Great Divide’s is heavy on chewy wheat, and is touched with just a little citrusy zest. Coriander spicing is light but noticeable.
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.
Grass, citrus and coffee grounds fill your nose, a pleasantly unusual aroma you won’t ever forget.
There is a lot to like at this 18th Street spot, from the cheery decor to the pleasant staff. And the menu is a rundown of dishes that make you hungry simply scanning through them.
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.