Zwanze Day 2015


Get ready, Zwanze fans! On 9.19.15, the following locations (plus many more around the world) will be tapping Cantillon’s Wild Brussels Stout at the exact same time: – Anchorage Brewing Co. — Anchorage, Alaska – Apex — Portland, Oregon – Armsby Abbey — Worcester, Massachusetts –…


A Salute to ‘Merica

America salutes itself this weekend, and rightly so. Back in 1773, when outraged colonials in the Shelton Brothers’ home state of Massachusetts dumped great sacks of British hops (mistakenly labeled “tea”) into Boston Harbor, they were making a historic dual statement — “no taxation without…


Drink for Deutschland

Technically, spring extends for a couple more weeks. But can we all just admit that it’s June, summer’s here, and it’s time to drink as much German beer as humanly possible? We’re talking non-stop, every day from now until September — at which point we’ll…


Bonjour, Spring!

DDC Equinoxe Printemps

The month of May, with the return of those delicate blossoming flowers and chirpy migratory birds, is the perfect time to tentatively venture out once again to the garden or café — the time, perhaps, to sip an appropriately mellow boisson alcoolisée, light up a…


America’s Pastime

FREIGEIST kopenickiade

Baseball season begins this week, and at Shelton Brothers that means one thing: Get out and drink more beer! Or just go to the store and buy more beer to enjoy on your couch while you watch baseball on TV. Whatever, even if you hate…