The New England Real Ale Exhibition

Posted on April 5th, 2011

Today’s post comes from Justin K. Thanks Justin!

The New England Real Ale Exhibition (NERAX) runs from March 30th through April 2nd in Somerville, MA. This festival showcases cask ale from British and American breweries. (For a detailed explanation of what cask ale is read Beeriety’s article here.) Because  cask ale has a relatively short shelf life once it’s tapped the show focused on having new beers go up each day. If you were to attend Wednesday night and again Saturday you would see two very different beer lists.

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Beer Advocate’s Extreme Beer Fest

Posted on March 15th, 2011

Today’s post come courtesy of our newest contributor Justin!

Last weekend Beer Advocate hosted their annual Extreme Beer Festival in Boston. This is easily one of the most popular beer festivals in New England, with both days selling out within hours of being on sale. They showcased over 150 different beers from brewers all over the country.

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