Rum-soaked plums, burnt sugar, a touch of spicy Belgian-style yeast, but mostly heady black breads and aged cherries.
The aroma of hot fudge and smoky bacon bits will leave you wondering if what you’re about to drink actually qualifies as a beer, and for the uninitiated those first few sips will leave you puzzled, but once it clicks, it clicks.
Smelling like freshly baked black bread and tasting like spiced bread, dark fruits and mild ginger candy turned to liquid, this Christmas ale is packed with more surprises than your stocking was.
Manayunk’s new BBQ joint pairs great brisket and ham with a fine selection of beer and whiskey.
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.