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Samuel Adams Brewery

30 Germania Street, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA 02130
617-368-5080
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Ranked #18 of 138 activities in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Breweries, Factory Tours
Traveler Description: Sam Adams Brewery offers tours on: Tuesday-Thursday 10am-3pm Fridays 10am-5:30pm Saturdays 10-3pm **Tours not available on certain holidays, check in... more »
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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This is a short and sweet brewery tour with free beer at the end of the tour. The area its in is a little bit out of the way. But the tour was worth it. They suggested you donate about $10 for the brewery tour for our group. It was not expensive at all. Some of the members in our... More

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Toronto, Canada
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382 helpful votes 382 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I’ve been on a few brewery tours (Anchor Brewing; XXXX; Walkerville; Steam Whistle), and this is the best one I’ve been on to date. Here are the reasons why: -Tour is free (they accept donations) -You can send a post-card for free from the site (they cover postage). -Interactive displays and information was impressive in the lobby -Our guide was... More

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Toronto, Canada
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45 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We went on the tour this past Saturday afternoon and had a good time. We had a fun and funny guide (Audrey) who made the group relax and laugh quite a bit. Similar to the other reviewers I would say that there isn't much of a "tour" because aside from the first corner room and the final tasting room, we... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My husband and I make a habit of visiting breweries if available on our vacations...and since we were spending the weekend in Boston, we decided to find the Sam Adams brewery. It took a little doing - 2 T trains and a couple of blocks walk - but it is definitely worth doing!! Our guide was informative with just the... More

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nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

I'm not a beer drinker but my husband is and always has Sam Adams while we're Boston or on the Cape so he was keen to take the tour. I really enjoyed it as well, even liking a couple of the beers we tried. Grant who took the tour was good fun and knew his stuff.

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Bergen, Norway
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51 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Absolutely loved this little brewery tour in Boston. We were here for the first tour of the day at 10:00 am. It was a pretty large groupe - around 20-25 people I assume - but never crowded in any way. The tour isn't that long lasting which is because this is a relative small brewery. The main brewery for Samuel... More

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PA
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This was on my husband's bucket list for Boston. It was more like just listening to information on how they brew the beer. The tasting afterwards and really what we were there for. I did learn a lot about making beer. And, it is free, donations requested. We took the trolley to Doyle's Pub afterwards for lunch. We enjoyed that... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
51 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I've been on many brewery/distillery tours and this was the worst. Poorly organized, long wait time, never actually got a tour of the brewery, more like a tasting. Everything is being run by teenagers that are incredibly rude. I've been to Anheuser-Busch, Jack Daniels, Heineken, Carlsberg, among others and all were a better experience than this. Also, the gift shop... More

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The brewery is conveniently located near the T train. I was a little disappointed with how short the tour was but our tour guide Steve made up for that. He was a great guide, obviously loves the beer and was quite entertaining. Nice to get a free souvenir glass. Recommend the added bonus of taking the tour bus to Doyles... More

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Brunswick
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6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The tour was very interesting. The only brewery tour I have been on where they let you taste and touch hops and barley. Our tour guide was really good. It is hard to keep 30 people's attention but he made it interesting. We tasted 3 beers after the tour in the tasting room-really you could have more if you wanted... More

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