5 Craft Beer Gardens to Brighten Your Boston Summer

Nilam Mukherjee | April 27, 2021 | Food & Drink

Boston beer gardens

When the sun comes out and the days get warmer, what better way to relax than cooling down with a nice craft brew? It's time to treat yourself to a fun evening out with friends, and beer gardens are the perfect place to enjoy nature and a refreshing sip.

Here are five of the most scenic spots to get a cool drink and flavorful appetizers in Boston.

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Cisco Brewers Seaport

65 Northern Ave. / Website

Soak up the golden rays at Cisco Brewers Seaport. The Nantucket-based brewery is famous for its extensive selection of craft beers and wines. We recommend the Wandering Haze Hazy IPA and seasonal Summer Rays Golden Ale for prime refreshment. The award-winning craft beers and charming outdoor atmosphere will help you make the most of those long summer afternoons. Enjoy the view, the company and the beer.

Sam Adams Boston Taproom

60 State St. / Website

Located in the heart of Downtown Boston, Sam Adams' grand taproom offers a lengthy draft list for curious palate. Just a few steps away from the historic Freedom Trail, the rooftop seating area offers a perfect view of the city. If you’re looking for a fun night out with friends, this is the place to be.

Dorchester Brewing Beer Garden

1250 Massachusetts Ave. / Website

If you're looking for a unique experience, Dorchester Brewing goes above and beyond our expectations. Featuring both outdoor and indoor seating areas, the four-season Rooftop Greenhouse allows you to unwind rain or shine. Fun times with friends don’t stop at the drinks. Team up to take on friends or strangers in a game of skeeball, or take turn on the pinball machines. It's an entertaining way to relax and let the worries of the world melt away.

The Trillium Garden on The Greenway

Atlantic Ave.; High St. / Website

Welcome to Boston's first-ever beer garden, a seasonal experience that comes to life each spring and summer in the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Sip on a cold drink while walking along the Boston Harbor Wharf, admiring the nearby buildings, art installations and fresh ocean air. Offering both food and draft service, Trillium Brewing boasts a variety of tasty bites to accompany your drink.

Night Shift Beer Garden

1 Lovejoy Wharf, Suite 101 / Website

Notable as an experimental brewery and specialty coffee bar, Night Shift Beer Garden offers a one-of-a-kind experience. A few steps away from TD Garden, you'll enjoy excellently-crafted beer paired with bites from the scratch kitchen. Come and hang out for a while to make the most of it.

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