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Pop-Up Beer Gardens in Philly

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July 31, 2015

Philly is one of our oldest markets (outside of NYC of course)… we’ve been slinging brew there since March of ‘09.


JD’s hair in PRIME condition here

Our man “Jersey” Dan Bisogno has been holding it down ever since, through 6 insane Philly Beer Weeks, and he’s seen the scene change into the incredible Craft Beer Mecca that Philly has become. In the last couple years, we’ve been witnessing an amazing urban phenomenon – pop-up beer gardens. As JD puts it, “the magic in these spaces is that almost all of them were abandoned space in populated areas, with potential just going to waste. Now, using re-purposed materials to create structures and seating, these empty lots have evolved into urban community hubs.” 


Beautiful shots of the Beer Garden courtesy of Tallulah & Bird

The spirit of repurposing is right at the heart of Sixpoint’s beginnings. The Mad Scientists got their start out of a broken down garage in Red Hook, BKLYN, that over time turned into a full-time production brewery with a rooftop garden. Add great beer and awesome food to these gardens, and we’re naturally pretty stoked about the whole thing.


It’s a damn urban paradise

And obviously, the Mad Scientists are getting involved. On four Sundays in August, JDan is spinnin records as people relax in the gorgeous PHS Pop-Up Garden. Four Sixpoint taps and great food is also on hand. Come by and check out this awesome urban phenomenon!

The Summer Jams (all at the PHS location on South Street)
Aug 2 – Funk/Soul/Motown >> Aug 9 – Indie Rock >> Aug 23 – 80’s Hits >> Aug 30 – Rock-n-Roll