PRESS RELEASE / July 1, 2019 (Cambridge, MA) – Fresh off the recent news of its new Worcester, MA location, Wachusett Brewing Company announces it’s now adding a 3rd brewing and tap room facility in Cambridge, MA to be opened in Fall of 2019. The location at 33 Dunster Street, near the heart of Harvard Square, was formerly the home of longtime brewpub pioneer John Harvard’s. The tap room will have a 15bbl brewhouse, 16 rotating beers on tap, live entertainment, and a full kitchen with a focus on creative flatbreads.
“We are thrilled to be moving in to Cambridge,” said Wachusett President Christian McMahan. “As the Wachusett brand continues to grow, we have been looking for new and interesting ways to reach the next generation of craft beer drinkers and believe this location is ideal for us as we continue to evolve the brand in to the future” McMahan concluded.
“This one is exciting” said Ned LaFortune, Founder/CEO of Wachusett Brewing Company. “We are going to focus this brewhouse on creating a world-class sour beer program as well as some other really interesting and unique styles that I have wanted to do for a very long time” LaFortune concluded.
Denise Jillson, Executive Director of the Harvard Square Business Association, said “we are delighted Wachusett Brewing is coming to the Square. Their pioneering spirit is fresh, fun and unique. We eagerly anticipate their opening and look forward to partnering with them in our many festivals and community-wide events.”
Wachusett Brewing Company will continue to produce the majority of its beer portfolio at its original location in Westminster, MA while utilizing the new Worcester and Cambridge facilities for smaller batch production styles.
For more information about Wachusett Brewing Company, visit www.wachusettbrew.com
The company produces a diverse, award-winning line of beers ranging from their best-selling Blueberry Ale to their highly-rated Wally New England IPA series. WBC is the largest brewer in Central Massachusetts and was named the 43rd largest craft brewery in the US in 2018.