Tiny brewery with big tastes attracts evening crowd

David Lyon for The Boston Globe

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Getting a drink at a speakeasy during Prohibition must have been a lot like visiting Night Shift Brewing in the industrial hinterlands off Route 99, where you pull up between a couple of chain link fences and follow the logo-emblazoned signs. But the obscure location, limited parking, and even more limited hours don’t keep patrons away, says co-owner Mike Oxton.

Open since March 2012, Night Shift shares an old industrial structure on Charlton Street that Oxton believes was a munitions building during World War II. True to its name, Night Shift’s spiffy little taproom is open 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturday noon to 5.

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