The usual aromas of banana and orange peel are enhanced with citrusy hops, while the flavor showcases brisk coriander and touches of black pepper.
Bright as a summer day, this golden ale is refreshingly tart and fizzy, with lemongrass, citrus and spices showing prominence. What makes it stand out from the crowd, however, is the briny tang.
The taste is dank and green with hops—juicy citrus, intoxicating pine, and just enough bready malts to provide balance. In fact, despite all those hops, this beer does not bombard you with bitterness.
Their Slammin’ Salmon roll is anchored by sear-edged tataki salmon brightened up with pickled mango, red onion, romaine, cucumber and a spicy gochujang sauce.
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.