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Boston: VIP Brewery & Beer-Tasting Tour with Meal

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Experience the rich history of Boston from a different perspective with VIP tours of 4 Boston breweries and cider houses. Learn the history of the beer scene on a fun-filled journey sampling Boston's craft breweries, artisan beers and delicious food.
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  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at the craft beer breweries of Boston
  • Take a VIP tour of 4 different breweries and cider houses
  • Taste up to 16 beer samples at 4 different locations, and get a beer journal for making tasting notes
  • Enjoy a delicious beer and food pairing lunch at the Chelsea Station
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Get an in-depth analysis of up to 16 different beers on a beer tasting tour of Boston. Enjoy a delectable lunch and beer pairing at Chelsea Station, and learn how one of Boston’s premier beer bars maintains 100 different beers on draft.

Whether you’re a light beer drinker or a connoisseur of the brew, this is the perfect introduction to Boston’s top breweries, cider houses and distilleries. From pilsners to stouts, your beer guides will introduce you to award-winning beers of all styles. On Monday to Friday tours, visit legendary brewers including the Samuel Adams Brewing Company, Chelsea Station, Downeast Cider House, Night Shift Brewing or Mystic Brewery. On Saturday tours, the route may vary.

Samuel Adams Brewing Company: 
Learn the history of the Samuel Adams brewery and who the brewer and patriot Samuel Adams was on an immersive look at the brewing process from start to finish. Taste the specialty malts used to brew Samuel Adams beers and smell the unforgettable aroma of their traditional Hallertau hops. Samuel Adams utilizes only artesian-imported hops and fresh malt, making all their beer delightfully refreshing.

Chelsea Station:
Chelsea Station is a new restaurant and bar that opened in 2014, transforming an old firehouse to a dazzling hub of food and drink in the culturally rich neighborhood of Chelsea. Its dishes prove just as robust as its culture, as it flaunts a modern-American menu that has so many choices it is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. So take a chair in their 115-seat dining room and prepare yourself for a treat, before washing it all down with a seasonal rotation of local brews, or one of the classic staples of Massachusetts’ finest craft beers. Whatever your tastes, there’s something for you at the Chelsea Station.

Night Shift Brewing: (weekdays) 
Go to a nocturnal nanobrewery and taproom in Everett at Night Shift Brewing, known for its avant-garde brewing style and unusual ingredients. Habanero pepper and agave nectar in “Viva Habanera” and rosemary and pink peppercorn in “Rose” sound more like something you’d find in a 5-star kitchen than a beer bottle.

Downeast Cider House: 
From its humble beginnings in the basement of a Bates College dormitory, Downeast Cider House is the result of hundreds of test batches aimed at crafting the best hard cider you’ve ever tasted. Original Blend is made from freshly pressed local apples, because the guys at Downeast Cider not only believe in high quality produce, they believe in America.
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Light meal for lunch
  • Visit to 4 breweries/cider houses
  • Tastings at each stop
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuities for the guide

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Meeting point

Curbside at 2 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116 just in front of the P.F. Chang’s.

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  • Closed-toe shoes
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• You must be at least 21 years of age of age to attend the tour. If residing in the U.S. please bring a valid state-issued I.D. for proof of age. Non-U.S. guests, please bring your passport.
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Product ID: 94236