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Events for February 2009

Groundhop Night @ Dawson Street Pub February 02, 2009 - Dawson St. Pub, 100 Dawson St., Manaynk Go to this URL
What does the ground hog do after he goes back into his home? Flying Fish Brewing Co.'s Casey Hughes will be at Dawson Street with Imperial Espresso Porter and free glassware to reveal the secret. Or maybe make you not give a flying... 7-9pm Pay as you go.
Groundhog Day Hawaiian Shirt Beer Breakfast/Lucky Cat Day Beer Prognostication (whew!) @ the Grey Lodge February 02, 2009 - Grey Lodge Pub, 6235 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia Go to this URL
As is the tradition, the Grey Lodge Pub will open at 7am for breakfast, with Founders Breakfast Stout, Russian River Perdition, and Flying Fish Espresso Porter on tap, and many more hard to get beers.Punxatawny Phil will give his prediction via TV at 7:20am. Later that morning Wissinoming Winnie will give her annual beer prognostication.
Meet The Brewer Series: Manyunk February 04, 2009 - Spinnerstown Hotel, 2195 Spinnerstown Rd., Spinnerstown Go to this URL
The Meet the Brewer series presents The Beers of the Manayunk Brewery. 7-9pm, $35. More info: 215.536.7242
Troegs Nugget Nectar Firkin @ Teresa's Next Door February 05, 2009 - Teresa's Next Door, 124 N. Wayne Ave.. Wayne Go to this URL
Teresa's will be the first location in the suburbs to be tapping a deliciously fresh Firkin of Troegs delicious Nugget Nectar. Several other hoppy beers from the Trogner brothers will be on tap along with food pairings to wile away your time at this pay as you go event. Starts at 6pm.
Friday Night Sampling: Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA February 06, 2009 - The Beer Yard
This "Extra" IPA is the year-round version of the style which fans of Sierra Nevada have been awaiting for three decades (Mark has been waiting even longer; he really was a precocious child). Join us 5-7 so we can all cheer the dawning of a new age and do a celebratory post-Groundhog Day dance.
Winterfest @ General Lafayette February 07, 2009 - General Lafayette Brewery & Inn, 646 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA Go to this URL
Strong/winter beers from area breweries along with food made primarily with local ingredients. The food will include but not be limited to: Roasted pork tenderloin, stone fruit compote; Slow roasted beef short ribs, porter demi-glace; Mac and cheese; Risotto Fritters; Chipotle chicken quesadillas; Pigs in a blanket; Chips and Salsa; Sweet and Sour Meatballs; Chicken Fingers; Buffalo Wings; Charcuterie (salami, proscuitto, chicken liver pate, rillettes, country paté); Imported and local cheese display; homemade mustard and chutneys and a Dessert assortment.

Last year's Breweries included: Sly Fox, Stewart's, Flying Fish, Iron Hill, Bube's, Manayunk, Victory, McKenzie's, Nodding Head, Triumph, Dogfish Head & Troegs. $45 in advance, no sales at door. Only 350 tickets will be sold. For tickets: 610.941.0600

The Beers of Unibroue Dinner @ Spinnnerstown Hotel February 10, 2009 - Spinnerstown Hotel, 2195 Spinnerstown Rd., Spinnerstown Go to this URL
Come meet Rick Suarez of Unibroue, Inc! 6:30pm $55 per person. For reservations and more information: 215.536.7242
Stone Beer Dinner @ Drafting Room Exton February 10, 2009 - Drafting Room Exton, 635 N. Pottstown, Pike, Exton Go to this URL
An evening of special beers...all on tap! Join sales rep Lee Marrin as Stone Pale Ale, Double Bastard 2006 & 2008, IPA, Russian Imperial Stout 2007 & Old Guardian Barleywine 2007 are matched with a four-course dinner:

The menu: Tasso Wrapped Shrimp, Blackberry Cider Drizzle, Corn Shoots;
Double Smoked Duck Breast, Pine Nut & Tillamook Ravioli, Mushroom Confit & Cherry Balsamic Syrup;
House made Buffalo Pastrami, Dijon Chive Reduction, Bacon, Onion & Brussel Sprouts, Shingled Potatoes & Herbs, Micro-Greens;
Steeped Mocha Torte, Salted Macadamia Crust, Winter Orange Crème, Raspberry Drizzle.

6:45pm $59 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations required. Call 610.363.0521

Stone Beer Dinner @ Drafting Room Spring House February 11, 2009 - Drafting Room Spring House, 900 N. Bethlehem Pike Go to this URL
An evening of special beers...all on tap! Join sales rep Lee Marrin as Stone Pale Ale, Double Bastard 2006 & 2008, IPA, Russian Imperial Stout 2007 & Old Guardian Barleywine 2007 are matched with a four-course dinner:

The menu: Tasso Wrapped Shrimp, Blackberry Cider Drizzle, Corn Shoots;
Double Smoked Duck Breast, Pine Nut & Tillamook Ravioli, Mushroom Confit & Cherry Balsamic Syrup;
House made Buffalo Pastrami, Dijon Chive Reduction, Bacon, Onion & Brussel Sprouts, Shingled Potatoes & Herbs, Micro-Greens;
Steeped Mocha Torte, Salted Macadamia Crust, Winter Orange Crème, Raspberry Drizzle.

6:45pm $59 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations required. Call 215.646.6116

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Night @ Teresa's February 11, 2009 - Teresa's Next Door, 124 N. Wayne Ave.. Wayne Go to this URL
Previously only seasonal, this great new brew is now i full time. We look forward to adding these twelve ounce bottles to our list. Join us for food pairings featuring this and other treats from Sierra on tap at this pay as you go event. 6pm
Oysters & Love Stout @ London Grill February 12, 2009 - London Grill, 2301 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia Go to this URL
Yards Brewing Company’s annual Love Stout, a local favorite, will be on tap alongside a selection of oysters on the half-shell, and Yards Brewmaster Tom Kehoe will be in attendance for a meet-and-greet session. 6pm For more information: 215.978.4545
Friday Night Sampling: Weed Ales February 13, 2009 - The Beer Yard
Three new beers from California's Mt. Shasta Brewery arrived this week and we'll be pouring them for you tonight: Abner Weed Amber Ale, Mountain High IPA & Shastafarian Porter. 5-7pm as usual, with Mark on the bongos.
Friday the Firkinteenth (part of a set, collect them all!) February 13, 2009 - Grey Lodge Pub, 6235 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia Go to this URL
The first of three (count 'em, three) Friday the Firkinteenths in 2009 (the second is next month, the third in November) and the 18th in the series which began in 1998.. 20+ firkins will be tapped, 7 at a time, starting at noon. More details and list of participating breweries when available. Noon - 10pm. Pay as you go. For more information: 215. 825.5357
Weyerbacher Beer Dinner @ Standard Tap February 16, 2009 - Standard Tap, 901 N 2nd St., Philadelphia Go to this URL
Weyerbacher beer pairing at Standard Tap. 6:30pm, $45, tax and gratuity included, 5 beers with 5 courses:
Merry Monks paired with a scallop topped with picholine olive and anchovy tapenade
Insanity paired with BBQ smoked St. Louis pork ribs with a pickled salad
Double Simcoe IPA paired with a stuffed chili pepper
Blithering Idiot paired with a cheese plate
XIII paired with a chocolate mousse
Go Play in the Yards: Tom Kehoe @ Tria February 19, 2009 - Tria Fermentation School • Medical Arts Building, 1601 Walnut St, Phila Go to this URL
Get the inside scoop on Philadelphia's famed Yards Brewing Company from founder and brewmaster, Tom Kehoe. Enjoy the classic British-style ESA, IPA, Pale Ale and Porter that built Yard's reputation and the latest concoctions from the brand-new brewery, like Brawler. Tom will share how he crafts special batches of cask ales using Bourbon chips, varietal hops and other fun ingredients. Bonus: During this class, the students - that's you! - will collaborate with Tom to make one-of-a-kind cask ale to be tapped during Philly Beer Week. 6:30-8PM, $45
44 Days Until The Phils Home Opener Happy Hour @ Local 44 February 20, 2009 - Local 44, 4333 Spruce Sts., Philadelphia Go to this URL
Count down 'till the Phils HOME OPENER with Local 44 starting at 1:35 in the afternoon. We're hosting the first (and oh-so-unofficial) business persons special of the season! Come out for $3 local drafts, Dollar Dogs and a replay of Game 5 of the World Series. Repeat! Repeat!
Philadelphia Beer Experience February 21, 2009 - Downtown Philadelphia Go to this URL
The second annual pre-cursor event to Philly Beer Week! Visit four of the most dynamic beer venues in the city on this unique walking tour. Passes include beer tastings at Monk's Café, Nodding Head Brewery, McGillin's Old Ale House and Triumph Brewery. Noon-5pm $30.00. Tickets available online.
Double IPA Day @ Teresa's February 22, 2009 - Teresa's Next Door, 124 N. Wayne Ave.. Wayne Go to this URL
Things get started at 11am and they will be tapping a slew of popular and hard to find double IPAs:
Bell's Hop Slam
Founder's Double Trouble
Boulder Mojo Risin'
Russian River Pliny the Elder
Anderson Valley 20th Anniversary
River Horse Hopsalotamus
Nugget Nectar (cask)

Oskar Blues Gordon

Left Hand Twin Sisters

And, who knows, maybe more as well.

Dogfish Head Beer Dinner @ N. 3rd February 23, 2009 - N. 3rd, 801 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia Go to this URL
Tasty brews, good food and raffle of some very “off-centered” prizes. 7pm. $60, includes free Dogfish Head Glass +Key chain. For more information: 215.413.3666 or email contact@norththird.com.
Philly Beer Geek Qualifiying Round @ Tria February 23, 2009 - Tria Fermentation School • Medical Arts Building, 1601 Walnut St, Phila Go to this URL
Strut your beer skills in the 2nd annual Philly Beer Geek competition. Philly Beer Geek identifies, exalts and honors Philadelphia beer and the people who craft, celebrate, and consume it with enthusiasm and pride. Put your beer knowledge to the test in a fun blind tasting challenge. The challenge: Blind taste six great Philly beers and identify the beer styles. Qualifiers go on to the Semi-Finals on March 5 at Manayunk Brewery for the chance to compete in the Finals on March 12 to face-off for $1,000 in beer-related prizes and the prestigious title of Philly Beer Geek 2009.Starts at 6:30pm $15
Ballast Point Promo @ Catina Dos Segundos February 24, 2009 - http://www.cantinadossegundos.com/main.html Go to this URL
Ballast Point beer promo at tonight, pouring the great beers from San Diego, Victory At Sea.a delicious coffee porter. Also on draft: Ballast Point Big Eye IPA. For more information: 215.629.0500
Philly Beer Geek Qualifiying Round @ Dock Street February 26, 2009 - Dock Street Brewery & Restaurant, 701 S. 50 St., Philadelphia
Philly Beer Geek Preliminary Round hosted by Beer Fox Carolyn Smagalski, Preliminary Winners have the opportunity to enter the next round of competition. Finals will be held March 12 at Manayunk Brewery. Participate or watch. 7pm
Countdown to St. Patrick's Day @ McGillin's February 27, 2009 - January 28, 2009 - McGillin's Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St.
The celebration begins when McGillin’s welcomes those Bad Boys from Boston, Patsy and John ,with live Irish music. Authentic Beamish Irish Stout, along with Sly Fox's Seamus Irish Red Ale and O’Reilly’s Irish Stout will be pouring (plus, Chocolate Leprechauns). The menu will feature hearty Irish dishes including Bangers & Mashed (Irish sausage and mashed potatoes), Shepherd’s Pie, Irish Lamb Stew and Corned Beef with Cabbage. The event begins at 9:30 p.m. each evening. No advanced reservations are needed. $2.00 cover. The Irish stout and menu items will be available through St. Patrick’s Day.
Maggio's Brewfest February 28, 2009 - Maggio's Restaurant, 400 Second St. Piake, Southampton, PA Go to this URL
Local and other craft beers, brewery reps., music and butlered hors d'oeuvres. Cool. The first of what is planned to be an annual event. 1-5pm. $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Buy tickets online or call 215.322.7272 for more information.