|Jester King Brewery - meet Ron Extract||Monday, May 02, 2016 5PM Cash Bar|
Meet award-winning brewer, Ron Extract, of Jester King Brewery. He's so good that Texas changed their laws to allow Ron to sell take-out beer.
|The debut of Wicked Weed Brewery in Philly- meet Walt||Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4-7pm Cash Bar|
Monk's is thrilled to host the Pennsylvania debut of Wicked Weed during the Craft Brewer's Conference. Join us in the back bar for a meet and greet with brewer Walt Dickinson and the Wicked Weed crew, who will be taking our over taps with up to 20 of their incredible brews, as well as bringing up a few select bottles from their southern cellar.
You seriously don't want to miss this event.
Walt just got back to us today with this insane list.
Angel of Darkness
Chocolate Black Angel
Ferme de Cran
La bonte Pear
What an amazing variety of flavors and styles. You will be blown away. Be the first in Philly to sample such a wide range of Wicked Weed – beer that is.
They are all coming in 1/6 kegs so we’ll probably serve them in 5 or 6 ounce size so more guest have a chance to taste these great beers.
|New Belgium Brewery's Lauren Salazar class||Wednesday, May 04, 2016 2PM $tbd|
You met New Belgium's Master Brewer Peter Bouckaert last year. This year we have the return of Lauren Salazar, Wood Cellar Manager. Lauren and Eric hosted a dinner at Monk's Cafe many, many years ago.
|Craft Brewer's Conference & World Beer Cup in Philly||Friday, May 06, 2016 11:30AM PAYG|
Philly will be invaded by 13,000 brewers, beer judges from around the world, beer bar owners and beer geeks for this four day Conference and Trade Show. Fasten your seatbelts Philly! The CBC runs May 3rd through May 6th. Many people come in a couple of days early and a few stay for a couple of days after the conference.
The last time the CBC was in town, only 2,000 people attended the conference. This year...13,000.
Monk'swill be pouring great beer all week long. Allagash, De le Senne, DeMolen, Dogfish Head, Firestone Walker, New Belgium, Oxbow, Russian River, Sierra Nevada, Wicked Weed, and many more world-class beers.
|Oxbow Brewery - meet local legend Mike Fava||Saturday, May 07, 2016 11:30AM Cash Bar|
Meet brewer extrodaire, Mike Fava. We're waiting to hear what will be delivered. We have a ton of bottles on hand already.
Town Line Porter
Barrel Aged Farmhouse Pale
|PHILLY BEER WEEK||Friday, June 03, 2016 all day varies|
Philly Beer Week already? Yep, it's time for Philadelphia to roll out the red carpet for all you beer lovers. Ten days of events held throughout the region. Participating venues will be hosting a wide range of events: from simple tap takeovers, to beer dinners, to educational classes, to homebrew demonstrations, to beer festivals, and many more ideas.
|Jef Janssens from Hof ten Dormaal||Monday, June 06, 2016 5PM PAYG|
Jef brewed a special beer just for Philly Beer Week, plus we’ll have a collaboration between Hof ten Dormaal and New Belgium.
More details will follow.
|John Brus of Kaapse in Rotterdam||Tuesday, June 07, 2016 tbd tbd|
This will be the World Debut of my collaboration with Kaapse...Monk's Smoked Campfire Coffee Porter. John's girlfriend, Petra, is in charge of marketing for Brouwerij DeMolen. Just set this date today (4/6/16). We'll start working on this event next week. Stay tuned...