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Le Fromage

Le Fromage

When matchmaking local beer and cheese, which comes first? Do you start with a stellar, unique wedge in the prime of its life and hunt down the perfect partner for it? Or do you first pick the perfect beer for ...

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3 Things

3 Things

What is your favorite TV show and why? The Golden Girls. Bea Arthur was a fox. If you could meet anyone throughout history, who would it be? John D. Rockefeller, for obvious reasons. What is the worst job you’ve ever ...

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3 Round Draw

3 Round Draw

I’ve been interviewing for and writing this column going on a little over a year now. The premise: meet up with a talented local artist who contributes killer artwork for a local craft-brewery or beer-related subject matter. Then, have 3 rounds of ...

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Fresh Grounds

by Erica Bauwens Artisanal cuisine is on the rise, thanks largely to area restaurateurs embracing locally-sourced ingredients and hand-crafted techniques. For proof, look no further than William Reed, co-owner of Johnny Brenda’s in Fishtown and Standard Tap in Northern Liberties. ...

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PBW Vicaris Beer

by Daniel Neuner The influence of Philadelphia’s beer community extends beyond North America. Trappist beers, saisons, and lambics remain in America due in part to the decades of hard work of beer goliaths and organizations from Philly. So when Tom ...

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Safety First

Safety First

by Brion Shreffler With every sane person on the planet loving beer, it’s no wonder that brewing is something people keep falling into as a profession. No one ever wakes up, after-all and says, “I just have to be an ...

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SUPER- BEEROES!

SUPER- BEEROES!

by Joe Gunn I’ve always wanted to be a superhero. I would have taken anything, even the lame powers of Aquaman or the male Wonder Twins. Around the age of 10, I thought I was developing ESP, and I can ...

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Three Round Draw

Three Round Draw

by Jon Billett Since launching in March of 2013, Kutztown’s Saucony Creek Brewing Company has made their presence felt throughout our area with their forward-thinking beers. You’ve probably heard about their hyper-local farm-to-table approach to ingredients and brewing. Or maybe ...

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In Search of the Lightning Round

In Search of the Lightning Round

Stop 1: TIME After a couple rounds of Ich Bin Ein Berliner Weisse  and shots of whiskey at Nodding Head, They headed to TIME. Adam: I’m honored to be your only friend that’s free tonight. So, how’d you get into ...

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Seasonality of Cheese

Seasonality of Cheese

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. We turn to bolder, heavier brews in the ...

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