If you were on the interwebz yesterday, you may have caught wind of our latest efforts to open a new store in Winchester. But in case you missed it, here’s the deal.
We have a pretty sweet team of people here at Craft Beer Cellar. And we thought it might be fun to help you get to know us better. So without further ado, meet Brett Bauer. Name: Brett Bauer Nickname: B Squared What do you do at Craft Beer Cellar? I’m a Resident Beer Geek. Helping […]
Andrea and Christian Stanley started Valley Malt in 2010, and since then they’ve increasingly provided local malts for brewers throughout New England. Nobody disagrees that sourcing ingredients locally is better for giving things (in this case, beer) a sense of place. And thanks to this duo (from Western Mass. and Buffalo, NY respectively), who are […]
Ever since Mikkeller’s Brettanomyces Bruxellensis and Brettanomyces Lambicus (part of the brewers Yeast Series 2.0) landed on shelves recently, we’ve been pondering the difference between these two yeast strains.
As a collective staff, we’re always trying new beer. In hopes of giving you a better idea of what we think about what we’re tasting, we’re throwing some beer reviews into the mix. We’ll look at appearance, aroma, taste, and mouthfeel . and add in food pairings when we find something fabulous.
We know we aren’t the first ones to cover this exciting news, but felt compelled to share it in case you haven’t heard. Starting this October, Anne-Françoise Pypaert will become the Master Brewer at Orval. The current Master Brewer, Jean-Marie Rock, will retire and Pypaert, who has worked at the Trappist brewery for 20 some-odd […]
As we mentioned earlier this week, we.ve been spending a lot of time thinking and talking about the different definitions and types of brewers. We believe that the same transparency that many are rooting for in the Craft vs. Crafty debate extends to contract brewing, too. The main reason being that as a retailer, we […]
We do! We.re on a quest for transparency in our industry because if we can.t be honest with you, the consumer, about the products we sell, then we’re no better than the big companies that are trying to secretly trick us into buying products made by brewing companies that don.t exist. (Think Shock Top Brewing […]
Taunton-born Fenway resident Helder Pimentel launched Backlash Beer Company in the summer of 2011. As an avid homebrewer, Pimentel decided to take the next step into the world of commercial brewing. And thanks to his determination, Backlash Beer can be found at watering holes and bottle shops throughout Massachusetts. Pimentel took a minute to tell […]
Greetings, geeks! We just wanted to let you know that we’ve decided to put together some study sessions for anyone interested or currently studying to become a Certified Cicerone®. Kate Baker, our Hoperations Manager extraordinaire, will be offering study sessions on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7:15 pm, and you can reserve a spot via […]