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Philly Bierfest

What: Beer Festival

When: Saturday - February 22, 2014 @ 01:30PM to Saturday - February 22, 2014 @ 05:30PM

Where: The German Society Of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Come Celebrate Pennsylvania's German Brewing Heritage with the Philly Roller Girls.

Visit with PA's leading brewers of Lagers, Bocks and Weizens, and sample a diverse array of imports from Germany!

Tickets: $45 Main Event / $65 VIP

~ 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 dozens of exceptional brewers, from both Pennsylvania and Germany

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

***NEW FOR 2014 - German imports get their own building!***

Visit the 'German Cabaret' upstairs, featuring German brewers big and small
as well as the main floor 'German Import Bar' hosted by The Foodery,
all in the adjacent Latvian Society building, accessed via private tented garden.

BIGGER. BETTER. MORE BEER! Come get a taste of the year's most entertaining beer event, featuring:

~ Traditional German Cuisine by Reading Terminal favorite Wursthaus Schmitz -

Light Finger Food Included / Hot Rib-Sticking Platters Available for Sale
~ Live Bluegrass Music with Philly's soulful Keystone Mountain Boys
and the Gypsy-Jazz stylings of the Belleville Quartet
~Teutonic-themed variety acts from Shuhplattler folk dancing to 'Berlin-style BEERlesque'
~Fun and Games like Roller Girl Arm-Wrestling and Masskrugstemmen
~Beer Cupcakes by Flying Monkey and Austrian Cheeses by DiBruno Bros.

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

Participating PA brewers include Barren Hill, Free Will, Lancaster, Lion, Neshaminy Creek,Nodding Head, Round Guys, Samuel Adams, Sly Fox, Susquehanna, Victory, Yuengling and more.

Featured German brewers include Kloster Andechs, Warsteiner, Sünner, Ayinger, Hofbrau,Früh, Wolters, Lammsbrau, Miltenberger, Dinkelacker, Ayinger, Pinkus, and Wurzburger and more.

***SPECIAL BEER GEEK BONUS***
Brewer's Discussion Panel on 'The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of German Beer Styles'
Open to All Ticketholders / 4:30pm Upstairs in Horner Memorial Library

***VIP TICKET PACKAGE***
$65 VIP Ticket benefits include exclusive access to:
~1pm Early Entry / Half-Hour Before Main Event

~12pm VIP Beer Seminar & Tasting with Bierfest founder and drinks author Marnie Old on
'Beer & Food Pairing - The German Way' / Upstairs in Horner Memorial Library

***DON'T WANT TO DRIVE HOME? MAKE IT A BIERFEST WEEKEND***
Ask about the 'Bierfest Room Block' for $99 weekend room nights at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

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