STORY WRITTEN BY MATT BRASCH
For Digital First Media
March 12 — Iron Hill Brewery, Chestnut Hill: Bourbon Flavored Barrel Aged Beers. From 1 to 4 p.m., Iron Hill Brewery in Chestnut Hill will celebrate beer that is aged in bourbon barrels. Serving 6 different bourbon barrel aged beers — Bourbon Winter Warmer, The Grand Inquisitor, Bourbon Honey Tripper, Bourbon Wee Heavy, Bourbon ThunderKat, and Snowed In — this is bound to be an exciting adventure of flavors.
March 12 – City Tap House, Logan Square – Celebrate Saison Day: If you love saisons, you can’t miss this event. From 1 to 5 p.m., The City Tap House taps will be pouring local, national and international saisons — Allagash, Firestone Walker, Oxbow Brewing, Forest & Main Brewing, Pizza Boy Brewing, Brasserie Dupont, Sly Fox, and Perennial brews will be served. An added bonus is a homebrew competition that will take place to decide the best home-brewed saison. For more check, www.citytaphouselogan.com.
March 13 – Brewer’s Plate: This annual must-attend event is quickly approaching and tickets are going quickly. Held at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, attendees will explore the best of local beer and food pairings. Three different ticket levels are available: VIP Plus, VIP, General Admission. Don’t miss this one!. For more, check www.brewersplate.com.
March 17 – Round Guys Brewing Co.: Get ready for a Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration in Lansdale. Round Guys Brewing will be opening at 11 a.m .in honor of St. Patrick’s Day with “kegs and eggs,” including “breakfast paninis and the standard eggs, meat, and toast.” The party will continue into the night with corned beef served for dinner. Round Guys invites everyone to come “shake your shamrock with us!” More details will be posted on their Facebook page closer to the event.
March 17 – Sly Fox: St. Patrick’s Day Boot Camp Finale Party: For 10 weeks Sly Fox fans have been appearing every week at the Phoenixville Brewhouse & Eatery and the Pottstown Tastin’ Room to “train up” for St. Patrick’s Day. From 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. on March 17, each trainee who has attended at least 8 sessions will be entered for a chance to win a trip to Ireland. Even if you have not been there for 8 of the weeks, the Finale Party at both locations will be a great way to celebrate St. Patty’s Day.
March 17 – Levante Brewing Company: Check out St. “Patty’s” Day Happy Hour. Although Levante Brewing does not consider itself an “Irish pub,” it is planning a “half Irish, half Texas roadhouse kind of happy hour gig” on St. Patrick’s Day. Starting at 4 p.m., Levante will be serving 2 limited release (and appropriately traditional) beers — an Irish Stout and an Irish Red Ale. They will have live music, ribs, brisket, pulled chicken, pork and other comfort foods available. For more details, check Levante’s Facebook page.