The rooftops of 990 Spring Garden and 448 N 10th Street are now home to rooftop bee hives. Each building has three hives with 50,000 bees producing honey. By mid-September, the Sting Arts bees are expected to produce 200 pounds of honey.

What’s all the BUZZ about?

What’s all the buzz about?  Local bees from the rail park have been hard at work to produce a delicious floral honey that goes perfect in a Philadelphia brewed IPA. The honey is fermented warm to dry out this ale while at the same time leaving a sweet honey perception and aroma. Light and delicate this honey forward ale is a perfect template for west coast hops to express their intense tropical fruit and dank resins. Working in collaboration with Tools for Schools, 50% of all proceeds will be donated to this charity.

Who/What/When/Where:  
Roy-Pitz Barrel House
990 Spring Garden St.
September 19,19 – 5 to 7pm

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Beer Release on draft and in bottles…
16 oz: $5.00
22 oz: $7.00
Crowler: $9
750mL: $10
Roy-Pitz Barrel House Executive Chef Dave Champagne has incorporated the Sting Arts honey into menu specials including:

  • Bavarian Pretzel Bites + Sting Arts Honey Mustard
  • Asian Honey Ginger Glazed Chicken Wings
  • Harissa Honey Fried Chicken Sliders
  • Sting Arts Pizza
  • Honey Poached Peaches + Cheese

An exclusive pop-up shop featuring Sting Arts swag will offer bottled honey, take home crowlers of beer, t-shirts, beer related accessories and bee themed art.  Portion of the proceeds from all Sting Arts items benefits Tools for School.

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This collaboration has been made possible by: Roy Pitz Barrel House1 Trick PonyTibby Glen ApiaryTools for School and Arts + Crafts Holdings!