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By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Tröegs Master of Pumpkins

The result is that this draft-only beer has a light, almost cidery zest and a spicy brightness that makes it stand out from other pumpkins brews.

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Posted Oct. 22, 2014 | Comments: 0

DRINK > DRINK CITY

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Sprecher Hard Root Beer

Some sweet malts remind you that this is brewed like a beer, though, as does the mild heat of alcohol in the finish.

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Posted Oct. 21, 2014 | Comments: 0

DRINK > DRINK CITY

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Samuel Adams Octoberfest

Toffee, toasted black bread, baked nuts, sweet chewy candy, and airy hops that bring to mind freshly raked leaves come together for the ideal autumn drinking experience.

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Posted Oct. 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

DRINK > DRINK CITY

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Otter Creek Overgrown

Bitterness is brisk but not overpowering, allowing Overgrown to drink much easier than its impressive aroma would suggest.

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Posted Oct. 17, 2014 | Comments: 0

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Dizengoff’s Israeli-style pita plates hit the lunch spot
By Brian Freedman

The options change with regularity, but what ties them all together is that they’re pretty much universally excellent.

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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.