Five Philly Beer Week events not to miss:
Opening Tap 2015
Friday, May 29, 7 to 10 p.m.
23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd St.
$25 to $92
The admission price includes beers from 40 local breweries, plus the debut of Leuven on a Prayer, the collaborative brew created by Belgium’s Brouwerij Hof ten Dormaal and Philly's Free Will Brewing Co. In all, 42 breweries and home brewers will be onsite for your drinking pleasure.
Great International Beer Expo VIP Session
Saturday, May 30, 12:30 to 5 p.m.
Navy Yard, 4747 S. Broad St.
Sample from 75 breweries, 200 beers and some of Philly’s best food trucks. You can also talk to the brewers and sample special reserve offerings from local, national and international breweries. The Expo is also a fundraiser for the Philly-based Committee to Benefit Children.
Eastern State Penitentiary with Stoudt’s Brewery
Wednesday, June 3, 5:30 p.m.
Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave.
The folks at London Grill, located next to the prison, will lead a guided tour of the prison and those who make it out will be rewarded with Stoudt’s Willie Sutton Lager.
Saturday, June 6, noon to 8 p.m
Frankford Ave., between Girard Ave. and Master St.
Pay as you go
Look for impromptu beer gardens, live music and street games from Johnny Brenda’s, Fette Sau, Frankford Hall, Kensington Quarters, La Colombe, the Fishtown Tavern and Bottle Bar East.
Music Fest at Dock Street
Sunday, June 7, 4 to 8 p.m.
Dock Street Brewery, 701 S. 50th St.
Pay as you go
The Dock Street guys are throwing their seventh fest with music, games, wood-fired pies and pints of their Summer in Berlin and Wild West Ale.
Visit www.phillybeerweek.org for all the details and more info on other events.