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Best Brewery

2022 Best Brewery

Notch Brewing

From the Euro-style lagers crowned in creamy foam to the pints of English bitter and New England IPAs, everything in Notch Brewing’s beer lineup lands [...] read more»
2021 Best Brewery

Brato Brewhouse + Kitchen

Considering all of the craft-beer cans crushed in Allston/Brighton’s indie-rock-blaring bars, it’s wild that the neighborhood didn’t have its own brewery until Brato moved in [...] read more»
2020 Best Brewery

Idle Hands Craft Ales

Since Idle Hands arrived early into the Boston area’s craft-brewery explosion in 2011, times have certainly changed: Plenty of other makers have joined the game, [...] read more»
2019 Best Brewery

Trillium Brewing Company

In only the past few years the beer makers have opened a Fort Point brewpub and draft-filled Canton headquarters, kick-started Boston’s beer-garden revolution, and announced [...] read more»
2018 Best Brewery

Mystic Brewery

In 2011, Bryan Greenhagen founded Mystic on saisons, gruits, and other Old World styles. So when trendy, hop-forward beers such as Voltage IPA first hit [...] read more»
2017 Best Brewery

Night Shift Brewing

What started as a hobby has grown into, among other developments, a buzzy brewery producing a diverse lineup of solid beers. This past year's addition [...] read more»
2016 Best Brewery

Jack’s Abby

With its growing canned line, 175-seat restaurant serving everything from wood-fired pizzas to beer-braised mussels, and charming new Framingham facility capable of producing 100,000 barrels [...] read more»
2015 Best Brewery

Trillium Brewing Company

Sam Adams and Harpoon used to be the lone faces of craft beer in Boston, but times change. The most exciting brews in town now [...] read more»