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Boston magazine's Malt Madness: Best Massachusetts Breweries bracket
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Massachusetts Malt Madness 2018: Round 2 Begins

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

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Natural Wines Been hearing about “natural wines” at restaurants like Haley.Henry Wine Bar, Tasting Counter, and Bisq, but don’t really know… what that means? You […]

Boston magazine's Malt Madness: Best Massachusetts Breweries bracket

Boston Magazine Presents: Massachusetts Malt Madness 2018

In the inaugural year of our Starch Madness bracket in 2015, we dared to ask: Whose spud game reigns supreme? In 2016 and 2017, we […]

The future Mystic Brewery taproom in Malden
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Mystic Is Opening a New Brewery and Taproom in Malden

If you pay attention to local beer, by now you’re certainly aware that the north-of-Boston city of Everett is the region’s newest Fermentation District, home […]

Brienne Allan (top row, 4th from right) during a past Pink Boots Brew Day
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Meet the Ladies Who Lager: A Female-Led Brew Day Is Coming to Boston

When Maureen Fabry sought to break into Boston’s beer industry in 1999, she “lucked out” working under a female brewer at the bygone Brew Moon […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Hot Tequila, and Frozen Gin This weekend’s wacky forecast calls for both steamy and icy drinks. Tonight, expect sub-freezing snow, and potentially some showers—pleasant! Come […]

The back taproom at Lamplighter Brewing Co.
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Lamplighter Brewing Unveils a Back Taproom

From the early days in late fall 2016, when Lamplighter Brewing Co. first opened its light-filled, cozy taproom on Broadway in Cambridge, lines down the […]

Night Shift Brewing Santilli IPA
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Night Shift Signs on to Partner Brew at R.I.’s Isle Brewers Guild

As the area’s reigning best brewery continues to grow, it needs a little more room to spread out. Night Shift Brewing is now contract brewing […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

The Impossible Wahlburger + Tots The plant-derived burger that looks, smells, and even appears to “bleed” like real beef is now available at Boston’s most […]

I Predict a Riot, a new lager produced by Trillium at Notch Brewing
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Drink This Now: A Trillium Lager Brewed at Notch

Trillium Brewing Co. is best known—and best loved—for its aromatic, opaque, American pale ales. They also make a mean stout, stellar sours—and lagers? The first […]

People at the Trillium Garden on the Greenway in 2017
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The Greenway Wants to Have a Second Beer Garden at Dewey Square This Year

Come spring, the Greenway could have not one but two bustling beer gardens. The Boston Herald reports that the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is poised […]

A lineup from Night Shift Distributing partner breweries
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Sip on These Upcoming Beer Events in Boston

The O.G. beer festival, Extreme Beer Fest, returns to Boston February 2-3, and there are still tickets available to the first session on Friday evening. […]

Smuttynose brewery
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Smuttynose Brewing Company Seeks a New Owner at Auction

If your #careergoals include operating an iconic old Boston restaurant, turn your attention to the sale of Jacob Wirth. But if you want to take […]

The Lodge at Publico
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Five Pop-Up Bars That Make This Winter in Boston Less Terrible

Winter in Boston can be tough, even when we’re not on the tail-end of a record-tying cold snap. Thankfully, temperatures are on the rise—and so […]

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What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

Après-Ski-Style Whether or not you actually did any skiing in this week’s snow, warm up like you did at the Lodge at Publico. The South […]