Monday, July 27, 2020

Framingham Beer Works May Have Closed for Good

It looks like a location of a local group of brewpubs may have shut down permanently.

According to an article from the Framingham Source, Framingham Beer Works is no longer in operation, with Beer Works attorney Paul Sporn saying that "The pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on business. The restaurant industry was already facing a myriad of challenges before the pandemic, but the pandemic made it impossible to move forward in Framingham." The exact status of the other four locations of Beer Works is unknown right now, as the Boston (North Station/West End and Fenway), Hingham, and Salem outlets remain temporarily closed. [Ed note: The Hingham location is now closed as well.]

Framingham Beer Works first opened its doors in 2013.

The address for the now-closed Framingham Beer Works was 345 Cochituate Road, Framingham, MA, 01701. The website for the other locations can be found at

[October 8 update: An Instagram comment gives just a sliver of hope that the Framingham closing might not be permanent, as the company says that the For Sale sign out front is "not a death sentence. This is not uncommon, and there's always the possibility of working with a new landlord, should there be a sale."]

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

[A related post from our sister site (Boston's Hidden Restaurants): List of Restaurant Closings and Openings in the Boston Area]

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