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Boston Magazine’s Malt Madness 2020: The Final Face-Off

Here it is: the final face-off. Since we launched Malt Madness several weeks ago, your votes have narrowed down 64 New England breweries to the […]

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Boston Magazine’s Malt Madness 2020: The Final Pour

Malden’s own Idle Hands Craft Ales, one of Boston’s original breweries. Vermont’s illustrious Hill Farmstead Brewery. And Portland, Maine’s Bissell Brothers and Definitive Brewing Company. These […]

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Get These Natural Wines Delivered at Home to Pair with Pantry Staples

Week two of the Bay State’s stay-at-home mandate is almost behind us—and I don’t know about you, but I’m getting pretty darn bored of my […]

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Malt Madness 2020: Eight Elite Ales (and Lagers) Remain in Round 4

As taprooms close to on-site service amid the coronavirus pandemic, the scrappy craft beer industry has adapted along with the rest of us during these […]

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Virtual Happy Hour Alert: Tip These Nine Boston Bar Teams for Their At-Home Cocktail Recipes

Massachusetts bars and restaurants are in the midst of their second week of being closed for on-premise service—which means that tipped employees, like bartenders, are […]

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Boston-Area Breweries Are Offering Curbside Pickup—and Even Beer Delivery

Let’s be honest: we could all use a couple of four-packs in the fridge right now. While it’s imperative to stay at home as much […]

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Malt Madness 2020: Round 3 Serves Up the Sudsy 16

Along with bags of fresh produce, a family pack of chicken thighs, and cases of seltzer water, my pandemic provisions have included a whole lot […]

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Malt Madness 2020: Round 2 Begins

The votes are in after a thrilling first round of Malt Madness—and you might want a drink for this, readers. Some tough, tough matchups between […]

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Gracenote Coffee and Wine Bar Is Now Open in Cambridge

More than four years after debuting a standing room-only coffee shop in downtown Boston, Gracenote Coffee Roasters has a new location where you can actually […]

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Weekly Digest: A Prop-Filled Karaoke Bar Arrives in the Back Bay, and More Must-Know Dining News

It’s a busy time to be a food lover in Boston. Here, an easily digestible roundup of the restaurant news stories you need to know […]

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Three of the World’s Best Breweries Are In New England

This news shouldn’t surprise anyone who likes to sample local brews while traveling: Some of the best beer in the world can be enjoyed right […]

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The Founders of Boston’s Beer Mobile Will Open a West Newton Wine Bar in February

UPDATE, February 24, 10 a.m.: Flora’s Wine Bar officially opens on Friday, Feb. 28, at 4 p.m. PREVIOUSLY: For the past couple of years, Andrew […]

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Five Things to Know about the New Sam Adams Brewery at Faneuil Hall

It’s huge. If you’ve walked by Faneuil Hall in the past two years, you might have already noticed: The new Sam Adams brewery is really […]

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Boston’s First Blind Beer Fest Will Make You a Smarter Drinker

A crisp lager, a refreshing IPA, a rich milk stout—what’s your favorite beer? Some beer fans like certain brews for different experiences: A mixed-fermentation sour […]

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Aeronaut Brewing Company Is Suing One of Its Founders

The new, Boston-area contract brewery FAB Beer says its cans are vehicles for art and activism—but in a new lawsuit, the FAB founder’s former business […]