Boston Beer Works - Fenway | Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston Beer Works - Fenway
Good based on 64 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

61 Brookline Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts United States 02215 [ print map ]
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Hours: Mon - Sun: 11:00 am - 1:00 am

Mayor: boto (2) | Taps: 15 | Bottles: 4

Boston Beer Works - Fenway

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Beer Available At Boston Beer Works - Fenway (arranged by most recent)
Beer Works Paul Revere Rye IPA , Beer Works Beantown Nut Brown Ale 49, Beer Works Foreign Extra Stout , Beer Works Curley’s Irish Stout 58, Beer Works Accelerator Double Bock 48, Beer Works Centennial Alt 65, Beer Works Weizen Bock , Beer Works Houblon Rouge , Beer Works Belgian Pale Ale , Beer Works Back Bay I.P.A. 84, Beer Works Boston Red Ale 43, Beer Works Fenway American Pale Ale 48, Beer Works Boston Common 44, Beer Works Blonde Faith Abbey Ale 46, Samuel Adams Rebel IPA 74, Samuel Adams Boston Lager 64, Samuel Adams Boston Brick Red 56, Samuel Adams Summer Ale 37, Hingham Beer Works Hooligan Black Ale , Beer Works Imperial Stout 67
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64 reviews for Boston Beer Works - Fenway
 Ambiance  72%
 Service  70%
 Selection  71%
 Food  69%
 Value  69%
 Overall  70%
 Rating  78%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat  (216) Georgia | July 1, 2014
Open interior supports plenty of thirsty Red Sox fans. There are two bars to provide twice as much service - or accommodate a special event. Server is alert and makes you feel welcome. Food is quite good, a cut above most bars. Their in-house brews are good, if not tip-top. Quiet in hue morning, but hopping during a sports event!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
dinkle50  (77) Chicago, Illinois | August 25, 2013
Popped in here before a Red Sox game while visiting Boston. Only had 1 beer and some appetizers. Food was ok, but the service wasn’t anything notable. If I’m back in Boston for a game, I’d give this place another go.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
radarsock  (58) Massachusetts | June 29, 2013| Updated September 29, 2014
Because I had two and half hours to kill, I decided to pop in a nearby bar as my train didn’t leave until 4:30pm. BBW-F is easy enough to find -- it is on Brookline, after all and not even a ten minute walk by foot to the Commuter rail at TD Gardens. I also thought it was probably the best place to serve the biggest craft selection in the area as everything else happened to be dive-bars and Irish pubs with only two or three things on tap. On the inside, it was dimly-lit and spacious. I sat down at the bar and I swear it took nearly four minutes for the bartender to say anything to me. He didn’t look especially busy, either. I’d ask him a question or two about the menu and the beers, and he softly mumbled his response and walked away. And this happened at least twice. When I finally got him for more than a few seconds, I could tell he just wanted me to order and fuck off with the questions. I would come again had the beer been any good, but it was genuinely close to being seriously revolting. I couldn’t finish one of my beers, and it was only a 12 oz. pour but made me physically ill; I actually had to excuse myself to use the restroom as puking seemed not only possible but downright inevitable. I won’t be back.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 10/20
BroSpud  (35) , Massachusetts | May 1, 2013
The main thing this place has going for it is the location but that is also the problem if you happen to go before a Sox game it is just too crowded to enjoy. Their beers are mostly average but fresh brewed beer is still better than what the nearby bars are serving.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
PRBeer  (318) Parsippany, New Jersey | March 13, 2013
Not sure I get the mediocre ratings...yes most of the beers are good and not great (some are very good)...but the place is big and welcomng for a party crowd or pre-game stoking up. The food is as good as most pub grub at most beer bars. What’s really special about this place is being across the street from Fenway! C’mon...give me a can have 2 or 3 pre-game the national anthem on the TV’s in the bar...walk to the door with your beer where they take the empty glass from your hand...and still be in your seat by first pitch. It doesn’t get any better than this! So does it really matter that these are not the best craftbeers? Well they’re much better than anything you’ll get in Fenway during the game. BTW...I say all of this as a...shhhh (Yankee fan)...LOL!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
GJF  (44) Mount Vernon, Iowa | March 11, 2013
Nice and quiet on a snowy friday night. Not sure I’d want to be here when the Sox are playing, though. Decent beer; standard but OK food. Lots of stainless--you know the drill.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale  (204) Lansing, Kansas | September 27, 2012
Stopped by after the Red Sox game. Very large place, very crowded, but they handled it well. Great location and great atmosphere. Well worth a visit.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr  (1777) Washington, Washington DC | September 8, 2012
Jam packed on a Saturday game day. Staff was quick and friendly despite the chaos. Beers were solid. Atmosphere +1 for the view of the ballpark.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail  (1012) Orange County, California | August 15, 2012
Almost embarrassingly, I went here twice in three days. Tons of house beers on tap, pretty good service, huge interior, and decent prices for Boston. The beers were okay for the most part. Some were good, some were pretty bad.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
ryanlovesyou  (8) , | August 15, 2012
This is a cavernous brewpub with sixteen (!) house-made beers on tap. When I was there, four of the were fruit beers and based on what the people around me ordered, I can see why. They’re crazy popular. I tried a blueberry one and it tasted like shit. But I also had a Pale Ale on cask and and an India Pale Porter and they were both quite tasty. So, my advice is dodge the fruit beers and you can have a great beer experience. I asked the server what kind of hops were used in the Fenway Pale Ale and she said "cascade" right away. So that counts as knowledgeable in my book.

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