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.

Holiday Flicks Inspire Brewers

December 1, 2016
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Beyond Beer

When holiday time comes around, Trevor Hayward always feels a twinge of envy. Along with Luke Bowen, his partner in Evil Genius Brewing Co., he revels in coming up with cool, pop culture names for his beers. But he admits there’s one reference they missed.

“Manayunk Brewing has a winter...

Deck the Halls with Beer

December 1, 2016
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Hop Art
The holidays can be a very indulgent time. Our stomachs and our wallets feel it. For cheerful décor that won’t dig into your beer budget, we’ve gathered some easy DIY decorations that you can make using empty bottles and cans.

Beer Pairings for Turkey Day -- From Start to Finish!

November 21, 2016
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Beer & Food

Thanksgiving may be the meal we look forward to all year, but there’s no doubt that it can also be the most predictable. Turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes – all favorites, no doubt – but nothing too surprising.

This year, we’ve got a few ideas on how you can energize your...

Breweries Give Back For The Holidays

October 11, 2016
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Beyond Beer
It’s better to give than to receive. Sure, most people recognize truth in this fabled aphorism, but brewers often feel it on an especially personal scale.
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