Thursday, April 06, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: April 6 - April 12

Spring is in the air and the excitement is palpable. Is it the weather, the return of baseball, or the weekly beer calendar? From the calendar of events, you wouldn't know that many brewers and related industry folk are in DC for the annual Craft Brewers Conference.

As you review the listings, 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.

Ardmore, Pa.
Sat. 4/8; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Ardmore Beer Hall at Ardmore Music Hall [60+ craft beers, live music, and bites.  $40]

Bethlehem, Pa.
Thu. 4/6; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Charity Cask Night at Bethlehem Brew Works [Entire proceeds from special cask sales will be donated to Special Hockey of Lehigh Valley Whalers.  $PAYG]

Cape May, NJ
Fri. 4/7; 5:30 p.m. — Ludlum Island Beer Dinner at Cape May Ferry Terminal [A five-course dinner with a unique menu and unique beer pairings. Brewery representatives will be on-hand to discuss the various beer styles offered.  $59]

Dover, Del.
Fri. 4/7; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — 11th Sour Release Party at Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company [Music by Bohdi Woof. Food by Nothing Better.  $PAYG]

Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Thu. 4/6; 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Food and Beer Pairing Dinner at Flat Stone Tavern & Grill [A four-course meal paired with Cape May's Tide Table Pale Ale, Demisemiseptcentennial Pale Ale, Tall, Dark, and Lager, and Honey Porter.  $50]

Exton, Pa.
Wed. 4/12; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Cigar City Hunahpu 2017 Giveaway Exclusive at World Of Beer [Win a bottle of 2017 Cigar City Hunahpu. For every $30 you spend you get a raffle ticket. We will be giving away 4 bottles.  $PAYG]

Kennett Square, Pa.
Sun. 4/9; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — 4 Authors, 4 Beers, 4 Cheeses at Kennett Brewing Company [A flight of beers, samples of four delicious local cheeses, and the opportunity to hear four authors talk about their new novels.  $10]
Sun. 4/9; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. — East Coast vs. West Coast Sunday Beer Brunch at Two Stones Pub [Deschutes Brewery and Two Roads Brewing Company will go head to head to settle matters for all time.  $PAYG]

Lancaster, Pa.
Thu. 4/6; 4 p.m.-10 p.m. — Captain Lawrence at Hunger N Thirst [Captain Lawrence's Rosso E Morrone, Frost Monster, Barrel Select Green, and American Funk.  $PAYG]
Thu. 4/6 through Thu. 4/13; All day — Sierra Nevada Tap Invasion at Federal Taphouse [This event goes until the kegs kick.  $PAYG]

Leola, Pa.
Thu. 4/6; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Tröegs Tap Attack at Funck's [Meet a brewery rep, grab some free swag and flassware while supplies last.  $PAYG]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 4/6; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Evolution Night at Pinocchio's [A lineup of beers from Evolution.  $PAYG]

Mount Holly, NJ
Sat. 4/8; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — Rye Whiskey Porter Bottle Release at Spellbound Brewing Company [We aged our signature Porter in a few Buffalo Trace Rye Whiskey barrels creating a delicious, complex brew. The bottles are $10 each.  $PAYG]

Palmyra, Pa.
Thu. 4/6; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bell's Tap Attack at Funck's [Meet a brewery rep, grab some free swag and flassware while supplies last.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 4/6; 3 p.m. — Exclusive Beer Launch: Sly Fox Chest Bockwell at Barcade [The release our latest exclusive beer, the Sly Fox and Barcade collaboration Chest Bockwell, a Dunkel Bock inspired beer, brewed with chestnut flour and Bavarian malt.  $PAYG]
Thu. 4/6; 4 p.m. — Tap That Thursday, New Beer's Eve Edition at Flying Fish Crafthouse [This time, in honor of New Beer's Eve and National Beer Day, we are tapping three new kegs of Flying Fish beer.  $PAYG]
Thu. 4/6; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — New Beer's Eve at Jerry's Bar [Join us for live jazz music, Founder's Brewing beer on tap, Founder's marinated foods, Revivalist Gin House crafted speakeasy cocktails. Prize for best in costume.  $PAYG]
Thu. 4/6; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Pint Night at Revolution House [Join us for our next monthly Pint Night, featuring Philadelphia's own, Evil Genius.  $20]
Fri. 4/7; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Owl's Brew Tasting at Beer Love [Tea and beer, it shouldn't work, but it does. Come check what Owl's Brew has to offer.  $PAYG]
Fri. 4/7; 3 p.m.-6 p.m. — Free Tasting at Bell Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from Boulevard Brewing.  $Free]
Fri. 4/7; 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Beer & Brewing 101 at Philly Beer School [This is our introduction to how beer is made, major beer styles, and brewing history.  $38.98]
Fri. 4/7; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — First Friday at Yards Brewing Company [Join us for an evening of beer, music, and selected artworks.  $PAYG]
Sat. 4/8; All day — Saison Day 2017 at City Tap House-Logan [In addition to 20 participating breweries, we will also be welcoming 12 home brewers to join in on the Saison Day fun.  $PAYG]
Sat. 4/8; 12 p.m. — Meet & Greet with Youichi of Hitachino Nest at Monk's Café [Youichi is flying from Japan, stopping to visit with us in Philadelphia, then proceeding on to DC to join our friends at Sierra Nevada for a special announcement.  $PAYG]
Sat. 4/8; 12 p.m.-3 p.m. — Caturday at Philadelphia Brewing Company [Join us in our Tasting Room along with some adorable adoptable kitties from the PSCPA.  $PAYG]
Sat. 4/8; 12 p.m.-7 p.m. — Tappin' The Trucks Brews n' Bites Block Party at Tap Room On 19th [We are closing down Ritner Street to bring you a fun filled day of Brews n' Bites. We have lined up the best food trucks in the city. We have secured some awesome local breweries.  $PAYG]
Sat. 4/8 & Sun. 4/9; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. — Unibroue Beer Brunch at El Camino Real [Join us for some great Unibroue beers, BeerMosas, and food specials.  $PAYG]
Sun. 4/9; 12 p.m.-3 p.m. — Hoppin' Brunch at City Tap House-Logan [Featuring The Bickel Brothers alongside eight deliciously hoppy IPA's.  $PAYG]
Mon. 4/10; 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 Fegley's Brew Works.  $Free]
Tue. 4/11; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Pint Night at Birra [Enjoy tasty offerings including Alternative Facts, Rolled Out, St. Seditious, Foeder Brau #5, and the ever popular ASAP.  $PAYG]
Tue. 4/11; 5 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) [Beers from Two Roads.  $PAYG]
Wed. 4/12; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Firestone Walker Release of Fortem (Leo V Ursus) at Kite & Key [Join us as we unveil Firestone Walker’s New Imperial IPA Series—Fortem, an unfiltered Imperial India Pale Ale.  $PAYG]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Fri. 4/7; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Session Beer Day With Stoney Creek Homebrewers at Bistro on Bridge [We're pouring free samples of 7 different homebrewed session beers and will also be selling some commercial examples to round out the experience.  $Free + $PAYG]
Fri. 4/7; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Taps & Tapas Event at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Come enjoy four tapas paired with four 4oz beers.  $15.95]
Fri. 4/7; All day — Incubus Friday at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Only on draught the First Friday of every month, a Belgian-style Tripel that pours until the keg kicks.  $PAYG]

Pottstown, Pa.
Fri. 4/7; All day — Incubus Friday at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Only on draught the First Friday of every month, a Belgian-style Tripel that pours until the keg kicks.  $PAYG]

Sellersville, Pa.
Fri. 4/7; 5 p.m. — Beer Tasting at Washington House [Try out four select brews from Long Trail.  $PAYG]

Strasburg, Pa.
Sat. 4/8; 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. — Rails & Ales at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania [Join us for this evening of responsible adult fun, featuring breweries, food trucks, and live music.  $15-$50]

Wayne, Pa.
Thu. 4/6; 4 p.m. — Epic Brewing Comes To Wayne at Teresa's Next Door [Come out and drink some very cool stuff from a small independant brewery.  $PAYG]
Sun. 4/9; All day — Hitachino Nest Brings Taste of Japan at Teresa's Next Door [Meet Youichi of Hitachino Nest and sample many of their most special and rare beers.  $PAYG]
Mon. 4/10; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Special Monday Night Tasting at Beer Yard [We will be having a rare Monday night sampling to welcome"Leo Vs. Ursus," the first installment of Firestone Walker's "chronology of beers that shift stylistically." all based on the brewery's Fortem DIPA.  $Free]

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