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

Broken Goblet
Bristol,  PA


Cape May Brewing Company
Cape May,  NJ

In 2011, they started with one client. Today, there are over 200 bars in Jersey and Pennsylvania proudly serving the     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

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 Co.
Perkasie,  PA

Production brewery in Bucks county PA. Our new Taproom is now open, featuring 18 taps (3 of which are Nitro-dedicated).     read more

Penn Brewery
Pittsburgh,  PA

Penn has been producing high-end craft beers since 1986, specializing in authentic, award-winning German-style beers brewed in the tradition of     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 nanobrewery operating in Kensington, Philadelphia. Please check our website for events and     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

St. Boniface Craft Brewing Co.
Ephrata,  PA

Located in the heart of Lancaster county, our production brewery boasts a taproom and hosts rotating food trucks. We distribute     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

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

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