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Drink This Now: Bully Boy Distillers Adds an Amaro to Its Bottle Lineup

The newest amaro your at-home bar cart needs is not an import. While it’s inspired by the traditional, bitter liqueurs from Italy, and it features […]

L.L. Bean 2018 beer collaboration promo video
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Five Maine Breweries Are Releasing L.L. Bean Beers This Fall

To coincide with this season’s forthcoming line of “small batch” Bean Boots, iconic Maine retailer L.L.Bean has teamed up with a handful of local breweries […]

Polar Seltzer's limited-edition winter 2018 flavors
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Taste Test: Polar Seltzer’s Winter 2018 Flavors

Besides the later sunrise and the impending end of beer garden season, October brings another sure sign that the cold season is setting in: Five […]

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Liquid Diet: How ’Bout Them Apples?

Quench your thirst this fall with New England’s top heritage ciders.

Lauren Friel behind the bar at Rebel Rebel Wine Bar
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Rebel Rebel Wine Bar Is Now Open in Somerville

Just in time for the leaves to start falling, there’s a warm and welcoming new wine bar in Somerville. Rebel Rebel officially opens tonight at […]

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Drink This Now: Full-Strength Beers by Session Specialists Notch

Planning to notch a few pints this Oktoberfest season? You could head to Salem, where Notch Brewing is finally flexing its skills with full-strength beer: a […]

Six best fall beers from Massachusetts breweries
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Six Best Massachusetts Fall Beers, Ranked

Green leaves are starting to show pops of red and gold, the temperatures are finally dipping below 60 degrees at night, and certain pumpkin beers […]

TRILLIUM’S JC AND ESTHER TETREAULT
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Trillium Farm and Brewery in Connecticut Is Officially Happening

Before we’ve even glimpsed inside the Trillium Brewing Co. restaurant opening soon in Fort Point, the growing beer company has given us something else to […]

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Naomi Levy Is Leading the Revamped Nine Zero Hotel Bar

A big name in Boston bartending will fill the rocks glass of the shuttered Highball Lounge: Naomi Levy is beverage director at the forthcoming Better […]

Kevin Youkilis was shopping at Craft Beer Cellar Fenway
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Kevin Youkilis Is In Boston to Launch His Beer Here This Week

Since he left the Boston Red Sox as a lovable infielder during the 2012 season, Kevin Youkilis has gotten into the beer industry. He and […]

Polar Seltzer
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Polar Seltzer’s Magical Flavors Are Now Year-Round

Magical Monday morning news for Polar Seltzer fans: Unicorn Kisses is back, and this time, it’s here to stay. And so are the carbonated candy-like […]

The Castle Island beer garden at Constitution Wharf overlooks Boston Harbor and the skyline
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Castle Island Is Opening a Beer Garden on the Charlestown Waterfront

As the final full month of summer kicks into gear, so too does Boston’s beer garden scene. Joining the likes of Trillium, Notch, Lamplighter, and […]

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Ask the Editor: Which Restaurants Serve Asian Fare and Great Cocktails?

Welcome to Ask the Editor, Boston magazine’s new dining advice column. Need a restaurant recommendation? Ask a pro. Question: Shojo in Chinatown is my favorite […]

Ellis Square Social is opening in August in downtown Beverly
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Former Grill 23 Chef Jay Murray Is Opening a Social Cocktail Bar in Beverly

UPDATE, August 21, 5 p.m.: Ellis Square Social opens tonight at 5 p.m., Boston Restaurant Talk reports. It’s open Monday-Thursday 4-11 p.m., and Fridays and […]

Dorchester Brewing Co. entrance
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Beer Partnerships, Keytar Bear, and a Rooftop Beer Hall: Dorchester Brewing Co. at Two Years

A few years ago, Matt Malloy was really starting to get annoyed that he had to travel to Cambridge or Somerville in order to try […]