Thursday, September 06, 2012

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: September 6 - September 12

School may be back in session and vacations are over, but don't think about taking a vacation from beer when there's an event calendar that looks like this around Philadelphia over the next seven days.

Check out the entire September 2012 calendar over here. If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, don't hesitate to let me know.

Brewery Promos and Samplings
@Beer Yard, Wayne, Pa.--- Fri. 9/7 - Friday Night Tasting (5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of Summit beer)

@Craft Beer Outlet, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 9/7 - Friday Night Sampling (5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of Sly Fox beer)

@Dock Street Brewery, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Tue. 9/11 - Movie Night (8:00 p.m.; $PAYG for discounted beer and food and "Joe Strummer, The Future Is Unwritten" on the big screen)

@Drink Philly HQ, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 9/7 - First Friday (5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.; $Free tastes of Victory's Headwaters Pale Ale and Braumeister Pils and our downstairs neighbor, Barra, will be serving bites of spreads and breads (think bruschetta, meat and cheese), as well as mini meatballs.)

@Goshen Beverage, West Chester, Pa.--- Fri. 9/7 - Friday Night Tasting (4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of Tröegs beer)

@Hawthornes, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Wed. 9/12 - Beer Tastings (6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of River Horse beers served up and discussed with Kevin Romer)

@Iron Hill, West Chester, Pa.--- Sat. 9/8 - Hop Slam Multi-tap Event (1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.; $PAYG for 8 hoppy beers from Iron Hill (Stormin’ Red IPA, Kryptonite, Hopkowski, Dark Ritual Black IPA, Rising Sun, Chuck Norris’ Beard, Lex Luther, and Alpha Tripel) and 3 hoppy beers from our guest breweries (Hopfish from Flying Fish, Lot #6 from Evolution, and 113 IPA from Sly Fox))

@Trolley Car Diner, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 9/7 - Beer Tasting (5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of Weyerbacher beer)

@Washington House, Sellersville, Pa.--- Fri. 9/7 - Beer Tasting (7:00 p.m.; $Free+$PAYG for Free Will beer)

@Whole Foods, Plymouth Meeting, Pa.--- Thu. 9/6 - Thursday Night Sampling (6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of Chicago's new 5 Rabbit Cerveceria and Finch's Beer)

"Takeovers", Debuts, Festivals, and other noteworthy events
@Brother Paul's, Eagleville, Pa.--- Thu. 9/6 - Victory Night (6:00 p.m.; $PAYG for Headwaters Pale Ale, Mad King Weis, Ranch DIPA, Helios, HopDevil, Golden Monkey, Festbier, and many more.)

@High Street Grill, Mount Holly, NJ--- Thu. 9/6 - Unibroue Tap Takeover (7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.; $PAYG for beer geek trivia, great giveaways, and several great Unibroue Beers TBA)

@Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, Pa.--- Thu. 9/6 - Neshaminy Creek Floods the Hulmeville ($PAYG for Traugner Pils, Mudbank Stout, County Line IPA, and more TBD)

@Iron Hill, Wilmington, Del.--- Sat. 9/8 - Big Beer, Small State (1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.; $PAYG to help celebrate beers from Delaware Breweries. Beers on tap include: Twin Lakes Greenville Pale Ale; Fordham Dominion Double D; 16 Mile Inlet India Pale Ale; Agrilla Chief Toscaloosa; Dogfish Head Raison D'Etre, Urkontinent, & 120 Minute IPA; Stewart's Lockjaw IPA; Iron Hill (Newark) White Clay IPA; Iron Hill (Wilmington) Shokolad Stout, Sasquatch 2011, & Oak-Aged Belgian Quad)

@Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 9/8 - Pils Picnic (12:00 p.m.; $PAYG for Sly Fox Standard Pils, Prism Summer of 69 Pils, Sly Fox Charles Bridge Pils, Victory Braumeister Pils-Spalt Select, Tröegs Sunshine Pils, Manayunk Bill's Pils, a firkin of Stoudt's Keller Pils, and more to be added. The kitchen will be serving up some classic picnic foods with a Bavarian flare.)

@Monk's Café, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Mon. 9/10 - Monk's Mad Monday (11:30 a.m.; $PAYG for Dogfish Head World Wide Stout, 120 Minute IPA, Immort Ale, Noble Rot, Red & White, and Black & Blue)

@Nodding Head, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 9/8 - Berliner Invitational (3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.; $PAYG four different versions of Berliner Weisse from Iron Hill's Media, Chestnut Hill, and Lancaster locations as well as Nodding Head's own five-time medal-winning version, Ich Bin Ein Berliner Weisse)

@Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, Pa.--- each Friday in September - German gravity keg night (5:00 p.m.; $PAYG for a fresh German gravity keg behind the bar. Featuring beers from Mahr's, Weissenohe, Bayer, and more beers from Franconia.)
@Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, Pa.--- Tue. 9/11 - Tasty Tuesday with Dogfish Head ($PAYG for a few vintage Dogfish kegs including Fort, Old School Barleywine, Pearl Jam, and a few other delicious beers as well.)

@The Belgian Café, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Mon. 9/10 - Anniversary Party ($PAYG to help celebrate their fifth anniversary.)

Food and Beer events
@Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center, Blue Bell, Pa.--- Thu. 9/6 - Crab-N-Craft Beer Fest (6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.; $41.95-$43.95 for an all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet, unlimited beer and wine, a raffle, and live music by Back2Life)

@Penn's Landing Caterers at the Sheet Metal Worker's Hall, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 9/8 - Phestiv-ale (12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.; 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; $45/$55 for over 50 beers and proceeds go to Cystic Fibrosis foundation)

@Spinnerstown Hotel, Spinnerstown, Pa.--- Wed. 9/12 - Meet the Brewery Dinner with Oskar Blues (7:00 p.m.; $45 for Oskar Blues Old Chub, G'Knight, Dale's Pale Ale, Mama's Little Yella Pils, and Deviant Dale's India Pale Ale. Menu created by Chef Ricky Heinrichs)

@The Institute, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 9/8 - Beers & Steers Featuring Neshaminy Creek Brewing (2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.; $PAYG for a beef & beer that will feature a special menu Texas-style prepared by Chef Travis Messman and Neshaminy Creek Brewing dominating the tap system for the day. We will also have Jeremy, owner of Neshaminy Creek, on hand for the day to field and questions on their brew.)

Charity and Education
@Fegley's Brew Works, Bethlehem, Pa.--- Thu. 9/6 - Charity Cask Night (5:00pm-9:00pm; $PAYG for a firkin of "Belgian Cocoa Wit" to benefit the Pennsylvania Perimeter Ride Against Cancer)

@Resurrection Ale House, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Wed. 9/12 - Monthly Beer School (4:00 p.m.; $Free to get trained along side their staff)

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