Below is a list of the top and leading Craft Breweries in Boston. To help you find the best Craft Breweries located near you in Boston, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Boston’s Best Craft Breweries:
The top rated Craft Breweries in Boston, MA are:
- Dorchester Brewing Company – is a public Tap Room in Boston, Massachusetts
- Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co. – to bringing sarcasm and freshly brewed beers
- Idle Hands Craft Ales – is a New England-focused craft brewery
- Democracy Brewing – the best beer in Boston
- Trillium Brewing Company – was founded in March of 2013
Dorchester Brewing Company
Dorchester Brewing Company is a public Tap Room in Boston, Massachusetts that serves partner and in-house breweries, cider, and wine on tap. DBco was founded in 2016 by a group of Boston professionals with an abnormal love of craft beer, with the goal of meeting production demands for the local craft beer sector.
They plan to expand their Tap Room to include a Hopservatory, a four-season Rooftop greenhouse, a game room, a restaurant, and more while continuing to assist other breweries in increasing their beer production.
Brewery, Brewery Events, Beers on Tap, Restaurant-M&M BBQ, Gift Cards
“A craft brew center that is great for families! The top deck has wonderful open views through glass walls of the Downtown Boston skyline plus an outdoor deck that makes for a unique and fun experience in the Summer months. Plus there is plenty of parking. I’ll be going back to this place! So many beer options you won’t want to try them all in one sitting.” – Ryan C.
Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co.
Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co. is an upbeat brewery that serves house-brewed craft beer, games, and globally influenced cuisine. Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co. is looking forward to bringing sarcasm and freshly brewed beers to Lansdowne Street. Cheeky Monkey goes above and beyond your typical brewery, creating a one-of-a-kind experience in Boston with cross-cultural street food and entertainment classics. On Lansdowne Street, behind historic Fenway Park.
Beer, Food, Events
“The place was packed but you would have never guessed that with the type of service we received. Beers were out within a minute of ordering. Followed by our food 10 minutes later. Great music, fun atmosphere.”
Idle Hands Craft Ales
Idle Hands Craft Ales is a New England-focused craft brewery that brews a variety of styles, from traditional German-style lagers and Belgian-inspired beers to more popular New England IPAs. When they brew a beer, they do so with unwavering integrity and a goal to create the best possible representation of that style. Come sample the difference in their Malden, Massachusetts taproom, which serves the larger Boston area.
Beer, Taproom, Food, Events
Phone: (781) 333-6070
“Saw this place when I first moved here and finally made time to go. Great beer, friendly staff, and a welcoming atmosphere.” – Nic G.
Democracy Brewing is dedicated to producing excellent beer and giving back to the community. Their objective is to re-create the traditional public house, brew the best beer in Boston, match it with delectable food, and offer it to you in the context of two great American ideals democracy and self-employment.
They think that everyone should be able to realize their dream of owning a business and that the majority of people who work should be able to benefit from the profit and pride that comes with ownership.
Brewery, Food, Events
“Excellent craft beers at this brewery! Great ambiance, fantastic food, and a happy vibe!
Already visited twice! Definitely gonna visit again! And again! And again.” – Shantanu T.
Trillium Brewing Company
Trillium Brewing Company was founded in March of 2013 by JC and Esther Tetreault with the goal of creating a New England Farmhouse-inspired experience through craft beer. Their little brewery, which started with three employees and the support of family, friends, and the community at 369 Congress Street in Boston’s then-quiet Fort Point neighborhood, has grown to nearly 300. Every member of their team is motivated by a strong sense of purpose, and they strive to improve the Trillium experience every day.
Brewery, Food, Draft Beer, Indoor & Outdoor Dining, Roof Deck, Event
“One of America’s best craft beer establishments.” – Dallas A.
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