Hey, it’s October! There is no better way to spend a Sunday afternoon sitting by an outdoor firepit, loading in a slice of pizza. With friends, you share stories and sip on a delicious neighborhood brew made five feet away. So, to continue to be Boston’s future #1, 300 word blogger, I have found the best breweries in Massachusetts!
If you’re a beer consumer, the first thing that comes to mind in early October is, ROCK-tober, if you’re a DJ. The second thing is Ocktoberfest. So, let’s take a look at the humble beginnings of Ocktoberfest:
The Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest, featuring a beer festival and a travelling carnival. It is held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. They hold it to a 16- to 18-day folk festival. It runs from mid- or late-September to around the first Sunday in October. More than six million international and national visitors attending the event. The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture. It’s been held since the year 1810. Other cities across the world also hold Oktoberfest celebrations that are modeled after the original Munich event.
Beer In America
From bisonbrew.com: Beer and America have one of the oldest and most robust connections. It arrived in the states during the English rule but has remained in the locals’ hearts to this day. One of the most potent impacts was seen in Massachusetts. By the time of the revolution, craft beer was produced nationwide. The 1800s showed Boston in a new light as the mecca of beer and made it an industry-producing beer.
So, now we know where public beer drinking maybe was originated. Let’s take a deep dive into the best breweries in Massachusetts!