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Pigs in Space, Local Cans & Mystery Brews at Percy Street for Philly Beer Week


        Hoppy homegrown behemoth Philly Beer Week is back for another ten days of excess, Friday, May 29 through Sunday, June 7Percy Street Barbecue (900 South Street, 215-625-8510) is celebrating in style with $3 Mystery Beers$3 Local Cans and Pigs in Space, our fourth (and last ever) mechanical animal party.

 

        “Local brewers are an essential part of making Philly a great beer city,” says Erin O’Shea, Percy Street Barbecue chef and co-owner. “We always have over 140 canned craft beers available, but during Beer Week, we’re offering $3 local cans to put the spotlight on the world-class job our Pennsylvania brewers are doing.”

 

        To make sure local brewers get maximum shine, Percy Street will be offering $3 local craft cans all Beer Week longall the timefrom Friday, May 29 through Sunday, June 7, including cans from Stoudt’s BreweryTroeg’s Brewing CompanyRound Guys Brewing, Sly Fox Beer and Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company. 

 

        To add a bit of Beer Week intrigue, $3 Mystery Beers will be available from Monday, June 1 through Wednesday, June 3. More than twenty different cans from Terrapin Beer Company21st Amendment BreweryCigar City BrewingSixpoint BrewerySmuttynose Brewing CompanyFirestone Walker Brewing CompanyEvil Twin Brewing and new-to-PA cans from Two Roads Brewing and Boulevard Brewing Co. will be mixed and concealed in brown paper bags.

 

        “It’s a little-known fact* that Ben Franklin invented a mechanical donkey over 200 years ago,” shares O’Shea. “Every year for Philly Beer Week, we’ve tested the skills of our patrons on a mechanical bull, shark, surfboard, and now, finally, after an exhaustive search; our totem animal: the pig.”  *Not actually a fact
 
        On Thursday, June 4, Percy Street will host Pigs In Space, a festival of smoky pork treats, Oskar Blues brews, and one-handed flailing upon the back of a motorized boar.  The festivities commence at 5pm with the ignition of the Mechanical Pig, free for all guests to try out their rodeo skills. Put together a mission of fellow adventurers to compete for the annual, and final, Championship Trophy.

 

        Chef O’Shea will be offering up a menu of porcine bites, like Pork Pancake Roll-Ups, Crispy Pig Fritters, Boar & Bean FriesPulled Pork Terrestrial TacosPig-n-Galaxy Grits and Solar Sausage Sliders. Oskar Blues will be featuring a variety of their canned offerings at stellar prices – stay tuned for the complete list. Because the only thing better than riding a mechanical pig is doing so in costume, intergalactic attire is suggestedMay the Pork Be With You in your Beer Week voyage.

 

$3 LOCAL CANS, MAY 29 THROUGH JUNE 7

  • Stoudt’s APA
  • Stoudt’s Pils
  • Troeg’s Cultivator
  • Troeg’s Troegenator
  • Troeg’s Perpetual IPA
  • Troeg’s Sunshine Pils
  • Round Guys Fear of a Brett Planet
  • Round Guys Kiss Off IPA
  • Round Guys Sanctified
  • Round Guys Sundwon Saison
  • Round Guys The Berliner
  • Sly Fox Odyssey
  • Sly Fox Rt. 113
  • Sly Fox Royal Weisse
  • Sly Fox Pikeland Pils
  • Sly Fox Phoenix Pale Ale
  • Sly Fox SRT
  • Sly Fox Grisette
  • Sly Fox 360 IPA
  • Neshaminy Creek Cream Ale
  • Neshaminy Creek J.A.W.N.
  • Neshaminy Creek Churchville Lager
  • Neshaminy Trauger Pils
  • Neshaminy Tribute Triple

$3 MYSTERY BEERS, JUNE 1 THROUGH JUNE 3

  • Boulevard Heavy Lifting IPA
  • Boulevard Pop-Up Session IPA
  • Boulevard Lemon Radler
  • Evil Twin Nomader-Weisse
  • Two Roads Lil’ Session IPA
  • Two Roads No Limits Hefe
  • Two Roads Ole Factory Pils
  • Two Roads Road 2 Ruin DIPA
  • Terrapin Mosaic
  • Terrapin Maggie’s Peach
  • Smuttynose Vunderbar
  • 21st Amendment Sneak Attack
  • Firestone Walker Easy Jack
  • Firestone Walker Union Jack
  • Sixpoint Abigale
  • Bell’s Smitten
  • 21st Amendment Down to Earth
  • Narragansett Innsmouth
  • Cigar City Invasion
  • Cigar City Maduro Brown


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