This is a complex yet undeniably drinkable beer that gives off aromas of citrus and tangerine, and which drinks far easier than an 8 percent beer should drink.
Soft herbal notes from the green tea make themselves known in the aroma and again in the finish.
Its robust 10 percent ABV doesn’t try to hide, but the huge kiss of honey in each sip makes the booze easy to ignore.
Blasts of big, bold and bitter hops body slam the rules into submission, letting loose a beer that attacks the sense with waves of dank, piney goodness.
For one night only, eat like the ancient Babylonians did.
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.