Just because it was there...
Just missed Yuseff Cherney (Ballast Point) at Good Dog, but I certainly didn't miss his beers.
The post-Ballast Point event, pre-happy hour was a solid crowd.
Sean McGettigan with two friends at Misconduct Tavern's Ithaca Sour Event on a rare night off from his Station Taproom (Downingtown, PA)
Monk's Lambic Dinner, First Course: Crab, Gueuze, and Sweet Pea Panna Cotta with house-made gueuze crème fraiche.
Bottled Oude Gueuze from Brouwerij Boon in Belgium.
Monk's Lambic Dinner, Second Course: White Asparagus Salad with quail egg, micro greens, and a gueuze and white truffle vinaigrette.
Monk's Lambic Dinner, Third Course: Mussel & Gueuze Soup served with a puff pastry dome.
Tom Peters introduces Armand Debelder (3 Fonteinen).
A gathering of Philadelphia's finest: from left, Carolyn Smagalski (Bella Online/The Beer Fox), Nancy Rigberg and George Hummel (Home Sweet Home Brew), honorary member of Philadelphia's Finest Jay Brooks from San Francisco (Celebrator, among others), and Don Russell (aka Joe Sixpack).
Three men who have never dined together: Frank Boon (Boon), Jean Van Roy (Cantillon), and Armand Debelder (3 Fonteinen)
The hosts of Monk's Cafe (Tom Peters, far left, and Fergie Carey, second from right) with Frank Boon, Jean Van Roy, and Armand Debelder during a night of great food, beer, and fellowship.
Time to turn the cameras on the frotharazzi.
Monk's Lambic Dinner, Fourth Course: Fish & Chips served as grilled salmon, gueuze braised leeks with crème fraiche & garlic chips
The darkest beer picture ever? Points if you can describe it in Monk's typical low lighting.
Monk's Lambic Dinner, Fifth Course: Roasted Squab & Oven-dried Figs with morels, bacon, swiss chard, foie gras, and fingerling potatoes.
Monk's Lambic Dinner, Sixth Course: Cave-aged Chaource with walnut brioche and cherry compote.
Monk's Lambic Dinner, Seventh Course: Strawberry Shortcake with Rodenbach-glazed strawberries, whipped cream, and rhubarb coulis.