Adnams, the Suffolk brewer and distiller, has entered into an exclusive distribution partnership with Crafted Exports, the international distributor of American craft beers and spirits.
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306 Northern Ave
Boston, MA 02210 United States
Harpoon was started in 1986 by Dan Kenary, Rich Doyle, and George Ligeti. They were three friends who loved beer and loved drinking beer together but found the beer choices at the time to be limited. Traveling through Europe and experiencing the rich traditions of European brewing and beer drinking enhanced their love of beer and opened their eyes to the rich beer culture they wanted back home. They decided to build a brewery so that they could brew the beers that they wanted to drink, and invite their friends to the brewery to drink it with them.
In June of 1987 a warehouse space on the Boston waterfront was transformed into a brewery and the first Harpoon Ale was brewed. Fresh, local craft beer began making its way out to Boston beer drinkers. It was hard to imagine that craft brewing would become what it has today.
Though many things have changed since the early days of Harpoon, much has stayed the same. We still love brewing beer and enjoying it with friends. One thing that has changed: in August 2014 Harpoon became an employee owned company!
We invite all of you to visit our Boston brewery, where it all began, and our beautiful brewery in Windsor, Vermont.
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Mass Bay Brewing Company, maker of the Harpoon and UFO brands, today announced the purchase of Massachusetts-based contract brand Clown Shoes. Specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, however Mass Bay Brewing co-founder and CEO Dan Kenary told Brewbound that his company had acquired 100 percent of Clown Shoes’ assets.
On a recent visit to Connecticut, Dan Kenary, the co-founder and CEO of Boston’s Harpoon Brewery, discovered that 60 percent of the unrefrigerated beers at one retail account did not have code dates. “That’s shameful,” he exclaimed to roughly 200 beer industry professionals attending last week’s Brewbound Session business conference in New York City.
Brewbound is pleased to welcome Dan Kenary, the co-founder and CEO of Harpoon Brewery, to the Brewbound Session Summer 2017 stage on June 15 in New York City.
Continuing its foray into the booming artisanal liquor scene, Boston’s Seaport Hotel has released a new Harpoon Brewery barrel-aged porter using Angel’s Envy barrels. Beginning in 2014, the unique relationship between Angel’s Envy and the Seaport Hotel has resulted in the creation of three private barrel bourbons blended by staff at the Seaport Hotel exclusively for the hotel’s restaurant, TAMO Bistro + Bar. The Seaport Hotel is now bursting onto the craft beer stage with its new Barrel-Aged TAMO Vanilla Bean Porter that is sure to turn heads.
In this week’s distribution roundup: Cigar City expands distribution to New Jersey; New Holland and Pabst kick off their nationwide distribution agreement; Harpoon’s UFO Beer lands in Minnesota and Catawba Brewing enters Georgia.
The UFO line of unfiltered wheat beers has been refreshed, including packaging, crowns, an embossed bottle and tap handles. Beginning this week, the newly redesigned packages of UFO White Ale, UFO Hefeweizen, and UFO Raspberry will begin their journey from the Brewery and landing in coolers near you. Along with the original unfiltered favorites, a brand new UFO summer seasonal offering, UFO Huckleberry, will make its debut. What the huck is a huckleberry? It’s like a blueberry. But better.
Spring in New England can be fickle; snow one day, shorts weather the next. To help equip beer drinkers for whatever spring tosses their way, Harpoon has released a single hop Spring Pale Ale that’s just right for whatever the day brings.
In the fall of 2014, Harpoon put a hoppy, citrusy, but not tire-out-the-palette-bitter double IPA on tap in their brewery tasting room in Boston. Brewed on Harpoon’s 10-barrel pilot system, the beer was the result of the brewery’s ongoing hop experimentation. It quickly became one of the most sought after beers on tap at the brewery, so last fall Harpoon released it on draft only with limited distribution. Still, fans of the beer clamored for more, and Harpoon was listening. Introducing Harpoon Hoppy Adventure Double IPA, now available in 16 oz. can 4-packs.
Terrapin Beer Co. is planning to open a microbrewery and restaurant at The Battery Atlanta, adjacent to SunTrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta Braves.
For the first time in eight years, Harpoon Brewery has expanded its distribution footprint. The Boston-based craft brewery announced Monday a pair of deals to put its beer into Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The brewers at Harpoon Brewery and Odell Brewing Co. brew like they own the place – because they do own the place. The pride that employee ownership brings is something worth celebrating. So the two employee-owned, independent brewers came together to brew a declaration of brewing independence. Introducing EHOP, an Oatmeal Pale Ale and a collaboration between the employee owners of Harpoon and Odell.
Nothing tells Harpoon’s story better than the beers themselves. So today Harpoon released the Harpoon 30-Pack, a limited edition mix pack comprised of 15 styles of Harpoon beers, two of each style.
Desalitech today announced the achievement of record-breaking reverse osmosis water recovery rates of 96% at the Padre Dam Advanced Water Reclamation plant in Southern California and 98% from the Charles River for use by local brewers.
Year Round Beers
|Sweet Spot||Golden or Blonde Ale|
|UFO R.A.Z||Bavarian Hefeweisse|
|Imperial Red||Red Ale|
|Pale Ale||Pale Ale|
|Munich Dark||Bavarian Hefeweisse|
|UFO Winter Blonde Vanilla Cold Brew Ale- 12 Fl Oz Can||Ale|
|Flannel Friday - Can||Amber Ale|
|Camp Wannamango||Pale Ale|
|White IPA||White IPA|
|UFO Gingerland||Wheat Ale|
|Celtic Style Ale||Red Ale|
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|Belgian Pale Ale||Pale Ale|
|Big Bohemian Pilsner||Pilsner|
|Imperial IPA||Double IPA|
|Imperial Red Ale||Red Ale|