There’s nothing like a lively pub and a frothy beer after a long day, and Cape Ann Brewing Gloucester is where we love to go. The brewery, which moved to a new location on Rogers Street last year and now boasts its own Fisherman’s selection, featuring ales, IPAs, and stouts, among others. Using two-row Barley imported from Europe, the brew crew concocts some of the most memorable flavors on the North Shore. Cape Ann Brewing Company, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester, 978-282-7399,

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