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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It’s an herbal, somewhat spicy saison with touches of fruit, lemongrass, and pure bliss. Effervescent and tangy, it had a slightly cider-like zip that makes this a beer that embodies everything we love about the spring season.
It’s Philly Beer Week—and PW is here to guide you through all those suds. Meet the bartenders, check out the brews, hit the town!