Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Hops N Scotch Is Opening in Brookline

A new restaurant and bar is on its way to Brookline, moving into the space where an upscale dessert place used to be.

According to a poster on the Chowhound site (and confirmed on a Town of Brookline page), the people behind Coolidge Corner Wine & Spirits on Beacon Street is planning to open Hops N Scotch in the former Finale spot, which is next door to their shop. The poster mentions that the downstairs section of the new eating and drinking place will feature approximately 30 craft beers on tap, while the upstairs section will more of a lounge, with such options as bourbon, rye, and scotch drinks.

It appears that Hops N Scotch will be opening sometime late this spring.

[February 16 update: The Boston Business Journal reports that Hops N Scotch will offer "boutique wine" along with beer and liquor, and that its food menu will feature "casual American comfort foods." The article also mentions that the new spot might be opening sometime in May.]

[July 30 update: The Boston Magazine Chowder blog states that Hops N Scotch is hoping to soft-open this Friday (August 3).]

[August 3 update: A new update from their Facebook page indicates that Hops N Scotch is looking to have a soft opening this weekend, with an official opening to the public next Wednesday (August 8).]

[August 9 update: Eater Boston reports that Hops N Scotch has officially opened.]

The address for this new restaurant and bar in the Coolidge Corner section of Brookline is: Hops N Scotch, 1306 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA, 02446.

[Earlier Article]
Finale in Brookline's Coolidge Corner Has Closed