I don't have to explain the Society for Preservation of Beers from the Wood to you anymore, do I?? Good.
They're at Metropolitan Thursday, officially beginning at 7 but usually with a lot of folks showing up early for early libations or dinner. The meeting will do double duty as a kick-off for the re-introduction of Yards Brewing of Philadelphia to the Baltimore market.
Brawler: Ruby Mild 4.2% ABV
ESA: a robust and hearty amber ale with a malt body and aromatic hop finish. 6.0% ABV, served in cask-conditioned firkin.
Philly Pale Ale: Brewed with pilsner malt, Philadelphia Pale Ale is crisp and hoppy, bursting with citrus flavors and aromas. 4.6% ABV
Seasonal: Belgian Saison 6.5% ABV
IPA: 7.0% ABV
Metropolitan will also have a firkin of either Evolution Sprung or Oliver Cherry Blossom too, but which one is not confirmed yet, according to Metro's Bruce Dorsey.