Opening Tap 2013
Kick off the world's largest beer celebration of its kind with a festival like no other. Welcome the arrival of the Hammer of Glory from its daylong relay through the streets of Philadelphia, cheer award-winning brewers and watch Mayor Nutter smash open the first official keg of the week: Brotherly Suds 4.
It's a can't-miss toast to America's Best Beer-Drinking City... and it all happens on Independence Mall in the shadow of the Liberty Bell.
Friday, May 31, 2013
Independence Mall - 6th & Market streets.
Opening ceremony with the Hammer of Glory, The Third Annual Philadelphia Inquirer Brew-vitational awards, live music from TJ KONG & the ATOMIC BOMBS,... PLUS the tapping of the official first keg by Mayor Nutter.
Don't miss Philly Beer Week's opening festival with ample samples from the region's top breweries. Micros... brewpubs... nanos - they'll be pouring the finest ales and lagers, including seasonals and one-off's. Live music with The Flathead Gang, food (additional price), surprises with keepsake sampling cup.
VIP Session - 7:30 p.m. - Tix $90.
Designated Driver - $15
With the region's finest breweries!