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Best of the North Shore 2018

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NSHOREMAG.COM 70 AUGUST 2018 B E E R M E N U EDITORS' CHOICE THE GROG, NEWBURYPORT STANDOUT QUALITIES: A large beer list includes almost three dozen taps and more than two dozen bottles on their list, from international to hyper-local, featuring a wide variety of hops, yeasts, fruits, herbs, and grains. FUN FACT: The Grog's classic New England feel consistently draws colonial and redcoat reenactors after local events. INSIDER TIP: There's an- other bar upstairs that features leather chairs to lounge in, perfect for when you want more intimate conversations. 13 Middle St., Newburyport, 978-465-8008, READERS ' CHOICE GULU-GULU CAFÉ, SALEM FUN FACT: Join the Flying Gulu Beer Society and track your progress through the café's list, featuring two dozen draft and almost four dozen in bottles or cans. 247 Essex St., Salem, 978-740-8882, B R E W E R Y EDITORS' CHOICE RIVERWALK BREWING CO., NEWBURYPORT STANDOUT QUALITIES: Just a few years after starting as a 3-gallon brewing opera- tion in Amesbury, River- Walk is winning national accolades for its craft beer, like Gnomad Farmhouse Ale and Screen Door Pale Ale. INSIDER TIP: Mug Club memberships have started— a limited-member club where a unique numbered 20-ounce tankard mug is kept just for your use at the taproom. Fill your mug for the price of a 16-ounce pour and enjoy an annual appre- ciation party. WHAT'S NEW: The taproom and brewery have a large new location in Newbury- port with a spacious bier- garten next to the rail trail. 40 Parker St., Newburyport, 978-499-2337, riverwalk- READERS' CHOICE TRUE NORTH ALE COMPANY, IPSWICH FUN FACT: True North is just about one year old, though founder Gary Rogers has been brewing beer for three decades. 116 County Rd., Ipswich, 978-312- 6948, PHOTOGRAPH BY DOUG LEVY RiverWalk Brewing Co. drink

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