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The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm

Why The Perfect Storm? Because I just saw the movie - again. It's our birthday. After 15 years in town we still feel like kids. We readily admit that we don’t have this thing completely figured out. But we are only 15, still adolescents, barely with whiskers. You...

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Bouctouche Blonde

Bouctouche Blonde

Is this a gateway beer for the Belgian style? Let me pour forth… Bouctouche Blonde is a Belgian style beer for the people. For many beer drinkers, Belgian is a scary word. Belgian beers can be intimidating. Someone might think: “I just want a nice smooth drinking,...

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Kölsch

Kölsch

Our first craft beer Summer’s End is getting a promotion! You Ale House adherents of many years may remember Summer’s End was our first brew at the Ale House, back in August 2006. We argued over its name – a lot. I won the argument, but soon, this name will be tucked...

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Parker St. Porter & St. Patrick

Parker St. Porter & St. Patrick

All y’all are probably wondering if anything is going on for St. Patrick’s Day here. And, to be brief, there is. You may recall that last year, this whole other-worldly, strange and totally unacceptable ‘thing’ happened on exactly St. Patrick’s Day, in Mass., thereby...

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Facelift Old English IPA

Facelift Old English IPA

Facelift might be new to you, but this beer has been here since 2006.  Rick Walton, Gardner Ale House owner, prior to buying, opening and running his brewpub used to brew beer in his cold, cob webby, basement.  This is where Facelift was created.  You could also say...

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Red Apple Farm Semi-Sweet Hard Cider is in Cans

Red Apple Farm Semi-Sweet Hard Cider is in Cans

Hear ye, hear ye! Our great collaboration brew with Red Apple Farm, namely the Red Apple Farm Semi-sweet Hard Cider, has made it into the can and is available everywhere including here, at the front door. 2021 marks the year that the Red Apple Farm Semi-Sweet Hard...

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Rick’s Beer Shorts – Craft Beer Video: Lit Lager

Rick’s Beer Shorts – Craft Beer Video: Lit Lager

In our first 60-second video episode of Rick's Beer Shorts, which is featured on our Instagram feed (@moonhillbrewing) weekly, Rick's craft beer journey brings him to Lithuania (sorta), where he explains the nuances of our Lithuanian Lager (Lit Lager) and the...

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Rick’s Beer Shorts – Craft Beer Video: Lit Lager

Rick’s Beer Shorts – Craft Beer Video: Pufnstuf

Rick continues his craft beer journey in this episode of Rick's Beer Shorts. In this video Rick reviews Moon Hill's flagship brew, Pufnstuf American IPA. Rick describes a happy and unintended consequence in the brewing of this popular regional favorite. Watch Rick’s...

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Oktoberfest Plans Announced

Oktoberfest Plans Announced

The Gardner Ale House & Moon Hill Brewing Co. Oktoberfest "Party In the Street" is cancelled this year. Instead, you can "Take The Party Home". Our Oktoberfest Lager and German Food Specials will be available for dine-in and take-out beginning on Saturday, October...

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11:30 AM till 8:00 PM
Monday

11:30 AM till 9:00 PM Tuesday to Friday

10:00 AM till 9:00 PM Saturday
(Brunch 10:00 AM till 2 PM)

10:00 AM till 8:00 PM Sunday
(Brunch 10:00 AM till 2 PM)

 

74 Parker Street
Gardner, MA 01440

978-669-0122

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This Year’s Oktoberfest Festbier to Debut Pretty Soon! Prost!

We have been  putting out an Oktoberfest festbier since we opened in 2006. That's 16 Oktoberfest lagers and even though we had to skip the "Party In The...

The Perfect Storm

Why The Perfect Storm? Because I just saw the movie - again. It's our birthday. After 15 years in town we still feel like kids. We readily admit that we don’t...
Belgian Blonde Style

Bouctouche Blonde

Is this a gateway beer for the Belgian style? Let me pour forth… Bouctouche Blonde is a Belgian style beer for the people. For many beer drinkers, Belgian is...

Kölsch

Our first craft beer Summer’s End is getting a promotion! You Ale House adherents of many years may remember Summer’s End was our first brew at the Ale House,...

Parker St. Porter & St. Patrick

All y’all are probably wondering if anything is going on for St. Patrick’s Day here. And, to be brief, there is. You may recall that last year, this whole...

Facelift Old English IPA

Facelift might be new to you, but this beer has been here since 2006.  Rick Walton, Gardner Ale House owner, prior to buying, opening and running his brewpub...

Red Apple Farm Semi-Sweet Hard Cider is in Cans

Hear ye, hear ye! Our great collaboration brew with Red Apple Farm, namely the Red Apple Farm Semi-sweet Hard Cider, has made it into the can and is available...
Craft Beer reviewer, Rick Walton

Rick’s Beer Shorts – Craft Beer Video: Lit Lager

In our first 60-second video episode of Rick's Beer Shorts, which is featured on our Instagram feed (@moonhillbrewing) weekly, Rick's craft beer journey...
Craft Beer reviewer, Rick Walton

Rick’s Beer Shorts – Craft Beer Video: Pufnstuf

Rick continues his craft beer journey in this episode of Rick's Beer Shorts. In this video Rick reviews Moon Hill's flagship brew, Pufnstuf American IPA. Rick...

Oktoberfest Plans Announced

The Gardner Ale House & Moon Hill Brewing Co. Oktoberfest "Party In the Street" is cancelled this year. Instead, you can "Take The Party Home". Our...