A new brewery in town means a new beer to try...or many new beers. My favorite!

Downtown Amesbury, Massachusetts, will be the home to the Northshore's newest brewery: Outrider Beer Company.

The brewery is at a perfect location, being right downtown and on the Powwow river.

Outrider Brewery is set to open in early 2023, according to owner Carl McCowen. Being a craft beer drinker myself, this brewery seems to check a lot of boxes that others don't check.

For example, Outrider Beer Co. will have a full liquor license. So, if you are like my wife, who does not drink beer and therefore cannot drink anything while I go to various breweries, this place is perfect for you.

Also, Outrider Beer Co. will be a full restaurant. "Like all good small breweries, we're really just focused on the local community and great beer," said McCowen. "What we are doing a little different from many breweries our size is having a kitchen on premise, and keeping a full liquor license, so hopefully there will be something here for the whole family."

The place is really coming together and looking phenomenal. The inside has some fresh paint for their restaurant area.

If you are curious about trying some of Outrider's beer, you will have to go in for a visit. For the time being, they will not be distributing.

"I would say we have high expectations for our beer, but more specifically the hope here is to represent a large and varied number of styles," said McCowen. "We are not going to distribute our beers, so being able to brew smaller batches to pour exclusively out of our taps really frees us up for a lot of experimentation, and we're very excited about taking advantage of that."

The place is coming along wonderfully, and I cannot wait to visit. Look at those brew kettles - large and in charge!

I cannot wait to try their food and beer. Looking forward to 2023 for Outrider Beer Co.

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