Thursday, March 21, 2013

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: March 21 - March 31

And then there was the rest of March. Going out like anything but a lion? Ha!

Check out the entire March 2013 calendar over here. If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, don't hesitate to let me know.

Events with Tap Lists via
@Chestnut 7, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Thu. 3/21 - Allagash Reserve Beer Dinner (5 p.m.; $45 featuring a four-course meal and an Allagash beer list brought to you by

@Prohibition Taproom, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 3/22 - Finch Comes To Philadelphia (6 p.m.; $PAYG as founder Benjamin Finch comes and presents a special event beer list brought to you by

Brewery Promos and Samplings
@Beer Heaven, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 3/22 - Free Sampling (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of beer from Evolution.)

@Beer Yard, Wayne, Pa.--- Fri. 3/22 - Friday Night Sampling (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of a quartet of special treats from Goose Island.)
@Beer Yard, Wayne, Pa.--- Fri. 3/29 - Friday Night Sampling (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of Victory's new Swing Session Saison.)

@Capone's, Norristown, Pa.--- Fri. 3/22 - Beer Sampling Event (Susquehanna Brewing Co.) (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of some very nice session beers from Susquehanna Brewing Company)

@Exton Beverage, Exton, Pa.--- Fri. 3/22 - Free Tasting (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of beers from Prism.)
@Exton Beverage, Exton, Pa.--- Fri. 3/29 - Free Tasting (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of beers from Evolution.)

@Goshen Beverage, West Chester, Pa.--- Fri. 3/22 - Free Samples (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of beers from Otter Creek and Wolavers.)
@Goshen Beverage, West Chester, Pa.--- Sat. 3/23 - Free Samples (12 p.m.-2 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of beers from Sierra Nevada.)
@Goshen Beverage, West Chester, Pa.--- Fri. 3/29 - Free Samples (4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of beers from Victory.)

@Iron Hill, Newark, Del.--- Thu. 3/21 - Kong is Back…King Kong Double IPA that is (5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG as Head Brewer, Justin Sproul, releases a true Double IPA.)

@Jamison Pour House, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Wed. 3/27 - Yards Night ($PAYG for a draft list of Yards beers still TBA.)

@Local 44 & The Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Mon. 3/25 - Great Divide Night (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG for Great Divide's Titan, Hercules, Orabelle, Heyday, Nomad, Colette, Chocolate Yeti, 19th Anniversary, and Vintage Yeti. Make sure to pop into the Bottle Shop for complementary samples of other Great Divide beers and to meet Head Brewer, Taylor Rees.)

@Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 3/1-Sun. 3/31 - Brewery Of The Month ($PAYG for month-long specials from the New Hampshire brewery Smuttynose)
@Old Eagle Tavern, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Thu. 3/21 - Smuttynose Night (7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG as Smuttynose beers are paired with cheeses from DiBruno Brothers. Draft List includes Star Island Single, Gravitation, Big A IPA, and Robust Porter. $1 off Smuttynose Drafts & Flights. DiBruno Bros. cheese plate $15 and beer flight $20.)

@The Craft Beer Outlet, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 3/22 - Beer Samples (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of canned beers from Sixpoint.)
@The Craft Beer Outlet, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 3/29 - Beer Samples (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of Guinness Black Lager and Foreign Extra Stout.)

@Wegmans, Malvern, Pa.--- Thu. 3/21 - Free Sampling (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of beer from Evolution.)
@Wegmans, King of Prussia, Pa.--- Thu. 3/28 - Free Sampling (5 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of Swing Saison, Headwaters Pale Ale, Golden Monkey, Prima Pils, and so much more.)

@Whole Foods, Devon, Pa.--- Thu. 3/21 - Sampling and Tap Night (5 p.m.; $PAYG for Victory's Swing Saison, Ranch DIPA, Headwaters Pale Ale, Golden Monkey, Prima Pils, and so much more.)

"Takeovers", Debuts, Festivals, and other noteworthy events
@9 Taverns around Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, Pa.--- throughout March 2013 - Northern Exposure ($PAYG as The Abbaye, Bar Ferdinand, Cantina Dos Segundos, El Camino Real, Gunner's Run, North Bowl, North 3rd, Ortlieb's, and Standard Tap pour over 100 unique drafts, never duplicating one amongst them.)

@Barcade, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Mon. 3/25 - Clown Shoes Brewing Night (4 p.m.; $PAYG for at least 18 drafts from this Ipswich, MA brewery.)

@City Tap House, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 3/29 - Dogfish Head Good Fish Friday (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG for a fish-focused small bites menu served with Dogfish Head's Hellhound on My Ale, Bitches Brew, Burton Baton, Birra Etrusca, Immort Ale, Rhizing Bines, Aprihop, Palo Santo Marron, 60 Minute, and 75 MInute IPA.)
@City Tap House, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 3/30 - East Coast versus West Coast Punk Rock Brew Tour (6 p.m.; $PAYG for a night of punk, hardcore, and an unending barrage of havoc and mayhem. Not to mention the beers from the East Coast (Smuttynose, Victory, Bronx, and Sixpoint) and the West Coast (Lagunitas, Ballast Point, Oskar Blues, and Sierra Nevada).)

@Grey Lodge Pub, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 3/22 - Weyerbacher Woody Weekend (6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG for a bunch of Weyerbacher wood-aged beers on tap on a Friday so that makes for a Weyerbacher Woody Weekend. We'll have a Woody Woodpecker sound-a-like contest, just because we can. Weyerbacher Insanity and Heresy on tap. Weyerbacher Riserva and maybe some Weyerbacher Sour Black in bottles.)

@Hop Angel Brauhaus, Philadelphia, Pa.--- every Saturday and Thursday in March - Starkbierzeit (7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG as each keep-the-glass-night will feature a different doppelbock. We will have traditional Bavarian doppelbocks, American versions that are traditional to the style, and one or two that are non-traditional.)

@Tattooed Mom, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 3/30 - Split Thy Skull (1 p.m.-6 p.m.; $PAYG for the city's longest-running barleywine extravaganza.)

@The Drafting Room, Exton, Pa.--- Sat. 3/23 - East vs. West Showdown (12 p.m.; $PAYG for a battle of palate supremacy with nine beers from each half of the country.)

@The Institute, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 3/23 - Voodoo Brewing & Pin-Ups (2 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG for a tap take-over with Voodoo Brewing & pin-ups from various local tattoo artists. Afterwards take a walk around the corner to see blood & guts by watching the Love City Roller Derby League that we sponsor.)

@The Trestle Inn, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Mon. 3/25 - Round Guys Night (7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG to join host Scott Rudich from Round Guys Brewery for a night of their finest hand-crafted beers on tap. Afterwards, sit back and relax while Jason Miller, also known as "j the audiophile" from Bella Vista Beer, takes his turn on the table spinning funk, soul, disco and electro.)

@Tröegs Brewery, Hershey, Pa.--- Wed. 3/27 - Full Moon Firkin (5 p.m.; $PAYG)

@Union Jack's On The Manatawny, Boyertown, Pa.--- Sat. 3/30 - Easter HopFest (12:05 p.m.; $PAYG for a draft list still TBA.)

@Yards Brewing Company, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sun. 3/24 - Philadelphia Real Ale Invitational (12 p.m.-5 p.m.; $10-$65 for approximately 27 different cask-conditioned beers. More may be added. Food will be provided, live music supplied, and all receive a commemorative mug. Additionally, the entire brewery space will be open to guests, allowing them to explore Philadelphia’s most sustainable brewery from the Tasting Room to the bottling line.)

Food and Beer events
@Alla Spina, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Tue. 3/26 - A Hop Eclipse Now! Beer Dinner (all night; $60 for a four-course meal served with Burton Baton, Aprihop, 75 Minute IPA, and Rhizing Bines.)

@Bottle Bar East, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Tue. 3/26 - Cheese and Beer Pairing (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $25 Smuttynose's Finestkind IPA, Shoals Pale Ale, Gravitation Quad, Homunculus, and Vintage Really Old Brown Dog each paired with two cheeses, one that’s fit for pairing and another that doesn’t work. You be the judge.)

@Fair Food Farmstead at the Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Thu. 3/21 - Beer and Cheese Sampling (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free pairings of beer and cheese that were featured in the Philly Beer Scene magazine.)

@Teresa's Next Door, Wayne, Pa.--- Sat. 3/30 - Stone Brunch (11:30 a.m.; $PAYG to join Lee Marren from Stone Brewing as they pour Saison du Buff, Old Guardian, Oak Smoked Old Guardian, Stone IPA, Stone Ruination, and Arrogant Bastard.)

@The Yardley Inn, Yardley, Pa.--- Thu. 3/21 - River Horse Beer Dinner (7 p.m.; $55 for a five-course meal served with Hop Hazard, Double Wit, Brewer’s Reserve Smoked Scotch Ale, Coffee Oatmeal Milk Stout, and Rye barrel-aged Tripel Horse)

@Victory Brewing Company, Downingtown, Pa.--- Thu. 3/21 - Victory Cooks Showdown (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG as one back-of-house Chef and one Sous Chef will battle it out to become the Victorious Chef Team and have their names immortalized on the Golden Meat Grinder. This is a three part series and the finale will feature the winning teams from each of the previous three battles to decide once and for all who is the champion.)

Homebrewing, Charity, Schooling, and Miscellanies
@Drink Philly HQ, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Thu. 3/21 - Beer 101: Become One With Your Beer (7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; $20 to teach your taste buds how to be great by sampling a few different beer types, and we'll teach you how your beer likes to be treated.)

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