Guinness Sales are Back in Black

January 31, 2017
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Retail Edge

 

 

 

Tom Day, President of Diageo Beer Company USA, attributes growth to consumers’ quest for great, innovative beers. Throw in authenticity and 257 years of brewing history and you have a platform for success.

Established brands – even those...

Super Beers That Won't Bowl You Over

January 30, 2017
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Beer & Food

Let's be honest, Super Bowl Sunday can be a long day of drinking. If you come out swinging with those barleywines and imperial stouts you've been saving, you could be asleep before the end of the first half. So as we gear up to watch the Patriots take on (ie....

Hop Art: Saranac Cold Brew Coffee Lager

January 30, 2017
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Hop Art

 

We all know and love coffee beers – the roasty porters and stouts that pair perfectly with frigid weather and a plate of eggs and home fries. But Saranac’s newest offering is turning the whole coffee beer style on its ear. Instead of brewing an ale that mirrors that hearty...

California: Beer's Promised Land is Calling

January 23, 2017
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Beyond Beer
Don't have the time or the plane fare for a trip to sunny California? Sip your way to a virtual escape by indulging in the best beers brewed in the Golden State.

A New Look For a Historic Beer

January 23, 2017
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Hop Art
If you’ve been to your local bottle shop recently, you may have noticed that Samuel Adams Boston Lager underwent a bit of a face lift.

Blue Moon at the Barnes

December 30, 2016
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Local Beer Scene
The museums that line Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway provide a treasure trove of cultural opportunity for the community. You don’t often get to drink a beer while taking in artwork – until now! Every First Friday, The Barnes Foundation throws its doors open for an evening of music and art...

Date Night Beer Bars in the 'Burbs

December 30, 2016
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Local Beer Scene
Valentine’s Day, dedicated to love and romance, is typically celebrated with dinner and drinks at a special restaurant. Many in the Philadelphia region would assume that means driving into the city, where, I can tell you from firsthand experience, the traffic can be a nightmare. But the fact is, you...

Bill Brock of Straub Brewery Gets Draughted

December 30, 2016
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Brewer Highlight

Local and legacy are two adjectives that perfectly describe Straub Brewery. Set in the heart of the Pennsylvania Wilds (that’s up north in Allegheny County near Pittsburgh), the brewery has been owned and operated by the Straub Family since 1872.

Goodnight 2016: Beers to Ring In The New Year

December 29, 2016
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Beer & Food

Gotta say, we’re pretty happy to see 2016 go. It’s been a wild and unpredictable 365 days and right now 2017 can’t come soon enough. While there are already a bunch of 2017 beer releases that have our mouths watering, we decided to look back on some of our favorite...

Sugar, Spice & Everything Nice

December 5, 2016
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Beer & Food
Spread some holiday cheer with these cookie and beer pairings that even jolly old Saint Nick would approve of.
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