Brü hosts an assortment of events each month featuring happy hour specials, bier tastings, and soccer tournaments. Of course, to a German, the bier by itself is already a special thing. They also believe you get the most out of your brew by enjoying it with some friends. So check back here regularly to see what else we have going on.
Monday - Friday
4pm - 7pm
$4 Drafts & Craft Cans
$5 Red & White Wine
$5 House Liquor
$5 Starters & Wurst Sandwiches
Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm
We are sending off our fifth Philly Beer Week with our good friends from Tampa's Coppertail Brewing Co, and newcomer MIA Beer Company. Stop by for some pints & flights, say hello to folks form the breweries, and enjoy a slate of "Sunshine State" inspired specials from the kitchen.
Coppertail Wheat Stroke
Coppertail Powder IPA
Coppertail Purple Drink
Coppertail Pinky Swear
MIA Cucumber Lemon-Lime
MIA Pastil Pils
MIA Mega Mix
MIA Strawberry Wonderbrette
Pils Battered Rock Shrimp
Stone Crab Claws
$5 Moscow Mules from 12-4pm, should you need something extra to shake off the night before. Stay tuned, if things work out, we'll be adding a third brewery to the mix as well. Happy PBW, everbody.
The Mile High Club
Friday, June 09, 2017 at 4:20 pm
Four gems from in and around the Mile High City. Flights available by brewery, and all featured drafts $4 for Happy Hour, 4-7pm.
Left Hand Bittersweet
Left Hand Double Galaxy IPA
Left Hand Chokeberry Saison
Left Hand Introvert IPA
TRVE Restarter Sour Ale
TRVE Buried Son
TRVE Life's Trade
Avery Apricot Sour
Avery Raspberry Sour
Avery Barrel Aged Coconut Porter
Great Divide Roadie Radler
Great Divide Hop Disciples #1
Great Divide Oak Aged Espresso Yeti
Great Divide Barrel Aged RIS
It's Friday night, and Beer Week isn't over yet. Anything can happen.
Nor Cal Happy Hour
Thursday, June 08, 2017 at 4:00 pm
One of our absolute favorite events is back for another year. Eight of our favorite breweries from one of our favorite brewing states. Hop heads and sour hounds, hang your hat here. All breweries availble by flight, and all regular drafts $4 for Happy Hour, 4-7pm. That's right. All of em.
Russian River Pliney the Elder
Russian River Blind Pig
Russian River Supplication
Almanac Sour IPA
Almanac Sunshine and Opportunity
Almanac White Label
Anderson Valley GT Gose
Anderson Valley Barrel Aged Salted Caramel Porter
Anderson Valley Briney Melon
North Coast PranQster
North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve
North Coast Cherry Berlinerweisse
Knee Deep Galaxy on Fire
Knee Deep No Stems, No Seeds
Knee Deep Fish On
Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat
Lost Coast Indica IPA
Lost Coast Sharkinator
Bear Republic Pace Car Racer
Bear Republic Tartare Rouge
Bear Republic Cuvee de Bubba
Lagunitas Czech Pils
Lagunitas Hop Stoopid
Lagunitas Undercover Shutdown Ale
Tuesday of the Beast
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 at 8:00 pm
It's Tuesady 6.6, so we're bringing out two metal AF young breweries, brand spankin new to our market. Stop by and get into something good that you prolly haven't had a chance to before- and might be some time before they are back again!
Hydra Unholy Vanilla Stout
Hydra Emperor Hazy
Hydra The Haunted Made Me Brew It
Burial Keepers Veil
Burial Tin Cup
Ashville, NC's Burial Brewing opened their doors in 2013, and Sioux Falls, SD's Hydra come on exactly two years ago, in May '15. Neither of these guys are distributed far (if at all) beyond their home territory, yet because we live in the best beer city in the world, for PBW we can enjoy them in our backyard. Free shots of bourbon at the stroke of midnight. Because metal.
Beer From Away, The Mainerd Event
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 at 2:00 pm
One of our favorite events is back for another year. PBW Tuesday, three of our absolute favorites take the taps for a day, with special Lobster Rolls, Fried Clams, and Damariscotta Oysters w/ Saison Mignonette.
Allagash Sixteen Counties
Allagash Hoppy Table Beer
Allagash Golden Brett
Oxbow Farmhouse Pale Ale
Oxbow Freestyle 40
Maine A Tiny Beautiful Something
Maine Another One
Maine Mean Old Tom
All featured drafts will be $6-7/ea, and $4 for Happy Hour 4-7. Flights by brewery also available (3.5oz). We love this event, and get here early if you can- 'keep the tulip glass' for the first 24 Allagash Ganache & Golden Brett over the bar. Ayuh!
Monday, June 05, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Some of the most impressive beers we have the privilege of serving come from tiny breweries, across the Midwest. Some are from unassuming places, some are tucked away in major cities... some are delicate and ethereal, some will hit you in the face like a sock full of nickels. Two things they all have in common- we love them, and they are together for a day:
Prairie Vous Francais
Half Acre Galactic Double Daisy Cutter
Half Acre Big Hugs
Half Acre Bikini Switchblade
Off Color Apex Predator
Off Color Hyper Predator
Off Color I'm Sorry
Fat Head's Jack Straw
Fat Head's Hop Marauder
Fat Head's Benjamin Danklin
Blackberry Farms Fenceline
Blackberry Farms Boundary Tree
Blackberry Farms IPA
Nebraska Apricot au Poivre
Nebraska Black Betty
"Midwestern" food specials: Brat & Kraut Sandwiches, Beer Pretzels, Pierogies, Fried Curds, Skyline Fritters.
All drafts $6-8, and $4 for Happy Hour 4-7pm. Flights by brewery also available, and $5-7 food specials all night. We'll get some Sergio Leone on the bar screens through Happy Hour, then at dusk we'll drop the 105" big screen.
Heart of Darkness
Sunday, June 04, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Don't talk to me about Monday.
Firestone Walker Parabola
Wicked Weed Barrel Aged El Paraiso
Evil Twin Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break
New Holland Mexican Dragon's Milk
Weyerbacher Sunday Morning Stout
Captain Lawrence Smoke From The Oak
Hardywood Barrel Aged Sidamo Stout
Bagby Biggie Stout
Deschutes Abyss 2016
BOTTLE POUR - FIFTY FIFTY ECLIPSE VARIANTS
Woodford Reserve Barrel
Elijah Craig Barrel
Templeton Rye Barrel
Old Forester Barrel
Buffalo Trace Barrel
Evan Williams Barrel
Apple Brandy Barrel
Coffee Barrel Blend
Vanilla Barrel Blend
Grand Cru Barrel Blend
All drafts and bottle pours $7-9 for .25L goblets, $3-4 for 4oz samples. Full flights of Eclipse variants $40. Don't forget to check out "Chalk Above The Bar" down in U-Bahn as well. It's gonna be a hoot.
Founders & Bell's Beer-B-Q
Sunday, June 04, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Two of America's titans of brewing sit only 50 miles apart, and we are brining them to our taps for a laid back Beer Week Sunday. $5 core pints & $6 specialty goblets, all day and night. We are also putting a bunch of extra tables out on Chestnut, and serving a whole mess of BBQ and Michigan-spirited food specials. Come on out.
Founders PC PIls
Founders All Day IPA
Founders Lemondrop IPA
Bell's Lager of the Lakes
Bell's Two Hearted
Bell's Mars Double IPA
Bell's Traverse City Whiskey BA Porter
'Midwest' Specials: Pierogies, Brats & Kraut, Fried Curds, Beer Pretzels.
BBQ Specials: Smoked Brisket, Baby Back Ribs, Drumsticks w/ Plum-Stout BBQ, Hot Links, 'Everything' Platters.
It's Always Sunny Side Up In Philadelphia
Saturday, June 03, 2017 at 11:00 am
Pizza Boy does it right. Stop by for a rare visit to town from local heroes Terry and Al, and get into some next level sh*t, featuring a TON of fresh hoppy beers, and six variants of award-winning Sunny Side Up Stout on tap, five of them gravity pouring from one-off firkin finishes:
Spandex, Glitter & Ego's
Wheezin the Juice
Murren River IPA
Keystoner Wheat IPA
Hopvision Pale Ale: Motueka
Soul Crusher Saison
Sunny Side Up
SSU Double Vietnamese Coffee & Vanilla
SSU Toasted Coconut
SSU Rum Soaked Oak, Orange Zest, Reaper Pepper
SSU French Roasted Hazelnut
SSU Maple Bacon Doughnut
Brunch specials available until 3pm:
Pork Roll Egg & Cheese
Biscuits & Gravy
Maple Bourbon French Toast
Granola & Lavender-Honey Yogurt
Ommegang Happy Hour
Friday, June 02, 2017 at 4:00 pm
Our annual Philly Beer Week HH kickoff is back! Ommegang and Boulevard Brewing Company are bringing a full slate of brand new and limited release beers... and we are rounding out the list with two of our absolute favorties- Hennepin and Tank 7, a pair of award-wining, truly quintessential American Farmhouse Ales:
Ommegang Pale Sour
Ommegang Bend the Knee
Boulevard Tropical Pale Ale
Boulevard Noble Prize
Boulevard Hibiscus Gose
Boulevard American Kolsch
Boulevard Tank 7
Taps stay on all night, $4 a pop for Happy Hour 4-7pm. Keepsake tulip glass for the first 48 Hennepin/Tank 7 sold, plus keychains, pints, and some other free swag for the early birds. Happy Philly Beer Week!
Friday, June 02, 2017 at 12:00 pm
Start your PBW proper, with a full dose of hops from Captain Lawrence Brewing Company, including three fancy new releases, and fresh kegs of couple of favorites. $4 a pint from kickoff, through the end of Happy Hour at 7, and buy a pint, keep the glass for the first 48 pints over the bar:
And to kick off Captain Dan Conway's #PLBRAW food tour, we're running a ploughman's plate-style 'Brotzeit' lunch special to get some ballast down. For ten smackers you get house baked bread, landjaeger, pfefferwurst, obatza, pickled ramps, and pilsner mustard. Happy Philly Beer Week y'all. There's a long way to go, but stick around for a few :)
Die Brüder Shelton
Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 4:00 pm
In tandem with the The German Society of Pennsylvania's fabulous Bierfest, we are turning all of our traditional lager taps over to our friends from Shelton Brothers Importers. Nine draft lagers, wurst und schnitzel for days!
Mahr's Saphir Weisse
Mahr's Mastodon Lager
Here's a link to the Philly Bierfest event. It's gonna be beautiful outside, come on and make a day of it! http://www.phillybierfest.com/
Hops & Malt
Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 11:00 am
What's your favorite hoppy ale? What's your favorite killer stout? Stop by Saturday, we are tapping sixteen of our favorites, highlighted by the draft premiere of the special collab we made with our Delco cuzzins at 2SP.
Russian River Pliny the Younger
SOLE Good Good
Funk Silent Disco
Pizza Boy LegenDAIRY Strawberry
Fat Head's Hop Juju
Anderson Valley Ee Tah! IPA
2SP Solar Baby
Almanac Coffee Barrel Noir
Weyerbacher Sunday Morning Stout
Founders Lizard of Koz
Half Acre Big Hugs
Prairie Birthday Bomb!
Hoppin Frog T.O.R.I.S.
Younger is $5/6oz pour, limited one per person, first come first served. The bar 'officially' opens at 11am, but we will probably open the Chestnut St doors 15-30min early if there's a line. As always, if you miss out on Younger, we hope you stick around anyway. There's a LOT of good beer on this list, and might be some surprises too...
Sour Bowl: Overtime w/ Russian River
Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Because there's never enough of a really good thing, we are going to tap eleven new kegs halfway through Sour Bowl III. Who else could it be, but Santa Rosa heroes Russian River on the taps?
Pliny the Elder
Consecration - Batch 4/4/16
Consecration - Batch 7/19/16
Consecration - Batch 10/5/16
Supplication - Batch 10/8/15
Supplication - Batch 6/8/16
Supplication - Batch 9/2/16
All drafts aim to tap at 6pm sharp, but please be patient as there is bound to be some lag (we wash the lines between kegs). $7/10oz for the IPAs, Salvation, and Damnation. $9/.25L for the sours. 375ml bottles of Consecration ($20), Salvation ($12), Damnation ($10) will be available for takeout, as supplies last (Consecration limit one/customer).
Here are links for the main event, as well as the other two official #SourBowl offshoot events:
Sour Bowl III - BRU Craft & Wurst, 11am
Cider Bowl I - Cinder, 2pm
Stout Bowl II - U-Bahn, 6pm
Sour Bowl III
Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 11:00 am
Sour Bowl is back, and she's brought all her friends. Four tappings at three bars over seven hours. Looks like 91 kegs and 16 special bottle pours. Maybe more. Let's shoot the moon together.
Sour Bowl: Kickoff - BRU 11am
Almanac Hoppy Sour: Citra
Alvinne Wild West - Plum
Anderson Valley Grand Cru
BFM Abbaye St Bon Chien '15
Brewski Mr Candy King
Bullfrog Old Gold Kriek
Cantillon Fou' Foune
Cascade The Vine
Captain Lawrence Hudson Valley: Blackberry
Coppertail Guava Pastelitos
Draai Laag Goedenacht
Ducato/Oxbow Oud Brunello
Firestone Walker Krieky Bones
Forest & Main Marius
Freigeist Eau de Janeiro
Free Will Olly
Grimm Cube Cuvee #1
Jolly Pumpkin No Ka Oi
Lost Abbey Madonna & Child
Mikkeller SpontanDryhop Mosaic
Russian River Supplication
Siren Grapefruit 'Ting
Singlecut Softly Spoken Magic Spells
Troegs Nugget Nectar *NITRO*
Vault Hop Culture
Everything first come, first served. Sours all priced $7-10 for .25L and 10oz drafts, also available for $3-4 for 3oz samples (Cantillon limit 1/ea for 5oz pour). Hoppy stuff is $7/ea (Lunch is $8/pint).
Baked French Toast
cognac maple, fresh whipped cream
Sweet Potato Hash
crispy tofu, fennel, thyme; home fries, grilled sourdough toast
smoked ham, gruyere, fried egg; home fries, grilled sourdough toast
poached eggs; home fries, grilled sourdough toast
pork roll, cheddar, fried egg, curry ketchup; home fries, grilled sourdough toast
lavender-honey yogurt, house made granola, fresh fruit, mint
scrambled eggs, poblano, red onion, oyster muchroom, meunster; home fries, grilled sourdough toast
Here's a link to the other three episodes of mania. Alex MF Bokulich is going to personally tap every single keg this year. Fernet will stain the streets.
Cider Bowl - Cinder 2pm
Stout Bowl - U-Bahn 4pm
Sour Bowl: Overtime - BRU 6pm
12 Days of Christmas & Barrel Aged Beers
Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 12:00 pm
One of our signature events is back for another run. Beginning 12/11 at noon, we will begin tapping 25 barrel aged beers advent-style, going two a day for twelve days straight (incl. one day with three). As with previous years, this is a 'non-sour' event, naturally predicated upon bourbon barrels and dark/heavy beers, but we've taken measures to mix it up and keep the styles interesting.
12/11: Weyerbacher Brewing 21st Anniversary + Heresy
12/12: Stone & Key Cellars & Big Hill Ciderworks Barrel Aged ciders.
12/13: Boulevard Brewing Company Tripel Julep, Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Stickee Monkey, plus bonus keg: Boulevard Collab #6 w/ FW.
12/14: Anderson Valley Brewing Company Bourbon Barrel Baltic Porter + Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout
12/15: Allagash Brewing Company James Bean + Fluxus '16
12/16: 2SP Brewing Company Solera #001 + Solera #002 (two year vertical)
12/17: Avery Brewing Company Vanilla Bean Stout + Tangerine Quad
12/18: Hoppin' Frog Brewery Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. + Barrel Aged In-Ten-Sidy
12/19: Founders Brewing Co. Backwoods Bastard + Lizard of Koz
12/20: Two Roads Brewing Company Roadsmary's Other Baby 2015 + Unorthodox 2015
12/21: Bear Republic Brewing Co. Barrel Aged Demolition Derby + Zut Alors
12/22: FiftyFifty Brewing Company Eclipse FLIGHTS. Pricing and available quantity to follow- expecting a flight of eleven different finishes.
All kegs will remain on tap until they kick, years past it was generally 2-3 days per keg (by day three there are generally 5-8 on tap at any given time throughout). Keep an eye on Phillytapfinder Craft Beer Locator for daily updates, but keep in mind that the online updates are done each morning. Each are priced between $7-9 per 10oz draft, with .25L portions for beers over 11%.
**TOY DRIVE** If you bring a toy in it's original box, you can get one each of the day's featured drafts for $5. If doing so, please give your toy to your server or bartender before ordering your beer(s)!
Mary Xmas folks. HO. HO. HO.
Monday, December 05, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Some big beers from the big boys outta Chicago. Taps at 7pm, BCBS and BCBB limited 1/person until 8pm (or at least until everybody gets a glass). After that, fair game:
Bourbon County Brand Stout
Bourbon County Brand Barleywine
Sofie Secreto Mango
Virtue Cider The Mitten
Half Acre Happy Hour
Thursday, December 01, 2016 at 4:00 pm
We are quite fond of Half Acre Beer Company, can't you tell? Join us for a nice slate of drafts, $4 a pop from 4-7pm:
Hot Dogs ($5/ea from 4-7)
Fade to Black Friday IV
Friday, November 25, 2016 at 12:00 pm
The time has come for the 4th annual Left Hand Brewing Company + Captain Lawrence Brewing Company Black Friday tap takeover. To mix it up a bit, this year we are dialing back the 'black,' and cutting in some fresh as hell hoppy beers and extremely limited sours. I mean, who doesn't like choices... right?
Left Hand Fade to Black
Left Hand Ambidextrous Step 7
Left Hand Bittersweet
Left Hand Smoke Jumper
Left Hand Introvert IPA
Left Hand Extrovert IPA
Captain Lawrence Pilot Batch: Pilot Shifter DIPA
Captain Lawrence Pilot Batch: Extra Pale Ale
Captain Lawrence Kiperial
Captain Lawrence Rosso e Marrone
Captain Lawrence Hudson Harvest: Cherry
Captain Lawrence Flaming Fury
And here's what Chef Craig is bringin to the table:
Black Sesame Tuna
sesame crust, sweet potato confit, maple soy glaze
Black Bean Burger
spicy avocado, grilled pineapple, cholula crema, cilantro
Blackened Jerk Chicken Thigh
tostones, rice, peas
Black Pepper Crusted Roast Beef
bordelaise, roasted celeriac, baby carrot, radish
Black Forest Mousse
bittersweet chocolate, raspberry compote, kirschwasser cream
Greek Thanksgiving Party
Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 9:00 pm
Head down to Ubahn for our annual Greek Thanksgiving Party
Party starts at 9 pm and is happening all night long. Music & Styling by DJ Maki & Neo Kyma !
TerraPINK: Sound Czech Yourself for Breast Cancer
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Step out and enjoy an event supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month. Featuring our friends from Terrapin Beer Co.. All proceeds from Sound Czech beers bought will be donated to a local non-profit that fights comprehensively against breast cancer!
We will be holding a silent auction with a Terrapin-branded Osprey backpack stuffed with items that hold a retail value of $200. All proceeds from the silent auction will be donated to the charity. If you're interested in donating any itmes for this, please let us know.
Wear a pink item of clothing and get here early because the first 20 people to arrive at the event wearing pink will receive a mini Terrapin swag bag. However, we do encourage everyone to wear some pink to support the cause.
Sound Czech Pilsner
Grapefruit Hi-5 IPA
Luau Krunkles Hawaiian IPA
So Fresh & So Green, Green Fresh Hop IPA
Tiramisu-Hoo Imperial Stout
BRU Fall Fest (at Midtown Village Fall Festival)
Saturday, October 01, 2016 at 12:00 pm
BRU FALL FEST is back with eight hours of music, food and beer on the 1300 block of Chestnut St. Come hungry for Bratwurst on the grill, pulled pork sandwiches, pretzels and more. Bartenders will pour your favorite crafts. On our outdoor stage, get ready for eight hours of music live bands and DJS. Check back soon for the full scoop.
MUSIC LINEUP --
* Brad Moser
* Chris Paterno Band
* American Dinosaur
* Levee Drivers
* DJ Jack Tripper
DRAFTS POURING OUTSIDE --
* Andech's Oktoberfest
* Troegs Dreamweaver
* Troegs Master of Pumpkins
* Fat Heads Sunshine Daydream Session IPA
* Evolution Pine'Hop'L IPA
* Wyndridge Wet Hop Ale
* Rogue Dead Guy
* Rogue Hazelnut Brown
* BBQ pork
* Bavarian pretzels
* Veggie skewers
* Shrimp & chorizo skewers
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.
Save the date + invite your friends.
Allagash&Firestone Happy Hour
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Pop Up Happy Hour! Get your weekend started right with a "Bi-Coastal" Happy Hour Featuring two of our favorite breweries Firestone Walker Brewing Co. and Allagash Brewing Company. Taps will be on all night, but get here early - all drafts $4 from 4:00-7:00pm
On Tap :
Allagash Brewing Company
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Luponic Distortion #3
WilderBRU with Draai Laag
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Get wild with the articulate wild/funky/sour ales from Pittsburgh's Draai Laag Brewing Company. Owner Dennis and his team will be in the house to tell you all about the bounty of expertly crafted wild ales that we'll have on draft... and the taps will stay on all night, but be sure to get here early- all drafts $4 for Happy Hour, 4-7pm:
Apples & Pears - brett blonde w/ apple, pear, honeysuckle
Goedenacht - golden w/ apples, orange, honey
La Pienture - kriek-style ale w/ black cherry
Simon Girty - bruin w/ honey, cocoa, orange peel
Aureus - golden w/ orange & vanilla
*we'll add 1-3 more drafts to this list over the next week... and stay tuned, we'll update with more fun info, including giveaways, food specials, and FLIGHTS. These guys are dope, come check them out!
Bahl Hornin' Happy Hour
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Join owner Trey White and the entire AVBC sales team, as they wrap up their yearly East Coast Summit with a sojourn among us 'Brightlighters" to pour a killer lineup of Bahl Hornin' Steinber at our Geechin' bar! We'll have a bounty of rarities on tap, as well as some regular favorites, and the party may go on all night, but be sure to get here early, all drafts $4/ea for Happy Hour, 4-7pm:
Barrel Aged Gin & Tonic Gose
Blood Orange Gose
Rosy Barl (barrel aged wild ale/raspberry)
Peachy Barl (barrel aged wild ale/peach)
Hop Ottin' IPA
Oh... and it's Center City SIPS from 5-7, so cans of Briney Melon (watermelon gose) will be available for $3 a pop as well. We'll have some glassware, shirts, and other swag to hand out, and keep an eye on this page, we'll add some food specials and other fun stuff next week.