It's that time of year again; some say the most wonderful time of the year. From a beer events perspective, have you ever seen so many chances to drink with Santa, sit on Santa's lap, take your kids to see Santa, play reindeer games, and even dance around an aluminum pole? All while enjoying fine beers?

Read on below through near-endless pages of beer events as the mid-Atlantic region here at the end of 2014 continues to show its passion for the great beverage through the brewers and bar owners that put it on display at their fun and informative events.

It's been another year of tremendous growth, touched with some growing debate about what it all means. No doubt, though, that there are more opportunities than ever to find more beer just around the next corner. Get out there and enjoy the beer with your family and friends through the holiday season. Remember: when the demands of the holidays begin to stack up, there's always a beer waiting for you to help relax.

Cheers,

Bryan Kolesar


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Delaware

Thu. Dec. 4 - Tröegs Tap Takeoever at Ulysses Gastropub in Wilmington, Del. -
$PAYG; Ring in the Mad Elf. ulyssesgastropub.com/ulysses-gastropub/events.php

Fri. Dec. 5 - Ugly Sweater Party at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Newark, Del. -
4 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; Celebrate the holiday season with the release of Bad Santa Brown Ale. The best of the worst ugly sweaters will receive a Gap Gift Card. Treat filled Iron Hill pint glass for the first 50 guests to drop off a new, unwrapped toy for Ronald McDonald House Charities. ironhillbrewery.com/newark/monthly-events.htm

Fri. Dec. 5 - Scrooge IPA Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Wilmington, Del. -
6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; The release of this American-style IPA with full malt flavor and dry hopped with one pound of hops per barrel for pronounced flavor and bitterness that matches the beer's namesake. ironhillbrewery.com/wilmington/monthly-events.htm

Wed. Dec. 10 - Festivus Beer Dinner at The Pickled Pig in Rehoboth Beach, Del. -
6:30 p.m.; $49.95; A five-course dinner with beer pairings themed after Seinfeld including the holiday Festivus episode. pickledpigpub.com/specials.php

Thu. Dec. 11 - SEPTA meets the Trolley at Trolley Tap House in Wilmington, Del. -
3 p.m.; $PAYG; Saucony Creek, Sly Fox, Tröegs, Victory, Weyerbacher, and Yards are all coming with their five brews of choice. facebook.com/events/834966069877239

Mon. Dec. 15 - Beer Dinner at Two Stones Pub, Newark, Del. -
6:30 p.m.; $TBD; An intimate night of great beer and food. twostonespub.com/events-N.php

Wed. Dec. 31 - NYE at 2SP at Two Stones Pub, Newark and Wilmington, Del. -
5 p.m.; $39; A food package and then ask your server to help with beer pairings at your choosing. twostonespub.com/events-N.php

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve at Dogfish Head in Rehoboth Beach, Del. -
8 p.m.; $125; All-you-care-to-eat food stations, six complimentary beverages (including an exclusive brewed specifically for this night, as well as a craft cocktail featuring DFH spirits), a build your own Randall Jr. bar, live music upstairs and downstairs, complimentary party favors, and a goodnight goodie bag with DFH swag. dogfish.com/community/events/other-happenings/753016/new-years-eve-with-dfh.htm

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District of Columbia

Tue. Dec. 2 - Buckets and Brews at Golden Brown Delicious in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; New Belgium and Alpine collaboration IPA, food specials, and a half dozen other beers from New Belgium on tap. facebook.com/events/1515642435370921

Wed. Dec. 3 - The British Are Coming, Vol. 3 at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; 50 new wave ales on tap including some East Coast debuts. 202-567-2576

Thu. Dec. 4 - The Ithaca Box of Hops Draft Review at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Rare kegs of Creeker DIPA, Dark Vine Black IPA, and Rustic Harvest Red Rye IPA on draft. 202-567-2576

Thu. Dec. 4 - Wood-aged Kilt Flasher at Meridian Pint in Washington, DC -
$PAYG; A very special beer aged on whiskey-soaked oak plus nine others from Devils Backbone. meridianpint.com/events

Sat. Dec. 6 - Drink The District at Dock5 at Union Market in Washington, DC -
12 p.m.-3 p.m., 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., and 9 p.m.-12 a.m.; $40+; Unlimited beer, a live DJ and emcee, backyard games, and access to food trucks at our brew-centric event. drinkthedistrict.com

Sat. Dec. 6 and Sun. Dec. 7 - Christkindlmarkt at Heurich House Museum in Washington, DC -
12 p.m.-6 p.m.; $PAYG; Join us for our annual open house, an outdoor Christmas market, glad tidings and good cheer. 202-429-1894

Tue. Dec. 9 - DC Exclusive Tapping at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Hardywood Park Bourbon barrel-aged Gingerbread Stout and more. 202-567-2576

Thu. Dec. 11 - The Schlafly 23rd Anniversary Party at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; 23 drafts and casks plus meet founder Dan Kopman. 202-567-2576

Mon. Dec. 15 - Annual Holiday Tap Takeover and Can Drive at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; 50 rare and delicious holiday ales on draft. 202-567-2576

Tue. Dec. 16 - Holiday Beer Tasting at RFD in Washington, DC -
$35; The evening will feature 12+ breweries pouring their holiday brews. 202-289-2030

Tue. Dec. 16 - Christmas Beer Dinner at Belga Cafe in Washington, DC -
6:30 p.m.; $79; Five-course meal accompanied by seven beers. belgacafe.com

Wed. Dec. 17 - ChurchKey Raids Adam Avery's Cellar at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; 23 rare and obscure draft and bottle pours from the vault. 202-567-2576

Thu. Dec. 18 - History & Hops at Heurich House Museum in Washington, DC -
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; $30; The museum partners with Hardywood Park Craft Brewery for house tours and beer tastings with all proceeds benefitting the preservation and growth of the Heurich House Museum. 202-429-1894

Thu. Dec. 18 - Monthly Beer Pairing Dinner at Meridian Pint in Washington, DC -
7:30 p.m.; $50; A three-course meal paired with rare and special beers. meridianpint.com/events

Sat. Dec. 20 - Holiday Party & Chili Cook-off at The Bier Baron in Washington, DC -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Join us as we toast the season and try out the crew's favorite chili recipes. We'll be pouring including DirtWolf, Storm King, Winter Cheers, Moving Parts IPA #2, and Fresh Hop Session IPA. victorybeer.com/ai1ec_event/holiday-party-chili-cook/?instance_id=6043

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve Blowout at Bluejacket & The Arsenal in Washington, DC -
9 p.m.; $99; Open bar with all 25 of our original Bluejacket drafts and casks, select wines and spirits, as well as a midnight Champagne toast. Chef Kyle Bailey will be rolling out plenty of passed bites and snacks for everyone to enjoy. Plus, we'll have live local, electro blues. facebook.com/events/874118919288823

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve at Meridian Pint in Washington, DC -
$TBA; A three-course pre-fix meal paired with wonderful beers. meridianpint.com/events

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Maryland

Tue. Dec. 2 - Holiday Beer Dinner at Brewer's Alley in Frederick, Md. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $45; A six-course meal served with Three Kings Ale, Scotch Ale, India Pale Ale, Kolsch, Barrel-aged Oatmeal Stout, and Oh My Gourd Eggnog Float. brewers-alley.com/event/holiday-beer-dinner-2/?instance_id=12853

Tue. Dec. 2 - Holiday Beer Dinner at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Gaithersburg, Md. -
7 p.m.; $60; A five-course meal served with Bitches Brew, 120 Minute IPA, Punkin Ale, Raison D'etre, and Theobroma. dogfishalehouse.com/gaithersburg-events

Tue. Dec. 2 - Pint Night at Frisco's Tap House in Crofton, Md. -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; Over 30 Flying Dog draft beers including seasonal favorites and brewhouse rarities. friscotaphouse.com/events/2014-12

Thu. Dec. 4 - Pint Night at Columbia Ale House in Columbia, Md. -
3 p.m.; $PAYG; New Belgium's Love Oscar, Love Felix, La Folie, Le Terroir, and Accumulation. thealehousecolumbia.com/events

Thu. Dec. 4 - Pint Night at Republic in Takoma Park, Md. -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Starr Hill pint night featuring our limited-edition Shakedown Imperial Chocolate Cherry Stout. starrhill.com/events/other_event_item/republic-pint-night

Thu. Dec. 4 through Sun. Dec. 7 - UK Invasion at Max's in Baltimore, Md. -
$PAYG; 5 casks on Thursday and over 30 drafts from Friday through Sunday, some first-timers to the US. maxs.com

Thu. Dec. 4 and Thu. Dec. 18 - Art & Ale at Barley and Hops in Frederick, Md. -
7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $35; In approximately two hours, while enjoying fine libations, Maude will guide you through each painting so that you will have your own masterpiece at the end of the evening. barleyandhops.net/event/art-ale

Fri. Dec. 5 - Flying Dog Holiday Collection Beer and Cookie Pairing at Columbia Ale House in Columbia, Md. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; All four Otterbein's cookie-inspired beers on tap along with their cookie counterparts. flyingdogbrewery.com/event/holiday-collection-beer-cookie-pairing-4-4-2/?instance_id=1609

Sat. Dec. 6 and Thu. Dec. 11 - Christmas Beers Tasting at State Line Liquors in Elkton, Md. -
7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; Tasting samples and a Toys For Tots benefit. statelineliquors.com/events.php

Mon. Dec. 8 - Beer Pairing Dinner at Jailbreak Brewing Company in Laurel, Md. -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $39; A three-course meal paired with Infinite Amber, cask-conditioned Big Punisher DIPA, and Kavorka. jailbreakbrewing.com/event/dec-beer-pairing

Wed. Dec. 10 - Cask Night at The Brewer's Art in Baltimore, Md. -
4 p.m.; $PAYG; A cask of beer that you won't be able to get anywhere else. thebrewersart.com/#!/page_events

Thu. Dec. 11 - Ales & Tails at Jailbreak Brewing Company in Laurel, Md. -
3 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; Bring your leashed dog to the taproom and enjoy happy hour specials. jailbreakbrewing.com/event/ales-tails-4

Thu. Dec. 11 - Flying Dog Holiday Collection Beer and Cookie Pairing at Severna Park Taphouse in Severna Park, Md. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; All four Otterbein's cookie-inspired beers on tap along with their cookie counterparts. flyingdogbrewery.com/event/holiday-collection-beer-cookie-pairing-4/?instance_id=1582

Thu. Dec. 11 - Beer and Cheese with Union Craft Brewing at Mahaffey's Pub in Baltimore, Md. -
7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; $30; Four 10-oz. beers with four different cheeses. mahaffeyspub.com/wp/ai1ec_event/beer-and-cheese-with-union-brewery

Fri. Dec. 12 - Flying Dog Holiday Collection Beer and Cookie Pairing at Dan's Tap House in Boonsboro, Md. -
5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; All four Otterbein's cookie-inspired beers on tap along with their cookie counterparts. drnth.com/event/flying-dog-beer-cookie-pairing

Sat. Dec. 13 - Pints & Panic at Heavy Seas Beer in Halethorpe, Md. -
12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $Free admission and $PAYG; Join us at our brewery for craft beer and last-minute holiday shopping. hsbeer.com/event/pints-panic-2014

Thu. Dec. 18 - Mad Elf Pint Night at Severna Park Taphouse in Severna Park, Md. -
6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; A night of Tröegs and its Mad Elf. troegs.com/events.aspx

Sat. Dec. 20 - Brewtimore! at Union Craft, Brewer's Art, and Heavy Seas, Baltimore, Md. -
12:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; $70; Includes bus, tours, tastings, snacks, and more. allgrainbrewtours.com/#!tours/c1jo3

Sat. Dec. 20 - Flying Dog Holiday Collection Beer and Cookie Pairing at White Oak Tavern in Ellicott City, Md. -
4 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; All four Otterbein's cookie-inspired beers on tap along with their cookie counterparts. flyingdogbrewery.com/event/holiday-collection-pairing-2/?instance_id=1591

Sat. Jan. 10 - Lagunitas Tap Takeover at State Line Liquors in Elkton, Md. -
$PAYG; More than ten beers from Lagunitas. statelineliquors.com/events.php

Sat. Jan. 31 - Beer & Oyster Fest at Heavy Seas Beer in Halethorpe, Md. -
12 p.m.-4 p.m.; $39-$59; A souvenir tasting glass and unlimited access to 12+ taps of Heavy Seas beers and several one of a kind casks created by our brewers. Plus, all the oysters you can handle. hsbeer.com/event/oyster-fest-2014

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New Jersey

Tue. Dec. 2 - Firestone Walker Rare Tapping at Cloverleaf Tavern in Caldwell, NJ -
11 a.m.; $PAYG; Seven Firestone Walker beers on draft including vintage 17th Anniversary. facebook.com/events/650398431735918

Thu. Dec. 4 - Beer Cellar Event at Morris Tap & Grill in Randolph, NJ -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; The GM is clearing out the cellar of some fantastic beers. facebook.com/events/292151050983067

Thu. Dec. 4 - Cape May Tap Takeover at Wingcraft in Atlantic City, NJ -
6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; Six Cape May beers and to hang with the staff and brewers. facebook.com/pages/Wingcraft/529659337130110

Thu. Dec. 4 - Beer For Heroes at Rinn Duin Brewing Company in Toms River, NJ -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $25; Exclusive beer sampling, brewery tour, buffet dinner, and prizes. usahometownheroes.com/event-view/beer-for-heroes

Fri. Dec. 5 - Om Nom Nom Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Maple Shade, NJ -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; An oatmeal cookie in a glass, brewed with oats, cinnamon, whole vanilla beans and 5 pounds per barrel of pureed raisins. ironhillbrewery.com/mapleshade/monthly-events.htm

Sat. Dec. 6 - The Grinch Stole My Eagles Tickets at Glasstown Brewing Company in Millvale, NJ -
12 p.m.-3 p.m.; $PAYG; A scavenger hunt and raffle prizes around the brewery. glasstownbrewingcompany.com/events/the-grinch-stole-my-eagles-tickets

Mon. Dec. 8 - Dogfish Head Beer Dinner at Inn Of The Hawke in Lambertville, NJ -
7 p.m.; $50; Five courses with food and beer pairings. innofthehawke.com

Wed. Dec. 10 - Dogfish Head Beer Dinner at Paragon Tap & Table in Clark, NJ -
7 p.m.; $75; Five courses of food from Chef Eric LeVine paired with 120 Minute, Miles Davis Bitches Brew, American Beauty, Piercing Pils, Palo Santo, and Midas Touch. paragonnj.com

Wed. Dec. 10 - Christmas Party at Andy's Corner Bar in Bogota, NJ -
$PAYG; Details to follow. andyscornerbar.blogspot.com

Thu. Dec. 11 - Rudolph's Revenge Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Voorhees, NJ -
4 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; The release of Rudolph's Revenge, an American-style Belgian golden ale with complex aromas and flavors of grapefruit, spice, and banana with a refreshing hop bitterness. ironhillbrewery.com/voorhees/monthly-events.htm

Thu. Dec. 11 - Kane Brewing Event at Coppermine Pub in North Arlington, NJ -
$PAYG; A lineup of beers from New Jersey's own Kane Brewing Company. thecopperminepub.com

Fri. Dec. 12 - Mad Elf Party at Pour House in Westmont, NJ -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; A Tröegs Tap Takeover featuring 2012, 2013, and 2014 Mad Elf and Buddy the Elf will be in the house again. pjspourhouse.com/events.php?loc=Westmont

Fri. Dec. 12 - River Horse Cask Festival at River Horse Brewing Company in Ewing, NJ -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $15 + $PAYG; 17 different variations on our regular beers, plus this will be the first time our seasonal Oatmeal Milk Stout will be available this year, as well as our next installment of the Brewer's Reserve Series, a Baltic Porter. riverhorse.com/html/news_details.php?3rd-Annual-Cask-Festival-140

Sat. Dec. 13 - Winter Warmer Release Party at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Maple Shade, NJ -
1 p.m.-5 p.m.; $PAYG; The release of our most popular spiced beer along with five other unique winter offerings. Come dressed in your ugliest holiday sweater. ironhillbrewery.com/mapleshade/monthly-events.htm

Sat. Dec. 13 - Big Brew Sussex Winter Fest at Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ -
3 p.m.-8 p.m.; $10-$80; Over 200 unlimited craft beers, 7 gourmet food trucks, live music, fire pits, and an Ugly Sweater Contest. bigbrewnj.com

Wed. Dec. 17 - Craft Beer Director Select Dinner at Paragon Tap & Table in Clark, NJ -
$70; Five courses of food from Chef Eric LeVine paired with beers selected by Michael DeSimone. paragonnj.com

Thu. Dec. 18 - Holiday Beer Event at Morris Tap & Grill in Randolph, NJ -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Tapping the best of Christmas ales and holiday beers. Enjoy St. Bernardus 2013 Christmas Ale on draft. facebook.com/events/382191138604073

Wed. Dec. 31 - Craft Beer New Years at Geraghty's in Burlington, NJ -
$55; Four hour open bar of 14 taps, buffet, DJ, and Champagne toast at midnight. geraghtyspub.com

Sat. Jan. 24 - Winter Beerfest at Geraghty's in Burlington, NJ -
2 p.m.-4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; Four local breweries serving winter seasonal and strong beers. geraghtyspub.com

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Eastern Pennsylvania

Tue. Dec. 2 - St. James Brown Ale Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Lancaster, Pa. -
11 a.m.; $PAYG; The release of this classic English-style Brown ale. ironhillbrewery.com/lancaster/monthly-events.htm

Tue. Dec. 2 - Pour It Forward at Pour in Lancaster, Pa. -
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; $20 + $PAYG; Beers from La Trappe, raffle prizes, and glassware with proceeds benefitting Lancaster City Alliance. pouronprince.com

Tue. Dec. 2 - Are Uinta a trip to Belgium? at Varga Bar in Philadelphia, Pa. -
8 p.m.; $PAYG; Drafts of Hop Nosh, Dubhe, Wet N' Wyld, 21st Anniversary Birthday Suit, and cans of Wyld. facebook.com/events/294867927378548

Tue. Dec. 2 - Tröegs with Mad Elf and Nick Johnson at Teresa's Next Door in Wayne, Pa. -
$PAYG; Get together with Nick and drink too much Mad Elf. teresas-cafe.com/#teresas_next_door_events

Wed. Dec. 3 - Bells of the Season at London Grill in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6:30 p.m.; $PAYG; Enjoy a special menu of small plates and beer pairings, flights, six Bell's beers on tap and a firkin of Two-Hearted. londongrill.com/bells

Thu. Dec. 4 - Winter Warmer Release Party at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Philadelphia, Pa. -
5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; The release of our most popular spiced beer served with a special Penzeys Spices sugar rim. ironhillbrewery.com/chestnuthill/monthly-events.htm

Thu. Dec. 4 - Charity Cask Night at Bethlehem Brew Works in Bethlehem, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; 100% of cask proceeds will be donated to a local charity. thebrewworks.com/events/bethlehem-charity-cask-night/?stamp=1417712400

Thu. Dec. 4 - Great Divide Night at Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, Pa. -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Fresh Hop APA, Hoss, Oak Aged Yeti, Hibernation, and Peche Grand Cru. hulmevilleinn.com/?page_id=94

Thu. Dec. 4 - DuClaw Tap Takeover at Interstate Drafthouse in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.-11 p.m.; $PAYG; Devil's Milk 2013, Devil's Milk 2014, Retribution, Oak Aged Brimstone, and Neon Gypsy. facebook.com/events/1518827038381073

Thu. Dec. 4 - Toys For Tots Collection at The Bards in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; A festive night of charity and helping out children in need while enjoying several tasty brews from Yards. yardsbrewing.com/events/event/toys-tots-collection-bards

Thu. Dec. 4 - St Nikolaus Day at The Belgian Cafe in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; Five Stoudts beers on tap including a 2013 Double Abbey and 2013 Old Abominable. Our Belsnickel will be there with his very limited spiced dark lager. Meet Carol Stoudt. thebelgiancafe.com/events.cfm

Thu. Dec. 4 - Pints Against Humanity at Varga Bar in Philadelphia, Pa. -
9 p.m.; $PAYG; The freshest SBC drafts will be pouring and cards will be provided. The best cards will be rewarded and the tournament winner will be taking home a deserving prize. facebook.com/events/1513042602287094

Fri. Dec. 5 - Incubus Friday at Sly Fox Brewing Company in Phoenixville and Pottstown, Pa. -
11:30 a.m.; $PAYG; The Belgian-style Tripel pours until the keg kicks, usually by 7 p.m. slyfoxbeer.com/index.php/front/calendar_details/3314

Fri. Dec. 5 - Milk and Cookies with Santa at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Phoenixville, Pa. -
5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; Enjoy the Phoenixville Christmas Parade with the release of our English-style Milk Stout. ironhillbrewery.com/phoenixville/monthly-events.htm

Fri. Dec. 5 - Holiday Ale Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Media, Pa. -
5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; The annual release of this holiday favorite. We'll kick off this release with a special batch of cask-conditioned Holiday Ale. ironhillbrewery.com/media/monthly-events.htm

Fri. Dec. 5 - Steal the Cheer at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in West Chester, Pa. -
5 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; The release of Scrooge IPA and Winter Warmer and a limited edition Santa beard pint glass. ironhillbrewery.com/westchester/monthly-events.htm

Fri. Dec. 5 - Friday Night Beer Tasting at Washington House in Sellersville, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Stop by to share flights of seasonal, hearty brews. 215-257-3000

Fri. Dec. 5 - DuClaw Colossus at Devil's Den in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; Warm up this winter with one of the biggest beers around — DuClaw Colossus at 17.3% ABV. devilsdenphilly.com/our-events

Fri. Dec. 5 - Shipyard Brewing Tap Takeover at Federal Taphouse in Lancaster, Pa. -
$PAYG; Limited beers only available here, and a collection of Brewery Reserve barrel-aged special releases as well as cool giveaways and a chance to meet the reps. federaltaphouselanc.com/#!facilities/c66t

Sat. Dec. 6 - The Week After Thanksgiving Strong Ale Fest at Union Jack's On The Manatawny in Boyertown, Pa. -
11:30 a.m.; $PAYG; A dozen or so ales to cloud your mind and your judgement, so give thanks. unionjacksmanatawny.com/events.php

Sat. Dec. 6 - Craft Beer Festival at Allentown Brew Works in Allentown, Pa. -
12 p.m.-1 p.m., 1 p.m.-4 p.m., and 5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $10-$45; Craft beer sampling, bountiful buffet filled with brew-pub favorites, beer vendors, and hand-rolled cigars on the Biergarten Patio. thebrewworks.com/events/fegleys-brew-works-craft-beer-festival/?stamp=1417867200

Sat. Dec. 6 - Valley Forge Beer Festival at Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa. -
12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; $10-$60; The event will feature a variety of beers from around the globe. The event will help raise funds for the Committee to Benefit the Children. 631-940-7290

Sat. Dec. 6 - Last Waltz Release Party at Round Guys Brewing Company in Lansdale, Pa. -
2 p.m.; $PAYG; 2013 Last Waltz, 2014 Last Waltz, 2013 Fuzzy Muttness, 2014 Buffalo Trace Bourbon barrel-aged Fuzzy Muttness, and 2013 Captain Blackback. roundguysbrewery.com/event/last-waltz-release-party

Sat. Dec. 6 - Bacon and Beer Festival at 23rd Street Armory in Philadelphia, Pa. -
2:30 p.m.-5 p.m.; $10-$60; Bringing together area restaurants and breweries to offer creative bacon-based dishes and fine brews. baconandbeer.net/philly

Sat. Dec. 6 - Burning of the Phoenix at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Phoenixville, Pa. -
5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; The release of Winter Warmer, our medium-bodied dark ale finished with classic winter spices. Featuring "fire"-inspired fare in celebration of the Firebird Festival. ironhillbrewery.com/phoenixville/monthly-events.htm

Sun. Dec. 7 - Brunch with Santa at Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Pa. -
10 a.m.-2 p.m.; $25 adults, $12 children; A special brunch that includes a photo with Santa for the kids. victorybeer.com/ai1ec_event/brunch-santa/?instance_id=5957

Sun. Dec. 7 - Brunch with Santa at City Tap House (University City) in Philadelphia, Pa. -
11 a.m.-3 p.m.; $PAYG; In support of The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House. Enjoy brunch with a special kid-friendly menu. Children under 10 eat complimentary and pictures with Santa are included. $10 donation suggested. citytaphouseucity.com/events/brunch-with-santa/47

Sun. Dec. 7 - Allagash Brunch at Sancho Pistola's in Philadelphia, Pa. -
11 a.m.; $PAYG; A satisfying brunch of good grub and Allagash beers featuring Nancy. phillytapfinder.com/event/sancho-pistolas

Sun. Dec. 7 - Pop-up Beer Garden at Cottman & Frankford in Philadelphia, Pa. -
12 p.m.-5 p.m.; $PAYG; The Grey Lodge will have a pop-up beer garden at Mayfair's annual Christmas Village and Tree Lighting. greylodge.com/events.html

Sun. Dec. 7 - 11th Anniversary Celebration at Good Dog Bar in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; Passed appetizers, souvenir photo booth, dog photo contest winners announced, and raffle prizes to raise funds for Morris Animal Refuge. gooddogbar.com

Tue. Dec. 9 - Christmas Bash at National Mechanics in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; Beer-themed ornament giveaways and gingerbread decorating and some delicious brews from Sly Fox and Great Lakes. slyfoxbeer.com/index.php/front/calendar_details/4445

Tue. Dec. 9 - Philly Beer Week Raffle at City Tap House (Logan) in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; An expenses-paid trip to Brouwerij Hof ten Dormaal to help brew the next great Philly Beer Week Belgo collaboration. phillybeerweek.org/pbw-raffle.cfm

Tue. Dec. 9 - A Very Merry Goose Island Bourbon County Christmas Dinner at Strangelove's in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $60; An intimate holiday beer dinner featuring three courses paired with Goose Island Bourbon County Stout, Bourbon County Barleywine, and Bourbon County Coffee Stout. Additional Goose Island drafts will flow all night. strangelovesbeerbar.com/events.html

Tue. Dec. 9 - Tom's Annual Holiday Dinner at Monk's Cafe in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $125; A sumptous, six dinner paired with some of the world's best holiday ales. monkscafe.com/events.cfm

Wed. Dec. 10 - Oskar Blues Christmas at Pinocchio's in Media, Pa. -
5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; A lineup of beers from Oskar Blues. pinbeer.com/events.asp

Wed. Dec. 10 - Charity Cask Night at Allentown Brew Works in Allentown, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; 100% of cask sales will be donated to LifePath. thebrewworks.com/events/allentown-charity-cask-night/?stamp=1418230800

Wed. Dec. 10 - Beer Dinner at Rino's Restaurant & Pizzeria in Exton, Pa. -
7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $39.95; A four-course meal featuring Tröegs and its Mad Elf and Blizzard of Hops. rinosrestaurant.com/events.html

Wed. Dec. 10 - 4 Hands Brewing Brings Cans at Local 44 in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; 4 Hands Owner Kevin Lemp and the brewers show up for the official Philly launch of 4 Hands beer in cans. local44beerbar.com/upcomingevents.htm

Wed. Dec. 10 - Varga Girl Calendar Release Party at Varga Bar in Philadelphia, Pa. -
9 p.m.; $PAYG; Meet and drink with the Calendar Girls and a portion of the proceeds go to the U.S.O. vargabar.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Calendar_2.jpg

Thu. Dec. 11 - Rudolph's Revenge Release Party at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Media, Pa. -
5 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; The release of Rudolph's Revenge, an American-style Belgian golden ale. ironhillbrewery.com/media/monthly-events.htm

Thu. Dec. 11 - Goose Island Night at Hulmeville Inn, Hulmeville, Pa. -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Bourbon County Stout, Ogden, Illinois, and Muddy. hulmevilleinn.com/?page_id=94

Thu. Dec. 11 - Meet The Brewers at Manayunk Brewery & Restaurant in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6:30 p.m.; $19.99; Happy Hour beer tastings, brewery tours with the head brewer, and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. manayunkbrewery.com/store-details.php?id=44

Thu. Dec. 11 - Beer & Food Pairing at Philly Beer School in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; $64.98; Experience and learn about the best ways to pair beer and food. vinology.com/class/craft-beer-food-pairing

Fri. Dec. 12 - 19th Anniversary Party at Sly Fox Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. -
11:30 a.m.; $PAYG; A day-long party that will feature 23-plus beers on tap at a time featuring the release of our Anniversary IPA. slyfoxbeer.com/index.php/front/anniversary

Fri. Dec. 12 - Christmas Extravaganza at Kite & Key in Philadelphia, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Taps will be lined with holiday cheer and of course Santa will be here. But, be warned, this event is not for the kids. thekiteandkey.com/event/christmas-extravaganza

Fri. Dec. 12 - Chouffemas at The Belgian Cafe in Philadelphia, Pa. -
$PAYG; All things Chouffe to celebrate the holidays. thebelgiancafe.com

Sat. Dec. 13 - Breakfast with Santa at Hop Angel Brauhaus in Philadelphia, Pa. -
10 a.m.-2 p.m.; $PAYG; Bring the kids to sit on Santa's lap and a special kinder brunch menu. hopangel.com/calendar.html

Sat. Dec. 13 - Santa Visits The Bottle Shop at Local 44 Bottle Shop in Philadelphia, Pa. -
12 p.m.-3 p.m.; $PAYG; A good old fashioned opportunity to sit on Santa's lap. local44beerbar.com/upcomingevents.htm

Sat. Dec. 13 - Hibrewnation Festival of Beer at Main Hall-Farmshow in Harrisburg, Pa. -
12 p.m.-5 p.m.; $20-$55; Over 80 hand-selected regional and international brews. hibrewnation.com

Sat. Dec. 13 - Have A Happy Hanukkah With He'Brew at The Institute in Philadelphia, Pa. -
2 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; Some amazing He'Brew beers on tap and some traditional tasty food specials to fill your tummy. institutebar.com/Have-A-Happy-Hanukka-With-He-B.html

Sat. Dec. 13 - Tröegs Tap Takeover at Field House in Philadelphia, Pa. -
3 p.m.-5 p.m.; $PAYG; Eight Tröegs beers on draft including Mad Elf, Blizzard of Hops, and Impending Decent. troegs.com/events.aspx

Sat. Dec. 13 - Rudolph's Revenge Release Party at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in North Wales, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; The release of Rudolph's Revenge, an American-style Belgian golden ale. ironhillbrewery.com/northwales/monthly-events.htm

Sat. Dec. 13 - The Stars are Aligned for Staropreman at Hop Angel Brauhaus in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Staropreman, an authentic Czech pilsner straight from Prague. hopangel.com/calendar.html

Mon. Dec. 15 - Meet Evolution Brewery at Varga Bar in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Meet and drink with owner Tom Knorr and the new brewery rep. facebook.com/events/720010214761852

Wed. Dec. 17 - Blizzard of Hops Firkin Night at Standard Tap in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; The new winter seasonal Blizzard of Hops via firkin plus the limited Impending Decent. troegs.com/events.aspx

Wed. Dec. 17 - Cookie & Beer Pairing at Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery in Lafayette Hill, Pa. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; We will be offering a flight of Barren Hill beers paired with freshly baked cookies from our kitchen. barrenhilltavern.com/events-specials

Wed. Dec. 17 - High Gravity at Side Car Bar & Grille in Philadelphia, Pa. -
$PAYG; Beers from Allagash, Boulevard, Chimay, Founders, Goose Island, Great Divide, Russian River, and Stone. thesidecarbar.com

Thu. Dec. 18 - Yuletide One On Night at Craft Ale House in Limerick, Pa. -
6 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Hang with Gary and crew with lots of Tröegs on tap. troegs.com/events.aspx

Thu. Dec. 18 - Holiday Beer Dinner at Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Pa. -
6:30 p.m.; $65; A five-course meal served with Winter Cheers, Biere de Mars, Hop Ranch, Old Horizontal, and Earth & Flame. victorybeer.com/ai1ec_event/downingtown-holiday-beer-dinner/?instance_id=5987

Thu. Dec. 18 - Theology On Tap at Hop Angel Brauhaus in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.-8 p.m.; $PAYG; Drinks, community, and conversation. hopangel.com/calendar.html

Thu. Dec. 18 - Mad Elf Night at Hop Angel Brauhaus in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Two kegs of this elusive trickster. hopangel.com/calendar.html

Fri. Dec. 19 - Third Friday Firkin Fest at Sly Fox Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. -
11:30 a.m.; $PAYG; The mainstay Bitter plus one or two other casks on the hand pumps. slyfoxbeer.com/index.php/front/calendar_details/3344

Fri. Dec. 19 - Ugly Sweater Party at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Phoenixville, Pa. -
5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; The release of Ugly Sweater, our popular Winter Warmer ale. The best of the worst ugly sweaters will win prizes. ironhillbrewery.com/phoenixville/monthly-events.htm

Fri. Dec. 19 - Holiday Beer Dinner at Victory Brewing Company in Parkesburg, Pa. -
6:30 p.m.; $75; A five-course meal served with Hip-Czech Lager, Winter Cheers, Hop Ranch, Helios, Moving Parts 02, and Earth & Flame. victorybeer.com/ai1ec_event/parkesburg-holiday-beer-dinner/?instance_id=6001

Fri. Dec. 19 - Newport Storm Launch Party and Tap Takeover at Federal Taphouse in Lancaster, Pa. -
$PAYG; Cool giveaways, a chance to meet the reps, and to try some of these amazing New England brews including "14" an Anniversary ale brewed with snow. federaltaphouselanc.com/#!facilities/c66t

Sat. Dec. 20 - Parkesburg Brewery Tour at Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown/Parkesburg, Pa. -
2 p.m.-5:30 p.m.; $58; The final Parkesburg bus tour before construction of the brewpub begins. victorybeer.com/ai1ec_event/parkesburg-brewery-tour-3-6/?instance_id=1152

Sat. Dec. 20 - LLS Ugly Sweater Holiday Party at City Tap House (Logan) in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; In support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. citytaphouselogan.com/events/lls-ugly-sweater-holiday-party/4

Sat. Dec. 20 - Have a Beer With Santa at Hop Angel Brauhaus in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Sly Fox Christmas Ale, Goose Island Christmas Ale, Evil Genius Naughty or Nice, and many more. hopangel.com/calendar.html

Sun. Dec. 21 - Brunch with Santa at Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery in Lafayette Hill, Pa. -
11 a.m.-2 p.m.; $PAYG; Santa and Mrs. Claus will be here for holiday fun for the kids. Beer and Mimosas for the parents. facebook.com/events/1578451482384575

Sun. Dec. 21 - Festivus at The Grey Lodge in Philadelphia, Pa. -
5 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; A traditional, old fashioned Festivus with all the trimmings including the beautiful unadorned aluminum pole. greylodge.com/events.html

Sun. Dec. 21 - Ugly Christmas Sweater Karaoke at Varga Bar in Philadelphia, Pa. -
9 p.m.; $PAYG; Miles Moser of Brooklyn Brewery and Joanna Manzo of Smuttynose are gonna rock your world. facebook.com/events/1513781062209964

Tue. Dec. 23 - Night Before Christmas at Forest & Main in Ambler, Pa. -
5 p.m. and 10 p.m.; $PAYG; A holiday poem reading for the family at 5 p.m. and a raucous adult version of the poem, mulled wine, and our yearly "Squeeb" chant at 10 p.m. forestandmain.com/events

Tue. Dec. 23 - Hanukkah with He'brew at Devil's Den in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; Celebrate the 8 nights of Chanukah with 8 beers from He'Brew Brewing Company. There will be dreidels, gelt, latkes, and more. devilsdenphilly.com/our-events

Thu. Dec. 25 - Christmas Day Brunch at Hop Angel Brauhaus in Philadelphia, Pa. -
10 a.m.-2 p.m.; $PAYG; A suitably festive brunch menu. hopangel.com/calendar.html

Fri. Dec. 26 - Beer Geek Christmas at Hunger N Thirst in Lancaster, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Some rare and interesting kegs to celebrate our love of craft beer and the culture surrounding it. facebook.com/events/305353922984941

Fri. Dec. 26 - Boxing Day Beer Festival at Memphis Taproom in Philadelphia, Pa. -
$PAYG; Some of the best holiday and seasonal ales from around the world. We're proud to celebrate the traditional spirit of Boxing Day by helping our neighbors in need by collecting non-perishable (canned and boxed) foods for Philabundance. Plus, $1 from every draft beer sold will be donated to Share Our Strength. memphistaproom.com/upcomingevents.htm

Fri. Dec. 26 - Bell's Tap Takeover at Teresa's Next Door in Wayne, Pa. -
$PAYG; A few great Bell's rarities and some classics as well. A firkin or two may even show up as well. teresas-cafe.com/#teresas_next_door_events

Sat. Dec. 27 - Hoppy Holidays at Union Jack's On The Manatawny in Boyertown, Pa. -
11:30 a.m.; $PAYG; Celebrate the holiday season with mouth-puckering hops. unionjacksmanatawny.com/events.php

Sat. Dec. 27 - Italian Beer School at Philly Beer School in Philadelphia, Pa. -
4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $56.98; An education in the fastest growing high-quality beer region in the world with beers rarely seen outside of Italy. vinology.com/class/italian-beer-school

Sun. Dec. 28 - Winter Beer Festival at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, Pa. -
1 p.m.-5 p.m.; $40; The opportunity to sample the offerings of over 40 breweries and live music from The Whiskeyhickon Boys. tickets.worldcafelive.com/event/700309-wcl-7th-annual-winter-beer-philadelphia

Wed. Dec. 31 - NYE at 2SP at Two Stones Pub, Kennett Square, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $39; A food package and then ask your server to help with beer pairings at your choosing. twostonespub.com/events-K.php

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve Dinner at Monk's Cafe in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6:30 p.m.; $75; Four-course dinner paired with festive ales. This will give you plenty of time to ring in the New Year at your friend's party. We'll even provide you with hats and noisemakers on your way out the door. monkscafe.com/events.cfm

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve at Old Eagle Tavern in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; Ring in the New Year with great food, beer, friends, and a complimentary champagne or Barren Hill beer toast. oldeagletavern.com/our-events

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve at Devil's Den in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; Ring in the New Year with great food, beer, friends, and a complimentary champagne or Barren Hill beer toast. devilsdenphilly.com/our-events

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve Beer Bash at Strangelove's in Philadelphia, Pa. -
8 p.m.; $125; A night of great food and spectacular beer. strangelovesbeerbar.com/newyearseve.html

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve Party at Bulls Head Public House in Lititz, Pa. -
8:30 p.m.12:30 a.m.; $90; Hors d'oeurves, craft beer, liquor, & wine, and a live band. generalsutterinn.com/bullsheadph/bhevents

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve Dinner at Monk's Cafe in Philadelphia, Pa. -
9 p.m.; $125; Six courses of amazing food paired with stellar beers. We'll have a Malhuer Brut toast at Midnight. Hat, noisemakers, and fun. monkscafe.com/events.cfm

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve Silvester Party at Brauhaus Schmitz in Philadelphia, Pa. -
9 p.m.-1 a.m.; $125; A four-hour top shelf open bar with exclusive winter German imports, live entertainment, and a grand buffet. brauhausschmitz.com/silvester-new-years-eve-party

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve Party at Hunger N Thirst in Lancaster, Pa. -
10 p.m.; $75; A DJ, hors d'oeuvres, a champagne toast, and open bar. facebook.com/events/1478827259062496

Thu. Jan. 1 - New Year's Day at Devil's Den in Philadelphia, Pa. -
11 a.m.; $PAYG; Strut with the Mummers down Broad and warm up by the fireplace with a Yards draft. facebook.com/events/523965054407271

Thu. Jan. 1 - Sixth Anniversary Beer Bash at Local 44 in Philadelphia, Pa. -
12 p.m.; $PAYG; A full brunch menu served all day and a special anniversary draft list. local44beerbar.com/upcomingevents.htm

Thu. Jan. 1 - New Year's Day at Monk's Cafe in Philadelphia, Pa. -
12 p.m.-ish; $PAYG; Cash bar for lots of big, malty beers on tap. monkscafe.com/events.cfm

Fri. Jan. 2 - Friday Night Beer Tasting at Washington House in Sellersville, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Stop by to share flights of beers from Saucony Creek Brewing Company. 215-257-3000

Sat. Jan. 17 - Hibrewnation Festival of Beer at Allstar Complex in Gettysburg, Pa. -
12 p.m.-5 p.m.; $20-$55; Over 80 hand-selected regional and international brews. hibrewnation.com

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Virginia

Tue. Dec. 2 - Steal The Glass at Capital Ale House in Harrisonburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Featuring Breckenridge's Agave Wheat, Avalanche Amber, plus two nitro beers, Lucky U and Vanilla Porter. capitalalehouse.com/all-events

Tue. Dec. 2 - Goose Island Bourbon County Tap Takeover at Rustico Restaurant in Arlington, Va. -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; NoVa debut of BCBS and vintage BCB Stout and BCB Barleywine on draft. rusticorestaurant.com/events/events.html

Tue. Dec. 2 - Holiday Beer Dinner at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Fairfax and Falls Church, Va. -
7 p.m.; $60; A five-course meal served with Bitches Brew, 120 Minute IPA, Punkin Ale, Raison D'etre, and Theobroma. dogfishalehouse.com/events/holiday-beer-dinner-3

Tue. Dec. 2 - Tap Takeover at Sedona Taphouse in Charlottesville, Va. -
$PAYG; A lineup of beers from Chaos Mountain. sedonataphouse.com/#!untitled/masterpage_4

Wed. Dec. 3 - Bell's Brewery Dinner at Tuscarora Mill in Leesburg, Va. -
7 p.m.; $85; We always look forward to having Bell's return visit because of their great selection of stouts and porters. 703-771-9300

Fri. Dec. 5 - Beers Gone Wild (and Sour) at Strangeways Brewing in Richmond, Va. -
4 p.m.; $PAYG; Welcoming four new beers to Strangeways made especially for you wild/sour Fans. strangewaysbrewing.com/happenings

Fri. Dec. 5 - Exclusive Tapping at Capital Ale House in Harrisonburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Featuring the only keg of Hardywood Gingerbread Stout in the Valley. capitalalehouse.com/all-events

Sat. Dec. 6 - NoVa Brew Bus at Mad Fox, Port City, and Forge Brew Works around Northern Virginia -
11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $55; Includes lunch and tasting fee at Mad Fox. Does not include tasting fees for Port City or Forge Brew Works. Departs from Reston Town Center. restonlimo.com/events/nova-brew-bus-12

Sun. Dec. 7 - Santa Appearance at Mad Fox Brewing Company in Falls Church, Va. -
2 p.m.; $PAYG; Bring the whole family to take pictures with Santa for free from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. madfoxbrewing.com/mad-fox-events

Mon. Dec. 8 - Beer Yoga at Port City Brewing Company in Alexandria, Va. -
7 p.m.; $10; Yoga class and post-class pint. portcitybrewing.com/company/events

Tue. Dec. 9 - 345 Minutes of IPA at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Fairfax, Va. -
7 p.m.; $PAYG; A pairing and tasting experience of vegetarian Indian food and 60 Minute IPA, 75 Minute IPA, 90 Minute IPA, and 120 Minute IPA. dogfishalehouse.com/events/345-minutes-of-ipa

Tue. Dec. 9 - Tap Takeover at Sedona Taphouse in Charlottesville, Va. -
$PAYG; A lineup of beers from Goose Island. sedonataphouse.com/#!untitled/masterpage_4

Wed. Dec. 10 - 12 Beers of Christmas Tap Takeover at Fire Works Pizza in Arlington, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; 12 of our favorite Holiday offerings and even some not-so-Holiday offerings. fireworkspizza.com/Arlington/Web/Events.php

Sat. Dec. 13 - Dawn of a Dark Day Festival at Adroit Theory Brewing Company in Purcellville, Va. -
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Sat. Dec. 13 through Wed. Dec. 24 - 12 Beers of Christmas at Devils Backbone Brewing Company-Basecamp in Roseland, Va. -
$PAYG; We feature a selected beer each day to put in your pint at a special price. dbbrewingcompany.com/currentevents.aspx

Sun. Dec. 14 - Books & Beer Holiday Brew-Ho-Ho at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond, Va. -
3 p.m.-6 p.m.; $PAYG; Books, beers, and live music. hardywood.com/content/books-beer-holiday-brew-ho-ho

Tue. Dec. 16 - Steal The Glass at Capital Ale House in Harrisonburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Featuring Starr Hill beers. capitalalehouse.com/all-events

Wed. Dec. 17 - Perennial Artisan Ales Tap Takeover at The Answer in Richmond, Va. -
4 p.m.; $PAYG; Welcome special guest, Phil Wymore, Brewmaster, and co-founder of Perennial Artisan Ales to this event. facebook.com/events/1508740516055340

Wed. Dec. 17 - Dogfish Head Beer Dinner at Monza in Manassas, Va. -
6:30 p.m.; $75; A four-course meal paired with 90 Minute IPA, Namaste, Punkin Ale, Indian Brown Ale, and aged World Wide Stout. eatmonza.com

Thu. Dec. 18 - Cask Day at Devils Backbone-Outpost in Lexington, Va. -
2 p.m.; $PAYG; In December, we present a cask of Kilt Flasher aged on Bourbon barrel wood with maple syrup from Highland County. dbbrewingcompany.com/currentevents.aspx

Thu. Dec. 18 - 12 Beers of Christmas at Magnolias at the Mill in Purcellville, Va. -
7 p.m.; $90; Six courses of Chef Chris' inspired upscale comfort food along with 12 seasonal libations from breweries around the country and around the world. 540-338-9800

Thu. Dec. 18 - Holiday Brewers Party at Mad Fox Brewing Company in Falls Church, Va. -
$PAYG; A cask and barrel event. madfoxbrewing.com/mad-fox-events

Fri. Dec. 19 - Holiday Beer & Cookie Pairing at Capital Ale House in Richmond, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; We have baked some delicious cookies from scratch to pair perfectly with your favorite Holiday beers. capitalalehouse.com/all-events

Tue. Dec. 23 - Growler Grab Day at Devils Backbone-Outpost in Lexington, Va. -
1 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; All Outpost brewed beers are featured in the 64 oz Growler Grab Day. dbbrewingcompany.com/currentevents.aspx

Tue. Dec. 23 - Festivus Party at Mad Fox Brewing Company in Falls Church, Va. -
3 p.m.; $PAYG; Celebrate Festivus for the rest of us with 1/2 price growler fills. madfoxbrewing.com/mad-fox-events

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve Dinner at Devils Backbone-Basecamp in Roseland, Va. -
$PAYG; A special three course pre fix menu plus champagne specials and plenty of DB brews on tap to welcome 2015. dbbrewingcompany.com/currentevents.aspx

Wed. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve Celebration at Mad Fox Brewing Company in Falls Church, Va. -
8 p.m.; $80; Ring in 2105 Mad Fox style with a performance from Tom Principato and his band, plus dinner and dessert buffets, midnight toast, and award-winning craft beer. madfoxbrewing.com/mad-fox-events

Wed. Dec. 31 - An Off-Centered New Year's Eve at World of Beer in Reston, Va. -
$PAYG; Featuring ten Off-Centered beers on tap, including some very special releases. dogfish.com/community/events/dogfish-promo/777131/an-off-centered-new-years-eve.htm

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