Beer Week Events: Wednesday, June 9

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Moylan's Brewing
IPA, Moylander, Hopsickle, Pomegranate Wheat, Pale Ale, Dragoons Stout (Nitro), Kilt Lifter, Old Blarney Barleywine (Heaven Hill barrels).
Kraftwork, 541 E. Girard Ave.

It's A Firkin Riot!
In addition to 10 taps and two hand-pumps, we're having tons of real ale in firkins, fish and chips, meat pies and DJs.
Johnny Brenda's, 1201 Frankford Ave.

Ommegang Oxtail Cheesesteak Lunch
Featuring chef David Ansill's Oxtail cheesesteak with Ommegang Abbey Ale Cheese made by Di Bruno Brothers. Ticket raffle for BCTC Festival in Cooperstown and other giveaways.
Ladder 15, 1528 Sansom St.

Port Brewing Afternoon
Meet Tomme Arthur, brewer of The Lost Abbey and Port Brewing beers. Enjoy special prices and great beers.
Grace Tavern, 2229 Grays Ferry Ave. 

Sierra Nevada Lunch
Enjoy a selection of Sierra Nevada draft beers paired with food from Jose Pistola's kitchen. Meet representatives from the pioneering Chico, Calif. brewery.
Jose Pistola's, 263 S. 15th St. 

Weyerbacher Lunch
Never been to SPTR for lunch? Now is the perfect time to start. Meet the Weyerbacher Brewer and enjoy four special Weyerbacher drafts for $3-$4.
South Philadelphia Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin St.

Lunch With Avery Brewing Co.
National brand manager Ted Whitney is here along with Avery 15, Maharaja and White Rascal—all on draft (not Ted).
Misconduct Tavern, 1511 Locust St. 

Boon With Latis Imports
Come meet Frank Boon and the Latis Imports team over lunch. Special menu items paired with featured drafts.
London Grill, 2301 Fairmount Ave.

Moylans Brewing Co. IPA Lunch: Single, Double, Triple IPAs
Aged Kilt Lifter Apple Brandy/Port barrels, IPA, Moylander Double IPA, Hopsickle Triple IPA.
Swift Half, 1001 N. Second St.


1 p.m.


From the Brewer's Reserve one-off series: Juliet, Heresy and others.
Bridgid's Bar and Restaurant, 726 N. 24th St.


2 p.m.

The Trivial Pursuits Of Sam Calagione At Resurrection Ale House
Play Trivial Pursuit with Sam Calagione and full tap list-takeover, including Burton Baton, Black & Blue, 90 Minute IPA, India Brown Ale, Pangaea, Raison D'etre, Festina Peche, Theobroma, Red & White, Life & Limb, Chateau Jiahu, World Wide Stout, 75 Minute IPA.
Resurrection Ale House, 2425 Grays Ferry Ave.

Southampton Sampling
The Foodery, 324 S. 10th St.


3 p.m.


Firkin Of Barrel Aged Bubbly Wit Or Vatted Porter
Aged in brandy barrels for over three months and counting. Making a special appearance for PBW. Come out to Dock Street and indulge.
Dock Street Brewery, 701 50th St.

Partly Sunny, Ground Break, Flower Power, Cascazilla, Nut Brown, Apricot Wheat, Excelsior! White Gold
The Sidecar Bar & Grille, 2201 Christian St.

Shelton Brothers Franconian Firkins
Stop by to taste some of the rare beers from the Franconia region of Germany. At least three firkins will be pouring.
Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St.


4 p.m.


Craft Beer Express
Visit 10 of Philly's great beer bars in one day on the Craft Beer Express. Kraftwork: The Moylans invade Fishtown (Brewing that is). Johnny Brenda's: It's a Firkin Riot. Standard Tap: Weyerbacher Tap Takeover Event. The Institute: Bartender There's a Fruit in my Beer Event. Kite and Key: Founder and Yards Beer Event. Bishop's Collar: Allagash Takes Over The Taps with Founder Rob Tod. Sidecar: Sideswiped by Ithaca Brewing. P.O.P.E.: New Holland Brewing presents RockTits with Dr. Joel. Devil’s Den: Meet and Greet with Great Lakes and The Bruery. Brauhaus Schmitz: Shelton Brothers Franconian Firkins. Buses will stop at each location every 30 minutes and transport you safely from bar to bar for an incredible all-day price of just $15. Choose your starting place and get your tickets online, or just buy one at any of the participating bars.
Ticket links and more info:  

The Craft Beer Express
The CBX is a collaboration between several bar owners who all share the same love of beer. Start your tour with Johnny Brenda's Firkin Riot. $15.
Johnny Brenda's, 1201 Frankford Ave.

Stout And Porter Sampling
Stop in and sample some of the porters and stouts that we carry.
Exton Beverage Co., 310 E. Lincoln Highway, Exton 

PBC Pig Roast
Join us for an all-night pig roast with our pals at Philadelphia Brewing Company. We'll have their entire lineup for $3 per pint.
South Philadelphia Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin St.

Craft Beer Express: Bartender, There's A Fruit In My Beer
Fruit beer beyond wheats. Lindemans Pomme, Brew Works Space Monkey Raspberry Saison, Boulder Kinda Blue and many more. Check website for final tap list.
The Institute, 549 N. 12th St. 

Founders Sampling
The Foodery, 837 N. Second St.

Sierra Nevada Meet the 'Brewer' Night at Local 44
The great unveiling of the Sierra Nevada Philly Beer Camp Baltic Porter (super-limited quantity). Other Sierra Nevada favorites on tap all night long.
Local 44, 4333 Spruce St. 

Craft Beer Express: Yards Firkin And Meet And Greet
Yards Firkin and the Craft Beer Express, need I say more? Oh, also actor/brewer Tom Kehoe returns to the scene of his defeat in the throw-down in Franklintown. Ain't gonna rematch!
Kite and Key, 1836 Callowhill St.

Craft Beer Express: Weyerbacher Tap Takeover
Ten beer-driven bars, with buses to shuttle between. Start at Standard Tap's Weyerbacher Tap Takeover. Check out the website for more information and to purchase tickets.
Standard Tap, 901 N. Second St.

Craft Beer Express: Meet and Greet With Great Lakes And The Bruery
Jump on the Craft Beer Express as it goes to 11 great craft beer bars. Join the Devil's Den from 6 to 8 p.m. for a meet and greet with Pat Conway of Great Lakes and from 8 to 10 p.m. meet Patrick Rue, brewer of The Bruery, and taste some very tasty Belgian style ales. Tickets for bus: $15.
Devil's Den, 1148 S. 11th St.

Craft Beer Express: Allagash Tap Takeover
Tickets for the bus available at the bar or online. Head brewer Rob Tod from Allagash will be on hand from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Bishop's Collar, 2349 Fairmount Ave. 

Prix Fixe Menu And Beer Pairings
Stout Night. Three courses paired with Bell's Kalamazoo Stout and Lancaster Milk Stout. $35.
MidAtlantic Restaurant & Tap Room, 3711 Market St. 

Petrus Afternoon
Get the first taste of the new draft Petrus, along with some of their other great brews.
The Belgian Café, 601 N. 21st St.


4:30 p.m.


Sam, Tomme And Old Beer
Join Sam Calagione and Tomme Arthur as we kick it with 10 of their vintage beers paired with tasty treats. Butlered, with a killer band.
Nodding Head Brewery, 1516 Sansom St.

Beer Grand Nationals
East: Allagash and Stoudts. North: Founders and Jolly Pumpkin. West: Bear Republic and Elysian, South: Duck-Rabbit and Terrapin. Taste our food tour of each region.
Tavern 17, 220 S. 17th St. 

Evening Of Rare Saisons: Meet Seven World-Renowned Brewers
Come and Meet Patrick Rue (Bruery), Bob Sylvester (St. Somewhere), Brain Strumke (Stillwater), Brian Ewing and his posse of Belgian brewers. Taste some rare saisons.
Hawthornes, 738 S. 11th St. 


5 p.m.


Meet Wendy Yuengling And Lord Chesterfield
The real Lord Chesterfield is back to inject new life into one of Yuengling's oldest brands. He is bringing his wry humor, quirky advice and exceptional beer to PBW. Meet Lord Chesterfield and Wendy Yuengling from 5 to 7 p.m. Follow the Lord on Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare.
Elephant & Castle Pub and Restaurant, 1800 Market St.

Dog-Friendly Happy Hour/Copa ModdiALE Kickoff
Join Beerheads at the General Lafayette with dogs, beer and a different classic soccer match each night. Food and beer included. World Cup countdown, prizes. $20.
Beerheads at the General Lafayette, 646 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill

Left Hand Sawtooth Five Ways
Featuring Sawtooth Ale in five different presentations: Firkin, Regular Draft, Nitro Draft, Chainsaw (Double Sawtooth) and Bottle Misconduct Tavern, 1511 Locust St.

Sly Fox Happy Hour
Meet the brewer. Beer specials from Sly Fox Brewery and special happy hour menu.
Southwark Restaurant & Bar, 701 S. Fourth St. 

Beer And Cheese Happy Hour
Free beer and cheese tasting in the Historic Italian Market. Ten percent off all purchases plus additional discounts. Gourmet, artisan hot dogs grilled all night long.
Di Bruno Bros., 930 S. Ninth St.

Chimay Beer And Cheese Pairing
Chimay's American ambassador Bobo will play host as you try all things this world-class Trappist brewery has to offer.
Beneluxx, 33 S. Third St.

Flying Fish Happy Hour: Meet, Drink, Taste
Meet Brewmaster Casey Hughes. Delicious beers and tapas/dim sum. If you missed the sold-out Flying Fish beer dinner, you don't want to miss this.
Chifa, 707 Chestnut St.

Sam Adams Complimentary Sampling
Sample Sam Adams Cherry Wheat, Summer Ale, Lager and more—compliments of Sam Adams Boston Lager. Visit for details.
New Deck Tavern, 3408 Sansom St.

Meet Bobo From Chimay
Meet Chimay's main man. Discounts and goodies. Special appearance by Jim Meiers and beer guy Bobo.
Black Sheep, 247 S. 17th St.

The Matriarch Of Craft Brewing, Carol Stoudt, Runs A Kissing Booth
Swap spittle with Carol Stoudt for a good cause: Capitalism. We put a dental dam on the Grande Dame of brewing and away we go.
Fergie's Pub, 1214 Sansom St.

Phillies Bus Trip
Bus trip to Phillies-Marlins game. Beef-Beer-Bus-Phillies Baseball. Domestic draft, food, Kenzinger draft, buffet. Call 215.561.5683 for info. $50.
Cherry Street Tavern, 129 N. 22nd St.

Samuel Smith Happy Hour
Happy Hour with beers from Samuel Smith (England). Come and try some of their Organic Cider, Organic Cherry Ale and more.
Bridgewater's Pub, 30th St. Station

Prix Fixe Menu And Beer Pairings
For $35, enjoy a three-course menu of Jones favorites paired with two amber ales: Ballast Point Calico Amber Ale and Stoudts Scarlet Lady Ale.
Jones, 700 Chestnut St. 

Yards Firkin Happy Hour
12 Steps Down, 831 Christian St.
Samuel Adams Hefe-Hour

Free Sampling of Samuel Adams Wheat Beer
Coastal Wheat, Blackberry Wit, Cherry Wheat and Summer Ale. Paired with gourmet chocolates and Broad Axe Tavern's classics. Prizes fun and Boston Lager.
Broad Axe Tavern, 901 W. Butler Pike, Ambler

Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse
McGlinchey’s Downstairs Bar: Franzeskaner Hefe-Weisse. Buy a beer, get a glass.
McGlinchey's, 259 S. 15th St.

Happy Hour with Dock Street
Meet the brewer. Learn what makes this West Philly brewery one of the top microbrews. Plus lots of food and great people.
Cooper's Brick Oven Wine Bar, 4365 Main St.


5:30 p.m.


Finn McCools, The Foodery And You
$7 gets you a gourmet appetizer, perfectly paired with a 4-ounce pour of a craft beer. The Foodery staff will be providing beers and offering knowledge.
Finn McCools, 118 S. 12th St.

Bill Covaleski Meet And Greet
Enjoy a meet and greet with Bill Covaleski of Victory Brewing Company in the Swann Lounge.
The Four Seasons, One Logan Square

6 p.m.


Charcuterie And Cheese Pairing
Enjoy a mouthwatering assortment of handcrafted charcuterie and Spanish cheeses matched up with Weyerbacher's complex, decadent and delightful brews. Representatives from Weyerbacher Brewing Company will be on hand to mingle and answer questions.
Bar Ferdinand, 1030 N. Second St.

Victor North Trio
Does life get any better? Sipping Trappist triple while grooving to treble saxophone. The cool sounds of the Victor North Trio accompany Chimay beers tonight.
Grace Tavern, 2229 Grays Ferry Ave.

A Night With Sierra Nevada
Enjoy beers with members of the Northeast Regional team and Brian Grossman of Sierra Nevada Brewing.
Moriarty's, 1116 Walnut St.

Black Magick Class Voodoo Brewery at Bella Vista
Matt Allyn shows you how he creates his elixirs and drinks of strength from his tiny cauldron brewery aptly named Voodoo from Meadville, Pa. $5.
Bella Vista Specialty Beer Wholesalers, 755 S. 11th St. 

Stay Fatty, Furthermore
Who makes Wisconsin's best out-of-the-box beers? Chris and Aaron will be here to show you. One word says it all: Fattyboombalatty!
Lucky 7 Tavern, 747 N. 25th St.

Leinenkugel, Meet John Leinenkugel
The Foodery, 837 N. Second St.

Cask Night: Wells Bombardier At Local 44
Join us for a rarely seen keg of Well's Bombardier Bitter on cask and a chance to meet the brewer, straight from Bedford, England.
Local 44, 4333 Spruce St.

Voodoo's Toll Of The Bell (Cowbell, That Is) And Jungle Des Rues Debut
New Voodoo on draft, a Belgianized black spiced wheat beer. Remember the Cowbell? We've got one last sixtel. Hurry in, it won't last!
Doobies Bar, 2201 Lombard St.

Allagash 6 And 9, Black And White Night
Meet Rod Tod. On tap: Interlude, Black, Burnham Road and White.
The Grey Lodge Pub, 6235 Frankford Ave. 

Meet And Greet With Great Lakes
Come out and meet Pat Conway, founder of Great Lakes Brewery. Get there early and enjoy half-priced drafts from 5 to 7 p.m.
Devil's Den, 1148 S. 11th St. 

Beer And Chocolate
Head brewer Larry Horwitz will be hosting a chocolate and beer pairing at our West Chester location. The chocolate is provided by Eclat.
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, 130 E. Bridge Street, Phoenixville

French Beer Dinner With Joe Sixpack
Beer Reporter Joe Sixpack cleans up and hosts a gourmet, three-course dinner at Philadelphia's premier French restaurant. A selection of French ales will be featured. Seating promptly at 6:30 after a welcoming beer at Le Bar Lyonnais. Reservations: 215.567.1000. $75, plus tax and tip.
Le Bec Fin, 1523 Walnut St. 

Founders: Meet And Greet With Dave Engbers And The Founders Crew
Come meet Dave Engbers of Founders Brewing and enjoy several surprises that they have in store for us. Great beer and night of mayhem.
Kite and Key, 1836 Callowhill St.

Bear Republic Pint Night
Pint Night with Bear Republic: Crazy Ivan, Cask-Conditioned Racer 5, Hop Rod Rye, Red Rocket Ale, Racer 5.
The Drafting Room Taproom and Grille, 635 N. Pottstown Pike, Exton


6:30 p.m.

Bill Covaleski Beer Dinner
Enjoy a special beer dinner with Bill Covaleski of Victory Brewing Company in the Swann Lounge and Cafe. $65.
The Four Seasons, One Logan Square 

Sierra Nevada Beer Dinner Featuring The Infamous Beer Camp Beer
Come taste the 'surprise' beer made by 11 famous Philadelphia beer geeks. Small plates paired with seven specialty beers on tap.
London Grill, 2301 Fairmount Ave.


7 p.m.


Boon Meet And Greet At Memphis Taproom
Join us for Boon Kriek, Boon Geuze and brewer/owner Frank Boon for a night of world-class beer and chitchat.
Memphis Taproom, 2331 E. Cumberland St.

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