Blog, Brewery, Mass

Passion keeps the dream alive for Troy City Brewing

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”

Blog, Mass

‘Fab Four’ soon pouring at a British Beer Co. near you

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”

Blog, Festival, Mass

South Shore Farmer Brew Fest returns for a second round

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”


‘Oh honey!’ Bud Light places mead in the crosshairs with new ad campaign

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”

Blog, Festival, Mass

On Your Mark, Get Set, Drink!

In recent years, road races involving craft beer have become increasingly popular. While this is great for those “crazy” people who enjoy running for fun, the rest of us may just roll in after the race for the beer sampling and food.  Continue reading “On Your Mark, Get Set, Drink!”

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Festival Season Kicking Into Full Gear

The weather is finally beginning to warm up, and that means the start of outdoor beer festivals around the Southcoast region.

Below is a list of festivals definitely worth checking out and featuring many of the breweries that will be featured here on Bearded & Brewed.

Boston Beer Summit – May 13th 12:30-4pm/5:30-9pm | TICKETS

Red, White & Brew at Buttonwood Park Zoo – May 19th 6:30-9pm | TICKETS

ACBW Local Beer Cask Fest – May 19th 6:30-9:30pm | Tickets available at door

BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational – June 2nd & 3rd (3 sessions) | TICKETS

Craft Beer Cruise – BRUNCH! – June 17th 11am-1pm | TICKETS

Bacon & Beer Fest RI – June 17th 2-5:30pm | TICKETS

New Bedford Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival – July 15th 12-6pm | TICKETS

Hopfest! 2017 Craft Beer and Food Festival – Aug. 19th 1-8:30pm | TICKETS