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Beer Advocate: Paddy’s Dos and Don’ts

St. Patrick’s Day in Boston is insane.
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  March 06, 2013


Beer Advocate: Touring Boston’s Breweries

Although there are upwards of 40 licensed brewers in Greater Boston, many brew under contract at breweries that sell their excess capacity to other beer companies.
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  March 01, 2013


Beer Advocate: Extreme Circumstances

This just in: Extreme Beer Fest is taking over Saint Patrick's Day weekend!
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  February 21, 2013


Beer Advocate: Q&A with Trillium Brewing, Boston’s newest brewery

Despite Boston's diverse beer scene, the city proper has hosted only three production breweries since 1986: Harpoon Brewery (1986), Samuel Adams (Jamaica Plain R&D brewery, 1988), and Tremont Brewery (Charlestown, 1993; closed).
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  February 12, 2013


Beer Advocate: Sixpoint's new sip

This Valentine's Day, make it a threesome. We're of course talking about the new Sixpoint beer, 3Beans, infused with coffee, cacao, and Romano beans.
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  February 06, 2013


A look at Harpoon’s new waterfront watering hole

BeerAdvocate: Boston’s First Beer Hall
Between its growing brewery scene and its scores of bars and restaurants, Boston doesn't lack for beer options. The one thing the city has lacked in our lifetimes is a beer hall — but this is about to change.
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  February 01, 2013


Barleywine & Dine: Cambridge Brewing Company

Get acquainted with the stars of Cambridge Brewing Company's Barleywine Festival.
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  January 30, 2013


BeerAdvocate: Jack’s Abby Gets La(r)ger

Although beers from small brewers are seemingly everywhere, light pale lagers produced by large brewers still dominate the market.
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  January 16, 2013


John Harvard's new deal

Beer Advocate
We recently visited the original John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House in Harvard Square to check out renovations made this past September.
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  January 07, 2013


Game of Thrones–themed beers cometh

All hail the Iron Throne (Blonde Ale)!
Beer and fantasy geeks, rejoice! Game of Thrones , the fantasy series adapted from the novels by George R. R. Martin, is about to get its own series of beers, thanks to a recently announced collaboration between HBO and Brewery Ommegang of Cooperstown, New York.
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  December 28, 2012


Seeking Enlightenment: Locally brewed Bière de Champagne

You could be boring (again) and ring in the new year with a glass of cheap bubbly . . . or you could impress your friends with something new: a locally brewed Bière de Champagne.
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  December 26, 2012


Ten places that served and respected beer in 2012

The Best Beer Bars in Boston
One of the top questions we get asked on a weekly basis is: "Where do you guys drink in the Boston area?"
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  December 18, 2012


Membership has its (beer) rewards

Night Shift Brewing Barrel Society
While craft breweries offering memberships in exchange for exclusive beers is not a new concept, it's new for beer geeks in the Commonwealth.
By: JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  December 07, 2012
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