It’s a classic Oktoberfest beer through and through, the kind of beer you’ll want to get by the pitcher as the last days of summer wind down.
It’s an amber colored beer with the kind of nutty, caramel-dipped sweetness and faint herbal bitterness you expect from an Oktoberfest.
The taste is grainy, with touches of banana and yeast, and the carbonation is smooth as butter
Our ongoing attempt to ascertain whether any place in the world has a sandwich that can truly match up to Philly’s most famous.
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.