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Apr 27 2016

Brewers in the City of Brotherly Love

Next week, 10,000+ brewing industry professionals (at least, that's what we like to call ourselves) will descend upon the City of Brotherly Love for the Craft Beer Conference. This year, it's setting up shop in Philadelphia, a city with a rich history in brewing that goes back further than the crack in the Liberty Bell. While the conference itself is for industry members only, we'd like to personally invite you to paint the town Flying Dog.


Monday, May 2 at Percy Street BBQ
Featuring Percy's beloved chicken biscuit, BBQ fries and pulled pork sliders alongside Bloodline Blood Orange Ale and Fever Dream Mango Habanero IPA.


Tuesday, May 3 at Moriarty's Pub 
Featuring $2 Tacos, Numero Uno Agave Cerveza and Numero Uno Margaritas.


Wednesday, May 4 at City Tap House 
The premiere dinner of the annual Craft Brewer's Conference, Charlie Bravo Charlie (with Flying Dog, Surly, Maui, DC Brau, Firestone Walker, Avery and 2SP Brewing) is an event you can't afford to miss. The 7-course dinner, prepared by Chefs Chad Vetter and Rhett Vellner, will feature:

Grilled Octopus with clamato salsa-chicken skin cracklins’
Paired with Flying Dog Ancho Lime Paradise Lager

Coconut Fried Oysters with curry cocktail sauce
Paired with Maui Imperial Coconut Porter

Farmers’ Lunch with a pork rillete training wheel, Stilton blue frisee and cherry vinaigrette
Paired with Avery Lunctis Viribus

Tri-Tip Carpaccio with a dry chile rub-grilled ramp chimichurri
Paired with 2SP Bell Cracker Double IPA

Scarpinocc with cherry gorgonzola filling, pulled lamb neck and traditional gravy
Paired with Surly Pentagram

Pheasant Pot Pie with spring vegetables, porter gravy and caraway crust
Paired with DC Brau Barrel-Aged Porter

Goat Cheese Cake with a cherry granola crust, Amarena cherry compote and chocolate cremeux
Paired with Firestone Walker 2016 Vintage Sucaba


Thursday, May 5 at National Mechanics 
There ain't no party like a Cinco De Mayo party with yours truly. Consuming Numero Uno and beer margaritas is mandatory, but smashing the piñata is a privilege, not a right.