Drink Like a Beer Connoisseur

Your cheat sheet to drinking your brews from the right glass.


What, You Can’t Taste the Clover Pollen in That Beer?

“Toasted malt aromas give way to hints of earthy hops, while a toasted, caramel-like flavor exquisitely balances with a pleasant bitterness. … This fades directly […]


A Year of Beer

Five Boston beer celebrations for your calendar.

Locavore brewers turn to Four Star Farms for sustainably grown hops.

Craft Beer Pays My Bills: The Hop Farmers

Locavore brewers turn to Four Star Farms for sustainably grown hops.

Malt Makers

Craft Beer Pays My Bills: The Malt Makers

How Valley Malt is bringing grain growing back to New England.

Modern Homebrew Emporium's brewer-in-chief Randy Baril

Craft Beer Pays My Bills: The Homebrew Guru

Modern Homebrew Emporium’s brewer-in-chief helps novices get in on the beer-making act.


The Ultimate Guide to Craft Beer in New England

Your ultimate guide to craft brews in Boston.

The Best Craft Beer in New England

We tasted samples from 33 of our finest regional breweries to find our favorite beers in 15 styles. These picks were heads above the rest.


Tim Wiechmann to Bring a Beer Garden, Sausage Menu to Somerville

As further evidence that the the food scene in Somerville is majorly heating up, there’s yet another newcomer to the area: Bronwyn, a “new American” […]

Arts & Entertainment

Five Reasons to Leave the House this Weekend

Esperanza Spalding: the baddest one-chick hit squad that ever hit town. (Photo by Sandrine Lee.) Music Esperanza Spalding 27-year-old jazz bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding […]


What's Brewing: Old Powderhouse Wheat Wine Ale

Powder House Square may seem like an unlikely monument to inspire the creation of a new craft beer — after all, Somerville’s Old Powder House, […]


Details on This Year's Bacon and Beer Festival

Two of our favorite things (beer and bacon, obviously) return at this year’s Bacon and Beer Festival on April 28, and tickets go on sale […]


What to Expect at Ball Square Wine’s Fourth Annual Beer Fest This Weekend

This Saturday marks Ball Square Fine Wine’s 4th annual beer festival, a free (!!) event that focuses on more obscure beers from the likes of […]


Meet Enlightenment Ales, Boston's Latest Nanobrewery

By June, there will be an exciting new beer debuting in local bars and restaurants. It comes from Ben Howe, the man behind one of […]


In Pursuit of Kate the Great

For years, I’ve been trying to get a taste of Kate the Great, the Russian Imperial Stout released once a year by New Hampshire’s Portsmouth […]