The Mercer and Fonthill Museums present their annual beer tasting event, Biergarten Evening (formerly known as Brewery Night) on Friday, Aug. 27, from 7 p.m. 10 p.m. The event offers Old
World charm with a modern twist in the spectacular outdoor setting of Fonthill.
Guests will add to their knowledge of brewing history courtesy of Dean Browne of Philly Beer School and Philadelphia Brewing Company, who will explain the main styles of German beer, detail the brewing process and discuss the history of brewing in Germany. After the talk, guests will sharpen their palates with a tutored beer tasting of German beer, including lagers, bocks, wheat beer pils and helles, sample German fare and listen tothe sounds of the Philadelphia German Brass Band. Keystone Homebrew Supply
will also be on-hand to offer samples of their beer and to give instructions on homebrewing.
Biergarten Evening is $40 per person and $34 for members. Registration is required. To register for the event, call 215-345-0210, ext. 123. Fonthill Museum is located on East Court Street & Route 313 in Doylestown.