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By Eric San Juan

Year of Beer: Samuel Adams Octoberfest

This amber beer’s caramel and toast malts are balanced by leafy herbal hops. The soft body leads to a lasting sweet finish.

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Posted Aug. 27, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Sly Fox Pikeland Pils

Pouring a light straw color and boasting the easy drinkability typical of the style, Pikeland has grassy, herbal hops on the nose

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Posted Aug. 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Stoudt’s Pils

Pouring clear gold with a fizzy white head, this beer sings with light grain, grass and cereal.

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Posted Aug. 25, 2015 | Comments: 0

DRINK > YEAR OF BEER

By Eric San Juan

PW's Year of Beer: Tröegs Sunshine Pils

Light, crisp, and refreshing, with softly fragrant, lemon-tinged hops and a perfectly balanced body of crackery malts

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Posted Aug. 24, 2015 | Comments: 0

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Taste this ASAP: Batzarosalata at Opa
By Sheena Lester

Mouth-watering pile of salt roasted beet cubes sit atop a creamy, deep-purple puree of beets and feta cheese that’s both a feast for the eyes and the taste buds.

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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.