Thursday, November 06, 2014

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: November 6 - November 12

Did you vote for another term of good beer on Election Day this week? Well, here you go. Another week's worth of events around the greater Philadelphia region. Enjoy!

When you plan for beer events, don't forget They continue to host an impressive listing of beer event draft lists to help better inform your beer event planning.

Click through here for a look at the full monthly calendar of beer events around the Philadelphia region.

Bethlehem, Pa.
Thu. 11/6; 5 p.m. - Charity Cask Night at Bethlehem Brew Works($PAYG as 100% of cask-conditioned sales will be donated to The Seed Farm.)

Conshohocken, Pa.
Tue. 11/11; 7 p.m. - Round Guys Tap Takeover at Guppy's ($PAYG for Round Guys' Amateur Hour, Dead Souls, Kiss Off IPA, and Fear of a Brett Planet.)

Croydon, Pa.
Fri. 11/7; 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. - Movie Night at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company ($PAYG for a night of beer and a movie with a charitable tie-in to Blind Dog Rescue Alliance, Inc.)

Downingtown, Pa.
Fri. 11/7; 5 p.m. - Happy Firkin Birthday, DirtWolf! at Victory Brewing Company ($PAYG for the tapping of several firkins of DirtWolf to celebrate its first birthday.)

Ewing, NJ
Fri. 11/7; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. - Hipp-O-Lantern Firkin Tapping at The Firkin Tavern ($PAYG for a specialty Hipp-O-Lantern firkin aged with bourbon oak chips and Madagascar Vanilla beans.)

Harrisburg, Pa.
Fri. 11/7; 7 p.m. - Firkin Friday at Federal Taphouse ($PAYG a freshly-tapped firking of Tröegs Blizzard Of Hops.)

Hershey, Pa.
Fri. 11/7; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. - Autos & Ales at AACA Museum ($15-$45 for beers, cigars, and magaritas served amongst antique cars, trucks, motorcycles, memorabilia, and live music.)

Horsham, Pa.
Fri. 11/7; 12 p.m. - Abbatia Octo 8 Tapping at Iron Abbey ($PAYG for a limited time tapping of the Iron Abbey Octo 8.)
Fri. 11/7; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Complimentary Beer Tasting at Iron Abbey ($Free tasting samples of Heavy Seas' Loose Cannon, Small Craft Warning, Peg Leg, Great'er Pumpkin, and Winter Storm.)
Wed. 11/12; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - Russian River Beer Dinner at Iron Abbey ($70 for a five-course meal served with Russian River's Temptation, Supplication, Sanctification, Blind Pig IPA, and Consecration.)

Lancaster, Pa.
Sun. 11/9; 3 p.m.-6 p.m. - Wacker Brewing Launch at Pour ($30 for Wacker Kölsch and Dunkel on tap, sausages to munch on, historic photos, and live entertainment. A portion of the ticket sale proceeds will be donated to
Tue. 11/11; 6 p.m. - Fall Beer Dinner at Iron Hill Restaurant & Brewery ($65 for a five-course meal paired with Munich Helles, Orchard Hill Apple Ale, Hefeweizen, Rauchtoberfest, and Cowabunga Porter.)

Maple Shade, NJ
Wed. 11/12; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. - Cerberus II Beer Release at Iron Hill Restaurant & Brewery ($PAYG for a collaboration brewed by our General Manager, Head Chef, and Head Brewer, a dark, rich oatmeal stout brewed with New Jersey oyster shells. A portion of the sales will benefit The Animal Orphanage of Voorhees.)

Medford, NJ
Mon. 11/10; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - East Meets West Beer Dinner at Ott's ($55 for four courses paired with four beers each from Dogfish Head and Stone breweries.)

Newark, Del.
Thu. 11/6; 4 p.m.-8 p.m. - Embrace the Darkness Beer Release at Iron Hill Restaurant & Brewery ($PAYG to get a taste of the darkness with this dual dark beer release and a special feature menu with enlightened food pairings.)

Paoli, Pa.
Thu. 11/6; 4 p.m.-8 p.m. - Ithaca Box of Hops Happy Hour at TJ's ($PAYG for a lineup of special beers from Ithaca Brewing in New York.)

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 11/6; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. - American Craft Brews at Philly Beer School ($47.98 to sample the extraordinary beers that highlight the differences between East Coast and West Coast brewing styles.)
Thu. 11/6; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. - Om Nom Nom Beer Release at Iron Hill Restaurant & Brewery ($PAYG for an "oatmeal cookie in a glass", brewed with oats, cinnamon, whole vanilla beans, and 5 pounds per barrel of pureed raisins. Bourbon Barrel Om Nom Nom also on tap.)
Fri. 11/7; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. - Friday Night Tasting at Bell Beverage ($Free tasting samples of beers from Bell's.)
Fri. 11/7; 7 p.m. - First Friday at The Institute ($PAYG for some Lancaster brews early on Friday in anticipation of the CBX the following day. On the 2nd floor, King Julian will be stomping with the rest of his Bluegrass minions.)
Sat. 11/8; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. - Craft Beer Express at 12 beer destinations ($10 for the bus and $PAYG at each location. See website for all the event details.)
Sun. 11/9; 2 p.m. - Chili Cook Off at The Cambridge ($PAYG for prizes, pumpkin beers, and tons of chili.)
Sun. 11/9 - The DuClaw Big A$@ Brunch at City Tap House ($PAYG for four High Gravity BIG beers on tap complimented by GIANT-sized brunch items.)
Tue. 11/11; 11 a.m. - 4th Anniversary at Khyber Pass Pub ($PAYG to celebrate the rebirth/makeover of a Philadelphia landmark.)
Wed. 11/12; 7 p.m. - Port Brewing & Lost Abbey Night at Local 44 ($PAYG for beer from two of our favorite Left Coast breweries and awesome SoCal food specials whipped up by Chef Justin Bennett.)
Wed. 11/12; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. - Enter the Wu-Tang 36 Flavas at Han Dynasty-Old City ($55 for 20 courses, 16 beers, 36 flavas, and free doo-rags.)

Phoenixville and Pottstown, Pa.
Fri. 11/7; 11:30 a.m. - Incubus Friday at Sly Fox Brewing Company ($PAYG for the Belgian-style Tripel that pours until the keg kicks, usually by 7 p.m.)

Pottstown, Pa.
Sun. 11/9; 7 a.m. - Sly Fox Cyclocross Race at Sly Fox Brewing Company ($PAYG as the course wraps around an outdoor Sly Fox beer garden, spectators can heckle racers at the top of the run up out of the Fox Hole, and then run across the beer garden to catch them going across the Sly Fox keg barriers. Sly Fox will be providing their regular food menu so you can make a day out of it.)

Sellersville, Pa.
Fri. 11/7; 5 p.m. - Friday Night Beer Tasting at Washington House ($PAYG for a night of beers from Evolution Brewing.)

Wayne, Pa.
Thu. 11/6 - Lew Bryson Book Signing at Teresa's Next Door ($PAYG for a big night of whiskey, Lew, his new whiskey tasting book, and likely the requisite pairing menu from Teresa's Next Door.)
Fri. 11/7 - Friday Night Sampling at Beer Yard (5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $Free tasting samples of beers from Long Trail.)

West Chester, Pa.
Fri. 11/7; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. - Marzipan Beer Release at Iron Hill Restaurant & Brewery ($PAYG for the first ever release of this decadent oatmeal brown ale brewed with toasted almonds and honey.)
Fri. 11/7; 6 p.m. - Beer Sampling at Goshen Beverage ($Free tasting samples of beer from Tröegs.)

Wilmington, Del.
Sat. 11/1 through Sat. 11/8 - Wilmington Beer Week at quality beer destinations (See website for complete and up-to-date listing of events.)
Fri. 11/7; 6 p.m. - Night of the Czar at Iron Hill Restaurant & Brewery ($PAYG for the release of four Russian Stouts and a special guest beer from North Coast Brewing Company.)

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