These Boston Beer Gardens Are Paradise For Hops Lovers

These Boston-area beer gardens are great places to sit back and relax with a beer in your hand.

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Aero Allston is a beer garden that features live music performances. The venue showcases up-and-coming musical acts, local food trucks, and beer from Aeronaut Brewing Company. It's open every Wednesday and Friday nights, up until September 28.
The Patios presented by Berkshire Bank
The Patios, a public space at Boston's City Hall Plaza, has a beer garden that is open at various times during the week. The beer garden serves a variety of beers from Wachusett Brewing Company as well as other breweries. The space has nine patio areas, as well as mini golf stations.
Downeast Cider
The Downeast Back Porch on the Greenway in Dewey Square Park serve ciders from Downeast Cider House but wine and beer are also on the menu. Lawn games, food trucks, and live music can be found nearby. The area is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and weekends.
SoWa Boston
The SoWa Beer Barn is located in the SoWa Power Station, the "Barn" features craft brews, ciders, live music, and lawn games. Located next to the popular Food truck Bazaar, it's a great place to hang with friends and family. Opens on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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The American Fresh Beer Garden at Assembly Row in Somerville is open seven days a week and is dog-friendly. The space hosts live music, outdoor trivia and Major League Bocce tournaments on the weekends.
Lamplighter Brewing Co.
Lamplighter Brewing Company hosts a beer garden at University Park in Central Square every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October. The outdoor drinking area has lawn games and, beers and is situated near the Central Flea market, which has food trucks and antique vendors.
Trillium Brewing
The Trillium Garden on the Greenway serves a variety of Trillium beers as well as wine. The beer garden opens Wednesdays to Fridays from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bronwyn is a restaurant and bar with German and Eastern European influences. They have a beer garden that overlooks the Union Square. Availability depends on the weather.
Charlies Kitchen
Charlies Kitchen'sbeer garden has a full bar with 18 draught beers. Availability depends on the weather.
Harpoon Brewery
The Harpoon Keg Yard, located at the Harpoon Brewery, is open weekends from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The garden serves pretzels and of course, Harpoon's famous suds.
Night Shift Brewing will be opening two new beer gardens in August on the Boston’s Esplanade, near the Hatch Shell and Herter Park in Brighton.
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