Former Governor Kicks Off Philly Beer Week


Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell threw down the hammer and tapped the keg, officially bringing in the annual Philly Beer Week.

Rendell received the “hammer of glory” at the 23rd Street Armory Friday night after a day-long Olympic torch-style relay throughout the city.

First created in 2008, Philly Beer Week is the largest beer celebration in the country, consisting of festivals, dinners, tours and pub crawls throughout the city of brotherly love.

The following breweries are participating in this year’s event:

  • 2nd Story Brewing
  • Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery
  • The Boston Beer Company
  • Conshohocken Brewing Company
  • Dock Street Brewery
  • Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
  • Doylestown Brewing Company
  • Evil Genius
  • Evolution Craft Brewing
  • Flying Fish Brewing Company
  • Free Will Brewing
  • Home Sweet Home Brew
  • Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
  • Keystone Homebrew Supply
  • Lancaster Brewing Company
  • The Lion Brewery
  • Manayunk Brewing Company
  • Naked Brewing
  • Neshaminy Creek Brewing
  • Nodding Head Brewery
  • Philadelphia Brewing Company
  • Philly Homebrew Outlet
  • Prism Brewing Company
  • River Horse Brewing Company
  • Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
  • Round Guys Brewing Company
  • Saint Benjamin Brewing Company
  • Saint Boniface
  • Saucony Creek Brewing
  • ShawneeCraft Brewing Company
  • Sly Fox Brewing Company
  • Spring House Brewing
  • Stoudt’s Brewing Company
  • Susquehanna Brewing Company, Troegs Brewing Company
  • Twin Lakes Brewery
  • Victory Brewing Company
  • Weyerbacher Brewing Company
  • Yards Brewing Company
  • Yuengling

Click here for more information on the venues and schedule.

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