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Our Story

Hand Crafted & Handed Down

We all have a first story. It’s the one we tell to strangers, job interviewers and people we meet during the course of a day. It’s who we are, where we’re from, what we do, people we know. But our second story is all about the passion we have deep inside. It’s the things we love to do because it defines who we are. 

At 2nd Story Brewing Co., our passion is the craft beer that you can witness for yourself being brewed on the second floor. It’s where our second story comes together. It’s where our stellar beer is hand-crafted and handed down.

Aaron Sheppard
The Chef
Debbie Grady
The Farmer
John Wible
The Brewer
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What’s On Tap

We’re proud to make and serve a variety of quality beers. Brewed on a 15 BBL system on the 2nd floor of 117 Chestnut St, our beer is crafted from the traditional ingredients of barley, hops, and water, and sometimes not-so-traditional ingredients.  In addition to the beers made on-site, we offer a full bar and collaborations with other brewers and businesses.

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Brewer John Wible

House Beers

Recipe No. 064 / Batch No. 001ABV 4.6%

Pacific Rim Crusher

Style Session IPARead More

Hops Motueka and Wakatu

Malts Pilsner and Oats

Yeast London Ale III

Intensely hopped with Motueka and Wakatu over a base of barley and oats. Bright, aromatic and very crushable. Aromas of crushed lime, citrus, mint.

Recipe No. 062 / Batch No. 001ABV 6.8%

Got Your Bock

Style Helles BockRead More

Hops German

Malts Pilsner, Deer Creek Double Dutch, Caraaroma

Yeast German Lager

Traditional Helles Bock brewed with Pilsner, Deer Creek Double Dutch, Caraaroma. Bready, malty and slightly sweet with a crisp finish.

Recipe No. 009 / Batch No. 008ABV 8.0%

Adsultim

Style American IIPARead More
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Hops Citra

Malts Pilsner, Munich and Dextrose

Yeast London Ale III

intensely hopped American IIPA, a favorite of our brewer. made with pilsner, munich and dextrose. hopped exclusively with Citra

Recipe No. 003 / Batch No. 007ABV 4.9%

Fritzie’s Lager

Style Vienna LagerRead More
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Hops Tettnanger

Malts Vienna, Pilsner and Caraaroma

Yeast German Lager

Amber colored lager named after the brewer's Grandfather, Fritzie. It's malty, crackery and slightly sweet. A refreshing and crisp German lager.

Rotating Taps

Recipe No. 066 / Batch No. 001ABV 5.2%

Chico Pale Ale

Style American Pale AleRead More

Hops Cascade

Malts Pilsner and C40

Yeast London Ale III

Classically made American Pale Ale, hopped generously with Cascade. Our homage to the original example of this style.

Recipe No. 063 / Batch No. 001ABV 5.0%

Goldin’ Abbey

Style Belgian Pale AleRead More

Hops East Kent Goldings

Malts Pilsner, Oats and Wheat

Yeast Belgian Abbey

Belgian pale ale made with pilsner, wheat and oats. hopped with Goldings. fermented with the Chimay strain. floral, clove, banana, peppercorn

Recipe No. 061 / Batch No. 001ABV 6.7%

Sanity Kryptonite

Style American IPARead More

Hops Nelson Sauvin

Malts Pilsner, light Crystal and Dextrose

Yeast London Ale III

IPA exclusively hopped with Nelson Sauvin. notes of gooseberry, sauvignon blanc, pine, sticky sap. dry, dank and very aromatic

Recipe No. 053 / Batch No. 001ABV 4.5%

Brewer’s Widow

Style Black AleRead More
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Hops Cascade and Centennial

Malts Pilsner, Light Caramel and Midnight Wheat

Yeast London Ale III

a collaboration with the brewer’s beloved wife, Gillian, this beer is dark in color with a touch of resentment. dark, luscious, hoppy & sessionable

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What’s Brewing

Passion in the Process

We brew because we love it. From the raw ingredients to the finished product, we put great care into every step because we only want the best. We brew beers we like to drink and we brew beers our friends will like to drink. We are proud to be adding another chapter to Philadelphia’s beer story because the history and process of brewing is an important part of making great beer and making great communities.

Coming Up Winter 2016

On Deck

Made With

Root Cellar Helles
Munich Helles made with Pilsner and Vienna malts
Winter Ale
Pilsner, Carafa, C60, Pale Chocolate, Deer Creek Rye. Hopped gently with East Kent Goldings.
Breakfast Stout
Pilsner, Oats, Flaked Rye, Pale Choco, Roasted Barley, C60/120.
German Pilsner
Floor Malted Bohemian Pilsner, hopped well with Tettnang.
Belgian IPA
Pilsner, C15, Red Wheat and Carared. Hopped intensely with Amarillo and Cascade.
Belgian Tripel
Pilsner, Flaked Wheat and NJ Blueberry Honey. Fermented with a classic Abbey yeast.
Fritzie’s Lager
Amber colored lager named after the brewer's Grandfather, Fritzie. It's malty, crackery and slightly sweet. A refreshing and crisp German lager.

tilted barn farmhouse burger

Bianca

Braised Spicy Pork Fundido

Grilled Wings

Short Rib Poutine

Roasted Beet

Asparagus

2nd Story Burger

Shrimp BLT

The Big & Boozy Adult Sundae

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Menu

Featured SpecialView PhotoPairing Beer

Starters

Braised Spicy Pork Fundido

pork fundido, topped with poblano cheese and pickled jalapenos. served with tortilla chips.  .9

Photo of Braised Spicy Pork Fundido

Sliders

miniature 2nd Story burgers - tomato jam, cheddar & arugula  .10

Ploughman’s Platter

your choice of (1) house-cured meat and (2) cheeses served with pickles, Ritz crackers, butter & dinner roll (white or wheat)  .14

Grilled Wings

our wings are confit & grilled / [Hot Damn] or [Sambal & Honey]  .10

Bryan’s Pretzels &
Fritzie’s Fondue

baked in house every day, served with cheese fondue and mustard  .8

Pairs With Fritzie's Lager

2nd Story Mussels

shallots, thyme, white wine and garlic served with grilled bread  .13

Endive Cups

Beyond Meat “chicken”, oranges, micro arugula, pickled onions, cilantro and shaved jalapeno  .9

Soups + Salads

panzanella

heirloom tomatoes, arugula, grilled bread, pickled ramps, cucumber, black garlic vinaigrette  .9

Octopus

seared fingerling potatoes, herloom tomatoes, english cucumbers, spicy kimchi-lime vinaigrette  .14

Quinoa

red & golden quinoa, beluga lentils, arugula, red onion, peppers, roasted wild mushrooms, roasted garlic, lemon vinaigrette  .11

Roasted Beet

roasted beets, whipped ricotta, rainbow chard, arugula pesto, marcona almonds  .10

Photo of Roasted Beet

Fig and Pear

arugula, asian pear, speck, blue cheese, olive oil and fig vinaigrette  .10

Pairs With Winter Lager

Housemade Pizzas

Bianca

mozzarella, parmesan, ricotta and broccoli rabe pesto  .10

Photo of Bianca

Danny Boy

blue cheese, peperoncini, sausage, black olives and garlic oil  .12

Asparagus

mornay sauce, shaved asparagus, applewood smoked bacon, black truffle oil, pecorino  .13

Photo of Asparagus

Meat Lover’s

marinara sauce, salami toscana, sausage, shishito peppers, garlic, red onion  .13

Burgers + Sandwiches

Beer Battered Fish and Chips

beer battered tilapia served with house-made famous tartar sauce  .14

Pairs With Five Mile Ale

2nd Story Pulled Pork Sandwich

smoked & braised pork butt, carolina style bbq sauce, housemade slaw  .16

falafel served with grilled pita

house-made falafel, tzatziki, romaine, tomato & pickled onion  .13

sheppard’s fried chicken sandwich

8oz chicken breast breaded in secret spices and fried, roasted garlic dijonnaise, fried pickle, lettuce tomato  .15

Shrimp BLT

sauteed shrimp, shredded lettuce, tomato, house-made applewood smoked maple bacon, secret sauce on toasted Le Bus sourdough  .14

Photo of Shrimp BLT

Desserts

chocolate lava cake

chocolate molten cake, chocolate ganache, hazlenut, Franklin Fountain vanilla peanut butter & malted chocolate porter ice cream  .9

Starters

Braised Spicy Pork Fundido

pork fundido, topped with poblano cheese and pickled jalapenos. served with tortilla chips.  .9

Photo of Braised Spicy Pork Fundido

Sliders

miniature 2nd Story burgers - tomato jam, cheddar & arugula  .10

Ploughman’s Platter

your choice of (1) house-cured meat and (2) cheeses served with pickles, Ritz crackers, butter & dinner roll (white or wheat)  .14

Grilled Wings

our wings are confit & grilled / [Hot Damn] or [Sambal & Honey]  .10

Bryan’s Pretzels &
Fritzie’s Fondue

baked in house every day, served with cheese fondue and mustard  .8

Pairs With Fritzie's Lager

2nd Story Mussels

shallots, thyme, white wine and garlic served with grilled bread  .13

Endive Cups

Beyond Meat “chicken”, oranges, micro arugula, pickled onions, cilantro and shaved jalapeno  .9

Soups + Salads

panzanella

heirloom tomatoes, arugula, grilled bread, pickled ramps, cucumber, black garlic vinaigrette  .9

Octopus

seared fingerling potatoes, herloom tomatoes, english cucumbers, spicy kimchi-lime vinaigrette  .14

Quinoa

red & golden quinoa, beluga lentils, arugula, red onion, peppers, roasted wild mushrooms, roasted garlic, lemon vinaigrette  .11

Roasted Beet

roasted beets, whipped ricotta, rainbow chard, arugula pesto, marcona almonds  .10

Photo of Roasted Beet

Fig and Pear

arugula, asian pear, speck, blue cheese, olive oil and fig vinaigrette  .10

Pairs With Winter Lager

Housemade Pizzas

Bianca

mozzarella, parmesan, ricotta and broccoli rabe pesto  .10

Photo of Bianca

Danny Boy

blue cheese, peperoncini, sausage, black olives and garlic oil  .12

Asparagus

mornay sauce, shaved asparagus, applewood smoked bacon, black truffle oil, pecorino  .13

Photo of Asparagus

Meat Lover’s

marinara sauce, salami toscana, sausage, shishito peppers, garlic, red onion  .13

Burgers + Sandwiches

2nd Story Pulled Pork Sandwich

smoked & braised pork butt, carolina style bbq sauce, housemade slaw  .16

falafel served with grilled pita

house-made falafel, tzatziki, romaine, tomato & pickled onion  .13

sheppard’s fried chicken sandwich

8oz chicken breast breaded in secret spices and fried, roasted garlic dijonnaise, fried pickle, lettuce tomato  .15

Shrimp BLT

sauteed shrimp, shredded lettuce, tomato, house-made applewood smoked maple bacon, secret sauce on toasted Le Bus sourdough  .14

Photo of Shrimp BLT

Entrees

Grilled Coulotte Steak

8oz steak marinated in kimchee and grilled. served with barley, pearl onions, baby carrots & smoked celeriac puree  .21

Spaghetti Squash

roasted spaghetti squash, brown butter, whipped ricotta, fried sage & toasted hazelnuts  .15

Pork Chop

10oz center cut grilled pork chop, black eyed peas, collard greens, & house-made corn bread  .21

Gnocchi Nero

hand-made squid ink gnocchi, shrimp, mussels, broccoli rabe, spicy marinara, served with grilled baguette  .19

Free Range Chicken

10oz chicken breast, winter risotto, royal trumpets, pan jus  .18

Beer Battered Fish and Chips

beer battered tilapia served with house-made famous tartar sauce  .17

Pairs With Five Mile Ale

Flat Iron Steak

sweet potato, bacon & brussel sprout hash, shaved brussel sprout slaw & cabernet demi-glace  .22

Desserts

chocolate lava cake

chocolate molten cake, chocolate ganache, hazlenut, Franklin Fountain vanilla peanut butter & malted chocolate porter ice cream  .9

Bar Bites

Fried Things

chef’s choice of assorted tempura vegetables, seafood, chicken, served with a spicy aioli  .11

Arancini

fried risotto balls, panko breadcrumb, parmesan, served with marinara  .8

Sheppard’s Chicken Strips

house-made chicken strips served with [hot damn] or [blue cheese] or [spicy mayo]  .9

BRAISED SPICY PORK FUNDIDO

pork fundido, topped with poblano cheese and pickled jalapenos. served with tortilla chips  .9

Photo of BRAISED SPICY PORK FUNDIDO

Bryan’s Pretzels & Fritzie’s Fondue

baked in house every day, served with cheese fondue and mustard  .8

ploughman’s platter

your choice of (1) house-cured meat and (2) cheeses served with pickles, Ritz crackers, butter & dinner roll (white or wheat)  .14

Smashed Fingerlings

blanched, smashed and fried until crispy. Styles Include:
Plain-Jane - 6
Fritzie's Fondue - 7
Mornay & Bacon - 8  .

Short Rib Poutine

house fries with beer-braised short rib, mushroom gravy & cheddar curds. garnished with scallions  .10

Photo of Short Rib Poutine

Sliders

miniature 2nd Story burgers - tomato jam, cheddar & arugula  .10

Grilled Wings

our wings are confit and grilled. styles include:
Hot Damn
Sambal & Honey  .10

Photo of Grilled Wings

2nd Story Cocktails

Hot Cider

House infused cider that’s then mixed with your choice of: apple pie Amaretto, Kentucky healer Bourbon, or jamaican Autumn Dark Rum  .10

Mid-Life Crisis

About to have an emotional breakdown? We got you. cognac, chambord, red wine, simple syrup, & fresh Lemon Juice  .12

Jack Rose

Normally we make it with Applejack, fresh lemon juice, & our house-made grenadine but if you’re feeling daring why not try it with some woodruff syrup instead of grenadine  .9

pomegranate mojito

A bartender’s worst nightmare, but your favorite drink! You can never go wrong with muddled mint, Pama Pomegranate, fresh lime juice, and a bit of club soda  .12

spiked pumpkin

For the ladies & gentleman who just don’t know what to get. Made with vanilla vodka, kahlua, butterscotch, spiced pumpkin syrup, and half & half  .10

Wine

Chardonnay

Hess  .9

Riesling

BEX  .9

Pinot Grigio

Pietra Santa  .12

Sauvignon Blanc

Pomelo  .8

Cabernet

Kendall Jackson  .9

Pinot Noir

De Loach  .9

Merlot

Dark Horse  .9

Shiraz

Schild Estate  .12

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Parties

Host your events with us

2nd Story Brewing Co. is able to host a wide variety of events and gatherings. Our space is perfect for private parties, big and small, rehearsal dinners, and meetings. Just call or email us, and we’ll work with you to bring your event to life.

CALL US TO GET STARTED
267. 314. 5770

Book an Event

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  • Parties
  • Events

With flexible space, we are able to accommodate groups up to 180 people on the 2nd floor, in addition to a variety of options for smaller groups.

The upstairs space features a bar with 8 taps for house beers and all wine and cocktail options. Choose a sit-down dinner or opt for a more casual party with passed hors d’oeuvres.

As a working brewery we are pleased to offer you the opportunity to create a custom beer to celebrate your event. You will work closely with our head brewer to design a beer that is unique to you and your occasion. Your special brew could be a customized cask beer with your choice of ingredient additions. Or we’ll “Randalize” a beer for you! Using a filter filled with your choice of ingredients, the beer will flow through the Randall to catch all kinds of flavors and aromas right before it hits your glass. Let your beer-creativity flow!

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Blog

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