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2013 BEST Beer Shop That's Also a Bar

Bottle Bar East

Browse the coolers, pick a bottle, have the bartender open it, and sit back and enjoy your brew with the giant projection HDTV. Order the Troegs Perpetual IPA, a major fan favorite.

1308 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 267-909-8867 | Website


2013 BEST Beer Shop

Corner Foodery

1710 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA

A giant bottle selection and they don’t go to sleep on the charcuterie, cheese and sandwiches either. Grab a pint from one of the six rotating taps, then peruse the wall of coolers to fill up a six pack to-go. Read more »

2012 BEST Beer Store

Bottle Shop at Local 44

4333 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA

The expertly curated bottle list includes everything from the newest local seasonals in the wall-length coolers to $60 Belgian rarities upstairs on the “balcony.” Plus you can drink a cask ale as you browse. Read more »

2011 BEST Beer To-Go

Pinocchio’s Beer Garden To Go

131 East Baltimore Pike, Media, PA

More than 800 beers by the bottle plus 23 drafts by the growler make this Media shop a great place to stock up. And the reasonable prices and to-go pizzas next door make it worth a trip from downtown and beyond. Read more »

2010 BEST Beer Jackpot

Capones

224 West Germantown Pike, Norristown, PA

This pantry-size bottle shop is tucked behind Capone’s Restaurant, with its own separate entrance. It’s dark. It’s damp. It’s lined floor-to-ceiling with dusty bottles of international craft beers. And it’s the place to get your beer geek on, with rare one-offs from Russian River and barrel-aged picks from Founders. Did we mention it’s open 365… Read more »