Thursday, May 25, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: May 25 - May 31

Ready to close out the month of May? Ready for Philly Beer Week?

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.

Allentown, Pa.
Sat. 6/3; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — PBS39 BrewFest at Coca-Cola Park [We expect to feature craft beers from 40 brewers and distributors, local and beyond. And, of course, will include great live music and local vendors. Proceeds from the Seventh Annual PBS39 BrewFest will support PBS39 programming.  $5-$50]

Ardmore, Pa.
Thu. 6/1; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Go Nuts for Doughnuts Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Iron Hill Brewery and Benchwarmer”s Coffee and Doughnuts come together to create four unique doughnuts paired with four unique beers.  $PAYG]

Bethlehem, Pa.
Thu. 6/1; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Charity Cask Night at Bethlehem Brew Works [Entire proceeds from special cask sales will be donated to Center for Animal Health & Welfare.  $PAYG]

Croydon, Pa.
Sat. 6/10; 12 p.m.-7 p.m. — 5th Anniversary at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company [More Info about beer lineup, anniversary beer, food trucks, etc, will be announced shortly.  $PAYG]

Harrisburg, Pa.
Sat. 5/27; All weekend — BeerFest at ArtsFest at Civic Club Garden [We have partnered with the fine folks at Ever Grain Brewing Co. to bring a beer garden to Artsfest.  $TBD]
Sat. 6/17; 2 p.m.-7 p.m. — Harrisburg Brewers Fest at Locust & Third Streets [Sampling of beersfFrom up to or approximately 40 breweries.  $10-$50]

Lancaster, Pa.
Tue. 6/6; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Calypso Caribbean Beer Dinner at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us on the patio for five Caribbean themed courses from Head Chef Anthony Beaner paired with five delicious beers by Senior Head Brewer Tim Stumpf.  $65]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 5/25; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Long Trail Tasting at Pinocchio's [A night of beers from Long Trail.  $PAYG]

Newark, Del.
Thu. 5/25; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Burgers ‘n’ Brews: Shake Shack x 2SP at Shake Shack [Join us for a guided tasting of 2SP Brewing Company beers expertly paired with four rounds of Shake Shack burgers, event-only specials, and beer milkshakes.  $35]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 5/25; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Beer and Bees Fundraiser at Second District Brewing Company [We're hosting an event to educate attendees about protecting our bees and other pollinators, and as a fundraiser for the non-profit environmental group, PennEnvironment and their “Save the Bees” campaign. As part of this effort, we've created a one-time-only, limited time beer brewed with honey sourced from local bees.  $PAYG]
Thu. 5/25; 6 p.m. — Beer Dinner at Bar Hygge [Details to follow.  $TBD]
Fri. 5/26; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Ommegang Tasting at Beer Love [Ommegang will be in house pouring samples of some of their finest beers.  $Free]
Fri. 5/26; 5 p.m. — Friday's Sixtel: North Country Belgian Raspberry Sour Porter at Grey Lodge Pub [We can't find a good description of this beer anywhere online. But who cares, it sounds awesome.  $PAYG]
Fri. 5/26; 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. — Final-ly Friday Free Beer Tasting at Trolley Car Diner [Tasting samples of beers from Conshohocken Brewing Company.  $Free]
Sun. 5/28; 3 p.m.-10 p.m. — Memorial Day Bash at Garage-South Philly [One of Philly's hottest new restaurants, Res Ispa, will be #indacart and Brooklyn Brewery will be in house with beer, specials, games, and fun. Beach attire is encouraged.  $PAYG]
Thu. 6/1; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Opening Tap for Philly Beer Week at The Fillmore [The official opening event and night for Philly Beer Week's 10th anniversary.  $15-$92]
Fri. 6/2 through Sun. 6/11; All day and night — Philly Beer Week at Hundreds of establishments across the Philadelphia region [Celebrate Philadelphia as America’s Best Beer-Drinking City with a ten-day festival.  $Varies]
Tue. 6/6; 6:30 p.m. — Funk, Sole, and Rock & Roll at World CafĂ© Live [Funk Brewing Company and Sole Artisan Ales are two of the top new breweries in Pennsylvania. What better way to enjoy their rare and innovative beer than accompanied by performances from Swift Technique, Johnny Showcase, and The Dead Flowers.  $10 + $PAYG]
Sat. 6/17; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Beer Camp On Tour at Penn's Landing [This summer, Beer Camp on Tour takes over Penn’s Landing with hundreds of craft beers, the city’s best food trucks, live music and good times.  $40-$75]

Reading, Pa.
Thu. 5/25; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Stone Beer & Fish Taco Pairing at Liberty Taproom [With May and summer finally here, we welcome Taproom favorite Stone Brewing company back for a citrusy and hoppy seafood pairing.  $PAYG]

Rio Grande, NJ
Thu. 6/1; 5 p.m. — Weyerbacher & Cape May Brewing Co. Collaboration Takeover at Rio Station [We are happy to have both Weyerbacher and Cape May Brewing Co. taking 7 of our taps. They are bringing together their awsome brewers to make a collaboration brew, Paradise 160 India Pale Lager.  $PAYG]

Sellersville, Pa.
Tue. 5/30; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Stone Beer Dinner at The Horse Tavern & Grill [Four courses of food perfectly paired with four great beers.  $40]

Wayne, Pa.
Fri. 5/26; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — La Trappe and Teresa's Pay It Forward at Teresa's Next Door [Five La Trappe beers wil be pouring with all of the proceeds going to the Kyle Ambrogi Foundation, a local charity.  $PAYG]

West Chester, Pa.
Sat. 6/10; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Ride The Rails at Boxcar Brewing Company [Come out for an event to remember as we board 1930’s style train cars and head down the historical West Chester Railroad to Glen Mills picnic park. We provide the food (a rockstar spread), Boxcar beer (all of our best brews), and live music.  $25-$50]
Sat. 6/10; 12 p.m.-7 p.m. — H.O.P. Party at Levante Brewing Company [Bring five non-perishable food items or more and we'll hook you up with a free pour for helping other people in need.  $10-$45]
Sat. 6/17; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Ride The Rails at Boxcar Brewing Company [Come out for an event to remember as we board 1930’s style train cars and head down the historical West Chester Railroad to Glen Mills picnic park. We provide the food (a rockstar spread), Boxcar beer (all of our best brews), and live music.  $25-$50]
Sat. 6/17; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — West Chester Craft Beer Festival at Charles A Melton Arts & Ed Center [We're going to have an amazing line up of breweries and beers. Food trucks, artisan vendors and beer. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Charles A Melton Arts & Ed Center.  $5-$50]

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