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Friday the Firkinteenth
quick link: http://f13.greylodge.com
Friday the Firkinteenth is our most famous event. Every Friday the 13th since February 1998, we have tapped a bunch of cask ale. This event grew into quite a monster. There have even been several videos made about the Firkinteenth.
Many people consider Friday the Firkinteen their favorite Philadelphia beer event. Friday the Firkinteenth won "Best Beer Event" from Philly Beer Scene twice. A (hopefully) interesting bit of trivia, this is probably the only beer event in the world whose frequency and timing are completely at the mercy of the calendar.
We expect to have 30 assorted firkins and pins for this one. As usual, the Day Session will run from noon to 6pm; the Night Session from 6pm to midnight. As always, no cover charge. Come and go as you like. Stay as long as you like. If you want to take the day off and enjoy a day of cask ale, we've got you covered. If you want to work all day and have an evening of cask ale, we have you covered too.
Like pretty much every Grey Lodge event, Friday the Firkinteenth is pay as you go. No tickets, no cover charge.
Friday the Firkinteenth #33 - 13 May 2016
Updated: Sat, 14 May 2016
Tapped as of 11:25pm
- Jack's Double Dry Hop Cider w/ grapefruit
- Rivertowne Sergeant Fury's Red Ale
- Singlecut Billy 18-Watt IPA
- Mispillion River Space Otter Pale Ale w/ oranges & lemons
- Flying Fish Tropical Daylight Savings IPA dry hopped w/ fruity experimental hops (pin)
- Fat Heads Sunshine Daydream Session IPA (pin)
- Evolution Pine'HOP'le IPA w/ dried blueberries & citra hops
- Bells Debs Red
- Troegs Perpetual IPA dry hopped w/ Simcoe and Zeus
- Wyndridge Laughing Crow IPA w/ apricots
- Sole Turbo Nerd Double IPA with mandarin oranges
- Manayunk Kolsch w/ Lancaster honey(pin)
- Evil Genius Purple Monkey Dishwasher Jalapeno Chocolate Peanut Butter
- St. Benjamin Maibock
- Cape May Sophisticated Lady Spring Ale
- Manayunk Kolsch w/ dried chilies and lime (pin)
- Neshaminy Creek Croydon Cream Ale straight up, no tricks
- Philly PHL Session IPA with grapefruit peel
- Boaks last firkin ever: Chocolate Raspberry Coffee Two Blind Monks
- River Horse IPA w/ grapefruit zest & Cascade hops (pin)
- River Horse IPA w/ grapefruit zest & Centennial hops (pin)
- Yards Eureka IPA
- Double Nickel IPA
- Free Will Techno IPA dry-hopped with Amarillo
- Round Guys Southbound Pachyderm Peanut Butter Stout
- Heavy Seas Powder Monkey w/ Kent Goldings, cherry wood, and dried cherries
- Naked Erik the Strong
- Sly Fox Hop Project: TnT IPA
As usual, We will be stocking up on 8oz glasses so you can safely try several of these great beers. Also, as usual, there will be pitchers of water all over.
Events like Groundhog Day and Friday the Firkinteenth are too hectic for us run tabs or accept credit cards. On rare days like those we are cash only.
Kick a Firkin, Get a Shirt
If you kick a firkin, we'll give you a free, extremely limited-edition T-shirt. We switch up the design and color for each Firkinteenth.
Ringing the Bell
When a firkin kicks, we ring a bell, which means an angel gets his wings. At the last Firkinteenth, 25 angels got their wings. You may be thinking "sure an angel gets his wings but what do we get?" Whoever buys the beer that kicks a firkin gets a free I Kicked the Firkin t-shirt. These are the usual type of t-shirts that have holes for neck and arms but no holes for wings, so angels will just have to be happy with wings. These shirts are custom made for each Firkinteenth and are not for sale. You have to kick a firkin to get one.
Friday the Firkinteenth Videos
Jimmy Craic Head TV, July 2007
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