Monthly Archives: March 2017

Barleycorn’s to Close in Early May

Well folks, today is a sad day. Sad because after nearly twenty years in business, Natick’s very own Barleycorn’s have announced that they’ll be closing in early May per a Facebook post they shared earlier today.

In the post, Barleycorn owner Dan stated the following:

After almost 20 years in business, we regret to announce the closing of Barleycorn’s Craft Brew.

Our lease is expiring and a decision has been made to liquidate and conclude our operations of providing beer brewing and wine making services to the greater Boston community. It has been an extraordinary experience and a great run, with tremendous people and organizations.

Normal operations will continue until the beginning of May, so there is still time to get your final brews in with us here at Barleycorn’s. The final date for brewing will be April 16th with a final bottling date of April 30th. Homebrew supplies are still available as well.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our customers through these past two decades.

Barleycorn is located at 21 Summer St, Natick, MA 01760.

Tap Highlights 3/17/17

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!)

  • Brewer’s Fork (Boston): OEC – Fantasma Blend #3 (Porter)
  • Lulu’s (Boston): Lawson’s – Sip of Sunshine (DIP)
  • The Publick House (Brookline): Allagash –Mattina Rossa (AWA)
  • Branch Line (Watertown): Trillium – Trillbomb! (Imperial Stout)

Happy St. Patrick’s day everyone!  I hope you all can find better selections than green macro sludge over the weekend.  Feel free to share any highs and lows that you all find!

– Dana

Tap Highlights 3/10/17

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): Alesmith – Hammerhead Speedway (Imperial Stout)
  • Lulu’s (Boston): Dogfish Head – World Wide Stout (Imperial Stout)
  • Ginger Man (Somerville): Trillium – Trillbomb! (Imperial Stout)
  • Joshua Tree (Somerville): Alesmith – Vietnamese Speedway (Imperial Stout)
  • Brewer’s Tap & Table (Waltham): Grimm – Skyspace (AWA)

If you spot any other gems while out and about this weekend, please let us know what you find!

– Dana

Tap Highlights 3/3/17

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!)

  • Lulu’s (Boston): Trillium – Trillbomb! (Imperial Stout)
  • Brewer’s Tap & Table (Waltham): – Lawson – Sip of Sunshine
  • Branchline (Watertown): Mikkeller – Spontanlemon (Wild)

If you spot any other gems while out and about this weekend, please let us know what you find!

– Dana