Saturday, December 21, 2013

Christmas and New Years Eve/Day Hours

On Christmas Eve we will be open from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm and serving food until 3:00 pm.
We will be closed on Christmas day and will reopen on Thursday at 11:30 am.

So stop in for some of your favorite spirits (aka: Beer) and if want to pick up something for the beer and food lover in your life, we have gift certificates available.

On New Years Eve we will be open from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm and serving food until 3:00 pm.
We will be closed on New Years Day and will reopen on Thursday, January 2 at 11:30 am.

Cheers to everyone having a great Holiday Season.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

5th Annual Troegs "Yuletide one on" Event

On Thursday, December 19 starting at 5pm we will be hosting the stumbling, bumbling, slurring elf from Troegs. St. Nick Johnson. In honor of this festive occasion, we will be pouring the following offering from Troegs:
Dreamweaver Wheat
Hopback Amber
Perpetual IPA in a Firkin
Mad Elf 2012
Mad Elf 2013
Impending Descent Imperial Stout
Scratch 123 Belgian Brown Ale
Maybe some other surprises, let's see what the elf brings.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

End of Prohibition Firkin Tapping

In honor of The Repeal of Prohibition in the United States 80 years ago on December 5, 1933; we will be tapping a firkin of Victory DirtWolf on Thursday, December 5 at 5pm

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Now Hiring


Seeking applicants with experience in "from scratch" cooking, working knowledge of food preparation, knife skills and experience in high volume setting.

Must be:
- organized and able to efficiently multi-task
- clean and reliable
- have a good work ethic and have reliable transportation
- a dedicated, a team player
- available to work Friday and Saturday

This is a great opportunity to learn and further your culinary skills.
Must be able to present 3 verifiable work related references

Interested Applicants please APPLY IN PERSON
Monday -- Saturday anytime between 11:30AM and 6:00PM at the address listed below.

NO Phone calls / no emails please

We are also accepting applications for Front of House staff

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Firkin Thursday!

It doesn't rhyme or have any hint of alliteration, but the beer still taste darn good. So, this Thursday, September 26 at 5pm. We will tap our firkin of Evolution Lot 3 IPA dry hopped with Simcoe hops.
Hope to see you here.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Avast! It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day

On Thursday, September 19th we will be pouring Piraat all day in honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day. So, Come on ye lubbers, and let us pour you some grog and see what else flows out of our bung holes. Until then me hearties, show up, or consider yourself a stinky bilge rat.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

We will be closed September 2 & 3, BUT....

Craft Ale House

will be


Monday  & Tuesday

Sept. 2 & 3

Have a safe & enjoyable holiday weekend


We will reopen

at 11:30 am on

Wednesday, Sept. 4th for

“Welcome Back


 Starting at 5pm We will start pouring:

Russian River Pliny the Elder and Supplication,
Stone Enjoy by: & Woot Stout

And who knows what else.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Flower Power Firkin

We will tap our firkin of Ithaca Flower Power at 5pm on Thursday, August 29.
Hope to see you here.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

X-MAS in July

On Thursday, July 25th we will pouring a few beers to help put that warm fuzzy feeling of christmas back in our bellies. The jolly elf from Hershey will be here with a few goodies for everybody to enjoy, including:
Mad Elf, the very elusive Naked Elf, Scratch #97 (black rye ipa), Scratch #98 (triple mango ipa) and a few others.
Hope to see you here starting at 5pm

Hoppy Holidays!

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Have a great Fourth of July

We will be closed on Thursday, July 4th for Independence Day.
We will re-open on Friday, July 5th.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Pottstown Rumble goes for the Gold .... and more beer

Three time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor will be at the Pottstown Rumble volleyball tournament this year hosting the following:
Junior Volleyball clinic on Thursday, June 20
Junior Tournament on Friday, June 21
Playing in an exhibition match on Saturday, June 22 around 2pm.

Rumor on the street is that Misty choose the Pottstown Rumble due to Craft Ale House hosting a Beer Tent on Saturday and Sunday (June 22 & 23). So stop down and watch some exciting volleyball, eat at some of the local food vendors that will be on site, and of course stop by the beer tent and say Hi.

We will be teaming up with some of the great crew of Sly Fox Brewery as we pour six differnt Sly Fox beers.
Phoenix Pale Ale
Route 113 IPA
Helles Gold Lager
Royal Weisse
Chester County Brown Ale

Sly Fox will also be bringing their Cam-Jam game to play along side the beer tent, so stop by and challange us to a game.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Suburban Beer Week 2013

*** The Prize for the drawing on Sunday is two tickets to Opening Tap of Philly Beer Week and an overnight stay at a nearby hotel for that same evening of May 31st.
To qualify for the drawing, you must attend an event at each location. If you believe that you will be able to attend an event at each location during beer week, ask for a card at the first place you visit. You must have your card stamped at each location that you visit during their event. Once you have all four locations stamped, you can submit your card on Sunday, May 19th at Lucky Lab. You must be in attendance at the time of the drawing to be eligible to win.

As of right now, We have the following lined up for the Dogfish Head event:
Black & Blue
Red & White
Old School ‘10
Ta Henket
Birra Etrusca
Rhizing Bines
Positive Contact
90 Minute IPA
Nobel Rot
Bitches Brew
WWS ’08, ’09, ‘10, ‘11, ‘12
Burton Baton hooked up to "The Randall"

Our Goose Island Event will start at 5pm and will feature:
Naughty Goose
Sophie (special version)
a few usual suspects and...

The evolution of Bourbon County Stout flights (Very Limited Supply) flights will be poured starting at 6pm, featuring:
Night Stalker
Big John
Bourbon County Stout
Bourbon County Cherry Rye
Bourbon County Coffee

Monday, April 22, 2013

Happy Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day, we are offering $5.00 off growler fills today (4/22/2013).

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Pliny the Elder tapping

We will be tapping a keg of Russian River Pliny the Elder on Tuesday, April 9 at 5pm.

Stay tuned for Suburban Beer Week info.
It will kick off on Monday, May 13 and run until Sunday, May 19th.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Troegs Nugget Nectar Firkin

We will be tapping our firkin of Nugget Nectar on Thursday, March 21 at 5pm.
Nick from Troegs will be on hand giving free belly rubs to everyone that orders a pint.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Pre St. Paddy's Day Gig

Looking for something to do on Saturday, March 16? Come hang out with us.

          Live Irish Music from 12 - 4pm by Lorcain Irish Duo
          then Sean Smith from 8:45 - 11:45

Hungry for some Irish Food?
We got you covered with lunch and dinner specials, featuring:
Corned Beef and Cabbage
Bangers and Mash
and Irish Stew

We will also have a few Irish beers on tap, and as per usual,
No Green Beer will be served.

$1.00 off drafts for anyone that comes in wearing their kilt.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013


Starting on Thursday, February 28th we will be pouring a vertical flight of of Oskar Blues Ten Fidy with kegs that we have been sitting on from way back in 2008, all the way to 2012.
Caitlin Bursack our OB rep will be on hand to help us take care of quality control of these beers and several other offering from Oskar Blues.

We will tap these kegs at 5pm, and we will be pouring them until they kick. These may last a couple of days.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Hoppy time of year

We have bottles of Stone Enjoy by:, Troegs Nugget Nectar, Lagunitas Sucks, Bell's Hopslam and many other tasty hoppy beers in stock right now. But for how long???

Scratch the Enjoy by and the Hopslam off the list, but many very good hoppy beers remain.