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.

BEER REDISCOVERED: Great Lakes Eliot Ness

September 27, 2016
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Beer Styles
With Dan Bisogno (a.k.a. Jersey Dan) - On-Premise Strategist for Origlio Beverage

STEIN HOISTING 101

September 16, 2016
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Local Beer Scene

Ahhh, Oktoberfest…The annual celebration of beer, brats and brass bands is upon us. Bars around the area are getting into the spirit, and many are holding maßkrugstemmen, or stein hoisting, competitions. “Maßkrugstemmen,” which roughly translates to “the lifting of a 1-liter mug of beer,” is a centuries-old Bavarian...

Don't Be A Dummkopf...Guide to Oktoberfest Etiquette

September 15, 2016
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Beer Styles

Glücklich Wiesn! Happy Oktoberfest! The season is upon us and we couldn't be more excited! With events happening all over the city and surrounding areas, the next few weeks will be filled with BIER, BIER and more BIER! But before you strap on those lederhosen...

Are You Ready For Some Football?

September 14, 2016
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Beer & Food
Fall is a time for tasty treats, touchdowns and tailgates. It’s also a time to enjoy two of the world’s most popular beer styles – Oktoberfests and pumpkin beers. Malty, toasty Oktoberfest beers have just enough hop bitterness to balance the malt sweetness. These oh-so-easy to drink lagers – they...
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