Craft Beer Dinners
2017 is the third year of our 'Celebration of Craft Beer' dinner series! For each Beer Dinner we create a menu to highlight the beers that will be showcased each month. Our Chef crafts a menu that pairs perfectly with the featured brewery.
The Beer Reception starts at 6.30pm in the bar (featuring the first beer and 3 appetizers) and the 4 Course Dinner starts after.
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Beer Dinners are usually held on the middle Wednesday or Thursday of every month.
Upcoming Craft Beer Dinners
Call for Reservations (required): +1 978 649-4400
Past Craft Beer Dinners
New Belgium Brewing
Wednesday, August 16 at 6:30pm
A fun story of how New Belgium got its start:
"We'll set the scene.
1988. Belgium. Boy on bike. (Ok, make that a young man of 32.)
As our aspiring young homebrewer rides his mountain bike with "fat tires" through European villages famous for beer, New Belgium Brewing Company was but a glimmer in his eye. Or basement..." READ MORE
Smuttynose Brewing Company
Wednesday, July 19 @ 6:30pm
Chef Mark Filteau will create a 5-course menu that is perfectly paired with 5 Smuttynose beers.
Smutynose has been brewing fine beers in NH since 1994.
"We value creativity, quality, authenticity and sustainability, but it really boils down to making great beers to enjoy with friends and family. We hope you love drinking our beers as much as we love brewing them. Cheers!"
*menu subject to change
Wednesday, June 21 @ 6:30pm
Brewery Ommegang was born with the philosophy that truly unique ales must be built from the ground up. Now brewing 7 award-winning Belgian-style ales year round plus seasonals and an extensive list of limited edition ales, Ommegang is the place where brewing is an art and partaking is a passion.
Allagash Brewing Company
Wednesday, May 17 @ 6:30
$65 per person
Allagash Brewing Company started in 1995, as a one-man operation in a small corner of a warehouse in Portland, Maine. Founder Rob Tod assembled a small 15-barrel brewhouse from used equipment and began his quest towards the production of traditional Belgian-style ales.
Rob sold his first batch of beer – the very first Allagash White – in the summer of 1995. Since that time, Allagash Brewing Company has grown and expanded – now we’re available in 17 states and the District of Columbia. READ MORE
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Thursday, April 20
$65 per person
"We set out with a simple goal: brew the beers we wanted to drink. We started small, with a homebrew shop, a love of American hops and plenty of passion. In the process, we changed the beer world forever. Decades later, we’re still at it, and the passion burns brighter than ever." READ MORE
Wachusett Brewing Company
Wednesday, March 22 @ 6:30pm
TJ Morse, an industry veteran, will join us. He loves the opportunity to educate and share his passion and experience.
$65 per person
*menu subject to change
Fisherman's by Cape Ann Brewing Co.
Thursday, February 16 @ 6:30pm
Hosted by Jeremy Goldberg, the founder and owner of Cape Ann Brewing Co.
**SPECIAL LIVE MUSIC NIGHT** After the dinner, stay for fantastic live entertainment in NoLo featuring The Barrett Anderson Band with special guest Ben Knight.
Fisherman’s beer — whose bold flavor and character reflect the spirit and courage of the sailors of the North Atlantic fishing fleet — is a tribute to hard work and a salute to friendships that endure. Cape Ann Brewing Company is an award-winning, family-owned, craft brewery in the heart of downtown Gloucester, Massachusetts on Boston’s North Shore.
Rescheduled to Wednesday, January 18
While the cisco brewers team claim that while they have never personally traveled to other parts of the galaxy, and can’t quite say they are the coolest place “in all the Milky Way” they do claim that they are just about the coolest place on planet Earth. READ MORE
$65 + tax and gratuity
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Wednesday, December 14 @ 6:30
Featuring Jason Hollander
New England Brewery Rep.
Firestone Walker Brewing Company is renowned for crafting iconic pale ales and pioneering barrel-aged beers on California¹s Central Coast. "Everything we do revolves around one goal; to make the world¹s best beers."
Weihenstephan The Worlds Oldest Brewery
Wednesday, October 19 @ 6:30pm
Weihenstephan, throughout all its developments, achievements, and setbacks, one thing has remained constant: their beer.
Thus the Weihenstephan Monastery Brewery - after nearly a thousand years - still stands upon the Weihenstephan Hill, proud of its quality and its tradition and conscious of its position as the oldest existing brewery in the world. You can read about it here!
It was more than a decade ago when Johannes von Trapp started thinking about starting a brewery at his family’s lodge in Stowe, Vermont. He had a dream to brew an American version of the tasty lagers he enjoyed so much during trips to the countryside near his ancestral Austrian home.
With this dream in mind, Johannes worked to start a brewery at Trapp Family Lodge. It became a reality in the spring of 2010, when von Trapp Brewery officially opened. READ MORE
Brooklyn Brewery is made up of a rich collection of characters from all over the world. These characters are dedicated to brewing and selling great beer and enriching the communities we serve. Together, these Brooklyners have assembled the skills needed to transform a home brewing hobby into an independent brewery with a brand that has become an international beacon for good beer. Among our team is Garrett Oliver, a prolific author and James Beard Award-winning brewmaster, and cofounder Steve Hindy, author and beer industry commentator. READ MORE
Wednesday, December 16 @ 6:30pm
featuring Special Guest, Colin Means
We are so excited to welcome Lagunitas as the first West Coast brewery in our Craft Beer Dinner series!
Wednesday, October 21 @ 6:30pm
Beer takes us on adventures. It allows us to discover new flavors and exotic cultures. Our quest for great beer can lead anywhere, from corner pubs to faraway breweries.
For Heavy Seas founder, Hugh Sisson, beer altered the trajectory of his life. READ MORE!
Join us in exploring Heavy Seas! The Beer Reception starts at 6.30pm in the bar (featuring the first beer and 3 appetizers) and the 4 Course Dinner starts at 7pm.
Magic Hat Brewing Company
Wednesday, September 30 @ 6:30pm
Magic Hat Brewing Company is a brewery in South Burlington, Vermont. It began production in 1994, and is currently owned by Costa Rican company Florida Ice & Farm Co. It brews four year-round beers and several seasonal products and one-off batches.
Sebago Brewing Co.
Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30pm
Featuring Doug Mulford, Brewer, Cicerone, Beer Historian, and now Sebago sales liaison...a man of many talents!
The first, freshly brewed beer at the original Sebago Brewing Company brewpub was poured in 1998. Craft beer in Maine was on the rise and there were three guys who wanted to build a great place to work and hang out. Four brewpubs and one brewery later, they are a local Maine favorite, known for their commitment to community, awesome staff, and creative craft beer and food!
Woodstock Inn Brewery
Wednesday, June 17 at 6:30pm
Featuring Erin Marley, Brand Manager
$55 per person
Wednesday, May 13 at 6:30pm
$55 per person
Richard Pfeffer, Co-Founder, will join us!
Since 1988, Gritty McDuff’s has been creating fine, handcrafted ales and traditional pub fare. From our humble beginnings as a small brew pub in Portland’s Old Port we’ve grown to become the brew pub of choice for Mainers and folks “from away”.
From the start, Gritty’s was at the forefront of the brewing renaissance in the Maine. Founders Ed Stebbins and Richard Pfeffer had two simple goals in mind: to create a true, English-style pub serving fresh ales and great food, and to have fun doing it. READ MORE
Our Inaugural Celebration of Craft Beer Dinner, hosted by Sam Adams Brewery, will be held on Wednesday April 22, at 6:30pm.
The Beer Reception starts at 6.30pm in the bar (featuring the first beer and 3 appetizers) and the 4 Course Dinner starts at 7:30pm.
$55 (plus tax and gratuity)