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.Read More
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.
BRU, U-Bahn and Uptown Beer Garden announce 21 events for 2016 Philly Beer Week. Hot on the heels of capacity crowds and the rarest beers in the region during the Craft Brewers Conference the trio head into Philly Beer Week with an exciting line-up to quench the city's thrist for rare beers, wild ales, sours and more. Philly Beer Week starts Friday, June 3, 2016 and runs through Sunday, June 12, 2016.Read More
BRU Craft & Wurst (1318 Chestnut Street) presents BRU FALL FEST this Saturday, October 4, 2014 in conjunction with Midtown Village Fall Festival. Between 12:00pm and 8:00pm, BRU will present eight hours of food, drink and music outside on the 1300 block of Chestnut Street. Look for Bratwurst and Knackwurst on the grill, plus pulled pork sandwiches from a whole pig roast. Bartenders will pour our favorite local brews, including Troegs Dreamweaver and Hop Knife, Stoudt's Pilsner and Oktoberfest, ShawneeCraft Raspberry Blanche and IPA, and Yards Philly Pale Ale and Brawler. Inside the bar, BRU will be "gravity pouring" a super rare firkin of Troegs Hop Knife.
On the Oktoberfest stage, get ready for eight hours of music from five live bands and DJS, including:
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Matt Lipshitz (Acoustic guitar solo performing covers and originals)
1:30pm to 2:30pm
No Good Sister (All female trio performing honky tonk, Western, swing, blues and Americana)
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Cultureal (Love-based roots, jazz, reggae)
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Thee Idea Men (Blues, rock)
6:00pm to 7:00pm
The Levee Drivers (Sounds of old country souls being reborn into tomorrow's rock)
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Various DJs (Popular, funk, rock)
In between sets, DJ JAY will spin popular trip hip and down tempo lounge music. Oktoberfest is free to the public, and 21 and older to drink (with identification). BRU will serve an abbreviated version of the regular daily menu inside, plus pouring from 39 taps. Skip Midtown Village’s beer lines by dropping in for self-serve taps using our Ipad pouring system.
For more information about BRÜ and a list of other upcoming events, call (215) 800-1079, visit www.bruphilly.com, like www.facebook.com/BRUPhilly and follow @bruphilly on Twitter.
BRÜ Craft & Wurst is a German-style bier hall and wursthaus nestled in the heart of Midtown Village. The bar is bustling with German draughts and Philadelphia’s most aggressive list of American craft beers. A self-serving station lets customers pour their own beers using special iPads. Other modern twists include ample outlets wired near bar seating for customers who need to be plugged in 24/7.
Executive Chef Andrew Gaspar serves up Bavarian and American cuisine for those who enjoy hearty dishes with big flavors. The menu showcases his experience in classic German cuisine and pub food that he developed from working in kitchens at the Belgian Café, Brauhaus Schmidts, Stateside and Monks Café. The dining room, outdoor seating area and bar are open daily for lunch and dinner.