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10 Local Craft “Fridge Beers” to Keep Cold All Summer Long

Maybe you’ve just finished running a loop around the Fens. Perhaps you need a break from mowing the lawn, or from putting a fresh coat of paint on the […]

Breakfast tacos, a michelada, and more at Cambridge's new Pepita Coffee
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Check Out the Menu at Pepita Coffee in Cambridge

Monday morning michelada, anyone? The spicy, savory cerveza is on the menu at Pepita Coffee, now open inside Lamplighter Brewing Co. in Cambridge. Along with […]

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Check Out the Upgraded Retro Cocktail List at Devlin’s

Let’s just say it: The 1970s were not the pinnacle of cocktail culture. It was a time of college bars hawking five-for-$1 beers (we’re sure […]

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90+ Cellars Is Launching a Mobile Wine Bar in Boston

The summer of rosé rolls on for another year—literally. 90+ Cellars is getting ready to start up a brand-new, wine-bar-on-wheels for the season, stocking it with this […]

Boston Beer Co. founder Jim Koch and Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione have joined forces with an unprecedented craft beer company
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Boston Beer Co. and Dogfish Head Will Merge to Form a Craft Beer Giant

Over pints in Boston this winter, two vanguard craft beer makers—Jim Koch and Sam Calagione—made a deal to merge their companies into a single, independent craft beer […]

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Rum Distiller Maggie Campbell Is Blazing New Trails in the Spirits Industry

Maggie Campbell studied distilling at one of the country’s top schools for the craft. She scored an early-career role at Germain-Robin, among the most venerated […]

Phil Bannatyne at Cambridge Brewing Co.
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Respecting the Craft: An Oral History of Cambridge Brewing Company

Cambridge Brewing Company, in 2005 and today. / Photos courtesy of Cambridge Brewing Company In many ways, this past Saturday was a normal day at Cambridge […]

Curio Coffee in Cambridge made room on its shelves for add natural wines.
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Curio Wine Bar Opens Tonight inside a Cambridge Coffee Shop

A cool coffee shop in Cambridge is about to become the latest café-by-day, bar-by-night operation. Curio Coffee, a three-year-old café near Lechmere Station, debuts the […]

Racks of rose at Social Wines in South Boston
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Central Bottle in Cambridge Will Become Social Wines This Summer

A changing of the vino guards is happening in Cambridge. After a decade of sharing decidedly non-snooty wine recommendations and knowledge in Central Square, Liz […]

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Seven New Brewery Taprooms Coming Soon to Metro Boston

Massachusetts is home to upwards of 130 craft breweries—and in 2019, there are several more in the works close to the city of Boston. As […]

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11 Can’t-Miss Craft Breweries in Central Mass

Craft beer lovers, rejoice! Your hops heaven is right here in the Bay State. Take a short trip to Central Massachusetts and discover a divine […]

a record on a turntable with mahachos and edamame at the Groove at Hojoko
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First Look at Hojoko’s New Tokyo-Style Record Bar, the Groove

There’s nothing quite like the bright, delicious energy of a night out in Tokyo—but it’s a welcome respite to duck into a small, chill vinyl […]

The Boston Harbor Hotel on the waterfront
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Boston Harbor Hotel Will Have a Local Beer Garden at Rowes Wharf

The 2019 Boston Beer Garden Watch™ continues—now with more waterfront views. The Boston Harbor Hotel is launching a new, seasonal beer garden, called Brewer’s Alley, […]

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Meet the Awesome Artist Driving the Craft Beer Hype Train

The final stretch of Boston magazine’s Malt Madness tournament this year was thrilling, with the brand-new Vitamin Sea Brewing ultimately washing away even the intimidating Tree […]

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Dunkin’ and Harpoon Made Another Coffee Beer

Backyard dinner parties with the Real Housewives of Southie are about to get lit.  Two brands that hold a special place in the heart of any […]