Thursday, April 12, 2018

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

Time to pay the tax man. Depending on your situation, you might want to grab a beer.

Click through here for a look at the full monthly calendar of beer events around the Philadelphia region and over here for a look at Philly Tap Finder's event draft lists.

Ambler, Pa.
Sun. 4/15; 11:30 a.m. — Sixth Anniversary Party at Forest & Main [As in years before, we will have lots of special beer on draft and our favorite bands on stage. We will have the tap list posted as the event gets closer, look for kegs of our collaborations with Modern Times, Horus Aged Ales, and Jester King.  $PAYG]

Aston, Pa.
Sat. 4/14; 12 p.m. — April Showers Wit Saisons at 2SP Brewing Company [We'll be tapping 6 Belgian style beers. Including a sixtel of our latest collaboration with Tonewood Brewing, a Grisette with lemons. Stay tuned to find out what else we'll be tapping. We'll have two food trucks serving the grub that day: La Bella Luna and Doggie Style.  $PAYG]

Bloomsburg, Pa.
Sat. 4/14; 7 p.m.-11 p.m. — Taming Of The Brew at Caldwell Consistory [This annual event is a local favorite and continues the legacy of supporting Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble with a host of return and brand new brewers and restaurants.  $PAYG]

Huntingdon Valley, Pa.
Sat. 4/14; 12 p.m. — 6th Anniversary Party at Naked Brewing Company [Join us in a celebration of beer, friends, family, and fun.  $PAYG]

Lancaster, Pa.
Fri. 4/13; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Flying Fish Tap Invasion at Federal Taphouse [Join us for a night of great libations from our friends at Flying Fish Brewing Co.  $PAYG]
Sat. 4/14; 3 p.m.-5 p.m. — Hop In To Spring at Isaac's Pickle Bar [We'll be pairing four Spring-inspired dishes with four great drafts from ZeroDay, Tröegs, Stone, and Victory.  $29.95]

Lititz, Pa.
Mon. 4/16; 5:30 p.m. — Beer Dinner at Bulls Head Public House [Four courses paired with beers from Hardywood Park.  $39]

Media, Pa.
Thu. 4/12; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Weyerbacher Sampling at Pinocchio's [Night of beers from Weyerbacher.  $PAYG]
Sat. 4/14; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Hops and Hounds Mini Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant [A mini multi-tap in conjunction with a Give 20 benefitting the American Rescue Foundation of Media.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia, Pa.
Fri. 4/13; 2 p.m. — Friday The Firkinteenth at Grey Lodge Pub [Once again, we will tap a lot of cask ale, but for this one we are switching it up. There will be one session with about 40 different pins. Pins are exactly half the size of a firkin. Come early, come later, stay for the whole thing, whatever you like, we'll have lots of freshly tapped cask ale.  $PAYG]
Fri. 4/13; 3 p.m. — 21st Amendment Sampling at Bell Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from 21st Amendment.  $Free]
Fri. 4/13; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Rivertowne Tasting at Beer Love [Beers from Rivertowne Brewing, just outside Pittsburgh.  $Free]
Sat. 4/14; 2 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Brewing Program, Level One at Philly Beer School [A brewer-instructor will guide you through the process step by step: from brew to boil to bottle. By the end of the second day of class, you will be bottling your own hand-crafted beer.  $150]
Sun. 4/15; 2 p.m.-5 p.m. — #Adulting featuring Evil Genius at Garage-Fishtown [Evil Genius will be here with their tasty brews, including Stacy's Mom Citra IPA, I Love Lamp Pineapple Hefeweizen, and #Adulting Guava IPA.  $PAYG]
Mon. 4/16; 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 Fat Head's.  $Free]
Tue. 4/17; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) [This week's tapping will feature part of Lancaster Brewing Company's Jam Series: Track #8 Papaya Milkshake IPA.  $PAYG]
Tue. 4/17; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance (Queen Village) [This week's tapping will feature part of Lancaster Brewing Company's Jam Series: Track #8 Papaya Milkshake IPA.  $PAYG]
Wed. 4/18; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — You Buy The Glass at The Abbaye [Terrapin Brewing Co. keepsake glass, raffles, prizes, and giveaways.  $PAYG]

Phoenixville, Pa.
Thu. 4/12; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Philadelphia Children's Alliance Fundraiser at Root Down Brewing Company [We will have two special firkins available: Blood Orange Bine and a Cinnamon Coconut Porter. Every contribution made that day to Philadelphia Children's Alliance gets you a free sample.  $PAYG]

Pottstown, Pa.
Fri. 4/13; 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. — Victory Brewing Sampling at Frank Smith Beverages [We will have Victorty brewing here pouring samples.  $Free]

Reading, Pa.
Thu. 4/12; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Neshaminy Creek & Fried Pizza Dough Pairing at Liberty Taproom [April's monthly food and beer pairing brings us great local beer from Neshaminy Creek paired with Garlic Knots and Zeppole's from our house made dough.  $PAYG]
Sat. 4/14; 10 a.m. — Berks Brewery & Breweriana Fest at Berks History Center Museum [A look at Berks County's legendary beer brewing history in a presentation led by Breweriana Aficionado, Chad Campbell, followed by a breweriana collectors display. Beer tasting hosted by Oakbrook Brewing Company.  $15]

Rehoboth Beach, Del.
Sat. 4/14; 4 p.m. — Spirited Dinner - 'We Said Beer, They Said Wine, Grandpa Said Cocktails' at Chesapeake & Maine [We'll suggest the beer, wine and spirit pairings for each course, and then you choose which one you'd like to enjoy. No need to get tickets ahead of time. Just come on in and our servers will be happy to walk you through the evening’s themed, 3-course menu.  $40]

West Chester, Pa.
Fri. 4/13; 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. — Free Sampling at Goshen Beverage [Tasting samples of beers from Weyerbacher.  $Free]

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