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Fifty-two brewers – local, regional, national and international – are on hand, offering 200+ beers for aficionados to sample. A number of Massachusetts companies are represented, from small breweries like Bad Martha and Ipswich Ale to large breweries like Harpoon’s and Sam Adams.
Here is the list of participating breweries.
It turns out, Massachusetts is helping to lead the craft brewing renaissance taking place across the country. According to the Massachusetts Export Center, the Bay State is the 8th largest exporting state for beer.
Just last week, BostInno published an article mapping out over 100 breweries across Massachusetts.
And the Massachusetts Brewers Guild has a handy map of breweries in its organization.
Other upcoming Beer Festivals this season include: Springfield on Tap at the Big E in West Springfield on February 6; the 2016 Harpoon St. Patrick’s Festival on March 4-5 in Boston; the Brew Woo at the DCU in Worcester on April 2; and the New England Real Ale eXhibition, at the South Boston Lithuanian Club on April 6-9;
The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism, which promotes the state’s many culinary assets, has a handy list of craft breweries across the state, alongside other related categories like Wineries, Farmers Markets, Sports Bars and Distilleries!