Watertown's Biggest & Best Beer Bar

We offer 90 local and global craft beers on tap, including 11 rotating handles for the rare, limited, and seasonal brews. We also dedicate 40% of our taps to local breweries, as we settle in among the best beer bars in Watertown.

Prices are for a full pour (size varies), and a sample pour (6 oz.)

Selections subject to change based on availability

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Goldens, Ambers & Browns

LORD HOBO BREWING CO. – WOBURN, MA
FREEBIRD 5.5%
Hops take a back seat to sweet and crisp malt flavors

BRAUEREI HEINRICH REISSDORF – COLOGNE, GERMANY 
KÖLSCH 4.8%
The namesake beer of the city of Cologne, Kölsch is a crisp, clean and impossibly smooth drink

SMUTTYNOSE BREWING CO. – HAMPTON, NH
OLD BROWN DOG 6.5%
A malty yet lightly bitter beer with chocolate and caramel flavors and a medium body

CAMBRIDGE BREWING CO. – CAMBRIDGE, MA
CAMBRIDGE AMBER 4.7%
A malty ale with notes of chocolate and a dry finish, complemented by a touch of fruity, spicy hops

 

Independent Lagers

YUENGLING BREWERY – POTTSVILLE, PA
YUENGLING LAGER 4.5%
An iconic American lager; rich amber color and medium-bodied flavor with a roasted caramel malt for a subtle sweetness, delivering a well-balanced taste with very distinct character

NOTCH BREWING – SALEM, MA
ZWICKEL 4.5%
An unfiltered Bavarian pale lager with a clean yet complex malt flavor

VON TRAPP BREWING – STOWE, VT
DUNKEL 5.7%
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 IPL 6.5%
This tropical but clean brew harmoniously combines lager yeast fermentation and West Coast IPA hops

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

Belgians

BROUWERIJ ST. BERNARDUS – WATOU, BELGIUM
ABT 12 10%
This abbey ale has a fruity aroma and is full of complex flavors

BOSTEELS BREWERY – BUGGENHOUT, BELGIUM
TRIPEL KARMELIET 8.4%
Blonde, robust, smooth and fruity

ALLAGASH BREWING CO. – PORTLAND, ME
CURIEUX 11%
A Tripel ale aged in Jim Beam bourbon barrels for eight weeks, resulting in a smooth ale with coconut and vanilla notes

OXBOW BREWING CO. – NEWCASTLE, ME
FARMHOUSE PALE ALE 6.0%
American hops meet Belgian saison yeast in this dry signature ale

UNIBROUE – CHAMBLY, QUEBEC, CANADA 
LA FIN DU MONDE 9%
Mild yeast flavor with fruit and spice notes

BOULEVARD BREWING CO. – KANSAS CITY, MO
TANK 7 8.5%
A straw-colored, light to medium bodied beer with an earthy, spicy, grapefruit aroma and a soft, sweet flavor

Wheat

ALLAGASH BREWING CO. — PORTLAND, ME
ALLAGASH WHITE 5.2%
Brewed with a generous portion of wheat and spiced with coriander and Curaçao orange peel

BAYERISCHE STAATSBRAUEREI WEIHENSTEPHAN — FREISING, GERMANY
HEFE WEISSBEIER 5.4%
From the oldest brewery in the world, this golden-yellow wheat beer has notes of clove and banana

GOOSE ISLAND BEER CO. — CHICAGO, IL
312 URBAN WHEAT 4.2%
Crisp, fruity ale flavor, delivered in a smooth, creamy body

BLUE MOON BREWING CO. — GOLDEN, CO.
BLUE MOON 5.6%
The flavor starts crisp and tangy and ends with coriander and orange spiciness

BRASSERIE LEFEBVRE – REBECQ-QUENAST, BELGIUM
BLANCHE DE BRUXELLES 4.5%
Light-bodied and refreshing, this witbier has orange peel and coriander notes

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

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

AVERY BREWING CO. – BOULDER, CO 
WHITE RASCAL 5.6%
Belgian-style white ale brewed with orange peel and coriander

Pale Ales & IPAs

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 

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

WORMTOWN BREWERY – WORCESTER, MA
BE HOPPY 6.5%
Huge aromatics and big citrus-forward flavors 

NEWBURYPORT BREWING CO. – NEWBURYPORT, MA
NEWBURYPORT PALE ALE 5.5%
This pale ale is refreshing, lightly carbonated and slightly citrusy 

CASTLE ISLAND BREWING CO. – NORWOOD, MA
KEEPER 6.5%
A new class of IPA 

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

RIVERWALK BREWING CO. – NEWBURYPORT, MA
RIVERWALK IPA 6.8%
This IPA features four American hop varietals 

MAINE BEER COMPANY – FREEPORT, ME
LUNCH 7.0%
Tropical notes of guava and papaya and subtle malt sweetness 

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

LAGUNITAS BREWING CO. – PETALUMA, CA
LITTLE SUMPIN’ SUMPIN’ ALE 7.5%
An American wheat ale/IPA hybrid 

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

CAMBRIDGE BREWING CO. – CAMBRIDGE, MA
FLOWER CHILD IPA 6.5%
This IPA is brewed with a big roster of hops and just enough malt to balance 

WHALERS BREWING CO. – WAKEFIELD, RI
RISE 5.5%
This award-winning pale ale offers bright citrus aromas and a lingering hop spice

HARPOON BREWERY – BOSTON, MA
REC. LEAGUE 3.8%
This hazy pale ale is brewed with a tropical, citrus-forward blend of hops and is low ABV, making it very sessionable

WANDERING SOUL BEER CO. – BEVERLY, MA
MELODY MAKER 4.7%
A session-style hazy New England IPA 

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

Strong & Imperial IPAs

LORD HOBO BREWING CO. – WOBURN, MA 
BOOMSAUCE 7.8%
Boomsauce features six hop varietals

ALLTECH BREWERY – LEXINGTON, KY 
KENTUCKY BOURBON BARREL ALE 8.2%
English strong ale with flavors of vanilla and oak

ELYSIAN BREWING CO. – SEATTLE, WA
SPACE DUST 8.2%
The hopping is pure starglow energy with three hops working together 

CASTLE ISLAND BREWING CO. – NORWOOD, MA
HI-DEF 8.4%
Hi-Def delivers a juicy burst of tropical hops that hit with huge flavors of fresh melon, papaya, and tangerine 

TRUE NORTH ALE CO. – IPSWICH, MA
SQUARED DOUBLE IPA 8.2%
This hazy double IPA features notes of passionfruit, ripe mango, stone fruit, and fresh cut grass 

CLOWN SHOES BEER – BOSTON, MA
GALACTICA 8.0%
Galactica offers a clean malt flavor and bitter hoppy notes of tropical fruit, citrus, and pine 

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

Stouts & Porters

GUINNESS – DUBLIN, IRELAND
GUINNESS 4.2%
Roasted taste is present with no hops in the flavor or aroma; low carbonation and an extra-thick head

SPRINGDALE BEER CO. – FRAMINGHAM, MA
BRIGADEIRO 6.8%
This creamy coffee and chocolate-infused bold stout has a silky finish – NITRO pour 

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

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

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

Ciders

STORMALONG CIDER – SHERBORN, MA
RED SKIES AT NIGHT 5.8%
Juicy, tropical and fruit-forward

ANGRY ORCHARD CIDER CO. – WALDEN, NY
CRISP APPLE 5.0%
This crisp and refreshing cider mixes the sweetness of apples with a subtle dryness for a balanced taste

CITIZEN CIDER – BURLINGTON, VT
THE DIRTY MAYOR 5.2%
Delivers bright apple flavors balanced with a spicy nip of ginger and tart lemon peel 

FAR FROM THE TREE CIDER – SALEM, MA 
NOVA 8.0%
This off-dry, hopped cider is made with 100% Massachusetts apples 

THE CALIFORINA CIDER CO. – SEBASTOPOL, CA
ACE PERRY 5.0%
100 percent pure, local apple juice; pear essence is added to give the cider its distinctive pear taste

DOWNEAST CIDER HOUSE – EAST BOSTON, MA
ORIGINAL BLEND 5.1%
The original unfiltered hard cider that tastes like apple cider 

FRUITED & SOURS

VICTORY BREWING CO. – DOWNINGTON, PA
SOUR MONKEY 9.5%
A tart twist on Golden Monkey’s sweet, fruity essence with a sharp, citrus-laden tangs

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

BROUWERIJ BOCKER N.V. – BELLEGEM, BELGIUM
CUVÉE DES JACOBINS ROUGE 3.5%
This Flemish sour ale is seriously sour; red in color with a balance of malty sweetness and acidic sharpness

WHITE BIRCH BREWING – NASHUA, NH 
RASPBERRY BERLINER WEISSE 5.5%
This sour German-style wheat ale is fermented with raspberry purée for a refreshing twist

WACHUSETT BREWING COMPANY – WESTMINSTER, MA
BLUEBERRY ALE 4.5%
Features a wonderful aroma of fresh blueberries

 

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

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

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

GRUPO MODELO – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
CORONA PREMIER 4.1%
This low carb, low calorie beer is light, crisp and refreshing

 

Limited

We have 10% of our taps dedicated to ever-rotating specials. This Limited Beer List can change daily, and rare kegs can be tapped out at great speed, so the best place to see what is on tap right now is our beer board on our wall. You can also follow us on Beer Menus for instant updates and alerts!

Beer Flights

CAN’T BEAT WHEAT
Grey Lady 
Blanche De Bruxelles
Hefe Weissbier
Allagash White

CIDER FLIGHT
Nova
Red Skies at Night
The Dirty Mayor
Original Blend

BACKYARD
Cloud Candy
Boomsauce
Hoponius Union IPL
Flower Child IPA

HOPPY FLIGHT
Be Hoppy
Sluice Juice
Double Thunder Funk
Lunch

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
*GF: Gluten Free

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+. Discounts not valid during specials events (e.g., March Madness). Please call the restaurant if you’d like to clarify any specific occasion.

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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