The Philly Beer Week 2010 Photo Gallery has been created to give you a beer detective’s view of the events, foods, people and places that held the spotlight during the ten-day week that marks the best of Philadelphia. Whether young and ready to prance, or more mature in your beercentric attitude, Philly Beer Week provides something for everyone over the age of 21.
Doug Hager & Kelly Schmitz-Hager
Owners of Brauhaus Schmitz on South Street, Doug Hager & Kelly Schmitz-Hager bring the Hammer of Glory to the Independence Center for Opening Tap
Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia
Philadelphia’s Mayor Michael Nutter, decked in a Philly Flyers jersey, prepares the crowd for Opening Tap.
View of Independence Hall from the Independence Center
On a balmy evening in June, 2010, a capacity crowd filled the Independence Center where Mayor Nutter tapped the first keg to launch Philly Beer Week.
Fergus Carey and Woody Chandler with Toronado Fan
Fergus Carey, Philadelphia publican, and beer writer Woody Chandler enjoy Opening Tap with a Toronado fan.
Father Kirk Berlenbach
Sponsor of Opening Tap, Father Kirk Berlenbach, is greeted to Philly Beer Week’s Opening Tap
Tom Peters, Frank Boon, Jean Van Roy, Fergus Carey, and Armand Debelder
Tom Peters, Frank Boon, Jean Van Roy, Fergus Carey, and Armand Debelder present the All-Lambic Dinner at Monk’s Café in Philadelphia.
Crab, Gueuze and Sweet Pea Panna Cotta
Crab, Gueuze and Sweet Pea Panna Cotta with house made gueuze creme fraiche, served with Brouwerij Boon Oude Gueuze
Jonathan Nitka of Beers of Legend
Jon Nitka of Beers of Legend, displays the voting card for Clone Brew Wars, held at Varga Bar.
Rocco DiCicco and Jason Harris
Rocco DiCicco of Beers of Legend and Jason Harris of Keystone Homebrew Supply ready for more tasting at the Clone Brew Wars event at Varga Bar
Pimp My Rye Party at the Headhouse
Bruce Nichols, Carolyn Smagalski, Ben Potts (front), Rob Havens, Rosemarie Certo, Renata Certo-Ware, Marilyn Candeloro, and Justin Quinlan pimp-up at the Pimp My Rye Party at the Headhouse.
Bruce Nichols wears the Kingpin Crown
Bruce Nichols (1948-2010), chairman of the Board for Philly Beer Week, tries on the Kingpin Crown won by Dock Street Beer during Philly Beer Week.
Crusty Lobster Roll for That’s a Wrap Dinner at Monk’s Cafe
Crusty Lobster Roll: Damnation tempura, local micro greens, lemon, soya, white truffle vinaigrette, served with Russian River Damnation on draft, designed under the direction of Executive Chef Brian Morin of Toronto
Natalie and Vinnie Cirluzo of Russian River Brewing
Natalie and Vinnie Cirluzo from Russian River Brewing in Santa Rosa, California, present a select portfolio of beers at That’s a Wrap at Monk’s Café in Philly.
Chris and Mary Ellen of McGillin’s Old Ale House
Chris and Mary Ellen celebrate the 150th Anniversary of McGillin’s Old Ale House in Philadelphia.
Tony Forder, Publisher of Ale Street News
Tony Forder, Publisher of Ale Street News, describes his harrowing escape from injury when he hit a moose on a bridge at night.
Ray McCoy, Cornelia Corey, and Tony Forder
Husband and Wife Team and Winners of Beerdrinker of the Year, Ray McCoy and Cornelia Corey enjoy Zythos America with their good friend Tony Forder, Publisher of Ale Street News.
Stay tuned for more photo-journalism at the next Philly Beer Week 2011.