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Beertail Spotlight: Bogs’ Knees

Wash down this holiday season with Bogs’ Knees – our riff on the classic Bee’s Knees cocktail – featuring our limited cranberry sour release, Juicy Bogs, and the bright, aromatic Builders Botanical Gin. Pair with the same five stories your uncle tells every Thanksgiving. Recipe below, cheers! 2oz Builders Botanical Gin 1/2oz Lemon 3/4oz Cinnamon […]

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New State, New Award!

Saying that October has been good to us would be an understatement. We not only opened up distribution of Castle Island beer to the great state of Connecticut where you can find us in bars, restaurants, and stores throughout New Haven, Fairfield, and Litchfield counties, but we also took home a medal earlier this month […]

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Cinco de Derby Cocktail: Jalisco Kiss’d!

Happy Cinco de Derby weekend! In honor of this incredible weekend where we get to hitch our wagons onto two huge celebrations, we’ve decided to commemorate the day with a fancy lil’ cocktail featuring our newest release, Jalisco Kiss. This tequila barrel aged sour is just askin’ for you to make some margs, so get […]

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Eat Your Beer: Dream Police Cupcakes

In case you missed the memo, we like beer over here at Castle Island. So much so, that with the upcoming St. Paddy’s weekend we took your basic chocolate cupcake recipe and turned the dial all the way up to 11 by tossing Dream Police, our limited spiced porter, into the mix. Couple that with […]

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The Island Meets The Ocean!

We are SO stoked to announce that Castle Island’s award-winning beer can now be found out of Mass for the very first time (*on a continuous basis*) as we open up distribution to the great state of Rhode Island! Finally, we’re able to share our story with our neighbors located less than a 30 minute […]

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We’re headed to Boston (Public Market)!

We’re stoked to announce a temporary pop-up location at the Boston Public Market HUB! ICYMI, the Market has been running periodic pop-ups featuring New England craft breweries. We’re next in their series, and will be crackin’ our beers alongside 35 other New England food producers and artisans. Every Thursday and Saturday we’ll be postin’ up […]

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The Tri-Brewery Cup Debuts!

Homebrew Contest | CIBC, NSB, & WB Collab We’re stoked to announce the first ever Tri-Brewery Cup – a homebrew competition that joins the forces of Castle Island, Night Shift Brewing, and Widowmaker Brewing! Now this isn’t your run-of-the-mill homebrew competition. We’re taking this to the next level and are giving the best of the […]

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Barrel Aged Two

Bottle Release | Saturday | 12/1/18   Over the past year, TWO, our 2017 anniversary Russian Imperial Stout, has been quietly resting in four different barrels absorbing their characteristics and morphing into a super version of the initial release. TWO was placed into Buffalo Trace bourbon, Heaven Hill bourbon, rye whiskey, and port barrels creating […]

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More Wood In Norwood: The Beer Lineup

Pour your freakin’ hearts out, More Wood In Norwood is just days away. Check out the entire beer lineup below! If you still need tickets, we got ya at cibeer.co/morewood. ////////////////// Almanac Blood Orange Odyssey // Oak-aged sour farmhouse ale with Blood Oranges and spices, 6.4% ABV Strawberry & Basil // Farmhouse ale aged with strawberries, […]

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Castle Island Takes GABF 2018!

Yes, this is our official GABF photo. // Photo © 2018 Brewers Association Whew, y’all. It’s been a little over a week since our team returned from Denver, Colorado, but the madness of 2018 Great American Beer Festival® (GABF®) is still fresh in our minds. Three days, 62,000 people, and one silver medal later, and […]

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