Festival Mass

How ’bout another round? Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival returns this September

The second annual Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival returns to Oak Bluffs on Sept. 23rd. 

Thoughts on Tap

‘Oh honey!’ Bud Light places mead in the crosshairs with new ad campaign

Bud Light is at it again. As AB InBev continues to buy up craft brews and squish competitors, they’ve launched another commercial clearly targeting the good-hearted fans of craft beer and other artisan beverages. 

Festival Mass

Workin’ for the weekend 08.18

You made it through another week, you’ve earned yourself a beer or three!

Take a look at what’s going on across southern Mass. and the Ocean State this weekend.

Mass Thoughts on Tap

Dissecting Mass. Growler Laws

With recent “changes” in the state’s growler laws, now’s as good of a time as any to take a look into just what the state says brewers and consumers can and can’t do when it comes to growler fills. 

Mass News

Major Changes for MA Growler Laws

For Massachusetts craft beer lovers with a stockpile of growlers, relief may be on the way after an advisory by the state’s alcohol control board released Wednesday. 

Festival Mass

On Your Mark, Get Set, Drink!

In recent years, road races involving craft beer have become increasingly popular. While this is great for those “crazy” people who enjoy running for fun, the rest of us may just roll in after the race for the beer sampling and food. 

Festival Mass RI

Festival Season Kicking Into Full Gear

The weather is finally beginning to warm up, and that means the start of outdoor beer festivals around the Southcoast region.

Below is a list of festivals definitely worth checking out and featuring many of the breweries that will be featured here on Bearded & Brewed.

Boston Beer Summit – May 13th 12:30-4pm/5:30-9pm | TICKETS

Red, White & Brew at Buttonwood Park Zoo – May 19th 6:30-9pm | TICKETS

ACBW Local Beer Cask Fest – May 19th 6:30-9:30pm | Tickets available at door

BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational – June 2nd & 3rd (3 sessions) | TICKETS

Craft Beer Cruise – BRUNCH! – June 17th 11am-1pm | TICKETS

Bacon & Beer Fest RI – June 17th 2-5:30pm | TICKETS

New Bedford Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival – July 15th 12-6pm | TICKETS

Hopfest! 2017 Craft Beer and Food Festival – Aug. 19th 1-8:30pm | TICKETS