Category Archives: Brewpubs

Something I did not know.

This blog has made a healthy living off of making fun of Victory-lovin’, corner bar stool sittin’, ever promotin’, email spammin’ Richard Ruch over the past decade or more, but today it’s all hat tips and high praise as his … Continue reading

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One long ago day at Monk’s.

I just posted a quite good story about Russian River’s Vinnie & Natalie Cilurzo on the Facebook page of The Beer Yard. You can go read it there or go to it directly here. In so doing, I was reminded … Continue reading

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Trouble at Twin Lakes? [updated 7 July 15]

UPDATE: Twin Lakes announces it will relocate You do this gig for 20 years, you end up with sources, some good, some bad, some just trying to get you or somebody else in trouble. You figure it out or you … Continue reading

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From this afternoon’s Craft Business Daily: DOGFISH HEAD SWAYS BOARD ON SECOND HEARING After a second go-round that featured 90 minutes of new testimony, Dogfish Head persuaded the Rehoboth Board of Adjustment to let them renovate their brewpub on a … Continue reading

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Wait all night, wait a little longer…

I’ve been hoping all day to get more on this story but it appears it ain’t gonna happen. so here the big news: Pottstown is  finally going to get a brewpub. Next spring at the earliest. Read all the details, … Continue reading

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A new coffee beer with definite promise.

I received an email earlier this month from Erik Barkley of Tugboat Coffee LLC in Illinois. “I am a coffee roaster outside of Chicago & I have partnered with RAM Restaurant & Brewery to develop a new coffee beer that … Continue reading

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A Penny for your Maibock.

The winning goat at yesterday’s Sly Fox Bock Festival Goat Race was named Penny and that’s also now the name of the 2015 Maibock. As noted in the post below, I never did get into the event but am pleased … Continue reading

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This is not a Maibock…but it should be.

Right about now on the first Sunday in May I am obligated by tradition and desire to be quaffing a pint or three of  Sly Fox “Named After Whatever Goat Won the Race” Maibock, along with thousands of other spectators. … Continue reading

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First visit to Fermentaria.

After my usual Saturday morning visit to the Beer Yard yesterday, I drove up Lancaster Pike (not recommended at all, terrible traffic, use the back roads, trust me) to Ardmore to visit  Fermentaria, the recently opened new production brewery and … Continue reading

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It’s true. You’re never a hero in your own back yard.

From today’s Craft Beer Daily email newsletter: REHOBOTH BEACH BOARD SHOOTS DOWN DOGFISH’S PLAN FOR NEW RESTAURANT What local darlings? Dogfish Head Brewing is “stunned and disappointed” with the denial of their plans to build a new larger restaurant in … Continue reading

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