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HONEST PINT: HOPSTERS’ BEER FOR HOME: BECAUSE YOU CAN HAVE IT THERE NOW

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Hopsters has been churning out a house-made brand of craft ales since receiving its commercial brewing license in June (a rotating lineup is on tap at the on-site bar). But now you can get the sudsy goods at select booze depots (from a list that keeps expanding). Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: FIRST-LOOK AT SLUMBREW’S AMERICAN FRESH TAPROOM AT ASSEMBLY ROW

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It’s still just a sampling of what’s to come in December, when their full-fledged brewery and taproom opens on Ward Street at Somerville’s Boynton yards neighboring Union Square. Continue reading

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HONEST PINT: LORD HOBO BREWING COMPANY

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Along with his years of experience presiding over ever-changing, handpicked drafts, dispensing domestic all-stars and local standouts, Lanigan’s enthusiasm for sharing high-quality liquid is exactly what’s needed to enact change in the local beer scene. Continue reading

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HONEST PINT: PRIZED HILL FARMSTEAD BREWERY EXPANDS TO STAY SMALL

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From the start, Hill’s philosophy has been to make the best possible beers without chasing the idea of becoming some mass-produced beer conglomerate with boundless growth. He operates with the understanding that beer is perishable, just like foodstuff plucked from a local plantation, and should be consumed as close to the source as possible, without suffering the impact long-distance shipping has on the brew. Continue reading

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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

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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