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Holiday Party Drink Pairings

So you’re throwing the holiday party this year. Maybe it’s your first year and you want to make sure everything goes smoothly, or perhaps you want to out-do last year. Rest easy with this list of beers and food pairings…

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The Brick and Barrel Taphouse in Maple Glen

Great beer, great food, and a great seat to view the game are all offered at Brick and Barrel. Their draft and bottle list is huge, including such breweries as Troegs, Stella Artois, and New Belgium, and their hand-crafted lunch…

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Goose Island Goose Winter Ale

A classic winter favorite, Goose Winter Ale is rich in nutty, chocolatey flavor with a deep, caramel-y maltiness. A very light hop bitterness rounds out the sweetness of this medium-bodied brown ale, and mild carbonation make for smooth drink. This…

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Introducing Owl’s Brew Radlers

Owl’s Brew, started in 2013 by Jennie Ripps and Maria Littlefield, was initially focused on cocktail mixers using a variety of teas and other all natural ingredients like agave, citrus and caramel. The idea was to make a high-quality tea-based…

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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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Holiday Party Drink Pairings

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | Anchor, Food, Fun, Lancaster Brewing, Long Trail, Magic Hat, Rogue, Shock Top, Troegs, Victory

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So you’re throwing the holiday party this year. Maybe it’s your first year and you want to make sure everything goes smoothly, or perhaps you want to out-do last year. Rest easy with this list of beers and food pairings…

Read More

The Brick and Barrel Taphouse in Maple Glen

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | Bars

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Great beer, great food, and a great seat to view the game are all offered at Brick and Barrel. Their draft and bottle list is huge, including such breweries as Troegs, Stella Artois, and New Belgium, and their hand-crafted lunch…

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Goose Island Goose Winter Ale

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | Featured Beer, Goose Island

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A classic winter favorite, Goose Winter Ale is rich in nutty, chocolatey flavor with a deep, caramel-y maltiness. A very light hop bitterness rounds out the sweetness of this medium-bodied brown ale, and mild carbonation make for smooth drink. This…

Read More

Introducing Owl’s Brew Radlers

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | Owl's Brew

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Owl’s Brew, started in 2013 by Jennie Ripps and Maria Littlefield, was initially focused on cocktail mixers using a variety of teas and other all natural ingredients like agave, citrus and caramel. The idea was to make a high-quality tea-based…

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