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Better beer

Go beyond Bud with a six-pack of New England craft brews.

(Photograph by Joel Benjamin)
By Courtney Hollands
September 27, 2009

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The business of artisan-made small-batch beer, known as craft beer, is booming. There are close to 1,500 craft breweries in the country, with 108 in New England that meet the National Brewers Association’s definition: independent owners producing less than 2 million barrels annually. Even in a recession (perhaps because of it?) sales are growing, according to association numbers. At Downtown ... (Full article: 886 words)

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