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Beer for the Birds

Beer for the Birds

Feeding our fine feathered friends. by Bobby Goodfeather Nice weather is finally here and we are all looking forward to putting back a few pints outdoors, enjoying the warmth and sunshine after being cooped up indoors all winter. While you’re ...

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Summer & Seafood

Summer & Seafood

Half shell oysters with Farmhouse roasted habanero granita. by Chef Robert Legget Flying Fish has easily produced one of the best summer beers to hit the local distributors this year. The Farmhouse Summer Ale’s bright, citrusy aroma with some pleasant ...

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Doing Cool Stuff For Cool People

Doing Cool Stuff For Cool People

Josh Pannepacker is one of the busiest dudes in the music scene by GW Miller III Run into multi-instrumentalist Josh Pannepacker and there’s a good chance he’s smiling, having just made an amusing observation or offered a fond memory. And ...

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The Sweeter Side of Brewing

The Sweeter  Side of Brewing

The homebrewed rise of Mead. by Adam Crockett Mead is an amazing beverage, it’s neither beer nor wine, but somehow falls in the middle of both. It’s an ancient beverage too, in fact, some people believe it’s actually the oldest ...

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Thanks, Dad

Thanks, Dad

Reader Pat Myers describes his discovery of craft beer. by Pat Myers My love for craft beer started when I was in college. I drank a lot of wine at first and didn’t really enjoy the taste of beer. Granted, ...

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Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio

Over-the-Rhine and under the ground. Much like Philadelphia, the city of Cincinnati has a rich history of brewing. At its peak, it was one of the four biggest beer-producing cities in the country. Breweries such as Christian Moerlein, Conrad Weindisch, ...

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Righteous Felon’s Storm King Jerky

Righteous Felon’s Storm King Jerky

Chewy, smokey, and deliciously meaty. Pickled eggs are a bar snack of days past. There may be a few “dive” establishments that still offer up this most unappealing of bar snacks, but most bars have moved on and ramped-up their ...

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Brouwerij De Koninck

Brouwerij De Koninck

A model for “drinking local.” by Matt Brasch The battle cry of the U.S. craft beer revolution is “drink local,” which stands for the concept of drinking fresh, well-crafted beer made in your town. While this is not a new ...

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Seasonality of Cheese

Seasonality of Cheese

A Frosty Morning to cool the humid summer. by Alex Jones It’s funny how beer and cheese, two foods whose production is designed to make them relatively shelf-stable and available at any time of year, are affected by the seasons. ...

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Best of the Philly Beer Scene Awards

Best of the Philly Beer Scene Awards

Brewery of the Year:  Victory Brewing Co. 2013 was a great year for craft beer in the Philadelphia area, between new breweries opening, established breweries taking off, and young breweries continuing to find their way. Victory Brewing Company had what ...

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