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BRU, Uptown Beer Garden and U-Bahn Announce 21 Events for Philly Beer Week

Friday, June 3, 2016

1:00pm to 2:00am

Ommegang Kickoff


BRU’s fourth annual PBW kick-off event featuring a full draft lineup from Brewery Ommegang, and mussels specials made with different Ommegang beers. All drafts $4.00 for Happy Hour 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Taps include:



Hennepin – Motueka

Fleur de Houblon

Seven Kingdoms


Great Beyond

Three Philosophers


Saturday, June 4, 2016

1:00pm to 2:00am

What’s Fruit Got To Do With It?


An easygoing Saturday event.  Stop by anytime and find a diverse selection of fruit beers, brewed across a broad range of styles. Taps include:


Coppertail Brewing Co Purple Drink

Anderson Valley Brewing Company Briney Melon

Boulevard Brewing Company Lemon Ginger Radler

Avery Brewing Company Liliko’i Kepolo

Fat Head’s Brewery Bumbleberry

Terrapin Beer Company Maggie’s Peach Farmhouse

Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits Mango Even Keel

Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant Grapefruit Daydreamin’

Green Flash Brewing Co. Tangerine Soul Style

SweetWater Brewing Company Goin’ Coastal


Sunday, June 5, 2016

11:00am to 2:00am

The Wild Brunch


Twenty two wild ales that make us happy – and a great primer for opening of Cinder later this summer. Doors open 11:00am sharp, first come, first served. Cantillon is $5.00/6oz pour, limit 1/person, all other drafts $7.00 to $9.00/10oz, no restrictions. Some nice brunch specials, including Crab Benedict, Maple-Bourbon French Toast and Pork Roll Egg & Cheese. Taps include:


Brasserie Cantillon Fou’ Foune

Allagash Brewing Company Astrid

Almanac Beer Co Tropical Platypus

Anderson Valley Brewing Company Horse Tongue

Brouwerij Boon Oude Kriek

The Bruery Rueuze

Burning Sky Brewery Saison a la Provision

Buxton Brewery Company Blue Wolf

Captain Lawrence Brewing Company Hudson Valley Apricot

Cascade Brewing Apricot

Coppertail Brewing Co McLinner

De Proefbrouwerij/Hair of the Dog Flemish Fred

Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Krieky Bones

Grimm Artisanal Ales Rainbow Dome

Hof ten Dormaal Zur Van Tildonk

Jolly Pumpkin Brewery/Tired Hands Alien Church

Port Brewing Co / The Lost Abbey Cuvee Tomme

LoverBeer BeerBrugna

Mikkeller Spontancherry Frederiksdal

Prairie Ales Funky Gold Simcoe

Rodenbach Alexander

Russian River Brewing Company Consecration


The taps will stay on all day and night until they kick. At 7:00pm, it’s time for Oak & Smoke, so stop by late and sip from both ends of the spectrum.


Sunday, June 5, 2016

7:00pm to 2:00am

Oak & Smoke


Twelve barrel aged beers, with a focus on behemoth whiskey aged stouts, and some special chocolate desserts from chef. Drafts $7.00 to $8.00/goblet (8.5oz for 11%+, others 10oz). Taps include:


Founders Brewing Co. KBS

Against the Grain Bo & Luke

Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Parabola

Bear Republic Brewing Co. BA Pirate Stout

Nebraska Brewing Company Vanilla Fathead

Allagash Brewing Company Dougernot

Anderson Valley Brewing Company Huge Arker

New Holland Brewing Co. Dragons Milk – Coffee & Chocolate

Terrapin Beer Company Barrel Aged Big Hoppy Monster

Siren Craft Brew/Cigar City Carribean Chocolate Cake

De Molen N.V. Hel & Verdoemenis Port Charlotte

Evil Twin Brewing Imperial Biscotti Break


Note- for those that like to sip from both ends of the spectrum, all The Wild Brunch kegs will remain on tap all day and night until they kick.


Monday, June 6, 2016

7:00pm to 2:00am

Under the Big Sky


Spotlighting a half dozen small breweries from the Great Plains/Midwest regions, including Prairie, Perennial, Nebraska and more. This is a new event for BRU this year featuring some world-class breweries working magic “under that great big sky” like Prairie Ales, Perennial Artisan Ales, Nebraska Brewing Company, Against The Grain Brewery, and Fat Head’s Brewery round out the taps; Jester King Brewery will be available in 5oz flights/bottle pour. Taps include:


Prairie TRVE

Prairie Flare

Prairie Bomb!

Prairie Vous Francais

Nebraska Apricot au Poivre

Nebraska Black Betty

Nebraska Fathead

Nebraska Responsibly

ATG Bo & Luke

ATG 70K Stout

Perennial Saison de Lis

Perennial Tart Hopfentea

Fat Heads Benjamin Danklin

Fat Heads Trail Head

Fat Heads Head Hunter

Fat Heads Sunshine Daydream

Jester King HIbernal Dichotomous

Jester King Funk Metal

Jester King Intersection of Species


Tuesday, June 7, 2016

1:00pm to 2:00am

Looking For A New England


Every PBW we like to pair three of our all-time favorites, and three Mainerds- Allagash Brewing Company, Oxbow Brewing Company, Maine Beer Company. This year, we made it even better, including some awsome new-New Englanders, brand new to Philly- Lawson’s Finest Liquids, Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers, Bunker Brewing Co., and Night Shift Brewing. Chef will be serving Lobster Rolls, Fried Clams, “Seafood Chowder” Skewers, and Murder, She Wrote will be playing on at least one TV screen. Taps include:


Allagash Sixteen Counties

Allagash Tiarna

Allagash Little Brett

Allagash Confluence

Allagash Northman

Maine Peeper

Maine MO

Maine Lunch

Maine Another One

Maine Zoe

Oxbow Space Cowoby

Oxbow Bandolier

Oxbow Barrel Aged FPA

Oxbow Freestyle #34

Oxbow Freestyle #35

Lawson’s Super Session #2

Lawson’s Sip of Sunshine

Bunker Cypher

Bunker Salad Daze

Night Shift Whirlpool

Jack’s Abby Cranberry Berliner

Jack’s Abby Hoponius Union

Jack’s Abby Calyptra

Jack’s Abby Smoke & Dagger


All drafts $7.00/16oz, 10oz for the strong and wild stuff. $4.00 for Happy Hour 4:00pm to 7:00pm.


Thursday, June 9, 2016

1:00pm to 2:00am

NorCal Happy Hour


Three taps each from Anderson Valley, North Coast, Lost Coast, Russian River, Lagunitas, Moylan’s, Bear Republic, and Almanac, plus NorCal charcuterie and oysters specials.


One of BRU’s favorite events of the year that has run the same way since BRU opened, the only change these days is that the kegs tap at 1pm for the earlybirds, and this year we are lucky to have newcomer Almanac join our other favorites. Chef will be serving NorCal Oysters and Charcuterie, taste the Pacific on a Thursday afternoon. Taps include:


Anderson Valley Brewing Company Briney Melon

Anderson Valley Blood Orange Gose

Anderson Valley Hobneelch’n Hoppy Wheat

Bear Republic Brewing Co. Hop Shovel

Bear Republic Sonoma County Wild Pale

Bear Republic Cuvee Bubba

Russian River Brewing Company Consecration

Russian River Pliny the Elder

Russian River Blind Pig

North Coast Brewing Company Scrimshaw

North Coast PranQster

North Coast Old Rasputin

Lost Coast Brewery Great White

Lost Coast Sharkinator

Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat

Speakeasy Vendetta

Speakeasy Blood Orange Double Daddy

Speakeasy Coffee Payback

Lagunitas Brewing Co Waldo

Lagunitas Born Again Yesterday

Lagunitas Lucky 13

Almanac Beer Co San Fransisco IPA

Almanac Emperor Norton

Almanac Tropical Platypus


All drafts $6.00 to $7.00/16oz, $7.00 to $8.00/10oz for the strong and wild stuff.  All drafts $4.00 for Happy Hour 4:00pm to 7:00pm.


Friday, June 10, 2016

1:00pm to 2:00am

SoCal Fresh


New sister event to NorCal HH, tapping rarities from Lost Abbey, The Bruery, Firestone Walker, Alesmith, and more, plus a special SoCal Burrito menu from the kitchen. Taps include:


Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Pivo

Firestone Opal

Firestone Luponic Distortion

Firestone Sucaba

Alpine Beer Company Duet

Alpine Hoppy Birthday

Alpine Mandarin Nectar

Alpine Willy Vanilly

The Bruery Gypsy Tart

The Bruery Or Xata

The Bruery Jardiner

The Bruery White Oak

AleSmith Brewing Company X

AleSmith Mikkeller IPA

AleSmith Speedway – Hammerhead

AleSmith Speedway – Hawaiian

Port Brewing Co / The Lost Abbey Devotion

Lost Abbey Witch’s Wit

Lost Abbey Red Poppy

Lost Abbey Track 10


All drafts $6.00 to $7.00/16oz, $7.00 to $8.00/10oz for the strong and wild stuff.  All drafts $4.00 for Happy Hour 4:00pm to 7:00pm.


Saturday, June 11, 2016

1:00pm to 2:00am

Florida Jawn


Showcasing our Florida favorites Coppertail, plus taps from Green Bench, Cigar City, and more. Taps include:


Coppertail Brewing Co Free Dive

Coppertail Enfant de Fleur

Coppertail Dessert Room

Coppertail Whoops!

Saint Somewhere Brewing Co. Ete Sans Fin

Saint Somewhere Beached Wood

Saint Somewhere Punaise de Amour

Saint Somewhere Fraternite

Due South Category 3

Due South Category 5

Due South Cafe Ole

Due South Caramel Cream Ale

Saltwater Brewery Grapefruit Screamin Reels

Saltwater Pineapple Screamin Reels

Saltwater Tides of Reef Room #5

Saltwater Salty Buddha

Funky Buddha Brewery 4 taps TBD


Sunday, June 12, 2016

1:00pm to 2:00am

Anniversary Keg Kill BBQ

Help us celebrate our third anniversary and clean up from PBW with all drafts $5.00, all day.  Food specials, live entertainment, brewery swag giveaways and prizes, and the ‘la petite mort’ of another PBW in the books. Help ‘liquidate’ over two hundred-some kegs from the week, including a bounty of wild ales, IPA’s, and barrel aged strong ales. The grill from Uptown Beer Garden will also be down as we fire up spins on our skewers and sandwiches from Uptown.


Uptown Beer Garden, 1735 JFK


All events posted also on Facebook – for updates:


Friday, June 3, 2016

8:00pm to Midnight

Sours Under The Stars #1: Almanac


Exquisite wild ales under the cool night skies during our first crab night. Join Chris & the tremendously talented folks from Almanac Beer Co for our first ever Philly Beer Week event! We aim to make it a keeper, pouring their crushable core beers plus a bounty of articulate sours, and chef will be bringin it with crab-many-ways. On the “main” bars we will have $6 pints of core drafts

Saison Dolores and IPA.


On the draft trailer we’ll have eight specialties, $7.00/10oz:

Farmer’s Reserve: Blackberry

Farmer’s Reserve: Pluot

Tangerine de Brettaville

Apricot de Brettaville

Hoppy Sour: Equinox

Hoppy Sour: Azacca

Tropical Platypus

Emporer Norton

Coffee Barrel Noir

Saturday, June 4, 2016 -SPECIAL SATURDAY HOURS

2:00pm to Midnight

Pizza Boy BBQ


After partnering on our new Uptown IPA, we’re at it again with Pizza Boy Brewing Co. to celebrate of our two favorite things: beer and BBQ. Chef will be grillin ribs, backyard burgers, and some housemade sausage, and we’ll be tapping a wealth of terrific beer, courtesy of our neighbors from Enola. All drafts $5.00 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm, limited and limited bottle pours of Permasmile. BBQ specials coming soon. Taps to include:


Pizza Boy Uptown IPA

On the Fritz

Eternal Sunshine

Hamden IPA

Mango River IPA

Frontside Lipslide IIPA

Thai PA

Child’s Play IPA

Kanye Zest


Monday, June 6, 2016 – PRIVATE MEDIA EVENT

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Media Only Uptown Beer Garden’s PBW Kick-off and Season Opener


Media only event: Join us from 5:00pm to 7:00pm for sampling of all beers on tap, including our exclusive Uptown IPA, plus sample dishes from our new menu and meet Chef Jonathan Petruce. RSVP by calling 215-840-9216 or email


Tuesday, June 7, 2016

4:00pm to 8:0pm

Half Acre Happy Hour


We never miss an opportunity to host our friends from Half Acre Beer, and they are bringing some of their best for an extended mid-week Happy Hour. All featured drafts $4.00 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Taps include:


Pony Pils

Daisy Cutter

Galactic Double Daisy Cutter

Vallejo IPA

Navaja Imperial IPA

Grimalkin Amorphatron

Big Hugs


Thursday, June 9, 2016

8:00pm to Midnight

Sours Under the Stars #2: Grimm & Jolly Pumpkin


Partake of the wisdom and intricacy of Jolly Pumpkin Brewery and Grimm Artisanal Ales, as we pour a full slate of wild ales under the cool night sky. All drafts $7.00/10oz, including some rare gifts:


Grimm Psychokinesis

Grimm Purple Prose

Grimm Subliminal Message

Grimm Super Symmetry

Jolly Pumpkin La Roja

Jolly Pumpkin Innovator Man

Jolly Pumpkin Uber Wit

Jolly Pumpkin/Tired Hands Alien Church


Saturday, June 11, 2016 – SPECIAL SATURDAY HOURS

2:00pm to Midnight

Ballast Point BBQ


Fruit and hops and ribs and burgers. All drafts $5.00 special until 8:00pm. Note special Saturday hours. Taps include:


Grapefruit Sculpin

Pineapple Sculpin

Habanero Sculpin

Watermelon Dorado

Mango Even Keel

California Kolsch


Wahoo White



1320 Chestnut Street


All events posted also on Facebook – for updates:


Sunday, June 5, 2016

9:00pm to 2:00am

Dr. Joel’s Flat Footed Roller Jam


Dr. Joel and New Holland Brewing Co. present the first annual Flat Footed Roller Skate Jam, throwing back to better days with a night of retro music and killer beer- all drafts $5.00 all night!


Special guest “industry” DJ’s through the night, free play on NBA Jam, Mortal Kombat, and our old-school arcade games, and complimentary fancy buffet with spam-en-croute, vienna sausage vol au vent, pepperoni & mozzarella tartines, and gummy worm terrine. Let’s have some fun, it’s gotta be somebody’s birthday. Taps include:


Mad Hatter IPA

Lost Dune Summer Ale

Full Circle Kolsch

Monkey King

The Poet

Incorrigible ’14

Dragon’s Milk


Monday, June 6, 2016


Culture of Cultures


Cultural Terroir is as important in some regards as physical, and how lucky are we to have gathered a trio of high integrity, sophisticated breweries for a taste of wild beer ‘culture and cultures’ of Pennsylvania. Forest & Main Brewing Company and Draai Laag Brewing Company have established themselves as luminaries of mixed fermentation, and new Highway Manor Brewing seems poised to follow in their esteemed heritage. Taps include:


DL Apples & Pears

DL Relic

DL Petite Ferme

DL La Pienture

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