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

RESERVE STOCK: OGLING JASON BOND’S RESERVE BEERS AT BONDIR CONCORD

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Each bottle in Bond’s growing collection is treated like an expensive vintage wine. They’re stored in a temperature controlled cellar than never rises above 60 degrees. But instead of being racked on their side, bottles are stowed upright to force any sediment to the bottom so they’re ready to serve immediately. Continue reading

FLOATING DEVICES: CELEBRATING THE BOOZY FLOAT AT SAUS

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“We started [experimenting with floats] around the time we added ice cream to the menu for our waffles in 2012,” Eliah says. “We started offering beers then as well, and they’re perfect in that last-gasp-of-summer way.” Continue reading

HONEST PINT: TREE HOUSE BREWING EXPANDING MEANS MORE BEER FOR YOU

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On Saturday mornings, fans of Monson, Mass-based Tree House Brewing tend to assemble on the three-acre property overlooking the Pioneer Valley hills, hoping to procure some of the craft brewery’s coveted barn-brewed beer right from the source. Continue reading

EXOTIC ASSHOLES: VANDALS CAUGHT ON CAMERA AT WAREHOUSE BAR & GRILLE

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“I came in on Monday, when we were closed for Labor Day, just to do a beer order. I noticed someone had ripped out the plants, so I had to go back and view the camera footage, and caught them in the act.” Continue reading

THE STUDENT GUIDE: YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO STUDENT LIFE IN TOWN

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We have gone to great lengths to bring to you, oh happy student reader, a compendium of cool and wondrous things to celebrate while attending university in Boston. Continue reading

INTO THE SUN: LOCAL SUDS TO GO WITH END-OF-SUMMER SHENANIGANS

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As you try to cram every possible summer activity into the waning days, here are some of New England’s warm season suds to snatch up, stockpile, and the summer sun begins its slow descent into sleep. Continue reading

HONEST PINT: CHECKING IN WITH A LOCAL CICERONE ON BEER RULES

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To make it through hell, Dante had his Virgil. In order to decipher the misty rules of serving and downing beer, one needs an equally knowledgeable chaperone. Continue reading

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