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ThePrettypoodle Jan 9, 2014 06:02 PM

i know for a fact we can get Israeli beer in Baltimore at Kosher Bite and as much as I do love the fried chicken there, I was hoping to find some Israeli beer closer to home in Philly.. Going to New Jersey (Cherry Hill area or even the Northern DE area would work. Anyone?

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    barryg RE: ThePrettypoodle Jan 10, 2014 03:57 AM

    Bella Vista beer distributor in philly sells Goldstar, maybe other brands too.

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      ThePrettypoodle RE: barryg Jan 10, 2014 06:29 AM

      PERFECT! Thank you so much! I just called them and they were super nice and informative and were quite kind when I asked questions:)

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        ThePrettypoodle RE: barryg Jan 15, 2014 03:48 PM

        Thank yuou so much for the duggestion Barrry G! We were downtown today and stopped in. VERY nice staff, helpful and kind. It was kinda neat too to look around- cool stuff there. I am from NJ so we don't have such places there. Beer is bought at the liquor atore as is wine and other "adult" beverages. Thois was a fun trip and I got what I needed (wanted) thanks!

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        AdinaA RE: ThePrettypoodle Jan 10, 2014 07:33 AM

        Does anyone import Israeli microbrews?

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          avitrek RE: AdinaA Jan 10, 2014 07:42 AM

          Is there an Israeli microbrew that is worth drinking over an American microbrew besides that it's from Israel? Especially once you factor in the age of the beer after shipping, I have a hard time thinking of a reason I'd want to drink an Israeli beer outside of Israel.

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            ThePrettypoodle RE: avitrek Jan 10, 2014 08:05 AM

            WE've been talking about what to give for Purim and beer was an idea among other things too. My husband thought an Israeli beer would be best, so I asked the question. I rarely drink the stuff, had a sip over the summer and may have one again when we buy the case that we MUST buy according to PA law. Beer works for us so we'll give it.

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              AdinaA RE: ThePrettypoodle Jan 10, 2014 08:38 AM


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              AdinaA RE: avitrek Jan 10, 2014 08:37 AM

              Avitrek, Better than Brooklyn Brewery's Local #2? Not yet. But some are very good and putting a dinner party, reception or event together is not entirely about taste. Sometimes it's about novelty, conversation starters, or showcasing Israel by talking food. Of course the beer has to be good. But Belgian beer gets here fast enough to taste great. Why not Israeli?

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