Category Archives: Brewpubs

About that goat race relocation… [UPDATED]

 UPDATE: It’s now official that the move will be made and that East Pikeland asked Sly Fox to find a new home for the Bock Fest per a news release just received. Original Post, July 10: It was always pretty … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Sly Fox Bock Fest/Goat Races Moving to Pottstown

The Pottstown Mercury‘s Frank Otto broke the news last night that the annual festival held on the first Sunday of May, arguably the most popular beer event in the region, will be moved from the Sly Fox Brewhouse & Eatery … Continue reading

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Pizza Magazine loves itself some EB+B.

If you don’t get the weekly email newsletter from Earth Bread + Brewery, you are likely to have missed this. That would a shame, so don’t miss it.

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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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Some people suggest Jack Curtin is getting grumpy in his old age. Others ask how anybody could tell the difference.

The newest issue of Celebrator Beer News has just gone online today and I call the attention of fellow Pennsylvanians to my regular (and misnomered) “Atlantic Ale Trail” column, which you can read here. The main focus is the performance … Continue reading

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Shocker! Philly Mag’s new list of the region’s best beers is not all-IPA-all-the-time. Is that actually allowed?

I’m likely stepping on a few toes here by writing about something in the June issue of Philadelphia Magazine that hasn’t hit the newsstands yet, but I pay for a subscription and I get the benefit of getting my issue … Continue reading

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And they shall call that beer Spartacus.

Spartacus, a big (75 lbs) ol’ goat who was disqualified last year because his handler screwed up, raced to a photo finish win at today’s Sly Fox Bock Fest & Goat Races and earned the right for the 2014 Maibock … Continue reading

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Iron Hill goes nova at World Cup 2014.

 Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant locations won five medals at the 2014 World Cup in Denver last night, including three Golds and two Bronze, and Iron Hill Media was named Champion Brewery in the Small Brewpub Category. Other local winners … Continue reading

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First Visit: Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery

Before our joining in the pre-opening party at Conshohocken Brewing on Saturday past, my traveling companions and I swung by Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery in Lafayette Hill , my first visit since they opened. That historic old building is … Continue reading

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For some things, you just gotta Bear down.

Reality often sucks because it is, you know, real. Plus also, reality has a well known liberal bias, which totally pisses off our conservative brethren and, man, can they be noisy and annoying when they get noisy and annoying. For … Continue reading

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