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Old 04-15-2012, 09:19 PM   #1
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Default Good beers to try in Philly?

Hey HBTers,

I'm going to be in Philadelphia for a few days on business and would love recommendations for any beers I should try while I'm up there. I assume Yeungling is one, but looking for less well-known breweries as well.

I probably won't get a chance to visit a brewery, but what about brewpubs? Or just stuff on tap locally?

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Victory, if you have a car Victory has great food and awesome beer it's about 40 minutes from center city Philly. But it can be found all over the city.
www.victorybeer.com
Yards is local in Philly, i've never had their beer so I don't know how good it is.
www.yardsbrewing.com
Iron Hill is a brew pub that has just ok beer, they have a pub 25 minutes fro the city, in Media,PA.
www.ironhillbrewery.com
Troegs has a few really goods beers too, but they are pretty far away from Philly.
www.troegs.com


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Old 04-15-2012, 11:18 PM   #3
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Read this article about interesting Italian craft beers in Philly. Very unique ingredients.

http://nrn.com/article/italian-beers...aft-beer-scene
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Sweet! Thanks a lot.
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