Thursday, January 19, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: January 19 - January 25

Who doesn't love a good beer event? Or at least a couple dozen? You all have proven you do. Have at 'em...

And as you review the calendar, don't forget They host an impressive listing of event draft lists to help better inform your beer event scheduling.

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

Downingtown, Pa.
Sat. 1/21; 1 p.m.-10 p.m. — Sour Monkey Remix at Victory Brewing Company [Chardonnay barrel aging puts a whole new spin on our already tastefully twisted Sour Monkey, with notes of vanilla and oak rounding out its lemony tart tang and dry finish.  $PAYG]

Doylestown, Pa.
Fri. 1/20; All day — 20th Batch of Union Street IPA at Doylestown Brewing Company [All day specials, a firkin, a pin, and our head brewer, Justin Low, will be on hand to tap these delicious treats for you to try.  $PAYG]

Ewing Township, NJ
Sat. 1/21; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — 2017 River Horse Cask Festival at River Horse Brewing Company [We'll have over 20 specialty casks on tap, including our traditional cask favorites like Chocolate Porter with Hazelnut and Vanilla, Tripel Horse with Raspberries, Oatmeal Milk Stout with Mint and Vanilla, and Special Ale with Chocolate and Chillies, along with some new combinations that we've never tried before.  $20]

Exton, Pa.
Fri. 1/20; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Friday Night Sampling at Exton Beverage Company [Tasting samples of beers from Starr Hill.  $Free]

Gettysburg, Pa.
Sat. 1/21; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Hibrewnation at Allstar Complex [Tucked within our 100 hand-selected craft and local brews, you'll find a healthy portion of rare and hard to find beers.  $20-$55]

Harrisburg, Pa.
Thu. 1/19; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Thirsty Thursday Tap Invasion at Federal Taphouse [Sarah from Neshaminy Creek will be here as well with some cool stuff.  $PAYG]

Harleysville, Pa.
Thu. 1/19; 5 p.m. — Ommegang Night at The Butcher & Barkeep [A half dozen beers from Ommegang plus Gnomegeddon in bottles.  $PAYG]

Lancaster, Pa.
Thu. 1/19; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Victory Brewing 21st Birthday Party at Friendly Greek Bottle Shop [We're throwing Victory Brewing a birthday party celebrating 21 years of phenomenal beers. To commemorate, we will be tapping kegs of the new 21st Birthday IPA and Java Cask.  $PAYG]

Maple Shade, NJ
Tue. 1/24; 7 p.m. — Bacon Beer Dinner at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us for a five course bacon-centered beer dinne paired with Rye of the Tiger, Saison, Munich Dunkel, Luca Brasi, and Winter Warmer.  $65]

Media, Pa.
Thui. 1/19; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Fat Head's Night at Pinocchio's [A night of beers from Fat Head's.  $PAYG]
Fri. 1/20; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Ship Bottom Night at Pinocchio's [A night of beers from Ship Bottom.  $PAYG]

North Wales, Pa.
Sat. 1/21; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Smoke & Oak Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Come enjoy six barrel aged beers and a special menu of smoke inspired dishes.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 1/19; 5 p.m. — Paint it Black Stout Fest 2.0 at Union Tap House [Little different this year, instead of all 14 lines pouring the delicious black liquid we are pouring five of the perceived best.  $PAYG]
Fri. 1/20; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Alpine/Green Flash Tasting at Beer Love [Both Alpine and Green Flash will be in house sampling some of their finest IPAs and other offerings.  $Free]
Fri. 1/20; 6 p.m. — Friday’s Sixtel: Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA at Grey Lodge Pub [120 on 1/20! It's a Grey Lodge tradition.  $PAYG]
Sat. 1/21; All day — The Trouble With Trippels at Johnny Brenda's [Trippels on tap from Victory, Weyerbacher, Great Divide, Allagash, Manayunk, Captain Lawrence, and more, plus the interplanetary soul of DJ Joshua Kwedar.  $PAYG]
Sun. 1/22; 11 a.m. — Bell's Brunch at City Tap House-Logan Square [Featuring Hopslam.  $PAYG]
Sun. 1/22; 3 p.m. — Football & Pizza (Boy) Party at City Tap House-University City [We'll be tapping a slew of amazing Pizza Boy beers, and our kitchen is creating some specialty pizzas inspired by the four remaining teams.  $PAYG]
Tue. 1/24; 8 p.m.-11 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance [Beers from Helltown.  $PAYG]
Wed. 1/25; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Avery Tasting at Beer Love [Avery has been committed to producing eccentric ales and lagers that defy styles ​and​ categories.  $Free]
Wed. 1/25; 8:30 p.m.-11 p.m. — Bourbon, Beer, and Bluegrass at For Pete's Sake Pub [We will be tapping some of our favorite bourbon barrel beers. We will also have an array of Bulliet Bourbon cocktails, Bulliet tasting flights, and a bourbon inspired food menu.   $PAYG]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Fri. 1/20; All day — Third Friday Firkin Fest at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Stop by the Brewhouse & Eatery to see which delicious brews will be on the hand pumps next to our stalwart Chester County Bitter.  $PAYG]
Sat. 1/21; 5:30 p.m.-11 p.m. — Robert Burns Night at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Gang Aft Agley Scotch Ale and Burns Scottish Ale will be pouring, the bagpipes will be piping and the arrival of the Haggis will be marked by a spirited reading of Burns' Ode to a Haggis.  $PAYG]
Wednesdays through 3/17; All day — St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Complete 8 Boot Camp evenings and your stamped ID card will earn you 10 additional raffle tickets and a limited edition Boot Camp t-shirt when it becomes available. On St. Patrick's Day a lucky Sly Fox patron will win a trip to Ireland.  $PAYG]

Pottstown, Pa.
Thursdays through 3/17; All day — St. Patrick's Day Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Complete 8 Boot Camp evenings and your stamped ID card will earn you 10 additional raffle tickets and a limited edition Boot Camp t-shirt when it becomes available. On St. Patrick's Day a lucky Sly Fox patron will win a trip to Ireland.  $PAYG]

Reading, Pa.
Thu. 1/19; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Beef Jerky & Oskar Blues Beer Pairing at Liberty Taproom [We will be pairing five Oskar Blues beers with five different beef jerky flavors from local and family ran Beef Jerky Outlet.  $PAYG]

Rehoboth Beach, Del.
Wed. 1/25; 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Allagash Beer Dinner at Pickled Pig Pub [A five-course meal paired with Allagash's White, Black, Interlude, Émile, Josephine, Hibernal Fluxus, and one more TBD.  $TBD]

Royersford, Pa.
Tue. 1/24; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Goose Island Prix Fixe Stout Dinner at French Quarter Bistro [Five courses paired with Goose Island Regal Rye, Goose Island Bourbon County Stout, Dogfish Head Beer for Breakfast, and Founders Oatmeal Stout.Plus, giveaways of five bottles of Goose Island Bourbon County Stout.  $75]

Sellersville, Pa.
Sat. 1/21; 2 p.m.-6 p.m. — Winter Brew Fest at The Horse Tavern & Grill [Think about it: a few friends, a few good drinks and a fire keeping you warm on a cold night.  $35-$55]

Voorhees, NJ
Fri. 1/20; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Come embrace your inner nerd with science games, super heroes, and great beer.  $PAYG]

Wayne, Pa.
Fri. 1/20 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Friday Night Sampling at Beer Yard [Tasting samples of White, Saison, Hoppy Table, and Black from Allagash.  $Free]
Fri. 1/20 All day — Inauguration Day with Allagash at Teresa's Next Door [Either you’re drinking to celebrate or you’re drinking to forget. Either way we have you covered all weekend long with some Allagash beers.  $PAYG]

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