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Turkey Day Toast: 5 Massachusetts Beers to Pair With This Year’s Thanksgiving Dishes
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Much has been written about the parallels between beer and wine so we’ll skip the pretense, but really, if there’s one thing to take from it: These days it shouldn’t be out of place to see a Belgian quad or a Russian imperial stout instead of merlot or syrah next to the cranberry sauce or gravy boat at Thanksgiving. Beers can have just as much nuance as wine and often pair better with food. Some beers have a time and place. The following local brews deserve a spot on your table Thursday. More

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Mother of 6 Shows Heart of a Champion, Shatters Women’s World Record for Fastest Beer Mile
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Somehow I went through four years of college and had no clue about the zenith of athletic partydom known as the Beer Mile. In said event, one must complete a 1-mile run on a track, pausing in between laps to chug four beers throughout the run. It’s a true test of stamina in more than one way. More

Restaurants
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This New Cambridge Bar’s Drink Menu Hilariously Mocks Cocktail Culture
Restaurants

Tired of the same old bars? Looking for a place to kick back after work and enjoy a delicious cocktail made with artisan booze, obscure liqueur, homemade bitters and a bizarre garnish? Then the soon-to-open Ames Street Deli is the perfect place for you.
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Big Cheese
Our Ancestors Were Lactose Intolerant For 4,000 Years But Heroically Kept Eating Cheese
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Are you of the opinion that it’s always better with cheddar? Do you go gaga for gouda? Then you have you have the perseverance of ancient European settlers to thank, because according to a new study, despite being lactose intolerant for thousands of years, these hardy souls refused to cut the cheese.
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Go for the Cheers, Stay for the Chat: Comparing the Social Experiences of 4 Boston Taprooms
Boston

You don’t need me to tell you that the craft alcohol industry is on the rise. An interactive and consumer-friendly trade, brewing is the latest trend in innovation that everyone wants to be involved with. “Drinking Buddies” made the environment story fodder, social networks like Untappd encourage users to seek and share different drinks; here in Massachusetts we’ve even got our own craft beer scandal going on! More

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There’s a Party at Paul Rudd’s Mom’s House, And Everyone’s Invited
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The Kansas City Royals clinched their first World Series berth since 1985 with a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles last night, and Kansas native Paul Rudd is celebrating the same way he did back then when he was 16: with a huge kegger at his mom’s house.
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‘Toilet Tourist’ Photographs Boston’s Most Interesting Lavatories
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Dan Schaumann has been a lot of places, seen a lot of faces, and used a lot of toilets. So many, in fact, that he started a blog, Toilography, to document his water closet excursions. And after a four-day trip to Boston last weekend, he’s shared some of the Boston area’s most interesting facilities. More