Tap Highlights 12/2/16

Tap Highlights

(Note that this list is accurate based on online tap lists provided by the respective establishment.  You should always call ahead to confirm a particular beer is still available before making a special trip!)

  • Row 34 (Boston): Upland – Raspberry Lambic (Wild)
  • Stoddards (Boston): Goose Island – Bourbon County Brand Stout ’15 (Stout)
  • Stoddards (Boston): Goose Island – Bourbon County Brand Stout ’16 (Stout)
  • Stoddards (Boston): Goose Island – Mattina Rosa (Flanders)
  • Tip Tap Room (Boston): Almanac – Farmer’s Reserve Raspberry (Wild)
  • Lord Hobo (Cambridge): Allagash – Farm to Face (Wild)
  • Brewer’s Fork (Charlestown) Sierra Nevada – Ginger Bigfoot (Barleywine)
  • Five Horses (Somerville): Wormtown – Be Hoppiest (DIPA)

If you spot any other gems while out and about this weekend, please add them in the comments!

Cheers to a great weekend!

– Dana

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Tap Highlights 11/26/16

Tap Highlights

(Note that this list is accurate based on online tap lists provided by the respective establishment.  You should always call ahead to confirm a particular beer is still available before making a special trip!)

  • Ginger Man (Boston): J Wakefield – Cafe Milk Stout (Milk Stout)
  • Lulus (Boston): Deciduous – Lambent (Berliner)
  • Row 34 (Boston): BFM – Abbaye de Saint Bon Chien (Wild)
  • Stoddards (Boston): Goose Island – Bourbon County Brand Stout ’15 (Stout)
  • Stoddards (Boston): Goose Island – Bourbon County Brand Stout ’16 (Stout)
  • Stoddards (Boston): Goose Island – Bourbon County Brand Barleywine ’16 (Barleywine)
  • Five Horses (Somerville): Trillium/Evil Twin – Board Shorts (IPA)
  • Branchline (Watertown): Deciduous – Auroral (Berliner)

This week Stoddards made the list three times WOWZA!  If you spot any other gems while out and about this weekend, please add them in the comments!

Cheers to a great weekend!

– Dana

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Tap Highlights 11/18/16

Tap Highlights

(Note that this list is accurate based on online tap lists provided by the respective establishment.  You should always call ahead to confirm a particular beer is still available before making a special trip!)

  • Ginger Man (Boston): Half Acre – Gin Barrel Aged Pony Pilsner (Pilsner)
  • Lulus (Boston): Beer’d – Dogs & Boats (DIPA)
  • Row 34 (Boston): Panil – Panil Barriquuee (Flanders)
  • Row 34 (Boston): Hanssens – Experimental Raspberry (Lambic)
  • Stoddards (Boston): Dieu Du Ciel – Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout)
  • Tip Tap Room (Boston): J Wakefield/Smog City – Rainbow Road (Saison)
  • The Publick House (Brookline): Trillium/Evil Twin – Board Shorts (IPA)
  • Lord Hobo (Cambridge): Stone –W00tstout 4.0 (Imperial Stout)
  • Brewer’s Fork (Charlestown): 14th Star – Maple Breakfast Stout (Stout)
  • Branchline (Watertown): TRVE – Jewel Throne (Golden Sour)

This week Row 34 made the list twice SCHWING!  If you spot any other gems while out and about this weekend, please add them in the comments!

Cheers to a great weekend!

– Dana

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New Belgium Brewing Announces 2017 Massachusetts Distribution

New Belgium BrewingBig news fresh out of Colorado this week as we officially got word that New Belgium Brewing, famous for their flagship beer Fat Tire, and the country’s fourth largest brewer will be arriving in Massachusetts in 2017.

This will make the Bay State the 46th state in their distribution and they will start by releasing some of their year-round releases to begin, alongside a few of their limited 22oz releases as well. No word on whether or not their collaborations with Ben & Jerry’s will make it but La Folie has been confirmed as being one of the SKUs that will be coming, alongside Fat Tire, Citradelic IPA and Ranger IPA. More than a dozen different ones will eventually make their way here and seasonals will be joining that lineup as well.

And while the brewery is headquartered out of Fort Collins out in Colorado, they recently expanded with another production facility out in Asheville Carolina which has enabled them to scale for their exploding growth and demand.

You can expect to see the beers arrive in mid-February so stay tuned for more updates.

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Tap Highlights 11/11/16

Tap Highlights

(Note that this list is accurate based on online tap lists provided by the respective establishment.  You should always call ahead to confirm a particular beer is still available before making a special trip!)

  • Ginger Man (Boston): OEC – Exilis (Berliner)
  • Lulus (Boston): Trillium – Deciduous (Imperial Brown Ale)
  • Row 34 (Boston): Artifact – Wild Thing (Cider)
  • Stoddards (Boston): J Wakefield – Colonel Klank’s Kottbusser (Altbier)
  • The Publick House (Brookline): Founders – Backwoods Bastard (Scotch Ale)
  • Lord Hobo (Cambridge): J Wakefield –Rainbow Road (Saison)
  • Brewer’s Fork (Charlestown): Grimm – Apricot Rebus (American Wild Ale)
  • Night Shift (Everett): Darkling – (Imperial Stout)
  • Five Horses (Somerville): Barrel House Z– RR#23 (Red Rye Ale)
  • Branchline (Watertown): Deciduous – Geoponic (Pale Ale)

If you spot any other gems while out and about this weekend, please add them in the comments!

Cheers to a great weekend!

– Dana

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Tap Highlights 11/4/16

Tap Highlights

(Note that this list is accurate based on online tap lists provided by the respective establishment.  You should always call ahead to confirm a particular beer is still available before making a special trip!)

  • Ginger Man (Boston): Other Half/The Veil – Tropical Depression (DIPA)
  • Lulus (Boston): Grimm – Apricot Rebus (American Wild)
  • Row 34 (Boston): Stone – Xocoveza (Milk Stout)
  • Stoddards (Boston): Dieu Du Ciel! – Péché Mortel (Double Stout)
  • Tip Tap Room (Boston): Deciduous -Argent (Berliner)
  • The Publick House (Brookline): Trillium – Dialed In W/ Pinot Gris (DIPA)
  • Lord Hobo (Cambridge): Allagash –Ghoulship (American Wild Ale)
  • Brewer’s Fork (Charlestown): OEC/BFM – Artista Zynergia: Artamas (American Wild Ale)
  • Night Shift (Everett): Darkling – (Imperial Stout)
  • Five Horses (Somerville): Trillium – Deciduous (Imperial Brown)
  • Branchline (Watertown): Trillium – Congress Street (IPA)

If you spot any other gems while out and about this weekend, please add them in the comments!

Cheers to a great weekend!

– Dana

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Nov. 3rd 2016 News Roundup

As we enter the second to last month of the year, and the pumpkin beers disappear to make way for some of the bigger, cold weather beers, we’ve seen a lot of things happening in the craft beer scene over the past few days. We’ve been insanely busy on our end and haven not had sufficient time to cover everything but figured that we’d at least share some broader updates. Please find those very updates below:

  • “Night Shift Distributing Takes Flight” (Boston Globe)
  • “Two Roads Brewing to Open Second Facility” (Two Roads Brewing)
  • Mass Beer Week Kicks Off Friday November 4th (Beer Advocate)
  • Down the Road Brewing Releases New Beer: Patchwork Kilt (Boston Magazine)
  • “Backlash Is Building a Brewery in Roxbury” (Boston Magazine)
  • “Samuel Adams to release limited edition ‘Big Hapi’ beer in honor of David Ortiz” (Boston.com)
  • Don’t forget to check out our events page for additional events taking place in and around Boston. Also do not forget to follow us on social media for additional updates as well.

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    Tap Highlights 10/28/16

    Tap Highlights

    (Note that this list is accurate based on online tap lists provided by the respective establishment.  You should always call ahead to confirm a particular beer is still available before making a special trip!)

    • Ginger Man (Boston):Tired Hands/Forrest & Main – Purple Pecker (Saison)
    • Row 34 (Boston): J. Wakefield – Miami Madness (Berliner)
    • Tip Tap Room (Boston): J. Wakefield/Against The Grain – Jamaican Me Swayze (Berliner)
    • The Publick House (Brookline): Trillium – DDH Publick House (IPA)
    • Lord Hobo (Cambridge): Deciduous –Geoponic (Farmhouse Pale Ale)
    • Brewer’s Fork (Charlestown): Allagash – Farm to Face (Wild)
    • Five Horses (Somerville): Grimm – Lambo Door (DIPA)
    • Joshua Tree (Somerville): Omnipollo – Bianca Mango Lassi (Gose)
    • Branchline (Watertown): Ken Falls – Semblance (Farmhouse Pale)

    If you spot any other gems while out and about this weekend, please add them in the comments!

    Cheers to a great weekend!

    – Dana

     

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    Tap Highlights 10/21/16

    Tap Highlights

    (Note that this list is accurate based on online tap lists provided by the respective establishment.  You should always call ahead to confirm a particular beer is still available before making a special trip!)

    • Bukowski (Boston): Grimm – Lambo Door (DIPA)
    • Ginger Man (Boston):Founders – Backwoods Bastard (Scotch Ale)
    • Row 34 (Boston): Trillium – Vicinity (DIPA)
    • Stoddards (Boston): Idle Hands – Patriarch (Belgian Pale)
    • Tip Tap Room (Boston): Grimm – Pulse Wave (DIPA)
    • The Publick House (Brookline): Trillium – Scaled Up (DIPA)
    • Lord Hobo (Cambridge): Stone Brewing – Xocovesa (Milk Stout)
    • Brewer’s Fork (Charlestown): Alesmith – Vietnamese Coffee Speedway Stout (Imperial Stout)
    • Night Shift (Everett): Bramble Weisse (Berliner)
    • Five Horses (Somerville): Trillium – Melcher Street (IPA)
    • Joshua Tree (Somerville): Grimm – After Image (DIPA)
    • Branchline (Watertown): Modern Times – Grapefruit Fortunate Islands (American Pale Wheat Ale)

    If you spot any other gems while out and about this weekend, please add them in the comments!

    Cheers to a great weekend!

    – Dana

     

     

     

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    Tap Highlights 10/14/16

    Tap Highlights

    (Note that this list is accurate based on online tap lists provided by the respective establishment.  You should always call ahead to confirm a particular beer is still available before making a special trip!)

    • Bukowski (Boston): Modern Times – Blazing World (Amber Ale)
    • Ginger Man (Boston): Grimm – Super Going (Gose)
    • Row 34 (Boston): Trillium – Melcher Street (IPA)
    • Stoddards (Boston): Goose Island – Halia (Saison)
    • Tip Tap Room (Boston): Modern Times – City of the Dead (Export Stout)
    • The Publick House (Brookline): Trillium – Scaled Up (DIPA)
    • Lord Hobo (Cambridge): Artifact Cider – Roxbury (Cider)
    • Brewer’s Fork (Charlestown): Firestone Walker – Helldorado (Barleywine)
    • Night Shift (Everett): One Hop This Time: El Dorado (IPA)
    • Five Horses (Somerville): Beer’d – The Next Episode #1 (APA)
    • Joshua Tree (Somerville): Beer’d – Hobbit Juice (IPA)
    • Branchline (Watertown): Deciduous – Geoponic (Brett Farmhouse Pale)

    If you spot any other gems while out and about this weekend, please add them in the comments!

    Cheers to a great weekend!

    – Dana

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