Here Are the 39 Breweries (31 Brand New, 8 in New Locations)
That Opened in Massachusetts During 2017, In Chronological Order

 

Previously a contract brewer, Battle Road* opens a brewpub in Maynard.

ZēLUS Beer opens a production pilot brewery in Medfield and starts contract brewing.

Bear and Bramble establishes a production nano brewery in Northampton and starts self-distributing.

Shovel Town Brewery opens a nano brewery and taproom in Easton.

Skyroc Brewery opens a micro brewery and taproom in Attleboro.

Previously a production nano brewery, Craft Roots* opens a micro brewery and taproom in Milford.

Moby Dick Brewing opens a brewpub in New Bedford.

Vanished Valley Brewing establishes a production micro brewery and retail tent in Ludllow.

Arcpoint Brewing establishes a production pilot brewery in Belchertown and starts contract brewing.

Henry and Fran establishes a production nano brewery in West Boylston and starts self-distributing.

Oak and Iron Brewing opens in a micro brewery and taproom in Andover.

Turtle Swamp Brewing opens a micro brewery and taproom in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston.

7th Wave Brewing opens a micro brewery and taproom in Medfield.

River Styx Brewing opens in a micro brewery and taproom in Fitchburg.

Charlton Beer Company starts commercial brewing at its production nano brewery in Charlton.

Shire Breu-Hous opens in a brewpub in Dalton.

Tree House Brewing* moves to Charlton and opens a regional brewery and taproom.

Plymouth Beer Company opens a nano brewery and tasting room in Plymouth.

Cheeky Monkey Brewing buys a SmartBrew system and opens a brewpub in Boston.

Brewery Silvaticus opens a micro brewery and taproom in Amesbury.

Barewolf Brewing opens a micro brewery and taproom in Amesbury.

Lookout Farm Brewing opens a micro brewery and taproom in Natick.

Widowmaker Brewing opens a micro brewery and taproom in Braintree.

Barnstable Brewing opens a nano brewery and taproom in Barnstable.

Previously a contract brewer, Percival Brewing* opens a micro brewery and taproom in Norwood.

Shakesbeer starts contract brewing.

Tin Bridge Brewing opens a micro brewery and taproom in Westfield.

Untold Brewing opens a micro brewery and taproom in Scituate.

Previously a contract brewer, Down the Road Beer Co.* opens a micro brewery and taproom in Everett.

Purgatory Beer Company opens a nano brewery and taproom in Whitinsville.

True North Ales opens a regional brewery and taproom in Ipswich.

Drunken Rabbit Brewing opens a micro brewery and taproom in South Hadley.

Slumbrew* opens a second location, this one a gastropub, also in Somerville.

Marblehead Brewing Company starts contract brewing and opens a pilot brewery and retail shop in Marblehead.

Seven Saws Brewing establishes a nano production brewery in Holden.

Altruist Brewing opens a micro brewery and taproom in Sturbridge.

6A Brewing opens a nano brewery inside of Father’s Kitchen & Taphouse in Sandwich.

RiverWalk Brewing* moves its micro brewery to a new space in Newburyport and opens a taproom.

Hopster’s Brewing* opens a second location in the Seaport neighborhood of Boston on New Year’s Eve.

* Indicates breweries that had previously existed but moved to new spaces or opened new locations.

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