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Tue. Jan. 13 - Iron Thrones Dinner at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Newark, Del. -
7 p.m.; $75; Six-course meal served with Lannister's Golden Ale, Baratheon Brown Ale, Imperial Witbier, Dragon's Breath Ale, Winter Warmer, and Milk of the Poppy.

Fri. Jan. 16 - New Belgium Slow Ride Session IPA Release Party at World Cafe Live in Wilmington, Del. -
7:30 p.m.; $5 + $PAYG; A beer release party and live music.

Wed. Jan. 21 - Grilled Cheese and Craft Beer Tasting at World Cafe Live in Wilmington, Del. -
6 p.m.; $40; Two of the best things — Grilled Cheese and Craft Beer — paired together in unexpected and delicious ways. Bring your vegetarian friends, too – we can accommodate them on all pairings.

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District of Columbia

Wed. Jan. 14 - The Release of Hop Ranch at Meridian Pint in Washington, DC -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; We have 11 Victory beers on draft and we have also acquired several other limited edition brews including Earth and Flame, Wet Hop Session IPA, and 19th Anniversary Session IPA.

Thu. Jan. 15 - Iced IPA Cask Review at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Join us as we showcase three rare Austrian casks from Brauerei Hofstetten.

Tue. Jan. 20 - Bourbon County Vintage & Variations Release Party at Meridian Pint in Washington, DC -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; We've been stockpiling various vintages and variants of Goose Island's Bourbon County Stout and the time has come to release them for your drinking pleasure.

Tue. Jan. 20 - Terrapin Liquid Bliss 2015 Launch Party at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Plus, rare French toasted Wake & Bake and Turtle Neck on draft.

Thu. Jan. 22 - Monthly Beer Dinner at Meridian Pint in Washington, DC -
7:30 p.m.; $50; Enjoy a decadent three-course meal paired with rare and special beers.

Fri. Jan. 23 - Brewing Up History at Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; $40; Join us for a beer talk and tasting featuring Bluejacket brewery's Greg Engert and beer historian Mike Stein as they discuss the art and science of brewing. Enjoy food and beer samples, book signings, and rarely exhibited brewing history collections objects out-of-storage.

Mon. Jan. 26 - Ales From The Dark Side at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
4 p.m.; $PAYG; 25 rare, dark, and delicious brews on tap.

Tue. Jan. 27 - Winter Ales Beer Dinner at Belga Cafe in Washington, DC -
6:30 p.m.; $69; A four-course meal served with wonderful winter ales.

Mon. Feb. 2 - An Evening with Moonlight Meadery at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; 10 delicious meads on tap and from the bottle, plus meet founder Michael Fairbrother.

Thu. Feb. 5 - Nugget Nectar Draft and Cask Extravaganza at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Tröegs Nugget Nectar six ways: on draft and via 5 casks.

Tue. Feb. 10 - Flying Dog Vintage Horn Dog Vertical at ChurchKey in Washington, DC -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 Horn Dogs on tap.

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Wed. Jan. 14 - Siren Noire Release Party at Heavy Seas in Halethorpe, Md. -
2 p.m; $PAYG; Get a first taste of the 2015 edition of Siren Noire (Imperial Chocolate Stout aged in bourbon barrels) on draft, from the cask, and in 22 oz. bottles.

Wed. Jan. 14 - Cask Night at The Brewer's Art in Baltimore, Md. -
4 p.m.; $PAYG; Featuring cask-conditioned Green Peppercorn Tripel.!/page_events

Thu. Jan. 15 - Winter Beer/Wine Dinner at Barley & Hops in Frederick, Md. -
7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $50; Five-course meal served with wines from Elk Run and beers from Barley & Hops.

Wed. Jan. 21 - Limited Release of Finch's Belgian Pale Ale at Mahaffey's Pub in Baltimore, Md. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; The first 48 people will receive a glass and Marshall from the brewery will be here at 5 p.m.

Tue. Jan. 27 - Jailbreak Beer Dinner at Dan's Taphouse in Boonsboro, Md. -
6 p.m.; $50; Dinner paired with Jailbreak Brewing Company's Welcome to Scoville, Feed the Monkey, Kavorka, Big Punisher, and Ryemin & Stealin.

Wed. Jan. 28 - Flying Dog Beer Dinner at Victoria Gastro Pub in Columbia, Md. -
$85; Dinner paired with beers from Flying Dog's Pale Ale, Bloodline Blood Orange Ale, Single Hop Imperial IPA with HBC-431, Hefeweizen, and Brewhouse Rarities Mexican Hot Chocolate Stout.

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.

Fri. Feb. 13 through Mon. Feb. 16 - Belgian Beer Fest at Max's in Baltimore, Md. -
$PAYG; Special Belgian-themed events each day and an exclusive American sour/wild ale Monday.

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New Jersey

Wed. Jan. 14 - Doc's Cider Event at Coppermine Pub in North Arlington, NJ -
$PAYG; Spiced Cranberry, Pumpkin, Gold Rush, Cherry, Apple, and Pear.

Thu. Jan. 15 - Titus 2XIPA Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Voorhees, NJ -
4 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; The release of this epic American IPA.

Thu. Jan. 15 - Tap Takeover at 5 West Pub in Cape May, NJ -
7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; Cape May's IPA, Blonde Ale, King Porter Stomp, and Dubbel Marker.

Tue. Jan. 20 - Craft Beer GM Dinner at Morris Tap & Grill in Randolph, NJ -
7 p.m.; $70-$75; Monthly meal of beers perfectly paired with special plates of food from the kitchen.

Tue. Jan. 20 - 120 on 1/20 at Uno Chicago Grill in Maple Shade, NJ -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Limited and occasional Dogfish Head beers like 120 Minute IPA, Bitches Brew, Punkin Ale, Palo Santo, Burton Baton, 90 Minute IPA, Sixty-One, and Rosabi.

Wed. Jan. 21 - Heavy Seas Tap Takeover at Cork City Pub in Hoboken, NJ -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Tonight we launch six custom made beers on cask specifically designed for us from Heavy Seas of Baltimore.

Fri. Jan. 23 - Hors D'oeuvres and Beer Pairing at The Continental in Atlantic City, NJ -
7 p.m.; $29; A unique hors d'oeuvres and beer pairing event featuring Forgotten Boardwalk specifically paired with some of Stephen Starr's finest.

Sat. Jan. 24 - Peanut Butter Beer Blowout at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Voorhees, NJ -
1 p.m.-4 p.m.; Celebration of National Peanut Butter Day with the limited release of three unique beers you won't find anywhere else.

Sat. Jan. 24 - Winterfest Celebration at Hawk Pointe Golf Club in Washington, NJ -
4 p.m.-8 p.m.; A wide variety of craft beer and fine wine, buffet and hot wings, raffles and live entertainment. Snow date, Jan. 25. or 908-689-4140

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.

Sun. Jan. 25 - Donate Life Charity Fundraiser at Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Company in Cherry Hill, NJ -
11 a.m.; New Jersey Sharing Network Fundraiser will be at our Brunch featuring beer-mosas and locally roasted coffee available on our nitro line.

Thu. Jan. 29 - DuClaw Brewery Tap Takeover at The Stirling Hotel in Stirling, NJ -
6 p.m.-10 p.m.; $PAYG; Featuring six DuClaw's finest ales.

Fri. Jan. 30 - Luca Brasi Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Maple Shade, NJ -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; The re-release of the 2011 Iron Brewer competition winner, Luca Brasi — our coffee-infused milk stout blended with 24 pounds of whole and ground Sumatran coffee beans.

Sat. Jan. 31 - International Great Beer Expo at Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ -
12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; $10-$60; Includes beer sampling, souvenir tasting glass, and admission to the beer seminars.

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Eastern Pennsylvania

Tue. Jan. 13 - Saison Vautour bottle release at McKenzie Brew House in Malvern, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Special bottle release and free samples poured by Nate Walter, brewer.

Tue. Jan. 13 - Ninkasi Tap Takeover at Lucky's Last Chance in Philadelphia, Pa. -
8 p.m.; $PAYG; A lineup of beers from Oregon's Ninkasi.

Wed. Jan. 14 - Suds Sessions at Kings Oak in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $35; Four courses of food served with five beers from Tröegs.

Thu. Jan. 15 - Taste of Phoenixville at Phoenixville Foundry in Phoenixville, Pa. -
6 p.m.-10 p.m.; $90-$100; An extravaganza of food, wine, and tastes of Sly Fox beers and Manatawny Still Works spirits. Proceeds from this event support Good Samaritan Shelter.

Fri. Jan. 16 - Lappy New Beer — American Saison at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Philadelphia, Pa. -
5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; Head Brewer Chris LaPierre brews a style of beer that he has never brewed before. Join us for this year's release, Lappy New Beer, an American Saison.

Fri. Jan. 16 - A Bunch of Arrogant Bastards at Teresa's Next Door in Wayne, Pa. -
$PAYG; Lucky Bastard, Double Bastard, Arrogant Bastard, and a few other special things from Stone Brewing.

Sat. Jan. 17 - The Trouble with Trippels at Johnny Brendas in Philadelphia, Pa. -
11 a.m.; $PAYG; The kitchen will be serving up some hearty Belgian-themed dishes to keep you on an even keel as you work your way through these tasty ales.

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.

Sat. Jan. 17 - Grilled Cheese & Craft Beer Pairing at Federal Taphouse in Harrisburg, Pa. -
3 p.m.; $25-$30; Eight craft beers paired with eight variations of grilled cheese.!upcoming-shows/cz9t

Sat. Jan. 17 - Ben Franklins Birthday with Victory Brewing at Kite & Key in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; Taps lined with our favorite Victory suds including a collaboration with Earth Bread + Brewery.

Tue. Jan. 20 - 120 on 1/20 at The Grey Lodge in Philadelphia, Pa. -
10 a.m.; $PAYG; We expect this sixtel, weighing in at around 20% ABV, to last all day.

Tue. Jan. 20 - Goose Island Spotlight at The Pour House in Exton, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; A lineup of beers from Goose Island.

Wed. Jan. 21 - Bella Vista Beer Night at The Trestle Inn in Philadelphia, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Heretic beer from California and j the audiophile spinning the tunes.

Wed. Jan. 21 - Lost Abbey Beer Dinner at Iron Abbey in Horsham, Pa. -
7 p.m.-9 p.m.; $60; A five-course meal served with Lost Abbey's Red Barn Ale, Lost and Found, Judgement Day, Ten Commandments, and Cuvee de Tomme.

Wed. Jan. 21 - Suds Sessions at Kings Oak in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $35; Four courses of food served with five beers from Flying Fish.

Wed. Jan. 21 - Beer & Food Pairing Dinner at Southern Cross Kitchen in Conshohocken, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $70; A five-course dinner paired with Goose Island Lolita, Sofie, Matilda, Ten Hills Pale Ale, and Bourbon County Coffee Stout.

Thu. Jan. 22 - Winter Beer Night at Barcade in Philadelphia, Pa. -
4 p.m.; $PAYG; A draft list full of winter beers.

Thu. Jan. 22 - Meeting of the Malts III at Priory Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $20-$90; A beer sampling, a five-course beer pairing dinner, a silent auction, and a panel discussion between Victory's president and brewmaster, Bill Covaleski; Tröegs' founder and "brew brother", Chris Trogner; and Scott Smith, founder of Pittsburgh's own East End Brewing Company.

Thu. Jan. 22 - Knee Deep Philly Launch Party at Kite & Key in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.; $PAYG; One of California's finest breweries.

Fri. Jan. 23 - Friday Night Tasting at Exton Beverage in Exton, Pa. -
4 p.m.-6 p.m.; $Free; Tasting samples of beers from Susquehanna.

Sat. Jan. 24 - Eclipse Vertical Tasting at The Drafting Room in Exton, Pa. -
12 p.m.; $PAYG; 15 barrel-aged beers from FiftyFifty Brewing Company.

Sat. Jan. 24 - British Invasion Multi-Tap Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Phoenixville, Pa. -
1 p.m.-5 p.m.; $PAYG; A traditional British-inspired menu and English-style beers on tap.

Sat. Jan. 24 - Peanut Butter Porter Beer Release at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in North Wales, Pa. -
1 p.m.; $PAYG; Celebrate National Peanut Butter Day with the release of our delicious Peanut Butter Porter.

Sat. Jan. 24 - Belgium Comes To West Chester at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in West Chester, Pa. -
1 p.m.; $PAYG; Join us as we team up with regional breweries to showcase the best locally craft-brewed, Belgian-style beers.

Sat. Jan. 24 - Robert Burns Birthday Celebration at Sly Fox Brewing Company in Phoenixville, Pa. -
5 p.m.-11 p.m.; $PAYG; Gang Aft Agley Scotch Ale and Burns Scottish Ale will be pouring, the bagpipes will be piping, and the arrival of the Haggis (6:30 p.m.) will be marked by Ian Turnbull's reading of Burns' Ode to a Haggis. Celtic Spirit will play music throughout the evening.

Sat. Jan. 24 - Goose Island Beer Dinner at The Horse Tavern in Sellersville, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $35; Join us in sampling 8 delicious craft beers from Goose Island brewery.

Sat. Jan. 24 - 8 Beers to Try before You Die at Philly Beer School in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; $39.98; Philly Beer School's bucket list of beers.

Sun. Jan. 25 - Beef & Beer at South Philadelphia Tap Room in Philadelphia, Pa. -
4 p.m.-8 p.m.; $35; All-you-can-eat beef and pay-as-you-go firkin beer. Portions of the proceeds from this year's event will be donated to Imerman Angels.

Mon. Jan. 26 - Beer Dinner at Bulls Head Public House in Lititz, Pa. -
5:30 p.m.; $27.50; Four beers from Victory Brewing paired with four courses of food.

Tue. Jan. 27 - Atwater Beer Dinner at The Horse Tavern in Sellersville, Pa. -
7 p.m.; $35; Yet another delicious pairing featuring Atwater brewery from Michigan.

Tue. Jan. 27 - Beer & Dinner Tasting Menu at Warehouse Gourmet Bistro & Brewpub in Hanover, Pa. -
$65; A six-course meal paired with Warehouse Wit, Habitual Debauchery, Due Benevolence, Leggy Blonde, Hopknocker IPA, and Steampunk Stout.

Wed. Jan. 28 - Suds Sessions at Kings Oak in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 p.m.-10 p.m.; $35; Four courses of food served with five beers from Great Lakes.

Fri. Jan. 30 - Friday Night Sampling at Trolley Car Diner in Philadelphia, Pa. -
5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $PAYG; Complimentary glassware from Tröegs with purchase.

Fri. Jan. 30 - Manayunk Lager Night at The Grey Lodge in Philadelphia, Pa. -
6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $PAYG; Great beer and giveaways from Manayunk, plus meet brewers Evan and Mark.

Sat. Jan. 31 - Winterfest at The Horse Tavern in Sellersville, Pa. -
1 p.m.-4 p.m.; $25-$30; Featuring 25 breweries and the tapping of 50 craft beers.

Sat. Jan. 31 - Superbowl Saturday VII at Teresa's Next Door in Wayne, Pa. -
$PAYG; A great day of sours and this year will be no different.

Mon. Feb. 2 - Groundhog Day Hawaiian Shirt Beer Breakfast & Lucky Cat Beer Prognostication at Grey Lodge in Philadelphia, Pa. -
7 a.m.; $PAYG; A day full of events detailed at the website.

Fri. Feb. 6 - Beer Tasting at Washington House in Sellersville, Pa. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; A Friday night tasting lineup of beers from Duck Rabbit in North Carolina.

Sat. Feb. 7 - Hibrewnation Festival of Beer at Memorial Hall-York Expo in York, Pa. -
12 p.m.-5 p.m.; $20-$55; Over 80 hand-selected regional and international brews.

Sun. Feb. 8 - Band of Brewers at World Café Live in Philadelphia, Pa. -
12 p.m.; $20-$35; Local beer and live music competition.

Sat. Feb. 28 - Winter Brew Festival at Stoudts Brewing Company in Adamstown, Pa. -
6 p.m.-10 p.m.; $35; Open sampling of craft winter ales and lagers, complemented by hearty, festive food. Prizes for winter solstice and folklore costumes and displays, body warming music by Reading's Good Lovin' Jam Band.

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Saturdays in January & February - Apres-Ski at Devils Backbone-Basecamp in Roseland, Va. -
2 p.m.-5 p.m.; $PAYG; A carefully-selected menu of appetizers and cocktails to warm you up after a day on the slopes, trail hiking, and winter camping.

Tue. Jan. 13 - Steal The Glass at Capital Ale House in Harrisonburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; One of our favorite breweries to work with. Come grab a glass and try some of their best, plus they always have cool swag to bring home.

Tue. Jan. 13 - 43 Hours of Dark at The Birch Bar in Norfolk, Va. -
$PAYG; Dark and decadent.

Wed. Jan. 14 - Tap Takeover at World of Beer in Arlington, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; A lineup of beers from Yards in Philadelphia.

Thu. Jan. 15 - Cask Day at Devils Backbone-Outpost in Lexington, Va. -
2 p.m.; $PAYG; In January, we present a cask of Dark Abby loaded with raisins.

Sat. Jan. 17 - Pedals and 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 Rockland BBQ Food Truck.

Sat. Jan. 17 - The Great Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout Tapping Part 2 at Rustico in Arlington, Va. -
11 a.m.; $PAYG; Founders has sent a host of accompanying rarities and deliciousness like bottles of KBS 2014, alongside drafts like Founders Imperial Stout 2013 and 2014, Big Lushious, Black Rye, Dissenter, Dark Penance, Devil Dancer, and Backwoods Bastard...18 outstanding brews in all.

Tue. Jan. 20 - Steal The Glass at Capital Ale House in Harrisonburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Start off the spring semester right with Lazy Magnolia, featuring their Southern Pecan, Southern Hospitality, and other great beers.

Tue. Jan. 20 - Vintage Beer In A New Year at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Falls Church, Va. -
7 p.m.; $65; A roundtable of DC Brau, Heritage, and Dogfish Head beers.

Wed. Jan. 21 - Some Like It Hot at Magnolias at the Mill in Purcellville, Va. -
7 p.m.; $80; Join us as we celebrate spicy food and great beer with Allagash Brewing Company.

Fri. Jan. 23 - Exclusive Tapping at Capital Ale House in Harrisonburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Terrapin French Toasted Wake-N-Bake.

Sat. Jan. 24 - Chili Cook Off at Adroit Theory Brewing Company in Purcellville, Va. -
$PAYG; 20 chefs and a special pepper IPA.

Sun. Jan. 25 - Beer Can Art Contest at Pizza Paradiso in Alexandria, Va. -
Details for entry and judging at the website.

Mon. Jan. 26 - Robbie Burns Dinner at Mad Fox Brewing in Falls Church, Va. -
6:30 p.m.; $75; Five-course beer dinner and tribute to Scotland's national poet complete with live poem readings, bagpiper, and more.

Tue. Jan. 27 - Tap Takeover at Fire Works in Leesburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; A full lineup of beers from Old Ox Brewery.

Tue. Jan. 27 - Steal The Glass at Capital Ale House in Harrisonburg, Va. -
5 p.m.; $PAYG; Champion Brewing out of Charlottesville is bringing some of their best, including their Virginia IPA Challenge entry Missile IPA.

Tue. Jan. 27 through Thu. Jan. 29 - Celebration of Stouts Tap Takeover at Capital Ale House in Midlothian, Va. -
$PAYG; Each day we'll tap four stouts and serve full glasses, as well as flights. All these great beers will be paired with our Executive Chef Michael's food specials themed around stouts.

Wed. Jan. 28 - Some Like It Hot Beer Dinner at Fire Works in Arlington, Va. -
7 p.m.; $75; A food menu paired with Hardywood Park's Pils, Singel, Great Return, Saison Rustica, Hoplar, and Brian's Blend #4.

Fri. Jan. 30 - Tap Invasion at Westover Market in Arlington, Va. -
$PAYG; All of your favorite Starr Hill brews on tap.

Sat. Feb. 21 and Sun. Feb. 22 - Barleywine Festival at Mad Fox Brewing in Falls Church, Va. -
$PAYG; Mid-Atlantic's largest two-day showcase featuring 30 premium Barleywine beers.

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