Why wait for winter for holiday drinking fun? On Thursday (exactly five months before December 25) several Philly bars are hosting Christmas in July parties. Most of these events feature Mad Elf, the ultrapopular winter seasonal from Troegs - each summer the brewery releases a limited number of sixtels to area bars. Combined with the summer weather, this 11% ABV Belgian brew will make the evening really sizzle. Here’s where to find it.