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Malt Madness 2019: Round 3 Begins

Malt Madness rolls on, and the bracket is tightening. Thanks to your votes, Boston magazine’s friendly competition to find New England’s best brewery is down to 16 contenders. […]

West Cork Distillers whiskey at Castle Island Brewing Co.
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Drink This Now: An Irish Whiskey with Local Flavor

Though it’s hard to choose between local beer and Irish whiskey on St. Patrick’s Day in Boston, to make Monday morning a little bit easier […]

Travel

Want to Escape to Nantucket for a Wine and Dine Experience? Of Course You Do

Dreaming of warmer weather, sandy beaches, and island breezes? Well, add internationally renowned wines and unforgettable food to the list; it’s almost time for the annual Nantucket […]

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Malt Madness 2019: Round 2 Begins

The votes are in, beer fans. Round 1 of Boston magazine’s New England Malt Madness bracket ended at midnight, with 32 breweries remaining. Voting in […]

Bone Up Brewing Company doubled in size with a taproom addition
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Bone Up Brewing Company Doubles the Size of Its Everett Taproom

For a funky, family-owned brewery just having fun in an increasingly beer-friendly neighborhood, growing pains are very real—and overcoming them is something to celebrate. Nearly […]

Scotch eggs, a cheese board, and more are now on the menu at Notch
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Notch Brewing Expands Food Menu with More European Beer Hall Fare

Hungry for a different kind of taproom experience? Notch officially launches a larger, tastier food menu this week in Salem. When it reopens for the week […]

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Six New Bar Scenes to Check Out at Favorite Restaurants

There are a number of reasons an established restaurant decides to update its bar area, whether to shine a brighter light on a buzzy beverage […]

The Weymouth taproom of Vitamin Sea Brewing
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Check Out the Vitamin Sea Brewing Taproom in Weymouth

It’s time to see what all the hype is about: Vitamin Sea Brewing now has a taproom to visit in Weymouth. The highly anticipated new […]

Deep Cuts Deli "Big Trouble in Little Boston" sandwich at BearMoose Brewing Company
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Deep Cuts Deli to Open with BearMoose Brewery in Everett

The latest brewery headed for Everett could be your lunch stop on future beer tours around the Fermentation District. BearMoose Brewing Company is now under construction in the north-of-Boston city, […]

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This Downtown Boston Bar Lets You Preorder Drinks and Seats

If you’re in downtown Boston, need a speedy drink (or a few) and don’t want to wait for seats for your crew, rejoice: Better Sorts […]

Red Hearts and Black Hearts are Polar Seltzer's limited-edition flavors for Valentine's Day
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Taste Test: Polar Seltzer Valentine’s Day Flavors

Love is in the air: Polar Seltzer just released a couple of fun, new flavors. Launched this week for Valentine’s Day, Red Hearts and Black Hearts are […]

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Six Kombucha Cocktails to Order This Month

1. Sunny Collins, the Wellington Beverage director Chris Keith took inspiration from the French 75 cocktail—a classic gin-champagne sparkler—for this drink, which combines Glendalough wild […]

Hopsters Alley boston public market
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Attention, Local Breweries: Boston Public Market Wants You

The Boston Public Market’s original craft beer vendor, Hopsters Alley, has closed, but market shoppers won’t go thirsty for too long as the downtown food […]

The Great Molasses Disaster imperial stout by Backlash Beer Co.
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Drink This Now: The Great Molasses Disaster by Backlash Beer

When Helder Pimentel learned the horrible details about the Great Boston Molasses Flood, it was over beers with friends. Though the Backlash Beer founder and […]

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Pop-Up Bars That Make Winter 2019 in Boston Less Terrible

Winter in Boston can be tough, even when there isn’t a foot or two of snow on the ground. But with amenities like hot drinks […]