This concluding paragraph from the story in tomorrow’s Inky ought to raise a few eyebrows.
But Hartranft and others were dying to know the identity of this year’s fourth-place “new” beer, a hefeweizen that wowed some with a textbook interpretation of the refreshing style. When the bottle was revealed, a collective gasp – “Holy cow!” – echoed through the room. It was the new Summer Wheat from D.G. Yuengling & Son. This expert panel so preoccupied with the latest offerings from the region’s new artisan beer movement had just been reminded by the unbiased thrill of a blind tasting that one of the big guys – and America’s oldest brewery – still had some crafty moves.
Personally, I can’t stop smiling.SHARE