Teddy Sourias and Craft Concepts Group announce the launch of Blume at 1500 Locust Street - coming to Rittenhouse neighborhood this April. The owners of BRU Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn, Tradesman’s, Kontrol, Uptown Beer Garden, Finn McCool’s Ale House and Tinsel present a brand new food and drink concept in the former space occupied by Cinder Copper & Lace.Read More
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.Read More
Fresh new changes are coming to Fuel Center City at 1225 Walnut Street. Owner Rocco Cima announces that the Midtown Village location of his 500 calorie (or less) cafe will be renovated from top to bottom with new furniture and lighting, the addition of a community table, opened up dining spaces, new artwork and design elements, and an overall colorful new look. Construction and interior work has been under way since earlier last month. Fuel Center City is currently open during the renovations. The new dining room will debut during a relaunch weekend scheduled for April 14, 15 and 16, 2017 - with a different giveaway each day that weekend.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.
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.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.
Smokin’ Betty’s and Devil’s Alley will host the 6th “Puppy Love Valentines Party,” on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at the 23rd Street Armory (22 S. 23rd Street). This popular Valentine’s themed bash returns to celebrate the one you truly love, your pooch. For more information, call (215) 922-6500 or visit Smokin' Betty's website.Read More