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Samuel Adams Brewery

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Address: 30 Germania Street, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA 02130
Phone Number: 617-368-5080
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Great tour for free

Have done some Big tours, like Guiness and Alexander Keiths. They are fantastic but you have to pay for them. Sam Adams is a free tour. The explanation of the beer making is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Have done some Big tours, like Guiness and Alexander Keiths. They are fantastic but you have to pay for them. Sam Adams is a free tour. The explanation of the beer making is fairly basic. 20-30 minutes of standing and listening to the explanation. A few group questions and smelling/sampling of hops etc. Neat for sure if you have never... More 

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Disappointing to learn this is not actually where all the beer is made! In terms of the tour, the main waiting lobby is very clean, warm and inviting. The actual tour though is 4 rooms, the first they show you some grains that you taste, the second you get a brief peak at some containers, the third is the tasting... More 

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Prairieville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The tour guide was hilarious without being cheesy and you learned a lot without even realizing it. Everyone was friendly. At end of tour you get complementary glass to take home and get to try three of their beers. Tour is free but they ask you donate to one of three local charities

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Brewery tour was great. It's free, and all they ask for is a donation. Sarah and Grant were excellent. Oh, and did I mention you gets on taste the beer, and you get a souvenir glass! Highly recommend the tour if your are in Boston!

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The actual tour was fun, however it was more of an overview of the beer making process, as opposed to a tour of a true brewery. Following the tour, there was a beer tasting, this was the best part of the tour. The tour guide was smart and knew what he was talking about, he went into the concepts for... More 

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Landisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our tour guide, Brett, was AWESOME! Lots of info is given in an upbeat and comical approach. He breaks down the steps of how the beer is brewed and what influences the flavor including aging and the different styles that are made there. Food pairings are suggested and how to determine which style of beer is for you. The tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

An incredible look inside of the original home of the country's finest brewers...and it ends in the "tasting room"!!! We WILL be doing this again!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Every visitor I have I take them to the Sam Adams Brewery. Out of the 25+ tours I have been on I have never had less than a great time! The guides know their stuff and love their beer and it shows! Besides the beer being tasty it is also plentiful and you get a small glass just for being... More 

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We love Sam Adams beer so we had to take the tour while visiting Boston. I was surprised at how small it was, but the tour guide explained that most of the bottling goes on at other locations and that they focus mostly on kegs and specialty beers. I mention this because there is no bottling line. That made the... More 

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Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Great beer, great tour, and nice people! It was a really fun day touring this place and going around the corner to enjoy fresh clam chowder and Boston Logger @ the first pub the service this wonderful beer!

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