It was another banner year for craft beer. As macro breweries continue to acquire new brands, craft breweries are opening at an incredible rate. There are now more than 5,000 craft breweries nationwide, meaning most Americans live within 10 miles of one. As a result we’re all spending a lot more time in brewery taprooms […]
Just a few years ago, brewers who cranked up the ABV to 20+% or triple-digited the IBUs in their brews could garner enough gee-whiz media coverage and genuine beer-geek fascination to turn a tiny inroad in the market into an expressway. But these days, brewers need to display more than mere technical audacity to merit […]
Boston can be a strange place to live if you’re not at least tangentially involved in higher education, because the social ebb and flow is dictated by academic holidays and micro-seasons unbeknownst to us outsiders.