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MABN Hop Tips, JUNE 2016

Hi Everybody! I kind of feel lucky to live just outside of Philadelphia with the Craft Brewers Conference in May and Philly Beer Week coming up early in June. Unfortunately, my waistline is showing it just a little bit. So, between sessions at the gym, I think that I was able to find some events that hopefully, you will be able to enjoy.

Finally, Father's Day occurs on June 19. I think a great present would be surprising him with tickets to a Festival and spending the time together.

Cheers! John Vac


June 4, 3rd Wave 2nd Annual 5K Run at 3rd Wave Brewing, Delmar,DE -
Good friends, good run, and great beer 5K. 302-907-0423

June 12, Downtown Milford Brewgrass Festival at Bicentennial & Memorial Parks , Milford,DE -
The 2nd Annual Brewgrass Festival is presented by Mispillion River Brewing. https://tickets.beerfests.com/event/DMIBrewgrassFestival/tag/BGBF16

District of Columbia

May 30-June 5, SAVOR Week, Washington,DC -
Our friends at DC Beer have a good list of events. http://www.dcbeer.com/savor-2016

May 31, Against The Grain & 4 Hands Take The Taps at ChurchKey, Washington,DC -
24 delicious Drafts in all! 202-567-2576

June 1-4, Sour Week: SAVOR Edition at The Partisan, Washington,Dc -
Celebrate our love of funky ales. 202-524-5322

June 1, The Short's & Surly Tap Takeover at ChurchKey , Washington,DC -
50 beers on tap!!! 202-567-2576

June 2, Southern Craft Brewer Night at ChurchKey, Washington,DC -
Burial, Country Boy, Fonta Flora, Great Raft, Parish and Wicked Weed on tap. 202-567-2576

June 3, Maine Craft Beer Total Tap Takeover at ChurchKey, Washington,Dc -
9 brewers take over all 50 taps. 202-567-2576

June 3-4, SAVOR at the National Building Museum, Washington,DC -
An American craft beer and food experience. http://www.savorcraftbeer.com/

June 4, SAVOR 2016 Showcase at ChurchKey, Washington,DC -
We showcase nearly 40 drafts from 9 out of market brewers. 202-567-2576

June 4, Annual SAVOR Brewer's Bruch at Birch & Barley, Washington,DC -
Come enjoy a SAVOR tradition. 202-567-2576

June 4-5, Summerfest DC Beer & Wine Festival at DC Fairgrounds, Washington,DC -
Kickoff the summer at DC's best outdoor venue. http://summerfestdc.com/

June 9, Royal Rumble: Virginia Breweries at Mad Fox Taproom, Washington,DC -
Support your favorite Virginia brewery by kicking their keg first. 202-791-0389

June 18, The Space Reaper Cometh at DC Brau, Washington,DC -
Usher in the summer solstice with this DIPA. 202-621-8890

June 25, DC Red White & Brew at The Yards, Washington,DC -
Raise a flag and toast to Uncle Sam. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/red-white-brew-beer-wine-festival-tickets-24206147238?aff=home.


June 4, St. Michael's Brew Fest at the Old Mill, St. Michael's,MD -
3rd annual, 70+ beers, rain or shine. http://stmichaelsbrewfest.com/

June 9-11, 38th Annual National Homebrewer's Conference at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore,MD -
Enhance your brewing skills and knowledge. http://www.homebrewcon.org/

June 11, Brew and Bourbon Classic at Pimlico, Baltimore,MD -
This is a classic of beer, bourbon and thoroughbred racing. http://www.brewandbourbonclassic.com/home/

June 11, Sour Ale Fest at The Alewife, Baltimore,MD -
The inaugural Sour Fest during the Homebrewers Conference.410-545-5112

June 11, 2nd Annual Sour Festival at Burley Oak Brewery, Berlin,MD -
The 2nd annual for you sour fans. 443-513-4647

June 17-18, Beer, Bourbon & Barbeque Festival at National Harbor Waterfront, National Harbor,MD -
Beer, bourbon, music, cigars and 'que. http://www.beerandbourbon.com/national-harbor/show-info

June 25, 1st Annual Eastern Shore Battle Of The Brews at Assawoman Bay Brewing Company, Ocean City,MD -
Who's ready for a battle? It's for charity, of course. 410-390-3231

June 25, Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival, Baltimore,MD -
All you care to taste event featuring crabs and beer. http://www.mdcrabfest.com/baltimore/show-info

June 25, St. Mary's City Beer Fest at Historic St. Mary's City Museum, St. Mary's City,MD -
Our annual celebration of beer, food and music. 240-895-4977

New Jersey

June 4, Hop Sauce Festival at Taylor Avenue Waterfront, Beach Haven,NJ -
3rd annual gathering of craft beer and hot sauce enthusiasts. http://www.hopsaucefest.com/

June 7, Barley Legal Homebrewers Tap Takeover at Uno's, Maple Shade,NJ -
Featuring Manayunk, Spellbound, Third State and Village Idiot. 856-722-5577

June 10-11, Wildwood Beer Fest at Fox Park, Wildwood,NJ -
Enjoy 3 sessions over 2 days with 100+ beers. http://www.eventbrite.com/o/wildwood-beer-fest-7988320537

June 11, 2nd Annual Atlantic City Boardwalk Beer Festival at Harry's Oyster Bar, Atlantic City,NJ -
If you thought last year was fun, wait until you see what we have planned for 2016. http://www.boardwalkbeerfestival.com/

June 14, Angry Erik Tap Takeover at 381 Main Bar & Grill, Little Falls,NJ -
Our tap takeovers feature specials and trivia. 973-785-3815

June 16, Victory Brewing Tap Takeover at The River Of Beer, Bloomingdale,NJ -
We will have rare selections that you won't find at any other bar. 973-750-1820

June 25, Summerbrew 2016 at Island Heights Volunteer Fire Company, Island Heights,NJ -
Our 18th Summerbrew fundraiser to help maintain our equipment. 732-929-4683

June 25, Brew At The Zoo at the Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange,NJ -
Come and party with the animals. 973-731-5800

June 25, Battleship Beer Fest at the Battleship New Jersey, Camden,NJ -
Our 20th Anniversary with the biggest brewery turnout yet! http://getfreshinnj.ticketleap.com/

June 25, Somerville Craft Beer Fest at N. Bridge St., Somerville,NJ -
Another good beer, food and music festival.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tapastre-presents-somerville-craft-beer-fest-2016-tickets-16970480163


June 3-12, Philly Beer Week, Philadelphia Metro Area,PA -
For events, please visit http://www.phillybeerweek.org/

June 3-5, Craft Brew Fest & Homebrew Competition at Chestnut Grove Resort, Swiftwater,PA -
Enjoy a festival in the beautiful Pocono Mountains. chestnutgrove.com or 570-839-3656

June 3, Beer Tasting: Fat Head's Brewery at The Washington House, Sellersville,PA -
Enjoy Fat Head's new presence in SE Pennsylvania. 215-257-3000

June 4, Great International Beer Expo at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia,PA -
GIBE returns to the Navy Yard for its 8th year. http://www.greatbeerexpo.com/philly/

June4, 6th Annual PBS39 MicroBrew Festival at Coca-Cola Park, Allentown,PA -
Proceeds will benefit PBS39 educational services. http://brewfest.wlvt.org/

June 4-5, Ride The Rails with Boxcar Brewing, West Chester,PA -
Trains, beer, food and live music. 484-887-0538

June 8, Kingpin at Standard Tap, Philadelphia,PA -
Come help your favorite brewery kick their pin first. 215-238-0630

June 11, History Untapped: An Artisan Beer Affair at the Agricultural & Industrial Museum, York,PA -
This event benefits the York County Heritage Fund. 717-846-6452

June 11, Lehigh Valley Hops Fest at Celtic Classic Field, Bethlehem,PA -
This fundraiser is to help promote and preserve Celtic culture. 610-868-9599

June 11, 4th Anniversary Throwdown at Neshaminy Creek Brewing, Croydon,PA -
Help us celebrate with The Suicide Machines. 215-458-7081

June 18, Phoenixville Craft Beer Festival on Bridge St, Phoenixville,PA -
You're invited to the inaugural Phoenixville Beer Festival. https://tickets.beerfests.com/event/phoenixville-craft-beer-festival/tag/BF16PCBF

June 18, Harrisburg Brewers Fest 2016 at the corner of Locust & 3rd St, Harrisburg,PA -
The Cystic Fibrosis Society brings you the 12th edition of the HBF. http://www.harrisburgbrewersfest.com/index.html

June 25, Lansdale Beer Tasting Festival at LBT Festival Field , Lansdale,PA -
This fun event is meant to raise funds for local non-profits.http://lansdalebeerfest.com/

June 25, German Bierfest at Reading Liederkranz, Reading,PA -
Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reinheitsgebot. 610-373-3982

June 25, Ephrata Brew Fest at Whistle Stop Plaza, Ephrata,PA -
Join us for Ephrata's 1st Brew Fest. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/ephrata-brewfest-tickets-17896106737


June 1, Dogfish Head Beer Dinner at Tuscarora Mill, Leesburg,VA -
We will feature flavors of the Eastern Shore. 703-771-9300

June 4, Riverboat Ramble aboard the Cherry Blossom Sternwheeler, Alexandria,VA -
Cruise the Potomac with Devils Backbone and friends. 540-462-6200

June 11, Americana Beer Fest at Morven Park, Leesburg,VA -
Proceeds will benefit Boulder Crest Retreat. http://americanabeerfest.org/

June 11, Big Lick Beertopia at Lewis Gale Field, Salem,VA -
A celebration of craft beer. http://biglickbeertopia.org/

June 11, Revolutionary Beer Fest at City Park, Chesapeake,VA -
Virginia craft beer with Hampton Roads food trucks. 757-482-4480

June 18, Hop Blossom Craft Beer Festival in Old Town Winchester, Winchester,VA -
Benefits GoodDogz and the Winchester SPCA. http://hopblossom.com/

June 18, Made In The Shade Craft Beer Festival at Avoca Museum, Altavista,VA -
Beer, music, and crafts. 434-369-1076

June 18, The Growler Team Relay at Brothers Craft Brewing, Harrisonburg,VA -
72.4 mile relay race from Brothers Craft Brewing to Starr Hill Brewing and back. 747-478-0495

June 22, Arts And Ales v2 at Port City Brewing, Alexandria,VA -
Join us as we turn Port City into an art gallery again. 703-797-2739

June 25, IPA Jambeeree at Starr Hill Brewery, Crozet,VA -
This is Starr Hill's first ever festival. 434-823-5671

West Virginia

June 25, Sound Waves And IPAs Craft Beer Festival at Benedum Center, Bridgeport,WV -
Fundraiser for the Bridgeport Arts Council.https://tickets.beerfests.com/event/sound-waves-and-ipas/tag/ipabf16