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2017 BEST Brewpub, City

Crime & Punishment Brewing Co.

If you’re not being weird in the craft-beer world these days, you’re not doing enough. Crime & Punishment is doing plenty. The beer lineup in this Dostoyevsky-inspired spot is strange, but in a you’ll-never-be-bored kind of way. To wit: the Three-Body Problem kombu gose, a kettle-soured beer brewed with 20 pounds of dried kelp

2711 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-235-2739 | Website


2017 BEST Brewpub, ’Burbs

La Cabra Brewing

642 Lancaster Avenue, Berwyn, PA

The peeps at La Cabra pay as much attention to what’s coming out of the kitchen as to what’s coming out of the kegs, so you can score crispy pork belly with chipotle honey along with that Atlas double IPA. Read more »

2016 BEST New Brewpub

Bar Hygge

1720 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Tom Baker of Earth Bread + Brewery is brewing here, turning out an ever-rotating selection of Belgian wits, milk stouts and saisons. And the kitchen isn’t slacking off, either, with a concise but comprehensive menu offering everything from wagyu sirloin steak and scalloped potatoes to Berkshire pulled pork sandwiches with bacon Dijon and yucca fries,… Read more »

2014 BEST Brewpub

Tired Hands Brewing Company

16 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Tired Hands has the trifecta of brewpub benchmarks: excellent small-batch beers, a cozy space for drinking them, and a damn good grilled cheese. Read more »

2012 BEST Brewpub

Forest and Main Brewing Company

61 North Main Street, Ambler, PA

It’s as if your friends took over their parents’ Victorian and turned it into a really great bar. A really great bar serving such excellent craft beers that you might never want to leave. Read more »