Number of taps: 24
Cool PBW event: Drinking Beers and Playing Games with Rob Tod, Tues., June 5, 10pm. Play Barcade’s arcade games with Allagash brewing founder/owner Rob Tod, who we understand is a baller at Frogger.
206 Market St. 215.922.2958.
Number of taps: 32
Cool PBW event: So a Greek, Italian and German walk in a bar … Sat., June 9, 5-8pm. A Greek beer distributor with an Italian name, Bella Vista, brings its finest German beers to Bierstube. Imagine a drunken version of Model U.N. or something similar.
8201 Germantown Ave. 215.247.7777. chestnut7.com
Number of taps: 8
Cool PBW event: Chestnut 7 Is Going Firkin Crazy, Fri., June 8, 7pm. Well, to be fair, Chestnut 7 is going Firkin Crazy all week, but on this night they do it with Tröegs.
4400 Main St. 215.482.9800.
Number of taps: 72
Hasn’t opened yet but we thought you should know about it because, DUH, 72 TAPS!!!
Lucky’s Last Chance
4421 Main St. 215.509.6005.
Number of taps: 6
Cool PBW event: Hebrew Tap Takeover, Mon., June 4, 7-10pm. Holy Moses! Get a load of the names of the beers Lucky’s Last Chance is serving tonight: Bittersweet Lenny Bruce R.I.P.A., Funky Jewbelation, Hop Manna IPA, Genesis Dry Hopped Session Ale, Rejewvenator 2010, Origin Pomegranate Strong Ale.
Wherever you go in this town, there’s good stuff to drink. And Philly Beer Week is a brilliant excuse to veer off your familiar routes of life and try something new.
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