Pucker Up! Sour Fest Returns to Devil’s Den!
Devil’s Den, one of the city’s best craft beer bars, along with owner and beer maven Erin Wallace, have announced the return of Pucker Up! Sour Fest, with a fun, interactive and COVID-friendly tasting class held via Zoom, on Friday, August 21 at 7 pm.
Sour beer lovers are invited to join the virtual bar (via Zoom link) and attend a guided tasting class led by Meredith Rebar, a beer expert with Home Brewed Events, as she explains some of the most sour, funky, and wild beers on the market!
Admission to Sour Fest includes the Zoom link to join in on the tasting, as well as a Special Sour Beer Kit that attendees can pick up curbside at Devil’s Den in South Philadelphia, before the virtual tasting on Friday night. The Sour Beer Kit has everything imbibers need, including the beers, glassware from Ommegang, and a bottle opener.
See below for the six show-stopping sours included in the kit.
- Sage Against the Machine Gose from Attic Brewing Company. 4.2% ABV, 16oz.
- Barrel Aged Saison de Rose 2018 from Free Will Brewing Company 6.9% ABV, 12oz bottle.
- Rosetta from Ommegang. 5.6% ABV, 12oz bottle.
- Rodenbach Classic. 5.2% ABV, 12oz bottle.
- The Berliner from Round Guys Brewing Company. 3.4% ABV, 12oz can.
- Speed-OH-Season Guava Passionfruit Sour with Philly Sour Yeast Strain from The Larimer. 6% ABV, 12oz can.
To top it all off, Devil’s Den is including a coupon for 10% off an order of food from their tempting menu; available for use at the bar’s socially-distanced patio seating area, or for pickup orders! Not valid for delivery orders.
To participate in the virtual sour tasting class, guests are instructed to purchase tickets online, and then stop by Devil’s Den, located at 1148 South 11th Street, to pick up a Sour Beer Kit before the tasting on Friday evening – simply show the digital ticket and proof of purchase to the staff at Devil’s Den’s takeout station. Pick-up is available during the bar’s business hours, from Saturday August 15 – Friday August 21. Imbibers are reminded to bring valid ID for pick-up. Must be 21+ to purchase.
Additionally, for those sour-fanatics, Devil’s Den will extend the fun of Sour Fest with 20% off the entire sour beer collection for outdoor dining and takeout from Saturday, August 15 to Sunday, August 23.
In other fun news, Devilish Grins, the recurring online comedy show hosted by Devil’s Den’s own Alyssa Al-Dookhi, returns Friday, August 7 at 9 pm! To join in on the laughs, attendees can purchase a ticket that includes a link to the show. Additionally, there are to-go beer packages available – All the details are available on the Devil’s Dan Facebook page. Guests should be prepared to show their Devilish Grins ticket and valid ID when picking up drinks to-go.
For imbibers looking for that perfect cocktail to-go, Devil’s Den is offering another charitable Cocktail for a Cause: This month’s libation is the PAWS Peach Shandy Cocktail! Crafted with peach shandy, peach schnapps, homemade peach lemonade and topped with a Belgian wheat, all proceeds from this sweet summer sipper will be donated to PAWS: The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society. All August long, guests can take the PAWS Peach Shandy to-go to enjoy at home, or relax on the socially-distanced patio seating outdoors at Devil’s Den.