PHILADELPHIA, PA(August 30, 2016) - McGillin's Olde Ale House, Philadelphia's oldest continuously operating tavern, is joining forces with Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company to launch its own Oktoberfest beer. The malty-flavored märzen will be served during McGillin's annual Oktoberfest celebration, which despite its name begins today. In addition to the McGillin's Oktoberfest, the historic bar will offer a rotating list of German beers and German foods from now through the Midtown Village Fall Festival on Saturday, October 1.
Philadelphia, PA - The Brooklyn Brewery Mash is a weekend-long cultural festival exploring vibrant communities in cities around the world through food, music, art and beer. The Mash is the largest international traveling tour of its kind, stopping in six U.S. cities plus London, Stockholm and Paris in 2016. Brooklyn Brewery's latest iteration of the Mash takes a reimagined look at four time-honored celebrations: the meal, the beer festival, the bar crawl and the concert, by curating a series of forward-thinking experiences through collaborations with Philadelphia-based tastemakers, musicians, chefs, and breweries.
Philadelphia, PA - Chef Jose Garces has done it again, head to Old City to check out The Olde Bar at the landmark Old Original Bookbinder’s. This contemporary oyster saloon is serving up a unique brunch with items steeping in the city’s nautical traditions. The Olde Bar is a cocktail lounge and restaurant “serving oysters on the half shell, alongside a smart menu of modern re-imaginings of traditional bar snacks and a comprehensive cocktail and spirit list.”
Philadelphia's Craft Distillery Guide: In 2011, Pennsylvania’s government passed reforms that allowed distillers to offer tours, samples and onsite sales. These new laws opened up the craft to would-be distillers who now proudly produce and sell small-batch spirits in Philadelphia. In a sign of the industry’s maturation, Philadelphia Distilling, the first distillery to open in Pennsylvania since Prohibition, recently moved into much larger headquarters, adding a full-scale bar, restaurant and bottle shop.