Philly Beer Week Presents Bathtub Beer Fest, November 15
The National Constitution Center is currently running a large exhibit all about our least favorite subject: Prohibition. "American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition" is on display through April 28, and tickets are available for pre-order here at $17 per person. However, there’s a much better way to see the collection of news items and memorabilia.
On Thursday, November 15, the folks of Philly Beer Week are throwing a Bathtub Beer Fest at the Center, featuring dozens of local craft brews and plenty of Prohibition-era fun. Your $45 ticket scores you samples of both old-fashioned and new styles of beer — served out of actual cast iron bathtubs, we hear — from breweries like Dock Street, Victory, Sly Fox, Flying Fish, Nodding Head, Prism, Neshamniny Creek, Iron Hill, Yards, Weyerbacher, Troegs and many more.
There will be flappers and gangsters aplenty, so dress in your best '20s outfit and plan to head over at 7 PM. Items on display include the saloon-chopping axe used by Carrie Nation and the first case of beer delivered to FDR upon repeal (guess he didn’t get a chance to drink it?). Also meet Daniel Okrent, the author of Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition and co-curator of the exhibit.
Event Date: 11/15
Event Time: 7-10 PM
Location: National Constitution Center
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