Craft Beer Events for New Year's Eve in Philadelphia

Craft Beer Events for New Year's Eve in Philadelphia

There are scores of parties and events going down this New Year’s Eve (we’re keeping a running list here), but where can fans of real beer go to spend their night imbibing the best crafts this brew-happy town has to offer? Here are our picks for the beeriest ways to ring in 2012. Have one to add? Let us know in the comments!

Ballast Point Blast
Where: Perch Pub (1345 Locust St.)
When: 5 PM–2 AM, December 31
What: Rare and classic Ballast Point beers for New Year’s; Midnight happy hour
Price: PAYG

New Year's Eve at Revolution House
Where: Revolution House (200 Market St.)
When: 10 PM–2 AM, December 31
What: No cover, $4 craft brews, $3.50 well drinks, $2.50 domestics, DJ and Champagne toast
Price: PAYG

Varga NYE Beer Dinner
Where: Varga Bar
When: 6 PM or 8 PM–1 AM, December 31
What: 3 or 5-course beer dinner, open bar, champagne toast, 10-foot cheesesteak
Price: $45 for 3-course, $65 for 5-course, $50 for open bar

New Year’s Eve and Rare Beer Dinner
Where: Hawthorne’s (738 S. 11th St.)
When: 6:30–10 PM, December 31
What: New Year’s Eve celebration and beer dinner
Price: $100

2nd Annual Yards Beer Dinner
Where: Kennett (848 S. 2nd St.)
When: December 31
What: Four-course beer dinner with limited Old Bartholomew barleywine and Yardbird Abbey Dubbel
Price: $65

New Year's Eve Party with Damn Right & Grimace Federation
Where: Triumph Brewing (117 Chestnut St.)
When: 10 PM–2 AM, December 31
What: Live music, pay-as-you-go house brews, Champagne toast
Price: $20

New Year's Eve Dinner at Monk's
Where: Monk's Cafe (626 S. 16th St.)
When: 6:30 PM or 9:30 PM, December 31
What: Early seating: four-course dinner with beer pairing; Late seating: six-course dinner paired with seven beers and midnight toast with Malhuer Brut cave-aged ale
Price: $65 early seating; $125 late seating

Yards and Devil's Den New Year's
Where: Devil's Den (1148 11th St.)
When: All day (including 10:30 AM-3 PM brunch, January 1
What: Special Yards beers on firkin and nitro including Old Bartholomew barleywine
Price: PAYG

Event Date: 12/31
Event Time: Varies
Location: Various Bars
Price: Varies

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