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Seasonal Six-Pack

Fall flavors from regional craft breweries By Emily Kovach Homegrown American LagerNew American Lager • Victory Brewing Co. Released in July, this new addition to Victory’s year-round offerings is a crisp, easygoing, medium-bodied lager that thinks like an IPA. This 4.8% ABV sipper is hopped generously with six varieties of hops (if you must know:

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Coming Soon: Brewery ARS in South Philly

by Emily Kovach Fraternal twins Sean and Andy Arsenault, avid home brewers since 2007, are putting the finishing touches on their new space at 1927 W. Passyunk Ave. The 1,700-square-foot double-wide garage will be split between a brewery and a tasting room. The tasting room, open Friday through Sunday to start, will serve Brewery ARS

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The Saint Benjamin Brewing Co. team now has a room of its own

Photo by Marika Mirren From Tap to Table by Emily Kovach For two years, Saint Benjamin Brewing Company has been working out of their brewhouse on an industrial-meets-artist-lofts stretch of North 5th Street. They’ve been kegging Philly favorites—try the Inca India Cream Ale and Wit or Witout—for wholesale to area bars. But this past May,

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Local brewers donate money to keep our drinking water clean

Photo by Gene Smirnov A Watershed Moment by Emily Kovach To make great beer, you need great water. That’s why Sly Fox Brewery, Victory Brewing and Saucony Creek Craft Brewery have all crafted special beers, and plan to donate a portion of their profits to watershed protection groups. Recipient organizations are the Brandywine Red Clay

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Check out these local beers for summer heat survival

Grid‘s Seasonal Six-Pack by Emily Kovach Summer ParadiseBerliner-style weisse aleManayunk Brewing Co.Made with Styrian hops, this beer maintains a nice balance of mild spice, citrus tartness and apricot sweetness. The low ABV makes for easy afternoon sipping. Solaire ReserveSaisonForest & Main Brewing Co.This highly regarded craft brewery in Ambler excels in farmhouse style beers, and

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Six seasonal local brews to get you through this winter

Morro Castle Smoked PorterForgotten Boardwalk Brewing Co.Smooth maltiness anchors deep smokiness, with rich roasted coffee and tobacco on the nose. On draft and in growlers at the brewery and various local bars.Cherry Hill, N.J. Bon Annee Belgian Specialty AleSaint Benjamin Brewing CompanyA New Year’s beer with gooseberry, light fruit and white wine flavors made with

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Resurrection Alehouse offers both creative cuisine and comfort

 
Photos by Albert YeeMeeting up at a neighborhood pub for eats and drinks doesn’t mean wings and burgers are your only option. Brendan Hartranft and Leigh Maida are the duo behind four of our favorite beer drinkeries, each boasting bar menus beyond the expected. In addition to Memphis Taproom in Kensington, Local 44 in West

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On Tap: T-Rail Pale Ale

story by Lucas HardisonOld Forge Brewing Co., Danville, Pa.
American Pale Ale / 5.5% ABV
In early February, Philadelphia watering holes welcomed Old Forge Brewing Company to their taps with a series of events celebrating the brewer’s newly broadened distribution. Among their suds is a new canning line of 16 oz. Endless Summer and

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Grid Alive: The April issue comes to the stage this Thursday

The second Grid Alive is happening this Thursday night and we couldn’t be more excited to hit the stage again. Like before, there will be great guests, live music and local brews, but expect a couple surprises too. Your hosts Alex Mulcahy, Grid publisher, and Nic Esposito, Philly urban farmer and novelist will be talking

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