RAISE A PINT IN THE POST-APOCALYPTIC WORLD OF MAD REX DURING PHILLY BEER WEEK 2018 WITH OPENING TAP AFTER PARTY AND BEHIND THE SCENES TOURS

Raise a pint to Philly Beer Week in the new world! Mad Rex Restaurant and Virtual Reality Lounge will take Philly Beer Week to the end of the world and back betweenJune 1 and June 10, 2018. Mad Rex in Fishtown, the world’s first post-apoloypse restaurant and bar, invite survivors to their first-ever Philly Beer Week events, including the after-party to Opening Tap (which will be held next door at the Fillmore) and Beer Week in the New World: Crafting a Post-Apocalypse Experience. On Friday, June 1, 2018, kick-off Philly Beer Week with special beer on the taps, fire breathing on the new patio, live entertainment, music and DJ, food specials and a complimentary pour of Brotherly Suds with a five dollar donation at the door to support Philly Loves Beer. On Saturday, June 2 and Tuesday, June 5, 2018, go behind the scenes in the new world as Mad Rex talks about the art, food, drink and virtual reality that has made this Fishtown hotspot a top theme and group restaurant in the region. Look for live art from Alloyius Mcilwaine, complimentary samples from Blueprint Brewery, food samples from the Survivor’s Kitchen, and free virtual reality in the virtual reality chamber. Full details for all Philly Beer Week programs are available at: http://www.phillylovesbeer.org/essential_grid/mad-rex/
1) Opening Tap After-Party for Philly Beer Week
Friday, June 1, 2018
9:00pm to Midnight
Cost: Five dollar donation to go to Philly Loves Beer includes one complimentary draft

Mad Rex will host a special after-party for Philly Beer Week’s Opening Tap – which is happening next door at the Filmore. After Opening Tap, head to Mad Rex, the world’s first post-apocalypse restaurant to keep the fun going with a five dollar donation that includes a complimentary special draft beer. Plus, look for a late night happy hour with food and drinks specials, DJ, live entertainment and fire breather out on the newly opened patio. Complimentary drafts will include your choice of Brotherly Suds, a collaboration, limited edition beer for Philly Beer Week 2018.

2) Beer Week in the New World: Crafting a Post-Apocalypse Experience
Saturday, June 2, 2018
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Mad Rex1000 Frankford Ave #1, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Cost: Free

Mad Rex Restaurant and Virtual Reality Lounge in Fishtown will make its Philly Beer Week debut with, “Beer Week in the New World: Crafting a Post-Apocalypse Experience” on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:00pm and Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 5:30pm. The world’s first post-apocalypse themed restaurant and bar invites you behind the scenes for a look at how Mad Rex crafted a truly unique and engaging experience – that created a new world through local and world art, an exclusive post-apocalypse beer, a virtual reality lounge, custom virtual reality experiences, and a Survivor’s kitchen with a menu designed for survival in the new day.

Hometown survivor and artist Alloyius Mcilwaine will make live art and talk about customizing the 17 foot airplane that crashed through the dining room, and his art on the hovering helicopter overhead in the bar and lounge. He will also have his artwork and new book for sale. Montgomery County’s Blueprint Brewing Co. will talk about their exclusive beer collaboration with Mad RexMad Rex IPA Red Rye. Guests will enjoy a complimentary sample of the custom beer, plus take a free brewery tour in the custom virtual reality experience created specially for Mad Rex and Blueprint. Finally, guests will sample a free pig wing and Foragers Flatbread from the new Mad Rex Hour-After Happy Hour menu – and hear from the kitchen about what went into a menu designed for the Survivor’s Kitchen.  Two sessions are available and admission is free. For audiences 21 and older only with valid identification. Each guest will enjoy a free beer and food sample, free virtual reality and meet and greet with the art, brewer and kitchen manager. Food and drink specials will also be available for purchase at the bar. Register by calling (267) 773-7566 or by visiting the listing on PhillyBeerWeek.org.

3) Beer Week in the New World: Crafting a Post-Apocalypse Experience

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Mad Rex1000 Frankford Ave #1, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Cost: Free

Mad Rex Restaurant and Virtual Reality Lounge in Fishtown will make its Philly Beer Week debut with, “Beer Week in the New World: Crafting a Post-Apocalypse Experience” on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:00pm and Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 5:30pm. The world’s first post-apocalypse themed restaurant and bar invites you behind the scenes for a look at how Mad Rex crafted a truly unique and engaging experience – that created a new world through local and world art, an exclusive post-apocalypse beer, a virtual reality lounge, custom virtual reality experiences, and a Survivor’s kitchen with a menu designed for survival in the new day.

Hometown survivor and artist Alloyius Mcilwaine will make live art and talk about customizing the 17 foot airplane that crashed through the dining room, and his art on the hovering helicopter overhead in the bar and lounge. He will also have his artwork and new book for sale. Montgomery County’s Blueprint Brewing Co. will talk about their exclusive beer collaboration with Mad RexMad Rex IPA Red Rye. Guests will enjoy a complimentary sample of the custom beer, plus take a free brewery tour in the custom virtual reality experience created specially for Mad Rex and Blueprint. Finally, guests will sample a free pig wing and Foragers Flatbread from the new Mad Rex Hour-After Happy Hour menu – and hear from the kitchen about what went into a menu designed for the Survivor’s Kitchen.  Two sessions are available and admission is free. For audiences 21 and older only with valid identification. Each guest will enjoy a free beer and food sample, free virtual reality and meet and greet with the art, brewer and kitchen manager. Food and drink specials will also be available for purchase at the bar. Register by calling (267) 773-7566 or by visiting the listing on PhillyBeerWeek.org.
For more information, visit www.themadrex.com, call (267) 773-7566 or visit Mad Rex now on Open Table. Philly Beer Week also has all Mad Rex events live under “venue.”

ABOUT MAD REX

Welcome to Mad Rex – a meeting place, dining haven, and watering hole for revelers from “all walks of life.” -where SURVIVORS indulge in food + drink at an urban outpost. An environment where patrons are encouraged to create their own “interactive rites” through virtual reality. Where despite the fallout there’s still a sense of food, culture, community and ART that still thrives. A sanctuary where urbanites are encouraged to create & share their own experiences. Where the food is locally sourced, the cocktails surprise you, and you feel like this is the ultimate stop in the post apocalypse. A true experience to live for….Be a survivor!

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