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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 […]

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 […]