WRITTEN BY MATT BRASCH
For Digital First Media
Feb. 11: “The TeaCision 2017,” Broken Goblet Brewing, Bristol
From 2 to 6 p.m., Broken Goblet Brewing will hold its “TeaCision 2017,” an event where Broken Goblet fans get to choose what flavor should be added to their “Bubba’s Tea Bag” American Pale Ale in 2017. For $3, you get three 4 oz. samples, and one vote ticket. Sample the three versions and cast your vote for your favorite. Live music and food by Nicks will be on hand.
Source: Broken Goblet Brewing Facebook Page
Feb. 11: Sly Fox Hop Project Release
Check it out at Pottsown Brewery & Tastin’ Room, 331 Circle of Progress Drive, Pottstown; and at Phoenixville Brewhouse & Eatery, Maple Lawn Shopping Center, 520 Kimberton Road, Phoenixville.
Feb. 12: 15th Annual Victory Chili Challenge, Victory Brewing Company, Parkesburg
The 15th Annual Victory Chili Challenge — a competition between 20 teams of employees from Victory — will be held at Victory’s Parkesburg Brewpub from noon to 4 p.m. Come and enjoy the competition, the chili, and live music from local band Mason Porter.
Feb. 15: “I Love You — and Beer,” Valentines Day Dinner, Round Guys Brewery, Lansdale
Round Guys Brewery and Pub invites you and someone you love to enjoy a 3-course meal paired with their brew. The Valentines Dinner runs from 6 to 8 p.m.; cost is $45 per person.
Source: Round Guys Brewing Company and Pub Facebook Page
Feb. 16: Victory’s 21st Birthday Celebration, P.J. Whelihan’s, Downingtown
Celebrate Victory’s 21st birthday at PJ Whelihans of Downingtown from 6 to 8 p.m. They’ll be giving away free Victory pint glasses while they last, and pouring Victory brews “PJ Whelihan’s Copper Lager,” “Sour Monkey,” “Prima Pils,” and their special anniversary beer “21st Birthday IPA.” Cheers to 21 years of Victory beers.
Feb. 18: SJU Hawks vs La Salle Explorers Watch Party, Iron Hill Brewery, Ardmore
From 4 to 7 p.m., watch the Saint Joseph’s University Hawks basketball team play against the La Salle Explorers. Enjoy a pint of Iron Hill Ardmore’s special “Hoppy Hawk Ale” made in honor of the team.
Tickets on sale now
Feb. 25: Philly Bierfest, German Society of Philadelphia, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia
Celebrate Pennsylvania’s German Brewing Heritage with the Brewers of PA, the German Society of PA and Philly Roller Derby. This festival features Pennsylvania’s leading brewers of lagers, bocks and weizens, as well as a diverse array of imports from Germany. General Admission begins at 2 p.m. ($48); VIP Package ($65) gives access at 1 p.m.; and the VIP Plus Package ($78) begins with a Beer Seminar at noon, followed by the 1 p.m. VIP access. Tickets available online.
Apr. 22: WMGK’s Locals Only Beer Fest, Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia
Radio station WMGK 102.9 FM has teamed up with the Independence Seaport Museum to host a beer festival including 25 Pennsylvania and New Jersey breweries. From 1 to 5 p.m., each brewery will serve one flagship beer and one specialty beer. General admission tickets are $45; if you purchase 6 or more you can get a group discount at $40 per ticket. Tickets are available online; purchase them soon — the early bird tickets are already sold out.