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06.2011

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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SESSION BEER

Article by: Lew Bryson - Don’t know if you’ve noticed, but when you walk into most craft beer-focused bars these days, the taps run a little bit on the heavy side. 7% IPA, 8% double amber ale, 9% imperial IPA, 6% weissbier, 12% imperial stout . . . I’ve been in places where there were 24 taps pouring nothing lower than 6.5% ABV, and I find myself wondering if these guys sell many beers with lunch. But every [...] Read More »

TAPPING IN TO BEER COCKTAILS

Article by: Brandy Rand - Take a close look at beverage menus around the country, and you may start noticing an interesting ingredient in cocktails – beer!  The popularity of craft brews has been growing steadily over the years, resulting in a larger share of shelf space as well as expanded beer lists at bars and restaurants.  With all these unique flavor profiles  – from Black Lager to Flemish Red to Milk Stout – bartenders have started using beer in [...] Read More »

ENDANGERED COCKTAILS: ROOF GARDEN COOLER

Article by: Pink Lady - Summer will be upon us in Boston with high temperatures and humidity to match.  For those days when it feels too swampy to even move, we suggest lounging about with a Roof Garden Cooler in hand.  The drink, which comes to us by way of David Wondrich’s Killer Cocktails, is a forgotten classic that once functioned as a sort of air conditioning for well-heeled guests at the rooftop garden at the tony Waldorf Hotel.fun fact [...] Read More »

PROFILE: LEN ROTHENBERG

Article by: Fred Bouchard - LEN ROTHENBERG 63Owner, Federal Wine & Spirits, Boston Federal Wine and Spirits has been Len Rothenberg’s baby for 25 years, and he still thinks of it in terms of a congenial 197Os folk club.  Federal has become a hangout for wine enthusiasts, a ‘coffeehouse’ for the exchange of enthusiasm and ideas.  Federal’s bailiwick is forging community and wine culture connections in Boston’s Financial District.  Its customers are lawyers, newspapermen, bankers, financial analysts, [...] Read More »

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