February Firkin Series (5:00pm; PAYG for a firkin of Bourbon Chocolate Pumpkin Ale in celebration of Valentine's Day)
@Iron Hill, Lancaster, PA--- Fri. 2/11 - Chocolate Beer Craziness (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for 5 Chocolate Beers On Tap like Overload Stout (on nitro), Shokolad Stout (on cask), Oompa Loompa Stout (on nitro), Cowabunga Porter, Bourbon-aged Cowabunga, plus complimentary chocolate treats from our kitchen for mug club members)
@Iron Hill, Phoenixville, PA--- Sat. 2/12 - British Invasion (12:00pm-7:00pm; PAYG for a bunch of English Style Beers such as Nut Brown Ale, Pig Iron Porter, Chocolate Stout, Bourbon Porter, Barleywine, India Pale Ale, ESB, and Cask Conditioned ESB. Also featuring traditional English fare)

@McMenamin's, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 2/16 - Ballast Point Night (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for a lineup for Ballast Point and the first 24 people to order a Ballast Point beer will receive a pint glass.)

@Pickering Creek Inn, Phoenixville, PA--- Thu. 2/10 - Craft Ale Night (6:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for Bell's Expedition Stout, Kalamazoo Pale, and Best Brown Ale specials all night)

@Verde, Philadelphia, PA--- Sun. 2/13 - Complimentary Yards Love Stout while you shop (12:00pm-6:00pm; Free Yards Love Stout while you shop for jewelry, flowers, and chocolate)

Boot Camp, where only the strong survive
@Sly Fox, Phoenixville, PA--- every Wednesday 1/12 through 3/16 - St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp (5:00pm-11:00pm; PAYG for a night of beer, dinner, and live music)
@Sly Fox, Royersford, PA--- every Thursday 1/13 through 3/17 - St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp (5:00pm-11:00pm; PAYG for a night of beer, dinner, and live music)

Special Releases
@Dock Street, Philadelphia, PA--- Mon. 2/14 - Valentine's with a Sexy Beast (PAYG for pizza and beer discounts during the movie, Sexy Beast)

@all Fegley Brew Works locations, Allentown & Bethlehem, PA--- Fri. 2/11 - Bourbon Barrel-aged Insidious (PAYG for this Russian Imperial Stout at Allentown Beer Works, Bethlehem Brew Works, and Brew Works on the Green)

@Nodding Head, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 2/12 - Wood'ja (3:00pm-6:00pm; PAYG for J.W. Lees Lagavulin cask w/Old Sot Barleywine and J.W. Lees Calvados cask w/Wee Heavier -- special guest Russian River Consecration, plus more surprises)

15 Years of Greatness
@Exton Beverage, Exton, PA--- Fri. 2/11 - Friday Night Sampling (Victory) (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free tasting samples of Victory)

@Resurrection Ale House, Philadelphia, PA--- Wed. 2/16 - Victory Headwaters Pale Ale Release and Anniversary Party (6:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG for gads of Victory favorites in addition to the first taste of their newest brand, Headwaters Pale Ale. The list includes Helios Ale, V-Twelve, Baltic Thunder, St. Victorious, Victory Lager, Hop Wallop on cask, and more! Expect an extra special firkin pouring off the edge of the bar)

@Victory Brewing Co., Downingtown, PA--- Tue. 2/15 - 15th Anniversary Party (all day and night; PAYG as Victory kicks off a year of events nationwide, that celebrates the past 15 years together. Join us at Victory to witness the first screening of the 'Fifteen Years Of Character(s)' video)

Yards and Homebrewing
@City Tap House, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 2/12 - The Kharma Factor (homebrew competition) (2:00pm; PAYG the second half of the homebrewing competition where you need to clone a Yards beer for a chance to brew for PBW '11. See the website for all the details)

Tap Takeovers are all the rage
@Canal Street Pub, Reading, PA--- Thu. 2/10 - Tröegs Night (6:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for a firkin of Nugget Nectar that will be tapped along with some year round beers and some other goodies)

@Kite and Key, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 2/10 - Jolly Pumpkin Night (PAYG to sample some truly unique beers)

@Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, PA--- Tue. 2/15 - Tasty Tuesday Tap Takeover with Tröegs (PAYG for at least 15 Tröegs beers on tap at one time. We will gravity pour a very fresh firkin of Nugget Nectar on the bar. Firkins of Scratch 39 and Scratch 40 on the handpump, Scratch 37, Scratch 38, Scratch 41, Scratch 42 (if it is ready in time), Flying Mouflan, Mad Elf, Nugget Nectar, Hopback Amber, Troegenator, Java Head, and Dreamweaver Wheat)

@The Drafting Room, Exton, PA--- Sat. 2/12 - Bell's (12:00pm; PAYG for HopSlam, Batch 10,000, Expedition Stout, Two Hearted Ale, Pale Ale, Third Coast Ale, Porter, and a firkin of Best Brown)

Beer Dinners and Festivals
@City Tap House, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 2/11 - Flying Fish Valentine's Beer Dinner (5:00pm; $55 for a four-course meal paired with Exit 13, Exit 4, Grand Cru, and Abbey Dubbel)

@Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 2/12 - Winter Beer Fest (1:00pm-5:00pm, 6:00pm-10:00pm; $10/$40/$50)

@Fork & Barrel, Philadelphia, PA--- Mon. 2/14 - Valentine's Day Cider Dinner (7:00pm-10:00pm; $55 for a four-course meal paired with four ciders)

@Hawthorne Café, Philadelphia, PA--- Mon. 2/14 - Love Day Monday Beer Dinner (7:00pm-9:00pm; $65 for a Valentine's dinner paired with love inspired beers)

@Iron Abbey, Horsham, PA--- Wed. 2/16 - Wine versus Beer vertical dinner (7:00pm-9:00pm; $60 for a six-course meal paired with 5 wines, 1 cordial, and 5 beers including Sylvestre 3 Monts, Estrella Damm Inedit, Schneider Aventinus, Stone Ruination IPA, oak-aged Panil Barriquée)

@Iron Hill, Maple Shade, NJ--- Wed. 2/16 & Thu. 2/17 - Five Course Beer Dinner (7:00pm; $65 for a five-course meal paired with Rising Sun, Vienna Red Lager, American Brown Ale, Abbey Dubbel, and Russian Imperial Stout)

1 comment:

Dan Bengel said...

Wood 2.0 has been moved to Feb. 26