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Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:46 AM


Join us for SBN's Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest on Friday, June 9th, (6:30 - 9:30 PM), and Saturday, June 10th (3:00 - 6:00 PM & 7:00 - 10:00 PM) at The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA. Tickets are $48.00 for general admission and $89.00 for a pair. Our Brewfest will gather nearly one thousand local craft brew fans to celebrate together with dozens of vendors over two days, and three sessions, of unlimited drink samples, food, and fun!

Wonder what it takes for a drink to be considered “Hyper-Local?” Not only are the beers, ciders, meads, and artisanal beverages at our festival made by local producers (from New England), they’re local from the start - created with ingredients grown, made, or harvested in New England. Past examples include brews made with local hops, apples, cranberries, grapes and even oysters!

All three of our sessions will provide attendees with the opportunity to chat with the brewers, learn more about making small batches and homebrewing, hear from experts, and taste a selection of local brews, from local makers.In addition, our Friday night session will feature a special Beer on Cask Tasting “conditioned” by Randy Baril, Head Cellarman of NERAX (the New England Real Ale eXhibition) and featured brewers. Try unfiltered and unpasteurized beer with no nitrogen or carbon dioxide added!. New this year is an invitation only Industry Session targeted to restaurants, institutions and retailers interesting in sourcing local brews.

This showcase is a great chance to experiment with something new and unique!

The Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest is an annual tasting fundraiser for the Boston Local Food Program and is presented by Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN). This Brewfest highlights and promotes local brewers of beer, newly established breweries, cider & mead, artisan beverage makers, and local food vendors. SBN’s definition of local starts in Massachusetts and encompasses all of New England.

Come enjoy unlimited beverage tastings, discover new favorites, socialize with other brew fans, and network with dozens of local brewer, vendors, and local food producers, all while supporting a local, fair, and green economy! For more information, call 617-395-7680 or email Get your tickets at

What’s Included for Festival Attendees?
Cask-conditioned beer from selected local brewers (on Friday only)
Small batches and special brews from selected vendors on all sessions
Unlimited tastings from our participating brewers, craft breweries, cideries, meaderies, artisan beverage vendors
Complimentary local food samples and serving sizes for sale for only $6 or less
Free home brewing demos, lectures, and instructions from local homebrew clubs
Live music and entertainment
Festival Guide with listing of all vendors
Compostable tasting cup and utensils

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