The 5 Best Boston Brewery Tours

By Boston Chauffeur

New England Today has published the 5 best brewery tours in Boston.

  1. Samuel Adams Brewery30 Germania St, Boston, MA 02130 – The world’s most iconic beer brand, A tour here lasts about an hour, during which you’ll learn about the company’s history, explore its brewing process, and sample the results. Tours are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis every day except Sunday. Admission is free, with a $2 suggested donation that goes to charity.
  2. Somerville Brewery CO. 15 Ward St, Somerville, MA 02143 – The 15-minute capsule of history, technology, brew philosophy, and delicious samples will have you making informed decisions about which varieties to pick up and bring home. Public tours are conducted twice each Saturday, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Private and group tours can be arranged by appointment. You might also want to look where to buy used bourbon barrels or other barrels should you be an avid fan of the brewing processes of various alcohols.
  3. Dorchester Brewering Co 1250 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02125 – Dorchester Brewery rolls out barrel upon barrel of beer each day. Founder Matt Malloy claims that Dorchester Brewing is Boston’s only brewery capable of crafting 100 different brews at the same time. On Saturdays, brewery tours run from noon until 3 p.m. Admission is free, but a $5 donation to a local charity is encouraged.
  4. Harpoon Brewery306 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210 – With only a $5 tour fee (money goes to charity) the tour is well worth the effort, as it brings you up close and personal with the whole brewing process and serves up samples of Harpoon and UFO beers. When the tour is over, you’ll have the option to continue your exploration at the indoor picnic tables in the beer hall or outdoors in the keg yard.
  5. Night Shift Brewing 87 Santilli Highway, Everett, MA, 02149 – The Brewery tours are free, although donations for the Greater Boston Food Bank are encouraged. Sample a hops-tacular Santilli IPA or grab a growler of the coffee-aged porter Awake to take home.

Brewery tours are a great way to learn more about your favourite beer and where it comes from. Not only are they educational, but they are also a lot of fun as well and a great place to pick up some cool brewery swag! If you are a beer connoisseur and would like to learn about our local beer history, tour one — or all — of these great breweries in the Boston area.

Boston Chauffeur


Do not drink and drive. Call us to get a ride if you want to tour all of the breweries in Boston.

Source: New England Today Author: Joe Bills

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