In an effort to bolster sales of its beer at on- and off-premise retail accounts, Westminster, Massachusetts-based Wachusett Brewing Company is leaning into a taproom expansion strategy within its home state. The company today announced it would take over the former John Harvard’s Ale House located in the heart of Cambridge’s Harvard Square.
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175 State Rd E
Westminster, MA 01473
Westminster, MA 01473 United States
Wachusett Brewing Company was founded in 1994 by 3 Massachusetts college buddies who developed a significant appreciation for craft beer during their adventures of biking, canoeing and hiking around New England. Armed with a “we can do this” attitude, the three cast off from their careers in engineering and biology to pursue their passion to make great beer.
Today, Wachusett has grown to become one of the largest breweries in Northeast with a diverse and award-winning portfolio of ales and lagers that are still made with the same “we can do this” attitude that started the brewery over 20 years ago.
Come visit us at The Brew Yard located at our brewery in Westminster MA to learn more about our story and sample our wide variety of beers. We hope to see you soon!
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Wachusett Brewing Company announces its first ever music industry collaboration with its new partnership with reggae and dub music star Stick Figure. The first beer, “COCOANUT IPA”, is a tropical, fruit forward IPA infused with natural coconut.
The Patios open this season with a slightly extended footprint, making way for the return of fan favorites like the Wachusett Brew Yard, Wag Wednesdays and putt-putt mini-golf, and some new activations that are sure to get Bostonians pumped for patio season.
Friday, Feb. 1 saw the release of Worcester’s Bravest in both the Wormtown Brewery and Wachusett Brewing Company’s taprooms. Wormtown’s event kicked off at noon and Wachusett’s started theirs at 6 p.m. Both breweries anticipated large turnouts all in the name of charity.
“The Fergal Project” Returns To The U.S. in 2019 with “Fergal’s Honey Blonde.” The latest beer in their 1794 Series will once again feature a collaboration with renowned Irish Master Brewer Fergal Murray.
In episode 21 of the Brewbound Podcast, Murray discusses the changes to the American beer scene that he’s witnessed during his long career in beer, his latest collaboration with Wachusett and innovations that could drive future category growth.
Sales of beer, cider and flavored malt beverages topped $38.2 billion in 2018, according to market research firm Nielsen, which tracks category-wide sales at major off-premise retailers.
Two of Central Massachusetts most well-known brewers are coming together for the first time for a very worthy cause. In response to the recent tragic death of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy, the two breweries are creating and launching a beer called “Worcester’s Bravest,” with 100% of the proceeds being donated to the Ava Roy Fund.
After only being recognized by the Brewers Association (BA) as an official beer style in March, “juicy or hazy IPAs” have already become the most competitive beer category at the upcoming Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition. In a post on the organization’s website, BA craft beer program director Julia Herz wrote that 414 different hazy IPA entries were received for the September event. Another 292 juicy or hazy pale ales and double IPAs were also submitted for judging at this year’s event, an indication that the “haze craze” is a beer style trend with legs.
Downtown Boston is getting another summer beer garden, thanks to Mayor Martin Walsh and the City of Boston, Wachusett Brewing Company, and Delaware North, a hospitality company owned by Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs. Dubbed “Boston Seasons” and located at City Hall Plaza, the new pop-up beer garden, ice cream shop and mini-golf course will open May 4 and operate seven days a week throughout the summer.
Massachusetts-based Wachusett Brewing Company is introducing two new year-round beers to complement their existing portfolio.
The Brewers Association has officially recognized hazy New England-style IPAs as a bona fide beer style. In a press release, the trade group today announced changes to its “Beer Style Guidelines,” a reference for brewers and beer competition organizers that includes style descriptions and product specifications. Among the new styles of beer featured in the 2018 guidebook are three cloudier offerings – “Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale,” “Juicy or Hazy IPA” and “Juicy or Hazy Double IPA” — which over the years have become known as New England-style or Northeast IPAs.
Massachusetts’ Wachusett Brewing has partnered with former Guinness brewmaster Fergal Murray to kick off a new set of collaboration brews that the company has dubbed the “1794 series.” Set to debut on February 23, “The Fergal Project” is a 4.5 percent stout that combines Irish malts with the same American hops used in Wachusett’s “Wally” New England IPA.
Nauti Seltzer is looking to go beyond the hard seltzer category with the announcement of their newest flavor, Nauti Rosé. Nauti Rosé is a refreshing and delightful interpretation of a sparking rosé wine.
Human Resources Generalist - Wachusett Brewing Company -- Westminster, MA (05/29/2019)
Wachusett Brewing, a Top 50 U.S. craft brewery, is seeking a Human Resources Generalist
Packaging Manager - Wachusett Brewing Company
Packaging Manager - Wachusett Brewing Company -- Westminster, MA (11/14/2018)
Wachusett Brewing Co., a Top 50 craft brewery, is seeking an experienced Packaging Manager.
Cellar Operator (2nd Shift) - Wachusett Brewing Company
Cellar Operator (2nd Shift) - Wachusett Brewing Company -- Westminster, MA (10/31/2018)
Attention beer lovers, a Top 50 craft brewery in Central MA, is looking for a Cellar Operator
Marketing & Social Media Manager - Wachusett Brewing Co
Marketing & Social Media Manager - Wachusett Brewing Co -- WESTMINSTER, MA (08/24/2018)
Seeking a driven, high-energy, beer-lover to communicate and interact with targeted communities.
Beertender - Wachusett Brewing Co
Beertender - Wachusett Brewing Co -- Westminster, MA (07/06/2017)
Wachusett Brewing Company is expanding their consumer experience at the brewery by adding a new Tap
Account Manager - Wachusett Brewing Company
Account Manager - Wachusett Brewing Company -- Westminster, MA (06/07/2017)
Wachusett Brewing Company is looking for an energetic, beer enthusiast to work in our Sales Departme
Cellarman - Wachusett Brewing Co
Cellarman - Wachusett Brewing Co -- Westminster, MA (06/01/2017)
The Cellarman is responsible for the duties involved with the fermentation cellar and all beer relea
Year Round Beers
|Belgian White Mamba||Belgian|
|Bella Czech Pils||Pilsner|
|Green Monsta IPA||IPA|
|Blueberry Ale||Wheat Ale|
|Larry Imperial IPA||Imperial IPA|
|Country Ale||Pale Ale|
|Wachusett Winter||Brown Ale|
|Quinn's Amber Ale||Amber Ale|
|Summer Ale||Wheat Ale|
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|Black Shack Porter||Porter|
|Nut Brown Ale||Brown Ale|
|Horseshoe Ale||Pale Ale|
|Green Monsta Ale||Pale Ale|
|Imperial Black IPA||Pale Ale|
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