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Old 02-08-2008, 06:50 PM   #1
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Default Philly Beer Week 37-3/16

That's right...a whole dam week devoted to beer in Philly!

Greetings from Philly Beer Week, a celebration of the Best Beer Drinking City in America.

That's right: The Best.

We want you to join us in a toast of our city's unique beer culture with an unprecedented 10 straight days of festivals, dinners, special events, tours and meet-and-greets at dozens of area restaurants, taverns and other venues.

Mark your calendars now. Philly Beer Week is March 7-16, 2008.

Philadelphia's beer culture stretches back to the days when William Penn opened his first brewery in town, through the decades when Philadelphia was the brewing capital of America and into the 21st century, an era when Philadelphia is rightly lauded as an exciting, diverse beer-drinking town.

How big is Philly beer?

* Nearly every local craft brewer reported double-digit growth last year.
* We drink more Belgian ale than Brussels.
* Thousands of visitors travel to Philadelphia every year just to hoist a glass.
* It employs no fewer than 16,000 workers, produces $422 million in wages and $122 million in taxes.

Philly Beer Week will celebrate all of this more. Come join us.

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Old 02-08-2008, 07:38 PM   #2
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I am soooo looking forward to the festival on the 1st. It was a blast last year!

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I just found out that you can sign up as a volunteer for the Philly Craft Beer Festival on the 1st. Work a shift and you get to drink for free (Save $40-60) Volunteer Info Here
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checked by failure...than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat." ~Theodore Roosevelt
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Don't forget about The Brewers Plate, too.
Primary: Nothing
Secondary: ESB
On tap:Witbier, American Stout, Imperial Stout, Root Beer

Bottled:"Massacreation" Chinook Barleywine, Belgian Golden Strong Ale, English IPA, Cabernet Sauvignon
Next: US IPA
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