Drinks

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The Best Coffee Shops Around Boston Right Now

Need an eye-opening fix of caffeine before your first Zoom call of the workday? We get it. Rise, shine, and saunter over to one of […]

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The 15 Best Irish Pubs in Boston

The Irish pub is a prevalent style of watering hole in cities that aren’t home to huge populations of Irish descendants. It’s no surprise, then, that […]

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16 Boston Beer Gardens to Visit This Summer

Fast fact: You have not done “summer” correctly in Boston unless you have lifted a glass at one of the many sun- and suds-soaked beer […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to the Boston Area’s 21 Best Breweries Right Now

Massachusetts is now home to more than 200 breweries, quadruple the number it had back in 2011. The remarkable figure comes from industry bloggers Mass. […]

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The Best Hot Chocolate in Boston

Rich, luscious, and full of flavor, a steamy mug of hot chocolate is a must-have accessory on many a cold New England day. Wondering where […]

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12 Boston Restaurants Now Serving Top-Shelf Cocktails To-Go

It’s Month Four of pandemic-related disruptions to life in Boston, and though my at-home cocktail recipe repertoire has leveled up a little bit—I bought a […]

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Boston Rosé Wine Is Back In Stores, Just When We Need It Most

The weather is improving, though it’s certainly not waterfront patio season as usual, since the Massachusetts economy is only just beginning to rouse from the […]

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12 Boston Bottle Shops that Will Bring Wine, Beer, and Spirits Directly To Your Door

Since there’s no place to drink besides our own homes right now, package stores are busier than ever. “We’ve essentially turned both shops into a […]

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The Coolest Ways to Drink Socially from a Social Distance

There is no shortage of booze to be drunk during this time of isolation: Essential businesses like liquor stores and breweries are keeping their inventories […]

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2020 Malt Madness Winner Definitive Brewing Co. Has Plans for a Kittery Taproom

UPDATE, Thursday, May 21: Just in time for the unofficial kickoff of summer, Kittery has a new brewery: Definitive Brewing Co. opens its Route 1 […]

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Boston Magazine Presents: Malt Madness 2020

UPDATE, April 14, 10 a.m.: It’s definitive, New England: Definitive Brewing Company is the 2020 Malt Madness Champion. Cheers! PREVIOUSLY: Follow @bosfeed: Get ready to […]

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Boston Magazine’s Malt Madness 2020: The Final Face-Off

Here it is: the final face-off. Since we launched Malt Madness several weeks ago, your votes have narrowed down 64 New England breweries to the […]

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Boston Magazine’s Malt Madness 2020: The Final Pour

Malden’s own Idle Hands Craft Ales, one of Boston’s original breweries. Vermont’s illustrious Hill Farmstead Brewery. And Portland, Maine’s Bissell Brothers and Definitive Brewing Company. These […]

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Get These Natural Wines Delivered at Home to Pair with Pantry Staples

Week two of the Bay State’s stay-at-home mandate is almost behind us—and I don’t know about you, but I’m getting pretty darn bored of my […]

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Malt Madness 2020: Eight Elite Ales (and Lagers) Remain in Round 4

As taprooms close to on-site service amid the coronavirus pandemic, the scrappy craft beer industry has adapted along with the rest of us during these […]