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Western Mass Beer Week!

June 11-18, 2016 will be Western Mass Beer Week!  A week of events celebrating the beer brewed in western Massachusetts.  We will be featuring beer and food paired specials for the entire week and releasing two brand new 16 oz IPA cans on Thursday the 16th!

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The Deck is Open!!

Our beautiful Beer Garden is officially open, come enjoy a tasty beer and some sunshine!

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Deck Opens April 18th!

We are so close to opening our outdoor dining!  We can’t wait to see you on the 18th!

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BFF Beer Social April 7

Join us for the BFF Beer Social Thursday April 7 from 6:30-8:30.  Head brewer Donald Pacher has collaborated with four of his BFFs in the brewing industry to bring you a night of beer which will be accompanied by Chef Nate Wagner’s food pairings. $29, call ahead tickets are limited 413-584-9903.

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Deck Opens April 18th

We are working hard to get our outdoor dining open!  We are scheduled to open on the third Monday of April as usual!  We can’t wait to see you out there!

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March 10 Pamela Means Band

Pamela Means with Anand Nayak and Sturgis Cunningham will be playing as part of our live music Thursday series at 10:00 March 10th.  Join us in our bar area for this special event!

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Resolve to have more fun in 2016!

We have all the happenings one would need to have more fun this January!  Beer and Cheese tastings, Paint Social Art parties, Live music and of course Wednesday Movie Night!  Stop in sometime to have more fun with us!

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Holiday Hours

We will closing early on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas day. Last call is 4:30 on Christmas Eve.  New Year’s Eve we will be open until 2:00AM.  Every other day will be regular hours! Cheers and happy holidays!

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Spend NYE with us!

On New Years Eve we will have dinner specials, a champagne toast at midnight and Music by Cloud 9 Productions!  Make sure you stop on by to celebrate!!

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Live music this Thursday!

This Thursday Father, Misty + The Big Rock will be playing at 10pm!  Swing on by for a pint and enjoy this acoustic duo!

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Closing Early Today!

We will be closing after lunch today so that our staff may enjoy our Annual Staff Holiday Party.  Sorry for any inconvenience and we will see you tomorrow for normal hours!

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Beer and Cheese Tasting this Thursday, December 3rd!

First Thursday of every month is our beer and cheese tasting in the brew house! $10 gets you four half pints of beer paired with delicious, Chef picked cheese! Stop in or call to reserve your spot!

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Monte’s March Beer Dinner Sold Out

We have officially sold out our fundraising beer dinner! Thank you to all who purchased ticket in support of the Food Bank of Western Mass!

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Monte’s March Fundraising Beer Dinner!

We are hosting a Fundraising Beer Dinner for Monte on Monday, November 23rd! We need to fuel Monte and fill his cart full of money! Monte from 93.9 The River is Marching from Springfield to Northampton on November 23rd and then from Northampton to Greenfield on November 24th to raise money for the Food Bank of Western Mass! The beer dinner will start at 6:30 and have four wonderfully delicious courses, each with a beer pairing. Tickets are $45 and limited space is available, call the Brewery to get your ticket before we sell out!

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Medal Winners!

This past weekend at the Great International Beer Festival five of our beers earned medals!  Deckbier – Bronze, Black Cat Stout – Silver, Conundrum – Bronze, and we swept two of the three spots in the IPA category…Juggernaut-Bronze and Greyhound IPA – Silver!  All five beers are on draft right now, so come on down and drink an award winning beer!

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Deck Closing Party

It has been an amazing summer; such fabulous weather to sit out side in!  We are celebrating another season complete with our Deck Closing Party on Tuesday, October 13th from 5-8pm.  Come on in and help us finish out the season with a bang!

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Decktoberfest

On September 20th we will be having our first annual Decktoberfest. This event will be held on our upper deck and will include Oktoberfest style food and beer. Tickets are $25 and are limited, so call and get yours today!

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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

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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!

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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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