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Weird Beer #5: Tactical Nuclear Penguin

Weird Beer #5: Tactical Nuclear Penguin

Last month we introduced you to Samuel Adam’s 2009 Utopias touting it as the World’s Strongest Beer. Little did we know that at the exact time that article was being written, BrewDog Brewery, out of Scotland were releasing their Tactical ...

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The Tasting Room w/ Tom Peters

The Tasting Room w/ Tom Peters

This issue’s Tasting Room brought us to one of the most legendary Belgian bars in the Philadelphia and the country. Monks Café in Center City, is one the most respected bars in the country not only for their unparalleled beer ...

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Beers, Tunes, and Ghosts: The Pickering Creek Inn

Beers, Tunes, and Ghosts: The Pickering Creek Inn

Right in the heart of Phoenixville sits another one of the Scene’s more historical beer drinking destinations. Today, The Pickering Creek Inn, once known as the Mansion House, is a casual bar & restaurant serving up great beers, local music, ...

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Behind the Music

Behind the Music

Enjoy great food and even better beer at this Old City spot. You know your mom always told you not to judge a book by its cover? Well, sometimes, maybe you should listen to her. Having a reputation for being ...

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Ch…Ch…Changes

Ch…Ch…Changes

Philly Beer Week Marches on to June. Ahhh…March! What a great month. Winter is nearing its end, the days are getting longer, St. Patty’s Day festivities are in full swing, and the greatest ten days of beer drinking in the ...

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From Zymurgy to Celebrity

From Zymurgy to Celebrity

Rock Star Brewers Are Putting On A Concert… In Your Face. Collaboration brews, which I affectionately call collabrews, are currently all the rage in the beer scene — having the craft beer lover screaming like a school girl in anticipation ...

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Everyone’s Irish On St. Paddy’s Day

Everyone’s Irish On St. Paddy’s Day

Since St. Paddy’s Day is engrossed with beer culture, it’s only natural that we explore this holiday tradition. With more knowledge and a little luck, you’ll be ready to down those dry Irish stouts.

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Scrapple and Self-Sustainability

Scrapple and Self-Sustainability

No better way to start the day than a scrapple breakfast discussing the benefits of worm farms at breweries. “What’s scrapple?” asks Pat Conway, co-owner of Great Lakes Brewing Company (GLBC). We all stared around in a silent laughter thinking ...

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The Snifter

The Snifter

Make sure you “palm” this bad boy. Don’t hold it like a sissy with your pinky hangin’ out. Ok, ok… I know I said in the first issue of Philly Beer Scene that we wouldn’t bore you with correct glassware, ...

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The Spirits of a Rogue

The Spirits of a Rogue

Living up to the standards of the Rogue Nation, the folks at Rogue Ales also distills artisan spirits. Just like their award winning ales, The Rogue Distillery, with two locations in Oregon, serve up unique hand crafted spirits such as ...

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