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Best Local Beer

2016 BEST Local Beer

HopHands

Despite all the excellent beers the mad geniuses of Ardmore-based Tired Hands Brewing Company come up with, we always find ourselves returning to this one. It’s a crisp, refreshing American pale that drinks like a perfect sweet summer beer, without any unnecessary complication to the flavor save a mild undertone of pine needles.

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2016 BEST Local Cider

Little Round Hop

Made with Centennial, Cascade and Columbus hops and a touch of lemongrass to play up the citrus flavor, this concoction from the crew at Adams County’s Big Hill Ciderworks is an excellent entry point for craft-beer nerds (or anyone else) looking to understand what the cider craze is all about. Read more »

2011 BEST Local Beer

Victory Summer Love Ale

Available in bottles and on tap, this extremely drinkable beer satisfies craft-brew newbies and serious hopheads alike. Read more »

2009 BEST Local Beer

Victory Brewing Company

420 Acorn Lane, Downingtown, PA

Its balanced bitterness, floral aroma and medium body have won this IPA national awards and countless devoted fans. We especially love its seamless pairing with pizza. Read more »