The Boston Brewery

Our Home for Innovation

The Boston Brewery is where all our beers get their start, with the exception of Boston Lager, which was born in our founder Jim Koch's kitchen. It is the smallest of our three breweries, but it is the most important.

Take a Tour

Take a Tour

We opened our Boston Brewery in 1988, and ever since it has been our research and development hub. If you're in Boston, take a tour and sample some exclusive beers.

Take a tour

Visit The Tap Room

Visit The Tap Room

We’re constantly experimenting with new and innovative beers styles, and now you can enjoy them in a pint or flight in our Tap Room.

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Our Commitment to Quality

Taste Innovation

We're constantly innovating and pushing the boundaries of brewing to make sure that from the ingredients to the glass, every pint of Samuel Adams beer is as good (if not better) than the last.

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Our Commitment to Quality

Taste Innovation

We're constantly innovating and pushing the boundaries of brewing to make sure that from the ingredients to the glass, every pint of Samuel Adams beer is as good (if not better) than the last.

Learn more
Take a classic

Brewery Tour

On our classic tour, you’ll learn all about beer ingredients and the brewing process. You can taste the roasted malts and smell classic German Noble hops that give Boston Lager the distinct flavor and aroma that have made it an American original. All guests 21 and older will receive a complimentary tasting glass to keep and you’ll sample three Samuel Adams beers.

Take a classic

Brewery Tour

On our classic tour, you’ll learn all about beer ingredients and the brewing process. You can taste the roasted malts and smell classic German Noble hops that give Boston Lager the distinct flavor and aroma that have made it an American original. All guests 21 and older will receive a complimentary tasting glass to keep and you’ll sample three Samuel Adams beers.

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Already took the classic tour? We now offer a variety of new tour experiences.

If the date you are looking for to take the Morning Mash-In, Beyond the Brewhouse, or Bierkeller tour is not listed, that means it is sold out. However, if you do arrive early, we may have cancellation tickets available for the tour. Walk in tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.

We typically offer tickets two months in advance, so if you are looking for a later date, check back.

Barrel Room Collection & Other Bottled Beers

Old Fezziwig Ale
Merry Maker
Holiday Porter
Barrel-Aged Marzen
Honey Porter
Stoneybrook Red, Tetravis, Kosmic Mother Funk
But Wait, There's More!

Specialty Tours

Already took the Classic Tour? We now offer a variety of new tour experiences.

But Wait, There's More!

Specialty Tours

Already took the Classic Tour? We now offer a variety of new tour experiences.

Every Morning @ 9:30 AM

Morning Mash-In Tour

Every Morning @ 9:30 AM

Morning Mash-In Tour

Our only advanced-reservation tour offered daily, the Morning Mash In guarantees your right to live, laugh, and taste amazing beer. Experience the magic of our brewery in the morning while exploring the brewhouse and learning about Samuel Adams’ rich history. Includes a special souvenir goblet, exclusive 4th tasting, and access to our Brewery Tap Room before opening.

Weekday tour RSVP Friday/Saturdaytour RSVP
Mondays 1PM/6PM & Tuesdays-Fridays 1PM

Beyond The Brewhouse Tour

Mondays 1PM/6PM & Tuesdays-Fridays 1PM

Beyond The Brewhouse Tour

Perfect for wild and sour beer fans alike, go behind the scenes of our classic Brewhouse tour and enjoy a selection of Belgian-inspired beers in our Barrel Room. Not open to the public, this fermentation cellar is the heart of our innovation at the brewery and home to three 130-barrel Hungarian oak tuns that age our signature sour Kosmic Mother Funk.

Tour RSVP

Fridays 3:30pm/5pm, Saturdays 11am/1pm/3:30pm/5pm, & Sundays 1pm/3pm

The Bierkeller:

Samuel Adams Barrel Aged Experience
Fridays 3:30pm/5pm, Saturdays 11am/1pm/3:30pm/5pm, & Sundays 1pm/3pm

The Bierkeller:

Samuel Adams Barrel Aged Experience

Join us as we bring together two age-old pleasures: beer and cheese. As you are learning about our barrel aging history and process, you'll be served three exclusive brewery-only barrel aged beers paired with some amazing local cheese. Don't miss out on this unique brewery experience.

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Welcome to the Samuel Adams

Boston Brewery Tap Room

Visit the Boston Brewery Tap Room to enjoy a pint or flight of innovative styles from taps, which will pour rotating experimental beers from the nano-brewery as well as fan favorites such as Boston Lager and seasonal brews like Summer Ale.

Welcome to the Samuel Adams

Boston Brewery Tap Room

Visit the Boston Brewery Tap Room to enjoy a pint or flight of innovative styles from taps, which will pour rotating experimental beers from the nano-brewery as well as fan favorites such as Boston Lager and seasonal brews like Summer Ale.

EVENT: Every Thursday from 6PM – 8PM

Stump Trivia Night

EVENT: Every Thursday from 6PM – 8PM

Stump Trivia Night

Grab your smartest friends and join us at the Boston Brewery Tap Room every Thursday from 6PM – 8PM for Stump Trivia. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams, so be sure to bring your A-game. Enjoy new experimental beer styles on draft available for purchase each week.

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What's on Tap

Boston Brewery

Events

We host a variety of events at the Boston Brewery and Tap Room. From trivia nights to specialty beer and food events, we have something for everyone.

Boston Brewery

Events

We host a variety of events at the Boston Brewery and Tap Room. From trivia nights to specialty beer and food events, we have something for everyone.

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Sam Adams Red Sox Pre-Game Tour & Trolley

30 Germania Street , Boston, MA, 02130

Start

Jul27 - 12PM

End

Jul27 - 1PM
Welcome to the Samuel Adams

Cincinnati Tap Room

Visit the Cincinnati Tap Room to enjoy a pint or flight of innovative styles from taps, which will pour rotating experimental beers, as well as fan favorites such as Boston Lager and seasonal brews like Summer Ale.

Welcome to the Samuel Adams

Cincinnati Tap Room

Visit the Cincinnati Tap Room to enjoy a pint or flight of innovative styles from taps, which will pour rotating experimental beers, as well as fan favorites such as Boston Lager and seasonal brews like Summer Ale.

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 3pm - 11-pm
Friday - Saturday: 11am - 12am

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 3pm - 11-pm
Friday - Saturday: 11am - 12am

Sometimes the Journey Makes the Destination

We recommend using public transportation, as parking is limited at the Brewery. We’re a short walk away from the Stony Brook station on the MBTA’s Orange Line. Directions

Special Announcement

On Friday, July 12, our last brewery tour will be at 3pm to accommodate a brewery event.

Brewery Tour Hours
Monday - Saturday 11am - 5pm Last tour starts at 5:00pm
Sundays Closed
Boston Tap Room &
Shop Hours
Monday - Saturday 11am - 8pm
Sundays 12pm - 6pm
Holiday Closings Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day New Year's Day
Cincinnati Tap Room
Monday - Thursday 3pm - 11pm
Friday - Saturday 11am - 12am
Sundays Closed
Holiday Closings Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day New Year's Day

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