Thursday, September 07, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: Philadelphia & beyond: September 7 - September 13

You ready for this? It's September which means back to school and back to beer. Well, truth told, you never really took a vacation from it, did you/

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.
Thu. 9/7; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — National Beer Lover's Day at Counter Culture [Hijinx and Counter Culture are coming together to give you a night of sampling beer.  $PAYG]
Sat. 9/9; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Allentown Beer Festival at Hamilton Street between 5th and 6th Streets [Specialty food, live music, and samples of craft beers from local breweries.  $34]

Camden, NJ
Sat. 9/9; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — MGK Brew Blast at Battleship New Jersey [Over 50 beers and live classic rock (MGK House Band) on the tented deck of America's most decorated battleship. All tickets include a free tour of the Battleship New Jersey.  $20-$45]

Downingtown, Pa.
Tue. 9/12; 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Kick It Root Down at Bottle Room [The good folks from Phoenixville's finest brewery will be taking over some of our taps to share some delicious beer with you.  $PAYG]

Ewing Township, NJ
Sat. 9/9; All day — To Protect and Serve Fall Feast at River Horse Brewing Company [Join us for a celebration of the men and women who protect and serve our township with proceeds benefiting the Ewing Township PBA #111.  $PAYG]

Georgetown, Del.
Fri. 9/8; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Oyster Stout Release Party at 16 Mile Brewing Company [Semi-Formal, JD Shuckers oysters, Frozen Farmer ice cream, beer shooters, live music, games, pictures-taking backdrop, and prizes.  $PAYG]

Harrisburg, Pa.
Fri. 9/8; 4 p.m.-10 p.m. — Oktoberfest Beer Release at The Millworks [This beer is available for Happy Hour and you can also enjoy a large stein of Oktoberfest on our roof top biergarten.  $PAYG]

Kulpsville, Pa.
Thu. 9/7; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Perennial Tap Invasion Weekend at CJ's Doghouse [We will have Sump, Abraxus, and 17 on as well as some Hommel Bier, and Meriwether to calm things down a bit.  $PAYG]

Lancaster, Pa.
Thu. 9/7; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — End of Summer Clam Bake at Hunger N Thirst [Enjoy the last clam bake of the season with shrimp, clams, mussels, corn, potatoes, and sausage.  $PAYG]
Fri. 9/8; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Firestone Walker Tap Invasion at Federal Taphouse [Come enjoy some core and rare beers and receive a branded glass with the purchase of a Firestone Walker draft.  $PAYG]
Sat. 9/9; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Tapping of the Great Pumpkin Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us for the big pumpkin tapping outside on patio to enjoy the early fall weather.  $PAYG]
Sat. 9/9; All day — Customer Appreciation Celebration at The Fridge [Join us to celebrate six years of fresh craft beer and great local food.  $PAYG]

Maple Shade, NJ
Sat. 9/9; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Not Your Ordinary Pumpkin Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Join us for seven pumpkin beers, quizzo, and the Cartoon Christmas Trio.  $PAYG]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 9/7; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Oskar Blues/Cigar City Night at Pinocchio's [Beers from Oskar Blues and Cigar City.  $PAYG]
Sat. 9/9; 10 a.m.-11 a.m. — Beer & Yoga at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Includes the yoga class, a beer of your choice, and a spread of healthy snacks.  $25]

Milton, Del.
Thu. 9/7; 4:30 p.m. — Vintage & Vinyl - World Wide Stout Vertical at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery [We're digging into our Vintage Stash and spinning some groovy Vinyl for one fantastically awesome Happy Hour. For September, we're pouring ‘10 World Wide Stout, '13 World Wide Stout, ’16 World Wide Stout, and ’17 Oak-Aged Vanilla World Wide Stout.  $PAYG]

Newtown Square, Pa.
Sat. 9/9; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Pints In The Square at Ellis Preserve [Access to unlimited tastings of 60+ beers, live music, and local food vendors.   $10-$65]

Odessa, Del.
Sat. 9/9; 12 p.m.-6 p.m. — Odessa Brewfest at Wilson-Warner House [Samples of beer from local and regional brewers and great live music from four bands on two stages.  $15-$70]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Throughout September; All day — Oktoberfest at McGillin's Old Ale House [This year we’ve joining forces with Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company to launch our own Oktoberfest beer! Plus Oktoberfest beers from Sly Fox, Lancaster, Stoudt’s, Beck’s and Warsteiner Brewing. Plus Pumpkin beers. Plus, rotating Oktoberfest beers and German food specials.  $PAYG]
Fri. 9/8; 3 p.m.-6 p.m. — Friday Night Sampling at Bell Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from Tröegs.  $Free]
Fri. 9/8; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Heavy Seas Four Cannon Salute at Grey Lodge Pub [All four Heavy Season Cannon beers on tap. Plus air cannon fun — Shoot stuff, win prizes.  $PAYG]
Sat. 9/9; 12 p.m. — Happy 6th Birthday Block Party at Evil Genius Brewing Company [Come hang with us and enjoy some food, booze, games, and live music.  $PAYG]
Sun. 9/10; 1 p.m. — Kicking Off This Year's First Eagles Kickoff at City Tap House-Logan [This season during all Eagles games, we will be televising each game on our 15 foot television. From whistle to whistle, make yourself at 'home' and enjoy $5 Victory 'Home Grown' lager draughts.  $PAYG]
Sun. 9/10; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Monsters Of The Midwest at City Tap House-University City [Celebrate the new NFL season with some of the most monstrously delicious midwestern brews.  $PAYG]
Sun. 9/10; All day — Dallas Sucks! Beer Release at Jose Pistola's [For the first two weeks - Dallas Sucks will only be available on draft at our three locations.  $PAYG]
Sun. 9/10; All day — Dallas Sucks! Beer Release at Sancho Pistola's [For the first two weeks - Dallas Sucks will only be available on draft at our three locations.  $PAYG]
Mon. 9/11; 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Off Flavor Beer Tasting Course at Devil's Den [Join the Philadelphia Pink Boots Chapter for a Beer Off Flavor Tasting Course. Learn how to detect 6 common off flavors along with how they are created.  $30-$35]
Mon. 9/11; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bottle Shop Happy Hour – Lagunitas at Local 44 [Join us for brewery representative led complimentary tastings and specials on bottle selections from Lagunitas.  $Free]
Tue. 9/12; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Le Cat Happy Hour at Dock Street Brewing Company [Dock Street is creating a signature pizza for the evening and giving $2 to Le Cat Cafe for every large order. Better yet, we're donating $1 to Le Cat Cafe if you order one of two special beers.  $PAYG]
Tue. 9/12; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping – Allagash at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) [Featuring beers from Allagash.  $PAYG]
Tue. 9/12; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Summer Harvest Beer Dinner at Urban Village Brewing Company [Our first monthly all-inclusive six-course beer dinner paired with six of our beers.  $65]
Tue. 9/12 through Sat. 9/16; Various times — South Street Oktoberfest & A Week's Worth of Events at Brauhaus Schmitz [See website for the full schedule of events and details.  $Varies]
Wed. 9/13; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — U Buy The Glass Night at The Abbaye [Otter Creek Brewing keepsake pint glass, raffle prizes, and giveaways.  $PAYG]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Sat. 9/9; 12 p.m.-6 p.m. — Corn Hole Tournament at Stable 12 Brewing Company [Join us for a day of corn hole, beers and friendly competition in the beer garden.  $40]

Pottstown, Pa.
Sat. 9/9; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Sly Fox Flight with Appalachian Air Canines at Sly Fox Brewing Company [Stop by and check out these skilled dogs and grab a pint of our beer to enjoy with the entertainment. Competition events include Growlers of the Gridiron, AAC Fetch, the Rings of Accuracy, and Paws Freestyle.  $PAYG]

Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pa.
Fri. 9/8; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Farm to Fork Beer Pairing Dinner at Shawnee Craft Brewing Company [Join us for a culinary experience blending food and beer both grown right here at Shawnee.  $49]

West Chester, Pa.
Sat. 9/9; 12 p.m.-7 p.m. — Pop-up Beer Garden at Boxcar Brewery [Craft beers, great food, live music, and brewery tours.  $PAYG]

Wildwood, NJ
Thu. 9/7; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Cape May Tap Takeover at Goodnight Irene's [The release of Cape May's Oktoberfest and tappings of 5+ other brews.  $PAYG]

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