The hop flavor is prominent yet lacks blistering bitterness, making this beer supremely flavorful without sacrificing easy drinkability.
This witbier is partially aged in Pinot Noir barrels and on oak staves, imparting fairly bold, wine-like flavors of grape, oak, and dry sweetness.
Every sip is laced with it. It’s even evident in the aroma, which smells more like something you’d dip your nachos into than a beer.
Philadelphia’s pioneering chef and restaurateur Marc Vetri, the man behind such iconic city establishments as Osteria and his namesake dining room Vetri, was ready to write the book he’d had in his mind a long time.
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.