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Two breweries to top your beer bucket list for 2018

Two breweries to top your beer bucket list for 2018

Breweries open here at such a rapid clip, news of yet one more is often greeted with a yawn. Two newcomers, though, are raising eyebrows and expectations.

They are, in order:

1. Wild Barrel, hosting a grand opening party on Saturday, is the wild child of craft beer stalwart — or shall I say “legend”? — “Dr.” Bill Sysak and brewer Bill Sobieski.

The Barrel’s soft opening began in mid-2017, so this g.o. was a long time coming. It will feature a new beer, Murky Minds Drink Alike, a New England-style IPA made with Vista’s Burgeon Beer. (Four-packs will go on sale for $18 at 11 a.m.) Also, check out the...

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