Indulge in Boston's brewery scene on morning and evening tours that include upwards of 15 beer tastings, lunch or dinner. Learn about the history and mechanics of brewing beer, and visit venues that may include Sam Adams, Night Shift Brewing, and Down the Road Brewing Co. If you choose the evening tour, you'll get a chance to learn about a group of small beer-making operations that make up the greater Boston's craft brewing scene. No matter what option you select, expect to make new friends, sample a wide variety of beers and relax knowing you have a designated driver.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Samuel Adams Brewery, Boston, MassachusettsSamuel 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: 1 hourStop At: Night Shift Brewing, Everett, Massachusetts(week day tours) A nocturnal nanobrewery 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: 1 hourStop At: Mystic Brewery, Chelsea, MassachusettsMystic Brewery, located in Chelsea, Massachusetts, stands out from the rest of the American craft breweries in their method, beer and experience. With a specialty in the Saison style, a French farmhouse ale, their brews will taste like they were made specially for you!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Downeast Cider House, Boston, MassachusettsFrom its humble beginnings in the basement of a Bates College dorm, Downeast is the result of hundreds (and hundreds) of test batches aimed at crafting cider worthy of an A+. Their Original Blend is made from hand-selected, freshly pressed local apples because the guys at Downeast not only believe in high quality cider, loaded with maximum flavor… they believe in America. George Washington would be proud! And so will you that you have the freedom to choose a tour at one of the coolest cider house in town. Duration: 1 hour