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Ipswich Ale Brewery

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Ipswich Brewery

My wife and I heard a lot about the Ipswich Brewery, so we decided to try it out. The Brewery was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
Great Stop

On our way to another destination we stopped here for lunch. Enjoyed a flight of beer, really good... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2019
Evelyn M
Wells, Maine
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Ipswich Ale Brewery has been a fixture on Boston's north shore since 1991 - focused on brewing tradition, innovation, and community.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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2 Brewery Pl, Ipswich, MA 01938-1196
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I heard a lot about the Ipswich Brewery, so we decided to try it out. The Brewery was much bigger than I thought it would be from the outside. Inside, it was just as big. There are plenty of tables and chairs,...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed September 16, 2019

On our way to another destination we stopped here for lunch. Enjoyed a flight of beer, really good food including their taters, and excellent waitstaff..

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Evelyn M
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch yesterday and the elevator was broken. The are 2 short flights of stairs so getting in with a wheelchair was impossible. Hostess call " management" who suggested we sit outside, uhh not in the heat with someone elderly geniuses. Then we...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

This was almost comical. .the number of people who were seated, didnt like the seating, and were relocated. Some of the tables are very long and you may be seated with strangers. A few parties were brought into a dining room and swiftly requested to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank giovanna6
Reviewed May 18, 2019

Had a flight which was wonderful and affordable. Plate of mussels that was AMAZING. Great atmosphere not too noisy. Waitstaff was helpful and offered great advice

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dawn C
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Fun lunch out. Great staff and casual atmosphere. Would go back with out of town visitors. Enjoyed seeing the on site brewery.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MariaMicheleNJ
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

We have been here multiple times for lunch and a beverage. The have some tasty meals and sandwiches and the offerings change with the season. Their kimchee taco app was terrific. They also offer a bratwurst plate that goes perfect with a selection of their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marianne L
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We did two different flights at $8 each and loved them all. The blueberry lemon shandy is really delicious. I really enjoyed the no bite flight, which featured a cranberry sour. The roast beef poutine fries were ok, I think with a little tweaking they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TheSeaSoothesMySoul
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide John was incredible. He gave us a thorough description of the beer making process, pointing out ingredients and machinery used. You will also be able to sample a few beers and sodas along the way. My son loves factory tours, so he...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 248billm
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Got a chance to dine here with colleagues.. I got flight that offered 4 different beers just to try as I am not really into beers. However i was amazed of local ipswich beer for its very distict taste.. I got grilled salmon for dinner...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bonzki05
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