Beer Week Events: Friday, June 4

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Opening Tap: The Official Kickoff Event Of Philly Beer Week
Celebrate America's Best Beer-Drinking City at the official opening festival of Philly Beer Week. Join beer fans, brewers and publicans at this fun event featuring a wide range of outstanding ales and lagers, including the Official Collaboration Ale of PBW. It's a showcase of the region's fine breweries and a tribute to the social and economic contributions of the city's beer scene—held within a few steps of the birthplace of America. 7:30pm. $40. Phillybeerweek.org for tickets. No tickets at door.
Independence Visitor Center, 6th and Market sts.

 

12:01 a.m.

 

Welcome To Philly: This Is How We Roll
Start Beer Week the Philly way—at The Irish Pol. Home of the most taps east of the Schuylkill River! All 40: $4.
The Irish Pol, 45 S. Third St.

Second Annual Maudite Midnight Madness
Join the Devil's Den as we kick off Philly Beer Week with Unibroue. Enjoy a glass of Maudite or Blanche de Chambly to toast the start of Beer Week. Meet with Unibroue beer rep, Jay Jones, and enjoy Unibroue giveaways.
Devil's Den, 1148 S. 11th St.

 

11:30 a.m.

 

Ommegang Beer Week Kick-Off Party
Kickoff Beer Week with a glass of Ommegang and Megan Maguire. Celebrate the Bike Race by entering to win Ommegang bike jerseys.
Old Eagle Tavern, 175 Markle St.

Burger And Brew Kickoff
Kickoff Beer Week with one of our six, 1/2-pound Angus burgers paired to complement six of our 16 craft beers. Only $9.
Finn McCools, 118 S. 12th St.

Lunch With Sly Fox
Join us for some excellent Sly Fox offerings. Featuring Suzy Woods and Brian O'Reilly.
Jose Pistola's, 263 S. 15th St.

 

Noon

 

Green Flash Brewing Company At Resurrection Ale House
We're kicking off PBW early! Join us for a full day of great beer from Green Flash. Look for special drafts and prices.
Resurrection Ale House, 2425 Grays Ferry Ave.

Fergie's Wife Says, "Every Week Is Beer Week For Some Folk."
And it's true ...
Fergie's Pub, 1214 Sansom St.

 

1 p.m.

 

Meet The Brewer: Brian Henrici From Ommegang
Visit the Cold Point Pub at Whole Foods Market in Plymouth Meeting and have your bottle of Ommegang signed by Brian Henrici, one of their brewers.
Whole Foods Market, 500 W. Germantown Pike., Plymouth Meeting

 

2 p.m.

 

The Hammer Of Glory Visits JB's
Somewhere within this time period, Philly Beer Week's Hammer of Glory will make a stop on the relay to the Opening Tap.
Johnny Brenda's, 1201 Frankford Ave.

First Friday Fun With Play-Doh Beer Theme Edition
The wackiest beer-themed Play-Doh creation wins a $50 gift certificate. The Institute, 549 N. 12th St.

 

3 p.m.

 

Hammer Of Glory
Follow the Hammer of Glory and be there as we introduce our own Standard Porter.
Standard Tap, 901 N. Second St.

 

4 p.m.

 

Oyster House Anniversary Party
The Oyster House will be celebrating its anniversary with Stoudt's, a firkin of Double IPA and $1 oysters all night.
Oyster House, 1516 Sansom St.

Philadelphia Brewing Co. Sampling
Enjoy a free sampling of beers from Philadelphia Brewing Co. at our new sampling bar. Then pick up a case or two.
Bell Beverage, 2809 S. Front St.

Troegs Firkin
Enjoy a special Troegs firkin and a top-secret debut beer that Kite will be first to serve. Mad Elf, Sunshine Pils and Nugget Nectar on cask will also be available.
Kite and Key, 1836 Callowhill St.

Philly Brewing Company
Happy hour food and drink specials. PBC giveaways.
Cherry Street Tavern, 129 N. 22nd St.

Boulder Brewing Tap Takeover
Mad Mex, 3401 Walnut St.

Magners Cider Tasting
Stop in for a taste of Magners Cider.
Exton Beverage Co., 310 E. Lincoln Hwy., Exton

Meet with Beer Lao
A Beer Lao rep will be on hand to answer questions and giveaway samples of this award-winning Asian brew.
MangoMoon, 4161 Main St.

Victory Brewing Happy Hour
Celebrate the opening of Philly Beer Week with Victory. We will have a slew of excellent drafts on tap.
Johnny Brenda's, 1201 Frankford Ave.

Kickin' Off Beer Week With Long Trail
Flights of Long Trail and Double Bag strong ale on draft. Enjoy giveaways and buy a Long Trail pint glass drink during Happy Hour. Proceeds benefit Cat Rescue.
Doobies Bar, 2201 Lombard St.  

Great Lakes Brewery
Try various styles from Great Lakes Brewing Company in Cleveland, Ohio.
Bridgewater's Pub, 30th Street Station 

Three-Course Beer Dinner
Enjoy some of the best craft beers paired with three beer-inspired courses by chef Artt Ward. Left Hand, Troegs, Furthermore, Southampton, Breckenridge and more. $35.
Smokin' Betty's, 116 S. 11th St.

First Friday at CHF: Vital Ingredients
Ever wondered about the science behind the froth? Join the Chemical Heritage Foundation and Dock Street for an evening of tastings, talks and demonstrations.
Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut St.

Feast Of The Beast
Enjoy a pig roast and guest beers from Yards and Flying Fish at the Lancaster location.
Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant, 781 Harrisburg Ave., Lancaster.

Yards Polish Smoked Wheat Beer Release
Featuring malt smoked in Percy Street's own smokers.
Percy Street Barbecue, 900 South St.

Beer Night At Delilah's
Delilah's Gentlemen's Club and Steakhouse, 100 Spring Garden St.

 

6 p.m.

 

First Friday Beer and Art
Taste delicious brews from Sly Fox, view artwork from local artists and enjoy live flamenco dance performances.
Bar Ferdinand, 1030 N. Second St. 

Ommegang Flight Night
Enjoy a three-ounce tasting flight of Belgian Pale Ale, Triple Perfection and Three Philosophers.
Misconduct Tavern, 1511 Locust St.

Stoudt's Kickoff
Rembrandt's, 741 N. 23rd St.

Boddingtons and Genesee BBQ
Downstairs: Buy a beer of Boddingtons, get a glass. Upstairs: Genesee BBQ at 9 p.m.
McGlinchey’s, 259 S. 15th St.

 

7 p.m.


Meet The Brewer With Shawn Hill Of Hill Farmstead Brewery
Light fare to accompany beer tasting will be provided by Talula's Table. Music by Chris Kasper. $75.
Historic Kennett Square, 106 W. State St., Kennett Square

Oskar Blues, Brews And Da Gubna Too
This First Friday, tour art galleries and meet the brewer from Oskar Blues. Enjoy Gubna Imperial IPA, a colossal 10 percent ABV and 100 IBU Hop Grenade.
Eulogy Belgian Tavern, 136 Chestnut St.

A Night With Pretty Things
We are pleased to start Beer Week with one of our favorite new breweries: Pretty Things. A full selection of their beers will be offered.
Beneluxx, 33 S. Third St.

Last Chance To Cooperstown, N.Y.
We are giving away two tickets to Ommegang's "Belgium Comes to Cooperstown." Meet brewer Brian Henrici and snag the golden ticket. Tapping Tripel Perfection and BPA.
Iron Abbey, 680 N. Easton Rd., Horsham

Beers Off The Beaten Path
Walk the beer wild side and try something new. Class taught by beer expert and author Lynn Hoffman. Includes appetizer food pairings. $15-$20.
Trolley Car Diner, 7619 Germantown Ave.

First Friday Firkins
Prohibition Taproom, 501 N. 13th St.

Great Lakes Kickoff
Pint specials.
Race Street Cafe, 208 Race St.

One For The Working Man
A tribute to the blue-collar man with Pabst Blue Ribbon. $2 PBRs. A representative will be on hand with free swag. Enjoy a PBR craft show with Philly attitude.
The Irish Pol, 45 S. Third St.

Bella Vista Beer Bash
Join Bella Vista as they take over the taps at Devil's Den. We’ll be pouring a selection of drafts from Bella Vista and hosting the brewers. Look for favorites from Ballast Point, 12 percent Importers, Voodoo, The Bruery, Cigar City, Dark Horse and many, many more.
Devil's Den, 1148 S. 11th St.

Long Trail Brewery
Grace Tavern, 2229 Grays Ferry Ave.

Flying Dog Gonzo-Bitch Night
Firkin of Raging Bitch and barrel-aged Gonzo on draught.
Swift Half, 1001 N. Second St.

Debut of Philly Brewing's New Seasonal And Firkin Of Pennsylvania Pale Ale
Debut of PBC's seasonal, firkin of Pennsylvania Pale Ale, Kenzinger draft and Fleur bottles. Benefits Cat Rescue.
Doobies Bar, 2201 Lombard St.

 

8 p.m.

 

Yards Brewing Co.
Meet Tom Kehoe and enjoy his PPA, Saison and a firkin of Thomas Jefferson Ale.
Good Dog Bar and Restaurant, 224 S. 15th St.

Beer And Cheese Class: Philly Focus With Victory Brewing Company Brewmaster Bill Covaleski
Celebrate Philly as the beer capital and foodie heaven. Bill Covaleski pairs Victory brews with Pa. cheeses, including a beer-washed cheese. Visit victorybeerblog.com/pbw2010 for details.
Tria Fermentation School, 1601 Walnut St. 

Radio 104.5 Ticket Giveaways For Broken Bells Concert
Radio 104.5 is visiting Dr. Watson's with Broken Bells tickets to giveaway. Various beer specials featuring Miller products beginning at 8 p.m.
Dr. Watson's, 216 S. 11th St.

 

9 p.m.

 

Varga After Dark With Oskar Blues
Come out and help us tap some barrel-aged Oskar Blues.
Varga Bar, 941 Spruce St.

Victory Brewing Presents: The Super-ficial Opening Night Show With Gil Mantera's Party Dream
Gil Mantera's Party Dream brings you the wildest rock show east of the Mississippi. $10.
Johnny Brenda's, 1201 Frankford Ave.

Kickoff With Summit Brewing Co.
Come meet the brewers of Summit Brewing Company. $3 craft brew drafts, free giveaways and half-priced appetizers from 9 p.m. to midnight.
Smokin' Betty's, 116 S. 11th St.

 

10 p.m.

 

Opening Tap Afterparty With Yuengling
12 Steps Down, 831 Christian St.

Free Live Blues With The Hired Guns
Local blues act the Hired Guns rock out for free upstairs at Fergie's. Enjoy beer specials.
Fergie's Pub, 1214 Sansom St.

Opening Tap Special
Buy a complete 5-gallon keg system, get an additional keg free when you mention PBW.
Home Sweet Homebrew, 2008 Sansom St.

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