** Friday, May 31, 2013 – PBW Kickoff: Local Tower


Smokin’ Betty’s (116 S. 11th Street, Philadelphia) invites you


celebrate the start of Philly Beer Week with PBW Kickoff: Local


Takeover, on Friday, May 31, 2013, from Noon to closing.  Spend a


with the locals as you enjoy limited edition brews from


Manayunk, Slyfox, Victory and Troegs, plus newcomers Boxcar,


Guys, Old Forge, Neshaminy Creek, Evil Genius and Vault Brewing.


beer is pay-as-you-go. Drink specials, giveaways and prizes available.

Special appetizer menu will feature ingredients from local


and purveyors.  For more information, call (215) 922-6500.


Saturday, June 1, 2013 – 4TH Annual Broads, Brews and Queens (BBQ)

Hail to

the queen(s) of Philly Beer Week! Smokin’ Betty’s (116 S. 11th


Philadelphia) celebrates the women of the beer industry during

the 4th Annual

Broads, Brews and Queens (BBQ) on Saturday, June 1,

2013 at 9:00 PM.  Meet

the broads behind the beers and enjoy a tower

takeover of lady inspired and

driven drafts from Dogfish Head,

Stoudts, Flying Fish, Allagash, Ommegang,

Brookly, Yards, Rogue,

Evolution, Sixpoint, Dominion and more. The Goddess

Isis will preside

over drag performances from “The Sisters in Sin” with


appearances by supporting “beer queens,” our supportive male


counterparts in drag.  Admission is a suggested $5 cover to


the William Way LGBT Community Center.  Beer is pay-as-you-go.


more information, call (215) 922-6500.

** Sunday, June 2, 2013

(Two events) – Craft Beer Day on East Passyunk

Avenue AND Italian National

Day “La Festa Della Repubblica”

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement

District (EPABID) serves up

a double dose of summertime fun with two

festivals on Sunday, June 2,

2013.  Starting at 11:00 AM, Philly Beer Week

kicks off with 15 hours

of craft beer events during Craft Beer Day.  East

Passyunk restaurants

and retailers will present opportunities to meet the

brewers, try new

craft beers, enjoy beer-infused foods, and shop for


gifts.  Starting at Noon, Italian National Day Festival “La


Della Repubblica” will feature a full day of live music, Italian


and bottled beer specials, Italian food vendors, kids’ activities


a spaghetti eating contest.  La Festa activities are held on


Passyunk Avenue, between Mifflin and Moore streets.  Events are


rain or shine.  Admission is free, unless otherwise noted. For


information about Craft Beer Day and La Festa visit, follow @epassyunkave or call



** Tuesday, June 4, 2013 – Troegs Beer Dinner


Executive Chef Brian Fidiam and the brewers from Troegs Brewery

for a four

course tasting dinner at Devil’s Alley (1907 Chestnut

Street, Philadelphia,

PA). From 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, enjoy four courses

and four pairings for $50.00

per person. Reservations are available by

calling (215) 751-0707.  Menu


1st course: Lobster & Sweet Jersey Corn Chowder, with micro


paired with Troegs Perpetual IPA

2nd course: Fried Green Tomato

Stack, with Miatake mushrooms, basil

puree, fresh mozzarella, balsamic honey

reduction, paired with Troegs

Nugget Nectar

3rd course: Sunshine Pilsner

Lavender Seared Ahi Tuna, with sweet

pickled summer vegetables, green curry

pilsner pineapple sauce,

paired with Troegs Sunshine Pilsner

4th course:

Beer Sorbet Trio with raspberry, apricot, blackberry,

paired with Troegs Mad


** Saturday, June 8, 2013 – Battle of the Brewers

Devil’s Alley

(1907 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA) pits 12

breweries and 12 beers

head-to-head in the 4th Battle of the Brewers

on Saturday, June 8, 2013, from

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  Enjoy all you can

drink locally brewed beer, paired with

all you can eat sinfully good

comfort food.  Meet the brewers and watch them

battle to the last

drop. Confirmed participants bringing beer to the

competition are

Doylestown, Evolution, Fegleys Brew Works, Ithaca,


Manayunk, Old Dominion, Round Guys, Shawnee, Sixpoint, Troegs


Victory. Tickets are $35 and sold online at For


information, call (215) 751-0707.



** Friday, May 31, 2013 – Sunday, June 9, 2013 – Serrano Debuts


Shot” and Beer Battered Soft-Shelled Crab BLT

Serrano (20 S. 2nd

Street, Philadelphia) celebrates Philly Beer Week

by debuting a special dish

from Executive Chef Gina Rodriguez. Fresh

from appearances at COOK, Taste of

the Nation and Philadelphia

Magazine’s Wine and Food Festival, Chef Rodriguez

presents a Beer

Battered Soft-Shelled Crab BLT,  featuring Allagash White.

The dish is

served on a grilled brioche bun, with lemon aioli and


fries.  Owner Donal McCoy debuts “Staff Shot, a shot of beer


vitamin C all in one neat little package.  This new Serrano


shot will be available for $6.00, and features Ketel One Vodka,


squeezed orange juice and Allagash White.  For more


reservations or hours, call (215) 928-0770 or visit

** Friday, May 31, 2013 – Sunday, June 9, 2013 –

Drunkin’ Cupcake Has

Elvis ‘All Shook Up’

Ms Goody Cupcake (1838 East

Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA) debuts

new beer-infused desserts to

sweeten up Philly Beer Week. Between now

and Sunday, June 9, 2013,

baker/owner Gigi Andrew puts a spin on her

best selling Elvis cupcake with

the Drunkin’ Elvis featuring a banana

chocolate chip cake, infused with Wells

Banana Bread Beer, topped with

peanut butter buttercream, and accented with

chocolate covered bacon.

Additionally, Andrew debuts the Oatmeal Peanut

Butter Cookie Sandwich

with oatmeal and peanut butter cookies, infused with

Wells Banana

Bread Beer, filled with peanut butter buttercream. On June 2, Ms


Cupcake will open for Sunday hours from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM with


cents off all cupcakes, beer-infused cake truffles and two


Philly Beer Week flavors.  The popular Youngs Double Chocolate


cupcake will return with a beer-infused chocolate cake


buttercream. Andrew will also debut Bx3 (Blueberry Beer


featuring a white cake with blueberries soaked in Fegley’s Brew


Blueberry Belch, topped with a tart lemon buttercream, and


with lemon rind shavings.  Ms Goody Cupcake is open Tuesday


Saturday, plus Sunday, June 2, 2013 for Craft Beer Day.  For


information, call (215) 334-2253.

** Friday, May 31, 2013 –

Sunday, June 9, 2013 – Three BIG Courses,

Three GREAT Beers

Devil’s Alley

(1907 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA) celebrates

Philly Beer Week with a

special menu that runs every night from

Friday, May 31, 2013 through Sunday,

June 9, 2013. Enjoy three courses

and three local beer pairings for $35.00

per person. Reservations are

available by calling (215) 751-0707.


course, choice of:

-Troegs Mad Elf Fried Green Tomatoes, with fresh

mozzarella, basil

puree, mad elf & honey balsamic reduction, paired with

Troegs Mad Elf

-Shawnee Biere de Guarde steamed P.E.I. Mussels, with Jersey


jalapeños, andouille sausage, tarragon butter, paired with


Biere de Guarde Wheat Ale

-Evolution IPA Pretzel Fondue with aged

cheddar fondue with IPA,

homemade pretzel bites, sea salt, paired with

Evolution Lot 3 IPA

2nd course, choice of:

-Doylestown Fountain House

Battered Fish n’ Chips with remoulade,

grilled lemon, Old Bay fries, paired

with Doylestown Fountain House

Summer Ale

-Lancaster Milk Stout marinated

Hanger Steak, with scalloped summer

vegetables, milkstout mushroom demi,

paired with Lancaster Milk Stout

-Yards Brawler infused Jerk Pork Tenderloin,

with mango salsa, fried

plantains, basmati rice & black beans, paired

with Yards Brawler

3rd course, choice of:

-Car Bomb Bread Pudding with

Guinness and Baileys soaked brioche,

Jameson caramel, paired with Guinness

Irish Stout

-Beer Sorbet Trio with raspberry, apricot, blackberry wheat,


with Framboise, Magic Hat #9, Long Trail Blackberry Wheat


Double Chocolate Stout Float with double chocolate chip

cookies, homemade

vanilla bean ice cream, paired with Youngs Double

Chocolate Stout


Thursday, June 6, 2013 – Saturday, June 8, 2013 – Three Arttful

Courses +

Three Killer Beers

Enjoy “Three Arttful Courses + Three Killer Beers” at

Smokin’ Betty’s

(116 S. 11th Street, Philadelphia) on Thursday, June 6, 2013

Saturday, June 8, 2013, from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Chef Artt Ward


three special off-menu dishes with three of the best brews from


and far. Dinner is $35 per person. Reservations are recommended


calling (215) 922-6500.. The full menu is listed below.

1st course,

choice of one:

-Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites with IPA mixed cheese dipping


paired with Stoudts Four Play Batch 2 IPA (Adamstown, PA)


Braised Pork Cheek Flatbread with shaved manchego, fennel,

orange segments,

paired with Victory Summer Love Golden Ale

(Downingtown, PA)


Steam Mussels with coconut curry sauce, grilled French

bread, paired with

Ommegang Hennepin Farmhouse Saison (Cooperstown,


-Blackback Brisket

Empanadas with black IPA and tomato barbeque sauce,

paired with Round Guys

Blackback Black IPA (Landsdale, PA)

2nd course, choice of


-Grilled Filet Tips, with linguini, baby brussels sprouts,


mushroom jus, paired with Yards Brawler (Philadelphia, PA)


Battered Shrimp Tacos, with pickled cabbage, refried black

beans, avocado,

orange segments,

crispy shallots, cherry tomato salsa, paired with Old Forge


Blonde Ale (Danville, PA)

-IPA Braised Bratwurth, with IPA

mustard sauce, creamed green beans,

paired with Brooklyn Blast IPA (Brooklyn,

NY)* Tipsy Chicken brined

and smoked, drunken collards, whiz scalloped

potatoes, paired with

Allagash Belgian White (Portland, ME)


course, choice of:

-Dark Chocolate Brownie, with strawberry porter ice cream,


brittle paired with Rogue Chocolate Stout (Newport, OR)


Cheese Cake with drunken cherries, Sly Fox Dry Stout whipped

cream paired

with Slyfox Royal Weisse  (Phoenixville, PA)

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