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By Brian Freedman

East Passyunk's Bottle Shop offers up the perfect beers for Labor Day and beyond

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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Posted Sep. 12, 2013 | Comments: 1

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By Eric San Juan

Jim Koch, founder of Boston-based Sam Adams, has ties here in PA

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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Posted Sep. 12, 2013 | Comments: 1

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By Eric San Juan

10 great craft brews to blow the novice drinker’s mind

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.

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Posted Sep. 12, 2013 | Comments: 0

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By Jared Axelrod

Three great Philly bartenders' view from behind the tap

Scenes from the lives of the city's colorful brew-slingers.

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Posted Sep. 12, 2013 | Comments: 0

FROM THE FOOD PAGE...

Mamou finds Louisiana cuisine’s essential French core
By Brian Freedman

Fried oysters were technically perfect, the nutty cornmeal and flour crust jutting out in crispy tentacles of fried goodness, which served to highlight the decadent, buttermilk-soaked East Coast oyster at the heart.

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