BY MATT BRASCH
For Digital First Media
Dec. 31: Conshohocken Brewing Company Bridgeport Brewpub, Bridgeport
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Conshohocken Brewing’s Bridgeport Brewpub from 9 p.m. until midnight with an open bar with beer, wine, and spirits; open buffet with appetizers and full taco bar; a keg drop at midnight; brewery gear giveaways; special keg tapping; and party favors. Tickets ($55/person) are available online.
Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Party, Flying Fish Brewing Crafthouse, Brewerytown Philadelphia
Did you know that New Jersey’s Flying Fish Brewery recently opened its “Crafthouse” in the Brewerytown section of Philadelphia? They did, and they are holding a New Year’s Eve Party that begins at 5 p.m.; pay as you go. And come back the next day for their Mummers Party that begins at noon.
Source: Flying Fish Crafthouse Facebook Page
Jan. 1: “Recovery Brunch,” Iron Abbey, Horsham
Iron Abbey offers a solution to an overzealous New Year’s Eve celebration — its“Recovery Brunch.” With a draft lineup of 12 coffee and barrel aged stouts, the annual “Parade of Beers” will definitely give you a boost after a long night. Doors open at 10 a.m., pay as you go.
Jan. 5: Java Cask Firkin Tasting, Side Bar & Restaurant, West Chester
Victory will be tapping its seasonal favorite, “Java Cask” from a firkin. Also available will be “Hop Ranch,” “HopDevil,” “Sour Monkey,” “Prima Pils,” and new release “Jubilee!”. Quench your thirst!
Jan. 6: Jack’s Abby Beer Tasting, The Washington House, Sellersville
The Washington House will be featuring Framingham, MA-based Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers for its monthly beer tasting. The beer will be available starting at 5 p.m. Make your reservations online.
Jan. 7: “Burn the Bourbons” Tap Event, Iron Hill Brewery, Media
Beginning at 1 p.m., help Iron Hill Media by emptying out barrels of select barrel-aged beers in preparation for their remodel. There will be 5 barrel-aged beers on tap: “Bourbon Russian Imperial Stout,” “Bruce Camp Ale,” “Bourbon Overload Stout,” “Bourbon Winter Warmer” and “Bourbon Baltic Porter.” A special beer will also be available for King of the Hill Club members.