Philly Block Project

St. Benjamin Brewing Company Opens New Taproom in South Kensington

May 16, 2016

EXCERPT: In the past few years, new businesses are once again beginning to appear west of Front Street, and Patton, along with co-owner Christina Burris, is giving this neighborhood a vibrant sense of rebirth.

St. Benjamin Brewing Company has quietly operated at 1710 N. 5th St. since May 2014. Their beer was keg only, and they operated on a three barrel system. This limited what the brewers could do with their product.St. Benjamin’s Brewery.

According to Patton, the (new) building was built in the 1880s and was the carriage house for a large brewery complex that once occupied that block.

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