Openiing Tap 2014

opening tap 2014

7pm - 10pm

23rd Street Armory
22 S 23rd St, Philadelphia


Don't miss the kickoff to our nation's largest beer celebration with Mayor Michael Nutter tapping a keg of Brotherly Suds to officially start Philly Beer Week.

Bigger, better, and Hoppier than ever. Philly Beer Week's Opening Tap moves to the 23rd Street Armory and will feature over 30 local breweries as well as the debut of Philly Tripel, our collaboration beer with Dock Street and Belgian beer makers Brouwerij Dilewyns.


VIP:    $90

General Admission:    $45

Designated Driver:    $25


  • One Hour Private Tasting
  • Separate VIP area with food and special accomodations
  • Be the first to sample Philly Triple collaboration between Brewery Dilewyns and Dock Street Brewing.
23rd Street Armory

What's on Tap

Evolution Craft Brewing: Lot 6 Double IPA, Prelude Gold (one-off golden strong ale)
Evil Genius I Love Lamp - pineapple hefeweizen Siren - White IPA
Lion Brewery Stegmaier IPA and Stegmaier High Dive
Naked Brewing The Pomegranate Wheat, Hop Spyder IPA, LePetomane Saison
Neshaminy Creek Brewing: Churchville Lager, Blitzkrieg DIPA*
Round Guys Brewing Company: Kiss Off IPA, Berliner Weiss, Amateur Hour Russian Imperial Stout
Saint Boniface Libation Double IPA and Paidiea Pale Ale
Sly Fox
Grisette, 2nd Street Pils
Stoudt's Brewing Company Fourplay IPA and M.P.D. and The Big Nasty Ultra Imperial IPA*
Susquehanna Brewing Co: HopFive IPA, So-Wheat (new release)
Victory - Liberty Bell Ringer and Summer Love Ale
Yuengling  Summer Wheat, Chesterfield Ale and Light Lager

* - V.I.P. Beer

brotherly suds


Philly Beer Week will be selling raffle tickets. $5 each or 5 tickets for $20 for a chacne to win some great prizes from our sponsors.

Prizes Include:

  • SEPTA Passes
  • Passes to Philadelphia Comic Con and Walking Dead cast photo op
  • UBER Credit
  • The Grand Prize - A full size Kegerator!

wizard world

Live Music provided by

York Street Hustle

Participating Breweries

Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery
Lafayette Hill,  PA

Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery is set in an historic building on the outskirts of Philadelphia in Mont Co. Barren     read more

The Boston Beer Company
Boston,  MA

When Samuel Adams Boston Lager made its debut in 25 bars across Boston, the company had no office, no computers,     read more

Conshohocken Brewing Co
Conshohocken,  PA

Conshohocken Brewing Co. is a production brewery with an on-site Tap Room, located on East Elm St in Conshohocken. Brewing     read more

Dock Street Brewery
Philadelphia,  PA

Dock Street Brewery is located in a magnificent old firehouse on the corner of 50th & Baltimore. Dock Street     read more

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Rehoboth Beach,  DE

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery makes off-centered ales for off-centered people. It all began in 1995 with Dogfish Head Brewing &     read more

Doylestown Brewing Company
Doylestown,  PA

Our story starts in 1948 when my grandfather opened up the family's first beer distributer in Norristown PA. In     read more

Fegley's Brew Works
Allentown,  PA

Fegley's Brew Works has won numerous beer awards under Brewmaster Beau Baden including the most recent GABF medal for his     read more

Flying Fish Brewing Co.
Somerdale,  NJ

Food friendly beers, intensely local distribution, Flying Fish has been brewing on the Jersey side for 18 years. Come     read more

Free Will Brewing
Perkasie,  PA

Production brewery in Bucks county PA. Tasting and growler hours are lively, fun, and informal. Hours are weekdays from 4-8pm.     read more

Home Sweet Home Brew
Philadelphia,  PA

Fermenting Philly's Brewing Renaissance Since 1986. Home to George Hummel, author of "The Complete Homebrew Beer Book," award-winning homebrewer and     read more

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant - Maple Shade
Maple Shade,  NJ

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, where you'll find fine handcrafted beers, creative yet informal cuisine, and friendly, attentive service in     read more

Keystone Homebrew Supply Inc.
Montgomeryville,  PA

We offer the best selection of high quality beer and winemaking supplies anywhere in the region, plus glassware, steins, bar     read more

Lancaster Brewing Company
Lancaster,  PA

Located in an old Tobacco Warehouse in the heart of Lancaster County, LBC brews approximately 25 seasonal and year round     read more

The Lion Brewery
Wilkes-Barre,  PA

The Lion Brewery has been crafting high quality lagers and ales in Wilkes-Barre since 1905, making it one of the     read more

Manayunk Brewing Co.
Philadelphia,  PA

Manayunk Brewery is one of Philadelphia's oldest boutique craft breweries, a fine eatery and a live entertainment complex for both     read more

Naked Brewing Company
Huntingdon Valley,  PA

The Naked Brewing Company was founded by long time friends & home brewing partners Jim Crossland & Brian Sucevic. We     read more

Neshaminy Creek Brewing
Croydon,  PA

Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company is a new craft brewery located in Croydon, PA.     read more

Nodding Head Brewery
Philadelphia,  PA

Philadelphia's most award-winning brewery. Beers from the source, great menu with something for everyone. Sunday night Quizzo. A fresh cask     read more

Philadelphia Brewing Co.
Philadelphia,  PA

By keeping it local, Philadelphia's one and only Philadelphia Brewing Co. is able to provide you with the freshest beer     read more

Philly Homebrew Outlet
Philadelphia,  PA

Redefining Homebrew, Philly Homebrew Outlet specializes in Beer, Wine, Cheese and Charcuterie making equipment and ingredients as well as home     read more

Prism Brewing Company
North Wales,  PA

Our beer spectrum is broken into six categories based on complexity and alcohol content. Each starts with a base style     read more

River Horse Brewing Company
Ewing,  NJ

River Horse Brewery is located in Ewing, NJ, 35 miles from Philadelphia. We sit right in the middle of Mercer     read more

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
King of Prussia,  PA

There's beer, and then there's our beer: clean, classic recipes, brewed in-house. Before we slide the first pint glass down     read more

Round Guys Brewing Company
Lansdale,  PA

Lansdale's Brew Pub. We are located a block off of Main Street and have a full menu. We     read more

Saint Benjamin Brewing Company
Philadelphia,  PA

Saint Benjamin Brewing Company is a production brewery operating in Kensington, Philadelphia. Please check our website for beer week     read more

Saucony Creek Brewing Company
Kutztown,  PA

Forward-thinking cultural curators on a mission to bring together local farmers, business, and friends to brew truly local beers from     read more

ShawneeCraft Brewing Company
Shawnee on Delaware,  PA

Our brewery sits in fertile bottomland along the wild and scenic Delaware River, flanked by protected hillsides, in the heart     read more

Sly Fox Brewing Company
Pottstown,  PA

Sly Fox Brewing Co. opened its new 30,000 square foot production facility in Pottstown, PA in March of 2012 and     read more

St Boniface Craft Brewing Co
Ephrata,  PA

Founded in 2010, Saint Boniface is the first production nano-brewery in Lancaster county and the first brewery in Ephrata.     read more

Stoudt's Brewing Company
Adamstown,  PA

Stoudt's Black Angus Restaurant features hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, and traditional favorites on our seasonally-changing menu. We proudly use     read more

Susquehanna Brewing Co.
Pittston,  PA

Our grandfathers' grandfathers spent time crafting the perfect beer right here in NEPA. The torch has been passed down,     read more

Troegs Brewing Company
Hershey,  PA

Tröegs Brewing Company was established in 1997. Today, the brewery produces six year-round and five seasonal beers including: HopBack Amber     read more

Twin Lakes Brewery
Greenville,  DE

Twin Lakes Brewery is an American farm brewery located at the beautiful "Twin Lakes Farm" in Greenville, DE, on Route     read more

Victory Brewing Company
Downingtown,  PA

Victory Brewing Company is a privately held craft brewery located in Downingtown, PA. Started by Bill Covaleski and Ron Barchet,     read more

Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Easton,  PA

We , the brewers of Weyerbacher, are continually pushing the envelope of taste experiences, obliterating style guidelines, and having a     read more

Yards Brewing Company
Philadelphia,  PA

Founded in 1994, Yards Brewing Company began as a garage-sized operation in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia. Our award     read more

Yuengling Brewery
Pottsville,  PA

D.G. Yuengling & Son is a family owned and operated brewery located in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1829, the brewery     read more