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Deep Ellum, Lord Hobo, and The Publick House Named 'America's Best Beer Bars'

DRAFT magazine has released a 2015 round-up of 100 craft beer destinations.

Deep Ellum
Deep Ellum

"No brewpubs, no breweries; just 100 fantastic bars that do craft beer better than anywhere else," promises DRAFT magazine in its 2015 list of America's 100 best beer bars. The Boston area makes a good showing with the inclusion of Deep Ellum, Lord Hobo, and The Publick House. Armsby Abbey out in Worcester also snags a spot.

Deep Ellum, which opened in 2007, boasts a rotating daily draft list and a solid bottle selection, both paying pretty equal attention to local brews as well as other regions of the United States and around the world. The current bottle list includes a range of Trappist and abbey-style ales as well as sours and ciders.

Lord Hobo, which also has a "dope wine list," offers an ever-changing array of 40 beers on draft and plenty of interesting bottles. Owner Daniel Lanigan is in the process of opening Lord Hobo Brewing Co, a brewery in Woburn, as well.

The Publick House has a beer list roughly the size of a dictionary, particularly inclusive of Belgian brews — not to mention a variety of moules frites made with beer.

And Armsby Abbey has been holding down the craft beer fort in Worcester since 2008, offering a lot of Belgian beers and more.

Lord Hobo (Cambridge)

92 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 250-8454 Visit Website

The Publick House

1648 Beacon Street, , MA 02445 (617) 277-2880 Visit Website

Deep Ellum

477 Cambridge Street, , MA 02134 (617) 787-2337 Visit Website