Thursday, July 13, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: Philadelphia & beyond: July 13 - July 19

With Belgian Independence Day upcoming next Friday, July 21, I've already got a few related events listed on the monthly/weekly calendar.

Then I came across this nice, clean, concise, and comprehensive list of events from Nima Hadian and his Shangy's crew that they're behind during "National Belgian Beer Week". Looks like it begins today and lasts through Sun. July 23 (hey, sounds kind of like how PBW defines a "week"!)

So instead of a lot of copying and pasting, I'll simply point you over there. Plenty out there for your enjoyment; go get 'em.

Dog days? Bring on the beer.

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.

Bristol, Pa.
Sat. 7/15; 3 p.m.-8 p.m. — Gobletstock 3 at Broken Goblet Brewery [We are celebrating our 3rd Anniversary with a giant party to thank you all for another year of peace, hops, and music.  $PAYG]

Cape May, NJ
Thu. 7/13; 4 p.m.-10 p.m. — Pop-Up Beer Garden at World War II Lookout Tower [Take in the sights, sounds, and sips that Cape May is famous for while enjoying music, yard games, and gourmet summertime eats.  $PAYG]

Cherry Hill, NJ
Sat. 7/15; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — 101 Years Later: The Shark Attack IPA Event at Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Company [An event to commemorate the infamous attacks featuring many different India Pale Ales.  $PAYG]

Downingtown, Pa.
Wed. 7/19; 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Firestone Walker Limited Release tasting at The Bottle Room [Come in and sample some limited release beers of Firestone Walker including: 10oz West Side Beavo (collaboration with Beavertown); 5oz Bretta Rose; 5oz Krieky Bones; 5oz Lil Opal; and 5oz Agrestic.  $30]

Easton, Pa.
Tue. 7/18; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Fredo's Pilsner Release Party at Two Rivers Brewing Company [Join us as we release Fredo's Pilsner, named in honor of Fredo the Cat, who was the house cat at Connexions Art Gallery for 10 years.  $PAYG]

Exton, Pa.
Fri. 7/14 through Sun. 7/16; All weekend — Brewery Ommegang and Game of Thrones Tap Takeover at The Drafting Room [Celebrate the return of Game of Thrones with an Ommegang Tap Takeover featuring Game of Thrones inspired beer and food.  $PAYG]

Lahaska, Pa.
Thu. 7/13; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Thursday Night Beer School: Beers of Germany at Free Will Brewing Company [Ticket price includes class, flight, and take-home gift.  $15]

Leola, Pa.
Thu. 7/13; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Craft Beer Tap Attack and Tasting at Funck's [A lineup of beers from Rubber Soul.  $PAYG]

Maple Shade, NJ
Sun. 7/16; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — North of the Wall Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Come to Iron Hill before the start of the season 7 premiere. Dress as your favorite character and talk to other Watcher’s on the Wall.  $PAYG]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 7/13; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Golden Goat IPL Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Brewed in collaboration with Tyler Arboretum. This part IPA, part lager bursts with tropical fruit, pine and citrus hop flavors balanced by a crisp, clean lager finish.  $PAYG]
Thu. 7/13; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Blue Moon Paint The Glass at Pinocchio's [Beers from Blue Moon.  $PAYG]

Newark, Del.
Sun. 7/16; 11 a.m. — Hops 'n' Honey Brunch at Argilla Brewing Company [Two forces collide and a great brunch is born. Argilla and Liquid Alchemy are pairing up to offer incredible brunch options to pair with craft beer, craft mead, and craft cider.  $PAYG]

Perkasie, Pa.
Thu. 7/13; 3 p.m. — Service to the Liquid Can Release: Cloudy2 at Free Will Brewing Company [A collaboration with Levante Brewing, this New England-style IPA is an intricate medley of herbal, earthy and juicy flavors, due to magnanimous amounts of Calypso, Idaho 7, and Mosaic hops. 16 oz. cans. 4-packs available.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Fri. 7/14; 3 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Sampling at Bell Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from Allagash.  $Free]
Sat. 7/15; 12 p.m. — 2nd Anniversary at Crime & Punishment Brewing Company [We will be releasing our first bottled Saison, Sofya, as well as hosting a yard party over in the lot on 27th and Girard, full with games, art, crafts, and a big ol' pig roast.  $PAYG]
Sun. 7/16; 11:30 a.m. — Brunch of Thrones Quizzo at City Tap House-Logan [With some of Ommegang's limited edition 'Game of Thrones' beers on tap and a Big Chick on your plate, you're set for a memorable GoT season kickoff.  $PAYG]
Sun. 7/16; 12 p.m. — Game of Thrones Premier Party with Ommegang at The Institute [As always we will be showing the previous season all day leading up to the premier and pour a shit load of Ommegang Beers on tap. The 2nd floor will also be open and we will be showing it on our 10ft projection wall.  $PAYG]
Mon. 7/17; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 [Tasting samples of beers from Heavy Seas.  $Free]
Tue. 7/18; 7 p.m.-11 p.m. — Secret Lair Burlesque at Evil Genius Brewing Company [This all new monthly show features top performers sharing their most dazzling routines.  $PAYG]
Tue. 7/18; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) [Watermelon Gose and Hi-5 on tap, Hopsecutioner IPA and Maggie's Peach Saison available in cans.  $PAYG]
Wed. 7/19; 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]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Fri. 7/14; 5 p.m. — Cherry Blob Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us for Blob Fest in Phoenixville as we honor this classic movie with a special beer release. Cherry Blob — our award-winning Tripel with the addition of tart, Michigan Montmorency cherries.  $PAYG]

Reading, Pa.
Thu. 7/13; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Vault Brewing & Kebab Pairing at Liberty Taproom [On draft that day we will have three excellent selections from Vault paired with some killer kebabs.  $PAYG]

West Chester, Pa.
Fri. 7/14; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Free Tasting at Goshen Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from Devils Backbone.  $Free]

Wilmington, Del.
Thu. 7/13; 11 a.m. — Collaboration Nation at Two Stones Pub [We'll have 16 collaborations coming your way with the help of 25 different breweries.  $PAYG]

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