Bucks County beer and spirits tidbits

Cheers to the weekend! We’ve gathered some upcoming events on the adult drinking scene, covering everything from wine events to beers on tap. If you are looking for a new bar or a place that is BYOB-friendly, be sure to peruse our beer guide and BYOB map. And tell them Bucks County Taste sent ya!

Tonight (Friday Night)…

This week is American Craft Beer Week, and this is the perfect weekend to celebrate it. Check out the Bucks County Brewery’s Friday night fun tonight, May 19. They’ve got tunes by singer Lauren Marsh, and some tasty treats from Empanada Mama and Aioli Food Truck. Then on Saturday, keep the party going with some Mango Men Duo songs. And, eat up some snacks from On a Roll Rolling Kitchen.

Don’t forget to wash all this food down with a nice beer! The Bucks County Brewery has several beers on tap in their tasting room.

For instance, try the Peach Saison (a farmhouse ale), the Mulleys Tavern Red (a red ale), or the Kestrel IPA (an American IPA with a lot of hop flavor). Check out all the beers on tap here.

You can also enjoy MGK’s Friday Night Flights – a craft beer sampling and live broadcast, at Doylestown Brewing Company’s Hops Bar and Grill on East State Street in Doylestown. MGK’s Ray Koob (of the radio station 102.9 MGK) loves his craft beer and his classic rock, so this Friday he will be rockin’ out and sipping half-priced flights from Doylestown Brewing Company. If you stop by, you can win MGK prizes and dance to classic rock jams. More information can be found here.

What’s cooking in Bucks County?

Triumph Brewing Co photo credit

In addition to their tasty cocktails and beers on tap, Triumph Brewing Company in New Hope has added a ton of new menu items. Check out their chicken and waffles, agnolotti, steak and eggs, gnocchi, and jambalaya.

Pre-Memorial Day Fun

There will be a BBQ brunch on May 28 at the Neshaminy Creek Brewing Co. Feast on a barbecue buffet with food from Sweet Lucy’s Smokehouse. Tickets are $27 in advance including two drink tickets for any beer or speciality drink, and a wrist band for Sweet Lucy’s buffet. More will be announced, so check back here. The event runs from noon until 5 pm.

And, check out a sample of Sweet Lucy’s menu for the buffet: Home fries with house-made pepper crusted bacon and caramelized onions; cheddar baked egg casserole, only available from 12 – 2 pm, Cajun deviled eggs, and much more!

Also, coming soon is the Weyerbacher Beer Dinner at the Yardley Inn on May 25, starting at 7 pm.

Weyerbacher Brewing was founded in 1995 in a livery stable in downtown Easton, Pennsylvania. The brewery’s full-flavored brews will be paired with dishes like white asparagus and passionfruit, mussels with chicory and cream, and roasted suckling pork with fava beans, to name a few. The dinner is $65 per person plus tax and gratuity.

Wine on the waterfront

Tickets are now available for the first-ever Wine on the Waterfront tasting event, Saturday, July 29 from 1 to 5 pm in Washington Crossing Historic Park, near the Colonial Village and Visitor Center.

The event features wine tasting with seven local wineries, live jazz music, and food for purchase. Guests can enjoy one ounce tastes of over 40 varieties of wine, and purchase their favorites to enjoy along the riverbank. General admission tickets are available here for $25 per person.

And, if you love wine, you’ll love the month of June. Bucks County wineries along the Bucks County Winery Trail will be celebrating the month with specialty wines, tastings, and more.

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