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Old 03-20-2008, 08:25 AM   #11
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Think about Victory Brewing Company!
I love Victory stuff, especially their Prima Pils and Golden Monkey. Alas, their restaurant is going to be partially closed while I'm there (sandwiches only), and will close altogether for renovations, to reopen next year.


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Old 03-20-2008, 12:30 PM   #12
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I also want to check out Manayunk.
Union Jacks would be the place to hit.

You can also try the Manayunk Brewery.



 
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Old 03-20-2008, 12:36 PM   #13
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You can also try the Manayunk Brewery.
These guys hit most of the places on the head, so I won't delve into the large selection of brewpubs in the area. I will say that if you are going to visit the Manayunk Brewery, do so in the earlier hours of the day/evening. At night this place basically becomes like a large club. Packed, too loud for conversation, little place to sit and actually enjoy a beer...

Now if you are looking to 'party' and have a good time, then this place may be for you...
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Old 03-20-2008, 12:40 PM   #14
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Monks rocks!
The Bishops collar is also a very cool place.

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It's a shame Victory is closed, as it is a great place.


 
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Old 03-20-2008, 01:04 PM   #15
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Since Victory will be closed like you said, you can get most of their beers at most of the beer bars in this thread. I think the drafting room will basically have all of them.

 
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Old 03-20-2008, 01:49 PM   #16
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Ludwig's Garten (Sansom St.) has a great authentic German menu and a huge German beer selection. .



IIRC they went out of business recently.

I was there about a month ago, so unless they really, really recently closed, they may still be there. My sister lives within walking distance of there, so when I drive up to visit, that's usually where we end up going

Although, I may have to try some of the other ones mentioned in this thread...sounds like there are a lot of good places in Philly!


EDIT: Never mind, after a quick google search, I saw that Lugwigs is definitely closed, to be replaced by a bar/lounge called "Time." Suckage.
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Old 03-20-2008, 03:12 PM   #17
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Pretty much everything has been mentioned. But if you want to venture outside of the norm try Druid's Keep. Not much for food, but a pretty good beer selection. I've played darts tehre a few times.
http://www.phillytown.com/druidskeep.htm

The link is lame, but I supplied it for the addess and pics of the place. The inside is small, but like I said a really decent beer selection especially in bottles.

Also, Dock Street is back in business at 50th and Baltimore. Supposed to be really good pizza too.

Heavyweight Brewing is being resurrected as a brewpub in Philly as well. It might be open by now:
http://outside.in/places/earth-bread...y-philadelphia

Triumph on 2nd and Chestnut is nice (pricey food - cheap beer $5 draft for everything on list - frist thursday of month is cask day)
Euology is VERY cramped, good list. Of course I went there and it took me 7 picks before I got one they had in stock. Got it for free because it wasn't chilled.
The other nice thing about those two places is bufflao billiards is right there and you can play darts and pool there. they usually have 2 or 3 decent beers available as well.
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Old 03-20-2008, 03:22 PM   #18
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Think about Victory Brewing Company!
They recently tore down their bar for renovations. I think they was mentioned in an issue or two ago of the Mid-Atlanttic Brewing News.

The Drafting room is near there, but both are a bit far from Philly without a car.


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