Yards PYNK Event Series Kicks Off

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Join Yards Brewing Co. for their annual Yards Pynk events during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There are brunches, PYNK cocktails, PYNK ice cream, a Weezer cover band, a reasonable excuse to go to the Hard Rock Cafe, and more. Proceeds from these events will help sponsor breast cancer research and treatments, and we’ve got a list of the upcoming events below.

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Drink PYNK with Yards Brewery

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Yards Brewery is showing their support for breast cancer research and awareness through their seasonal brew, Yards PYNK (shown above in its striking new look), which is already available at the brewery and will be making its way to bars, bottle shops, and distributors by August 1st.

Each batch of the light-bodied beer was made with 3,300 pounds of sour and sweet cherries and raspberries to create a tart berry ale. And with each purchase of a case, $1 will be donated to The Tyanna Foundation, the same foundation Yards worked with last year and raised $5,000 for.

Yards Brewery [Official]

Shuck Buddies Happy Hour At The Oyster House

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Okay, first? Best name ever.

Second? The deal ain’t bad either. On Wednesday, February 12, from 5-7pm, the Oyster House will be pouring four different versions of Yards Love Stout (classic, vanilla, chocolate and coffee) at $3 a pint, paired with the house’s buck-a-shuck oysters.

It’s really as simple as that. Get down there early, snag a spot at the bar and wear your drinking socks. It’s gonna be a good night.

Oyster House [f8b8z]

Come Up with a Rye Pun and Win a Yards Gift Certificate

rye punsLast night I was invited to try Yards Rye for the first time. The beer was very drinkable for an IPA, with a dry finish. And the beer certainly did pair well with barbecue, which Yards brought in from Fette Sau for the event. Before the drinking and eating, I joked with brewmaster Tom Kehoe how he ever came up with Rye as the name for the beer. He admitted it wasn’t the most clever name, but follows Yards tradition of straightforward naming (IPA, ESA, Philly Pale Ale). Not that they didn’t try to come up with something as catchy as Brawler. In fact Yards is still trying to come up with something funny (or punny). And they’re looking for your help.

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Twelve Drinks for the Holidays

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With Thanksgiving looming and the holiday season descending upon us, we bet you’re going to need some new drink recipes. In the December, 2013 issue of Philadelphia magazine we asked George Reilly of Twisted Tail, Phoebe Esmon of Emmanuelle and of Hop Sing Laundromat to help us create twelve winter holiday drinks.

Cheers!

The 12 Best Winter Holiday Drinks [Philadelphia Magazine]

TONIGHT: All-Philly Quiz and Yards Beer

TastykakeShelvesTonight at the Fleisher Art Memorial (719 Catharine Street) Johnny Goodtimes is hosting a All-Philly Quiz. The event will cover everything from Tastykakes to William Penn. $10 gets you in and beer from Yards Brewing plus music from The Naked Sun.

The doors open at 7 p.m. and the quiz starts at 8 p.m.

Yards Presents All-Philly Quiz on Friday Night at the Fleisher [Johnny Goodtimes]

Federal Shutdown Has Local Breweries Sweating

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Several local brewers are starting to see dark clouds on the horizon regarding the Federal government’s shutdown. Breweries are required to get a federal brewery license before they begin brewing for resale and all beer labels go through an approval process. And of course, none of that is progressing right now.

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More PYNK Beer News

pynkIt’s not often that the Be Well Philly crew comes over on our turf and starts writing about beer.

But in this case, it’s cool because they’ve got some more details on where to get your hands on the new Yards raspberry tart ale that’s being rolled out–a dollar from the sale of each bottle going to breast cancer research.

So it’s okay. Go over on the other side of the fence and see what all the healthy kids are talking about. But don’t forget to come back, because we’re the ones with all the bourbon, waffles and pie.

Yards Releases Pink Beer For Breast Cancer Month [Be Well Philly]

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