Boston Beer Works - Fenway

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Boston Beer Works - FenwayBoston Beer Works - Fenway
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152 Beers
866 Reviews
Place Score: 88
Reviews: 123
Visits: 184
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: n/a
Taps: 16
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

61 Brookline Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts, 02215
United States
phone: (617) 536-BEER

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @beer_works

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Reviews: 123 | Visits: 184
Reviews by damjadi:
Photo of damjadi
4.41/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

A wide variety of styles. I had a sampler (you can select which ever four beers you want), and found all pretty tasty. I like the oatmeal stout and the small beer. The IPA was well balanced, but since I cut my IPA teeth in San Diego, I was hoping for HOPS! (Of course the west coast beers seem to be in general more hoppy, DFH excluded). Service was fast and efficient, and the server knew her stuff. I also found out from her that a listed award from GIBF was not a mispelling (it turns out there is a Providence GIBF, who knew?). All-in-all a pleasant experience, although I can't imagine the place after a Red Sox game. (622 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of glinnebur
4.01/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of fitzy84
3.53/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Took my father-in-law and the family here after we toured Fenway Park for Fathers Day weekend festivities. The space was quite large with tables to the side upon entering, tables on the main floor, and a large bar area to one's right. The brewing area is actually wide open on the right side when you enter the space.

Overall atmosphere seemed relaxing and social with a dark paint/industrial design with several televisions adorned across the space. Since it was not a game day, there was plenty of room in this big restaurant, but I imagine its very crowded on game days.

Menu was generally pub-based. Several sandwich and burger options and some pub dinners. I had the Beer Works Turkey Tips, which were pretty good. I enjoyed the large portions and the turkey was nicely marinated and cooked. For drinks, I decided to have the Flight #2, which consisted of the UR IPL, the Deliberation Session IPA, the Contender IPA, and the Hoppy Brown.

Service was quite good. Our waitress was very nice and attentive to our needs. She even helped pick my meal since I was undecided.

Overall, I don't have much experience drinking or socializing near Fenway, but this seemed like a nice place to have a few drinks and eat before, during, or after a game. (1,252 characters)

Photo of mklisz
3.66/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Dicers
3.4/5  rDev -13%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of AdamTebbs
4.49/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Great place to grab beers before a sox game. Gets very crowded and hard to get beer but great selection. (104 characters)

Photo of colonialbrewer
3.21/5  rDev -17.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.25

Photo of rjp217
3.39/5  rDev -13.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

Photo of CityofWind_brew
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Nichols33
3.44/5  rDev -12%

Photo of thisXwar
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of fureousangel
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of dabarton
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

The food is pretty good, the beer is decent. They brew a fairly large variety of beer, but none of it is very exciting. (119 characters)

Photo of Reds76
4.3/5  rDev +10%

Photo of GeorgiaBeerGuy
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of alexdanehy
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of TheBeerSipper
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of tikk
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of fastestmanalive
3.24/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of VineyardBeer
4.32/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Boto
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%

I’ve only been here during Redsox games, but they do a terrific job of moving people through without you feeling rushed. Decent beers, pub type food. The food is all quite good. We have always had a good meal here. Recently my wife was disappointed that they took her favorite sandwich (Green Monstah) off the menu. They told her no problem, they will still make it for her. (381 characters)

Photo of Zachary_James6
4.16/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of CAMay
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of rojapa
4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Boston Beer Works - Fenway in Boston, MA
88 out of 100 based on 123 ratings.