City Suburban News May 9-15, 2012
Laurel Hill Cemetery's Beer Barons Tour
Homebrew Competition Returns
Nominated for a 2010 Philly Beer Scene award, “Beer
Barons to Homebrewers: Tour the Past. Taste the Present.” is
back! This year's event, co-sponsored by the Cemetery and Flying Fish
Brewing Co., to be held Saturday, May 19, will include a tour of
burial sites of brewers interred at Laurel Hill Cemetery and will
continue with a tour, tasting and reception at West Laurel Hill
Cemetery. Both tours will be led by Pennsylvania brewery historian
Rich Wagner. Tickets are $25 per person. Reservations are required
and space is limited. Registration begins at 1 p.m. At Laurel Hill
Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132.
Are you a homebrewer? See how your brew measures up at
this AHA/BJCP sanctioned event. Both bottled entries and sixtel
entries are welcome. Brewers submitting a sixtel receive free entry
for themselves and two guests. Bottled entries are $7 per entry and
must be received by Friday, May 11. Certified BJCP judges are also
welcome to apply.
A portion of the proceeds from the event benefits the
mssion work of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Roxborough.
For information, to enter a homebrew, or to purchase
tickets, call 610-664-1591 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.