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Stone Smoked Porter

A rich, dark and delicious porter with chocolate and coffee overtones accented by a subtle smokiness from just the right amount of peat smoked malt from the West Coast’s star craft brewers at Stone.

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Bass Ale

England’s world-reknowned ESB – malty, golden, with a slightly bitter finish.

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Terrapin SunRay Wheat

  Pennsylvania beer laws sometimes get a bad rap. While they are some of the most ill-reasoned beer laws in the United States – the “case law” is widely renowned in the circles of beer geekery as one of the … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Brewing Company Fleur de Lehigh

Sometimes an acrimonious split can produce some good things. Other times, it can produce some downright awful things – just ask Pete Townshend. Three years ago, the Pennsylvania craft beer scene saw a somewhat nasty split when Bill and Nancy … Continue reading

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Flying Dog Raging Bitch

  Belgians are a difficult style to put your finger on. There is no definitive “Belgian” beer, despite what many breweries will try and sell you. Like any other nations, the Belgians produce a wide variety of styles, all with … Continue reading

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Dale’s Pale Ale

There is a prevailing myth that aluminum cans always hold a lesser beer. For a while, many craft beer fans have shunned cans of beer, saying they change the taste of the product. There is a current trend towards cans … Continue reading

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Believe it or not: Brendee’s will be closed

After much deliberation and planning, we have decided it is necessary to close our doors for a few days. We try to ensure that we are never closed — even through the Blizzards of 2010, you could still walk your … Continue reading

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Spaten and the World Cup 2010

In our last blog, Drew talked about seasonal beers, and in particular, one of our all time favorites, Bell’s Oberon. This week I want to discuss a classic Old World European brew, Spaten Premium Lager. First opened in 1397 as … Continue reading

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Bell’s Oberon

The seasons play a big part in craft brewing. Every brewery has certain beers that are available at certain times of the year. Often, you’ll find that the maltier, heavier beers — stouts, porters and brown ales — are prevalent … Continue reading

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Smuttynose IPA

Convincing a person to step outside of their comfort zone can be difficult.  Transitioning to the rainbow of craft beers from the black-and-white world of big brews is a big step.  Where big brewing companies have long prided themselves in … Continue reading

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