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The Plastic Keg

The Plastic Keg

Do not attempt a keg stand on one of these… Philadelphia currently has several active breweries and should have even more by the end of the year. This helps to solidify our reputation as the best damned beer city in ...

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Tastes So Tweet

Tastes So Tweet

Another convenient way to get your fill at Citizens Bank Park. I worked for a computer company in my earlier life. I was technologically savvy but thought Facebook was where the police stored the mugshots, Myspace was my bedroom and ...

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Bottoms Up Draft Beer Dispensing System®

Bottoms Up Draft Beer Dispensing System®

This beer dream come true fills your cup in 3 seconds flat. We are finally into spring and I’m officially tired of winter. I’m throwing in the gloves, hanging up my snow shovel, and storing my snow brush until next ...

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What’s On Tap?

What’s On Tap?

PhillyTapFinder.com helps you discover which bars are pouring your favorite beers and styles. Being a craft beer lover, I put beer into two broad categories. Nope, I don’t mean lagers and ales. I define the two categories as, “Beers I’ve ...

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Mobile Drinking

Mobile Drinking

Social media drinking apps for sending, sharing and enjoying. Last issue, we covered Pintley, an application that helps to keep track of the beers that you’ve had and makes suggestions based on your likes/dislikes of those beers. We continue exploring ...

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Pintley.com Pleases the Palate

Pintley.com Pleases the Palate

Discover personalized beer recommendations that fit your taste. Choices, choices, choices. That’s what we face every time we go into a store. You need shoes? Go to the mall and pick from a hundred styles. Need shampoo? That’s easy, you ...

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Go Ahead, Pour Your Own Pint

Go Ahead, Pour Your Own Pint

The Draft Master™ — This revolutionary beer system has now hit our scene. I must have been a bartender in a previous life. When I walk into a bar, I like to sit on the bar stool and watch the bartender ...

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Keg Shortages Solved

Keg Shortages Solved

At least ideas to better track and prevent loss. I’ve always felt that bars are something like a classroom, minus the grumpy teacher. I learn something – a joke, some trivia and something about beer – practically every time I ...

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Beer Trading: Share and Share Alike

Beer Trading: Share and Share Alike

How to get the hard-to-reach brews. When I’m packing my suitcase, I make sure to pack bubble wrap, freezer or zip lock bags and padded envelopes. Yes, I pack the normal stuff but I want to make sure the beer ...

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GBPS: Global Beer Positioning System (part 2)

GBPS: Global Beer Positioning System (part 2)

Finding you the nearest beer on the road. I promised to give you a bit of a primer on making a custom Point of Interest (POI) file to avoid losing all those great places to get a beer and a ...

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