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1998 Best Beer

Tremont India Pale Ale

Used to be this hophead's delight was available only on the occasional tap at, say, F.J.Doyle's in Jamaica Plan. As of April, though, the good [...] read more»
1997 Best Beer

Tremont Ale

A classic pale ale—vaguely sweet, distinctly hopped, and tinged a deep shade of copper—this is the flagship brew of tiny Atlantic Coast Brewing, more commonly [...] read more»
1996 Best Beer, Jamaican Ginger

Maryahm’s Famous Cuisine

Loads of fresh ginger make this an intense, heady drink: spicy, sweet, assertive, simultaneously refreshing and invigorating. The Come Back is a sandwich—either fried fish [...] read more»
1995 Best Beer, Selection

The Sunset Grill & Tap

We recently described this restaurant/bar as a "Valhalla of brewski." Now boasting 113 taps and more than 450 bottles. Case closed. read more»
1992 Best Beer, List

The Sunet Grill and Tap

At least 40 varieties on tap and 200 in bottles, most from microbreweries, make the Sunset the place to wet your whistle. read more»
1983 Best Beer, Store

Bargain Spot Warehouse Liquors, Inc.

Make that most expensive. Bargain Spot's got a computer printout listing approximately 260 different kinds of beer on hand. That's right. 260. read more»
1979 Best Beer

Colorado Public Library

Aged prime, creatively cooked. read more»
1975 Best Beer, Local

Beacon Capitol Market, Bruno’s Wine & Liquor, Copley Wine & Liquor

Like most good things, Haffenraffer is hard to find—try Beacon Capitol Market, 32 Myrtle St., St.Bruno's Wine & Liquor, 1777 Washington St., or Copley Wine [...] read more»
1974 Best Beer, Mug of

Billy Budd

Billy Budd on Newbury Street has Falstaff, Bass Ale and Beck's on draught, 15 other quality labels in bottles, and chilled mugs. For the gourmand, [...] read more»