Beer

The official Best Beer in New York 2018 is made in Brooklyn

Forget trendy IPAs and lagers — the Best Beer in New York State is a funky Belgian-style beauty from Threes Brewing in Brooklyn, which took top honors for a second year in a row at the 2018 New York State Craft Beer Competition. Threes Brewing’s farmhouse-style grisette Passing Time...

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 7:44pm

New Yorkers, here's where you can get beer ice cream sandwiches this week

If there’s one thing better than ooey-gooey chocolate chip cookies paired with scoops of soft serve — dough à la mode, if you will — it’s a good ice cream sandwich. And Melt Bakery is upping the ante with a boozy dessert New Yorkers can enjoy for a limited time: beer ice...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:28pm

Quality Eats and Interboro launch the perfect beer to pair with that steak

Haven’t quite discovered the perfect beer to pair with that medium-rare steak you always order from Quality Eats? Quality Branded — the company behind, you guessed it, Quality Eats, Quality Meats and Quality Italian — teamed up with Interboro Spirits and Ales to fix that exact...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 3:46pm

Hit the UES tonight to drink draft beer for just $5 at The Pony Bar

You’re midway through Wednesday, which means the rest of the week is downhill. You’ll make it to the weekend. Why not celebrate that minor victory, and the 9th anniversary of beloved beer bar The Pony Bar UES, with a round of drinks for you and your friends? You won’t even have to...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 2:19pm

This brewery is making beer out of wastewater

For beer lovers, there’s nothing better than a cold six-pack on a hot day. But what if you could do some good for planet Earth while slugging down your booze? Swedish Brewery Nya Carnegiebryggeriet (New Carnegie Brewery), in collaboration with the IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 1:22pm

Everything you need to know about HarpoonFest 2018

Get ready for two days of brews, music and more when HarpoonFest 2018 kicks off this weekend. Harpoon Brewery's annual celebration is back with another awesome lineup of performers and, of course, plenty of beers on tap. Check out our complete guide to everything you need to know for...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 1:06pm

Prospect Ciderworks, Aeronaut put American spin on classic snakebite

Two of the Boston area's top craft companies are collaborating to put a modern American spin on a classic drink. Roxbury's Prospect Ciderworks and Somerville’s Aeronaut Brewing Co. have teamed up to create Sidro’s Secret, a new take on the famed snakebite. A popular drink...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 11:34am

The ultimate guide to beer gardens in Boston

As the weather continues to heat up, it's time to head outside to enjoy a few brews. Luckily, there's no shortage of awesome, outdoor spaces serving up pints this season. Find your perfect spot with our ultimate guide to the best beer gardens in Boston. Beer gardens in Boston Aeronaut...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 1:15pm

Trillium beer garden returns to the Greenway this summer

The Trillium beer garden will return to the Greenway in 2018. The Boston-based brewing company and the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy announced on Monday morning that the pop-up will be back at "the same beautiful location" on High Street across from the Rowes Wharf arch later this...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 10:00am

Notch Brewing traveling beer gardens take over Massachusetts this spring

Notch Brewing is hitting the road. The Salem brewery has teamed up with The Trustees, a conservation nonprofit, to bring a pop-up beer garden experience to outdoor parks, farms and cultural sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The family-friendly "Traveling Biergarten" will feature...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:28pm

These beer gummy bears inspired by Corona and lime will get you ready for summer

Corona Light and luxury candy company Sugarfina have teamed up to create limited-edition beer gummy bears just in time for Cinco de Mayo: "But First, Cerveza" and "Here for a Good Lime." As Sugarfina writes on their website: "Sunshine and good vibes in a bite-...

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 4:00pm

The Patios brings puppies, beer and mini golf to Boston's City Hall Plaza

Get ready to spend your summer days at Boston's City Hall Plaza. The area is getting a new installation next month that will feature everything from beer and ice cream to mini golf and adorable puppies. Dubbed The Patios, the fun-filled project will take over the southeast corner of the plaza...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 1:44pm

A second Sam Adams Tap Room is coming to Boston

Following the success of the recently opened Sam Adams Tap Room in Jamaica Plain, the brewery now has plans to open a second location in Boston. The company announced on Friday morning that it is in the final stages of negotiations over a new Tap Room, which will be located in the Hub's...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:32pm

Budweiser and Jim Beam are teaming up to make the ultimate American beer

Spring has sprung (that is, depending on where you are in the U.S. — looking at you NYC slush). This means the flowers are readying themselves to bloom and baseball season has made its mighty return. To complete the triad is, of course, alcohol. Today, Jim Beam bourbon and Anheuser-Busch'...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:07pm

Introducing "pot beer" that can get you high

The creator of Blue Moon, Keith Villa, is now taking his craft beverage ventures from tangy to THC — a beer that gets you high. Pot beer, if you will. Villa and his wife Jodi have co-founded the Colorado-based company Ceria Beverages, which is developing a line of THC-infused non-alcoholic...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 5:08pm

Dropkick Murphys get their own beer, doughnut for St. Patrick's Day

Skip the green beer for St. Patrick's Day and try a Dropkick Murphys brew instead. Just in time for the annual holiday, the Boston rockers have teamed up with New England's own Magic Hat on a new collaboration that pays homage to the Celtic punk band. Dubbed the Barroom Hero Pub Ale,...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:27am

St. Patrick's Day: How to make green beer

Every St. Patrick's Day party needs a few key essentials: shamrock decorations, cases of Guiness and, of course, pitchers upon pitchers of green beer. The emerald-tinted beverage has become a staple of the holiday ever since a New York doctor first created the colorful concoction in 1914....

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 12:14pm

Help fund this Brooklyn brewery and they'll brew a beer for you

A crowdfunding campaign is looking to get a new brewery off the ground in Greenpoint — and beer lovers will be pretty excited about the perks. Simply called Production, the brewery at 321 Kingsland Ave. will be the first-ever home base for Stillwater Artisanal, an award-winning independent...

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 7:34pm

5 brews to try at the 2018 Boston Beer and Cheese Fest

Drink Craft Beer will host its third annual Boston Beer and Cheese Fest on March 9, featuring a dozen cheese connoisseur and 25 breweries from all over the east coast. One ticket will get you an endless-bottom cup that you can take to any vendor. Don’t forget to stop by Exhibit ‘A...

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:30am

Cambridge’s Lamplighter gets a back taproom

There’s always something fun going on at Lamplighter Brewing Co., and now guests have more space to enjoy it all. The popular Cambridge microbrewery recently unveiled its brand new back taproom, effectively doubling its capacity to help accommodate all the loyal fans who aren’t afraid...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 1:15pm