Idle Hands Craft Ales

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Idle Hands Craft Ales is an American brewery from Malden, Massachusetts.

Our Belgian-inspired ales are developed among some of the finest breweries and craft brewers in the country. You may have tried these styles through other brewers, but we’re sure you will find that little something extra in our offerings. Choose from our regular line up of year-round offerings or from our seasonal and specialty releases.

Why Belgian Inspired?

Belgian beer dates back to the Middle Ages when it was only produced in monasteries. Over 500 years and 500 beers later, the depth and breadth of Belgian beers is tremendous with most of the popular styles and brands still brewed in Belgium. Today, Belgian beers are frequently paired with a variety of food offerings to complement and enhance the flavors of both.

As the rise of the craft beer and locavore movements coincide, we hope that Idle Hands becomes a local favorite and mainstay. We offer an array of Belgian beers to provide refreshment, complement a meal, and most importantly, keep those idle hands from making the devil’s playground!





Alcohol Content: 6.7%

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