By Bill Chenevert
The spicy yeast and grassy notes, along with the relatively full body, gives this beer lots of Belgian character.
This is a beer with all the bold citrus you expect from a modern American IPA, but with just a hint of candy sweetness in each sip.
Boon’s leans toward sweet rather than sour (though there is plenty of tartness here, too), making it ideal for fruit lovers.
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
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.
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.