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New England Inns & Resorts offer packages for beer enthusiasts

Posted by Melanie Nayer  April 23, 2013 07:40 AM

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woodstockinn-brewery.jpgSome of America's finest beers are crafted here in New England. To help bring beer lovers together, the BrewInn was created - an opportunity for beer lovers to embrace travel while taste-testing their way through different brews.

New England Inns & Resorts is made up of nearly 250 properties, many of which have their own breweries or pubs, or have tapped into the local craft beer movement in their area. The BrewInn offerings vary by property, but sample packages include:

The Berkshire Brew Package (The Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge, MA) – For craft beer aficionados, the resort offers “The Berkshire Brew” package in partnership with Big Elm Brewing of Sheffield. Enjoy a Local Beer Flight in the resort’s Lion’s Den Pub, and a tour and tasting at Big Elm Brewery. The package also includes two 22 oz. bottles of the signature Lion’s Ale, and souvenir 16 oz. pint glasses to take home. Price: Available June to October from $275 per room, taxes included.

Brewers Weekend (Woodstock Inn Station & Brewery, North Woodstock, NH) – Learn how to brew beer in the Inn’s unique micro brewery, voted Best Brewery in New England. Stay two nights and add on the Brewer’s Weekend, which includes full country breakfast each morning, Friday night brewer’s reception, lunch Saturday, Brewer’s Dinner Saturday night, a commemorative t-shirt or hat and the opportunity to learn the brewing process for a whole day. Price: Rates start at $246 and $336 per person, based on double occupancy. Weekends are available in May, October and November of 2013.

Bread & Brew Weekend (Norwich Inn, Norwich, VT) – The Norwich Inn, in partnership with Norwich’s King Arthur Flour, will host a Bread & Brew Weekend. Includes a hands on beer making orientation from Brewer Jeremy Hebert, two nights lodging, a Friday Evening Brewer's Reception & Cheese Tasting featuring, optional Bread Baking Class with King Arthur Flour, Vermont Country Breakfast one morning, Brewer's Banquet Saturday, a King Arthur Flour welcome gift, a take home bottle of Jasper Murdock Ale and a Jasper Murdock Beer Glass. Price: Packages starts at $519 double occupancy or $399 per person single occupancy.

Additional BrewInn Packages can be found online:

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Melanie Nayer is a travel writer who spent many years in the newsroom before jetting off to see the world. Her goal is to bring readers the best insider information More »

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