Thursday, November 10, 2011

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: November 10 - November 16

Hope you're hungry sometime in these next seven days. Come to think of it, whether dinners, tastings, or otherwise, there's some type of beer event every night of the next week in and around Philly. Enjoy!

Check out the entire November 2011 calendar over here.

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

Craft Beer Express comes to Philly
@12 participating bars in Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 11/12 - Craft Beer Express (11:00am-9:00pm; $10 to ride the bus, $PAYG at participating bars, see website for all the details from each bar)

Grand Opening
@Mad Mex, Willow Grove, Pa.--- Fri. 11/11 - Grand Opening ($PAYG for an extensive selection of innovative and seasonal margaritas with quality tequila and fresh-squeezed lime juice and 24 beers on tap including, on opening night, Avery Maharaja IPA, Blue Moon Belgian White Ale, Boulder Obovoid Oatmeal Stout, Brooklyn Brown Ale, Dogfish Head 60 Min IPA, Dos Equis Amber Lager, Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA, Founders Breakfast Stout, Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter, Green Flash West Coast IPA, Hoegaarden Belgian White, Jolly Pumpkin La Parcela, Lagunitas Cappucino Stout, Miller Lite, Pilsner Urquell, Magic Hat #9 Not Quite Pale Ale, Port Brewing Mongo IPA, Southern Tier Pumking, Russian River Pliny The Elder Double IPA, Sierra Nevada Estate Homegrown Ale, Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA, Stone Double Bastard, Yuengling Lager, Tröegs Java Stout, and Victory Headwaters Pale Ale)

Coast-to-Coast Toast on November 15
A day-long celebration of 30 years of importing great beer at Vanberg & Dewulf. At hundreds of locations around the country including, locally, Monk's, Eulogy, Tria, and Teresa's Next Door. See individual establishments' websites for more details about specific celebration plans.

Special Tastings, Brewery Promos, and Samplings
@Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 11/11 - Free Sampling (4:00pm-6:00pm; $Free tasting sample of beers from the south and a visit from Joe Sixpack)

@Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Tue. 11/15 - Movie Night (9:00pm; $PAYG for discounted pizzas and beer during the showing of Attack of La Niña)

@Pinocchio's, Media, Pa.--- Thu. 11/10 - Flying Fish Tasting (7:00pm-9:00pm; $Free tastings of Flying Fish beer)
@Pinocchio's, Media, Pa.--- Fri. 11/11 - Special Pin Tapping (4:30pm; $PAYG for Manayunk's Manayunk Dreamin' DIPA)

@The Drafting Room, Exton, Pa.--- Wed. 11/16 - An Evening of Unique Beers from Artisanal Imports (6:00pm-10:00pm; $PAYG to meet Larry Hoff, importer, as he brings along some less familiar European beers like: Sünner Kölsch, Urthel Saisonnière, Tripel Karmeliet, Bosteels Pauwel Kwak, La Trappe Quadruple, and St. Feuillien Brune. Plus, enjoy free samples of Deus Brut des Flanders during the tasting.)

@The Khyber Pass Pub, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Wed. 11/16 - Cigar City Night (6:00pm; $PAYG for a lineup of Tampa's finest including Jai Alai IPA, Maduro Oatmeal Brown Ale, Hotter Than Helles, Marshal Zhukov's Imperial Stout, and a cask of exclusive Peach Jai Alai IPA)

Extra special events of significance
@City Tap House, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 11/11 - Sixpoint Lounge (8:00pm; $PAYG for another outrageous lineup of Brooklyn-based beer including: Sixpoint's Autumnation, Bark's Ale, Belgian IPA, Brownstoner, Mad Scientist #6, Signal IPA, Spice of Life, 90211 Porter, Sweet Action, Triple Sweet Action, and Bengali Tiger)

@Iron Hill Brewery, Newark, Del.--- Mon. 11/14 - 15th Anniversary Party (6:00pm-9:00pm; $PAYG for the release of Fe15, an American Imperial Tripel. Both in 750 mL bottles and on draft. Raffle for one Fe15 bottle and T-shirt at 8:00 p.m.)

@Offices of Flaster/Greenberg at 4 Penn Center, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Thu. 11/10 - Continuing Lager Education: Legal Refreshment for Attorneys (5:00pm-8:00pm; $225/$265 for media-related CLE courses approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania PLUS fun, refreshing, tutored beer tastings led by renowned beer authority Joe Sixpack.)

@Side Bar & Restaurant, West Chester, Pa.--- Fri. 11/11-Sun. 11/13 - 2nd Anniversary Weekend (5:00pm-7:00pm; $PAYG for a weekend of celebratory tappings including the likes of: Dogfish Head's 60 Minute, 75 Minute, 90 Minute, and 120 Minute, Allagash's Black, Hugh Malone, and Big Little Beer, Stillwater's Existent, Harvest Saison, and Rauchstar, Ommegang's Three Philosophers, Stone's 15h Anniversary, and Lost Abbey's Angel Share)

Dinners and Festivals
@Bethlehem Brew Works, Bethlehem, Pa.--- Thu. 11/10 - Red Hot Beer Dinner (7:00pm-10:00pm; $60 for a pepper-themed dinner paired with Fegley’s Brew Works Pumpkin Ale, Schlenkerla Helles, Fegley’s Brew Works Oktoberfest, Schnieder Weisse, Fegley’s Brew Works Rude Elf’s Reserve, Saison D’erpe Mere, Fegley’s Brew Works Bagpiper’s Scotch Ale, Ichtegems Grand Cru, Fegley’s Brew Works Weizenbock, and Verdi Imperial Stout)

@Canal Street Pub, Reading, Pa.--- Sat. 11/12 - Brewphoria 9 (6:00pm-10:00pm; $40 for Berks County's premiere beer tasting and exhibition. Includes our famous Brewphoria Buffet, available throughout the evening, and music by The Youngers.)

@Cavanaugh's Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Wed. 11/16 - Bell's Brew and Chew (7:00pm-9:00pm; $20 for a four beer and food pairings with Bell's Brewery)

@City Tap House, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 11/12 - Turkey Roast (8:00pm; $35/$40 for a Thanksgiving feast City Tap House style and 5 drink tickets for Yards brews, including a special seasonal saison that will go just right with all the trimmings.)

@Iron Abbey, Horsham, Pa.--- Wed. 11/16 - Allagash Beer Dinner (7:00pm; $60 for a five-course meal paired with Fluxus, Big Little Beer, Vrienden, Hugh Malone, and Victor Frankenstein....and Rob Tod on The Skype.)

@Iron Hill Brewery, Media, Pa.--- Thu. 11/10 - 4-course Beer and Cheese Pairing (6:00pm-10:00pm; $30 for four cheeses paired with Rauchbier, Cannibal,, and Russian Imperial Stout)
@Iron Hill Brewery, North Wales, Pa.--- Tue. 11/15 & Wed. 11/16 - Brewmaster's Winter Beer Dinner (6:00pm-9:00pm; $65 for a five-course meal paired with Pumpkin Ale, Vienna Lager, Porter, Schwarzbier, and Oktoberfest)
@Iron Hill Brewery, Wilmington, Del.--- Wed. 11/16 - Taps and Tapas Brewmaster's Beer Dinner (7:00pm; $65 for a six-course meal paired with Ocktoberfest,, Samurai Saison, English Barleywine, Wee Heavy, Mr. Miyagi Pils, and Fe10)

@Kaya's Cuisine, Havertown, Pa.--- Tue. 11/15 - Homebrew Celebration Dinner (7:00pm-9:00pm; $40 for three courses paired with three homebrews)

@Sabatini's, Exeter, Pa.--- Wed. 11/16 - Explore the World of Italian Beer (7:00pm; $49.95 gets you five pizzas paired with five featured beers including: Nuova Mattina, Cassissona, Quarta Runa, Duchessic, and Baladin Super)

@The Drafting Room, Exton, Pa.--- Thu. 11/10 - Sierra Nevada Beer Dinner (6:30pm; $65 for a five-course meal paired with Estate Homegrown, Ovila Saison, Life and Limb 2, Ovila Quad, Northern Hemisphere Harvest, and Ovila Abbey Dubbel)

@The Farmers' Cabinet, Philadelphia, Pa. (and Beer Table in NYC)--- Tue. 11/15 & Wed. 11/16 - Beer Table Take Over Dinners (7:00pm; $50 for a four-course meal paired with four exceptional beers)

@Keystone Homebrew Supply, Montgomeryville, Pa.--- Fri. 11/11 - Introduction to Brewing Class (6:30pm; $40 for a class geared toward the first-time brewer. The class covers the basic equipment needed to homebrew and how it works. Participants will get hands-on experience brewing, bottling, and tasting homebrew.)
@Keystone Homebrew Supply, Montgomeryville, Pa.--- Sat. 11/12 - Next Step Brewing Class (6:30pm; $40 for a class geared toward the new brewer who has brewed some beer kits and is ready to learn the next step in homebrewing. In this class we will concentrate on beer ingredients and how they influence the final flavors. We'll brew up a Keystone beer kit, which is extract based with specialty grains, fresh hops, and liquid yeast. We will taste and discuss your homebrews and ours, so be sure to bring some.)

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