Thursday, May 18, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: May 18 - May 24

Is this what you call the calm before the Philly Beer Week storm? Whatever you call it, there's plenty of it to soak up. Cheers!

And....I trust you know all about my Book Signing tonight in Wyomissing?

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.

Cape May, NJ
Thu. 5/18; 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. — Scientists On Tap at Cape May Brewing Company [Try some CMBC brews while learning about our ocean's animals from the Cape May Whale Watch and Research Center.  $10+$PAYG]

Collingswood, NJ
Sat. 5/20; 12 p.m.-10 p.m. — 1-year Anniversary Party at Devil's Creek Brewery [We’ll be tapping our exclusive Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrel-Aged beers.  $PAYG]

Doylestown, Pa.
Sat. 5/20; 3 p.m.-10 p.m. — Hopfest at Penn Taproom [Hops, hops, and more hops, including Russian River's Pliny The Elder.  $PAYG]

Lancaster, Pa.
Sat. 5/20; All day — 4th Year Anniversary Party at Hunger N Thirst [We have been hording some rare and delicious kegs to celebrate with all of you to mark the occasion.  $PAYG]

Leola, Pa.
Thu. 5/18; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Goose Island Sampling at Funck's [Meet a brewery rep, grab some free swag and glassware while supplies last.  $PAYG]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 5/18; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Two Roads Tasting at Pinocchio's [A night of beers from Two Roads Brewing Company.  $PAYG]

Milton, Del.
Tue. 5/16 through Fri. 5/19; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. — American Craft Beer Week at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery [American Craft Beer Week brings together a nation of craft beer fanatics and honors everything our industry has come to represent.  $PAYG]

Palmyra, Pa.
Thu. 5/18; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Tattered Flag Sampling at Funck's [Meet The guys from Tattered Flag and grab some great craft beers from our neck of the woods.  $PAYG]

Parkesburg, Pa.
Sun. 5/21; 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m. — Braumeister with the Brewmasters at Victory Brewing Company [Includes a welcome beer, a tour of our Parkesburg facility led by one of our Brewmasters, a Braumeister tasting session led by our Brewmasters, 1 take-home crowler, a Q&A session, plus small bites, and a chance to chat with our Brewmasters following the tasting session.  $50]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 5/18; 3 p.m. — Yards Beer Night at Barcade [We’ll have all their usual favorites as well as a couple rare beers straight from the brewery.  $PAYG]
Thu. 5/18; 10 p.m. — Smuttynose Presents: Storytellers at Heritage [Come out, drink some great Smuttynose beers on draft, then take the stage and tell us a good story.  $PAYG]
Fri. 5/19; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Sly Fox Tasting at Beer Love [After cutting his teeth in sales for 15 years, Pete Giannopoulos opened the Sly Fox Brewhouse & Eatery.  $Free]
Fri. 5/19; 5 p.m. — Friday's Sixtel: Avery Perzik Peach Saison at Grey Lodge Pub [A classic saison—dry, crisp, fruity, spicy and refreshing—with a dose of summer—peaches.  $PAYG]
Sat. 5/20; 12 p.m.-7 p.m. — Wheat Beer Fest at South Philadelphia Tap Room [Over 30+ drafts will bring you a sparkling array of witbier goodness to choose from- we’ll have a bunch of other styles too: super fresh IPAs, cool sours, pilsners, ciders… and much much more.  $PAYG]
Sat. 5/20; 2 p.m.-7 p.m. — All Star Craft Beer and Wine Festival at Citizens Bank Park [Guests will be treated to hundreds of amazing craft beer and wine samples from around the world showcased throughout the entire concourse, enjoy great live band and DJ entertainment, free parking, 2 tickets to a Phillies game at CBP during the 2017 season, free admission to the official after party, and sample multiple spirits, bacon, jerky, and other all-star product vendors.  $25-$70]
Sat. 5/20; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Preakness with Stillwater & Evolution Brewing at Devil's Den [Join us for the Preakness, with a draft list form two Maryland breweries, Stillwater and Evolution.  $PAYG]
Sun. 5/21; All day — Firestone Walker — Sour Sunday at Kite & Key [Firestone Walker want to get Sour on the Kite & Key with a sampling of a great lineup from the Barrel Works Series.  $PAYG]
Tue. 5/23; 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. — Magic Hat Circus/Zirkus Boy Night at Grey Lodge Pub [Magic Hat's Circus Boy, a beer Scoats really loves, is a tasty lemongrass wheat ale fermented with American wheat beer yeast. Magic Hat has made a special version, Zirkus Boy, that has been brewed with German hefeweizen yeast.  $PAYG]
Tue. 5/23; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Philly Beer Scene Awards at World CafĂ© Live [Join your favorite local brewers and bar owners and walk down the red carpet to one of the fanciest and most anticipated beer events of the year.  $35]
Wed. 5/24; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Pint Night at Revolution House [A selection of Yards brews.  $20]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Fri. 5/19; 11:30 a.m. — 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.  $PAYG]

Rehoboth Beach, Del.
Wed. 5/24; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Meet the Brewer at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats [Sam and Augie Carton of Carton Brewing will be swapping stories and highlights of their brew day, as well as details about Deli, a beer that evokes the aspects of the archetypal pastrami sandwich: bitter, salty, sweet, sour, and umami.  $PAYG]

Sellersville, Pa.
Sat. 5/20; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — KBS Beer Tapping at The Horse Tavern & Grill [Founders Imperial Stout from '15 and '14 will also be on tap.  $PAYG]

Voorhees, NJ
Sat. 5/20; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Taste of Summer Patio Party Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Party outside on the patio to celebrate warmer weather and summer beers, featuring the release of Creamsicle Wit and Blueberry Mahalo, Apollo!  $PAYG]

Wayne, Pa.
Fri. 5/19; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Stoudts Brewing 30th Anniversary at Teresa's Next Door [Join Carol Stoudt for their 30th anniversary party here at Teresa's. We'll be pouring some great beer from one of the breweries that has been a foundation of the local beer market.  $PAYG]

West Chester, Pa.
Fri. 5/19; 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. — Free Samples at Goshen Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from River Horse Brewing Company.  $Free]

Wilmington, Del.
Thu. 5/18; All day — Founders Brewing Co. Launch Party at Two Stones Pub [Help us welcome Founders Brewing Co. to Delaware with a launch party at your local 2SP.  $PAYG]

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