Thursday, January 26, 2012

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: January 26 - January 31

Attention all ladies in the northern Chester County area. Next Tuesday night, the West Chester Beer Ladies is meeting at The Flying Pig Saloon in Malvern to discuss plans they developing with Iron Hill in West Chester to brew a beer of their very own. They have a website but, like it seems everyone nowadays, the most current info can be found on their Facebook page. The meet up is at 7 p.m. on 1/31/12 at The Pig.

Check out the entire January 2012 calendar over here.

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

Special Tastings, Brewery Promos, and Samplings
@Beer Yard, Wayne, Pa.--- Fri. 1/27 - Friday Night Tasting (5:00pm-7:00pm; $Free tasting samples of Leffe blonde and brune beers)

@Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 1/27 - Friday Night Tasting (4:00pm-6:00pm; $Free tasting samples of Victory Brewing's beers)

@Isaac Newton's, Newtown, Pa.--- Thu. 1/26 - Brewery Night featuring Corsendonk (7:00pm-9:00pm; $PAYG)

@Philadelphia Bar & Restaurant, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 1/27 - Awesome Night of Ballast Point Beers (5:00pm-10:00pm; $PAYG for brandy barrel-aged Three Sheets, Barrel-aged Sextant, Tongue Buckler, Yellowtail, Calico, Sculpin, Wahoo Wheat, Sea Monster, and bourbon barrel-aged Black Marlin)

@Teresa's Next Door, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 1/28 - Holy Hops! ($PAYG for Russian River goodies, Founders Double Trouble, and, yes, Bell's HopSlam)

@The Belgian Café, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 1/27 - An Evening of Ommegang (7:00pm-10:00pm; $PAYG as Megan of Duvel-Ommegang will be on hand to give tastes and maybe some prizes. Featuring draft Ommegang Seduction, Ommegang Three Philosophers, Ommegang Belgian Pale Ale, and also featuring draft N’Ice Chouffe. 25oz Bottles of Ommegang Aphrodite, Ommegang Adoration, and some bottles of N’Ice Chouffe vintage 2010)

Special events with that little something extra
@Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, Pa.--- Thu. 1/26 - Hair Of The Dogfish Head Tap Takeover (6:00pm; $PAYG for Chicory Stout with Randall-infused Apple Brandy Apples & Oak Chips, 60 Minute, 90 Minute, World Wide Stout, Palo Santo, Ta Henket, Olde School, My Antonia, Hellhound & more TBD)

@Iron Hill Brewery, West Chester, Pa.--- Sat. 1/28 - Belgium Comes to West Chester (1:00pm; $PAYG for 29 Belgian beers from 26 breweries sure to knock your socks off. And, probably still more surprises to make the 50 degree weather day even more perfect. Beats the weather of two years ago!)

@The Four Seasons Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Mon. 1/30 - A Beer Four All Seasons (6:00pm-8:00pm; $PAYG for the Truffled Old Ale, collaboratively-conceived with The Four Seasons and brewed at Dock Street. $16 per 750mL bottle on this night only…plus $8 commemorative glass)

@TJ's, Paoli, Pa.--- Sat. 1/28 - The Shelton Brothers Take Over TJ's @TJ's, Paoli, Pa. (12:00pm; $PAYG for a stellar lineup including tasty treats from Mikkeller, To Ol, Nogne-O, Cantillon, Struise, DeProef, Blaugies, Jandrain, Kerkom Bink, Dieu du Ciel, Amager, DeMolen, Jolly Pumpkin, Christoffel, St Somewhere, Monchshof, and Kapuziner)

Bus pickups in either Limerick or Lansdale, Pa.--- Sat. 1/28 - North Wales Winter Warmer Tour (11:00am-6:00pm; $70, see website for all the details )

Did you resolve to homebrew in 2012?
@Keystone Homebrew, Bethlehem & Montgomeryville, Pa.--- throughout Jan. '11 - Beer Making, Cheese Making, and Wine Making classes (See website for all the class details)

Beer and Food events
@Occasions, New Hope, Pa.--- Sun. 1/29 - Chili Cook-off (1:00pm-4:00pm; $35/$45 to vote for your favorite chili in the People’s Choice Award competition and stay for our trophy presentations for this and the Judge’s Choice. Includes a commemorative glass.)

@Pinocchio's, Media, Pa.--- Mon. 1/30 - Beer Dinner (7:00pm; $75)

@South Philadelphia Tap Room, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sun. 1/29 - Beef and Beer (4:00pm-8:00pm; $50 for a gourmet beef buffet with all the fixins' prepared by Chef Scott Schroeder, and drink firkins from your favorite local breweries like Sixpoint Vienna Pale Ale, Dogfish Head 75 Minute, Sly Fox Chester County, Sly Fox Route 113, Dock Street Rye IPA, Manayunk California Dreamin', PBC Newbold, PBC Kilty Pleasure, Weyerbacher Hops Infusion, Victory Smokin' Oats Porter, plus a sixtel of Tröegs Scratch 55)

@The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Co., Harrisburg, Pa.--- Sat. 1/28 - Winterfest ($TBD)

@Victory Brewing Co., Downingtown, Pa.--- Tue. 1/31 - Terrior Des Tettnangs Beer Dinner (6:00pm-9:00pm; $35 for a sensory tour of Tettnang as guided by Ron Barchet through six different batches of Braumeister Pils brewed with this signature noble hop)

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