Friday August 14th, 2009 - 6:30 pm - Brewery Night
Raise a toast with beer enthusiasts and history buffs alike at our popular 4th Annual Brewery Night program. Philadelphia-area brewing historian Rich Wagner discusses the variation of brewing techniques across Philadelphia between the 17th and 19th centuries, the types of brews that were produced and the well-known brewers and drinkers of the time. A tutored beer tasting with Yards Brewing Company ("Ales of the Revolution") and Keystone Homebrew Supply follows the presentation. Food provided by Trader Joe's of Jenkintown. Cost: $27 ($23 BCHS members). Reservations and pre-payment required, call 215-345-0210, ext. 123.
About Rich Wagner
Wagner has been researching Pennsylvania’s rich brewing history since 1980. After receiving a diploma in Brewing Technology from the Siebel Institute in Chicago, he spent seven years working in craft breweries in Philadelphia. In 1990, Wagner produced the first batch of beer at Pennsbury Manor in over 200 years, using reproductions of authentic brewing equipment. Since then, Wagner has conducted Colonial Brewing demonstrations from coast to coast