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By Daniel McQuade

Loaded

Newcomers to Pennsylvania are always struck by the complexity of the state's liquor code. And by "complexity" I mean "stupidity." These liquor laws have led to a paucity of places to buy takeout beer...

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Posted Mar. 4, 2009 | Comments: 2

DRINK > LOADED

By Daniel McQuade

Loaded

You can spot him a mile away. He's usually the one with the hat worn slightly askew and the top three buttons of his shirt undone, saying the word "bro" over and over. He's at a table at the bar, may...

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Posted Mar. 4, 2009 | Comments: 2

DRINK > LOADED

By Daniel McQuade

Loaded

A late holiday treat came from Michigan Brewing Co., which received a nearly $750,000 tax credit from the state for the creation and production of a line of Kid Rock-branded beer.

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Posted Mar. 3, 2009 | Comments: 1

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Even the most unloved Jewish food is amazing at Abe Fisher
By Brian Freedman

The team here is working with the foods that formed the scaffolding of my youth, that you’ve cooked in some combination or another for practically every Jewish holiday you ever hosted.

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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.