The Growth of Beer in Philadelphia

Rick Nichols looks at the amazing growth of Philly Beer Week and the growth of beer in the region as well.

As remarkable as Beer Week’s burgeoning growth, though, has been its ability to not only change the image of Philadelphia (from a beer backwater to what Beer Week’s promoters credibly call “the best beer-drinking city in America”), but to alter the image of beer-drinking itself.

The glory (and the growth) of Beer Week in Philly [Philadelphia Inquirer]