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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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10:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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A bit pricey, but entertaining. The actors did a good job of engaging the group. A fair bit of history, and some info about the brewery and how the brewing process works. A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Looks like this is a love it-hate it kind of tour. Unfortunately, we weren't big fans. Came here with my wife on a recommendation. We've been on several brewery tours but this one was very different, and not in a good way. After paying $56, we expected much more than a half hour musical. The actors were good, but we... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A bit pricey, but entertaining. The actors did a good job of engaging the group. A fair bit of history, and some info about the brewery and how the brewing process works. A couple of mugs of beer - your choice of Pale Ale or Red near the end of the tour and some entertainment thrown in. A fun experience.... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A little on the Cheesy side but a fun way to kill an hour or so if its raining in Halifax which it often does. The tour is a little pricey for what's involved so check out group-on or n crowd to see if you can find a deal, we got a 2 for $22.00 dollars on N crowd vs... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Not what we expected (a lot of singing) but the tour was very fun. Apparently Alexander Keith has a god-like status in this building. Somewhat expensive tour, came with 2 beers that we were required to drink very quickly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

An awesome play/tour taking you back in time. There's history, entertainment and beer! Well worth the money.

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Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We have walked by many time, had the beer many times, been in the building many times and finally we went. If you in town visiting or even if your from around here you will enjoy it. It's a fun little tour that is family friendly with a beer or juice at the end. Great costumes and well worth the... More 

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Calgary,Ab,Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Well, a rainy day in Halifax with a few hours to kill, why not check out the Keith's Brewery tour. The actors did a great job, with a good balance of history and humour to keep us entertained. The singing in the pub was great, and you have time to quaff a couple of beers (if you're a quick drinker!!).... More 

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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This tour is a tale of Alexander Keith and how he came to Halifax to to brew Alexander Keith's Pale India Ale. Led by costumed interpreters who are very entertaining, the ending in an underground tavern including beer tasting is a real treat. We loved it twice.

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We went on this tour expecting to tour the brewery and learn how they made the beer instead we got a play musical which was just a little cheesy! Now don't get me wrong the actors/actresses were great and could all sing well but it just wasn't what we expected and wanted.

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Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is the best brewery tour I have ever been on. They have characters who act and dress like you are back in the days when the brewery just started. You go room to room and never know who or what you will see next. The girls were great at making us feel we were back in the old days.... More 

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Additional Information about Alexander Keith's Brewery

Address: Address: 1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-455-1474
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 22 - 22

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