Now with an extra hour of daylight drinking time, and presuming you've safely escaped the Ides of March and St. Patrick's Day, next up is the remainder of the month and a grand toast to salute the arrival of spring and good riddance to winter. Did I just jinx us for another snowfall?

As usual, there's plenty to do out there in the great wide world of beer, so give the list a once (or twice) over and get out there to soak it up.

Cheers,

Bryan Kolesar

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Delaware

Mon. Mar. 16 through Fri. Mar. 20 - Black & Blue Is Back at Dogfish Head in Milton and Rehoboth Bech, Del. -
$PAYG; On tap all week and via the Randall, Black & Blue inspired brat toppings and food specials at Bunyan's Lunchbox, and 2011 and 2013 vintages at the brewpub on Wed. Mar. 18. dogfish.com/community/events/other-happenings/926791/black-blue-is-back.htm

Wed. Mar. 18 - 6 Degrees of Bacon Beer Dinner at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Wilmington, Del. -
6:30 p.m.; $75; Six-course meal served with Saison, Pulaski Pilsner, Vienna Red Lager, Belgian Wit, Abbey Dubbel, and Russian Imperial Stout. ironhillbrewery.com/wilmington/monthly-events.htm

Wed. Mar. 18 - Speakeasy Beer Dinner at The Pickled Pig in Rehoboth Beach, Del. -
6:30 p.m.; $49.95; Five-course meal paired with beer inspired by the time of Prohibition. pickledpigpub.com/specials.php

Thu. Mar. 19 - Grilled Cheese and Craft Beer Tasting at World Cafe Live in Wilmington, Del. -
6 p.m.; $40; Two of the best things paired together in unexpected and delicious ways. Bring your vegetarian friends, too — we can accommodate them on all pairings. queentickets.worldcafelive.com/event/779059-grilled-cheese-craft-beer-wilmington

Wed. Mar. 25 - Oskar Blues Gubna Release at Trolley Tap House in Wilmington, Del. -
$PAYG; More details to come. trolleytaphouse.com

Fri. Mar. 27 - Mahalo, Apollo! Release Party at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Wilmington, Del. -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; The opening of our deck and patio with the release of this golden, complex and refreshing summer wheat beer. ironhillbrewery.com/wilmington/monthly-events.htm

Sat. Apr. 25 - R2Hop2 at Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company in Dover, Del. -
12 p.m.-6 p.m.; $15-$50; Music, food, local vendors, games and most of all, beer. fordhamanddominion.com/#!r2hop2/c2kj

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District of Columbia

Wed. Mar. 18 - Day After St. Pat's Hangover Cure at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Join us as we celebrate the new Hop Kitchen release from New Belgium, this time a collaboration with our friends at Half Acre. Plus a rare keg of Oscar Worthy Coffee. churchkeydc.com/documents/CKUpcomingevents2015_001.pdf

Wed. Mar. 18 - Pappy Van Winkle Whiskey and Beer Dinner at Smoke & Barrel in Washington, DC -
6:30 p.m.; $150; Five courses of food, five pours of whiskies, and three beers aged in Van Winkle barrels. For those who can't get tickets, we will feature 7 other Redbeard Brewing drafts on our downstairs taps. smokeandbarreldc.com/pappy-van-winkle-whiskey-and-beer-dinner

Thu. Mar. 19 - History & Hops at Heurich House Museum in Washington, DC -
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; $30; A house tour and beer tastings from District ChopHouse & Brewery to benefit the preservation and growth of the Museum. heurichhouse.org/events

Thu. Mar. 19 - Monthly Beer Dinner at Meridian Pint in Washington, DC -
7:30 p.m.; $50; A decadent three-course meal served with rare and special beers. meridianpint.com/events

Sat. Mar. 21 - DC Craft Beer Festival at Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC -
1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; $15-$75; Nearly 75 participating breweries from across the country with a strong emphasis on their limited release and seasonal selections. handcraftedtasting.com/dccraftbeerfest

Tue. Mar. 24 - Belgian Beer Dinner at Belga Cafe in Washington, DC -
6:30 p.m.; $59; Five-course meal served with beers from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck. belgacafe.com/pages/events.asp

Mon. Mar. 30 - The DC Draft Debut of Founders KBS 2015 at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
4 p.m.; $PAYG; Tapping a keg of KBS, along with a number of other tasty Founders brews. churchkeydc.com/documents/CKUpcomingevents2015_001.pdf

Sat. Apr. 11 - Cherry Blossom Beer & Wine Festival at The Yards in Washington, DC -
1:30 p.m.-4:30 pm. and 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $35-$39; Unlimited tastings of all of the beers and wines, live entertainment, and lawn games. Food trucks will be on-site. drinkthedistrict.com/dc/cherry-blossom

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Maryland

Tue. Mar. 17 - Pints & Pancakes at Barley & Hops in Frederick, Md. -
7 a.m.-11 a.m.; $12; A delicious pancake bar, plus bacon and eggs, and one pint of house beer. barleyandhops.net/event/pints-pancakes-starting-st-paddys-day-off-right

Tue. Mar. 17 - The Old Cask Importers Pint Night at Mahaffey's Pub in Baltimore, Md. -
3 p.m.; $PAYG; Free glassware and reps will be here at 6 p.m. mahaffeyspub.com/wp/ai1ec_event/the-old-cask-importers-pint-night

Tue. Mar. 17 - Union Pint Night at Frisco's in Crofton, Md. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Nine beers from Union Craft on tap plus raffles from the brewery. friscotaphouse.com/event/union-pint-night-at-crofton

Wed. Mar. 18 - Ballast Point Pint Night at Frisco's in Columbia, Md. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; At least seven beers from Ballast Point on tap. friscotaphouse.com/event/ballast-point-pint-night-at-columbia

Thu. Mar. 19 - Sixpoint Tap Takeover at Nickel Taphouse in Baltimore, Md. -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; Featuring some of their year round favorites, a new release, and some New York-only exclusives. nickeltaphouse.com/Calendar-of-Events

Fri. Mar. 20 - Tap Social at State Line Liquors in Elkton, Md. -
4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $PAYG; Featuring beers from Olivers/Pratt Street Ale House. statelineliquors.com/events.php

Sat. Mar. 21 - Weizen/Weissbier Homebrew Contest at Growler's in Gaithersburg, Md. -
1 p.m.; Get those German-style beers brewed. growlersrestaurant.com

Sat. Mar. 21 - Brewtimore! at Union Craft and Heavy Seas in Baltimore, Md. -
2 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; $55; Luxury transportation to Union Craft Brewing and Heavy Seas with tours given by the brewmasters and owners. allgrainbrewtours.com/#!brewtimore/c1g42

Sun. Mar. 22 - Evolution vs. Sixpoint Beer Dinner at Nickel Taphouse in Baltimore, Md. -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $55; A six-course dinner featuring regional dishes from New York and Maryland paired with Sixpoint and Evolution. nickeltaphouse.com/Calendar-of-Events

Mon. Mar. 23 - Manor Hill Release Party at Victoria Gastro Pub in Laurel, Md. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Ten new beers on tap plus an Ordinary Bitter in a cask. victoriagastropub.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/MHB-Release-Party-Poster-v1.pdf

Tue. Mar. 24 - Flying Fish Pint Night at Mahaffey's Pub in Baltimore, Md. -
3 p.m.; $PAYG; Free glassware and reps from the brewery will be here at 6 p.m. mahaffeyspub.com/wp/ai1ec_event/flying-fish-pint-night

Tue. Mar. 24 - Cask & Tap Takeover at The Judge's Bench in Ellicott City, Md. -
5 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Enjoy a few pints of our new Strong Scottish Ale (a limited release in our Desert Island Series) fresh from the cask. hsbeer.com/event/judges-bench-mar24-2015

Tue. Mar. 24 - Victory Pint Night at Frisco's in Crofton, Md. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Victory head brewer, Matt Couch, will be alongside Sami and Heff from the brewery with at least 15 of their beers as we host one of the pioneers in the craft beer movement. friscotaphouse.com/event/victory-pint-night-at-crofton-2

Wed. Mar. 25 - Jailbreak Beer Dinner at Victoria Gastro Pub in Laurel, Md. -
6:30 p.m.; $85; Dinner served with six beers from Jailbreak. victoriagastropub.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Jailbreak-Tasting-Notes.pdf

Sat. Mar. 28 - Spring Beer Festival at The Ale House in Columbia, Md. -
12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $40; Enjoy live music, all-you-can-drink, and a special festival food menu. thealehousecolumbia.com/events/spring-beer-festival

Sat. Mar. 28 - Brewgrass at Fager's Island in Ocean City, Md. -
1 p.m.-5 p.m.; $25-$40; Unlimited beers from seven area breweries, all-you-can-eat southern BBQ, and live music. fagers.com/events/brewgrass.cfm

Sat. Apr. 11 - Heavy Seas Island Jam Music Festival at Rash Field-Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Md. -
1 p.m.-7 p.m.; $29-$59; Four live music acts plus food and beer served a la carte. hsislandjam.com

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New Jersey

Thu. March 19 - Smuttynose Brewing Night-A Vunderbar Thing, The!Stirling Hotel,, Long Hill, New Jersey -
Smuttynose Brewing Co., featuring 9 of their finest ales on draft, including SEVEN Limited Releases! PLUS: Vunderbar Pils in Cans!
DRAFT LIST:
Finestkind IPA
Old Brown Dog
LIMITED RELEASES:
Rhye IPA
Old Grundy Humper (Oak Aged Pale Barleywine)
Smoked Peach Shortweiss (Lacto-Sour with fresh peach & smoked malt)
Farmhouse Pale with Brett (Ale with French Saison yeast & Brett)
Rye Stout (Dry Irish Stout)
Brett and I (Sour Golden)
Stallion (Russian Imperial Stout)
$PAYG; 7:00 PM-10:00 PM. 908-647-6919

Thu. Mar. 19 - Weyerbacher Tap Takeover at The Copper Mine Pub in North Arlington, NJ -
$PAYG; More than a dozen beers from Weyerbacher. thecopperminepub.com

Fri. Mar. 20 and Sat. Mar. 21 - Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival at The Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, NJ -
$20-$60; Over 150 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations. 609-412-9056

Tue. Mar. 24 - Anderson Valley Tap Takeover at Cloverleaf Tavern in Caldwell, NJ -
$PAYG; Pouring the finest from this fine California brewery. cloverleaftavern.com/events

Wed. Mar. 25 - Sam Adams Rebellion Night at Cork City Pub in Hoboken, NJ -
7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; Sam Adams stops by to unveil their two new additions to the Rebel IPA brand — Rebel Rouser Double IPA and Rebel Session. corkcitypub.com/bluto/sites/club/events.asp

Wed. Mar. 25 - Smuttynose Promo Nite at Andy's Corner Pub in Bogota, NJ -
$PAYG; A night of beers from Smuttynose. andyscornerbar.blogspot.com

Thu. Mar. 26 - Farewell to Winter Tap Takeover at Morris Tap & Grill in Randolph, NJ -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Tapping Goose Island Bourbon County Stout. facebook.com/events/1544936172447484

Sat. Mar. 28 - Café Au Chocolat Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Voorhees, NJ -
12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $PAYG; Coffee and chocolate-inspired beers. ironhillbrewery.com/voorhees/monthly-events.htm

Sat. Mar. 28 - Beers On The Boards at Martells Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant, NJ -
12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. and 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; $25-$55; A fundraising event for the Point Pleasant Beach Chamber of Commerce. More space, more beer, some new features like a cider tasting bar, and a few brand new New Jersey breweries. beersontheboards.com

Tue. Apr. 7 - Craft Beer Face Off at The Rock-Prudential Center in Newark, NJ -
5 p.m.; $65-$160; Six NY and six NJ beers face off against each other, along with specially-selected food pairings, prior to the Devils/Rangers game. gardenstatebrewfest.com/craftbeerfaceoff

Thurs. April 9 - Clown Shoes Brewery Night ,Stirling Hotel, Long Hill, New Jersey
Great Mass. brand visits New Jersey. $PAYG; 908-647-6919.

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Eastern Pennsylvania

Mon. Mar. 2 through Tue. Mar. 31 - March Madness at Varga Bar in Philadelphia, Pa. -
$PAYG; Special events with featured local breweries facing off against each other culminating in a finals match on Tuesday, March 31. facebook.com/events/1582365688676259

Tue. Mar. 17 - Lost Abbey & Port Brewing Special Tapping at Station Taproom in Downingtown, Pa. -
5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; Dank & Sticky from the Hop Freshener Series, Track #10 Bat out of Hell, Port Brewing Mongo, and Lost Abbey Carnivale. stationtaproom.com/home/events

Tue. Mar. 17 - Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance in Philadelphia, Pa. -
8 p.m.; $PAYG; Hardywood Park's Raspberry Stout. luckyslastchance.com

Wed. Mar. 18 - PTY Morning After St. Pat's Day Tap List at Side Bar & Restaurant in West Chester, Pa. -
11 a.m.; $PAYG; First come, first served for a lineup of highly sought-after beers including that one from Santa Rosa, Calif. sidebarandrestaurant.com/index.php/events/pty-morning-after-st-pats-day-tap-list

Wed. Mar. 18 - Yards Brewing Company at Hawthornes in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; A night of beers from Yards. hawthornecafe.com/events

Wed. Mar. 18 - Brewed Food Beer Dinner at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in North Wales, Pa. -
6:30 p.m.; $TBA; A five-course meal paired with Something Hoppy, Sizzler IPA, Bedotter, Quadruple, and Irontella. ironhillbrewery.com/northwales/monthly-events.htm

Wed. Mar. 18 - Brewery Tasting Event at Sabatini's in Exeter, Pa. -
$PAYG; Brewery Vivant's Triomphe, Farm Hand, Big Red Coq, Pothole Stout, Tart Side of the Moon, Sous Chef, Sgt Baker, The Great Work, and Egoiste along with special menu items. sabatinis.com/#!tastings/c1jxa

Thu. Mar. 19 - Third Friday Firkin Fest at Sly Fox Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. -
11:30 a.m.; $PAYG; The special brewed Lovin' Cup (Rochester, NY) west coast IPA and the usual suspects, Chester County Bitter and Chester County IPA. slyfoxbeer.com/index.php/front/calendar_details/4476

Thu. Mar. 19 - Terrapin Brewing Night at Barcade in Philadelphia, Pa. -
4 p.m.; $PAYG; At least 15 beers from Terrapin including a "French-toasted" and a barrel-aged Wake-n-Bake. barcadephiladelphia.com/events/76/terrapin-brewing-night

Thu. Mar. 19 - Tröegs Tap Takeover at Paradise by the Slice in Wernersville, Pa. -
5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; A huge lineup of beers from Tröegs. troegs.com/events.aspx

Thu. Mar. 19 - Hardywood Park Craft Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Isaac's Pickle Bar in Lancaster, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; All taps are dedicated to Richmond Va.'s Hardywood Park. isaacspicklebar.com/events.asp

Thu. Mar. 19 - Exit Tap Takeover at Hulmeville Inn in Hulmeville, Pa. -
6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; Several core and Exit beers from Flying Fish on tap. flyingfish.com/events/calendar

Thu. Mar. 19 - Funky Brewstah at City Tap House (Logan) in Philadelphia, Pa. -
8 p.m.-12 a.m.; $PAYG; Core, favorites, and rarities from Founders and ShawneeCraft. citytaphouselogan.com/events/funky-brewstah/12

Fri. Mar. 20 - Founders and CBS at Teresa's Next Door in Wayne, Pa. -
$PAYG; A whole slew of Founders beers and even have CBS available in a flight. teresas-cafe.com/#teresas_next_door_events

Sat. Mar. 21 - Beer and Yoga at Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Pa. -
9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; $PAYG; A yoga class taught in our Downingtown brewpub, followed by food and beer pairings. victorybeer.com/ai1ec_event/beer-yoga/?instance_id=6560

Sat. Mar. 21 - EBB & Malt House Homebrew Challenge at Earth Bread + Brewery in Philadelphia, Pa. -
$PAYG; See all details at website. malthouseltd.com/announcements/3rd-annual-ebb-homebrew-challenge

Sun. Mar. 22 through Sun. Mar. 29 - Flight Club: Grape vs. Grain at Johnny Brenda's in Philadelphia, Pa. -
$PAYG; Draft wine flights from Gotham Wine Project and draft beer flights from our favorite local breweries matched up with cheeses and charcuterie. johnnybrendas.com/event/797117-flight-club-grape-vs-grain-philadelphia

Tue. Mar. 24 - He Said PA Beer, She Said PA Wine at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6:30 p.m.; $55; Bill Covaleski of Victory Brewing Company will go head-to-head with renowned wine author and sommelier Marnie Old, pairing rival drinks with a three-course, sit-down dinner. tickets.worldcafelive.com/event/788517-he-said-pa-beer-she-said-pa-philadelphia

Tue. Mar. 24 - Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance in Philadelphia, Pa. -
8 p.m.; $PAYG; Avery's Maharaja. luckyslastchance.com

Wed. Mar. 25 - Flying Fish Tap Takeover at Pinocchio's in Media, Pa. -
6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; Several beers from Flying Fish on tap. pinbeer.com/events.asp

Wed. Mar. 25 - Firestone Walker Brewing Company at Hawthornes in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; A night of beers from Firestone Walker. hawthornecafe.com/events

Thu. Mar. 26 - Bella Vista Beer Night at The Trestle Inn in Philadelphia, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Bella Vista brings in a special load of Ballast Point to share. thetrestleinn.com

Thu. Mar. 26 - Flying Fish Keep the Pint Night at Revolution House in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $20; A commemorative pint glass and featured Flying Fish beers Abbey Dubbel, Exit 3 Blueberry Braggot, Farmhouse Ale, and HopFish IPA. facebook.com/events/688329301285089

Fri. Mar. 27 - Tough Guy IPA Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in West Chester, Pa. -
5 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; The release of this American-style IPA with full malt flavor, pronounced bitterness and an overwhelming citrus hop aroma. ironhillbrewery.com/westchester/monthly-events.htm

Sat. Mar. 28 - Otter Creek Tap Takeover at Pinocchio's in Media, Pa. -
1 p.m.-3 p.m.; $PAYG; Beers and maybe the brewmaster from Otter Creek. pinbeer.com/events.asp

Sat. Mar. 28 - Bethlehem Brews Festival at Sands in Bethlehem, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $58; 100 craft and international beers with live music. sandseventcenter.com/event/details/bethlehem-brews-festival-2

Sat. Mar. 28 - Bacon & Beer Pairing at CJ's Doghouse in Kulpsville, Pa. -
$22; Pairing up Bespoke Bacon and Saucony Creek Brewing Company. cjsdoghouse1555.com/events-2

Sun. Mar. 29 - Savage Sixtel Sunday at Kite & Key in Philadelphia, Pa. -
11 a.m.; $PAYG; Here is a small sampling of what we have on deck: Velvet Merlin; 2013 Velvet Merkin; Anniversary XVII; 2013 Double DBA; 2013 Sucaba; Agrestic; Easy Jack; Union Jack; Pivo Pils; Pale 31; and Opal. thekiteandkey.com/event/firestone-walker-savage-sixtel-sunday

Mon. Mar. 30 - Tröegs Beer Dinner at Bulls Head Public House in Lititz, Pa. -
5:30 p.m.; $28.50; A four-course meal served with Tröegs' Cultivater Helles Bock Pale Ale, HopBack Amber Ale, and Impending Decent Stout. generalsutterinn.com/bullsheadph/bhevents

Mon. Mar. 30 - Here's The Beef at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $50; An 8-course tasting menu of braised meats, dry rubs, slow roasted cuts of beef, bourbon, and high octane beers. tickets.worldcafelive.com/event/745503-world-cafe-live-shangys-philadelphia

Tue. Mar. 31 - Tröegs Beer Dinner at Liberty Taproom in Reading, Pa. -
6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $TBA; A four-course meal served with beers from Tröegs. troegs.com/events.aspx

Tue. Mar. 31 - Tuesday Tapping at Lucky's Last Chance in Philadelphia, Pa. -
8 p.m.; $PAYG; Maine's Mo. luckyslastchance.com

Fri. Apr. 3 - Beer Tasting at The Washington House in Sellersville, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Boulevard beers paired with small plates of food. st94.com/event/776137-beer-tasting-boulevard-sellersville

Sat. Apr. 4 - Ardmore Beer Hall at Ardmore Music Hall in Ardmore, Pa. -
1 p.m.-5 p.m.; $40; Unlimited samples of 60+ beers, live music, and food trucks. ardmoremusic.com/event/805013-ardmore-beer-hall-ardmore

Sat. Apr. 4 - Split Thy Skull XX at Tattooed Mom's in Philadelphia, Pa. -
1 p.m.-6 p.m.; $PAYG; Sample barleywines from a dozen of the best local and national breweries. tattooedmomphilly.com/events/2015/04/04/split-thy-skull-xx

Sat. Apr. 4 - Dillsburg Home Brew Fest at Range End Golf Course in Dillsburg, Pa. -
2 p.m.-5 p.m.; $10-$25; Beer samples and finger food. An event to benefit Dillsburg Relay for Life — Team Heroes of Hope. facebook.com/dillsburghomebrewfest

Thu. Apr. 9 - An Evening with the Finest Ladies in Beer (Oh and Allagash and Dogfish Head) at Kite & Key in Philadelphia, Pa. -
$PAYG; The Pride of Allagash (Suzy) and the Princess of Dogfish Head (Wendy) have put together a lineup that would make the beer Gods proud. thekiteandkey.com/event/an-evening-with-the-finest-ladies-in-beer-oh-and-allagash-dogfish-head

Fri. Apr. 11 - Firkin Fest at Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pa. -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $20-$75; Unlimited sampling of rare cask-conditioned ales and other brews, a collectible premium sampling glass, and catered food. gettysburgfirkin.com

Sat. Apr. 11 - The Taming of The Brew at Caldwell Consistory in Bloomsburg, Pa. -
7 p.m.-11 p.m.; $30-$60; Supporting the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble with all the food, beer, and entertainment you can enjoy. (570) 784-8181

Fri. Apr. 10 through Sun. Apr. 12 and Fri. Apr. 17 through Sun. Apr. 19 - Susquehanna Ale Trail at quality beer establishments around the York County region -
$5-$15 plus $PAYG; Full event access, including exclusive beer tastings, tours, a souvenir mug, and many special incentives given by participating locations. yorkpa.org/things-to-do/susquehanna-ale-trail

Sun. Apr. 12 - Head to Tail Beer Pairing Dinner at Station Taproom in Downingtown, Pa. -
6 p.m.; $100; A six-course beer pairing dinner presented by Station Taproom, Wyebrook Farms and in my exBEERience. stationtaproom.com/home/events

Thu. Apr. 16 through Sat. Apr. 18 - Fourth Anniversary Celebration at Turkey Hill Brewing Company in Bloomsburg, Pa. -
$PAYG; Three days of barrel-aged beers and other special pins and firkins, plus live music and special plates from the Head Chef and much more. turkeyhillbrewing.com

Sat. Apr. 18 - Reading Craft Beer Festival at Santander Arena in Reading, Pa. -
12 p.m.; $20-$65; Unlimited sampling of over 100 fresh beers of all colors, styles, and tastes. readingbeerfest.com

Sun. Apr. 19 - Philadelphia Real Ale Invitational at Yards Brewing Company in Philadelphia, Pa. -
1 p.m.; $16-$60; Over 40 firkins from breweries all over the country, plus a few from our friends across the pond. yardsbrewingcom.ticketleap.com

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Virginia

Tue. Mar. 17 - St. Patrick's Day Steal the Glass at Capital Ale House in Harrisonburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; It's St. Patrick's Day so of course we're doing a Guinness Steal the Glass. capitalalehouse.com/events-info/?ee=297

Wed. Mar. 18 - Special Tapping: Bell's Hopslam at Capital Ale House in Harrisonburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Call it what you want but it is danky-deliciousness in a glass. capitalalehouse.com/events-info/?ee=298

Wed. Mar. 18 - Tap Takeover at Fire Works Pizza in Leesburg, Va. -
$PAYG; Adroit Theory's first tap takeover featuring seven beers. fireworkspizza.com/FW1New/Menus/Ad.pdf

Thu. Mar. 19 - Cask Day at Devils Backbone-Outpost in Lexington, Va. -
2 p.m.; $PAYG; The March cask features apricot, lychee, lemon zest, and clove. dbbrewingcompany.com/currentevents.aspx

Sat. Mar. 21 - Pedal's 'n' Pints at Port City Brewing Company in Alexandria, Va. -
10:45 a.m.; $PAYG; Work up a thirst and return to plentiful brews and food from a food truck. portcitybrewing.com/the-brewery/events

Sat. Mar. 21 - St. Patty's Day Party at Devils Backbone-Outpost in Lexington, Va. -
4:30 p.m.; $PAYG; The Marla Palma Band will be rocking the Tap Room for our St. Patty's Day Party. dbbrewingcompany.com/currentevents.aspx

Wed. Mar. 25 - Yards Tap Takeover at World of Beer in Reston, Va. -
4 p.m.; $PAYG; A lineup of revolutionary beers. yardsbrewing.com/events/event/tap-takeover-world-beer-reston

Wed. Mar. 25 - Steal the Glass featuring Ayinger Brau Weiss at Capital Ale House in Richmond, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Featuring Ayinger's delicious German Hefeweizen. capitalalehouse.com/events-info/?ee=311

Wed. Mar. 25 - Hop Lovers Dinner at Magnolias at the Mill in Purcellville, Va. -
7 p.m.; $80; Five-course meal paired with beers from Green Flash and Alpine. magnoliasmill.com/SpecialEvents.php

Thu. Mar. 26 - Virginia Is For Beer Lovers at Willow Restaurant in Arlington, Va. -
7 p.m.; $140 per couple; A six-course meal served with beers from Starr Hill, Lost Rhino, and Devils Backbone. willowva.com/wp-content/uploads/VirginiaBeerLoversMENU.pdf

Sat. Mar. 28 - Bluegrass, Beers, and Bikes at Devils Backbone Brewing Company-Basecamp in Roseland, Va. -
12 p.m.; $PAYG; Proceeds from the event to Benefit the Charlottesville Area Mountain Bike Coalition. dbbrewingcompany.com/currentevents.aspx

Tue. Mar. 31 - MLB Opening Day at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Fairfax, Va. -
11:30 a.m.; $PAYG; Hot dog and beer specials. dogfishalehouse.com/events/mlb-opening-day-hot-dog-specials

Tue. Mar. 31 - Three Notch'd Collaboration: Blame Canada! Release Party & Steal the Glass at Capital Ale House in Harrisonburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; The official release of our exclusive collaboration with Three Notch'd, Blame Canada!, a Canadian Whiskey-aged maple amber ale. capitalalehouse.com/events-info/?ee=264

Tue. Mar. 31 - Steal the Glass featuring Allagash Brewing at Capital Ale House in Fredericksburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; We'll have Allagash White, Red Howes, and Victoria Ale on tap. capitalalehouse.com/events-info/?ee=301

Sat. Apr. 4 - Bull & Oyster Fest at Devils Backbone Brewing Company-Outpost in Lexington, Va. -
1 p.m.-5 p.m.; $40; Annual fundraiser in support of the Rockbridge Area Health Center. dbbrewingcompany.com/currentevents.aspx

Sun. Apr. 5 - Bunny Hop Bacon Beer Lunch at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Falls Church, Va. -
12 p.m.; $50; Easter beer lunch. dogfishalehouse.com/events/bunny-hop-bacon-beer-lunch

Tue. Apr. 7 - National Beer Day at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Fairfax, Va. -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; 120 Minute IPA tapping and live music. dogfishalehouse.com/events/national-beer-day-2

Wed. Apr. 8 - Strong Beer Tasting at Mad Fox Brewing Company in Falls Church, Va. -
6:30 p.m.; $PAYG; Taste more than 10 strong beers from top breweries. madfoxbrewing.com/mad-fox-events

Wed. Apr. 8 - Artisanal Junk Food Beer Dinner at Tuscarora Mill in Leesburg, Va. -
7 p.m.; $80; Chef Patrick is going to turn ordinary snacks into extraordinary, while rising stars Champion Brewing Company of Charlottesville, Va. provide the beer. tuskies.com/SpecialEvents.php

Thu. Apr. 9 - Growler Girls Beer Dinner at Devils Backbone Brewing Company-Basecamp in Roseland, Va. -
7 p.m.; $50; A three-course dinner paired with three Basecamp brewed beers. dbbrewingcompany.com/currentevents.aspx

Sat. Apr. 11 - 21st Anniversary Party at Legend Brewing Company in Richmond, Va. -
2 p.m.-9 p.m.; $20; A full family-friendly day of live music, food buffet, activities for children, and a varied selection of Legend beers. legendbrewing.com

Mon. Apr. 13 - Baseball Beer Dinner at Mad Fox Brewing Company in Falls Church, Va. -
6:30 p.m.; $65; A five-course menu of creative ballpark favorites paired with our handcrafted beer. madfoxbrewing.com/mad-fox-events

Sat. Apr. 25 - Gnarly Hops & Barley Fest at downtown Culpeper, Va. -
12 p.m.-6 p.m.; $25; Ten four-ounce craft beer tastings and live music. gnarlyhops.com

Sat. Apr. 25 - Kegs & Corks Festival at Forest Professional Park in Forest, Va. -
12 p.m.-6 p.m.; $10-$50; Sample regional wine and craft beer while enjoying good music and food. business.bedfordareachamber.com/events/details/2015-kegs-corks-beer-and-wine-festival-2084

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