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“No real tour but hey they offer free tastings!!”
Review of Cape Cod Beer

Cape Cod Beer
Ranked #1 of 38 things to do in Hyannis
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Cape Cod Beer is Cape Cod's original craft beer located at 1336 Phinney's Lane in Hyannis with beer on tap in over 400 locations and in 125 package stores from Plymouth to Provincetown. Founded in 2004, Cape Cod Beer produces four year round offerings: Our Flagship Cape Cod Red, our light and refreshing Beach Blonde Ale, our dark and malty Porter and our bold & hoppy Cape Cod IPA, plus seasonal favorites such as Cape Cod Summer, Harvest Ale, Big Sea Saison, float Your Boatmeal Stout, Old Man Winter and Stargazer Stout, to name a few. We have a retail center that is open year round, where you can taste our beers and shop for a variety of logo goods and a wide selection of products Made on Cape Cod. We have daily tours Monday through Saturday at 11:00 am or you can taste all the beers we have available during our retail hours. We hope you come visit soon!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Austin, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
475 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
“No real tour but hey they offer free tastings!!”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

This is place a cute small brewery. The tour takes you into one room that has all the ingredients and tanks holding the beer. They do however tell you all about the types of beer they make and give you a good pours on the tastings. The guys running the tastings are there to answer any and all questions that you may have. You can tell they love their jobs! If you have 30 minutes and you want to try some pretty good local beers check this place out!
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Visited September 2012
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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Drink it!”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Great to have a fresh local beer on tap in many bars on Cape. This is a very small operation and as yet can not be found 'off-Cape'.

Visited August 2012
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Ridgewood, NJ
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“Informative fun tour not to mention great beer.”
Reviewed September 16, 2012

We checked for the day when the brewery was having a tour and it just so happened to be overcast and a great way to spend some time.

Our first day of this visit to the Cape was highlighted by a taste of Cape Cod Blonde. It was refreshing , crisp and just the right level of hops. It made us want to visit the brewery and learn more.

The place is not easy to find, as there are no signs or notices except to the entrance of the parking lot. We got there early to be sure to have a spot as there is only one tour.

The place is staffed by young, bright enthusiastic people. The person conducting the tour was extremely knowledgeable about the beer making process as well as the differences between the brews as well as distribution. During the talk, we were able to sample three of their current production. Obviously, they were very fresh and distinctive. The guide as well was proud to state that he was very proud to work there as well as consume the product.

Fun visit.

Visited September 2012
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New York City, New York
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“Mmmm beer”
Reviewed September 10, 2012

The beer is excellent. The best one they had this time of year is the Cape Cod Blonde. They staff is friendly and give a generous tasting. Our server seemed to enjoy sharing his knowledge of brewing with us. You can buy a large beer bottle which is refillable at a discount. We took advantage of this and were pleased with our decision. I wish their brews were available off of the Cape, but apparently they are not.

Visited September 2012
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w mass
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“From Heaven to Your Growler”
Reviewed September 6, 2012

One of the best local breweries in Massachusetts. Unavailable past Plymouth, their beer is truly Cape Cod beer. Not too many varieties-they stick with what they are good at. The Red Ale is honestly one of the best micro brewery beers I have ever tasted. The IPA is also stellar, hoppy and strong. Hard to believe it, but also one of the best IPAs I have encountered. The other offerings vary in quality, but these two are their workhorses. It is the only beer I drink while on the Cape. Visit the brewery for a growler, but make sure you check their hours. Saturdays they close early. And ask for a taste of everything on tap. If not too busy, they will happily oblige. Go now.

Visited August 2012
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