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I Tried It: Ax Throwing at Castle Island Brewing Co.

On a recent early spring day in a brief window of temperate weather between snow storms, I found myself in a back corner of Castle […]

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Mystic Brewery’s Orange Dino Beer Is Back From the Edge of Extinction

The kitschy landscape of Route 1 is rapidly changing, but the orange dinosaur still stands watch over the development (really, the giant dirt piles) around […]

A breakfast sandwich at the Buffalo Jump
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Upper Cape Cod Updates: Check Out the Buffalo Jump’s New Café Menu

Spring is in the air, and that means summer travel is not far off. As you start to think about crossing the bridge into Cape […]

The SoWa Power Station beer garden in 2016.
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Craft Collective Is Fueling a SoWa “Beer Barn” This Year

Since the SoWa Open Market broke out on its own in 2016, craft beverages have been a part of the affair. The season even kicked […]

Boston magazine's Malt Madness: Best Massachusetts Breweries bracket
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Malt Madness: The Final Pour

UPDATE, Friday, March 30, 8:45 a.m.: The votes are in: The ultimate Malt Madness matchup is between Edgartown’s island brewery, Bad Martha, and new(ish)ly-in-Everett, Down […]

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Massachusetts Won’t Let Local Breweries Make Beer with CBD

Everett-based Down the Road Beer Co. says its plans to make a CBD-infused beer have been thwarted by the state’s alcohol authority, who say adding the marijuana-related […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

A post shared by haley.henry (@haleyhenrybar) on Mar 20, 2018 at 12:25pm PDT Signs of Spring The crusty snow on the ground suggests otherwise, but […]

Boston magazine's Malt Madness: Best Massachusetts Breweries bracket
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Malt Madness: The Elite Ales (and Lagers)

Meet Massachusetts’s Elite Ales (and Lagers). The solid octet includes America’s only Trappist brewery, Spencer, up against the Easthampton destination Fort Hill in the Central/Western […]

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Mighty Squirrel Will Open a Brewery and Taproom in Waltham

After foliage walks around Beaver Brook Reservation this fall, Mighty Squirrel Beer is hoping to have a brand new taproom nearby where you can relax. […]

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The Brewers Association Finally Recognizes New England-Style, Hazy Beers

The Alchemist’s Heady Topper, Trillium’s Congress Street, Bissell Brothers’ the Substance, Tree House’s Julius—these are some of the most coveted beers in the world, and […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Delicious Stout Guinness is good for you. Find a pint probably everywhere—especially at Boston’s top Irish pubs, and any place you venture for live Irish […]

Adventure Activities has a fixed ax-throwing location at Everwood Day Camp in Sharon. It brings the fun to Castle Island brewery this month.
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Before Boston Gets Its Own Ax-Throwing Bar, Try It For Yourself

When Stuart Downie—whose job title is Chief Adventure Officer, by the way—heard about the growing trend of ax-throwing at bars, he admits his first thought […]

Boston magazine's Malt Madness: Best Massachusetts Breweries bracket
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Massachusetts Malt Madness 2018: Round 3 Begins

Certain you could have predicted which Massachusetts brewery would win the inaugural Malt Madness bracket? You won’t be the only one… upset. Despite being named among […]

Scenes from the kitchen at a recent Nightshade pop-up at Soall Bistro
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Seven North-of-Boston Restaurant Openings to Watch in 2018

Open Now: Nightshade at Soall Bistro Marblehead Chef Rachel Miller continues her North Shore pop-up, Nightshade, monthly at the Vietnamese bistro where she is also […]

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Where to Celebrate International Women’s Day in Boston

Last night’s snow not only looks beautiful, it’s not getting in the way of tonight’s International Women’s Day parties. Huzzah! After shoveling out, make your […]