DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Lagunitas Undercover Investigation Shut-Down Ale

It’s a sugary, toffee-laden strong ale with loads of caramel balanced by sticky, citrusy hops and a nicely bitter finish.

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Posted May. 27, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Founders Dark Penance

Roasted malts, bitter coffee, and Earthy chocolate are balanced by an attack of pine-laden, fruity hops and some pleasant alcohol burn

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Posted May. 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Flying Dog Raging Bitch

The aromatic hops are herbal and flowery, while the Belgian yeast strain used here lends the beer a softness that makes it delightfully drinkable.

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Posted May. 25, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Dogfish Head Noble Rot

A touch of warming alcohol accents the whole package and makes this a great beer to pair with a fine meal.

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Posted May. 22, 2015 | Comments: 0

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Taste this ASAP: Prince Edward Island mussels at Red Owl Tavern
By Sheena Lester

The seafood itself’s not what gets the boost in flavor from the chèvre Chef Jorge Chicas so smartly tosses onto each brimming bowl: It’s the broth.

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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.