It’s not just Dorchester’s own branded magic that the brewery and tap room are increasingly known for, but rather for those selections as well as a stellar roster of brews they pour from (and in some cases brew for) other companies on Mass Ave.
Like most of the beers in Bent Water’s arsenal and the Czarface musical catalogue to date, Don the Armor is the best kind of punch to the jaw.
A 6.2% ABV number packing top notch Citra and Mosaic hops, this relatively new selection from the Connecticut-based Black Hog Brewing Co. is a certifiable standout and delicious social lubricant.
The grass is always greener, sure, but especially in the case of Colorado. Which is why we wish we had the room to bring a couple of sampler packs back to Mass.
From experimental hop remixes to creative cans, it’s great to have Collective Arts in Boston
Whatever it is, I know good beer when I taste it, and this is that.
The most impressive thing about this beer may actually be what it is not: Not too pretentious, nor too light, hazy, or sweet, it’s balanced magic in a goddamn can.
Enter the holy Mighty Squirrel and its perfectly mellow Peach Smoovy IPA. Somehow even better than the Waltham brewery’s signature Cloud Candy, it’s the most delicious piece of pie I’ve sipped in quite a while.
What’s important is that Bad Decision, despite clocking in at a mere 4.7 percent ABV, does a dangerous enough dance on your tastebuds to remain sexy.
"This was a no-brainer—bringing in someone who wanted to make beer and do a release party with us. … It’s something that you would expect to be a stick in the bike spokes, but it’s really not."