Thursday, July 27, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: Philadelphia & beyond: July 27 - July 31

Time to close out the month of July's beer event calendar and bring this one home for Jerome.

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.

Adamstown, Pa.
Sat. 8/5; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Bark + Beerfest at Stoudts Brewing Company [Celebrating the dog days of summer with your best friend, live music, beer, hot dogs, hot dog vendors, and a misting station.  $10-$12]

Aston, Pa.
Sat. 7/29; 3 p.m.-9 p.m. — 2 Year Anniversary at 2SP Brewing Company [The party will kick-off with cake cutting, live music from local band, Chorduroy, and the release of the 2nd Anniversary Ale (6% ABV), a big, citrusy, all-Cascade IPA with 200 lbs of hops. Guests can enjoy the special brew on draft all night and in cans to go.  $PAYG]

Bethlehem, Pa.
Thu. 8/3; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Charity Cask Night at Bethlehem Brew Works [A craft brewery draws its character and strength from its community, but it can also give back to the community and help create positive change.  $PAYG]

Doylestown, Pa.
Sat. 7/29; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Beers for a Cure Craft Beer Fest at Maxwell's On Main [Craft beer from top breweries, MOMs buffet, Ice Cream from OWOWCOW Creamery, Giveaways-Raffles, and more. Proceeds will benefit the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation.  $50]

Lahaska, Pa.
Thu. 7/27; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Thursday Night Beer School: Barrel-aged and Sour Beers at Free Will Brewing Company [Ticket price includes class, flight, and take-home gift.  $15]

Lancaster, Pa.
Fri. 7/28; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Fat Tire Friday: Funk & Resin Edition at Federal Taphouse [Enjoy a New Belgium brew on draft and receive a New Belgium Globe Glass.  $PAYG]

Lititz, Pa.
Mon. 7/31; 5:30 p.m. — Merchant du Vin Beer & Food Tasting  at Bulls Head Public House [A four-course meal paired with Brasserie d'Orval Trappist Belgian Pale Ale, Lindeman's Cuvee Rene Gueuze, Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout, and Ayinger Brau-Weisse.  $37.50]

Malvern, Pa.
Wed. 8/2; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Beer Pairing Dinner at Locust Lane Craft Brewery [We have partnered with Baby Blues BBQ to create a unique, three course pairing menu utilizing three of our brews. We are also including a 16 oz pint of your favorite Locust Lane beer and one of our new Locust Lane "LL & Keystone" logo Pint glasses.  $40]

Media, Pa.
Fri. 7/28; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Firestone Walker Night at Pinocchio's [Firestone Walker's LvU Adversus, West Side Beavo, SLOambic, Luponic Distortion 6, StickeeMonkee, PGW, and BrettaWeisse.  $PAYG]

Pennsauken, NJ
Sat. 8/5; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. — Pints for Pets at Double Nickel Brewing Company [Take a load off and join our adoptable dogs for a relaxing afternoon. A portion of proceeds from a special firkin will benefit our pets  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Fri. 7/28; 3 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Sampling at Bell Beverage [Tasting samples of Starr Hill.  $Free]
Fri. 7/28; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Beef & Beer Besties with Fat Head's at City Tap House-University City [Sign up for our Bumbleberry Pie Eating Contest, enjoy live entertainment from Soul DJ, backyard games, and homemade barbeque.  $PAYG]
Sat. 7/29; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — SmörgåsBeer at American Swedish Historical Museum [Spend a summer evening sampling local Philly lagers, ales, stouts and more paired alongside a spread of savories like Swedish meatballs, cheeses, and sausages.  $10-$35]
Mon. 7/31; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 [Tasting samples of beers from Double Nickel.  $Free]
Sat. 8/5; 1 p.m. — Sour Saturday at City Tap House-University City [Sours are extremely tasty and deserve your absolute attention - which is why we dedicate an entire day and 20+ taps to this stellar style every summer.  $35]
Fri. 8/11 & Sat. 8/12; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Brooklyn Brewery Mash presents Philly Beer Mansion at The Woodlands Mansion & Cemetery [Part of an eight-city world tour, Beer Mansion is an interactive, multi-room celebration of beer, food, music, more beer, and community.  $55-$65]
Sat. 8/19; 1 p.m.-4 p.m. — Crabfest at City Tap House-University City [Crabfest is a classic all-you-can-eat crab-a-thon. This year we're teaming up with one of our favorite breweries, Yards Brewing Co.  $35]

Reading, Pa.
Fri. 8/4; 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]

West Reading, Pa.
Fri. 7/28; 4 p.m.-11 p.m. — Avery's 3rd Birthday Tap Takeover at Barley Mow Craft Beer House [Come celebrate Avery's 3rd birthday with a fantastic Avery Brewing Tap Takeover. Bring your pups! We'll have treats for them to celebrate Avery.  $PAYG]

Wilmington, Del.
Sat. 8/12; 12 p.m.-7:30 p.m. — Wilmington Downtown Brew Fest at Chelsea Tavern [Over 100 brews representing over 40 local breweries, 3 live acts and two local DJs, 11 local restaurants and 2 local food trucks, designated VIP area including "special" brews and beer-friendly finger foods, free Lyft incentives, and Market Street's first Home Brew Competition.  $35-$50]

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