Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout is one of the most sought-after beers out there. The imperial stout brewed with chocolate and coffee has been brewed for the first time since 2011 and just a handful of kegs have made their way from Michigan to Philadelphia.
Sidecar Bar & Grille is one of the lucky ones and they will be pouring the beer on Presidents Day, Monday, February 16th.
In order to make Monday as civil as possible, the bar is going to sell tickets for the beer on Sunday afternoon, beginning at 4pm.
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One Wednesday a month, the Sidecar Bar and Grille in Graduate Hospital, pours some boozy beers for their High Gravity Night. And tonight is one of those nights and the drink list looks particularly good, including a Tired Hands beer and that’s rarely happens outside Ardmore.’
Check out the full list with descriptions by Sidecar’s Tom Flannery.
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During the first week of every month at Sidecar Bar and Grille, a different featured chef comes in to delight diners with a new chicken wing recipe. For the first week of February, Jim Burke (the man behind the now closed JAMES restaurant) is going to be the official wing man.
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What better way to spend your Saturday than doing a Philly bar crawl? And what better way to do a pub crawl than to have you and your friends chauffeured by the Craft Beer Express? This Saturday, November 8th, The Craft Beer Express will be hitting up a slew of beer bars from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Bus tickets are $10 each, or you can start at the bar of your choice and pay as you go. Each participating bar is hosting a different theme, so check the list out below to decide where to begin your crawl:
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Now through October 31st – Sidecar Bar and Grille is hosting their Harvest Hoedown. They’ll be serving up pumpkin and fresh hop beers, plus new dishes from their fall menu.
New menu items at Sidecar and Hoedown beers »
Sidecar Bar & Grille at 22nd and Christian is changing up its menu. The biggest change is the addition of a burger section that includes ten different burgers plus a build-your-own option. After 10 p.m. all of the house burgers, as well as the build-your-own version are reduced to $10. Also new on the menu is the beer can chicken sandwich, long a stalwart at Kraftwork (Sidecar’s sister bar) and an al pastor sandwich served on a long roll.
Sidecar is also rolling out a new happy hour promotion called “7 Before 7.” The deals include seven half-priced draft beers, $4 house cocktails and $4 picklebacks from the bar’s new pickleback list. Two carnitas, nachos and chicken bites are available between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. for $7.
Sidecar Bar & Grille [Foobooz]
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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It appears that this year’s supply of Russian River Pliny the Younger has just about run dry. Philly Tap Finder’s last published tapping happened just a few hours ago. But since this is Philadelphia, our taps certainly haven’t run dry of great and in several cases, rare beer.
Bishop’s Collar, which poured the city’s last known keg of Pliny still has plenty of great IPAs pouring and is worth a trip today. The Sidecar’s monthly High Gravity Night is also tonight and includes high alcohol favorites like Bear Republic Apex, Bell’s Hopslam and Mikkeller Monk’s Elixr.
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Pliny the Younger – It never lasts long, even at the Russian River Brewing Co.
Every year Pliny the Younger tappings consume many beer lovers in the Philadelphia area. Philadelphia is the only city east of the Mississippi that gets the super limited release of the Russian River Triple IPA. That scarcity makes the tapping events an even bigger deal for beer nerds up and down the East Coast.
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Today, Sidecar Bar and Grille is opening an hour early to host the brewers of California’s Bear Republic Brewery. There will be twelve very special Bear Republic beers on tap including Racer X, Old Scoutter’s (2010) and more.
The “Greatest (Bear Republic) Show on Earth kicks off at 3 p.m.
Sidecar Bar and Grille [Foobooz]