Boston for the weekend!

Discussion in 'New England' started by RandomBattle, Aug 19, 2013.

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  1. RandomBattle

    RandomBattle Initiate (136) Jun 25, 2010 New York

    Going to be in Boston this weekend with my GF. Looking for less obvious, cool, local things to do/see/drink.

    The only place I'm going to, so far, is Harpoon, and this Italian festival. I know the BBC is around there, and Jacks Abbey is in Framingham. I'm looking for more under the radar breweries/bars/ and bottle shops in the area. Preferably things that are closer together.

    Also looking for any suggestions in the realms of food and stuff to do...
  2. TheMonkfish

    TheMonkfish Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2012 Chad

    Trillium Brewing - their Fort Point Pale is excellent and their farmhouse ale gets great marks. Also check out the Boston Food Trucks schedule - if you come across Roxy's Grilled Cheese truck you will walk away a happy feller.
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  3. Patrick

    Patrick Initiate (0) Aug 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    OP, you can't sample at Trillium, but their pale ale is great.
  4. WesFoxlove

    WesFoxlove Initiate (0) Jun 12, 2013 Massachusetts

    Not sure I'd call then "under the radar" - BUT Mystic Brewery, Night Shift Brewing, and Idle Hands Craft Ales are all within 1.5miles of each other (Night Shift & Idle Hands are side-by-side, and don't miss a Mystic tasting).

    All would be just be a short 5-10min drive from wherever you are in Boston that day.
  5. BurbonCountry

    BurbonCountry Initiate (0) Mar 22, 2011 Massachusetts

    BBC is about 2+ hours from Boston in Deerfield Ma.

    I recommend this place

    edit:wrong cambridge
  6. emannths

    emannths Aspirant (231) Sep 21, 2007 Massachusetts

    OP most likely means Boston Beer Co., aka Sam Adams.
  7. huuvola

    huuvola Initiate (133) Oct 29, 2005 Massachusetts

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  8. BurbonCountry

    BurbonCountry Initiate (0) Mar 22, 2011 Massachusetts

    Yeah that is what you get when working too many hours and posting. C
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