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Beer Making Is King In And Around Boston

Beer Making Is King In And Around Boston

BOSTON — This classic New England city, and surrounding area, has long been a hotbed of radical beer-making. In the 1980s the area was the launching point for Samuel Adams beer that was the first craft beer brand to truly succeed on a national level, and the city is home to Harpoon Brewing Company, one of the country's biggest and oldest craft beer companies. In recent years a variety of new breweries have opened in the Boston area, proving that the city's beer-making revolution is still alive and hopping.

Inspired by the word "beer-cation," which recently became part of our culture's vernacular, trips to breweries are a popular past-time even instate to some of the...