Brewery Blog

Local Hero Restaurant Days

Tuesday 8/25 and Wednesday 8/26 are Local Hero Restaurant Days!  We will be highlighting two pizzas with local ingredients; buy one, get the second 1/2 off!  Many of the restaurants around town will be serving items with local ingredients, so head out and support local food!

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Brewery Turns 28!

We opened our doors on August 10, 1987, which means today, we are celebrating 28 years strong!  Stop on in and celebrate with a Decadent, English strong ale brewed originally to commemorate our 10th anniversary.  Here’s to many more years of peace, love and beer!

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Introducing 32oz cans to go!

We are proud to introduce a new vessel for beer to-go, the 32 oz can!  Pour a perfect pair of pints in the comfort of your home or at a gathering of friends!  Come in and see what we have available!

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The deck is officially open!

Come enjoy our beautiful, award-winning beer garden. We are looking forward to a great season and we can’t wait to serve you delicious beer and food!

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Deck Opening April 20th!

It is finally turning into spring!  We are all very excited about the deck opening this year after such a long winter.  Our scheduled date to open the deck is Monday, April 20th!  We hope to see you all there!

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St. Patrick’s Day- Tuesday, March 17

Come visit us for St. Paddy’s Day! Banish Misfortune will be playing traditional Irish music from 5:00 to 9:00 on Tuesday night. Chef Nate Wagner will be cooking up some delicious Irish inspired specials. Steamer and Black Cat Stout have been brewed to celebrate the holiday! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Resolve to Have More Fun in 2015

We welcome 2015 with open arms and are resolving to have more fun this year! We encourage you to do the same. Come on in and sit by one of our fireplaces, have a couple of beers and some food or just a couple of beers. See you soon!

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New Years Eve!!!!

Come celebrate New Year’s Eve with us! DJ, Champagne Toast, dancing…what could be more fun. Proper ID required after 11pm, no cover.

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Holiday Hours!

We will be closing early on Christmas Eve and will remain closed for Christmas Day so that our staff may spend the holidays with their family and friends. We will open for normal business on December 26th at 11:30 am. If you are out and about on Box Day make sure you stop in for a pint and share your holiday stories with our staff. Happy Holidays!!!

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IPA Dinner 2015

Beer and Cheese

This Thursday, December 4th, we will be having the first of a series of Beer and Cheese tasting nights. $10 gets you a sampler of beer and tasty, artisanal cheese. Hang out with the Brewers in the Brew-house!!! Poke around, ask questions…with Beer and Cheese, what could be better. Call and ask to buy your ticket today!

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Closing Early Tonight

We will be closing early tonight, Monday December 1st, for our Staff Holiday Party. Kitchen will be closing at 4:00 and last call at 4:30.

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Closed on Thanksgiving

We will be closed on Thanksgiving day so that our staff members can spend the day with family and friends. We hope that you can do the same. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Northampton Brewery!

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Thank you for another great deck season!!!!

Thank you for everyone who came out last night for our deck closing party!! We had a lot of fun and said good bye to another fabulous season of outside seating. Look for us to be opening it back up again in the latter part of April!

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Crafty Bastards Book Event


Join us on Tuesday, September 16th at 6pm for a celebration of local beer and brewing history, and meet the author while sampling beer. We will be joined by Lauren Clark, author, as well as our friends from The People’s Pint, Amherst Brewing and Element Brewing. Beer and books in our beer garden; with that much alliteration it’s sure to be sure to be a good time.

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Renovations Complete!


Renovations are done! Our brew house received its first update ever, becoming a state-of-the-art beer lab. We now have a machine to can beer, an open concept kitchen, and a lounge area with an all new look. The inside area now has a fireplace and our award-winning deck has a larger bar and more seating. Lots of exciting changes including an all new menu! Stop in soon!

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