Local PA beers to give Masters Sunday a Penn State Saturday feel

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No. 3: Neshaminy Creek

We did the western half of the state, we did State College, we gotta keep the balance and head to the eastern half of the state.

Neshaminy Creek is located just north of Philadelphia (Corydon, PA), and was founded in 2010.  They are proud of their “great tasting beer that challenge both their drinkers and brewers” and are known for their unique cartoon style can designs.

At the No. 3 spot in our power rankings, Neshaminy Creek’s “Shape of Hops to Come.”

If you love hops, this is your brew!

Hitting a 93 on the aforementioned IBU scale, the brewers state this beer is “jammed packed with as much hops as they could get their hands on.”

It has a pine-like taste but a background note of citrus that just cuts into that hoppy flavor enough for a thorough enjoyment. This is not the beer you start drinking at the beginning of the tailgate or on Hole 1 on Sunday … This is your longer lasting, enjoy over a period of time beverage with complex flavors you want to savor and enjoy.

Other Neshamny Creek options: J.A.W.N (American Pale Ale), Curchville Lager, Wayward Wheat