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Address: 1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-455-1474
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11:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Fun!!!

A must see tour of the brewery......great rooftop patio, and of course excellent beer. It would be great to get more samples of beer during the tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

A must see tour of the brewery......great rooftop patio, and of course excellent beer. It would be great to get more samples of beer during the tour.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is a fun tour and the history of the place. The Beer is good and the atmosphere is fun. Well with the price of admission and we go several times a year.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Super nice spot!! Must see if in Halifax!! Included in your entrance ticket, You'll get an amazing relaxing tour with super wicked staff/actors lol and get to have 2 fresh beers!! Watch an amazing video clip and meet some ppl touring as well. Among the best things to visit in Halifax!

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Souris, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Absolutely loved this tour! Learned lots about the brewery, listened to some lovely music during the tour and got to try some awesome beer. Worth every penny to go.

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Dorian L, Manager at Alexander Keith's Brewery, responded to this review

Thanks for your post! Always love to have folks down from PEI. Hope you recomend us to everyone up there! Let us know if you plan on coming back. We'd love to have you back for a visit. More 

Ontario, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Awesome time here!! The tour was a lot of fun, it's a really cool experience you really feel like you're going back in time in Alexander Keith's actually brewery. We had a blast here :)

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Dorian L, Manager at Alexander Keith's Brewery, responded to this review

Thanks for posting about your experience! We'd love to time travel with you again sometime. Proper thing! More 

Hamilton, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I had a great time reenacting the olden days and listening to the tour guides sing their way through the history of Alexander Keith's. I also loved being able to sample the various kinds of Keith's, even if they were just small glasses. Overall very enjoyable.

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Dorian L, Manager at Alexander Keith's Brewery, responded to this review

Thanks for posting about your experience! Hours of rehearsal go into preparing for the tour -- especially the singing, which is curated from traditional Nova Scotia folksongs. We're so glad you enjoyed the tour talent! We give two samples to drink in the last half of the tour, and we've carefully timed the tour to give the best chance to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My boyfriend and I were pleasantly surprised with our experience at the Alexander Keith's Brewery. A reasonable admission fee that allows you to enjoy 2 small pints of beer, and about 30 minutes of well-rehearsed entertainment. The staff do a great job of embodying the personalities of someone who may have worked at the brewery when it was in full... More 

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Dorian L, Manager at Alexander Keith's Brewery, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear you had a great time on the tour! The tour is definitely a unique experience, and it asks you to play along with us. Thanks for adding to the description of the experience -- since it's a little challenging to describe in one sentance. We definitely work hard to make it informative AND entertaining. During... More 

Florida
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211 reviews 211 reviews
38 attraction reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

The tour was fun - actors depicting characters in the 1860s - very cheesy, and we started out thinking we weren't going to like it all. In the end, we enjoyed it a lot. The actors were also very good singers, and I think we enjoyed that the most. A fun hour and good value. We got to sample the... More 

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Lower Sackville, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Before I moved to Halifax a good friend of mine told me to never do the brewery tour as it was the worst he'd ever been on. Having been on plenty of brewery tours myself and not being a fan of Keith's beer at all, I didn't think it would ever be a possibility. Until three and a half years... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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169 reviews 169 reviews
35 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Going on the Keith's Brewery tour seemed the kind of Halifax touristy thing that a local should do at least once. So I was happy to have the opportunity to do it for free at my husband's Xmas party. Not sure what to say... Extremely light on content (don't expect to learn anything much about beer, Halifax history, Alexander Keith,... More 

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