Shovel Town Brewery

Did you know that North Easton Ma is known for creating shovels, more specifically the Ames Shovel which helped build the trans- continental railway? Well now you do… 


Did you also know there is a brewery deep in the heart of North Easton that specializes in crafting unique, and high quality craft beer. That’s the story we’re telling today. Shovel Town Brewing. 


This interview is a lot of fun and you’ll learn a thing or two.. Plus it has Andy from Castle Island and who doesn’t love Andy? Seriously we love Andy


Make sure to stay up to date with Shovel Town as they open their second location in Foxboro. 

In addition, check out their website. To get your hands on some of their great beer and not to mention their awesome brick oven pizzas, cause who doesn’t like pizza and beer.

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Publish Date: 5/8/2020




Recent Episodes

In November of 2018 the Brew Roots crew was introduced to Channel Marker Brewing in Beverly Massachusetts. For us it was the first time we interviewed a new brewery before they were open. To hear about Channel Marker's beginning make sure to listen Episode 44 with them!


We remember leaving Channel Marker always thinking we need to do a follow up episode with them down the road. Well here is that episode.


Learn about how Channel Marker opened their doors in Beverly Massachusetts and in almost a year and a half has become one of the more talked about breweries in the area and even got some national attention recently thanks to an article put out by USA Today.


To find out how you can get your hands on their beer make sure to check out their website below!

https://www.channelmarkerbrewing.com


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Publish Date: 9/25/2020


We made our way to Western Mass to find out what's the deal with their beer scene and we were told we need to stop at Rustic Brewing in Indian Orchard right outside of Springfield. We are sure glad that we listened.


This episode goes into the story of how three friends passion in beer turned into opening a brewery, that prides themself one attention to detail and the freshness of their beer.


Make sure to check out our friends the Mass Brew Bros Article on Oktober Fest 2020


https://massbrewbros.com/oktoberfest-2020/


We hope you enjoy this episode we had a lot of fun recording it.


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Publish Date: 9/18/2020


The Brew Roots crew made their way up to Littleton New Hampshire to hang out with Schilling Beer Co.


Schilling started out as a dream between 3 brothers, their father and their best friend a little over 15 years ago.


Schilling believes that:

“Brewing progressive European-inspired beers is our passion. These beers reflect our experiences of living and traveling extensively throughout continental Europe, the warmth of family and friendships, and the values and intentionality that define our beers and our future.” this episode covers quiet a bit. So sit back and enjoy!


Make sure to stay up to date with all things Schilling at their website http://schillingbeer.com


Cheers!


To find out how you can make- eco friendly beer choices while drinking craft beer head on over to the link below!

https://ecofriendlybeer.com/8-ways-craft-beer-drinkers-can-make-eco-friendly-choices/


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Publish Date: 9/11/2020


The Brew Roots crew met up (virtually) with our new friend Rob Lightener from East Brother Beer Co. out of Richmond, California. East Brother is known for classic styles such as Pilsners and Lagers which is right up our alley! This episode will really inspire you to plan yourself a trip out west to experience the beer (trust us it’s amazing).


Make sure to stay up to date with them on social media and their website http://eastbrotherbeer.com


We're extremely excited to announce that we are partnering up with Four Star Farms out of Northfield, Massachusetts!


Did you know that some of your favorite Massachusetts breweries use hops from a local family owned hop farm right here in Massachusetts.


Our friends over at Four Star Farms are there for you whether you’re a commercial brewery or a small batch home brewer.


Check out their website to place your order at https://fourstarfarms.com


Get your hands on the best and freashest hops available locally. 


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Publish Date: 9/4/2020


We ventured our way back to Western Massachusetts! This week we got to hang out with Fieldcrest Brewing Company. This small batch brewery is owned by Adam and Shannon Field, with the help and support of their family and friends. This duo truly embody the meaning of community by providing delicious beer and food to the people of Western Mass.


We definitely encourage our listeners to stop out there and experience the Western Mass Beer Scene.


We hope to see you out there soon. (At a social distance)


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Publish Date: 8/28/2020


In early February we made our way to Sam Adams Boston Tap Room, right within historic Faneuil Hall to talk and drink some beer with Head Brewer Megan Parisi. 


Megan talks about here journey in craft beer, prior to her arrival at Boston Beer Company in 2015 and how she is helping Sam Adams stay relevant in the crazy world of craft beer. 


Megan is an active member in the Boston Pink Boots Society and rumor has it she can play a mean clarinet.


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Publish Date: 8/21/2020


This week we got to hang out with Alberline Texas's own Sockdolager Brewing. You may ask what does Sockdolager mean? Well here is a description from their very website! SOCK•DOL•AG•ER- 1.) A FORCEFUL BLOW 2.) AN EXCEPTIONAL PERSON OR THING


We got to learn a little about the Texas beer scene and what Sockdolager Brewing Co. is doing to to provide a consistent, unique, and quality product to their patrons.



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Publish Date: 8/14/2020


Here’s the story of how two longtime friends turned business partners turned their dreams into a reality to own a brewery. 


Anonymous Brewing out of Rowley Ma has been operating for a little over 2 years but have made a name for themselves with their culinary approach of balancing ingredients and a touch of experimental process.


Make sure to keep up to date with all things Anonymous Brewing at their website http://anonbrew.com


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Publish Date: 8/7/2020


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