March 16, 2011 — The beer events calendar for the second half of March will close out the month just as strongly as it was opened. Read on for some of the more interesting beer events from New Jersey through Virginia.
Are you a brewer, a bar owner, an event organizer, or promoter that would like to see your event listed here? Be sure to drop a note to the columnist, Bryan Kolesar, and provide all of the important details.
Beer and Food events
Emmaus, Pa.: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 29, The Bruery Beer Dinner at Tap and Table, 610-965-1009, $55
Newark, Del.: 7 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 31, Brewmaster’s Spring Beer Dinner, 302-266-9000, $60
Philadelphia, Pa.: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 17, Beer and Cheese Celebration with Dock Street at DiBruno Bros., 215-665-9220, $30/$40
Purcellville, Va.: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 17, Lagunitas Brewing Beer Dinner at Magnolias at the Mill, 540-338-9800, $80
Beer Education and Homebrewing
Annapolis, Md.: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 27, Wheat Beer Class at Punk’s Backyard Grill, 410-571-7744, $30
Baltimore, Md.: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 20, History in the Ale House at The Star Spangled Banner Flag House, 410-837-1793, $5/$10
Cask-conditioned beer events
Allentown, Pa.: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 26, Great Allentown Brew Works Festival at Allentown Brew Works, 610-433-7777, $10/$20+
Metuchen, N.J.: 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday, Mar. 26, Spring Cask Festival at Uno’s Chicago Grill, 732-548-7979, PAYG
Philadelphia, Pa.: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 20, The Philadelphia Real Ale Invitational at Yards Brewing Company, 215-634-2600, $50
Not the typical beer events
Falls Church, Va.: 1 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 27 Cupcake Pairing and Face-Off at Red, White and Bleu, 703-533-9463, $20
Philadelphia, Pa.: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 19 Tsar Power Russian Imperial Stout Fest at Khyber Pass Pub, 215-238-5888, PAYG
Washington, D.C.: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, Mar. 21 Inaugural Whiskey & Beer Tasting at Birch and Barley, 202-567-2576, $35
Washington, D.C.: 7 p.m. Friday, Mar. 25 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 26 1st Annual District Beer Hunt at multiple locations, $20 entry fee, then PAYG
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