[This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.]
One of the biggest breweries in Massachusetts has made an ominous announcement that could ripple through the local beer world.
According to an Instagram post from the business, Night Shift Brewing has made the decision to scale back production at its Everett facility and rely on contract brewing at Jack's Abby in Framingham and Isle Brewers Guild in Pawtucket. The note, which was posted earlier today, says the following:
The post does say that none of Night Shift's taprooms or beer gardens will be closing and that those who lose their jobs will get a severance package--and in the long-term, if the brewery has CO2, they will continue to brew beer in Everett, but at a smaller scale.
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In addition to its Everett facility, Night Shift also has outlets at Boston's Lovejoy Wharf, Encore Boston Harbor, and Level99 in Natick, and six of their Owl's Nest beer gardens are scattered throughout the local area. The website for Night Shift can be found here.
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