Events in May 2013
May 2, 2013
Estaminet Premium Pils PA Debut!Eulogy Belgian Tavern136 Chestnut StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19106
Estaminet owes its premium status to the quality of its ingredients: soft water, summer barley, distinctive yeast, Saaz hops. The pilsner is bottom fermented, matured six weeks and has a 5.2% ABV.
Estaminet’s name dates back to the 1500s when Belgium was occupied by Spain. The Spanish soldiers preferred to stay at the inns with more lively serving wenches. ‘Esta minetta’ means ‘there are girls’, a code name to call out the better inns in the area. Today, Estaminet describes cozy, charming pubs in Belgium.
Estaminet Pils was recently awarded the coveted Brewing Industry International Awards (BIIA) Gold Award Winner (Class 3) in Burton upon Trent, UK. BIIA is largely considered the Oscars of the beer world.
We are pleased to premiere this wonderful taste of Belgium, and welcome a new beer from the Palm brewery into Philadelphia.
Rodenbach Grand Cru
May 3, 2013
Ithaca Tap TakeoverPinocchio's Beer Garden131 E. Baltimore PikeMedia, PA 19063
Eric from Ithaca will be here pouring Flower Power, Apricot Wheat, Cascazilla, Nut Brown, White Gold, 15th Anniversary Ale and Groundbreak Saison. We will also have a rare firkin of Flower Power especially dry-hopped with Citra variety hops. Be here when Eric taps it at 5 pm!6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DOGFISH HEAD SHITTEL LOAD OF SIXTELSGrey Lodge6235 Frankford AvePhiladelphia, PA
We have a shittel load of sixtels from Dogfish Head and we are going to tap them this weekend.
Well 6 sixtels ("6 sixtels" that sounds like it was meant to be) and 2 halves. Lots of rare stuff here plus one not rare but perpetual favorite.
Dogfish Head 2012 Worldwide Stout
Dogfish Head Namaste
Dogfish Head Robert Johnson Hellhound on My Ale
Dogfish Head My Antonia
Dogfish Head Bitches Brew
Dogfish Head Immort Ale
Dogfish Head Firefly
Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA6:00 pm
First Friday Barrel TappingTriumph Brewing Co of New Hope400 Union Square DriveNew Hope, PA
Every first Friday of the month, Triumph of New Hope offers a free barrel tasting that is either previewing an upcoming beer, showing off an experiment, or offering a selection from a different location
May 4, 2013
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Spring Craft Beer & Sausage Fest with Philly Homebrew ClubBarrys Homebrew1447 N American StPhiladelphia, PA
Join the Philly Homebrew Club for another food & beverage extravaganza on Saturday, May 4.
In conjunction with the American Homebrewers Association Big Brew Day 2013, we're inviting all our friends and neighbors to enjoy the fruits of our labor.
An afternoon of food, beverages, family fun, music, brewing demonstrations, and more. Pay in advance and save $5 -
May 8, 2013
Beer SchoolResurrection Ale House2425 Grays Ferry AvenuePhiladelphia, PA
Every 2nd wednesday of the month, Resurrection Ale House is offering a free beer school. Stop by before noon to get a seat and learn more about the beers you love. Small pours of each beer discussed will be given out to atendees.
May 10, 2013
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Anchor, The San Francisco TreatGrey Lodge6235 Frankford AvePhiladelphia, PA
We'll be tapping a lot of Anchors. Many of these great beers have been around forever, but when's the last time you had one? This will be an opportunity to rectify that.
Anchor Liberty American Pale Ale
Anchor Zymaster Milk Stout
Anchor 2012 Our Special Ale
There will be glassware and prizes.6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Brews at the BallparkCampbell's Field401 N. Delaware Ave.Camden, NJ 08102
The Camden Riversharks Minor League Baseball Team is hosting their annual "Brews at the Ballpark". The night will feature a sampling of Philadelphia Craft Beers (Victory, Yards, Stoudts, Philadelphia Brewing Company, Troegs, and more) PLUS a 2 hour all-you-can-eat buffet, and a post-game Fireworks Spectacular! Buffet and beer sampling will run from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Riversharks game begins at 7:05 pm. Tickets only $35. Contact Dave Koehler at 856-583-0029 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to order your tickets.
May 11, 2013
12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Washington Crossing Beerfest
The 3rd Annual Washington Crossing Brewfest will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Washington Crossing Historic Park. The brewfest – which sells out each year – will feature beer sampling from more than 60 national and regional breweries, live bands and food. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Washington Crossing Park.
General admission tickets are now on sale for $40 (designated driver tickets are $10). Tickets are available at www.washingtoncrossingbrewfest.com and the following locations: Isaac Newton’s in Newtown; Continental Tavern in Yardley; Bucks Ship & Print in Yardley; and the temporary Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor’s Center at the corner of Rts. 32 and 532. The brewfest will be held on the river in the upper part of Washington Crossing Historic Park, behind the Thompson Neely House and across the street from Bowman’s Wildflower Preserve.1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Greater Northeast Philadelphia BeerfestCannstatter Volkfest Verein9130 Academy RdPhiladelphia, PA 19114
The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Beerfest is back for its 3rd year. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door. Over 60 different beers will be available this year. See link for more details.2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
4th Annual Hawthorne's IPA Block PartyHawthornes738 S. 11th StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19147
NO ENTRY FEE
24 Beers, all $5 each (There will be gluten free and wheat beer options)
Live Outdoor Music w/ The Wallace Brothers Band!!!
Over the Top Homemade Street Food!
Kid & Pet Friendly
This event is RAIN OR SHINE!
* Cash Only (drink tickets to be purchased upon entry; redeem at the keg of your choice)
Its like Christmas in May..for hop heads...and people who just like fun! This is our 4th Annual IPA Block Party and we can't be more excited! As usual, an impressive list of IPA's, one of our favorite styles of beer so we won't be conservative with this list! Speaking of going all out, our kitchen will be whipping up a tasty menu w/ eats like Italian hot sausage sandwich, Mexican Street Corn, Black Bean & Beef Mole Burger and more! Grab your friends and family a swing by for a hoppy afternoon! Keep tabs on our social media outlets for up-to-the-minute updates on new beer and menu additions!!
Tentative Beer List
Russian River Blind Pig, Russian River Pliny Elder, 21st Amendment Black IPA, Great Lakes Alchemy Hour, Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger, Lagunitas IPA, Port Mongo, Sierra Torpedo, Green Flash West Coast IPA, Dogfish Tweason (Gluten Free), Dock Street RyePA, Wolavers Wild Flower, Otter Creek Hop Session, Victory Ranch, Ithaca Flower Power, Finch's Beer Co Threadless IPA, Evolution Lot 6, Longtrail Centennial, Shed IPA, Hill Farmstead George, Hill Farmstead Friendship & Reunion, Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree, Carton Boat, Snake River Pakos Eye-P-A, Kelso IPA, Ballast Pt. Sculpin, Bullfrog Edgar, Capt. Lawrence Captain's Reserve
May 15, 2013
PA Local Brewers NightFingers Wings and Other Things107 West Ridge PikeConshohocken, PA
Show your love of fresh local craft beer by supporting four rising stars of the Pennsylvania Craft Brewing Scene:
• Free Will Brewing Co.
• Full Pint Brewing Co.
• Lancaster Brewing Co.
• ShawneeCraft Brewing Co.
We’ll have 2 beers from each brewery on tap, plus 3 casks on the bar for a total of 11 beers!
From the Cask: Napoleon with hibiscus, merlot skins and French oak
From the Keg: Techno IPA & Hop Geek DIPA
From the Cask: Chinookie IPA
From the Keg: Rye Rebellion & White Lightning
From the Cask: Milk Stout
From the Keg: Black Boar IPA & Kolsch
From the Keg: Saison Cuvee & Tripel
May 16, 2013
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Beer and Cheese SamplingFair Food FarmstandReading Terminal MarketCorner of 12th and Arch St'sPhiladelphia, PA
Join us for our monthly beer and cheese sampling. Every 3rd Thursday of the month, we will be offering free beer and cheese pairings at the Fair Food Farmstand in Reading Terminal Market. Try the pairings featured in each issue of the magazine!7:00 pm
Old Forge vs Neshaminy Creek!Perch Pub1345 Locust StPhiladelphia, PA
In honor of American Craft Beer Week, Perch Pub is hosting Neshaminy Creek and Old Forge for a night of great local beer. American craft beer is all about supporting one another, but there's room for some friendly competition. Join us, beginning at 7pm, as we pit Neshaminy Creek's County Line IPA against Old Forge's Unruly Rye IPA in a kick the keg battle. No gimmicks, no prizes, just glory.
In addition, Perch Pub will be tapping special beers by both breweries all night. Old Forge Brewing Company will have four taps offering Endless Summer, Overbite IPA, Montour Common, along with the battling Unruly Rye. Neshiminay Creek Brewing Compnay will be pouring Trauger Pils, Tribute Tripel, Leon Imperial Stout, along with their contender County Line IPA. Reps will be on hand from each brewery to talk about their beers and answer questions.
May 18, 2013
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
8th Annual Wheat Beer Fest and Block PartySouth Philly Tap Room1509 Mifflin StPhiladelphia, PA
Wheat Beer Fest is South Philadelphia Tap Room’s summer kick-off block party. We'll pour 30+ wheat
beers from Abita, Allagash, Bell’s, Philly Brewing, Ommegang, Troegs, Unibroue, Weihenstephaner, and
many more. SPTR’s Chef Scott Schroeder will break out the grill for a South Philly-style street BBQ. And
it wouldn’t be a party without live music – bands will include the West Philadelphia Orchestra,
Robotrippers, Arrah and the Ferns, and Adam and Dave’s Bloodline. Block party starts at noon and
admission is free. All Wheaties will be $3 from noon-8pm. All food and beer is pay as you go.
Check out the video of Wheat Beer Fest 2011 at http://vimeo.com/24654376.1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
13th Annual Brandywine Craft Brewers FestivalIron Hill-Media30 East State StreetMedia, PA 19063
The region’s most celebrated brewery and restaurant, Iron Hill (30 East State Street, 610-627-9000), will host their 13th annual Brandywine Valley Craft Brewers’ Festival. This exciting event showcases the latest offerings from more than 25 regional breweries, with all proceeds donated to Media Youth Center. Tickets are available online at www.ironhillbrewery.com, and are $45 per person; advance ticket purchase is strongly suggested, as this event often sells out early. Remaining tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for $50 per person at the door; designated driver tickets are $5 per person.1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Brandywine Craft Brewers FestivalIron Hill-Media30 East State StreetMedia, PA 19063
This event has become a favorite among our patrons, and this year should be better than ever! We're hosting 25 local breweries showcasing the best craft beer in the region, along with food and live music all day.
Tickets are $45 online, $50 at the door, and $5 for Designated Drivers. Proceeds will benefit the Media Youth Center, providing educational and recreational opportunities for youth in the community. Tickets usually sell out online before the event, so make sure to get yours early!
May 22, 2013
2nd Annual Best of the Philly Beer Scene Awards ShowWorld Cafe Live Philadelphia3025 Walnut StPhiladelphia, PA
Our 2nd Annual Red Carpet Gala is back and even bigger than last year. Tickets are extremely limited. See the link below for all the details.
May 31, 2013
Philly Beer WeekAll Over the City
A ten day long festival of over a 1,000 different beer events throughout the area. Visit the link below for a full list of events.