Jose Pistola’s is giving folks in Center City a good reason to duck out for a quick smoke at lunch today. The venerable 15th Street watering hole is serving up some smokin’ specials, including “Smoky Joe Gunn,” a sort of smoky sloppy joe; smoked hog wings, fried smoked ham shanks; bacon and beef chili; plus more. And they’ve tapped a handful of smoked beers to go along with the specials. The beers include Left Hand Smokejumper, an imperial porter brewed with hand-smoked (whatever that means) barley malts; Aecht Schlenkerla Helles, a traditional German rauchbier; and New Holland Charkoota Rye, a rye-smoked doppelbock that’s aged in used rum barrels. The beers and menu specials will be on offer until they run out.
Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em. Photo: Jose Pistola’s