Over the past six years, the Wyman Tavern Brew Fest has become one of the signature fundraising events for the Historical Society of Cheshire County, and it has been a highlight of Downtown Keene’s summer season.

This summer the Brew Fest is back on the grounds of the historic Wyman Tavern Museum. Save the date Saturday, August 7, 2021. Tickets for the Wyman Tavern Brew Fest are $60 VIP, $35 pre-sale, $40 at the gate. Tickets for designated drivers are no charge. VIP ticket holders can enter the Brew Fest grounds an hour early, and receive a souvenir T-shirt and Brew Fest swag All ticket holders will receive our signature Wyman Tavern pint glass. Tickets sales begin 7/1/2021….see the link below to purchase tickets.

Live music featuring Tommy Fakem, and Boom Box Band

 

The Historical Society of Cheshire County has been collecting, preserving, and communicating the history of the region for 94 years.

Thank you for your support!

 

West LA Beer Company

Directions:

647 Route 10 across from the former Nicks Seafood in Swanzey NH

Thursday 4pm to 8pm, Friday 4pm to 9pm , Sat 12 pm to 9pm, Sunday
12pm to 7pm

We are a small batch brewery handcrafting New England IPAs, fruited sours, and lagers.

https://westlabeercompany.com/

Branch and Blade Brewing

Directions:
17 Bradco Street, Keene, NH 03431
Route 10 South, near Hamshaw Lumber/ Ace Hardware.
Turn onto Bradco Street. Branch and Blade is all the way at the end on the right, behind Stingray.

Hours:
Sunday: 11AM – 7PM
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday-Thursday: 3PM – 8PM
Friday-Saturday: 12PM – 9PM

Description:
At Branch and Blade we believe in constantly innovating the world of craft beer. Our goal is to deliver a variety of well-crafted beers of the highest quality. Additionally, we enjoy trying new styles and pushing the limits of our own creativity. We want you, the customer, to love our beer as much as we do.

https://www.babbrewing.com/

Bent Water Brewing

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Directions:

180 Commercial Street, Unit 18
Lynn, MA 01905

Phone:(781) 780-9948

Hours:
Taproom currently closed to the public

Description:

Bent Water Brewing was born from the mind of a scientist, artist, and beer enthusiast. From there, the Bent Water team formed, drawing in unique expertise to strike a balance between the artistic and scientific complexities of brewing and operating a brewery. The result?

Ingenuity & Predictability – – Creativity & Quality – – Variety & Familiarity

Bent Water Brewing is proud to call Lynn, MA home because of the city’s rich industrial roots and superior water source. We believe passion can turn industry into art; and with careful, creative manipulation, we bend water into unique, flavorful beer.

Bent Water’s first batch, brewed on a 15 BBL system, was released in December 2015 and distributed in the North Shore region of Massachusetts. Today, we operate on a 30 BBL system and distribute to Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Rhode Island.

BENT WATER BREWING – LOVE THE WATER

Woodstock Inn & Brewery

 

 

 

 

Directions:
135 MAIN STREET, NORTH WOODSTOCK, NH 03262

Hours:
Sun-Thurs: 11:30a-11p
Fri & Sat: 11:30a-12a

Description:

New Hampshire’s Premier Craft Brewery

Inside every one of our beers, you’ll discover a little bit of what makes New Hampshire special. From the mountains, lakes, and streams, to the farms, small towns, cities, and seacoast. Buy our beer at fine outlets across New England. Or better yet, come up to visit us and sample from the source. 20 plus years ago we began with a seven-barrel system, added a 30-barrel production facility and lab that visitors will discover on the premises today. Visit the brewery, take a tour, eat, or stay with us at the Inn!

Scott

– Founding Father, Woodstock Inn Brewery

Woodstock Inn Brewery » new hampshire craft beer

Hobbs Brewing Company

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Directions:
765 ROUTE 16
OSSIPEE, NH 03864

Hours:

THURSDAY  3:00pm 9:00pm
FRI & SAT 12:00pm 9:00pm
SUNDAY 12:00pm 4:00pm

Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Co (hobbsbeer.com)

Frogg Brewing Company

Frogg Brewing Company – Marlborough

108 Main Street Route 101 Marlborough

· Hours open to the public
Thursday 5-8pm
Friday 3-8pm
Saturday 12-8pm
Sunday 1-6pm
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https://www.froggbrewing.com/

Outlaw Brewing Company
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Directions:
215 Scotland Road, Winchester, NH 03470

The Outlaw Brewing Company
Parking is on the right, before the brewery as you approach it if you came in from 119. Look for the signs.

Please don’t park at the home located near the brewery or turn around in the neighbors driveways.

It is a residential area, 30 MPH let’s be good neighbors.

Hours:
Brewery and Food Truck
Friday 6-9pm
Saturday 12-9pm
Sunday 12-7pm

History:
2017 The Outlaw Brewing Company was licensed to brew beer in this 178 Square foot cabin.

https://www.theoutlawbrewingcompany.com/

Elm City Brewing Company

Elm City Brewing Company

The Colony Mill
222 West Street, Keene, New Hampshire 03431

Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday: 11:30AM- 9:00PM
Sunday: 11:30am-8:00pm
Monday: CLOSED

Description:
Opening in 1995, we are proud to be Keene’s first brewery bringing American brewing traditions lost to prohibition (1919 – 1933). Owned and operated by Debra Rivest since its conception, Elm City Brewing Company has become known for superb food and well crafted beers.

https://www.elmcitybrewing.com/

Granite Roots Brewing

Granite Roots Brewing

Great North Ale Works

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Directions:
1050 Holt Ave. Unit #14
Manchester, NH 03109

Phone: (603) 858-5789

Hours:

  • Tuesday
    Closed
     
  • Wednesday
    Closed
     
  • Thursday
    3:00 – 7:00
     
  • Friday
    3:00 – 7:00
     
  • Saturday
    1:00 – 7:00
     
  • Sunday
    1:00 – 5:00

Description:

Great North Aleworks has been a dream of Rob & Lisa’s for many years. Rob has been a long-time homebrewer and after rediscovering the craft back in 2007, he immersed himself in the hobby. Lisa was always extremely happy with the outcome and even talked Rob into teaching her how to brew some creations of her own.

Around that same time, both Rob & Lisa became active members of the New Hampshire homebrew club Brew Free or Die and began entering their beers in competitions. Rob did well in those competitions, including being crowned four-time Brewer of the Year at the New England Regional Homebrew Competition, taking a silver medal in the final round of the 2013 National Homebrew Competition, and twice making the semi-finals of the Sam Adams Long Shot Competition. In 2010 Rob won the Samuel Adams Patriot Homebrew Competition which gave him the opportunity to brew his beer at the Sam Adams brewery in Boston and have it served on tap at Gillette Stadium for the 2010 New England Patriots season.

Rob has also achieved a National rank in the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) and Lisa has earned the level of Certified Beer Server in the Cicerone Certification Program.

By 2011, it was time to make the dream a reality; Rob and Lisa decided that Rob would leave his day job in the IT world to pursue opening a brewery. Shortly after leaving the corporate world, Rob spent the majority of 2013 working as the first Assistant Brewer at Newburyport Brewing Company, all the while perfecting his recipes, searching for a location, and refining the business plan.

Great North Aleworks

Samuel Adams

 

 

 

 

 

Directions:
30 Germania St, Boston, MA 02130

Hours:

WEDNESDAY

4PM – 8PM

THURSDAY-FRIDAY

2PM – 8PM

SATURDAY

12PM – 8PM

SUNDAY

12PM-6PM

Closures or changes to our hours will be posted to our social media channels. For questions about our hours, feel free to give us a call at 617-368-5080.

Description:

THE BOSTON BREWERY

JIM KOCH FIRST BREWED BOSTON LAGER IN HIS KITCHEN IN 1984. IN A BEER LANDSCAPE FULL OF LIGHT LAGERS, HE KNEW HE HAD SOMETHING DIFFERENT ON HIS HANDS WITH THIS RICH, COMPLEX, AND BALANCED FAMILY RECIPE. AFTER COMING ACROSS AN ABANDONED LOT IN JAMAICA PLAIN, HE SETTLED INTO WHAT IS NOW THE BOSTON BREWERY TO START THE CRAFT BEER REVOLUTION. TODAY, THE BOSTON BREWERY IS HOME TO OUR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BREWHOUSE AND SERVES AS THE HOME OF EXPERIENCES.

samueladams.com

Ohza Mimosas

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Description:

Four friends attempted to mix up some mimosas on a tippy boat off the Cape Cod coast.

The result? A mess.

From making a mess on the high seas to lugging ingredients and cups to the beach, we knew there had to be an easier way.

Based in Cambridge, MA, we’ve set out to bring a taste of brunch wherever you wander. We also believe in using quality ingredients, sustainable packaging, and always supplying a good time.

Ohza (ohzamimosas.com)

Brewers of Nye Hill Farm

Directons:

From Rte 101, turn onto Branch Rd. Follow Branch Rd till the 4 Corners in Roxbury. Turn right onto Middletown Rd. Follow @2miles, until the road becomes dirt. We are the first farm on the left.

From downtown Keene, take Roxbury Street and follow as it becomes Roxbury Rd. It will eventually intersect with Branch Rd at the 4 Corners in Roxbury. Continue straight onto Middletown Rd. Follow @2miles, until the road becomes dirt. We are the first farm on the left.

Hours –

Open Saturdays from 11am-3pm.

Brewery –

Our barn-based brewery is an integral part of Nye Hill Farm. Established in 1790, Nye Hill remains an old New England “multiple farm” – fruits and vegetables, berries and herbs, honey, maple syrup and candy, wool and, in a return of days of yore, hand-crafted beer.

www.nyehillbrewers.com

Modestman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100 MAIN ST.
KEENE, NH

OUR STORY

Modestman Brewing is the brain-child of Ash Sheehan, owner/operator. With a curated team of the finest Master Brewers and professional tasting room staff, the brewery continues to grow over the united belief that brewing beer and the communal experience of shared pints, must be intentional and reflective of where our passions lie.  Ultimately, we lead the business with reverence and respect to the industry and our customers who share our beer.

Monday 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm – 11:00pm
Friday  12:00pm – 11:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm – 11:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Copper Cannon

Directions:
2 Lyman Way, West Chesterfield, NH 03466. Located right off of Route 9/NH-9

Hours:
Friday 5-8 pm, Saturday 12-6pm, Sunday 12-5pm

Description:
Copper Cannon Distillery is an award-winning, family-owned, premium distillery that hand-crafts fine spirits for people that appreciate outstanding quality and want to have a good time! All of our spirits are mashed and distilled on-site. Our small batch production still is modular, which enables customized configurations that help make our products unique. Our still arrangements allow high-quality ingredients to enhance the subtle flavors. We use premium charred oak barrels and carbon filtration to help add complexity and smoothness to our aged products.

https://www.coppercannon.com/

Switchback Brewing

Directions:

 

Hours:

MONDAYS: CLOSED

TUESDAYS: 1PM-8PM

WEDNESDAYS: 1PM-8PM

THURSDAYS: 1PM – 8PM

FRIDAYS: 1PM – 9PM

SATURDAY: 12PM – 9PM

SUNDAYS: 12PM – 7PM

The Tap Room is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Description:

SWITCHBACK BREWING CO. HISTORY

A VERMONT TRADITION SINCE 2002 

The Switchback Brewing Company was founded in 2002 with one goal in mind – to brew unexpected, relatable, great tasting beer.

Business partners Bill Cherry and Jeff Neiblum combined Bill’s expertise in brewing and science with Jeff’s experience as a business entrepreneur. The very first pint of Switchback ever served was at Ake’s Place in Burlington, VT on October 22, 2002.

BREWING TO A FLAVOR IDEA

The idea that became Switchback Ale was developed in Bill’s imagination, with no test brewing. He envisioned maximizing complexity, flavor, and delivering beer the way a brewmaster experiences it. To do this, the beer is left unfiltered and is carbonated 100% naturally in a special process using the yeast. The result is a beer that defies easy description, because it is brewed to a flavor idea and not based on any existing style guidelines. All Switchback beers are brewed this way.

Today, the Switchback lineup has grown to include over 20 beers as year-round offerings, rotating specials and limited releases and we haven’t stopped reimagining flavor.

EXPANSION, BOTTLES AND CANS 

The brewery hired its first employee, Chris Dooley, in 2003 and eventually ran 24-hours a day to keep up with demand.

As demand continued to grow, Switchback added state-of-the art German equipment including a 1964 built copper brewhouse from the Brauerei Schmucker in Beerfelden, Germany, a bottling line, and a canning line to ensure the high quality and flavor standards Switchback fans had grown to love. 

 

We added the Tap Room at Switchback in 2014 as an outlet to showcase experimental brews and limited release batches you usually can’t find anywhere else. We also host beer-themed events including Stretch & Sip Yoga, Cheese and Beer Pairings and various educational classes. 

Now available throughout New England and in New York, beer fans can enjoy Switchback’s consistent quality and flavor on tap, in bottles and in cans wherever their adventures take them.

 

100% EMPLOYEE-OWNED

OUR NEXT CHAPTER

Founder, brewmaster and president Bill Cherry took another bold step in 2017 when he turned ownership of the brewery over to the employees. Switchback is now 100% employee owned via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and will remain locally-owned and -operated forever. Switchback is the first Vermont brewery to operate under this structure.

In addition to Cherry, the brewery is operated by a management team with an off-site board of directors providing occasional support. It’s a collaborative management style and environment of ingenuity that assures Switchback will always be made locally by real brewers and not high-production operations.

The best news? Beer fans can count on the brewery to provide a great beer experience every time they choose Switchback beer.

 

Switchback Brewing Company (switchbackvt.com)

Dogfish head Brewing
Northwoods Brewing

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Directions:
Northwoods Brewing Co
1334 1st NH TPKE Northwood, NH 03261

Hours:

SUN-THURS 11am-9pm

FRI-SAT 11am-10pm

Description:

Hand Crafted Ale, Lager, and Pizza

Northwoods Brewing Company is a nano-brewery in Northwood, NH that opened at the tail end of 2018 focusing on hoppy ales, alternative fermentations, farmhouse beers, and bakery inspired dark ales. Sharing seating with the Rise & Shine Bakery Cafe, we offer full pints and pizza made almost entirely with locally sourced ingredients on dough made with an 8 year old sourdough culture. Beer should take you somewhere, we’ll be along for the ride.

Northwoods Brewing Company (northwoodsbeer.com)

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