Thursday, August 18, 2016

Weekly Beer Calendar Update: August 18 - August 24

Here comes the weekly calendar of beer events again. You ready?

As you review beer events, don't forget 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.

Croydon, Pa.
Fri. 8/19; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Run To The Pils / Scream For Me Dortmunder Release Party featuring Stainless Maiden at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company [This 5.2% ABV straw yellow pale lager is crisp, dry, and dry hopped with Mandarina Bavaria hops giving it a ton of lemon zest and citrus aroma that’s absolutely crushable. The second beer is Scream for Me Dortmunder, a 5.4% pale lager brewed in the Export style.  $PAYG]
Sat. 8/20; 2 p.m.-6 p.m. — NCBC GABF Pro-Am Beer Release Party at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company [Two weeks ago we brewed Joel’s hoppy red ale and to celebrate it’s release we’re throwing a party for all the local homebrew clubs to enjoy.  $PAYG]

Exton, Pa.
Thu. 8/18; 5 p.m. — Stone Tap Takeover at The Drafting Room in Exton, Pa. [Featuring Stone Mocha IPA, Stone RuinTen Triple IPA, Who You Callin' Wussie Pilsner, and Farking Wheaton W00tstout.  $PAYG]
Fri. 8/19; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Dark Horse Sampling at Exton Beverage Company [Tasting samples of beers from Dark Horse.  $Free]

Gettysburg, Pa.
Sat. 8/20; 2:30 p.m.-7 p.m. — Gettysburg Brew Fest at Lutheran Theological Seminary [Begin your experience with an impressive cannonade, then enjoy the finest craft beers and hard ciders ever assembled in Gettysburg– over 150 beers and ciders from 50 of the top brewers in the U.S.  $20-$70]

Lancaster, Pa.
Fri. 8/19; 5 p.m. — Columbia Kettle Works Tap Takeover at Isaac's Pickle Bar [All taps will be from Columbia Kettle Works, August's Featured Brewery.  $PAYG]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 8/18; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Rivertowne at Pinocchio's [Beers from Rivertowne.  $PAYG]

Perkasie, Pa.
Sat. 8/20; 12 p.m.-7 p.m. — Freshie Fresh Hopped IPA Release at Free Will Brewing Company [Featuring local hops from Sunny Brae Hops and local malt from Deer Creek Malthouse.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 8/18; 3 p.m.-10 p.m. — PBW Presents: Beer Garden & Tailgate at Evil Genius Brewing Company in Philadelphia, Pa. [Philly Beer Week personalities will man the PAYG taps, serving as special guest bartenders and selling $10 grab bags filled with all the best beer swag and one-of-a-kind prizes we could gather. Plus, plenty of photo opportunities with the Hammer of Glory.  $PAYG]
Fri. 8/19; 3 p.m.-6 p.m. — Fat Head's Sampling at Bell Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from Fat Head's.  $Free]
Fri. 8/19 through Sun. 8/21; Hours vary — Pop-Up Brew Garden Strikes Back at Evil Genius Beer Company [Join Evil Genius Beer Company and Home Brewed Events as we host the third weekend of pop-up events at the new brewery opening soon in Philly! The Evil Genius Brew Garden is family and dog friendly.  $PAYG]
Sat. 8/20; 1 p.m.-4 p.m. — Crabfest 2016 at City Tap House-University City [Enjoy all-you-can-eat Maryland Blue Crab, while jammin' to live music by Ear Me Now. 2SP joins us.  $35]
Sun. 8/21; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. — Cider Sunday at McCrossen's Tavern [Four draft offerings from Austin EastCiders, including Original, Texas Honey Hopped, and Pineapple. We'll be making cider cocktails as well. Outside games and music from DJ Sideswipe are also on the menu.  $PAYG]
Mon. 8/22; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 [Tasting samples of beers from ShawneeCraft.  $Free]
Mon. 8/22 through Sat. 8/27; All night — Big Ass BBQ Week with Half Acre at Uptown Beer Garden [Chef will be serving BBQ specials from the grill all week, and Chicago's amazing Half Acre Brewing is taking over the taps at one of our two bars.  $PAYG]
Tue. 8/23; 4 p.m. — Wilderbru with Draai Laag at BrĂ¼ Craft & Wurst [Get wild with the articulate wild/funky/sour ales from Pittsburgh's Draai Laag Brewing Company.  $PAYG]
Tue. 8/23; All Day — 5th Anniversary Celebration at Lucky's Last Chance [Stay tuned for details.  $PAYG]
Wed. 8/24; 5 p.m. — Beer School with Draai Laag at Local 44 [Free samples of each beer we will discuss are offered as our treat to you during the class. You can "pay what you wish", but you have to pay something.  $PAYG]
Wed. 8/24; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — U Buy The Glass at The Abbaye [Ballast Point Brewing keepsake refillable pint glass, raffle prizes, and giveaways.  $PAYG]

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