Thursday, October 12, 2017

Weekly Beer Event Calendar Update: Philadelphia & beyond: October 12 - October 18

"Is it the complete list of all beer events happening? No, but no one has a more complete list."

Buckle up and keep your hands inside the ride and on your beer at all times. Here comes a bunch more beer. Like, over 40 beer events worth bunch of 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.

Adamstown, Pa.
Sun. 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, & 10/22; 1 p.m. — Oktoberfest at Stoudts Brewing Company [A fun-filled family event held every Sunday in October, featuring live German music, dancing, Stoudts award winning lagers and ales, Hand-rolled soft pretzels from our Wonderful Good market, locally produced German-style sausages, and other delicious German food.  $10-$30]

Ardmore, Pa.
Sat. 10/14; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Oktoberfest Bash at The Beer Shoppe [Complimentary pig roast, 2SP and Devil's Backbone tasting, giveaway, draft specials, and free growler when you buy the beer.  $PAYG]

Aston, Pa.
Sat. 10/14; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. — The BarrarBQ at 2SP Brewing Company [Local friends on tap, smokehouse lunch, live music, and a couple of our big, barrel aged beers will be coming out of the cellar for the event.  $PAYG]

Bridgeport, Pa.
Sun. 10/15; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bark & Brews at Conshohocken Brewing Company [Good Boy Brown Ale is debuting and a portion of proceeds from the beer will support our lifesaving. Expect to meet adorable adoptables and cool raffle prizes, too.  $PAYG]

Conshohocken, Pa.
Sat. 10/14; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Conshohocken Beer Festival at A.A. Garthwaite Stadium [The event will feature over 50 local, regional and national craft beers, plus local food, tailgate games, and live music.  $15-$50]

Croydon, Pa.
Sun. 10/15; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Ales & Tails SPCA Adoption Event at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company [Come meet an adoptable furry friend and donate to a great cause.  $PAYG]

Ewing Township, NJ
Fri. 10/13; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Oktoberfest at River Horse Brewing Company [Throughout the night we will also be unveiling five special casks to indulge your tastebuds.  $20 + $PAYG]

Hershey, Pa.
Wed. 10/18; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Tattered Flag Tap Take-over at Hershey Biergarten [We will be featuring four drafts along with some Tattered Flag giveaways.  $PAYG]

Hockessin, Del.
Fri. 10/13; All day — Two Roads Brewing Tap Take Over at Two Stones Pub [Featuring Honeyspot, Workers Comp, Two Juicy, Ok2berfest, Roadsmarys Baby, Road 2 Ruin, and Zero 2 Sixty.  $PAYG]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 10/12; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Evolution Night at Pinocchio's [A night of beers from Evolution.  $PAYG]

Milton, Del.
Fri. 10/13; All day — Liquid Truth Serum release at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery [To celebrate, our food truck will be featuring Liquid Truth Serum Short Rib Sliders, our merchandise shop will have t-shirts, posters and coasters available for purchase, and of course we'll have Liquid Truth Serum on tap.  $PAYG]

Mount Holly, NJ
Sat. 10/14; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — Spellbound Turns 3 at Spellbound Brewing Company [Bottle Release of our "It's not yours its Mayan" Imperial Stout, Class A Kings Acoustic rocking the house, 30+ beers tapping including rare, one of a kind and vintage brews, and Rob's Craft Sandwiches.  $PAYG]

Newtown, Pa.
Sat. 10/14; 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. — HarvestFest at Isaac Newton's [Joining the huge array of the finest pumpkin ales will now be seasonal ciders and a sampling of the freshest hop harvest and wet hop ales.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu. 10/12; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. — Meet Heretic Brewing at The Belgian Cafe [Meet the people, drink the beer, discuss. Kegs and cans here.  $PAYG]
Thu. 10/12; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — 10 Yards with Tom Kehoe at Jose Pistola's [It's back — Ten Yards with Tom Kehoe — tasty drafts, slick plays and incredible agility from Team Pistola's.  $PAYG]
Thu. 10/12; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Free Samples: Andechs Fest & Kronenbourg Blanc at Hop Angel Brauhaus [And stick around to catch the Eagles vs. Panthers.  $Free]
Fri. 10/13; 3 p.m. — Wyndridge Farms at Bell Beverage [Tasting samples of beers and ciders from Wyndridge Farms.  $Free]
Fri. 10/13; 12:05 p.m. — Friday the Firkenteenth #35 at Grey Lodge Pub [More than two dozen firkins spread across a day and a night session.  $PAYG]
Sat. 10/14; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Barktoberfest with Pups 'n' Pints at City Tap House-University City [Help us in benefiting local animal rescue groups. Simply buy a ticket to help in donating and you'll be entered into the event raffles.  $PAYG]
Sun. 10/15; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. — Weir'd Sunday Brunch at City Tap House-University City [Come join Starr Hill Brewery in celebrating the 70th birthday of the one and only Mr. Bob Weir.  $PAYG]
Sun. 10/15; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Bands and Brews Festival at Knowlton Mansion [Benefits The Fox Chase Champions Special Needs Athletic Assoc.  $15-$25]
Mon. 10/16; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition Sampling at For Pete's Sake Pub [Join us for a night of sampling with Jameson Master of Whiskey Science, David Quinn. Samplings will include the unreleased Jamesons Caskmates IPA Edition, Jameson Caskmates Stout Edition, Jameson Black Barrel, Redbreast 12. We will also feature a special edition Sly Fox Jameson barrel aged stout.  $30]
Mon. 10/16; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 [Join us for brewery representative led complimentary tastings and specials on bottle selections from Merchant du Vin.  $Free]
Mon. 10/16; 8 p.m.-10 p.m. — Sly Fox O'Reilly Extra Stout / Caskmates Launch Party at Standard Tap [We'll offer each guest a complimentary pint of the Extra Stout, a shot of Jameson Caskmates to back it up, and some tasty snacks provided by Chef Joel Mazigian.  $PAYG]
Tue. 10/17; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bottle Shop Happy Hour at Local 44 [Join us for brewery representative led complimentary tastings and specials on bottle selections from Manayunk Brewing.  $Free]
Tue. 10/17; 4 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping: Weyerbacher at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) [Featuring Sexy Motherpucker.  $PAYG]
Tue. 10/17; 8 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping: Weyerbacher at Lucky's Last Chance (Queen Village) [Featuring Sexy Motherpucker.  $PAYG]
Wed. 10/18; 4 p.m. — Trust The Process at Evil Genius Brewing Company [Trust The Process Oat IPA is going in 16oz cans.  $PAYG]
Wed. 10/18; 5 p.m. — Potions and Pumpkins Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [Gearing up for Harry Potter Festival weekend, we'll be offering an early release of three Harry Potter themed beers as well as Unicorn Blood, Pumpkin Ale, and Cinderella's Carriage.  $PAYG]
Wed. 10/18; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Beer School at Local 44 [You can "pay what you wish", but you have to pay something. 100% of your Beer School donation goes directly to No Kid Hungry.  $PAYG]
Wed. 10/18; 7 p.m. — Hinkie's Sweet Revenge at Misconduct Tavern [In collaboration with Conshohocken Brewery, this featured beer named “Hinkie’s Sweet Revenge” is a Belgian Witbier brewed with ginger and black currants. This beer will only be available at Misconduct Tavern and Conshohocken Brew Pubs throughout the Sixers season.  $PAYG]
Wed. 10/18; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — U Buy The Glass at The Abbaye [Keepsake Captain Lawrence pint glass, raffle prizes, and giveaways.  $PAYG]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Sat. 10/14; 3 p.m.-5 p.m. — Stickman Beer Brewing Class at A Culture Factory [A class that will include a home brewing demonstration as well as an introduction to beer styles, critical tasting, and food pairings with Stickman's Ethan Buckman.  $25]
Sat. 10/14; 12 p.m.-3 p.m. — Brews for Bassetts at Stable 12 Brewing Company [Celebrate the fall season by coming out and having some craft beers and food with our friends from Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue.  $PAYG]

Quakertown, Pa.
Mon. 10/16;  7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Weyerbacher Beer Tasting at Fries Rebellion Scratch Kitchen & Taphouse [Four beers paired with four courses.  $55]

Reading, Pa.
Sat. 10/14; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Carsonia Craft Beer & Wine Amusement at Historic Carsonia Park [Featuring over 25 local and national craft beers, wines, and ciders. We’ll have local food vendors, cigars and live music.  $35-$60]
Sun. 10/15; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. — Sour Fest at Liberty Taproom [We're introducing our new fall classic and are lucky to be storing quite a few exceptional kegs.  $PAYG]

Rehoboth Beach, Del.
Fri. 10/13; All day — Liquid Truth Serum release at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats [To celebrate, our kitchen team is whipping up a Liquid Truth Serum BBQ special, our merchandise shop will have t-shirts, posters and coasters available for purchase, and of course we'll have Liquid Truth Serum on tap.  $PAYG]

Warminster, Pa.
Sat. 10/14; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Fare Festival at The Fuge [A craft product enthusiast festival featuring the best in whiskey, sprits, beer, wine, and some of the best food establishments in the Philadelphia area. Featuring a Craft Cocktail Competition and more.  $20-$50]

Wayne, Pa.
Fri. 10/13; 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m. — 2SP Brings the Brews and the Screws at Teresa's Next Door [You’re either going to get a nut or a screw when you walk in. If you find your match, we give you beer.  $PAYG]
Sun. 10/15; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — When The Birds Aren't Playing, the Hippos Are at Teresa's Next Door [Join River Horse Brewing for a Hungry Hungry Hippo Tournament.  $PAYG]

Wernersville, Pa.
Thu. 10/12; 5 p.m. — Avery Night at Paradise by the Slice [Avery is back at Paradise with an incredible lineup as always including some barrel aged rarieties from our stash such as 2015 "pum(ky)n" and more.  $PAYG]

West Windsor, NJ
Sat. 10/14; 12 p.m.-6 p.m. — Central Jersey Beer Fest at Mercer County Park Festival Grounds [Taste over 100 beers for 4 hours. Listen to live music, meet brewers. Enjoy a cash bar and food vendors.  $10-$85]

Westmont, NJ
Sun. 10/15; All day — Allagash Brewing Beer Event at The Pour House [Featuring Avance, Aventureux, CuvĂ©e D'Industrial, Emile, Ganache, Golden Brett, Josephine, Map 40, and Uncommon Crow.  $PAYG]

York, Pa.
Sat. 10/14; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Yorktoberfest at The York Fairgrounds [We extend an invitation for you to join us for a family-friendly weekend of frothy ales, PA wines, unique vendors, local food, and live bands.  $15-$40]

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