Fun fact: First microbrewery in Philly!
Ithaca Beer Co.
Home-base: Ithaca, N.Y.
Awards: 2009 Great International Beer and Cider Competition, first-place winner for CascaZilla Red Ale (American Amber Ale Category)
Fun Fact: The Excelsior! Series is brewed with Champagne yeasts.
Home-base: Cooperstown, N.Y.
Fun fact: Visit their website for recipes like their Chocolate Abbey Ale Cake.
Slyfox Brewing Company
Home-base: Phoenixville, N.Y.
Awards: 2007 Great American Beer Festival, Gold Medal for Pikeland Pilsner
Fun Fact: Their 2007 gold medal marked the first time in Great American Beer Festival history an award was given to a craft beer.
Seasonal beer of note: Oktoberfest Lager
Troegs Pennsylvania Independent Craft Brewery
Seasonal beer of note: Troegs Mad Elf Ale
Fun Fact: Purchase either of Troegs’ Anthology Six Packs (Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter) for a sampling of their brews.
Victory Brewing Company
Awards: Victory made Imbibe magazine’s 2010 50 Best Seasonal Beer List.
Drinking at Monk's—for the Children!
BYO Vinyl at Prohibition Taproom
A Good-Time South Philly Bar