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MABN Hop Tips, MID-AUGUST 2018

Hi Everybody. Here are some reminders from the main August Hop Tips along with some new events that have popped up. If you can't get to an event, support your local brewery/brewpub.

Get rid of your summertime blues by attending one of the events that are listed below. If you are traveling, check out our online regional calendar at http://www.brewingnews.com/calendar/index.shtml. Don't forget to use a DD, Uber or Lyft. Cheers, Johnny Vac

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August 18, Mountaineer Brewfest at Heritage Port, Wheeling, WV -
Heritage Port? Isn't that what they fill the moonshine jug with when they're out of 'shine? But seriously, lots of fun and beer to be had here!
http://www.mountaineerbrewfest.com/

August 25, Rails & Ales Brewfest at Railroaders Museum, Altoona, PA
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Outdoor sampling event, now in its 9th year, with over 80 craft beers, ales and seasonal specialties. 814-943-4357,
www.railsandalesaltoona.com
also https://www.facebook.com/railsandalesaltoona/

Sept. 8, Craft Beer & Music Festival, ESO Arts Center in Belle Haven, VA-
Enjoy award winning local and regional craft beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages along with an array of food highlighting the culture of the Eastern Shore
http://www.esoartscenter.org/home/esos-craft-beer-music-festival/

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Delaware

August 26, Inaugural Wilmington Brew Works 5k at Wilmington Brew Works, Wilmington, DE -
Every dollar of your fundraising efforts will support the Cardiac Center at Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children. 302-722-4828


District of Columbia

August 19, Lager Fest at City Winery, Washington, DC -
Lager Fest is an event by the local brewing community to showcase our region's best lagers for your enjoyment. This event will bring together more than 30 craft breweries for an afternoon of refreshing lager style beers, pilsners, and related summer favorites, including hard-to-find rare brews. 202-250-2531

August 25, 5th Annual Brewers On The Block at Union Market, Washington, DC -
The event at Union Market's Suburbia will bring together more than 20 of the region's top breweries, cideries and meaderies along with friends of the block from across the country. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-brewers-on-the-block-tickets-47680133563?aff=efbeventtix


Maryland

August 19, Rolling Brook Yoga With Goats at Hysteria Brewing, Columbia, MD -
Your ticket includes a yoga class lead by one of Rolling Brook Yoga's talented instructors, two delicious Hysteria Brewing Company craft beers, and the most gregarious and social little goats you've ever met! 410-630-8319

August 22, 5th Annual Back to School Supply Drive at Denizens Brewing, Silver Spring, MD -
Let's help children in need get off to a great start this school year by filling their backpacks with essential supplies. All you do is bring some supplies and the beer is on us! 301-557-9818

August 25, Revive! Divine Food + Divine Beer at Shrine Of St Anthony, Ellicott City, MD -
Celebrate award winning Maryland craft beer, paired with amazing chefs and their dishes from around the state on the beautiful, yet rarely seen, grounds of The Shrine of St Anthony in Ellicott City. 410-531-2800

August 26, Adoptable Pups at 7 Locks Brewing, Rockville, MD -
Come meet some of our adoptable dogs and puppies while having a nutrition chat with our friends from Bark! Rockville about nutrition for your furry loved ones! 301-841-7123

August 31, Beer And Pickling at Flying Dog Brewery, Frederick, MD -
Flying Dog University has partnered up with Sweet Farm Sauerkraut to bring the parallels of brewing and pickling to light. Learn how and why pickling has become one of today's hottest luxuries. 301-694-7899


New Jersey

August 16-19, Food And Brew at Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, NJ -
Celebrate the opening of the the brand new ALE HOUSE located right on Main Street by The JOKER with specialty food, over 40 beers and music on the Ale House Stage! 732-928-2000

August 18, Edison 2nd Annual Food Wine Beer Festival at Lake Papaianni, Edison, NJ -
This family friendly event will feature some of Edison's top restaurants, food trucks and New Jersey Craft Beer and wine. 732-738-9482

August 18, Summer Swelter Craft Beer Festival 2018 in Uptown Pitman, Pitman, NJ -
We are holding our first annual craft beer festival in Pitman, NJ! Craft Breweries! Food trucks! Live music! Vendors! http://uptownpitman.com/summer-swelter-craft-beer-festival/summer-swelter-tickets/

August 20, Reggae Mon-days at Mud Hen Brewing, Wildwood, NJ -
Join us for smooth reggae vibes every Monday afternoon at MudHen Brewing Co. 609-846-7918

August 21, The Brew Run at Eight and Sand Beer Company, Woodbury, NJ -
Enjoy this 5K Fun run followed by a fun after party including music, raffles, door prizes and more! Always a great time with friends while supporting a great cause - TOPSports! 856-537-1339


Pennsylvania

August 18, Gettysburg Brew Fest 2018 on Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA -
Enjoy unlimited sampling of craft brews and hard ciders from 50+ creative brewers, located in the immediate region, throughout the Mid-Atlantic— and around the U.S. Plus food trucks, live musical entertainment and more! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gettysburg-brew-fest-2018-tickets-40855740620?aff=fbeventpage

August 19, Pints Fur Pets V at Field House, Philadelphia, PA -
This is an amazing event where Philadelphia Union players will come out to serve as guest bartenders and support us while we support local animal welfare organizations. 215-629-1520

August 23, Useful Knowledge 101: Beer History at American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA -
The evening will feature beer samples from local breweries and provide a taste of Philly's beer history. 215-440-3400

August 23, Meeting of the Malts 2018 at SteelStacks, Bethlehem, PA -
Meeting of the Malts is the Brewers Of Pennsylvania's popular annual event that gathers the most acclaimed breweries to discuss the state of the craft beer industry. The powerhouse panel includes Pennsylvania's finest brewers including Bill Covaleski (Victory Brewing Company), Tom Kehoe (Yards Brewing Company), and Wendy Yuengling (D. G. Yuengling & Son). New panelists include Mike Stevens of Michigan-based Founders Brewing Company and Joey Redner of Florida-based Cigar City Brewing. http://www.brewersofpa.org/event/meeting-of-the-malts-2/

\ August 25, Beer Muscles 2018 at 2SP Brewing Company, Aston, PA -
Power Plant Gym and 2SP Brewing Company are bringing strongman BACK ON LOCATION at 2SP brewery for the 3rd straight year! 484-483-7860

August 25, Rails & Ales Brewfest at Railroaders Museum, Altoona, PA
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Outdoor sampling event, now in its 9th year, with over 80 craft beers, ales and seasonal specialties. 814-943-4357, www.railsandalesaltoona.com
also https://www.facebook.com/railsandalesaltoona/

August 25, Hazleton Wine and Beer Festival at Babe Ruth Field, Hazleton, PA -
The event will feature more than 50 craft beers and various wineries. There will also be entertainment throughout the day, craft vendors and a variety food available for purchase. 570-956-6232

August 25, Lancaster Craft Beerfest in Downtown Lancaster, Lancaster, PA -
Our goal is to provide craft beer drinkers with an amazing selection of unique beers so they can discover new and old favorites. There will be dozens of options from some of the best breweries, including those right in our neighborhood and from across the country. Not only will there be craft beer, there will be great food and live music to enjoy as well. http://lancastercraftbeerfest.com/


Virginia

August 15, Ultimate Backpack Supply Drive at The Veil Brewing, Richmond, VA -
The 1st annual Ultimate Backpack is a program that is looking to provide students with brand new backpacks filled with school supplies, free of charge, to support local schools, neighborhood resource centers and non-profit organizations. https://www.facebook.com/events/1081355542013007/

August 16, 9 Year Anniversary 90's Night at Dogfish Head Alehouse, Fairfax, VA -
We're celebrating our 9 year anniversary 90's style! 90's cover band, food and drink specials, vintage ales, and an anniversary glass giveaway! 703-961-1140

August 18, 2018 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest at The IX Art Park , Charlottesville, VA -
Virginia's Largest Craft Beer Festival featuring 100+ Virginia Breweries serving 250+ Virginia brews, Live Music, Food Trucks, and Fun for the entire Family! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-virginia-craft-brewers-fest-tickets-44533844929?aff=efbeventtix

August 18, 2018 Cigar, Bourbon and Beer Festival at Fredericksburg Agricultural Fair, Fredericksburg, VA -
Join us for an amazing day of CIGARS, BOURBON and CRAFT BEER. The gates open at 4pm so come early and stay late to enjoy all the evening has to offer! 540-408-3789

August 29, Beer vs. Wine Dinner at Tuscarora Mill, Leesburg, VA -
Beer! Wine! Dinner! What else do you want? 703-771-9300

Sept. 8, Craft Beer & Music Festival, ESO Arts Center in Belle Haven, VA-
Enjoy award winning local and regional craft beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages along with an array of food highlighting the culture of the Eastern Shore
http://www.esoartscenter.org/home/esos-craft-beer-music-festival/


West Virginia

August 18, Mountaineer Brewfest at Heritage Port, Wheeling, WV -
Heritage Port? Isn't that what they fill the moonshine jug with when they're out of 'shine? But seriously, lots of fun and beer to be had here! http://www.mountaineerbrewfest.com/


DC Beer Week

August 19-26, Various Locations In And Around Washington, DC -
This eight day festival celebrates the Capital region's craft beer community! Throughout the week, local breweries, restaurants, bars & community partners will bring you the area's best craft beer tastings, educational seminars, and events possible! http://dcbeerweek.net/