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By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Alpine Captain Stout

Pouring a deep brown with little head, this roasty stout gives off enticing aromas of fresh coffee, chocolate bars, and scorched malt.

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Posted Mar. 27, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > DRINK CITY

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Firestone Walker Easy Jack

The hop flavor is prominent yet lacks blistering bitterness, making this beer supremely flavorful without sacrificing easy drinkability.

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Posted Mar. 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > DRINK CITY

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Dogfish Head Red and White

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.

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Posted Mar. 25, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > DRINK CITY

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Ballast Point Habanera Sculpin

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.

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Posted Mar. 24, 2015 | Comments: 0

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Marc Vetri's new book of pasta finds truth & beauty in flour
By Stephen H. Segal

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.

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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.