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Boston Guided Brewery Tour with Tastings & Lunch or Dinner

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

Learn about Boston’s thriving craft beer scene and sample a variety of libations on this morning or evening brewery tour. Get an inside look at how beer is made and learn about their operations as you visit breweries, cider houses, and distilleries. Visit brewpubs that may include the well-known Samuel Adams or gastropub Meadhall. Round-trip transportation in downtown Boston by air-conditioned van is included.
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at breweries, cider houses, and distilleries
  • Enjoy a hearty lunch or dinner at Meadhall
  • Sample a variety of beers and ciders throughout the tour
  • Round-trip transport from downtown Boston included
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Beer tasting
Local guide
Round-trip transportation by bus
Lunch or Dinner depending on time
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities
2 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Get to know Boston’s thriving beer scene on a morning or evening brew tour. Chat with brewery owners and learn about the equipment used to make beer, the brewing process and best of all, what the different kinds of beer taste like.

Meet your guide in downtown Boston, then hop on a bus and travel to local breweries. Learn about the different types of beer as well as the history and specialty of each brewery. Among the possibilities are Samuel Adams, Night Shift Brewing, Dorchester Brewing, Slumbrew, Mystic Brewery, Downeast Cider House or Beer Works.

Samuel Adams is a well-known brewery with a long history of various types and styles of craft beer. Night Shift Brewing is a craft brewery featuring a taproom with communal tables and an assortment of barrel-aged beers. Dorchester Brewing houses state-of-the-art brewing equipment. Slumbrew's motto is "Make good liquids; make good friends," which tells you all you need to know about their drinks. Mystic Brewery is a craft brewery dedicated to brewing distinctly regional beer. And Downeast Cider House is New England’s craft cider headquarters.

All tours end at The Meadhall, a spacious gastropub with a large craft beer and mead selection, plus American bar fare. Get a private tour and enjoy lunch with a beer.

Both tours conclude in downtown Boston.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Samuel Adams Brewery
Samuel Adams Brewery is just one of the potential breweries you may visit. Located in Jamaica Plain, which prior to prohibition was to beer what Napa Valley is to wine. It's just one the many fantastic brewery affiliates you may visit on this 5 hour, all inclusive, VIP beer odyssey complete with tastings and lunch/dinner. Sample weekday Itinerary may include: Samuel Adams Brewery is located in Jamaica Plain, which prior to prohibition was to beer what Napa Valley is to wine – Arguably, THE place for major beer production. Our tour guides will help you discover Sam Adams’ vast history, the story behind the man himself – both the brewer and the patriot – and experience the brewing process firsthand, all while drinking in the flavors of its rich heritage where you’ll get to sample their specialty malts and breathe in the aromas of whole leaf noble hops. This is a ‘social studies’ class you won’t want to miss!
Duration: 50 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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Night Shift Brewing
A nocturnal nano brewery and taproom in Everett, Massachusetts, only a stone’s throw from Boston proper, Night Shift Brewing is known around town for their ‘avant-garde’ (that’s French for totally off-the-wall) brewing style with ingredients you’ve probably never thought to put in a beer. Luckily, they did!
Duration: 50 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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Dorchester Brewing Company
Boasting one of the first grain silos built in Dorchester, MA in over a hundred years, the Dorchester Brewing Company opened its doors in 2016. Producing both its own craft beers and those of several partner breweries, Dorchester Brewing Company is a place that is always brewing! DBCo. brews its own well-crafted house beers alongside local brewing partners and regional collaborators and puts them all on the shiny new 20-tap system in the beautifully refinished taproom. Dorchester Brewing Company houses some of the most state-of-the-art brewing equipment in its large brewing space including high-speed canning and bottling machines and a massive energy-efficient cooler in the back for fresh beer storage. With food trucks outside, wi-fi and board games inside, and an ever changing line up of fresh brews, Dorchester Brewing Company is one of the newest and best places to settle in for a tour visit.
Duration: 50 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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Meadhall
Meadhall is located in the heart of Greater Boston near MIT. It offers over 100 fresh and favorite local brews available on draught, along with many rare and unique offerings from across the US and Europe! With a rotating selection and over 25 styles of beer to choose from, the only thing that could make it better is if you were able to pair all of those delicious beers with some flavorful Belgian food with fresh ingredients straight from a small family farm. Wait a second… you totally can! Have your pick of locally sourced and in-house prepared selections made especially for City Brew Tours. Local, fresh, and unique are at the crux of everything Meadhall has to offer!
Duration: 50 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • Please enter contact phone number in special fields, with country code, so we may contact you with possible updates on the day of the tour.
  • Near public transportation
  • Please wear closed toe shoes for safety
  • Please no pre-gaming. Anyone visibly intoxicated will be denied entry to the tour.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Boston Brew Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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What is the maximum group size during Boston Guided Brewery Tour with Tastings & Lunch or Dinner?
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This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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markL4980ID
, Oct 2018
Great tour , Our guide was fantastic very informative. Our lunch stop was great.I would recommend brewery tour to all our friends who could be visiting Boston
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My wife and I had a great time on the...
Michael M
, Aug 2018
My wife and I had a great time on the tour. Aaron was our tour guide. Incredibly knowledgable about all things concerning beer and brewing. Very funny. He got me interested at trying my hand at home brewing. Great way to spending our night drinking our way through Boston.
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Dan was amazing!!! We had such a...
Jessica W
, Oct 2017
Dan was amazing!!! We had such a great time on his tour. He was very knowledgeable and so fun! We would definitely do this again with him!
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Our tour guide, Andy, kept up...
L D O
, Sep 2017
Our tour guide, Andy, kept up laughing the entire time. I would take the same tour again. Boston was simply great!
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The tour gives an overview of Boston...
Herb H
, Jun 2017
The tour gives an overview of Boston beer history. Discussion on the new breweries in Boston. Plenty of beer sampling. Andy has in depth knowledge of what is going on in Boston brew. Good tour.
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I booked this tour as a surprise for...
brandie p
, Jun 2017
I booked this tour as a surprise for my husband we both loved it the guide Andy was truly awesome so funny an very knowledgeable we will definitely be booking another trip with friends :D
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Brilliant tour...... if you like IPA...
Sarah H
, Mar 2017
Brilliant tour...... if you like IPA and a an overview of the history of the beer making process this is the tour for you. Fun and informative our tour leader was great, apologies I cannot remember his name but he had a Beagle dog .
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This tour was great. Matt, the tour...
Renee L
, Nov 2016
This tour was great. Matt, the tour guide was very knowledgeable about everything Beer. History of Beer and a few laughs too. The Lunch was a delicious assortment of comfort food, perfect choice to go along with Beer and Cider. Great value for the price. Totally worth it.
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Very friendly and informative! I...
Melody M
, Oct 2016
Very friendly and informative! I highly recommend this tour!
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The tour was interesting and the...
Amber S
, Sep 2016
The tour was interesting and the beer guide was friendly and knowledgeable. This is a tour of small restaurant type breweries. I feel that was not described when booking the tour. Not clear instructions on where to meet the beer guide. Staff in the liquor store were not very friendly or helpful.
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