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Events for September 2012

Second Annual Portand (Maine) Brew Festival August 31, 2012 - September 01, 2012 - Portland Company Complex, 58 Fore St., Portland Go to this URL
Designed for beer, ale, mead and cider lovers of all levels, the festival will spotlight established and up-and-coming breweries throughout New England. More than 30 beer producers, including local favorites Gritty McDuff’s, Allagash, Kennebec Ciders and D.L. Geary Brewing, have already signed on alongside regional standouts Clown Shoes and Harpoon from Massachusetts, Moonlight Meadery and Woodstock Inn Station and Brewery from New Hampshire, and Magic Hat, Long Trail and White Birch from Vermont.

The event will feature traditional scheduled sessions, each with a limited admission. The first session is scheduled for Friday, August 31, 5:30 – 9 p.m.; additional sessions are scheduled for Saturday, September 1, from 12-4 p.m. and 5:30-9 p.m. More details and tickets online.

Delco SPCA Fund Raiser @ Beer Yard September 01, 2012 - The Beer Yard
One of our favorite events every year and one at which your generosity helps a very worthy cause, the Delaware County SPCA. As usual, we will be sampling Tröegs beers, enjoying good food from Teresa's Next Door cooking right on the grill out front of the store and having a great time. Free pint glasses with the purchase of a Tröegs case (while they last)

$5 from every case of Tröegs sold during the whole Labor Day Week and from every check at Teresa's with "SPCA" written on it over that same stretch will be donated to the Delco SPCA.. 1-4pm. See you here...and bring your dogs (leashed); they'll love it too.

Friday Night Sampling: Summit September 07, 2012 - The Beer Yard
Tonight's feature beers will be Summit Oktoberfest and Saga IPA, pouring from 5-7pm as usual. Tonight's featured entertainment will be Mark as usual.
September German Gravity Keg Night @ Teresa's September 07, 2012 - Teresa's Next Door, 124 N. Wayne Ave.. Wayne Go to this URL
Every Friday in September starting at 5pm TND will be pouring a fresh German gravity keg behind the bar, featuring beers from Mahr's, Weissenohe, Bayer and more beers from Franconia.
Phestiv-Ale September 08, 2012 - Penns Landing, Columbus Blvd @ Washington Ave., Phila. Go to this URL
25 breweries and counting will be pouring at this new event which benefits the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Two sessions. Noon - 3PM, 4:30 - 7:3PM $45 in advance,$55 at door.
Victory Night at Fingers Wings & Other Things September 12, 2012 - Fingers Wings and Other Things, 107 - 109 W. Ridge Pike, Conshohocken Go to this URL
The "Other Things" tonight at Fingers, Wings & Other Things is going to be Victory Beer and the First 20 Victory purchases get a free pint glass. The Tap Takeover starts at 6pm and beers on tap for the event include Ranch Double India Pale Ale(Citra/Simcoe Version. 9.0%), Festbier (5.6%), Golden Monkey (9.5%), Storm King Stout (9.2%), HopDevil Ale (6.7%) and Prima Pils (5.3%).
Fort Collins Brewery Tapping @ Drafting Room September 13, 2012 - Drafting Room, 635 N. Pottstown Pike, Exton Go to this URL
A chance to meet brewery representative Fred Winthers and try some wonderful craft beers from Fort Collins: The Incredible HOP - Imperial Rye IPA, The Incredible HOP - Imperial IPA, Tap Club - Bombastic Wheat Wine & Major Toms Pomegranate Wheat. Pay as you go. 4:30 -7:30pm
Friday Night Sampling: Belgian Night September 14, 2012 - The Beer Yard
We will be pouring Grimbergen Blonde and Double and Kronenbourg samples. 5-7pm.
Homefront IPA Check Presentation & Louisville Slugger Bat Raffle @ Sly Fox Pottstown September 14, 2012 - Sly Fox Tastin' Room, 331 Circle of Progress, Pottstown Go to this URL
A formal check presentation to representatives of Operation Homefront ans the tapping be tapping our last keg of Homefront IPA. A custom Operation Homefront/Sly Fox Brewing Louisville Slugger bat will be raffled off as well. More info: 484.300.4644 Pay As You Go.
September German Gravity Keg Night @ Teresa's September 14, 2012 - Teresa's Next Door, 124 N. Wayne Ave.. Wayne Go to this URL
Every Friday in September starting at 5pm TND will be pouring a fresh German gravity keg behind the bar, featuring beers from Mahr's, Weissenohe, Bayer and more beers from Franconia.
Green Mountain Glory: Beer & Cheese Class @ Tria September 21, 2012 - Tria Fermentation School, 1601 Walnut St., Philadelphia Go to this URL
We all know that beer and cheese were made for each other. (If you didn't know that, now you do.) But the cheeses of Jasper Hill and the beers of Hill Farmstead were are really meant for each other. They both come from beautiful Greensboro, Vermont, a small town that's gaining acclaim everyday - the new (rural) Brooklyn. What grows together goes together, so get your brain and your taste buds back into school mode with Jasper's Zoe Brickley. Zoe will showcase a selection of Jasper Hill cheeses versus their iconic Old-World counterparts. And since those Vermont folk are so kind, she’ll also be bringing down some new Hill Farmstead brews (not available in Philadelphia!) to sip against their own Old-World inspirations. What a way to have the best of both worlds in one evening. 6:30-8pm $68
Friday Night Sampling: Widmer Bros. September 21, 2012 - The Beer Yard
Widmer Bros. samples and the stylings of Mark the Man and the Beer Yard singers the celebrate the first day of Autumn which arrives tomorrow. 5-7pm
September German Gravity Keg Night @ Teresa's September 21, 2012 - Teresa's Next Door, 124 N. Wayne Ave.. Wayne Go to this URL
Every Friday in September starting at 5pm TND will be pouring a fresh German gravity keg behind the bar, featuring beers from Mahr's, Weissenohe, Bayer and more beers from Franconia.
Can Jam Festival @ Sly Fox Pottstown September 22, 2012 - Sly Fox Brewery, 331 Circle of Progress, Pottstown Go to this URL
The first major event at the new Pottstown brewery will feature a KanJam competition in which the victorious team will be awarded its weight in beer. Sly Fox pizza and BBQ by Philly Pigs. The event is also a musical festival: John Train, Mason Porter, Vinegar Creek Constituency, A Cool Stick will be featured. Noon-9pm. Sign up online.
2nd Annual Perkiomen Fire Co. Brew Fest September 22, 2012 Go to this URL
The Brew Fest will be a celebration of the local Craft Breweries along with locally home-brewed beer. The proceeds from this event will be used for required training and to improve equipment that is essential for fire protection for Perkiomen Township and surrounding communities.

If you want to have your beer judged there are 3 locations you can do so and it's free; Weak Knee Home Brew Supply in Pottstown, Craft Ale House in Limerick, Appalachian Brewing Company in Collegeville. Deadline to drop off beer is September 20, 2012. Judging starts at 6pm. $35. Moe details at link.

Smoke 'Em If Yous Got 'Em September 23, 2012 - Yards Brewery, 901 N. Delaware Ave., Phila. Go to this URL
This is the brewery's annual smoked beer event, 11am - 4pm. Tickets available online.
4th Annual Brauhaus Schmitz Oktoberfest September 24, 2012 - Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 Souht St., Phila. Go to this URL
A special dinner featuring chef Jeremy Nolen and his wife, pastry chef Jessica Nolen. The couple has asked a few of their Philadelphian culinary friends to join them in the kitchen to help prepare the five-course meal. Scott Schroeder (South Philly Tap Room, American Sardine Bar), Joe Cicala (Le Virtu) and Ben Puchowitz (Matyson) will team together to create a tasting menu of Oktoberfest-inspired dishes. $65 ticket includes the multi-course dinner with beer pairings. Starts at 7pm; reservations available at the link.
4th Annual Montgomery Cty SPCA Golf Outing September 25, 2012 - Talamore Country Club, 723 Talamore Dr, Ambler Go to this URL
The Montgomery County SPCA 4th annual golf outing is a four person scramble at Talamore County Club. The event supports to the SPCA and its activities. Entrants will be part of four player teams (odd member parties will be paired as needed to create foursomes) and proper golf attire is required. Tee time 1:30pm; dinner and auction 6:30pm. Entry Form.
Friday Night Sampling: Goose Island Vintage Ales September 28, 2012 - The Beer Yard
A great selection of samples tonight from Goose Island: vintage Maltida, Sofie, Pepe Nero and Pere Jacques. Plus, of course also, vintage Mark. 5-7pm
September German Gravity Keg Night @ Teresa's September 28, 2012 - Teresa's Next Door, 124 N. Wayne Ave.. Wayne Go to this URL
Every Friday in September starting at 5pm TND will be pouring a fresh German gravity keg behind the bar, featuring beers from Mahr's, Weissenohe, Bayer and more beers from Franconia.
The 15th Annual Kennett Brewfest September 29, 2012 - Downtown Kennett Square Go to this URL
Beers from over 60 local, regional, and craft breweries. Connoisseur tasting, noon to 1:30pm is SOLD OUT! Tickets for the regular session, 2-6pm available on website.
Xtoberfest 2012 - Oktoberfest in Philadelphia September 29, 2012 - Xfinity Live, 11000 Pattison Ave., Phila Go to this URL
The inaugural Xtoberfest German tribute & celebration at XFINITY Live! will offer 40+ great beers in your own custom stein, chef-inspired authentic Oktoberfest-style foods paired & made with beers, live DJ & outdoor band music, charitable giving silent auction, live custom "South Philly" mural painting for live auction, and games, tournaments, activities, prizes, and giveaways. 1-9pm. Tickets available online.
Ninth Annual Carousel of Flavor Restaurant Festival @ Pottstown September 30, 2012 - 100 Block of High Street, in front of Borough Hall Go to this URL
Expanded wine and beer garden this year! Over 4,000 attended last year. Featuring live bands, crafters and a clown for children of all ages. Noon-4pm.
Downingtown Fall Fest September 30, 2012 - Downtown Downingtown Go to this URL
The festival will be taking place between 12p.m. and 4p.m. on Lancaster Ave. between Green St. and Wallace Ave. Presented by Victory Brewing Co. and featuring a Victory Beer Garden.