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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 […]

Winter Hill Brewing coconut milk stout "Praxis," paired with an oatmeal cookie sandwich by Littleburg
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Drink This Now: (Vegan) Coconut Milk Stout in Somerville

OK, Jeff Rowe knows most beer is vegan. The brewer and cofounder of Winter Hill Brewing Co. is currently vegan himself, and has been vegetarian […]

New England ginger beers
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Five Alcoholic Ginger Beers Made in New England, Ranked by Spice Level

There are plenty of reasons to reach for a bottle of ginger beer around the holidays. The gingery bite is necessary for easy-to-make cocktails like a Dark ’n […]

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New Somerville Liquor Store Is Building Community Beyond Booze

Alcohol is an effective social lubricant, but Somerville’s newest liquor store aims to facilitate friendships before any drinks are poured. Proof, a package store in […]

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Boston and 90+ Cellars Have a Sparkling Wine for the Holidays

Here’s the perfect idea to complement a gift-pack for your most proudly Bostonian buddy: A bottle (or two) of Boston Bubbly. The second collaboration release […]

Michael Breach—aka @BaristArt—created the Boston magazine "B" on a Dunkin' latte.
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Behind the Foam with a World-Traveling Latte Artist

It’s a new day at Dunkin’: The Canton-based company is in the midst of a modern rebrand, dropping the “donuts” from its name and refreshing […]

Jack's Abby cofounders Eric, Sam and Jack Hendler
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Jack’s Abby and Springdale Are Taking Over a North Station Bar

Give yourself extra time to catch your train this winter: Track Zero Taproom, from breweries Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers and Springdale Barrel Room, opens later […]

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Five New Boston Breweries to Keep an Eye On in 2018

Massachusetts is home to upwards of 150 craft breweries and counting. As much as we love trying new beer styles, and traveling to check out […]

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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 […]