DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Great Divide Heyday

Great Divide’s is heavy on chewy wheat, and is touched with just a little citrusy zest. Coriander spicing is light but noticeable.

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Posted Sep. 30, 2014 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Dogfish Head Firefly Ale

An English pale ale, Firefly has a sweet orange peel aroma and clean, sweet malts that bring to mind honey-soaked biscuits and dry hay.

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Posted Sep. 29, 2014 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Carton SS 2014 Yirgacheffe (Need a Bigger Boat)

Grass, citrus and coffee grounds fill your nose, a pleasantly unusual aroma you won’t ever forget.

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Posted Sep. 26, 2014 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Brooklyn Post Road

With caramel sweetness and lots of chewy pumpkin, Post Road offers a fullness on the palate that provides a great platform for the cinnamon and nutmeg spicing.

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Posted Sep. 25, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Brian Freedman

The Nutty Mac, the Falling Down, a Pair of Gingers—meet the new wave of cocktails Philly bars are rolling out this autumn.

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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.