Harpoon Brewery

Bars, Breweries Seaport District
4 out of 5 stars
4 out of 5 stars
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Harpoon Brewery
Photograph: Courtesy Yelp/Michelle L. Harpoon Brewery

Harpoon has been at it for more than 30 years, brewing IPAs, Hefeweizens, stouts, and more. Grab a seat at a long table in the lively Beer Hall to enjoy fresh beers and giant pretzels. The outdoor Keg Yard is open seasonally. Tours are popular, and daily tickets—the small fee goes to charity—often sell out quickly, especially on weekends. Harpoon hosts a variety of events and festivals throughout the year.

By: Gerrish Lopez

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Venue name: Harpoon Brewery
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Address: 306 Northern Ave
Boston
02210
Cross street: Harbor St
Opening hours: Sun-Wed 11am-7pm; Thu-Sat 11am-11pm
Transport: Silver line to Harbor Street
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A visit to Harpoon Brewery is one of my favorite Boston activities. The brewery is right along the water so you can expect beautiful views year-round. Book the (very affordable) tickets well in advance if you are interested in going on the tour. The tour itself is a pretty standard overview of how beer is made, but the tour guides are personable and the crowd is always fun. The tour ends in a tap room where you can taste as many different brews as you can chug in the short chunk of time allotted. Even if you don't catch the tour, the brewery has a great beer hall with an extensive selection of Harpoon brews and delicious pretzels and brats. For the summer, I'm partial to UFO White, but definitely take the bartenders' and brewmasters' recommendations to heart and experiment with their latest concoctions.