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Massachusetts Breweries

Last updated: November 26, 2000


Christine Mauceri keeps tabs on the bars in the Boston area, and Ralph Sturgen has a Massachusetts page on his New England Brewery Database.


01000: Springfield
Amherst - Holyoke - Northampton - West Springfield

Moonlight Brewing
380 Union Street #18C
West Springfield MA 01000

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened March 1, 1998.
Amherst Brewing
36 North Pleasant Street
Amherst MA 01002

Phone: +1 413-253-4400

Brewpub
Opened July 30, 1997.
Brewer: Jim Karpita.
Paper City Brewing
108 Cabot Street
Holyoke MA 01040

Phone: +1 413-535-1588
Fax: +1 413-538-5774

Microbrewery
Opened November 1, 1996.
Brewer: Rick Quackenbush, Jason Todd.
Northampton Brewery
Brewster Court Bar and Grill
11 Brewster Court
PO Box 791
Northampton MA 01060

Phone: +1 413-584-9903
Fax: +1 413-584-9972

Brewpub
Opened August 10, 1987.
Brewer: Chris O'Connor.
Capacity 1,800 barrels.

01200: Pittsfield
Great Barrington

Brewery at 34 Depot Street
Arrowhead Brewing
34 Depot Street
PO Box 4107
Pittsfield MA 01201

Phone: +1 413-442-2072
Fax: +1 413-443-7321

Brewpub
Opened July 20, 1994.
Brewer: Daniel Stansfield.
Capacity 1,200 barrels.
Old Saddleback Brewing
34 South Depot Street
Pittsfield MA 01201

Phone: +1 413-496-9088
Fax: +1 413-443-7321

Microbrewery
Barrington Brewery and Restaurant
420 Stockbridge Road
Jennifer House Commons - Route 1
Great Barrington MA 01230

Phone: +1 413-528-8282
Fax: +1 413-528-1271

Brewpub
Opened May 23, 1995.
Brewer: Andrew Mankin.
Capacity 700 barrels.

01300: Springfield
Greenfield - South Deerfield

People's Pint
24 Federal Street
Greenfield MA 01301

Phone: +1 413-773-0333
Fax: +1 413-773-5363

Brewpub
Opened 1997.
Berkshire Brewing
12 Railroad Street #96
South Deerfield MA 01373

Phone: +1 413-665-6600
Fax: +1 413-665-7837

Microbrewery
Brewer: Chris Lalli.

01400: Worcester
Westminster

Wachusett Brewing
175 State Road East
Westminster MA 01473

Phone: +1 978-874-9965
Fax: +1 978-874-0784

Microbrewery
Opened December 19, 1994.
Brewer: Peter Quinn.
Your World Brewery
23 Sunset Road
Westminster MA 01473

Phone: +1 508-342-6035
Fax: +1 508-343-6977

Microbrewery
Opened October 1, 1996.

01500: Worcester
Shrewsbury - Sturbridge

Deja Brew
510-B Boston Turnpike Road
Route 9
Shrewsbury MA 01545

Phone: +1 508-842-8991
Fax: +1 508-842-9347

Microbrewery
Opened May 1, 1997.
Brewer: Ray Schavone.
Hyland Orchard and Brewery
199 Arnold Road
PO Box 234
Sturbridge MA 01566

Phone: +1 508-347-7500
Fax: +1 508-347-7776

Microbrewery
Opened September 15, 1997.
Brewer: William Petersen.

01600: Worcester
East Hartford

Main Street Brewing
244 Main Street
Worcester MA 01608

Brewpub - Closed
Opened March 27, 1996.
Closed 1997.
Open as Irish Times, but no longer brewing.

01700: Worcester
Bolton - Concord - Framingham - Hudson - Marlborough - Natick

John Harvard's Brew House - Framingham
1 Worcester Road
Framingham MA 01701

Phone: +1 508-875-2337
Fax: +1 508-875-3690

Brewpub
14.5 points / 1 beer
Opened July 1, 1996.
Brewer: Brian Sanford, Jaime Parsons.
Capacity 2,500 barrels.
Old Marlborough Brewing Company
59 Fountain Street
PO Box 1157
Framingham MA 01701

Phone: +1 508-875-0990
Fax: +1 508-879-6521

Beer Marketing Company
Opened July 1, 1989.
Brewer: Catamount Brewing.
Nashoba Valley Winery and Orchard
100 Wattaquadoc Hill Road
Bolton MA 01740

Phone: +1 978-779-5521
Fax: +1 978-779-5523

Brewpub
Opened August 1, 1997.
Brewer: Richard Pelletier.
Concord Junction Brewing
152 Commonwealth Avenue
Concord MA 01742

Phone: +1 978-371-9929
Fax: +1 978-371-0955

Microbrewery
Opened July 29, 1996.
Brewer: Brett Pacheco, Mike Labbe.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.
Owen O'Leary's Restaurant
319 Speen Street
Natick MA 01745

Phone: +1 508-650-0972
Fax: +1 508-650-1447

Brewpub
Opened April 28, 1996.
Old Harbor Brewing
Pilgrim Brewery
577 Main Street
Hudson MA 01749

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened March 25, 1995.
Closed July 1, 1998.
Capacity 8,000 barrels.
Underground Brewing
269 Mechanic Street
Marlborough MA 01752

Phone: +1 508-393-1420

Microbrewery
Brewer: Scott Lutke.

01800: Middlesex-Essex - Bradford - Lowell - Wilmington
Bradford - Lowell - Wilmington

Essex Brewing
35 Offer Street
Bradford MA 01835

Phone: +1 508-521-3996

Microbrewery
Lowell Brewing Company
199 Cabot Street
Lowell MA 01854

Phone: +1 978-937-1200
Fax: +1 978-937-1212

Microbrewery
13.5 points / 2 beers
Opened March 1, 1994.
Brewer: Paul McErlean.
Capacity 4,160 barrels.
Middlesex Brewing
844 Woburn Street
Wilmington MA 01887

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened May 1, 1992.
Closed October 1, 1998.
Capacity 3,000 barrels.

01900: Middlesex-Essex
Danvers - Gloucester - Ipswich - Newbury - Newburyport - Peabody - Salem - Saugus

brew moon restaurant and microbrewery #2
114 Broadway
Route 1 North
Saugus MA 01906

Phone: +1 781-941-2739
Fax: +1 781-941-2121

Brewpub
Opened January 8, 1996.
Brewer: Dan Cahill.
Capacity 1,200 barrels.
Brew House at Danvers
65 Newbury Street
Danvers MA 01923

Brewpub - Closed
Opened October 4, 1995.
Closed May 1, 1997.
Capacity 1,400 barrels.
Brutole Brick Oven Brewery
65 Newbury Street
Danvers MA 01923

Phone: +1 978-777-6633

Brewpub
Formerly Brewhouse at Danvers.
Old Salem Village Brewing
12 Morgan Drive
Danvers MA 01923

Brewpub - Closed
Closed 1995.
Gloucester Brew Kettle
16 Rogers Street
Gloucester MA 01930

Brewpub - Planned
Clamtown Brewery Inc.
Ould Newbury Brewing Inc.
P.O. Box 319
Ipswich MA 01938

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened December 1, 1995.
Closed 1997.
Capacity 500 barrels.
Dornbusch Brewing Company
PO Box 412
Ipswich MA 01938

Phone: +1 978-526-8514
Fax: +1 978-526-8514

Beer Marketing Company
Opened May 26, 1995.
Brewer: Mercury Brewing.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.
Ipswich Brewing
23 Hayward Street
Ipswich MA 01938

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened August 30, 1992.
Capacity 11,000 barrels.
Now Mercury Brewing.
Mercury Brewing and Distribution
23 Hayward Street
Ipswich MA 01938

Phone: +1 978-356-3329
Fax: +1 978-356-8826

Microbrewery
Opened 1999.
Formerly Ipswich Brewing.
Clam Town Brewery
50 Parker Street
PO Box 319
Newburyport MA 01950

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened December 1, 1995.
Closed March 1, 1997.
Capacity 500 barrels.
Ould Newbury Brewing
227 High Road Street
Newbury MA 01951

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened September 1, 1992.
Closed March 1, 1997.
Capacity 2,500 barrels.
Peabody Brewing
26 Walnut Street
Peabody MA 01960

Phone: +1 978-538-9995

Microbrewery
Salem Beer Works
Slesar Bros Brewing
278 Derby Street
Salem MA 01970

Phone: +1 978-741-7088
Fax: +1 978-741-7632

Brewpub
14.5 points / 1 beer
Opened April 22, 1996.
Brewer: Scott Houghton.
Capacity 1,200 barrels.

02100: Boston
Allston - Braintree - Cambridge - Newton - Somerville - Waltham

Breckenridge Brewery
Boston MA 02100


Brewpub - Planned
Downtown Brewing Company
Boston MA 02100

Beer Marketing Company
Fort Hill Brewhouse
125 Broad Street
Boston MA 02110

Brewpub - Closed
Opened May 15, 1996.
Closed July 1, 1998.
Capacity 3,600 barrels.
Back Bay Brewing
755 Boylston Street
Boston MA 02114

Brewpub - Closed
12.5 points / 1 beer
Opened December 19, 1995.
Closed March 1, 2000.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.
Commonwealth Brewing #1
Boston Hops
138 Portland Street
85 Merrimac Street
Boston MA 02114

Phone: +1 617-523-8383
Fax: +1 617-528-1037

Brewpub
19.0 points / 1 beer
Opened August 1, 1986.
Brewer: Jeff Charnick.
Capacity 3,100 barrels.
brew moon restaurant and microbrewery #1
115 Stuart Street
Boston MA 02116

Phone: +1 617-742-2739
Fax: +1 617-742-6620

Brewpub
12.5 points / 1 beer
Opened December 6, 1994.
Brewer: Gerry O'Connell.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.
Atlantic Coast Brewing
Tremont Ale
50 Terminal Street
Boston MA 02129

Phone: +1 617-242-6464
Fax: +1 617-242-7273

Microbrewery
15.5 points / 1 beer
Opened March 1, 1994.
Brewer: Jeff Biegert.
Capacity 7,200 barrels.
Olde Time Brewers
402 Rutherford Avenue
Boston MA 02129

Beer Marketing Company - Closed
11.0 points / 1 beer
Boston Beer Company
Longshot
30 Germania Street
Boston MA 02130

Phone: +1 617-522-9080
Fax: +1 617-482-5527

Large Brewery
14.5 points / 24 beers
Opened December 7, 1984.
Brewer: James Koch.
Capacity 1,213,000 barrels.
North East Brewing
1314 Commonwealth Avenue
Allston MA 02134

Phone: +1 617-566-6699
Fax: +1 617-277-1334

Brewpub
Opened June 15, 1996.
brew moon restaurant and microbrewery #3
50 Church Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Phone: +1 617-499-2739
Fax: +1 617-661-2739

Brewpub
Opened June 24, 1996.
Brewer: Darrah Bryans.
John Harvard's Brew House - Harvard Square
33 Dunster Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Phone: +1 617-868-3585
Fax: +1 617-868-4341

Brewpub
16.0 points / 1 beer
Opened August 28, 1992.
Brewer: Geoff DeBisschopp, Yoland Bator, Rob Higgins.
Capacity 2,500 barrels.
Cambridge Brewing
1 Kendall Square #100
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone: +1 617-494-1994
Fax: +1 617-494-8958

Brewpub
Opened May 1, 1989.
Brewer: Darryl Goss, Will Meyers.
Capacity 2,500 barrels.
Modern Brewer Company
99 Dover Street
Somerville MA 02144

Phone: +1 617-629-0400

Microbrewery
Watch City Brewing
256 Moody Street
Waltham MA 02154

Phone: +1 781-647-4000
Fax: +1 781-647-4004

Brewpub
18.0 points / 1 beer
Opened March 13, 1996.
Brewer: Stephen Lincoln.
Beacon Brewery
Highland Winery
26 Elliot Street
Newton MA 02161

Phone: +1 617-630-1015
Fax: +1 617-630-1018

Microbrewery
Opened December 9, 1998.
Brewer: David Ruggiero.
brew moon restaurant and microbrewery #4
250 Granite Street
South Shore Plaza
Braintree MA 02184

Phone: +1 781-356-2739
Fax: +1 781-356-7776

Brewpub
Opened September 15, 1997.
Brewer: Scott Brunell.

02200: Boston

Mass. Bay Brewing
Harpoon Brewery
306 Northern Avenue
Boston MA 02210

Phone: +1 888-427-7666
Fax: +1 617-482-9361

Microbrewery
Opened June 2, 1986.
Brewer: Sean Cornelius.
Capacity 60,000 barrels.
Some beer brewed by F.X. Matt.
Boston Beer Works
61 Brookline Avenue
Boston MA 02215

Phone: +1 617-536-2337
Fax: +1 617-536-3325

Brewpub
Opened April 10, 1992.
Brewer: Kevin Kittredge.
Capacity 5,700 barrels.

02300: Brockton
Duxbury - Easton - Plymouth

Brant Point Brewing Company Inc.
Duxbury MA 02300

Beer Marketing Company - Planned
Coastal Brewing Company
PO Box 1179
Duxbury MA 02331

Phone: +1 617-837-2491

Beer Marketing Company
Opened 1986.
Plymouth Bay Brewing
56 Main Street
Plymouth MA 02360

Brewpub - Closed
Closed November 1, 2000.
Round House
PO Box 938
Easton MA 02375

Phone: +1 508-238-0972
Fax: +1 508-238-0971

Brewpub - Planned
Brewer: Stephen Fisch.
Capacity 2,500 barrels.

02500: Buzzards Bay
Nantucket - Oak Bluffs - South Dennis - Vineyard Haven

Brewery at Martha's Vineyard
43 Oak Bluffs Avenue
Oak Bluffs MA 02557

Phone: +1 508-696-8400

Microbrewery
13.5 points / 1 beer
Offshore Ale Company
30 Kennebec Avenue
Oak Bluffs MA 02557

Phone: +1 508-693-2626
Fax: +1 508-693-3951

Brewpub
Opened July 1, 1997.
Formerly City Ale and Oyster House.
Old Cape Cod Beverage Company
PO Box 778
South Dennis MA 02563

Phone: +1 508-385-3954

Beer Marketing Company
Cottage City Brewing
PO Box 4247
Vineyard Haven MA 02568

Phone: +1 508-693-4673

Microbrewery
Opened June 1, 1997.
Brewer: Forrest Williams.
Cisco Brewers
5 Bartlett Farm Road
PO Box 2928
Nantucket MA 02584

Phone: +1 508-325-5929
Fax: +1 508-325-5145

Microbrewery
Opened July 15, 1995.
Brewer: Randy Hudson.
Capacity 400 barrels.

02600: Buzzards Bay
Hyannis

Big Dick's Home Brewed Lager
Hyannis MA 02601

Microbrewery - Planned
Cape Cod Brew House
Nantucket Brewing
720 Main Street
Hyannis MA 02601

Brewpub - Closed
Opened May 1, 1995.
Closed December 1, 1996.
Capacity 1,020 barrels.
Hyannisport Brewing
720 Main Street
Hyannis MA 02601

Phone: +1 508-775-8289
Fax: +1 508-775-5006

Brewpub
Opened July 1, 1997.
Capacity 1,020 barrels.

02700: Providence RI
North Dartmouth - Westport

Bristol Brewery
439 State Road
North Dartmouth MA 02747

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened May 1, 1998.
Buzzard's Bay Brewery
98 Horseneck Road
Westport MA 02790

Phone: +1 508-636-2288
Fax: +1 508-636-0111

Microbrewery
Opened August 21, 1998.
Brewer: Dan Kahn.
Capacity 32,000 barrels.


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