I don't watch much television. Actually, I don't even own a television in my apartment, but I can say that I am a huge fanatic of Bravo's "Project Runway." The intensity and creativity factors really draw me into the program. I have the utmost respect for the contestants I see on my pixilated screen and even more for the student designers I witnessed firsthand at Drexel's Annual Fashion Show.
Strolling down Chestnut Street toward Rittenhouse Square, you probably wouldn't notice it, but a historic Philadelphia landmark rests amidst the shops and restaurants between 19th and 20th streets. Here lies the Boyd Theatre (also known as the Sam Eric), Philadelphia's last movie palace.
I've seen many fruit beers - apple, cherry, raspberry - and the list goes on and on. There is one unconventional fruit, though, that I never thought about for brewing, but looking back, it makes perfect sense. I am talking about the agave. Long known in Mexico for its tequila producing abilities, agave nectar is sweet and tasty, both being great qualities when it comes to brewing beer (the sugary sweetness converts to sweet alcohol, and of course its pleasant taste flavors the beer).