United States > Massachusetts > Boston
phildo69 (3) | October 14, 2006
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Authentic German Food & Good selection of full flavored lager beer from western europe (including some belgian beers). If you are fiending sauerbraten and munich lager this is the place.
TheBeerLover (32) DC Metro Area, | January 27, 2006| Updated November 12, 2007
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 20/20
This restaurant was established in 1868 by Prussian immigrant Jacob Wirth, and has been a Boston institution for 136 years.
I was fortunate enough to find a seat at the fabled long mahogany bar, and started to do things off right with a pint of Jacob Wirth Special Dark Lager. This beer, along with Jacob Wirth Special Lite Lager are the two house brews, that can be found along side a selection of 26 local beers from Boston, and a deep selection of German/European imports. I was able to enjoy German favorites such Paluaner Hefeweizen, Frankenhiem Alt, Celebrator Dopple Bock, and Raderburger Pilsner, as well as Sam Adams, Harpoon, and Berkshire Brewing just to name a few. The bartender didnít know who brewed the house beers, but I suspect it is one of the local Boston breweries.
This is an exceptional house brew, that must be experienced on draught at this Boston land mark. It was the perfect match to an appetizer of potato pancakes with creme fraiche and smoked salmon. It was even better with the German classic saurbraten, which is sweet and sour braised beef, served over dill spatezle, with red cabbage, and covered with a ginger snap sauce. Great German food and great German beer, made my very short trip to Boston, well wirth it!
fluids (29) Massachusetts | August 14, 2005
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
If you like German food, this place has been a fixture in Boston on Stuart street since 1868. Long Wooden tables and waiters in black tie serve: Bratwurst, Saurbraten,Wiener Schnitzel, and German Mixed Grill (Grilled Smoked Bratwurst and Weisswurst with Sauerkraut, Red Cabbage and German Potato Salad.) along with fantistic chowder. Beer selection is your average: Sam Adams, Guiness, etc..
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