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Toast the Coast Trail: Craft Beers, Wines & More on the North Shore

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The local craft beverage industry is booming on Boston's North Shore. From beer and wine to mead and rum, locally made adult beverages are making a splash by combining older traditions with creative innovations. These local companies share their stories as well as their products by hosting tours, visiting hours and tastings.

Get your hops by the harbor and your wines by the vines.

The North of Boston CVB has published the Toast the Coast Tour, mapping brewers, distillers and winemakers, in an easy-to-follow self-guided tour. Spend a day or make the Trail part of your vacation getaway, visiting each of these locally-owned companies at your leisure. You can follow the Toast the Coast Tour any time of year and experience the best local flavors of the North Shore. 

Here are the fine beverage crafters that make up this thirst-quenching self-guided tour. 

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Gentile Brewing Company
59 Park St, Unit 1, Beverly 

1634 Meadery
3 Short St, Ipswich

Ipswich Ale Brewery
2 Brewery Place, Ipswich

True North Ale Company
116 County Rd, Ipswich

Bent Water Brewing Company
180 Commercial St, Lynn

Ryan & Wood Distillery - Gloucester MA

Russell Orchards Farm & Winery
143 Argilla Rd, Ipswich

​Privateer Rum Distillery
11 Brady Drive, Ipswich  

Ryan & Wood Distillery
15 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester

Far From The Tree Cider
108 Jackson St, Salem

Cider Hill Cellars
45 Fern Ave, Amesbury


Where to Stay on Cape Ann

Want to plan a Toast the Coast getaway? Atlantic Vacation Homes offers a wide variety of vacation rental homes across Cape Ann that would be perfect for your weekend escape. To book your accommodations, simply view available rentals and enter your desired dates to get a quote. You can also call toll-free at (855) 853-9143 to speak with a Guest Experience Specialist.

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