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Philly Bierfest 2013

Come Celebrate Pennsylvania's German Brewing Heritage with the Philly Roller Girls and Brauhaus Schmitz. Visit with PA's leading brewers of Lagers, Bocks and Weizens, and sample a diverse array of imports from Germany!

Tickets: $45 Main Event $60 VIP [Main Event + VIP Seminar]

~ A fun-filled walk-around afternoon tasting in the German Society of
PA's beautiful 19th-century mansion in Northern Liberties

~ A spotlight on PA's national leadership in 'Craft German' styles,
featuring over fifteen of PA's finest breweries

~ New for 2013 - German Import Lounge in the Ratskeller, where
friendly beer experts from The Foodery pour beers from Germany

~ Hosted by Philly Roller Girls - Philly's most ferocious female athletes pour great beer and host an arm-wrestling challenge

~ Traditional German Cuisine by Philly's favorite beerhall
Brauhaus Schmitz - Snacks Included / Hot Platters Available for Sale

~ Live Bluegrass Music with Philly's soulful Keystone Mountain Boys
~ Special guests, Gypsy -Jazz ensemble: The Belleville Quartet

~Real-Time Brewing Demonstration with Barry's Homebrew

~ Free Parking and Beer-Less Tickets Available for Designated Drivers

Participating PA brewers include Appalachian, Berwick, Lancaster, Lion, Manayunk, Neshaminy Creek, Nodding Head, Penn, Philadelphia Brewing, Round Guys, Sly Fox, Stoudts, Straub, Susquehanna, Troegs, Victory, and Yuengling.

Featured German brewers include Ayinger, Gaffel, Jever, Pinkus, Traunstein, and Wurzburger.

***SPECIAL BEER GEEK BONUS***
Brewer's Discussion Panel on 'Lager-Love and German Session Styles'
Open to All Ticketholders / 4pm Upstairs in Horner Memorial Library

Panelists: ~ Bill Covaleski, Brewmaster of Victory Brewing Co.
~ Artie Tafoya, Brewmaster of Appalachian Brewing Co.
~ Lew Bryson, Author of 'Pennsylvania Breweries'
~ Lars Dahlhaus, Importer of artisanal German Beers

Moderator: Marnie Old, Author of 'He Said Beer, She Said Wine'

***VIP TICKET PACKAGE***
Includes full-size sampling cup and a beer tasting seminar on
'The Diversity of German Beer Styles' led by drinks author and sommelier Marnie Old / 12pm Upstairs in Horner Memorial Library

Tickets: $45 Main Event $60 VIP [Main Event + VIP Seminar]

For tickets or more info:
The German Society of Pennsylvania
215-627-2332

***DON'T WANT TO DRIVE HOME?***
$99 Saturday Night Stay at Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
for Bierfest Ticketholders

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More: http://phillybierfest.com

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