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The Sixth Annual Philly Bierfest Celebrates the Rich History of Brewing German-Style Beers in Pennsylvania, February 24

On Saturday, February 24 from 2 PM - 5:30 PM, the German Society of Philadelphia will host Philly Bierfest 2018, a huge celebration of the history of German beers in the City of Brotherly Love.

Bierfest is a longtime favorite event of Philly beer lovers and this year will be no different, as it will feature plenty of live entertainment (such as Roller Derby Arm Wrestling and Berlin-Style Beerlesque), a huge assortment of German beers from pilsners to bocks, and several new features. The 2018 festival will feature the Edgar Allan Poe Cheese Cave & PA Cider Bar (featuring local cheese and cider pairings) once again as well alongside talks from experts Lew Bryson and Marnie Old on beer and wine, respectively.
 
Participating breweries include 2nd Story Brewing Co., Brewery Techne / Bar Hygge, Evil Genius Beer Co., Free Will Brewing Co., Gunpowder Falls Brewing Co., Nodding Head Brewery, Penn Brewery, Round Guys Brewing Co., Roy-Pitz Brewing Co., Samuel Adams, St. Benjamin Brewing Co., Sly Fox Brewing Co., Stoudts Brewing Co., Susquehanna Brewing Co., Tröegs Brewing Co., Victory Brewing Co., Yards Brewing Co., ZeroDay Brewing Co., and Yuengling & Sons Brewery, alongside a number of local Pennsylvania cideries like Kurant Ciderand Commonwealth Cider.
 
Of course, there will be an enormous variety of German beers on hand, and those will include Aldersbacher, Ayinger, Bitburger, Distelhäuser, Friedenfelser, Grevensteiner, Hacker-Pschorr, Himburgs Braukunst Keller, König Ludwig, Köstritzer, Paulaner, Pfungstadter, Pinkus, Radeberger, Riedenburger, Schöfferhofer, Veltins, Warsteiner, Weihenstephaner, Zoller-Hof, and more.
 
Tickets are available now and begin at $49 for general admission. If you want the full experience, go for the VIP ticket for ($69 for 1 PM entrance time and a keepsake mug) or $79 for the VIP Plus ticket (all of the above plus a German beer seminar at noon). Don’t miss your chance to celebrate Philadelphia’s German beer heritage and try everything this festival has to offer!
 
Photo via Flickr user quinn.anya 

Add to Calendar 2018-02-24 2 PM 2018-02-24 5:30 PM 15 The Sixth Annual Philly Bierfest Celebrates the Rich History of Brewing German-Style Beers in Pennsylvania, February 24 Website: http://www.PhillyBierfest.com German Society of Philadelphia false YYYY-MM-DD
Event Date: 02/24
Event Time: 2 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: German Society of Philadelphia
Price: GA: $49; VIP: $69; VIP Plis: $79
Website: www.PhillyBierfest.com

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