DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Bell’s Hopslam

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.

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Posted Feb. 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Tröegs Nugget Nectar

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.

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Posted Feb. 25, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Hoppy Lager

With loads of citrus and zesty lemon sitting atop bready grains, the aroma suggests a malt-heavy IPA.

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Posted Feb. 24, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Firestone Walker Pivo Hoppy Pils

It has hints of Earthy, biscuity grains, as a good pils should, with just a touch of peppery spice.

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Posted Feb. 23, 2015 | Comments: 0

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Ancient Babylonian dinner? That's in Old City, duh
By Brian Freedman

For one night only, eat like the ancient Babylonians did.

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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.