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October 20, 2016

Manayunk to host weeklong celebration of craft cocktails

Each day brings a different schedule of activities

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Try a new craft cocktail this fall.

Manayunk bars and restaurants along Main Street will once again celebrate Cocktail Week with tastings, dinner pairings, parties, cocktail competitions and special happy hours this fall. The boozy celebration begins on Nov. 7 and continues through Nov. 13. Each day brings a different schedule of activities.

Note: Some require reservations or tickets. Check here.

Nov. 7

Lucky's Last Chance Cocktail & Dessert Pairing

Featured cocktails include:

• New Amsterdam Gin Punch
• Dark Horse Cabernet Apple Sangria 
• Bird Dog Grapefruit Manhatten
• Bird Dog Chocolate Irish Coffee

Bourbon Blue Martini Night

Twists on the classic cocktail with three different types of vodka:

• New Amsterdam
• Stoli
• Reyka

Nov. 8

Bourbon Blue Pig & Whiskey Dinner ($40-$50 per person)

Three-course dinner featuring different cuts of pork paired with different whiskeys:

• Tin Cup
• Bird Dog
• Woodford

Lucky's Last Chance Tuesday Tappings Booze & Brews 

Featured pairings include:

• Oarsman Berliner with Darkhorse Pinot Noir "Red Wine Cooler"
• Le Batteur Ale with Brett "Boiler Maker" and Reyka Vodka Lemon Verbena
• Best Brown Ale with Kraken Rum "Beer Flip"

Mad River Quizzo (8-10 p.m.)

Kraken sampling with giveaways and complimentary tasting.

Nov. 9

Main Street Craft Cocktail Stroll (6-10 p.m.)

Local bars will craft their own rum punch for a chance to win a cash prize.

Bourbon Blue Shots of Inspiration

Mixed craft cocktail flights

Nov. 10

Manayunk Brewery Craft Rum & Beer Cocktail Party ($25 per person; 6:30 p.m.)

A night of jazz, Louisiana cuisine and Bayou Rum

The Goat's Beard 2nd Annual Fried Chicken, Whiskey, Beer & Cheese Dinner ($40-$45 per person; 6 p.m.)

Lucky's Last Chance Balvenie & Alaura Pairing

Featured spirits and candy:

• Balvenie 12-year Doublewood paired with cinnamon vanilla bean caramel
• Balvenie 14-year Caribbean Cask Conditioned paired with toasted coconut caramel
• Balvenie 15-year Sherry Cask Conditioned paired with bourbon creamed caramel, tart cherries and smoked almonds

Nov. 11

The Goat's Beard New Beer Release Event

Lucky's Last Chance Main Street Cocktail of the Day Featuring Hendrick's Gin

The Spiral Bookcase — The Lost Generation's Stories, Music and Drinks (6-9 p.m.)

Cocktails, readings and music in the bookstore

Nov. 12

Lucky's Last Chance Tin Cup Whiskey Brunch Cocktail Pairing

Zesty's Brunch Featured Drink: The Bellini

Complimentary Bellinis handed out from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Nov. 13

Lucky's Last Chance Tullamore Dew Irish Coffee (a.m.) and Special Wine Glass/Bottle Pricing ( p.m.)

Featured wines include:

• Dark Horse Cabernet
• Dark Horse Pinot Noir
• Canyon Road Chardonnay

Bourbon Blue Boozy Brunch

Bloody Bar set up with more than 40 ingredient add-ons, plus mimosa flights and a spirit-inspired specialty food menu. Featured bloody's include:

• Bloody Mary
• Bloody Maria
• Bloody Pirate
• Brown Mary
• Bloody Scotsmen

U.S. Hotel Eagles Watch Party — Wing & Drink Specials 

Stoli Bloody Mary promotions with giveaways and samplings

Zesty's Brunch Featured Drink: The Bellini

2016 Manayunk Cocktail Week

Monday, Nov. 7 through Sunday, Nov. 13
Main Street, Manayunk