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Honest Pint is Boston’s local beer column. New England craft beer news, events, features, and reviews. Drink up.

HONEST PINT: WEISSE CITY

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Here in New England, where the Berliner Weisse finds its vital signs improving, the popularity is peaking just in time for the sweltering days of summer, when the only respite comes from a beverage that’s immensely sour as it’s refreshing. Continue reading

CRAFT BEER: THE REVIVAL OF LOCAL HOPS

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Nearly a century later, a revival of the region’s hop culture has taken root again, with newly established craft brewers riding the locavore wave by turning to regional farmers for more hop production. Continue reading

WHISKEY: THE LIBERTINE

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This summer his company introduced a Hop Flavored Whiskey, reminiscent of your favorite summer brew, and this fall he will bring back the award-winning pumpkin liquor. Continue reading

CRAFT BEER: SLUMBREW

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The space will be fashioned out of an assortment of 20-foot recycled shipping containers converted into retail and food prep spaces surrounding a 60-seat beer garden in the open air… Continue reading

HOW COLD SHOULD BEER BE SERVED?

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We’re releasing the intel on the ideal chill at which suds should be served to you, the thirsty masses, courtesy of the tutelege provided by my professor of proper polar beer temperatures, Harpoon Sales Manager Greg Moon. Continue reading

HARPOON BECOMING EMPLOYEE-OWNED COMPANY MEANS YOUR BEER HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE

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The announcement was made at a company summit in the grand Germanic beer hall at their Seaport brewery last night, and CEO Rich Doyle celebrated the news and said the decision came after the company’s existing shareholder group sold 48% of its shares to an ESOP. Continue reading

HONEST PINT: YOU BASTARDS

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“New England has just about the oldest beer culture in the United States,” says Clark, who as a homebrewer appreciates that New Englanders were instrumental in legalizing homebrewing, and defining modern beer styles we still see today. Continue reading

THIS FRIDAY: BEER GEEKERY IN THE SEAPORT

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Just a little soiree involving beer geeks, geek-geeks, and the mysteries of brewing. Yes, there will be sampling. Continue reading

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