Thursday, August 03, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: Philadelphia & beyond: August 3 - August 9

Did I hear you say that you'll be somewhere in or around the Greater Philly area this next week and are looking to choose from three dozen or more beer events? At your service...

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 [Live music, 13+ styles of Stoudts beer, alll kinds of hot dogs and toppings (including veggie dog), dog vendors, and a dog misting station in our courtyard.  $10-$12 + $PAYG]

Atlantic City, NJ
Fri. 8/4; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Pinelands Tap Take Over at Harry's Oyster Bar [Pouring 6 varieties of delicious Pure as the Pines brews, at the outside bar.  $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]

Cape May, NJ
Sat. 8/5;  10 a.m.-6 p.m. — Cape May Craft Beer & Crab Festival at Emlen Physick Estate [All-day festival featuring local and regional craft beers to wash down favorite summer foods ... steamed crabs, pulled pork, crab cakes, shrimp and hot dogs, as well as food from regional vendors.  $PAYG]

Coatesville, Pa.
Sun. 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — Boxcar's Speakeasy-Inspired Pop-Up Beer Garden at Brandywine Outfitters [Boxcar Beer, PA Wine and Spirits, Food Trucks, Music, Outdoor Lawn Games, and Stillwater Kayaking available.  $PAYG]

Exton, Pa.
Thu. 8/3; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — National IPA Day with Founders Brewing at World Of Beer [Enter to win a swag bag from Founders with every draft purchased.  $PAYG]
Fri. 8/4; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Happy Hour Firkin at Suburban Restaurant and Beer Garden [We'll be tapping a firkin of 3LB IPA loaded with Simcoe & Warrior plus featuring a couple of other beers on tap.  $PAYG]
Tue. 8/8; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Sierra Nevada Beer Camp 2017 at World Of Beer [Super limited edition beers.  $PAYG]

Harleysville, Pa.
Thu. 8/3; 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m. — Cloudy2 at The Butcher & Barkeep [Join the teams of Free Will, Levante, and The Butcher and Barkeep for a very limited release of Levante & Free Will's Collaboration Cloudy Squared on draft.  $PAYG]

Kutztown, Pa.
Sun. 8/6; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Maple Mistress Release Party at Saucony Creek Brewing Company [Come out and celebrate the release of Maple Mistress. We have Manatawny Creek Ramblers playing tunes.  $5 + $PAYG]

Lahaska, Pa.
Thu. 8/3; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Thursday Night Beer School: Beer & Cheese at  Free Will Taproom at Peddler's Village [Learn how best to choose cheeses to enhance your beer selection from Certified Cicerone, Samantha Seltzer. For this class we are teaming up with Fromage Deux to get our hands on some of their amazing cheese selection.  $15]

Lancaster, Pa.
Sun. 8/6; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Home Brew Hang at Hunger N Thirst [An instructive brewing session and a sampling of beers that will last throughout the afternoon.  $10 + $PAYG]

Leola, Pa.
Thu. 8/3; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Dogfish Head Tap Attack at Funck's [Beers from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery.  $PAYG]

Milton, Del.
Thu. 8/3; 4:30 p.m. — Vintage & Vinyl - National IPA Day at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery [We're digging into our Vintage Stash and spinning some groovy Vinyl for one fantastically awesome Happy Hour. For August, we're pouring '07 120 Minute IPA, '09 Squall, '10 Burton Baton, and '13 Hellhound On My Ale.  $PAYG]

Mount Holly, NJ
Sat. 8/5; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — Major Nelson Pale Ale Can Release at Spellbound Brewing Company [One of our most popular beers in the tasting room is now making it to the canning line.  $PAYG]
Sun. 8/6; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Opacity Release Party at Village Idiot Brewing Company [Double dry hopped with motueka and wai-iti.  $PAYG]

Newtown, Pa.
Thu. 8/3; All day — National IPA Day 2017 at Isaac Newton's [We always try to purchase some of the world’s greatest IPAs while endeavoring to get the freshest beers possible.  $PAYG]

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

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 8/3; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Victory Tasting at Beer Love [Beers from Victory.  $PAYG]
Thu. 8/3; 5 p.m.-11 p.m. — National Watermelon & IPA Day at Devil's Den [We will have IPAs, we will have Watermelon Beers, and we will have a Watermelon Double IPA.  $PAYG]
Fri. 8/4; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — BeerLOVE and 2SP turn 2 at Beer Love [It's hard to believe we've been here 2 years, and so has 2SP Brewing Company.  $PAYG]
Fri. 8/4; 7 p.m. — Goose Island Migration Week at Garage-Fishtown [Come out, drink some cold beers and eat some tasty Chicago classics.  $PAYG]
Sat. 8/5; All day — Beastie Boys’ MCA Birthday Celebration with Two Roads Brewing Company at American Sardine Bar [Join us at American Sardine Bar as we celebrate the life and music of the late great Adam “MCA” Yauch with Beastie Boys-inspired food and drink.  $PAYG]
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]
Sun. 8/6; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — The OC on Walnut St: The Bruery Comes to Tria Taproom at Tria Taproom [Welcome Director of Distribution and Operations Jonas Nemura of The Bruery. We'll pour three of his beers at special prices all day and night, and he'll be on hand from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. to chat about these rare and exciting offerings.  $PAYG]
Mon. 8/7; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bottle Shop Happy Hour: Weyerbacher at Local 44 [Join us for brewery representative led complimentary tastings and specials on bottle selections from Weyerbacher.  $Free]
Tue. 8/8; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Secret Lair Burlesque at Evil Genius Brewing Company [Join us at The Lab for an evening of classic burlesque and serious brews.  $PAYG]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Fri. 8/4; All day — Incubus Friday at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Belgian-style Tripel that pours until the keg kicks.  $PAYG]

Pottstown, Pa.
Fri. 8/4; 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. — Starr Hill Sampling at Frank Smith Beverages [Tasting samples of beers from Starr Hill.  $Free]
Fri. 8/4; All day — Incubus Friday at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Belgian-style Tripel that pours until the keg kicks.  $PAYG]
Sat. 8/5; 1 p.m.-3 p.m. — Golden Road Sampling at Frank Smith Beverages [Tasting samples of beers from Golden Road.  $Free]

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]
Sun. 8/6; All day — Summer Hopfest at Liberty Taproom [Come join us once again for a relaxing Sunday aftrernoon with the grill and music going on the patio as well as a killer lineup of hoppy beers from some of our favorite breweries.  $PAYG]

Sellersville, Pa.
Fri. 8/4; 5 p.m. — Yards Beer Tasting at Washington House [Learn more about Philly’s hometown beer and their mission.  $PAYG]

Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pa.
Fri. 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25; 6 p.m. — Canoe & Brew at Shawnee Craft Brewing Company [Enjoy a 3-mile canoe trip on the scenic Delaware River followed by a flight of our very our ShawneeCraft Brewing Company brews.  $50]

Somerdale, NJ
Thu. 8/3; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — National IPA Day at Flying Fish Brewing Company [We will be introducing our new Jersey Juice IPA.  $PAYG]

West Chester, Pa.
Thu. 8/3; 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. — Dogfish Head Free Samples at Goshen Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from Dogfish Head.  $Free]

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