Category: Field Research Series

Field Research: Springdale Barrel Room

Hanging around for the start of the Boston Marathon on a unusually snowy Sunday in April, I decided to head out to Springdale Barrel Room in Framingham, Massachusetts. Springdale sits abreast and atop it’s cousin, the more well-known Jack’s Abbey brewery. If you’re not into the many lagers of Jack’s […]

Field Research Series: Cherry Valley Brewing Company

Cherry Valley Brewing Company

Situated in the Lake Winnipesaukee-bordering town of Gilford, New Hampshire is the small, family-run Cherry Valley Brewing Company. These folks brew in small batches and distribute in the local area around the Lake. I managed to pick up a couple of bottles of their latest creations: White House Honey Brown […]

Field Research Series: Exhibit A Brewing and Castle Island Brewing in Boston MetroWest

Castle Island Brewery

What to do on a frigid afternoon hanging out in the Boston area? Go visit a couple of breweries and continue my Field Research Series (this research helps refine my appreciation for Vermont beers!). Like Vermont, there has been an explosion in the number of new breweries opening up in […]