Thursday, August 27, 2015

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: August 27 - August 31

Not too shabby for the last five days of August, eh?

Also, please keep my book events in mind where I'm talking beer, selling/signing books, and in some cases tasting beer with anyone who shows up. The events thus far have been successful and I'm looking forward to keeping it going. Labor Day weekend will find me at The Beer Yard in Wayne, Pa. with a table full of books along side of some great beers from Troegs and foods on the grill all in their annual effort to raise money for the Delaware County SPCA.

Here's a link to the full list of future and past events where you can catch me selling Beer Lover's Mid-Atlantic.

As you review beer events, don't forget As always, they 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.

Cape May, NJ & Lewes, Del.
Sat. 8/29; 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.-8 p.m. - Brews By The Bay at Cape May-Lewes Ferry ($5-$70 for live music, local foods, craft brews, yard games, and BYO-Chair.)

Downingtown, Pa.
Sat. 8/29; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Victory Ice Cream Sampling at Kimberton Whole Foods ($Free samples of Victory Ice Cream, Hobo Ed’s cold brewed coffee, and a selection of other local products.)

Egg Harbor City, NJ
Fri. 8/28; 6:30 p.m. - Craft Beer Dinner with Forgotten Boardwalk at Renault Winery ($45 for five courses of food served with Forgotten Boardwalk's Morro Castle Smoked Porter, On The Waterfront Session IPA, What The Butler Saw, 1916 Shore Shriver IPA, and Funnel Cake.)

Lancaster, Pa.
Sat. 8/29; 3 p.m.-7:30 p.m. - Lancaster Craft Beerfest at Lancaster Square and Binns Park ($12-$55 for dozens of options from some of the best breweries, including those right in our neighborhood and from across the country. There will be great food and live music to enjoy as well.)

Manahawkin, NJ
Sat. 8/29; 1 p.m.-7 p.m. - Manahopkin at Manahawkin Lake Park ($8-$40 for music, food, vendors, and beer tasting.)

Media, Pa.
Thu. 8/27; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Long Trail Promo Night at Pinocchio's ($PAYG for a night of beers from Long Trail.)

Norristown, Pa.
Mon. 8/31; 8 p.m.-10 p.m. - New Belgium Beer Company Draft Event at Capone's ($PAYG to meet with the folk from New Belgium Brewery, draft beers on tap, and bottles in the bottle shop.)

Philadelphia, Pa.
Sat. 8/29; 3 p.m. - Anniversary Party at Jose Pistola's ($PAYG for complimentary tacos of delicious, slow-roasted pig. Beer tba, but they will be the best damn beers you've ever seen.)
Sat. 8/29; 5 p.m. - Battle of the Breweries at Bottle Bar East ($PAYG for one beer from one brewery...Winner Takes All. Featuring Round Guys, Free Will, Naked, Doylestown, and Conshohocken.)
Mon. 8/31; 5 p.m.-11 p.m. - New Belgium Brewing Philly Launch at Kite & Key ($PAYG with plenty of folks from the brewery as well as a solid lineup on tap including Fat Tire, Snapshot, Pumpkick, Slow Ride, Ranger, La Folie, Peach Oscar, Apple Felix, Eric’s Ale, and Cocoa Mole.)
Mon. 8/31; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. - Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 Bottle Shop ($Free tasting samples of beers from Evolution.)

Quakertown, Pa.
Sat. 8/29; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. - Upper Bucks Brewfest at Quakertown Alive ($10-$70 for beer and wine samples, live music by local performers, food for purchase from various local restaurants, local vendors, and a souvenir tasting glass.)

Wayne, Pa.
Fri. 8/28; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. - Friday Night Sampling at Beer Yard ($Free tasting samples of beers from Yards and an appearance from founding owner, Tom Kehoe.)

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