Grand Opening of Mystic Brewery’s Tasting Room

Heading out towards Boston has been a common occurrence for Elise and I lately (almost as much as heading up to Northern VT for monthly rations of Hill Farmstead, Lawson’s Finest, and Heady Topper). Between Night Shift, Idle Hands, Jack’s Abbey, Cambridge Brewing, Enlightenment Ales and others it’s well worth the 5 hours round trip it takes for us to go out there, fill up on great beer, hit one of the outstanding bars in the area for lunch or dinner and head back to the Capital Region.

Given that Night of the Barrels was rescheduled for the same week we’ll be in Florida for Hunahpu Day at Cigar City, we were kind of bummed we were going to be missing out on all of this great MA beer. Since Mystic was opening their tap room and we arranged to pick up a couple of special release beers at Night Shift, we pushed off our Valentine’s Day plans to make the trip to the Greater Boston area on Saturday instead.
Continue reading