Boston Beer Company is a small craft brewery located in Boston. You know them as the makers of the Sam Adams family of beers. Founder Jim Koch got his start in his own kitchen, brewing from a well-worn family recipe, and peddling bottles from bar to bar. Suds enthusiasts can stop in for a free, informative hour-long brewery tour and sampling session. Tours M-Th and Sa 10 am-3 pm, F 10 am-5:30 pm. Suggested donation: $2, which benefits local charities. Shop hours M-Th 10 am-6 pm, F 10 am-6:30 pm, Sa 10 am-4 pm.