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By Stephen H. Segal

Philly Beer Week: a jumping off point for exploration

In a very real sense, drinking regional craft beers is a guidance system that leads me to new avenues of experiencing life in Philadelphia.

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Posted May. 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Jared Axelrod

33 can't-miss happenings in Philly Beer Week's first five days

The Hammer of Glory relay comes to an end at Philly Beer Week’s grand Opening Tap ceremony. Over 30 local breweries will be represented—plus, catch the debut of Philly Tripel, a special-for-the-occasion collaboration beer

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Posted May. 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Randy LoBasso

Here's what the Philadelphia home brewing boom looks like

According to statistics from the American Homebrewers Association, an industry trade organization, an estimated 1.2 million Americans are brewing their own beer today—and two-thirds of them began in 2005 or later.

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Posted May. 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

PW's Winter Coffee Tour

From Fishtown to South Philly, the caffeine trade is booming. Where will you fuel up this week?

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Posted Feb. 19, 2014 | Comments: 0

FROM THE FOOD PAGE...

What's new in Philly restaurants for fall 2014?
By Brian Freedman

It’s never really a bad time to take advantage of all that our region’s restaurants have to offer, but early autumn always seems to make for a particularly great time to do so.

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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.