PHILADELPHIA, PA - Celebrate International Beer Day in Philly - Beer lovers, listen up! International Beer Day is right around the corner on August 6, and we’ve rounded up our favorite breweries, collabs, and beer pubs in the Philadelphia area to celebrate the special occasion with a pint in hand. Or, How about a great after-work bar or happy hour bars.
2SP Brewing Company and Wawa
2SP Brewing Company and Wawa are back at it with another brew 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. Beer-lovers can grab a refreshing cold one and toast to International Beer Day with this stellar shandy and all long summer Hours of operation are Monday- Thursday 3 pm - 9 pm, Friday 3 pm - 10 pm, Saturday 12 pm - 10 pm, and Sunday 12 pm – 8 pm 120 Concord Rd #101-103 | 484.483.7860
My Local Brew Works
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 a beer giveaway to the Philadelphia arts community. In honor of theater returning, My Local Brew Works gives free four-packs of limited-edition, summer-inspired brews to light crews, grips, actors, performers, ticket booth workers, etc., from 1 – 5 pm at The Wilma Theater along the Avenue of the Arts. 4500 Worth St. | www.mylocalbrewworks.com
Philadelphia Brewing Company
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 – 10 pm, 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, Drinks may purchase six-packs and cases to-go or enjoy these local brews in pints alongside food trucks located just outside the brewery. Hours of operation are Sunday-Tuesday 11 am-11 pm, and Wednesday-Saturday 11 am-12 am.2440 Frankford Ave | 215.427.2739
Devil’s Den, the famous South Philly gastropub, boasts one of the city’s largest curated craft beer selections – from Hazy IPAs to Belgian Stouts to German Wheat Beers. Brews are available for sipping alongside stellar 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 4 pm – 10 pm, Thursday and Friday from 4 pm – 12 am, Saturday from 11 am – 12 am, and Sunday from 11 am – 10 pm. 1148 South 11th Street | 215.339.0855
Separatist Beer Project & Stickman Brews
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 growlers to enjoy takeaway or sit-down at the uber-popular avenue location. The local brewery puts American twists on Belgian-inspired beers, IPAs, and everything in-between down the road at Stickman Brews.
The Bottle Shop
The Bottle Shop is a staple in the beer community for its 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
Seaview Hotel & Golf Club
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, Lobby Bar, or 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. 401 S New York Rd., Galloway, NJ | 609.652.1800