Get Your Juices Flowing by Emily Kovach Whether you’re a passionate beer homebrewer looking to expand your horizons or a casual home cook looking for a fun fermentation project, making wine at home is a rewarding and relatively easy process. The equipment investment is reasonable, and there are a variety of ready-to-go kits that provideMore
Viciously Delicious by Emily Kovach Rosemarie Certo is the owner of Dock Street Brewing, one of the first regional microbreweries to embrace craft beer in the mid-1980s. Along with three business partners, she now has her sights set on another kind of craft beverage: mezcal. Mezcal is considered the “mother of tequila.” It’s primarily madeMore
Provincial Potables by Emily Kovach COOPER RIVER DISTILLERSCamden, N.J.cooperriverdistillers.com James Yoakum was working in real estate, bored and searching for a change. A Kentucky native and an avid homebrewer, he had a flash of inspiration. “I’m an entrepreneurial guy, so anything I play with, I think of as a business,” he says. “When IMore
In a craft-beer-driven city like Philadelphia, it’s little wonder that some of the most popular holiday gifts begin with water, malt, hops and yeast. If you plan to give a home-fermented creation, start early, says Nick Less, co-owner of Philly Homebrew Outlet (1447 N. American St.). Most beer styles can be completed in about aMore
Amaze your friends and brew your ownFeatured Store: Home Sweet Homebrew 2008 Sansom St.
Philadelphia's first brewery was erected in 1683, and by 1793, Philadelphia was producing more beer than all the other seaports in the country. That tradition lives on today in our award-winning local breweries and a growing number of enterprising homebrewers doing it
How to make an old-time Philly brewby Will Dean
Winter might seem like a time for shutting down and hibernating, but it’s also a perfect time for making a little something to help pass the cold months more easily. Here’s a simple recipe for a porter—a dark, malty beer that has a long tradition in Philly