For The First Time Ever, McGillin’s Sells Out Of Beer


The place has been open for 154 years and never before has this happened. Never before has the bar at McGillin’s run out of beer. But all it took was the crowds coming back from yesterday’s Mummers Parade to literally drink the place dry of every cheap, domestic drop for the first time EVER.

Yes, there were some craft beers left. But before the day was out the mob killed every keg, bottle and can of Bud Lite, Miller Lite, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Yuengling, Yuengling Light, McGillin’s Genuine Lager, Walt Whit and Stella Artois in the house.

For those of you who are wondering, the bar is now restocked and there’s plenty of Bud Lite for everyone.

McGillin’s Olde Ale House [f8b8z]

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  • abrahamsandwich

    Ugh. Who drinks that swill

  • Me

    All the shitty beer where gone lol nothing to be proud of

  • Anonymous

    So they didn’t sell out of beer. So this is a non-story.

    • blanco112

      yeah I’m not really sure what the point of this story is. They sold all the swill, who cares?

      • JA

        They needed to get Jason off the bench and write a “story”.

  • The Local Idiot

    Why does any such respectable bar even sell pisswater like Bud &
    Miller lite? Keep that crap out of our proud city. Oh well, I guess
    the uncultured douchebags from New Jersey (who should stay in their own
    damn state) need something to drink too.

    • whipkep1

      then i guess in the summer time all of the douchebags from pa can stay in their state and not come to the jersey shore!

      • The Local Idiot

        You see son, there are no douchebags from PA….they’re all from New Jersey. Hence, you got a douchey TV show named “The Jersey Shore”, which has its disciples invade Old City every weekend night.

        • The Local Idiots Momma

          Interesting. Funny how a large portion of the Italians in South Philly abandoned (yes, abandoned) South Philly and migrated to South Philly II (Washington Township, NJ). Philly NEEDS the money that New Jersians spend in Philly, the economy is dependent upon it. Just as Sea Isle City and Wild Wood is dependent on the douchebags with PA license plates that flood (and often disrepect) our Jersey Shore towns during the summer.

          • The Local Idiot

            Exactly. Without the PA influx, all those sandy shore towns (even my beloved Cape May) would have little reason to exist; being a vacation spot for us is the only purpose they serve. You guys could’ve had your own nice city on the Delaware, but obviously that didn’t work out…so now you come to ours. It is my sincerest hope that one day, in the not-so-distant future, your state’s namesake Battleship will turn its guns 90 degrees to starboard, and lay waste to that wonderland you call Camden.

    • The Local Idiots Momma

      Nah – You Kenzo’s and Port Fishington’s practicably invented piss beer. Nice try blue-collar guy.

  • BP

    God I hate beer snobs. I love a good craft beer as anyone but nobody day drinks on $7 IPAs. Bud and Miller may taste like water but it’s cheap and it doesn’t fill you up after three drinks. If you don’t like it, move to Portland, this is a blue collar city.

    • H2O

      Then why don’t you just drink water? It’s free.