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Weird Beer #34

Weird Beer #34

Where’s the Hops?   Hops are basically as essential an ingredient to beer as it gets. For most craft beer drinkers, it’s their favorite part of beer. You can’t make an IPA without hops and what is beer without IPAs? ...

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A Motley Christmas Crew

A Motley Christmas Crew

Guardians of the Galaxy grab a beer. By Chris Maurer Imagine you were suddenly abducted from Missouri in 1988, traveled outer space for over twenty years, and then ended up here in Philly during the wintery months. Now imagine you’ve ...

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New Years Beer Resolutions

New Years Beer Resolutions

With the New Year coming, everyone is talking about the changes they’re going to make in their life come January 1st. Almost always, those resolutions include: losing weight, a special diet, going to the gym, or watching less TV, but ...

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It’s Named What: J.A.W.N.

It’s Named What: J.A.W.N.

written by Jeremy Myers The idea behind J.A.W.N. is as much a product of Philly as it is a transatlantic text message conversation between two beer geeks. We (Neshaminy Creek) had been wanting to make a hoppy American Pale Ale ...

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Meet the Crowler

Meet the Crowler

Growlers are nothing new to beer drinkers. Those 32 or 64 oz. containers are filled at bars and breweries throughout the area; when you want to bring home more of that draft beer you just can’t get enough of, they ...

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Three Round Draw: Alex Clare

Three Round Draw: Alex Clare

You can’t judge a book by its cover. Or can you? What if you buy the book because of that cover, only to later discover that the story sucks? Ever belittle a beer’s really bad label artwork, only to be ...

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Grown Children

Grown Children

Muller sales rep Mark McKernan gets all dressed up to help us get to know his kindred spirit and Long Trail brewery rep, Matt Geise The interview starts in Matt’s living room in New Jersey to take photos. Mark: Until ...

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Eckerton Hill Farm

Eckerton Hill Farm

A Blue Cheese Pairing for Any Palate During the winter holidays, cheese comes to the fore—and no one wants to present a milquetoast cheese plate. Luckily, it’s easy to make your selections stand out and please a crowd if you ...

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I On Beer

I On Beer

Old Cranky Pants Gunn written by Joe Gunn I’m about to turn 40 and it’s not going well. I don’t really feel old but I’m totally freaked out about being halfway to 80. People in their 20s and 50s like ...

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Holiday Book Guide

Holiday Book Guide

Five books for the beer lover on your list. 99 Ways to Open a Beer Bottle Without a Bottle Opener Who hasn’t gotten into a jam and found themselves with a bottle, yet no bottle opener? Well, you’ll almost never ...

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