Beer Lover's Mid-Atlantic: Best Breweries, Brewpubs & Beer Bars

Beer Lover's Mid-Atlantic: Best Breweries, Brewpubs & Beer Bars

by Bryan J. Kolesar

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Overview

Beer Lover's Mid-Atlantic features regional breweries, brewpubs and beer bars in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland for those looking to seek out and celebrate the best brews--from bitter seasonal IPAs to rich, dark stouts. With quality beer producers popping up all over the nation, you don't have to travel very far to taste great beer; some of the best stuff is brewing right in the Mid-Atlantic. This comprehensive guides covers the entire beer experience for the proud, local enthusiast and the traveling visitor alike, including information on: - brewery and beer profiles with tasting notes- brewpubs and beer bars- events and festivals- food and brew-your-own beer recipes- city trip itineraries with bar crawl maps- regional food and beer pairings

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493001552
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/01/2015
Series: Beer Lovers Series
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 666,180
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Bryan J. Kolesar has been on the hunt for great beer for over twenty years both in his backyard of southeastern Pennsylvania and around the world. Locally around Philadelphia, he has been named a Beer Writer of the Year finalist multiple times, served as a judge at the annual Philadelphia Inquirer Brew-vitational, paneled local beers for submission into the Great American Beer Festival competition, judged beer and food competitions, and been featured in publications chronicling the local beer scene. His freelance writing can be found in various forms including the Communities pages of The Washington Times, Communities Digital News, Draught Lines, and at his long-running popular blog, TheBrewLounge.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

How to Use This Guide xiii

Northern Delaware 1

Breweries

Twin Lakes Brewing Company 2

Brewpubs

Argilla Brewing Company 4

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant 5

Stewart's Brewing Company 7

Beer Bars & Restaurants

Ernest & Scott 9

Home Grown Cafe 10

Jessop's Tavern 10

Two Stones Pub 12

Ulysses Gastropub 12

Washington Street Ale House 14

World Cafe Live 15

Southern Delaware 17

Breweries

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery 18

Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company 20

Mispillior River Brewing Company 22

16 Mile Brewing Company 24

3rd Wave Brewing Company 26

Brewpubs

Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats 28

Bees Bars & Restaurants

Cantwell's Tavern 29

Half Full 30

Mr. P's Wood-Fired Pizzeria 31

The Pickled Pig Pub 32

Rehoboth Beach-Pub Crawl 33

Breweries 39

Breweries

Heavy Seas Beer 40

Peabody Heights Brewery 42

Union Craft Brewing Company 43

Brewpubs

The Brewer's Art 46

Dempsey's Brew Pub & Restaurant 47

Pratt Street Ale House (Oliver Brewing Company) 48

Red Brick Station (White Marsh Brewing Company) 50

Beer Bars & Restaurants

Alewife 51

Annabel Lee Tavern 51

Birroteca 52

Golden West Cafe 53

Heavy Seas Alehouse 54

Hudson Street Stackhouse 55

Mahaffe's Pub 56

Max's Taphouse 56

Of Love & Regret Pub & Provisions 58

The Owl Bar 59

Smaltimore 60

The Wharf Rat 61

Woodberry Kitchen 62

Baltimore-Pub Crawl 65

The Rest of Maryland 71

Breweries

Backshote Brewing Company 72

Baying Hound Aleworks 74

Hurley Oak Biewing Company 75

Eastern Shore Brewing Company 77

The Fin City Brewing Company (at Hooper's Crab House) 79

Flying Dog Brewery 80

Frey's Brewing Company 82

Jailbreak Brewing Company 83

Milkhouse Brewery at Stillpoint Farm 84

Mully's Brewery 86

Ruhlman Brewing Company (at Creeping Creek harm) 88

Brewpubs

Antietam Brewery & Restaurant (at Benny's Pub) 90

Barley and Hops Grill & Microbrewery 90

Brewer's Alloy Restaurant & Brewery 92

DuCLaw Brewing Company 93

Evolution Craft Brewing Company 94

Franklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store 96

Frisco Tap & Brew House 97

Johanssons Dining House 98

Mountain State Brewing Company 99

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery 100

Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill 101

Beer Bars & Restaurants

The Ale House-Columbia 102

Always Ron's 104

Brasserie? Beck 104

Dan's TapHouse 105

Dogfish Head Alehouse 106

Gilly's Craft Beer & Fine Wine 107

The Judge's Bench 108

Klob/s Smokehouse 108

Lures Bar & Grille 109

Mannequin Pis 110

McGarvey's Saloon & Oyster Bar 111

Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge 112

Old Line Bistro 113

Pub Dog Pizza & Drafthouse 114

Quarry House Tavern 114

Rani's Head Tavern 115

Schmankert Stube 116

Victoria Gastro Pub 117

Southern New Jersey & The Shore 119

Breweries

Cape May Brewing Company 120

East Coast Beer Company 122

Flying Fish Brewing Company 123

Kane Brewing Company 125

Rinn Duin Brewing 126

River Horse Brewing Company 128

Tuckahoe Brewing Company 130

Village Idiot Brewing Company 131

Brewpubs

Artisan's Brewery & Italian Grill 133

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant 134

Tun Tavern 136

Beer Bars & Restaurants

Blue Monkey Tavern 137

Brickwall Tavern & Dining Room 138

Firewaters 138

Geraghty's Pub 139

Goodnight Irene's Brew Pub 140

Irish Pub 140

Keg & Kitchen 141

Collingswood/Westmont-Pub Crawl 142

Northern New Jersey 147

Breweries

Angry Erik Brewing 148

Bolero Snort Brewery 149

Carton Brewing Company 150

Climax Brewing Company 152

Cricket Hill Brewing Company 153

High Point Brewing Company 155

New Jersey Beer Company 156

Brewpubs

Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe 158

Krogh's Restaurant and Brewpub 159

The Long Valley Pub and Brewery at Restaurant Village 160

The Ship Inn 161

Trap Rock Restaurant & Brewery 163

Triumph Brewing Company 163

Beer Bars & Restaurants

Andy's Corner Bar 165

Cloverleaf Tavern 165

Malonoy's Pub & Grid 166

Mohawk House 167

Morris Tap & Grill 168

The Old Bay 169

Salt 170

The Sheuherd & The Knurklchead Pub 171

The Stirling Hotel 171

Stuff Yer Face 172

The Twisted Elm 173

Hoboken/Jersey City-Pub Crawl 174

Pittsburgh & Western Pennsylvania 183

Breweries

All Saints Brewing Company 184

Beaver Brewing Company 185

Draai Laag Brewing Company 187

East End Brewing Company 188

Erie Brewing Company 189

Four Seasons Brewing Company 191

Hull Pint Brewing Company 192

Grist House Brewing 194

Helltown Brewing 195

Livery Brewing Company 196

Rivertowne Brewing Company 196

Straub Brewery 198

Brewpubs

Blue Canoe Brewery 200

The Brewerie at Union Station 201

Church Brew Works 202

Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh 203

Marzoni's Brick Oven & Brewing Company 205

North Country Brewing Company 206

Penn Brewery 207

Sprague Farm & Brew Works 208

Timber Creek Tap & Table 210

Voodoo Brewing Company 211

Beer Bars & Restaurants

The Beer Hive 212

Bocktown Beer & Grill 212

Caliente Pizza and Draft House 214

D's SixPax & Dogz 215

Fat Head's Saloon 215

Goosk's 216

Hough's Taproom & Brewpub 217

House of 1000 Beers 217

Jean Bonnet Tavern 217

The Knickerbocker 218

Mad Mex

Point Brugge Cafe

Roff School Tavern

Sharp Edge Bistro

Windber Hotel 222

Pittsburgh-Pub Crawl 223

Central & Northeastern Pennsylvania 229

Breweries

Breaker Brewing Company 230

The Brewery at Hersney 231

Gunpowder Falls Brewing Company 232

The Lion Brewery 233

Nimble Hill Brewing Company 235

ShawneeCraft Brewing Company 236

Susquehanna Brewing Company 238

Tröegs Brewing Company 239

Yuenqling Brewery

Brewpubs

Al's of Hampden (Pizza Boy Brewing Company) 243

Appalachian Brewing Company 244

Barley Creek Brewing Company 245

Battlefield Brew Works 247

Berwick Brewing Company 248

Bullfrog Brewery 249

Elk Creek Cafe and Aleworks 250

The Gamble Mill Restaurant & Micmbrewery 250

Happy Valley Brewing Company 252

JoBoy's Brew Pub 252

Old Forge Brewing Company 253

Otto's Pub & Brewery 254

Selin's Grove Brewing Company 255

Stoudts Brewing Company 256

Turkey Hilt Brewing Company 257

Warehouse Gourmet Bistro & Brew Pub 259

Yorkholo Brewing Company 260

Beer Bars & Restaurants

Backyard Ale House 262

Boxer's Cafe 262

Bulls Head Public House 263

Cafe Bruges 264

Exit 190 Beer Deli 265

Federal Taphouse 265

Holy Hound Taproom 266

Sabatini's Pizza 266

Shady McGrady's 267

Tern's Pub 267

Lancaster-Pub Crawl 268

Southeastern Pennsylvania (Not Philly) 275

Breweries

Boxcar Brewing Company 276

Free Will Brewing Company 277

Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company 279

Prism Brewing Company 280

Round Guys Brewing Company 281

Sly Fox Browing Company 282

Weyerbacher Brewing Company 284

Brewpubs

Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery 286

Fegley's Brew Works 287

Forest & Main 288

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant 289

McKenzie Brew House 290

The Other Farm Brewing Company 291

Red Castle Brewery & Distillery 292

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery 293

Tired Hands Brewing Company 294

Vault Brewing Company 296

Victory Brewing Company 298

Beer Bars & Restaurants

The Bookstore Speakeasy 300

Capone's 301

Craft Ale House 302

The Drafting Room 302

Flying Pig Saloon 303

Half Moon Saloon 303

Hulmeville Inn 304

Isaac Newton's 305

The Northeast Taproom 305

Porters' Pub 306

Railroad St. Bar & Grill 307

Station Taproom 307

Strange Brew Tavern 308

Teresa's Next Door 308

TJ's 309

Trapp Door 310

Union Jack's Inn on the Manatawny 310

The Whip Tavern 311

Ambler-Pub Crawl 312

Philadelphia 317

Breweries

Philadelphia Brewing Company 318

Yards Brewing Company 319

Brewpubs

Dock Street Brewing Company 321

Earth Bread + Brewery 322

Nodding Head Brewery and Restaurant 323

Beer Bars & Restaurants

Alla Spina 325

Brauhaus Srhmitz 326

Bririgid's 326

City Tap House 327

Devil's Den 328

Eulogy Belgian Tavern 328

Fergie's Pub 329

Fiume 330

Fountain Porter 331

Grey ledge Pub 332

Han Dynasty 333

Hawthornes 333

Jose Pistola's 333

Khyber Pass Pub 334

Kite & Key 334

London Bar and Grill 335

McGillin's Olde Ale House 336

McMenamin's 337

Memphis Taproom 338

Molly Malloy's 339

Monk's Cafe 339

Oyster House 341

Percy Street BBQ 341

Pub On Passyunk East (P.O.P.E.) 342

South Philadelphia Tap Room 342

Standard Tap 343

Tria Taproom 344

Village Whiskey 345

Philadelphia-Pub Crawl 346

Beer Is Going Places 353

Major Beer Events 356

ByoB: Brew Your Own Beer 360

In the Kitchen 371

Appendix A More to Come 383

Appendix B Beer Lover's Pick List 392

Index 395

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