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Four Things to Know About Newburyport Brewing Company
Founded by musicians and homebrewers Bill Fisher and Chris Webb in 2012, Newburyport Brewing Company is just as much about the tunes as it is about the brews. With a focus on local sounds and even more local suds, the brewery continues to draw in its fair share of fans. Read on to see what else has people toasting this beer haven:
- It hosts a live music series. The Live! Brewery Music Series regularly invites musicians, such as Willy Porter, to brew a special beer with founders Bill and Chris, share their influences, chat about the stories behind their songs, and play a show in the tasting room. Outside of this special series, they regularly invite local bands and musicians to share their craft.
- It’s helmed by an award-winning brewmaster. Mike Robinson brings several decades of brewing experience to Newburyport, along with 19 medals from the Masters Championship of Amateur Brewing.
- Mike has even brought a few awards to Newburyport Brewing. Five of the brewery’s beers brought home medals from the 2015 Great International Beer Festival, including the gold-medal -winning barleywine from its 1635 series.
- All the brews feature premium domestic and international malts.The brewery’s Yankee Blue and Red weiss beers are also made with all-natural, non-GMO blueberries and cherries, respectively.