Monthly Archives: February 2012

Shipyard Brewing Company’s Venture Into Bourbon Barrel Aged Brews

It appears as though Shipyard Brewing Company has decided to try its hand in the increasingly popular trend of aging select beverages in charred-oak bourbon barrels. The practice of utilizing old barrels that have previously been used to age bourbon … Continue reading

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Review: Kona Brewing Co. Koko Brown

Bitterly cold winter days with snow falling have been few and far between in Massachusetts this year. Trust me, I’m happy about this. But the lack of the normal seasonal ailments that tend to come to the Bay State has … Continue reading

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Brief: Samuel Adams taking a trip overseas

For the first time, the Boston Beer Company will have its Samuel Adams Boston Lager brewed on foreign soil. Before anyone freaks out about this, it apparently is for the purpose of keeping Boston Lager as fresh as possible in … Continue reading

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Review: Wormtown Brewery Pro-Am Porter

I have a confession to make. I’ve been to Peppercorn’s Grille and Tavern in Worcester, mainly to check out Wormtown Brewery’s humble brewing grounds. I’ve enjoyed a few of┬áthe brewery’s offerings. But after trying Wormtown’s Pro-Am Porter, I feel like … Continue reading

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Harpoon 100 Barrel Series with new brew in March

As someone who has enjoyed a handful of offerings from Harpoon’s 100 Barrel Series, I’m looking forward to the Catamount Maple Wheat, which is scheduled for release next month. Recently, I’ve had their Black IPA and Island Creek Oyster Stout … Continue reading

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Brief notes from a beer party

Over the weekend, Mr. 3sheets2many had a gathering of friends and a sharing of microbrews at his place. While I don’t think anyone took detailed notes, several things stood out to me. The first beer I tried could very well … Continue reading

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Festivals on the horizon

A pair of brew festivals are coming to the Bay State in April, boasting both local and national offerings. The second annual Brew Woo festival will take place at the DCU Center’s Convention Center Saturday, April 7 with a pair … Continue reading

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