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Beer Brewing Program (L1)

Brewing classes are held on October 9th and November 6th, from 2 to 6 pm. Course fees do not include the brewing supplies fee of $50, payable on the first day of class.In this …

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Wine & Health through the Ages

Wine must be a magical elixir. Otherwise, how can we explain why a restaurant wine list often turns a CEO into a pouting child?  I have seen powerful doctors in bespoke …

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Getting schooled at the Philly Beer School

“Philadelphia is to beer what Sonoma is to wine,” says Keith Wallace to anyone who’ll listen. Considering the source, the proclamation, perhaps incendiary outside Pennsylvania, might sound outright puzzling within city limits. That’s because in 2001, Wallace, a winemaker, wine columnist, and author of two upcoming wine books, founded and still runs Philly’s best-known vinology school. So why is he extolling his territory’s beer lust at the expense of its pursuit of viticultural knowledge?

Because, acknowledging a craft revolution, he’s invited beer to take a permanent seat at The Wine School‘s table.

Wallace’s partner, a burly bald man named Dean Browne, asserts the alliance as he introduces himself to a group assembled in one of The Wine School’s classrooms on an early March night.

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Is Beer Going to Beat Out Wine?

As beer soars in popularity, could wine’s superiority be coming to an end?In the world of beverages, wine has always been seen as the epitome of taste, class, and sophistication, a …

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Beer Program Water Components Worksheet

IonEffect on WaterEffect on BeerOther  Carbonate     Calcium     Magnesium     Sulfate     Choride     Sodium   QuestionsWhat is alkalinity in regards to water?What makes water alkaline?What makes water acidic? What nutrients in water are important for yeast?Check out the Philly Beer School.

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Left Hand Brewing Co. Milk Stout Nitro

In another article, we implored you to forgo Guinness and other mass-produced imports for local brews that pack more freshness and flavor. My opinion hasn’t changed, and our local beer scene …

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Lunch by Maine Beer Company

American IPA ReviewToast and lemon curd on the nose, with a whiff of lavender and blood orange. Those aromas follow through on the palate, along with butterscotch and tree fruits. Flavors …

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Heady Topper by The Alchemist

An Imperial IPA ReviewImpressive aromatics of citrus, highly vinous aromatics of grapefruit, lemon rind, and caramel. On the palate, the complex fruit flavors continue. With mango, citrus, peaches, and pineapple all …

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Jaipur IPA by Thornbridge Brewery

Despite its august-sounding name,  Thornbridge is a relatively new British brewery (it was founded in 20005).  Their beers tend to hew close to classic styles but cleaner and fresher.  This India …

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Drink Your Way To Freedom

As a rule of thumb, it’s not a good idea to transport liquor without a license. It’s even a worse idea to attempt crossing a national border with nearly 700 gallons …

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Dark Lord, 3 Floyds Brewery

Love beer? Check out the Philly Beer School!All Hail the DarkessWould you wait in line for hours for the chance to buy four bottles of beer? Would you pay hundreds of …

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