Certain aspects of today’s craft beer culture can appear confusing, strange, or downright crazy to “outsiders.” There’s the line standing, the trading, the whale hunting, and now, even anonymous beer drops. Continue reading “Thoughts on Tap: Camaraderie always flowing throughout the craft community”
Just a couple of years ago, the Southcoast (south of South Shore) was drastically lacking the craft brewery scene that appeared to be booming across the rest of the Bay State. Today, it feels as though new breweries are popping up every couple of months. Continue reading “Passion keeps the dream alive for Troy City Brewing”
We’re smack dab in the middle of anniversary season on the South Shore. Continue reading “What’s on tap this weekend?”
The Fab Four have hopped across the pond once again for a return to Massachusetts!
Beginning next month, you’ll find some of the U.K.’s best among a dozen bars across the state. Continue reading “‘Fab Four’ soon pouring at a British Beer Co. near you”
Many fans of craft beer are constantly looking ahead to the next big release. I don’t count myself any different, though I’ve recently taken a moment to look back at how I’ve gotten to where I am today. Continue reading “Tracing my craft beer roots back to the farm”
Get a taste of the south shore’s best breweries all in one place at the second annual South Shore Farmer Brew Fest on Sunday, October 8, at Black Hat Brew Works. Continue reading “South Shore Farmer Brew Fest returns for a second round”
The second annual Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival returns to Oak Bluffs on Sept. 23rd. Continue reading “How ’bout another round? Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival returns this September”
Bud Light is at it again. As AB InBev continues to buy up craft brews and squish competitors, they’ve launched another commercial clearly targeting the good-hearted fans of craft beer and other artisan beverages. Continue reading “‘Oh honey!’ Bud Light places mead in the crosshairs with new ad campaign”
You made it through another week, you’ve earned yourself a beer or three!
Take a look at what’s going on across southern Mass. and the Ocean State this weekend.
Check out Bridgewater’s newest food vendor, Park Dogs, serving up ballpark franks alongside some great brews.
Hopfest! returns once again, this time bigger and better than ever! Sample plenty of kick-ass local brews, plus some more regional offerings. I hear there are still a few tickets left, so act fast and grab them! Two sessions means twice the fun, but also means smaller groups and more chances to grab a pour. With plenty of beer festivals just over the horizon, this is the perfect opportunity for some very important training.
The fun doesn’t have to end after things wrap up at the festival. Keep the good time rolling and the beers flowing at British Beer Company Plymouth. Enjoy brews from several breweries from the festival, including Barrel House Z, Stoney Creek, Otter Creek and Revival.
Classic wood fire pizza served out of a sweet mobile brick oven! Enjoy a slice out on BHBW’s outdoor patio.
Stretch out after a long week at the office, then knock back a pint. Stick around afterwords for a typical relaxing afternoon at the brewery.
Pizza, music, whiskey, cocktails and beer. What’s not to love? I highly recommend the beer and whiskey flight.
Sample six delicious Whalers brews paired with six unique hand crafted donuts from Matos Bakery in West Warwick. Each donut recipe is individually designed to pair with one of their beers, so don’t miss out!
Don’t forget beer releases at Proclamation and Tilted Barn as well! Plus Trillium and Tree House will probably drop something bananas.
With recent “changes” in the state’s growler laws, now’s as good of a time as any to take a look into just what the state says brewers and consumers can and can’t do when it comes to growler fills. Continue reading “Dissecting Mass. Growler Laws”