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By Timaree Schmit

Coffee, booze & liberty: because only some drugs are American

Ostensibly, the Fourth of July is about freedom. Realistically, we recognize that the freedom Americans seized in 1776 was fairly narrow in scope and didn’t apply equally to all of us.

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Posted Jun. 30, 2015 | Comments: 0

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By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Stoudts American Pale Ale

Brewed here in Pennsy, a state that knows a thing or two about helping to found a country, this beer is a picture perfect model of what an American pale ale ought to be.

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Posted Jun. 30, 2015 | Comments: 0

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By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Samuel Adams Boston Lager

The real Samuel Adams was one of the architects of the American Revolution, a man who stoked the fires of rebellion.

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Posted Jun. 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

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By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Victory Liberty Bell Ringer

Gritty, resinous hop flavor packs a punch, too, while being beautifully balanced by grassy pilsner malts.

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Posted Jun. 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

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Taste this ASAP: Nutella mascarpone whipped créme waffle from Foolish Waffles
By Stephen Segal

Imagine a Belgian-style sugar waffle, atop which has been generously slathered a smooth layer of Nutella and a cumulus puff of mascarpone whipped cream.

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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.