Local Breweries to Visit This Fall
Sam Adams Brewery, 30 Germania St., Jamaica Plain, MA – It’s not just for your cousin from Boston. Enjoy 20+ beers, brewery tours, tap rooms, beer garden and more. Taking public transportation is highly recommended.
Night Shift Brewing, 1 Lovejoy Wharf, Boston, MA – Reserve your patio spot ahead of time. NSB is a local favorite, but they don’t just do beer. Try their hard seltzer and craft coffee.
Cisco Brewers Nantucket, 5 Bartlett Farm Rd., Nantucket, MA – Open year round, 365 days and kid and dog friendly. Check out there other locations in the Boston Seaport and Portsmouth, NH.
Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston, MA – Choose from a great selection of drafts or flight samplers. Don’t forget to grab some authentic beer hall snacks. Harpoon offers a second location in Windsor, Vermont.
Downeast Cider House, 256 Marginal St #32, East Boston, MA – Don’t leave without your own growler, cans or merch after sampling everything on draft.
Trillium Brewing, 110 Shawmut Rd., Canton, MA – Make a reservation in advance to take in the sun on their outdoor patio, while enjoying full lunch or dinner from Naco Taco or Keane’s BBQ. Check out their other locations in the Fenway and Fort Point neighborhoods of Boston.
Stone Cow Brewery, 500 West St., Barre, MA – Currently offering beer pours and cans-to-go and field-to-flame BBQ.
Cape Ann Brewing Company, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester, MA – Grab a pint at their harborside seating area or order ahead.
Wormtown Brewery, 72 Shrewsbury St., Worcester, MA – Committed to serving world class beers with locally sourced ingredients, you’re sure to find an IPA you love. Don’t miss their second location at Patriot Place in Foxborough, MA.
Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine
The Alchemist, 100 Cottage Club Rd., Stowe, VT – This family run brewery specializes in fresh, unfiltered IPAs. Get there early, because there’s sure to be a line.
Von Trapp Brewing, 1333 Luce Hill Rd., Stowe, VT – Set in the Trapp Family Lodge, this brewery offers a little taste of Austria in their Vermont made lagers.
Smuttynose Brewing Company, 47 Washington St., Dover, NH – Now open for limited capacity, Smuttlabs Brewery & Kitchen is showcasing new and unique craft beers with their ever changing 16-tap tower. Grab a bite from their scratch menu.
Litherman’s Limited, 126 Hall St, Concord, NH – Outdoor and indoor seating now available.
Allagash Brewing Company, 50 Industrial Way, Portland, ME – Tasting room is open for go-to walk-up or call ahead purchases.
Funky Bow Beer Company, 21 Ledgewood Lane, Lyman, ME – deep in the woods, this father-son brewery has been developing some of the tastiest beers around.
Rhode Island, Connecticut
Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island, 63 Canal St., Westerly, RI – Grab a cold one and enjoy the outdoor beer garden at this former macaroni factory.
Whalers Brewing Company, 1174 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield, RI – Along with their flagship and seasonal options, Whalers also offers a rotating list of beers by glass, flight or growler.
Willimantic Brewing Company, 967 Main St., Willimantic, CT – Great food and an amazing beer selection. Open now for indoor and outdoor dining.
These Guys Brewing Co., 78 Franklin St., Norwich, CT – Reservations are highly recommended for this craft beer house.