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Book Spotlight: Modern Homebrew Recipes

Book Spotlight: Modern Homebrew Recipes

“Recipes tell you nothing; learning technique is the key.” These words from famed chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio (also of Top Chef fame), open chapter one of Modern Homebrew Recipes, and also lay out the mission of the book better ...

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A Comfort Pairing at it’s Finest

A Comfort Pairing at it’s Finest

Hidden Hill’s Old Gold and 2SP Delco Lager written by Alex Jones Being a local cheese aficionado means tasting cheeses of all kinds, inspired by styles from all over the world. From cloudlike Brie-styles and elegant ash-lined bloomy rind pyramids ...

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Weird Beer: Jurassic Beer

Weird Beer: Jurassic Beer

Horrific T. rex attacks aside, who doesn’t dream about how incredible it would be if there was a real life Jurassic Park? If only scientists could really recreate the legendary dinosaurs after finding traces of DNA within a mosquito preserved ...

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Michael Nutter

Michael Nutter

written by Amy Strauss He may be a self-proclaimed wine guy, but Mayor Michael Nutter is a fundamental figure in Philly Beer Week. Tasked with tapping the ceremonial first keg of the collaborative Brotherly Suds beer at Opening Tap (Beer ...

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Young Yet Well-Aged

Young Yet Well-Aged

written by Alex Jones You wouldn’t know it from the wide variety of artisan cheeses from our area, but the Philly region’s artisan dairy activity has only ramped up in the past decade or so. While European cheese traditions have ...

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Weird Beer #36

Weird Beer #36

  This issue marks the 36th issue we’ve printed—that is a full six years of magazines. In each issue, we’ve ran this column and have come across some really weird beers. However, this beer makes all of those other beers ...

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I On Beer

I On Beer

written by Joe Gunn Over the years, I’ve noticed a bunch of men’s health magazines talk about beer without having a clue about it, so I imagine it’s OK for me to write a men’s health column in a beer ...

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A From the Farm Pairing

A From the Farm Pairing

written by Alex Jones It’s hard being a cider fan. Even the lists at Philly’s eclectic craft beer bars will usually stock just one or two cider options. And forget about finding a quality source if you’re out at a ...

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From Philly to France

From Philly to France

written by Kate Robinson  Benjamin Franklin never actually said, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy,” but being a native of Philadelphia, he would have had reason enough to. With xx breweries in and ...

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Making Lunch with Philadelphia Brewing Company

Making Lunch with Philadelphia Brewing Company

written by Danya Henninger Most businesses recognize a midday meal as an essential component of a productive afternoon. Some provide a cafeteria. Some stock a variety of on-site vending machines. Some send out for office-wide orders of hoagies or Chinese ...

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