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Mack's Brewery (Macks Olbryggeri)

Storgata 4, Tromso 9291, Norway
77 62 45 00
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Ranked #25 of 50 Activities in Tromso
Type: Breweries
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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Mack Brewery was established in 1877. They make a large variety of beers and you can sample them at the pub where they have a brewery tour. It's a popular tour so a reservation is a good idea. The guide explains the brewing process in detail and they offer a sample during and after the tour. The beers are... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

A great place to take a long afternoon break and enjoy the variety of beers they offer! I went with a best friend and we had so much fun. Staff were friendly and met some fun interesting people as well.

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Alamo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We took the tour and had a fun time. The staff was friendly and gave a (little too) long narrative of the Mack brewery's history and brewing process. They make lots of different beers. We sampled the light beers upstairs, then visited the pub next door for a mug of beer. Tasty. The pub had a great atmosphere, too. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went in November 2012. Don't go for the beer! Unless light pilsner is your thing. But go for the stuffed polar bear, the atmosphere, the sheer insanity of Norwegians drinking beer at 3 in the afternoon as the sun disappears and it feels like its 10 at night!,

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

If you are travelling up the Norwegian coast, and visiting Tromso, make sure you visit the Brewery. It has an excellent bar and the first litre is free. Staff very friendly and helpful.

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

We visited one lunchtime to try a couple of the many beers brewed by Mack brewery, the northernmost brewery on the planet. The beers were very nice and it seemed to us a little cheaper than many other places in Tromso, 79 NOK for a large and 45 NOK for a small. Atmosphere was excellent and friendly with the obligatory... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We spent a very pleasant hour here enjoying the atmosphere and the beer - we found the `dark' beer was nicer than the `light' beer, but what do you expect from a Brit! The bar was obviously on the tourist trail as well as there were several groups in there with the locals. Just remember that alcohol is expensive and... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Visited the bar three times whilst staying in Tromso. The beer, like all beer in Tromso, is expensive but the atmosphere is great and this is what distinguishes this bar from the others in town. Good range of interesting beers, a few snacks also available. Helpful staff all of whom speak English fluently. On the Saturday a local male voice... More

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St Neots, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

This is not a bad option to spend a couple of hours whilst in Tromso, as per previous entries the Brewery has recently moved outside the city centre, so the tour details the history of the brewery and the reasoning behind the move, rather than showing the process of beer brewing. The tours start daily at 1530, and you can... More

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del mar, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

If you're going on a Hurtigruten Ferry, or standard cruise, this is an excellent alternative to the regulation harbor pubs along the way. Good selection of beers, and excellent pub atmosphere. Very helpful staff. Fun outing!!!

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