Brewing in the Southeast Pennsylvania region dates back to the early colonial period, when Quakers in the region ran small, personal brewing operations out of their homes.
India pale ales are not just the dominant beer style outside the realm of Budweiser and Coors, they are also bleeding into other beers styles, leading to creations like India pale lager.
As thousands of new craft breweries have opened, beer makers are looking to differentiate themselves - through memorable names and labels that verge on fine art.
Plan out your month and get excited for June
Penny Ordway says her beer massage puts folks in an otherworldly state
Twenty years and more than 200 beers later, founder Sam Calagione is showing no signs of slowing down as Dogfish Head moves into its third decade of brewing. Which, of course, is good for us, what with Philly Beer Week kicking off today and all.
Starting Friday, May 29, through Sunday, June 7, Philly Beer Week returns for a weeklong celebration all about brew.
We drank the best of beers, we drank the worst of beers. We exalted the lightest of brews, then honored the darkest, too.
Of the 59 beers from 33 breweries on The Inquirer's tasting table, judges crowned three champs in two categories: the "new" beers of 2015, and "wheat" beers in various styles.
The reasons to cook with beer are as varied as the types of beer. The best reason is that beer can have so many nuanced flavors - unique to each particular brew.
Cheese(s) of the month, bolstered by beer. (Beer makes just about everything better.)
Local craft beers of all styles have dominated shelves of local grab-n-go spots, distributors, and taps at our favorite watering holes. Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes to see how those hoppy ales get made?
Here in Philadelphia, the drunken tradition that is the Philly Taco is, at best, infamous. Sometime soon, though, it may be known as delicious — and it’s all thanks to a couple of out-of-town breweries.