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There's a Week-Long Barbecue Happening in Center City

Plus, an all-local tap-takeover party is going down at Strangelove's next Thursday

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CENTER CITYHalf Acre Brewing Co., a Chicago-based craft brewery, is hitting up Philadelphia this week to host a week-long barbecue at the Uptown Beer Garden. All Half Acre drafts are $5, and chef Jonathan Petruce will be putting out some traditional backyard bites: ribs, burgers, smoked brisket and the like. On the event's last day, August 27, Jersey-born Carton Brewery will join the fun with $7 10 oz. pours.

WASHINGTON SQUARE WEST — On Thursday, September 1, the WashWest beer bar Strangelove's is hosting a NKOTB — New Kegs On The Block — Brewery Bonanza party. Owners Leigh Maida, Brendan Hartranft and Brendan Kelly are celebrating Philly's new wave of local brewers with an all-local tap-takeover. The line-up will go as follows:

  • Big Hill Ciders Barrel Aged Reserve
  • Sterling Pig Pata Negra
  • 2SP Pilsner
  • Consohocken Altbier
  • Crime and Punishment Göse
  • Stickman Beer From a Farm
  • 2nd Story Brewing Sticky Icky
  • Double Nickel Vienna Lager
  • Highway Manor Taste My Place
  • SØLE (TBA)
  • Forest and Main & Levante
If you're a beer-nerd, Strangelove's on September 1 at 5 p.m. is where you want to be.

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