I wanted to brew something a little darker for the fall and winter. I’m a little burned out on pumpkin ales, and I’m a big wheat beer fan, so I decided to give dunkelweizen a try.

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Help Trillium [Updated]

Boston’s Trillium Brewing had to close just before Thanksgiving due to a licensing issue. As of now, they’re still waiting on a decision from the ABCC. If you’re a craft beer fan, please check out their merchandise page and consider buying something to help them out while they’re closed.

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RIP Watch City Brewing

In June, Waltham’s Watch City Brewing closed in order to make repairs to its air conditioning system. Sadly, since then they’ve auctioned off all of their equipment, and now its clear the brew pub is closed for good. According to Wicked Local, owner Jocelyn Hughes was forced to shut the doors for good because the brewery owed over $120,000 in meal taxes.

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