2015 Employee Toy Drive

We had a blast shopping for toys during our annual employee toy drive, and surpassed our goal of 150 toys: 178 were delivered to the children's unit at Massachusetts General Hospital! Looks like we'll have to up the ante in 2016! 

Vermont's 14th Star Brewing Co. Marches Into Massachusetts

Welcome to Massachusetts, 14th Star Brewing Co.! Brewed in St. Albans City, Vermont, 14th Star Brewing Co. was the dream of owner and brewer Steve Gagner - an Army veteran who, while deployed in Afghanistan, thought about building a brewery upon retiring from military service.

The brewery's flagship brew, Valor Ale, is a hoppy amber with a portion of its proceeds going to the Purple Hearts Reunited Foundation; a foundation that returns lost or stolen medals to the service men and women who earned them.

12 Brewers of Christmas Draft List!

It's the most wonderful time for a beeeeer! And this year's lineup for Meadhall's annual 12 Brewers of Christmas is lookin' delicious. Each day leading up to the main event on Wednesday, December 16th, (when all 12 participating breweries take over all 110 taps) one keg a day will be designated as the "Tot Keg." Kicking things off this Friday the 4th is Allagash White - proceeds from each pint sold will benefit Toys For Tots.

Tot Keg lineup:

ThanksGIVING - Company Food Drive For Everett's Connolly Center

In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday and to give back to our community, our company-wide food drive brought in over $800 to buy non-perishable food items for Everett's Connolly Center - a local emergency food pantry and community center. So, we went shopping:

Riverwalk Brewing Expands Distribution in MA

We're pleased to announce our partnership with Newburyport, Massachusetts' Riverwalk Brewing Company! Known for it's Belgian and English-influenced unfiltered, bottle conditioned brews, Riverwalk's beers will be available across the state for the first time.

The following is a press release from Riverwalk Brewing Co., released August 4th, 2015.

Riverwalk Brewing Co. will dramatically expand distribution efforts by signing with Craft Brewers Guild in Everett, MA. Their portfolio includes many of the top imported and domestic craft breweries in the world.

10 Pumpkin Beers For Summer Drinking

Yes, it's that time of year - all the pumpkin/fall seasonal beers are beginning to creep onto package store shelves. But instead of panicking and thinking that summer's almost over, rejoice in that pumpkiny flavor that's fresh for the drinking. Go ahead. We won't tell.

Check out the 10 pumpkin beers you shouldn't be waiting 'til October to be drinking:

http://www.thestreet.com/story/13257784/1/10-pumpkin-beers-making-fall-f...

Gose - the Summer Beer of 2015

Pronounced goze-uh, this traditionally German style is going through a resurgence in the American craft beer scene. Case in point: Sixpoint Brewery of Brooklyn, New York released Jammer, a sessionable gose as its new spring/summer seasonal earlier this year.

If you're unfamiliar with the style, or aren't enticed by the idea of a "salty beer," check out this article written by Eric Asimov in the New York Times:

Paste Magazine's Top 10 New Beers of 2015

A handful of IPAs on this list, including Oskar Blues' Pinner and Hop Hunter from Sierra Nevada. Americans love those hoppy beers! A great list (so far).

http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2015/07/the-10-best-new-craft-beer...

Cambridge Brewing Co. & Mystic Brewery Joining Forces

April 19, 2015 News, Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CAMBRIDGE BREWING COMPANY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF BARREL CELLAR AND BOTTLING PROJECT, EXCLUSIVE COLLABORATION WITH MYSTIC BREWERY TO BRING MORE DELICIOUS BEER TO THE PEOPLE.

Buildout of famous barrel-aged beer program, and exciting bottled releases of wild ales to be brewed and aged at Chelsea’s Mystic Brewery.

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