Category Archives: Brewspapers

If they don’t care, why should we?

It has been official Liquid Diet practice heretofore to provide a full list of all the winners in the annual awards determined by online voting conducted by readers of Philly Beer Scene magazine because the magazine and the awards have … 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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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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And then the flood gates opened….

I suppose that the last post, my supposed “Facebook friendly” character flaw aside, mostly proves that both Richard Ruch and I are old farts who are out of the loop. Or maybe not, who cares? In any case, that post … 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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Going where mere print cannot.

Kindly Old Mr. Curtin wrote a feature story about the Victory Parkesburg opening for the issue of Mid-Atlantic Brewing News which is just now arriving at better bars and pubs around here, but my editors, victims of some sort of … Continue reading

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Tired Hands doubles down in Ardmore.

I’ve posted a Main Line Times story via Instagram at the Beer Yard page about Tired Hands planning to expand its presence in Ardmore. I’m happy to see this finally make public, and not just for Jean Broillet and his … Continue reading

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And you thought I do this for the money.

Actually, I do it to bask in the reflected glory of the likes of beloved editor Tom Dalldorf, of Celebrator Beer News (or, as the old-timers insist on calling it, “The Celebrator,” and the really, really old-timers definitely call it, … Continue reading

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Philadelphia brewers speak out in Celebrator Beer News.

As those who have been around for a while know (how many care is unknown), I write a column called “Atlantic Ale Trail” in every issue of Celebrator Beer News, the West Coast brewspaper (the oldest one extant) which enjoys … Continue reading

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Band of Brewers. Why you should be there.

Here’s the second thing you should care about regarding this musical competition between six local breweries which will take place at World Cafe Live a week from this Sunday*: chances are that one or more of these bands/performers is going … Continue reading

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