Thursday, September 2, 2010

Pils picnic at Johnny Brenda's

Tomorrow is the 2nd annual Pils Picnic at Johnny Brenda's in Fishtown. TEN pilsners on tap, starting at noon:
Dock Street Bohemian Pils
Manayunk Bill's Pils
Troeg's Sunshine Pils
Southampton Keller Pils
Stoudt's Pils
Victory Prima Pils
Sly Fox Pikeland Pils
Sly Fox Keller Pils- FIRKIN!
Victory Braumeister Pils- Saaz
Victory Braumeister Pils- Spalt

And it's a picnic, right? So here's the menu: fried chicken, deviled eggs, ham salad on a biscuit, house-made potato chips, and watermelon salad. Yes, indeedy: everything but the ants.

3 comments:

JohnM. said...

Hmmmm.... a firkin of Sly Fox keller pils. That seems unusual. I've seen gravity fed German beers, which I gather is similar (but not the same) as a cask conditioned version, but even then, my recollection is that it's uncommon to see many gravity fed pilsners.

Lew Bryson said...

Well, yeah, but...this IS southeastern Pennsylvania, the best place for lagers outside of central Europe. Stoudt's does this too, on occasion. It's not so much cask-conditioned as ungespündet, unfiltered, and run off the barrel. Good stuff.

sam k said...

The boys in Berwick do the gravity keg o' pils (and others) on a semi-regular basis. They call it a stichfass, and it's a real treat to drink from!