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Samuel Adams Brewery

30 Germania Street, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA 02130
617-368-5080
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Ranked #19 of 140 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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Nashville, TN
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

This was a short but entertaining and informative tour. The brewery is small since it only brews craft and specialty beers. Our guide, Alisha was both fun and knowledgeable. The end of the free tour includes free beer tasting. Plenty of time and beer provided. I found it a great way to spend some free time in the Boston area.... More

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Very good value for money and very informative. The tour guide was really fun and we had a great time.

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Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
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104 reviews 104 reviews
29 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

My friends and I had a great time at the Sam Adams Brewery! Katie did our tour and she was a ball of fire! Loud, funny, sarcastic, and bery smart about her beers. She can also chug. Enough said. Anyway, the tour was great, beers were great, location is great. And it's all free! They ask for a donation to... More

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Seattle
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A great trip into the history of Samuel Adams Brewery. The tour is fairly small but so is the original brewery. The tour then culminates with a tasting, always welcome. A great beer place to visit.

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Scotts Valley CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I highly recommend planning ahead and reserving the Morning Mash In - available at 9:40 on Saturdays and on TUE/THU in the summer. It is well worth the planning. You can reserve it online, although they said they usually keep a few spots available for walkins. (and, if you can't make it, you can always cancel your reservation online, so... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My girlfriend and I visited the brewery and we were very pleased from the tour itself and the visit to Doyle's at the end. Our tour guide Alisa was very knowledgeable and above all entertaining. To top it off, the ride to Doyle's on the "Party Trolley" was entertaining in itself. One flaw from the brewery/Doyle's visit was learning that... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Visited on a Friday and had a decent time. The gentleman who ran our tour was either having a bad day, or should seek a job in a different field. While funny at times, he made the educational portion boring, making sure to show how knowledgeable he was and that he was not happy to be there. The tasting portion... More

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Waretown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is not downtown Boston! Rather, the Sam Adams Brewery is located in the heart of Jamaica Plain. We took the T and walked the half mile to get there -- easy! Our tour guide, Brendan, was half brew master and half comedian. We laughed, we drank, we learned about beer. What better way to spend a summer afternoon? This... More

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Ontario
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Nothing much to say that hasn't been said. Located in a bit of a sketchy area and parking was tough to find, but not impossible (we were there on a Friday around 1:30 pm). Suggested donation $2 - happy to pay. It was a fast "tour", the tour guide (Sam) was great. Free beer - can't complain about that! We... More

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Hobart, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is a very cool brewery. It was SUPER crowded on a Sat. afternoon, wall to wall people. Inside waiting room has fun things to do. Send a post card (free) to a friend. Tour guide, Jessica, was amazing, knew her facts and was loud enough and fun/friendly. You get 3 - 7 oz. beers after and keep the glass... More

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