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Best Breweries of Boston: A Beer Lover's Guide

By: Hotel Revere Boston / 13 May 2021
Best Breweries of Boston A Beer Lover's Guide
Boston offers a revolutionary beer culture with 21 breweries around town. Whether you crave a hoppy IPA, a seasonal lager or a chocolatey porter, you'll find exceptional local craft beer and taprooms throughout the city. The concierge at Hotel Revere, a true beer lover, recommends these Boston breweries. Cheers.
Harpoon Brewery and Beer Hall
(306 Northern Ave., Seaport, Boston, 617-456-232)

One of New England's original craft breweries, Harpoon offers a traditional beer hall in the Seaport District. Beer lovers can sip Harpoon IPA and UFO brews straight from the tap, as well as limited-release pilot brews. Pair with a signature pretzel served with IPA cheese or ale mustard. Harpoon Brewery and Beer Hall is open Tuesday through Sunday.

Samuel Adams Boston Brewery
(60 State St., Boston, 617-466-6418)

The second-largest craft brewery in the U.S., and the official beer of the Boston Red Sox, Sam Adams has taprooms at Faneuil Hall and in the trendy Jamaica Plain neighborhood. Sample beers like the signature Boston Lager or a Wicked Hazy IPA at Jamaica Plain's beer garden or swing by the Faneuil Hall taproom's to-go station Thursday through Sunday. Tours are currently suspended.

Trillium Brewing Company - Fenway
(401 Park Dr., the Fenway/Kenmore, Boston, 857-449-0778)

Trillium has kicked Boston's beer scene into high gear with their New England IPAs, sweet stouts, and European-style lagers and wild ales. You can try the goodness of these local haze-makers at the Fort Point brewpub and the Trillium Fenway taproom, which is open Wednesday through Sunday for draft and food service as well as contactless pick up and beer to go. Whether you love hoppy, roasty, sour, or wild, Trillium has amazing beers on tap and bottle paired with tacos, bowls and nachos from neighbor Taqueria El Barrio this season.

67 Degrees Brewing
(158 Grove St., Franklin, 508-507-7376)

One of only a half dozen Black-owned breweries in Massachusetts, 67 Degrees is a short drive from downtown Boston in the town of Franklin. This brewery is a family-friendly hangout for sipping rotating brews, the popular Route 140, a New England-style sipper hopped with citrus buds, and the brown ale made with raw local honey. The taproom - open Wednesday through Sunday - also offers food pop-ups and acoustic live music.

Democracy Brewing Company
(35 Temple Place, Downtown Crossing, Boston, 857-263-8604)

Check out this local brewpub that serves fresh beer on tap and locally sourced pub fare in Boston's Downtown Crossing area. Sip pints of classic beer styles, like Worker's Pint American blonde ale, Fighting 54th saison, and the 1919 Strike stout. The traditional public house features a tasting room and a kitchen with scratch-made food, live music, and crowlers to go. Democracy's taproom in the heart of Boston reopens in Summer 2021.

Dorchester Brewing Company
(1250 Massachusetts Ave., Dorchester, Boston, 617-514-0900)

Boston's Dorchester neighborhood has its own craft brewery. The Dorchester Brewing Co. offers a taproom that serves house brews that include Embarrassment of Riches IPA, Clapp's Cream Ale, and sour called Stone Fruit Steve Austin. This Boston brewery has a rooftop beer garden and longtime pop-up M&M BBQ. They are now open daily for on-site service, delivery, and pickup.

Revere Hotel Boston Common

Renew your beer-drinking spirit this season at Boston's local breweries and taprooms. Immersed in Boston's beer culture, Revere Hotel Boston Common offers a bold, rebellious ambiance with luxury rooms and suites in the Back Bay. This fiercely independent boutique hotel is where you'll find Rebel's Guild, serving witty New England pub fare and local craft beer, including seasonal Sam Adams lagers and Lord Hobo Boomsauce, a New England IPA.

Beer drinkers can also pop up to [email protected], our rooftop bar and patio with panoramic views of the Back Bay. Sip rotating local beers on tap like the Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co. Cloud Candy, made in Waltham, MA, and take in the neighborhood vibe.

Revere Hotel is the perfect place to relax and experience Boston's amazing beer and food scene this Spring. As Boston breweries reopen, spend a few days raising your glass to all the revolutionaries and beermakers. Check out Revere Hotel's seasonal specials with parking and true local food and drink.

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