PHILADELPHIA (May 23, 2012) - McGillin's Olde Ale House, Philadelphia's oldest continuously operating tavern, will serve a special "Eat Beer" menu featuring foods made with beer and host Meet the Brewer events with Yuengling, Saranac and Sly Fox during Philly Beer Week, which runs June 1-10, 2012.
McGillin's has created a special "Eat Beer" menu featuring a rotating list of foods made with beer. The beer-based specials will be available for the entire event, which runs June 1 through 10. Highlights of the menu include Ma's Beer Mussels Steamed in McGillin's Lager, garlic and leeks; General Washington's Marinated NY Strip with McGillin's 1860 IPA; and McGillin's Beer-y Summer Cobb Salad with Ithaca Apricot Wheat Raspberry Vinaigrette.
On Tuesday, June 5, McGillin's will host a Meet the Brewer event with Sly Fox Brewery and serve O'Reilly's Stout Ice Cream Floats. The event will be held at McGillin's from 5 - 7 p.m. No cover. Pay as you go.
On Wednesday, June 6, meet Fred Matt, owner Matt Brewing, and Rich Michaels, brewer of Saranac Beers from 7-9 p.m. No cover. Pay as you go.
On Friday, June 8, Philly's oldest bar welcomes America's oldest brewery - Yuengling. Meet the Yuengling family, hear their stories and taste their beer. Enjoy a pint of the same beer your great-great-great grandfather likely drank at the bar where he likely drank it. At McGillin's from 6 to 8 p.m. No cover. Pay as you go.
McGillin's, 1310 Drury Street, between Chestnut & Sansom, 13th & Juniper 215/735-5562.
The PubScout will be stopping by...will you?