Dorchester Brewing

Month: March 2020

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Our New To-Go Beer Order Form is Here!

To get through this tough time, and to ensure the health and safety of everyone, we’ve enabled online beer ordering. Your order will be ready when you arrive – for pickup or we’ll bring it to your car.

Per state mandates, our Tap Room is only open for to-go beer and food for the foreseeable future. Dorchester Brewing Company and M&M BBQ will be offering to-go orders daily from 11:30am-7:30pm.

Ordering is easy. Just…
Step 1: Add desired 4-packs and crowlers to you shopping cart. 
Steps 2: Pay for your order and on the next page you can select a time you would like to pick it up. 
3: When it’s your time, simply come in, show us your receipt and we will give you your package or call us and we will bring it right to your car. 

All tips go to the bartenders and all to-go beer sales goes towards paying DBco employees.

Thanks for supporting your local small business! 

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Stuck at Home? Stock up on Beer & Food!

 To help get you through this tough time hunkering down at home, we want to do our best to keep you well fed and with enough fresh craft beer to keep you satisfied, while ensuring the health and safety of our community, staff and customers. In response to the COVID-19 health crisis and state mandates, our Tap Room is only open for to-go beer and food for the foreseeable future. Dorchester Brewing Company and M&M BBQ will be offering to-go orders daily from 11:30am-7:30pm.

You can also call in your order to 617-514-0900 and let us know what type of sweet ride you are driving and we’ll bring it right out when you arrive!

Enjoy our Crowlers & 4-Packs with one of M&M BBQ’s delicious meals as takeout to bring home! Get the full menu of what’s on tap here.


You can also support us by buying Merch and Gift Cards in the Tap Room, or grab online Gift Cards here.


Your support means so much to us at this time, as two small businesses working hard to get through this difficult time. 

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March 2020 COVID-19 Update

Hi Friends,

Our top priority is the health and safety of our community, customers and employees. Until further notice, we are open for to-go sales daily 11:30am-7:30pm only and we are not allowing any gathering or food/beer consumption on-site (please don’t ask us for an exception, we won’t allow it).

Along with to-go beer, you can also order to-go food from M&M BBQ and bring it home. We also offer gift cards available for purchase in the Tap Room and online here.

We’ll continue to update the public as things unfold. As two local small businesses, we fully appreciate your support during this difficult time.


Please stay tuned for updates.

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BBQ and Beer Guide: Pair M&M BBQ with the perfect DBCO. Beers!

Dorchester Brewing Company has recently expanded its operation to include one of Dorchester’s finest BBQ establishments, M&M BBQ. As a Dorchester staple, it was an easy decision to make room for a kitchen and welcome the M&M BBQ staff in order to provide our beer drinkers exceptional dining options while at the brewery. 

We wanted to provide the readers of our blog an article on some of the best ways to pair our beers with the great menu M&M BBQ has to offer.

*Since the beers we have on tap are always in rotation, this blog while feature beer ‘styles’ as opposed to specific brands brewed in house. Ask your server about the style of beers we have on tap while ordering for the best paring. DBco. Employees have become top customers of M&M BBQ, so they will know! 

Smoked Chicken

Smoked chicken is a BBQ classic. A lighter, leaner meat than pork ribs or pulled shoulder, considering lighter beers or libations tends to bode well for pairings. We recommend light pilsners, blonde ales, and even light ciders, which are now available at Dorchester Brewing. These pairings hold true regardless of additional sauce you may order on top off or on the side of your smokey, delicious chicken.

If you are drinking a pilsner, blonde ale, or light cider consider ordering the ‘Dot Special’ (Chicken Wings), New Market Square Sandwich (Fried Chicken Sandwich) , or the BBQ Chicken platter!

Ribs & Pulled Pork

With Ribs and Pulled pork, one needs to consider the sauce to which will be applied. If you order the ribs dry, IPA’s, Brown Ales, Pilsner, and even Blonde ales will pair nicely with the smokey meat flavor. M&M BBQ offers a traditional BBQ sauce, which we think pairs the best with brown ales, pilsners, and even blonde ales.

If you are drinking a Brown Ale, Pilsner, or Blonde Ale consider order M&M’s Bone-In BBQ Platter(1/2 rack of pork ribs, 1/2 smoked chicken and cornbread) , The Smokers Club Platter(Pulled pork, beef brisket and beer braised brats over sauerkraut with butter pickles, coleslaw and cornbread), or the Columbia Road Sandwich (Smoked pulled pork topped with sweet pickled red cabbage)! 

Sausages

When ordering a beer with sausage, one has to consider a number of variables. Sausages are part of numerous cultures, so the beer you would pair with a German Bratwurst Sausage would most likely differ from a Cajun Andouille Sausage, for example. M&M BBQ offers bratwurst sausage which complements the BBQ sauce M&M makes in house. Sours, IPA’s and even Rauchbier’s tends to accentuate the spices and smokiness found in both the sausage and the sauce. Like the smoked chicken, we also recommend lighter hard ciders as they are crisp and refreshing!

The ‘Mass Ave’

If you are drinking a Sour, IPA, or Rauchbier consider ordering the ‘Mass Ave’ (Bratwurst & sauerkraut braised in DBco’s V1 Double IPA, served with honey BBQ mustard) or the Smokers Club Platter (Pulled pork, beef brisket and beer braised brats over sauerkraut with butter pickles, coleslaw and cornbread)

Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is an M&M BBQ favorite and for a good reason. Owners Geo Lambert has been refining and perfecting M&M’s fried chicken recipe since taking over in 2009 to the point Bostonians from all over travel to Dorchester to purchase an order. Fried Chicken is salted to perfection, which calls for something to quench one’s thirst. Pilsners, IPA’s, and Blonde Ales are all styles we would recommend to go with M&M’s fried chicken which can be ordered over salad or as the New Market Sandwich. 

M&M BBQ at Dorchester Brewing Company

If it has been a few months since your last visit to Dorchester Brewing, you need to come and see our recent renovations! Not only are we now home to Dorchester’s favorite BBQ spot, but we have also expanded our taproom and built a one-of-a-kind rooftop patio & 4-season, rooftop ‘Hopservatory’. Visit for a beer, a bite to eat, and enjoy our newly renovated space. We look forward to your next visit!

Cheers | Proost | Salute | Sláinte | Kanpai | Zum Wohl