Thursday, February 13, 2014

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: February 13 - February 19

And if you can't be, with the beer you love, love the beer you're with. Happy Valentine's Day!

Check out the entire February 2014 calendar over here. If I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, don't hesitate to let me know.

Tastings/Samplings/Freebies and Special One-offs or Debuts
@Bell Beverage, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 2/14 - Friday Night Sampling (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of beers from Susquehanna Brewing Company.)

@Brew, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 2/14 - Beer Is For Lovers (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free Valentine's-themed tasting of oyster stouts, chocolate stouts, fruity ales, and effervescent ciders.)

@Local 44 Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Mon. 2/17 - Happy Hour (6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $Free for a for brewery representative led complimentary tasting and specials on bottle selections from Victory.)

@The Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 2/14 - Beer Tasting (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of beers from Fegley's Brew Works.)

Brewery Promos and "Takeovers"
@Iron Hill, Newark, Del.--- Thu. 2/13 - Love Potion #9 Beer Release (5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG for the release of our Chocolate-Coconut Stout for you and your sweetheart.)
@Iron Hill, Media, Pa.--- Fri. 2/14 - Bourbon Chocolate Porter Firkin (5 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG for our classic porter—dark and full of roasted malt flavor, aged in a bourbon barrel with chocolate nibs to accentuate the chocolate notes with hints of vanilla.)

@Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sat. 2/15 - Dogfish Head Barroom Blitz (12 p.m.; $PAYG for some very limited quantity drafts and a firkin of Johnny Cask (75 min IPA) off the hand pump.)

@Penn Taproom, Doylestown, Pa.--- Wed. 2/19 - Victory Steal the Pint Night (7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG to come out and try some of Victory's great brews.)

@Resurrection Ale House, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Tue. 2/18 - Sly Fox In The House (4 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG for Brewer's Select, Incubus, Valor, and both Phoenix Pale Ale and Pughtown Porter on cask.)

@Strangelove's, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 2/14 - Get Your Strange Love On With Oxbow (5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG for a night of Farmhouse Pale, Grizacca, Space Cowboy, Loretta, and love... lotsa lots love.)

@TJ's, Paoli, Pa.--- Wed. 2/19 - Evolution Craft Brewing Happy Hour (4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $PAYG for Fall & Winter Migrations, Prelude Black, Rise Up Stout, Natural Selection, Incubaror #4, Lot 3, and Lot 6.)

Anniversaries/Parties, Festivals, and other noteworthy events
@Cairnwood Estate, Bryn Athyn, Pa.--- Fri. 2/14 - Hearts & Hops: Valentine’s Day Beer Tasting (8 p.m.-11 p.m.; $30 to stroll through the first floor of the mansion, enjoy music, and pair sweet and savory hors d’oeuvres with sample beers.)

Sun. 2/16 through Sun. 2/23 - Lehigh Valley Beer Week @dozens of establishments across the region (See website for all the details and current event listings.)

Food and Beer events
@Buttonwood Grill, Lahaska, Pa.--- Thu. 2/13 - Goose Island Beer Dinner (7 p.m.; $40-$45 for five courses of food paired with vintage Goose Island brews and one very limited barrel-aged brews.)

@City Tap House, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Sun. 2/16 - A Russian River Valentine (6 p.m.; $90 for a five-course meal paired with Russian River's Blind Tiger, Damnation, Supplication, Consecration, and Temptation.)

@Forest and Main, Ambler, Pa.--- Fri. 2/14 - Valentine's Day Celebration (6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8:30 p.m. seatings; $TBA for a delectable three course prix fixe menu.)

@Paris Wine Bar, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Fri. 2/14 and Sat. 2/15 - Candlelight Dinner (6:30 p.m.; $30 for a three-course meal with an optional beer or wine pairing.)

@Union Barrel Works, Reamstown, Pa.--- Tue. 2/18 - Wild Game Beer Dinner (6:30 p.m.; $45 for a five-course meal served with Kölsch, Lager, Pale Ale, Double Scotch Ale, Uncle Fester, and Stout.)

@Victory Brewing Company, Downingtown, Pa.--- Thu. 2/13 - Anniversary Beer Dinner (6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; $65 to celebrate our 18th Anniversary with a five-course meal, each course paired with one of our timeless beers.)
@Victory Brewing Company, Downingtown, Pa.--- Sun. 2/16 - Victory for Young Hearts Beef N’ Beer (12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $20-$40 to celebrate and help protect the young hearts of our borough’s kids and teens from Sudden Cardiac Arrest.)

@World Café Live, Wilmington, Del.--- Sat. 2/15 - Grilled Cheese and Craft Beer Tasting (3 p.m.; $40 for two of the best things on earth paired together in unexpected and delicious ways. Bring your vegetarian friends, too – we can accommodate them on all pairings.)

Homebrewing, Charity, Schooling, and Miscellanies
@Local 44 Bottle Shop, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Wed. 2/19 - Beer School (5 p.m.; $PAYG to learn a little something about the beer we love to serve and you can "pay what you wish", but you have to pay something. 100% of your Beer School donation goes directly to Share Our Strength.)

each Wednesday through 3/12 - St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp @Sly Fox, Phoenixville, Pa. (11:30 a.m.; $PAYG to earn chances to win a trip to Ireland. See website for all the details.)
each Thursday through 3/13 - St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp @Sly Fox, Pottstown, Pa. (11:30 a.m.; $PAYG to earn chances to win a trip to Ireland. See website for all the details.)

@Tria, Philadelphia, Pa.--- Wed. 2/19 - Beer 101 (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $25 to learn the basics and the difference between an ale and a lager.)

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