Honest Weight Artisan Beer

Honest Weight Artisan Beer is a Brewery located in the heart of Massachusetts' North Quabbin region.

About Us

Honest Weight Artisan Beer was founded by two best friends to bring fresh, quality beer to the North Quabbin region of Massachusetts.  Located at 131 West Main Street in Orange, we strive to provide the highest quality, hand crafted artisan beer.


Jay Sullivan - Owner-Brewer       jay@honestweightbeer.com

Born and bred in Lowell, Mass, Jay is a graduate of the American Brewers Guild’s Intensive Brewing Science and Engineering program. He has worked for the Cambridge Brewing Company for the past four and a half years starting as an Assistant Brewer and rising through the ranks to Head Brewer.  In that role, Jay led a team of brewers (including HWAB partner Sean Nolan) to achieve several medals at both the Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup. Known for his focus, attention to detail, and intense passion for beer, Jay brings both practical brewing experience and creative, thoughtful ideas about beer to Honest Weight Artisan Beer. 



Sean Nolan - Owner-Brewer    sean@honestweightbeer.com

Sean is a native of the North Quabbin region and a 2011 graduate of the Brewing Technology program at the Siebel Institute of Technology/World Brewing Academy. After completing his program, Sean went on to work as a brewer at the Cambridge Brewing Company, Idle Hands Craft Ales, and Enlightenment Ales - some of the New England area's most well-respected breweries.  While at Idle Hands, Sean was instrumental in installing its new five-barrel brewery as well as helping to develop a new program of German-style lagers. As an owner and brewer of HWAB, Sean blends his passion for craft beer with proven brewing and technical skills.