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Craft Beer Cellar Style of the Month, May 2017: Farmhouse Ales

Craft Beer Cellar‘s Style of the Month for May is farmhouse ales. But what does that mean, exactly? While farmhouse ale has become synonymous with saison, it is actually a category within which two styles reside: saison and biere de… Continue Reading →

Craft Beer Cellar Style of the Month, April 2017: IPA

India Pale Ale (IPA) is, by far, the best-selling style in American craft beer. But the style is hardly a new phenomenon.   There is ambiguity as to the origin of the IPA. The most common story you’ll hear is… Continue Reading →

A Craft Beer Cellar Update, From the Source

For eight days, we have stood quietly by and watched many of our front line consumers argue for and against the mission of Craft Beer Cellar. It’s been painful and tough to accept! This industry means the world to us, and… Continue Reading →

Craft Beer Cellar Announces Changes for 2017

A lot of things have changed for us since we opened our first store in Belmont, MA in 2010. One aspect that has not changed is our commitment to amazing beer, hospitality, and education.   There are now over 5,000… Continue Reading →

Co-Founder Suzanne Schalow’s Master Cicerone® Results

I still get very little time off, after nearly six years with Craft Beer Cellar’s flagship store in Belmont, Mass. and, of course, the emergence of Craft Beer Cellar – The Brand; 24 stores open and operating in 11 states,… Continue Reading →

Orval Day: March 26th, 2016

On March 26th, 2016, Craft Beer Cellar will honor ‪Orval‬ with tastings and educational sessions at all Craft Beer Cellar locations! The legend began almost 1000 years ago when a widow dropped her wedding ring into a fountain. It was… Continue Reading →

What the F*ck is a Landbier?

We asked this very question when we heard that House Lager, the latest release from Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers in Framingham, MA, was a German Landbier. We were curious as to what this beer was all about but we couldn’t… Continue Reading →

Craft Beer Cellar Saves Thanksgiving 2015

Craft Beer Cellar Saves Thanksgiving 2015 Edition It’s our annual Thanksgiving Dinner beer pairing post! As part of our commitment to education, we are always challenging ourselves to find fun and interesting beer and food pairings. Thanksgiving Dinner is a… Continue Reading →

Cloudy with a chance of Turbidity

A few months ago, I was at a bar and ordered an IPA. When it arrived, I picked up the glass and commented to my friend, “Look how turbid this is.” The bartender overheard my comment, and felt compelled to… Continue Reading →

Brewland: An Adventure in Craft Beer Filmmaking

What started as a relatively small project has become an intensive, multi-year effort. And Michael Sills wouldn’t have it any other way. Over two years ago, Sills and his crew set out to interview three Vermont brewers that helped turn… Continue Reading →

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