Thursday, May 19, 2011

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: May 19 - May 25

Run tonight with The Brew Lounge and Fishtown Beer Runners. Then, plenty to do on Saturday, May 21. Go get 'em team!

Check out the entire May 2011 calendar over here.

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

Tastings, samplings, and brewery promos
@Bell's Beverage, Philadelphia, PA--- Fri. 5/20 - Friday Night Tasting (4:00pm-6:00pm; Free tasting samples of Southern Tier beer)

@Bethlehem Brew Works, Bethlehem, PA--- Thu. 5/19 - Charity Cask Night (5:00pm-10:00pm; PAYG for "Can’t Remember Wit" where our brewer pulverized a bunch of fruit and squished it into a cask of our Steelgaarden Wit. Benefits LLS.)

@Devil's Den, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 5/19 - Sixpoint Mad Scientist Series #3 Release (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for this tawny, malt-forward, 8.2% ABV alt bier called The Big Sticke)

@Dock Street, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 5/24 - Movie Night (9:00pm; PAYG for a night of discounted beers and pizza with Jaws on the projector)

@Good Dog, Philadelphia, PA--- Sun. 5/22 - Dark Humor Release Party (7:00pm; PAYG for the collaborative beer "Dark Humor", an all brett porter from Ithaca and Iron Hill. Also several rare drafts from both breweries)

@Goshen Beverage, West Chester, PA--- Fri. 5/20 - Friday Night Tasting (4:30pm-6:30pm; Free tasting samples of Sierra Nevada beer)

@Hawthornes, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 5/24 - Keep the Growler Night (7:00pm-9:00pm; PAYG for New Holland's Full Circle Kölsch, Golden Cap Saison, Mad Hatter IPA, Poet Oatmeal Stout, and Sundog Amber)

@Iron Hill Brewery, Media, PA--- Sat. 5/21 - Dark Humor Release Party (5:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for this 100% Brett fermented collaboration porter brewed with Ithaca Brewing and served with complimentary Good Humor Bars)

@Spinnerstown Hotel, Spinnerstown, PA--- Sat. 5/21 - Ballast Point Flights (1:00pm; PAYG for Wahoo Wheat, Big Eye IPA, Three Sheets Barley Wine-aged in French Oak Syrah Barrels, and Piper Down Scottish Ale-aged in Bourbon Barrels)

Beer for Charity
@Brauhaus Schmitz, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 5/21 - Liters for Litters (11:00am; PAYG to donate to PAWS and be registered for prizes)

Beer and Food events
@Allentown Brew Works, Allentown, PA--- Fri. 5/20 - Beers of Spring Beer Dinner (6:30pm-9:00pm; $30 for three courses of food paired with plenty of beer like Maibock, Space Monkey, Monkey Wrench, Blueberry Belch, and maybe a cellar surprise)

@Old City, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 5/21 - Craft Beer and Artisanal Cheese Tour (3:30pm-5:30pm; $49 for 7 Craft Beers and 4 Artisanal Cheeses in one of the city's best microbreweries)

@Pinocchio's, Media, PA--- Tue. 5/24 - Cheese and Beer Tasting (7:30pm; $30 for cheese from DiBruno Bros. and 6 craft beers selected from the "beer garden")

@Twenty Manning, Philadelphia, PA--- Tue. 5/24 - Dock Street Bacon and Beer Dinner (5pm, 7pm, 9pm; $40 for a four-course meal paired with Royal Bohemian Pilsner, Summer Session, Rye IPA, and Man Full of Trouble Porter)

@Varga Bar, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 5/21 - All-American BBQ (11:00am-5:00pm; PAYG for beer by Dogfish Head and hot food by Varga where 25% of all proceeds go to the USO)

@Wegmans, all PA store locations--- Sat. 5/21 - Summer Beer and Food Tasting (12:00pm; Free tasting samples of beer and complimenting food)

A few festivals and "bigger" tasting events
@A Big Tent, Yardley, PA--- Sat. 5/21 - Yardley Beer Fest (1:00pm-5:00pm; $10/$30/$35 for 45+ breweries and 85+ beers. Live music by The Kennedys)

@Canal Street Pub, Reading, PA---Sat. 5/21 - S.I.P. Fest 2011 Real Ale Fest and Pig Roast (6:00pm-10:00pm; $40 for live music and the following casks: Sly Fox Ichor, Southern Tier 2x IPA, Southern Tier Hop Sun, Weyerbacher Double Simcoe, Sixpoint Gemini, Tröegs Hopback Amber, Tröegs Java Head Stout, Stoudt's Fat Dog, Stoudt's Scarlet Lady, Philadelphia Pennsylvania Pale Ale, Lancaster Milk Stout, Blue Point Hoptical Illusion, Blue Point Pale Ale, Dock Street Rye IPA, and Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA)

@Cannstatter Volksfest-Verein, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 5/21 - Greater Northeast Brewfest (1:00pm-5:00pm; $10/$26/$30 for food from Cannstatter, cigars from Santiago, whisky-making equipment, and "tons" of beer)

@Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 5/21 - Don't Block the Bocks (11:00am; PAYG for special foods like delicious German sausages from Illg's Meats and beers like Great Lakes Doppelrock Doppelbock, Lancaster Rumspringa Honey Maibock, Manayunk Brian's Bock, Ramstein Maibock, Sly Fox Helles Bock, Sly Fox Peggy Maibock, Sly Fox Slacker Bock, Stoudt's Double Maibock, Tröegs Troegenator Doppelbock, Victory Moonglow Weizenbock, Victory St. Boisterous Maibock, and Victory St. Victorious Doppelbock)

@South Philadelphia Tap Room, Philadelphia, PA--- Sat. 5/21 - Wheat Beer Fest (12:00pm-8:00pm; PAYG for wheat-y libations from over 30 of your favorite breweries, including: Philadelphia Brewing Company, Sly Fox, Unibroue, Franziskaner, Great Lakes, Ithaca, Harpoon, Victory, and more)

@Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, PA--- Sat. 5/21 - April Showers Bring May Sours (11:30am; PAYG for no less than 12 sour beers on tap. Bottle blowout by The Beer Yard in the empty café next door, too)

@World Café Live, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 5/19 - A Philadelphia Ale and Arts Adventure (5:30pm-8:00pm; $35 for a trolley tour of some of the city's world-renowned murals, Yards brewery, and some liquid refreshment)

Last, but not least, a swell-sounding a Beer Run event :)
@Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, PA--- Thu. 5/19 - Tired Hands for Tired Feet: A Running Event (7:00pm-9:00pm; Free to run, Free Tired Hands beer, and PAYG for other beer at Johnny Brenda's after the run)

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