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Samuel Adams Brewery

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Jamaica Plain
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Address: 30 Germania St, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA 02130-2315
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+1 617-368-5080
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 15:00
Fri 10:00 - 17:30
Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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US$53.99*
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US$85.00*
and up
Boston Brewery Tour plus Lunch or Dinner

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Brewery was good, but the Trolley was SO FUN

The Brewery tour was good, with plenty of corny jokes and free tastings to make the free admission (although a donation of at least $2 is encouraged for charity) totally worth it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Meg0123
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South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Brewery tour was good, with plenty of corny jokes and free tastings to make the free admission (although a donation of at least $2 is encouraged for charity) totally worth it. But it was the free trolley to Doyle's cafe afterwards that made me really love Sam Adams. They clearly support their local neighbors (Doyle's Cafe), and their incorporation... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an informative and fun tour. Nice to try the different brews afterward. Go to the local pub afterward to continue the frivolity.

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brunswick, me
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you didn't know beforehand that this is not the actual brewery for the beer you buy in the store then maybe it wouldn't be a surprise. The staff was fun and gave the usual robotic tour you might expect with a few jokes thrown in, but maybe they shouldn't be allowed to drink all day-the Friday afternoon tour was... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been on many beer tours & this one was informative. Hands on experience with several beer tastes examining color/taste/clarity/brew styles. Reminded me of the wineries of Napa & Sonoma ... BUT with beer. Gift store too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a tour with connor a couple days before the new years. He was great and knowledgable about the brewing process of beer. My favorite part was the tasting section at the beginning . I enjoyed his insight. I have already recommend this tour to people I meet through my job here in Madison WI.

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Edison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great, FREE tour (They suggest a $2 donation, but they're not aggressive about it). To start, my bf and I went for the first tour of the day, the early bird. I didn't think that there would be many RSVPs for a weekday so I didn't try RSVPing til the night before only to find that the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend the ' mash up' tour! We were so glad we did! What a fun time and our tour guide Noah was SO FUNNY and extremely knowledgeable! We Had a blast and highly recommend! Joe was also very nice and knew a lot about the beers and brewing process. Very fun and hands on!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guides made this tour great, they were not only very informative but also funny. The beer tasting at the end is great.

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West Hartford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like beer, very informative. Brewing process explanation clear, given malts and hops to smell, taste. Beer tasting after brewing explanation.

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Lansing, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Noah was a great tour guide with wit & humor. Enjoyed tasting the variety of barley that they use. Recently attended a beer dinner & had many questions about beer choices in the gift shop at Sam Adams. Based on my likes Noah assisted in selecting beers to purchase. Appreciate that don't change an admission fee, but recommend a $2... More 

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This Boston neighborhood feels like a distinct community unique and separate from the bustle of other areas. Beautiful Victorian homes, restaurants with an emphasis on being eco-friendly and providing local and organic food, and a large Hispanic community. Visit Centre and South streets for restaurants, cafes, and little shops. The Arnold Arboretum is a beautiful, large green space well worth a visit if you venture to JP.
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