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Idle Hands Craft Ales

89 Commercial St, Malden, MA 02148-5509
+1 781-333-6070
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Nothing idle about their brews!

Idle Hands Craft Ales is a must stop if you are in the Malden, MA area. Every beer was worth a... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Trip M
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Lansing, Michigan
MaldenKen

Fortunately, we caught one of the last nice days of fall. After visiting Sam, I jumped back on the... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
maldenken44
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Malden, Massachusetts
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  • Average7%
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4 Feb 2018
“Nothing idle about their brews!”
21 Dec 2017
“MaldenKen”
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89 Commercial St, Malden, MA 02148-5509
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Idle Hands Craft Ales is a must stop if you are in the Malden, MA area. Every beer was worth a try. I really enjoyed the Adelais "Pilsner" and the Check Raise "Stout". Come in and make new friends at one of the long fest...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Fortunately, we caught one of the last nice days of fall. After visiting Sam, I jumped back on the Orange Line ,hopped off at Malden and stopped at Idle Hands and enjoyed a great Porter.

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went to Idle Hands while on a brew bus tour. This was my favorite stop. The beer was great (shout out to 4 Seam and my new favorite 6 Seam). While there I was happy to see people with their kids...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

I came in for the first time last week after enjoying a few bottles of Idle Hands over the last couple of years. Excellent beer and friendly service. Lots of seating in the tap room. Wide range of styles. The price for the flight is...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

If you want to come here for the beer this is a great spot for a nice craft beer. But if you are coming for food I would recommend you go someplace else. I would give the beer a 5, however the food at 2....More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

My husband and I stopped in here on a Friday after having been to the original brewery years ago. We enjoyed all of the beers the first time we went and were still happy with what they had while we were there on Friday. They...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

If you are a beer lover, Idle Hands is well worth the trip to their brewery/tasting room . Their New England style IPAs are very good and their lower alcohol/sessions beers are loaded with flavor and nuance. So why only 3 stars? The only food...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Dad in town so stopped for a beer one rainy afternoon. Good choice, it's been a while and the beer was very well done.

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

I liked this little stop. Very close to the T stop so nice for people who don't have transportation or choose not to use. The beer was a little pricey. Has some small snacks you can purchase from other local shops which I liked.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Idle hands has had a tough go in the past in regards to location, but their new spot is perfect and I'm glad to see them doing well! Nice taproom with plenty of room, snacks, and great list of beers to sample. Very comfortable spot...More

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