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Craft Breweries

Hop into a Massachusetts local brewery for a taste!

Explore the Bay State by sampling the finely crafted ales and lagers from breweries and brew pubs, extending from Cape Cod and the Islands to the Berkshires. With over 130 breweries to visit, there is plenty of award-winning beer right around the corner.

Many of these world-class breweries feature ingredients from Massachusetts such as locally grown and malted grains, fresh hops, and indigenous yeast strains. Valley Malt, the region's first micromaltster in Hadley, works with area farmers who supply organic grains. Hops grown at Four Star Farm in Northfield and Clover Hill Farm in Hardwick are also used in many local brews. Specialty ingredients from Bay State growers include apples, blueberries, herbs, honey, maple syrup, pumpkin and even cranberries, peaches and oysters! You may also visit the MA Brewers Guild.

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Greater Boston

Aeronaut Brewing Co., Somerville

Aeronaut Cannery, Everett

Article Fifteen Brewing, Weymouth

Bone Up, Everett

Break Rock Brewing, Quincy

Cambridge Brewing Company, Cambridge

Castle Island Brewing Co., Norwood

Cheeky Monkey Brewing, Boston

Deadwood Brewery, Dorchester

Democracy Brewing, Boston

Distraction Brewing, Roslindale 

Dorchester Brewing Company, Dorchester

Exhibit A, Framingham

Faces Brewing Company, Malden

Harpoon Brewery, Boston

Idle Hands Craft Ales, Malden

Lamplighter, Cambridge

Lookout Farm Brewing, Natick

Lord Hobo Brewing Company, Boston

Lord Hobo Brewing Company, Woburn

Mighty Squirrel Beer, Waltham

Night Shift Brewing, Everett

Notch Brighton by the Charles River Speedway

Percival Brewing, Norwood

Remnant Brewing, Somerville 

Samuel Adams, Boston

Saltbox Kitchen Brewery, W. Concord

True West, Acton

Trillium Brewing Company, Boston

Trillium Brewing Company, Canton

Vitamin Sea, Weymouth

Wachusett Brewing, Cambridge

Widowmaker Brewing, Braintree

Winter Hill Brewing, Somerville

Wormtown Brewery, Foxborough


North of Boston

Anonymous Brewing, Rowely

Backbeat Brewing Company, Beverly

Barewolf Brewing, Amesbury

Bear Moose Brewing, Everett 

Bent Water Brewery, Lynn

Brewery Silvaticus, Amesbury

Channel Marker Brewing, Beverly

East Regiment Beer Company, Salem

Essex County Brewing Co, Peabody

Gentile Brewing Company, Beverly

Granite Coast Brewing, Peabody

Great Marsh Brewing, Essex 

Ipswich Ale Brewery (Mercury Brewing), Ipswich

Laneside Pub & Brewery, Gloucester

Marblehead Brewing, Marblehead

Merrimack Ales, Lowell

Navigation Brewing Company, Lowell  

Newburyport Brewing Company, Newburyport

Notch Brewing, Salem

Oak & Iron Brewing, Andover

Old Planters Brewing, Beverly

Riverwalk Brewing Company, Newburyport

Spicket River Brewery, Lawrence

The Tap Brewing Company, Haverhill

True North Ales, Ipswich


Hardwick Vineyard Winery

South of Boston, Cape Cod and the Islands

7th Wave Brewing, Medfield

10th District Brewing, Abington

Aquatic Brewing, Falmouth

Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery, Edgartown

Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery, Falmouth

Barnstable Brewing, Hyannis

Barrel House Z, Weymouth

Berkley Beer Company, Taunton

Black Hat Brew Works, Bridgewater

Bog Iron Brewing, Norton

Burker's Aleworks, Hanover

Buzzards Bay Brewing, Westport

Buzzards Bay Brewing, Bourne

Canned Heat Craft Beer Company, Fall River

Cape Cod Beer, Hyannis

Cisco Brewers, Nantucket

Crue Brew Brewery, Raynham 

Devil's Purse Brewing Company, South Dennis

Hog Island Beer, Orleans

Independent Fermentations, Plymouth

LlamaNama Beer Labs, Plymouth

Mayflower Brewing Company, Plymouth

Moby Dick Brewing, New Bedford

Naukabout Brewery, Mashpee

Offshore Ale Company (Vineyard Brewing Co.), Oak Bluffs

Old Colony Brewing, Whitman

Owen O’Leary’s, Brockton

Provincetown Brewing Co, Provincetown 

Second Wind Brewing Company, Plymouth

Shovel Town Brewery, Easton

Skyroc Brewery, Attleboro 

Stellwagen Beer Company, Marshfield

Tree House Brewing Company, Sandwich

Troy City Brewing, Fall River

Untold Brewery, Scituate


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Central Massachusetts

67 Degrees Brewing, Franklin

Altruist Brewing, Sturbridge

Amory's Tomb Brewing, Maynard

Bay State Brewing Company, Worcester

Bull Spit Brewing Company, Lancaster

Cold Harbor, Westborough

Common Ground Ciderworks, North Brookfield

Craft Roots Brewing, Milford

Double Down Brewing Company, Worcester

Flying Dreams Brewing, Marlborough

Gardner Ale House (Moon Hill Brewing Co. Inc.), Gardner

Greater Good Imperial Brewing, Worcester

Honest Weight Artisan Beer, Orange

Lost Shoe Brewing and Roasting, Marlborough

Lost Towns Brewing, Gilbertville

Medusa Brewing Company, Hudson

Nashoba Valley Winery, Distillery, Brewery and Restaurant

Oakholm Brewing Company, Brookfield

Owen O'Learly's, Southborough, Westborough, Brockton

Penny Pincher’s, Millbury

Rapscallion/Pioneer Brewing, Sturbridge, Acton, Concord

River Styx, Fitchburg

Redemption Rock Brewing, Worcester

Rushford and Sons Brewhouse, Upton

Seven Saws Brewing Company, Holden

Start Line Brewing, Hopkinton

Stone Cow Brewery, Barre

Sterling Street Brewery, Clinton

Tackle Box Brewing Company, East Marlborough

Thirsty Robot Brewing, Fitchburg

Timberyard Brewing Company, East Brookfield

Tree House Brewing, Charlton

True West, Acton

Wachusett Brewing, Westminster

Wachusett Brewing, Worcester

Wormtown Brewery, Worcester


Willow Springs Vineyard in Autumn


Western Massachusetts

Abandoned Building Brewery, Easthampton

Amherst Brewing Company, Amherst

Barrington Brewery, Great Barrington

Berkshire Brewing Company, South Deerfield

Big Elm Brewing, Sheffield

Brew Practitioners Brewery and Taproom, Agawam

Brick and Feather Brewery, Turner Falls

Bright Ideas Brewing, North Adams

Building 8 Brewing,  Northampton

Drunken Rabbit Brewing, South Hadley

Element Brewing Company, Millers Falls

Field Crest Brewing, Wilbraham 

Floodwater Brewing Company, Shelburne Falls

Fort Hill Brewing, Easthampton

Four Phantoms Brewing, Greenfield

Great Awakening Brewing, Westfield

Hitchcock Brewing, Bernardston

Holyoke Craft Beer, Holyoke

Iron Duke Brewing, Ludlow

Kismet Brewing Company, Westfield

Leadfoot Brewing, Chicopee

New City Brewery, Easthampton

Northhampton Brewery, Northampton

Outlook Farm Brewery, Westhampton

People's Pint (Franklin County Brewing Co), Greenfield

Pioneer Valley Brewing, Turners Falls

Powder Hollow Brewing, South Deerfield

Progression Brewing Company, Northampton

Rustic Brewing Company, Springfield/Indian Orchard

Scantic River Brewery, Hampden

Sena Farm Brewery, Worthington

Shire Breu-Hous, Dalton

Skyline Beer Company, Westfield 

Stoneman Brewery, Colrain

The Brewery at Four Star Farms, Northfield

Tin Bridge Brewing, Westfield

Tree House Brewing, Deerfield

Two Week’s Notice Brewing, West Springfield

Vanished Valley Brewing, Ludlow

Wandering Star Brewing Company, Pittsfield

Westfield River Brewing Company, Southwick

White Lion Brewing Company, Springfield


Look for these other Craft Beers in stores and at festivals!

Brewmaster Jack

Charlton Beer Company

Clown Shoes

Entitled Brewing

Fermentation Arts Brasserie (FAB) Beer, Somerville

Harper Lane Brewery

Medford Brewing

Naked Ox Beer Company

Off the Cuff Brewing

Portico Brewing Company


Small Change Brewing Company

Wandering Soul Beer Company

Wash Ashore Beer


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