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The seeds are planted when Company Founder, Adam Romanow, ditches the desk for a brewing apprenticeship.
Adam realizes he’s hooked & decides to open his own brewery.
Market research begins, including many nights atop a local bar stool.
The hunt for real estate in South Boston proves to be futile & the search grid widens.
The lease is signed. Castle Island locks down a home in Norwood, MA.
Buildout begins. A 20,000 sq. ft. warehouse is turned into a brewery.
Adam & Head Brewer Matt DeLuca pull an all-nighter to brew the first batch of beer, named TBD.
A 5-year journey comes to fruition when Castle Island Brewing Co. opens to the public!



Wondering how we pack all that flavor into our beers?
Take a tour and we’ll tell you all our secrets.

Tours are currently unavailable during the construction of our taproom.

Tours are free, and are limited to 30 people per group on a first come, first served basis. Closed toed shoes are required. Anyone under 21 years of age is welcome to join the tour but will not be served alcoholic beverages.


Come enjoy free samples of our beers in our tasting room and check out some of the new recipes we’re working on.

Tastings are currently unavailable during the construction of our taproom.


Can’t get enough? Well lucky you – now you can take us home with you.

Current Hours:

Saturday & Sunday: 11-3pm

Here’s what’s currently available in the retail shop:

  • Candlepin
  • Keeper
  • Lager
  • Hearthside

  • Causeway

  • Mo' Pils
  • The Bravest
  • Vern
  • Chuck
  • Big Ern
  • Righteous Goals


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