July 28, 2021—We are cheersing to International Beer Day on August 6 with a few of our favorite breweries, collabs, and beer pubs in the Philadelphia area. What better way to celebrate!
2SP Brewing Company and Wawa are back at it with another brew-tastic collaboration – this time featuring the ultimate shore sipping brew. Delaware County neighbors and friends have created Sunfest Strawberry Lemonade Shandy, a crushable, light-bodied beach beer with a touch of sweetness made with Wawa’s fresh lemonade.
This limited-edition release is available at select Wawa locations, 2SP Brewing Company in Aston, PA, and across the four-state region of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey at select distributors all summer long. Beer-lovers can grab a refreshing cold one and toast to International Beer Day with this seasonal shandy.
Hours of operation are Monday- Thursday 3pm – 9pm, Friday 3pm – 10pm, Saturday 12pm – 10pm, and Sunday 12pm – 8pm
PHOTO: 2SP Brewing Company x Wawa Sunfest Strawberry Lemonade Shandy
120 Concord Rd #101-103 | 484.483.7860 | www.2spbrewing.com/
My Local Brew Works, Frankford’s up-and-coming nano-brewery specializing in contract, special events, and direct-to-public brewing, is saying cheers to International Beer Day just days later on Wednesday, August 11 with My Local Brew Works Great Theater Beer Giveaway, a free beer giveaway for the Philadelphia arts community.
In honor of theater returning to the City of Brotherly Love, My Local Brew Works is giving free four-packs of limited-edition, summer-inspired brews to light crews, grips, actors, performers, ticket booth workers, etc. from 1 – 5pm at The Wilma Theater along the Avenue of the Arts.
Click here to register for the free four-pack giveaway.
PHOTO: My Local Brew Works
4500 Worth St. | www.mylocalbrewworks.com
Philadelphia Brewing Company, the city’s largest and oldest brewery located in Kensington, is raising a glass to International Beer Day on Friday, August 6 while enjoying live jazz music from the loading dock for the brand-new summer series from 8 – 10pm, happening every Friday.
Beer lovers can enjoy an array of signature brews such as the Kenzinger and Walt Wit – ideal for sipping amidst the famed beer garden.
Additionally, imbibers may purchase six-packs and cases to-go, or enjoy these local brews in pints alongside food trucks located just outside of the brewery.
Hours of operation are Sunday-Tuesday 11 am-11 pm, and Wednesday-Saturday 11 am-12 am
PHOTO: Philadelphia Brewing Company
2440 Frankford Ave | 215.427.2739 | www.philadelphiabrewing.com
Devil’s Den, the popular South Philly gastropub, boasts one of the city’s largest curated craft beer selections – from Hazy IPAs to Belgian Stouts to German Wheat Beers. The ever-evolving rotating draft offerings include premier breweries such as SingleCut Beersmiths, SweetWater Brewing Co., Brewery Ommegang, and Left Hand Brewing Company. Imbibers may enjoy hard-to-find craft beer including Belgian gold ale La Chouffe (8% ABV) from Brasserie d’Achouffe.
Brews are available for sipping alongside delicious pub fare at the expansive outdoor streetery and indoor dining as well as to-go in the form of six-packs and growlers.
Hours of operation are Tuesday and Wednesday from 4pm – 10pm, Thursday and Friday from 4pm – 12 am, Saturday from 11 am – 12 am, and Sunday from 11 am – 10 pm.
1148 South 11th Street | 215.339.0855 | www.devilsdenphilly.com
East Passyunk Avenue, home to more than 160 independently owned businesses in South Philadelphia, is no stranger to locally-sourced craft beer. Separatist Beer Project boasts a rotating menu of house-made brews available in drafts and crowlers, to be enjoyed for takeaway or sit-down at the uber-popular Avenue location. Down the road at Stickman Brews, the local brewery puts American twists on Belgian-inspired beers, IPAs, and all things in-between.
Additionally, The Bottle Shop, is a staple in the beer community for their impressive selection of domestic and craft brews, rare finds, plus a wide range of seltzers, ciders, and even fine wines. Folks are welcome to stop by and try one of the many local craft beers on the Avenue!
Check out the respective businesses’ websites for more info.
1904 E. Passyunk Avenue | www.visiteastpassyunk.com/
Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, the New Jersey Shore’s quintessential resort, is a short trek away from South Jersey’s fan-favorite beer haven — Cape May Brewery. Enjoy select Cape May Brewery Co. beers on-site by the outdoor pool, in the Lobby Bar, or on the golf course. Guests are invited to plan an extended weekend, staycation, or weekday escape from the office at Seaview’s luxe resort, and take the drive to Cape May for a day trip to sip on refreshing summer brews.
PHOTO: Seaview Hotel & Golf Club
401 S New York Rd., Galloway, NJ | 609.652.1800 | https://www.seaviewdolcehotel.com/
– Taryn Kolas