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3 Beer Graphics Everyone Should See

November 28, 2011 by


I’ve recently come across a lot of beer-related infographics, charts and other visuals. Some are less useful, but others are actually quite compelling or thought-provoking. I wanted to point out three today and provide some interesting perspectives on beer and the beer industry. 1. The Very Many Varieties of Beer I’m a brewer, and I’ve experimented […]

Night Shift Brewing System Arrives

November 22, 2011 by


It only makes sense that a truly epic event for NSB would occur on the epically palindromic date of 11/22/11. It had been foreseen… Total nonsense, but a big day for Night Shift Brewing nonetheless. Arriving at our brewery around 11am this morning was an 18-wheel truck carrying an 800 lb, 11 ft long crate. Inside: Shaquille O’Neal’s corpse…No. […]

New NSB Founders Photos

November 19, 2011 by


A few weeks ago, my father, David Oxton, did a photo shoot of us Night Shift Brewing founders. Of course, we had to go with a night shoot. For location, we chose the patio above the Tufts’ library, which has an amazing view that overlooks all of Somerville, Cambridge, Boston and beyond. As expected, the photos came […]

4 Awesome Sites for Brand Design

November 16, 2011 by


As I work on the development of our own brand, Night Shift Brewing, I find myself coming back to a few sites over and over again. These are design-oriented sites that I consistently rely on for guidance, suggestions, or, quite often, aimless perusing while I try and soak up whatever what I come across. They’re kind […]

Experiments with "Indie Hops" hops, and corks!

November 9, 2011 by


Our Night Shift Brewing test kitchen has seen a number of experimentations happen over the last few weeks. One recent project centered around a box of hops samples that Jim Solberg at Indie Hops recently sent our way. If you haven’t heard of them yet, Inide Hops is a hops supplier, based out of Oregon’s Willamette […]