Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project

Somerville MA

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  • Mini pretty things jack d or

    Pretty Things Jack D'Or

    Saison · 6.4% ABV

    Saison Americain. Brewed and bottled by Dann Paquette of Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project, Inc. at Paper City.
  • Mini pretty things barbapapa

    Pretty Things Barbapapa

    Imperial Stout · 12.0% ABV

    A massive, kind of luscious mouthfeel. Light custard actually. Coffee, a tad of yeast bitterness and a hint of grapefruit from the hops.
  • Mini pretty things meadowlark ipa

    Pretty Things Meadowlark IPA

    IPA · 7.0% ABV

    Citra and Bravo hops are woven with Australian Galaxy hops for this patchwork American ale full of juicy and floral notes.
  • Mini pretty things baby tree

    Pretty Things Baby Tree

    Quadrupel · 8.6% ABV

    This strong dark fruit quadruple is enhanced by the addition of forty pounds of dried California plums to the kettle.
  • Mini pretty things fluffy white rabbits

    Pretty Things Fluffy White Rabbits

    Tripel · 8.5% ABV

    This hoppy tripel is a brand new spring seasonal on cask- after a few of these, down the rabbit hole you'll go.
  • Mini pretty things babayaga stout 2

    Pretty Things Babayaga Stout

    Stout · 7.0% ABV

    Babayaga, our autumn seasonal beer, appears each year just as the winds begin to blow a little stronger and the nights bring Winter’s first frost.
  • Mini pretty things american darling 1

    Pretty Things American Darling

    Strong Pale Lager · 7.0% ABV

    Pale lager of grand stature with contributions from hard water and dry hops.
  • Mini pretty things our finest regards

    Pretty Things Our Finest Regards

    Barley Wine · 13.5% ABV

    It's our Pretty Things barleywine.
  • Mini pretty things saint botolph s town 3

    Pretty Things Saint Botolph's Town

    Brown Ale · 5.9% ABV

    Inspired by the dark ales of England, this beer is big and malty with hints of smoke and dried coconuts and an old ale acidity around the edges.
  • Mini pretty things fumapapa 1

    Pretty Things Fumapapa

    Imperial Stout · 12.0% ABV

    High Gravity Malty Stout with Smoked Malt.
  • Mini pretty things cutie pie 1

    Pretty Things Cutie Pie

    Double IPA · 8.2% ABV

    Double IPA brewed with Kohatu and Belma hops.
  • Mini pretty things hopfenpop 2

    Pretty Things Hopfenpop

    Double IPA · 8.0% ABV

    Pale cereal mash double IPA with Mosaic and Sorachi Ace hops.
  • Mini meadowlark 1

    Meadowlark

    IPA · 7.0% ABV

    Meadowlark is the culmination of all the barbecue, boot stores, two-by towns, canyons & radio preachers we drank in as we crossed between the oceans...
  • Mini pretty things field mouse s farewell

    Pretty Things Field Mouse's Farewell

    Saison · 6.5% ABV

    A rustic, hoppy, yet well-balanced pale ale.
  • Mini pretty things grampus 2

    Pretty Things Grampus

    Barley Wine · 10.5% ABV

    The final piece in our series of massively malty double-mash beers: GRAMPUS. A pale hoppy double mash hopped fairly liberally...
  • Mini pretty things lovely saint winefride

    Pretty Things Lovely Saint Winefride

    Dunkles Bock · 7.0% ABV

    Lovely Saint Winefride is a brown lager, brewed by Dann using a decoction mash. The beer is malty, containing a blend of German and English malts, and it’s clean as you’d expect from a lager...
  • Mini pretty things there s no place like there 1

    Pretty Things There's No Place Like There

    Double IPA · 9.5% ABV

    Yes, so we brewed a double IPA. For starters its 9.5% abv, approximately 8.5 lbs/bbl of hops and I must apologize that we only have a theoretical bitterness to give you: just under 100...
  • Mini pretty things x ale

    Pretty Things X Ale

    7.4% ABV

    The 1838 Mild (X Ale) is 7.4%, golden and very hoppy. This beer, 1838 X Ale is a typical London Mild of the era: bigger and more robustly hopped than modern versions...
  • Mini pretty things 1955 double brown ale

    Pretty Things 1955 Double Brown Ale

    Brown Ale · 5.1% ABV

    Double Brown is a true post-war British beer: dark, with some roasted malt character.
  • Mini pretty things bocky bier 1

    Pretty Things Bocky Bier

    Helles Bock · 7.5% ABV

    Porter like, dark sweetness and smoke.
  • Mini pretty things east kent saison 2

    Pretty things East Kent Saison

    Saison · 5.6% ABV

    Using Whitbread Goldings as the hop, and pale malt, this saison was fermented with an English ale yeast.
  • Mini pretty things february 27th 1832

    Pretty Things February 27th 1832

    10.5% ABV

    The first historical recreation from Pretty Things. February 27th, 1832 is a London XXXX Mild Ale first brewed on Brick Lane. It is a 10...
  • Mini pretty things flowerland ipa 1

    Pretty Things Flowerland IPA

    IPA · 8.5% ABV

    Pour is clear amber with a big white head and sticky lacing. Highly floral, caramel, grassy, orange marmalade, some lemon, and bread in the aroma...
  • Mini pretty things hedgerow bitter

    Pretty Things Hedgerow Bitter

    ESB · 5.4% ABV

    Inspired by British raw materials and beers: a dry and bitter beer made with hedgerow variety hops.
  • Mini pretty things magnifico

    Pretty Things Magnifico!

    Dark Mild · 3.4% ABV

    Hopefully once you see the graphic you’ll recognize Magnifico who played a small role on our very first label: Jack D’Or.
  • Mini pretty things meadowlark 1

    Pretty Things Meadowlark

    IPA · 7.0% ABV

    Meadowlark IPA is a new juicy and floral hoppy ale we brewed to celebrate the flavor and spirit of American craft brewing...
  • Mini pretty things november 15 1901

    Pretty Things November 15 1901

    7.8% ABV

    Once upon a time, on Friday, November 15th, 1901, an Edwardian brewer stepped into a London brewhouse and brewed a beer that confounds expectations many years later...
  • Mini pretty things our turn your turn

    Pretty Things Our Turn, Your Turn

    Wheat Ale · 7.0% ABV

    American wheat ale. Brewed with pale malt, red wheat, linden flowers, Bramling Cross and New Zealand Southern Cross hops (lots of Southern Cross hops actually)...
  • Mini pretty things x ale february 22nd 1945

    Pretty Things X Ale- February 22nd, 1945

    2.8% ABV

    Mild was a hugely popular style for more than a century (1800-1900s). Here, we have released two mild ales side-by-side.: two beers from opposite ends of that period, brewed by the same brewery...
  • Mini pretty things x ale november 22 1838

    Pretty Things X Ale- November 22, 1838

    7.4% ABV

    So, these are our new historical beer releases: two beers from the same brewery, brewed under the same brand name, 107 years apart. X Ale, 22nd November 1838, and X Ale, 22nd February 1945...
  • Mini pretty thinkgs flowerland ipa 1

    Pretty Thinkgs FlowerLand IPA

    Double IPA · 8.5% ABV

    Overgrown IPA; Apollo, Southern Cross, Chinook & Rakau Hops
  • Mini pretty things babayaga stout 2011

    Pretty Things Babayaga Stout 2011

    7.0% ABV

    "Our winter seasonal beer, Babayaga is a 7% export-strength woodland stout. We smoked some malt with rosemary, and added a few other embellishments...
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    Pretty Things December 6th 1855 EIP

    6.0% ABV

    The recipe that we're using dates back to a brewsheet from December 6th, 1855. To be specific, this was a beer brewed at Barclay Perkins in London...
  • Mini pretty things el porter

    Pretty Things El Porter

    Porter · 6.0% ABV

    Dry, malty beer with a substantial pipe-tobacco bitterness, dark garnet colour and 6% abv.
  • Mini pretty things fringe 1

    Pretty Things Fringe

    American Pale Ale · 5.3% ABV

    FRINGE AMERICAN PALE ALE is a dry, pale golden, 5.3%, hoppy pale ale using Chinook and Amarillo hops. The dryness and soft body are driven home by an almost dank Grapefruit pith character...
  • Mini pretty things fringe pale ale 1

    Pretty Things Fringe Pale Ale

    American Pale Ale · 5.3% ABV

    FRINGE AMERICAN PALE ALE is a dry, pale golden, 5.3%, hoppy pale ale using Chinook and Amarillo hops. The dryness and soft body are driven home by an almost dank Grapefruit pith character.
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    Pretty Things Once Upon A Time 1855

    6.0% ABV

    As some of you know, or don't know at all, we here at Pretty Things enjoy our history. Yes folks, and we like our history and we like it weeds and all...
  • Mini pretty things our finest regards 2010

    Pretty Things Our Finest Regards 2010

    Barley Wine · 13.5% ABV

    Pretty Things barleywine. Inspired by malted barley, a tribute to the barleycorn.
  • Mini pretty things our finest regards 2011

    Pretty Things Our Finest Regards 2011

    Barley Wine · 12.1% ABV

    The last beer on our annual calendar is Our Finest Regards, our yearly tribute to the great beer drinkers who support Pretty Things all year long.
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    Pretty Things Our Finest Regards 2014

    Barley Wine · 13.5% ABV

    Our Finest Regards is our toast to the holiday season, and to the people who drink our beers all year and allow us to make more.

About the brewery

Dann and Martha (Holley)-Paquette brew Pretty Things beers. We are tenant brewers, meaning that we work in a rented brewery space, which we take over on brewdays. We do all the labor involved on each brewday, and our host brewery packages our beer for us.

Our flagship beer is Jack D’Or. Jack is the mournful grain of barley you can see to the left. He is the soul of beer, nature’s magician, creating sugar from starch and bringing together the Pretty Things to produce the substance we adore: beer.

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