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Gateway to beer heaven

The craft beer biz is booming . The evidence is everywhere: on tap, as more bars and restaurants diversify their offerings; at the stores, where shelves are crammed with a dizzying array of product; and on the ledger sheets.
Local pros share their first loves and choose their ‘forever’ brew
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  January 27, 2012
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On tap for 2011

Unquestionably, 2010 was another banner year for craft beer. Personal highlights include the release of barrel-aged and specialty beers such as Sierra Nevada's 30th Anniversary Series, and the recognition of Cascadian Dark Ales (or Black IPAs) as a styl
The New Year in beer
By JOSH SMITH  |  December 31, 2010
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Samuel Adams Imperial Series

What makes a beer "big"? Well, it depends what year you're drinking it.
Living large
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 26, 2009
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Samuel Adams Brewer Patriot Collection

A nation founded on beer is a strong republic indeed.
Revolutionary
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 08, 2006
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A Boston booze time line

The Pilgrims land in Plymouth because they're out of booze. As good a reason to start a country as any.
Boston's place in booze and brews history
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 16, 2006