Di Bruno Bros. Meets Philly Beer Week—Event List

We love cheese. We love Philly. We especially love eating cheese and drinking beer in Philadelphia. 

Here’s nine Philly Beer Week events where you can eat all the cheese, and get all the beer in one place.


Monk’s and New Belgium Lips of Faith Festival

Details: World-renowned New Belgium Brewery is coming to town at Monk’s Cafe for their first Philly Beer Week.  Think incredible sour beers, plenty of cheese and a cheese washed in dry, earthy, wood-conditioned La Folie.  All profits will be donated to Fair Food’s Double Dollars program.

Price:  Pay As You Go

Date and Time: Sunday, June 1st, 12:00 PM

Di Bruno Bros. Mongers: Hunter F., Amy G., and Joe G.

Nodding Head with Curt Decker, Board Member of PBW

Details:  Come to “Stinky Sunday with Tomme Arthur”, head brewer at Port Brewing and Lost Abbey, at Nodding Head Brewery & Restaurant for an afternoon of ridiculously good beers. There will be Framboise de Amorosa, Cuvée de Tomme, Carnevale, Devotion and Duck duck Gooze paired with plenty of Di Bruno Bros. favorite stinky cheeses. 

Price: Pay As You Go

Date and Time: Sunday, June 1st, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Di Bruno Bros. Monger:  Alexa M.

Brauhaus Schmitz Extraordinary Beer and Cheese Flight Pairings

Photo credit: Danya Henninger at Zagat

Details: We’re teaming up with Brauhaus Schmitz to showcase five imported cheeses from Germany and Switzerland all paired with some of the finest and rarest beers curated from our friends at Brauhaus. Pairings include Tunworth with Arcobräu Zwicklbier, Oma with Traunstein Dunkel, Heublumen with Kulmbacher Mönchshof Kellerbier and Chiriboga and Blauer Buffel with Schneider Aventinus Weizenbock.

Price: Pay As You Go, Reservations recommended

Date and Time: Tuesday, June 3rd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Di Bruno Bros. Monger:  Rocco R.

The Dandelion, Wells and Young Cheese Pairings

Photo credit: Visit Philly

Details: The Dandelion and Di Bruno Bros. are bringing together two UK gemsWells and Young is on the beer with Neal’s Yard on the cheese.  Special Wells and Young beers will be featured in cask, bottle and draft format, as well as our ever popular, rich, full-bodied Bombardier at The Dandelion restaurant.  Our favorite Wells and Young brewer will also be in attendance during Happy Hour.

Price: Pay As You Go

Date and Time: Tuesday, June 3rd, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Di Bruno Bros. Monger: Matt S.

Di Bruno Bros. Signature Event – The Slider Showdown

Details: The battle of the mini burgers is going down at our Rittenhouse Cafe.  Taste all five sliders created by our culinary gurus, try craft brews from Deschutes, and go back for seconds and thirds at our cheese buffetall in the name of charity.  This event is a fundraiser for St. James School.  Warning:  the sliders will be absolutely incredible like one with PB & Jams Crunchy Peanut Butter, Ann’s Raspberry Jalapeno Jelly, Chocolate Covered Bacon, and Pickle Chips.  That’s just one of these incredible creations.

Price: $45, all proceeds go to St. James School.  Get tickets here!

Date and Time: Wednesday, June 4th, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Di Bruno Bros. Mongers:  All of em!

P.O.P.E. Allagash Event “Say Cheese”

Details: We’re teaming up with the Pub on Passyunk East (P.O.P.E.) and Allagash to present beer and cheese pairing all in the name of Allagash Brewing.  In addition, Allagash owner, Rob Tod, will be there with Philly Beer Week’s Hammer of Glory. Plenty of Allagash, plenty of cheese, plenty of photo ops. 

Price: Pay As You Go

Date and Time: Wednesday, June 4th, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Di Bruno Bros. Monger: Rocco R.

Alla Spina, Dock Street Brews Cheese Pairings

Photo credit:  Jason Varney for Alla Spina

Details: We’re pairing up three Dock Street brews with a cheese of equal deliciousness.

Price: Pay As You Go, $18 for all three!

Date and Time: Friday, June 6th, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Di Bruno Bros. Monger:  Matt S.

12 Steps Down Pairing with DC Brau

Details:  Cheese pairings will be offered for DC Brau, a Washington D.C. brewery bringing the love to Philly at 12 Steps Down.  Try all of these pairings put together by our mongers: Ewephoria with the rich and semi-dry caramel Public, Appleby’s Cheshire with the spicy Citizen, Washington’s Crossing with citrusy Wings of Armageddon, and West West Blue with dark, Belgian ale Natasa collaboration with DC Brau and Stillwater.

Price: Pay As You Go

Date and Time: Saturday, June 7th 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Di Bruno Bros. Monger: Joe G.

Pairings at The Industry Bar

Details:  Our mongers are all about these cheese pairings:  Shellbark Sharp II with fruity Sly Fox’s Black Raspberry Reserve, Montealva with funky Saison Brune, Cabot’s Clothbound Cheddar with Pikeland Pils, Appleby’s Cheshire with earthy and caramelly Jake’s ESB, Barricato al Pepe with Nihilist Russian Imperial Stout and Von Trapp Oma with Spartacus Maibock. Check them out at The Industry Bar.

Price: Pay As You Go

Date and Time: Saturday, June 7th 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Di Bruno Bros. Monger: Samantha K.

Hope to see your tweets and grams at these events.  Tag us @dibrunobros and in the meantime, check out our ode to Philly Beer Week!