The Beer Spear: A New Snack to Relish

Beer Spears by Brine Street Picklery

Beer Spears by Brine Street Picklery

Beer and pickles? Delicious. But beer pickles? A potential stroke of genius.

On Friday, June 3rd at Philly Beer Week’s Opening Tap, Yards Brewing Company and Brine Street Picklery will debut their newest collaboration: the Beer Spear.

“Everyone knows that beer and pickles pair well,” says Gina Vasoli, Yards’ Art and Marketing Manager. “What we’ve done is eliminate the annoying extra step of having to chew a pickle then take a sip of beer.”

The Beer Spears mix Yards IPA, rosemary and chili de árbol, to create a spear that strays far from the typical dill or garlic. P. J. Hopkins, the Head Pickler at Brine Street Picklery, says the “floral, hoppy flavors” really stand out.

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Get Your Tickets To Yards’ 9th Annual Philadelphia Real Ale Invitational

Yards ESA

On Sunday, May 1st, Yards Brewing Co. is hosting their 9th Annual Philadelphia Real Ale Invitational, which will feature more than 50 firkins of cask-conditioned beer from breweries around the world.

This is kind of like a second Christmas for serious beer drinkers–a boozy, international, day-long Christmas where Santa brings you nothing but lots and lots of beer.

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The Perfect Sunday Run: Run to Brunch at Johnny Brenda’s

This Sunday morning, you could be a total sloth and lounge in your pajamas until your stomach starts to growl then toast a three-day-old bagel and top it with whatever you have in the fridge and call it brunch. But frankly, that sounds sad. So instead, we say join up with the folks from Yards Brewing Company for their next #yardsbRUNch run.
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Run Through Philly Parks to Yards Brewing Company This Sunday

Rittenhouse Square | Photo by Flickr user Peter Miller

Rittenhouse Square | Photo by Flickr user Peter Miller

This Sunday, the Fairmount Park Conservancy is teaming up with Yards Brewing Company for a free five-mile run that sounds just lovely: The run will meet at 11:15 a.m. at Franklin Square at 6th and Race streets and will take runners through four of William Penn’s original parks, Franklin Square, Washington Square, Rittenhouse Square and Logan Circle.

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Yards Brewing Company Bringing Brand New Race to Delaware River Waterfront

Guy, guys, guys: STOP what you’re doing and open your calendar to Sunday, October 9th. Now write down “Yards Brewing Company 5,000 Yards Dash,” because that, my friends, is what you will be doing that Sunday. The Great American Brewery Runs series just added the brand spankin’ new race — which starts and ends at Yards Brewing Company on Delaware Avenue — to the this year’s race roster. Read more »

Six Pack: Beers You Definitely Need in Your Fridge This Weekend

yards chocolate stout 940

Yards Chocolate Stout available now.

Now that it’s looking like most of us will be snowed in this weekend, it’s time to take a peek in your fridge. You’ve got the milk and eggs, but do you have the beer? If not, now’s the time to stock up—but before you head to your local bottle shop, check out this list of some of our favorite winter beers.

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