Alla Spina moves its industry up a week to coincide with Halloween and Craft Spirits Week.
It’s already day five of the inaugural Philly Craft Spirits Week and this evening, Craft Spirits Week runs straight into Halloween.
Martha, with its dozens of local spirits is the defacto home of PCSW and tonight they are hosting a Freaky Tiki Halloween Party with free rum. That beats the heck out of miniature Snickers bars. The fun kicks off at 5 p.m. but most assuredly goes all night long. The outdoors will feature a rum tasting tiki hut and inside there will be tiki-inspired exotica music and if you come in costume, you can also get half-off tiki beer from Terrapin and Avery Brewing.
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Next up on the list of strange food-related holidays is National Root Beer Float Day. This Saturday, August 6th marks the official holiday. Better start to stock up on root beer so you’re properly equipped to celebrate this weekend.
Percy Street Barbecue is getting an early start with their celebration. Tonight, the South Street barbecue restaurant will be making Yards Root Beer floats and they’ll be continuing through August 6th.
For $4 grab a float straight, or spike it with Overholt Rye or Art in the Age‘s ROOT.
And according to the flyer these floats “for America.” Patriotic, alcoholic drinks with ice cream in them? Sounds like an offer you can’t refuse.
Percy Street Barbecue [Foobooz]