Friday, April 19, 2013
A Jamaica Plain institution will help in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon Bombings.
Profits from the specially crafted Samuel Adams “marathon” beer will be donated to tragedy, the JP brewery announced Thursday. “In the wake of the Boston Marathon tragedy Monday, [Founder] Jim [Koch] announced earlier today that we’re donating all profits from our limited release Marathon beer, Samuel Adams Boston 26.2 Brew, along with donations we receive from visitors to our Boston Brewery, to The Greg Hill Foundation,” the brewery said on its Facebook page Thursday. “The Foundation has already begun to meet the most immediate needs of victims, and 100% of the donations will go to support victims and their families.” Jamaica Plain has played a strong role in the Boston Marathon bombings. JP icon Carlos Arredondo was one of the first …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The weather outside is frightful, but these locally-brewed beers are decidedly delightful.
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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Baby, it sure is cold outside. But hearty beer weather is here and there's plenty of superior suds to sip the winter away. Beer-guru (and nice guy) Mike McCabe of Blanchard’s liquor emporium recommends the following MA-made boutique brews to celebrate this chilly season proper. Cheers! Mystic Brewery, Chelsea, MA Three Cranes Saison Ale ABV: 7.0% Saison brewed with cranberries? Yes, please. Crisp, tart and effervescent, this is the champagne of beers—and definitely worth celebrating. Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project, Westport, MA Our Finest Regards Barley Wine ABV: 12.1% This medium-bodied sud is packed with aromas of apple, wet wood and malted milk balls. Barley is a fine grain and makes this brew both spritsy and heady…in a very…
Thursday, July 5, 2012
At Streetcar Wine & Beer, owner Michael Dupuy aims to please, helping customers discover new libations alongside their time-tested favorites.
On an evening a few days before opening its doors, Streetcar Wine & Beer had a quiet sort of anticipation in the air, its shelves waiting to be stocked with the libations due to arrive later in the week, dust still settling from construction. Finishing touches were being made to the interior, as proprietor Michael Dupuy prepared to realize his dream of opening his own shop. Dupuy stumbled into the wine business in 2002 after graduating from Tufts University with a degree in English. But it wasn't long before it became clear that it was serendipity. Shortly after taking a job in the wine department at Marty’s in Newton, he recalls telling his roommates: “I think I could be in the wine business for the next five years.” Ten years and several…
Friday, June 15, 2012
Who has JP's best beer list?
Who has JP's best beer list? We took nominations through July 9; voting runs through Aug. 17.
Friday, February 24, 2012
The special beer will be sold at bars along the Marathon route.
Jamaica Plain's Sam Adams Brewery was the site Thursday of the debut of a special Boston Marathon beer. "26.2 Brew," named for the number of miles in a marathon, will be available at bars along the route of the Boston Marathon. It will also be available at race events. This year's Marathon is on Monday, April 16. This is the first time the Boston Athletic Association, which organizes the race, has partnered with Sam Adams.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
The well-heeled readers of Forbes magazine are being encouraged to visit Sam Adams in JP as the No. 1 stop on their list of "Top Ten American Breweries to Visit."
The tourism business in JP got a shot in the arm from Forbes Magazine as the high-end publication chose our Sam Adams Brewery as its No. 1 stop on a tour of "Top Ten American Breweries." We've become used to seeing lines of tourists stepping down from the trolley that runs between downtown, the brewery and Doyle's. You can't miss them with their white plastic "Sam Adams" bags. And here's hoping they stick around a bit longer in the neighborhood, spending their money, like the ones I often see grabbing a bite at Ula Cafe.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Jim Koch of Boston Beer Co., which has a brewery in JP, took it in stride. "If it weren't for the original New England patriot, Samuel Adams...we might be watching cricket and drinking tea instead of watching the Super Bowl."
A New York bar won't be serving any Sam Adams brews during Sunday's big game, according to the Boston Globe's beer blogger. The founder of Sam Adams, which has a brewery here in Jamaica Plain, wasn't too upset about the snub from Foley's Bar, which is just across from the Empire State Building. "We are OK being taken off draft for a couple of hours if the hometown fans want to show their team spirit on Sunday," Jim Koch said in an email. "I know Foley's, and it's a great bar. I hope they remember that no matter where you're watching the game or who wins, if it weren't for the original New England patriot, Samuel Adams, and his cohorts, we might be watching cricket and drinking tea instead of watching the Super Bowl." Jamaica Plain's Sam …
Friday, August 12, 2011
Friday morning a Pennsylvania man surprised his girlfriend by asking for her hand during a tour of the Boston Beer Co. facility in Jamaica Plain.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Michael Pinto travelled from Pennsylvania to surprise his girlfriend, Dawn Rebollido, with a marriage proposal during the daily tour Friday at the Sam Adams Brewery in Jamaica Plain. She said, "yes." Brewery officials said it was the first time they can recall that a marriage proposal took place at the Jamaican Plain facility.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
A quick video roundup of the region's news and features.
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Thursday, May 26, 2011
June 3-4 at the Seaport World Trade Center, more than 100 breweries from all over the country will be participating in this year's festival with offerings of more than 500 craft brews to sample.
Your teens are holding a car wash at the high school Saturday. The grandparents volunteered to take the younger children to a movie Sunday afternoon. Your tweens take tap on Wednesday evening. It’s your time. Take it. Each week, we’ll tell you about one great idea to give you a much deserved break, and make your life a little easier, maybe a whole lot easier. Beer aficionados can rejoice – the American Craft Beer Fest will take place in Boston next week, June 3-4 at the Seaport World Trade Center. This will be BeerAdvocate’s 4th annual American Craft Beer Fest, hosting over 100 American brewers and more than 500 craft beers to sample this year. It is the largest celebration of it’s kind on the east coast, and sure to expand your beer …