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Ipswich Ale Hoppenings

Tours & Tastings!

Leading up to the opening of our restaurant this summer, we'll be hosting tours and tastings every Saturday starting in June! Sample some beers and then join us for a behind the scenes look at where they are made!

Register for your preferred tour time using the links below:

Saturday, June 6th:1PM2PM3PM

Saturday, June 13th: 1PM, 2PM, 3PM

Saturday, June 20th:1PM, 2PM, 3PM

Saturday, June27th: 1PM, 2PM, 3PM


American Craft Beer Fest
Fri & Sat May 29th & 30th
Seaport World Trade Center-Boston, MA

Join us along with 140 other breweries in one of the biggest craft beer festivals on the east coast!


Draft Horse Plow Day
Sunday, May 31st

Spencer Peirce Little Farm- Newbury, MA

Enjoy a day of historic outdoor fun! Draft horse plow day will feature horse-drawn wagon rides, farm animals, blacksmithing demonstrations, children’s crafts, games, traditional New England music and vintage baseball. We'll be there with the Tapmobile serving refreshments!


For tickets or more information visit:


Saturday, May 6th

Do you trail run? Do you prefer racing on a mountain bike? Is equestrian trail riding your passion? Or, how about enjoying the views as you paddle downriver? There is still time to enter the 5th Annual ECTAthlon sponsored by the Essex County Trail Association! This is a friendly relay competition held at Bradley Palmer State Park in Topsfield and Hamilton and on private trails in Ipswich where teams or individuals compete in running, mountain biking, horseback riding and kayaking events.


For more information


Nintey 9 Bottles Festival
Saturday, June 6th


Enjoy 40+ New England based brews, great local fare and live music while overlooking beautiful Norwalk Harbor up atop the hill at Oyster Shell Park.


For more information visit:

Art in the Barn
Friday, June 12th

Essex, MA

Come celebrate Essex's annual Art in the Barn weekend. The barn at the Cox Reservation will be filled with paintings, jewlery, woodwork, sculptures, fine art and more! Friday night, we'll be on hand with the Ipswich Ale Tapmobile, aloong with Metzy's Taco Truck! 


For more information visit:

North Shore Pride Festival
Saturday June 20th

Salem, MA
Come celebrate what is sure to be a great day! A parade will begin at noon in front of the Salem Post Office on Margin Street that will end at the Salem Commons. We'll have brews available for purchase out of the Tapmobile and there will be live entertainment, food and retail vendors.


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Save the Date!

2015 Ipswich Ale Harvest Fest

It's never too early to save the date for the annual Ipswich Ale Harvest Fest!

The 2015 Harvest Fest will be taking place on Saturday, September 12th 2015 at Spencer Peirce Little Farm in Newbury, MA. Can't wait to see you and the family there!