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A bit of Brooklyn (Brewery) comes to Boston

Brooklyn Brewery will serve beer in a converted mansion.
Brooklyn Brewery
Brooklyn Brewery will serve beer in a converted mansion.

A gigantic house full of beer? No, it isn’t Homer Simpson’s fever dream — it’s this year’s Brooklyn Brewery Mash, happening at the South End’s Boston Center for the Arts Oct. 27 and 28.

The converted maze-like “mansion” houses tasting rooms outfitted with beers from Brooklyn Brewery, as well as local brands like Ipswich Ale and Mayflower Brewing. In a “Tart of the Tropics” room, sample fruity and sour ales; meander through “The Forest” with pine-heavy IPAs; immerse yourself in “The Darkness” with porters and stouts; hang out on “The Stoop” with pilsners; and more. There are unlimited tastings, so good luck finding the exit.

There’s live music, too, from local bands like Spirit Ghost (metal) and Today Junior (indie rock).

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Brooklyn Brewery chef Andrew Gerson provides sustenance, alongside snacks from Roxy’s Grilled Cheese, Pennypacker’s, and Tenoch. For the intrepid, there is a tortilla chip-sampling wall from Garden of Eatin’. Gracie’s will scoop beer-flavored ice cream. Get tickets (starting at $45) at www.brooklynbrewerymash.com/boston. KARA BASKIN

Kara Baskin can be reached at kcbaskin@gmail.com