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Old 05-21-2012, 08:15 AM   #11
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In pgh rivertowne makes some good beers.
+1. Also check out fat heads. Headhunter ipa is worth it!


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Old 05-21-2012, 01:00 PM   #12
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Eulogy tavern in old city philly is probably the one the best beer bars i have ever been to. Also Manayunk Brew Pub has some good local beer. Monks is awesome as well. If you do find time to go to a brewery i would recommend Nodding Head.


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Old 05-21-2012, 01:17 PM   #13
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If you like Belgians then: http://site.sharpedgebeer.com/ The owner was apparently knighted.
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Old 05-21-2012, 01:35 PM   #14
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In the Burgh I like Fatheads, I would also recommend eating there or just down the street @ The Carson Street Deli, great sandwiches, soups and salads. The owner is a beer geek and has 3 or 4 taps of local stuff and 100 or so bottles.

In Philly there are so many to choose from and many good ones but thus far Monk's Cafe is my favorite. Check out there website they do a fantastic job of keeping up there beer on tap (there is a front and back bar). This place was voted "one of the ten best places in the world to drink beer" by Michael Jackson.
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Welcome to my state, that's right it's MINE. I know nothing of Pittsburgh, tis a silly place.
As for Philly monk's cafe is a great place there is also the pub on passayunk east (POPE) in South Phily and Johnny Brenda's in Fishtown, also the Grey Lodge in frankford area, plus many many others i can't think of right now. Let me know where in the city you'll be based and I'll send my agents to scout the area.
Philadelphia brewing Co is on Amber St in the Fishtown Area last time i was there around xmas 2011 there brew pub was not operational.

There is Victory in downingtown, Troegs in Hershey, Lancaster Brewing in Lancaster and Yungeling in Pottsville in case your driving from pitt to Phila and need a pit stop.

Check out http://www.joesixpack.net/ for philly reated beer news, mostly beer reviews and interviews but some brew pub stuff pops up

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Old 05-21-2012, 04:55 PM   #16
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Dogfish Head!
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Old 05-21-2012, 05:42 PM   #17
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FYI: Delaware does not have an open container law. Passengers can drink. I don't think the driver can.
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In philly...Memphis tap room and Kraft works. Both have an awesome beer list and several craft breweries on tap. Food is good too.
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Old 05-21-2012, 06:16 PM   #19
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Depends where you'll be in Philly, but there are a plethora of good beer bars, breweries, and brewpubs

Breweries:
Yards, has a tasting room with pool tables/bar/free beer
Philly Brewing Co

Brewpubs:
Nodding Head
Earth Bread and Brewery


Huge Beer List, Belgian Ales and Mussells:
Monks
Eulogy Tavern

For South Philly:
South Philly Taproom
POPE
Devils Den

Northern Liberties:
Standard Tap
Memphis Taproom

Northeast:
Greylodge
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Welcome to my state, that's right it's MINE. I know nothing of Pittsburgh, tis a silly place.

hope this helps,
your pal the CAD

I am originally from the Pittsburgh area and back in the day I remember calling the baseball team from Philly "the sillies".

Thanks for all of the info. Oh and by the way GO PENGUINS!!!


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