Bronze Medal Winner in
the Indigenous Ales category at the 2013 Great American Beer Festival.
Based on Franklin’s original recipe, which called for barley, molasses,
and essence of spruce, our Tavern Spruce is as approachable and engaging
as was the man himself. We source blue spruce clippings from a local
organic farmer, steeping them in the kettle to create this one-of-a-kind
deep amber ale. Originally brewed exclusively for Philadelphia’s
historic City Tavern, Spruce is now available throughout the