Beer Lover's New England


The Complete Regional Guide to Craft Beer
With quality beer producers popping up all over the nation, you don’t have to travel very far to taste great beer; some of the best stuff is brewing right in your home state. Beer Lover’s New England features breweries, brewpubs, and beer bars geared toward brew enthusiasts looking to seek out the best beers New England has to ...

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The Complete Regional Guide to Craft Beer
With quality beer producers popping up all over the nation, you don’t have to travel very far to taste great beer; some of the best stuff is brewing right in your home state. Beer Lover’s New England features breweries, brewpubs, and beer bars geared toward brew enthusiasts looking to seek out the best beers New England has to offer, from bitter seasonal IPAs to rich, dark stouts.
Written by a local beer expert, Beer Lover’s New England covers the entire beer experience for the proud, local enthusiast and the traveling visitor alike, including:
Brewery and beer profiles with tasting   notes and full-color photos
Must-visit brewpubs and beer bars
Top annual beer festivals, tastings, and events
Clone beer recipes for homebrewersn and hobbyists
Food recipes made with local craft beer
Beer-centric city trip itineraries with    pub-crawl maps

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762779963
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/7/2012
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,358,867
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Norman Miller grew up in the beer wasteland of Leominster, Mass. He writes the popular Beer Nut column that appears weekly in the MetroWest Daily News and the daily Beer Nut blog on 

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Table of Contents

Introduction xi

How to Use this Guide xiii

Glossary of Terms xiv

New England Beer News & Reviews xvi

Massachusetts 1


Berkshire Brewing Company 2

Blue Hills Brewery 3

Boston Beer Company 5

Cape Ann Brewing Company 6

Cape Cod Beer 8

Cisco Brewers 10

Clown Shoes Beer 11

Cody Brewing Company 13

Element Brewing Company 15

Frosty Knuckle Brewing Company 16

Harpoon Brewery 17

High & Mighty Beer Company 19

Jack's Abby Brewing 21

Just Beer Brewing Company 22

Lefty's Brewing Company 24

Mayflower Brewing Company 26

Mercury Brewing Company 27

Nashoba Valley Winery 29

Notch Brewing 31

Paper City Brewing Company 32

Pioneer Brewing Company 34

Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project 35

Rapscallion 37

Sherwood Forest Brewers 38

Wachusett Brewing Company 40

Wandering Star Brewing Company 41

Wormtown Brewing Company 43


Amherst Brewing Company 45

Barrington Brewery & Restaurant 46

Beer Works 47

Cambridge Brewing Company 47

The Gardner Ale House 49

John Harvard's Brew House 50

Northampton Brewery 51

Offshore Ale Company 52

Opa Opa Steakhouse & Brewery 53

The People's Pint 54

The Tap Brewpub 55

Watch City Brewing Company 56

Beer Bars

The Ale House 57

Armsby Abbey 58

British Beer Company 59

Bukowski's Tavern 60

Cambridge Common Restaurant 62

Deep Ellum 63

The Dive Bar 64

Green Street Grille 65

Horseshoe Pub & Restaurant 66

Jacob Wirth Restaurant 67

Lord Hobo 68

The Moan and Dove 69

Moe's Tavern 69

The Publick House & Monk's Cell 71

Sierra Grille 72

Sunset Grill & Tap 73

Yard House 74

Maine 11


Allagash Brewing Company 78

Andrew's Brewing Company 79

Atlantic Brewing Company 81

Bar Harbor Brewing Company 82

Baxter Brewing Company 84

Belfast Bay Brewing Company 85

Black Bear Microbrewery 86

D.L Geary Brewing Company 88

Gritty McDufTs Brewery 90

Maine Beer Company 91

Oak Pond Brewing Company 93

Oxbow Brewing Company 94

Peak Organic Brewing Company 96

Penobscot Bay Brewery 97

Rising Tide Brewing Company 99

Sebago Brewing Company 100

Sheepscot Valley Brewing Company 102

Shipyard Brewing Company 103


Boon Island Ale House 105

Bray's Brewpub & Eatery 106

Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub 107

Kennebec River Pub & Brewery 108

Liberal Cup Public House and Brewery 109

Maine Coast Brewing Company 110

Marshall Wharf Brewing Company/Three Tides Restaurant 111

The Run of the Mill 112

Sea Dog Brewing Company 114

Sunday River Brewing Company 115

Beer Bars

The Badger Cafe & Pub 116

Ebenezer's Pub 116

The Great Lost Bear 118

Jimmy the Greek's 119

The Lion's Pride 120

Novare Res Bier Cafe 121

Post Road Tavern 122 Three Dollar Dewey's 123

Vermant 125


Hill Farmstead Brewery 127

Lawson's Finest Liquids 128

Long Trail Brewing Company 130

Magic Hat Brewing Company 132

Northshire Brewery 133

Otter Creek Brewing/Wolaver's 135

Rock Art Brewery 136

Switchback Brewing Company 138

Trout River Brewing Company 139


Bobcat Cafe & Brewery 141

Jasper Murdock's Alehouse 143

Madison Brewing Company 144

McNeill's Brewery 144

The Perfect Pear Cafe 145

Three Needs Brewery & Taproom 146

Trapp Family Lodge Brewery 147

Vermont Pub & Brewery 148

Zero Gravity Craft Brewery @ American Flatbread 149

Beer Bars

Blackback Pub & Flyshop 150

Das Bierhaus 151

The Farmhouse Tap & Grill 152

Parker Pie Company 153

Three Penny Taproom 154

New Hampshire 155


Prodigal Brewing Company 157

Redhook Ale Brewery 158

Smuttynose Brewing Company 159

Squam Brewing Company 161

Throwback Brewery 162

Tuckerman Brewing Company 164

White Birch Brewing 165

Woodstock Inn Brewing 167


Elm City Brewing Company 170

Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grill 171

Martha's Exchange 172

Milly's Tavern 173

Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Company 175

Portsmouth Brewery 176

Seven Barrel Brewery 177

Beer Bars

The Barley House 179

The Barley Pub 180

Blue Mermaid Island Grill 181

Portsmouth Gas Light Co. 181

Strange Brew Tavern 182

Connecticut 185


Cavalry Brewing 186

Cottrell Brewing Company 187

The Hartford Better Beer Company 189

New England Brewing Company 190

Olde Burnside Brewing Company 192

Thomas Hooker Brewing Company 194


Bru Room at BAR 196

The Cambridge House 196

City Steam Brewery Cafe 197

SBC Restaurant & Brewery 198

Tullycross Tavern & Microbrewery 199

Willimantic Brewing Company 199

Beer Bars

The Cask Republic 201

Delaney's Restaurant & Tap Room 202

Eli Cannon's Tap Room 202

MiKro Craft Beer Bar 204

Prime 16 205

Rhode, Island 207


Coastal Extreme Brewing Company 208

Narragansett Beer 209


Coddington Brewing Company 212

Mohegan Cafe & Brewery 213

Trinity Brewhouse 213

Union Station Brewery 215

Beer Bars

Doherty's East Avenue Irish Pub 216

English Cellar Ale House 216

Julians 217

Pour Judgment Bar & Grill 219

Beer Festiwals 220


Brew, your Own Beer 228

Brew-on-Premises 228

Beer Recipes 231

In the, Kitchen 234

Pairing Beer with Food 234

Food Recipes 235

Pub Crawls 244

Boston, MA 244

Cambridge, MA 246

Burlington, VT 248

New Haven, CT 250

Northampton, MA 252

Portland, ME 254

Portsmouth, NH 256

Providence, RI 259


Beer Lover's Pick List 262

Index 265

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