Craft Concepts Group Expands to Northern Liberties with BRU Craft & Wurst and Blume Inspired Pods at Piazza Pod Park

Craft Concepts Group Expands to Northern Liberties with BRU Craft & Wurst and Blume Inspired Pods at Piazza Pod Park

Teddy Sourias and Craft Concepts Group are excited to announce their first major expansion outside of Center City. The owners of BRU Craft & Wurst, Blume, Tradesman's, U-Bahn, Kontrol, Tinsel and Uptown Beer Garden will bring two of their signature brands to Northern Liberties. Starting on Memorial Day Weekend, look for Craft Beer Concepts inspired by BRU Craft & Wurst, and Craft Cocktail Concepts inspired by the newly opened Blume, at the new Piazza Pod Park by Post Brothers. Craft Concepts Group continues their expansion from a beer focused company to now include cocktails and natural wines.

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Philly Beer Week Returns with 10 Sudsy Days of Exclusive Beers, Tastings, Festivals, Craft Crawls, Dinners, Tours and Collaborations

Philly Beer Week Returns with 10 Sudsy Days of Exclusive Beers, Tastings, Festivals, Craft Crawls, Dinners, Tours and Collaborations

Philly Loves Beer announces the return of Philly Beer Week XII between May 31 and June 9, 2019 at hundreds of venues around the region. Raise a pint and celebrate Philadelphia as “America’s Best Beer-Drinking City™” with ten days of non-stop festivals, dinners, tours, pub crawls, brewer nights, educational workshops and charity events. Look for a record breaking 2,000 beer-soaked activities presented by hundreds of breweries, bottle shops, restaurants, bars, craft-centric businesses and neighborhood organizations.

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Debut of Jingle Bars Christmas Bar Crawl Spreads Holiday Cheer in Center City with Stops at Ten Bars and Restaurants - Including Tinsel Pop-Up Christmas Bar

Debut of Jingle Bars Christmas Bar Crawl Spreads Holiday Cheer in Center City with Stops at Ten Bars and Restaurants - Including Tinsel Pop-Up Christmas Bar

Jingle Bars Christmas Bar Crawl will spread the holiday cheer this Saturday, December 22, 2018, from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. The most festive bar crawl of them all will give you a chance to celebrate the holidays one last time as some of Midtown Village, Center City and Rittenhouse's top bars and restaurants open their doors for an afternoon of Santa-approved festivities. Jingle Bars will begin with registration at Smokin' Betty's at 116 S. 11th Street and continue on to Tinsel Christmas Pop-up Bar, followed by newly opened Tradesman's, underground secret club Kontrol, decked from top-to-bottom BRU Craft & Wurst, underground beer club U-Bahn and others.

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Uptown Beer Garden Returns For 2017 Season With New And Expanded Menu, Three Exclusive Beers, And Even More Seating And Bars

 Uptown Beer Garden Returns For 2017 Season With New And Expanded Menu, Three Exclusive Beers, And Even More Seating And Bars

Teddy Sourias and Craft Concepts Group (BRU Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn, Cinder, Tradesman's) announce the return of Uptown Beer Garden to 1735 JFK Blvd. Starting today at 5:00pm, kegs will start to pour for Uptown's third summer season in the heart of Center City. Changes for the 9,000 square foot outdoor pop-up garden will include three exclusive beers brewed specially for Uptown guests, a new and expanded food menu, two chefs behind the giant outdoor grill, expanded bar service, and a new charity partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia. 

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Cinder Taps New Executive Chef, Debuts Happy Hour And New Food Menu

Cinder Taps New Executive Chef, Debuts Happy Hour And New Food Menu

Teddy Sourias of Craft Concepts Group (BRU Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn, Uptown Beer Garden, Finn McCool's Ale House) announces a new chef, new menu and the debut of happy hour at Cinder at 1500 Locust Street. The Rittenhouse neighborhood cider/sour bar and artisan pizza kitchen welcomes Oliver Muguia as the new Executive Chef. Munguia debuts his first menu since taking over the kitchen, with over a dozen new dishes including pale ale mussels, arrabbiata wood-fired pizza, duck spring rolls, mojo shrimp and octopus, cherry and chevre salad and mushroom empanaditas. Six of the new dishes will be featured on Cinder's first-ever happy hour that runs Monday through Friday, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Happy hour specials include $5.00 appetizers, $8.00 mussels, $3.00 off all drafts, $3.00 off all wines by the glass, plus a featured wood-fired pie of the day. The new dinner and happy hour menus are available immediately. For more information about Cinder, call 267-761-5582, visit www.cinderphilly.com, follow @cinderphilly on Twitter and Instagram, and like Cinder on facebook.com/cinderphilly.

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Bru, U-Bahn And Cinder Tap 92 Kegs of Sours, Ciders And Stouts On Pro Bowl Sunday Jan 29th

Bru, U-Bahn And Cinder Tap 92 Kegs of Sours, Ciders And Stouts On Pro Bowl Sunday Jan 29th

BRU Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn and Cinder will unleash 92 kegs of rare, fancy and unique drafts on Pro Bowl Sunday, January 29th during Sour Bowl, Stout Bowl and new Cider Bowl. Since Philly Beer Week back in June, Craft Concepts (the group behind the three bars) has been squirreling away hard-to-get keys that include sours, wild ales, funky ciders and tops in imperial IPAs and stouts. Taps start pouring at BRU (1318 Chestnut Street) with Sour Bowl III at 11:00am, followed by Cider Bowl I at Cinder (1500 Locust) at 2:00pm, then crossing back over Broad to Stout Bowl II at U-Bahn (1320 Chestnut) at 4:00pm. At 6:00pm, look for ten bonus kegs to pour back up at BRU with a special Sour Bowl Overtime featuring Russian River.  All beers will be specially priced between $7 and $10 (average) and are available first come, first served until kegs kick. For more information and tap updates, visit BRU Craft and Wurst's event page on Facebook, or visit each bar's page on Philly Tap Finder.
 

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Where to Eat, Drink, Party: Philadelphia Guide to Christmas Eve/Day and New Year's Eve/Day

Where to Eat, Drink, Party: Philadelphia Guide to Christmas Eve/Day and New Year's Eve/Day

Still looking for the perfect place to ring in the New Year, or a cozy spot to carb up the next day before you head down to 2nd street? How about a gourmet Christmas meal that you don't have to stress about? From champagne toasts to holiday roasts, our client's have you covered this year! Check out our list of the best places to spend the holiday's this year in Philadelphia. 

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Cinder Now Open, Bringing Ciders, Sours And Artisan Pizza To Rittenhouse Square

Cinder Now Open, Bringing Ciders, Sours And Artisan Pizza To Rittenhouse Square

Teddy Sourias of Craft Concepts (BRU Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn, Uptown Beer Garden, Finn McCool's Ale House) announces the opening of Cinder today at 1500 Locust Street. The Rittenhouse cider/sour bar and artisanal pizza kitchen features ciders and wild ales on the 32 taps and 70+ bottles. Three bell chef rated Jonathan Petruce and his culinary team will prepare pizzas, mussels, salads and small plates in the open kitchen focusing on local ingredients. Rustic pizza using creative and classical toppings will be prepared in custom-built wood-fired pizza oven. Beer will be poured from full custom design system housed in copper pipes. The bar will also pour 10 wines by the glass and over 20 wines by the bottle. The stylish and sophisticated 2,400 square foot bar and dining room seats 34 on custom built high-tops and 34 on low-tops and banquets, with 16 at the bar. 

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Uptown Beer Garden Hosts End-of-Summer BBQ Week with Half Acre Beer Company

Uptown Beer Garden Hosts End-of-Summer BBQ Week with Half Acre Beer Company

Uptown Beer Garden (1735 JFK Blvd.) embraces the dog days of summer with new events that celebrate two of our favorite things: BBQ and BEER! Half Acre BBQ Week is underway and runs through Saturday, August 27th, featuring a slate of killer grill specials, plus Chicago’s Half Acre Brewing Co. will be taking over the taps on one of our two bars. For only five bucks a pop, enjoy some world-class core and seasonal beers, as well as some extreme rarities. 

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