Thursday, May 11, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: May 11 - May 17

Buy your mum a beer; she deserves it. According to this calendar, it can be any day, including Sunday, at a special event in the area. Cheers to the Moms!

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.

Croydon, Pa.
Wed. 5/17; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Four Kings IPA Pack at Dog and Bull [Featuring four variants from Starr Hill.  $PAYG]

Downingtown, Pa.
Tue. 5/16; 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Beef & Beer at Victory Brewing Company [Includes hot roast beef sandwich, salads, and two beer tokens.  $40]

Horsham, Pa.
Wed. 5/17; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — SingleCut Beer Dinner at Iron Abbey [Four courses with four beers from SingleCut Beersmiths.  $60]

Huntingdon Valley, Pa.
Thu. 5/11; 4 p.m.-9 p.m. — Engine 9 Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us for the release of this traditional German lager brewed in conjunction with the Rockledge Fire Company.  $PAYG]

Kulpsville, Pa.
Sat. 5/13; 1 p.m.-9 p.m. — KBS and Bespoke Bacon at CJ's Doghouse [We will be tapping our 2017 Founders KBS along side of a Bespoke Bacon Tasting Flight all Saturday long.  $PAYG]

Lancaster, Pa.
Fri. 5/12; 6 p.m. — Bell's Tap Takeover at Federal Taphouse [A Bell's rep will be on hand with cool stuff for anyone who buys a Bell's beer, or to answer any of your craft beer questions.  $PAYG]
Sat. 5/13; 3 p.m.-5 p.m. — Most Craftacular Brew Review at Isaac's Pickle Bar [A special four-course dinner featuring twists on Isaac's dishes paired up with four of our favorite breweries including Stone, Dogfish Head, Sea Dog, and Tröegs.  $29.95]

Leola, Pa.
Thu. 5/11; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — 2SP Sampling at Funck's [Meet a brewery rep, grab some free swag and glassware while supplies last.  $PAYG]

Media, Pa.
Sat. 5/13; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — The Brandywine Valley Craft Brewers' Festival at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [We will be showcasing live music, great food and the finest handcrafted beers from the region’s best craft breweries—all while raising funds for the local Media Youth Center.  $45]

Newtown, Pa.
Thu. 5/11; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Mini Tap Takeover at Isaac Newton's [Sole's Super Silk, So High, and Eureka Nerd.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 5/11; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — A Taste Of The Brewvitational at Reading Terminal Market [It's your chance to taste Philly's best craft beers and help Inquirer critic Craig LaBan pick the best flagship selection for his annual Brewvitational competition.  $45-$60]
Thu. 5/11; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Pint Night at Revolution House [A selection of Long Trail brews.  $20]
Thu. 5/11; 10 p.m. — Can You Pass The Acid Test? at Heritage [We're pouring a heady lineup of six Captain Lawrence IPAs, so you can taste your way through a wide range of IBUs and ABVs.  $PAYG]
Fri. 5/12; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Build A Little Birdhouse In Your Soul with Sixpoint at Grey Lodge Pub [We like to do an Earthy event with Jon from Sixpoint every year around Arbor Day/Earth Day. This year it's for the birds.  $PAYG]
Fri. 5/12; 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Beer Wars: Belgium vs America at Philly Beer School [In this beer tasting class, we pit two of our favorite beer countries against each other.  $48.98]
Sat. 5/13; 1 p.m.-8 p.m. — IPA, Champagne, & Rosé Block Party at The Cambridge [The hop, hop, hoppiest day of the year featuring dozens of dank beers that may compromise the enamel of your chompers and blast your tastebuds in to oblivion...and you wouldn't want it any other way.  $PAYG]
Sat. 5/13; 2 p.m.-4 p.m. — 1st Annual Home Brew Competition at Dawson Street Pub [We are looking for amateur brewers to make a light spring/summer beer to enter our first annual home brew competition.  $PAYG]
Sat. 5/13; 2 p.m.-4 p.m. — Home Brew Competition at Dawson Street Pub [We are looking for amateur brewers to make a light spring/summer beer to enter our first annual home brew competition.  $PAYG]
Sat. 5/13; 2 p.m.-8 p.m. — IPA Block Party at Hawthornes Beer Café [The date is set for the hop, hop, hoppiest day of the year featuring dozens of dank beers that may compromise the enamel of your chompers and blast your tastebuds in to oblivion.  $PAYG]
Tue. 5/16; 5 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance (Queen Village) [Beers from Great Divide.  $PAYG]
Wed. 5/17; 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]
Wed. 5/17; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — You Buy the Glass Night at The Abbaye [Keepsake glass, raffles, prizes, and giveaways with 2SP Brewing.  $PAYG]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Sat. 5/13; 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m. — Phoenixville Beer & Wine Festival at Kimberton Fairgrounds [Attendees can sample 80+ craft beers, 30+ wines, meads, ciders, and spirits. Guests can vote for their favorite craft beer and wine.  $10-$65]

Reading, Pa.
Thu. 5/11; 5:35 p.m. — Beer Tasting Festival at First Energy Stadium [2 ½ hour all-you-can-eat buffet along with a 2 hour beer tasting.  $26]
Sun. 5/14; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. — Mother's Day with Tröegs at Liberty Taproom [Tröegs recently hired a brand new rep Tyler Baver who has roots and family right here in Reading. We thought there was no better way to welcome him back home to PA than to invite him and his mother to help tap 12 kegs of killer PA craft beer.  $PAYG]

Rehoboth Beach, Del.
Thu. 5/11; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Founders Release Party at Pickled Pig Pub [Don't miss the first time Founders Brewing Company will be available in Delaware.  $PAYG]

Scranton, Pa.
Sat. 5/13; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Starr Hill Hop On Tour Tap Takeover at Backyard Ale House [Eight Starr Hill IPAs on tap, Spegiealu IPA Glasses, and other awesome brewery swag.  $PAYG]

Westmont, NJ
Sat. 5/13; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Pour-A-Palooza at The Pour House [50+ breweries, plus live music.  $40-$45]

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