Watertown's Biggest & Best Beer Bar

We offer 90 local and global craft beers on tap, including rotating handles for the rare, limited, and seasonal brews. We also have 30+ taps dedicated to local breweries, making us one of the best beer bars in Watertown.

Beer sizes: full pour (size varies), sample pour (6 oz.)

Selections subject to change based on availability

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Goldens, Ambers & Browns

(L)  = We love paying homage to local craft brewers. Try one to taste the best of the area.

BELL’S BREWERY – KALAMAZOO, MI
AMBER ALE 5.8%
This amber ale features toasted and sweet caramel notes from carefully selected malts, balanced with herbal and citrus hop aromas and capped by a clean bitterness

CIGAR CITY BREWING – TAMPA, FL
MADURO BROWN ALE 5.5%
Maduro features flaked oats in the malt bill, which imparts a silky body and works to mesh its roasted, toasted and chocolate

LORD HOBO BREWING CO. – WOBURN, MA
FREEBIRD 5.0%
(L) Hops take the back seat to sweet and crisp malt flavors and a touch of sweetness in this golden ale

SMUTTYNOSE BREWING CO. – HAMPTON, NH
OLD BROWN DOG 6.5%
(L) This malty yet lightly bitter beer features chocolate and caramel flavors and a medium body

CAMBRIDGE BREWING CO. – CAMBRIDGE, MA
CAMBRIDGE AMBER 4.7%
(L) This malty ale delivers notes of chocolate and a dry finish, complemented by a touch of fruity, spicy hops

SWITCHBACK BREWING CO. – BURLINGTON, VT
SWITCHBACK ALE 5.0%
(L) This satisfying brew is full of flavor with a remarkably clean and smooth finish

TRUE NORTH ALE CO. – IPSWICH, MA
VINCIANNE 6.3%
(L) Vincianne is brewed with Belgian yeast and malt, candi syrup, and Noble hops

SPRINGDALE BEER CO. – FRAMINGHAM, MA
PEARLY WHITE ALE 4.5%
(L) Tart, refreshing and drinkable beyond belief, this country-style witbier is spiced with orange and coriander and harkens to days before the onslaught of industrialized beer

Independent Lagers

(L)  = We love paying homage to local craft brewers. Try one to taste the best of the area.

BOSTON BEER CO. – BOSTON, MA
BOSTON LAGER 4.9%
(L) Full-flavored with a balance of malty sweetness contrasted by hop spiciness and a smooth finish

SPOETZL BREWERY – SHINER, TX
SHINER BOCK 4.4%
Brewed with rich roasted barley malt and German specialty hops, this lightly hopped American-style dark lager always goes down easy

NOTCH BREWING – SALEM, MA
ZWICKEL 4.5%
(L) This unfiltered Bavarian pale lager has a clean yet complex malt flavor

VON TRAPP BREWING – STOWE, VT
DUNKEL 5.7%
(L) Creamy toffee aromas balance the bitterness of Munich malts in this roasted brown lager with a dry finish

JACK’S ABBY – FRAMINGHAM, MA
HOPONIUS UNION 6.5%
(L) This tropical but clean brew harmoniously combines lager yeast fermentation and West Coast IPA hops

SOUTHERN TIER BREWING CO. – LAKEWOOD, NY
8 DAYS A WEEK 4.8%
(L) With fruity notes, low bitterness and a clean finish, this refreshing beer is hard to put down

Belgians

(L) = We love paying homage to local craft brewers. Try one to taste the best of the area.

BIERBROUWERIJ DE KONINGHOEVEN B.V. – NETHERLANDS
LATRAPPE QUADRUPEL 10.0%
La Trappe’s heaviest ale, with a stunning amber color, rich and intense flavor, and sweet aftertaste

VICTORY BREWING CO. – DOWNINGTOWN, PA
GOLDEN MONKEY 9.5%
An ale with imported malts, Belgian yeast and a mix of magical spices, resulting in mystical flavors that will enlighten your senses

ALLAGASH BREWING CO. – PORTLAND, ME
CURIEUX 11%
(L) This tripel ale is aged in Jim Beam bourbon barrels for eight weeks, resulting in a smooth ale with coconut and vanilla notes and hints of bourbon

UNIBROUE – CHAMBLY, QUEBEC, CANADA 
LA FIN DU MONDE 9%
(L) This Belgian-style tripel is brewed with high amounts of bottle-fermented yeast, showcasing a sweet and spicy flavor

Wheat

(L)  = We love paying homage to local craft brewers. Try one to taste the best of the area.

LOST COAST BREWERY – EUREKA, CA
TANGERINE WHEAT 5.5%
Harvest wheat with natural tangerine flavors; brewed with a combination of wheat and crystal malts and finished with Perle hops

BAYERISCHE STAATSBRAUEREI WEIHENSTEPHAN – FREISING, GERMANY
HEFEWEISSBIER 5.4%
From the oldest brewery in the world, this golden-yellow wheat beer has notes of cloves and banana

GOOSE ISLAND BEER CO. — CHICAGO, IL
312 URBAN WHEAT 4.2%
A spicy aroma of Cascade hops is followed by a crisp, fruity ale flavor delivered in a smooth, creamy body that’s immensely refreshing

COORS BREWING CO. — GOLDEN, CO
BLUE MOON 5.4%
Starts crisp and tangy and ends with a coriander and orange spiciness, while Valencia orange peel offers a subtle sweetness

AVERY BREWING – BOULDER, CO
WHITE RASCAL 5.6%
This Belgian-style white ale is unfiltered and cleverly spiced with coriander and Curaçao orange peel, producing a zesty classic ale

ALLAGASH BREWING CO. — PORTLAND, ME
ALLAGASH WHITE 5.2%
(L) Brewed with a generous portion of wheat and spiced with coriander and Curaçao orange peel, Allagash White is fruity and refreshing

CISCO BREWERS — NANTUCKET, MA
GREY LADY 4.0%
(L) Dry and spicy with Belgian yeast and brewed with fresh fruit and aromatics

JACK’S ABBY — FRAMINGHAM, MA
BLOOD ORANGE WHEAT 4.0%
(L) This German-style Radler is fruit-forward, juicy, and bloody refreshing

Pale Ales & IPAs

(L)  = We love paying homage to local craft brewers. Try one to taste the best of the area.

GOOSE ISLAND BEER CO. – CHICAGO, IL
BOTTLENECTAR 5.5%
Our very own collaboration with Goose Island that is brewed exclusively for Bottleneck restaurants; this light bodied pale ale showcases the unique Huell Melon hops that give this beer a sweet melon aroma

GOOSE ISLAND BEER CO. – CHICAGO, IL
NEXT COAST IPA 7.0%
Big, bracing, piney hop flavors meet a tropical bouquet of hops in this IPA with a balanced bitterness that blends seamlessly into the light-to-medium body

SIERRA NEVADA BREWING – CHICO, CA
HAZY LITTLE THING 6.7%
Unfiltered, unprocessed IPA, straight from the tanks and into the keg

BALLAST POINT BREWING CO. – SAN DIEGO, CA
GRAPEFRUIT SCULPIN 7.0%
The tart freshness of grapefruit perfectly complements this IPA’s citrusy hop character

BELL’S BREWERY – KALAMAZOO, MI
TWO HEARTED ALE 7.0%
An IPA with intense hop aromas and a malt balance, with notes of grapefruit and pine resin and fruity aromas from the house yeast

LAGUNITAS BREWING CO. – CHICAGO, IL
LAGUNITAS IPA 6.2%
A well-rounded, highly drinkable IPA with a bit of caramel malted barley, which provides the richness that mellows out the hops

LAGUNITAS BREWING CO. – CHICAGO, IL
LITTLE SUMPIN’ SUMPIN’ 7.5%
This hoppy pale wheat ale is a unique style featuring a strong hop finish on a silky body

DOGFISH HEAD CRAFT BREWERY – MILTON, DE
SLIGHTLY MIGHTY LOW CAL IPA 4.0%
A low-cal IPA that’s slight in calories and mighty in hop character

FOUNDERS BREWING – GRAND RAPIDS, MI
ALL DAY IPA 4.7%
Naturally brewed with a complex array of malts, grains and hops, this IPA is balanced for optimal aromatics and a clean finish

GOOSE ISLAND BEER – CHICAGO, IL
LOST PALATE 6.3%
A longtime Goose Island employee developed this recipe after a recent victorious battle with cancer, when he almost completely lost his palate and mangoes and cinnamon were two of the only things he was still able to taste

MIGHTY SQUIRREL BREWING CO. – WALTHAM, MA
CLOUD CANDY 6.5%
(L) Aromas of papaya, mango and starfruit and a smooth and crisp finish

WORMTOWN BREWERY – WORCESTER, MA
BE HOPPY 6.5%
(L) Be Hoppy delivers huge aromatics and big citrus-forward flavors from start to finish

TRUE NORTH ALE CO. – IPSWICH, MA
NORTHERN HAZE 6.7%
(L) This hazy, juicy IPA offers a full mouthfeel with tropical notes throughout

MAINE BEER COMPANY – FREEPORT, ME
LUNCH IPA 7.0%
(L) Lunch is in a class of its own with tropical notes of guava and papaya and subtle malt sweetness

CISCO BREWING – NANTUCKET, MA
GRIPAH 5.5%
(L) Gripah delivers tropical fruit flavors from the zest of the ruby red grapefruit

BENT WATER BREWING CO. – LYNN, MA
SLUICE JUICE 6.2%
(L) This super juicy, hazy IPA contains aromas of orange, tangerine and lime

NIGHT SHIFT BREWING – EVERETT, MA
SANTILLI 6.0%
(L) Bright gold with a nose of grapefruit zest and pine needles, Santilli begins with big citrus flavors and a light malty sweetness

Strong & Imperial IPAs

(L)  = We love paying homage to local craft brewers. Try one to taste the best of the area.

ELYSIAN BREWING – SEATTLE, WA
SPACE DUST 8.2%
The hopping of Space Dust is pure starglow energy with three hops working together, including Chinook to bitter and late and dry additions of Citra and Amarillo

ALLTECH BREWERY – LEXINGTON, KY
KENTUCKY BOURBON BARREL ALE 8.2%
This English strong ale has the distinctive nose of a well-crafted bourbon, aged for at least six weeks in a freshly decanted bourbon barrel with flavors of vanilla and oak

LORD HOBO BREWING CO. – WOBURN, MA 
BOOMSAUCE 7.8%
(L) Boomsauce features six hop varietals and a blend of spelt, oat and wheat with a big citrus punch

BENT WATER BREWING CO. – LYNN, MA
DOUBLE THUNDER FUNK 9.2%
(L) A soft malt backbone plays host to juicy tropical hops in this monster beer

Stouts & Porters

(L)  = We love paying homage to local craft brewers. Try one to taste the best of the area.

IPSWICH ALE BREWERY – IPSWICH, MA
IPSWICH OATMEAL STOUT 7.0%
(L) This oatmeal stout is deep, rich and malty with hints of cocoa and roasted barley

GUINNESS – DUBLIN, IRELAND
GUINNESS 4.2%
NITRO – This classic stout features a roasted taste with no hops in the flavor or aroma, low carbonation, and an extra-thick head

LEFT HAND BREWERY CO. – LONGMONT, CO
LEFT HAND MILK STOUT 6.0%
NITRO – strong roasted malt and coffee flavors build the foundation for this classic cream stout

BRECKENRIDGE BREWERY – LITTLETON, CO
VANILLA PORTER 5.2%
NITRO – This traditional porter features chocolate and roasted malt qualities, brewed with vanilla to add a sweet and smooth taste

NEW HOLLAND BREWING – HOLLAND, MI
DRAGON’S MILK 11.0%
This barrel-aged stout has roasted malt character intermingled with deep vanilla tones

Ciders & Seltzers

(L)  = We love paying homage to local craft brewers. Try one to taste the best of the area.

THE CALIFORNIA CIDER CO. – SEBASTOPOL, CA
ACE PINEAPPLE 5.0%
The world’s first-ever pineapple cider, this delicious tropical libation adds fresh pineapple juice to ACE apple cider

ANGRY ORCHARD – WALDEN, NY
CRISP APPLE 5.0%
(L) This crisp and refreshing cider mixes the sweetness of apples with a subtle dryness

DOWNEAST CIDER HOUSE – EAST BOSTON, MA
ORIGINAL BLEND 5.1%
(L) This original unfiltered craft cider is the one that started it all

VIRTUE CIDER – FENNVILLE, MI
BRUT DRY CIDER 6.7%
A blend of hand-pressed heirloom apples aged in French oak barrels; features the scent of fresh apples and a touch of oak and finishes crisp and tart

TRULY HARD SELTZER – BOSTON, MA
WILD BERRY HARD SELTZER 5.0%
(L) This hard seltzer features naturally sweet flavors of juicy California strawberries, raspberries and Marion blackberries

WHITE CLAW SELTZER WORKS – CHICAGO, IL
BLACK CHERRY HARD SELTZER 5.0%
This crisp, clean sparkling water features minimal sweetness and just a light hint of dark black cherry

WHITE CLAW SELTZER WORKS – CHICAGO, IL
MANGO HARD SELTZER 5.0%
This crisp, clean sparkling water features minimal sweetness and just a light hint of mango

BARREL HOUSE Z – WEYMOUTH, MA
BARREL HOUSE Z HARD SELTZER 5.0%
(L) Barrel House Z delivers an ever-changing spiked seltzer from Massachusetts

FRUITED & SOURS

(L)  = We love paying homage to local craft brewers. Try one to taste the best of the area.

FOUNDERS BREWING CO. – GRAND RAPIDS, MI
RUBAEUS 5.7%
Optimizing the flavor of fresh raspberries, this berry-red nitro masterpiece is the perfect blend of sweet, tart and refreshing

EAGLE BREWERY – BEDFORD, UNITED KINGDOM
BANANA BREAD 5.3%
An English strong ale with subtle flavors of ripe bananas

BROUWERIJ BOCKOR – NV, BELGIUM
CUVÉE DES JACOBINS ROUGE 5.5%
A spontaneously fermented ale brewed with raspberries to add a rich, sweet flavor, balanced with natural sourness

WHITE BERCH BREWING – NASHUA, NH
RASPBERRY BERLINER WEISSE 9.5%
(L) This sour German-style wheat ale is fermented with raspberry purée for a refreshing twist

WACHUSETT BREWING COMPANY – WESTMINSTER, MA
BLUEBERRY ALE 4.5%
(L) Blueberry Ale features a wonderful aroma of fresh blueberries, enhanced by a delicious flavor that gets fermented into this classic wheat ale

Macro Lagers

ANHEUSER-BUSCH – ST. LOUIS, MO
BUD LIGHT 4.2%
Brewed using a blend of premium aroma hop varieties, both American-grown and imported, and a combination of barley malts and rice

MILLER BREWING CO. – MILWAUKEE, WI
MILLER LITE 4.2%
A light lager with a rich, full-bodied flavor and slight hop bitterness

INBEV BELGIUM – LEUVEN, BELGIUM
STELLA ARTOIS 5.0%
A light-bodied, golden-colored Belgian lager with a bold hop aroma and crisp finish

COORS BREWING CO. – GOLDEN, CO
COORS LIGHT 4.2%
A light lager that has a crisp flavor and light body

GRUPO MODELO – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
CORONA PREMIER 4.0%
This low-carb, low-calorie beer is light, crisp and refreshing

ANHEUSER-BUSCH – ST. LOUIS, MO
MICHELOB ULTRA 4.2%
The special choice of grains, combined with the extended mashing process, produces a smooth, refreshing beer with fewer carbohydrates

 

Limited

We have taps dedicated to ever-rotating specials. This Limited list can change daily, so there’s always a rare gem in the house. The best place to see what’s on tap right now is in-house on our beer board, or follow us on Untappd for updates and alerts.

Beer Flights

WONDERFUL WORLD OF WHEAT
Avery White Rascal
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier
Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat
Lagunitas Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’

13.75

HOPPY DAYS
Goose Island Bottlenetar
Sierra Nevada Hazy Little Thing
Bell’s Two Hearted
Elysian Brewing Space Dust

13.50

FRUIT FLIGHT
Virtue Brut Cider
Goose Island Lost Palate
Eagle Brewery Banana Bread
Founders Rubaeus

14.50

BACKYARD
Grey Lady
Cambridge Amber
Sluice Juice
Ipswich Oatmeal Stout

13.75

BUILD YOUR OWN
Choose four 6oz pours from any of our 90 beers. Prices vary.

Learn more about beer flights.

Happy Hour

Happy Hour

Served Monday thru Friday, 3pm – 6pm

Half-Priced Appetizers

Half-Off Original Prices Listed Below

Popcorn Chicken
Nashville Hot or Southern Fried, ranch dressing

8.00

Pretzel Bites
Hop-infused sea salt, IPA Gouda cheese sauce V

8.00

Cheese Curds
White cheddar, cornmeal battered, smoked tomato coulis V

8.00

Fried Pickles
Kosher dill, Beer battered, ranch dressing

8.00

*V: Vegetarian
*VG: Vegan
*GS: Gluten Sensitive – There is no gluten in this recipe, however, items may be prepared with the same equipment as items containing gluten, so we cannot guarantee there is never slight cross-contamination. While we do have procedures in place to minimize cross-contact with other gluten-containing foods, these items may not be suitable for our guests who are highly sensitive to gluten.

Happy Hour is every weekday from 3 pm until 6 pm.

*Dine-in only. 6 oz. beer pours excluded. Not valid for private events or groups of 50+. 

Happy Hour is every weekday from 3 pm until 6 pm. More details here.

Exclusive year-round beer with Goose Island

Bottleneck Management and Goose Island have collaborated on a brand new beer that is available year-round exclusively at Bottleneck Management restaurants and bars. Bottlenectar features a unique and distinct German hop variety called Huell Melon, making for a balanced and refreshing pale ale.

Watch Goose Island Brewmaster Jared Jankoski and Bottleneck’s Nate Hilding talk about the joint venture:

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