This is it, drunks. Sip smart and kick the shit out of all the non-local kegs this weekend so there's room for all our favorite Philly breweries come Monday.
Friday, June 11
There's still a bit of time left to meet Rob Tod
WashWest location (12th and Spruce). His Victor
beers, both brewed with grapes, are on tap.
We'll be at the Founders
beer dinner at South Philly Tap Room
(15th and Mifflin) in a few minutes. Say hi if you see us!
action tonight they'll have around 10 of the Michigan brewery's high-grav potions on tap at Kraftwork
Girard and Montgomery) till everything kicks.
Saturday, June 12
From 5 to 7 today, it's your last chance to get your hands on the brewery-inspired happy-hour menu at Southwark. Details here.
Meet and greet with the elusive, Salinger-esque Phin DeMink
of Southern Tier
at Varga Bar
(10th and Spruce) from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Belgian beer dinner at Hawthornes
(11th and Fitzwater) tonight. Five courses, five ultra-rare imports, $65. More details here.
Michael Jackson's Tutored Tastings
, a PBW anchor event, is happening in three sessions today at the brand-new HeadHouse
(122 Lombard St.).
Sunday, June 13
The three-course, $35 beer-paired menu at Bridget Foy's
(Second and South) ends today. Check out match-ups like butterscotch krimpet tiramisu (made with Dock Street's
Sexual Chocolate) paired with a Yards George Washington Tavern Porter
Speaking of Dock Street
they're hosting a big-ass music festival to close out Beer Week. It starts at 2 p.m.; there are five bands slated to perform, and they'll be grilling and pouring rare beers, like the tweaked-out Pimp My Rye
and a brandy barrel-aged Bubbly Wit
Ruthless dark beer specialists Duck Rabbit
will toast to the conclusion of PBW at Devil's Den
(11th and Ellsworth) from 6 to 9 p.m.
Out at Nectar
in Berwyn (1091 Lancaster Ave.), Feury
will celebrate the release of Fists of Feury
, a specialty brew they created with Victory. 5 to 8 p.m.
The following bars are hosting "dear God help us get rid of all this extra beer" events: Rembrandt's
, London Grill
, Kite and Key
, City Tap House
, Druid's Keep
, Doc Watson's
, Good Dog
, Lucky 7 Tavern
and probably every other bar in town. DO YOUR PART.