- Philly Beer Week 2019 Kickoff!!!
May 30, 2019 - 12 pm
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!! Barcade is pleased to welcome the return of Philly Beer Week May 31st-June 9th, 2019. To kick it off, we’re going to be tapping a few vintage favorites from our collection as well as showcasing some rare and wild beers from some of our favorite breweries! To name a few:
Allagash Pastiche 2017 – 8.5% – Amber Ale aged in 8 different barrels (rye whiskey, vermouth, port, rum, bourbon, red wine, gin, and brandy) and then aged at Barcade for two years
Avery Fimbulvvinter – 16.9% – Belgian style “Quintuple” aged in white rum barrels
Bell’s “Mango & Habañero” Oberon – 6.0% – A wild and spicy take on Bell’s signature spring wheat ale
Bear Republic Sonoma Tart with Guava & Passionfruit – 5.7% – Sour Golden Ale with a mouth-puckering fruity finish
Founders CBS Imperial Stout 2017 – 11.7% – Double Stout aged in bourbon barrels which were previously used to age Michigan maple syrup. Aged at Barcade for two years.
Hair of the Dog Adam – 10.0% – This rare draft offering is an American interpretation of an Adambier, which was brewed in Germany centuries ago.
Jolly Pumpkin Gratzer – 5.2% – This sour ale is Jolly Pumpkin’s take on the traditional Polish style. Na zdrowie!
Maine “Nitro” Mean Old Tom – 6.5% – American Stout with rich chocolate and caramel flavors, poured from the nitro line
Ramstein Maibock – 7.5% – A refreshing and flavorful take on the traditional German style
Russian River Sanctification – 6.8% – Delicious sour ale from this elusive California brewery
Sierra Nevada Vintage Bigfoot Ale – 12.1% – A blend of three years’ worth of batches of Sierra Nevada’s vaunted American Barley Wine, aged in bourbon barrels!
Victory White Monkey – 9.5% – Belgian style Tripel aged for 3 months in Chardonnay oak barrels
… with more to come! All kegs will be tapped at noon on Thursday 5/30!!
- Allagash Beer Night!!!
Jun 4, 2019 - 12 pm
Philly Beer Week is a great chance for beer lovers across the City of Brotherly Love to check out some of the best suds known to man. With that in mind, we are absolutely thrilled to use this opportunity to welcome one of the USA’s most distinguished and beloved craft breweries for a BEER NIGHT at Barcade Philadelphia on Tuesday, June 4th — Allagash Brewing Company!!!
There will be fun, food, games, prizes, and (of course)… some really great beer! The floodgates have opened and we’re gonna be showcasing some of Allagash’s vaunted year-round portfolio along with some rare stuff you’re unlikely to see again. Tap list below:
Confluence 2018 – 7.5% – Elegant, dry-hopped golden ale fermented with Brettanomyces and Belgian yeast.
Coolship Red 2018 – 6.7% – A blend of spontaneously fermented beer aged on raspberries. Tart and fruit-forward.
Coolship Resurgam 2018 – 6.3% – A blend of spontaneously fermented beer aged on raspberries. Tart and fruit-forward. 6.7% ABV
Copain – 3.8% – Foudre-aged, sessionable sour ale brewed with spelt and oats.
Darling Ruby – 4.5% – Grapefuit Grisette: Farmhouse-style ale with grapefruit zest and juice. Tart, fruity, dry.
Four Winds Road – 7.5% – A wheat beer aged on fresh peaches. Tartness complements a complex mix of pineapple and citrus.
Moselle – 6.0% – A blend of lager and saison. Crisp, balanced, easy to enjoy.
Pick Your Own – 6.4% – Sour red ale aged on local raspberries, cherries, strawberries, and blueberries.
Pictavia – 9.3% – Honey and caramel notes meet oak. Belgian-style scotch ale aged in scotch barrels, that previously held Port.
Pilsner with Brett – 5.6% – Classic pilsner flavor—refreshing, crisp—with a hint of Belgian flair.
River Trip – 4.8% – Dry-hopped, Belgian-style session ale. Melon, citrus, and stone fruit notes.
Saison Gratis – 7.2% – Open-fermented saison where tartness balances fruit notes, hops, and a dry mouthfeel.
Shiro’s Delight 2019 – 10.3% – Mixed-fermentation ale wine barrel-aged on plums and Pluerries. Tart, spicy, and balanced.
Strictivus – 5.3% – Wheat beer aged on cherries, raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries. A balance of sour and sweet.
Trollekelder – 9.8% – Full-bodied dark wheat ale aged in peated Scotch barrels.
Victor – 7.1% – Brewed with locally grown red grapes for a medium-bodied, pale copper-hued ale with a pronounced vinous character, notes of spice, and a tart finish. 7.1% ABV
Wannigan – 10.5% – Tropical fruit, vanilla, and whiskey. Tripel aged in barrels that once held port, then scotch.
White – 5.2% – Belgian-style wheat beer with balanced citrus and spice.
All 18 kegs will be tapped at noon. See ya there!
- Three Floyds Beer Night!!!
Jun 6, 2019 - 12 pm
Wrapping up Philly Beer Week 2019 with a bang, we are excited to welcome Munster, Indiana’s world-renowned Three Floyds Brewing to the City of Brotherly Love!
Founded in 1996 by brothers Nick and Simon Floyd, along with their father, Mike, Three Floyds has spent the past two decades pumping out some of the best beer on the planet. Their dedication to “Not Normal” quality and craftsmanship has won them a cult-like following across the globe. And now, for the first time, they’re rolling down I-76 and straight in to Barcade!
We will have ten draft offerings available on Thursday, June 6th. Including:
Arctic Panzer Wolf – 9.0% – A massive IPA that will leave your palate its hapless victim
Foggy Geezer – 6.8% – American IPA brewed in collaboration with WarPigs Brewpub
Gumballhead – 5.3% – An American wheat ale with a crisp citrus finish
LazerSnake IPA – 7.0% – A good ol’ fashioned “Indiana Pale Ale” brewed with Bavarian hops
Lazurite – 7.5% – American IPA brewed in collaboration with WarPigs Brewpub
Permanent Funeral – 10.5% – Imperial IPA brewed in collaboration with grindcore legends Pig Destroyer
Robert the Bruce – 6.5% – A full-bodied Scottish ale with a well-rounded, malty profile
Salmon Pants – 5.3% – American Lager brewed in collaboration with WarPigs Brewpub
Sauvage Flö – 5.0% – A crushable lager inspired by the fresh style of Minnesota hockey hair
Zombie Dust – 6.2% – Intensely hopped and gushing “Undead Pale Ale”
All kegs to be tapped at noon! Don’t miss ’em!!
- Tetris® 35th Anniversary!
Jun 8, 2019 - 12 pm
We’re excited to announce an explosive event with Tetris for their 35th anniversary! On Saturday, June 8th, we’ll be celebrating at all eight Barcade locations. Hard Drop by for themed food and drink specials, giveaways, and exclusive merch!
More to come!