Tonight, Brauhaus Schmitz is celebrating “Tag des Bieres” or German Beer Day. It is the anniversary of the Reinheitsgebot, the historic document that set definition of what beer is.
At 6 p.m., the the Brauhaus crew will be tapping a firkin of Mahr’s Hellerbock and giving that away for free. After that, it’s $15 liters of beer, where you get to keep the over-sized mug.
Brauhaus Schmitz [Foobooz]
A Kolsch-style brewed with Hersbrucker Hops
Tonight at 5 p.m., Strangelove’s is celebrating its first anniversary and launching its newest collaboration beer, UNITY by Victory Brewing Co.
And since it is Strangelove’s, there will be plenty of other great beer pouring at the Center City beer bar.
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We’ve been to a lot of beer festivals, and we can say with a fairly high degree of certainty that there’s not really anyone in attendance at those festivals that we’d want to see naked. So the idea of a naked beer festival (and in the Poconos!) has us curling up into a fetal position. Note: NUDITY IS REQUIRED. Read more »
This Saturday, April 18th, Memphis Taproom is celebrating its sixth anniversary and the return of its beer garden and hot dog truck.
The celebratory beer bash will include the debut of Memphis Taproom’s latest collaboration beer, UNITY, a Kölsch-style beer brewed with Hersbrucker hops by Victory Brewing Co.
Outdoors, the hot dogs will be grilling and the sun will be shining. There will also be some new Memphis Taproom/DeDolle t-shirts for sale.
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Tonight, Di Bruno Bros. at 9th and Sansom is launching a weekly “cheese happy hour” series. Every Thursday, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Di Bruno cheesemongers will present three cheese pairings. Tonight, Southern Tier Brewing beers will be part of the pairings. On Thursday, April 24th, it will be Victory Brewing Co.
The happy hour is free and pairing partners will be announced weekly via Twitter. Follow the hashtag, #3cheesethursdays.
Di Bruno Bros. – The Franklin [Foobooz]
Cheese Happy Hour [Di Bruno Bros.]
The Wells Banana Breadettes will be at The Cambridge tonight at 6:30 as their first stop on their US Freshly Bakes Tour. There will be music, giveaways and the chance to meet Emily, Jane and Diane.
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The Oval returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway with Farm Fest. This Thursday, April 17th through Saturday, April 19, the Parkway will once again a gathering place for people looking for games, music, food and some Victory Brewing Company beers.
Thursday’s event takes place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with food trucks and Victory Brewing Company’s brewpub on wheels showing up at 5 p.m. Farm Truck, Street Food Philly, Reuben on Rye, Little Baby’s Ice Cream and Calling Card Confections from the Greensgrow Commissary will all be on hand. TJ Kong & the Atomic Bomb will be performing.
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Photo by Michael Gruber
Alla Spina is kicking of its third annual “Saisonale” event. Marc Vetri’s gastropub will dedicate more than half of their twenty taps to farmhouse ales this week. Expect everything from Saison Dupont to Victory Swing Session.
Check out the saisons that will be tapped now through April 20th.
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Iron Hill Brewery walked away from this weekend’s World Beer Cup with five medals (including three golds) plus was named the Brewers Association Champion Brewery and Brewmaster for Small Brewpub.
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I was Googling around yesterday looking for info on local hiking groups and stumbled on to the website for TerraMar Adventures, a local company that puts together some pretty rad outdoor adventure trips. Then I got really in the weeds and found a posting for free post-race beers for Broad Street runners in May. So how, exactly, do TerraMar and running go together?
Here’s how: The guy who runs TerraMar is Carl Ewald—he’s the same guy who runs the ODDyssey Half Marathon in June and the new race-training program on the Ben Franklin Bridge I told you about last month. So, obviously, he’s big into running. The ODDyssey will have a booth at this year’s Broad Street Expo, so Carl is teaming up with the folks at McFadden’s at Citizens Bank Park to offer free beer to Broad Street runners after the race.
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