Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Beverages

Seventeen beers from breweries stretching from Allentown and Hershey to Monmouth County, N.J., and Dover, Del., won medals over the weekend at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver.
If it’s October, it must be pumpkin-spiced. We find it a bit, well, scary how the combination of cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, ginger and clove —...
The Great American Beer Festival awards are such a tease. Like brazen tarts, the judges tempt us time and again with medals for seductive, mouthwatering brands that just beg you to take a drink.
Owner Curt Decker is hoping for a spring 2015 relaunch, and though he’s not ready to divulge Nodding Head’s new home, he said it would be in a neighborhood outside of Center City.
Where: 1335 Frankford Ave. The lowdown: Java giant La Colombe Torrefaction just opened a sprawling new shop in Fishtown. Once you enter, you might never leave. It's the Hotel California of coffee shops, basically.
Jamie Queli is behind the taproom and brewery, whose whimsical setting is straight out of the Jersey shore, including skeeball machines, fun house mirrors, a boardwalk spin wheel and a 30-barrel brewing system.