Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Beer Event Calendar: Philadelphia & beyond: What To Do in January 2019

Am I late with this January calendar of beer events? Well, maybe just a bit, eh? You see, I've been raising this puppy and the dog ate my beer calendar! Since you didn't come here for excuses or dog stories (though, you can bet you'll see this pup featured at future outdoor beer events), let's get to what's remaining in January. If you haven't been out since the turn of the calendar, you haven't missed too much yet. And the best is still to come, headed up by a bunch of Nugget Nectar hitting the taps and shelves.

As always, if I'm missing any that you feel should be on here, let me know.

$20 and under, down to and including FREE...Pay As You Go (PAYG) also included here

Tue. 1/8; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping with Oliver Brewing at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/8; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping with Oliver Brewing at Lucky's Last Chance (Queen Village) in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Wed. 1/9; 5 p.m.-11 p.m. — Tröegs First Squeeze Nugget Nectar Release at Kite & Key in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — An Evening With Bell's Brewery at Interstate Drafthouse in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Tröegs First Squeeze at Standard Tap in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/11; 10 p.m. — Drink, Drink, Drain Your Glass: A David Bowie Tribute Night at Memphis Taproom in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sat. 1/12; 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m. — Hair Of The Dog Brewing at Brü Craft & Wurst in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 1/13; 2 p.m.-10 p.m. — Barrel House Sour Sunday at Roy-Pitz Barrel House in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/15; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping with Terrapin Brewing at Lucky's Last Chance (Manayunk) in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/15; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Tuesday Tapping with Terrapin Brewing at Lucky's Last Chance (Queen Village) in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/17; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Trust The Process at Devil's Den in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/17; All day — Winter Beer Night at Barcade in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/18; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Moss Mill Meet & Greet at Grey Lodge Pub in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Resilience Fundraiser for the Camp Fire Relief Fund at Monk's Café in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 1/20; 3 p.m.-4 p.m. — Cheese and Beer Pairing at Evil Genius Brewing Company in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Wed. 1/23; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — River Horse Brewing Mocha Lisa Porter Can Release at Garage-Fishtown in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 1/27; All day — Sour Bowl V, Stout Bowl, Cider Bowl, Philly Bowl at Brü Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn, Cinder, and Tradesman's in in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/29; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Trivia on Tap with Stateside & 2SP at Pizzeria Vetri-Chancellor Street in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]
Wed. 1/30; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Yards Brewing — Meet The Owner at Interstate Drafthouse in Philadelphia, Pa. [$PAYG]

after January in Philadelphia
Sat. 2/2; 7 a.m.-2 p.m. — Groundhog Day Hawaiian Shirt Beer Breakfast at Grey Lodge Pub [We Pennsylvanians believe very strongly in rodent based weather forecasting, so we assemble at The Grey Lodge every Groundhog Day at 7 a.m. to catch Punxsutawney Phil's prognostication. To chase away the winter blues, we wear our best/worst Hawaiian shirts and have a Beer Breakfast. Later in the morning we kick off more oddity as Groundhog Day turns into Lucky Cat Day. Lucky Cat Day features Wissinoming Winnie's Beer Prognostication and other fun stuff.  $PAYG]

Philadelphia's close suburbs (within 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Fri. 1/11; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Pint Night: Long Trail Brewing at Dog and Bull in Croydon, Pa. [$20]
Fri. 1/11; 7 p.m. — Charity Movie Night: The Fifth Element at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company in Croydon, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/15; 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Connecticut Valley Brewing Mini-Tap Takeover at Teresa's Next Door in Wayne, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/18; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Tröegs "First Squeeze" w/ Nitro Nugget Nectar at 320 Market Café in Swarthmore, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 1/20; 4 p.m.-5 p.m. — Sunday School at Moss Mill Brewing Company in Huntingdon Valley, Pa. [$Free]
Sun. 1/27; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — Spice of Life — Register To Be An Organ Donor & Can Release at Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Company in Cherry Hill, NJ [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/31; 5 p.m.-7 p.m. — Fat Head's Head of Special Hoperations at Pinocchio's in Media, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/31; 7 p.m.-11 p.m. — Stable 12 and Iron Abbey’s Fear Me Lords Bottle Tapping and Release at Iron Abbey in Horsham, Pa. [$PAYG]

after January in Philadelphia's close suburbs
Fri. 2/1; 5 p.m. — Beer Tasting: Weyerbacker Brewing at Washington House in Sellersville, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sat. 2/2; All day — Super Bowl Saturday Draft Extravaganza at Teresa's Next Door in Wayne, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sat. 2/9; 12 p.m.-7 p.m. — Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: My Punk Rock Valentine at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company in Croydon, Pa. [$5]

Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania / Other (beyond 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Wed. 1/9; 12 p.m. — Birthday Donation Party for Charity at Bottle Room in Downingtown, Pa. [$PAYG]
Wednesdays Jan. 9 through Mar. 17; All day — Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Tasting at Goshen Beverage in West Chester, Pa. [$Free]
Thu. 1/10; 4 p.m.-9 p.m. — Tröegs Nugget Nectar 2019 Kickoff at Paradise by the Slice in Wernersville, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Brothers Kershner Tap Takeover at Barley Mow Craft Beer House in West Reading, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Evil Genius, New Brew, New You at Funck's in Leola, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-11 p.m. — Triple Can Release at Levante Brewing Company in West Chester, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thursdays Jan. 10 through Mar. 17; All day — Boot Camp at Sly Fox Brewing Company in Pottstown, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/11; 12 p.m.-8 p.m. — Draft and Can Release: Snag & Drop at Cape May Brewing Company in Cape May, NJ [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/11; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Friday Night Sampling at Exton Beverage Company in Exton, Pa. [$Free]
Sat. 1/12; 12 p.m. — K-9 Fundraiser at Crooked Eye Brewery in Hatboro, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sat. 1/12; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — 2019 Cask Fest at River Horse Brewing Company in Ewing Township, NJ [$20]
Wed. 1/16; 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Tröegs Nugget Nectar 3 Ways at Bottle Room in Downingtown, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/17; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Crooked Stave at Hunger N Thirst in Lancaster, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/18; 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. — Beer Tasting at Goshen Beverage in West Chester, Pa. [$Free]
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-3 p.m. — Beer Release: Threat Level Purple and Holy Crap at Mispillion River Brewing Company in Milford, Del. [$PAYG]
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Keep Calm and Have Beer and Girl Scout Cookies Multi-Tap at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Voorhees, NJ [$PAYG]
Sat. 1/19; 5:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. — Robert Burns Birthday Celebration at Sly Fox Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/22; 5 p.m. — January Can Release at La Cabra Brewing Company in Berwyn, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/24; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Dogfish Head Tap Attack at Funck's in Leola, Pa. [$PAYG]
Thu. 1/24; All day — National Beer Can Appreciation Day Party at Spring House Brewing Company in Lancaster, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/25; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Evolution Happy Hour Party at Funck's in Leola, Pa. [$PAYG]
Fri. 1/25; 4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Tasting at Goshen Beverage in West Chester, Pa. [$Free]
Sat. 1/26; All day — Russian River Tap Event at Isaac Newton's in Newtown, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 1/27; 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. — Sour Sunday 2019 #1 at Free Will Brewing Company in Perkasie, Pa. [$PAYG]
Tue. 1/29; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Bugs & Brews — A Fly Tying Workshop at Bald Birds Brewing Company in Audubon, Pa. [$10-$15]
Thu. 1/31; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — 2SP Brewery Beer Tasting at J.T. Bankers in Sellersville, Pa. [$PAYG]

after January in Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania / Other
Sat. 2/9; All day — Winterfest 2019 at Hunger N Thirst in Lancaster, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 2/10; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Victory Chili Challenge at Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Pa. [$PAYG]
Sun. 2/10; All day — Dark Beer Day VI at Liberty Taproom in Reading, Pa. [$PAYG]

Events Over $20

Sat. 1/12; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Brewing Program, Level One at Philly Beer School in Philadelphia, Pa. [$150-$200]
Wed. 1/16; 7:30 p.m. — Game of Thrones Beer Tasting at Bainbridge Street Barrel House in Philadelphia, Pa. [$30]
Wed. 1/23; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. — Beer Fest at World Café Live in Philadelphia, Pa. [$60-$80]
Sat. 1/26; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. — BRB Brunch at Mainstay Independent Brewing Co. in Philadelphia, Pa. [$30]
Sat. 1/26; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Brews With The Bullies at Yards Brewing Company in Philadelphia, Pa. [$60]

after January in Philadelphia
Fri. 2/1 & Sat. 2/2; Various times — Winter Craft Beer & Cocktail Festival at 23rd Street Armory in Philadelphia, Pa. [$14.95-$59.95]
Sat. 2/9; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. — Beer Brewing Program, Level Two at Philly Beer School in Philadelphia, Pa. [$175-$225]

Philadelphia's close suburbs (within 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Mon. Jan. 7 through Wed. Jan. 9; 7 p.m. — Cigar & Beer Dinner at Dog and Bull in Croydon, Pa. [$60]
Thu. 1/10; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Spellbound Brewery Beer Dinner at Brickwall Tavern in Burlington, NJ [$60]
Sat. 1/12; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Winter Beer Festival at Ardmore Music Hall in Ardmore, Pa. [$15-$45]
Sat. 1/12; 3 p.m.-7 p.m. — Intro To Brewing Class at Keystone Homebrew Supply in Montgomeryville, Pa. [$30]
Sat. 1/19; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — All Grain Brewing Class at Keystone Homebrew Supply in Montgomeryville, Pa. [$75]

Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania / Other (beyond 20 mile radius of Philadelphia)
Fri. 1/11; 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Beer Dinner with Conshohocken at Mistral in King of Prussia, Pa. [$55]
Fri. 1/11; 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Beer Dinner Series: Slack Tide Brewing at Slack Tide Brewing Company in Cape May, NJ [$66]
Sat. 1/12; 1 p.m.-6 p.m. — Winterfest Live at Xfinity Live in Philadelphia, Pa. [$45-$60]
Sat. 1/12; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Craft Beer Series: Maine Brewing at Dilworthtown Inn in West Chester, Pa. [$82]
Wed. 1/16; 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Barrel-aged Beer Pairing at Free Will Brewing Company in Perkasie, Pa. [$65]
Fri. 1/18; 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at Locust Lane Craft Brewery in Malvern, Pa. [$40]
Sat. 1/19; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Oysterfest at Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen in Kennett Square, Pa. [$49]
Sat. 1/19; 2 p.m.-5 p.m. — Intro To Brewing Class at Keystone Homebrew Supply in Bethlehem, Pa. [$30]
Sun. 1/20; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Dinner & Beer Pairing at Yergey Brewing Company in Emmaus, Pa. [$65]
Tue. 1/22; 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Viking Dinner at Tattered Flag Brewing Company in Middletown, Pa. [$35-$75]
Wed. 1/23; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at Stable 12 Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. [$40]
Fri. 1/25; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Craft Beer Series: Dogfish Brewery at Dilworthtown Inn in West Chester, Pa. [$82]
Sat. 1/26; 12 p.m.-4 p.m. — Oysterfest at Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen in Bear, Del. [$49]
Sat. 1/26; 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m. — Pocono Winter Beerfest at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, Pa. [$35-$50]
Sat. 1/26 & Sun. 1/27; Times vary — Super Barrel Weekend at The Tap Room at Weyerbacher in Easton, Pa. [$35]
Sun. 1/27; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. — All Grain Brewing Class at Keystone Homebrew Supply in Bethlehem, Pa. [$75]
Sun. 1/27; 1 p.m. — Girl Scout Cookie Pairing at Bog Turtle Brewery in Oxford, Pa. [$25]
Tue. 1/29; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at La Cabra Brewing Company in Berwyn, Pa. [$40]

after January in Greater Philadelphia Metro / Eastern Pennsylvania / Other
Tue. 2/5; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at Rec Room in Phoenixville, Pa. [$40]
Fri. 2/8; 7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Craft Beer Series: North & South at Dilworthtown Inn in West Chester, Pa. [$82]
Sat. 2/9; 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. — Bucks Brewfest 101 at Bucks County Community College in Newtown, Pa. [$10-$45]
Sat. 2/16; 7 p.m.-10 p.m. — Brewery Ticket Sale Date at Crowded Castle Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. [$40]

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