Best Beer in Boston

2000 Best Beer

Back Bay IPA, Boston Beer Works


A hoppy, aromatic, high-octane India Pale Ale, the Back Bay IPA gets its character from the dry hops added in the aging process. The copper-colored beer starts with the full…Read More

1999 Best Beer

Tremont Bitter

After years of waffling, we’re finally calling a bitter the beer. The Tremont brewers distribute their bitter at only a handful of pubs, including Doyle’s Cafe and Cornwall’s. They shouldn’t…Read More

1998 Best Beer

Tremont India Pale Ale

Used to be this hophead’s delight was available only on the occasional tap at, say, F.J.Doyle’s in Jamaica Plan. As of April, though, the good people at the Tremont Brewery,…Read More

1997 Best Beer

Tremont Ale

A classic pale ale—vaguely sweet, distinctly hopped, and tinged a deep shade of copper—this is the flagship brew of tiny Atlantic Coast Brewing, more commonly known as Tremont Brewery, in…Read More

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