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Your New Honey's Five Fave Beers

It’s summertime in the Hub, and you probably just met someone who thinks you’re made of pretty cool stuff. You like her. She might be […]

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Mixing It Up With Mr. X

I’ve always been a fan of those 12-pack mixers that many craft breweries put out, where they give you either 3 or 4 different types […]

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Seizing the Barracuda Booty

After jotting down a few notes, I am pushing myself not to get all Andy Rooney about this, but I really can’t escape the truth: […]

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Scoping Out the Beer List at Foundry on Elm

Foundry on Elm has been around for a little while now, but it’s still new by Davis Square standards. It’s got a hip, upscale vibe […]

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Small Batch 471 by Breckenridge Brewery

Here’s my move at the beer store when I want something new: I look through all the big bottles in the refrigerated section and grab […]

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Part II: Will Mr. X Survive American Craft Beer Fest?

Thirty minutes into the evening session of Saturday’s American Craft Beer Fest, I realized I’d only made it down one row of tables. So I […]

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Mr. X Does American Craft Beer Fest, Part I

When I decided to attend my first ever American Craft Beer Fest, I half expected it to be a total shit show. You know, waiting […]

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For American Craft Beer Fest, Rob Widmer Lets the Beer Speak for Itself

Back when it all started in 1984, Rob Widmer and his brother, Kurt, promoted their beer the only way they knew how — by dropping […]

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Hangover 3: Too Much IPA

Over the past 3 years, I’ve become a huge IPA fan. More and more craft breweries are focusing on making good IPA these days, and […]

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Beer Drinking Report: Sweet on the Speakeasy

Room one: Major lounge flavor with ‘60s deco. Wood paneled walls. Low light. Booths and tables huddled to the right, a bar with leather backed […]

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Beer Drinking Report: Craft Beer On A Budget

It’s finally over. Now, don’t get me wrong, I love American Craft Beer Week as much as the next beer nut. But it got expensive […]

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Beer Drinking Report: American Craft Beer Week

So, it’s American Craft Beer Week, which, as best I can tell, is nothing more than an excuse to get people to drink more craft […]

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Beer Drinking Report: Wolaver's Rolls Out Wildflower Wheat

I’m told that spring is the time for renewal and new starts. It’s true even in the world of beer. That’s an overly long way […]

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Beer Drinking Report: Best Summer Beers

So this press release showed up in my inbox today: “Available now through August, Narragansett Beer announces its first-ever summer seasonal craft brew, Summer Ale, […]

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Beer Drinking Report: Where's 2 A.M.?

Many of my misadventures in Boston over the years have involved an old friend of mine who I like to call “2 A.M.” He and […]