Category Archives: Media

None dare call it craft.

When John Holl left legitimate journalism and entered the strange world of beer writing a couple of years back, we all had to raise our games more than a bit. Yes, he’s that good and when he has something to … Continue reading

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Inky Brewvitational Top Winners: Sly Fox, Tröegs, Round Guys for new beers; Tired Hands, Iron Hill Maple Shade, Forest & Main for Saisons.

The full results of the annual Philadelphia Inquirer Brewvitational judging will be in tomorrow’s edition, kicking off Philly Beer Week. The judges tasted 52 beers from 28 breweries and these are the big winners, the three best New Beers of … Continue reading

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Lace on the glass.

Newly minted craft brewery Yuengling is having its usual really strong roll out in Massachusetts and distributors not in the game and competing brands are feeling the affect. According to this morning’s Beer Business Daily, America’s oldest family owned brewery … Continue reading

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Time warp?

I posted this story on the Beer Yard site last Friday and, truth be told, it was well  behind  the original announcement, which went up way back on March 8. And now sites all over the internets appear to be … Continue reading

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What’s missing here?

This network news story (which I discovered at My Beer Buzz, which had it first) is a very nice account of the Brothers Trogner and the Tröegs success story. Good for them and good for craft beer overall.  However, there … Continue reading

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The end is nigh.

From Draft Magazine’s new list of 10 Session Spots—“breweries and bars which offer beer choices at 4.5% or below.” Portland, Ore. HAIR OF THE DOG In what might be a sign of the apocolypse, this brewery famed for its barleywines … Continue reading

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Pizza power.

Three Philadelphia brewpubs are among the 50 locations for great pizza listed in the forthcoming July issue of Philadelphia Magazine: Earth Bread + Brewery (“If there’s such a thing as delicate pizza, this is it: crust that’s light but not … Continue reading

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WIP mid-day show will seek out the area’s best beers.

Glen Macnow of the of the mid-day show (along with Anthony Gargano) on WIP 610, the Philadelphia sports talk radio station, does an annual summer search for the best popular food items in the area, stuff like pizza, hoagies & … Continue reading

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Philly: the city that Gets It.

If this were a kind and gentle world, I’d be down at the Four Seasons Hotel at this very moment, learning all about what’s happening at Philly Beer Week 2011. Instead, I’m at my desk, struggling to meet the last … Continue reading

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Well, well. Look who noticed.

From Advertising Age Magazine this very day: While so much of the buzz around craft beer these days is about exotic, extreme ales — including some with soaring alcohol content — there is also a growing recognition that these blends … Continue reading

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