Thursday, July 20, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: Philadelphia & beyond: July 20 - July 26

Don't let the dog days make a dog's breakfast for you. There's plenty of beer out there to keep you cool.

National Belgian Beer Week continues through this Sunday and here's a nice, clean, concise, and comprehensive list of events from Nima Hadian and his crew at Shangy's.

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.

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.

Harrisburg, Pa.
Thu. 7/20; 6:30 p.m. — Beer Dinner at The Millworks [Welcome beer with hors d’oeuvres in the brewery, four food courses paired with different Millworks brews in our private events room, and explanation of food and beer pairings from our Executive Chef and Master Brewer.  $60]

Horsham, Pa.
Thu. 7/20; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Complimentary Beer and Wine Tasting at Iron Abbey [Including Avery's Coconut Porter aged in rum barrels, The Real Peel IPA, and Maharaja IPA.  $Free]

Lahaska, Pa.
Thu. 7/20; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Thursday Night Beer School: Dark Beers at Free Will Brewing Company [Ticket price includes class, flight, and take-home gift.  $15]

Lancaster, Pa.
Fri. 7/21; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Belgian Independence Day Celebration at Hunger N Thirst [The day will feature loads of mussels, frites, chocolate and waffles....and oh yeah a bunch of Belgian beers on draft.  $PAYG]

Maple Shade, NJ
Tue. 7/25; 7 p.m. — Hawaiian Luau Christmas Beer Dinner at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Celebrate Christmas in July with a five course Hawaiian Luau beer dinner from Head Chef Scot Seher paired with five delicious beers by Head Brewer Josh Ervine.  $65]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 7/20; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Weyerbacher Night at Pinocchio's [Beers from Weyerbacher.  $PAYG]
Fri. 7/21; All day — Belgian Independence Day at Pinocchio's [Chimay White will be on tap for it.  $PAYG]

Milford, Del.
Sat. 7/22; 12 p.m. — Christmas In July at Mispillion River Brewing Company [We will be celebrating Christmas in July this year by bringing back our fan favorite "Breakfast with Santa" and by releasing Threat Level Purple and Chipped Teeth.  $PAYG]

Montgomeryville, Pa.
Sat. 7/22; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. — Club Barrel Brew Day 2017 at Keystone Homebrew Supply [Beers must be brewed at Keystone Homebrew Supply on Saturday, July 22 and be either fermented or aged in the designated club barrel. This year, each participating homebrew club will be given a FREE 15 gallon Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey barrel, courtesy of Dad’s Hat.  $Free]

Muhlenberg, Pa.
Sat. 7/22; 4 p.m.-8 p.m. — Pints For Pups at Jim Dietrich Park [Dog and family friendly beer festival that features delicious food, loads of beer for the tasting, and live music. All proceeds from this beer tasting event go directly to veterinary services, shelter operations and adoption programs for animals at Humane League of Lancaster County and Humane Society of Berks County.  $20-$75]

Newark, Del.
Sat. 7/22; 11:30 a.m. — Brewmaster’s Beer Brunch at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Three courses from Head Chef Jason Thomson paired with three delicious beers by Senior Head Brewer Justin Sproul.  $35]

Palmyra, Pa.
Thu. 7/20; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Craft Beer Tap Attack and Tasting at Funck's [A linedup of beers from New Belgium.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Mon. 7/24; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 [Tasting samples of beers from Starr Hill.  $Free]
Tue. 7/25; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) [Bell's Oberon and Quininnon Lager on tap, Two Hearted and Amber Ale available in cans & bottles.  $PAYG]
Tue. 7/25; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Welcome, Von Trapp at Tria Taproom [To celebrate von Trapp Brewing's Philadelphia debut, we'll welcome Sam with a live rendition of some of the film's greatest hits by members of the Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus, plus special pricing on his Austrian-inspired beers and cheeses.  $PAYG]
Tue. 7/25; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — PLB presents: Under the Boardwalk! (we mean the EL) at Evil Genius Beer Garden [We went through our most recent inventory and boy - do we have some delicious, rare, and never to be seen again beer to share. So let's #drinkitnow. Beer-in-a-Bag, Duck Dunk, Spin & Win, and more boardwalk games. Food provided by: Devil's Den.  $PAYG]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Fri. 7/21; 11:30 a.m. — Third Friday Firkin Fest at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Stop by to see which delicious brews will be on the hand pumps next to our stalwart Chester County Bitter.  $PAYG]

Reading, Pa.
Fri. 7/21; 5 p.m. — Beer Tasting Festival at FirstEnergy Stadium [2 ½ hour all-you-can-eat buffet along with a 2 hour beer tasting.  $28]

Voorhees, NJ
Tue. 7/25; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Krampus in July Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us for Krampus in July as we tap some of your cold weather favorites like Coffee Bedotter, Figgy Warmer, and Vanilla Russian.  $PAYG]

West Chester, Pa.
Thu. 7/20; 6 p.m. — Can Release - ¡Going Guava! IPA at Levante Brewing Company [We wanted to create the ideal beer to crack open on a blistering summer day, so we added the refreshing blend of guava and fruit-forward hops, Galaxy, Motueka, and Mosiac to be exact.  $PAYG]

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