Why We Love Firkins

I've heard some people (bartenders even) describe beer served out of a firkin or through a hand pump as "warm, flat beer". I think there is a lot more to it than that. Beer that is served in firkins is naturally conditioned, means that the CO2 in the beer comes from the yeast through fermentation [...]

By | 2018-05-15T11:39:07+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Brewery, taproom|Comments Off on Why We Love Firkins

The Story of Transcontinental

One of the beers that we brew is not the most "common" among brewery portfolios, but it is one that is near and dear to my heart. The Transcontinental is a malty, amber ale with just a hint of spices and a very drinkable 5.6%. The style is called "California Common" and is based on [...]

By | 2018-05-15T11:44:10+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Brewery|Comments Off on The Story of Transcontinental

Saint Benjamin’s Citywide Special

Any neighborhood bar in Philadelphia worth it’s salt has a “Citywide.” The shot & beer combo is so infamous it recently landed it’s own spot in the annals of Playboy. When the taproom opened, we were happy to have good food & better beer in a place where people could just hang out without any [...]

By | 2018-05-15T11:54:03+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Brewery, taproom|Comments Off on Saint Benjamin’s Citywide Special

Junto In Cans Next Week!

We are thrilled to be canning Junto, our coffee Kolsch, next week. We've been getting requests for years, so come next Tuesday there will be a limited run of 6 packs and cases for sale at the brewery and around Philly. If you haven't tried the Junto, it is a traditional German-style Kolsch, golden color [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:49:32+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Brewery, taproom|Comments Off on Junto In Cans Next Week!

Philly Beer Week (Pt 2)

Beer & Coloring @ South Philly Taproom Tuesday 4-6pm Come get your color on with hand-made Philly theme coloring books and happy-hour priced brews from St Benjamin. We’ll provide art supplies but feel free to BYOC. More details here. Local 19125 Night @ Spruce Harbor Park Tuesday 5-7pm Come enjoy some of our beer in [...]

By | 2016-06-07T12:04:33+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Brewery, Events, taproom|Comments Off on Philly Beer Week (Pt 2)

Philly Beer Week Is Here! (Pt 1)

Beer Week Is Here! That's right, the biggest event in Philly Beer is here! We plan on celebrating at our taproom and around the city, we hope you can join us. Below are some highlights for the opening weekend.If you just want to join us in our taproom for a beer or a meal, we [...]

By | 2016-06-03T14:04:21+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Brewery, Events, taproom|Comments Off on Philly Beer Week Is Here! (Pt 1)

Taproom Is Open!

At long last, we are thrilled to announce that our taproom at the brewery is open! We will have special hours this week due to the Craft Brewer's Conference, we are open from 12pm-12am all week. Our kitchen is also open, we will post a menu soon. Draft beer will be served and tours will [...]

By | 2016-05-03T08:34:50+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Brewery, Events, taproom|Comments Off on Taproom Is Open!

Philly Beer Week Raffle

Our co-owner and brewer Christina Burris, really, really, really wants to go to Amsterdam - and you might be able to go with her!  How? you ask.  Simple, purchase a Philly Beer Week Raffle ticket from the link below. Select Saint Benjamin as your team and select Christina Burris as your brewer.  The raffle is [...]

By | 2016-04-19T09:17:55+00:00 October 21st, 2015|Brewery, Events, The Industry|0 Comments

#PhillyMash at Saint Benjamin Brewing Company

We are very excited to be participating in and hosting State of the Craft Beer during the Philly Mash. Go inside the craft beer industry with Brooklyn Brewery chairman and co-founder Steve Hindy as your guide at a live podcast recording featuring the brewers on the front lines of the craft beer revolution. Participating in [...]

By | 2016-04-19T09:17:55+00:00 October 21st, 2015|Brewery, Events|0 Comments