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By Sheena Lester

Taste this ASAP: Summers in Maine at London Grill

This fantastically refreshing meld of cold Allagash White beer, blueberry vodka and lemonade is proof positive that this whole beer-in-cocktails idea really was one for the ages.

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Posted Sep. 1, 2015 | Comments: 0

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By Sheena Lester

Taste this ASAP: Afternoon tea at the Ritz-Carlton 

Beginning on Sept. 5, their new full tea service features a selection of superb savory bites, sweet pastries and, of course, freshly-baked scones.

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Posted Sep. 1, 2015 | Comments: 0

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By Eric San Juan

Year of Beer: Great Lakes Eliot Ness

It’s a classic Oktoberfest beer through and through, the kind of beer you’ll want to get by the pitcher as the last days of summer wind down.

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Posted Sep. 2, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > DRINK CITY

By Eric San Juan

Year of Beer: Weißenoher Monk’s Fest

It’s an amber colored beer with the kind of nutty, caramel-dipped sweetness and faint herbal bitterness you expect from an Oktoberfest.

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Posted Sep. 1, 2015 | Comments: 0

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If you want a cheesesteak but you’re in Germany, what do you do?
By Brian Freedman

Our ongoing attempt to ascertain whether any place in the world has a sandwich that can truly match up to Philly’s most famous.

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East Passyunk's Bottle Shop offers up the perfect beers for Labor Day and beyond
By Brian Freedman

I headed on over to The Bottle Shop and enlisted the help of Gena Montebello, its deeply knowledgeable, supremely helpful owner. The five brews we settled on represent an excellent, delicious range of late-summer-appropriate canned beers

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Jim Koch, founder of Boston-based Sam Adams, has ties here in PA
By Eric San Juan

When Jim Koch, founder of the Boston Beer Co.—producer of the Samuel Adams brand—dropped in on Philly Beer Week last Wednesday, it wasn’t as much a visit as it was a homecoming. See, the roots of Samuel Adams’ success are almost as interwoven with Southeastern Pennsylvania as they are with Boston.

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10 great craft brews to blow the novice drinker’s mind
By Eric San Juan

Never tried craft beer? Here are some great ones recently spotted around town. Sometimes they’re on tap—sometimes they’re not. The hunt is part of the fun.