Thursday, March 09, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: March 9 - March 15

The March beer calendar of events coming in like a lion. No need to beware the St. Ides of March. None of that on here. Get out there, be safe, and enjoy. Cheers!

And as you review the calendar, don't forget Philly Tap Finder. 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.

Allentown, Pa.
Sat. 3/11; 3 p.m.-7 p.m. — 2017 Cask Beer Festival at Allentown Brew Works [Numerous one-of-a-kind cask creations and craft beer from more than a dozen craft breweries. Tickets include Celtic entertainment and St. Patrick’s Day inspired food buffet.  $15-$50]

Conshohocken, Pa.
Thu. 3/9; 6 p.m. — Pliny the Younger Event at Flanigan's Boathouse [All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Julianna's Journey.  $PAYG]
Thu. 3/9; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Great Lakes Turntable Giveaway at Fingers Wings and Other Things [Drink some Great Lakes Brewing Company beer and get a ticket for a chance to win a turntable.  $PAYG]

Downingtown, Pa.
Thu. 3/9; 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. — Levante Tap Takeover at The Bottle Room [Come meet the folks from Levante brewing in West Chester and try some of their best beers.  $PAYG]
Sun. 3/12; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Lamb & Beer Dinner at The Bottle Room [Chef Tim will be preparing the dinner using pasture raised, grass fed lamb from Day Spring Farm paired with Tripel Karmeliet, Reissdorf Kolsch, 2012 Chimay Grand Reserve, and Levante Bullitt Train Imperial Vanilla Stout.  $85]

Ewing Township, NJ
Sat. 3/11; 1 p.m.-3 p.m. — Beer & Yoga at River Horse Brewing Company [We'll start with a 60 minute yoga class in the brewery, and follow it up with a tasting of some of the best River Horse brews. A portion of the proceeds will be benefiting Paws to Heart Rescue.  $10]

Exton, Pa.
Wed. 3/15; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Wings Of Victory at World Of Beer [Java Cask 2015 & 2016.  $PAYG]

Lancaster, Pa.
Sat. 3/11; 3 p.m.-5 p.m. — Lucky You Brew Review at Isaac's Pickle Bar [4-course meal featuring classic Isaac's dishes perfect for St. Paddy's Day, paired up with drafts from four of our favorite breweries.  $30]

Lititz, Pa.
Mon. 3/6-Sat. 3/11; Various times — 7th Anniversary Week at Bulls Head Public House [Each night we will have at least one featured keg and one featured bottle.  $PAYG]

Medford, NJ
Thu. 3/9; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Dogfish Head Beer Dinner at Ott's [A five-course meal paired with Dogfish Head's SeaQuench Ale, Saison du BUFF, Flesh & Blood, Double Dry Hopped 60 Minute, and Higher Math.  $50-$60]

Media, Pa.
Tue. 3/14; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Stone March Madness at Pinocchio's [Lineup of beers from Stone Brewing.  $PAYG]

Newark, Del.
Thu. 3/9; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — King Kong Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us in celebration of our King Kong Double IPA to coincide with the release of King Kong Skull Island.  $PAYG]

Norristown, Pa.
Sat. 3/11; 11 a.m. — Fat Heads Hop JuJu Draft Event at Capone's [Hop JuJu, Head Hunter, Sunshine Daydream, and Star Light.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 3/9; 4 p.m. — Vault Brewing Tap Takeover at South Philadelphia Tap Room [We'll have have a nitro keg of the thick and luxurious Breakfast Stout, Aussie IIPA (peach, pine, super sticky), a bar top pin of cask conditioned New Zealand IPA, Dunkelweizen (excited for the Vault take on this under-appreciated style) and more. We'll have some snacks and specials. Also a few of the latest can releases from Vault.  $PAYG]
Fri. 3/10; 5 p.m.-11 p.m. — Friday Sixtel at Grey Lodge Pub [Sixpoint 5Beans. 5Beans is a huge stout made with 5 kinds of beans.  $PAYG]
Sat. 3/11; All day — Péché Mortel Day at Monk's Café [We'll be pouring an array of special, draft Péché Mortel versions in 5oz tasters.  $PAYG]
Sat. 3/11; 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. — Stout Brunch at Johnny Brenda's [We will be pouring a wide array of local stouts on draft from Dry Irish Stouts to Oyster Stouts to Russian Imperial Stouts. In addition to our regular brunch menu, we will have an tasty bill of fare including a Full Irish Breakfast, haggis, oysters, and more.  $PAYG]
Sun. 3/12; 8 p.m. — Black Carpet, Red Tie Formal Event at Varga Bar [Not sure about you, but we think Pliny the Younger is a big deal. So we are gonna have a party to prove it.  $PAYG]
Mon. 3/13; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 [Join us for brewery representative led complimentary tastings and specials on bottle selections from Philadelphia Brewing Company.  $Free]
Tue. 3/14; 5 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) [Beers from Devils Backbone Brewing Company.  $PAYG]
Wed. 3/15; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Weyerbacher Wednesday at Hop Angel Brauhaus [Buy a pint of Weyerbacher, keep the glass. Sean from Weyerbacher will have other goodies too.  $PAYG]
Mon. 3/6, Wed. 3/8, Mon. 3/13, & Wed. 3/15; 8 p.m. — March Madness: First Round at Varga Bar [We tap two kegs at the same time, first one kicked and drank advances... so it is real important to be there for the breweries you want to advance.  $PAYG]

Phoenixville, Pa.
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]

Rehoboth Beach, Del.
Thu. 3/9; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Meet the Brewers — The Post at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery [As a lead up to the summer book launch, Sam has invited some of the brewers featured in the book to brew their recipes at our Rehoboth Beach brewpub.  $PAYG]

Wayne, Pa.
Sat. 3/11; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — St. Benjamin Releases Pilsner Prosim at Teresa's Next Door [Come out and grab a pour of St. Benjamin's newest beer, Pilsner Prosim. We'll also have Cover Crop Rye IPA in firkin and Antares Saison on tap.  $PAYG]

West Chester, Pa.
Fri. 3/10; 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. — Friday Night Free Tasting at Goshen Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from New Belgium Lawrence Brewing Company.  $Free]

Wilmington, Del.
Sat. 3/11; 10 a.m.-12 p.m. — Beer & Yoga Event at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Yoga class taught by Iron Hill's own Tori Tilley, with beer and healthy snacks to follow.  $25]
Tue. 3/14; 4 p.m. — Stone Brewing Tap Takeover at Chelsea Tavern [We will have 5 exciting Stone beers on tap all night.  $PAYG]

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