MAYOR NUTTER—PRO KEG TAPPER, BEER SCENE SUPPORTER
He may be a self-proclaimed wine guy, but Mayor Michael Nutter is a fundamental figure in Philly Beer Week. Tasked with tapping the ceremonial first keg of the collaborative Brotherly Suds beer at Opening Tap (Beer Week’s kickoff event), Nutter is on his way to becoming a keg-cracking expert. But, he’s not there yet.
Elected Philadelphia’s mayor in November 2007 and asked to participate in the first Beer Week just months later in March 2008, Nutter reveals he wasn’t too well-versed in beer-related appearances.
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