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Troegs’ Splinter Cellar

The folks over at Troegs have been known for the detail they put into designing their beer and brewery–their gorgeous modern tasting room and snack bar, the self-guided and guided tours, slick, minimalistic labels… so it’s no surprise that they…

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Respect the Monkey

Living in this area, you’d be hard pressed to find a beer-lover who doesn’t have a story involving Golden Monkey. The tripel has become synonymous with wild tales and freed inhibitions, so it stands to reason that a collection of…

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Elmwood Zoo Tapped Beerfest

It’s that time of year again–time for the Beerfest at Elmwood Zoo in Norristown. Tapped will be holding two 4-hour tasting sessions on Saturday, September 24th, including beer, wine, cider, music, food, games and of course, the resident zoo animals.…

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Goose Island Autumn Variety Pack

We’re ready for a change of season, so bring on the cooler weather with Goose Island’s Autumn Variety Pack. IPA: Floral and pine hops are at the center of this ale, with a subtle malt base. 5.9% ABV Four Star…

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Growlers: A Brief Summary

IIf you’ve been to a brewpub or certain beer retailers as of late, it’s likely you are aware of growlers. These 64 fl oz bottles are great for taking a beer home that you can’t find bottled or canned. Many…

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Sweet and Bitter: Fruit IPAs

You’ve probably noticed it. A definite trend in the India Pale Ale scene that is only gaining speed as summer comes around the bend. Fruit has entered the playing field in a huge way in the last few years–though the…

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Go for a Gose

Originating in Goslar, Germany in the 16th century, this wheat beer combines fruity sourness, herbal qualities, subtle spiciness and slight salinity for a complex flavor profile. The low hop character sets it apart from many big styles on the market…

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Victory Cage Radler

Brighten up your taste buds and get ready for summer with Victory’s Cage Radler, a refreshing treat for warm weather. The lemon flavor pops in this German-inspired brew, with fresh-cut citrus on the nose and sweet lemonade on the tongue.…

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Aging Beers

Most beers are best drunk fresh, particularly those on the hop-forward side of things. But as with every rule, there are exceptions. Like fine wines, some beers dig deeper into their flavors with age, blooming into something truly extraordinary. Today,…

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Hoppy Easter

Spring has officially sprung, and that means that the humulus lupulus (otherwise known to beer-lovers as hops) are beginning to surface. While the harvest for hops is much, much later (think early fall), there is a lot of important work…

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Troegs’ Splinter Cellar

Friday, September 16, 2016 | Troegs

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The folks over at Troegs have been known for the detail they put into designing their beer and brewery–their gorgeous modern tasting room and snack bar, the self-guided and guided tours, slick, minimalistic labels… so it’s no surprise that they…

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Respect the Monkey

Friday, September 16, 2016 | Contest, Victory

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Living in this area, you’d be hard pressed to find a beer-lover who doesn’t have a story involving Golden Monkey. The tripel has become synonymous with wild tales and freed inhibitions, so it stands to reason that a collection of…

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Elmwood Zoo Tapped Beerfest

Friday, September 16, 2016 | Events, Fall, Fun

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It’s that time of year again–time for the Beerfest at Elmwood Zoo in Norristown. Tapped will be holding two 4-hour tasting sessions on Saturday, September 24th, including beer, wine, cider, music, food, games and of course, the resident zoo animals.…

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Goose Island Autumn Variety Pack

Friday, September 16, 2016 | Uncategorized

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We’re ready for a change of season, so bring on the cooler weather with Goose Island’s Autumn Variety Pack. IPA: Floral and pine hops are at the center of this ale, with a subtle malt base. 5.9% ABV Four Star…

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