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Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
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Address: 306 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210-2324
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+1 617-456-2322
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11:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Please come and visit the brewery! Rich and Dan started Harpoon to make...

Please come and visit the brewery! Rich and Dan started Harpoon to make great beer and welcome beer lovers. That founding spirit lives on every day as we pour pints in the Beer Hall, take visitors on brewery tours, and share our passion for beer with fellow beer lovers.

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US$85.00*
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Boston Brewery Tour plus Lunch or Dinner
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Fun place filled with well behaved, jovial brew drinkers. Cheers by the water. Harpoon is serious about beer and their fans know it and appreciate it. I would love to see them... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Littleton, Massachusetts
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Littleton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun place filled with well behaved, jovial brew drinkers. Cheers by the water. Harpoon is serious about beer and their fans know it and appreciate it. I would love to see them offer a limited menu of sausages and fresh buns but they do have some terrific pretzels. Bar service is on the slow side but the brews are worth... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed the tour and it was interesting to hear the story behind how the brewery came to be. Great fun tasting the various beers - wish they sold the cider overseas. One minor point and it might just be me, did find one of the guides talked quite quick so was a little difficult to follow at times. Apart... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Make sure to get here early on a Saturday or you will stand in line to even get in. Yet, it is worth the wait. I did not do a tour this time but still had a blast. The tours are much more interesting than any other brewery tour I have been on though. I had each of the three... More 

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Randolph, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here the Saturday afternoon after St Patty's day with my sisters bachelorette party. We waited almost an hour in line to get into the beer hall but we knew it would be crowded that day. Once inside it was a cool atmosphere to hang for a bit, every seat was taken but we were able to get a... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped into Harpoon on a quick weekend sightseeing tour of Boston. Did not have time for a tour but will definitely return for that next time. Myself and four friends had drinks and pretzels. It was crowded, but the front door was working crowd control and making sure it did not get past max capacity. We were able to find... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in and enjoyed that they have three different flights of the beer they make (there are probably 20 on tap) and tried their pretzel. Make sure you try their blue cheese dip for the pretzel, it is less blue cheese and almost a hot wing dip. Also if you aren't used to the rules in MA they ID... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the beer hall for some beers and decided to take the tour. The beer hall is huge, and offers a wide selection of their beer. We both got samplers, which made trying different flavors easy. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. The tour costs $5, but after the informative tour, you have a good amount of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This brewery is a bit out of the way, so we took an uber to get here. The bar area is very cosy with long wooden tables for shared seating. The beers are on tap, and the pretzels are fresh and packed with flavour - by far the best pretzels I've had. I'm not a huge beer drinker, but my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start off by saying, I'm not actually a beer drinker. However, I loved this brewery. The pretzels are fatastic, the employees are friendly and very helpful, the root beer is TO DIE FOR :) I tried a sampler flight of some of the beers, and actually liked them (literally the first beer I have ever liked). It was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fact that you can't reserve a tour time is frustrating. You have to show up and hope there's not a huge line and that you can get on the next tour. We showed up and there wasn't another tour for 3 hours. So we sat in the beer hall and had 2 beers and a pretzel (which is the... More 

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